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Pricing information

Price range: $80 - $200 Price range: $70 - $125
Couples usually spend $145 Couples usually spend $100
Reception
$500 starting price
Ceremony
$1,000 starting price
Bar service
$45 per person
Ceremony
$1,000 starting price
Bar service
$45 per person
These prices are available for the months of May through October. These prices are available for the months of November through March.

About

On WeddingWire since 2011

The Westin Chicago North Shore is a hotel and wedding venue situated in Wheeling, Illinois. The welcoming and sophisticated hotel provides a memorable backdrop for a couple’s vow exchange. The carefully designed interiors promote relaxation while the numerous amenities allow for a comfortable stay in The Windy City.

Facilities and Capacity

Featuring 43,996 square feet of event space, The Westin Chicago North Shore offers couples versatile rooms that can accommodate gatherings of different sizes. Future newlyweds can host a celebration with over 1,000 people in the largest of these spaces. The meeting rooms, multiple ballrooms, and breakout rooms provide ample choice for couples, and tables and chairs can be configured in numerous ways. The elegant spaces feature decor in neutral color palettes with contemporary accents, creating a stylish and modern setting.

Services Offered

The staff at this hotel offer a variety of services to help couples host an event that is personal and suited to their vision. The professionals can provide audiovisual equipment for showing meaningful presentations that add an emotive touch to the celebrations. Lighting is carefully set up to accentuate your event's design while the evening’s experience is completed by the culinary team’s creations. The hotel’s chefs are able to tailor their menus to fit the soon-to-be newlyweds' tastes and needs. The event coordinators can also assist couples planning a South Asian wedding with considered services to bring the event to fruition.

Accommodation

Booking overnight stays at this hotel is made simpler through the room-block options. The pet-friendly locale has both suites and guest rooms to choose from, all designed to encourage rest. Plush bedding and flat-screen TVs make it easy to unwind. Guests can also enjoy the fare served at Saranello’s or 601 N. Cafe and Marketplace, before heading out to take in the city.

Location

The Westin Chicago North Shore is situated near Allstate Arena, the Chicago Botanic Garden, and Northwestern University. It also offers easy access to the Chicago O’Hare International Airport, ideal for couples with guests traveling from out of town. Neighboring restaurants provide an array of options for cuisine during your and your loved ones' stay, adding to the memories.

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$500

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?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$45

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Wine
Open Bar
Signature Drink

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

50

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Hotel

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
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Pet Friendly

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
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
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Drapery
Lighting
Tables
Tents

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?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December
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Reviews of The Westin Chicago North Shore

4.2 out of 5 rating
4.2 out of 5 rating
12 Reviews
84% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    4 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.2 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.4 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.1 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.3 out of 5 rating
Weddingwire
4.2/5 12 reviews
Google
4.3/5 1824 reviews
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Fran Sent on 09/03/2014
5 out of 5 rating
Our experience working with this hotel was a wonderful one! We could not have been more pleased with our choice of venue. Everyone there was so helpful and eager to make this a wonderful event for us.....and that they did. We worked with Karyn Becker who was absolutely the best!! She made sure that everything was just perfect for our event from the beginning stages of planning to the final result. Choose this venue for your event without any hesitation. You will definitely be glad that you did!
Lesley
Lesley Sent on 12/13/2012
5 out of 5 rating

When I began planning my wedding the one word I used to describe what I wanted was elegance - The Westin Chicago North Shore delivers that and so much more. I had my ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception here. My guests loved that once they were here, they were here for the evening! We also utilized a room block which was another huge advantage.

I worked with Jennifer Remington who is the most responsive and accommodating person I could have ever dreamed of when planning my wedding. There were days I'd email her 10 times a day and she would always respond extremely fast and she was always there for every single random question, change in plans, accommodation, worry or concern I had, simply ANYTHING. She was an absolute God sent.

My guests were blown away by the class and elegance the Westin Chicago North Shore gives off. I also loved that everything is so clean and crisp with shining marble walls and neutral carpet - it's the perfect pallet to create your dream wedding.

The staff on my wedding day was top notch. They didn't bother us, but still were attentive to make sure everything was going as we wanted. They also did an impeccable job of putting away our table frames, card cage, etc. Everything with such care and grace.

Last but not least, this is an extremely honest and professional establishment. We had a guest cancel last min (she had a baby!) and when I notified Jennifer so that the table would be set with the correct number, she told me she'd credit me back those two plates. I didn't expect that, and it was such a wonderful gesture.

Elegance, class, and WOW - that's what you'll get here. We became Starwood Preferred members and are now huge fans of this hotel family. The restaurants here are top notch too, made for a great gathering place with friends the night before the wedding. This is a place you can be proud to host your wedding . We felt like royalty and so did our guests. Thank you Thank you Thank you!!
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Leana Sent on 10/31/2011
5 out of 5 rating
The Westin was amazing!!! After looking at my photos, I was even more impressed with the location.
From the very begining, Susan was most helpful. I bombarded her with questions and she was very prompt getting back to me. When we had a bad experience with another service, she assured me that we would not have an experience like that the day of our wedding....and she was right. She was at our weddignn most of the evening, even reminding me that I should eat my dinner if I was going to plan on making it through the night.
The tent was beautiful. The food was amazing. The service was impecable. The value so superb.
We could not have asked for a better venue.
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The Westin Chicago North Shore frequently asked questions

The Westin Chicago North Shore includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The Westin Chicago North Shore includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake
The bar service starting price at The Westin Chicago North Shore includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Signature Drink
The space offered by The Westin Chicago North Shore for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Hotel
The Westin Chicago North Shore offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
The Westin Chicago North Shore offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
The Westin Chicago North Shore offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Event Planner
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Pet Friendly
The Westin Chicago North Shore offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents
The Westin Chicago North Shore is recommended by 84% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.2 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.4 in professionalism, 4.3 in flexibility, 4.2 in average response time, 4.1 in value and 4 in quality of service.
The Westin Chicago North Shore currently offers 1 special WeddingWire promotion for wedding services.

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