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Prioritize Your Guests’ Comfort with Local Luxe Lodging Options – Part 2

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Today on the blog, we’re taking a look at part two of our two part series highlighting a handful of local luxe lodging accommodations for your loved ones to enjoy throughout the course of your wedding weekend! We know there are quite a few factors that go into picking the perfect hotel hotspot, so we’re hoping to help you narrow down what may seem like a multitude of choices. So, sit back and relax as we review the fabulous characteristics that make each location so unique. Find even more gorgeous wedding inspiration in our brand new Fall/Winter 2018 issue! Happy planning!

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21c Museum Hotel

From rehearsal dinners to brunches, ceremonies to rocking receptions, treat your wedding guests to an artful experience at Oklahoma City’s 21c Museum Hotel. Located in downtown Oklahoma City’s historic Fred Jones Building, the update of this iconic industrial building includes 134 hotel rooms, over 14,000 square feet of exhibition and event space, a contemporary art museum and chef-driven restaurant. The spacious guest rooms feature high ceilings and large steel windows, offering expansive views and abundant daylight. The custom-designed furniture and luxurious beds provide a comfortable respite from the vibrant public spaces of the museum and restaurant.

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The Patriot Golf Club

The Patriot Cottages offer all of the amenities you would expect from a 5-star resort. Each cottage is equipped with several large screen televisions, a pool table, four bedrooms and luxurious private bathrooms, a bar, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, a comfortable living area, and a full modern kitchen. The Patriot Clubhouse offers appetizing cuisine catered to your doorstep upon request. The Schwab, Evans and Childers cottages are available for your next event or stay at The Patriot.

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The Sheraton OKC

Treat your guests to a thrilling city center location when they travel to Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown. Located just a few blocks from the dynamic Bricktown Entertainment District and directly attached to the Cox Convention Center, the hotel is a top destination for both work and play in Downtown OKC. Your loved ones will enjoy superb hotel amenities like the new Library Coffee & Co, the Sheraton Fitness Center and a large outdoor swimming pool. They’ll also have the option to dine at one of their two restaurants and bars including the all new Block 23, or grab a bit to eat in their newly renovated Aria Lounge.

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Tatanka Ranch

Your guests will feel enchanted in one of Tatanka Ranch’s 10 uniquely-designed cabins overlooking a nature park, pond and waterfall. Cabins are available Thursday through Saturday nights, an ideal time frame for you weekend-long celebration. Featuring a cozy feel and gorgeous views, Tatanka Ranch is sure to make your loved ones feel at home!

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The Skirvin Hilton

Recently restored to its original façade and extensively renovated from top to bottom, today’s Skirvin Hilton is one of the best hotels in OKC due to its combination of historic beauty and modern luxury. Whether you’re searching for a spot to host business meetings, a venue to throw grand wedding ballroom events, or the perfect honeymoon suites in OKC, their room accommodations go above and beyond. Book your guest’s stay with the Skirvin Hotel today!

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The Mayo Hotel

Featuring over 102 luxury hotel rooms and suites, The Mayo Hotel in Tulsa is the perfect place for your guests to rest their heads. Bold patterns and bright accent colors cover the walls creating a retro-chic atmosphere. The fabulous Rooftop Bar provides a glorious photo op with picturesque views of the river and downtown Tulsa, and serves as a fun hangout for old friends and family to catch up.

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Renaissance Hotel Tulsa

Conveniently located in the heart of Tulsa, the Renaissance Hotel is the perfect accommodation for friends and family. It’s modern beauty and comfortable class draw in travelers from far and wide. The indoor pool and sauna appeal to families with children, and the state the art fitness center is ideal for anyone wanting to squeeze in a workout amidst all of the wedding festivities. This choice is a great fit for all and truly represents the unique city of Tulsa!

Prioritize Your Guests’ Comfort with Local Luxe Lodging Options – Part 1

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Prioritizing your guests is an absolute must when planning the big day! Chances are, your loved ones will be traveling from far and wide to celebrate this new chapter of your life. Coordinating hotel accommodations for them in advance is the least you can do to show your appreciation.

You’ll want to pick a location that truly represents the city you’re hosting your wedding in, while also standing within decent range of your ceremony and reception venues. We know it can be somewhat overwhelming to ensure that you’re picking Oklahoma’s best. With that in mind, we’re taking a look at some of our very favorite local luxe lodging options to narrow down your search, and show your guests just how much their attendance means to you and your significant other! So, sit back and relax as we review the fabulous characteristics that make each location in part one of our two-part series unique. Find even more gorgeous wedding inspiration in our brand new Fall/Winter 2018 issue! Happy planning!

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The Campbell Hotel

Renovated in 2011 and home of the 2011 Designer Showcase, The Campbell Hotel is conveniently located on Route 66 in the heart of Tulsa. Consisting of 26 uniquely styled rooms, this boutique hotel is committed to incomparable customer service. In addition to its gorgeous lounge and full salon and spa amenities, each room is elegantly equipped with hardwood floors and a decorative fireplace that are sure to make your loved ones feel right at home. Treat your guests to this piece of celebrated history!

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River Spirit Casino Resort

River Spirit Casino Resort offers a wide variety of amenities, ranging from dining and entertainment to retail shopping and convenient poolside service. Scaling 27 stories and boasting 483 luxurious rooms, your friends and family are sure to feel pampered at this tropical-themed destination resort that brings a little slice of paradise to Tulsa. Their 50,000 square foot Margaritaville Casino and Margaritaville Restaurant along with a unique swim-up bar at the resort pool are only the beginning of the incomparable lodging experience River Spirit has to offer!

