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The Ronald W. Shane Center

Miami Beach , FL

LOCATION

6500 Indian Creek Drive
Miami Beach, FL US 33141 (map)

PHONE

305-861-8837

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

The Ronald W. Shane Center is a beautiful, state of the art facility with over 4,000 square feet of rentable space overlooking the scenic Indian Creek waterway. This is a unique and... Read more
The Ronald W. Shane Center is a beautiful, state of the art facility with over 4,000 square feet of rentable space overlooking the scenic Indian Creek waterway. This is a unique and convenient site for social events, business meetings, conferences, seminars and other functions.

In terms of the features of our venue, we are proud to offer:

- A facility that can easily accommodate 200 guests for seated affair and 400 guests theater style
- A large outdoor patio and a beautiful wide breeze way
- A room that can be easily broken into 3 separate, fully functional meeting rooms
- A caterer friendly kitchen prepared with top of the line equipment
- A entire space constructed for wireless access
- An ample parking located adjacent to the building
- The use of banquet tables and chairs included in the rental rate.
- The rental of audiovisual equipment at an additional cost

The Ronald W. Shane Center is a non profit organization; the proceeds from our meeting and event space go toward the betterment of the center, its programs and the community. Our vision was to create a unique and captivating venue that incorporates the ambiance of the water and its surroundings and we have done so.

Furthermore, we encourage you to visit our facility and learn more about the benefits and possible business opportunities that we can offer to your company. We are highly committed to provide the most comprehensive services by delivering high level of practical experience within the industry. Therefore, we kindly request you to give us an opportunity to show you what we do and to prove the quality of our service.

We look forward to be servicing you very soon!!
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
2007
When was your venue last renovated?
2012
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall
Describe the style of your venue
Modern, Nautical, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
400
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?
Yes
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?
2200
Bar Service
Outside vendors welcome
Beverage Service
Outside vendors welcome
Catering
Outside vendors welcome
Event Coordination
Outside vendors welcome
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?
Yes
Linens
Outside vendors welcome
Seating
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Monica
Wedding:
8/9/2014
4.7/5.0
I was very pleased with Diana and her team at Shane Center. Renting this venue is such a great value for such a stunning location. We had a big problem with parking on the day of (beachgoers park here leaving no spots for actual wedding guests) but it all worked out in the end. I was engaged for just under two years and Diana was amazing to work with during that time. She was responsive most of the time but we did have some email issues at some points only due to my emails to her bouncing back. There were, however, no issues when it came time to pull everything together. Overall, I was happy with my dealings with Shane. They allowed us to rehearse there the day before and we were able to store our decor there overnight for setup by our vendors the next day.
Shane is an amazing venue and I'll definitely be recommending it to any South Florida brides that I know.
I was very pleased with Diana and her team at Shane Center. Renting this venue is such a great value for such a stunning Read more...
I was very pleased with Diana and her team at Shane Center. Renting this venue is such a great value for such a stunning location. We had a big problem with parking on the day of (beachgoers park here leaving no spots for actual wedding guests) but it all worked out in the end. I was engaged for just under two years and Diana was amazing to work with during that time. She was responsive most of the time but we did have some email issues at some points only due to my emails to her bouncing back. There were, however, no issues when it came time to pull everything together. Overall, I was happy with my dealings with Shane. They allowed us to rehearse there the day before and we were able to store our decor there overnight for setup by our vendors the next day.
Shane is an amazing venue and I'll definitely be recommending it to any South Florida brides that I know. Read less
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Angel
Wedding:
12/29/2013
5.0/5.0
The staff at the Shane Center was professional at all times and did their best to meet our requests. Diana thank you for everything.
The staff at the Shane Center was professional at all times and did their best to meet our requests. Diana thank you for Read more...
The staff at the Shane Center was professional at all times and did their best to meet our requests. Diana thank you for everything. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

You are very welcome and thank you for sharing your feedback.
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YULISSA
Wedding:
9/21/2013
4.7/5.0
I had my wedding at the Ronald Shane Center and it was such a beautiful wedding. The venue is very well kept and spacious. The view was so beautiful. Diana, the event coordinator, was very professional and helpful.
I had my wedding at the Ronald Shane Center and it was such a beautiful wedding. The venue is very well kept and spacious. Read more...
I had my wedding at the Ronald Shane Center and it was such a beautiful wedding. The venue is very well kept and spacious. The view was so beautiful. Diana, the event coordinator, was very professional and helpful. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Yulissa.
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Flo
Wedding:
9/1/2013
4.8/5.0
The Ronald W. Shane Center was exactly what we were looking for. We wanted something on Miami Beach, but not on the beach, we wanted something that wasn't so ballroom. The Shane was a blank canvas with the space to have our ceremony and reception. It was easy to book, with no fuss. The service was great, they worked with my vendors and made my wedding a dream come true.

