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Cruiseport Gloucester

Gloucester , MA

LOCATION

6 Rowe Square
Gloucester, MA US 01930 (map)

PHONE

978-221-2925

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Imagine your wedding at Cruiseport Gloucester, the newest and most luxurious facility North of Boston, on beautiful Cape Ann.The new, multi-million-dollar Cruiseport Gloucester opened in... Read more
Imagine your wedding at Cruiseport Gloucester, the newest and most luxurious facility North of Boston, on beautiful Cape Ann.The new, multi-million-dollar Cruiseport Gloucester opened in the spring of 2007. Cruiseport accentuates the design of the great sailing ships of yore. It is the largest, most modern and most elegant wedding venue on Cape Ann—perfect for a harborfront destination wedding, ensuring your day will be a classic and elegant!
The formal Grand Ballroom is accented with crystal chandeliers, oversized windows and a classic lighthouse foyer. Your guests will view the historic port of Gloucester from our deck for a cocktail hour, before your first formal introduction. The 6,000 square foot Grand Ballroom has no inside columns, beautiful daily polished dance floor, handicap accessibility, and pure elegance. Cruiseport boasts a comfortable, roomy seating for up to 300 wedding guests, plenty of parking, exquisite food, and top-shelf beverages.

Cruiseport Gloucester prides itself with personal service from our highly qualified and experienced staff of event planners. Your wedding is the only event at Cruiseport that day. Our experts will help you plan your entire event, from selecting a justice of the peace, florist, photographer and entertainment to tuxedo rentals and transportation. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
2007
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall
Describe the style of your venue
Modern, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
300
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
3000
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
60
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
2007
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall
Describe the style of your venue
Modern, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
3000
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
60
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Outside vendors welcome
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Outside vendors welcome
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Kristine
Wedding:
8/15/2014
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was amazing....and the process to get to the wedding day was wonderful, thanks to Ellen at Cruiseport Gloucester. When we went looking at wedding venues, we were blown away by the amazing venue, the responsiveness and kindness of the coordinators, and the value. We booked our date quickly as we were very happy with everything from the get-go. We knew we had found a gem! From the consultations with Ellen, to the emails, and step by step process, we couldn't have done it without Ellen. She is awesome and really has a passion for her job. Cruiseport Gloucester is not only beautiful, but the food through Vinwood Caterers (only option) was amazing at both the tasting and our wedding. Our guests were raving about our food from cocktail hour, dinner, and dessert. Everything was perfect. Our guests loved the views out back, the patio area during the reception, and the helpfulness and kindness of all the staff during our wedding was truly noted. I wouldn't change anything about our wedding at Cruiseport Gloucester. And, when you do pick Cruiseport, ask for Ellen. She is truly one of the best.
Our wedding was amazing....and the process to get to the wedding day was wonderful, thanks to Ellen at Cruiseport Read more...
Our wedding was amazing....and the process to get to the wedding day was wonderful, thanks to Ellen at Cruiseport Gloucester. When we went looking at wedding venues, we were blown away by the amazing venue, the responsiveness and kindness of the coordinators, and the value. We booked our date quickly as we were very happy with everything from the get-go. We knew we had found a gem! From the consultations with Ellen, to the emails, and step by step process, we couldn't have done it without Ellen. She is awesome and really has a passion for her job. Cruiseport Gloucester is not only beautiful, but the food through Vinwood Caterers (only option) was amazing at both the tasting and our wedding. Our guests were raving about our food from cocktail hour, dinner, and dessert. Everything was perfect. Our guests loved the views out back, the patio area during the reception, and the helpfulness and kindness of all the staff during our wedding was truly noted. I wouldn't change anything about our wedding at Cruiseport Gloucester. And, when you do pick Cruiseport, ask for Ellen. She is truly one of the best. Read less
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Huma
Wedding:
6/20/2014
5.0/5.0
Can I give this review more than 5 stars? The Cruiseport Gloucester is just a beautiful venue with outstanding service. From the wait staff, complimentary valet, the patio with heated lamps, beautiful crystal chandeliers, no ugly carpets/ gleaming hard wood floors, chivalry chairs, beautiful linens, I can go on and on. I had the pleasure of working with Ellen and she was so focused on our wedding being the way we wanted. Her focus was to make us happy and thats exactly what she did. We had a Pakistani wedding reception that was new to Cruiseport and the venue assisted with setting up my stage, assisted with lining up the introduction (which could have been chaos because you were dealing with 17 girls); they took the time to understand tradition, culture and food. My parents were concerned with the food because they have never been but I have already been there 3 times for other weddings and the food was delicious. Anyways, Ellen set up a meeting with the chef and he was so detailed in explaining what they were making that my parents left there with their mouths watering. Ellen answered every call, every email: she truly made the planning more fun than stressful. And even during the wedding, I noticed she was on point with everything. Frequently asking Bobby and I if we needed anything, checked with our guests if they were fine. Here's maybe too much information: I had my Invisalign wrapped in napkin while I ate dinner, her staff cleared my table and Ellen managed to find it. Too much information? Maybe. But bottom line: Ellen, her team, her staff and Cruiseport as a whole were AMAZING! The best choice. I hope I get the opportunity to host another big event, maybe celebrate our 1 year anniversary and do it all over again :). Ok ... 25th :) xo Love you Cruiseport!!!
Can I give this review more than 5 stars? The Cruiseport Gloucester is just a beautiful venue with outstanding service. Read more...
Can I give this review more than 5 stars? The Cruiseport Gloucester is just a beautiful venue with outstanding service. From the wait staff, complimentary valet, the patio with heated lamps, beautiful crystal chandeliers, no ugly carpets/ gleaming hard wood floors, chivalry chairs, beautiful linens, I can go on and on. I had the pleasure of working with Ellen and she was so focused on our wedding being the way we wanted. Her focus was to make us happy and thats exactly what she did. We had a Pakistani wedding reception that was new to Cruiseport and the venue assisted with setting up my stage, assisted with lining up the introduction (which could have been chaos because you were dealing with 17 girls); they took the time to understand tradition, culture and food. My parents were concerned with the food because they have never been but I have already been there 3 times for other weddings and the food was delicious. Anyways, Ellen set up a meeting with the chef and he was so detailed in explaining what they were making that my parents left there with their mouths watering. Ellen answered every call, every email: she truly made the planning more fun than stressful. And even during the wedding, I noticed she was on point with everything. Frequently asking Bobby and I if we needed anything, checked with our guests if they were fine. Here's maybe too much information: I had my Invisalign wrapped in napkin while I ate dinner, her staff cleared my table and Ellen managed to find it. Too much information? Maybe. But bottom line: Ellen, her team, her staff and Cruiseport as a whole were AMAZING! The best choice. I hope I get the opportunity to host another big event, maybe celebrate our 1 year anniversary and do it all over again :). Ok ... 25th :) xo Love you Cruiseport!!! Read less
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Tina
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
We walked into the Cruiseport and I knew immediately it was where I wanted to have our reception. The venue is absolutely beautiful, Ellen was our wedding planner and she was excellent, and the price was very reasonable compared to other venues we looked it. The food was great and our guests enjoyed having drinks on the outdoor deck. We had an amazing wedding day and I wouldn't change a thing.
We walked into the Cruiseport and I knew immediately it was where I wanted to have our reception. The venue is absolutely Read more...
We walked into the Cruiseport and I knew immediately it was where I wanted to have our reception. The venue is absolutely beautiful, Ellen was our wedding planner and she was excellent, and the price was very reasonable compared to other venues we looked it. The food was great and our guests enjoyed having drinks on the outdoor deck. We had an amazing wedding day and I wouldn't change a thing. Read less
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Angela
Wedding:
4/27/2014
5.0/5.0
I really can't say enough about my experience at the Cruiseport. Our wedding was absolutely perfect! We had some different ideas and Kathryn (Ellen, Beth) were extremely accommodating to our "vision." They handled every aspect with the utmost professionalism. I would HIGHLY recommend any couple that is looking for a gorgeous waterfront venue, an exceptional staff to make every step of your process an easy one, and to know that your wedding will be everything you imagined, to check out Cruiseport. My one complaint.....my wedding is over! Thank you to the entire staff for everything...you made our day more perfect than imaginable.
I really can't say enough about my experience at the Cruiseport. Our wedding was absolutely perfect! We had some different Read more...
I really can't say enough about my experience at the Cruiseport. Our wedding was absolutely perfect! We had some different ideas and Kathryn (Ellen, Beth) were extremely accommodating to our "vision." They handled every aspect with the utmost professionalism. I would HIGHLY recommend any couple that is looking for a gorgeous waterfront venue, an exceptional staff to make every step of your process an easy one, and to know that your wedding will be everything you imagined, to check out Cruiseport. My one complaint.....my wedding is over! Thank you to the entire staff for everything...you made our day more perfect than imaginable. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
4/26/2014
5.0/5.0
Ellen was amazing with all my wedding planning details at the Cruiseport! She was always available and very helpful with ALL my many questions. She even helped my maid of honor bustle my dress during the wedding reception. She is a truly a hands-on, superb event planner and made our big day even more special with all the attention she gave to our every need!
Ellen was amazing with all my wedding planning details at the Cruiseport! She was always available and very helpful with Read more...
Ellen was amazing with all my wedding planning details at the Cruiseport! She was always available and very helpful with ALL my many questions. She even helped my maid of honor bustle my dress during the wedding reception. She is a truly a hands-on, superb event planner and made our big day even more special with all the attention she gave to our every need! Read less
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Cecile
Wedding:
4/5/2014
5.0/5.0
It's hard to find the words to express how fantastic our experience was, with not only the Cruiseport, but with Ellen in particular. Her email responses were prompt and friendly. She was incredibly patient with my million questions and took the time to get to know not only me, but my groom and my parents. Being a teacher, my hours are pretty set in stone, but Ellen was very flexible with meeting times. Everyone was completely comfortable and relaxed for our big day. During the reception I would see Ellen out of the corner of my eye taking care of every detail. I used a lot of the Cruiseport's preferred vendors, Audrey's Flower Shop and Beniot-McCarthy photography and both were excellent as well.
It's hard to find the words to express how fantastic our experience was, with not only the Cruiseport, but with Ellen in Read more...
It's hard to find the words to express how fantastic our experience was, with not only the Cruiseport, but with Ellen in particular. Her email responses were prompt and friendly. She was incredibly patient with my million questions and took the time to get to know not only me, but my groom and my parents. Being a teacher, my hours are pretty set in stone, but Ellen was very flexible with meeting times. Everyone was completely comfortable and relaxed for our big day. During the reception I would see Ellen out of the corner of my eye taking care of every detail. I used a lot of the Cruiseport's preferred vendors, Audrey's Flower Shop and Beniot-McCarthy photography and both were excellent as well. Read less
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Kristin
Wedding:
3/29/2014
5.0/5.0
I wish that I could have rated the Cruiseport (and my consultant, Kathryn Wall) as a 6.5 out of a 5.0 scale. The Cruiseport made every bit of the planning process a breeze and took care of the details I never would have even considered.

Everything about the venue was absolutely wonderful. Our guests raved about the food (we got the Chicken New England and the Filet & Lobster Tail for the entrees); the venue looked magnificent; and every single detail was managed perfectly. After the wedding, I continued to tell people about how I couldn't believe that everything had come together so well. From start to finish, they were 100% in control.

Kathryn's responsiveness was amazing. Any time I had a question or issue, Kathryn got back to me with a solution on the same day - even in cases where she had to follow up with other outside vendors. Additionally, if I ever called Cruiseport with a question and Kathryn was not in the office, the staff was always more than willing to help me in her absence. The entire team's responsiveness and professionalism was outstanding.

I still can't get over how flexible Cruiseport was throughout the process. They let us choose the vegetarian option (after we tasted the butternut squash ravioli at the tasting and fell in love). They brought in a bottle of our favorite champagne for our sweetheart table. They even let me bring our centerpieces, chargers, and other decor to the venue several days before the wedding - which relieved a lot of stress for me the day before). They worked with us to make sure that every detail was perfect.

I am so grateful to the Cruiseport for giving us the best night of our lives. I cannot say enough about how great it was to work with Kathryn and the team and how strongly I recommend this venue to others.
I wish that I could have rated the Cruiseport (and my consultant, Kathryn Wall) as a 6.5 out of a 5.0 scale. The Read more...
I wish that I could have rated the Cruiseport (and my consultant, Kathryn Wall) as a 6.5 out of a 5.0 scale. The Cruiseport made every bit of the planning process a breeze and took care of the details I never would have even considered.

Everything about the venue was absolutely wonderful. Our guests raved about the food (we got the Chicken New England and the Filet & Lobster Tail for the entrees); the venue looked magnificent; and every single detail was managed perfectly. After the wedding, I continued to tell people about how I couldn't believe that everything had come together so well. From start to finish, they were 100% in control.

Kathryn's responsiveness was amazing. Any time I had a question or issue, Kathryn got back to me with a solution on the same day - even in cases where she had to follow up with other outside vendors. Additionally, if I ever called Cruiseport with a question and Kathryn was not in the office, the staff was always more than willing to help me in her absence. The entire team's responsiveness and professionalism was outstanding.

I still can't get over how flexible Cruiseport was throughout the process. They let us choose the vegetarian option (after we tasted the butternut squash ravioli at the tasting and fell in love). They brought in a bottle of our favorite champagne for our sweetheart table. They even let me bring our centerpieces, chargers, and other decor to the venue several days before the wedding - which relieved a lot of stress for me the day before). They worked with us to make sure that every detail was perfect.

I am so grateful to the Cruiseport for giving us the best night of our lives. I cannot say enough about how great it was to work with Kathryn and the team and how strongly I recommend this venue to others. Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
2/22/2014
5.0/5.0
Cruiseport Gloucester was an absolutely beautiful venue for our wedding! Kathryn, our wedding coordinator, was professional, responsive, and very easy to work with!! I would highly recommend Cruiseport and Kathryn!
Cruiseport Gloucester was an absolutely beautiful venue for our wedding! Kathryn, our wedding coordinator, was Read more...
Cruiseport Gloucester was an absolutely beautiful venue for our wedding! Kathryn, our wedding coordinator, was professional, responsive, and very easy to work with!! I would highly recommend Cruiseport and Kathryn! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Ellen from Cruiseport Gloucester is THE BEST! She is very personable and is there to accommodate your every need. The quality of service by all Cruiseport Gloucester staff is extremely professional. The venue is gorgeous !!! Cruiseport Gloucester is extremely accommodating in order for you to have the wedding of your dreams! We could not have chosen a better venue for our wedding!
Ellen from Cruiseport Gloucester is THE BEST! She is very personable and is there to accommodate your every need. The Read more...
Ellen from Cruiseport Gloucester is THE BEST! She is very personable and is there to accommodate your every need. The quality of service by all Cruiseport Gloucester staff is extremely professional. The venue is gorgeous !!! Cruiseport Gloucester is extremely accommodating in order for you to have the wedding of your dreams! We could not have chosen a better venue for our wedding! Read less
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Suzanne
Wedding:
1/25/2014
5.0/5.0
They always responded to my questions I sent by email almost immediately ! Very helpful and always pleasant !
They always responded to my questions I sent by email almost immediately ! Very helpful and always pleasant !
They always responded to my questions I sent by email almost immediately ! Very helpful and always pleasant ! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We are extremely satisfied with how our wedding turned out at the Cruiseport Gloucester. Our wedding coordinator was Ellen and she was truly wonderful. She was very helpful and led us very well. We are very thankful for the opportunity of working alongside Ellen and the Cruiseport and we would highly recommend the Cruiseport Gloucester to all our families and friends.
We are extremely satisfied with how our wedding turned out at the Cruiseport Gloucester. Our wedding coordinator was Ellen Read more...
We are extremely satisfied with how our wedding turned out at the Cruiseport Gloucester. Our wedding coordinator was Ellen and she was truly wonderful. She was very helpful and led us very well. We are very thankful for the opportunity of working alongside Ellen and the Cruiseport and we would highly recommend the Cruiseport Gloucester to all our families and friends. Read less
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Jenny
Wedding:
11/30/2013
5.0/5.0
I am so happy I chose cruiseport for my wedding. Everything was wonderful and the staff was very helpful. My guests were impressed by the venue and how beautiful it looked. I would recommend to anyone looking to plan a wedding.
I am so happy I chose cruiseport for my wedding. Everything was wonderful and the staff was very helpful. My guests were Read more...
I am so happy I chose cruiseport for my wedding. Everything was wonderful and the staff was very helpful. My guests were impressed by the venue and how beautiful it looked. I would recommend to anyone looking to plan a wedding. Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
11/23/2013
5.0/5.0
My family and I had looked at numerous venues for our wedding. When I walked into cruiseport I knew I wanted my wedding to be at this venue. Everyone who attended our wedding talked highly about how elegant the room was, how the food was excellent, and how it was the best wedding the had ever been too. My husband and I were taken care of the whole night by Ellen and her staff. Anything we needed they were right there. Cruiseport made my day the one I have been dreaming of. It was a perfect celebration with family and friends and exactly what we wanted. Thank you for all of your hard work, it was truly appreciated.
The Donovan's
My family and I had looked at numerous venues for our wedding. When I walked into cruiseport I knew I wanted my wedding to Read more...
My family and I had looked at numerous venues for our wedding. When I walked into cruiseport I knew I wanted my wedding to be at this venue. Everyone who attended our wedding talked highly about how elegant the room was, how the food was excellent, and how it was the best wedding the had ever been too. My husband and I were taken care of the whole night by Ellen and her staff. Anything we needed they were right there. Cruiseport made my day the one I have been dreaming of. It was a perfect celebration with family and friends and exactly what we wanted. Thank you for all of your hard work, it was truly appreciated.
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Julie
Wedding:
11/10/2013
5.0/5.0
Kathryn was amazing. I really felt she went out of her way to make our day special. She helped create our vision exactly. She was friendly with all our relatives and friends and helped everyone have a wonderful night. She set the exact mood and intimacy we envisioned using candles and lighting. Working with her felt like working with a friend, she just knew what would make the night even more special.
Kathryn was amazing. I really felt she went out of her way to make our day special. She helped create our vision exactly. Read more...
Kathryn was amazing. I really felt she went out of her way to make our day special. She helped create our vision exactly. She was friendly with all our relatives and friends and helped everyone have a wonderful night. She set the exact mood and intimacy we envisioned using candles and lighting. Working with her felt like working with a friend, she just knew what would make the night even more special. Read less
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Kayla
Wedding:
11/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Ellen was amazing! Every detail was executed perfectly! Guests raved about how beautiful the venue was and the delicious food!
Ellen was amazing! Every detail was executed perfectly! Guests raved about how beautiful the venue was and the delicious Read more...
Ellen was amazing! Every detail was executed perfectly! Guests raved about how beautiful the venue was and the delicious food! Read less
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judi
Wedding:
11/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Venue was outstanding, food excellent... guests still abuzz about the wedding on FB ... repeated comments that it was the "best wedding I've ever been to... sooo much fun" DJ Esposito had the guests dancing all night. Air photo booth was fun for all ... guests ages 2 u to 94 enjoyed it
Venue was outstanding, food excellent... guests still abuzz about the wedding on FB ... repeated comments that it was the Read more...
Venue was outstanding, food excellent... guests still abuzz about the wedding on FB ... repeated comments that it was the "best wedding I've ever been to... sooo much fun" DJ Esposito had the guests dancing all night. Air photo booth was fun for all ... guests ages 2 u to 94 enjoyed it Read less
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Julie
Wedding:
11/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Absolutely amazing venue! It is both comfortable and very classy. Kathryn was our event coordinator, and she was so helpful and relaxed, and everything turned out beautifully. Vinwood is phenomenal. Great prices for open bar! Everyone loved the stations, I think it is the best way to go for food. Go for the raw bar, it looked so pretty in the dining room :)
Absolutely amazing venue! It is both comfortable and very classy. Kathryn was our event coordinator, and she was so Read more...
Absolutely amazing venue! It is both comfortable and very classy. Kathryn was our event coordinator, and she was so helpful and relaxed, and everything turned out beautifully. Vinwood is phenomenal. Great prices for open bar! Everyone loved the stations, I think it is the best way to go for food. Go for the raw bar, it looked so pretty in the dining room :) Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
10/26/2013
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough good things about the cruiseport! Not only is it so beautiful inside and outside the, people that work there are so professional, helpful and at your service. Kathryn was our wedding Coordinator and she was amazing she helped make our day so perfect and special! I emailed and called so many times over the year before I was getting married and they were always so patient and helpful with all of my questions or needs. The place itself is just so beautiful I got so many compliments and I was so happy with our special day. I would highly recommend the cruise port to anybody getting married at any time of the year!
I cannot say enough good things about the cruiseport! Not only is it so beautiful inside and outside the, people that work Read more...
I cannot say enough good things about the cruiseport! Not only is it so beautiful inside and outside the, people that work there are so professional, helpful and at your service. Kathryn was our wedding Coordinator and she was amazing she helped make our day so perfect and special! I emailed and called so many times over the year before I was getting married and they were always so patient and helpful with all of my questions or needs. The place itself is just so beautiful I got so many compliments and I was so happy with our special day. I would highly recommend the cruise port to anybody getting married at any time of the year! Read less
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Samantha
Wedding:
10/6/2013
5.0/5.0
Everything about this venue was perfect. Kathryn was our wedding coordinator and she was absolutely fantastic. She was extremely responsive and did everything we asked of her. She helped me accomodate every vendor that I wanted to use and was extremely helpful through the entire process. She is very meticulous and everything at our reception looked perfect, from the table setting, to the candles in the window panes, to the candy bar that she arranged since my mother didn't have time. The venue is absolutely stunning and everyone raved about the food. My husband and I couldn't be happier with our choice, our wedding reception was everything we could have ever dreamed it would be! I 110% recommend this venue!
Everything about this venue was perfect. Kathryn was our wedding coordinator and she was absolutely fantastic. She was Read more...
Everything about this venue was perfect. Kathryn was our wedding coordinator and she was absolutely fantastic. She was extremely responsive and did everything we asked of her. She helped me accomodate every vendor that I wanted to use and was extremely helpful through the entire process. She is very meticulous and everything at our reception looked perfect, from the table setting, to the candles in the window panes, to the candy bar that she arranged since my mother didn't have time. The venue is absolutely stunning and everyone raved about the food. My husband and I couldn't be happier with our choice, our wedding reception was everything we could have ever dreamed it would be! I 110% recommend this venue! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
This review is long overdue, but all I can say is that everything was absolutely fantastic! Bridget made the day of beyond smooth, and answered all of our questions quickly. Everything was well worth every penny spent. The best part about Cruiseport I found compared to other venues was their flexibility and fairness. Thanks for the best day ever!
This review is long overdue, but all I can say is that everything was absolutely fantastic! Bridget made the day of beyond Read more...
This review is long overdue, but all I can say is that everything was absolutely fantastic! Bridget made the day of beyond smooth, and answered all of our questions quickly. Everything was well worth every penny spent. The best part about Cruiseport I found compared to other venues was their flexibility and fairness. Thanks for the best day ever! Read less
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Michelle
Wedding:
8/24/2013
5.0/5.0
Kathryn was always available when I needed her. She did an amazing job coordinating my wedding so everything was perfect! Couldn't have asked for anyone better!
Kathryn was always available when I needed her. She did an amazing job coordinating my wedding so everything was perfect! Read more...
Kathryn was always available when I needed her. She did an amazing job coordinating my wedding so everything was perfect! Couldn't have asked for anyone better! Read less
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Holly
Wedding:
8/17/2013
5.0/5.0
The Cruiseport was the absolute perfect place for our reception. My husband and I are both from MA but are currently living in NYC - because of this we chose to get married closer to all our friends and relatives. When I found the Cruiseport online I knew I had to go and check it out... I told myself that if it looked anything like it did online I would be getting married there for sure. What I was surprised to find out was that it was, in fact, even more beautiful in person!! So we booked it.

