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Americas Best Value Inn & Suites

Shakopee , MN

LOCATION

1244 Canterbury Road S
Shakopee, MN 55379 US (map)

PHONE

952-445-3644

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

“Not All Brides Walk Down the Same Aisle”

Every bride may not have the same style when it comes to their big day. Whether it be whimsical, dazzling or traditional, your... Read more
“Not All Brides Walk Down the Same Aisle”

Every bride may not have the same style when it comes to their big day. Whether it be whimsical, dazzling or traditional, your wedding can be just what you envision. Each bride will receive special attention from an experienced wedding planner. We will help you create a distinctively romantic day that you and your guests will remember forever.

The Canterbury Inn is a full service hotel which offers spacious and functional rooms to accommodate anywhere from five to 200 guests. Our banquet venues include our Triple Crown Ballroom, an outdoor courtyard, and several other banquet rooms to suit your event needs. To compliment our facilities, Canterbury Inn’s professional staff extends first class service to ensure every guest has a memorable experience.

Let our wedding professionals help you plan the perfect wedding celebration. From Rehearsal Dinners, Receptions, Gift Openings, Ceremonies and Room Blocks, we can accommodate every last wedding detail. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1986
When was your venue last renovated?
2014
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Hotel, Restaurant
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Glamorous, Modern
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
250
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
11
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
Number of guest rooms
175
Number of suites
53
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
200
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
30
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is transportation included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
0.0/5.0
My wedding day was nowhere close to a fairy tail! Our wedding day was a nightmare from them running out of food to actually having ceiling tiles fall on our guests heads. Professionalism and responsiveness hmmm they don't know the meaning of that. You will never get a call back from the management they just tell you the voicemail system is not working. I was charged for rental chairs for my outdoor wedding which did not take place outdoors and which was never stated in my contract. The ballroom we got married in was not set up on time and I had guests waiting outside to be able to enter. The food was aweful and there was not enough for everyone, also the way they serve the tables some of our guests waited an hour and fourtyfive minutes to eat.
My wedding day was nowhere close to a fairy tail! Our wedding day was a nightmare from them running out of food to Read more...
My wedding day was nowhere close to a fairy tail! Our wedding day was a nightmare from them running out of food to actually having ceiling tiles fall on our guests heads. Professionalism and responsiveness hmmm they don't know the meaning of that. You will never get a call back from the management they just tell you the voicemail system is not working. I was charged for rental chairs for my outdoor wedding which did not take place outdoors and which was never stated in my contract. The ballroom we got married in was not set up on time and I had guests waiting outside to be able to enter. The food was aweful and there was not enough for everyone, also the way they serve the tables some of our guests waited an hour and fourtyfive minutes to eat. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
0.7/5.0
I was EXTREMELY disappointed with our reception at Canterbury Inn. Almost everything that could go wrong did. The wedding coordinator was very personal and friendly at all of our previous encounters with her, but nothing she promised us came through and she was rude to my friends and family the night of party!
My biggest frustration was that guests from the bar across the hall crashing our reception. We were told this wouldn't be a problem multiple times because they would close the adjoining doors the night of our reception. We asked again before the party started when we saw the doors were still open and they would not close them!!! Needless to say, my friends and I had to chase away strangers who were trying to eat my cupcakes! Several strangers also used my photo booth and left rude messages in the book, and I can only assume the drank our booze too since it was in the hall as well.
Some of the other things the went wrong were:
-We never received our salads with our dinner. (No one did, but I'm sure we paid for it anyway)
-The coordinator left immediately after dinner. (before the first dance)
-My cards and gifts were not secured like we were promised. I'm positive someone would have stolen them if my friend's mother hadn't taken charge and brought things to her room early in the night.
-There was only one working women's bathroom stall, so my guests had to wait in long lines to use the bathroom.
-They charged the remaining balance to wrong card
-The did not supply the bar with the wine we had asked for
My party was great, but I feel like we had an amazing night despite the Canterbury Inn's attempt to sabotage it. I am angry we spent so much money and received such worthless service. Do not have a reception here!
I was EXTREMELY disappointed with our reception at Canterbury Inn. Almost everything that could go wrong did. The wedding Read more...
I was EXTREMELY disappointed with our reception at Canterbury Inn. Almost everything that could go wrong did. The wedding coordinator was very personal and friendly at all of our previous encounters with her, but nothing she promised us came through and she was rude to my friends and family the night of party!
My biggest frustration was that guests from the bar across the hall crashing our reception. We were told this wouldn't be a problem multiple times because they would close the adjoining doors the night of our reception. We asked again before the party started when we saw the doors were still open and they would not close them!!! Needless to say, my friends and I had to chase away strangers who were trying to eat my cupcakes! Several strangers also used my photo booth and left rude messages in the book, and I can only assume the drank our booze too since it was in the hall as well.
Some of the other things the went wrong were:
-We never received our salads with our dinner. (No one did, but I'm sure we paid for it anyway)
-The coordinator left immediately after dinner. (before the first dance)
-My cards and gifts were not secured like we were promised. I'm positive someone would have stolen them if my friend's mother hadn't taken charge and brought things to her room early in the night.
-There was only one working women's bathroom stall, so my guests had to wait in long lines to use the bathroom.
-They charged the remaining balance to wrong card
-The did not supply the bar with the wine we had asked for
My party was great, but I feel like we had an amazing night despite the Canterbury Inn's attempt to sabotage it. I am angry we spent so much money and received such worthless service. Do not have a reception here! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
Georgene, the wedding coordinator here, is amazing, she made things less stressful for the big day.
Georgene, the wedding coordinator here, is amazing, she made things less stressful for the big day.
Georgene, the wedding coordinator here, is amazing, she made things less stressful for the big day. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
4/6/2013
4.7/5.0
We stayed in the honeymoon suite (which was free since we got married there) The suite was nice, it had a big bed and a nice bath with spa jets. I did like that they wouldnt let anyone know where our room was because we didnt want people messing with the rooms. However, I was disappointed that they didnt decorate it or have champange or something to make it a bit more special. Also our guests got a "discount" if they stated they were with our wedding party, but most people found it $20 cheaper online.
We stayed in the honeymoon suite (which was free since we got married there) The suite was nice, it had a big bed and a Read more...
We stayed in the honeymoon suite (which was free since we got married there) The suite was nice, it had a big bed and a nice bath with spa jets. I did like that they wouldnt let anyone know where our room was because we didnt want people messing with the rooms. However, I was disappointed that they didnt decorate it or have champange or something to make it a bit more special. Also our guests got a "discount" if they stated they were with our wedding party, but most people found it $20 cheaper online. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
The entire staff at the Canterbury Inn were incredibly helpful and accomodating.
The entire staff at the Canterbury Inn were incredibly helpful and accomodating.
The entire staff at the Canterbury Inn were incredibly helpful and accomodating. Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
9/11/2010
4.6/5.0
I would recommend the Caterbury Inn. The venue was excellent - the ballroom was big and roomy. The food was out of this world. The catering manager was excellect to work with. She stepped up and decorated the tables with the extras I had purchased when our Monica Delany of Moments Like This did a no call / no show up.

