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The Grand Hotel & Ballroom

Mckinney , TX
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LOCATION

114 West Louisiana Street
McKinney, TX US 75069 (map)

PHONE

214-544-9612

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ABOUT US

The Grand Ballroom’s elegant crystal chandeliers, pressed tin ceiling, and French doors deliver charm and elegance to any private event with a capacity of 160 guests for a seated dinner... Read more
The Grand Ballroom’s elegant crystal chandeliers, pressed tin ceiling, and French doors deliver charm and elegance to any private event with a capacity of 160 guests for a seated dinner and 200 for a cocktail style reception. Restored to its 19th–Century charm, this 2,500 square foot ballroom housed the original Opera House of McKinney from 1885 until 1923 when it was shuttered until now. The Grand Ballroom is an ideal venue for weddings receptions, ceremonies, and rehearsal dinners.

The Grand Hotel blends old world charm with modern luxuries. In McKinney's historic downtown, the Grand Hotel is regarded as one of the best luxury boutique hotels in Texas. With trademark beds, luxurious linens, charming interiors and a unique relazed style of hospitality, the Grand Hotel is designed for visitors who want to feel at home while away. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1880
When was your venue last renovated?
2007
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site, Hotel
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
160
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
4
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?
No
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
Number of guest rooms
44
Number of suites
4
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
0
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
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
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1880
When was your venue last renovated?
2007
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site, Hotel
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
4
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?
No
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
Number of guest rooms
44
Number of suites
4
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
0
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
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
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Lia
Wedding:
7/26/2014
5.0/5.0
Wow! I have nothing but AMAZING things to say about The Grand Hotel & Rick's Chophouse. We had our rehearsal dinner in a private room at Rick's and let me tell you, we definitely did not leave there hungry. The food was wonderful and the service was even better. We had our own bartender in the room which was really nice as well. It was definitely the perfect spot for our rehearsal. Highly recommend it!

The Grand Hotel Ballroom is absolutely everything I had ever dreamed of & more. I loved the chandeliers that fill the room- definitely the selling point for me. It was this elegant and romantic feel to the room, which I totally loved. We honestly did not do any decorating besides the center pieces on the tables- the room is beautiful enough. I cannot wait to get the pictures back from the talented, Joy Neville. I know she captured some great shots in the ballroom. Thank you for making our special day PERFECT.
Wow! I have nothing but AMAZING things to say about The Grand Hotel & Rick's Chophouse. We had our rehearsal dinner in a Read more...
Wow! I have nothing but AMAZING things to say about The Grand Hotel & Rick's Chophouse. We had our rehearsal dinner in a private room at Rick's and let me tell you, we definitely did not leave there hungry. The food was wonderful and the service was even better. We had our own bartender in the room which was really nice as well. It was definitely the perfect spot for our rehearsal. Highly recommend it!

The Grand Hotel Ballroom is absolutely everything I had ever dreamed of & more. I loved the chandeliers that fill the room- definitely the selling point for me. It was this elegant and romantic feel to the room, which I totally loved. We honestly did not do any decorating besides the center pieces on the tables- the room is beautiful enough. I cannot wait to get the pictures back from the talented, Joy Neville. I know she captured some great shots in the ballroom. Thank you for making our special day PERFECT. Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Robert
Wedding:
2/22/2014
5.0/5.0
As a minister I've conducted hundreds of weddings over the years in all kinds of venues and with the help of many different wedding coordinators. This wedding was different. It was for my last child and only daughter. So, I speak as the officiating minister, but more importantly, as the father of the bride.

First, the hotel accommodations were wonderful. The hotel has a very stylish décor and is as comfortable as any modern facility while retaining its historic feel. We rented a number of rooms for our family and everyone was impressed with the hotel. The set up for the ballroom for the wedding and then the reception was seamless.

Second, the staff of the hotel treated every one of our guests as if they were royalty. From the manager, Jose, to the housekeepers, the staff were professional and helpful.

Third, Rick's Chophouse provided the catering for our reception. The meal was delicious. The service was excellent. Guests couldn't believe how amazing the meal was given the number that had to be served. Some said that the steak was the best ever.

Fourth, we used the services of Shawna Darden as wedding coordinator. I am particularly critical of wedding coordinators because they can set the tone for the entire wedding event. If they are unprepared the rehearsal can be a fiasco. If they are too domineering they can offend people who are at the event to celebrate and have a good time. The emotions of a bride and others tend to run high leading up to a wedding. The only thing that can calm the anxiety is thorough preparation. Shawna is the best I've ever seen. There were times I wondered how she was able to do all she did. Never did I feel like she had missed a thing.

Believe me, all the experience in the world doesn't prepare the father of the bride to give his daughter away. At the time of ceremony my mind was completely focused on my daughter and her
moment. That would not have been possible without the outstanding work of Grand Hotel and Shawna.
As a minister I've conducted hundreds of weddings over the years in all kinds of venues and with the help of many Read more...
As a minister I've conducted hundreds of weddings over the years in all kinds of venues and with the help of many different wedding coordinators. This wedding was different. It was for my last child and only daughter. So, I speak as the officiating minister, but more importantly, as the father of the bride.

First, the hotel accommodations were wonderful. The hotel has a very stylish décor and is as comfortable as any modern facility while retaining its historic feel. We rented a number of rooms for our family and everyone was impressed with the hotel. The set up for the ballroom for the wedding and then the reception was seamless.

Second, the staff of the hotel treated every one of our guests as if they were royalty. From the manager, Jose, to the housekeepers, the staff were professional and helpful.

Third, Rick's Chophouse provided the catering for our reception. The meal was delicious. The service was excellent. Guests couldn't believe how amazing the meal was given the number that had to be served. Some said that the steak was the best ever.

Fourth, we used the services of Shawna Darden as wedding coordinator. I am particularly critical of wedding coordinators because they can set the tone for the entire wedding event. If they are unprepared the rehearsal can be a fiasco. If they are too domineering they can offend people who are at the event to celebrate and have a good time. The emotions of a bride and others tend to run high leading up to a wedding. The only thing that can calm the anxiety is thorough preparation. Shawna is the best I've ever seen. There were times I wondered how she was able to do all she did. Never did I feel like she had missed a thing.

