Hotel Baker




Nestled in historic downtown St. Charles is the Hotel Baker. This 1928 building pairs old fashion charm with luxurious elegance. Imagine wedding your love in the Traditional English Rose Garden. This stunning garden displays manicured hedges and lush flowers. The nearby Boathouse is perfect for a cocktail hour before your evening reception. The Waterfront Ballroom and patio overlook the Fox River, an ornate view for an evening of celebration. The marble flooring and chandeliers provide your wedding with a grandiose environment. This is a lovely room that allows guests to flow from indoors to outside with ease. Finally, the Hotel Baker has the unique Rainbow Room, an oval space that features a stunning lighted dance floor, rich mahogany columns, a circular balcony, and an old romantic air. This space will have you and your guests feeling transported to another era as you rise to dance after enjoying a lovely seated dinner.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Hotel/Resort, Park/Garden, Ballrooms


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $2,500 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is also a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The fee for a ceremony is $500 with reception rental. Please inquire with venue for buffet style dinner options, as well as additional event time.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Hotel Baker is estimated at between $15,568 and $28,155 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Wheelchair access limited
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight