At the Hotel du Pont, a dedicated wedding team will help brides and grooms-to-be in planning their big day. Weddings are given a grand boost when contrasted with the ornate décor of the Hotel du Pont. The team can cater for tastes that range from simple elegance to extravagant elegance.
The most popular wedding venue at the hotel is the Gold Ballroom, where the atmosphere is enhanced by 30 foot high ceilings that have been intricately carved and finished off with chandeliers. Here, weddings can host up to 300 guests who can celebrate the big day with a custom designed menu and dancefloor.
The du Barry Room offers a more romantic touch to the big day and creates an intimate way to start the rest of your wedded life together. Able to accommodate up to 250 guests, the du Barry Room is decorated with a crystal chandelier. If couples opt to add a dancefloor to their big day, the venue can then accommodate up to 130 guests.
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When it comes to dining and the ever important wedding cake, the Hotel du Pont employs a talented pastry team. Their renowned sugary creations are entirely edible and boast fine sugar flowers, ribbons of fondant and fresh ingredients for a custom made wedding cake.
The Hotel du Pont is a popular corporate destination and consistently hosts functions that are as grand as its history. There is over 30,000 square feet of facilities that can be customized to the function’s needs, while hosting up to 400 delegates. The hotel employs a host of conference service managers as well as caterers. The chefs at the hotel can craft custom menus ranging from breakfast to lunch, dinner, coffee breaks and grand banquets.
This conference venue can host small or large events in its self-contained space. The center is found on the mezzanine, where five distinct meeting rooms can host up to 80 delegates, while enhancing the meeting with audio-visual equipment.
Here, the Hotel du Pont boasts 11 rooms that can host up to 120 delegates. The bright space is decked out with all the technology needed to host a high-tech meeting. An added service is the valet or self-parking for attendees.
The Gold Ballroom is a French Neoclassic venue built in 1918 and it can accommodate up to 500 guests. Living up to its grand name, the space is styled with bas-relief medallions and a variety of ornate touches.
This is the most private venue in the hotel and is a federal-style room. Decked out in white pillars, with elegant sconces and parquet floors, the space can host up to 125 delegates under its crystal chandelier-clad roof.
After dining and relaxing, guests are welcome to make use of the 24-hour fitness center at the Hotel du Point. Here, guests can work up a sweat on the treadmills or stationary bikes. Additionally, band machines and free weights help guests perfect their physiques.
Guests of the hotel are welcome to pop into the gift shop to stock up on a memento or last minute gift. Purchases here can be charged to your room and goods at the shop range from gifts for significant others to little ones.
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