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Westin Chicago Northwest

Itasca , IL

LOCATION

400 Park Blvd
Itasca, IL 60143 US (map)

PHONE

630-773-4000

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

NOW BOOKING 2016 DATES!!!

Congratulations of your engagement!

The Westin Chicago Northwest makes a perfect location for your ceremony and wedding reception! Set in... Read more
NOW BOOKING 2016 DATES!!!

Congratulations of your engagement!

The Westin Chicago Northwest makes a perfect location for your ceremony and wedding reception! Set in the beautifully landscaped grounds of Hamilton Lakes, our 16-story atrium-style hotel is an unique setting for your reception, whether you’re looking for tented venue, grand ballroom, or outdoor ceremony space.

We have a number of different ballrooms that can accommodate your wedding reception....

Grand Ballroom can hold 300-550 guests

Lakeside Pavilion (climate controlled and year round tentt) can hold 100-325 guests

Abricot Ballroom can hold 100-200 guests

Gallery Ballroom & Lakeshore Ballroom can hold 50-130 guests

Custom Wedding Packages and South Asian package based upon your wants and absolutely must haves!

Call our wedding specialist at 630.773.4000 or email samantha.bauman@westinchicagonw.com. For South Asian weddings contact Aileen at aileen.mckellar@westinchicagonw.com.

Don’t forget to ask about our special incentives for Friday and Sunday weddings!! Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
10
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
5
Describe your venue:
Ballroom, Hotel
Describe the style of your venue
Waterfront, Classic, Garden
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, 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?
600
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Bridal Suite, Cake, Catering / Bar, Clean Up, Event Planning, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK, Set Up
What catering services do you offer?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'Oeurves, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
10
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, No Pork, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What types of spaces are available for a rehearsal dinner?
Private Room, Private Section, Public Seating
What kind of menus do you offer for rehearsal dinners?
Custom, Private Events, Reh. Dinner Specific
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

