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Venues in Freehold, New Jersey,
(732) 431-3220

About Us

A historic wedding venue in Freehold, New Jersey, The American Hotel, Freehold is the ideal landmark facility for hosting memorable ceremonies and receptions. A favorable part of the New Jersey wedding industry since 2007, the historic venue is owned and operated by Steve Goldberg. Evoking the history and memories of gracious living during the 1800s, The American Hotel, Freehold exudes the right amount beauty and elegance for your wedding day celebration!

Facilities and Capacity
Couples who book The American Hotel, Freehold have the option of hosting their ceremony and/or reception in any of the venue’s three unique ballrooms: The Lennox Ballroom, The Majestic Ballroom and The Royale Ballroom. Featuring crystal chandeliers with wrought iron accents and an original gas converted fireplace with custom mantel, the exquisite Lennox Ballroom accommodates up to 100 guests. The elegant Majestic Ballroom, with its exquisite tray ceilings and beautifully crafted French doors, accommodates between 200 to 250. The multi-functional Royale Ballroom, outfitted with wrought iron windows and decorative wall panels, accommodates up to 100.

Services Offered
The American Hotel, Freehold is a full-service wedding venue with event planning and in-house catering available. They offer couples a number of wedding-related services. Options include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Lighting/sound
  • Wireless internet

The American Hotel, Freehold’s talented culinary team prides itself on providing couples with a customizable dining experience. Specializing in American cuisine, the venue’s culinary team offers the following dinner presentation offerings:

  • Buffet
  • Plated
  • Stations

A New York-style boutique hotel, The American Hotel, Freehold offers overnight accommodations in the form of 20 newly renovated hotel rooms, including deluxe and business suites. Modern amenities include the following:

  • Continental breakfast
  • Stylish, upscale room décor
  • Free domestic phone service
  • Irons and ironing boards
  • Luxurious bathrobes
  • Refrigerators
  • Coffee makers
  • Flat screen TVs
  • Pillow top beds
  • Hair dryers

Other Services
The American Hotel, Freehold offers interested couples the option of including bar services to their knot-tying celebration. Said services include the following:

  • Liquor license
  • Bartender(s)
  • Open bar
  • Cash bar
  • Limited bar
  • House wine
  • Premium liquor
  • House liquor
  • Speciality beer
  • House beer
  • Signature drink

The American Hotel, Freehold is conveniently located in downtown historic Freehold, New Jersey. Just a one hour drive to New York City, the historic venue is 20 minutes from a number of downtown New Jersey cities, such as Red Bank, Asbury and Long Branch.

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  • Our wedding took place on December 7, 2019, at the American Hotel. Joy & Jim were extremely professional, accommodating, helpful and attentive throughout the entire planning process. Our wedding day was absolutely perfect! The ceremony was beautiful, the reception was a blast- and everything went off without a hitch! We booked an appointment to look at the American Hotel for our venue about two weeks after getting engaged. We met with Joy and she was so welcoming, informative, and not pushy at all. We immediately felt comfortable with her and knew this was where we would have our wedding. We came back with our parents shortly thereafter, had dinner at the Market Yard Grille and were blown away by how wonderful the food was. Joy and Jim arranged for us to do a menu tasting along with four guests. We were set up in a private room, provided a full bar, and family style dishes. Everything was phenomenal! Every question we had was answered promptly- every request was fulfilled- and the day ... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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


    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

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Hotel, Restaurant

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered 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, Cake, Catering Services, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Plated, Stations

    What event items are available?

    Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

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