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Venues in Mendenhall, Pennsylvania,
(610) 388-2100

About Us

Mendenhall Inn is an elegant hotel wedding venue in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania that serves couples in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. With two spacious ballrooms and a beautiful outdoor patio, the luxurious inn is perfect for rustic and classic gatherings with sophisticated flair. At this restaurant and hotel wedding venue, expect top-notch service and elegance that will enchant your guests.

Facilities and Capacity
The venue can host indoor and uncovered outdoor gatherings for up to 275 guests. The Grand Ballroom features decorative ceilings, a massive chandelier and a stunning spiral staircase. The Gold Ballroom, which has an outdoor patio, is embellished with multiple vintage chandeliers. From the fountain to the railroad tracks, Mendenhall Inn has ample opportunities for wedding photographs.

Services Offered
The staff at Mendenhall Inn is ready to accommodate all of your needs. Through a range of services and all-inclusive wedding packages, they will ensure that every last detail is put into place. Their services include:

  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals


Cuisine
As a restaurant, Mendenhall Inn has an executive chef and catering team that provides white glove service and delicious menu items, including cake and dessert. They promise to delight both you and your guests. Serving styles include buffet, plated, stations, hors d'oeuvres and dessert. Cuisine options include:

  • American
  • Gluten-free
  • Lactose-free
  • Nut-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Accommodation
The hotel wedding venue has overnight accommodations available. Their packages include options for dinner, breakfast buffet and admission to local tourist attractions. Couples and guests will love the old-world hospitality at the inn.

Other Facilities
Before the festivities, your wedding party can prepare in the bridal suite. Guests may also utilize the wheelchair access and on-site parking.

Other Services
Mendenhall Inn can host your engagement party, bridal shower, ceremony and reception. The team also provides additional services, including:

  • Bartenders
  • Signature drink
  • Champagne toast
  • Cash bar
  • Open bar
  • Limited bar
  • Barware
  • Flatware
  • China
  • Glassware
  • Linens


History
In 1917, the farm that is now Mendenhall Inn was owned by Pierre DuPont. He also purchased the surrounding properties. Soon after, the Millhous Brothers bought the farm and turned it into a feed store. The barn was turned into a restaurant in 1968, then purchased by its current owners in 1982. In 1990, a 70-room hotel was added by the Hionis family. The Grand Ballroom was built in 1994, while the original Gold Ballroom was renovated in 2006.

Location
Mendenhall Inn is 32 minutes from downtown Philadelphia and Philadelphia International Airport. It is 60 minutes from Lancaster, 60 minutes from Reading and 21 minutes from Wilmington, Delaware.


Monica

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5 out of 5
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  • Beautiful venue! Dottie was friendly and walked us through the venue and talkes us through the entire process of what our wedding will be like. I can't wait to get married at Mendenhall!!

    responded with the following comments.

    Thank you so much Monica! We are Looking forward to planning the Wedding of your Dreams with you and your fiance!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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

    No

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

    No

    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), Wedding Cake

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

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

    280

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    9

    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Hotel, Restaurant

    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, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

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

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

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

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March



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