REVIEWS

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Lauren
Wedding:
10/17/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I had the incredible pleasure of working with Samantha as our wedding planner, and simply put- she is the best. She was extremely responsive, every silly or important questions that I asked, she got me an answer within a day. It was so helpful, as planning a wedding is stressful enough, she made the process that much easier, truly could not have done it without her! She orchestrated everything and was at the reception the day of the wedding to make sure that everything went off without a hitch. One tiny little hiccup, and she had it fixed in a heartbeat. Everything turned out absolutely beautiful, she coordinated with our florist, DJ, and the linen vendor to make sure everyone was on the same page. You can tell she knows her stuff, and I can't rave about her enough. I only got married a few weeks ago, and have already had several friends tell me how beautiful the venue was that that's where they want to get married! It truly was a perfect evening, and the Westin pavilion is a gorgeous venue, my only complaint is I wish it didn't go by so fast!
My husband and I had the incredible pleasure of working with Samantha as our wedding planner, and simply put- she is the Read more...
My husband and I had the incredible pleasure of working with Samantha as our wedding planner, and simply put- she is the best. She was extremely responsive, every silly or important questions that I asked, she got me an answer within a day. It was so helpful, as planning a wedding is stressful enough, she made the process that much easier, truly could not have done it without her! She orchestrated everything and was at the reception the day of the wedding to make sure that everything went off without a hitch. One tiny little hiccup, and she had it fixed in a heartbeat. Everything turned out absolutely beautiful, she coordinated with our florist, DJ, and the linen vendor to make sure everyone was on the same page. You can tell she knows her stuff, and I can't rave about her enough. I only got married a few weeks ago, and have already had several friends tell me how beautiful the venue was that that's where they want to get married! It truly was a perfect evening, and the Westin pavilion is a gorgeous venue, my only complaint is I wish it didn't go by so fast! Read less
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Beatriz
Wedding:
10/4/2014
5.0/5.0
Samantha was awesome to work with. Her professionalism, her responsiveness and her quality of service for the Ceremony and Reception was amazing. I would highly recommend the Westin for your wedding. It's an experience that I will never forget for the rest of my life... My husband and I are very happy that our wedding happened at the Westin in Itasca, IL...
Samantha was awesome to work with. Her professionalism, her responsiveness and her quality of service for the Ceremony and Read more...
Samantha was awesome to work with. Her professionalism, her responsiveness and her quality of service for the Ceremony and Reception was amazing. I would highly recommend the Westin for your wedding. It's an experience that I will never forget for the rest of my life... My husband and I are very happy that our wedding happened at the Westin in Itasca, IL... Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
9/26/2014
5.0/5.0
I am so happy I chose to have my wedding at the Westin! I saw probably 13 different venues before we made our decision, and before we even walked in the door we knew it was THE place. First of all, it is beautiful and perfect looking and could hold our huge wedding without feeling crammed. We booked with Samantha and began the planning process. I did not have a wedding planner so at times it was stressful. However Samantha was very quick to respond to my emails/questions whenever I had any and always had AWESOME recommendations for other vendors. Besides the fact that I didn't have an actual planner, I am not a person that had "a vision" of what I always imagined my wedding day to be, so I put a lot of faith into those that were helping me. Samantha and Patti from MDM Entertainment (the vendor Samantha recommended for DJ/decor) put together the most gorgeous room!! We were in shock when we saw how gorgeous the Grand Ballroom was that day. It was awesome to have my 2 big vendors work so closely together! Besides how smoothly the night went, and how beautiful the room and hotel was, the food was outstanding!! My number one priority was the food and alcohol and the Westin did not disappoint! Overall, we had a perfect night and I would definitely recommend the Westin.
I am so happy I chose to have my wedding at the Westin! I saw probably 13 different venues before we made our decision, Read more...
I am so happy I chose to have my wedding at the Westin! I saw probably 13 different venues before we made our decision, and before we even walked in the door we knew it was THE place. First of all, it is beautiful and perfect looking and could hold our huge wedding without feeling crammed. We booked with Samantha and began the planning process. I did not have a wedding planner so at times it was stressful. However Samantha was very quick to respond to my emails/questions whenever I had any and always had AWESOME recommendations for other vendors. Besides the fact that I didn't have an actual planner, I am not a person that had "a vision" of what I always imagined my wedding day to be, so I put a lot of faith into those that were helping me. Samantha and Patti from MDM Entertainment (the vendor Samantha recommended for DJ/decor) put together the most gorgeous room!! We were in shock when we saw how gorgeous the Grand Ballroom was that day. It was awesome to have my 2 big vendors work so closely together! Besides how smoothly the night went, and how beautiful the room and hotel was, the food was outstanding!! My number one priority was the food and alcohol and the Westin did not disappoint! Overall, we had a perfect night and I would definitely recommend the Westin. Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
9/13/2014
5.0/5.0
The tent at the Westin made the perfect most beautiful backdrop for our wedding. Everything from start to finish was perfect, Samantha the wedding consultant was always available and answered all my questions promptly. Samantha made our day so wonderful down to every detail. The food we choose (chicken with a cranberry stuffing and eggplant) was so good, guests continue to remark about their plates. My parents had an issue with their suite not being ready on time and it was difficult since the parents of the bride were entering people in between in their room, my father spoke with Samantha very nicely and she comped the room for the trouble. Down to every last detail our reception was the best time we ever had. All because we choose the perfect venue that happened to come with amazingly talented people who enjoy their work and care about you wedding being perfect. Thank you Samantha!
The tent at the Westin made the perfect most beautiful backdrop for our wedding. Everything from start to finish was Read more...
The tent at the Westin made the perfect most beautiful backdrop for our wedding. Everything from start to finish was perfect, Samantha the wedding consultant was always available and answered all my questions promptly. Samantha made our day so wonderful down to every detail. The food we choose (chicken with a cranberry stuffing and eggplant) was so good, guests continue to remark about their plates. My parents had an issue with their suite not being ready on time and it was difficult since the parents of the bride were entering people in between in their room, my father spoke with Samantha very nicely and she comped the room for the trouble. Down to every last detail our reception was the best time we ever had. All because we choose the perfect venue that happened to come with amazingly talented people who enjoy their work and care about you wedding being perfect. Thank you Samantha! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Ellen
