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The Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch in Auburn, Maine is a flexible venue that is sure to meet all of your wedding event needs. Here you won't have to worry about which hotel to stay at because it's all right there in the package. Also available are wedding professionals to make the event planning as simple as possible.
Canal/Mill Pond Room. This venue provides many changeable spaces to host your event. For example, the Mill Pond Room can be matched with a couple of other rooms on the same floor, creating an even bigger event space. The Canal Room is one of those rooms. Together, you can have a reception for up to 150 people standing or seated in round tables of 10. With a neutral decor, it's easy to style these rooms in Theme of your desires.
Great Falls View Room. This room comes complete with a great view. Holding as many as 120 people for a seated or standing reception, this space is ideal for a smaller wedding ceremony or reception. This room can also be combined with the Mill Pond Room for an even bigger space, pushing the guest limit to 150 people.
Riverwatch Grand Ballroom. The largest of the event spaces at this venue, the Riverwatch Grand Ballroom is ideal for mid-size to large wedding events. This ballroom can hold up to 300 people for a seated banquet or standing reception.
What You Should Know
There are some things you should know when you choose the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch to host your wedding event. First, there is a food and beverage minimum for all receptions. This minimum is based on the number of people you have invited to the event. There is also a hotel service charge, as well as the Maine State tax, that must be added to your bill.
Receptions can last up to five hours. Events that last longer than that window will incur an extra fee. Bar services aren't allowed to exceed six hours and guests will be carded in order to receive alcohol. The hotel also has the right to close the bar if it feels like state laws aren't being followed.
In order to reserve an event date, you must sign a contract and submit a non-refundable deposit, which is 15 percent of the food and beverage minimum. Another 50 percent of the minimum must be sent in a month before your reception and all fees must be completed 72 hours before the event.
When you choose the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch as your wedding venue of choice, some of the extra perks you get include:
- Special guest room rate
- Audio/visual equipment
- Fitness center
- Indoor pool
- Laundry services
- Room service
- Accessible guest rooms, routes and entrances
From the Vendor
Your Riverwatch Wedding
Your day requires the ideal setting- in your location and on your table. Whether it's an elegant dinner, a charming bridal shower luncheon, or a lavish hors d'oeuvres reception; the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch delivers with beautiful surroundings and exquisite cuisine.
Amenities + Details
For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.
$$ – Affordable
Ballroom, Hotel, Restaurant
Bar + Drinks, Food + Catering, Planning, Rentals + Equipment, Service Staff
Meet The Events Director
Krisit Dunham can be contacted directly at 207-514-2208.