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Venues in Oxon Hill, MD,
(240) 493-1019

About Us

Harborside Hotel is a wedding venue located just outside of the nation’s capital in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Surrounded by some of the most dazzling and famous sites in the country, this venue offers an unforgettable visit for couples and their guests. Nearby attractions include the National Mall, the Smithsonian, the MGM, and Old Town Alexandria, whose cobblestone streets take visitors back through the history of the area. This grand hotel, overlooking the National Habor, is a beautiful, spacious, and historic place to tie the knot.

Facilities and Capacity
The Harborside Hotel provides a variety of event spaces that couples can tailor to their tastes and guest list sizes. The 6,100-square-foot Harborside Ballroom can seat up to 400 people, making it ideal for large receptions. It can also be divided into smaller sections for more intimate ceremonies and receptions. The Sky Room boasts plenty of natural light, which streams in through its large windows, and seats up to 100 people. The cozy and sleek Atrium can accommodate up to 80 people in banquet style tables. These rooms all come with tables and chairs, linens, and lighting that can be customized to match each couples’ decorations. They can also be used for engagement parties, showers, and rehearsal dinners.

Services Offered
A diverse catering menu makes this venue an excellent choice for hosting a reception dinner. Executive Chef Moustafa Elakel sources ingredients locally to create classic American dishes with a peppering of spices and flavors to make them unique and satisfying. Chef Moustafa has more than 18 years of experience in the industry and was trained at Le Cordon Bleu. His extensive catering menus include fares from all over the world, and can be customized from buffets to plated dinners. Craft cocktails can be provided for the cocktail hour and reception, or guests can choose from a carefully curated wine and beer selection. Accommodations are also available on-site, as the hotel offers 194 modern and comfortable rooms and suites. Couples can also stay in the Luxury King Suite or the H-Loft Suite, which features a large living area and spectacular views of the harbor. Other amenities include free parking for guests, shuttle services, and a fitness center.

Margaret Magnaye

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  • We booked Harborside as our venue back in February 2020 –BEFORE everything shut down due to COVID-19. We chose this place because it hadall the accommodations we were looking for: location (close to DCA airport,minutes away from the church), lodging, catering, and free parking. Given the pricesfor the National Harbor/Washington DC area, we found the value to be a steal. Our original wedding size was around 220 and ourvenue/catering budget to be $15K. To our delight, our initial quote for roomrental, catering, and bar service was right around $13K. We were all set until everything shut down due to COVID March 2020. Like many other couples, we weren’t sure what would come ofour wedding in November. By July, we decided to scale back our guest list to50 people. We remained in close communication with the director of catering at Harborside, Nina Salahadin, who was always excellent at keeping an open line of communication with us about the county guidelines that impacted our reception... Read more

    responded with the following comments.

    Hi Margaret, Thank you so much for a great review of your special day with us at Harborside Hotel. It was a pleasure working with you and your family during the pandemic with restrictions from county guidelines. The wedding was so beautiful, memorable experience. Nina

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 7,500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 7,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 750.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 25.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?


    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor

    What event items are available?

    Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, November, December

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