Believe me, all the experience in the world doesn't prepare the father of the bride to give his daughter away. At the time of ceremony my mind was completely focused on my daughter and her
moment. That would not have been possible without the outstanding work of Grand Hotel and Shawna. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Wedding Venue
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Wedding:
2/14/2014
5.0/5.0
I had my wedding ceremony and reception in the Grand Ballroom this past weekend. The whole experience was great. Shawna and Melanie were very responsive and made sure everything went perfectly! The food was great, and they were able to accommodate special requests with ease. All of the guests commented on how wonderful the staff was, including the servers and bartender. I would highly recommend the Grand Hotel and Ballroom for any event, but especially for a perfect wedding!
I had my wedding ceremony and reception in the Grand Ballroom this past weekend. The whole experience was great. Shawna Read more...
I had my wedding ceremony and reception in the Grand Ballroom this past weekend. The whole experience was great. Shawna and Melanie were very responsive and made sure everything went perfectly! The food was great, and they were able to accommodate special requests with ease. All of the guests commented on how wonderful the staff was, including the servers and bartender. I would highly recommend the Grand Hotel and Ballroom for any event, but especially for a perfect wedding! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
1/3/2014
5.0/5.0
We LOVED The Grand Hotel and Ballroom. Our ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception went so smoothly thanks to Shawna and her staff. Her assistant, I cannot remember his name, was so sweet. They both made my husband and I feel like we had nothing to worry about throughout the whole day. Shawna was very responsive to our questions and very accommodating to everything. She was organized, patient, and reassuring when the nerves kicked in. We adored her!
Melanie, the one in charge of billing, was nice, but sometimes seemed to be a little annoyed with our financial questions, and didn't always seem sincere. Regardless, she did get the job done, and did remain organized with our payments and billing and such. She was good at e-mailing back or returning calls.
Lastly, Jose, the man at the hotel service desk was a doll. He was SO kind and optimistic. I absolutely loved talking with him. He seemed so excited about my wedding which made me feel really special. He was so good at answering questions and clarifying information. We loved him so much!
Chip, the bartender, was also great! Very nice and energetic. He was fun to talk with!

Thank you Grand Hotel and Ballroom!
We LOVED The Grand Hotel and Ballroom. Our ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception went so smoothly thanks to Shawna and Read more...
We LOVED The Grand Hotel and Ballroom. Our ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception went so smoothly thanks to Shawna and her staff. Her assistant, I cannot remember his name, was so sweet. They both made my husband and I feel like we had nothing to worry about throughout the whole day. Shawna was very responsive to our questions and very accommodating to everything. She was organized, patient, and reassuring when the nerves kicked in. We adored her!
Melanie, the one in charge of billing, was nice, but sometimes seemed to be a little annoyed with our financial questions, and didn't always seem sincere. Regardless, she did get the job done, and did remain organized with our payments and billing and such. She was good at e-mailing back or returning calls.
Lastly, Jose, the man at the hotel service desk was a doll. He was SO kind and optimistic. I absolutely loved talking with him. He seemed so excited about my wedding which made me feel really special. He was so good at answering questions and clarifying information. We loved him so much!
Chip, the bartender, was also great! Very nice and energetic. He was fun to talk with!

