Located in Merced, CA, El Capitan Hotel is an elegant contemporary wedding venue. Nestled in the city's downtown area, this property immerses you in the scenic history of the Central Valley. This boutique hotel is an easy drive away from Yosemite, perfect for out-of-town guests who might want to explore the area after your day. El Capitan Hotel welcomes weddings and events of all sizes and styles, including elopements and vow renewals. The team here is on hand to help you make your nuptial vision a reality, whatever it might be. The hotel is easily accessible and is just a short drive away from the Golden State Highway. Merced Regional Airport, meanwhile, takes just seven minutes to reach by car, ideal for those flying into the city. El Capitan Hotel has a range of indoor and outdoor event spaces available for hosting your special day. An elegant cocktail reception can be held on the courtyard, which covers 3,328 square feet. The valley provides a stunning backdrop to events held here, adding an extra layer of beauty to your milestone. For a classic ballroom experience, the Sentinel offers an elegant setting. With Art Deco-inspired arched mirrors, this banquet hall has a neutral color scheme that you can make your own with carefully chosen decor. Up to 100 people can be seated in the ballroom. Catering is available from the hotel's culinary staff, who specialize in dishes made with locally sourced fresh produce. This is a pet-friendly space, so your four-legged furry friend can celebrate alongside you.