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The Kensington Hotel on State Street

3500 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI, MI
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(734) 761-1799

About Us

The Kensington Hotel on State Street is a full-service hotel and wedding venue located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This venue offers elegance and fine amenities for weddings of any style or size. From the picturesque courtyards and outdoor terrace to the beautifully appointed ballroom and guest suites, the hotel is an idyllic place to host your big day. Their helpful staff is dedicated to providing unequivocal service and attention to detail with every wedding experience.

Facilities and Capacity

This hotel features both indoor and outdoor event spaces to assist in making couples’ wedding visions realities. They offer an open-air courtyard with gardens and a secluded terrace to host wedding ceremonies of up to 50 guests. These outdoor spaces provide a picturesque landscape for wedding photos, and the hotel supplies white garden chairs for guests. The venue also has a spacious ballroom to host an unforgettable wedding reception. The ballroom features rich interiors and an open floor plan to accommodate parties of varying sizes. Couples will have access to the bridal salon prior to the ceremony and throughout their big day. All venue spaces can be customized with clients’ own decor and florals to suit their wedding style.

Services Offered

The Kensington Hotel on State Street team works hard to make every couple’s wedding a once-in-a-lifetime experience. When choosing this venue for your big day, you’ll collaborate with the event staff to determine a wedding timeline and custom menu that suits your personal style. You’ll also have access to full-service wedding planning and catering options to ensure a day that’s as seamless as possible. To help eliminate pre-wedding nerves or relax after the event, spa services are available for the wedding party or the couple throughout the wedding weekend. Additional services and items included in the hotel’s wedding packages include the following:

  • Cake-cutting service
  • Coffee and tea service after dinner
  • Complimentary menu tasting
  • Five-hour premium bar service
  • Chair covers and sashes


The Kensington Hotel on State Street boasts over 200 rooms and suites for couples and their loved ones to enjoy. All guests receive complimentary in-room WiFi and access to the premium fitness center and spa. In addition, the couple will receive champagne and chocolate strawberries in their room for the wedding night.


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  • I had my wedding at The Kensington Hotel and it was absolutely perfect! The venue was so beautiful and we knew immediately when we visited it for the first time two years ago that we wanted to get married there. It was very versatile and had many great spots to take photos and rooms to get ready in. It was also convenient for our guests to stay at the hotel and made things easier for them. The food and bar was also great and the staff was very friendly and polite. Our wedding was planned for 2020 and we had to postpone it to 2021. They were really flexible with us and made it easy for us to change our date. Throughout the process, we met with Leah a few times virtually and she answered all of our questions and helped make sure we were following the current guidelines and restrictions. It was cold and rainy on our wedding day, so we decided to move our ceremony indoors and she made the ceremony space look amazing! When I saw how everything looked, I was happy with getting married in... Read more

    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?

    $ 1,000.00

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

    $ 750.00

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


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

    $ 1,000.00

    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?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

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

    Cake Cutting

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

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    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, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, 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, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

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