Thank you Grand Hotel and Ballroom! Read less
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Darryl
Wedding:
11/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Perfection! Not one detail was overlooked. Melanie, Shawna and their staff went above and beyond any expectation we had. The venue was perfect. The food was perfect. The service was impeccable.
Perfection! Not one detail was overlooked. Melanie, Shawna and their staff went above and beyond any expectation we had. Read more...
Perfection! Not one detail was overlooked. Melanie, Shawna and their staff went above and beyond any expectation we had. The venue was perfect. The food was perfect. The service was impeccable. Read less
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Natalie
Wedding:
4/27/2013
5.0/5.0
I used the Grand Hotel and Ballroom for the ceremony and reception. The space is absolutely stunning- the exposed brick wall to the beautiful chandeliers. Everything was stunning! The guests enjoyed the cocktail hour in the ricks room. It was a good change of pace from a feminine room to a masculine room back to a feminine room. It couldn't have been more perfect!
I used the Grand Hotel and Ballroom for the ceremony and reception. The space is absolutely stunning- the exposed brick Read more...
I used the Grand Hotel and Ballroom for the ceremony and reception. The space is absolutely stunning- the exposed brick wall to the beautiful chandeliers. Everything was stunning! The guests enjoyed the cocktail hour in the ricks room. It was a good change of pace from a feminine room to a masculine room back to a feminine room. It couldn't have been more perfect! Read less
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Marilyn
Wedding:
4/6/2013
5.0/5.0
My daughter's wedding was held at the Grand Hotel and Ballroom in McKinney. The staff at this hotel went above and beyond the call of duty when we lost our DJ an hour before the wedding. The hotel wedding coordinator, Shawna, was able to come up with and DJ and keep us calm at the same time. Remarkable! The hotel is exquisite. All our out-of-town guests who stayed there raved. The quaint downtown square offers lots of fun shops to keep guests occupied for the weekend. The staff was professional in every way and made it their top priority to make us happy. Rarely do you find such personal service in this day and age. I would highly recommend this wedding venue for weddings of 150 or under.
My daughter's wedding was held at the Grand Hotel and Ballroom in McKinney. The staff at this hotel went above and beyond Read more...
My daughter's wedding was held at the Grand Hotel and Ballroom in McKinney. The staff at this hotel went above and beyond the call of duty when we lost our DJ an hour before the wedding. The hotel wedding coordinator, Shawna, was able to come up with and DJ and keep us calm at the same time. Remarkable! The hotel is exquisite. All our out-of-town guests who stayed there raved. The quaint downtown square offers lots of fun shops to keep guests occupied for the weekend. The staff was professional in every way and made it their top priority to make us happy. Rarely do you find such personal service in this day and age. I would highly recommend this wedding venue for weddings of 150 or under. Read less
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Maria
Wedding:
1/12/2013
5.0/5.0
We held our wedding reception at the Grand Hotel's ballroom. I searched for the perfect reception venue in the North Dallas area for a long time before I found this place. It was by far the prettiest space! The ballroom is beautiful! We had 160 guests for a platted diner and it was cozy... in a good way. I definitely would not have more people than that. My one and only complaint was there was not much space on the dance floor. It had to be very small because of the number of guests we had and I wish it could have been bigger... everyone still had a great time but keep that in mind if you want lots of room to dance! Everything else was spectacular. The food and service were awesome and Shauna Darden, the event planner was so sweet and tried to keep us on budget. She was a great help! Definitely book this place!!!
We held our wedding reception at the Grand Hotel's ballroom. I searched for the perfect reception venue in the North Read more...
We held our wedding reception at the Grand Hotel's ballroom. I searched for the perfect reception venue in the North Dallas area for a long time before I found this place. It was by far the prettiest space! The ballroom is beautiful! We had 160 guests for a platted diner and it was cozy... in a good way. I definitely would not have more people than that. My one and only complaint was there was not much space on the dance floor. It had to be very small because of the number of guests we had and I wish it could have been bigger... everyone still had a great time but keep that in mind if you want lots of room to dance! Everything else was spectacular. The food and service were awesome and Shauna Darden, the event planner was so sweet and tried to keep us on budget. She was a great help! Definitely book this place!!! Read less
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Mike
Wedding:
11/11/2012
5.0/5.0
My wife and I had our wedding reception at the Grand Hotel and Ballroom and the food was provided by Rick's Chophouse at the Grand Hotel. I honestly can say I would have never expected to receive the amazing service that we received from the staff at the hotel and restaraunt. They were absolutely amazing in every way, the food was fantastic and the reception area was beautiful. I cannot possible say enough how much we enjoyed the hospitality we received and will be spending several honeymoons there.
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My wife and I had our wedding reception at the Grand Hotel and Ballroom and the food was provided by Rick's Chophouse at the Grand Hotel. I honestly can say I would have never expected to receive the amazing service that we received from the staff at the hotel and restaraunt. They were absolutely amazing in every way, the food was fantastic and the reception area was beautiful. I cannot possible say enough how much we enjoyed the hospitality we received and will be spending several honeymoons there. Read less
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Belinda
Wedding:
10/27/2012
5.0/5.0
Delicious food, great service, gorgeous ballroom and guest rooms. Love this place! My wedding was wonderful!
Delicious food, great service, gorgeous ballroom and guest rooms. Love this place! My wedding was wonderful!
Delicious food, great service, gorgeous ballroom and guest rooms. Love this place! My wedding was wonderful! Read less
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Alicia
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
I am so happy we chose the The Grand Hotel and Ballroom as our ceremony and reception venue! It was important to my husband and I that everything took place at one location because we had so many out of town guests, and The Grand was perfect. With the hotel, we reserved a dozen rooms for our guests (and very tired wedding party) so they could enjoy the entire reception and then simply go to their room when they were ready for bed. The Ballroom is gorgeous! We wanted a victorian feel for our wedding, and the exposed brick, huge chandlers, and tin celings are perfect! The ceremony and reception were in the same room, and they escorted the guests down to a small lounge for a cocktail hour after the ceremony while they got the room ready for the reception. The most amazing part, though, was the service. If I could, I would give them 10 stars! Everything went so smoothly, and Shawna really helped keep the stress down. Both Melanie and Shawna were super quick to respond with any questions and super helpful with menu planning, as I had a few special dishes I needed (for a few vegan friends and friends with food allergies). I even called 3 days before the wedding to change a meal for a friend that had been put on a liquid food diet that week and they had no problems making sure she was taken care of! The food is amazing, too! All night my guests raved about the food (and the sangria!) and I STILL get compliments about how awesome the food was! I wish I could give them more stars, because they are simply amazing! I would recommend them to anyone looking for a beautiful venue for any event with great food and excellent service!
I am so happy we chose the The Grand Hotel and Ballroom as our ceremony and reception venue! It was important to my Read more...
I am so happy we chose the The Grand Hotel and Ballroom as our ceremony and reception venue! It was important to my husband and I that everything took place at one location because we had so many out of town guests, and The Grand was perfect. With the hotel, we reserved a dozen rooms for our guests (and very tired wedding party) so they could enjoy the entire reception and then simply go to their room when they were ready for bed. The Ballroom is gorgeous! We wanted a victorian feel for our wedding, and the exposed brick, huge chandlers, and tin celings are perfect! The ceremony and reception were in the same room, and they escorted the guests down to a small lounge for a cocktail hour after the ceremony while they got the room ready for the reception. The most amazing part, though, was the service. If I could, I would give them 10 stars! Everything went so smoothly, and Shawna really helped keep the stress down. Both Melanie and Shawna were super quick to respond with any questions and super helpful with menu planning, as I had a few special dishes I needed (for a few vegan friends and friends with food allergies). I even called 3 days before the wedding to change a meal for a friend that had been put on a liquid food diet that week and they had no problems making sure she was taken care of! The food is amazing, too! All night my guests raved about the food (and the sangria!) and I STILL get compliments about how awesome the food was! I wish I could give them more stars, because they are simply amazing! I would recommend them to anyone looking for a beautiful venue for any event with great food and excellent service! Read less
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JCJ
Wedding:
6/9/2012
5.0/5.0
This is a beautiful place for a wedding & reception. The historic charm & chandeliers make it gorgeous. It's very convenient because everything can be held at the same location, the food is great, and everyone who works there is very nice & helpful. I received so many compliments from my guests. I would highly recommend the Grand Hotel!
This is a beautiful place for a wedding & reception. The historic charm & chandeliers make it gorgeous. It's very Read more...
This is a beautiful place for a wedding & reception. The historic charm & chandeliers make it gorgeous. It's very convenient because everything can be held at the same location, the food is great, and everyone who works there is very nice & helpful. I received so many compliments from my guests. I would highly recommend the Grand Hotel! Read less
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Bryan
Wedding:
11/5/2011
5.0/5.0
Everyone was great to work with from the early planning stages, all the way through the end of the reception. Everything was exactly as we hoped it would be, and we got so many compliments from our guests about this venue. Top Notch! If you plan to get married in North DFW, you should definitely look at this place before making your final decision. We also liked that everything could be done in one location instead of having to move guests from one location to another.
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Everyone was great to work with from the early planning stages, all the way through the end of the reception. Everything was exactly as we hoped it would be, and we got so many compliments from our guests about this venue. Top Notch! If you plan to get married in North DFW, you should definitely look at this place before making your final decision. We also liked that everything could be done in one location instead of having to move guests from one location to another. Read less
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RGosewehr
Wedding:
9/16/2011
5.0/5.0
All of the guests had a great time during the wedding & the groom & I received SO many compliments after our wedding!! When you have put so much time & effort into planning a wedding, it is wonderful to see everyone having a good time on the big day and to hear the rave reviews afterwards!