A few main perks of the Cruiseport are that what you see is what you get. All costs include tax and service charges, with no hidden fees. (Ie. no cake cutting fees etc.) so when you decide on a budget you can make it work without any surprises!! Also, my wedding site planner Kathryn, was so unbelievable helpful and quick to respond. She took so much of the pressure off of planning an out of state wedding! She always responded within hours of an email and always offered ideas and suggestions. She was also fantastic in the sense that the day before our wedding we dropped off boxes and boxes of decorations and all I said was "this is what you do, I trust that you will make it beautiful..." And she did!!! When we arrived for the reception everything was decorated perfectly!!! I would recommend the Cruiseport to ANYONE looking to get married by the water. The staff is so incredibly helpful I don't know how I would have done it without them. A++
The Cruiseport was the absolute perfect place for our reception. My husband and I are both from MA but are currently Read more...
The Cruiseport was the absolute perfect place for our reception. My husband and I are both from MA but are currently living in NYC - because of this we chose to get married closer to all our friends and relatives. When I found the Cruiseport online I knew I had to go and check it out... I told myself that if it looked anything like it did online I would be getting married there for sure. What I was surprised to find out was that it was, in fact, even more beautiful in person!! So we booked it.

A few main perks of the Cruiseport are that what you see is what you get. All costs include tax and service charges, with no hidden fees. (Ie. no cake cutting fees etc.) so when you decide on a budget you can make it work without any surprises!! Also, my wedding site planner Kathryn, was so unbelievable helpful and quick to respond. She took so much of the pressure off of planning an out of state wedding! She always responded within hours of an email and always offered ideas and suggestions. She was also fantastic in the sense that the day before our wedding we dropped off boxes and boxes of decorations and all I said was "this is what you do, I trust that you will make it beautiful..." And she did!!! When we arrived for the reception everything was decorated perfectly!!! I would recommend the Cruiseport to ANYONE looking to get married by the water. The staff is so incredibly helpful I don't know how I would have done it without them. A++ Read less
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Diane
Wedding:
8/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Amazing!!!! Bridget made our wedding exactly what we had envisioned!!! Answered all my questions asap. She is amazing!!!Everything was perfect!!!
Amazing!!!! Bridget made our wedding exactly what we had envisioned!!! Answered all my questions asap. She is Read more...
Amazing!!!! Bridget made our wedding exactly what we had envisioned!!! Answered all my questions asap. She is amazing!!!Everything was perfect!!! Read less
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Jillian
Wedding:
8/10/2013
5.0/5.0
If I could give cruiseport more stars I would. I don't know how to begin Bridget and all the staff at Cruiseport for making all my wedding dreams come true. Cruiseport is modern and bright and at the same time elegant with it's beautiful chandeliers and dark wooden floors. Gloucester is a fantastic area to get married and there is no venue in the area that evenly closely compares to Cruiseport. We found the value and cost more than reasonable. Our guests are still raving about the food and atmosphere. When we had originally booked our wedding over a year in advance we were assigned Tanya as our coordinator, a few months before our wedding we found out Tanya had left and that our wedding plans would be in the hands of Bridget. Bridget was absolutely fabulous to work with, she is responsive, professional, caring and highly experienced. She got our vision right away and the room looked beautiful and the night was flawless in every way. Bridget in the staff worked great with all of our vendors for everything to come together. If you are considering Cruiseport--- look no further and book ASAP! They book up months to over a year in advance for good reason!
If I could give cruiseport more stars I would. I don't know how to begin Bridget and all the staff at Cruiseport for Read more...
If I could give cruiseport more stars I would. I don't know how to begin Bridget and all the staff at Cruiseport for making all my wedding dreams come true. Cruiseport is modern and bright and at the same time elegant with it's beautiful chandeliers and dark wooden floors. Gloucester is a fantastic area to get married and there is no venue in the area that evenly closely compares to Cruiseport. We found the value and cost more than reasonable. Our guests are still raving about the food and atmosphere. When we had originally booked our wedding over a year in advance we were assigned Tanya as our coordinator, a few months before our wedding we found out Tanya had left and that our wedding plans would be in the hands of Bridget. Bridget was absolutely fabulous to work with, she is responsive, professional, caring and highly experienced. She got our vision right away and the room looked beautiful and the night was flawless in every way. Bridget in the staff worked great with all of our vendors for everything to come together. If you are considering Cruiseport--- look no further and book ASAP! They book up months to over a year in advance for good reason! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was a dream come true. Thanks do much for letting us have this special day with our family and friends.
Our wedding was a dream come true. Thanks do much for letting us have this special day with our family and friends.
Our wedding was a dream come true. Thanks do much for letting us have this special day with our family and friends. Read less
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Alis
Wedding:
8/2/2013
5.0/5.0
My wedding was the best day of my life and the cruiseport had so much to do with it. The place was amazing, the food was spectacular and Bridget our planner was the BEST. Throughout the process she was all over every detail. Everyone warns you on your wedding day that something goes wrong... And I have to say that was never the case. thank you cruiseport for giving me the wedding of my dreams :)
My wedding was the best day of my life and the cruiseport had so much to do with it. The place was amazing, the food was Read more...
My wedding was the best day of my life and the cruiseport had so much to do with it. The place was amazing, the food was spectacular and Bridget our planner was the BEST. Throughout the process she was all over every detail. Everyone warns you on your wedding day that something goes wrong... And I have to say that was never the case. thank you cruiseport for giving me the wedding of my dreams :) Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
7/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Amazingly perfect experience for us!!
Amazingly perfect experience for us!!
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Jennifer
Wedding:
7/5/2013
5.0/5.0
We got married here Friday July 5th and everything was perfect. Ellen was our coordinator and she was awesome. We have had so many compliments on the venue and are so happy we picked the cruiseport.
We got married here Friday July 5th and everything was perfect. Ellen was our coordinator and she was awesome. We have had Read more...
We got married here Friday July 5th and everything was perfect. Ellen was our coordinator and she was awesome. We have had so many compliments on the venue and are so happy we picked the cruiseport. Read less
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Alisha
Wedding:
6/28/2013
5.0/5.0
As soon as I got engaged I knew I wanted my reception at Cruiseport Gloucester. I didn't even look anywhere else. It is gorgeous inside. We received so many compliments with how nice everything was. I love that Cruiseport is not out dated like a lot of places around here. Bridget was our coordinator and she was great to work with. She always responded to any questions I had immediately. I also like that they work exclusively with Vinwood. Everyone one said how amazing the food was. Thank you Cruiseport for making our wedding amazing!
As soon as I got engaged I knew I wanted my reception at Cruiseport Gloucester. I didn't even look anywhere else. It is Read more...
As soon as I got engaged I knew I wanted my reception at Cruiseport Gloucester. I didn't even look anywhere else. It is gorgeous inside. We received so many compliments with how nice everything was. I love that Cruiseport is not out dated like a lot of places around here. Bridget was our coordinator and she was great to work with. She always responded to any questions I had immediately. I also like that they work exclusively with Vinwood. Everyone one said how amazing the food was. Thank you Cruiseport for making our wedding amazing! Read less
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Meghan
Wedding:
6/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Everything was perfect, they really know what they are doing, and I didn't have to worry about a thing. Thanks Kathryn and all the staff for all your hard work!
Everything was perfect, they really know what they are doing, and I didn't have to worry about a thing. Thanks Kathryn and Read more...
Everything was perfect, they really know what they are doing, and I didn't have to worry about a thing. Thanks Kathryn and all the staff for all your hard work! Read less
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Diane
Wedding:
6/14/2013
5.0/5.0
My daughter's wedding on June 14th was the wedding of the century. Everything about the wedding was top notch. The venue was absolutely beautiful. Everything went above and beyond our expectations. The event planner Ellen Christopoulos made my daughter's dream wedding a reality. She always extended herself to us. Her dynamic personality, her insght and knowledge in wedding planning is not only an asset to the bride and her family, but speaks volumes about the Cruiseport Gloucester. Ellen was just as important in planning and being a part of this wedding as was the bride. My beautiful daughter Deena Venuti Lam and her husband Long Lam have beautiful memories of their wedding day that will last a life time. Thank you Cruiseport Gloucester and a huge thank you to Ellen Christopoulos for making Deena's dream wedding a reality.
My daughter's wedding on June 14th was the wedding of the century. Everything about the wedding was top notch. The venue Read more...
My daughter's wedding on June 14th was the wedding of the century. Everything about the wedding was top notch. The venue was absolutely beautiful. Everything went above and beyond our expectations. The event planner Ellen Christopoulos made my daughter's dream wedding a reality. She always extended herself to us. Her dynamic personality, her insght and knowledge in wedding planning is not only an asset to the bride and her family, but speaks volumes about the Cruiseport Gloucester. Ellen was just as important in planning and being a part of this wedding as was the bride. My beautiful daughter Deena Venuti Lam and her husband Long Lam have beautiful memories of their wedding day that will last a life time. Thank you Cruiseport Gloucester and a huge thank you to Ellen Christopoulos for making Deena's dream wedding a reality. Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
5/26/2013
5.0/5.0
Everyone that I worked with at Cruiseport was great. The were professional and well organized. I was impressed by how smoothly everything went the night of my wedding and how responsive they were to my many requests. Kathryn was great to work with. She greeted us as we got off the limo and it was nice to see a familiar face that knew how I wanted my night to go. It went PERFECT. I can't say enough good things about Cruiseport Gloucester. It was beautiful, the food was great and the people were awesome.
Thank you for being part of my dream wedding!
Everyone that I worked with at Cruiseport was great. The were professional and well organized. I was impressed by how Read more...
Everyone that I worked with at Cruiseport was great. The were professional and well organized. I was impressed by how smoothly everything went the night of my wedding and how responsive they were to my many requests. Kathryn was great to work with. She greeted us as we got off the limo and it was nice to see a familiar face that knew how I wanted my night to go. It went PERFECT. I can't say enough good things about Cruiseport Gloucester. It was beautiful, the food was great and the people were awesome.
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Alyssa
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
I have been married now for just about two weeks, and not a day has gone by where I have not received a phone call saying how wonderful my wedding was and how Cruiseport was absolutely fantastic . And I completely agree... The warm staff was there to answer any questions we had and Bridget was outstanding in organizing every detail. The venue was spotless, clean and well kept. The porch was beautifully adorned with flowers and heaters that helped the guests mingle outside till evening . I felt like a princess with the wonderful service that was provided. I would highly recommend Cruiseport to anyone who is getting married in the near future.
I have been married now for just about two weeks, and not a day has gone by where I have not received a phone call saying Read more...
I have been married now for just about two weeks, and not a day has gone by where I have not received a phone call saying how wonderful my wedding was and how Cruiseport was absolutely fantastic . And I completely agree... The warm staff was there to answer any questions we had and Bridget was outstanding in organizing every detail. The venue was spotless, clean and well kept. The porch was beautifully adorned with flowers and heaters that helped the guests mingle outside till evening . I felt like a princess with the wonderful service that was provided. I would highly recommend Cruiseport to anyone who is getting married in the near future. Read less
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Alyssa
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
I could have not asked for a more professional venue to work with than Cruiseport. The venue itself is absolutely gorgeous, clean and inviting. We worked with Bridget, who was always prompt when returning phone calls and was there when this very nervous bride had questions. I highly recommend Cruiseport to all my friends!
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I could have not asked for a more professional venue to work with than Cruiseport. The venue itself is absolutely gorgeous, clean and inviting. We worked with Bridget, who was always prompt when returning phone calls and was there when this very nervous bride had questions. I highly recommend Cruiseport to all my friends! Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
4/6/2013
5.0/5.0
Cruiseport is such an amazing venue for such a great price! They are very upfront with their prices and do not play games like other venues by hiding taxes and gratuities. They give every bride a coordinator who ends up saving your life. What really made us fall in love with it is the fact that it is already so breathtaking and doesn't require decorations. Did I mention that their caterer, Vinwood, is absolutely amazing as well? We are foodies and the food was to die for. Our guests are still raving about the whole wedding so thank you Cruiseport and Vinwood for making us look so good!
Cruiseport is such an amazing venue for such a great price! They are very upfront with their prices and do not play games Read more...
Cruiseport is such an amazing venue for such a great price! They are very upfront with their prices and do not play games like other venues by hiding taxes and gratuities. They give every bride a coordinator who ends up saving your life. What really made us fall in love with it is the fact that it is already so breathtaking and doesn't require decorations. Did I mention that their caterer, Vinwood, is absolutely amazing as well? We are foodies and the food was to die for. Our guests are still raving about the whole wedding so thank you Cruiseport and Vinwood for making us look so good! Read less
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Kendra
Wedding:
3/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Everything was AMAZING! The staff was wonderful and our night went flawlessly. Tanya was great, quick to respond and very helpful throughout the entire process. The food was awesome and the Cruiseport was beautiful.
Everything was AMAZING! The staff was wonderful and our night went flawlessly. Tanya was great, quick to respond and very Read more...
Everything was AMAZING! The staff was wonderful and our night went flawlessly. Tanya was great, quick to respond and very helpful throughout the entire process. The food was awesome and the Cruiseport was beautiful. Read less
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julie
Wedding:
2/16/2013
5.0/5.0
I'm so fortunate that all of my wedding hires were the best of the best. This is true with the Cruiseport! Everyone was so nice and easy to work with.Tanya was my event planner and she was fabulous!!!!! She met with me many times and answered all of my questions some of which I'm sure I asked more then once! Really the venue there is breath taking. You don't have to decorate much since the room is so beautiful. They require you use Vinewood as the cater and initially I wasn't sure but they make the best food out there!!! We ha salmon, chicken, asparagus, mushroom risotto, 3 different pastas and 2 different salads.... All of the food was soooo good! I want to go back as a guest so I could eat more food! Being the bride/groom you get so busy but they packed up our dinners for us she we could eat them later!!! Trust me the cruiseport is one of the best places out there!!!
I'm so fortunate that all of my wedding hires were the best of the best. This is true with the Cruiseport! Everyone was so Read more...
I'm so fortunate that all of my wedding hires were the best of the best. This is true with the Cruiseport! Everyone was so nice and easy to work with.Tanya was my event planner and she was fabulous!!!!! She met with me many times and answered all of my questions some of which I'm sure I asked more then once! Really the venue there is breath taking. You don't have to decorate much since the room is so beautiful. They require you use Vinewood as the cater and initially I wasn't sure but they make the best food out there!!! We ha salmon, chicken, asparagus, mushroom risotto, 3 different pastas and 2 different salads.... All of the food was soooo good! I want to go back as a guest so I could eat more food! Being the bride/groom you get so busy but they packed up our dinners for us she we could eat them later!!! Trust me the cruiseport is one of the best places out there!!! Read less
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Laurie
Wedding:
1/12/2013
5.0/5.0
We were so HAPPY that we went with the Cruiseport for our wedding! What a beautiful venue and we received several comments from our guests. We had Bridget as our coordinator and we were beyond happy with her. She was amazing throughout this whole process, professional, and made it stress free for us! We would highly recommend the Cruiseport! Nick and Laurie
We were so HAPPY that we went with the Cruiseport for our wedding! What a beautiful venue and we received several comments Read more...
We were so HAPPY that we went with the Cruiseport for our wedding! What a beautiful venue and we received several comments from our guests. We had Bridget as our coordinator and we were beyond happy with her. She was amazing throughout this whole process, professional, and made it stress free for us! We would highly recommend the Cruiseport! Nick and Laurie Read less
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Kristin
Wedding:
12/31/2012
5.0/5.0
We visited many venues before we found Cruiseport. We instantly fell in love with the room. The fireplaces and bars are gorgeous, the windows can be lined with votives which is so romantic, the linens and place settings are classy and elegant, everything was perfect. We dealt with Tanya who was responsive throughout the entire process and amazingly attentive the day of the wedding. I wish we could do it all again. We wouldn't have changed a single thing. Cruiseport provided us the best place for our wonderful wedding.
We visited many venues before we found Cruiseport. We instantly fell in love with the room. The fireplaces and bars are Read more...
We visited many venues before we found Cruiseport. We instantly fell in love with the room. The fireplaces and bars are gorgeous, the windows can be lined with votives which is so romantic, the linens and place settings are classy and elegant, everything was perfect. We dealt with Tanya who was responsive throughout the entire process and amazingly attentive the day of the wedding. I wish we could do it all again. We wouldn't have changed a single thing. Cruiseport provided us the best place for our wonderful wedding. Read less
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Casey
Wedding:
12/7/2012
5.0/5.0
THIS PLACE IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!! I could not have asked for a more perfect place to get married. The location is so beautiful right on the water, and the inside is to die for. Everything looks very modern and romantic. It was big enough for about 300 people, but I only had 110 at my wedding and we still felt like we were in a perfect fit. The cocktail hour room was so amazing, there really is not one bad thing I can say about this place. I would reccomend one thing to them, it would be to build a bridal suite in for the girls to get ready in. We made due with the gorgeous HUGE bathroom downstairs, but it would have been nice to have a suite.
THIS PLACE IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!! I could not have asked for a more perfect place to get married. The location is so Read more...
THIS PLACE IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!! I could not have asked for a more perfect place to get married. The location is so beautiful right on the water, and the inside is to die for. Everything looks very modern and romantic. It was big enough for about 300 people, but I only had 110 at my wedding and we still felt like we were in a perfect fit. The cocktail hour room was so amazing, there really is not one bad thing I can say about this place. I would reccomend one thing to them, it would be to build a bridal suite in for the girls to get ready in. We made due with the gorgeous HUGE bathroom downstairs, but it would have been nice to have a suite. Read less
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lt111712
Wedding:
11/17/2012
5.0/5.0
I knew right away that the Cruiseport was the right place for my wedding. We worked with Tanya. She is so great to work with. She is so knowledgeable, professional and responsive. As the wedding got closer my emails became more frequent. Tanya always got back to me quickly and never made me feel like any question were crazy even though I'm sure a few were! On my wedding day Tanya was right there for me. The reception went off without a hitch and I have Tanya to thank for that. The venue is so beautiful and the food from Vinwood catering is amazing. We had the perfect wedding. I am so happy we chose the Cruiseport.
I knew right away that the Cruiseport was the right place for my wedding. We worked with Tanya. She is so great to work Read more...
I knew right away that the Cruiseport was the right place for my wedding. We worked with Tanya. She is so great to work with. She is so knowledgeable, professional and responsive. As the wedding got closer my emails became more frequent. Tanya always got back to me quickly and never made me feel like any question were crazy even though I'm sure a few were! On my wedding day Tanya was right there for me. The reception went off without a hitch and I have Tanya to thank for that. The venue is so beautiful and the food from Vinwood catering is amazing. We had the perfect wedding. I am so happy we chose the Cruiseport. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
I am so glad I had my wedding at Cruiseport! The ballroom (where I had both my ceremony and reception) is beautiful - I loved that I didn't have to do very much decorating because the room was already so gorgeous, complete with the fireplaces, chandeliers, hardwood floors and huge windows looking out on the harbor.