My only complaint would be parking, given we had our wedding on a Sunday evening, the parking lot is open to the public, there were beach goers parking in the lot which made it hard for my guest to park. My wedding officiant who is also my brother in law, stayed long enough to marry us but had to leave because he almost got a ticket and there wasn't enough parking space. The spaces eventually freed up after 8ish.

Overall they were easy to work with, quick and everything as far as cost was upfront and nothing was hidden.
The Ronald W. Shane Center was exactly what we were looking for. We wanted something on Miami Beach, but not on the beach, Read more...
The Ronald W. Shane Center was exactly what we were looking for. We wanted something on Miami Beach, but not on the beach, we wanted something that wasn't so ballroom. The Shane was a blank canvas with the space to have our ceremony and reception. It was easy to book, with no fuss. The service was great, they worked with my vendors and made my wedding a dream come true.

My only complaint would be parking, given we had our wedding on a Sunday evening, the parking lot is open to the public, there were beach goers parking in the lot which made it hard for my guest to park. My wedding officiant who is also my brother in law, stayed long enough to marry us but had to leave because he almost got a ticket and there wasn't enough parking space. The spaces eventually freed up after 8ish.

Overall they were easy to work with, quick and everything as far as cost was upfront and nothing was hidden. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you Flo.
As for parking it is open to the public and no meter after 6pm, but if you ever feel worried about not having enough space for your guest or your guest paying before 6pm, we do offer the choice to pay the city to reserve and block the spots for your special day.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
The Shane Center was an awesome experience. Diana was very accomodating and flexible with making our day so great. Would recommend the Shane Center to a friend.
The Shane Center was an awesome experience. Diana was very accomodating and flexible with making our day so great. Would Read more...
The Shane Center was an awesome experience. Diana was very accomodating and flexible with making our day so great. Would recommend the Shane Center to a friend. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you for the recommendations.
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Yesi
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
From the minute I saw this place I knew this was exactly where i wanted to have our reception! The shane center is a "blank canvas" where you can turn it into exactly what you want with the decor you select. It fits any theme and color scheme, and my favorite part it doesn't have tacky rug like all the hotel ballrooms I visited.

The shane center has lots of rules and regulations which at first is a little off-putting but that is how they maintain the place looking so nice. Don't be discouraged by this the staff is very friendly and always have a solution to help your view come to life!

The day of the set-up they were very helpful and even hands on! Helping the vendors out and assuring everything was exactly how I wanted it to be! The day of the event the staff was attentive and friendly and catered to the groom and I at all times!

I am so glad selected the shane center for our wedding was exactly what I wanted and sooooo much more !
From the minute I saw this place I knew this was exactly where i wanted to have our reception! The shane center is a Read more...
From the minute I saw this place I knew this was exactly where i wanted to have our reception! The shane center is a "blank canvas" where you can turn it into exactly what you want with the decor you select. It fits any theme and color scheme, and my favorite part it doesn't have tacky rug like all the hotel ballrooms I visited.

The shane center has lots of rules and regulations which at first is a little off-putting but that is how they maintain the place looking so nice. Don't be discouraged by this the staff is very friendly and always have a solution to help your view come to life!

The day of the set-up they were very helpful and even hands on! Helping the vendors out and assuring everything was exactly how I wanted it to be! The day of the event the staff was attentive and friendly and catered to the groom and I at all times!

I am so glad selected the shane center for our wedding was exactly what I wanted and sooooo much more ! Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Yesi,

Thank you so much for your kind words and most important for choosing us for your big day.
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Lily
Wedding:
4/12/2013
5.0/5.0
WOW! That's exactly what I said to myself when I found Shane Center and especially when I met with the coordinator, Diana. She was spectacular from day one. She was always helpful and fast to respond, flexible with the appointments and my work schedule and even accommodated for me to see the lighting in another event so I can determine the color I wanted :) Diana went above and beyond to help me with everything including recommending caterers and wedding planners. She's one of a kind.

The venue was perfect for me because it had a view of the water, the interior color was white so it went perfectly with my colors (tiffany blue and silver). That was my pet peeve when viewing venues, the interior colors were all blah and made a soft tiffany blue look hideous, but not Shane Center - their interior is neutral so any color you choose goes PERFECT!

If you're looking for a great priced venue with an amazing coordinator, Shane Center is where you go! Thank you Diana!!! :)
WOW! That's exactly what I said to myself when I found Shane Center and especially when I met with the coordinator, Diana. Read more...
WOW! That's exactly what I said to myself when I found Shane Center and especially when I met with the coordinator, Diana. She was spectacular from day one. She was always helpful and fast to respond, flexible with the appointments and my work schedule and even accommodated for me to see the lighting in another event so I can determine the color I wanted :) Diana went above and beyond to help me with everything including recommending caterers and wedding planners. She's one of a kind.