Thanks to the staff's guidance and hard work, the ceremony was beautiful & went smoothly, even though we did not have a rehearsal. The ballroom looked Great and had a completely different feel for the ceremony and the reception. Rick's 110 provides a great backdrop so many of our guests took great photos while eating hors douvres and having drinks during the cocktail hour. Placecards, favors, centerpieces, etc. were all in the proper place at the right time. Coworkers, family and friends have all commented on how Delicious the food was (salmon & chicken plated dinner) and said it was a beautiful wedding.

Shawna is an amazingly organized and focused person and ensures that each detail is exactly the way you want it. She made sure that everything was perfect & that everyone was happy prior to and during the wedding. I am so grateful for her hard work.

Everyone at the Grand/Rick's did their job well and did it with enthusiasm. They created an event that was special and personalized to my preferences.
All of the guests had a great time during the wedding & the groom & I received SO many compliments after our wedding!! Read more...
All of the guests had a great time during the wedding & the groom & I received SO many compliments after our wedding!! When you have put so much time & effort into planning a wedding, it is wonderful to see everyone having a good time on the big day and to hear the rave reviews afterwards!

Thanks to the staff's guidance and hard work, the ceremony was beautiful & went smoothly, even though we did not have a rehearsal. The ballroom looked Great and had a completely different feel for the ceremony and the reception. Rick's 110 provides a great backdrop so many of our guests took great photos while eating hors douvres and having drinks during the cocktail hour. Placecards, favors, centerpieces, etc. were all in the proper place at the right time. Coworkers, family and friends have all commented on how Delicious the food was (salmon & chicken plated dinner) and said it was a beautiful wedding.

Shawna is an amazingly organized and focused person and ensures that each detail is exactly the way you want it. She made sure that everything was perfect & that everyone was happy prior to and during the wedding. I am so grateful for her hard work.

Everyone at the Grand/Rick's did their job well and did it with enthusiasm. They created an event that was special and personalized to my preferences. Read less
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Heidi
Wedding:
7/17/2011
5.0/5.0
We had our Rehearsal Dinner at Rick's Chop house in the Grand hotel and then stayed at the hotel on our wedding night. Everything was amazing and the food was out of this world!
We had our Rehearsal Dinner at Rick's Chop house in the Grand hotel and then stayed at the hotel on our wedding night. Read more...
We had our Rehearsal Dinner at Rick's Chop house in the Grand hotel and then stayed at the hotel on our wedding night. Everything was amazing and the food was out of this world! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
5/29/2011
5.0/5.0
Beautiful place to get married! We did both the ceremony and reception in the ballroom and the cocktail hour downstairs in Rick's 110. I could not imagine a more beautiful place to get married against the exposed brick and windows that overlooked the historic McKinney downtown square. The crystal chandeliers were amazing after the sun set and had an enchanted mood in the air for the reception. We really did have a great time! We rented the Owner's suit for the boys to get ready in and the Grand Suit for the girls and both rooms were HUGE with plenty of space for everyone:) The hotel even came in during the wedding to clean the room so that when my husband and I came back together that night, it was picked up for us. Shawna did an amazing job the night of making sure that everyone was happy and taken care of. She even sent us food after the wedding when we got back to our room:) I would definitely recommend this venue to other brides for the atmosphere, amazing food, and the way that the hotel and staff took care of us on our special day!!
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Beautiful place to get married! We did both the ceremony and reception in the ballroom and the cocktail hour downstairs in Rick's 110. I could not imagine a more beautiful place to get married against the exposed brick and windows that overlooked the historic McKinney downtown square. The crystal chandeliers were amazing after the sun set and had an enchanted mood in the air for the reception. We really did have a great time! We rented the Owner's suit for the boys to get ready in and the Grand Suit for the girls and both rooms were HUGE with plenty of space for everyone:) The hotel even came in during the wedding to clean the room so that when my husband and I came back together that night, it was picked up for us. Shawna did an amazing job the night of making sure that everyone was happy and taken care of. She even sent us food after the wedding when we got back to our room:) I would definitely recommend this venue to other brides for the atmosphere, amazing food, and the way that the hotel and staff took care of us on our special day!! Read less
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Megan3M
Wedding:
4/2/2011
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough good things about the Grand Hotel! We had both our ceremony and reception there on the night of April 2nd, 2011. All the details leading up to the day were easy to get done, Shawna and Melanie were flexible, understanding and very professional.

The day-of was an absolute dream. I was of course a little nervous about everything coming together, but I had nothing to worry about. Shawna was there as my coordinator day-of and she was awesome!! Every detail was taken care of without me even having to think about it. After the ceremony we had cocktail hour. Since my husband and I missed most of it due to pictures, Shawna had a tray of hors d'œuvres and our favorite drinks waiting for us when we got back. That is only one example, but there were many examples and all of those details made the night wonderful. The food was beyond wonderful (chicken and beef tenderloin, family style- which I totally recommend!); everyone complimented it right and left. We had done a tasting beforehand and were blown away by the food. I wasn't sure how it would translate in a larger setting (85 people), but I had nothing to worry about, it was just as great as the tasting!

I just couldn't have been happier with having our wedding at the Grand Hotel. Beautiful venue, professional, super-nice staff that were all over the details, great food and drinks and great rooms for your guests to stay in. I really couldn't have asked for anything more! THANK YOU!
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I can't say enough good things about the Grand Hotel! We had both our ceremony and reception there on the night of April 2nd, 2011. All the details leading up to the day were easy to get done, Shawna and Melanie were flexible, understanding and very professional.

The day-of was an absolute dream. I was of course a little nervous about everything coming together, but I had nothing to worry about. Shawna was there as my coordinator day-of and she was awesome!! Every detail was taken care of without me even having to think about it. After the ceremony we had cocktail hour. Since my husband and I missed most of it due to pictures, Shawna had a tray of hors d'œuvres and our favorite drinks waiting for us when we got back. That is only one example, but there were many examples and all of those details made the night wonderful. The food was beyond wonderful (chicken and beef tenderloin, family style- which I totally recommend!); everyone complimented it right and left. We had done a tasting beforehand and were blown away by the food. I wasn't sure how it would translate in a larger setting (85 people), but I had nothing to worry about, it was just as great as the tasting!

