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The Westin Georgetown

Washington , DC

LOCATION

2350 M Street NW
Washington, DC US 20037 (map)

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202-955-4461

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Whether you prefer an open-air ceremony in an idyllic courtyard or a formal affair under a distinct chandelier—we promise to bring your wedding to life in one of our versatile venues.... Read more
Whether you prefer an open-air ceremony in an idyllic courtyard or a formal affair under a distinct chandelier—we promise to bring your wedding to life in one of our versatile venues. With room for up to 160 guests, The Promenade is a sleek and airy space that opens into our courtyard. A fireplace and wood floors creates a cozy ambience, while dramatic, floor-to-ceiling windows create space and light.

Outside, The Courtyard sets the stage for unimaginable romance. A cascading fountain, flagstone floors, and greenery provide an elegant starting point for the next chapter of your life. For grand receptions, look no further than our Washington Ballroom—a stunning circular space with columns and a vaulted ceiling. Up to 130 guests can gather for cocktails in the spacious foyer, followed by a sit-down dinner in the ballroom. Smaller parties can gather in The Mayfair Court. High ceilings and floor-to-terrace doors that open onto the courtyard make this stylish space ideal for up to 40 seated guests. Read less

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
The Westin Georgetown was the perfect place for our wedding. We wanted a DC experience for our mostly out of town guest list, but with a relaxing feel. The Courtyard and Promenade are amazing spaces in the midst of same-old DC hotel ballrooms. The service for our entire weekend was outstanding and the best part of a wedding package at the Westin is that you get a contact at the hotel who is essentially a personal wedding planner. Our coordinator was Elise Kolle and she is outstanding. We highly recommend the Westin Georgetown.
The Westin Georgetown was the perfect place for our wedding. We wanted a DC experience for our mostly out of town guest Read more...
The Westin Georgetown was the perfect place for our wedding. We wanted a DC experience for our mostly out of town guest list, but with a relaxing feel. The Courtyard and Promenade are amazing spaces in the midst of same-old DC hotel ballrooms. The service for our entire weekend was outstanding and the best part of a wedding package at the Westin is that you get a contact at the hotel who is essentially a personal wedding planner. Our coordinator was Elise Kolle and she is outstanding. We highly recommend the Westin Georgetown. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding ceremony (in the courtyard) and reception (in the Promenade) at the Westin Georgetown and it was the greatest decision we've made. I HIGHLY recommend it. To name a few things:

1. Elise Kolle the wedding coordinator is a ROCK STAR. She was so kind, responsive, professional, organized, and responsive... she made the process a breeze.
2. The venu was clean and beautiful - they were so flexible with our wishes. I love this place because the ballroom has hardwood floors and giant pillars, it doesn't feel like a 'hotel conference room'
3. Stella Sanders the group reservations coordinator made the room block process super easy, and gave us an amazing rate. We had people who came to the wedding who messed up their reservation dates and the westin didn't charge them anything for the day they missed.
4. The waiters and bar tenders were the best i've ever seen in a hotel setting. All the food was put down at the same time, and they were courteous and efficient.
5. The food on the wedding day was really really good - and tasted just like the dinner trial we did a few month back
5. Overall the hotel was very accommodating to everything we needed.

I could keep going but will stop here. It couldn't imagine getting married anywhere else.
We had our wedding ceremony (in the courtyard) and reception (in the Promenade) at the Westin Georgetown and it was the Read more...
We had our wedding ceremony (in the courtyard) and reception (in the Promenade) at the Westin Georgetown and it was the greatest decision we've made. I HIGHLY recommend it. To name a few things:

1. Elise Kolle the wedding coordinator is a ROCK STAR. She was so kind, responsive, professional, organized, and responsive... she made the process a breeze.
2. The venu was clean and beautiful - they were so flexible with our wishes. I love this place because the ballroom has hardwood floors and giant pillars, it doesn't feel like a 'hotel conference room'
3. Stella Sanders the group reservations coordinator made the room block process super easy, and gave us an amazing rate. We had people who came to the wedding who messed up their reservation dates and the westin didn't charge them anything for the day they missed.
4. The waiters and bar tenders were the best i've ever seen in a hotel setting. All the food was put down at the same time, and they were courteous and efficient.
5. The food on the wedding day was really really good - and tasted just like the dinner trial we did a few month back
5. Overall the hotel was very accommodating to everything we needed.