The venue was perfect for me because it had a view of the water, the interior color was white so it went perfectly with my colors (tiffany blue and silver). That was my pet peeve when viewing venues, the interior colors were all blah and made a soft tiffany blue look hideous, but not Shane Center - their interior is neutral so any color you choose goes PERFECT!

If you're looking for a great priced venue with an amazing coordinator, Shane Center is where you go! Thank you Diana!!! :) Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you Lily, your review means so much to us.

Click on the link to view Lily's tiffany blue dream wedding:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152138563564167.1073741839.48907029166&type=3
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Kelly
Wedding:
4/6/2013
5.0/5.0
I loved this place! It was large, clean, scenic, and in a great location.
I loved this place! It was large, clean, scenic, and in a great location.
I loved this place! It was large, clean, scenic, and in a great location. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you Kelly! It was a pleasure working with you! Best Wishes!
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Andrea
Wedding:
3/31/2013
0.0/5.0
WARNING be advised that the staff at the Shane Center will try to keep your deposit by creating issues after your event is over. They will also have thier staff walk around your venue in shorts and tee shirts.

Be careful and take my advice...find another venue quick these people are money hungry especially Diana!
WARNING be advised that the staff at the Shane Center will try to keep your deposit by creating issues after your event is Read more...
WARNING be advised that the staff at the Shane Center will try to keep your deposit by creating issues after your event is over. They will also have thier staff walk around your venue in shorts and tee shirts.

Be careful and take my advice...find another venue quick these people are money hungry especially Diana! Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

One of the unique characteristics of the Shane Center is that we allow outside caterers to work in our venue. Whether the client uses an outside caterer or one of our preferred vendors, we have a set of rules and regulations that needs to be fulfilled. One of them is the removal of garbage, by the contracted caterer, off the premises the same day of the event. In this particular case, the client chose to hire a catering company that has never worked in our venue before. We explained the rules and regulations to the chef and gave a printed version that he signed acknowledging the requirements. The day of the event the caterer did not want to take the garbage. He took some and then, willingly, left a few other ones. Therefore, since the caterer left garbage behind, the client's security deposit reflected a penalty fee for garbage left behind.
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Wendy
Wedding:
3/23/2013
4.3/5.0
Great location for a wedding or any other event. Getting in contact with cordinator was sometimes difficult. Location was opened late even though I paid extra to have it opened earlier.
Great location for a wedding or any other event. Getting in contact with cordinator was sometimes difficult. Location was Read more...
Great location for a wedding or any other event. Getting in contact with cordinator was sometimes difficult. Location was opened late even though I paid extra to have it opened earlier. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your feedback Wendy! However, in response to The Shane Center opening late after you paid an extra setup hour, I want to let you know that the person that was in charge of opening the venue was 15 minutes late because his wife had an accident and he had to take her to the hospital.

Furthermore, the building manager showed up to open the venue and, both of them, helped your vendors to setup and ensure your event went off on time, which it did! Any of your vendors can speak for their help.

We are very sorry for this inconvenience. Unfortunately, accidents do happen and we did try to make a means by helping out. Since we started doing events at The Shane Center, this is the first time we had this type of situation. For that reason and, to compensate for the time lost, The Shane Center decided to refund you 30 minutes of the extra hour you paid.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
The venue was just Perfect! We were looking for an affordable, beautiful, romantic water front venue without too many decor, we wanted to bring our own bling and the RSC lets you use your imagination. Diana was very sweet and patience with us. She was always available to answer any questions.
Just one suggestion, it will be nice if it had a bridal suite :) other than that. We had our dream wedding.
The venue was just Perfect! We were looking for an affordable, beautiful, romantic water front venue without too many Read more...
The venue was just Perfect! We were looking for an affordable, beautiful, romantic water front venue without too many decor, we wanted to bring our own bling and the RSC lets you use your imagination. Diana was very sweet and patience with us. She was always available to answer any questions.
Just one suggestion, it will be nice if it had a bridal suite :) other than that. We had our dream wedding. Read less
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Daniella
Wedding:
11/10/2012
4.8/5.0
I loved my wedding at the Shane Center! It was such a relief to find a place that was spacious, water front, with no carpet, and practically a blank canvas. The managers Diana and Susana are great to work with. Communication was excellent and they really hear what the client wants. Parking is free after 6 P.M., but minimal. With 75 spaces available, I still had some guests searching for parking elsewhere.

All in all, it was such an amazing night, and I wouldn't have chosen any other place to hold my reception. THANK YOU!
I loved my wedding at the Shane Center! It was such a relief to find a place that was spacious, water front, with no Read more...
I loved my wedding at the Shane Center! It was such a relief to find a place that was spacious, water front, with no carpet, and practically a blank canvas. The managers Diana and Susana are great to work with. Communication was excellent and they really hear what the client wants. Parking is free after 6 P.M., but minimal. With 75 spaces available, I still had some guests searching for parking elsewhere.

