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DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh-Brownstone-University

Raleigh , NC
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LOCATION

1707 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27605 US (map)

PHONE

919-582-2867

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ABOUT US

Welcome to the Doubletree Brownstone Hotel! We are here to make your wedding everything you've been dreaming of. We can accommodate ceremonies and receptions for up to 500 people. Our... Read more
Welcome to the Doubletree Brownstone Hotel! We are here to make your wedding everything you've been dreaming of. We can accommodate ceremonies and receptions for up to 500 people. Our sales and catering staff have over 20 years of experience planning weddings and special events, so you can expect the knowledge and expertise of a wedding planner without paying for one! With every wedding package we also include many items for which you will pay extra at other venues. Things like: unlimited selection of table linens, centerpieces, uplighting and even the dance floor. For your out of town guests, we offer discounted sleeping room rates and a complimentary suite for the bride and groom with breakfast inclusive on the big night. Come see all that Raleigh and the Doubletree Brownstone Hotel have to offer for your special occasion!

We can be reached Monday-Saturday at 919-828-0811 or groups@brownstonehotel.com

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
50
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
12
Describe your venue:
Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Hotel
Describe the style of your venue
City, Modern, Classic
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
500
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Catering / Bar, Event Planning, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK, Set Up
What catering services do you offer?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'Oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, 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 Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
My husband and I recently hosted our wedding reception at this location and everything was so smooth. Katelyn the sales and catering manager was great to work with and made sure everything was good to go. We worked a lot with her before the event and she went out of her way to make sure my husband and i were satisfied.

The front desk was always friendly and nice, the rooms were clean and we didn't have any complaints from any of our guests staying there. The hotel was flexible to work with and didn't create and awkward restrictions.

Overall i would definitely recommend this place for anyone else hosting an event in this area!
My husband and I recently hosted our wedding reception at this location and everything was so smooth. Katelyn the sales Read more...
My husband and I recently hosted our wedding reception at this location and everything was so smooth. Katelyn the sales and catering manager was great to work with and made sure everything was good to go. We worked a lot with her before the event and she went out of her way to make sure my husband and i were satisfied.

The front desk was always friendly and nice, the rooms were clean and we didn't have any complaints from any of our guests staying there. The hotel was flexible to work with and didn't create and awkward restrictions.

Overall i would definitely recommend this place for anyone else hosting an event in this area! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
12/27/2014
5.0/5.0
I have no hesitation about giving Double Tree 5 stars for our wedding as they were amazing!

Katelyn Freeman was our contact at the hotel and she was absolutely the best. Quick to respond, open to crazy ideas (like getting married on the dance floor), and personalization of our package... she made the day go so smoothly and was a dream to work with! She met with us several times before the wedding and answered my many e-mail questions with no complaints!

The food for our reception was great and I heard a lot of compliments from our guests. The linens that came with the package were gorgeous and was very easy to pick out and use. All of the staff who worked the event as servers, bartenders, etc were so nice to work with and so helpful to making the wedding day flow. The hotel has a closet of centerpiece items that we took advantage of and personalized as well.

Our hotel room was also very nice and a perfect way to end the night!

In the end, if I had to do my wedding over again- I wouldn't hesitate to use Double Tree and would do everything the same! They treated me like their most important customer and made my wedding day perfect!
I have no hesitation about giving Double Tree 5 stars for our wedding as they were amazing!

Katelyn Freeman was Read more...
I have no hesitation about giving Double Tree 5 stars for our wedding as they were amazing!

Katelyn Freeman was our contact at the hotel and she was absolutely the best. Quick to respond, open to crazy ideas (like getting married on the dance floor), and personalization of our package... she made the day go so smoothly and was a dream to work with! She met with us several times before the wedding and answered my many e-mail questions with no complaints!

The food for our reception was great and I heard a lot of compliments from our guests. The linens that came with the package were gorgeous and was very easy to pick out and use. All of the staff who worked the event as servers, bartenders, etc were so nice to work with and so helpful to making the wedding day flow. The hotel has a closet of centerpiece items that we took advantage of and personalized as well.

Our hotel room was also very nice and a perfect way to end the night!

In the end, if I had to do my wedding over again- I wouldn't hesitate to use Double Tree and would do everything the same! They treated me like their most important customer and made my wedding day perfect! Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
12/13/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were very pleased with The Double Tree Hilton and especially Katelyn (our catering sales manager)!! She was always very quick to get back with us when we had any questions regarding our reception. She was so friendly and easy to work with. She was so helpful with the planning and colors (linens) I told her I knew she would choose what looked best and it definitely did. My guests loved the colors and setup of decor :)

Our reception was about 200 people and Katelyn made sure everything went smoothly and as a bride I never had to worry and knew she would make sure all the decorations were placed out and looked fabulous before the guest arrived! The food was amazing. The chef did an awesome job. We had so many compliments about the dinner and how much they loved it all, especially the homemade cheese ravioli's :) The bartenders did a great job as well and there was never any long waits at the bar for drinks!

Travis and I were so busy with our guests and dancing during our reception that we didn't get much to eat...Katelyn made sure our complimentary suite had plenty of food waiting for us after the evening was over!

Overall, we were extremely pleased with all the staff that worked with us and helped make our special evening one to remember. We had many out of state family and friends stay at the hotel. Derek was awesome and extremely friendly. He was very helpful with booking our family and friends rooms and helping Travis and Me out with anything we needed! We also made welcome bags for our guests as they arrived and the front desk were on top of handing them out :)

I would definitely recommend Katelyn and the double tree hilton as a vendor! You will not be disappointed and they are very professional and they treat the bride and groom like they should be treated on their wedding day. We were the most important and well taken care of!
My husband and I were very pleased with The Double Tree Hilton and especially Katelyn (our catering sales manager)!! She Read more...
My husband and I were very pleased with The Double Tree Hilton and especially Katelyn (our catering sales manager)!! She was always very quick to get back with us when we had any questions regarding our reception. She was so friendly and easy to work with. She was so helpful with the planning and colors (linens) I told her I knew she would choose what looked best and it definitely did. My guests loved the colors and setup of decor :)

Our reception was about 200 people and Katelyn made sure everything went smoothly and as a bride I never had to worry and knew she would make sure all the decorations were placed out and looked fabulous before the guest arrived! The food was amazing. The chef did an awesome job. We had so many compliments about the dinner and how much they loved it all, especially the homemade cheese ravioli's :) The bartenders did a great job as well and there was never any long waits at the bar for drinks!

Travis and I were so busy with our guests and dancing during our reception that we didn't get much to eat...Katelyn made sure our complimentary suite had plenty of food waiting for us after the evening was over!

Overall, we were extremely pleased with all the staff that worked with us and helped make our special evening one to remember. We had many out of state family and friends stay at the hotel. Derek was awesome and extremely friendly. He was very helpful with booking our family and friends rooms and helping Travis and Me out with anything we needed! We also made welcome bags for our guests as they arrived and the front desk were on top of handing them out :)

I would definitely recommend Katelyn and the double tree hilton as a vendor! You will not be disappointed and they are very professional and they treat the bride and groom like they should be treated on their wedding day. We were the most important and well taken care of! Read less
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Veronica
Wedding:
11/1/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I had our wedding ceremony and reception at this location. It was AMAZING!

Katelyn (catering and sales manager) was very helpful and responded to emails/calls quick! She helped us with decor, linens, menus and etc. I told Katelyn my vision and she truly made it happen! It was all that I dreamed of!

Chef was great too. At the taste testing he made sure he had the recipes exactly right that we provide to him. The food was delicious! On the wedding day he even came out and served us and asked if everything was okay! We felt like movie stars!

The honeymoon suite was nicely decorated and we had a very comfortable stay. Some other staff members took really good care of us too and they were Cynthia, Richard, and Natasha. We were so happy with everything! I highly recommend this hotel for a of your services!
My husband and I had our wedding ceremony and reception at this location. It was AMAZING!

Katelyn (catering and Read more...
My husband and I had our wedding ceremony and reception at this location. It was AMAZING!

Katelyn (catering and sales manager) was very helpful and responded to emails/calls quick! She helped us with decor, linens, menus and etc. I told Katelyn my vision and she truly made it happen! It was all that I dreamed of!

Chef was great too. At the taste testing he made sure he had the recipes exactly right that we provide to him. The food was delicious! On the wedding day he even came out and served us and asked if everything was okay! We felt like movie stars!

