The Confluence Hotel

A bride and Groom kiss on their wedding day at the Confluence Hotel. They are outside and her veil blows in the wind.


April 4, 2024

The Confluence Hotel opened its doors in 2023 and is one of the best new venues for a wedding in Eastern Minnesota. It offers beautiful views of the Mississippi River and is conveniently located right in downtown Hastings, MN.

A bride and groom snuggle on a sunny day outside the Confluence Hotel.  There is a bit of snow on the ground and they stand on the sidewalk.

Ceremony Spaces at the Confluence Hotel

The Confluence Hotel has both indoor and outdoor options for your wedding day. This is ideal in case of rain or other precarious weather on your big day. The indoor space is a stunning upper level ballroom, full of windows and high ceilings. The windows overlook the Mississippi River on one side and downtown Hastings on the other side. There is a beautiful outdoor option right near the river as well. This is in the back of the hotel so there is privacy and little distractions.

White chairs line the aisle in a ballroom. A bride and groom stand forehead to forehead at the end of the aisle.

The Getting Ready and Hotel Rooms

One of the best parts about this venue is the other amenities you’ll have access to. The boutique hotel rooms are each unique and decorated in an upscale, elegant style. I also love all of the suites that can be used for getting ready spaces. They have full amenities, including a washer and dryer and kitchen. They also have beautiful light and gorgeous decor.

A bride and her bridesmaids in cute satin robes before her wedding day. They are on a bed, looking at each other.

The Dining and Bar at the Confluence Hotel

This is not a boring hotel bar and restaurant. There are cozy spots sprinkled throughout the hotel, including welcoming booths in the restaurant. The food is top notch (try the short rib or the walleye and you won’t regret it!) and the cocktails feature other local MN businesses such as Tattersall Distillery liquors.

A couple in wedding attire kisses. The bride sits on a bar at the Confluence Hotel and her groom stands next to her.

More information

Ready to see more about the Confluence Hotel? Check out their website here for more information. Looking for a wedding photographer or have questions about having a wedding at the Confluence? Ready out to me here!

A Bride and Groom walk down the stairs at The Confluence Hotel while holding hands

These photos were taken at a styled shoot at The Confluence Hotel. The incredible vendors involved include:

Amy’s Cherished Events

651 Studio + Floral Design

Taylor Marie Beauty

Linen Effects

Dorothy Ann Bakery

Ivory Bridal

Milbern Clothing

The Jeweler Ryan

Olive + Twig Design Co

Epitome Papers

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