All in all, it was such an amazing night, and I wouldn't have chosen any other place to hold my reception. THANK YOU! Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Hi Daniella,

Thank you for your positive feedback! It was a pleasure working with you to make your special day an unforgettable one! I am glad you liked our venue! Best wishes for both of you!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I just got married at the Shane Center a few weeks ago and I think the location was perfect! We had a small wedding of about 90 so we only needed to rent 2/3 of the venue which made it more affordable. With our wedding size there was plenty of rooms for the tables and a large dance floor. It's a beautiful affordable venue in Miami Beach and Diane is also a pleasure to work with there. I would highly recommend it for any special event you need to have.
I just got married at the Shane Center a few weeks ago and I think the location was perfect! We had a small wedding of Read more...
I just got married at the Shane Center a few weeks ago and I think the location was perfect! We had a small wedding of about 90 so we only needed to rent 2/3 of the venue which made it more affordable. With our wedding size there was plenty of rooms for the tables and a large dance floor. It's a beautiful affordable venue in Miami Beach and Diane is also a pleasure to work with there. I would highly recommend it for any special event you need to have. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you very much for your nice words and for recommending us!!! We really hope you and your guests had a great time! Best Wishes!!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I couldn't be more thankful to Mrs. Diana Maldonado. Thank you so much for making my wedding so much easier. This place is just exceptional; the service, the people, the ambiance itself is more than a fairytale. My guest couldn't believe how beautiful this place is. I wanted an all WHITE venue with no carpet, and I got it, thanks to the Ronald W. Shane Center. Thank you so much for structuring a floor plan for us and for being so cooperative with us. Very easy to work with. Highly, highly, highly recommend.

Words just can't describe how content I am.
I couldn't be more thankful to Mrs. Diana Maldonado. Thank you so much for making my wedding so much easier. This place is Read more...
I couldn't be more thankful to Mrs. Diana Maldonado. Thank you so much for making my wedding so much easier. This place is just exceptional; the service, the people, the ambiance itself is more than a fairytale. My guest couldn't believe how beautiful this place is. I wanted an all WHITE venue with no carpet, and I got it, thanks to the Ronald W. Shane Center. Thank you so much for structuring a floor plan for us and for being so cooperative with us. Very easy to work with. Highly, highly, highly recommend.

Words just can't describe how content I am. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

It was such a pleasure to working with you!! We are always happy to assist our clients during the stressful process of planning a wedding. Best wishes for both of you!!
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Doctor
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Diana Maldonado from the Shane Center is absolutely amazing! From the minute we chose the Shane Center to be our venue to the actual wedding day, she was an absolute joy to work with. She answered every question we had and gave all details and info we needed. We could not have asked for anyone or any place better. Her assistant Susana was phenomenal on the day of the wedding, we had an awesome time and all our guests kept raving on how beautiful the venue was. We are very grateful for all the help we got and definitely recommend this venue for everyone and any event. ~Chychy & Grant
Diana Maldonado from the Shane Center is absolutely amazing! From the minute we chose the Shane Center to be our venue to Read more...
Diana Maldonado from the Shane Center is absolutely amazing! From the minute we chose the Shane Center to be our venue to the actual wedding day, she was an absolute joy to work with. She answered every question we had and gave all details and info we needed. We could not have asked for anyone or any place better. Her assistant Susana was phenomenal on the day of the wedding, we had an awesome time and all our guests kept raving on how beautiful the venue was. We are very grateful for all the help we got and definitely recommend this venue for everyone and any event. ~Chychy & Grant Read less
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Chelsea
Wedding:
9/15/2012
1.4/5.0
I picked the Shane Center bc of their $2600 price, bc of hidden fees we ended up spending $3800. When I saw pictures and heard the price I was so excited because every other place I found was about $5000 to rent. The problems I encountered with the shane center are listed belo
1- I was told that by signing the contract in January and not waiting until February I would receive the low price and a free rental that I never received and the rep denied that she ever told me that...I was with my husband...its not something we would make up....anyway that was one problem
2- I was not told that there would be a FEE for extra hours for set up if my planner needed more time
3- I was not told that you CAN NOT COOK in the kitchen...they show you a wonderful kitchen in the tour as a selling point but your Event planner will not be able to cook but only HEAT UP food inside that kitchen...using the ovens....no frying 3-YOU CANNOT use FOG, dry ice...any cool effects from your dj....i paid my dj for a high tech fog machine made of vapor and the manager told him that he was not allowed to use it during the event
4- When your time is up...your planner must immediately turn on the lights and start breaking down your event as the planner is not able to come back the next day to break down unless YOU pay for more hours
5- YOU must PAY a police officer to be in attendance for security reasons 6-If you want your deposit mailed to you they charge a $15 fee to send it regular mail & it wont be available to you for 30 days ... your check will be cashed immediately and held until the 30 days are up. I basically encountered problem after problem...all of these things were in the thick contract but not told to me verbally...the only good thing about this place is that you have the flexibility to choose any caterer you want...
The building itself is pretty and less expensive than most but the people and manager are just VERY difficult to work with. With all of the hidden
I picked the Shane Center bc of their $2600 price, bc of hidden fees we ended up spending $3800. When I saw pictures and Read more...
I picked the Shane Center bc of their $2600 price, bc of hidden fees we ended up spending $3800. When I saw pictures and heard the price I was so excited because every other place I found was about $5000 to rent. The problems I encountered with the shane center are listed belo
1- I was told that by signing the contract in January and not waiting until February I would receive the low price and a free rental that I never received and the rep denied that she ever told me that...I was with my husband...its not something we would make up....anyway that was one problem
2- I was not told that there would be a FEE for extra hours for set up if my planner needed more time
3- I was not told that you CAN NOT COOK in the kitchen...they show you a wonderful kitchen in the tour as a selling point but your Event planner will not be able to cook but only HEAT UP food inside that kitchen...using the ovens....no frying 3-YOU CANNOT use FOG, dry ice...any cool effects from your dj....i paid my dj for a high tech fog machine made of vapor and the manager told him that he was not allowed to use it during the event
4- When your time is up...your planner must immediately turn on the lights and start breaking down your event as the planner is not able to come back the next day to break down unless YOU pay for more hours
5- YOU must PAY a police officer to be in attendance for security reasons 6-If you want your deposit mailed to you they charge a $15 fee to send it regular mail & it wont be available to you for 30 days ... your check will be cashed immediately and held until the 30 days are up. I basically encountered problem after problem...all of these things were in the thick contract but not told to me verbally...the only good thing about this place is that you have the flexibility to choose any caterer you want...
The building itself is pretty and less expensive than most but the people and manager are just VERY difficult to work with. With all of the hidden Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

