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The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City

Arlington , VA
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1250 South Hayes St.
Arlington, VA 22202 US (map)

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A wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City sets a new standard in romantic elegance. From intimate ceremonies to extravagant DC wedding receptions, bridal showers to bachelor parties,... Read more
A wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City sets a new standard in romantic elegance. From intimate ceremonies to extravagant DC wedding receptions, bridal showers to bachelor parties, The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City offers a selection of ceremony and reception venues along with a dedicated special events team that will create an unforgettable wedding experience that is uniquely yours. Let us bring your vision to life.

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City is situated on the banks of the Potomac River directly across from Washington, DC.. Our Ladies and Gentlemen will create an exquisite event and provide you and your guests with an exceptional culinary experience all delivered with our world class personalized service. Read less
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What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
5
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
9
Describe your venue:
Ballroom, Hotel
Describe the style of your venue
City, Glamorous, 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?
650
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Bridal Suite, Cake, Catering / Bar, Clean Up, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK, Set Up
What catering services do you offer?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, 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, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What event items are available?
Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Drapery, Lighting, Tables
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
What transportation and access is available?
Valet, Wheelchair Access

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Say whatever you want to say about Ritz Carlton. They have the image of being "snobby" and "high class" but they are far beyond that. The price that you pay, Ritz Carlton will deliver 100% and more. Throughout the planning process, Kristin Grady was always there every step of the way to help out. Within a week of the wedding there were a few items that was forgotten to ordered and Kristin was able to find the vendor for the items. The food - every single one of my guests enjoyed the menu selection and of course, the drinks selection. The staff was very responsive. The hotel staff was very accommodating.
Say whatever you want to say about Ritz Carlton. They have the image of being "snobby" and "high class" but they are far Read more...
Say whatever you want to say about Ritz Carlton. They have the image of being "snobby" and "high class" but they are far beyond that. The price that you pay, Ritz Carlton will deliver 100% and more. Throughout the planning process, Kristin Grady was always there every step of the way to help out. Within a week of the wedding there were a few items that was forgotten to ordered and Kristin was able to find the vendor for the items. The food - every single one of my guests enjoyed the menu selection and of course, the drinks selection. The staff was very responsive. The hotel staff was very accommodating. Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
4/30/2016
5.0/5.0
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City was the BEST choice we made for our April 2016 wedding and welcome reception!! Kristin Grady and everyone at the Ritz Carlton did an amazing job. It was the most wonderful magical weekend!! They were highly responsive and attentive to all the details that we discussed for the Welcome Reception on Friday and the Wedding Reception on Saturday. Kristin Grady was so attentive to every detail that we discussed and took the time always to listen and put into motion the vision I had for my wedding day and the welcome reception. They made our wedding dreams come true!! The Ritz Carlton made us feel really special and our guests too! The food, the service, the decor, the ballrooms, and the location are absolutely perfect. Most of our guests were from out of town, so the location was incredibly convenient for them when they flew into DC as well as the location for sighting-seeing. Thank you again Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City for the most wonderful dream wedding weekend!! Brides to be, book this location now for your wedding!! It will be amazing!!
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City was the BEST choice we made for our April 2016 wedding and welcome reception!! Kristin Read more...
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City was the BEST choice we made for our April 2016 wedding and welcome reception!! Kristin Grady and everyone at the Ritz Carlton did an amazing job. It was the most wonderful magical weekend!! They were highly responsive and attentive to all the details that we discussed for the Welcome Reception on Friday and the Wedding Reception on Saturday. Kristin Grady was so attentive to every detail that we discussed and took the time always to listen and put into motion the vision I had for my wedding day and the welcome reception. They made our wedding dreams come true!! The Ritz Carlton made us feel really special and our guests too! The food, the service, the decor, the ballrooms, and the location are absolutely perfect. Most of our guests were from out of town, so the location was incredibly convenient for them when they flew into DC as well as the location for sighting-seeing. Thank you again Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City for the most wonderful dream wedding weekend!! Brides to be, book this location now for your wedding!! It will be amazing!! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
The absolute best choice for our December 2015 wedding! The staff was so attentive, the service was phenomenal, the food and cake were outstanding (we've received so many compliments on the food!) - the Ritz-Carlton staff ensured that our wedding day was absolutely perfect. They truly go above and beyond to make their brides and grooms happy. So, so, so happy that we picked this hotel for our big day! Highly recommend!
The absolute best choice for our December 2015 wedding! The staff was so attentive, the service was phenomenal, the food Read more...
The absolute best choice for our December 2015 wedding! The staff was so attentive, the service was phenomenal, the food and cake were outstanding (we've received so many compliments on the food!) - the Ritz-Carlton staff ensured that our wedding day was absolutely perfect. They truly go above and beyond to make their brides and grooms happy. So, so, so happy that we picked this hotel for our big day! Highly recommend! Read less
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Dinah
Wedding:
8/8/2015
4.8/5.0
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City was a perfect venue for our wedding. The staff was extremely responsive and attentive to every detail. They were very helpful throughout the planning process. Everything was seamless and we were able to enjoy and not worry at our event. Our guests had a wonderful time and raved about the superb food and service.
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City was a perfect venue for our wedding. The staff was extremely responsive and attentive to Read more...
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City was a perfect venue for our wedding. The staff was extremely responsive and attentive to every detail. They were very helpful throughout the planning process. Everything was seamless and we were able to enjoy and not worry at our event. Our guests had a wonderful time and raved about the superb food and service. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
Everything was perfect. The staff listened to us and the attention to detail was incredible. We were able to enjoy the wedding as if we were guests The food was amazing. Our guests were taken care of. We have only wonderful things to say.
Everything was perfect. The staff listened to us and the attention to detail was incredible. We were able to enjoy the Read more...
Everything was perfect. The staff listened to us and the attention to detail was incredible. We were able to enjoy the wedding as if we were guests The food was amazing. Our guests were taken care of. We have only wonderful things to say. Read less
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Astrid
Wedding:
1/18/2014
5.0/5.0
AMAAAAAAAAZING!!
Loved the new lobby decor... but more importantly the service was outstanding. Nothing is perfect in this world, however, this hotel simply went out of their way to make my dream wedding come true. My husband and I truly had the best wedding we have ever been to. Plus, location and value was beyond perfect and we had the most delicious wedding cake EVER. Friends and family continue to say it was the best cake they have ever tasted...even people who are not cake eaters were raving about it.
I was not a bridezilla because I had complete trust in this magnificent hotel which is only a 5 minute drive into DC and 5 minute drive to Reagan National Airport, plus, metro is just outside the entrance to the hotel which made it supper easy for our guests, who came from all over the world, enjoy the city as well as our wedding.
Thank you ladies and gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton for making our special day MAGICAL!!!!!
AMAAAAAAAAZING!!
Loved the new lobby decor... but more importantly the service was outstanding. Nothing is perfect in Read more...
AMAAAAAAAAZING!!
Loved the new lobby decor... but more importantly the service was outstanding. Nothing is perfect in this world, however, this hotel simply went out of their way to make my dream wedding come true. My husband and I truly had the best wedding we have ever been to. Plus, location and value was beyond perfect and we had the most delicious wedding cake EVER. Friends and family continue to say it was the best cake they have ever tasted...even people who are not cake eaters were raving about it.
I was not a bridezilla because I had complete trust in this magnificent hotel which is only a 5 minute drive into DC and 5 minute drive to Reagan National Airport, plus, metro is just outside the entrance to the hotel which made it supper easy for our guests, who came from all over the world, enjoy the city as well as our wedding.
Thank you ladies and gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton for making our special day MAGICAL!!!!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
0.0/5.0
Stay far away and do NOT have your wedding ceremony or reception here. I chose to have both my ceremony & reception here because of the smaller room downstairs (we had 100 guests), convenient location to the airport, and entertainment for our guests being that the hotel is attached to the Pentagon mall. However, I am filled with regret & disappointment and they ruined our wedding. I don't even know where to begin but here are a few highlights of our terrible experience:

1. Our BEOs (Banquet Event Orders) were sent to us a WEEK before our wedding. This was a 20+ page document to go through. Our wedding was on January 4 so the week they sent this to us right right after Xmas but before the New Year Holiday. I had to scramble that entire week to look over these details to make sure everything was correct.

2. Our BEOs were anything but correct. The timing of events were incorrect, several AM/PM mixups, incorrect napkin fold, dish selections, guest valet pricing rate.... The list goes on. I spent that entire week going back and forth with our coordinator making these ridiculous corrections.

3. They booked another wedding the same day as ours without making it clear that the space we were going to use for pictures would be unavailable. I then had to change our start time from 12noon to 9AM so we could take pictures then sit around until our ceremony began at 6PM. The other wedding started at 5PM so we had to completely rearrange our wedding schedule the week of due to their decision. It was very stressful and they could care less.

4. The room block was a mess. I requested everyone be on the same floor with only 2 rooms together. The 2 rooms together were on different floors and my 82 year old grandmother had to switch rooms 3 times because they didn't accommodate her.

