DoubleTree by Hilton Claremont 555 West Foothill Boulevard • Claremont • California 91711


DoubleTree by Hilton Claremont

555 West Foothill Boulevard
Claremont, California 91711
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Why You'll Love This Place

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In Claremont, a town many people call “The City of Trees,” the DoubleTree stands out as an oasis within an oasis. Its 14-acre grounds, adorned with dozens of different species of flowers and trees as well as some beautiful sculptural elements, are a hub of social life—and weddings—in this westernmost part of the Inland Empire. Besides the earthy and exuberant subtropical feel of its landscaping, the 50-year old local landmark also has plenty of architectural character. While owners through the years have expanded the facility and remodeled its interior, they’ve done so carefully, keeping the boutique-hotel vibe intact.

The heart of the DoubleTree is its courtyard, by far the favorite location for weddings. Brides love it both for its look and its privacy (it’s closed to everyone but wedding party guests for the duration of the ceremony). The courtyard’s focal point is a water feature at one end—a long slate-brick wall set into a high, arched alcove. Water runs gently down the stone, calling to mind the cooling Moorish fountains of old Spain. The water’s sparkle and soothing sound are delights to the senses, and add a tranquil element to any gathering. Sometimes, when there’s a breeze, swirls of mist dance away from the wall—an entrancing sight. A colorful fringe of ivy, palms and flowers frames the fountain, while overhead, bright cloth streamers span the courtyard and shade people from the afternoon sun.

Just steps from the courtyard, DoubleTree’s two neighboring ballrooms are typically used in tandem: one for a cocktail reception and the other for their seated dinner. The hotel also regularly and seamlessly hosts small weddings in its inviting Cedar Room on the second floor. Guests often like to mingle outside on the room’s arcaded veranda, where they can enjoy some people-watching in the courtyard below.

An independently operated on-site day spa is a welcome haven for the bride and her entourage to prep for the ceremony or wind down and relax. It’s co-ed, so men in the wedding party can step in and have some fun, too. Also on the property, but detached from the main buildings, is “Piano Piano,” a lounge that’s perfect for bachelor, bachelorette or boy-girl parties. With its dozens of nightclub-style tables and booths, and a stage set with two pianos that professional players often use to engage in some uproarious musical duels, “Piano Piano” is a fine place to get noisy and happy. People can let off steam without worrying about the neighbors.

Getting married at the DoubleTree is like cocooning yourself in a beloved local institution that manages to be hip and traditional, efficient and hang-loose, formal and casual—all at the same time and all to the right degree. When you stand before that glistening slate fountain with your groom, surrounded by greenery, golden light and affectionate well wishers, you’ll experience the world at that moment as being just about as right as it can possibly be.

Prices: What's this going to cost?


Rental Fee
  • $0–8,015/event
  • The rental fee varies depending on the type of event, and is normally waived if the food & beverage minimum is met.

Meals (when priced separately)
  • $40–80/person
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 21%

Capacity

Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 375 250
Cocktails, etc. Standing 400 300
Reception Seated 250 100
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 375.

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The hotel seats 375 guests indoors and 250 outdoors.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The hotel can accommodate 250 seated or 400 standing guests indoors and 100 seated or 300 standing outdoors.

MEETING CAPACITY: Meeting spaces hold up to 375 seated guests.


Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations Details
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info

Price

$ • $$

Catering

In-house

Alcohol

In-house

Amplified Music

Indoors

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible

Availability

Year-round, daily, anytime.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Conference Center
  • Hotel
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Resort / Spa
  • Restaurant

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Waterfall

Services & Amenities

Feel like a VIP with these services and amenities:

Catering: in-house
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Bride’s Dressing Area: CBA
AV/Meeting Equipment: CBA
Parking: large lot
Accommodations: 195 guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: CBA
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: BBQ CBA
Cleanup: provided
View: garden patio, waterfall

Restrictions

But take note of the following limitations!

Alcohol: in-house
Smoking: not allowed
Music: amplified OK indoors
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required


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Alternate Info: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Claremont