San Diego Wedding Venue FAQ
Do you have an indoor and outdoor reception space?
Yes, we have several distinctive indoor and outdoor venues perfect for intimate events or grand-scale galas.
How many guests can you accommodate in the Mission Bay Ballroom?
260 + dance floor.
What year was the Mission Bay Ballroom built?
The Mission Bay Ballroom was built in 2004 as a part of our 20 million dollar expansion and renovation.
Can we bring in our own caterer?
No, all food and beverage is supplied by the hotel. Our award-winning culinary team has designed an extensive selection of menus for your review. Our expert staff can help you create everything from elegant buffets to delightful, full-course special event menus.
Can you cater to different types of cuisine?
Yes, our menus are popular selections, but we can work with the Executive Chef on any type of custom menu.
What other wedding services do you provide?
We also provide services for Bridal Showers, Engagement Parties, Rehearsal Dinners, and Post Wedding Brunches.
How long will I have use of the event space(s) I reserve?
Your wedding package includes four hours plus the cocktail hour. We are happy to extend your event beyond that time frame for an additional fee.
How late can we enjoy music at our event?
Music may be played until 10:00 pm for outdoor events and until midnight for indoor functions.
Is there weather back up for the ceremony?
Will we get to sample the food before the wedding?
Yes, a menu tasting is included in the package.
Do you have a place for the bride to get ready?
Yes, The Bayside Conference Room is the perfect bridal dressing room and is available from 7:00am until midnight. Please contact our Sales and Catering Manager for details.
Is a wedding coordinator provided by the hotel?
No. Although we strongly recommend a full-service wedding coordinator, we require that you have a coordinator to provide a minimum of day of services.
Do you provide discounts on guestrooms?
Typically a minimum of a 15% discount is given for wedding room blocks, but prices and discounts vary.
How much is the deposit, when is it due, and is it refundable? What's the payment schedule for the entire bill?
We require a 25% of your food and beverage minimum with your signed contract. A deposit schedule will be provided in your contract. The estimate balance is due 5 business day prior to the wedding. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Do you charge for event parking for those not staying overnight at the hotel?
We offer complimentary event parking.