The bathrooms for the ballroom are really tiny and make it difficult for people with wheel chairs.

The only issue we had was the rooms. Someone prior to our stay had gotten sick outside of our room (patio outside) and we asked the front desk to have the mess clean it up and they never did durring the entire weekend.
I would recommend the Caterbury Inn. The venue was excellent - the ballroom was big and roomy. The food was out of this Read more...
I would recommend the Caterbury Inn. The venue was excellent - the ballroom was big and roomy. The food was out of this world. The catering manager was excellect to work with. She stepped up and decorated the tables with the extras I had purchased when our Monica Delany of Moments Like This did a no call / no show up.

The bathrooms for the ballroom are really tiny and make it difficult for people with wheel chairs.

The only issue we had was the rooms. Someone prior to our stay had gotten sick outside of our room (patio outside) and we asked the front desk to have the mess clean it up and they never did durring the entire weekend. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue

DEALS

Gift Opening ~ Grooms Dinner
Print Deal
Redeem In-Store   $300 Value
Complimentary Room Rental Fee for the Gift Opening or Groom's Dinner

Available to the first 100 couples
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Wedding Special
Print Deal
Redeem In-Store   $400 Value
Book your wedding reception on either a Friday, Sunday or Holiday Weekend and receive the following complimentary package ~ Complimentary half barrel of domestic beer, Two complimentary bottles of champagne for the head table, On complimentary guest room, Complimentary room rental for rehearsal dinner or gift opening. (Based on availability, some restrictions apply).

Available to the first 100 couples
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