The Inn on Broadway is here to be your Rochester wedding venue, bitches! How many of us have gawked at photos and dreamt of getting married here? Now’s your chance! The Inn on Broadway is definitely modern luxury meets historic charm. This historic venue located off East Ave. was built in 1929 as The University Club of Rochester. In 2005, it became the Inn it is today and a staple venue for Rochester weddings.
Couples can enjoy wedding festivities from intimate events like a bridal shower or rehearsal dinner. This Rochester venue is also perfect to host wedding ceremonies in their five unique private event spaces. The Inn is also home to 25 spectacular hotel rooms, all individually styled and embody luxury mixed with comfort. Newly renovated with fresh hardwood flooring, The Inn on Broadway is filled with decadent fireplaces, gorgeous chandeliers and history. It’s like stepping inside of a storybook. The hotel is perfect for couples who want the celebrate at the Inn and then have guests stay there, too.
Every staff member from valet to the in-house pastry chef work to ensure your event is as special and flawless as you want it. Host your rehearsal dinner at Tournedos Steakhouse, located in the building and raise a glass with your choice from their award-winning wine list. You and your crew can feast on dry-aged steak butchered in-house and fresh seafood flown in from Hawaii. Where else can you find that quality of food? The Inn on Broadway is the full package for a historic Rochester wedding venue.
The ladies’ parlor, located on the main floor, seats 20 guests and features an original functioning fireplace perfect for a wedding shower. The high windows and ceilings make this room a dream backdrop for taking pictures and decorating the room to your taste. Another great location for an intimate gathering is the library! This cute spot, located in the back of the main dining room, can accommodate up to 12 guests. With the walls filled with books dating to the OG University Club, this room is perfect for an intimate dinner or gathering.
The Tuscan style wine cellar is another epic spot to host a private event at The Inn on Broadway! It fits up to 32 seated guests and features its own private bar, classy AF! Of course, you can host your bridal shower or a dinner party here, but this lower level room is also great for stag & stagette parties! The ambiance makes you feel like you’re in the middle of wine country and on a getaway perfect to relax and hang out with your loved ones.
The next private space to talk about is the grand ballroom! Located on the second floor, this space offers couples and their loved ones access to stunning views. Decorated with crystal chandeliers and historic murals showcasing Rochester landmarks by German Immigrant Erwin Merzweiler, the grand ballroom doesn’t disappoint. The ballroom is perfect for your ceremony or reception and can be set up in a multitude of ways. Without a dance floor, the room can seat up to 170 guests for dining. With a dance floor, the room accommodates 150 people for dining. Imagine how great a dance floor would look for you and your love to party with your closest friends!
The last room to talk about is the broadway room! It features rich navy blue and gold-trimmed cathedral ceilings, wood flooring and original chandeliers and a dream for couples to share their nuptials. Either way, every room in this place is gorgeous and ready to host a celebration.
Make it a weekend affair and enjoy all of the services this vintage hotel provides. Couples are set up with an event coordinator (either Brenda Larocca or Abbye Schmitz) that build the wedding of their dreams. Enjoy a tour of the premises as you get to know them and they get a feel for what you’re looking for! Both ladies are phenomenal and pay close attention to detail! The Inn also provides newlyweds with a complimentary luxury suite on their wedding night. The Inn also teamed up with the Roc Aesthetix Medical Spa to offer exclusives on services for their guests!
During your festivities, the team provides setup, cleanup, servers & bartenders, specialty house wine, beer and liquor, rooftop photos, amongst many other services to enhance your wedding experience. Bring in vendors of your choice or use the Inn’s carefully curated vendor list and make this place yours! A floral wall would look beautiful along with the Inn’s decor or maybe a balloon display wrapped around an entryway. The Inn offers classic decor and has updated to a more urban look, working with Chicago designer Erin McDonald Co. to achieve this!
Recently, the Inn added a variety of new wedding offerings and specials that coincide with the shift happening in the industry. They’re excited about their Elope & Celebrate offer and their Micro Wedding offer! Both packages are all-inclusive to allow for a stress-free and lavish experience for smaller, more intimate weddings for everyone! If you appreciate Rochester’s history, The Inn on Broadway is your ideal historic venue!
Let the team at The Inn on Broadway be your historic wedding venue! They’ll guide you through planning to make it stress-free and as enjoyable as possible! They’ve been doing this for a long time and are experts! They can make your event a timeless romantic experience!
If you’re obsessed with this venue as much as we are, reach out through The Inn on Broadway’s directory listing here! Also, be sure to follow all of their socials!
If you’re a creative wedding vendor who wants to join our phenomenal roster of local pros, learn how right here!