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Bahia Resort Hotel

San Diego , CA

LOCATION

998 West Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA US 92109 (map)
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ABOUT US

You've been wishing for a perfect wedding all of your life and the Bahia Resort Hotel is the ultimate place for your dream wedding. Set on 14 acres of romantic tropical paradise. Choose... Read more
You've been wishing for a perfect wedding all of your life and the Bahia Resort Hotel is the ultimate place for your dream wedding. Set on 14 acres of romantic tropical paradise. Choose from our elegant ballrooms overlooking Mission Bay, Beachfront settings, or a cruise on one of our vintage Sternwheeler Boats. We look forward to welcoming you so that we may begin planning the wedding of your dreams. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1953
When was your venue last renovated?
2014
Describe your venue:
Hotel
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Tropical, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
1000
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
8
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
314
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
3500
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Catering
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
98
Event Coordination
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
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
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes

REVIEWS

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Elizabeth
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
I just had my wedding at the Bahia on 9/21/13. The venue was amazing! We got married on the beach and had our reception in the mission ballroom. It is one of the few places in San Diego that you can get married on the actual sand through a resort. At the Bahia the resort owns the beach and therefore the only people roaming around is limited to guests. I highly recommend the Bahia for a beach ceremony. Most other places you can get married on the grass of the bay, but not the sand.

The mission ballroom is gorgeous and has an amazing view of the bay. The floor length windows truly let you and your guests enjoy it! The chandeliers are also gorgeous! Also the area is pretty private ... You have an elevator going up directly to the ballroom and your own bathrooms for the floor.

The packages at the venue are super inclusive, which we loved!! They were inclusive, but allowed for a lot of personalization and a lot of choices. It was perfect because we had a lot of choices to make, but I was not overwhelmed because the package came with certain things and it was a matter of choosing the color or between a few types or a few different vendors. There were several things you could upgrade to and the fees were not significant.

Beth Hunt is an amazing Catering Sales Manager! We loved working with her. She is easy going and super responsive and extremely helpful!! We also appreciate all the hard work of Cheryl (Banquet Captain), Event Elements (anything and everything for the tables at the reception), Edelweiss Bakery and all of the wait staff as they made our wedding amazing as well. The food was really good!! We got lots of compliments on the dinner, desert & appetizers.

I highly recommend the Bahia. There are so many perfect photo locations. For us the Bahia was perfect, it is very reasonable priced and one of the few places you can get married on the beach. Also the staff is easy to work with and very accommodating and helpful!
I just had my wedding at the Bahia on 9/21/13. The venue was amazing! We got married on the beach and had our reception in Read more...
I just had my wedding at the Bahia on 9/21/13. The venue was amazing! We got married on the beach and had our reception in the mission ballroom. It is one of the few places in San Diego that you can get married on the actual sand through a resort. At the Bahia the resort owns the beach and therefore the only people roaming around is limited to guests. I highly recommend the Bahia for a beach ceremony. Most other places you can get married on the grass of the bay, but not the sand.

The mission ballroom is gorgeous and has an amazing view of the bay. The floor length windows truly let you and your guests enjoy it! The chandeliers are also gorgeous! Also the area is pretty private ... You have an elevator going up directly to the ballroom and your own bathrooms for the floor.

The packages at the venue are super inclusive, which we loved!! They were inclusive, but allowed for a lot of personalization and a lot of choices. It was perfect because we had a lot of choices to make, but I was not overwhelmed because the package came with certain things and it was a matter of choosing the color or between a few types or a few different vendors. There were several things you could upgrade to and the fees were not significant.

Beth Hunt is an amazing Catering Sales Manager! We loved working with her. She is easy going and super responsive and extremely helpful!! We also appreciate all the hard work of Cheryl (Banquet Captain), Event Elements (anything and everything for the tables at the reception), Edelweiss Bakery and all of the wait staff as they made our wedding amazing as well. The food was really good!! We got lots of compliments on the dinner, desert & appetizers.

