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Venues in West Orange, NJ,
(973) 736-3240

About Us

The Wilshire is a glamorous hotel and banquet hall venue that is located in West Orange, New Jersey. This venue boasts stunning ballrooms, 89 guest suites, ceremony gardens, outdoor areas, and an onsite restaurant. With ample space, The Wilshire is an ideal spot for rehearsal dinners, after-parties, and more. Their staff goes above and beyond to ensure the comfort of their guests, offering things like complementary LED lighting and the option of open bars.

Facilities and Capacity

This hotel boasts a comprehensive selection of refined event spaces to accommodate a range of special wedding celebrations. From cocktail hours on romantically lit patios to receptions held under glittering chandeliers, The Wilshire has a place to suit every wedding function. Newly renovated ballrooms set the stage for both large, extravagant occasions and intimate affairs. Couples can choose between the Grand Ballroom, Tuscany Ballroom, or modern Loft at 350, all featuring dance floors and tasteful interior design and decor. The Wine Cellar, the Garden Room, and the Regency Room are additional options for distinguished wedding events, featuring both indoor and outdoor areas. The hotel’s various outdoor spaces showcase beautifully maintained gardens, waterfalls, and fireplaces. Luxurious get-ready suites, wheelchair-accessible facilities, and onsite parking areas are other notable features of this venue.

Services Offered

The team of professionals at The Wilshire strives to provide couples with an all-inclusive wedding destination. Guests can take advantage of a multitude of event resources like comprehensive catering options and services that see to essential wedding preparations. A wide selection of event rental items are available, ranging from rich furnishings and audiovisual equipment to luxe decor and a premier photo booth. The Wilshire staff also aims to take care of any matters involving each event’s setup and teardown. Couples booking at this venue are sure to find that almost every essential wedding day detail is tended to by the hotel’s experienced personnel.


Extensive catering services cover all necessary dining and drinking requirements. The Wilshire culinary team welcomes specific requests to tailor wedding menus to suit each couple. A variety of service formats are available, from buffet and serving stations to formal sit-down dinners. Some of the services included in their catering packages include:

  • Tastings
  • Bartenders and wait staff
  • Hors d' oeuvres
  • Desserts, wedding cake, and cake-cutting services
  • House, premium, and signature beverage options
  • Innovative drink stations and displays
  • A choice of cash or open bars


Couples and their guests requiring overnight accommodation can choose one of The Wilshire’s 89 guest suites. Fully equipped with modern comforts and conveniences, each room boasts on-trend design and luxurious amenities. Accommodations include pet-friendly options so that no special guests are left out.

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  • I would love to call this venue a hidden gem. My husband and I wound up switching venues due to Covid restrictions a month before our wedding date and we are extremely happy and pleased with everything. We worked with Travis and from the moment we toured he supported us all the way. He was super calm, supportive and very responsive. My bridal attendant was Amanda and she was super helpful throughout the day she made sure that the room my girls and I got ready in was stocked with all types of drinks and checked with me in every detail from all my signs I made to if we needed anything. She even helped pack everything up and made sure it was in our suite by the end of the night. Junior was our maître d’ for the evening and throughout the night made sure everything ran as smooth as possible. From the outside you would not believe how big the place is on the inside. We were able to have ceremony, cocktail, and reception in three different rooms. We also wanted to be somewhat traditiona... 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?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, 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, Specialty Beer, Specialty 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, Garden, Historic Building, Hotel, Loft, Restaurant

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, 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, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

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

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents

    What food and beverage items are available?

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

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

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

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, December

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