The Westin Poinsett Hotel

120 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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4.8 out of 5.0
For 100 Guests $11k - $17k
Guest capacity 2 to 375
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About The Westin Poinsett Hotel

The Westin Poinsett Hotel is a full-service hotel and wedding venue located in Greenville, South Carolina that lets guests enjoy quality service and an unbeatable location. Constructed in 1924, this hotel resides in the heart of over 100 shops and restaurants, exuding Southern charm and rich history.

Facilities and Capacity
The Westin Poinsett boasts eight event rooms with a total of 9,669 square feet of event space, with the largest room holding up to 350 people. It comes with two historic ballrooms as well as a flexible and sophisticated pre-function space right next to the Gold Ballroom. The Poinsett Ballroom comes with a large veranda that can be used for a cocktail hour, while the lobby level comes with a bar area for lounging and mingling. With elegant yet neutral decor, the spaces provide the perfect ornate backdrop for your wedding photos and celebration.

Services Offered
The Westin Poinsett Hotel is a beautifully furnished hotel that is near tons of attractions and allows you and your guests to enjoy luxurious amenities during your stay. These are the services and rentals that are available:

  • Wedding Package with Menus and Bar Services
  • Full Set up and Breakdown
  • In-house rentals
  • Wedding Block Discounted Rate
  • Valet parking


Cuisine
The culinary team at The Westin will provide you and your guests will an exquisite meal for your wedding reception. They provide all china, barware and glassware. Couples may choose from a variety of serving styles, including buffet, hors d'oeuvres, plated and stations. They accommodate those with gluten-free, kosher, lactose-free, no pork, nut-free, vegan and vegetarian dietary needs. In addition, the venue provides bar services, including:

  • Bartenders
  • Limited bar
  • Open bar
  • Signature drink
  • Custom Packages


Accommodation
This hotel boasts 200 rooms and suites that come with large beds and courtyard views, allowing you to relax and unwind in pure comfort. You need to book 10 or more rooms at this hotel in order to get a discounted rate for your guests. These are the amenities that come with each room:

  • Westin Heavenly Bed
  • Westin Heavenly Bath and Shower
  • High-speed internet access
  • HD flat screen TV


History
The Westin was built in 1924 after being on South Main Street for over one hundred years. After the Great Depression, it started to get a lot of traction from local residents and quickly became known as “Carolina’s Finest.” By the mid 1950s, the motel industry boomed and made city hotels obsolete, causing the hotel to be foreclosed from 1971 to 1986. It was purchased in 1997 and the extensive renovation process began, transforming it from one of the most endangered historic sites in South Carolina to the same flamboyant hotel that hosted guests such as Amelia Earhart and Bobby Kennedy.

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130 Reviews for The Westin Poinsett Hotel

Recommended by 96% of couples


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

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    Ashley Baker · Married on 10/05/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Perfect Venue!

    From the front desk staff to the serving team, the entire hotel service was impeccable, hospitable and truly top notch. Our guests and family raved about the team. Our wedding was the most romantic, perfect celebration thanks to the Westin staff! The wedding coordinator, Sarah, is a delight to work with. From our initial conversation, tasting visit and planning calls, she has always been so positive, reassuring and attentive. I am also so impressed at how well she ensured every detail was perfect. Any bride would be lucky to work with her to plan their special day.

    Sent on 10/12/2019

    The Westin Poinsett Hotel's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind words! We loved working with you! Your Wedding was beautiful and the most perfect representation of you and Jonathan! We wish you two the best and hope you come back to stay with us!
  • Nikki

    Nikki Huber · Married on 10/05/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    The Best Experience

    Sarah and the team at the Westin Poinsett made our experience absolutely perfect! The venue is truly all inclusive- tables, chairs, linens, service, food and beverage, which made the event seamless. The team let us be flexible with some of their package options to truly create the best day for us, and let us express our tastes. Sarah went above and beyond to make sure that we had the best experience, and we can't thank her enough!

    Sent on 10/17/2019

    The Westin Poinsett Hotel's reply:

    Nikki,

    We were honored to host your special day! Thank you so much for letting us be a part of it! You were so much fun to work with and your wedding was truly beautiful! We wish you and Dan all the best!

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The Westin Poinsett Hotel Pricing

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Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$11,031 - $17,246
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Accommodations
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi
  • Buffet
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Family Style
  • French Service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside Cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Linens

The Westin Poinsett Hotel 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?
    $ 1600
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1600
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    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?
    $ 28
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Wine
    Open Bar
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    375
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    2
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Hotel
    Restaurant
    Rooftop
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Scenic Views
  • 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
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    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?
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Chocolate Fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    March
    April
    May
    June
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    July

Real Weddings

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    2019 Pricing

    Book your Wedding Reception, Rehearsal Dinner, Farewell Breakfast, Welcome Reception or Bridal Brunch prior to February 29th 2020 and recieve 2019 pricing.

Professional Network & Endorsements

22 Endorsements

  • Better Tie Productions Wedding Videographers

    The Westin is the Highlight of downtown Greenville! We love every time we are able to capture a wedding there and I know you will love it!

  • David & Kristina Photography Wedding Photographers

    Not only is this hotel a Greenville landmark and has all the historic charm and modern amenities you can imagine, they take great care treat every wedding as if it's the ONLY event going on. They could two or three weddings or events going on simultaneously and every group gets 110% of their efforts. This place really is classy. The staff is well dressed and makes sure everything is taken care of efficiently without getting in the way...the mark of true professionals. From the food to the banquet presentation to the friendly service, there's a reason why this venue is so highly sought after for couples planning their weddings and receptions. We LOVE photographing there too! So many creative possibilities.

  • COMPLETE weddings + events - Greenville Wedding Photographers

    The Westin Poinsett is an amazing place to perform at! Any of the ballrooms they have a gorgeous and well laid out to be accommodating and easy to use for your guests! Being right at the heart of downtown Greenville is awesome as well!

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  • 120 South Main Street Greenville, SC, 29601 See on map
    8642507901 (4113) (Phone number)
    8644219700 (Other Phone Number)
    Appointment Schedule varies depending on Events. General Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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