About Us

This luxurious European-style boutique hotel and restaurant in Bernardsville offers a sophisticated ambiance the moment you step into its grand foyer showcasing a spectacular floral centerpiece of the season. Steps away are the library piano bar and elegant dining rooms, including a newly renovated ballroom with custom mahogany plantation shutters, elegant dance floor, intimate bridal suite, 20 luxurious overnight accommodations, and an unparalleled array of first-class amenities, perfect for your charming boutique-style hotel wedding. The wine pantry and silver vault private rooms, located in the basement of the inn, are our favorite picks for a rehearsal dinner or small, intimate wedding.

As New Jersey’s only AAA Four Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Recommended hotel, The Bernards Inn’s in-house wedding professionals will take impeccable care of you and your guests on your big day and throughout your planning process. And as one of NJ’s top-rated restaurants on Zagats, their executive chef and his culinary team will make unforgettable dining part of your wedding day. They use only the freshest, handpicked ingredients to create your custom menu and will work with you to accommodate any special dietary requests. Wine director and sommelier Terri Baldwin will work exclusively with you in selecting the finest wines to pair with your meal from their acclaimed wine collection rated with the Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator. And pastry chef Elizabeth Katz will create a spectacular wedding cake customized to your every whim and wedding theme. Wedding cakes are complimentary.

A highly customized orchestration of details and design personalized to your unique style takes all of the stress out of planning and makes this special day the wedding of your dreams.


Reception Capacity Range: Up to 175
Number of Simultaneous Events: 1
Waiter to Guest Ratio: 1:12
Number of Courses: 4


  • After-party spaceTrue
  • All food and beverage handled by venueTrue
  • Bridal showersTrue
  • Bridal suiteTrue
  • Chiavari chairsTrue
  • Crystal chandeliersTrue
  • Custom cakesTrue
  • Custom menusTrue
  • Engagement partiesTrue
  • Event plannerTrue
  • FireplacesTrue
  • Grand ballroomTrue
  • Indoor ceremoniesTrue
  • Newly renovatedTrue
  • On-site accommodationsTrue
  • PianoTrue
  • Post-wedding brunchesTrue
  • Rehearsal dinnersTrue
  • Valet parkingTrue
  • WeddingTrue

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