I could keep going but will stop here. It couldn't imagine getting married anywhere else. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
A few weeks before my wedding, the venue wedding coordinator with whom I had been collaborating for almost a year, left to take a new job. The new coordinator introduced herself right away and got to work reviewing the notes that were left for her and confirming details with me. She was incredibly proactive and responsive to make sure everything was taken care of and consistent with my expectations, which helped to put me at ease. And everything about the venue turned out perfectly. The catering and facilities directors were also proactive - when the frosting on my cutting cake started to melt and slide off the cake, they took it away and fixed it. When it was time to cut the cake, it looked like it was fresh from the bakery! All the staff at the Westin was incredibly friendly and helpful - even the valet and bellhops were extremely accommodating at keeping our cars easily accessable and helping us move loads of wedding gear. Also, the food was delicious, and the guests loved having the use of the courtyard as a place to relax during the reception. The Westin and the Westin staff were the best part of the wedding. One thing to keep in mind for future brides - be sure to discuss what wedding gear you expect to be returned to you afterwards. This slipped my mind and a few things that would have been nice to keep got tossed out during cleanup.
A few weeks before my wedding, the venue wedding coordinator with whom I had been collaborating for almost a year, left to Read more...
A few weeks before my wedding, the venue wedding coordinator with whom I had been collaborating for almost a year, left to take a new job. The new coordinator introduced herself right away and got to work reviewing the notes that were left for her and confirming details with me. She was incredibly proactive and responsive to make sure everything was taken care of and consistent with my expectations, which helped to put me at ease. And everything about the venue turned out perfectly. The catering and facilities directors were also proactive - when the frosting on my cutting cake started to melt and slide off the cake, they took it away and fixed it. When it was time to cut the cake, it looked like it was fresh from the bakery! All the staff at the Westin was incredibly friendly and helpful - even the valet and bellhops were extremely accommodating at keeping our cars easily accessable and helping us move loads of wedding gear. Also, the food was delicious, and the guests loved having the use of the courtyard as a place to relax during the reception. The Westin and the Westin staff were the best part of the wedding. One thing to keep in mind for future brides - be sure to discuss what wedding gear you expect to be returned to you afterwards. This slipped my mind and a few things that would have been nice to keep got tossed out during cleanup. Read less
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sspicknall
Wedding:
9/26/2010
5.0/5.0
Having our wedding at the Westin Grand (now called the Westin Georgetown) was the best decision we made and really set the tone for the entire wedding. If you are looking for some outdoor space in DC and do not want the typical ballroom hotel wedding experience the Westin Grand's promenade area is perfect! It is elegant and unique. The outdoor courtyard was a perfect ceremony venue with a gorgeous fountain, lighted trees and beautiful flowers planted around. The courtyard also led into both the reception area and the cocktail/after hours dance space. There's also a space for if you would like to set up your after-reception dance area to the side of the reception area, so your guests who do not perfer to dance all night can relax and take a break. Working with Kristen was wonderful and went really smoothly. We LOVED this venue and it really has a beautiful layout if you want to use the promenade as a reception area. There were plenty of areas that are great for pictures too!

The food is also an amazing plus. The Chef's selections were delicious and guest all felt full and happy after dinner!

This space was georgeous and the room accomodations for the bride and groom could not be outdone anywhere :) My husband and I had a wonderful time at our wedding! This is truely an oasis in the heart of the city!

-Saira and Andy
Having our wedding at the Westin Grand (now called the Westin Georgetown) was the best decision we made and really set the Read more...
Having our wedding at the Westin Grand (now called the Westin Georgetown) was the best decision we made and really set the tone for the entire wedding. If you are looking for some outdoor space in DC and do not want the typical ballroom hotel wedding experience the Westin Grand's promenade area is perfect! It is elegant and unique. The outdoor courtyard was a perfect ceremony venue with a gorgeous fountain, lighted trees and beautiful flowers planted around. The courtyard also led into both the reception area and the cocktail/after hours dance space. There's also a space for if you would like to set up your after-reception dance area to the side of the reception area, so your guests who do not perfer to dance all night can relax and take a break. Working with Kristen was wonderful and went really smoothly. We LOVED this venue and it really has a beautiful layout if you want to use the promenade as a reception area. There were plenty of areas that are great for pictures too!

The food is also an amazing plus. The Chef's selections were delicious and guest all felt full and happy after dinner!

This space was georgeous and the room accomodations for the bride and groom could not be outdone anywhere :) My husband and I had a wonderful time at our wedding! This is truely an oasis in the heart of the city!

-Saira and Andy Read less
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SarahJane121
Wedding:
9/5/2010
5.0/5.0
Having our wedding at the Westin Grand DC was an amazing experience! We loved everything, from the décor to the food to the location. The interior really sold us on the hotel; it is a beautiful hotel and the lobby, ballroom, and courtyard needed no additional decoration from us to look perfect. In comparison with other hotels, we feel like we got twice the value for half the price. The quality of the location, space, and standards (menu, tablecloths, china, chairs) generally cost far more per person or would require upgrades at any other luxury hotel in the city.

Kristen Dobbins, our event coordinator, did far more than just managing catering as her title implies. She walked us through timelines, gave us advice on what makes a great wedding, and did all of the day-of coordination without us even realizing. With so many things happening that day, we quickly came to realize how much Kristen was doing to keep the event flowing. All that and she had injured her arm the day before and simply laughed it off and got right to work! We could not have done it without her!
Having our wedding at the Westin Grand DC was an amazing experience! We loved everything, from the décor to the food to Read more...
Having our wedding at the Westin Grand DC was an amazing experience! We loved everything, from the décor to the food to the location. The interior really sold us on the hotel; it is a beautiful hotel and the lobby, ballroom, and courtyard needed no additional decoration from us to look perfect. In comparison with other hotels, we feel like we got twice the value for half the price. The quality of the location, space, and standards (menu, tablecloths, china, chairs) generally cost far more per person or would require upgrades at any other luxury hotel in the city.

Kristen Dobbins, our event coordinator, did far more than just managing catering as her title implies. She walked us through timelines, gave us advice on what makes a great wedding, and did all of the day-of coordination without us even realizing. With so many things happening that day, we quickly came to realize how much Kristen was doing to keep the event flowing. All that and she had injured her arm the day before and simply laughed it off and got right to work! We could not have done it without her! Read less
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Liz
Wedding:
8/27/2010
5.0/5.0
The Westin Georgetown was the perfect wedding venue and I loved every second of our event there.
1. Staff - The best thing about the Westin was getting to work with Eileen Gibbons, the catering manager. She had an incredible attention to detail, was so warm and friendly and truly made me feel confident every step of the way in planning the event. Eileen was also incredibly fair in her pricing, giving us advice about value-for-money every step of the way and she was always right-on in her advice. There were two mistakes that were made with regard to the bar, but when I raised these issues to Eileen, she deducted a generous portion from our bill with absolutely no questions (only profuse apologies). I would love to plan another event at the Westin and to work with Eileen again. The rest of the Westin staff was always smiling, very patient, attentive and also helpful.
2. FOOD - We got so many compliments on our food and I was lucky enough to even have some myself. We ordered Caesar salad, followed by stations (Baked Virginia Ham & Biscuits, Sautéed Shrimp/Beef & Chicken, a Raw Bar and a Design-Your-Own-Pasta station). Everyone raved about all of the food, went back for seconds, and I also thought that all of the items tasted fantastic. The Westin even gave each table complimentary mini-pastries after dinner.
3. VENUE/LOCATION - The Promenade Room is an amazing indoor-outdoor space. I love the huge windows and the lovely courtyard. On our wedding day, a hurricane made the outdoor space unusable, but the indoor space still maintained a garden-type feel because of the high ceilings, beautiful columns and warm lighting.
4. PRICE - I thought that the Westin was well worth the money and a
great value for everything that we got.
5. ROOMS/SUITES - The rooms at the Westin were typical high-end hotel rooms (beautifully clean, fully functional), but also very light and airy. I like how they are eco-friendly and lights turn-off automatically when you leave the room (although this confused some guests). The Presidential Suite (i.e. Bridal Suite) is incredible (having a pool table, a kitchen and dining area). It was a great place for a casual after-party and brunch.
The Westin Georgetown was the perfect wedding venue and I loved every second of our event there.
1. Staff - The best Read more...
The Westin Georgetown was the perfect wedding venue and I loved every second of our event there.
1. Staff - The best thing about the Westin was getting to work with Eileen Gibbons, the catering manager. She had an incredible attention to detail, was so warm and friendly and truly made me feel confident every step of the way in planning the event. Eileen was also incredibly fair in her pricing, giving us advice about value-for-money every step of the way and she was always right-on in her advice. There were two mistakes that were made with regard to the bar, but when I raised these issues to Eileen, she deducted a generous portion from our bill with absolutely no questions (only profuse apologies). I would love to plan another event at the Westin and to work with Eileen again. The rest of the Westin staff was always smiling, very patient, attentive and also helpful.
2. FOOD - We got so many compliments on our food and I was lucky enough to even have some myself. We ordered Caesar salad, followed by stations (Baked Virginia Ham & Biscuits, Sautéed Shrimp/Beef & Chicken, a Raw Bar and a Design-Your-Own-Pasta station). Everyone raved about all of the food, went back for seconds, and I also thought that all of the items tasted fantastic. The Westin even gave each table complimentary mini-pastries after dinner.
3. VENUE/LOCATION - The Promenade Room is an amazing indoor-outdoor space. I love the huge windows and the lovely courtyard. On our wedding day, a hurricane made the outdoor space unusable, but the indoor space still maintained a garden-type feel because of the high ceilings, beautiful columns and warm lighting.
4. PRICE - I thought that the Westin was well worth the money and a
great value for everything that we got.
5. ROOMS/SUITES - The rooms at the Westin were typical high-end hotel rooms (beautifully clean, fully functional), but also very light and airy. I like how they are eco-friendly and lights turn-off automatically when you leave the room (although this confused some guests). The Presidential Suite (i.e. Bridal Suite) is incredible (having a pool table, a kitchen and dining area). It was a great place for a casual after-party and brunch. Read less
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arwin
Wedding:
10/10/2009
4.9/5.0
We had our cocktail hour and reception at the Westin Grand Hotel on Oct 10, 2009. After searching long and hard for the right wedding reception venue, we knew the Westin Grand was a winner immediately. The facilities speak for themselves. Whether it is the beautiful hardwood Promenade with large grand columns and french doors, the quaint courtyard for guest to catch some fresh air, or the M Street Grill which is absolutely perfect for cocktail hour, you can't help but fall in love with the facilities. However, it is the staff at the Westin Grand that will win you over. We worked with Carolyn Horton and she was one of the most delightful, professional, responsive and knowledgeable people I came across during my wedding planning experience. Planning was easy with Carolyn and execution was flawless. Nothing went wrong on my wedding day and I attribute that to the wonderful cadre of professionals at the Westin Grand. From Carolyn to the doorman, everyone was treated with the utmost warmth and hospitality during our event. The food was delicious, the venue is elegant, and overall we feel having our event at the Westin Grand was a luxurious experience for both us and our guests.
We had our cocktail hour and reception at the Westin Grand Hotel on Oct 10, 2009. After searching long and hard for the Read more...
We had our cocktail hour and reception at the Westin Grand Hotel on Oct 10, 2009. After searching long and hard for the right wedding reception venue, we knew the Westin Grand was a winner immediately. The facilities speak for themselves. Whether it is the beautiful hardwood Promenade with large grand columns and french doors, the quaint courtyard for guest to catch some fresh air, or the M Street Grill which is absolutely perfect for cocktail hour, you can't help but fall in love with the facilities. However, it is the staff at the Westin Grand that will win you over. We worked with Carolyn Horton and she was one of the most delightful, professional, responsive and knowledgeable people I came across during my wedding planning experience. Planning was easy with Carolyn and execution was flawless. Nothing went wrong on my wedding day and I attribute that to the wonderful cadre of professionals at the Westin Grand. From Carolyn to the doorman, everyone was treated with the utmost warmth and hospitality during our event. The food was delicious, the venue is elegant, and overall we feel having our event at the Westin Grand was a luxurious experience for both us and our guests. Read less
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Victoria
Wedding:
9/19/2009
4.9/5.0
Carolyn Horton was wonderful to work with; 1st Class all the way. The only issues we had was with reservations and rooms. On several occassions, our guests were unable to find our room block or receive our special rate even after settling the issues with reservations ourselves. Overall the venue was beautiful, the food was good and again Carolyn was great!
Carolyn Horton was wonderful to work with; 1st Class all the way. The only issues we had was with reservations and rooms. Read more...
Carolyn Horton was wonderful to work with; 1st Class all the way. The only issues we had was with reservations and rooms. On several occassions, our guests were unable to find our room block or receive our special rate even after settling the issues with reservations ourselves. Overall the venue was beautiful, the food was good and again Carolyn was great! Read less
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sec35
Wedding:
7/25/2009
4.8/5.0
Though I was reluctant to have our wedding at a hotel, the Westin proved to be a fantastic venue. The event planner there is incredibly nice and organized and the spaces where we had our ceremony and reception were pretty and open.
Though I was reluctant to have our wedding at a hotel, the Westin proved to be a fantastic venue. The event planner there Read more...
Though I was reluctant to have our wedding at a hotel, the Westin proved to be a fantastic venue. The event planner there is incredibly nice and organized and the spaces where we had our ceremony and reception were pretty and open. Read less
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Shakara
Wedding:
9/6/2013
4.7/5.0
I hosted my wedding and reception at the Westin Georgetown and what a fabulous and beautiful venue. Initially I saw pictures online and knew I had to visit. I was sold. The promenade with the hardwood floors and columns, the green courtyard with working fountain and semi private feel and the welcoming front door with the beautiful decor were part of my deciding factors. With the space you didn't need too any decorations.

