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Looking for a waterfront venue by the Charles River or modern hotel venue with lots of room for your large wedding, Cambridge has plenty of gorgeous venue options to choose from. 

Researching for your dream venue can be a daunting task.  Your venue will take about 40% to 50% of your wedding budget, so taking the time to research and book the right one is certainly a great idea. To help you choose the perfect venue for your big day, we have curated a list of the top 10 wedding venues in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Do you wish to have a wedding on a cruise along The Charles River and Boston Harbor? Charles Riverboat Company has five different classic vessels that can accommodate between 6-140 guests. The company offers many different options with full bars, custom catering menus, and more. They offer a package that includes a DJ, bar service, gourmet passed-appetizers and personalized menus, glassware, flower centerpieces, bartenders, and an event planner.

Address: 100 Cambridgeside Pl, Cambridge, MA 02141

Phone: (617) 621-3001

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Le Meridien Boston Cambridge is a luxury hotel that offers space for weddings and events. The hotel has ten different event spaces, with the largest space offering a maximum capacity of 280 guests. You can also pick the rooftop garden space for an outdoor ceremony. You will receive a customized menu, event planner, pre-function preparation area, AV equipment with technicians, chairs, linens, wait staff, and more. Fill out a form, and you can personalize the planning and preparation process.

Address: 20 Sidney St Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: (617) 577-0200

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Boston Marriott Cambridge is a signature hotel with exclusive amenities, including wedding spaces. There are twelve event spaces here. The maximum capacity of the largest space is 1400 guests. If you are looking for a modernistic venue, choose the ballroom with custom chandeliers. You can also choose the outdoor rooftop garden overlooking Kendall Square. The team offers a certified wedding planner to manage your timeline.

Address: 50 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02142

Phone: (617) 494-6600

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Kimpton Marlowe Hotel is an upscale venue with both indoor and outdoor spaces for the wedding. The spaces can include 200 guests maximum. You can also book the Lechmere Canal Park for the ceremony and shift to the hotel courtyard for a cocktail reception. The wedding package includes three-course dinner or buffet stations. You can also custom-design your wedding cake. You can add snacks like wasabi peas, mini sandwiches, milkshakes, Cape Cod chips, and more for late-night ceremonies. The package also includes a post-wedding farewell buffet for breakfast.

Address: 25 Edwin H Land Blvd Cambridge, MA 02141

Phone: (617) 868-8000

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The Charles Hotel has 18,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor spaces for your wedding. The wedding package includes audio-visual equipment, in-house catering, and lodging services, and you can add bar and bartender services to your package. For the wedding meal, you can pick plated dinner or buffet. You can choose a waffle station, nacho bar, coffee station, and more for late-night events.

Address: 1 Bennett St Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone: (617) 864-1200

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Cambridge Masonic Temple has been a wedding venue since 1910. The site offers Endicott Hall for your ceremony, Carr Banquet Hall for the reception, and a Club suite for the party. You can choose a caterer of your choice and use the Davis Banquet Kitchen for preparation. The venue package includes tables, chairs, a sound system, wireless mics, parking spaces, and an event manager.

Address: 1950 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02140

Phone: (617) 354-1336

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Royal Sonesta Boston offers four grand venues for weddings – Grand Ballroom, Longfellow Ballroom, Riverside Terrace, and Riverfront. You can also host minimonies with less than 25 guests, and this package includes photography, passed hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, newlywed suite, and more. You can also add services like cake, music, videography, extended hours, floral arrangement, and more.

Address: 40 Edwin Land Blvd Cambridge, MA 02142

Phone: (617) 723-1488

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Contact : Cherie

The wedding package at Hyatt includes full wedding planning, catering, and grand space. There are three wedding spaces for you to choose from for your ceremony. The team will take care of a personalized seating plan, dance floor set-up, parking, and customized cake. You can add other services to your package, including entertainment, floral decoration, officiates, photographers, videographers, and more.  

Address: 575 Memorial Dr Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: (617) 492-1234

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Hampshire House offers four wedding packages. The Classic package offers five passed hors d’oeuvres, a one-hour open bar, toast, menu, wine with dinner, wedding cake, coffee or tea, complimentary candles, seasonal bud vases, linens, and a coat check service. The Traditional package includes seven hors d’oeuvres, a one-hour open bar, toast, dinner, customized wedding cake, coffee and tea, and other elements of the Classic package. The Elegant package is similar to the Traditional pack but adds a specialty station and two carving stations. The Grand package offers everything in the Elegant package, as well as five hours of open bar service.

Address: 84 Beacon St Boston, MA 02108 (~13 mins from Cambridge)

Phone: (617) 227-9600

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Alden Castle is a vintage Tudor-styled structure for those looking for a vintage romantic ambiance. The vintage ballroom has wood beams, nostalgic chandeliers, silk drapes, picture windows, and more. It can accommodate at most 400 guests. The modern club room offers an Old-World look with a dramatic touch. You can also pick the Mezzanine Library for an elegant touch. But, it can accommodate only 30 people. You can also add a customized menu to your package based on the season or your cultural requirements.

Address: 20 Chapel St, Brookline, MA 02446 (~13 mins from Cambridge)

Phone: (617) 854-5000

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Conclusion

Once you have chosen the perfect venue and package, you need to make sure to book the space well in advance. One of the most disappointing things is finalizing a venue only to realize that all their dates are sold out.

The top-notch customer service teams at each of the venues we have listed will work with you to ensure that you dot all your Is and cross all your Ts. Once you’ve chosen the space you’re in love with, you won’t have to worry about looking back!

 



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