Hotel Du Village
The Hotel Du Village is a historic, French Country estate nestled in the Bucks County countryside and just one and a half miles north of the quaint town of New Hope, PA. . Landmark Hospitality owners Frank and Jeanne Cretella, have transformed this exquisite space into the most romantic event venue space in New Hope, PA. The Cretella’s have over 25 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry, successfully transforming landmarked properties into lively events spaces and restaurants with top notch cuisine.
Hotel du Village is the perfect place to host your next big celebration or the biggest event of your life, your wedding day.
Martyna Krowicka - Chef — memorymaker
Landmark Hospitality’s up and coming young chef –
Born in Poland and raised in New Jersey, Chef Krowicka has always had a strong connection to the farm and making it translate on the plate. A devout supporter of all things local she proudly works with produce and meat from small family farms, plus with herbs and produce from her own garden. A proponent of sustainability, Chef prides herself on sourcing responsibly. Her simplistic approach to cuisine lends itself to a refined elegance, a perfect match for Hotel Du Village.
Chef Krowicka’s cooking philosophy and passion stem from her upbringing in Europe coupled with her experiences throughout school and her time spent apprenticing and working at high end restaurants in the tri-state area. Her thoughtful menus rely on seasonal ingredients and advanced technique.
A graduate of The French Culinary Institute, she has continued to hone her skills, always with a focus on bold, natural and honest flavors. Her most recent experiences as Sous Chef at The Ryland Inn, have helped to pave the way for her next role.
In collaboration with Landmark Hospitality and Chef Anthony Bucco, Martyna will provide a new haven for farm-to-table fare, as well as one of the best spots in the state of Pennsylvania, for hosting weddings and other special occasions.
Danielle Gomez - Event Stylist — memorymaker
With over 20 years of experience in events and sales management, and armed with degrees from Johnson & Wales University, Danielle is a wonderful addition to The Ryland Inn team. Her experience includes working in high end, five star boutique hotels, such as the Cincinnatian, as well as the Marriot and Merry Makers Catering. In each position she has held she has organized and executed high end events for guests from twenty attendees to four hundred attendees. Her attention to detail, concern for her clients and sheer intelligence are her greatest attributes and are sure to make any occasion you work on with her, a memorable one.
The Colt Room – Opening October 2013
A beautiful French Country ballroom, named after architect of the Hotel du Village Morgan Colt, with stately ten foot ceilings will hold up to two hundred guests and will be finished with restored hard wood floors and a large stone fireplace. Your guests will feel both pampered and at home in this exquisite space. The pre-function room will be enclosed with large windows overlooking the river and gardens and also has a magnificent skylight, allowing a bit of the outdoors inside. Your wedding ceremony can be held indoors in the ballroom or outdoors in our newly restored garden, complete with fire pits, trellises and patios.
Let the celebration continue in the loft above the ballroom, where you can enjoy cocktails and dance the night away at your after party.
The Historic Room – Anticipated Opening November 2013
The original restaurant space at the Hotel du Village will be home to an intimate, historic event space. With capacity for cocktails, dinner and dancing for up to one hundred and sixty guests, this space will be refurbished to include a full view of glass windows looking out onto the courtyard and riverside. The original bar will be the focal point of your cocktail hour, as your guests filter in and out of the two front rooms of this space while socializing friends and family.
Let the celebration continue back at the Inn’s bar or host a private after party in the pre-function space, where you can enjoy more cocktails while dancing and laughing the night away.