I highly recommend the Bahia. There are so many perfect photo locations. For us the Bahia was perfect, it is very reasonable priced and one of the few places you can get married on the beach. Also the staff is easy to work with and very accommodating and helpful! Read less
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Cherie
Wedding:
5/4/2013
5.0/5.0
I planned my wedding from over the phone since I live in NyC and the staff was just amazing. They met all my desires and more. Also compared to other vendors you get so much for what you pay for. All my guest had a blast and talked about it for days. Since many guest had to travel from all over the US it made a mini vacation for everyone. I'm so happy we picked the Bahia!!!
I planned my wedding from over the phone since I live in NyC and the staff was just amazing. They met all my desires and Read more...
I planned my wedding from over the phone since I live in NyC and the staff was just amazing. They met all my desires and more. Also compared to other vendors you get so much for what you pay for. All my guest had a blast and talked about it for days. Since many guest had to travel from all over the US it made a mini vacation for everyone. I'm so happy we picked the Bahia!!! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were married here on September 22,2012. Lindsey B from catering was very helpful, accommodating, professional, and perfect leading up to the wedding. This venue offers a lot more than what the package says. My guest loved the ambience of Bahia Resort and the Del Mar Room. We had our ceremony in the pond area, and it was the most special moment of my life. Doug the bartender was amazing for catering to our group during the reception. We had such a great time.

Also I was planning this wedding from Nebraska, and Lindsey is def a go to girl to help get stuff done. The food was amazing and everyone raved over the desserts.
My husband and I were married here on September 22,2012. Lindsey B from catering was very helpful, accommodating, Read more...
My husband and I were married here on September 22,2012. Lindsey B from catering was very helpful, accommodating, professional, and perfect leading up to the wedding. This venue offers a lot more than what the package says. My guest loved the ambience of Bahia Resort and the Del Mar Room. We had our ceremony in the pond area, and it was the most special moment of my life. Doug the bartender was amazing for catering to our group during the reception. We had such a great time.

