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WEDDINGS

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Inspiring generations of storybook weddings, The Willcox offers uncompromising personal service, signature attention, and the experience of a certified Southern Living wedding planner. Our experts will custom design the entire experience with you, from the ceremony to the perfect wedding reception, to additional celebrations including bridal showers, afternoon teas and rehearsal dinners. We offer wonderful ideas for taking special care of your out-of-town guests and making them feel welcome, too.

Our idyllic setting and Southern charm provide the perfect backdrop for romance.

EXPLORE OUR GALLERY OF PAST WEDDINGS

WEDDING PACKAGES

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  • THE HUNT ROOM


    Up to 30 Guests

    The original Hunt Room features a unique double-sided walk around fireplace and rich wood paneled walls. The old English club ambience invites guests to relax in luxurious comfort.

    YOUR WEDDING, CUSTOM DESIGNED FOR A PERFECT FIT

     

    Our award winning chef will custom design a menu to capture your perfect day. Whether presented buffet style or seated and served, we’ll create an experience your guests will never forget.

  • THE LIBRARY


    Up to 75 Guests

    The Library, lined with books and warmed by the fireplace has a British country house feel with subtly striped green wallpaper and plaid silk curtains.

    YOUR WEDDING, CUSTOM DESIGNED FOR A PERFECT FIT

    Our award winning chef will custom design a menu to capture your perfect day. Whether presented buffet style or seated and served, we’ll create an experience your guests will never forget.
  • THE POOL


    Up to 150 Guests

    The lovely landscaped pool area, with flowing waterfall, luscious native plants, and glistening lights is a beautiful setting for an outdoor wedding celebration.

    YOUR WEDDING, CUSTOM DESIGNED FOR A PERFECT FIT

    Our award winning chef will custom design a menu to capture your perfect day. Whether presented buffet style or seated and served, we’ll create an experience your guests will never forget.
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    The combination of one or both indoor spaces or both and with the outdoor pool area gives guests the feeling of being enveloped in the warmth of a grand private home. Guests can flow freely from the lovely outdoor space to the elegant rooms inside.

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    Up to 200 guests

    Intimate or elaborate, indoors or under the stars, with private and exclusive use of The Willcox, the choice is yours. This is your day, your vision and The Willcox is the perfect place to make it a reality. A full buyout makes the hotel your very own for the sole enjoyment of you and your guests. Exclusively yours includes 22 guest rooms and suites and use of all hotels facilities.

    YOUR WEDDING, CUSTOM DESIGNED FOR A PERFECT FIT

    Our award winning chef will custom design a menu to capture your perfect day. Whether presented buffet style or seated and served, we’ll create an experience your guests will never forget.
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    Additional event rooms and accommodation is available through our Willcox Vacation Rentals. Enjoy The Willcox experience in one of our exclusive historic Aiken estates. LEARN MORE

    YOUR WEDDING, CUSTOM DESIGNED FOR A PERFECT FIT

    Our award winning chef will custom design a menu to capture your perfect day. Whether presented buffet style or seated and served, we’ll create an experience your guests will never forget.

EXPERIENCES

PROPOSALS
Thanks to the preponderance of proposals on YouTube, men are feeling pressure to create a one-of-a-kind, viral-worthy moment. Ease some of that pressure by choosing one of our Proposal Packages or allow our Proposal Concierge to help create a moment to remember.  LEARN MORE.

ENGAGEMENTS
She said yes! Celebrate the moment in comfort at The Willcox. Kissed by tradition from our historic past, we retain the character and charm of the turn-of-the-century South in a casual, contemporary and luxurious experience, creating an alluring backdrop to explore ideas and inspiration for your big day. LEARN MORE.

BRIDAL AND BACHELORETTE
Prepare to stun on the big day with these expert tips from our bridal beauty specialists. From when to wax to when to schedule your hair appointments, our guide will ensure you look every bit the blushing, glowing, gorgeous bride when the big day arrives. LEARN MORE

HONEYMOON
Voted one of the 10 Perfect Vacations by Conde Nast Traveler readers, The Willcox is the ideal setting to begin your new life together. Sumptuous rooms, delicious meals, and an intimate salon and spa will conspire to keep you cozily ensconced. LEARN MORE.

BABYMOON
Somewhere before “then comes the baby in a baby carriage,” a line went missing. We think it’s something like, “then comes Mom and Dad’s Babymoon at The Willcox.” Enjoy the ultimate in pampering and re-connect as a couple before you embark on the life-changing journey of parenthood. LEARN MORE.

ANNIVERSARIES
Life can be crazy and it’s sometimes easy to forget what’s really important. We invite you to escape to an easier time, just you and your partner. Reconnect, relax and enjoy your time together. Sustaining love stories for well over a century, The Willcox inspires romance in all her guests. LEARN MORE.

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CATERING MENUS

Our award-winning chef will custom design a menu to impress the most particular family members. Whether presented buffet style or served individually, choose from our array of menus to enhance any time of day, or let us custom design a menu to represent you. LEARN MORE

ACCOMMODATIONS

Guest rooms at The Willcox are comfortable retreats luxuriously appointed. All are quiet and sumptuous with high ceilings, crown moldings, and restful, cloud-soft beds blanketed in cool, crisp linen. LEARN MORE.

Our exclusive Vacation Rentals provide additional accommodation options while maintaining The Willcox experience in some of Aiken’s most treasured historic estates. LEARN MORE.

SALON AND SPA

Rejuvenation reigns supreme in our the full service salon and spa. Peace of mind and bodily balance are reclaimed in serene, fire-lit rooms orchestrated by expert spa therapists. LEARN MORE.

GREEN PRACTICES

We carry our “green’” philosophy into our meetings and catered events. The Willcox has earned the highest level of sustainability certification through the South Carolina Green Hospitality Association. LEARN MORE.

AIRPORTS

  • 5 minutes from Aiken Municipal Airport
  • 20 minutes from Augusta Regional Airport
  • 45 minutes from Columbia Metropolitan Airport
  • 2 hours from Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • 2 hours from Charleston International Airport
  • 2.5 hours from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • Close to private, regional, municipal and international airports LEARN MORE

RECOGNITION

  • VOTED ONE OF THE BEST HOTELS IN THE WORLD
    - Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler
  • VOTED ONE OF THE BESTTRAVEL HOTELS IN THE WORLD - Conde Nast Traveler
  • VOTED ONE OF THE BESTHOTEL SPAS IN THE UNITED STATES - Conde Nast Traveler
  • GOOD HOUSEKEEPING AWARDFOR SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES - South Carolina Hospitality Association

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