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Glasbern

Fogelsville , PA
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2141 Packhouse Road
Fogelsville, PA 18051 US (map)

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610-285-4723
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Luxury Weddings. 130 Acres of Romance & Beauty



Rise above the ordinary and discover the Glasbern Inn; a 19th century luxury Inn & Spa nestled in the rolling hills... Read more
Luxury Weddings. 130 Acres of Romance & Beauty



Rise above the ordinary and discover the Glasbern Inn; a 19th century luxury Inn & Spa nestled in the rolling hills of Eastern Pennsylvania. We’re the perfect destination for intimate, upscale and distinctive weddings!



Embrace our natural beauty; 130 acres of solitude and simplicity graced with picturesque ponds, hillside pastures and century old trees, Sample our fine culinary skills, farm fresh foods and our impeccable services.



And whether you select an indoor or outdoor private ceremony, you can dance the night away with your full wedding reception facilities just a few steps away.



Plus the Glasbern Inn offers dozens of luxury suites and stunning rooms, so your guests can spend the night and you can continue the celebration the next morning!



Relax and enjoy your wedding celebration, your friends and your family. We look forward to helping you plan and orchestrate the wedding of your dreams at the Glasbern Inn. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

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:
Farm, Hotel
Describe the style of your venue
Country
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Event Planning, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.6/5.0
The moment that my husband and I stepped foot on the property, we felt we had found a special oasis. The grounds are simply gorgeous, with many hidden nooks to explore. You feel a million miles away from real life; and can simply relax and take in the beautiful surroundings. We were looking for a romantic setting with a slightly rustic charm, and definitely found it here. Glasbern is quite opposite from the ‘wedding factory’ spaces that are far too common in the tri-state area. It is a rare find for weddings – relatively affordable, unique and beautiful. They let you personalize every aspect; you have the opportunity to rent space for an after party, and all of your guests can stay on site, eliminating the need to spend extra money on shuttles.
For our wedding, the planning was a little tumultuous as the events director resigned halfway through the year, and Glasbern’s communication with us about this could have been improved. However, the new Events Director, Amber, was wonderful. I had a very specific vision of what my wedding day would look like - -from the food, food presentation, decorations, timeline, expectations, etc -- and really pushed Glasbern to their limits of what they were able to accommodate. The day was absolutely perfect and the staff truly bent over backwards to make sure my husband and I were happy. All of our guests had a magical experience, and loved staying in the rooms with the Jacuzzis and fire places. It was a great escape from NYC for all.
The moment that my husband and I stepped foot on the property, we felt we had found a special oasis. The grounds are Read more...
The moment that my husband and I stepped foot on the property, we felt we had found a special oasis. The grounds are simply gorgeous, with many hidden nooks to explore. You feel a million miles away from real life; and can simply relax and take in the beautiful surroundings. We were looking for a romantic setting with a slightly rustic charm, and definitely found it here. Glasbern is quite opposite from the ‘wedding factory’ spaces that are far too common in the tri-state area. It is a rare find for weddings – relatively affordable, unique and beautiful. They let you personalize every aspect; you have the opportunity to rent space for an after party, and all of your guests can stay on site, eliminating the need to spend extra money on shuttles.
For our wedding, the planning was a little tumultuous as the events director resigned halfway through the year, and Glasbern’s communication with us about this could have been improved. However, the new Events Director, Amber, was wonderful. I had a very specific vision of what my wedding day would look like - -from the food, food presentation, decorations, timeline, expectations, etc -- and really pushed Glasbern to their limits of what they were able to accommodate. The day was absolutely perfect and the staff truly bent over backwards to make sure my husband and I were happy. All of our guests had a magical experience, and loved staying in the rooms with the Jacuzzis and fire places. It was a great escape from NYC for all. Read less
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Beth
Wedding:
10/15/2016
5.0/5.0
I'm getting married on October 15, 2016. I live in NJ and everything is MAD expensive in my state (especially when you want an October wedding on a Saturday evening), so it was wonderful to find everything I was looking for at a much more reasonable price just by crossing a bit over the PA border. This place is so unbelievable lovely! I've been working with Kathleen, and she's been nothing short of fantastic. She's incredibly responsive and helpful, plus she gives great advice (she's also been very patient even when dealing with my crazy parents). Definitely check this place out whether you're looking for something intimate or huge, or if you're just passing through the area and need a charming place to stay.
I'm getting married on October 15, 2016. I live in NJ and everything is MAD expensive in my state (especially when you Read more...
I'm getting married on October 15, 2016. I live in NJ and everything is MAD expensive in my state (especially when you want an October wedding on a Saturday evening), so it was wonderful to find everything I was looking for at a much more reasonable price just by crossing a bit over the PA border. This place is so unbelievable lovely! I've been working with Kathleen, and she's been nothing short of fantastic. She's incredibly responsive and helpful, plus she gives great advice (she's also been very patient even when dealing with my crazy parents). Definitely check this place out whether you're looking for something intimate or huge, or if you're just passing through the area and need a charming place to stay. Read less
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Amyd38
Wedding:
9/24/2016
4.7/5.0
We looked at almost 100 venues before finding Glasbern. As we drove onto the property, it already felt comfortable. Walker gave us a tour and really helped us in feeling at home on the property. We quickly came to decide that Glasbern was the right venue for us. We loved that you could have almost the entire property to ourselves. We had both our rehearsal dinner and reception on site. All of our guests were in awe, and kept telling us they were coming back for another stay. It truly felt like our own world.

