Welcome to Wye River Where lively & classic meets versatile

Discover a distinctive place for your private meeting or one-of-a-kind celebration. Situated on 1,100 gorgeous acres along the idyllic Wye River, just 50 minutes from the nation’s capital, Wye River, A Dolce Conference Center has built its reputation on exclusivity, fun team activities, and natural beauty.

Plan your stay with a customized, all-inclusive package that includes stately accommodations, regional cuisine by our talented chefs, technically advanced event spaces, and a dedicated planning staff. And when it’s time to relax, head to our 18th-century English gardens, two outdoor pools, a tennis court, or scenic trails for a quiet stroll.


  • Curated collection of contemporary art
  • Well-stocked library
  • Fitness Center with yoga studio

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Three centuries of history in a country setting

Brick building with grey roofing and chimneys
Man in suit enjoying glass on wine indoors

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A welcoming and extremely detail-oriented staff

Close up of wooden tray with plate covered by metallic dome
Man with glasses at table with meal in front of him

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Innovative and inspiring team-building

Living space with seating, book shelves, white cabinets & fireplace
Woman in oversized sweater drinking coffee as she looks out window

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A gathering place for the brightest minds, indoors and out

Wedding reception set up with circular tables outside under white tent
Friends having dinner indoors next to window

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An exquisitely clandestine venue

Outdoor metallic seating on terrace with umbrellas
Woman drinking cup of coffee

Conference Center Highlights

  • Event planning
  • 4,900 sq. ft. of space
  • Full-service A/V
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Tech support
  • Teleconferencing 
  • Full-service catering
  • Business services

Private dining circular table with white tablecloths, blue chairs & marina decor


Inspiration Thrives Here

3 Venues | 4,900 Sq. Ft.

Whether your meeting is small or large, you’ll be productive like never before.

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Houghton Carridge House King bed


Houghton Carriage House King Bed

Inspired by the style and comfort of a contemporary Eastern Shore estate, our bright and airy Houghton Carriage House guest room features a king bed and interior and exterior entrances.

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Tripadvisor reviews

  • "If you are planning a conference for about 30 people, this is the best possible setting if you value intimacy, history, simple elegance and fine dining."
    - occdocbill La Crosse, WI
  • "If you are looking for a venue that is quiet, private, intimate, and a true experience, check out Wye River in Queenstown, MD. Gorgeous facility, historic, and the staff could not be more helpful and attentive. "
    - Elizabeth H. Ellicott City, MD
  • "If you're looking for a place to have a conference, business meetings or small function, this is the place to go. Scenic grounds, nice rooms, great food and service are all here. If you have a chance to stay here, do so. You'll be glad you did."
    - John H, New York City, NY
  • Wedding couple standing on long path surrounded by trees


    A Picture-Perfect Dream Day

    On a day that must be perfect, Wye River offers a stunning setting done your way, with every last detail in place. Farm-to-table catering, wedding party activities, a selection of gorgeous venues, and a devoted staff ensure memories to last a lifetime.


    Chart Your Course

    to Quaint Queenstown

    We’re just 50 minutes from the nation’s capital. Yet so far.

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