Frequently Asked Questions

Pricing Questions

Q: How is your pricing determined?

A: Our Wedding Packages offer complete deluxe receptions, including bar, with champagne toast, hors d’ oeuvres, overnight accommodation for the bride and groom as well as sit-down or buffet dinner options. Please note:  additional 6% Sales Tax and 18% service will apply to all food & beverage pricing.

Q: Do you offer any discounts for weddings during certain times of the year?

A: We have the greatest flexibility for brides and grooms planning Sunday events.  Overnight accommodation rates vary widely based upon availability. If providing lower guest room rates for your attendees is important to you, please ask about dates when we can offer discounted rates.

Q: What is the deposit amount you require?

A: A non-refundable deposit of $1,750 is required in order to reserve space.  After deposit is received, a contract will be issued.  An additional 30% of estimated food & beverage costs is due six months prior to the event, with final payment due 96 hours prior to the event.

Q: Are tax and gratuity included?

A: No

Q: Are there any hidden fees?

A: You may choose to offer your guests more than one option for a sit-down dinner. When offering three or more  options, please add an additional $2.00 to the per person price.   White spandex chair covers are available to rent for $4.00 per chair plus 6% sales tax.  When renting chair covers through the hotel, our staff will put the chair covers onto chairs for you.

Q: Do you charge full price for children?

A: Special entrees are available for children up to 12 years old. Chicken Fingers with French Fries remains our most popular selection. The charge for these dinners is $17.99 plus tax & gratuity.

Q: How much is it to extend a hosted bar beyond what is included in your wedding package ?

A: Our wedding packages include 2 initial hours of continuous premium open bar.  Extensions are available at your  request for $11.00 per person, per hour (minimum of one hour) based on the guest guarantee.

Menus & Tastings

Q: Do you offer a tasting?

A: Yes, we offer an independent tasting to all confirmed wedding couples.   Please Note:  Some items may not be available for a tasting due to quantity size.

Q: What can we taste?

A: You may personally select a variety of hors d’ oeuvres, appetizers, accompaniments, and entrées (excluding carving stations and certain menu items that must be prepared in a large quantity).

Q: What about guests with special dietary needs?

A:  We are happy to accommodate medically-required dietary needs when possible with advanced notice.  Please be advised that food prepared in our kitchens may include major food allergens.

The Reception

Q: What centerpieces are included in your reception?

A: The wedding package includes the use of round mirrors & glass fishbowls. All personalization of centerpieces is the responsibility of the couple to provide. Up to 3 votive holders (candles not included) are available upon request. No open flames are permitted with any centerpiece arrangement.

Q: Are candles permitted?

A: Yes, candles are permitted but the flame must be contained in a glass votive, tumbler, cylinder, etc.  If the ceremony is held on-site, a unity candle is permitted.

Q: What color are your linens?

A: The wedding package includes the rental of color-coordinated napkins to compliment our white or sandalwood linen.

Q: What if I want to bring my own cake?

A: Brides are to provide her own wedding cake. Cut & service of your cake is provided complimentary.

Q: How many bartenders must I have?

A: Included in your package will be one bartender for each 100 guests.

Q: How many servers will there be?

A: Service staff is based on one server per 20 guests for a served event and one per 25 for buffet.

Q: Who will run the event?

A: Your wedding coordinator will introduce you to the Banquet Manager on Duty and your Event Captain.  The Captain is responsible for the operations during your event and serves as the liaison between you and the chefs to ensure a smooth-running reception.

Q: When should we notify the hotel of our guaranteed guest attendance?

A: Your Sales Manager will request an up-to-date attendance count one week prior to your  event.  A final guaranteed number of attendees is due 4 business days prior to your wedding reception.

Q: Do you allow guests to bring their own food and beverages?

A: All food and beverage must be purchased through our facility, with the exception of the wedding cake.

Q: Who decorates for the reception and/or ceremony?

A: Our staff sets up the linens and table settings.  Any special items being rented or brought are set up by the wedding party.  However, your Sales Manager will coordinate with you what our staff can do to assist with your set up. 

Guest Services

Q: Can my out-of-town guests get special overnight room rates?

A: We do offer discounted room rates for wedding guests, based on availability and special event dates.

Q: Can I have gift bags for my overnight guests?

A: Yes. You are welcome to provide gift bags for your guests. All gift bags are presented to guests as they check-in. For bags that are individually personalized and need to be distributed to a specific guest there is a service charge of $2.00 per bag.

Q: What about parking?

A: Complimentary.

Q: Does the hotel offer a shuttle for guest around town?

A: No, shuttle service is not available through the hotel. 

Outdoor Ceremonies & Photos

Q: How many people can you accommodate for my outdoor ceremony?

A: We can accommodate up to 200 guests on the Mountain View Ballroom Patio.

Q: What if it is raining on the day of my outdoor ceremony?

A: When booking your event, your Sales Manager can discuss contingency plans and will coordinate with you when a decision must be made regarding inclement weather.

Q: What do you provide for outdoor ceremonies?

A: We provide set up, chairs and sound (if needed.)  You may, however, choose to rent chairs or an arch for your ceremony.  Some couples also choose to rent a tent for their outdoor ceremony.

Q: Can we take wedding photos on the golf course?

A: Yes, you may take photos on the golf course.  Again, the course is not closed during weddings, so your Sales Manager will coordinate times and locations with you in order to make as little interruption to golfers as possible while still  providing a stunning outdoor background with breathtaking views.  Please remember that when taking photos, all participants are expected to practice proper golf etiquette while using the golf course.

Q: Are we able to use golf carts for our wedding photos?

A: Yes, you may use up to 2 golf carts for photos—one for the photographer and one for the bride & groom.  If you wish to take pictures with your wedding party, parents, etc., your Sales Manager can  suggest locations for photos close to the venue so that golf carts will not be needed.

Q: Can we decorate golf carts?

A: You may decorate the golf cart with a Just Married sign.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Sales and Catering department with any additional questions you may have.