I opted for a Friday evening wedding to keep the cost down and it worked out fine. The packages offered are flexible. You can add, modify, remove services to tailor your day. We loved the complimentary bridal hospitality suite with the pool table. Family had a chance to mingle and reconnect over a game of pool before show time. Also the space provided amazing photo opportunities.

The staff were amazing. My family and friends felt like royalty on my wedding day. They took care of all our needs and wants. All night all I heard were positive comments about the staff, food, and facility.

The Westin Georgetown is a beautiful venue and I highly recommend you to go visit to see for yourself.
I hosted my wedding and reception at the Westin Georgetown and what a fabulous and beautiful venue. Initially I saw Read more...
I hosted my wedding and reception at the Westin Georgetown and what a fabulous and beautiful venue. Initially I saw pictures online and knew I had to visit. I was sold. The promenade with the hardwood floors and columns, the green courtyard with working fountain and semi private feel and the welcoming front door with the beautiful decor were part of my deciding factors. With the space you didn't need too any decorations.

I opted for a Friday evening wedding to keep the cost down and it worked out fine. The packages offered are flexible. You can add, modify, remove services to tailor your day. We loved the complimentary bridal hospitality suite with the pool table. Family had a chance to mingle and reconnect over a game of pool before show time. Also the space provided amazing photo opportunities.

The staff were amazing. My family and friends felt like royalty on my wedding day. They took care of all our needs and wants. All night all I heard were positive comments about the staff, food, and facility.

The Westin Georgetown is a beautiful venue and I highly recommend you to go visit to see for yourself. Read less
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Maybride09
Wedding:
5/23/2009
3.3/5.0
The Westin Grand is a beautiful place to have your wedding ceremony and reception. We fell in love with the space as soon as we saw it. It's not the cheapest option, but we got great rates on the room block, the space is exceptional, and the food was excellent. In fact, we got raves on the food--and who ever says great things about wedding food? Overall, this is a GREAT place to have your wedding if you are looking to have your ceremony in a hotel and are looking for something better than getting married in the "break out room".

My only negative comments are that there's not a whole lot of communication. The person orginally assigned to us changed hotels and we found out she'd left when when our vendor told us he's tried to contact the hotel. The new person assigned to us was very friendly, but was still learning the ropes. I had to send back our invoice at least 3 times because of mistakes.

But the wedding coordination on the day of was great. Overall, I would say this was a good experience.
The Westin Grand is a beautiful place to have your wedding ceremony and reception. We fell in love with the space as soon Read more...
The Westin Grand is a beautiful place to have your wedding ceremony and reception. We fell in love with the space as soon as we saw it. It's not the cheapest option, but we got great rates on the room block, the space is exceptional, and the food was excellent. In fact, we got raves on the food--and who ever says great things about wedding food? Overall, this is a GREAT place to have your wedding if you are looking to have your ceremony in a hotel and are looking for something better than getting married in the "break out room".

My only negative comments are that there's not a whole lot of communication. The person orginally assigned to us changed hotels and we found out she'd left when when our vendor told us he's tried to contact the hotel. The new person assigned to us was very friendly, but was still learning the ropes. I had to send back our invoice at least 3 times because of mistakes.

But the wedding coordination on the day of was great. Overall, I would say this was a good experience. Read less
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