Also I was planning this wedding from Nebraska, and Lindsey is def a go to girl to help get stuff done. The food was amazing and everyone raved over the desserts. Read less
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Alena
Wedding:
6/30/2012
5.0/5.0
The Bahia was great to work with. We came in with a very large group to start of 450 guests. The Bahia was very easy to work with and they took there time will all my questions and requests. The room was absolutely gorgeous and the food was spectacular. Our guest could not stop ranting about the food and how great it was. The wait staff was incredible too, the fact that all 350+ guests were eating exactly at the same time was amazing and I was so impressed! I highly recommend The Bahia
The Bahia was great to work with. We came in with a very large group to start of 450 guests. The Bahia was very easy to Read more...
The Bahia was great to work with. We came in with a very large group to start of 450 guests. The Bahia was very easy to work with and they took there time will all my questions and requests. The room was absolutely gorgeous and the food was spectacular. Our guest could not stop ranting about the food and how great it was. The wait staff was incredible too, the fact that all 350+ guests were eating exactly at the same time was amazing and I was so impressed! I highly recommend The Bahia Read less
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ejewison
Wedding:
2/18/2012
5.0/5.0
The staff at the Bahia were very responsive and helpful. The venue was beautiful
The staff at the Bahia were very responsive and helpful. The venue was beautiful
The staff at the Bahia were very responsive and helpful. The venue was beautiful Read less
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missy
Wedding:
9/17/2011
5.0/5.0
The Bahia was awesome! Well worth the money! Kristin was amazing and helped me all the way through the end. And I got rave reviews from our guests about the food.
The Bahia was awesome! Well worth the money! Kristin was amazing and helped me all the way through the end. And I got rave Read more...
The Bahia was awesome! Well worth the money! Kristin was amazing and helped me all the way through the end. And I got rave reviews from our guests about the food. Read less
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Jay
Wedding:
6/4/2011
5.0/5.0
Our overall experience was fantastic. Our coordinators Kristin, Lindsay and Jocelyn all went out of their way to keep us on track, resolve problems we had with our florist and were professional and easy to work with.
The appetizers, bar and dinner were fantastic. Not one complaint from our guests. We cruised on the Sternwheeler-not one person mentioned feeling the boat moving.
Everything was great!
My only suggestion is to be sure to have arrange for someone to help take your items from the boat. After partying this task was not easy.
Our overall experience was fantastic. Our coordinators Kristin, Lindsay and Jocelyn all went out of their way to keep us Read more...
Our overall experience was fantastic. Our coordinators Kristin, Lindsay and Jocelyn all went out of their way to keep us on track, resolve problems we had with our florist and were professional and easy to work with.
The appetizers, bar and dinner were fantastic. Not one complaint from our guests. We cruised on the Sternwheeler-not one person mentioned feeling the boat moving.
Everything was great!
My only suggestion is to be sure to have arrange for someone to help take your items from the boat. After partying this task was not easy. Read less
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Future Mrs. W.
Wedding:
10/10/2010
5.0/5.0
Everything was great. The wedding consultant was helpful and staff was accommodating. Could not have asked for a better place to have the wedding and reception. The boat cruise was the highlight of the event!!
Everything was great. The wedding consultant was helpful and staff was accommodating. Could not have asked for a better Read more...
Everything was great. The wedding consultant was helpful and staff was accommodating. Could not have asked for a better place to have the wedding and reception. The boat cruise was the highlight of the event!! Read less
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Kym
Wedding:
9/17/2010
5.0/5.0
I wish I could give them more than 5 stars! We had our ceremony on the beach and then the reception was on the William D. Evans sternwheeler. The entire event was beautiful and the venue was stunning! We loved the idea of having the reception on a boat and had looked at several other options before finding the Bahia. The other boats were much smaller, less impressive (the William D. Evans is truly a sight to see...huge, stained glass ceiling, lots of seating, has an elevator and much more!) and more money! This was a real deal for the price! Our coordinator, Kristin, was superb through the whole process answering all of my questions quickly and offering advice when needed. She set everything up (tables, centerpieces, flower arrangements, etc) better than I was even expecting! The food was excellent, bartenders were great and all the staff were professional and eager to please.
Overall the wedding went off without a single hitch and I would recommend the Bahia to anyone looking for a worry free day!
I wish I could give them more than 5 stars! We had our ceremony on the beach and then the reception was on the William D. Read more...
I wish I could give them more than 5 stars! We had our ceremony on the beach and then the reception was on the William D. Evans sternwheeler. The entire event was beautiful and the venue was stunning! We loved the idea of having the reception on a boat and had looked at several other options before finding the Bahia. The other boats were much smaller, less impressive (the William D. Evans is truly a sight to see...huge, stained glass ceiling, lots of seating, has an elevator and much more!) and more money! This was a real deal for the price! Our coordinator, Kristin, was superb through the whole process answering all of my questions quickly and offering advice when needed. She set everything up (tables, centerpieces, flower arrangements, etc) better than I was even expecting! The food was excellent, bartenders were great and all the staff were professional and eager to please.