Bridget was my coordinator and she was awesome. The day flowed more smoothly that I could have imagined because of her people skills and attention to detail. Under her direction, the room was set up perfectly with very little input from me. I literally didn't have to worry about a thing all day, which in my opinion is how it should be!

The food (from Vinwood caterers) was also delicious - don't worry that they don't do food tastings, because everything is seriously good! We chose to do stations, which was a lot of fun and allowed us to provide many options.
I am so glad I had my wedding at Cruiseport! The ballroom (where I had both my ceremony and reception) is beautiful - I Read more...
I am so glad I had my wedding at Cruiseport! The ballroom (where I had both my ceremony and reception) is beautiful - I loved that I didn't have to do very much decorating because the room was already so gorgeous, complete with the fireplaces, chandeliers, hardwood floors and huge windows looking out on the harbor.

Bridget was my coordinator and she was awesome. The day flowed more smoothly that I could have imagined because of her people skills and attention to detail. Under her direction, the room was set up perfectly with very little input from me. I literally didn't have to worry about a thing all day, which in my opinion is how it should be!

The food (from Vinwood caterers) was also delicious - don't worry that they don't do food tastings, because everything is seriously good! We chose to do stations, which was a lot of fun and allowed us to provide many options. Read less
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Kristen
Wedding:
10/5/2012
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough great things about Cruiseport Gloucester. From the very beginning stages of planning, everything was easy and clear. There were no hidden costs, etc. The co-ordinaters that I worked with were unbelievably responsive to emails and calls with questions. Cruiseport worked with us to ensure that we got everything out of day that we wanted. We have received so many comments on how unbelievable the food was and how beautiful the venue was. If I had to do it all over again, I wouldn't change a thing. Everything was perfect at Cruiseport!!
I cannot say enough great things about Cruiseport Gloucester. From the very beginning stages of planning, everything was Read more...
I cannot say enough great things about Cruiseport Gloucester. From the very beginning stages of planning, everything was easy and clear. There were no hidden costs, etc. The co-ordinaters that I worked with were unbelievably responsive to emails and calls with questions. Cruiseport worked with us to ensure that we got everything out of day that we wanted. We have received so many comments on how unbelievable the food was and how beautiful the venue was. If I had to do it all over again, I wouldn't change a thing. Everything was perfect at Cruiseport!! Read less
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Beth
Wedding:
9/28/2012
5.0/5.0
There is not enough space here for me to describe how happy I was with Cruiseport. The venue is exquisite, with scores of windows allowing in beautiful, natural light. A modern, elegant, neutral color palette is the perfect backdrop for any wedding and the huge space with ample room for a dance floor is a must for any party.

Not only was the venue itself stunning, but every time we had the pleasure of visiting the facility or speaking with our wedding coordinator, Bridget, we were impressed by her knowledge, professionalism, sense of humor, and her ability to make it all look so easy. As a bride planning her own wedding (and who was often very overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of it all) I can’t tell you how much I appreciated having Bridget in the driver’s seat. Bridget has a wealth of experience that allows her to make recommendations that will ensure your event is visually fantastic, and her ability to manage all of the finer details ensures your event is executed with seamless precision. As we are not from the area we needed several recommendations for other vendors which she was very easily able to provide. Bridget handled all surprises and difficult situations with grace, tact, and a determination to make sure that the job was done, and that it was done well. The timeline of our wedding was carried out without a single glitch, our guests always knew where they were supposed to be and were above all else, comfortable and well attended. The entire event planning staff at Cruiseport was phenomenal as well. My calls and emails were always answered in a timely manner; if Bridget wasn’t available, someone else was able to provide me with an answer. The service was an A+.

For details on the food see my review of Vinwood Caterers.

I was beyond pleased with our experience at Cruiseport and would absolutely recommend them to anyone considering the space for their wedding.
There is not enough space here for me to describe how happy I was with Cruiseport. The venue is exquisite, with scores of Read more...
There is not enough space here for me to describe how happy I was with Cruiseport. The venue is exquisite, with scores of windows allowing in beautiful, natural light. A modern, elegant, neutral color palette is the perfect backdrop for any wedding and the huge space with ample room for a dance floor is a must for any party.

