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We’re not even sure where to begin to explain how amazing the State Room is. After researching countless venues and visiting several of them, we decided on the State Room. We liked Tom, Eric, and Tara and thought that they would do a great job and, of course, the room itself is gorgeous. But they exceeded every expectation we had and now, we can’t imagine why we considered any other venue. Throughout the planning process, Eric and Tara were attentive, answering our questions promptly, reassuring us, and making sure we were on track. Leading up to the wedding, Eric was on top of every detail, no matter how minor. He made sure our guests’ dietary restrictions were noted, that the coloring books we purchased were placed at the children’s seats, and that every vendor was prepared. Most importantly, he made us feel that our wedding would be as they say, “Over the top.” On the day of, everything ran seamlessly and on time. While taking pictures, Tom drove us around in his classic car, brought water to keep our wedding party comfortable, and carried my train so that my dress stayed clean. After the ceremony, Eric helped bustle my dress and made sure that we were taken care of. The food was amazing and to say that the portions were generous is an understatement. We were told at our first meeting that the State Room does WOW weddings, or Weddings Without Worry, but they really delivered. Having the same team of people that are there for you from the day you sign your contract, through the planning process, and the entire day of the wedding, makes all the difference. When you book with the State Room, you feel like you are joining a family. The State Room team’s unbelievable attention to detail allowed us to fully enjoy our wedding. And, at the end of an already amazing night, the icing on our cake was having Tom bring us for a late night drive around the city that we love in his convertible. Stop reading this review, and go book at the State Room now. Seriously, do it.

5.0/5.0
Ally, Wedding Date: 09/09/2017

About

The State Room is Albany, New York's most acclaimed wedding venue, providing an unparalleled experience with uncompromising service on your most celebrated of days.



Located on Historic State Street, The State Room is the perfect illustration of historic beginnings serving a modern purpose. This hall of fame award winning venue, also Albany's first skyscraper, was originally constructed in 1901 to serve as Albany's City & County Savings Bank. The State Room embodies the architecture and splendor of the early twentieth century. Featuring hand painted vaulted ceilings, marble walls, grand bay windows and gold-embossed Corinthian Columns. Step back into history as you take your first steps together as a married couple here, at The State Room.

The State Room offers inclusive wedding packages, ensuring you an enjoyable wedding planning process. All State Room Wedding Packages Include:

A State Room Champagne Greeting | Custom-Made Fresh Floral Centerpieces | Personalized Wedding Cake | Overnight Hotel Accommodations | Full Premium Open Bar | Table Linens | Antique Car Service | Complimentary Parking | Certified Wedding Planners





Contact us today to meet with one of our Wedding Planners! 

518.432.7773 | thestateroom@yahoo.com | www.facebook.com/thestateroom

Details

Venue Type
Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic
Capacity
230
Event Venue - Frequently Asked Questions
What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
100
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Describe your venue:
Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic
Describe the style of your venue
City, Eclectic, Glamorous
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
230
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Bridal Suite, Cake, Clean Up, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
What event items are available?
Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arches, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chair Covers, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photobooth, Tables
What food and beverage items are available?
Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access
Business Info
What types of events do you service?
Anniversaries, Baby Showers, Bar / Bat Mitzvahs, Birthdays, Bridal Showers, Christenings, Corporate Events, Graduations, Holiday Parties, LGBTQ Weddings / Ceremonies, Memorials, Proms, Quinceaneras, Sweet 16s

101 Reviews

5.0/5.0
 
5.0/5.0
User7616157, Wedding Date: Recently Married
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

We had our wedding at the State Room last month and it was truly magical. My husband and I planned most of our wedding from another state, which we thought would be difficult, but the team at the State Room made the whole process really easy for us. They were always there to answer my calls or e-mails.
The ceremony and reception were perfect. Everything looked beautiful and the food was amazing! Our guests are still raving about the food and the venue. Eric, Tom, Melissa, and Tara were all amazing to work with and the day wouldn't have been the same without their help. We would recommend the State Room to anyone looking for the perfect wedding!

