The Duke Mansion Est. 1998

400 Hermitage Road, Charlotte, NC 28207, USA

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The Duke Mansion sits on 4.5 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds and is nestled in one of the most historic neighborhoods in Charlotte.
Whether you desire a state-of-the-art meeting and retreat facility or a well-appointed bed and breakfast, The Duke Mansion is a place of inspiration, delight, and personalized service. Here you’ll enjoy old Southern charm wrapped in twenty-first-century luxury and amenities, with the added benefit of individual attention.
The Lowdown
Type
Bed & Breakfast / Inn
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Garden
Historic Building
Views
Courtyard
Garden
Landscaped Grounds
Water Feature
Style
Classic
Contemporary
Elegant
Garden Party
Romantic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Built in 1915 and tripled by its most famous owner James Buchanan Duke, The Duke Mansion has been home and host to leaders of the 20th century. Duke’s most lasting legacies, including Duke University, Duke Energy and the Duke Endowment, took shape at the home. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Duke Mansion sits on 4.5 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds and is nestled in one of the most historic neighborhoods in Charlotte. The Mansion is operated as a nonprofit with all proceeds being used to preserve and protect this community treasure.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $25 to $150

Additional Charges

Estate fees and food & beverage minimums vary depending on the space, date and time of day. Guest room rates vary depending on the room type; group rates are available for more than 5 rooms. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
150
Buffet
150
Standing
300
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1998
Curfew
11 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
The Duke Mansion has 20 individually decorated luxurious guest rooms, 6 of which have shared sleeping porches that overlook the grounds and gardens. The Mansion features accessible rooms, a guest business center and fitness center, complimentary WiFi throughout, 24-hour front desk service, a guest library with a book collection and a full breakfast served daily.
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Whether you desire a state-of-the-art meeting and retreat facility or a well-appointed bed and breakfast, The Duke Mansion is a place of inspiration, delight, and personalized service. Here you’ll enjoy old Southern charm wrapped in twenty-first-century luxury and amenities, with the added benefit of individual attention. Today, we are dedicated to offering fine cuisine, beautiful amenities, relaxing atmosphere and remarkable service.
Design:
The lush grounds and magnificent garden rooms of The Duke Mansion create an enchanting setting for an outdoor wedding ceremony filled with all the grace and beauty you’d expect in such a historic location. The first floor of our beautiful home also makes the perfect backdrop for your ceremony. There is nothing like a sunny North Carolina day. You can relax under the Barnhardt Terrace pergolas or soak up the sun in the Nisbet Garden. Whatever the event, rest assured that hosting it at The Duke Mansion will make it an occasion like no other. Fairytale dreams do come true.
Awards & Notables Southern Living: Number 6 of The South's Best Inns 2018 

Select Registry Hotel 

AAA Four Diamond Award

 
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:

The Duke Mansion’s Executive Chef Harrison Booth and his culinary staff create seasonal, contemporary menus that reflect traditional southern flair.

Our culinary team is delighted to design a customized menu for your private lunch, dinner or reception. Please contact your Sales Manager for additional information.

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