A Waldorf Wedding

With personalized menus, a ballroom jeweled with chandeliers, and staff dedicated to making your luxury wedding in Chicago exactly as you imagined, deciding where to start your life together is simple.

Your perfect venue

Discover our ballroom and event spaces influenced by literary legends and 1920s Paris. Host your ceremony in inviting reception spaces or take memorable "first look" photos surrounded by bold artwork and architecture.


Located on the east end of our fifth floor, Say "I do" alongside handcrafted details.

  • Jeweled chandeliers
  • Silk-covered walls
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with custom drapes
  • Intimate outdoor terrace 

Size: 2,294 sq. ft.

Capacity: 160

Hemingway Salon

This elegant ballroom makes you feel as though you’ve stepped into an era long ago.

  • Dramatic chandeliers
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • European-style courtyard views

Size: 924 sq. ft.

Capacity: 70-125


Your wedding menu should reflect your personal style as much as every other meticulously planned detail. For this reason, we invite you to sit with our Executive Chef and create one-of-a-kind cuisine for your special day.

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Menu Planning & Tasting

We offer complimentary menu tasting for four people. Our Catering Manager assists you in customizing and tailoring your wedding menu to your exact preferences.

your wedding cake

Our award-winning Pastry Chef works with you to customize every aspect of your cake. From buttercream and fondant to Pastillage flowers — nothing is beyond our creativity.



Host your luxury Chicago wedding with us and enjoy customized packages with personalized service.


We make your day effortless with on-site amenities and luxury extras. Find everything for you, your bridal party, and your guests all under one roof.


Your Waldorf Astoria Chicago Wedding includes ten guest rooms per night – each with deep soaking tubs, spacious seating areas, private bars, and complimentary WiFi.

Rooms & Suites


Wellness at the Waldorf is all about you. Organize a private, fully customized event for you and your wedding party or pamper in total privacy with in-room treatments.



Our space is an ideal setting for private rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, post-wedding brunches, and more. Inquire with our wedding experts about event options.

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