Thinking about getting married in Washington? The hotels in the DC area offer some pretty spectacular ballrooms and backdrops for your big day. We’ve rounded up 24 ways that real couples personalized these spaces around Washington for their own weddings—click through, get inspired, then use our recommended hotel venue list to start planning your own!
1. Elegant White and Gold
The Four Seasons ballroom was the perfect backdrop for Kendal and Shawn’s September wedding.
2. Easy Ivory and Green
Marlee and Aaron’s Omni Shoreham hotel wedding shows that elegant weddings can still feel relaxed.
3. Holiday Festive
4. Rustic Forest
Restoration Hardware was the inspiration behind this October wedding at the The Fairmont Hotel.
5. Fun For Fall
Justin and Nathan’s Dupont Circle Hotel wedding proves that pumpkin decor doesn’t have to feel cheesy.
6. Cherry Blossom Everything
Because you can’t do a Washington wedding round-up without cherry blossoms, we present to you Philip and Cheryl’s April nuptials.
7. Playful Orange and Pink
Lacey and Joe took color to a whole new level at their Fairmont Hotel wedding.
8. Preppy Blue and Green
Mallory and Phil brought an Eastern Shore flair to the The Hay-Adams.
9. Modern Pink and Black
Jackie and Ron hung poms in the courtyard trees at the St. Regis. We’re obsessed.
10. Sequined and Sparkly
An ice cream sandwich truck capped off this W Hotel wedding.
11. Chic and Sleek
Clean lines and contemporary touches make Brent and Alexis’s Fairmont Hotel wedding completely SMP-worthy.
12. Airy with Antique Touches
We love the way Sarah and Erkan played up their “love is a journey” theme at their Ritz-Carlton Georgetown wedding.
13. Pared Down with Pink Accents
The highlight of Nadia and Joe’s Decanter at The St. Regis wedding was definitely the cookie bar.
14. Pretty in Pastel
Pink may or may not have also featured prominently in Dana and Michael’s nuptials at The Mayflower Hotel.
15. Classic With Hits of Glitter
If you like gold sparkle, you’re going to need to see Olivia and Damon’s St. Regis wedding.
16. Downtown Cool
We’re especially enamored by the Metro-themed wedding invitations at this modern W Hotel wedding.
17. Every Shade of Fall
The jewel tones are pretty unbelievable at this Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner wedding.
18. Winter Traditional
Jayne and Matthew focused on shades of ivory, amber, and gold for their Jefferson Hotel wedding.
19. Funky Teal and Lime
Submerged buds and floating candles steal the centerpiece spotlight at this Hotel Monaco wedding.
20. Timeless Ballroom
We love the around-the-dance-floor table formation at this Four Seasons wedding.
21. With Purple Uplighting
We’re craving candy after revisiting this Park Hyatt wedding.
22. Great Gatsby Meets Middle East
Not only can it be done, it can be done beautifully.
23. With an Ombré Petal Aisle
Which is just the beginning of the beauty from this stunning Persian wedding at The Fairmont Hotel.
24. With a View of the Washington Monument in the Background
Click through to Lauren and William’s wedding to see where they got this shot.
Find the Washington-area hotel that’s right for your celebration with our list of reccomended venues.