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5.0/5.0
alexandra, Wedding Date: 09/16/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

My husband and I decided early on that piece of mind on our big day was a top priority. We both work a ton and we were planning from out of town, so we really needed a planning team to lean on. Tom, Eric, Tara and Melissa are the DREAM TEAM we needed. They were patient, supportive, and held our hands ever step of the way, even chasing us down when we were being indecisive.
We had lots of family and friends from out of town, and we really wanted people to have a blast, to enjoy the food, the booze, the atmosphere, and whole vibe so much they forgot they had to travel to get there, and The State Room did all of that and more. They took care of all the little details, making the magic happen and all our guests were raving about how wonderful it was all weekend (and still!)
The venue is so beautiful, I honestly felt like we barely had to decorate, and the food was delicious and Eric and the team were so accommodating. I can't say enough good things, but mostly, I don't think we could have pulled off our wedding without The State Room.

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5.0/5.0
Rise, Wedding Date: 09/09/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

I'm the mother of the bride and while I didn't go through all the steps in the process with my daughter (all the meetings and vendor decisions), I heard about a lot of them. The only word I can think of to describe the State Room is AMAZING! A wedding is an expensive, ridiculously complicated event to pull off and they did it without a hitch in the process. I saw so many things that could have gone wrong with relatives being difficult, people bumping into servers, etc. and the professionalism that the wait staff had was phenomenal. They didn't blink. The food was amazing. It is almost impossible to serve that many people simultaneously and get prime rib at the correct temperature, and salmon and chicken moist but they delivered at every table. Our hors d'oeuvres were over the top. So many passed quality items and the top shelf bar was truly great. The venue is especially beautiful and we have fantastic photos of the upstairs and downstairs and vault areas. It was so beautiful. But most important was the team of people that helped my daughter and son-in-law through the process and made the day so very special. We were rehearsed and prepared - we were able to enjoy the event and get great photos. It was so beautiful. I can't thank Eric and Tara and Tom enough for a day that both families will remember forever.
I am updating my review because now that we are three weeks past the wedding, I realize I wasn't effusive enough! We have always told our children to elope because a wedding is such an expense, so short, and so hard to pull off. Tom and his team made many promises to us at our meeting. The truly amazing thing is that they exceeded our expectations and made us as parents feel that this wedding was actually worth the expense. We travel far and wide all over the world and eat in Michelin star restaurants. This team was able to pull off a wedding even we could say was amazing. YOU WILL BE THRILLED WITH YOUR WEDDING IF YOU HAVE IT HERE!

Services Used: Cake & Bakery, Event Planning, Event Venue

5.0/5.0
Ally, Wedding Date: 09/09/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

We’re not even sure where to begin to explain how amazing the State Room is. After researching countless venues and visiting several of them, we decided on the State Room. We liked Tom, Eric, and Tara and thought that they would do a great job and, of course, the room itself is gorgeous. But they exceeded every expectation we had and now, we can’t imagine why we considered any other venue. Throughout the planning process, Eric and Tara were attentive, answering our questions promptly, reassuring us, and making sure we were on track. Leading up to the wedding, Eric was on top of every detail, no matter how minor. He made sure our guests’ dietary restrictions were noted, that the coloring books we purchased were placed at the children’s seats, and that every vendor was prepared. Most importantly, he made us feel that our wedding would be as they say, “Over the top.” On the day of, everything ran seamlessly and on time. While taking pictures, Tom drove us around in his classic car, brought water to keep our wedding party comfortable, and carried my train so that my dress stayed clean. After the ceremony, Eric helped bustle my dress and made sure that we were taken care of. The food was amazing and to say that the portions were generous is an understatement. We were told at our first meeting that the State Room does WOW weddings, or Weddings Without Worry, but they really delivered. Having the same team of people that are there for you from the day you sign your contract, through the planning process, and the entire day of the wedding, makes all the difference. When you book with the State Room, you feel like you are joining a family. The State Room team’s unbelievable attention to detail allowed us to fully enjoy our wedding. And, at the end of an already amazing night, the icing on our cake was having Tom bring us for a late night drive around the city that we love in his convertible. Stop reading this review, and go book at the State Room now. Seriously, do it.

Services Used: Event Venue

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