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Saddlerock Ranch

Malibu , CA
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31727 Mulholland Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265 US (map)

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818-889-0008

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Saddlerock Ranch's Garden Setting is one of the most beautiful outdoor locations in all of Southern California. Rolling hills lined with vineyards, acres of manicured lawns, ancient... Read more
Saddlerock Ranch's Garden Setting is one of the most beautiful outdoor locations in all of Southern California. Rolling hills lined with vineyards, acres of manicured lawns, ancient oaks, rose gardens and ribbons of white fences create the perfect backdrop for your special occasion. From an intimate gathering to a grand celebration with all of your family and friends, picture your event encircled by the spectacular natural beauty of the Santa Monica Mountains and sweeping green lawns. Let us help you create your own enchanting moment at Saddlerock Ranch.

Saddlerock’s Chateau le Dome is located on a hilltop in the middle of the ranch’s vineyards. The Chateau is an octagonal stone house set on a manicured lawn that is large enough for a ceremony and reception. From this elevated vantage, you have panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards, valleys and pastures. As the bride prepares inside the house, guests take their seats for a ceremony on one side of the lawn. In keeping with the natural setting, vows are exchanged beneath a fallen oak tree arch, entwined with grape vines. Afterwards, as family and friends dine in the serenity of their secluded perch, they will feel like they are on top of the world. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
10
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
4
Describe your venue:
Farm, Park / Zoo, Winery
Describe the style of your venue
Glamorous, Rustic, Garden
What kind of settings are available?
Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
700
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Bridal Suite, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK
What transportation and access is available?
Valet

REVIEWS

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Danya
Wedding:
6/4/2016
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough nice things about this wedding venue. It was so beyond beautiful and magical! There's three locations to get married at and we got married at the Garden/Main House setting. It had floating lights in EVERY tree and was surrounded by safari animals such as Stanley the giraffe, zebras, horses, peacocks, buffalo and camels! Lauren Young is the wedding coordinator at Saddlerock and she was amazing! She always answered my emails promptly and was quick to help me or my planner out with anything we needed leading up to the big day. All of our guests said this was the best wedding they'd ever been too! Yes, the venue is a bit on the pricey side but me, my family and our guests will remember this forever :)
I can't say enough nice things about this wedding venue. It was so beyond beautiful and magical! There's three locations Read more...
I can't say enough nice things about this wedding venue. It was so beyond beautiful and magical! There's three locations to get married at and we got married at the Garden/Main House setting. It had floating lights in EVERY tree and was surrounded by safari animals such as Stanley the giraffe, zebras, horses, peacocks, buffalo and camels! Lauren Young is the wedding coordinator at Saddlerock and she was amazing! She always answered my emails promptly and was quick to help me or my planner out with anything we needed leading up to the big day. All of our guests said this was the best wedding they'd ever been too! Yes, the venue is a bit on the pricey side but me, my family and our guests will remember this forever :) Read less
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Page
Wedding:
9/20/2014
4.5/5.0
Even though it is months later, we are still getting comments from attendees of our wedding about how picture-perfect our wedding was. Guests from out of town were especially blown-away by the views provided at the "dome house" or Chateau location where we had our ceremony and reception. This smaller venue that holds a maximum of 100 people was perfect for our wedding of 70. Everything went off without a hitch and that wouldn't have been possible without all of the help that we got from the folks at Saddlerock. They provided a list of vendors familiar with the sight and this proved to be perfect! We couldn't be happier that we had our wedding at this location and it is a day and night we'll never forget thanks in part to the magical setting in which it occurred.
Even though it is months later, we are still getting comments from attendees of our wedding about how picture-perfect our Read more...
Even though it is months later, we are still getting comments from attendees of our wedding about how picture-perfect our wedding was. Guests from out of town were especially blown-away by the views provided at the "dome house" or Chateau location where we had our ceremony and reception. This smaller venue that holds a maximum of 100 people was perfect for our wedding of 70. Everything went off without a hitch and that wouldn't have been possible without all of the help that we got from the folks at Saddlerock. They provided a list of vendors familiar with the sight and this proved to be perfect! We couldn't be happier that we had our wedding at this location and it is a day and night we'll never forget thanks in part to the magical setting in which it occurred. Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
8/31/2014
3.9/5.0
We had our wedding at the main house/ garden on August 31, 2014. It was seriously magical. The twinkle lights that come with that setting really sets the mood. We always had an easy time asking questions and getting answers pretty quickly. They have a few interesting rules, like having to use their own security and valet, but it was easy to work with them. Overall, I thought the venue was perfect.