In reading other reviews, I realized my small issues were the same as a lot of others. At the beginning it was difficult to secure enough sleeping rooms for our rehearsal dinner night, even though we were the first wedding for that weekend to book. There seems to be a high turnover rate for wedding coordinators. About 6 weeks before our wedding our coordinator switched to Amber. We went to meet with her and couldn’t have been happier. Amber is a sweetheart. She was super responsive to our outstanding questions and helping with the final details. On our day, she was everywhere! Our relatives that needed assistance were taken care of, and any time I needed something she was easy to find. In 6 weeks Amber became family!

Our meals were amazing, and the rest of the staff – well, I can’t even begin to write a review that covers them all. We had a lot of the same staff with us all weekend, and everyone knew each other. Walker, Dan, Kristy & Jamal were phenomenal! My husband and I truly felt like Glasbern went above and beyond for us. We think the weekend was just as romantic for our guests as it was for us.
We looked at almost 100 venues before finding Glasbern. As we drove onto the property, it already felt comfortable. Walker Read more...
We looked at almost 100 venues before finding Glasbern. As we drove onto the property, it already felt comfortable. Walker gave us a tour and really helped us in feeling at home on the property. We quickly came to decide that Glasbern was the right venue for us. We loved that you could have almost the entire property to ourselves. We had both our rehearsal dinner and reception on site. All of our guests were in awe, and kept telling us they were coming back for another stay. It truly felt like our own world.

In reading other reviews, I realized my small issues were the same as a lot of others. At the beginning it was difficult to secure enough sleeping rooms for our rehearsal dinner night, even though we were the first wedding for that weekend to book. There seems to be a high turnover rate for wedding coordinators. About 6 weeks before our wedding our coordinator switched to Amber. We went to meet with her and couldn’t have been happier. Amber is a sweetheart. She was super responsive to our outstanding questions and helping with the final details. On our day, she was everywhere! Our relatives that needed assistance were taken care of, and any time I needed something she was easy to find. In 6 weeks Amber became family!

