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The elegant Hartness House Estates is the perfect destination for your affordable Vermont wedding and reception. The Hartness House Inn is a wedding inn offering a wide variety of inexpensive Vermont wedding packages for all budgets. Our wedding packages include everything you need for a traditional wedding and reception. Simple weddings, just make a reservation and our wedding planners will work with you to do all the rest.

From our budget-friendly, affordable wedding packages to our all inclusive deluxe wedding package, the romantic Hartness House Inn offers a wide variety of wedding packages for all budgets. As one of the largest wedding inns in New England, we can offer the inexpensive, lowest cost weddings for a premiere wedding site. We make it easy for you with our facilities-inclusive country wedding packages that include everything you need for a traditional wedding. Our budget wedding packages include all the facilities fees -- there are no additional extra rental costs. Our wedding planners will help to keep your wedding on budget.

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The Hartness House Inn was built in 1904 and was the home of wealthy industrialist and former Governor of Vermont, James Hartness. The Inn offers 40 rooms and suites, an award-winning international and New England cuisine restaurant and tavern, a ballroom and reception hall, private spa.

Outdoors, there is an outdoor Garden Pavilion with chandeliers and dance floor, wedding garden with large Euro-styled fountain, column pergola, and sweeping lawns perfect for an outdoor wedding ceremony. The Hartness Estate covers over 50 acres of woodlands, brooks, and nature trails.

The Hartness House Inn is centrally located between Boston, New York Albany and Montreal on the Vermont and New Hampshire border. The Inn is just a short drive from Hartford, CT Bradley Airport, and Manchester Airport in New Hampshire.

The Hartness House Inn is New England's popular wedding venue for your weekend destination wedding. We offer affordable accommodations, on-site catering and indoor wedding reception facilities for over 100 and an outdoor pavilion suitable hosting wedding receptions for over 200. The Estate offers privacy and many picturesque locations.

Wedding Discount Special

Familiarization Visit and Discount Coupon

Selecting the right wedding and reception venue is an important decision. Most brides don't want to make this decision based on pretty web site pictures.

That's why we offer the Familiarization Visit Special to visit our wedding venue, look around, get acquainted, and get any questions answered. For just $129, plus taxes, your partner and you can enjoy a full dinner in our restaurant, stay overnight, and enjoy our country-style breakfast the next morning. Meet with one of wedding planners who can explain our affordable wedding packages, our choices for wedding ceremony and receptions locations, and ideas to make your wedding more memorable. Wow, that less than half the cost of our B&B packages - what a great deal.

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Wedding Discount Coupon

And now we offer a special discount for our wedding couples that visit. Reserve a wedding date during your Familiarization Visit and we give you a $150 discount coupon that you can apply towards your final wedding payment.

Why do we do this? For two reasons that you will find important --

-- We would like to give you the opportunity to see and get acquainted with our wedding venue in an enjoyable and leisurely way. We think that you will agree that the Hartness House is one of the finest Vermont wedding locations. Moreover, if you do not agree, while in Vermont you can visit other wedding venues for comparison.

-- And most importantly, the Hartness House prides itself on being the most affordable major Vermont wedding location. When you compare our prices, you will see the substantial savings. Our food and beverage prices are the lowest compared to our competitors. For example, our premium cocktails are $5 and $6 compare to elsewhere $8 and $10. We offer midweek wedding packages discounts -- you won't find that elsewhere. We don't charge a facilities fee with any of our wedding packages -- what can you do with the $2,500 to $5,000 you just saved? Want to host an outdoor wedding? Tent and outdoor accessories for a wedding can easily run $8,000 to more than $10,000. Our Garden Pavilion is a year-round structural tent with chandelier lighting, a dance floor, a stage, hard deck, fully covered walkways, and all table, chairs and linens for 200 wedding guest -- all included in wedding packages. Wow, find someone that can beat that.

Call us today at 802-885-2115 to arrange a Familiarization Visit

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The Bed & Breakfast -

Called by many the quintessential Bed & breakfast inn Vermont, the Inn is beautifully decorated in a Victorian period style. It features a spacious, three-story spiral staircase, ornate wood paneled walls, coffered-beamed ceilings, fireplaces, oak floors, and antique touches throughout.

Each of the rooms is individually decorated and fully furnished. All rooms feature private baths, individual temperature controls, digital telephones with voice mail, color TVs. Outside the rooms, is a hospitality table offering snacks, treats, and coffee and tea service.

The Inn offers many indoor and outdoor picturesque settings for your wedding photography.


