If you’ve always dreamt of having your wedding at a beautifully charming and classic venue, The Oxford Hotel might be a place to look into. Located in the heart of LoDo in Denver, CO, the venue boasts historical elegance with the staff and catering capable of perfecting your entire event.A little history…Being just steps away from Union Station, the hotel was designed after railroads were invented in and Denver blossomed into a metropolis. The city gained the need for a high end hotel that was easily accessible from the railways and after being built in October of 1891, it became the first 1st class hotel in the city! It is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was designed by the leading architect of the time period, Frank E. Edbrooke, who designed The Brown Palace the following year. Over time it has welcomed guests such as the Clintons, Lauren Bacall, Huey Lewis, Pamela Anderson, Robert Redford and the Dalai Llama…Another historical gem is the hotel’s deliciously famous martini bar, The Cruise Room. The bar opened in on the day that prohibition was abolished and, to this day, serves up some of the best martinis in town!
It offers an amazing ambiance with red lighting and art deco decor, which makes you feel like you’ve stepped back to the 30′s right when you walk in the door. It has been named one of the Best Cocktail Lounges in Denver multiple times ! The hotel offers an array of spaces for your ceremony, cocktail or reception with a true feeling of opulence, art deco or Victorian elegance. Most receptions are held in the Grand Ballroom which is a sophisticated space with 15 foot ceilings, hardwood floors and huge windows, yet neutral enough to be transformed into your personal style. In addition, the historical and Victorian inspired Oxford Theatre is a memorable place to hold your ceremony and is equally as sophisticated and elegant of a space.Your guests will love the chance to travel and stay here, too. Not only is is located blocks away from the 16th Street Mall and Coors Field but each of the 80 guest suites are individually designed in either French, English, Victorian, or early 20th century decor yet still have all the modern technologies that we love today. The 780 square foot Presidential Suite will be an amazing home to the bride and her maids the night before the wedding with its city views and luxurious decor.McCormick’s Fish House and Bar, a Denver staple for over 20 years which has made it’s home on the main level of The Oxford, will cater your event and do it splendidly.
They are the exclusive caterer to the hotel and cater food and beverage to each of six spaces, which hold up to 250 guests. The restaurant is famous for it’s daily changing fresh seafood list and whip up anything from Ahi Tuna Prosciutto with Grilled Pineapple and Chipotle Salsa to Beef Tip Wellington. Whats more, you can choose to serve your guests by buffet, chef attended stations or in a formal sit down affair. Schedule a tasting to get a first hand experience of their amazing fare.Last but definatley not least, the Staff…if you visit or tour the Oxford Hotel’s event spaces, you will have the pleasure of meeting Erin Browning, the backbone of the catering and sales department. Erin and her team are amoungst some of the most dedicated and talented people in town. Having worked all across the state, we of course have our favorites..The Oxford Hotel and the staff are at the top of our list regarding service. There is not a doubt in our minds that were you to choose the Oxford for your upcoming event, you will have the experince you were dreaming of.