Overall the wedding went off without a single hitch and I would recommend the Bahia to anyone looking for a worry free day! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We booked the Bahia Resort Hotel for our wedding night and the night after. We wanted to stay somewhere close to home but that would still give us the feel of being on a little honeymoon...we definately chose the right place! What more could you ask for really? We had a nice sized room that you couldn't help but want to cozy up next to your new spouse in! We chose a bay front room with a king bed, we had a private patio that opened up onto the Bahia's private beach. We could walk from our patio to the sand/water within 15 seconds! When I booked it, I NEVER thought it could possibly be so close to the water...it was amazing! One entire wall of the room was glass windows and a sliding glass door...so we could just sit back in the room and watch the beautiful water...it was very romantic :) We felt like we were in our own little cottage on the beach! My husband and I are very much animal lovers so when we awoke in the morning to find little ducks out on the patio we were in heaven! We grabbed some cookies and pizza crust and sat outside feeding the birds for about an hour...there's nothing we could have chosen that would have been better to wake up to the day after our wedding :) We truly enjoyed our stay at the Bahia. The staff was very friendly, we got an awesome deal on the room and everything was just picture perfect! The bed was very comfortable and they provide tons of extra pillows without you even having to ask. The Bahia is very close to so many attractions so it was perfect for our short 2 day honeymoon. We went out to eat, saw a movie, and walked around beautiful Seaport Village. It was a perfect relaxing end to all the months of wedding planning and then the wedding day....a little piece of heaven! We would definately return again!
We booked the Bahia Resort Hotel for our wedding night and the night after. We wanted to stay somewhere close to home but Read more...
We booked the Bahia Resort Hotel for our wedding night and the night after. We wanted to stay somewhere close to home but that would still give us the feel of being on a little honeymoon...we definately chose the right place! What more could you ask for really? We had a nice sized room that you couldn't help but want to cozy up next to your new spouse in! We chose a bay front room with a king bed, we had a private patio that opened up onto the Bahia's private beach. We could walk from our patio to the sand/water within 15 seconds! When I booked it, I NEVER thought it could possibly be so close to the water...it was amazing! One entire wall of the room was glass windows and a sliding glass door...so we could just sit back in the room and watch the beautiful water...it was very romantic :) We felt like we were in our own little cottage on the beach! My husband and I are very much animal lovers so when we awoke in the morning to find little ducks out on the patio we were in heaven! We grabbed some cookies and pizza crust and sat outside feeding the birds for about an hour...there's nothing we could have chosen that would have been better to wake up to the day after our wedding :) We truly enjoyed our stay at the Bahia. The staff was very friendly, we got an awesome deal on the room and everything was just picture perfect! The bed was very comfortable and they provide tons of extra pillows without you even having to ask. The Bahia is very close to so many attractions so it was perfect for our short 2 day honeymoon. We went out to eat, saw a movie, and walked around beautiful Seaport Village. It was a perfect relaxing end to all the months of wedding planning and then the wedding day....a little piece of heaven! We would definately return again! Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
10/17/2008
5.0/5.0
My wedding couldn't have turned out more beautiful. Everything went extremely smoothly and looked amazing. I truly believe without the Bahia's catering staff's detailed attention to our event this would not have been possible. They went above and beyond to make our event special and treated us as if we were the only one's getting married there. We had such personalized attention, support, feedback, and ultimately an extremely successful wedding. We got such a great deal we were exteremly pleased! I would recommend this venue to anyone wanting to get married in San Diego. Our reception was on the William D. Evans Stermwheeler and people just loved it!
My wedding couldn't have turned out more beautiful. Everything went extremely smoothly and looked amazing. I truly believe Read more...
My wedding couldn't have turned out more beautiful. Everything went extremely smoothly and looked amazing. I truly believe without the Bahia's catering staff's detailed attention to our event this would not have been possible. They went above and beyond to make our event special and treated us as if we were the only one's getting married there. We had such personalized attention, support, feedback, and ultimately an extremely successful wedding. We got such a great deal we were exteremly pleased! I would recommend this venue to anyone wanting to get married in San Diego. Our reception was on the William D. Evans Stermwheeler and people just loved it! Read less
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Laurie
Wedding:
8/8/2010
4.9/5.0
Our ceremony and reception were absolutely PERFECT. Everything was set up and ready in time and went so smoothly. Our reception was in the Mission Bay ballroom, and we could see the sunset over the beach on one side, then the Sea World fireworks later on the other side! Kristin was our catering manager and she was sooo awesome. I emailed her practically every other day with new questions (because I am crazy about things being perfect) and she was always on top of everything. We also had a complimentary room right on the bay, which was huge and had a grogeous view.
Our ceremony and reception were absolutely PERFECT. Everything was set up and ready in time and went so smoothly. Our Read more...
