Newport, Rhode Island (PRWEB) June 19, 2015
The historic Hotel Viking, overlooking the seaside town on Newport, Rhode Island, is the ideal setting for an elegant and effortless destination wedding. From pre-parties and pampering to the ceremony and reception, Hotel Viking offers distinctive locations, special wedding packages, and a dedicated event team that works closely with the couple to ensure the couples wedding dreams come true. For more information, call 401-848-4800 or email weddings(at)hotelviking(dot)com or visit http://www.hotelviking.com.
To prepare for their pending nuptials, brides can easily do everything from the comfort of Hotel Viking. Prior to saying “I Do”, the bridal party can enjoy a day of pampering at SpaFjor, which offers nail services, make-up, hair styling, massages and more. Details of the wedding can be discussed during afternoon tea, served daily at Hotel Viking from 2pm until 4pm, for $17.95 per person. And on the big day, the 1,200 square foot Breakers Suite makes an ideal bridal suite where the bride can prepare for her walk down the aisle. Summer room rates for the Breakers Suite start at $1,400 per night.
Grooms wanting to celebrate their last night as a bachelor have options from sports to spirits. Spirits & Stogies night makes planning a party effortless. Held during the summer at Top of Newport, the hotel’s rooftop lounge, Spirits & Stogies, $45 per person, is held Wednesdays and pairs cigars with spirits and chef-selected food pairings. During non-summer months, the hotel can arrange private wine, whisky, and cigar pairings. For grooms wanting to celebrate their team spirit, Hotel Viking can arrange tennis matches at the International Tennis Hall of Fame or a sailing excursion with America’s Cup Sailing Team. For additional ideas including a brewery tour, couples can consult with Hotel Viking’s wedding team.
For the ceremony, Hotel Viking offers indoor and outdoor settings. Located adjacent to Hotel Viking, the historic Kay Chapel is a non-denominational petite church that seats 225 guests. Couples can also say “I Do” in the courtyard garden of Hotel Viking, which seats 60 guests. The rental fee for the Kay Chapel is $1,500 and the courtyard garden is $450 per event.
To celebrate the nuptials, Hotel Viking offers four spectacular spaces including the outdoor courtyard garden, the Top of Newport, and two spacious ballrooms. Hotel Viking offers four choices for a reception package from the Classic which starts at $109 per guest and includes a one-hour open beer and wine bar, cheese table during the cocktail hour, champagne toast, three course plated dinner, wedding cake as well as linens. The Silver package, at $135 per guest, adds more details including passed hors d’oeuvres. The Gold Package, $155 per guest, offers even more decadence including a one-hour premium brand bar, four-course plated dinner and more. Couples can also choose the Create Your Own Dream Wedding Package, which allows them to mix and match offerings. All wedding packages include a five-hour rental of the ballroom with a separate location or the cocktail hour, complimentary food tasting for four, cake-cutting, bartender fees, dance floor and Suite accommodations for the wedding couple the night of the wedding.
Hotel Viking’s team of wedding professionals are seasoned experts at wedding planning and executing every detail. They work closely with the couple to meet specific space needs, menu requirements, timing and budget. For more information, call 401-848-4800 or email weddings(at)hotelviking(dot)com or visit http://www.hotelviking.com.
About Hotel Viking:
Hotel Viking, a member of the Historic Hotels of America, is located at One Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. Hotel Viking offers 209 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites. With more than 13,000 square feet of event space, including two ballrooms, boardrooms and private meeting space, Hotel Viking easily accommodates groups and weddings large and intimate. Hotel Viking’s culinary experiences include the award-winning One Bellevue, which offers three meals and Afternoon Tea daily, indoor and patio dining, as well as a bar and lounge. Top of Newport is Hotel Viking’s seasonal roof top lounge offering live entertainment and special events and menus. The hotel’s full-service spa features a selection of massage and skin treatments. Additional amenities include an indoor heated pool, fitness center, courtyard and the historic Newport Kay Chapel. Hotel Viking is a 30-minute drive from TJ Green Airport (27 miles) in Providence and the Providence Train Station, and is driving distance from Boston (70 miles) and New York City (170 miles). For information, please contact Hotel Viking 401-847-3300 or visit online at http://www.hotelviking.com. Be social at http://www.facebook.com/HotelViking and http://www.twitter.com/HotelViking.
About Pyramid Resort Group:
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