Not only was the venue itself stunning, but every time we had the pleasure of visiting the facility or speaking with our wedding coordinator, Bridget, we were impressed by her knowledge, professionalism, sense of humor, and her ability to make it all look so easy. As a bride planning her own wedding (and who was often very overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of it all) I can’t tell you how much I appreciated having Bridget in the driver’s seat. Bridget has a wealth of experience that allows her to make recommendations that will ensure your event is visually fantastic, and her ability to manage all of the finer details ensures your event is executed with seamless precision. As we are not from the area we needed several recommendations for other vendors which she was very easily able to provide. Bridget handled all surprises and difficult situations with grace, tact, and a determination to make sure that the job was done, and that it was done well. The timeline of our wedding was carried out without a single glitch, our guests always knew where they were supposed to be and were above all else, comfortable and well attended. The entire event planning staff at Cruiseport was phenomenal as well. My calls and emails were always answered in a timely manner; if Bridget wasn’t available, someone else was able to provide me with an answer. The service was an A+.

For details on the food see my review of Vinwood Caterers.

I was beyond pleased with our experience at Cruiseport and would absolutely recommend them to anyone considering the space for their wedding. Read less
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Wesline
Wedding:
9/3/2012
5.0/5.0
I had the pleasure of having my reception there and the ball room was nothing short of spectacular. Its spacious and just beautiful, it has like a vintage elegance in my opinion. I was so happy that my husbands mother suggested this place to me because the way my reception was handled left me literally jumping for joy. My wedding was on labor day and it was a pretty busy weekend for me so when i went to drop everything off for the tiny touches of decorations i wanted to add i was late. But they still let me set up a table so that they had an idea of what i wanted, and even with the decorations i wasn't sure of how i wanted them they said they would work something out. After the ceremony i walked into Cruiseport and it was like something out of a dream. It was exactly how I'd imagined it and i could not stop jumping from my glee. The staff at Cruiseport went above and beyond to make my wedding day picture perfect. And working with Bridget was just amazing and stress free. She made everything easy, listed everything we needed to discuss and she was just so friendly. She made it almost too easy to plan my wedding and i really appreciate that. She also suggested such an amazing DJ which also just made the night that much more amazing that i didn't want it to end. Cruiseport is just so fun to decorate and they know just where to put the tiniest of touches to make it even more magical. Also the catering that they have is phenomenal. I was a little worried because i was not able to go to the taste testing which they have so couples would know what they wanted on the menu so my husband and i blindly decided. They did not let us down. Guests were coming up to us saying how amazing the food was. And i of course had a little of everything. I would recommend Bridget and Cruiseport to anyone who would like a fairytale wedding because they aim to please.
I had the pleasure of having my reception there and the ball room was nothing short of spectacular. Its spacious and just Read more...
I had the pleasure of having my reception there and the ball room was nothing short of spectacular. Its spacious and just beautiful, it has like a vintage elegance in my opinion. I was so happy that my husbands mother suggested this place to me because the way my reception was handled left me literally jumping for joy. My wedding was on labor day and it was a pretty busy weekend for me so when i went to drop everything off for the tiny touches of decorations i wanted to add i was late. But they still let me set up a table so that they had an idea of what i wanted, and even with the decorations i wasn't sure of how i wanted them they said they would work something out. After the ceremony i walked into Cruiseport and it was like something out of a dream. It was exactly how I'd imagined it and i could not stop jumping from my glee. The staff at Cruiseport went above and beyond to make my wedding day picture perfect. And working with Bridget was just amazing and stress free. She made everything easy, listed everything we needed to discuss and she was just so friendly. She made it almost too easy to plan my wedding and i really appreciate that. She also suggested such an amazing DJ which also just made the night that much more amazing that i didn't want it to end. Cruiseport is just so fun to decorate and they know just where to put the tiniest of touches to make it even more magical. Also the catering that they have is phenomenal. I was a little worried because i was not able to go to the taste testing which they have so couples would know what they wanted on the menu so my husband and i blindly decided. They did not let us down. Guests were coming up to us saying how amazing the food was. And i of course had a little of everything. I would recommend Bridget and Cruiseport to anyone who would like a fairytale wedding because they aim to please. Read less
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meghan
Wedding:
9/2/2012
5.0/5.0
Gloucester Cruiseport was the location of my Labor Day weekend wedding. When we booked the venue over a year ago, I knew we made the right decision. Tanya was our event coordinator there and she was AMAZING. I have a bit of a type A personality, a little bit of a control freak and she was so calm, so confident, and worked so hard to make sure our vision came to life. SUPER easy to get in contact with. A phone call was answered that moment or returned the same day or a day later. An email was responded to almost immediately. Our meetings were organized, to the point, and VERY professionally handled, yet always with a friendly smile and hand shake. The food was amazing, the staff attentive, the atmosphere just perfect!!! We cant say enough wonderful things about the Cruiseport GLoucester and Tanya. Book your wedding or any other event there and your every need, want, or request will be taken care of!!!!!! Every aspect was amazing!
Gloucester Cruiseport was the location of my Labor Day weekend wedding. When we booked the venue over a year ago, I knew Read more...
Gloucester Cruiseport was the location of my Labor Day weekend wedding. When we booked the venue over a year ago, I knew we made the right decision. Tanya was our event coordinator there and she was AMAZING. I have a bit of a type A personality, a little bit of a control freak and she was so calm, so confident, and worked so hard to make sure our vision came to life. SUPER easy to get in contact with. A phone call was answered that moment or returned the same day or a day later. An email was responded to almost immediately. Our meetings were organized, to the point, and VERY professionally handled, yet always with a friendly smile and hand shake. The food was amazing, the staff attentive, the atmosphere just perfect!!! We cant say enough wonderful things about the Cruiseport GLoucester and Tanya. Book your wedding or any other event there and your every need, want, or request will be taken care of!!!!!! Every aspect was amazing! Read less
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Brittany
Wedding:
8/18/2012
5.0/5.0
Had our wedding here and it was fantastic! The food was to die for, every guest had nothing but great things to say about the food, venue...everything! It was a perfect day
Had our wedding here and it was fantastic! The food was to die for, every guest had nothing but great things to say about Read more...
Had our wedding here and it was fantastic! The food was to die for, every guest had nothing but great things to say about the food, venue...everything! It was a perfect day Read less
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Joe & Rosita
Wedding:
7/27/2012
5.0/5.0
Cruisport is one of the best venue's on the North Shore....Bridget is the most professional and personable coordinator you could wish for...including all the wonderful staff of wedding coordinators there. Her attention to detail and overall commitment to your wedding will surely make a difference. We had the most beautiful wedding...perfect! The food and service cannot be matched and I highly recommend having your special day at the beautiful Cruiseport Gloucester...you will not go wrong!
Cruisport is one of the best venue's on the North Shore....Bridget is the most professional and personable coordinator you Read more...
Cruisport is one of the best venue's on the North Shore....Bridget is the most professional and personable coordinator you could wish for...including all the wonderful staff of wedding coordinators there. Her attention to detail and overall commitment to your wedding will surely make a difference. We had the most beautiful wedding...perfect! The food and service cannot be matched and I highly recommend having your special day at the beautiful Cruiseport Gloucester...you will not go wrong! Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
4/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Working with Cruiseport was a dream from beginning to end. We worked with Bridget and she was there for us every step of the way and extremely helpful explaining what the timeline of the day would be and what to expect along the way. We had a lot of decor items we wanted her to set up (puzzle guest book, escort cards, over 150 candles to light & place, various signs etc.) and not only did it look perfect on the day of, but they also packaged it up really nicely for us to take home after the wedding was over. The venue itself was stunning--we chose it because of the rich hardwood floors, high ceilings, crystal chandeliers and the fact that this venue was pretty new and modern. A lot of places we looked at had ugly carpets, ugly chairs and just felt like something that may be good for more than just weddings (which is fine, but we were planning a wedding!). I could not have been happier with Cruiseport and highly recommend it to anyone! The only downside I can see people having is that it is "all the way in Gloucester", but a lot of our guests made it into a weekend trip and spent time in Rockport or Gloucester and got to experience a different side of Massachusetts!
Working with Cruiseport was a dream from beginning to end. We worked with Bridget and she was there for us every step of Read more...
Working with Cruiseport was a dream from beginning to end. We worked with Bridget and she was there for us every step of the way and extremely helpful explaining what the timeline of the day would be and what to expect along the way. We had a lot of decor items we wanted her to set up (puzzle guest book, escort cards, over 150 candles to light & place, various signs etc.) and not only did it look perfect on the day of, but they also packaged it up really nicely for us to take home after the wedding was over. The venue itself was stunning--we chose it because of the rich hardwood floors, high ceilings, crystal chandeliers and the fact that this venue was pretty new and modern. A lot of places we looked at had ugly carpets, ugly chairs and just felt like something that may be good for more than just weddings (which is fine, but we were planning a wedding!). I could not have been happier with Cruiseport and highly recommend it to anyone! The only downside I can see people having is that it is "all the way in Gloucester", but a lot of our guests made it into a weekend trip and spent time in Rockport or Gloucester and got to experience a different side of Massachusetts! Read less
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Stefanie
Wedding:
12/31/2011
5.0/5.0
Everyone at Cruisport was so helpful to us and made our day go by perfectly. We worked with wonderful event planning professionals. Bridget (our planner) was absolutely amazing and took care of any hesitations that I had. Both the ceremony and reception look flawless and I am so happy we chose Cruiseport.
Everyone at Cruisport was so helpful to us and made our day go by perfectly. We worked with wonderful event planning Read more...
Everyone at Cruisport was so helpful to us and made our day go by perfectly. We worked with wonderful event planning professionals. Bridget (our planner) was absolutely amazing and took care of any hesitations that I had. Both the ceremony and reception look flawless and I am so happy we chose Cruiseport. Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
10/29/2011
5.0/5.0
Cruiseport was the most perfect site for our ceremony and reception. In the last few months leading up to our wedding, we worked closely with Bridget Jaramillo who was very helpful in answering emails/phone calls and giving her opinion on any questions we asked. Bridget was working short staffed but always seemed cool and composed which made us feel the same way. She assured us that anything we requested would be taken care of. Everything was amazing. The ceremony set up on the main floor overlooking the water was beautiful… even during the Nor’easter! The food stations were spaciously arranged and organized. The staff was friendly and accommodating. Bridget even helped me bustle my complicated dress. And at the end of the night we all dreaded packing everything up and bringing it to the car but Bridget and her staff made sure to have everything ready to go for us which was very helpful! We strongly recommend Cruiseport to anyone looking for a wedding venue!
Cruiseport was the most perfect site for our ceremony and reception. In the last few months leading up to our wedding, we Read more...
Cruiseport was the most perfect site for our ceremony and reception. In the last few months leading up to our wedding, we worked closely with Bridget Jaramillo who was very helpful in answering emails/phone calls and giving her opinion on any questions we asked. Bridget was working short staffed but always seemed cool and composed which made us feel the same way. She assured us that anything we requested would be taken care of. Everything was amazing. The ceremony set up on the main floor overlooking the water was beautiful… even during the Nor’easter! The food stations were spaciously arranged and organized. The staff was friendly and accommodating. Bridget even helped me bustle my complicated dress. And at the end of the night we all dreaded packing everything up and bringing it to the car but Bridget and her staff made sure to have everything ready to go for us which was very helpful! We strongly recommend Cruiseport to anyone looking for a wedding venue! Read less
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michaelagh
Wedding:
9/30/2011
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough about Cruiseport and Bridget Jaramillo, the Event Manager in charge of our wedding. The venue is gorgeous, and Bridget was just so organized and responsive to all my emails (and there were A LOT) pre-wedding. On the day, she made me feel so calm and reassured helping me with my dress, letting me get a sneak peak of the reception set-up before the guests came in, and just generally always asking how things were, telling me when it was time to do certain things like cut the cake, and quietly keeping everything working like clockwork so that I could just relax and have fun! People said our wedding was the best wedding they had been to (and my family is huge with weddings ALL the time), and I am so glad we made this choice. They are really helpful in taking care of things like linen rentals for you, coordinating all the catering through their exclusive caterer Vinwoods, and just generally taking care of things and helping in any way you need with questions, etc. in the run-up to the wedding. So professional and so worth every penny spent!
I cannot say enough about Cruiseport and Bridget Jaramillo, the Event Manager in charge of our wedding. The venue is Read more...
I cannot say enough about Cruiseport and Bridget Jaramillo, the Event Manager in charge of our wedding. The venue is gorgeous, and Bridget was just so organized and responsive to all my emails (and there were A LOT) pre-wedding. On the day, she made me feel so calm and reassured helping me with my dress, letting me get a sneak peak of the reception set-up before the guests came in, and just generally always asking how things were, telling me when it was time to do certain things like cut the cake, and quietly keeping everything working like clockwork so that I could just relax and have fun! People said our wedding was the best wedding they had been to (and my family is huge with weddings ALL the time), and I am so glad we made this choice. They are really helpful in taking care of things like linen rentals for you, coordinating all the catering through their exclusive caterer Vinwoods, and just generally taking care of things and helping in any way you need with questions, etc. in the run-up to the wedding. So professional and so worth every penny spent! Read less
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kstoli
Wedding:
9/16/2011
5.0/5.0
Amazing and Gorgeous!!! Fell in love the second we walked in Cruiseport. High ceilings, dark hardwood floors, floor to ceiling windows, fireplaces, and all open space. There's nothing worse than sitting at a table with an obstructed view, and I loved that everyone could see everything going on and every seat in the house was a good one. Bridgett was amazing to deal with, always professional, super helpful, and always prompt responses. And answered any questions I had. I can't say enough how much I loved Cruiseport and that my guests thought it was amazing.
Amazing and Gorgeous!!! Fell in love the second we walked in Cruiseport. High ceilings, dark hardwood floors, floor to Read more...
Amazing and Gorgeous!!! Fell in love the second we walked in Cruiseport. High ceilings, dark hardwood floors, floor to ceiling windows, fireplaces, and all open space. There's nothing worse than sitting at a table with an obstructed view, and I loved that everyone could see everything going on and every seat in the house was a good one. Bridgett was amazing to deal with, always professional, super helpful, and always prompt responses. And answered any questions I had. I can't say enough how much I loved Cruiseport and that my guests thought it was amazing. Read less
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MrsLutkevich09032011
Wedding:
9/3/2011
5.0/5.0
Cruiseport Gloucester is by far one of the most beautiful reception venues on the North Shore. The feedback from our guests has been extremely positive, and words truely cannot describe Cruiseport. You have to see this venue for youself, but I garuntee one visit and you will be booking. Everything the day of our wedding was beyond our expectation. The staff did an amazing job making our dream wedding a reality. The georgeous ball room and breathtaking view set the perfect background for our absolutely amazing picutres. The ease of planning, and stress free meetings made planning our day even more exciting. Trust me, no review can explain how amazing Cruiseport is.
Cruiseport Gloucester is by far one of the most beautiful reception venues on the North Shore. The feedback from our Read more...
Cruiseport Gloucester is by far one of the most beautiful reception venues on the North Shore. The feedback from our guests has been extremely positive, and words truely cannot describe Cruiseport. You have to see this venue for youself, but I garuntee one visit and you will be booking. Everything the day of our wedding was beyond our expectation. The staff did an amazing job making our dream wedding a reality. The georgeous ball room and breathtaking view set the perfect background for our absolutely amazing picutres. The ease of planning, and stress free meetings made planning our day even more exciting. Trust me, no review can explain how amazing Cruiseport is. Read less
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Alex
Wedding:
7/22/2011
5.0/5.0
We used Cruiseport for our reception venue. They were amazing. The staff was all very helpful and attentive. The space was large and open so no one felt cramped. They made sure myself and my husband were well taken care of, even had someone preparing our dinner plate for us (we used stations) so we didn't have to get up from the table. My bridesmaids and I were able to come early to the bridal suite to get ready, and just be able to relax without having to feel rushed. Everyone commented on how beautiful the venue was and how much fun they had there. I would definitely recommend Cruiseport to anyone.
We used Cruiseport for our reception venue. They were amazing. The staff was all very helpful and attentive. The space was Read more...
We used Cruiseport for our reception venue. They were amazing. The staff was all very helpful and attentive. The space was large and open so no one felt cramped. They made sure myself and my husband were well taken care of, even had someone preparing our dinner plate for us (we used stations) so we didn't have to get up from the table. My bridesmaids and I were able to come early to the bridal suite to get ready, and just be able to relax without having to feel rushed. Everyone commented on how beautiful the venue was and how much fun they had there. I would definitely recommend Cruiseport to anyone. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
The only thing i can say about this place is how IMPECCABLY gorgeous this venue is! The scenery is perfect. A bit of industrial Gloucester but all elegance. Our wedding/event planner Ed is so great! He is laid back and never failed to meet every single small detail we requested. He is easy to communicate with, which is an important part when a bride has so many details to achieve! Thank you again. All of our guests want us to make it a yearly event! So maybe we will see you next year. Thank you again, we had the most amazing wedding ever.

