Weddings at The Vanderbilt
Say "I Do" amongst the Gilded Age glamour
Work with our team of Event Specialists to truly make our Downtown Mansion your own. We delight in creating a wedding that reflects your vision and the details that matter most. Along with this highly personalized approach, our historic hotel entices with magnificent gardens and private reception rooms, just minutes from the charming waterfront. Exchange your vows at sunset while overlooking the Newport Harbor or be immersed in blooming hydrangeas in The Garden. Your celebration awaits.
Total Rooms: 33 luxurious rooms and suites
125 person reception capacity
Located 34 miles from Providence and 180 miles from New York City, and 3.8 miles from Newport State Airport (private), 28 miles from T. F. Green Airport (Warwick), and 74 miles from Boston Logan International Airport
Fairytale Moments Surrounded in Rich History
From welcome drinks to a farewell brunch, our alchemy gives each wedding event special meaning in its own distinct setting. Treat your bridal party to indulgent spa treatments before the big day, or enjoy an elegant afternoon tea with champagne in our sun-filled Conservatory. With several venues to choose from, allow our Downtown Mansion to become your home.
Host your a celebration, private dinner, welcome drinks and more in The Garden to while away beneath whimsical striped umbrellas surrounded by periwinkle hydrangeas, walls of climbing ivy, verdant topiaries and the sun-splashed pool. A firepit and outdoor heaters are on hand for cooler nights. The perfect setting for an intimate dinner to a 125 guest reception.
Beautiful al frecso dining available, surrounded by The Vanderbilt’s brick walls and lush foliage
Views of Trinity Church
Meeting and banquet facilities
TRUE VANDERBILT HOSPITALITY
Warm and present, our team has a talent for sparking joy. Our Events Specialist and Food & Beverage Team welcome the opportunity to host your guests as our own in the reimagined Downtown Mansion.
Rise and Dine: Breakfast Is on Us
Call 833.242.8850 or book online. Dine on New England-inspired takes on classic breakfast dishes, including a lobster Benedict prepared with farm-fresh poached eggs and locally-caught lobster topped with creamy hollandaise sauce. Start your day in our light-filled Conservatory, with views of Trinity Church, or indulge in a lazy morning with breakfast in bed. Either way you choose, a full, hot daily breakfast is included with your stay when you book this offer.
The Vanderbilt exceeded my expectations, it was truly a beautiful and magical experience. The space was perfect for us and the staff were warm and so helpful! The garden, layout and setting was a stunning backdrop to our intimate wedding. And their constant and quick communication was a great help in the planning process. I, and all our guests truly enjoyed our evening! Via WeddingWire August 2021
Perfect for every occasion
Elopements and Intimate Weddings
COASTAL MEMORIES AWAIT
Spend your escape in the mansion and beyond exploring the wonders of Newport. From a sailboat ride on the idyllic Narragansett Bay to learning about the time-honored tradition of Scrimshaw, or spending cocktail hour on a plush velvet sofa in the reimagined Mezzanine for an insightful tarot reading, curate your time on the coast.
Our Wedding Stories
Celebrate Pay Homage to Rhode Island’s Treasured History at Trinity Church
Allow the charm and character of Newport’s Trinity Church set a traditional tone for your wedding day. A stunning backdrop for any ceremony, your “I do’s” will be surrounded with the ambiance of immense, deep rooted history that can be felt throughout its tall glass-windowed walls.Trinity Church is a community of Episcopalians that has been welcoming all to gather in its home of worship for three hundred years of service.
Celebrate The Wedding Style Secret That Meets “Preppy Handbook” Standard
Vineyard Vines knows it’s the subtlest of details that can transform your wedding into the polished, picturesque day of your dreams. From ties to clothing crests, our bride and groom’s have adored the boundless customizable attire options for the ultimate in elite style experience. One of our best-kept secrets, this embellishment option is perfect for any couple with timeless taste.