The honeymoon suite was nicely decorated and we had a very comfortable stay. Some other staff members took really good care of us too and they were Cynthia, Richard, and Natasha. We were so happy with everything! I highly recommend this hotel for a of your services! Read less
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Dejah
Wedding:
10/25/2014
5.0/5.0
After searching and searching for wedding venues we decided to have our wedding ceremony at the Rose Garden (Raleigh Little Theatre) and the reception at the DoubleTree.

What originally caught my attention was the personalized wedding suite included in the wedding package and the group discount for out-of-town guests (we had a lot of them). The prices are reasonable (let's face it guys, weddings are expensive) and the service is amazing.

Katelyn really helped me find a good fit for both my budget and guest list. She was quick to respond to my emails and always had an answer for me. We had a few members of our wedding party that tried to reserve rooms past the group rate deadline, Derek was very helpful and willing to work with us to get the rooms.

I found the online system to be easy to use and it was really helpful to use the guest list manager tool to check in on reservations (you can also download a spreadsheet of the guests, rooms, days, etc.).

Katelyn helped me out with decorations and we were able to see the reception room setup the night before the wedding. I wanted to have disposable cameras at each of the tables and I made fabric flowers to use as centerpieces, my mom brought personalized bags of hershey's kisses. The staff setting up the reception did an amazing job fulfilling these requests.

I fell in love with the folks at CE Rental. They are a linen rental shop downtown and the DoubleTree does all of their linens through them. So many beautiful fabrics to choose from and the type of fabric you get depends on the wedding package you choose with the DoubleTree. They are very friendly and will take care of you!

The folks at the DoubleTree are very friendly too...and will definitely take care of you!

Free cookies at the front desk. Totally amazing!
After searching and searching for wedding venues we decided to have our wedding ceremony at the Rose Garden (Raleigh Read more...
After searching and searching for wedding venues we decided to have our wedding ceremony at the Rose Garden (Raleigh Little Theatre) and the reception at the DoubleTree.

What originally caught my attention was the personalized wedding suite included in the wedding package and the group discount for out-of-town guests (we had a lot of them). The prices are reasonable (let's face it guys, weddings are expensive) and the service is amazing.

Katelyn really helped me find a good fit for both my budget and guest list. She was quick to respond to my emails and always had an answer for me. We had a few members of our wedding party that tried to reserve rooms past the group rate deadline, Derek was very helpful and willing to work with us to get the rooms.

I found the online system to be easy to use and it was really helpful to use the guest list manager tool to check in on reservations (you can also download a spreadsheet of the guests, rooms, days, etc.).

Katelyn helped me out with decorations and we were able to see the reception room setup the night before the wedding. I wanted to have disposable cameras at each of the tables and I made fabric flowers to use as centerpieces, my mom brought personalized bags of hershey's kisses. The staff setting up the reception did an amazing job fulfilling these requests.

I fell in love with the folks at CE Rental. They are a linen rental shop downtown and the DoubleTree does all of their linens through them. So many beautiful fabrics to choose from and the type of fabric you get depends on the wedding package you choose with the DoubleTree. They are very friendly and will take care of you!

The folks at the DoubleTree are very friendly too...and will definitely take care of you!

Free cookies at the front desk. Totally amazing! Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Working with Natasha and the DoubleTree Raleigh Brownstone was an absolute pleasure. She always had a smile on her face and was willing to go above and beyond to accomodate our needs. The ballroom was absolutely stunning and exactly what we had in mind. The food and service was spot on. Natasha worked with us over the course of a year to make sure everything was perfect, and it was. The guest rooms were updated, comfortable and clean. Pricing is very clear and reasonable. This is a wonderful, convenient venue and we would highly recommend it...especially if you get to work with Natasha!
Working with Natasha and the DoubleTree Raleigh Brownstone was an absolute pleasure. She always had a smile on her face Read more...
Working with Natasha and the DoubleTree Raleigh Brownstone was an absolute pleasure. She always had a smile on her face and was willing to go above and beyond to accomodate our needs. The ballroom was absolutely stunning and exactly what we had in mind. The food and service was spot on. Natasha worked with us over the course of a year to make sure everything was perfect, and it was. The guest rooms were updated, comfortable and clean. Pricing is very clear and reasonable. This is a wonderful, convenient venue and we would highly recommend it...especially if you get to work with Natasha! Read less
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KeynDD
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
To all Future Brides,