I just couldn't have been happier with having our wedding at the Grand Hotel. Beautiful venue, professional, super-nice staff that were all over the details, great food and drinks and great rooms for your guests to stay in. I really couldn't have asked for anything more! THANK YOU! Read less
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MeghTW
Wedding:
6/5/2010
5.0/5.0
The Grand Hotel was a DREAM come true for our June 5th wedding! The staff at the hotel was beyond amazing - they catered to all our needs, kept in constant communication with us, and made sure that we were on schedule for all tastings, plannings, etc. I am from McKinney, so it was great to be able to share that small town feel with all of our friends and family - and the venue fit our vintagey theme, which created a perfect ambiance for the reception. Jose at the front desk is your go-to man, and we were EXTREMELY thankful for everything he did to book our guests together, keep us updated with room counts, and add to our enthusiasm as our big day approached. This is a PERFECT venue if you have lots of out of towners - especially college friends who can experience the bar and restaurant scene downtown McKinney! Not to mention, the ballroom and food were beyond expecations - definitely an interesting menu to chose from that kept guests entertained! We will continue to recommend the Grand Hotel to everyone looking for an accommodating and friendly reception spot.
The Grand Hotel was a DREAM come true for our June 5th wedding! The staff at the hotel was beyond amazing - they catered Read more...
The Grand Hotel was a DREAM come true for our June 5th wedding! The staff at the hotel was beyond amazing - they catered to all our needs, kept in constant communication with us, and made sure that we were on schedule for all tastings, plannings, etc. I am from McKinney, so it was great to be able to share that small town feel with all of our friends and family - and the venue fit our vintagey theme, which created a perfect ambiance for the reception. Jose at the front desk is your go-to man, and we were EXTREMELY thankful for everything he did to book our guests together, keep us updated with room counts, and add to our enthusiasm as our big day approached. This is a PERFECT venue if you have lots of out of towners - especially college friends who can experience the bar and restaurant scene downtown McKinney! Not to mention, the ballroom and food were beyond expecations - definitely an interesting menu to chose from that kept guests entertained! We will continue to recommend the Grand Hotel to everyone looking for an accommodating and friendly reception spot. Read less
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bjhagee
Wedding:
12/29/2009
5.0/5.0
I had a dinner in the 110 room in Rick's Chop House downstairs and then right after had my reception in the ballroom and it was FANTASTIC. I had a lot of decoration for each table and the Grand was very willing to let my mother and I come the day before and set everything up. I also requested to have a "dry" reception and the staff was willing and did a great job of respectfully informing the guests if they tried to bring drinks into the ballroom. The room was perfect for the vintage yet party feel that i wanted, with the old brick wall but large dance floor. I would highlt recommend this place for a reception in McKinney!
I had a dinner in the 110 room in Rick's Chop House downstairs and then right after had my reception in the ballroom and Read more...
I had a dinner in the 110 room in Rick's Chop House downstairs and then right after had my reception in the ballroom and it was FANTASTIC. I had a lot of decoration for each table and the Grand was very willing to let my mother and I come the day before and set everything up. I also requested to have a "dry" reception and the staff was willing and did a great job of respectfully informing the guests if they tried to bring drinks into the ballroom. The room was perfect for the vintage yet party feel that i wanted, with the old brick wall but large dance floor. I would highlt recommend this place for a reception in McKinney! Read less
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airmagic
Wedding:
9/18/2009
5.0/5.0
We chose to have all of our guests stay at the The Grand Hotel. We were overwhelmed with the old-world style of the individual rooms, the level of service received, and the constant patience and assistance of the staff when dealing with 40 traveling wedding guests. The location is superb for a localized wedding and will a touch of class to any occasion.
We chose to have all of our guests stay at the The Grand Hotel. We were overwhelmed with the old-world style of the Read more...
We chose to have all of our guests stay at the The Grand Hotel. We were overwhelmed with the old-world style of the individual rooms, the level of service received, and the constant patience and assistance of the staff when dealing with 40 traveling wedding guests. The location is superb for a localized wedding and will a touch of class to any occasion. Read less
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lizamarie33
Wedding:
8/15/2009
5.0/5.0
I would highly recommend the Grand Ballroom! The combination of Rick's Chophouse, the Grand Ballroom, and the Grand Hotel is perfection. The hotel is gorgeous and all my guests were impressed, comfortable, and well taken care of. The hotel manager Jose was in constant contact with me during the planning process. Our hotel arrangements were quite complicated and Jose and Becky changed things with enthusiasm many, many, many times.

The Grand Ballroom is gorgeous with sparkling chandeliers, a beautiful tin ceiling, and lovely bar. We had about 150 people and it suited the room perfectly. We had a sit down dinner and the service was excellent. Planning the reception, the food, the drink was extremely smooth and it all came off very well. After the reception my guests loved that they could just walk down the hall to their beautiful room!

The owner, Rick, was very welcoming and a pleasure. I highly recommend.
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I would highly recommend the Grand Ballroom! The combination of Rick's Chophouse, the Grand Ballroom, and the Grand Hotel is perfection. The hotel is gorgeous and all my guests were impressed, comfortable, and well taken care of. The hotel manager Jose was in constant contact with me during the planning process. Our hotel arrangements were quite complicated and Jose and Becky changed things with enthusiasm many, many, many times.

The Grand Ballroom is gorgeous with sparkling chandeliers, a beautiful tin ceiling, and lovely bar. We had about 150 people and it suited the room perfectly. We had a sit down dinner and the service was excellent. Planning the reception, the food, the drink was extremely smooth and it all came off very well. After the reception my guests loved that they could just walk down the hall to their beautiful room!