The Shane Center has specific rules and regulations that we discuss verbally with all clients at the moment they sign the contract. This client signed the contract in January 2012 and we were increasing our fees in February 2012. As an initial incentive, we offered clients booking the new rate during the month of January, a free rental item. They decided to book the old rate and therefore were not entitled a free rental item.

We offer a few hours of setup and breakdown for clients when they book the Shane Center. If the client have a lot of details and its a big wedding, we always recommend the client to purchase additional setup hours and, yes, for an additional fee. This is very standard in venues.

We do have a very spacious kitchen that we allow all vendors to use, however, it is a prep kitchen and not a full restaurant operating kitchen. Due to not having a "restaurant quality" ventilation system in the kitchen, we do not allow portable stoves or deep fryers to be used indoors. However, we do have 4 conventional ovens always available for the caterers. All caterers that have worked here before always comment on how well maintained and spacious is our kitchen and how much they love to work in it.

The Police Officer fee is charged for safety and security and it is a requirement from the City of Miami Beach.

Lastly, in terms of getting your security deposit fee back, we do have options for our clients: they can pick it up at the center (no fees), we can mail it certified ($15 fee), or we can mail it regular mail. Most of the cases, the client decides to come pick it up at the center and secondly they tend to chose the certified mail option because they don't want the check to be lost in the mail.