Our meals were amazing, and the rest of the staff – well, I can’t even begin to write a review that covers them all. We had a lot of the same staff with us all weekend, and everyone knew each other. Walker, Dan, Kristy & Jamal were phenomenal! My husband and I truly felt like Glasbern went above and beyond for us. We think the weekend was just as romantic for our guests as it was for us. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Julie
Wedding:
3/28/2016
4.8/5.0
After having a few issues with the prior coordinator who ended up leaving while I was working with her, I couldn't have been more relieved when Kathleen stepped in. From the very start she was extremely responsive and on top of all the planning. She was able to answer all of my questions and give her own option on things when needed (which I truly appreciated, compared to other vendors saying "do whatever you want," Kathleen was more than willing to give her opinion which was great being that I never planned a wedding before so how am I suppose to know what looks good and works well?!). On the weekend of our wedding the Glasbern and Kathleen made sure everything was going as smooth as possible for us. With services to the bridal suite and driving me around on a golf cart so I didn't have to walk in my dress, my day-of wasn't nearly as hectic as one would think. The Lodge looked better than we could have ever asked. From setting the cocktail room up exactly how I imagined, to adding a blue table clothes with lace over it for our sweetheart table, it made it look that much nicer! The food was delicious, although we were a little disappointed there were so scallops hordourvs even though we had chosen them as an option, everything else made up for it in the end. Kathleen stayed throughout the evening and continually checked in to make sure all went well. It truly was our dream come true wedding and we couldn't have done it without Kathleen and the staff at the Glasbern. We both wish we could do it over again! I would highly recommend the Glasbern to anyone for the wedding. You can't beat the beautiful scenery and great lodge for both ceremony and reception.
After having a few issues with the prior coordinator who ended up leaving while I was working with her, I couldn't have Read more...
After having a few issues with the prior coordinator who ended up leaving while I was working with her, I couldn't have been more relieved when Kathleen stepped in. From the very start she was extremely responsive and on top of all the planning. She was able to answer all of my questions and give her own option on things when needed (which I truly appreciated, compared to other vendors saying "do whatever you want," Kathleen was more than willing to give her opinion which was great being that I never planned a wedding before so how am I suppose to know what looks good and works well?!). On the weekend of our wedding the Glasbern and Kathleen made sure everything was going as smooth as possible for us. With services to the bridal suite and driving me around on a golf cart so I didn't have to walk in my dress, my day-of wasn't nearly as hectic as one would think. The Lodge looked better than we could have ever asked. From setting the cocktail room up exactly how I imagined, to adding a blue table clothes with lace over it for our sweetheart table, it made it look that much nicer! The food was delicious, although we were a little disappointed there were so scallops hordourvs even though we had chosen them as an option, everything else made up for it in the end. Kathleen stayed throughout the evening and continually checked in to make sure all went well. It truly was our dream come true wedding and we couldn't have done it without Kathleen and the staff at the Glasbern. We both wish we could do it over again! I would highly recommend the Glasbern to anyone for the wedding. You can't beat the beautiful scenery and great lodge for both ceremony and reception. Read less
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Alex
Wedding:
10/18/2015
4.0/5.0
We recently had a beautiful fall wedding at The Glasbern Inn. The location, venue, and food itself make this an amazing place to have a wedding. Our wedding was initially coordinated by Carrie, however after leaving midway through the wedding planning, Erica became our wedding coordinator. Erica was amazing the day of the wedding, always thinking of us, ensuring things were where they were supposed to be, and making sure it was a successful night. There were several mishaps, such as not having premium alcohol out despite paying for it, and the slideshow not playing, but Erica quickly redirected and fixed them immediately. All of the guest rooms were beautiful, and I can't say enough good words about our suite in the "Farmhouse." I did notice that there were several inconsistencies for our guests staying at the venue, such as charging them extra when checking in, trying to charge them additional fees, and upgrading some guests but not others. However, the included breakfast was the best I've ever had, guests are still talking about how beautiful our wedding was, and we can't wait to visit again for our anniversary.
We recently had a beautiful fall wedding at The Glasbern Inn. The location, venue, and food itself make this an amazing Read more...
We recently had a beautiful fall wedding at The Glasbern Inn. The location, venue, and food itself make this an amazing place to have a wedding. Our wedding was initially coordinated by Carrie, however after leaving midway through the wedding planning, Erica became our wedding coordinator. Erica was amazing the day of the wedding, always thinking of us, ensuring things were where they were supposed to be, and making sure it was a successful night. There were several mishaps, such as not having premium alcohol out despite paying for it, and the slideshow not playing, but Erica quickly redirected and fixed them immediately. All of the guest rooms were beautiful, and I can't say enough good words about our suite in the "Farmhouse." I did notice that there were several inconsistencies for our guests staying at the venue, such as charging them extra when checking in, trying to charge them additional fees, and upgrading some guests but not others. However, the included breakfast was the best I've ever had, guests are still talking about how beautiful our wedding was, and we can't wait to visit again for our anniversary. Read less
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Elena
Wedding:
9/26/2015
4.3/5.0
It's truly a magical place...my new husband and I got married on 9.26.15 and everything was wonderful! We lucked out with incredible weather - a plus at such a beautiful outdoor venue. We first chose the Glasbern for their attention to local/organic food, and they did not disappoint. The food was delicious and everybody is so incredibly nice there!