We (the bride and groom) would definitely recommend this vendor/venue. From the first time we set foot in this hotel all the way up to our wedding day we were beyond pleased!!!! Staff was professional, friendly, courteous, and on top of the job. Food is awesome! Lets not forget the DoubleTree signature cookies. We couldnt have picked a better venue to host our ceremony and reception (definitely met our standards). Way to go DoubleTree Brownstone. I hope to work with you all in the future!
To all Future Brides,

We (the bride and groom) would definitely recommend this vendor/venue. From the first time Read more...
To all Future Brides,

We (the bride and groom) would definitely recommend this vendor/venue. From the first time we set foot in this hotel all the way up to our wedding day we were beyond pleased!!!! Staff was professional, friendly, courteous, and on top of the job. Food is awesome! Lets not forget the DoubleTree signature cookies. We couldnt have picked a better venue to host our ceremony and reception (definitely met our standards). Way to go DoubleTree Brownstone. I hope to work with you all in the future! Read less
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Tonia
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I found this place by the Grace of God. We live 2 hours away from this location and it was difficult finding a place when we don't live in the area. Our Contact was Natasha - on of the Sales Managers. She was GREAT and she was able to accomodate every need we had - inlcuding our limited budget. This venue not only gives you a place to host your wedding reception or other event but we also got a suite for free just for giving them our business. AND we got a HUGE discount for our guest rooms for the weekend. I could not have made our special day as special as it was without the professionalism and superior service of this hotel staff. They were and are Phenomenal. Ask for a free (warm Choco Chip) cookie at the front desk. Superb! If you spend over 4k for a small to medium guest list, I'd be shocked.
My husband and I found this place by the Grace of God. We live 2 hours away from this location and it was difficult Read more...
My husband and I found this place by the Grace of God. We live 2 hours away from this location and it was difficult finding a place when we don't live in the area. Our Contact was Natasha - on of the Sales Managers. She was GREAT and she was able to accomodate every need we had - inlcuding our limited budget. This venue not only gives you a place to host your wedding reception or other event but we also got a suite for free just for giving them our business. AND we got a HUGE discount for our guest rooms for the weekend. I could not have made our special day as special as it was without the professionalism and superior service of this hotel staff. They were and are Phenomenal. Ask for a free (warm Choco Chip) cookie at the front desk. Superb! If you spend over 4k for a small to medium guest list, I'd be shocked. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Lighting & Decor, Wedding Venue
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Meredith
Wedding:
6/15/2013
5.0/5.0
Heather was great to work with planning my wedding reception at the Doubletree. She was flexible and very easy to work with! The reception was definitely first class! The room was decorated beautifully, the food prepared by the chef was delicious, the morning breakfast buffet is delicious, the hotel rooms are clean and comfortable! A lot of the family came in from out of town and we received only positive comments from everyone!
Heather was great to work with planning my wedding reception at the Doubletree. She was flexible and very easy to work Read more...
Heather was great to work with planning my wedding reception at the Doubletree. She was flexible and very easy to work with! The reception was definitely first class! The room was decorated beautifully, the food prepared by the chef was delicious, the morning breakfast buffet is delicious, the hotel rooms are clean and comfortable! A lot of the family came in from out of town and we received only positive comments from everyone! Read less
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Arin
Wedding:
6/21/2012
5.0/5.0
The catering staff at the hotel were amazing! We stayed in the hotel the night before the wedding, and gave them everything for the reception setup with instructions of what we wanted done. They went above and beyond for us! The decorations were so beautiful, and the food was amazing! We couldn't have asked for anything more!

Arin & Jon
The catering staff at the hotel were amazing! We stayed in the hotel the night before the wedding, and gave them Read more...
The catering staff at the hotel were amazing! We stayed in the hotel the night before the wedding, and gave them everything for the reception setup with instructions of what we wanted done. They went above and beyond for us! The decorations were so beautiful, and the food was amazing! We couldn't have asked for anything more!

Arin & Jon Read less
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