Regarded as the most scenic wedding location in Bellingham, Hotel Bellwether is a premier waterfront destination venue in the Pacific Northwest. With event spaces for small intimate gatherings, to large parties of up to 300 guests, we can host your perfect day on the bay.
Q & A with Hotel Bellwether
Tell us a little bit about the Hotel Bellwether.
The Hotel Bellwether is set on the edge of pristine Bellingham Bay and is one of the top luxury hotels in the Pacific Northwest – recently voted the #1 Luxury Hotel on Evening Magazine's Best of the Northwest. The views to the west are spectacular, affording glorious sunsets, luxury yacht and sailboat activity, plus the wonderful smell of the fresh sea air resonates within your soul and enlivens your senses. Surrounded by the sea, marina and numerous parks, Hotel Bellwether is more akin with a romantic resort getaway than an urban hotel. Within the Bellwether complex you will discover numerous restaurants, a salon, two spas with an impressive selection of soothing massage options, wellness services and several float therapy chambers.
Tell us about your wedding venue.
Hotel Bellwether is your premier waterfront destination of all Bellingham wedding venues – no ferries required! Our property boasts breathtaking panoramic views of Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the distant Olympic Mountain Range. We offer customized menu options and a variety of spaces including our waterside terrace and elegant ballroom providing the perfect unique setting for your guests. No matter the size of your event, our staff will orchestrate the day of your dreams, ensuring it will be everything you imagined. All you have to say is – “I do!”
What makes weddings at Hotel Bellwether memorable?
The Hotel Bellwether offers a variety of comfortable intimate event spaces to compliment your wedding. The Admiral Room and Garden Room have breathtaking views of Bellingham Bay that overlooks the Waterside Terrace, a perfect place for an outdoor ceremony. The Compass Room evokes the elegant charm of a European lounge and can seat up to 30 guests banquet style, or accommodate up to 40 guests reception style. For larger events, the Bellwether Ballroom provides unmatched views of the San Juan Islands. You and your guests will enjoy the culinary talent from the Lighthouse Bar & Grill while watching sail boats glide across Bellingham Bay.
Tell us a bit about your accomodations?
The Hotel Bellwether offers their guests luxurious accommodations, first-class amenities and services styled after a fine European Hotel. Once you step through the doors you can leave your worries behind. The professional staff members are eager to serve all your needs from a comfortable bed to amazing meals and ensure you a wonderful Pacific Northwest experience.