Windham Mountain is perfect for couples planning a cozy and rustic wedding in the Catskills. This venue, with wood and stone accents and beautiful outdoor landscapes, sits amongst the Great Northern Catskills about an hour south of Albany and a short drive from New York City.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can invite up to 350 guests to join them on their special day. Windham Mountain offers three indoor venue options or a mountain-top outdoor ceremony, accessible by chairlift. Indoors, The Club accommodates up to 130 guests under exposed wooden beams and candle-style chandeliers. The banquet restaurant, Seasons, seats the most guests and offers views in all directions of mountainscapes. Situated just down the street from the main resort, Windham Country Club lends itself to a cozy gathering among the wooden accents and natural lighting.
The venue offers the following services to help your wedding run smoothly:
Windham Mountain Resort can cater a couple's wedding with styles such as buffet, cocktail reception, hors d'oeuvres, outside cake, servers, stations and tastings. Chefs meet dietary restrictions that include gluten free, lactose free, nut free, organic, vegan and vegetarian needs. The venue provides bar services and offers the following types of cuisine:
We offer group rates at Winwood Inn and Condominiums 518-734-3000 Large groups can rent condominiums and private homes.
74 Reviews for Windham Mountain
Recommended by 95% of couples
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Sara P. · Married on 09/12/2020
Compassionate, Careful, and Flexible During COVID
COVID Review: We booked with Windham in September 2019 because of the gorgeous view, stunning indoor venue options, and great reviews about Erika. Now, after getting married in September 2020, we are SO GRATEFUL we worked with Windham.
First, the venue. They have a beautiful mountaintop platform and a great indoor/outdoor backup for the ceremony in the breezeway. Having a backup location with air flow and shelter this year gave us a lot of peace of mind. The indoor venue (which we are planning to use for a larger celebration with all our guests post-COVID) is beautiful and, although we opted for outdoors, the rooms have a 120 or 400 person (I think) capacity depending on your room. I am not sure the photos online always do the indoor space justice and encourage you to visit in person. Windham was one of the few venues we found that had the mountaintop scenery we were looking for and the upscale accommodations we preferred. It felt like we got the best of a mountaintop and formal venue.
Second, the team’s communication, empathy, and agility were unparalleled. This year, Erika, Jenn, Frankie, Shamus, and Ashley helped us transition to a much smaller guest list and seated dinner and then helped us move the entire event outdoors. The settings were gorgeous. Windham has tables, linens, chairs, and a fairly elegant set up as a starting point. They made sure this elegance translated to the outdoor space. They were great at adapting to local regulations and very helpful in accommodating our comfort levels, which were often a bit more restrictive than the laws and CDC guidelines. Frankie personally built our archway and helped get everything set up both mountaintop and at the base. Jenn helped with all flow day of.
Third, the food. It needs its own paragraph. Chef Ashley worked hard to design a menu that reflected our relationship and told our story. Every detail was personalized. She had amazing appetizers, a creative salad, and incredible entrees and desserts. She, unfortunately, had to have an emergency (non-COVID) procedure right before the wedding, but the Windham team came to us with a solution rather than a problem and introduced us to Chef Shamus as our day-of chef. He sourced local ingredients and made sure we had the freshest produce to serve our guests. He also met with us to fill in and finalize the menu for our guests with restrictive diets. The end result included a duck confit over Parmesan gnocchi with peas; lamb lollipops with chimichurri and potatoes; and a Chilean sea bass in a beurre blanc sauce that was honestly too tasty to capture in text. In addition to our wedding cake, we had (very popular) cookies and cereal milk shooters with Rice Krispie rims for texture and optional Rumchata - a playful adaptation of a cereal milk dessert that we have loved for years. Jenn helped us source all the alcoholic beverages we wanted and found the local beers we were looking for on tap.
Finally, 2020. We have heard horror stories from friends and family who were also planning events this year. Windham has been adaptable, open, and immensely helpful throughout. They truly understand that we are all working with something unprecedented. They were gracious and re-assuring in helping us figure out our deposit use. They were so good, that after planning a COVID wedding, we still want to work with them for our (eventual) larger scale celebration. It is a difficult year to build your life. Windham worked hard to make this a beautiful, special, and safe celebration and a day of so much joy in the midst of uncertainty. The best way to describe the planning process is this; when the challenges seemed overwhelming, we called Erika. She always had a solution.
We are so grateful to the entire Windham team for your detail oriented nature, wonderful facilities, and adaptability throughout. We cannot wait to work with you for our eventual larger-scale party/celebration in easier times.
(Photo credit to Tracy Jade Photo)Sent on 10/07/2020
Kelly · Married on 10/11/2020
Amazing staff, beautiful scenery, fell in love at the first visit!!!
My wife and I got married up at Windham Resort October 11, 2020. With everything going on during Covid, we had only our ceremony this year but still chose to do it at our original venue. And it did not disappoint! It not only was the best day of our lives up until this point, but I can speak for both of us when I say that Windham went above and beyond to make our day amazing even through a pandemic. They were so understanding and sympathetic to the “2020 wedding planning” situation. This is supposed to be a joyous time and they helped us feel as calm as one could through everything going on. Of course, there were rules and guidelines set forth by the Governor that they had to enforce and we followed without hesitation. Our event coordinator, Erika, was extremely helpful from the day we took the tour and put down our deposit to the day of our ceremony. She always was very attentive and always found time to talk to us in regards to any of our concerns or questions. 10/10 highly recommend this location for a rustic beautiful fall wedding. The foliage that time of year is perfect and our pictures really capture how amazing the scenery and entire day was.Sent on 11/23/2020
Kayla · Married on 09/26/2020
great place. Erika is great at scheduling and getting in contact with you. were doing a ceremony on one of the summits, cocktail hour outside, having reception in the club followed by an after party in a restaurant down the road. free shuttle for guests and hotel is in walking distance of the after partySent on 09/27/2019
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Windham Mountain offers so many beautiful options for anyone looking to get married in the Catskills. Their mountain top ceremonies have a beautiful view and their indoor spaces are beautiful, well kept and comfortable. I would suggest to anyone looking to have a unique, beautiful wedding in the Catskill Mountains take a look at Windham Mountain!
Bagpiping is my profession and I've just played the most colorful Autumn wedding atop the hill...I piped up the ski lift and back down...at the bottom all guests are greeted with a warm and generously catered cocktail hour with outdoor fire pits surrounded by sidas andeasy chairs. Fall foliage comes in early with full dramatic colors of yellow,orange,and red before any leave have fallen. Superb location.
Our clients LOVE The Windham Mountain Resort, if you are looking for elegant venue with a view look no further! The view, ambiance, food and staff are amazing.