Wedding:
7/26/2014
5.0/5.0
My daughter got married at the Westin, and the Lakeside Pavilion is the perfect romantic setting for a wedding! Everything turned out even better than we expected, and everyone connected with the hotel was professional and helpful. Delicious food, fun party, blissful bride - what else could we ask for?
My daughter got married at the Westin, and the Lakeside Pavilion is the perfect romantic setting for a wedding! Everything Read more...
My daughter got married at the Westin, and the Lakeside Pavilion is the perfect romantic setting for a wedding! Everything turned out even better than we expected, and everyone connected with the hotel was professional and helpful. Delicious food, fun party, blissful bride - what else could we ask for? Read less
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Marilyn
Wedding:
6/29/2014
5.0/5.0
We held our daughter’s wedding ceremony and reception at the Westin Hotel last month. Every moment, every last detail exceeded our high expectations. Our catering manager Samantha was beyond wonderful. The Lakeside Pavilion was gorgeous, the food was delicious, the cake was sensational, the service was attentive. Sam worked with us throughout the planning process to guide us to the perfect wedding. Her keen knowledge, patience and attention to detail made our special day a dream come true. The accommodations for our overnight guests were wonderful, and the Front Desk staff very accommodating. Bride, Groom and Parents could not have been happier.
We held our daughter’s wedding ceremony and reception at the Westin Hotel last month. Every moment, every last detail Read more...
We held our daughter’s wedding ceremony and reception at the Westin Hotel last month. Every moment, every last detail exceeded our high expectations. Our catering manager Samantha was beyond wonderful. The Lakeside Pavilion was gorgeous, the food was delicious, the cake was sensational, the service was attentive. Sam worked with us throughout the planning process to guide us to the perfect wedding. Her keen knowledge, patience and attention to detail made our special day a dream come true. The accommodations for our overnight guests were wonderful, and the Front Desk staff very accommodating. Bride, Groom and Parents could not have been happier. Read less
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Carrie
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
We had a beyond wonderful experience working with Samantha and the Westin! The food was delicious, facility was beautiful, the workers were fabulous. Every detail was was exactly what we wanted and we had nothing less than a perfect night.
We had a beyond wonderful experience working with Samantha and the Westin! The food was delicious, facility was beautiful, Read more...
We had a beyond wonderful experience working with Samantha and the Westin! The food was delicious, facility was beautiful, the workers were fabulous. Every detail was was exactly what we wanted and we had nothing less than a perfect night. Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
6/20/2014
5.0/5.0
Samantha was wonderful to work with. She helped us plan a perfect reception. Everyone raved about the decor (we were in the tent), food, staff, and overall feel of the evening! It was a fantastic venue.
Samantha was wonderful to work with. She helped us plan a perfect reception. Everyone raved about the decor (we were in Read more...
Samantha was wonderful to work with. She helped us plan a perfect reception. Everyone raved about the decor (we were in the tent), food, staff, and overall feel of the evening! It was a fantastic venue. Read less
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Christina
Wedding:
4/12/2014
5.0/5.0
We hosted our wedding ceremony and reception this past weekend and I have to say we absolutely LOVED it! Working with Samantha was the best! She responded to us right away with every inquiry however minor it may have been and led us every step of the way! We never were in for any surprises! Even on the day of our event she was there checking on us making sure everything was running on schedule and connecting with my family to see if there was ever anything that we needed. We received so many compliments on the food and the wait staff, everyone from the front desk to maintenance deserves recognition for such a wonderful job! We will be back year after year to celebrate our anniversary!
We hosted our wedding ceremony and reception this past weekend and I have to say we absolutely LOVED it! Working with Read more...
We hosted our wedding ceremony and reception this past weekend and I have to say we absolutely LOVED it! Working with Samantha was the best! She responded to us right away with every inquiry however minor it may have been and led us every step of the way! We never were in for any surprises! Even on the day of our event she was there checking on us making sure everything was running on schedule and connecting with my family to see if there was ever anything that we needed. We received so many compliments on the food and the wait staff, everyone from the front desk to maintenance deserves recognition for such a wonderful job! We will be back year after year to celebrate our anniversary! Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
4/5/2014
5.0/5.0
Me and my husband just had our wedding here. First I'll start by saying our wedding coordinator Samantha was awesome! She walked us through every step of the planning process and made us feel completely comfortable with everything that was planned. She emailed and called me back right away, whenever I had any questions or concerns. She also made all the planning events fun! From the table set ups, to our tasting. ... Needless to say we LOVED her!! We had it in the lakeside pavilion which was absolutely gorgeous and such a different atmosphere than any regular banquet hall. The food was delicious and the portions are very generous! ! We've been getting compliments on every part of our special day and we wouldn't change a thing about it. We highly recommend this place to everyone looking for the perfect location for your perfect day :)
Me and my husband just had our wedding here. First I'll start by saying our wedding coordinator Samantha was awesome! She Read more...
Me and my husband just had our wedding here. First I'll start by saying our wedding coordinator Samantha was awesome! She walked us through every step of the planning process and made us feel completely comfortable with everything that was planned. She emailed and called me back right away, whenever I had any questions or concerns. She also made all the planning events fun! From the table set ups, to our tasting. ... Needless to say we LOVED her!! We had it in the lakeside pavilion which was absolutely gorgeous and such a different atmosphere than any regular banquet hall. The food was delicious and the portions are very generous! ! We've been getting compliments on every part of our special day and we wouldn't change a thing about it. We highly recommend this place to everyone looking for the perfect location for your perfect day :) Read less
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DEALS

FRIDAY WEDDINGS
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Host your wedding on a FRIDAY this year (2015) and receive 15% off on your wedding package. ***This deal is only for weddings that book in 2015 for 2015.

Offer Expires: 12/18/2015
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Redeem In-Store   $500 Value
If you book your wedding within one week of your 1st site visit, we can offer you ONE of the following upgrades! These items include; complimentary intermezzo course, 50% off chair covers, extra 1/2 hour of bar, and more... Call 630.773.4000 for more details!
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