Bellevue Conference Center Petronella favorite wedding venue in Virginia

Over the years, the Petronella Photography team has shot weddings and events at several top New York New Jersey wedding venues and venues around the world, which is always exciting because we love traveling, exploring new places and figuring out how to bring a couple’s story to life in the context of the venue and venue grounds.

Here is a list of our favorite wedding venues over the years based on the following:


  • Attentiveness to the bride & groom
  • Variety and beauty of the grounds
  • Bridal Suite
  • Ability to customize menu for multicultural couples
  • Wedding Venue staff attentiveness

If you’re getting married at one of these venues or a similar venue and would like to learn more about the venue from our perspective, let’s chat.

So in no particular order, here is our list of the top all time favorite wedding venues around the world we’ve had the privilege of shooting.


  1. Oheka Castle in Long Island, New York
  2. 620 Loft and Garden in New York City, New York
  3. The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York, New York
  4. Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Brooklyn, New York
  5. The Inn at New Hyde Park, New York
  6. Burden Kahn Mansion
  7. Paramount Country Club, New City, New York
  8. Surf on the Club, New Rochelle, New York
  9. The Lofts at Prince Street, New York, New York
  10. Beekman Hotel in New York City, New York
  11. Full Moon Resort, New York
  12. Red Rooster Restaurant, New York
  13. Grandview at Poughkeepsie, New York
  14. The Glass Houses in New York City, New York
  15. Old Westbury Gardens, Long Island, New York
  16. Gramercy Park Hotel
  17. Bourne Mansion, New York
  18. The India House, New York
  19. The Surrey in New York City, New York
  20. Metropolitan Building in Long Island City, New York
  21. Ink48 in New York City, New York
  22. The Grandview Poughkeepsie, New York
  23. Snug Harbor, New York
  24. NoMo Soho, New York, New York
  25. Yale Club of New York City


  1. The Gramercy at Lakeside Manor, New Jersey
  2. The Merion in Cinnaminson, New Jersey
  3. The Venetian, New Jersey
  4. Maritime Parc, New Jersey
  5. The Palace at Somerset, New Jersey
  6. Perona Farms, New Jersey
  7. The Liberty House, New Jersey
  8. Woolverton Inn, New Jersey


  1. Bellevue Conference Center, Chantilly, Virginia
  2. The Bell Tower on 34th, Houston, Texas
  3. 19 East Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  4. Greengate Ranch and Vineyard, San Luis Obispo, California
  5. Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, San Antonio, Texas
  6. Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
  7. Blue Bell Country Club, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
  8. Talamore Country Club, Pennsylvania
  9. The King and Prince, St Simons Island Resort, Savannah, Georgia
  10. Foxchase Manor, Chantilly, Virginia
  11. Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa, California
  12. Hilton Lake Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada
  13. Carneros Resort and Spa, Napa, California
  14. Eau Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida
  15. Historic Rosemont Manor, Berryville, VA
  16. Atrium at Curtis Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  17. Five Bridge Inn, Rehoboth, MA


  1. Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai, Thailand
  2. Zeavola Resort & Spa, Thailand
  3. Emoyeni Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa
  4. Casas del XVI, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  5. Paradisus Palma Real Resort, Dominican Republic
  6. Kampala Serena Hotel, Kampala, Uganda
  7. Luang Say Residence, Luang Prabang, Laos
  8. Aurem Palace Hotel and Resort, Old Bagan, Myanmar
  9. Blue Bird Hotel, Bagan, Myanmar
  10. Now Jade, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  11. Casa Lecanda, Merida, Mexico
  12. Barcelo Mayo, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  13. Iberostar Paraiso Maya, Mexico

Where are you getting married?  We’d love to chat with you about it.

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