Our ceremony and reception were absolutely PERFECT. Everything was set up and ready in time and went so smoothly. Our reception was in the Mission Bay ballroom, and we could see the sunset over the beach on one side, then the Sea World fireworks later on the other side! Kristin was our catering manager and she was sooo awesome. I emailed her practically every other day with new questions (because I am crazy about things being perfect) and she was always on top of everything. We also had a complimentary room right on the bay, which was huge and had a grogeous view. Read less
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Brianne E.
Wedding:
7/26/2013
4.8/5.0
Lindsay at the Bahia is frigin amazing!! she truly made my wedding fun and easy to plan!! she was so accomdomating and never made me stress!! i love her and the food at the Bahia!!
Lindsay at the Bahia is frigin amazing!! she truly made my wedding fun and easy to plan!! she was so accomdomating and Read more...
Lindsay at the Bahia is frigin amazing!! she truly made my wedding fun and easy to plan!! she was so accomdomating and never made me stress!! i love her and the food at the Bahia!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.5/5.0
Beth as our coordinator for our May wedding. She was amazing. We started out with another person who left partway through our plans. I was a little worried since we met and told the first person everything we wanted. I didn't get to meet Beth until 2 days before our wedding but she did everything she could to make our dream wedding possible. She worked with the florist who was giving us a hard time, worked it out so the hotel would pay for the maximum slices of cake, and worked really hard to provide other extras to use up our funds when a lot of our guests cancelled. Our wedding turned out beautiful. It was everything we wanted, in terms of beauty and setup. The two things we were unhappy about in the end was having both our Oakley sunglasses stolen by cater staff at the end of our wedding, and having the wrong dressing for our salad. All in all, the Bahia was a great choice and we felt very satisfied with our experience. I would really recommend Beth as she went above and beyond...
Beth as our coordinator for our May wedding. She was amazing. We started out with another person who left partway through Read more...
Beth as our coordinator for our May wedding. She was amazing. We started out with another person who left partway through our plans. I was a little worried since we met and told the first person everything we wanted. I didn't get to meet Beth until 2 days before our wedding but she did everything she could to make our dream wedding possible. She worked with the florist who was giving us a hard time, worked it out so the hotel would pay for the maximum slices of cake, and worked really hard to provide other extras to use up our funds when a lot of our guests cancelled. Our wedding turned out beautiful. It was everything we wanted, in terms of beauty and setup. The two things we were unhappy about in the end was having both our Oakley sunglasses stolen by cater staff at the end of our wedding, and having the wrong dressing for our salad. All in all, the Bahia was a great choice and we felt very satisfied with our experience. I would really recommend Beth as she went above and beyond... Read less
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BrandyB
Wedding:
10/15/2011
4.3/5.0
The location was perfect! It was great to have our ceremony and reception all in the same place......our guests did not have to drive anywhere. Everything turned out beautifully and our wedding was exactly how we pictured it would be. The Bahia took care of so much for us which took away a lot of wedding stress!!
The location was perfect! It was great to have our ceremony and reception all in the same place......our guests did not Read more...
The location was perfect! It was great to have our ceremony and reception all in the same place......our guests did not have to drive anywhere. Everything turned out beautifully and our wedding was exactly how we pictured it would be. The Bahia took care of so much for us which took away a lot of wedding stress!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.3/5.0
We had our wedding June 19th 2010 on the William D. Evans Sternwheeler. It was a blast. All the staff on the boat were great! We even got our very own fire work show due to Seaworld summer nights. Kristen our catering manager was very flexible, though sometimes hard to reach however she did always get back to us even if it was a few days later. Our guests loved the food and the view from the upper deck. We also got a complimentary suite on the private beach facing our boat. EXCELLENT
We had our wedding June 19th 2010 on the William D. Evans Sternwheeler. It was a blast. All the staff on the boat were Read more...
We had our wedding June 19th 2010 on the William D. Evans Sternwheeler. It was a blast. All the staff on the boat were great! We even got our very own fire work show due to Seaworld summer nights. Kristen our catering manager was very flexible, though sometimes hard to reach however she did always get back to us even if it was a few days later. Our guests loved the food and the view from the upper deck. We also got a complimentary suite on the private beach facing our boat. EXCELLENT Read less
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alisha
Wedding:
3/8/2003
4.0/5.0
Granted my wedding was five years ago, so costs have changed. But i had a wonderful outdoor wedding and the reception was on one of their steam boats. It made for a very memorable occasion.
Granted my wedding was five years ago, so costs have changed. But i had a wonderful outdoor wedding and the reception was Read more...
Granted my wedding was five years ago, so costs have changed. But i had a wonderful outdoor wedding and the reception was on one of their steam boats. It made for a very memorable occasion. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
3.1/5.0
My wedding at the Bahia Hotel was a mixture of positivity and hair ripping frustration. I will say that if you are a creative bride who wants some flexibility to incorporate your own schedule and style to your wedding...don't go to the Bahia for your wedding. If you are a bride who wants someone else to plan your schedule down to a tee, decide when you eat and how much you eat (even though you paid for it all), by all means plan your wedding at the Bahia.