Once again, all of these rules and regulations are stated in our contract and we do discuss them with the client when they book with us.
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Silvia
Wedding:
6/16/2012
4.1/5.0
This venue was perfect for our wedding. The size was ideal for the number of tables we had. The views from the balcony area are beautiful. Facilities were adequate and clean. It is pretty plain, so you do need to think of decorations,plants, candles, lights, drapes, etc.. to dress it up a bit.
This venue was perfect for our wedding. The size was ideal for the number of tables we had. The views from the balcony Read more...
This venue was perfect for our wedding. The size was ideal for the number of tables we had. The views from the balcony area are beautiful. Facilities were adequate and clean. It is pretty plain, so you do need to think of decorations,plants, candles, lights, drapes, etc.. to dress it up a bit. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.6/5.0
Everyone at our wedding loved the Shane Center. Diana was very helpful in the beginning of the process and throughout the process she was able to refer us to many vendors who saved us tons of money. She is such a sweetheart and we loved our venue. Diana even allowed us to change our wedding uplighting three times throughout our reception after our coordinator spoke with her, something that they normally don't do. It was nice to have a venue that actually worked with the clients as opposed to putting too many restrictions on what's allowed and what isn't. Their flexibility is amazing and you really won't find anything on the beach for the value or amount of freedom you're allowed with the,.
Everyone at our wedding loved the Shane Center. Diana was very helpful in the beginning of the process and throughout the Read more...
Everyone at our wedding loved the Shane Center. Diana was very helpful in the beginning of the process and throughout the process she was able to refer us to many vendors who saved us tons of money. She is such a sweetheart and we loved our venue. Diana even allowed us to change our wedding uplighting three times throughout our reception after our coordinator spoke with her, something that they normally don't do. It was nice to have a venue that actually worked with the clients as opposed to putting too many restrictions on what's allowed and what isn't. Their flexibility is amazing and you really won't find anything on the beach for the value or amount of freedom you're allowed with the,. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
4/7/2012
4.1/5.0
The ceremony and reception venue for my wedding was at the Shane Center. All members of the team were very courteous and professional. The team was easy to get in touch with and always responded in a timely manner. The center was not very flexible when it came to scheduling the tasting appointment, the rehearsal, and the event set up, however it is disclosed in the contract, and the center is owned by the city, so my expectations in that regard weren't really high. The event cooridnator of the center was extremely helpful to my wedding planner who encountered unexpected rain issues in my outdoor ceremony.
The ceremony and reception venue for my wedding was at the Shane Center. All members of the team were very courteous and Read more...
The ceremony and reception venue for my wedding was at the Shane Center. All members of the team were very courteous and professional. The team was easy to get in touch with and always responded in a timely manner. The center was not very flexible when it came to scheduling the tasting appointment, the rehearsal, and the event set up, however it is disclosed in the contract, and the center is owned by the city, so my expectations in that regard weren't really high. The event cooridnator of the center was extremely helpful to my wedding planner who encountered unexpected rain issues in my outdoor ceremony. Read less
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Malani
Wedding:
2/11/2012
5.0/5.0
Diana is the best! She is so sweet, understanding, and willing to work with you. Loved how my wedding turned out at this gorgeous venue! The view is amazing the space is so huge and accommodating to those who want to be indoors or outdoors. Words can't explain how beautiful my special day turned out to be! Made the best choice ever! Ronald W. Shane Center is awesome! : )
Diana is the best! She is so sweet, understanding, and willing to work with you. Loved how my wedding turned out at this Read more...
Diana is the best! She is so sweet, understanding, and willing to work with you. Loved how my wedding turned out at this gorgeous venue! The view is amazing the space is so huge and accommodating to those who want to be indoors or outdoors. Words can't explain how beautiful my special day turned out to be! Made the best choice ever! Ronald W. Shane Center is awesome! : ) Read less
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Lizzy777
Wedding:
11/13/2011
4.4/5.0
The Shane Center has beautiful scenery. My guest enjoyed the reception and the beautiful water view. Best time to start the reception is around 5 so your guest can enjoy a beautiful sunset. As per brides, you will not be disappointed with the gorgeous reception hall. Some advice, have nice floral decorations and consider ceiling draping; I used specialeventdecorators.com, they are from Fort Lauderdale but do an amazing job with a reasonable price. In addition, we used a well know caterer “A matter of Taste”. They did an exceptional job and work well with the Shane Center as well. Enjoy your planning and don’t forget to take a moment to live while planning, it’s the best part after the wedding day.
