If you’re recently engaged and are searching for the perfect venue for an intimate lakeside wedding on Kiawah Island, look no further than The Andell Inn. Our high-design boutique hotel sits beside the quiet Andell Lake lined with towering Palmettos which provides a beautiful backdrop for your special day. You’ll feel as if you’ve been transported to a Lowcountry oasis every time you look back on photos from your special day!  

Specializing in small weddings on Kiawah Island, our hotel can accommodate rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions of up to 50 guests. With a limited number of guests, our hotel staff can create an exceptional experience for you and your guests that you won’t soon forget.  

Situated in one of the best locations in Charleston's southern Sea Islands, Andell Inn is undoubtedly a top choice among Kiawah Island wedding venues. Interested in learning more about what our Lowcountry oasis has to offer? Request our free Wedding Planning Guide below for more information on wedding and event facilities, amenities, accommodations, and more!  

Wedding & Event Facilities 

Let Andell Inn take the stress out of planning your Kiawah Island rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony, or reception. Below, we’ve listed our Kiawah Island wedding and event facilities by event type.  

Rehearsal Dinners & Wedding Receptions

Receptions held at the Andell Inn are often centered in the Great Room that connects to our covered porch and cabana spaces with panoramic lake views. Intimate receptions can spill out to the travertine pool deck with sunsets over the lake and marshes. 

Bella Vista Room 

For a private, indoor function the Bella Vista Room is the perfect choice for up to 50 guests. 

Porch Bar 

From welcome receptions to rehearsal dinners our Porch Bar can accommodate up to 50 guests. 


Reception tables.

Elopements & Intimate Ceremonies

Bella Vista Room 

Offering an indoor/outdoor experience with a wraparound porch overlooking the lake this is the perfect function space for up to 50 guests. 

Southern Porch & Cabana 

For parties up to 20 guests, our Southern Porch & Cabana offers an elegant outdoor setting for your event. 


Our hotel offers bar service as well as tables and chairs. While we don’t offer food catering for weddings and events, we recommend Cru and Hamby’s Catering and Event Haus for rentals. 

When you choose The Andell Inn for your small wedding on Kiawah Island, you and your guests will enjoy access to our complimentary hotel amenities. Discover first-class amenities such as: 


The Andell Inn is Marriott’s highest guest satisfaction hotel. In addition to comfortable accommodations, our guests can also enjoy all-custom interior design and original artwork throughout the hotel. Our accommodations are the perfect blend of comfort and luxury. 

Accommodations for the Couple 

The Presidential Suite is the perfect accommodation for newlyweds with a large living area, a comfortable king-size bed, an open floor plan, which includes a dining area, a full-size kitchen, and gorgeous views of the water. 

Accommodations for Guests 

The Area

The Andell Inn offers a prime location for your big day. Situated alongside Freshfields Village, the Andell Inn allows you and your guests easy access to the many nearby businesses including hair salons, spas, and shops with all your wedding day needs.  

When there’s downtime, your guests can enjoy bike rides through Spanish moss-lined trails and leisurely walks on some of the world's best beaches. Kiawah Island is full of ways to pass the time! 

Freshfields Village

Frequently Asked Questions

What's the maximum number of guests you can accommodate? 

The Andell Inn can accommodate weddings of up to 50 guests.  

Do you provide indoor/outdoor ceremony/reception?  

We offer indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception space for weddings of up to 50 guests. We offer an outdoor ceremony and reception space for weddings of 20 guests or smaller. However, there is an indoor space in case of inclement weather, if it’s not already rented. 

Do you provide catering? 

Our hotel offers bar service as well as tables and chairs. The Andell Inn does not provide food catering, however, we can provide you with a list of our preferred catering and event rentals in the area.  

Do you provide accommodations for the guests? 

Yes, we offer four accommodation types for wedding guests. 

Dreaming of Your Kiawah Island Wedding?

Ready to plan your intimate lakeside wedding on Kiawah Island? Fill out the information form below so we can get to know your needs and a staff member will be in touch. Don’t forget to request your free Wedding Planning Guide, also, for more information on our wedding services!  

Wedding Inquiry 

For all other event inquiries, please contact guestcare@andellinn.com to get connected with one of our staff members who can help you plan the event of your dreams. We can’t wait to be a part of your big day!