The Lafayette Inn - Virginia's Premier Lodging Bed and Breakfast Inn

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The Lafayette Inn & Restaurant


Charlottesville area boutique wedding venue. Selected by as one of the 12 best B&B Fantasy Wedding Locations. The Lafayette Inn & Restaurant remains a favorite destination for small boutique weddings and receptions. Host your reception (or rehearsal dinner) in our dining room, the adjacent courtyard or for smaller gatherings in the Tavern. Larger group- reserve the entire restaurant and enjoy all of the space!

Brides often choose our gazebo for the actual ceremony, our courtyard for the larger receptions and our dining room for the smaller service. The Courthouse bells ring at noon and six o’clock in the evening and can be heard at The Lafayette Inn, should you wish to coordinate your ceremony with the chimes.

Beyond the wedding location, The Lafayette can also arrange the food and beverage service, assist in finding the florist, wedding cake designer…even your wedding celebrant should you desire. Many brides prefer the assistance of a professional wedding planner- we have partnered with one of the best! Enjoy all that our central Virginia area location provides!



                                                                        Facility fees
Dining room- Includes the Tyler Suite. Noon-9pm $1,000.

Entire restaurant- Includes the Tyler, Jefferson and Monroe Suites. Noon-9pm. $1,750.00.

Custom self-planned or professional wedding planners- select which works best for you.

                                                CUSTOM WEDDINGS- SELF-PLANNED
We specialize in smaller intimate weddings (receptions, rehearsal dinners, Champagne Brunches). With nearly 300 such events delivered, we can lend our experience to make your wedding experience at the Lafayette Inn & Restaurant a smooth and joyful experience. We custom create your wedding culinary experience, you deliver your atmosphere!Our goal is to make your journey as delightful as your destination!

                                            PROFESSIONAL WEDDING PLANNER
                                  by Barb Wired Wedding & Event Mangement

  •  "Best of Weddings"- The Knot
  • "Brides Choice"- Wedding Wire

Want to experience the wedding of your dreams, but skip the nightmares? Retain BARB WIRED Wedding & Event Management to guide you to the through the journey.

Your Personal Planner can assist in...

  • The design, implementation and execution of your overall theme and decor.
  • Creation of invitations, "Save the Date" and other related prep matters.
  • Review vendors and assist you in securing the best value and quality for your budget.
  • Plan and manage your agenda for the overall event including attending your rehearsal, wedding and reception to assure every detail is address...and YOU don't have to address them!

     (Full and complete details provided during inital consult)

Your Personal Planner can assist in...

  • Confirm all details with your retained vendors
  • Coordinate deliveries, set-up's, etc
  • Provide detailed check list and confirm details
  • Faciliate through your ceremony, reception through your cake cutting.



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