I will say that the culinary coordinator Beth worked her butt off to help us plan. I appreciate her going to bat for us even when the higher ups made many promises and then broke them or changed their mind at the last minute. As I mentioned earlier, the Bahia people seem to want to plan your wedding according to a schedule, especially if you have your wedding on one of the beautiful steam ships. We wanted to have time to mingle and see everyone there but during the reception, the servers watched us like hawks and gave a rather tense feeling. I didn't let that bother me but what did bother me is when we were scheduled to take off and everyone wanted to see the boat sailing, our food was taken away. And it was barely touched! The food was rather costly at $10-$15 per plate and we were given the reason that it couldn't stay out too long or else it would go bad because it was meat. Um, you have a fridge e in the back kitchen I'm sure. Maybe save it until we can take it home. After all, we paid for it. We were warned that we had to give an exact number of guests so they can make the exact number of servings or else "they were taking a loss". I was told that the hotel was already taking a loss and this would make it more so.

I didn't let any of this bother me because I was marrying the man that I love but it really put a damper on the 'party' part of the whole wedding. Was I glad I did it? Yes, but that was mainly because of family and friends. Jamie rocked and kept my nerves at bay. Best coordinator in town!
My wedding at the Bahia Hotel was a mixture of positivity and hair ripping frustration. I will say that if you are a Read more...
My wedding at the Bahia Hotel was a mixture of positivity and hair ripping frustration. I will say that if you are a creative bride who wants some flexibility to incorporate your own schedule and style to your wedding...don't go to the Bahia for your wedding. If you are a bride who wants someone else to plan your schedule down to a tee, decide when you eat and how much you eat (even though you paid for it all), by all means plan your wedding at the Bahia.

