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The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station

Haddam , CT
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55 Bridge Road
Haddam, CT 06438 US (map)

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860-345-4100

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ABOUT US

Nestled on a secluded ridge atop the banks of the Connecticut River, our very private wedding venue promises you a world-class experience unmatched anywhere. Overlooking the Goodspeed... Read more
Nestled on a secluded ridge atop the banks of the Connecticut River, our very private wedding venue promises you a world-class experience unmatched anywhere. Overlooking the Goodspeed Opera House and the historic East Haddam Swing Bridge, The Riverhouse provides the environment, the menu, the upscale services, and the grand experience your guests will long remember. A reception luncheon or dinner at The Riverhouse assures your particular taste in ambience and superb service. Your selection of flowers, favors, and music paired with our gourmet menu, linens, dinnerware, wines, liquors and wedding cake will blend to create the wedding you have always dreamed of. We will make every professional effort to reflect your personal vision of excellence. And while you are enjoying the grand affair, the entire Riverhouse is yours alone. Let it be a day that lasts a lifetime. The Riverhouse-like the day you've waited for-is one of a kind. Read less
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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?
2
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Glamorous, Classic
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?
300
What event services do you offer?
Catering / Bar, Event Planning

REVIEWS

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Tiffany
Wedding:
5/15/2015
5.0/5.0
I honestly can't say anything bad about these folks! They were very responsive to my questions and requests, they helped my wedding day go smoothly without any problems, they were both professional and compassionate. The venue itself was stunning. I needed very little decoration to embellish the venue itself. All of my guests raved about the food, the service, and how beautiful it was. My husband and I and our family and friends will never forget our wedding day all thanks to Kelley and Santiago, and the rest of the staff at The Riverhouse!
I honestly can't say anything bad about these folks! They were very responsive to my questions and requests, they helped Read more...
I honestly can't say anything bad about these folks! They were very responsive to my questions and requests, they helped my wedding day go smoothly without any problems, they were both professional and compassionate. The venue itself was stunning. I needed very little decoration to embellish the venue itself. All of my guests raved about the food, the service, and how beautiful it was. My husband and I and our family and friends will never forget our wedding day all thanks to Kelley and Santiago, and the rest of the staff at The Riverhouse! Read less
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Sara
Wedding:
5/2/2015
5.0/5.0
Everyone at The Riverhouse was extremely helpful and explained each part of the process clearly to help us plan our wedding.
Everyone at The Riverhouse was extremely helpful and explained each part of the process clearly to help us plan our Read more...
Everyone at The Riverhouse was extremely helpful and explained each part of the process clearly to help us plan our wedding. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Venue
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Bridgette
Wedding:
4/26/2015
5.0/5.0
We are so glad we chose the Riverhouse as our wedding venue - the staff were so helpful and responsive, and the venue looked beautiful. The food was great, and everyone had a great time.
We are so glad we chose the Riverhouse as our wedding venue - the staff were so helpful and responsive, and the venue Read more...
We are so glad we chose the Riverhouse as our wedding venue - the staff were so helpful and responsive, and the venue looked beautiful. The food was great, and everyone had a great time. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
The Riverhouse was beyond amazing. They made my day the most magical ever. They took care of absolutely everything. I had nothing to worry about all day. The staff was beyond helpful and they were right there always. Can't thank them enough. Hats off to the Chef and kitchen staff. The food was Devine not one complaint. I would recommend to any bride and groom if you want 5 star treatment and a day to remember.
The Riverhouse was beyond amazing. They made my day the most magical ever. They took care of absolutely everything. I had Read more...
The Riverhouse was beyond amazing. They made my day the most magical ever. They took care of absolutely everything. I had nothing to worry about all day. The staff was beyond helpful and they were right there always. Can't thank them enough. Hats off to the Chef and kitchen staff. The food was Devine not one complaint. I would recommend to any bride and groom if you want 5 star treatment and a day to remember. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
The staff at Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station did an incredible job putting on a perfectly run reception. The manager Mary was with me, my husband and my mom throughout the reception helping us in any way we could. The staff greeted guests with champagne, and there were plenty of appetizers. The meals were excellent and the timing in bringing out the courses was spot on. Mary made sure that my husband and I ate during the reception and was there, with other staff, wishing us well, when we left for the evening. The Riverhouse management was very helpful, as well, and a pleasure to work with. Hattie, our planning manager, made great suggestions for the reception, is very organized, and made our reception a memorable experience. I can't say enough about the Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station. I highly recommend them.
The staff at Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station did an incredible job putting on a perfectly run reception. The manager Mary Read more...
The staff at Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station did an incredible job putting on a perfectly run reception. The manager Mary was with me, my husband and my mom throughout the reception helping us in any way we could. The staff greeted guests with champagne, and there were plenty of appetizers. The meals were excellent and the timing in bringing out the courses was spot on. Mary made sure that my husband and I ate during the reception and was there, with other staff, wishing us well, when we left for the evening. The Riverhouse management was very helpful, as well, and a pleasure to work with. Hattie, our planning manager, made great suggestions for the reception, is very organized, and made our reception a memorable experience. I can't say enough about the Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station. I highly recommend them. Read less
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Marcia
Wedding:
12/20/2014
5.0/5.0
We really can't come up with enough superlatives for The Riverhouse. It all started at our initial meeting with Kelley and Hattie. Both are so knowledgable, professional and responsive to all questions and requests. Every bride is nervous and has last minute issues. I never felt that I was imposing and my calls and emails were returned almost immediately.