The Shane Center has beautiful scenery. My guest enjoyed the reception and the beautiful water view. Best time to start Read more...
The Shane Center has beautiful scenery. My guest enjoyed the reception and the beautiful water view. Best time to start the reception is around 5 so your guest can enjoy a beautiful sunset. As per brides, you will not be disappointed with the gorgeous reception hall. Some advice, have nice floral decorations and consider ceiling draping; I used specialeventdecorators.com, they are from Fort Lauderdale but do an amazing job with a reasonable price. In addition, we used a well know caterer “A matter of Taste”. They did an exceptional job and work well with the Shane Center as well. Enjoy your planning and don’t forget to take a moment to live while planning, it’s the best part after the wedding day. Read less
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Vanessa
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
The Shane Center was amazing! They were the only venue that was extremely helpful in my search, and they give you a lot of service for your money. Other places I looked into come no where close to the Shane Center. It is clean, beautiful, modern and all my guest loved it. To top it all off Diana and Susana are amazing and really help you out in any way they can. I recommend the Shane Center for any event you are thinking of having :)
The Shane Center was amazing! They were the only venue that was extremely helpful in my search, and they give you a lot of Read more...
The Shane Center was amazing! They were the only venue that was extremely helpful in my search, and they give you a lot of service for your money. Other places I looked into come no where close to the Shane Center. It is clean, beautiful, modern and all my guest loved it. To top it all off Diana and Susana are amazing and really help you out in any way they can. I recommend the Shane Center for any event you are thinking of having :) Read less
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Caviar24
Wedding:
10/1/2011
5.0/5.0
Gret people to work with. Awesome venue!
Gret people to work with. Awesome venue!
Gret people to work with. Awesome venue! Read less
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ReeJ
Wedding:
4/30/2011
5.0/5.0
I just had my destination wedding here at the end of April and couldn’t have been more HAPPY! I had not seen the Shane Center at all till one week before my wedding because we are from California and couldn’t take a trip before our big day. I was skeptical of course because I am a super involved planner when it comes to anything in my life but I just couldn’t be so intense being so far away. Diana the event coordinator put me at ease right away! She gave me all my pricing options right away and told me of any other expenses that might come up. She was easy to contact and contacted me back promptly if she happened to miss my call. The event space itself was wonderful! They have a terrace for the ceremony, a breezeway for the cocktail hour, and a really open space in three different sizes for the reception. This area is also surrounded by windows for a outstanding view. The whole area is located upstairs overlooking Miami Beach and the beautiful waterway. It’s a great place and you would be doing yourself a wedding wonderland favor by having your event here!
I just had my destination wedding here at the end of April and couldn’t have been more HAPPY! I had not seen the Shane Read more...
I just had my destination wedding here at the end of April and couldn’t have been more HAPPY! I had not seen the Shane Center at all till one week before my wedding because we are from California and couldn’t take a trip before our big day. I was skeptical of course because I am a super involved planner when it comes to anything in my life but I just couldn’t be so intense being so far away. Diana the event coordinator put me at ease right away! She gave me all my pricing options right away and told me of any other expenses that might come up. She was easy to contact and contacted me back promptly if she happened to miss my call. The event space itself was wonderful! They have a terrace for the ceremony, a breezeway for the cocktail hour, and a really open space in three different sizes for the reception. This area is also surrounded by windows for a outstanding view. The whole area is located upstairs overlooking Miami Beach and the beautiful waterway. It’s a great place and you would be doing yourself a wedding wonderland favor by having your event here! Read less
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Sandra
Wedding:
2/12/2011
5.0/5.0
I love this Venue, everyone was great. very friendly and very professional.
I love this Venue, everyone was great. very friendly and very professional.
I love this Venue, everyone was great. very friendly and very professional. Read less
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Zadry
Wedding:
10/20/2010
5.0/5.0
I was lucky enough to hear of The Shane Center through my Wedding Planners- It was LOVE at first sight. The venue is absolutely gorgeous with an amazing waterway view. The Shane Center director of events Diana Maldonado & Susana are AMAZING. I would definitely recommend this venue to ANY bride. A big BONUS is that you have the venue to yourself, only one event per day, it has it's own parking area. And there is a lovely park less than 5 minutes away (which is GREAT for additional waterway pictures)!