I will say that the culinary coordinator Beth worked her butt off to help us plan. I appreciate her going to bat for us even when the higher ups made many promises and then broke them or changed their mind at the last minute. As I mentioned earlier, the Bahia people seem to want to plan your wedding according to a schedule, especially if you have your wedding on one of the beautiful steam ships. We wanted to have time to mingle and see everyone there but during the reception, the servers watched us like hawks and gave a rather tense feeling. I didn't let that bother me but what did bother me is when we were scheduled to take off and everyone wanted to see the boat sailing, our food was taken away. And it was barely touched! The food was rather costly at $10-$15 per plate and we were given the reason that it couldn't stay out too long or else it would go bad because it was meat. Um, you have a fridge e in the back kitchen I'm sure. Maybe save it until we can take it home. After all, we paid for it. We were warned that we had to give an exact number of guests so they can make the exact number of servings or else "they were taking a loss". I was told that the hotel was already taking a loss and this would make it more so.

I didn't let any of this bother me because I was marrying the man that I love but it really put a damper on the 'party' part of the whole wedding. Was I glad I did it? Yes, but that was mainly because of family and friends. Jamie rocked and kept my nerves at bay. Best coordinator in town! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
3.1/5.0
We had our wedding room block here. I only would suggest it based on its location. I had many guests who had issues checking in, they gave my bridal room with a clogged shower (just perfect for the day to get ready) and when asked to be moved the girl was beyond rude. Also, they tried to give me and my husband our honeymoon suite right next to my moms room and didn't understand why we wanted to be moved. They kept arguing with my Matron of Honor and finally moved us two rooms away. Overall, this place is not amazing. It is a hotel that has prime location and treats the guests like they are in their way. I wish I had nicer things to say because when booking the room block, the girls were very helpful but the weekend of was another story.
We had our wedding room block here. I only would suggest it based on its location. I had many guests who had issues Read more...
We had our wedding room block here. I only would suggest it based on its location. I had many guests who had issues checking in, they gave my bridal room with a clogged shower (just perfect for the day to get ready) and when asked to be moved the girl was beyond rude. Also, they tried to give me and my husband our honeymoon suite right next to my moms room and didn't understand why we wanted to be moved. They kept arguing with my Matron of Honor and finally moved us two rooms away. Overall, this place is not amazing. It is a hotel that has prime location and treats the guests like they are in their way. I wish I had nicer things to say because when booking the room block, the girls were very helpful but the weekend of was another story. Read less
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Crissy
Wedding:
8/25/2012
2.9/5.0
Overall, I think we had a pretty issue free wedding at this venue. They were nice, but semi-disorganized. Pros: The location was beautiful (the ballroom) and it made getting married on the beach much easier at reserving the beach space. Cons: The food servers has a difficult time dealing with an issue or change (such as a guest who noticed the chicken was undercooked) and I honestly do not think the catering/wedding coordinators were that organized. The sales department also messed up our room block many times.
Overall, I think we had a pretty issue free wedding at this venue. They were nice, but semi-disorganized. Pros: The Read more...
Overall, I think we had a pretty issue free wedding at this venue. They were nice, but semi-disorganized. Pros: The location was beautiful (the ballroom) and it made getting married on the beach much easier at reserving the beach space. Cons: The food servers has a difficult time dealing with an issue or change (such as a guest who noticed the chicken was undercooked) and I honestly do not think the catering/wedding coordinators were that organized. The sales department also messed up our room block many times. Read less
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DeJanne
Wedding:
8/11/2012
0.5/5.0
The only reason they get 1/2 a star is because of the location. The catering office was almost impossible for us to work with over the year of our planning. On the day of our wedding the coordinator was incredibly rude to our wedding party. We paid for her to be there for our whole wedding and she left as soon as the reception began. Thank god we had an amazing DJ that knew what he was doing to keep everything running on schedule or it would've been a huge mess. HORRIBLE HORRIBLE HORRIBLE!!!!!
The only reason they get 1/2 a star is because of the location. The catering office was almost impossible for us to work Read more...
The only reason they get 1/2 a star is because of the location. The catering office was almost impossible for us to work with over the year of our planning. On the day of our wedding the coordinator was incredibly rude to our wedding party. We paid for her to be there for our whole wedding and she left as soon as the reception began. Thank god we had an amazing DJ that knew what he was doing to keep everything running on schedule or it would've been a huge mess. HORRIBLE HORRIBLE HORRIBLE!!!!! Read less
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