Testimonials

December 2019

The Annapolis Waterfront Hotel was the best venue for our dream wedding! The service was amazing throughout the entire planning process, as well as the execution of the actual wedding. Sarah Lubawski was one of the sole reasons my wedding was amazing! Sarah was with us the entire process and helped with every detail. This property is the best place to get married and have a wonderful event.


November 2019

We had our wedding at the Annapolis Waterfront hotel and it was an absolute dream!! In regards to the venue the entire staff was fantastic from the front desk to the wait staff. The venue is very flexible and provides great packages for any budget. They provide great recommendations, don't try to up-sell you and are honest when they think you don't need the next option up which is very important when the wedding bills add up. They were very accommodating in many aspects! Sarah Lubawski was our wedding coordinator and she was absolutely amazing! She went above and beyond from beginning to end to ensure that our special day went seamlessly. We started the planning process over a year out from the date and she provided excellent service from our initial meeting when we were looking at other venues as well and made us feel at ease through the whole process! She was extremely thorough, friendly, and made our experience with her memorable! She is an expert in the industry and I highly recommend her and this venue for any event (especially your wedding)!


September 2019

My husband and I had our wedding September 20th 2019 at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel and we couldn't be more pleased with how our special day turned out! Sarah and her team are definitely a group to talk about, so organized, helpful, relaxed, and just a delight to work with. The venue out on the patio is breathtaking, and while we were extra blessed with the sunshine, the views definitely pleased our guests as well. Thank you all for making our wedding day unforgettable!


August 2019

We cannot sing higher praises for the work that Sarah Lubawski at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel did for us! From the moment we first looked at the space, Sarah was on top of things. She answered every question we had, accommodated our special requests and assisted us with our decorations. We had a flawless wedding reception in the Chesapeake Ballroom and the patio. Sarah and her team did excellent work maintaining a coordinated timeline, working with our other vendors, providing advice for table/seating placement. Truly stunning evening. We cannot thank her enough! Her continued involvement and effort throughout the whole process made our wedding day extra special and just what we always imagined!


June 2019

Sarah Lubawski and the entire staff were absolutely amazing. During the planning, they were quick to respond and gave sooooo many helpful suggestions. The wedding day (June 15, 2019) was unbelievable. Sarah and the staff had everything under control- the ballroom looked beautiful, service impeccable and they even packed up all of our personal items at the end of the evening. The bride was overwhelmed with how perfect everything went at the hotel. We had 17 rooms booked by family and the bridal party and they all were very pleased. I can't say enough great things. As a picky mother of the bride, I couldn't have been happier! Many thanks to everyone at AWH!!!!


May 2019

I cannot even begin to describe how amazing it was to have our wedding reception at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel. By the end of the night, nobody wanted to leave and all of our guests were saying how it was the best wedding they've ever been to. Luckily enough, we were able to invite all of our guests to continue the celebration at Pusser's which is the bar connected downstairs - which was also a great experience.

The Chesapeake Ballroom, where our reception was held, is absolutely gorgeous. If you're not looking to spend a ton of money on extra decorations, you won't need to because the simplicity and class of this ballroom is enough in itself. Attached to the ballroom is a covered patio that leads to a spacious outdoor patio that overlooks Downtown Annapolis and the United States Naval Academy, which is absolutely gorgeous during the day, and especially at night when downtown is all lit up. You cannot beat the views that this venue provides and we were getting compliments on how amazing it was the entire night.

The food was absolutely phenomenal and the service was beyond compare. My husband and I were treated like celebrities and the staff was always making sure our needs were met and they exceeded our expectations.

Christina was an absolute pleasure to work with. From day one, she made it easy to plan what we wanted and made the whole process seamless. I will recommend this venue to ANYONE who is getting married in the future and is looking for a gorgeous night that they'll never forget. Thank you to the entire team at the AWH from the bottom of our hearts for giving us a night we will cherish forever!


March 2019

We had our wedding at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel on 3/16/19. We had a truly wonderful experience during every step of the planning process all the way to our reception - which truly exceeded our expectations in every way!! The success of the event is truly thanks entirely to Sarah Lubawski, our wonderful on-site coordinator. If you are considering having your wedding at AWH, be sure to ask for Sarah, as you will be in the BEST hands in the business. This girl CRUSHES the wedding coordination game. Sarah was on top of every detail throughout the planning process all the way through the final moment of our reception. She answered all of our calls and emails with professionalism, grace, and kindness. The week of our wedding, we simply provided her with our day-of items (guestbook, escort cards, signage, table numbers, etc.) and she took it from there. She set up everything and turned the ballroom into a true work of art. She went above and beyond and added some of her own personal touches to make the space shine for our guests. Ah, I could cry in gratitude for everything you did for us, Sarah. Thank you, thank you, thank you. You always felt more like a friend than a vendor. We love you. Because of your conscientiousness and attention to detail, I never once felt stressed about how our reception would turn out. Our bartender and servers were also amazing at the reception and ensured we always had our drink of choice nearby and that we were able to enjoy the meal while also greeting our guests. Thank you, Sarah and AWH for everything. I already miss your happy emails in my inbox!


August 2018

My husband and I were married here on August 11 and it was amazing! We had both our ceremony and reception held here. Christina worked wonders and helped us so much through this. We live in Chicago and were worried about out of town planning, but Christina was so flexible to work with us from the tasting all the way to the wedding. She was prompt to answer all my many questions by email and every time we thought we had a small problem with something, she'd offer an immediate easy solution. She also had everything set up so beautifully the day of the wedding! The venue itself is beautiful, many of our guests stayed out on the patio for the reception to enjoy the waterfront. The food was perfect, our out of town guest loved the crab cakes! All in all, it was perfect and I wouldn't have done it any other way!


July 2018

DREAM WEDDING!! My husband and I had our wedding here July 28th and truly I have nothing but amazing things to say about the Waterfront Hotel! 

Our coordinator was Sarah and from the start she literally was on top of every single detail. She listened to family dynamics, she understood specific food requests, she heard my vision for how I wanted the ceremony and reception to look and more. What was even better was the day of she just took everything and made it all happen and I didnt worry about a thing. So many details like bar signs and bouquets and favors she just knew how to handle it without pulling me aside and bothering me. Her alone made this venue great. 

The space- we had a unique crowd where my side was all from PA and 90% of our friends were under 30 so we figured after the wedding, they would want to go out to the bars after the reception. Being directly downtown was huge for us. What made it better was the direct flow/openness from reception to dancing outside so people could drink/talk/get some air. Our guests could just have fun all night and see the beautiful view which is priceless. 

Overall, if you're debating this venue, this was by far the best decision.


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