The owner, Rick, was very welcoming and a pleasure. I highly recommend. Read less
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evans900
Wedding:
8/1/2009
5.0/5.0
We stayed here on our wedding night. It was wonderful. We got married and had the reception across the street, so it was the perfect location. My bridesmaids and I got ready there ahead of time so my things were already there. They upgraded our room for no extra and were so friendly. The room was incredible and absolutely perfect! I would definitely stay there again.
We stayed here on our wedding night. It was wonderful. We got married and had the reception across the street, so it was Read more...
We stayed here on our wedding night. It was wonderful. We got married and had the reception across the street, so it was the perfect location. My bridesmaids and I got ready there ahead of time so my things were already there. They upgraded our room for no extra and were so friendly. The room was incredible and absolutely perfect! I would definitely stay there again. Read less
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auburnaut
Wedding:
12/27/2008
5.0/5.0
Our decision to have our wedding reception at the Grand Hotel Ballroom with Rick's Chophouse providing the food was an excellent one! Not only is it a beautiful, historical location - but the cost to use the room includes many extra features that allowed my husband and I, our families and guests to completely relax and enjoy a gorgeous evening. I am really impressed with the service and attention to details.
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Our decision to have our wedding reception at the Grand Hotel Ballroom with Rick's Chophouse providing the food was an excellent one! Not only is it a beautiful, historical location - but the cost to use the room includes many extra features that allowed my husband and I, our families and guests to completely relax and enjoy a gorgeous evening. I am really impressed with the service and attention to details. Read less
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Josh Keller
Wedding:
9/6/2008
5.0/5.0
Ricks and the Grand Ballroom were exceptional the entire time. Thanks
Ricks and the Grand Ballroom were exceptional the entire time. Thanks
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Karen
Wedding:
8/9/2008
5.0/5.0
WOW, is all I can say about Christy Logan and her staff at the Grand Hotel and Ballroom. Anything I asked of her she came through with flying colors. The service both before and during the wedding was exceptional and the food was excellent as well. There was plenty of wait-staff to take care of our guests during the wedding and the hotel staff was equally as wonderful! Kudos to Jose at the hotel desk for putting out whatever fires came up with efficiency and a smile. We have been raving to anyone who will listen about the wonderful experience we had planning and executing the reception with the help of Christy and her staff and we highly recommend this venue. It's nice to know you can find a local location to have a first class wedding without breaking the bank. Thanks again for a once in a lifetime, beautiful experience my daughter and son-in-law will be talking about for years to come.
WOW, is all I can say about Christy Logan and her staff at the Grand Hotel and Ballroom. Anything I asked of her she came Read more...
WOW, is all I can say about Christy Logan and her staff at the Grand Hotel and Ballroom. Anything I asked of her she came through with flying colors. The service both before and during the wedding was exceptional and the food was excellent as well. There was plenty of wait-staff to take care of our guests during the wedding and the hotel staff was equally as wonderful! Kudos to Jose at the hotel desk for putting out whatever fires came up with efficiency and a smile. We have been raving to anyone who will listen about the wonderful experience we had planning and executing the reception with the help of Christy and her staff and we highly recommend this venue. It's nice to know you can find a local location to have a first class wedding without breaking the bank. Thanks again for a once in a lifetime, beautiful experience my daughter and son-in-law will be talking about for years to come. Read less
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Jaymee
Wedding:
6/14/2008
5.0/5.0
Made the day memorable for all.
Made the day memorable for all.
Made the day memorable for all. Read less
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Marcyp2714
Wedding:
3/29/2008
5.0/5.0
The Grand Hotel in McKinney was a beautiful site for my rehearsal dinner and a wonderful hotel for my guests to stay. The staff was helpful and the food was fantastic!
The Grand Hotel in McKinney was a beautiful site for my rehearsal dinner and a wonderful hotel for my guests to stay. The Read more...
The Grand Hotel in McKinney was a beautiful site for my rehearsal dinner and a wonderful hotel for my guests to stay. The staff was helpful and the food was fantastic! Read less
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Tonya'
Wedding:
12/29/2007
5.0/5.0
I can not say enough about The Grand Hotel and Ballroom. It was the most amazing experience in every way. Christy was an absolute Godsend. She is definitely in the right field. She is professional, knows her stuff and most importantly a calm presence who can make anything happen, and she did. What was so wonderful, I did not even know their was a problem because she took care of it without anyone knowing their was a problem. My florist freaked out when she ran short on time and decided to just walk out without finishing the reception site center piece flowers. Christy and her crew did an amazing job of stepping in and making it look wonderful. Everyone from the maids to Rick, the owner of the restaurant/Ballroom/Hotel were fabulous.

My out of town guests were thrilled by the accommadation at The Grand Hotel. They loved that they could sleep, eat and play all in the same building. The building itself is amazing. Filled with a historical story which allows you to feel like a small part of that history. As you can tell it was an amazing experience and would recommend The Grand Ballroom/Grand Hotel & Rick's Chop House to anyone.
I can not say enough about The Grand Hotel and Ballroom. It was the most amazing experience in every way. Christy was an Read more...
I can not say enough about The Grand Hotel and Ballroom. It was the most amazing experience in every way. Christy was an absolute Godsend. She is definitely in the right field. She is professional, knows her stuff and most importantly a calm presence who can make anything happen, and she did. What was so wonderful, I did not even know their was a problem because she took care of it without anyone knowing their was a problem. My florist freaked out when she ran short on time and decided to just walk out without finishing the reception site center piece flowers. Christy and her crew did an amazing job of stepping in and making it look wonderful. Everyone from the maids to Rick, the owner of the restaurant/Ballroom/Hotel were fabulous.

My out of town guests were thrilled by the accommadation at The Grand Hotel. They loved that they could sleep, eat and play all in the same building. The building itself is amazing. Filled with a historical story which allows you to feel like a small part of that history. As you can tell it was an amazing experience and would recommend The Grand Ballroom/Grand Hotel & Rick's Chop House to anyone. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue, Unique Services
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Rita
Wedding:
5/3/1997
5.0/5.0
Christie always takes wonderful care of us here at Orthofix. We have booked business dinners, receptions and hotel accomodations with the Grand and Ricks on numerous occasions with great success and efficiency.

Thank you!
Christie always takes wonderful care of us here at Orthofix. We have booked business dinners, receptions and hotel Read more...
Christie always takes wonderful care of us here at Orthofix. We have booked business dinners, receptions and hotel accomodations with the Grand and Ricks on numerous occasions with great success and efficiency.

