Exquisite Beginnings

Weddings by Duval

Your Exquisite Day

Weddings by Duval provides a one-stop-shop to plan the day of your dreams. After reviewing this online information we encourage you to request more information to receive our complete wedding menus and to schedule an appointment with our Wedding and Events Manager.

Exquisite Ceremonies

The Opal Room provides an intimate backdrop to say “I do”. With 1,800 square feet of event space, the Opal Room accommodates up to 120 guests.

Ceremony fees begin at $500. Upgrade to the Platinum Ceremony Package and let our wedding experts bring your vision to life.

Exquisite Receptions

Create a truly memorable evening as you dance the night away against the backdrop of stunning views of downtown Tallahassee. Highly creative event specialists rise to the occasion specifically tailoring each special day to reflect our brides individual personality, bringing your stylish vision to life. From creating delectable menus bursting with Duval’s culinary flare, to designing stunning table settings as unique as each couple we work with, our professionals ensure your big day will go off without a hitch.

The Horizon Ballroom can accommodate up to 120 guests for a plated reception or up to 150 guests for a heavy hors d’ouvres reception. Our inclusive packages begin at $55.00 per person and can be customized to suit your every need.

Exquisite Stays

Ensure your friends and family feel at home in our deluxe guest rooms and suites. Your out-of-town guests will enjoy the amenities of our full-service hotel, while locals will love riding the elevator home for a mini staycation. Preferred rates are available for our VIP wedding groups.

Exquisite Elements - Rehearsal Dinner

It’s been said that rehearsal dinners set the tone for the weekend ahead so, celebrate with friends and family before the big day and revel in the memories for a lifetime. Whether the bride and groom are looking for a formal affair or a casual cocktail party, our event professionals will help you choose from several unique event spaces to set the scene for your rehearsal dinner.

Exquisite Elements - Departure Brunch

The weekend isn’t over yet! Sit back and relax with your guests one last time before they head home from a memorable weekend, it is a reunion after all. Sip on mimosas and enjoy the views from the terrace or mingle with friends in the plush setting of Shula’s 347 Grill.

Exquisite Elements - Bridal Showers and Bachelorette Parties

Gather the girls to celebrate the bride in chic fashion. Champagne brunch, proper high tea, or a swanky cocktail party- we will help you design a night that reflects her personal style to celebrate her final days as a bachelorette.

Exquisite Elements - Bachelor Parties

We didn’t forget the guys! Begin your evening with a private dinner in Shula’s 347 Grill before retreating to the luxe Library Room for a gentleman’s poker party or a VIP couch in Level 8 Lounge.

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Denise Spratley

Your Wedding Planner: Denise Spratley

Denise Spratley is Hotel Duval’s event guru and expert on all things celebration. From weddings to fund-raisers to corporate meetings, Denise’s expertise will transform your event vision from idea to reality.  After selecting one of our exquisite venue options, she is excited to assist you in selecting the ideal décor, menu, spirits, etc., to create an event you’ll never forget!

A member of Hotel Duval’s inaugural team upon its re-opening in 2009, Denise has been on the Duval team for over 5 years. During her time at Hotel Duval, she has worked in many different capacities, including a two year stint as Wedding Consultant where she planned, coordinated, and executed dozens of weddings. Denise also has 15 years of experience in the food and beverage industry.  Now, as the Catering & Events Manager, she will utilize her vast hospitality expertise in combination with her natural knack for event planning to become the ultimate, self-proclaimed “event diva!”

By maintaining a current contact list of all area vendors, Denise is equipped to bring your dream to fruition without all the unnecessary stress of coordinating an event!

Denise looks forward to the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your unique event and answer any questions. Please contact her at dspratley@hotelduval.com or (850) 224-6136 to get started on planning your perfect day!