The Westin Arlington Gateway

801 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22203 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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4.7 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 10 to 400
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About The Westin Arlington Gateway

Based in Arlington, Virginia, the Westin Arlington Gateway is a full-service hotel and modern wedding venue located just outside the nation’s capital. This sophisticated hotel is in the heart of Arlington’s vibrant Ballston neighborhood, steps away from shops and restaurants. You can host your elegant wedding ceremony and reception here and any of your other wedding events such as the rehearsal dinner, engagement party, or bridal shower. They also welcome elopements! The ballroom includes natural palettes and a warm ambiance where you can transform the space to fit your wedding vision and style.

Facility and Capacity
The Westin Arlington Gateway can accommodate up to 400 people in their spaces. The Ernest Hemingway Salon is ideal for a smaller, more intimate wedding, while the F. Scott Fitzgerald Ballroom can host a larger reception. The ballroom boasts floor-to-ceiling windows with beautiful lighting, sustainable florals, and soft colors. You also have access to a outdoor terrace and courtyard for photographs or hosting your cocktail hour where you are surrounded by scenic views of the city. You will have the opportunity to prepare at the hotel before the big day in one of the get-ready rooms. Even with the city location, the hotel offers parking and valet, and is wheelchair accessible.

Services Offered
The Westin offers all-inclusive and customized wedding packages along with an experienced wedding specialist who can work closely with you to accommodate special requirements for receptions, menus, and ceremonies. The wedding specialist offers design suggestions with centerpieces, decor, and drapery the hotel has available. The culinary team will create customized menus and fine-dining dishes to fit the wedding style and requests. You will have the opportunity to taste the dishes before selecting the final choices for buffets, French service meals, plated dinners, stations, cocktail receptions, and with hors d’oeuvres. Bartenders will be on-hand to serve a choice of beer, wine, and liquor selections, along with specialty and signature drinks. You can host an open, limited, or cash bar for your guests. On the day of the wedding, staff members will set up the space just as you envisioned and clean it up once the event is over. They also provide the following items:

  • Chairs
  • Chair covers
  • Tables
  • Linens
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Audio equipment
  • Lighting
  • Furniture
  • Dance floor

Accommodations
The hotel offers modern guest rooms and suites filled with comfort and amenities. You will also receive a complimentary wedding night suite.

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25 Reviews for The Westin Arlington Gateway

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.7
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.5

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    Jessica and Ryan · Married on 11/09/2019

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Great venue!

    We really enjoyed working with Michelle and the Westin. Our day was beautiful, the food was delicious, and our guests had an amazing time.

    Sent on 11/15/2019
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    Jane S Bruckner · Married on 06/29/2019

    5.0
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    Excellent wedding venue

    Then venue is spectacular and the cocktail area is enormous. No crowds at the bars and lots of room to move around. Food was amazing

    Sent on 07/12/2019

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The Westin Arlington Gateway FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 1000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 750.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 20.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Open Bar
    Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    400
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    10
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Hotel
    Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    French Service
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Chocolate Fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    September
    October
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    June
    July
    August
    November

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    Riva Neam at the Westin is organized, considerate, and a joy to work with. She also comes with many many years of experience in wedding & event planning at multiple venues. You will be in good hands with Riva Neam!

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  • 801 N. Glebe Road Arlington, VA, 22203 See on map
    703-782-8506 (Phone number)
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