Prairie Hotel




Nestled in the quaint town of Yelm sandwiched between Olympia and Mount Rainier, The Prairie Hotel offers the ideal getaway that is close to the conveniences of the city, while still offering a natural retreat only a few minutes away from some of the area’s finest natural wonders. Perfect for a destination wedding or local couples with many out-of-town guests, this unique hotel artfully combines the contemporary elegance with impeccable service to create the ideal space for your dream wedding day! Imagine exchanging your vows on a lush green lawn with a charming garden and the towering trees as your backdrop. Celebrate your union within one of the hotel’s elegantly appointed ballrooms, characterized by designer features like coffered ceilings, tastefully printed carpeting, and unique chandeliers inspired by the wonders of nature. The space’s neutral color palette is ideal for customization, allowing you to transform the room into the venue you have always dreamed of!

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time is flexible and is within rental. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $160 to $260 for a ceremony and reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Same rental fees apply for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $100/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Prairie Hotel is estimated at between $6,473 and $13,386 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Ceremony arch
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Public parking

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM