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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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  • I don’t even know where to begin on how awesome the American Hotel was for our wedding on March 30th, 2019. From start to finish Joy and Jim were there every step of the way as far as all the planning, tastings, all the little details and my million emails and questions. Wedding planning can be so stressful but joy and Jim are both so on top of everything that we felt so taken care of there. We were able to book out the rooms in the hotel for our guests and having everything in one place (ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, hotel room) was a huge plus and made the whole day even more stress free. And a huge plus for me was that they only hold one wedding at a time so your truly feel taken care of. Also this made it so that the ceremony, cocktail hour and reception were all in separate rooms and didn’t need to be turned over for different parts of the day. We also were lucky to have beautiful weather and were able to open up the patio for our cocktail hour and thru out the wedding.... Read more

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    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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