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The Dining -

Our restaurant is elegantly decorated with real fieldstone walls, a fireplace, and large windows open to the manicured grounds. The tables are covered in linen tablecloths and feature elegant chargers, fine stemware, and candles.

Our elope wedding couples are given a cozy and private table. Your elope reception dinner is expertly prepared by our award-winning chef featuring our regional specialties. And what wedding would be complete without our finishing touch - a Wedding Cake.

All wedding packages include a celebratory champagne wedding toast.


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The Reception Venue -

Our Victorian Ballroom features comfortable, air-conditioned seating for 100 with comfortable round tables and a spacious head table.

Music and dancing can be accommodated in the Ballroom or in an adjoining room. Catering for the reception is handled by our award-winning restaurant staff. Wedding reception catering and menu options are detailed in our Wedding Planner Guide.

Outdoor wedding ceremony and receptions can accommodate up to 250 on our private, secluded landscaped lawns. Our attractive Wedding Garden features a large water fountain and vine-covered pergola columns.


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The Ceremony -

You have a choice to hold your bridal ceremony indoors or outdoors. Indoors, we offer the Library with its Grand Fireplace, wood paneling, coffered ceilings, and Arch Columned Windows, it makes the perfect private wedding chapel.

We have a particularly romantic Garden House available for warm weather ceremonies. An especially picturesque landscaped Wedding Garden is also available and features a large three level fountain and a twelve column pergola.

We can assist you with your selection of a civil Justice-of-the-Peace or denominational minister or priest.


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A Private Spa -

We offer our wedding couple a unique and romantic spa package that includes the use of our private Avera Spa. The Avera Spa is a private couples-only spa suite.

It features an oversized mineral whirlpool, a Finnish cedar-lined steam Sauna room, a heated massage table with massage oils, an infra-red heat therapy Oak Sauna, an unique standing sun tanning area, Shiatsu massage chair, mini bar and wine center, and a home theater system with a Plasma TV.

Most wedding couples use our private spa upon arrival to unwind and rejuvenate, and once prior to departure to celebrate their matrimony. The Avera spa is ideal for the bride, bridesmaid, and mothers to relax prior to the big event.


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Your Bridal Suite -

Celebrate your honeymoon weekend in one of special rooms and suites.

Reserve your wedding package early and you can be upgraded to our Governors Suite complete with a separate sitting room with a home theater system and fireplace, a private bath with whirlpool, and a separate bedroom chamber with a Queen-sized canopy bed and antique make-up desk and mirror.




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Champagne Breakfast in Bed -

We think of all the special touches for you. What's better than a private in your room Champagne Breakfast in Bed following your honeymoon night.

Our signature Champagne Breakfast in Bed includes a perfectly chilled bottle of champagne, freshly baked Blueberry Crumb muffins, fresh Strawberries and Cream, orange juice or make your own Mimosas, a choice of: Almond Crusted French Toast with genuine Vermont Maple Syrup, Smoked Salmon with Herbs Omelet, or the classic favorite Eggs Benedict. Your breakfast also includes a choice of French Press Coffee-shop style coffee or specialty tea and a newspaper.



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Our Affordable Wedding Packages -

We offer a complete range of affordable Wedding packages: from value budget packages to all-inclusive luxury wedding packages. Our inexpensive packages combine the most sought after features in easy to compare and value-saving packages. Our Wedding packages make it easy to ensure you have all the wedding options that you need and save you time by having us do all the work of arranging your special weekend. Our Wedding packages guarantee your the best value at the most unforgettable wedding destination.

We encourage your to visit us, compare our prices and offerings, and compare us to our competitors -- you will see why we offer the best affordable value in Vermont weddings.

Visit our Vermont wedding site with our Familiarization Visit special.


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Affordable Wedding Package

All the traditional wedding elements at a budget pleasing price.

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Vermont Country Wedding Package

Our most popular all-inclusive package -- all the frills and none of the hassles.

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Deluxe White Glove Wedding Package

Our ultimate wedding package - includes open bar and dinner wine service.

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Our Facilities

See the inside of the Hartness House Inn.

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Our Dining

Check out our restaurant, banquet room, tavern and restaurant menu.

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Our Accommodations

Take a tour of our bed & breakfast style rooms. We offer over 40 rooms if you would like to invite friends and family.

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A romantic Vermont bed & breakfast for wedding packages, wedding location, reception venue, and elopement weddings.
Offers 40 rooms, a restaurant, a ballroom, spa, outdoor Garden Pavilion and wedding gardens set on 50 acres of woodlands.
30 Orchard Street