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Chicago Wedding Testimonials

We know that planning your special day can be exciting, yet overwhelming. Feel at ease by reading a few of our recent testimonials by previous brides and grooms or their guests about their wedding at Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza. Our Chicago hotel wedding reviews offer thoughtful advice by learning more about their experience, as well as our contemporary spaces and thoughtful amenities. There's no greater reward than knowing our genuine hospitality has made all the difference on their wedding day.

Brittany Norris and the rest of the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza employees are really, really good at what they do. Our wedding was in early November 2019. The whole event went off without a hitch, and we were able to truly enjoy the day without having to worry about a single detail. Our guests can't stop telling us what a wonderful time they had. Brittany has a friendly and down-to-earth personality that makes her very easy to work with. She is one of those people who will do whatever it takes to get the job done right. She's an awesome person and a rock star wedding coordinator. The rest of the employees, from the doormen, to the bellhops, to the room coordinator, to the support staff at the event, are all fantastic as well. Example: One of the aunts lost a single, tiny pearl earring during the reception; to make it more complicated, we had a sweets table with lots of small candies, some of which inevitably ended up on the floor. Finding the pearl among the candies was a nightmare; after looking unsuccessfully as a group for amount 10 minutes, we mentioned it to Gilbert, Brittany's right-hand-man, so that he could take a note to keep en eye out for it during the clean up; the same night, while we were continuing the celebration at the hotel lobby bar, he found us to handed over the earring which had somehow ended up in the middle of the dance floor; it was like finding a needle in a haystack. That's just one of many, many times where Brittany and her crew went far beyond our expectations. We can't thank you all enough, and we'll recommend you every chance we get!

I wanted to express my gratitude towards Brittany Norris for the outstanding job she did with our wedding. She truly went above and beyond for us and I am so grateful to her. I knew I had nothing to worry about with her handling everything and that really took a lot of stress off of me. Please pass this note on to her boss because I want them to know that I will recommend the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza and Brittany personally to anyone that is getting married in Chicago. Everyone was raving about how it was the most fun wedding they've ever been to and Brittany had a huge part in that!

I want to thank our wedding specialist, Brittany Norris, once again for making Allison and Dylan's wedding so special. That party was the best. Her attention to detail and suggestions for Allison and Karen were very much appreciated. We will never forget the event and how you made it happen for us so smoothly! And, I am sure the attendees won't either!! Allie is my only daughter and you made me very happy!