There isn't enough space to write out the rest but this gives you an idea of how awful the service is. Our meals never made it up to our room, decor drama the day of... Just stay far away!
Stay far away and do NOT have your wedding ceremony or reception here. I chose to have both my ceremony & reception here Read more...
Stay far away and do NOT have your wedding ceremony or reception here. I chose to have both my ceremony & reception here because of the smaller room downstairs (we had 100 guests), convenient location to the airport, and entertainment for our guests being that the hotel is attached to the Pentagon mall. However, I am filled with regret & disappointment and they ruined our wedding. I don't even know where to begin but here are a few highlights of our terrible experience:

1. Our BEOs (Banquet Event Orders) were sent to us a WEEK before our wedding. This was a 20+ page document to go through. Our wedding was on January 4 so the week they sent this to us right right after Xmas but before the New Year Holiday. I had to scramble that entire week to look over these details to make sure everything was correct.

2. Our BEOs were anything but correct. The timing of events were incorrect, several AM/PM mixups, incorrect napkin fold, dish selections, guest valet pricing rate.... The list goes on. I spent that entire week going back and forth with our coordinator making these ridiculous corrections.

3. They booked another wedding the same day as ours without making it clear that the space we were going to use for pictures would be unavailable. I then had to change our start time from 12noon to 9AM so we could take pictures then sit around until our ceremony began at 6PM. The other wedding started at 5PM so we had to completely rearrange our wedding schedule the week of due to their decision. It was very stressful and they could care less.

4. The room block was a mess. I requested everyone be on the same floor with only 2 rooms together. The 2 rooms together were on different floors and my 82 year old grandmother had to switch rooms 3 times because they didn't accommodate her.

There isn't enough space to write out the rest but this gives you an idea of how awful the service is. Our meals never made it up to our room, decor drama the day of... Just stay far away! Read less
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C
Wedding:
12/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Carleigh was amazing to work with-- so professional, friendly, and able to work with my budget. My initial consultation with her was an amazing experience, and she customized everything with me and my fiance's name on it so we could get a feel of what it looked like on the actual day. Carleigh was great at answering emails and calls, and I think it is extremely important to have such a responsive and helpful wedding coordinator! Although we did not end up going with the Ritz Carlton for location reasons, I definitely look forward to working again with her in the future and will recommend Ritz Carlton Pentagon City to all my friends.
Carleigh was amazing to work with-- so professional, friendly, and able to work with my budget. My initial consultation Read more...
Carleigh was amazing to work with-- so professional, friendly, and able to work with my budget. My initial consultation with her was an amazing experience, and she customized everything with me and my fiance's name on it so we could get a feel of what it looked like on the actual day. Carleigh was great at answering emails and calls, and I think it is extremely important to have such a responsive and helpful wedding coordinator! Although we did not end up going with the Ritz Carlton for location reasons, I definitely look forward to working again with her in the future and will recommend Ritz Carlton Pentagon City to all my friends. Read less
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JessT
Wedding:
8/6/2011
5.0/5.0
Pentagon City Ritz Carlton did a spectacular job on my wedding. The service and the final product delivered was more than I could have ever expected. I had my wedding reception and my bridal shower at the Ritz Carlton. I worked with Vanessa and she was available to answer any questions I had. I loved my experience so much with the Ritz Carlton that I know I will be having other life events at the Ritz in the future. I would recommend this venue to any bride because of the spectacular service.
Pentagon City Ritz Carlton did a spectacular job on my wedding. The service and the final product delivered was more than Read more...
Pentagon City Ritz Carlton did a spectacular job on my wedding. The service and the final product delivered was more than I could have ever expected. I had my wedding reception and my bridal shower at the Ritz Carlton. I worked with Vanessa and she was available to answer any questions I had. I loved my experience so much with the Ritz Carlton that I know I will be having other life events at the Ritz in the future. I would recommend this venue to any bride because of the spectacular service. Read less
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saraamanda
Wedding:
8/14/2010
5.0/5.0
I wish there were more stars to give!! Everything about my reception was perfect! Lauren Barham was amazing.. so patient with me and my million questions. the organization of the evening was unbelieveable! if you want an unforgettable, stressfree reception I HIGHLY recommend!
I wish there were more stars to give!! Everything about my reception was perfect! Lauren Barham was amazing.. so patient Read more...
I wish there were more stars to give!! Everything about my reception was perfect! Lauren Barham was amazing.. so patient with me and my million questions. the organization of the evening was unbelieveable! if you want an unforgettable, stressfree reception I HIGHLY recommend! Read less
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