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​At The American Hotel Banquet Room we aspire to offer the Virginia wedding of your dreams in a straightforward and elegant style that you desire. Our Virginia banquet hall is located in the heart of the historic downtown wharf area of Staunton Virginia, thirty minutes west of Charlottesville, and thirty minutes South of Harrisonburg, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Offering an inviting atmosphere, our mid 19th century graceful design features dramatic chandelier lighting with exquisite hardwood floors, and rustic decor that was recently renovated. The Banquet Room hosts a year round uniquely beautiful site for rehearsal dinners, weddings, receptions, anniversaries, engagement parties, bridal showers, civic events, family reunions and business events.

We believe every wedding should be as unique as the happy couple with whom we celebrate. Bride and Groom may enter from our cobblestone grand entrance. The American Hotel Banquet Room provides numerous indoor and outdoor photographic sites including sites related to the historic Staunton Train Station.

We have room for a seated reception accommodating 200 with additional room for a bar, candy bar, cake table, gift table, dance floor, along with space for your band or DJ. Ample parking exists around The American Hotel along with additional parking in our two story garage. Caterers enjoy the use of our large prep room, counter space, and a shelved cooler. You may use any Caterer of your choice.

For all Weddings, Parties, Fund Raisers, and Large Events on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, we do not limit your use of The Banquet Room to a four hour or five hour block of time, The Banquet Room is available at 9:00 am until midnight that evening. On Holidays and some Special Events The Banquet Room is available for a later time.

The Banquet Room provides a variety of affordable packages for your special event. Small to large, beautifully simple to extravagantly elegant, The Banquet Room is ideal for a traditional or themed wedding. The Banquet Room provides a lovely setting, unparalleled customer service, and exceptional attention to detail at an extraordinary modest price.  

Let us become your home-away-from-home on your special day and treat your guests to an experience they'll never forget. It's your big day, make it special.

Additionally, The American Hotel Banquet room offers space for meetings and other events of various sizes from 10 to 200 people.  We now offer events over 200 to 240 people using two rooms and an onsite caterer. We offer extremely affordable rates and additional discounts for midweek events. Weddings and Things Catering is available on premises, however we are willing to work with any caterer for events under 200 guests.. 

American Hotel Banquet Room Rental Rates for 2019

Combination Wedding and Friday Decorating/Rehearsal Dinner includes tables and chairs. 
                                                     2019 Pricing
Wedding & Rehearsal Dinner            $2800.00
Wedding & 2nd day for Decorating    $2600.00             

All Weddings and Rehearsal Dinners

                                                      2019 Pricing
Including tables and chairs Fri or Sat. $2185.00
Including tables and chairs Sunday.    $1650.00
Including tables and chairs Mon-Thur  $1450.00

Business Meetings including tables and chairs 101-200 people

                                    2019 Pricing
Friday or Saturday          $2185.00
Monday- Thursday          $1650.00

Business Meetings including tables and chairs 51 to 100 people

                                  2019 Pricing
Saturday                      $2185.00
Friday                          $1000.00
Monday- Thursday        $800.00

Business Meetings up to 50 people including tables and chairs

                                 2019 Pricing
Saturday                     $2185.00
Friday                         $750.00
Monday – Thursday      $600.00

Meeting Room (can accommodate up to 25) $350.00 

Second Floor Landing  
available only on Friday Evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays   $150.00

Cleanup Fee or Security Deposit
Cleanup Fee of  $195.00 : Full details explained  when you visit. 

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