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Elizabeth
Wedding:
6/16/2012
4.9/5.0
Our wedding there could not have been better! If you are thinking about the grandballroom for both your wedding ceremony and reception, you won't be disappointed! Shawna, the wedding planner, is amazing. She made everything run so smoothly and helped us with absolutely everything! Jose, the hotel manager, was great as well. He helped us shift rooms around so we could place a photo booth in the hallway. All the staff that we talked to was very friendly and willing to help in anyway. The food is also incredible! You can't go wrong here!
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Our wedding there could not have been better! If you are thinking about the grandballroom for both your wedding ceremony and reception, you won't be disappointed! Shawna, the wedding planner, is amazing. She made everything run so smoothly and helped us with absolutely everything! Jose, the hotel manager, was great as well. He helped us shift rooms around so we could place a photo booth in the hallway. All the staff that we talked to was very friendly and willing to help in anyway. The food is also incredible! You can't go wrong here! Read less
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Rachel
Wedding:
3/14/2009
4.9/5.0
The Grand Hotel and Ballroom made my wedding spectacular! Most of our wedding guests had to travel to DFW for the wedding, so we reserved all of the rooms at the Grand Hotel (only 14 rooms were available at the time). Jose, the manager from the hotel was great to work with, especially since we had so many family members who were hot and cold about coming, and we changed reservations what felt like hundreds of times. Jose was patient, professional, flexible, and a wonderful hotelier. Because we had so many guests coming, we also had reservations at a local chain hotel. The experience working with the two different hotels was like night and day. The Grand Hotel was a little pricier, but the rooms were beautiful, and the service was spectacular. It was worth every cent, and it was so convenient for the bridal party and family to walk down the hallway to the wedding!
Christy is also a gem from the Grand Ballroom staff. We had an afternoon wedding ceremony in the ballroom, a cocktail hour in Rick's 110 (downstairs), and a seated lunch reception back in the ballroom. The staff was on top of all of the details, and made sure the transition from ceremony to reception room went smoothly. Our guests were delighted at the professionalism of the staff, I was thrilled that they took care of all the details and I got to enjoy my wedding day. Christy did a great job of making sure they were able to met our needs prior to the wedding so that things went smoothly on the big day. I know that had at least one wedding following ours, and according to some of our guests, the Grand Ballroom may have had two weddings following ours. Regardless, they treated us like a king and queen, and never rushed our party or made us feel like we were just another number. You would have never guessed that the moment our party left the Grand Ballroom, they had to rush to clean the room and prepare for another wedding.
The Grand Ballroom was a great value! Of the many locations we considered for the wedding, the Grand Ballroom was at the pricier end. However, they served exceptional food for the price. Our lunch was delicious, and impressive.
The Grand Hotel and Ballroom made my wedding spectacular! Most of our wedding guests had to travel to DFW for the wedding, Read more...
The Grand Hotel and Ballroom made my wedding spectacular! Most of our wedding guests had to travel to DFW for the wedding, so we reserved all of the rooms at the Grand Hotel (only 14 rooms were available at the time). Jose, the manager from the hotel was great to work with, especially since we had so many family members who were hot and cold about coming, and we changed reservations what felt like hundreds of times. Jose was patient, professional, flexible, and a wonderful hotelier. Because we had so many guests coming, we also had reservations at a local chain hotel. The experience working with the two different hotels was like night and day. The Grand Hotel was a little pricier, but the rooms were beautiful, and the service was spectacular. It was worth every cent, and it was so convenient for the bridal party and family to walk down the hallway to the wedding!
Christy is also a gem from the Grand Ballroom staff. We had an afternoon wedding ceremony in the ballroom, a cocktail hour in Rick's 110 (downstairs), and a seated lunch reception back in the ballroom. The staff was on top of all of the details, and made sure the transition from ceremony to reception room went smoothly. Our guests were delighted at the professionalism of the staff, I was thrilled that they took care of all the details and I got to enjoy my wedding day. Christy did a great job of making sure they were able to met our needs prior to the wedding so that things went smoothly on the big day. I know that had at least one wedding following ours, and according to some of our guests, the Grand Ballroom may have had two weddings following ours. Regardless, they treated us like a king and queen, and never rushed our party or made us feel like we were just another number. You would have never guessed that the moment our party left the Grand Ballroom, they had to rush to clean the room and prepare for another wedding.
The Grand Ballroom was a great value! Of the many locations we considered for the wedding, the Grand Ballroom was at the pricier end. However, they served exceptional food for the price. Our lunch was delicious, and impressive. Read less
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Shelly
Wedding:
2/26/2008
4.9/5.0
We were VERY pleased with the Grand Hotel & Ballroom. The food was wonderful and the venue is so warm and comfortable. I look foward to planning another event with Christy.
We were VERY pleased with the Grand Hotel & Ballroom. The food was wonderful and the venue is so warm and comfortable. I Read more...
We were VERY pleased with the Grand Hotel & Ballroom. The food was wonderful and the venue is so warm and comfortable. I look foward to planning another event with Christy. Read less
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Cristal
Wedding:
11/2/2013
4.8/5.0
The Grand Hotel was perfect! We had our ceremony and reception there and it was amazing! Beautiful setting, great staff and delicious food and cocktails! Great for a smaller wedding - we had 125 or so and it was just right. Intimate and gorgeous setting! Encourage your out-of-town guests to stay there too - so much do to on the square.
The Grand Hotel was perfect! We had our ceremony and reception there and it was amazing! Beautiful setting, great staff Read more...
The Grand Hotel was perfect! We had our ceremony and reception there and it was amazing! Beautiful setting, great staff and delicious food and cocktails! Great for a smaller wedding - we had 125 or so and it was just right. Intimate and gorgeous setting! Encourage your out-of-town guests to stay there too - so much do to on the square. Read less
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NurseBoo09
Wedding:
10/24/2009
4.8/5.0
The Grand Hotel truly made our reception a party to remember! The food was absolutely spectacular--a month later, we still have so many people complimenting us on our plated dinner. All of our meals were served hot to our guests and the meat was cooked to perfection. Also, the menus were extremely flexible and they were able to customize a few things for us to make our day even more special without a second thought! The room itself is absolutely stunning! If you are looking for an intimate space with a vintage appeal, the Grand Hotel is absolutely perfect. About two weeks before my wedding, there was a change in staffing--we had been working with Christy Logan primarily, but Shawna took over her position right before our wedding and it was barely noticeable. Had we not been told this had happened, we would have never known since Shawna picked right up without missing a step. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and she was able to put up with and ultimately impress my dad, who is impossible! I would highly recommend the Grand Hotel to any bride!!
The Grand Hotel truly made our reception a party to remember! The food was absolutely spectacular--a month later, we still Read more...
The Grand Hotel truly made our reception a party to remember! The food was absolutely spectacular--a month later, we still have so many people complimenting us on our plated dinner. All of our meals were served hot to our guests and the meat was cooked to perfection. Also, the menus were extremely flexible and they were able to customize a few things for us to make our day even more special without a second thought! The room itself is absolutely stunning! If you are looking for an intimate space with a vintage appeal, the Grand Hotel is absolutely perfect. About two weeks before my wedding, there was a change in staffing--we had been working with Christy Logan primarily, but Shawna took over her position right before our wedding and it was barely noticeable. Had we not been told this had happened, we would have never known since Shawna picked right up without missing a step. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and she was able to put up with and ultimately impress my dad, who is impossible! I would highly recommend the Grand Hotel to any bride!! Read less
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alishap
Wedding:
12/26/2009
4.7/5.0
Everyone at The Grand Hotel, Rick's Chophouse and The Grand Ballroom did a phenomenal job. The food was fantastic, they catered to our every need and everyone's was wonderfully impressed with the overall result. They were also able to flip a room from the ceremony to be ready for the reception in 30 minutes, while guests enjoyed cocktails downstairs, which is a lifesaver. The only thing I wish I would have done is to collect the massive amounts of leftover food, drinks from the ice cream float station, etc. to provide to a local food bank since we had already paid for them.
Everyone at The Grand Hotel, Rick's Chophouse and The Grand Ballroom did a phenomenal job. The food was fantastic, they Read more...
Everyone at The Grand Hotel, Rick's Chophouse and The Grand Ballroom did a phenomenal job. The food was fantastic, they catered to our every need and everyone's was wonderfully impressed with the overall result. They were also able to flip a room from the ceremony to be ready for the reception in 30 minutes, while guests enjoyed cocktails downstairs, which is a lifesaver. The only thing I wish I would have done is to collect the massive amounts of leftover food, drinks from the ice cream float station, etc. to provide to a local food bank since we had already paid for them. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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pam
Wedding:
8/23/2008
4.6/5.0
we had a wonderful evening celebrating the rehearsal dinner. the food was delicious and the room was a beaautiful setting.
we had a wonderful evening celebrating the rehearsal dinner. the food was delicious and the room was a beaautiful setting. Read more...
we had a wonderful evening celebrating the rehearsal dinner. the food was delicious and the room was a beaautiful setting. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Ashley
Wedding:
7/19/2008
4.6/5.0
Christy Logan made everything very easy, and responded quickly with any questions or concerns. I would definitely recommend.
Christy Logan made everything very easy, and responded quickly with any questions or concerns. I would definitely Read more...
Christy Logan made everything very easy, and responded quickly with any questions or concerns. I would definitely recommend. Read less
Services Used: Unique Services
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Molly
Wedding:
11/10/2012
4.5/5.0
I loved this venue and thought that Shawna and Melanie were SO helpful with planning my wedding. We had our reception here and I had to plan everything from out of town but Shawna and Melanie were very accommodating. Shawna helped me set up everything for the reception since I couldn't get into the room sooner than 2 hours before the reception. The food was also AMAZING and all of my guests loved it. Would definitely recommend this location!
I loved this venue and thought that Shawna and Melanie were SO helpful with planning my wedding. We had our reception here Read more...
I loved this venue and thought that Shawna and Melanie were SO helpful with planning my wedding. We had our reception here and I had to plan everything from out of town but Shawna and Melanie were very accommodating. Shawna helped me set up everything for the reception since I couldn't get into the room sooner than 2 hours before the reception. The food was also AMAZING and all of my guests loved it. Would definitely recommend this location! Read less
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Lindsey
Wedding:
1/16/2010
4.5/5.0
I would highly recommend doing an event here! This is the most beautiful, unique place that I have found in Dallas that wasn't requiring a 20,000 dollar food minimum. It is upscale, but they can work with your budget if they have a small one. If you have a problem with anything, the owner himself will set down and meet with you and he is amazing! Highly recommend!!!!
I would highly recommend doing an event here! This is the most beautiful, unique place that I have found in Dallas that Read more...
I would highly recommend doing an event here! This is the most beautiful, unique place that I have found in Dallas that wasn't requiring a 20,000 dollar food minimum. It is upscale, but they can work with your budget if they have a small one. If you have a problem with anything, the owner himself will set down and meet with you and he is amazing! Highly recommend!!!! Read less
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imperialto
Wedding:
2/10/2009
4.3/5.0
The place was amazing, and the food was good.....Being in Mckinney, the area was very ritzy
The place was amazing, and the food was good.....Being in Mckinney, the area was very ritzy
The place was amazing, and the food was good.....Being in Mckinney, the area was very ritzy Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
3.8/5.0
We stayed in this hotel for our wedding that was down the street and used our rooms for the wedding party to get ready.

