Elm Hurst Inn & Spa

415 Harris Street PO Box 123 N5C3J8 Ingersoll (Ontario) Map · Phone number
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4.9 out of 5.0
Number of guests 4 to 230
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About Elm Hurst Inn & Spa

Elm Hurst Inn & Spa is a wedding venue located across 33 acres of rural landscapes. Established in 1872, this landmark was once the starting point of the Canadian cheese industry. Its gorgeous spaces and trimmed lawns make it ideal for weddings and celebrations of all types and sizes during any season of the year.

Facilities and capacity

This venue has 8 spaces that make up its facilities which include:

  • The Grand Ballroom: This is Elm Hurst's most classic indoor space which is perfect for larger weddings as it has a capacity for up to 230 guests.
  • The James Harris Room: This is another elegant space which boasts high ceilings, large windows and a private balcony. It holds up to 100 guests.
  • Victorian Mansion Ballroom: This lovely space is located in the Elm Hurst Inn Mansion and has an adjoining deck where up to 50 guests can come out and enjoy the fresh air after dinner and dancing.
  • The Carriage House: This singular 19th century space has wooden floors and beamed ceilings and is ideal for celebrations of up to 100 guests.
  • The Valley: This is perfect for outdoor ceremonies, with its lovely countryside backdrop. It includes a gazebo overlooking the pond and can also accomodate tented outdoor celebrations of up to 500 guests.
  • The Front Garden Gazebo: This is a charming point for outdoor ceremonies of all sizes.
  • The Pond: A fountain and natural waterfall adorn this outdoor space which has a deck that holds up to 15 guests while its surrounding lawns can accomodate up to 150 more onlooking guests.

Services offered

The services offered include:

  • All-Inclusive Packages
  • Food & Beverage
  • Ceremony locations (indoor & outdoor)
  • 49 beautiful guestrooms
  • Breakfast included with all overnight accommodation
  • Restaurant for breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Full Service Spa with hot tub, steam room and sauna
  • Beautiful grounds for photos
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Centrepieces, linens and chair covers
  • Comprehensive list of recommended vendors

Cuisine

Executive Chef, Andrew Smith, works with locally sourced produce and his menus include the finest Canadian products. Andrew has been part of the Elm Hurst team for many years.

Accommodation

This venue offers 49 guest rooms with their own private bathrooms and amenities. Spend your wedding night in the best room available! The Executive Suites or the Lord Connaught Room, with its king size bed, jacuzzi for two, panoramic views and private patio are excellent choices.

Other facilities

The spa is another facility which offers a number of aesthetic and therapeutic services like wraps and massages. All wedding guests are entitled to 15% off of the treatments.

  • Number of guests From 4 to 230
  • Type Ballroom, banquet hall, historic, inn/B&B
  • Style Classic, country, garden, rustic, vintage
  • Event Services Accommodations, bridal suite, catering / bar, clean up, event planning, outside vendors, set up
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 1,200.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 60.00
More information

More information about Elm Hurst Inn & Spa

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
    Rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash bar
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Limited bar
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chair covers
    Dance floor
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Chocolate fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 995
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Set up
    Clean up
    Event planning
    Chairs
    Tables
    Linens
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Parking
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 50
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 70
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 45
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake cutting
    Server(s)
    Dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 40
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Open bar
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Bartenders

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22 Reviews for Elm Hurst Inn & Spa


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.7
  • Response time 5.0

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  • Michelle

    Michelle Cameron · Married on 18/09/2020

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    Sept 18th Wedding

    Such a beautiful spot to have a wedding! Erin and Chantal were wonderful to work with through the entire process! They were so accomodating with everything due to Covid-19 and ensured we had the best day. We had a mishap with one of our vendor but Chantal swooped in and saved the day! The entire staff was professional and courteous. We had Meghan as our designated server and Sabrina as bartender. Both ladies did a wonderful job and made sure we had everything we needed through the day. Thank you guys so much! We couldn’t have chosen a better venue!

    Sent on 19/09/2020
  • Julia

    Julia · Married on 03/09/2020

    5.0
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    Unforgettable wedding at Elm Hurst Inn and Spa

    We had our wedding at Elm Hurst Inn and it was incredible!! If you are looking for an all-inclusive wedding venue, look no further. Elm Hurst has packages with food, drinks, tables, chairs, linens, etc. all included which made it so easy for us to plan. The venue itself was so beautiful that we had hardly any decor for the ceremony and reception. All of our guests commented about how beautiful the grounds were for strolling around and taking photos. The food was incredibly delicious and the bartender was so good at mixing drinks that at one point all the guests had the same cocktail because he made it so well :)

    We had to move our wedding date due to the COVID shut down and the Elm Hurst staff were extremely accommodating. They worked with us and our vendors to find a new date and moved us into a larger room to facilitate social distancing. Erin and Chantal responded to our e-mails very quickly and answered all of our numerous questions before our big day. On the wedding day, we had our very own server who would find us to give us food and drinks, which was amazing because we were so busy and didn't have time to sit and eat before dinner. In general, the whole day the staff made us feel like royalty!

    Overall, we had an unforgettable experience at Elm Hurst and we highly recommend them to anyone looking for a wedding venue!

    Sent on 10/09/2020
  • Diana

    Diana Macdonald · Married on 13/09/2019

    5.0
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    Perfect day

    We had so many upsets just before the wedding, with my sister being diagnosed with cancer and not being able to attend, family squabbles and a bank account fraud the day before the wedding that we were sure that the entire wedding would be a disaster. To the contrary, Chantal and her team made our day run so smoothly and perfect. Absolutely no worries, they were on top of everything! Perfect job and the most perfect day!! Thank you!

    Sent on 21/09/2019
  • Rhiannon

    Rhiannon Allen · Married on 21/09/2018

    5.0
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    Amazing, fabulous!

    Everything about our experience was great! The staff on our day of was absolutely amazing and always made sure we had everything we needed. It is a beautiful venue, which made for great photographs, and the food is delicious.

    Sent on 16/11/2018
  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Anne · Married on 01/09/2017

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0

    Staff was friendly and very accommodating to my requests. Guests thought it was a stunning venue and raved about how good the food was! They also loved the option of being able to stay overnight and plenty of parking for everyone else.

    Sent on 13/09/2017

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