The idea of getting married and having to plan a spectacular event can be overwhelming. However, by allowing the Doherty Hotel to host your event, you will only be left with enjoying your special day. Our guests receive personal attention from the time of reserving banquet space, to planning their menu, and through to the closing of their reception. In addition to offering exceptional food and friendly, professional service, the Doherty Hotel will provide all of the set-up, (with the exception of special decorations), clean-up, and service. The following items are included at no additional charge with every wedding reception hosted by the Doherty Hotel:

• Linens, Stainless Steel Flatware & Ceramic Dinnerware

• Discounted Room Rates for Overnight Guests

• Locked Gift Room

• Cake Cutting and Service by Doherty Hotel Staff

• Cake Table

• Head Table on Risers

• Space for Band or D.J.

• Dance Floor

• Guest Registration

All food and beverages must be purchased through the Doherty Hotel with the exception of your wedding cake.  Please view the Doherty’s extensive menu and feel free to contact the Sales Office if you have any questions. We are very happy to assist you in planning your very special event and can propose a customized menu to meet special needs.

Let the Doherty Hotel handle everything so you don’t feel wore down on your special day!

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The Doherty Hotel has been in the hospitality business for over 90 years. It is currently owned and managed by the fourth generation of Dohertys. In addition to receiving personal attention, our guests receive exceptional food and friendly professional service.

Located in the heart of Michigan, the Doherty Hotel makes for the ideal meeting place. The hotel is located in downtown Clare and offers eleven function rooms totaling over 6,000 square feet. The main ballroom consists of 3,600 square feet that can be divided into five break-out rooms. Our meeting rooms are flexible, modern, and versatile. The Doherty Hotel is happy to supply the latest in audio/visual equipment to accommodate your specific needs. Whether hosting a 300-person conference, formal dinner, or informal dinner, the Doherty Hotel will accommodate you with comfortable facilities, exceptional cuisine, and personalized service.

From concept through completion, events are assured success by a dedicated staff of professionals offering exceptional, personal service. Consider the Doherty for your next function, we are happy to prepare a bid for you designed exclusively for your particular event.