-Angela and Chris
The only thing i can say about this place is how IMPECCABLY gorgeous this venue is! The scenery is perfect. A bit of Read more...
The only thing i can say about this place is how IMPECCABLY gorgeous this venue is! The scenery is perfect. A bit of industrial Gloucester but all elegance. Our wedding/event planner Ed is so great! He is laid back and never failed to meet every single small detail we requested. He is easy to communicate with, which is an important part when a bride has so many details to achieve! Thank you again. All of our guests want us to make it a yearly event! So maybe we will see you next year. Thank you again, we had the most amazing wedding ever.

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Meleccese
Wedding:
4/9/2011
5.0/5.0
We had our wedding here on April 9, 2011 and Cruiseport is AMAZING! The day that I first when to check out Cruiseport, I had been to 5 other venues. The second I stepped into Cruiseport I knew I was having our wedding there - no matter the cost! I had looked at every hotel in Boston, tons of country clubs, but Cruiseport offers something really different and special. Their views are breath-taking and the space is gorgeous - very open and flexible. Floor to ceiling windows with a view of the ocean - it's incredible. They use Vin Wood as their caterer and it is a delicious choice!

All of the staff at Cruiseport is professional, helpful, flexible and truly cares about each event. I'm an event planner for a living and I had high expectations and was very picky. Cruiseport did not ever fall short. They helped make our wedding perfect - our guests were in awe! Book them quickly - they are sure to be the new hot venue for any event, but especially weddings!
We had our wedding here on April 9, 2011 and Cruiseport is AMAZING! The day that I first when to check out Cruiseport, I Read more...
We had our wedding here on April 9, 2011 and Cruiseport is AMAZING! The day that I first when to check out Cruiseport, I had been to 5 other venues. The second I stepped into Cruiseport I knew I was having our wedding there - no matter the cost! I had looked at every hotel in Boston, tons of country clubs, but Cruiseport offers something really different and special. Their views are breath-taking and the space is gorgeous - very open and flexible. Floor to ceiling windows with a view of the ocean - it's incredible. They use Vin Wood as their caterer and it is a delicious choice!

All of the staff at Cruiseport is professional, helpful, flexible and truly cares about each event. I'm an event planner for a living and I had high expectations and was very picky. Cruiseport did not ever fall short. They helped make our wedding perfect - our guests were in awe! Book them quickly - they are sure to be the new hot venue for any event, but especially weddings! Read less
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ktc317
Wedding:
12/11/2010
5.0/5.0
The Cruiseport was gorgeous, and the service was not to be beat. I have never been to a wedding that went so smoothly from start to finish, the staff was amazing as well as extremely professional, especially Tamie, the venue planner. I recommend this venue to anyone looking. My only regret is not paying for an extra hour at the venue. None of our guests wanted to go home!
The Cruiseport was gorgeous, and the service was not to be beat. I have never been to a wedding that went so smoothly from Read more...
The Cruiseport was gorgeous, and the service was not to be beat. I have never been to a wedding that went so smoothly from start to finish, the staff was amazing as well as extremely professional, especially Tamie, the venue planner. I recommend this venue to anyone looking. My only regret is not paying for an extra hour at the venue. None of our guests wanted to go home! Read less
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tgel
Wedding:
10/9/2010
5.0/5.0
Beautiful venue, great service, accommodating, and affordable. We loved Tammie!
Beautiful venue, great service, accommodating, and affordable. We loved Tammie!
Beautiful venue, great service, accommodating, and affordable. We loved Tammie! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
Our wedding was everything I had hoped for, and with a short engagement and a limited time frame, our coordinator Bridget was wonderful! The venue is stunning, and she made sure no detail was overlooked. She was also very flexible and worked with us to make sure everything was ready and perfect for our big day. All of the staff at Cruiseport were great to work with, and the caterers (Vinwood) did an amazing job. All our guests were very happy with the food. If you are looking for a responsive, professional, and high-quality experience for your big day, Cruiseport was well worth the investment.
Our wedding was everything I had hoped for, and with a short engagement and a limited time frame, our coordinator Bridget Read more...
Our wedding was everything I had hoped for, and with a short engagement and a limited time frame, our coordinator Bridget was wonderful! The venue is stunning, and she made sure no detail was overlooked. She was also very flexible and worked with us to make sure everything was ready and perfect for our big day. All of the staff at Cruiseport were great to work with, and the caterers (Vinwood) did an amazing job. All our guests were very happy with the food. If you are looking for a responsive, professional, and high-quality experience for your big day, Cruiseport was well worth the investment. Read less
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Pauline
Wedding:
7/27/2013
4.8/5.0
We had our wedding at Cruiseport Gloucester and it was wonderful. Our wedding coordinator (event manager) was Bridget Jaramillo, We live in San Diego California so planning from 3000 was difficult in general but Bridget was very accommodating to our situation, planning all our meeting with our trips back to Mass as well as meetings on the phone. Bridget was fantastic with email, always quick to respond and always super helpful. Even when my parents had questions for her (they had to use email as well) Bridget was always on top of responding! Cruiseport is a beautiful venue, huge windows, vaulted ceilings, and a beautiful view. Everything looks brand new. We got many compliments on the venue itself. The house linens and dinnerware was so beautiful, there really isn't a need to upgrade.
I think the only thing I wish is during our planning stage we were told they would box up our dinners for us, although we ate a bite here and there I would have loved to have taken the rest home to enjoy which we didn't receive. What was nice though is during cocktail hour they brought up the apps and signature drinks for the bridal party to enjoy.
I highly recommend this venue, Bridget is great and I've also met the other event manager Ellen who seems just as wonderful as Bridget. This venue, is new, modern, and beautiful, we loved that it was on the water. Gloucester is a great town, with a lot of history, great beaches and great food. Wonderful, Wonderful, Wonderful place for a wedding reception!!!
We had our wedding at Cruiseport Gloucester and it was wonderful. Our wedding coordinator (event manager) was Bridget Read more...
We had our wedding at Cruiseport Gloucester and it was wonderful. Our wedding coordinator (event manager) was Bridget Jaramillo, We live in San Diego California so planning from 3000 was difficult in general but Bridget was very accommodating to our situation, planning all our meeting with our trips back to Mass as well as meetings on the phone. Bridget was fantastic with email, always quick to respond and always super helpful. Even when my parents had questions for her (they had to use email as well) Bridget was always on top of responding! Cruiseport is a beautiful venue, huge windows, vaulted ceilings, and a beautiful view. Everything looks brand new. We got many compliments on the venue itself. The house linens and dinnerware was so beautiful, there really isn't a need to upgrade.
I think the only thing I wish is during our planning stage we were told they would box up our dinners for us, although we ate a bite here and there I would have loved to have taken the rest home to enjoy which we didn't receive. What was nice though is during cocktail hour they brought up the apps and signature drinks for the bridal party to enjoy.
I highly recommend this venue, Bridget is great and I've also met the other event manager Ellen who seems just as wonderful as Bridget. This venue, is new, modern, and beautiful, we loved that it was on the water. Gloucester is a great town, with a lot of history, great beaches and great food. Wonderful, Wonderful, Wonderful place for a wedding reception!!! Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
5/18/2013
4.8/5.0
I hate to not give Cruiseport a perfect rating because our wedding was PERFECT, but we did have a few communication issues throughout the planning process- mostly just people not responding to questions for a week or so. But in the end, the day was seamless! We never had to worry about a thing- they had everything under control. We never heard no to a single request- they made everything we wanted happen.
Great value- it is a beautiful venue with an AMAZING caterer and no hidden fees. They were completely up front with every penny and you get so much for your money.
I hate to not give Cruiseport a perfect rating because our wedding was PERFECT, but we did have a few communication issues Read more...
I hate to not give Cruiseport a perfect rating because our wedding was PERFECT, but we did have a few communication issues throughout the planning process- mostly just people not responding to questions for a week or so. But in the end, the day was seamless! We never had to worry about a thing- they had everything under control. We never heard no to a single request- they made everything we wanted happen.
Great value- it is a beautiful venue with an AMAZING caterer and no hidden fees. They were completely up front with every penny and you get so much for your money. Read less
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Heath530
Wedding:
10/8/2011
4.8/5.0
We could not have been happier with how our wedding turned out and with the entire staff at cruiseport! Everyone was friendly and professional! They were eager and willing to accommodate our unusual requests( like the after wedding boat cruise ) and everything went off perfectly! Everyone was very helpful and responded to emails and phone calls quickly. Thank you all so so much!
Sincerely,
Heather and Bill Entwistle
We could not have been happier with how our wedding turned out and with the entire staff at cruiseport! Everyone was Read more...
We could not have been happier with how our wedding turned out and with the entire staff at cruiseport! Everyone was friendly and professional! They were eager and willing to accommodate our unusual requests( like the after wedding boat cruise ) and everything went off perfectly! Everyone was very helpful and responded to emails and phone calls quickly. Thank you all so so much!
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Ashley
Wedding:
8/3/2013
4.7/5.0
Cruise Port was amazing! Everyone cant stop talking about how beautiful it was! And ellen is amaze! Thanks
Cruise Port was amazing! Everyone cant stop talking about how beautiful it was! And ellen is amaze! Thanks
Cruise Port was amazing! Everyone cant stop talking about how beautiful it was! And ellen is amaze! Thanks Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.6/5.0
Wonderful experience. Wonderful team to work with. Everything was perfect.
Wonderful experience. Wonderful team to work with. Everything was perfect.
Wonderful experience. Wonderful team to work with. Everything was perfect. Read less
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laurachiatt
Wedding:
8/14/2010
4.6/5.0
I found Cruiseport online and had a gut feeling that it was the place I wanted to have my wedding. I live in Maryland but am originally from the North Shore of Massachusetts. When my husband and I got engaged in Mass. it was just days before leaving for Singapore for work for 3 months. So if he wanted to be involved in choosing our venue we had to do it the very next day. We showed up at Cruiseport on a whim and Pam happily showed us around and spent an hour with us without an appointment. I was trying not to get my heart set on it, but I knew it was the right place. Initially we were disappointed at the limited availability, but it was a good sign and the date worked out perfectly in the end.

