Best Wedding Reception Venues In LA

June 1, 2016 6:00 AM

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Wedding planning is no easy feat. From finding the perfect dress to choosing the guests, there are many decisions to make based on all sorts of factors. One decision that should never be put off until the last minute is the wedding reception. After all the stress associated with your wedding plans, there’s no better way to celebrate your new life as Mr. and Mrs. than with a killer wedding reception everyone can enjoy, especially yourself. Event production company Chad Hudson Events shares with CBS Los Angeles its top picks for the best wedding reception venues in Los Angeles.

214 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-1507

Vibiana was originally built as a cathedral church in the late 1800s before it was turned into an elegant venue and event space. As one of the last standing buildings from the early parts of Los Angeles’ history, Vibiana has become a favorite place for hosting lavish weddings and receptions in a style inspired by the baroque period. The beauty of this venue will definitely wow every guest upon arrival, making your wedding reception one to certainly remember. “This space is a dream because of its history and architecture,” says CHE’s Chad Hudson.

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(credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

The London West Hollywood
1020 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 854-1111

The London West Hollywood is a chic and upscale hotel with many options for wedding reception areas. It’s located in a great spot between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, with convenient options for dining, entertainment and other accommodations. The views overlooking the city are absolutely stunning, making it a great place for rooftop weddings and receptions. Hudson recommends The London for its customer service and celebrity-like treatment.

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(credit: Michael Kovac/Getty Images)

The St. Regis Monarch Bay
One Monarch Beach Resort Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 234-3200

Recognized as one of the best resorts in Southern California, St. Regis Monarch Bay features beautiful outdoor landscaping and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, making it an attractive option for hosting a luxury wedding reception. Whether you’re planning an intimate reception or something more lavish, the staff is more than accommodating to your every need and offers plenty of expansive indoor and outdoor spaces to choose from. “It is truly the dream California wedding location,” says Hudson.

Related:  The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort Will Whisk You Away To Luxury

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Hotel Bel Air
701 Stone Canyon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 472-1211

Located not far from Beverly Hills, Hotel Bel Air offers a fairytale wedding experience with its widely acclaimed gardens and live swans covering the lake. It’s a great spot for low-key wedding receptions, but it can easily accommodate for larger wedding as well. Hotel Bel Air also features award-winning cuisine from master chef Wolfgang Puck whose culinary concept revolves around California dishes inspired by European and Mediterranean cuisines. This location offers a unique experience for those who value privacy and prefer a tranquil environment for a more intimate wedding reception.

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Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 624 1011

Located in the heart of Los Angeles near some of the city’s most popular attractions, the Millennium is a prime spot for celebrities and dignitaries alike. It has a very distinct and classy ambiance that reflects upon its historical roots. “The Grand Ballrooms where wedding receptions are held take you back in time and are incredibly breathtaking and romantic,” says Hudson.

Related: Best Wedding Photographers In Los Angeles

Niki Payne is a freelance writer covering all things Entertainment in Los Angeles. Her work can be found on

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