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. Surf on the Club, New Rochelle, New York
  7. The Lofts at Prince Street, New York, New York
  8. Beekman Hotel in New York City, New York
  9. Full Moon Resort, New York
  10. Red Rooster Restaurant, New York
  11. Grandview at Poughkeepsie, New York
  12. The Glass Houses in New York City, New York
  13. Old Westbury Gardens, Long Island, New York
  14. Gramercy Park Hotel
  15. Bourne Mansion, New York
  16. The India House, New York
  17. The Surrey in New York City, New York
  18. Metropolitan Building in Long Island City, New York
  19. Ink48 in New York City, New York
  20. The Grandview Poughkeepsie, New York
  21. Snug Harbor, New York
  22. NoMo Soho, New York, New York
  23. 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. Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, San Antonio, Texas
  4. The King and Prince, St Simons Island Resort, Savannah, Georgia
  5. Foxchase Manor, Chantilly, Virginia
  6. Meritage Resort and Spa, Napa, California
  7. Hilton Lake Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada
  8. Carneros Resort and Spa, Napa, California
  9. Atrium at Curtis Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  10. Five Bridge Inn, Rehoboth, MA


  1. Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai, Thailand
  2. Casa Lecanda, Merida, Mexico
  3. Kampala Serena Hotel in Kampala, Uganda
  4. Barcelo Mayo, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  5. Emoyeni Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa
  6. Aurem Palace Hotel and Resort, Old Bagan, Myanmar
  7. Now Jade, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  8. Iberostar Paraiso Maya, Mexico


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

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