It's nice and spacious but it's waaay too expensive for anything other than a wedding.

However, their room service is reasonably priced and quick, not surprising since they are so expensive they don't really fill up. When we stayed one of the days we were there we were the only guests in the hotel.

Great for a wedding. Not recommended for anything else.
We stayed in this hotel for our wedding that was down the street and used our rooms for the wedding party to get Read more...
We stayed in this hotel for our wedding that was down the street and used our rooms for the wedding party to get ready.

It's nice and spacious but it's waaay too expensive for anything other than a wedding.

However, their room service is reasonably priced and quick, not surprising since they are so expensive they don't really fill up. When we stayed one of the days we were there we were the only guests in the hotel.

Great for a wedding. Not recommended for anything else. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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July Wedding
Wedding:
7/11/2008
3.8/5.0
Ran out of food even though our number count was 18 less then the number provided.
Only had one type of beer left to serve with an hour remaining in the reception.
Room was very hot.

Service staff was exceptional and worked very hard. The room was beautiful, but set-up was an hour behind schedule.
Ran out of food even though our number count was 18 less then the number provided.
Only had one type of beer left to Read more...
Ran out of food even though our number count was 18 less then the number provided.
Only had one type of beer left to serve with an hour remaining in the reception.
Room was very hot.

Service staff was exceptional and worked very hard. The room was beautiful, but set-up was an hour behind schedule. Read less
Services Used: Catering, Wedding Venue
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mizzrima
Wedding:
1/13/2009
3.6/5.0
This place was quite a beauty of it all i was amazed by most of it's decor and it made it a wonderful place for a family to get together to enjoy such a beautiful location. It is worth every penny to reserve your events here.
This place was quite a beauty of it all i was amazed by most of it's decor and it made it a wonderful place for a family Read more...
This place was quite a beauty of it all i was amazed by most of it's decor and it made it a wonderful place for a family to get together to enjoy such a beautiful location. It is worth every penny to reserve your events here. Read less
Services Used: Rentals & Photobooths, Wedding Venue, Unique Services

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