Thank you for all the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza did to help us give our daughter a beautiful wedding. Everything was perfect! We had so many people tell us what a wonderful time they had and we owe so much of that to our wedding specialist, Brittany Norris. The staff at the Holiday Inn were so nice and helpful from the moment we arrived to the time we left. Thank you for everything. I will always recommend the Holiday Inn to people who ask!
Our son's wedding was at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North. The wedding planner was very helpful, the accommodations were very nice and the food service for the wedding and set up was excellent. We were very happy with how the weekend went!
IHG Guest Review
We wanted to thank you for the wonderful weekend for Erik and Aubrey's wedding. The venue was perfect (we loved not having to drive around), the cocktail hour and hors d'oeuvres and drinks were great and the dinner was absolutely delicious, the trays of sweet treats were a beautiful surprise, the wedding cake was lovely and also very delicious and the extra treats at the end of the evening were a fun surprise for the guests. Trying to get everyone organized and on time was a task but you did a great job! The rooms were very comfortable and we would recommend the Holiday Inn for anyone's wedding. Thank you for all of the hard work and for making their wedding all they wanted it to be.
Nancy & Hugh
We wanted to extend our heartfelt thank you for a wonderful weekend over July 21st for our wedding! We had quite a few guests that had not previously visited Chicago. The great location and helpful staff during our stay left a lasting impression that will provide memories for a lifetime! Thank you all!
Tim & Lindsey
Liliana and her team were phenomenal! From start to finish and top to bottom, they helped us through every decision and made our wedding day fantastic. We could not be happier with the venue, food, service and hospitality from the planning stages through our wedding day. On our wedding day we had nothing but compliments from our guests. They were able to accommodate any request we had, and we could not have asked for a better team with which to work.
Our daughter's wedding was absolutely wonderful. Lilliana worked closely with us from the beginning stages of planning right up to the evening of the reception. She took care of every little detail and was always available to answer questions. The reception hall was beautiful, the food hot and delicious and the service of all was professional yet friendly and all our guests took notice. We had over 100 rooms booked for several days leading up to and the evening of the wedding and to my knowledge there were no complaints regarding rooms. In fact, people raved about the size of the rooms, the price and absolutely the view! Thank you for making our family wedding our daughter's dream come true! It was the best New Years Eve celebration we have ever had.
The Wolf Point Ballroom is no doubt one of the best locations to have your wedding reception in the city. Bar none, my wife and I had one of the best locations to have our wedding at. The reception was absolutely flawless. We had some photos that are absolutely stunning of the ballroom, the views of the Chicago river, and an absolutely gorgeous sunset. I was stunned to say the least and very impressed with the staff, all of whom went well above and beyond to accommodate our guests and vendors. We were able to receive a free honeymoon suite for my wife and I, as well as free rooms for both sides of our parents as well. Thank you Holiday Inn for making our wedding day the most special day of our lives!
My daughter, Emily, and now son-in-law, Brian, had their wedding at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza on June 25, 2016. Their wedding, as well as cocktail party, rehearsal dinner, and almost everyone stayed at the Holiday Inn and the accommodations were perfect. Truly perfect. Janet made sure that everything went off without any problems. Extra rooms were opened up for us and everyone was able to be at the hotel and enjoy all the festivities that were held there. The staff was amazing, the Concierge could not do enough for us and started remembering our names. He even helped me fold the handkerchief to go into my tux correctly. That is going above and beyond. I really can't thank you enough for everything that Janet did to make my daughter's wedding the most amazing wedding for her. My friends keep asking me how the weekend went and I have to say that the one word that I keep using is MAGICAL
I cannot say enough wonderful things about our reception that we held at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, Wolf Point Ballroom, last weekend. The room was absolutely stunning, the food was amazing, and the staff was so accommodating. Janet was fabulous to work with from start to finish. They went above and beyond to make sure every detail was taken care of. I cannot thank Janet and the staff enough for making out special night so great!
Anonymous, WeddingWire Review
We had a wedding reception for both local and out-of-town guests at the Hoilday Inn Mart Plaza in November, 2014. It was a wonderful evening all around and really I can't say enough how well everything went and how happy we were with the staff, food, and rooms. We would highly recommend this venue.
My son's wedding reception was held in the LaSalle Room at the Holiday Inn. We couldn't have been happier.... Janet Donovan, the woman we worked with, was so attentive, knowledgeable and had a very calm demeanor. I appreciated her attention to detail and the party was wonderful. The staff at the hotel from the bellman to our servers were all professional, hardworking, and genuinely caring. The views from the LaSalle Room as well as our rooms were stunning. We watched the sun set during the ceremony. It was special. Our appetizers, main courses and desserts were all exceptional. Our guests had nothing negative to say. I highly recommend them.
My wife and I had our wedding here in late August 2014. I can't express how well it went. All the guests raved about the food and the venue. The staff kept things moving along nicely and the view was spectacular. The food at our reception was outstanding. We had a duet of filet mignon and sea bass which got rave reviews from everyone at the wedding. As I walked around and greeted people I looked at everyone's plate and somehow they managed to cook almost 200 plates of food wonderfully. The chef's name is Gabriel Ortega and he deserves any and all praise I can give him. Overall they handled a large wedding very well and exceeded expectations at all times. I highly recommend it.
My daughter's wedding reception was held this month at the WolfPoint ballroom in the Mart Plaza. It could not have been more perfect. The room was beautiful with lovely linens, centerpieces and table placement. The food was superior, especially considering we had 275 attending. Service was great, staff was attentive and went above and beyond to satisfy our needs.
We were just over the moon for everything at our wedding reception- the staff, the food, the decor, the space, and especially how well we and our guests were treated and accommodated. Our up-lighting added such a fun element to the room, the candy table was set up perfectly, the centerpieces and tables and votive candles looked great. And of course the view. Oh how it made the room sparkle! I have to say - they outdid themselves. They dotted all the i's and crossed all the t's and didn't leave out a single element or detail. The crew made everything PERFECT!
Holiday Inn is a great venue for a true Chicago wedding vibe. The Wolf Point Ballroom has a jaw dropping view of the city. I like the fact that they have both a room for cocktails and another room for the dinner. We had over 200 people invited and it never felt crowded. The wedding coordinator and her staff are outstanding. Food was very good (especially the chicken). The evening ran smoothly and our guests had a great time!
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