We worked with Carrie first and then Erica. Erica is awesome - she's so SWEET and that girl works her tail off! I am a planner so I had a lot of detailed questions and she answered every one of them, and almost always the answers were the ones I wanted to hear. Whenever we wanted to make a small change or addition she made it happen, which I think is really what you want from your venue - flexibility! She set us up a meeting with the chef which was awesome so we were able to customize a few aspects of our food. We picked the horderves we wanted and some of the stations we had for cocktail hour. Everyone loved it! On our wedding day, Erica was there to help with whatever we needed and everything ran super smoothly.

The rooms are beautiful and rustic. There are a few quirks here and there that we heard, someone's tub jets were going on all night, there were issues with the hot/cold water temperatures. I'm sure they'll be fixing these issues soon though, because they seem to have a lot of people working around the grounds to make it look and function awesomely.
Some tips:
-I think the stables suites #36 is the best room there
-It may seem at times that it's hard to get the attention you need in the months leading up to your wedding. But, I found that it's best to be proactive and know that they really do their best to make all of your little requests come true. If you envision something unique for your day, it will most definitely become a reality. So just know that! And know that they do a lot of weddings and when your time comes they go out of their way for you!
-We loved renting out the whole place!
It's truly a magical place...my new husband and I got married on 9.26.15 and everything was wonderful! We lucked out with Read more...
It's truly a magical place...my new husband and I got married on 9.26.15 and everything was wonderful! We lucked out with incredible weather - a plus at such a beautiful outdoor venue. We first chose the Glasbern for their attention to local/organic food, and they did not disappoint. The food was delicious and everybody is so incredibly nice there!

We worked with Carrie first and then Erica. Erica is awesome - she's so SWEET and that girl works her tail off! I am a planner so I had a lot of detailed questions and she answered every one of them, and almost always the answers were the ones I wanted to hear. Whenever we wanted to make a small change or addition she made it happen, which I think is really what you want from your venue - flexibility! She set us up a meeting with the chef which was awesome so we were able to customize a few aspects of our food. We picked the horderves we wanted and some of the stations we had for cocktail hour. Everyone loved it! On our wedding day, Erica was there to help with whatever we needed and everything ran super smoothly.

The rooms are beautiful and rustic. There are a few quirks here and there that we heard, someone's tub jets were going on all night, there were issues with the hot/cold water temperatures. I'm sure they'll be fixing these issues soon though, because they seem to have a lot of people working around the grounds to make it look and function awesomely.
Some tips:
-I think the stables suites #36 is the best room there
-It may seem at times that it's hard to get the attention you need in the months leading up to your wedding. But, I found that it's best to be proactive and know that they really do their best to make all of your little requests come true. If you envision something unique for your day, it will most definitely become a reality. So just know that! And know that they do a lot of weddings and when your time comes they go out of their way for you!
-We loved renting out the whole place! Read less
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michelle
Wedding:
7/11/2015
5.0/5.0
My wedding on July 1, 2015 was beautiful. The staff was just wonderful, especially Erica. She was just amazing, she was there the whole time making sure everything went perfect. When things got off track (nothing that was caused or due to the Glasbern) she sprung in to action and straightened it out. We can't thank her enough! The food was great , not like typical wedding food at all. The service was quick and responsive to my guests needs. Our wedding was great ! We are so glad we choose the Glasbern.
My wedding on July 1, 2015 was beautiful. The staff was just wonderful, especially Erica. She was just amazing, she was Read more...
My wedding on July 1, 2015 was beautiful. The staff was just wonderful, especially Erica. She was just amazing, she was there the whole time making sure everything went perfect. When things got off track (nothing that was caused or due to the Glasbern) she sprung in to action and straightened it out. We can't thank her enough! The food was great , not like typical wedding food at all. The service was quick and responsive to my guests needs. Our wedding was great ! We are so glad we choose the Glasbern. Read less
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Catherine
Wedding:
6/14/2015
3.5/5.0
We had a beautiful wedding at the Glasbern! The food was great, the ceremony was beautiful, and everyone was very helpful! The biggest challenges were getting in contact with the wedding coordinators there and making sure that we knew that everything was in order. For example, we wouldn't get responses to emails and answers to our phone calls, so we didn't even have the opportunity to give the seating arrangement until 11pm the night before the wedding. Then the next morning it had disappeared again so as we were getting ready that was a bit stressful. Also, our ceremony was on site at 1pm and at 12pm no one had even started to set up the chairs! I think that overall the venue is beautiful and it was a great place to get married, but they definitely need to hire more wedding coordinators! They are so stretched because there are many weddings there, so if there were more coordinators that may have reduced some of the stress! Overall it was a beautiful day though and I couldn't ask for a more caring staff! Just be prepared for some organizational challenges.
We had a beautiful wedding at the Glasbern! The food was great, the ceremony was beautiful, and everyone was very helpful! Read more...
We had a beautiful wedding at the Glasbern! The food was great, the ceremony was beautiful, and everyone was very helpful! The biggest challenges were getting in contact with the wedding coordinators there and making sure that we knew that everything was in order. For example, we wouldn't get responses to emails and answers to our phone calls, so we didn't even have the opportunity to give the seating arrangement until 11pm the night before the wedding. Then the next morning it had disappeared again so as we were getting ready that was a bit stressful. Also, our ceremony was on site at 1pm and at 12pm no one had even started to set up the chairs! I think that overall the venue is beautiful and it was a great place to get married, but they definitely need to hire more wedding coordinators! They are so stretched because there are many weddings there, so if there were more coordinators that may have reduced some of the stress! Overall it was a beautiful day though and I couldn't ask for a more caring staff! Just be prepared for some organizational challenges. Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
6/13/2015
3.7/5.0
The Glasbern is incredibly beautiful and was really the center of our wedding weekend - we had our rehearsal dinner, reception and a
The Glasbern is incredibly beautiful and was really the center of our wedding weekend - we had our rehearsal dinner, Read more...
The Glasbern is incredibly beautiful and was really the center of our wedding weekend - we had our rehearsal dinner, reception and a Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
5/16/2015
3.9/5.0
The ceremony and reception spaces are great, with beautiful surrounding scenery, especially for a wedding with a rustic or country vibe. The food was absolutely delicious. Between when I signed the contract and the time of my wedding, the wedding coordinator transitioned to a new person, which led to a few small miscommunication instances and some confusion, but overall, both wedding cooridinators that I worked with, Carrie and Erica, were wonderful. The day of my wedding went so smoothly (from the set up all the way to the end of the night) and I didn't have to worry about a thing, even when 2 unexpected guests showed up and we needed to add spots and meals for them at the reception, Erica took care of it right away. We also stayed there that evening which was so lovely.
The ceremony and reception spaces are great, with beautiful surrounding scenery, especially for a wedding with a rustic or Read more...
The ceremony and reception spaces are great, with beautiful surrounding scenery, especially for a wedding with a rustic or country vibe. The food was absolutely delicious. Between when I signed the contract and the time of my wedding, the wedding coordinator transitioned to a new person, which led to a few small miscommunication instances and some confusion, but overall, both wedding cooridinators that I worked with, Carrie and Erica, were wonderful. The day of my wedding went so smoothly (from the set up all the way to the end of the night) and I didn't have to worry about a thing, even when 2 unexpected guests showed up and we needed to add spots and meals for them at the reception, Erica took care of it right away. We also stayed there that evening which was so lovely. Read less
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