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Colcord Hotel

As Oklahoma City’s first luxury boutique hotel, the Colcord infuses unsurpassed style with an unmatched commitment to service excellence as well as environmentally friendly business practices. With a total of 5,549 square feet, the Colcord Hotel offers one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor event spaces available and ready for your next event! The Garden, Terrace, Sullivan and Wright rooms embrace warm, exotic wood details and soft gray, silver and cream color palettes that make each room ideal for meetings or social gatherings.

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Renaissance Waterford Oklahoma City Hotel

At the Renaissance Waterford Oklahoma City Hotel, your guests are invited to experience a modern refresh renovation recently completed. Offering unique guest rooms with vibrant panoramic views of the OKC skyline, amenities include a seasonal pool and fully-stocked fitness center. Discover their innovative hotel in the heart of Oklahoma as it provides a one-of-a-kind lodging experience. With eight eclectic spaces and exceptional planning and catering services, you are sure to feel inspired. If you’re visiting Oklahoma City for business, their hotel places you close to the business district, while also offering convenient access to OKC’s most popular local attractions. The Renaissance is well-situated near the Oklahoma City Zoo, Bricktown entertainment district, and Edmond, Oklahoma.

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Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center

The warm and welcoming rooms offered at Chickasaw Retreat are designed to provide top of the line comfort. Their staff believes that after an early morning of decorating and a long night of dancing, your guests deserve a peaceful night’s rest. With windows overlooking their multi-acreage property, the rooms here allow travelers to soak in the view and relax in the privacy of their suite. From the exquisite views, outdoor activities, full-service spa, state of the art fitness center and pool, the Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center, south of OKC near Sulphur, has it all!

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Embassy Suites Norman

Boasting beautiful hotel suites, a stunning atrium lobby and excellent services, the Embassy Suites Norman is an ideal choice for anyone visiting the area. Nestled in the University North Park Retail and Business Development, this Norman hotel is conveniently located close to the University of Oklahoma. Guests will find plenty of entertainment options and recreational activities nearby such as the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Lake Thunderbird State Park and many options for shopping and dining. The venue’s 28,000 square foot ballroom makes this Oklahoma hotel a popular choice for hosting events!

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Tulsa Club Hotel

Experience sophistication and style when booking your accommodations with the Tulsa Club Hotel. Located in the Deco District of historic downtown Tulsa, the chic hotel is within walking distance of over 50 restaurants, shopping and major downtown attractions. Striking art installations, the famous Tulsa Performing Arts Center and the breathtaking Boston Avenue corridor are all within one block of the hotel. Treat your guests with high-end service and happy hour specials in the hotel’s lively lobby lounge, where they can enjoy glamorous cocktails and a vibrant 1920s vibe.

 

A Black Wedding Dress Inspired Design at Holloway House

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This show-stopping black wedding dress inspired shoot at Holloway House is making us wish fall would get here sooner! Featuring gorgeous florals and styling from June Sixteenth Events, the vision behind this moody scene is perfect for any bride looking for a little drama! The model bride is striking in an off-the-shoulder black gown and edgy glam by Brushed Salon and Makeup Studio. A voluminous high pony paired with a bold lip and smokey eye finish off her overall look flawlessly. Jewels by Simpson supplied our groom’s unique black wedding band. Keep scrolling for the fall/winter wedding inspiration of your dreams!

Photos // Hayley Waldo Photography

Downtown OKC Engagement Shoot from Andi Bravo Photography

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Aidan and Leslie’s downtown OKC engagement shoot from Andi Bravo Photography is a must see! We’re loving every fabulous look and location this cute couple chose to incorporate into their session, including the Myriad Botanical Gardens, Santa Fe parking garage and more. Keep scrolling for the gorgeous imagery from this sweet day, along with Aidan and Leslie’s love story.

Photos // Andi Bravo Photography

Sonic slushes and 2010’s top hits were the perfect combination to kick-start Aidan and Leslie’s relationship at just 16 years old! The two have been inseparable ever since they were invited to the same birthday party in high school, and still dance like they’re teenagers any chance they get.

Years later, the couple took a much-needed vacation to Riviera Maya during a holiday break as Aidan was working in Dallas and Leslie was earning her master’s degree in Oklahoma City. On their last day of the trip, Aidan suggested they take some professional photos on the beach to commemorate their trip. Leslie hesitantly agreed, thinking the session was such a silly expense. In the middle of the session, Aidan got down on one knee and asked Leslie to spend forever with him!

Aidan and Leslie will be married in May 2019, at the Farmer’s Public Market. The couple is looking forward to featuring elements of their Mexican heritage into their big day, including traditional cuisine, tres leches cake and aguas frescas. We can’t wait to see their bohemian fiesta come to life! Cheers to this beautiful couple!

Modern Greenhouse Wedding Inspiration from Sarah Libby Photography

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We’re swooning over this modern greenhouse wedding inspiration! Shot by Sarah Libby Photography, the fresh and airy vibe of this design is everything a spring or summer bride could hope for. Ever Something provided the most stunning florals, giving this setting the perfect pop of color, while Mood Party Rentals and Marianne’s Rentals supplied chic rental pieces to set the scene. The gorgeous model bride immediately steals the show in a breathtaking two-piece set, featuring a flowy peach skirt and lace top. Glam from our friends at AnnElyse Salon & Spa in combination with accessories from Chantilly Couture topped off her look. One-of-a-kind cakes from Amy Cakes truly wowed us! Their elegant yet uniquely modern design tied into the vision behind this shoot with ease. Keep scrolling for all of the Pinterest-worthy inspiration from this shoot, and don’t forget to check out some behind the scenes footage from this dreamy day thanks to Ripperton Films! Cheers!

Photos // Sarah Libby Photography

Video // Ripperton Films