Our oceanfront restaurant, lawn terrace and gardens offer a dazzling setting for your wedding celebration.

We have a wedding coordinator on-staff to help with every detail. Allow us to host your special day in an ideal romantic setting.

Private Cottages & Suites

With 22 guestrooms and cottages on site, you and your guests can stay the night at the same location as the ceremony and reception. Our property's architecture is designed to match the quaint village of Albion, found just across the bridge. All of our rooms have grand ocean vistas and fireplaces. Most have a private deck ocean front deck. To really indulge, select one of our ocean-window spa jacuzzi tub rooms.

Lush Gardens & Panoramic Ocean Views

Albion River Inn is situated on over 10 acres of beautiful ocean front land. We have flowers blooming year round, and wildlife is abundant. Our rooms are equipped with a pair of binoculars to get an upclose look at shorebirds, sea lions and whales.

Photographers, Musicians, Flowers and more

Our connections in the Mendocino Community allow us to facilitate virtually any request. Allow us to help you find the perfect vendors for each of your needs.

Full Bar and Chef Cuisine

Our very own chef, Stephen Smith, will prepare a spectactular array of hors d'oeuvres, and coursed meal to your taste. We also have sommelier Mark Bowery, available for wine pairings and specialty cocktail suggestions.

Albion River Inn

About Us

Spectacular views, Chef Stephen Smith's culinary talents, and fine wine selection combined with the personalized attention of our wedding coordinator and staff make Albion River Inn the ideal place to have your wedding. We will customize your event to suit your needs. We can host ceremonies, elopements, receptions, and rehearsal dinners. Wedding coordinator services are included.

Albion River Inn is built on ten acres with 22 rooms and a 80 seat restaurant and bar, all of it overlooking Albion Cove and the Pacific Ocean. The whole facility is available for weddings and special events.

For additional information and reservations Please contact our Wedding Coordinator at 1-800-479-7944.

You may also use the contact form at the bottom of this page, or email us at weddings@albionriverinn.com

Indulge and reward yourselves with a Honeymoon stay in one of our ocean view spa tub cottages!

  • Hors D’oeuvres

    Chef Smith's House Smoked Salmon Mousse on Cucumber Rounds, Rock Shrimp Spring Rolls, Seared Ahi and more.

  • Luncheon Buffet

    After champagne and hors d’oeuvres on our lawn, you and your guests can feast on our tasty Lime and Ginger Grilled Prawns, Roast New York Strip, Oysters, Crab and much more.

  • Reception and Plated Dinner

    Chef Smith creates wedding menus from the tastefully simple to the elegantly elaborate. Click menus at left to view a list of popular dishes. Chef Smith can also create special menu dishes to reflect your individual style and taste.

  • Wine Cellar

    Our wine cellar features an award winning selection from around the world with emphasis on the best California wine country sparkling and still wines. In addition, full bar with mixed drinks, bottled beer, and the largest single malt scotch collection on the Mendocino Coast is available on a limited or open basis.

  • Coordinator Included

    To assist with arrangements, Albion River Inn provides the services of our wedding coordinator, Chelsea Strupp, who will work closely with the bride and groom regarding rehearsal scheduling, seating arrangements, table décor, wine and menu selections, guest accommodations, as well as establish an itinerary for the day. She will schedule a day in the restaurant to interview photographers, floral designers, bakers, and officiates. She'll be present at the rehearsal and oversee the wedding day activities, including delivery and set up of flowers, cake and decorations.

  • Garden Room

    Albion River Inn's "Garden Room" is made available for the bride's dressing room the day of the ceremony. Ceremony seating, tables, linens, some floral arrangements, and custom table linens for the cake table are also included.

  • World Class Ocean Views

    Your whole event will take place with one of the most jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring vistas available. The ocean view is first-rate and makes a picture-perfect backdrop for your day.


Chelsea Strupp

Wedding Coordinator

Chelsea's organization skills, attention to detail, and knowledge of the area and community make her a perfect wedding coordinator. She will listen to your every request and make sure it is just so. When you have your wedding at Albion River Inn, there is no need to hire a wedding coordinator, Chelsea's services are included with the venue.

Stephen Smith

Executive Chef

Steve's experience and versatility as a chef is sure to impress your guests. He and his staff can do plated luncheons and dinners or, if you prefer, serve your self, buffet style. Steve is known for his "coastal cuisine" which fuses French, Asian, and Californian elements. And if you have a special request, Steve's expertise is sure to please.

Mark Bowery

Cellar Master

Mark has made his love of wine & spirits into a way of life. His dedication as a sommelier has led to Albion River Inn winning awards for our wine & spirits list, year after year. Our list is fully stocked with hundreds of wines & spirits, and our bartenders can be present to mix libations at your request.

"Beautiful, Romantic, Relaxing."


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Ceremony Only

Starting at $1000

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Ceremony & Luncheon

Starting at $2,500

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Ceremony & Dinner Reception

Starting at $10,000

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Ceremony, Reception & All Rooms for 2 nights

Starting at $30,000

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Our lawn and dining room can seat approiximately 80 people. Each of our 22 rooms has a bed for two, and there are a few cots available on request.

There is a private bedroom with bathroom close to the wedding lawn we have saved for this special purpose at no extra charge. We suggest staying in one of our rooms the night of your wedding (if not longer!) so if you prefer, you can get prepared in the comfort of your own suite. We can have hairdressers and make up artists come to your room so if you want, you don't have to step out of your door.

Not unless you want to. Our wedding coordinator, Chelsea Strupp, has planned and facilitated many weddings on the Mendocino Coast. She will make sure all of your expectations are met or exceeded. If you prefer to hire your own coordinator, that is perfectly fine as well.

Yes. We serve dinner nightly, so we have a permanent kitchen and front of house staff trained in fine-dining service and hospitality to serve you and your guests.

Our restaurant is open for dinner nightly from 5pm. If you choose to have an afternoon ceremony and luncheon, we need the dining room to be cleared for dinner service preparation by 4:00pm. However, if you choose to have a dinner reception, our restaurant will be closed to the public for the night, and you can dine and party as late as you like.

3790 North Highway 1, Albion, California, 95410. We are on the West (ocean) side of Highway 1, just North of the Albion Bridge. Albion is approiximately 3 hours drive North of the San Francisco bay area, and about 4 hours from Sacramento. A large portion of the drive is through wine country and redwood forests. It is a beautiful and scenic experience. Additionally, our phone number is 1-800-479-7944.

To inquire about available dates, you may call our office toll-free at 1-800-479-7944. Ask to speak with Chelsea and she will answer any of your questions, including available dates. Another option is by using the contact form at the bottom of this page, or emailing weddings@albionriverinn.com


Get in touch

Our office and front desk is open 7 days a week from 7:00am to 8:00pm. Our innkeepers are happy to speak with you. If you'd like more information or any of your questions answered, please give us a call.




Albion River Inn
3790 North Highway 1
Albion, California, 95410

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