Wedding Receptions at The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel


Wedding ReceptionsWhen it comes to marrying the one you love, The Hilton Inn at Penn Wedding Specialists are an important part of your memorable day. Our wedding specialists provide you with impeccable services, assisting with all of the event details and working closely with you and your wedding planner to ensure the perfect wedding.

Contact a Hilton Inn at Penn Wedding Specialist


Certified Wedding Planner

Our certified wedding planner will be your on-site contact person and personal consultant from start-to-flawless finish.


For a nominal fee, we will provide a location for your ceremony. This service must occur immediately before the reception (outside of your 5-hour celebration). The hotel will be responsible for the physical set up of the room, including, chairs and if needed: a raised platform for the bridal couple and celebrant, microphones & amplification through our house sound system. You will be responsible for all décor (chuppah, aisle runner, floral arrangements, etc). The hotel must approve all décor/set-up arrangements.

Decorator Package

Magnifiqué Décor and Chairs with Flair have teamed up to provide our brides & grooms with amazing décor for your perfect wedding. Additional information is included within this folder.

Hilton HHonors

We are pleased to participate in the Hilton HHonors Reward Program. This program rewards you with one hotel point for every eligible dollar you spend on the catering for your wedding reception. All of this adds up to free travel opportunities at any of our 2,800 Hilton Family Brand of hotels.


There are a number of indoor locations within the hotel and gorgeous outdoor locations on the campus of The University of Pennsylvania which is directly across the street

Valet Parking

Our event parking is $20.00 per vehicle. A bulk discount for host-paid valet parking is available to you at $14.00 per vehicle ($12.00 per vehicle including tax & $2.00 per vehicle tip for the valet team)


The Living Room is a stunning room on our lobby level. Following the reception, you may reserve this room to allow your guests to continue celebrating your special day. Bar service & food is available.
In addition to your wedding reception, should you host another wedding related celebration at The Inn at Penn – ie. Engagement Party, Bridal Shower, Rehearsal Dinner, Afterglow, or Post-Wedding Breakfast, we will offer a 20% discount on all our printed catering menus or customize a menu to suit your needs.

Room blocks

You will have the assistance of a designated sales manager to set up a block of rooms for your out-of town guests, give you a personalized web page for your guests to make reservations online, and provide personalized invitation insert cards with driving direction to the hotel. If you’re interested, for an additional fee, the hotel can create welcome amenities for your guests, or we’ll gladly distribute to your guests an amenity or welcome letter you provide.


The Hilton Inn at Penn offers linen table cloths and napkins of the finest quality. Specialty linens to compliment your event's theme or color may be arranged for an additional charge.


Click here for a list of recommended photographers, videographers, florists, and entertainment professionals. You may utilize your own vendors if you choose. The names and phone numbers of your vendors will be required in order to coordinate timing and accessibility to the banquet rooms.

Coat Check

Seasonal coat check service is determined at the hotel's discretion and is offered at no additional charge.If you would like to offer this service to your guests at a time that is deemed off-season, you may do so for a fee of $15.00 per hour*.

Deposits and Payments

A non-refundable deposit of $1,000.00* is required to reserve your date. A deposit in the amount of an estimated 30% total wedding reception costs is due six months before the wedding date. Final payment and guarantee of attendance is due seven days prior to the wedding date. An authorized credit card is required for any additional charges incurred during the event.