Weddings at Claremont Club & Spa

Since first opening our doors more than 100 years ago, we’ve set the stage for thousands of Happily-Ever-Afters in Berkeley at our historic and unique special event venues. From outstanding venues to unparalleled service, we’ll help you plan an unforgettable event. History is made here — and you can add your special event to the long and legendary list.

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Wedding Venues

Whether you are considering our hotel as a place to exchange your vows or to invite guests for a weekend of wedding activities, Claremont offers a spectacular canvas to paint your memories.

Claremont Ballroom

The largest of the hotel's ballrooms, the Claremont features a convenient built-in stage and beautiful chandelier lighting. Within close proximity to the main entrance and front desk, this ballroom is perfect for large functions or conferences.
480 GuestsBanquet Menu4,928 sq. ft.


Boasting expansive Bay and City views, the Skyline A room is the largest meeting space on the Mezzanine Level. With connecting access to the Skyline B room, it is the premium venue for the ultimate reception or event.
325 GuestsBanquet Menu3,579 sq. ft.
outdoor dining area

Secret Garden

Our newest event space! This beautifully hidden outdoor space is ideal for cocktail hours or receptions. Surrounded by lush gardens and trees, with a very unique view of the Claremont Tower. Can host 26 guests for a standing reception or accommodate 16 guests for a seated dining experience.
26 GuestsBanquet Menu950 sq. ft.

Meritage Private Dining Room

Meritage offers a private dining room, perfect for small meetings and events amid stunning Bay views.
90 GuestsBanquet Menu1,157 sq. ft.

Wedding Menus

Our talented team presents a menu of dishes as delicious as they are diverse. Select an unforgettable array of offerings for your guests or create a customized experience with our culinary professionals.

Additional Information

The Claremont Club & Spa is pleased to introduce our professional team of wedding specialists who help couples transform their dreams into reality as they celebrate their marriage. This dynamic team offers creative, thoughtful solutions for every wedding couple.

Claremont Club & Spa has seen many weddings throughout its history. Our Team is experts on how to throw the most amazing celebration for any size party – from large dinners to intimate gatherings. We are delighted to assist you along this journey and hope to inspire you while designing the picture-perfect wedding.

You’ll only find so many inventive, inspiring, flexible options for your Northern California reception at The Claremont. Celebrate in our surrounding gardens under clear blue skies, in serene sophistication in our stylish Hillary Tenzing Room, or in an ornately decorated ballroom under sparkling crystal chandeliers in traditional grandeur. We’ve got the perfect venue for any kind of gala mood, fashion, or personal style.

Come back for your first anniversary and celebrate with us again. We’re delighted to offer our Claremont wedding couples a complimentary overnight stay in one of our premiere guest rooms in honor of their first year of marriage. Toast year No. 1 in style — and here’s to many more happy years together!

We consider our four-legged friends part of the family, so bring them along to join the occasion. We’ll pamper your pet (almost) as much as you on the Big Day with a plush in-room dog bed, canine treats, and access to any outdoor venue for your wedding ceremony or reception. And, of course, wedding pets stay with you at no extra charge.

Unforgettable Events

table set up for a wedding

Rehearsal Dinners

Set the tone from the outset with your rehearsal dinner in one of our lovely intimate spaces: Limewood’s sunny deck, for one, or our intimate Hillary Tenzing Room with sweeping Bay views.

dining area

Post-Wedding Brunch

A post-wedding brunch is a wonderful opportunity to reflect back on your wedding day, recount stand-out moments, and show family and friends how meaningful the gathering is for you two — and always will be.