Being long distance my mom was a local contact person and Tamie and Liz were both helpful and respectful of our unusual situation - long distance bride and a groom who is out of touch for months at a time due to his job on merchant ships. They were flexible in terms of shifting the location of furniture and allowing us to bring in a tv for a slideshow and all sorts of things. We brought in all of our decor (which was a lot!) a couple days ahead of time and they set it all up. When we booked our venue Vinwood was not the exclusive caterer but we chose them anyway. If you are hesitant to not be able to choose your own caterer, I understand, but they did it for a reason - Vinwood is awesome and the fact that they work together all the time means they have every detail worked out perfectly.

Aside from the staff, we chose Cruiseport because it of the location and ballroom. The room is so beautiful and the view (although it is mostly fishing vessels) is great, and the deck was perfect for our summer afternoon/evening wedding. We had a live band and neither my parents or I were first there, but someone had the great idea of having our musicians play on the deck during cocktail hour and if it was Tamie or Liz's idea, it was a great one!

All around great experience.
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I found Cruiseport online and had a gut feeling that it was the place I wanted to have my wedding. I live in Maryland but am originally from the North Shore of Massachusetts. When my husband and I got engaged in Mass. it was just days before leaving for Singapore for work for 3 months. So if he wanted to be involved in choosing our venue we had to do it the very next day. We showed up at Cruiseport on a whim and Pam happily showed us around and spent an hour with us without an appointment. I was trying not to get my heart set on it, but I knew it was the right place. Initially we were disappointed at the limited availability, but it was a good sign and the date worked out perfectly in the end.

Being long distance my mom was a local contact person and Tamie and Liz were both helpful and respectful of our unusual situation - long distance bride and a groom who is out of touch for months at a time due to his job on merchant ships. They were flexible in terms of shifting the location of furniture and allowing us to bring in a tv for a slideshow and all sorts of things. We brought in all of our decor (which was a lot!) a couple days ahead of time and they set it all up. When we booked our venue Vinwood was not the exclusive caterer but we chose them anyway. If you are hesitant to not be able to choose your own caterer, I understand, but they did it for a reason - Vinwood is awesome and the fact that they work together all the time means they have every detail worked out perfectly.

Aside from the staff, we chose Cruiseport because it of the location and ballroom. The room is so beautiful and the view (although it is mostly fishing vessels) is great, and the deck was perfect for our summer afternoon/evening wedding. We had a live band and neither my parents or I were first there, but someone had the great idea of having our musicians play on the deck during cocktail hour and if it was Tamie or Liz's idea, it was a great one!

All around great experience. Read less
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Catherine
Wedding:
6/5/2010
4.6/5.0
From the moment I walked in, I knew this was the place! I was looking for something updated, on the water, with nice bathrooms, a/c, and free parking! We worked with Tamie and Liz and they were very helpful and accommodating to my multiple emails and requests. Tamie has a way to make you feel so calm even if she is asking you a million questions and you don't the answer! She is so reassuring that everything will work out. Towards the end when I had many many emails the repsonses started to get slow and being the bride, I started to get nervous. Especially because Tamie was due to give birth any day! A call reassured me they had received all my information. I guess as a bride you have to remember you are not the only wedding and they will focus on you soon enough!

What is really nice is that Liz (Tamie was very pregnant at the time of the wedding!) was practically a DOC. We were able to drop off our stuff the night of the rehearsal with directions and everything was set up when we arrived for the big day. They also made sure to package everything away for us when the night was over. Liz made sure to keep track of time for stuff like cake cutting etc and made sure everyone was organized. We were able to use the downstairs as a hang out for the bridal party. The only minor thing I will point out is my husband had bought sunglasses for all his groomsmen and got extra so they could pick. The remaining pairs were left downstairs (as was a lot of our extra stuff) and at the end of the night, someone had opened the boxes and taken out all the sunglasses. Now this could have been anyone but I wish I had made sure everything of value was really locked away in a suitcase or something. One plus about having the whole venue for ourselves was that I didn't have to worry about random people coming in, etc but this sort of put a damper on the night. Lesson learned!
Overall, the venue was really great and I recommend it!
From the moment I walked in, I knew this was the place! I was looking for something updated, on the water, with nice Read more...
From the moment I walked in, I knew this was the place! I was looking for something updated, on the water, with nice bathrooms, a/c, and free parking! We worked with Tamie and Liz and they were very helpful and accommodating to my multiple emails and requests. Tamie has a way to make you feel so calm even if she is asking you a million questions and you don't the answer! She is so reassuring that everything will work out. Towards the end when I had many many emails the repsonses started to get slow and being the bride, I started to get nervous. Especially because Tamie was due to give birth any day! A call reassured me they had received all my information. I guess as a bride you have to remember you are not the only wedding and they will focus on you soon enough!

What is really nice is that Liz (Tamie was very pregnant at the time of the wedding!) was practically a DOC. We were able to drop off our stuff the night of the rehearsal with directions and everything was set up when we arrived for the big day. They also made sure to package everything away for us when the night was over. Liz made sure to keep track of time for stuff like cake cutting etc and made sure everyone was organized. We were able to use the downstairs as a hang out for the bridal party. The only minor thing I will point out is my husband had bought sunglasses for all his groomsmen and got extra so they could pick. The remaining pairs were left downstairs (as was a lot of our extra stuff) and at the end of the night, someone had opened the boxes and taken out all the sunglasses. Now this could have been anyone but I wish I had made sure everything of value was really locked away in a suitcase or something. One plus about having the whole venue for ourselves was that I didn't have to worry about random people coming in, etc but this sort of put a damper on the night. Lesson learned!
Overall, the venue was really great and I recommend it! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
5/10/2014
4.4/5.0
Everything came together very nicely and the day went exactly as planned.
Everything came together very nicely and the day went exactly as planned.
Everything came together very nicely and the day went exactly as planned. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.4/5.0
After searching through over 300 venues online, I immediately fell in love with this venue. It was the first venue I looked at and I booked it that day. I spoke with Bridget- who is a Cruiseport wedding expert and genius-- I immediately fell in love and safe with my wedding in her hands. Months after booking my venue, I was placed in the hands of another wedding coordinator (out of the blue when I went to my food tasting)- the woman spoke 2 words to me and as the months went by, I finally received an email from her to book our first meeting. Upon going to our first meeting, I was surprised to find that my coordinator QUIT and I was placed with someone new-- Kathryn (NO one told me prior to me our meeting so for the first 30 minutes of our meeting I was lost, confused and asking a lot of questions that seemed to be left unanswered). I don't believe that it was Kathryn's fault because it seemed as though she just got my wedding 5 minutes prior to my arrival for that meeting. Every question I asked was left unanswered, I left the meeting feeling jumbled and frustrated. Again I don't think it was Kathryn's fault, I feel like we were in the same boat of confusion and frustration with the situation. We then had our final meeting and I felt much better, Kathryn really tried to make our wedding special for me and even though I felt uneasy that she was able to capture the vision I had created in my head, I WAS COMPLETELY WRONG. Kathryn (with a broken foot) did an amazing job-- everything was in it's place and perfect-- just the way I pictured it. There was a minor mess up with our "tax" that I caught by doing the math on my own (we were charged more than we should have been). My mother was disappointed that our dessert was not served to our guests, and that no one ate from our sliders bar late night because it was hidden in the corner--- but I still loved my wedding and could not picture having had it anywhere else.
After searching through over 300 venues online, I immediately fell in love with this venue. It was the first venue I Read more...
After searching through over 300 venues online, I immediately fell in love with this venue. It was the first venue I looked at and I booked it that day. I spoke with Bridget- who is a Cruiseport wedding expert and genius-- I immediately fell in love and safe with my wedding in her hands. Months after booking my venue, I was placed in the hands of another wedding coordinator (out of the blue when I went to my food tasting)- the woman spoke 2 words to me and as the months went by, I finally received an email from her to book our first meeting. Upon going to our first meeting, I was surprised to find that my coordinator QUIT and I was placed with someone new-- Kathryn (NO one told me prior to me our meeting so for the first 30 minutes of our meeting I was lost, confused and asking a lot of questions that seemed to be left unanswered). I don't believe that it was Kathryn's fault because it seemed as though she just got my wedding 5 minutes prior to my arrival for that meeting. Every question I asked was left unanswered, I left the meeting feeling jumbled and frustrated. Again I don't think it was Kathryn's fault, I feel like we were in the same boat of confusion and frustration with the situation. We then had our final meeting and I felt much better, Kathryn really tried to make our wedding special for me and even though I felt uneasy that she was able to capture the vision I had created in my head, I WAS COMPLETELY WRONG. Kathryn (with a broken foot) did an amazing job-- everything was in it's place and perfect-- just the way I pictured it. There was a minor mess up with our "tax" that I caught by doing the math on my own (we were charged more than we should have been). My mother was disappointed that our dessert was not served to our guests, and that no one ate from our sliders bar late night because it was hidden in the corner--- but I still loved my wedding and could not picture having had it anywhere else. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.4/5.0
Cruiseport was very easy to work with and is a beautiful venue, only con - a little frustrated I had 4 different wedding coordinators during the time I booked with Cruiseport and my wedding (about a year and 7 months) but I will say although my emails weren't answered often if I called the venue I was always able to get an answer. I will say I had the pleasure to meet Ellen at our rehearsal dinner and she was amazing. She is very warm and bubbly and did a fantastic job at our wedding- she remembered all the small requests during our ceremony and reception and I would highly recommend her.
Cruiseport was very easy to work with and is a beautiful venue, only con - a little frustrated I had 4 different wedding Read more...
Cruiseport was very easy to work with and is a beautiful venue, only con - a little frustrated I had 4 different wedding coordinators during the time I booked with Cruiseport and my wedding (about a year and 7 months) but I will say although my emails weren't answered often if I called the venue I was always able to get an answer. I will say I had the pleasure to meet Ellen at our rehearsal dinner and she was amazing. She is very warm and bubbly and did a fantastic job at our wedding- she remembered all the small requests during our ceremony and reception and I would highly recommend her. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.2/5.0
Cruiseport was a beautiful place to have our reception and everyone was helpful!
Cruiseport was a beautiful place to have our reception and everyone was helpful!
Cruiseport was a beautiful place to have our reception and everyone was helpful! Read less
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Kelsey
Wedding:
7/27/2011
4.2/5.0
I fell in love with Cruiseport the moment I saw it. My husband and I wanted to have a vow renewal on our two year anniversary (we eloped) and booking Cruiseport two year in advance didn't help us, We had to book the week before. If you have a date in mind, book right away, they book fast. The hall itself is absolutely amazing. Very romantic. We had both our ceremony and reception here. My only complaint about Cruiseport is all the "hidden" costs. We opted out of the $600 divider curtain (I have better things to spend $600 on) and everything still looked pretty, table clothes and napkins in various colors also cost extra. bigger tables are $15 extra, having a ceremony on site costs extra... The people at Cruiseport are friendly and easy to work with.

