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Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge

Emeryville Wedding Venue
1800 Powell Street
Emeryville, California 94608

Contact: Sales and Catering Department
Phone: 510/658-9300
www.sanfranciscooakland.stayhgi.com
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Why We Like This Place

A recent multimillion-dollar remodel has transformed this Hilton into an extremely appealing East Bay venue for special events. Conveniently located just minutes from the Bay Bridge, yet eons away from the urban hustle, it has easy access to every Bay Area attraction. But it’s unlikely you or your guests will want to venture too far afield: The hotel presides over some of the region’s most spectacular protected shoreline (think romantic walk along the water at sunset), and there are plenty of topnotch amenities and entertainment options at the hotel and in its surroundings to keep you happily occupied.

Greet your guests in the hotel’s attractive new lobby. The sophisticated, residential-style environment makes it a great place for family, friends and colleagues to congregate and relax. The roomy, lobby-level lounge and the Great American Grill, with its airy indoor and outdoor seating, make for cheery meetings and reunions. A 4,000-square-foot, ballroom-capacity Conference Center on the ground floor can be divided into four separate sections, and is easily adapted to suit any number of social or corporate events. French doors off the lobby lead to an elegant cloistered space for more intimate private gatherings.

Want to set your sights higher? Let the elevators whisk you up 14 stories to the top floor of the hotel. Here you’ll find the jewel in the crown of this handsome Hilton Garden Inn. Step into a spacious foyer carpeted in rich shades of rust and green. Registration can be set up here for events held in the Placer Room, with its wall of windows and view of the Berkeley hills. Or ascend the four granite-banistered steps at the end of the foyer to the Top Of The Bay Ballroom. On the other side of the double doors you’ll be welcomed with eye-popping, jaw-dropping, bridge-to-bridge views of the sparkling bay and the cities around it. Emeryville, Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, bridges, parklands, mountaintops, and marinas—you’ll feel as if the entire Bay Area is within your grasp. This grand ballroom, which can be divided into two smaller salons, will turn any event into a gala.

Hilton Garden Inns get high ratings in customer satisfaction, and for good reason. They provide expert on-site wedding planning and catering staff, custom menu options and competitive pricing. They’ll help you arrange a bridal shower or rehearsal dinner along with your reception, and take good care of all of your overnight guests. When the sun sets exquisitely upon your extravaganza, don’t give up the glamour. Let the hotel staff shower you with that celebrated Hilton hospitality in the Premier Bridal Suite (with a parlor and two bedrooms!) or one of their other newly decorated, gorgeously appointed guestrooms.

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 360
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 360
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing Indoors: 360
  • Max. Standing Outdoors: 0

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 360

CEREMONY, EVENT/RECEPTION & MEETING CAPACITY: The hotel accommodates 360 guests in the Top of the Bay Ballroom and can hold a total of 900 guests throughout the location.

Fees & Deposits

A deposit is required to reserve your date. The balance is due 5 business days prior to the event. Rental fees range $500–5,000 depending on the space rented, the day and time of the event and your guest count. Meals range $25–150/person. Tax, alcohol and a service charge are additional.

Location Uses

Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners
On-Site Accommodations

Services/Amenities

Catering: provided
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: CBA
Bride’s Dressing Room: yes
Meeting Equipment: on-site AV specialist
Parking: large lot
Accommodations: 279 guestrooms
Telephone: house phones
Outdoor Night Lighting: CBA
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
Cleanup: provided
View: panorama of San Francisco skyline, Bay Bridge and Berkeley hills
Other: event coordination; AV equipment

Site Views

Cityscape
Coastline
Hills
Mountains
Ocean/Bay
Panoramic
Park

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Hotel

Restrictions

Alcohol: provided
Smoking: outdoors only
Music: amplified OK indoors with restrictions
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: required

Some Essential Info
Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amplified Music

Indoors
w/ Restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair Accessible

Availability

Year-round, daily, anytime.



Alternate Info: Hilton Garden Inn Emeryville Hilton Garden Inn Oakland Bay Bridge