However, they should have been more communicative about an uber promotion that was going on during our wedding. Literally during our ceremony we had helicopters landing that caused interruptions during our ceremony due to the noise and distraction. I wish they could have timed that partnership a bit better.
We had our wedding at the main house/ garden on August 31, 2014. It was seriously magical. The twinkle lights that come Read more...
We had our wedding at the main house/ garden on August 31, 2014. It was seriously magical. The twinkle lights that come with that setting really sets the mood. We always had an easy time asking questions and getting answers pretty quickly. They have a few interesting rules, like having to use their own security and valet, but it was easy to work with them. Overall, I thought the venue was perfect.

However, they should have been more communicative about an uber promotion that was going on during our wedding. Literally during our ceremony we had helicopters landing that caused interruptions during our ceremony due to the noise and distraction. I wish they could have timed that partnership a bit better. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.4/5.0
The office staff was easy to work with and answered all questions. Be prepared you need to bring everything.
The office staff was easy to work with and answered all questions. Be prepared you need to bring everything.
The office staff was easy to work with and answered all questions. Be prepared you need to bring everything. Read less
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Caitlin
Wedding:
9/14/2013
4.2/5.0
We were in the Chateau le Dome setting which is an amazing view and setting but can only hold 100 guests which is hard for some. If you can get your guest list to 100 though it is so worth it. All of our guests were blown away. You don't even need a lot of decor because the setting takes care of it. I would suggest going with their suggested event rentals and caterer for this site especially because it is small and hard to drive to but their preferred vendors (command performance and a rental company) take care of everything for you so there was no stress related to the venue.
We were in the Chateau le Dome setting which is an amazing view and setting but can only hold 100 guests which is hard for Read more...
We were in the Chateau le Dome setting which is an amazing view and setting but can only hold 100 guests which is hard for some. If you can get your guest list to 100 though it is so worth it. All of our guests were blown away. You don't even need a lot of decor because the setting takes care of it. I would suggest going with their suggested event rentals and caterer for this site especially because it is small and hard to drive to but their preferred vendors (command performance and a rental company) take care of everything for you so there was no stress related to the venue. Read less
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Monica
Wedding:
9/7/2013
4.6/5.0
This venue is gorgeous! We had our wedding at the Chateau Le Dome located on top of the hill with a 360 view of endless hills, vines and blooming roses all around, the whole scenery was breathtaking. This also happens to be the smallest and least expensive location of the ranch. It seats a max of 100 guests and is $5,000.00 for the location alone. You've got to haul in everything from generators (close to no electricity) to hand soap and towels (at least guest bathrooms come with toilet paper). This location is a whole lot of work and you will probably go way over budget, but it is so totally worth it! Be prepared to have your guests compliment you endlessly on how your wedding will be the most beautiful one they've ever attended :)

We met with Kim to tour the ranch sometime in November when nothing was really in bloom, she was great at showing us all the different locations, photo op spots and introducing all their animals. She was very quick to return emails and was a great help when choosing our date of preference. This place books up fast, i recommend you do it as early as possible. You will see in their contract that it is a requirement that you hire a security guard and valet, both charge by the hour.

Some things to keep in mind in order to make the process a lot easier is to choose your wedding planner and vendors wisely. We found that having a great wedding planner makes all the difference when dealing with 10+ vendors. Make sure they are responsive and professional as this place requires a lot of work and planning.
This venue is gorgeous! We had our wedding at the Chateau Le Dome located on top of the hill with a 360 view of endless Read more...
This venue is gorgeous! We had our wedding at the Chateau Le Dome located on top of the hill with a 360 view of endless hills, vines and blooming roses all around, the whole scenery was breathtaking. This also happens to be the smallest and least expensive location of the ranch. It seats a max of 100 guests and is $5,000.00 for the location alone. You've got to haul in everything from generators (close to no electricity) to hand soap and towels (at least guest bathrooms come with toilet paper). This location is a whole lot of work and you will probably go way over budget, but it is so totally worth it! Be prepared to have your guests compliment you endlessly on how your wedding will be the most beautiful one they've ever attended :)

We met with Kim to tour the ranch sometime in November when nothing was really in bloom, she was great at showing us all the different locations, photo op spots and introducing all their animals. She was very quick to return emails and was a great help when choosing our date of preference. This place books up fast, i recommend you do it as early as possible. You will see in their contract that it is a requirement that you hire a security guard and valet, both charge by the hour.

Some things to keep in mind in order to make the process a lot easier is to choose your wedding planner and vendors wisely. We found that having a great wedding planner makes all the difference when dealing with 10+ vendors. Make sure they are responsive and professional as this place requires a lot of work and planning. Read less
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Heather
Wedding:
7/20/2013
5.0/5.0
We chose the chateau le dome site and it was beautiful and stunning: just the perfect setting for our wedding and a dream location. Our guests couldn't believe it was in the Los Angeles area and kept asking us how we found the place. Kim was amazing to work with the entire process. Everything from our booking, wine order (which was at the site the morning of), and the extra barrels we rented went off perfectly. And although you have to use their wines (if you plan on serving wine or champagne) you get not only a free tasting at their site to try out which ones to serve but you get a discount and can choose very economical wines that taste great. The rental is for 24 hours which was a huge plus for us and very rare in LA and you can bring your own hard alcohol and vendors. I recommend booking a few key vendors that have experience with their site such as a caterer/rental, day-of coordinator, and florist. Since it is a private estate, the cost gets a little higher than just renting the land as you have to use their appointed valet and security companies, which ended-up being reasonably priced for the service; however, we had several issues with one of the chateau day-guards (Sandman Security) that we are addressing separately to both Saddlerock Ranch and the Security company directly. You will not go wrong booking Saddlerock Ranch. It's gorgeous, dramatic, and there are even animals like zebras, camels, bison, and horses on the property. Bring carrots to feed them for cool shots!
We chose the chateau le dome site and it was beautiful and stunning: just the perfect setting for our wedding and a dream Read more...
We chose the chateau le dome site and it was beautiful and stunning: just the perfect setting for our wedding and a dream location. Our guests couldn't believe it was in the Los Angeles area and kept asking us how we found the place. Kim was amazing to work with the entire process. Everything from our booking, wine order (which was at the site the morning of), and the extra barrels we rented went off perfectly. And although you have to use their wines (if you plan on serving wine or champagne) you get not only a free tasting at their site to try out which ones to serve but you get a discount and can choose very economical wines that taste great. The rental is for 24 hours which was a huge plus for us and very rare in LA and you can bring your own hard alcohol and vendors. I recommend booking a few key vendors that have experience with their site such as a caterer/rental, day-of coordinator, and florist. Since it is a private estate, the cost gets a little higher than just renting the land as you have to use their appointed valet and security companies, which ended-up being reasonably priced for the service; however, we had several issues with one of the chateau day-guards (Sandman Security) that we are addressing separately to both Saddlerock Ranch and the Security company directly. You will not go wrong booking Saddlerock Ranch. It's gorgeous, dramatic, and there are even animals like zebras, camels, bison, and horses on the property. Bring carrots to feed them for cool shots! Read less
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Lindsay
Wedding:
7/6/2013
4.8/5.0
Saddlerock Ranch, Chateau Le Dome, was THE perfect place for our wedding of 90 people. The stone walkway (my aisle) down the long ceremony lawn was picturesque, to say the least. Absolutely stunning views, charming locale, with its adorable dome-house in the background. Kim helped me with everything from the tour the first day to finding absolutely every vendor and piece of advice I needed.
Is it an expensive venue? Somewhat. For the fairytale we were able to create there, not so much. Almost all of our vendors were from their list and they were fabulous. The Ranch's security, valet, and staff was professional, pleasant, and really helpful.

Seriously, this place is stunning and you feel miles away from Los Angeles. All you hear are birds and wind and all you see is hills, sky, and their beautiful vineyard. Perfect wedding venue.
Saddlerock Ranch, Chateau Le Dome, was THE perfect place for our wedding of 90 people. The stone walkway (my aisle) down Read more...
Saddlerock Ranch, Chateau Le Dome, was THE perfect place for our wedding of 90 people. The stone walkway (my aisle) down the long ceremony lawn was picturesque, to say the least. Absolutely stunning views, charming locale, with its adorable dome-house in the background. Kim helped me with everything from the tour the first day to finding absolutely every vendor and piece of advice I needed.
Is it an expensive venue? Somewhat. For the fairytale we were able to create there, not so much. Almost all of our vendors were from their list and they were fabulous. The Ranch's security, valet, and staff was professional, pleasant, and really helpful.

Seriously, this place is stunning and you feel miles away from Los Angeles. All you hear are birds and wind and all you see is hills, sky, and their beautiful vineyard. Perfect wedding venue. Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
9/2/2012
5.0/5.0
This venue was pure perfection! I honestly couldn't have imagined this special day any better then it was. The photographs are unbelievable and look like a movie set set in Italy. I am so happy with this venue, I can't recommend it any more to any bride that wants an unbelievable day.
This venue was pure perfection! I honestly couldn't have imagined this special day any better then it was. The photographs Read more...
This venue was pure perfection! I honestly couldn't have imagined this special day any better then it was. The photographs are unbelievable and look like a movie set set in Italy. I am so happy with this venue, I can't recommend it any more to any bride that wants an unbelievable day. Read less
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CHEVONNE
Wedding:
8/25/2012
4.8/5.0
Our venue, Chateau Le Dome, was simply breathtaking. Our guests are still talking about how magical the setting was for our amazing wedding day.
Our venue, Chateau Le Dome, was simply breathtaking. Our guests are still talking about how magical the setting was for Read more...
Our venue, Chateau Le Dome, was simply breathtaking. Our guests are still talking about how magical the setting was for our amazing wedding day. Read less
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31727 Mulholland Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265 See On Map
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