Our wedding ceremony and reception took place on Dec. 20. The entire venue was beautifully decorated for the holidays. The Riverhouse staff worked seamlessly with our florist and photographer. In addition, both my husband and I had our own attendant for the evening. They made sure to fulfill every request, often before we made it. There was also a full complement of staff to take care of all our guests. And the food, to quote one of our friends, was "ridiculously good". Everything Chef provided - from the cocktail hour through dinner, was fabulous.

We would highly recommend the Riverhouse, to anyone who is looking for a beautiful venue for an important event.
We really can't come up with enough superlatives for The Riverhouse. It all started at our initial meeting with Kelley and Read more...
We really can't come up with enough superlatives for The Riverhouse. It all started at our initial meeting with Kelley and Hattie. Both are so knowledgable, professional and responsive to all questions and requests. Every bride is nervous and has last minute issues. I never felt that I was imposing and my calls and emails were returned almost immediately.

Our wedding ceremony and reception took place on Dec. 20. The entire venue was beautifully decorated for the holidays. The Riverhouse staff worked seamlessly with our florist and photographer. In addition, both my husband and I had our own attendant for the evening. They made sure to fulfill every request, often before we made it. There was also a full complement of staff to take care of all our guests. And the food, to quote one of our friends, was "ridiculously good". Everything Chef provided - from the cocktail hour through dinner, was fabulous.

We would highly recommend the Riverhouse, to anyone who is looking for a beautiful venue for an important event. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Amazing venue! I'm so glad that I chose the Riverhouse. We had a December wedding and their winter decorations were beautiful - I didn't feel a need to do anything beyond what they already provided, I even used their house centerpieces for the tables. I booked a year in advance and they stayed in touch and followed up with me the whole year to ensure all of the planning got done. Superior staff both in the office and on the day of the wedding. Everything went smoothly and not one single issue popped up at any point on my wedding day. I'm still hearing rave reviews from my guests about the food provided by the Riverhouse as well. We had a Sunday brunch wedding which included both breakfast and lunch options and everything was delicious! We used their main ballroom for our ceremony which faces the Connecticut River, held the cocktail hour in the main lobby, and then returned to the ballroom for the reception - they made wedding day logistics so simple! We also decided to pay a little extra for an open bar and a pre-ceremony beverage station. The pre-ceremony beverages were a huge hit (everyone loved the coffee, teas, and hot cocoa provided) and while the Riverhouse has a no-shots policy (I appreciated that, made the event feel even classier) the open bar was really great. Additionally, the cost of the wedding cake is baked into the venue fee, so when you go to either of their approved bakeries (I picked Kim's Cottage Confections) it's really nice not having to write another check! I don't have a single complaint or negative thing to say about the Riverhouse and I'm still counting my lucky stars that we went with them.
Amazing venue! I'm so glad that I chose the Riverhouse. We had a December wedding and their winter decorations were Read more...
Amazing venue! I'm so glad that I chose the Riverhouse. We had a December wedding and their winter decorations were beautiful - I didn't feel a need to do anything beyond what they already provided, I even used their house centerpieces for the tables. I booked a year in advance and they stayed in touch and followed up with me the whole year to ensure all of the planning got done. Superior staff both in the office and on the day of the wedding. Everything went smoothly and not one single issue popped up at any point on my wedding day. I'm still hearing rave reviews from my guests about the food provided by the Riverhouse as well. We had a Sunday brunch wedding which included both breakfast and lunch options and everything was delicious! We used their main ballroom for our ceremony which faces the Connecticut River, held the cocktail hour in the main lobby, and then returned to the ballroom for the reception - they made wedding day logistics so simple! We also decided to pay a little extra for an open bar and a pre-ceremony beverage station. The pre-ceremony beverages were a huge hit (everyone loved the coffee, teas, and hot cocoa provided) and while the Riverhouse has a no-shots policy (I appreciated that, made the event feel even classier) the open bar was really great. Additionally, the cost of the wedding cake is baked into the venue fee, so when you go to either of their approved bakeries (I picked Kim's Cottage Confections) it's really nice not having to write another check! I don't have a single complaint or negative thing to say about the Riverhouse and I'm still counting my lucky stars that we went with them. Read less
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Kim
Wedding:
12/6/2014
5.0/5.0
The RIverhouse made my wedding day absolutely perfect. I could not have asked for more. The staff was so attentive and responsive. Mary and Sam were absolutely fabulous. The food was excellent and the decorations and decor was stunning. It truly was a winter wonderland and I could not have pictured it more perfect. My husband and I could not say enough positive things about this place. We highly recommend it to anyone looking to for the perfect wedding venue.
The RIverhouse made my wedding day absolutely perfect. I could not have asked for more. The staff was so attentive and Read more...
The RIverhouse made my wedding day absolutely perfect. I could not have asked for more. The staff was so attentive and responsive. Mary and Sam were absolutely fabulous. The food was excellent and the decorations and decor was stunning. It truly was a winter wonderland and I could not have pictured it more perfect. My husband and I could not say enough positive things about this place. We highly recommend it to anyone looking to for the perfect wedding venue. Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
11/15/2014
5.0/5.0
Through out the entire process of planning our wedding the entire staff at The Riverhouse were beyond helpful. Both Kelly and Hattie were always so attentive when responding to emails or phone calls with questions or concerns we had. They were more than accomodating and made our experience very enjoyable. During our reception we had the pleasure of working with Santiago who was absolutely outstanding. He was on top of everything and really made my husband and I feel very special on our day. And lastly, Samantha who was our bridal party server was incredible. We had a group of young and crazy groomsmen and brides maids and she kept up with all of us. I never had to ask for anything, it felt like she was right behind me the entire evening with whatever I needed. Santi and Samantha really went out of their way that evening and I feel very grateful and blessed to have had such a memorable evening because of the staff at The Riverhouse.
Through out the entire process of planning our wedding the entire staff at The Riverhouse were beyond helpful. Both Kelly Read more...
Through out the entire process of planning our wedding the entire staff at The Riverhouse were beyond helpful. Both Kelly and Hattie were always so attentive when responding to emails or phone calls with questions or concerns we had. They were more than accomodating and made our experience very enjoyable. During our reception we had the pleasure of working with Santiago who was absolutely outstanding. He was on top of everything and really made my husband and I feel very special on our day. And lastly, Samantha who was our bridal party server was incredible. We had a group of young and crazy groomsmen and brides maids and she kept up with all of us. I never had to ask for anything, it felt like she was right behind me the entire evening with whatever I needed. Santi and Samantha really went out of their way that evening and I feel very grateful and blessed to have had such a memorable evening because of the staff at The Riverhouse. Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
11/1/2014
5.0/5.0
AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING! My husband and I tossed back and forth about venues closer to us, then decided to check out The Riverhouse because a couple of our friends recommended it after great experiences as guests there. WOW! The facility is gorgeous. Hattie was the greatest planner we met with when were searching venues. She was sincere, calm, and reassuring. We walked out of our tour and knew that was it. Everything from then on went very smoothly; Hattie and Kelley would send emails checking in and offering their help if ever needed. They promptly responded to emails- like within hours, if not the next morning would get a response. Mary, the banquet manager, was fabulous. She ran our rehearsal and everything the day of went- it all went perfectly. I didn't worry about a thing. We had plans for an outdoor ceremony, but mother nature left us with a cold, rainy day so we had it in the ballroom. It was quaint and very romantic. I had a ton of lanterns to be used and left the decorations up to Mary and her team's creativity- they did an amazing job! Our guests raved about how gorgeous the venue was and LOVED the food. We really couldn't have asked for a better experience. Thank you to The Riverhouse and their amazing staff for a perfect wedding day!
AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING! My husband and I tossed back and forth about venues closer to us, then decided to check out The Read more...
AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING! My husband and I tossed back and forth about venues closer to us, then decided to check out The Riverhouse because a couple of our friends recommended it after great experiences as guests there. WOW! The facility is gorgeous. Hattie was the greatest planner we met with when were searching venues. She was sincere, calm, and reassuring. We walked out of our tour and knew that was it. Everything from then on went very smoothly; Hattie and Kelley would send emails checking in and offering their help if ever needed. They promptly responded to emails- like within hours, if not the next morning would get a response. Mary, the banquet manager, was fabulous. She ran our rehearsal and everything the day of went- it all went perfectly. I didn't worry about a thing. We had plans for an outdoor ceremony, but mother nature left us with a cold, rainy day so we had it in the ballroom. It was quaint and very romantic. I had a ton of lanterns to be used and left the decorations up to Mary and her team's creativity- they did an amazing job! Our guests raved about how gorgeous the venue was and LOVED the food. We really couldn't have asked for a better experience. Thank you to The Riverhouse and their amazing staff for a perfect wedding day! Read less
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