An Elegant Bay Area Wedding Venue
Imagine exchanging your vows in a romantic European-style chateau in the heart of Northern California.
Be swept away by our picturesque grounds, inspired by the French countryside. Fall in love with our charming courtyards as you say “I do.” Create your dream wedding within an inviting respite that perfects the art of gracious hospitality and amenities – in our luxury boutique escape.
Surrounded by the sophistication of the Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa, your wedding becomes the event of the season. Choose from elegant indoor and outdoor wedding venues, sized to accommodate an intimate 10-guest affair or a glamorous 220-guest fête. Enlist the culinary creativity of our Executive Chef and award-winning Park Bistro to orchestrate a memorable menu tailored to your tastes, from handcrafted hors d’oeuvres and stylish cocktail receptions to formal sit-down dinners and buffet feasts. Our humble ambassadors are on hand to grant your every wedding wish.
View Room Comparison Chart
Conference Rooms Classroom Theater U-Shape Banquet Banquet with Dancing Receptions/Cocktail Conference Independence Room 160 250 60 180 140 250 65 George Washington Room 39 150 40 110 64 150 35 Ben Franklin Room 36 67 30 70 - 70 30 Library - 25 - 30 - 30 20 Executive Board Room - - - 14 - - - Daniel's Study - - - 10 - - 10 Normandy Suite - - - 10 - - 10 Private Dining Room - - - - - - 14 Thomas Jefferson Room - - - - - - 16
In true European style, your guests enter through dramatic iron gates and gather in our elegant Fountain Courtyard. Exchange your vows next to the lion-adorned limestone fountain, then toast with champagne and butler-passed hors d’oeuvres under the California sun. It’s a truly picturesque Bay area wedding venue.
Wishing Well Courtyard
Our imported European wishing well, surrounded by hydrangeas and rose bushes, makes a charming and picturesque backdrop. This courtyard is a lovely, elegant venue for intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions. Keep the party outdoors, or move inside to one of our ballrooms for your reception.
Inspired by French aristocracy, this contemporary and elegant ballroom is furnished with regal carpeting, silk draperies and crystal chandeliers, invoking classic, timeless elegance. The ballroom has French doors that open out onto the Fountain Courtyard.
George Washington Room
Spacious, dramatic and sophisticated, our George Washington Room has well-appointed details and thoughtful architectural features. Warm tones of gold accent this exquisite venue, with gold frame mirror and sconces that look especially dramatic under the romantic glow of dim lights and votive candles.
With the drama and richness of a European library, this room features cherry wood furnishings, a limestone fireplace, glass blown light fixture, books and china of yesteryear, and opulent paintings of the Renaissance.