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The State Room

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About The State Room

The State Room is a banquet hall for couples looking to wed in the Albany, New York area. This downtown city venue features large open spaces with warmly colored walls and golden chandeliers. Step inside The State Room to find a romantic space away from the bustling city right outside the doors; this venue sits a five-minute walk from Albany City Hall and ten minutes from Jennings Landing on the Hudson River.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can invite up to 230 guests to join them in celebrating their wedding at The State Room. This historic venue features two event spaces. Vaulted and painted ceilings stretch overhead. Gold-embossed marble columns match the massive walls in the large and open space of this venue's ballroom. WIth the couple's choice of uplighting reflecting off these polished walls, the stunning glow provides an atmosphere to keep people partying all night long.

Services Offered
The wedding planners at the venue assist couples with their ceremonies and receptions at The State Room. The venue offers the following events and services:

  • Accommodations
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Audio equipment
  • Cake
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Cleanup
  • Decor
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Furniture
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Parking
  • Photo booth
  • Setup
  • Shuttle
  • Tables
  • Valet
  • Wireless Internet

The venue provides overnight hotel accommodations for couples following the celebration of their marriage. Guest accommodations can be made through the venue's suggested hotel.

The team at The State Room works to ensure all parts of the event delight couples choosing this venue. Premium liquor, a champagne toast and signature drinks are just some of the in-house bar offerings. With an on-site kitchen, the venue's chefs are able to prepare a menu suited to the couple's desires, whether this means modern fare or a traditional family recipe. They offer the following catering styles:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations
  • Tastings

Other Services
In addition to custom-crafted floral centerpieces and a master pianist for ceremonies held at the venue, The State Room also offers antique car service for couples.

This venue, constructed in 1901, was Albany's first skyscraper. The building served as Albany's City & County Savings Bank. Details of its history are evident in the elegant 20th-century architecture as well as remnants of its past that remain, such as large metal bank vault doors.

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Married on 06/23/2018

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

I will go as far as saying that if all the decisions we make as a married couple are as good as the decision we made to choose The State Room as our venue, then we are in for an unbelievable life ... Read more together! Krystina and I are still receiving compliments about the venue, the food, the lighting, etc. Tom, Eric and Tara are a powerhouse staff who kept us organized, relaxed and prepared for the entire wedding planning process and wedding day. The entire day was one big highlight, but some of our favorite moments include: Tom's attentiveness towards Krystina during the ceremony and photos helping her with her veil and dress, our alone time to decompress in the private room upstairs during the cocktail hour (with drinks and the cocktail hour hors d'oeuvres being served) while watching our friends and family mingle downstairs. We loved the lighting that made the State Room look like our own personal castle for a day. The lay out of the room was set up perfectly, allowing all of our guests room to walk from table to table, dance and have drinks at the bar. The food was top notch, out of this world. From the cocktail hour to dinner, the food just kept coming! A wedding is one of the most important days in a person's life and the venue helps make it special. My advice is, if you want the perfect wedding, choose The State Room!

Ellen Gibbs Neudecker

Getting married on 12/05/2020

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Wonderful Venue - Highly Recommend

I can't speak highly enough of Tom Nicchi and the staff at the State room. My daughter's wedding was there this past weekend and it went beyond our expectations. They were highly organized and helped ... Read more with planning the perfect wedding reception every step of the way. The staff are very friendly and extremely professional. The food is like no other. So fresh and delicious. Our guests raved about their appetizers and entrees. Tom was with us from the beginning of the day until the end. Check out their website and then call and arrange a visit to view the beauty of the architecture and decor. There is no venue in the Capital Region that compares to the State Room.

Kristine Weinheimer

Married on 06/22/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Amazing Time Had By ALL!!!!!!!!

They say 3 things make a wedding. The Music, food, and bar. When is comes to Music Man Entertainment Dedicated, Passionate, and Hardworking,are just some of the words that describe this company. We ... Read more have a very opinionated family of Irish and Italians and everyone loved him. The dance floor was packed to the point the photographers were squeezing past people to take pictures. Mike put his reputation on the line to make sure to deliver a wedding that people will take about for ages. No matter the generation or genre Mike had everyone smiling and busting a move. Also, when it comes to availability this man is reachable by phone, text, email. He is a prime example of what hospitality is supposed to be. If Mike is you DJ then you should have nothing to worry about!

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