Everyone loved the food, and Cruiseport even offered a tasting a few months before the ceremony. It really helped when it came time to choose a menu. We chose to do stations, and everyone raved about the food.

We also stayed on site for photographs, the pictures with the fishing boats in the background came out awesome!

Overall, it was a great experience working with Cruiseport, but be prepared for the added costs of all the little things. It really adds up!
I fell in love with Cruiseport the moment I saw it. My husband and I wanted to have a vow renewal on our two year Read more...
I fell in love with Cruiseport the moment I saw it. My husband and I wanted to have a vow renewal on our two year anniversary (we eloped) and booking Cruiseport two year in advance didn't help us, We had to book the week before. If you have a date in mind, book right away, they book fast. The hall itself is absolutely amazing. Very romantic. We had both our ceremony and reception here. My only complaint about Cruiseport is all the "hidden" costs. We opted out of the $600 divider curtain (I have better things to spend $600 on) and everything still looked pretty, table clothes and napkins in various colors also cost extra. bigger tables are $15 extra, having a ceremony on site costs extra... The people at Cruiseport are friendly and easy to work with.

Everyone loved the food, and Cruiseport even offered a tasting a few months before the ceremony. It really helped when it came time to choose a menu. We chose to do stations, and everyone raved about the food.

We also stayed on site for photographs, the pictures with the fishing boats in the background came out awesome!

Overall, it was a great experience working with Cruiseport, but be prepared for the added costs of all the little things. It really adds up! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.0/5.0
ELLEN WAS GREAT THANK YOU! I WISH THE FOOD THAT WAS PRESENTED THAT DAY WAS MORE LIKE THE FOOD AT THE TASTING.
ELLEN WAS GREAT THANK YOU! I WISH THE FOOD THAT WAS PRESENTED THAT DAY WAS MORE LIKE THE FOOD AT THE TASTING.
ELLEN WAS GREAT THANK YOU! I WISH THE FOOD THAT WAS PRESENTED THAT DAY WAS MORE LIKE THE FOOD AT THE TASTING. Read less
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Elise
Wedding:
6/27/2014
2.9/5.0
Don't get me wrong. I live and die for the actual venue itself, but a few things to be warned about. The catering staff was extremely rude , and I had complaints from over a dozen family members regarding the service and etiquette (we are not fancy people but appreciate manners). Every meeting was extremely rushed and information would change slightly meeting to meeting. My notes did not match the planners notes , but her figures and facts trumped mine as she was in charge. Our wedding rehearsal walk through was extremely rushed and we all felt like we had no direction and as if the planner did not want to be there which increased everyone's anxiety afterwards. "I have no idea where to stand or how we walk tomorrow" I kept hearing. I explained where I wanted details , such as family photos and different decorations, and they were not where the planner swore they would be. You could tell she wasn't listening when I was explaining anyway the night before.

The night of I know there is a time table to keep but that was also like being rushed like cattle from station to station without a smiling or slightly happy looking event planner behind us. One who was irritable and checking her watch. The one point in the night I got to use the bathroom I opened the stall to see her there hurrying me out to what was next.
The next day I came to pick up the remaining decorations etc as discussed to find them haphazardly boxed , with many items broken and now unusuble.
I think with a different planner it would have been a better experience. And also get everything at every meeting in writing because you will come up with extra fees and lots of discrepancies at the end- the last thing you want to deal with the week before your wedding !
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Don't get me wrong. I live and die for the actual venue itself, but a few things to be warned about. The catering staff was extremely rude , and I had complaints from over a dozen family members regarding the service and etiquette (we are not fancy people but appreciate manners). Every meeting was extremely rushed and information would change slightly meeting to meeting. My notes did not match the planners notes , but her figures and facts trumped mine as she was in charge. Our wedding rehearsal walk through was extremely rushed and we all felt like we had no direction and as if the planner did not want to be there which increased everyone's anxiety afterwards. "I have no idea where to stand or how we walk tomorrow" I kept hearing. I explained where I wanted details , such as family photos and different decorations, and they were not where the planner swore they would be. You could tell she wasn't listening when I was explaining anyway the night before.

The night of I know there is a time table to keep but that was also like being rushed like cattle from station to station without a smiling or slightly happy looking event planner behind us. One who was irritable and checking her watch. The one point in the night I got to use the bathroom I opened the stall to see her there hurrying me out to what was next.
The next day I came to pick up the remaining decorations etc as discussed to find them haphazardly boxed , with many items broken and now unusuble.
I think with a different planner it would have been a better experience. And also get everything at every meeting in writing because you will come up with extra fees and lots of discrepancies at the end- the last thing you want to deal with the week before your wedding ! Read less
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Wedding:
4/13/2014
2.8/5.0
Our vendor rushed our wedding, so much that we as the bride and groom did not get to eat. We went to a local restaurant after for dinner. Our guests complained that the waitstaff took their food and drinks before they were finished eating and drinking, many left early thinking that we only reserved the hall for a short time because they felt so rushed. They made us cut the cake before everyone was served even after us explaining to them that half the hall hadn't received their food yet. From what the guests state the food was excellent, but like I said we didn't get to eat because as we were served we were also told we had to cut the cake, when we returned to our seats our food was gone. It was a beautiful venue, but the staff was rude to our guests and the entire event was rushed which made it a very unenjoyable wedding. When we reached out to the venue, we were told sorry you felt that way and that's about it
Our vendor rushed our wedding, so much that we as the bride and groom did not get to eat. We went to a local restaurant Read more...
Our vendor rushed our wedding, so much that we as the bride and groom did not get to eat. We went to a local restaurant after for dinner. Our guests complained that the waitstaff took their food and drinks before they were finished eating and drinking, many left early thinking that we only reserved the hall for a short time because they felt so rushed. They made us cut the cake before everyone was served even after us explaining to them that half the hall hadn't received their food yet. From what the guests state the food was excellent, but like I said we didn't get to eat because as we were served we were also told we had to cut the cake, when we returned to our seats our food was gone. It was a beautiful venue, but the staff was rude to our guests and the entire event was rushed which made it a very unenjoyable wedding. When we reached out to the venue, we were told sorry you felt that way and that's about it Read less
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Cruiseport Gloucester responded with the following comments:

We are in the process of working with the caterer on resolving this catering issue. The buffet dinner was out for the allotted time of 1.5 hours, and we apologize if any guests felt rushed. We work very hard to ensure every detail and timeline is perfect both during planning and on the evening of the wedding.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
2.4/5.0
A beautiful venue with great off-season rates. Excellent outside catering company (Vinwood Catering).

Brides and Grooms who are looking for a venue that takes care of you both all night, this is not the place for you.

We had a wonderful time, as it was our wedding… but the level of service and professionalism of the Cruiseport Gloucester staff was absolutely atrocious. Our guests were charged for drinks during our open bar (although supposedly money was returned to them, how embarrassing!), our Wedding Coordinator on-site made rude comments about our Wedding Party and Guests to us during the night, and so on. Throughout the planning process we just felt rushed and insignificant.

Considering most venues rely heavily on their customer’s experience, we just could not believe how we were treated when we approached the staff about our bad experiences post-wedding.
Coming from a couple who wouldn’t send a burnt steak dinner back at a restaurant, you can imagine it took a lot for us to complain. But it wasn’t even worth doing so, because we just received a lot of excuses and run around, and then to the point where the venue made it sound like it was our fault that we had this experience and “we should just be happy that we are married now”. My husband and I worked very hard to pay for our wedding on our own, so this just made things disappointing and frustrating, and to put it back on us like we were just complaining to complain was very disheartening.

We have our happily ever after together and that’s all that matters, this is just something to think about while reading all of these fantastic reviews… I wouldn’t change a thing looking back because our wedding was beautiful, we had a great time and the food was excellent… Just keep the expectation bar low when it comes to service & professionalism.
A beautiful venue with great off-season rates. Excellent outside catering company (Vinwood Catering).

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A beautiful venue with great off-season rates. Excellent outside catering company (Vinwood Catering).

Brides and Grooms who are looking for a venue that takes care of you both all night, this is not the place for you.

We had a wonderful time, as it was our wedding… but the level of service and professionalism of the Cruiseport Gloucester staff was absolutely atrocious. Our guests were charged for drinks during our open bar (although supposedly money was returned to them, how embarrassing!), our Wedding Coordinator on-site made rude comments about our Wedding Party and Guests to us during the night, and so on. Throughout the planning process we just felt rushed and insignificant.

Considering most venues rely heavily on their customer’s experience, we just could not believe how we were treated when we approached the staff about our bad experiences post-wedding.
Coming from a couple who wouldn’t send a burnt steak dinner back at a restaurant, you can imagine it took a lot for us to complain. But it wasn’t even worth doing so, because we just received a lot of excuses and run around, and then to the point where the venue made it sound like it was our fault that we had this experience and “we should just be happy that we are married now”. My husband and I worked very hard to pay for our wedding on our own, so this just made things disappointing and frustrating, and to put it back on us like we were just complaining to complain was very disheartening.

We have our happily ever after together and that’s all that matters, this is just something to think about while reading all of these fantastic reviews… I wouldn’t change a thing looking back because our wedding was beautiful, we had a great time and the food was excellent… Just keep the expectation bar low when it comes to service & professionalism. Read less
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