Announcing the 2016 Wedding Spot Award Winners

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We’re very excited to announce the 2016 Wedding Spot Award winners! Check out the award winning venues here or look for the Award badge on the Wedding Spot venue profiles.

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Every year we dive deep into data to showcase the top venues that millions of our couples choose when they search, price, and compare through our unique search engine. From a competitive pool of over 8,000 amazing venues, we’ve categorized the top venues by “Best in Class” and “Best in Style” across 12 different style categories, for each of our 20 different regions.

“Our mission has always been to provide ease and transparency for couples to discover and book their dream venue,” said Wedding Spot CEO Tina Hoang-To. “We’ve been fortunate enough to work with a number of absolutely stunning locations since our launch, and we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to share our couples’ excitement for these incredible venues and showcase them through these awards!”

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Identified through the most number of clicks made, Spot Estimates™, viewing appointments requested, and weddings booked, the 2016 Wedding Spot Award winners reflect the venues’ standard of excellence and commitment to providing you with an amazing experience on one of the biggest days of your life!

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Congratulate your favorite venue on their amazing accomplishment by sharing your special day or the experience you’ve had working with the winning venues, on social media with #WeddingSpotAwards for a chance to be featured.

Photo credit: Villa Woodbine, Shea Christine Photography. Andaz Maui at Wailea, Photographs by Caileigh. Garden Setting at Saddlerock Ranch, J Wiley Photography. Swan House at Atlanta History Center, Michelle Scott Photography. The Willard Washington D.C., Katelyn James Photography

Venue Spotlight: Delta King Hotel

This is a feature in the Venue Spotlight series, where we will periodically showcase exceptional venues on Wedding Spot. We know that there are so many venues for you to choose from so we want to highlight some of our favorites. Follow us on Facebook to make sure you don’t miss out on any of these amazing venues!

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Situated directly adjacent to flourishing downtown Sacramento, The Delta King Hotel offers a singular combination of historic charm and outstanding service that is truly unique to this Old World hotel. This authentic riverboat once took daily journeys down the river between San Francisco and Sacramento during the 1920’s, hosting some of the finest prohibition era parties on the West Coast. Today, this fine boat has been lovingly restored to its original grandeur, and regularly hosts one-of-a-kind wedding days that leave everlasting impressions on couples and guests alike!

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Venue Spotlight: Yolo Fliers Club

This is a feature in the Venue Spotlight series, where we will periodically showcase exceptional venues on Wedding Spot. We know that there are so many venues for you to choose from so we want to highlight some of our favorites. Follow us on Facebook to make sure you don’t miss out on any of these amazing venues!

JohnstoneStudios-14 Originally established in 1919, the Yolo Fliers Club was created as a haven for aviation enthusiasts and other sportsman. It also served as the hub of spectacular aerial shows, as well as flying school. Today, it not only stands as one of Northern California’s private and illustrious establishments, but also enjoys a reputation as a fine wedding venue. Between the verdant golf courses and the classically beautiful clubhouse, it is little wonder that soon-to-be-wed couples seeking a wedding locale with a unique history and upscale facilities.

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Venue Spotlight: Grand Tradition Estate

This is a feature in the Venue Spotlight series, where we will periodically showcase exceptional venues on Wedding Spot. We know that there are so many venues for you to choose from so we want to highlight some of our favorites. Follow us on Facebook to make sure you don’t miss out on any of these amazing venues!

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Known as one of Southern California’s finest wedding venues, the Grand Tradition Estate offers couples a picturesque setting for a charming garden wedding day. This storybook venue rose from the McDougal family’s dream to create a beautiful setting for community gathering and weddings — a dream that came to fruition after years of enhancing and landscaping the property. After 30 years of hosting unforgettable celebrations, the Grand Tradition Estate is well-equipped to throw events that your guests won’t soon forget!

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Venue Spotlight: Tustin Ranch Golf Club

This is a feature in the Venue Spotlight series, where we will periodically showcase exceptional venues on Wedding Spot. We know that there are so many venues for you to choose from so we want to highlight some of our favorites. Follow us on Facebook to make sure you don’t miss out on any of these amazing venues!

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Since Tustin Ranch opened its doors in 1989, it has been known as a prime wedding venue in Orange County. Kick off a lifetime of memories surrounded by beautiful water features and verdant hillsides. Standing apart from other golf club venues due to its singular combination of impeccable service and an unrivaled landscape, Tustin Ranch provides couples with a paradisiacal setting for saying your “I do’s.”

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Venue Spotlight: Los Serranos Country Club

This is a feature in the Venue Spotlight series, where we will periodically showcase exceptional venues on Wedding Spot. We know that there are so many venues for you to choose from so we want to highlight some of our favorites. Follow us on Facebook to make sure you don’t miss out on any of these amazing venues!

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Set amidst 300 sprawling acres on the historic Don Lugo Spanish Land Grant, Los Serranos Country Club offers a lush, picturesque setting for weddings in Los Angeles and surrounding areas. During California’s pioneer days, the ranch that occupied the grounds served as a haven for travelers. Los Serranos has graciously continued the time-honored tradition, welcoming every guest to stay and enjoy the beautiful landscape, the award-winning Clubhouse, and world-class amenities. Couples looking to treat their guests to an elegant country club experience on their big day will find exactly what they’re hoping for—and more—at Los Serranos.

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Venue Spotlight: Queen Mary

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Historical venues always impress with their timeless charm and storied halls, but few are as unique as the floating wonder that is the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. Glamorously constructed in 1930, the Queen Mary set the benchmark in transatlantic travel at the time, boasting famous passengers such as Clark Gable, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and Winston Churchill. The ship has worn many hats over the years, spending war years as a troopship before returning to serve passengers. Today, the Queen Mary has been restored to her original glory and is now a floating hotel, famed attraction, and a one-of-a-kind destination for unforgettable weddings in Southern California!

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Venue Spotlight: Ocean Garden

This is a feature in the Venue Spotlight series, where we will periodically showcase exceptional venues on Wedding Spot. We know that there are so many venues for you to choose from so we want to highlight some of our favorites. Follow us on Facebook to make sure you don’t miss out on any of these amazing venues!

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If you’re craving a breath of ocean breeze, a splash of adventure, and an island’s worth of romance, there’s no better place to get married than in Oahu, Hawaii. Home to the world-famous Waikiki Beach, along with a diverse collection of rocky coves and exotic, lush attractions, Oahu is a romantic paradise that welcomes lovers with its warm, lingering spirit of aloha. As one could imagine, wedding venues in Hawaii are some of the most beautiful in the world, and Ocean Garden at Ko’olina Oahu is no exception. Set above the rugged coastline, this picture-perfect wedding spot presents the best of the island’s natural features, brewing magic and festivity into every wedding it hosts.

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Venue Spotlight: Glen Cove Mansion

This is a feature in the Venue Spotlight series, where we will periodically showcase exceptional venues on Wedding Spot. We know that there are so many venues for you to choose from so we want to highlight some of our favorites. Follow us on Facebook to make sure you don’t miss out on any of these amazing venues!

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The award-winning Glen Cove Mansion is situated on 55 secluded landscaped acres on Long Island’s famed and historic Gold Coast, just 30 minutes from New York City. A stunning reminder of Long Island’s architectural and cultural heritage, the Mansion has maintained the tradition of gracious hospitality put forth by its original owners. The spacious Georgian-style mansion features stunning vistas of Long Island Sound and was once part of a prestigious collection of gracious country estates, later becoming one of the nation’s first dedicated conference center hotels. Today, the hotel offers luxurious accommodations, magnificent views of the terraces, private rooms, as well as vast outdoor reception areas overlooking the mansion’s Gilded Age gardens. For truly sophisticated, fairytale weddings in Long Island, Glen Cove Mansion absolutely has it all.

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Venue Spotlight: Callippe Preserve Golf Course

This is a feature in the Venue Spotlight series, where we will periodically showcase exceptional venues on Wedding Spot. We know that there are so many venues for you to choose from so we want to highlight some of our favorites. Follow us on Facebook to make sure you don’t miss out on any of these amazing venues!

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Perched between the Tri-River Valley’s verdant hills, the Callippe Preserve Golf Course offers a fine wedding venue that perfectly intertwines classic country club charm with epic California scenery. Surrounded by commanding views of emerald fairways and golden hillsides, this stunning golf club setting is an obvious choice for saying your “I do’s” right outside of the Bay Area. Aside from breathtaking vistas, this setting also provides first class service from a team of dedicated staff and passionate event coordinators that will ensure your big day unfolds exactly the way you have always envisioned!

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