Thank You Again Diana & Susana for ALL of your wonderful help on Our BIG Day! Dale & Zadraska
I was lucky enough to hear of The Shane Center through my Wedding Planners- It was LOVE at first sight. The venue is Read more...
I was lucky enough to hear of The Shane Center through my Wedding Planners- It was LOVE at first sight. The venue is absolutely gorgeous with an amazing waterway view. The Shane Center director of events Diana Maldonado & Susana are AMAZING. I would definitely recommend this venue to ANY bride. A big BONUS is that you have the venue to yourself, only one event per day, it has it's own parking area. And there is a lovely park less than 5 minutes away (which is GREAT for additional waterway pictures)!

Thank You Again Diana & Susana for ALL of your wonderful help on Our BIG Day! Dale & Zadraska Read less
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Thomas Gantt
Wedding:
7/24/2010
5.0/5.0
The place is beautiful when the sun sets over the intercoastal waterway. The space interior will take any color of uplighting you choose and really set the mood. It is modern and classic and for the price it is a great find. The staff is excellent and easy to work with. They are there to not just open the doors - they provide excellent input in the planning process also. Diana was amazing!
The place is beautiful when the sun sets over the intercoastal waterway. The space interior will take any color of Read more...
The place is beautiful when the sun sets over the intercoastal waterway. The space interior will take any color of uplighting you choose and really set the mood. It is modern and classic and for the price it is a great find. The staff is excellent and easy to work with. They are there to not just open the doors - they provide excellent input in the planning process also. Diana was amazing! Read less
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mpmj0626
Wedding:
6/26/2010
5.0/5.0
Diana was very sweet and great to work with. If it wasn't for her attention to detail and listening to my plans, I could've been stuck with too few tables for my guests. The staff is very professional and experienced. They are very helpful beyond their responsibilities and can reference other vendors that also offer great quality. I only had to place a request once and they would remember all the details. The location itself is great. It is a modern, clean white canvas. The uplighting is great for the evenings and the sunset with the creek is beautiful. The space is great and kept up well. It was a great price. I only feel bad that my family wouldn't leave at the end of the night because we were having so much fun.
Diana was very sweet and great to work with. If it wasn't for her attention to detail and listening to my plans, I Read more...
Diana was very sweet and great to work with. If it wasn't for her attention to detail and listening to my plans, I could've been stuck with too few tables for my guests. The staff is very professional and experienced. They are very helpful beyond their responsibilities and can reference other vendors that also offer great quality. I only had to place a request once and they would remember all the details. The location itself is great. It is a modern, clean white canvas. The uplighting is great for the evenings and the sunset with the creek is beautiful. The space is great and kept up well. It was a great price. I only feel bad that my family wouldn't leave at the end of the night because we were having so much fun. Read less
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Patrick
Wedding:
5/2/2010
4.3/5.0
We had a good experience with the Shane Center. Diane was great. The only two issues we had were: some of our liquor went missing after we stored them in the storage room and the elevator stopped working at the end of the reception. We are not sure if the liquor issue was due to the Shane Center or the caterers. Overall, we had a great experience.
We had a good experience with the Shane Center. Diane was great. The only two issues we had were: some of our liquor went Read more...
We had a good experience with the Shane Center. Diane was great. The only two issues we had were: some of our liquor went missing after we stored them in the storage room and the elevator stopped working at the end of the reception. We are not sure if the liquor issue was due to the Shane Center or the caterers. Overall, we had a great experience. Read less
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Andrea
Wedding:
3/20/2010
5.0/5.0
This venue was beyond gorgeous! The staff did everything to make my wedding perfect!!
This venue was beyond gorgeous! The staff did everything to make my wedding perfect!!
This venue was beyond gorgeous! The staff did everything to make my wedding perfect!! Read less
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Monica
Wedding:
1/9/2010
5.0/5.0
The Ronald Shane Center was one of the best decisions I made for my wedding. The staff was very helpful and attentive. I would recommend this venue to any bride looking for a reception place.
The Ronald Shane Center was one of the best decisions I made for my wedding. The staff was very helpful and attentive. I Read more...
The Ronald Shane Center was one of the best decisions I made for my wedding. The staff was very helpful and attentive. I would recommend this venue to any bride looking for a reception place. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Monica! Best Wishes for you and Johny!
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MIO
Wedding:
1/2/2010
4.6/5.0
The venue is beautiful and responsiveness is great!
I loved the place.
Very affordable too.
The venue is beautiful and responsiveness is great!
I loved the place.
Very affordable too.
The venue is beautiful and responsiveness is great!
I loved the place.
Very affordable too. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thanks Mio! We really hope everything was how you dreamed it to be! Our best for both of you!
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Eileen
Wedding:
12/19/2009
3.9/5.0
Overall I am very pleased with how everything came out. The only thing that I would recommend is having more staff, Diana is there by herself and there are a lot of activities and a lot of different issues that she can only handle besides the day to day stuff so sometimes it would take a while to hear back via email or phone.
Overall I am very pleased with how everything came out. The only thing that I would recommend is having more staff, Diana Read more...
Overall I am very pleased with how everything came out. The only thing that I would recommend is having more staff, Diana is there by herself and there are a lot of activities and a lot of different issues that she can only handle besides the day to day stuff so sometimes it would take a while to hear back via email or phone. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

I'm glad that you were pleased with our services! Wish you the best for both of you!
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wsox9739
Wedding:
11/21/2009
5.0/5.0
The view overlooking the water as the sun was setting was priceless. The staff was extremely attentive and went out of their way in order to help make our wedding celebration a success.
The view overlooking the water as the sun was setting was priceless. The staff was extremely attentive and went out of Read more...
The view overlooking the water as the sun was setting was priceless. The staff was extremely attentive and went out of their way in order to help make our wedding celebration a success. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

It's our pleasure to help you make your dream wedding come true! Thanks for your feedback and best wishes for you and Noelle!!
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Angelina239
Wedding:
11/14/2009
5.0/5.0
Diana & her staff were fantastic. The place was worth every penny. My guests are still talking about the beautiful view. The place is especially beautiful at sunset. The location is clean, new and beautiful. My wedding reception was everything i could have dreamed of cause of this location. If you want the water view without the sand and dirt of a beach, this is your place.
Diana & her staff were fantastic. The place was worth every penny. My guests are still talking about the beautiful view. Read more...
Diana & her staff were fantastic. The place was worth every penny. My guests are still talking about the beautiful view. The place is especially beautiful at sunset. The location is clean, new and beautiful. My wedding reception was everything i could have dreamed of cause of this location. If you want the water view without the sand and dirt of a beach, this is your place. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Angelina! It was a pleasure for us working with you! Best wishes!!
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coren
Wedding:
10/24/2009
4.5/5.0
The service provided was exceptional.
The service provided was exceptional.
The service provided was exceptional. Read less
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Angie&E143
Wedding:
9/26/2009
4.9/5.0
We booked the Shane Center for our reception. It was great, our guests loved the ambiance of the water front and location of the beach. We were very happy. FYI Brides, book this location well in advance, they are always booked this venue is hot right now.
We booked the Shane Center for our reception. It was great, our guests loved the ambiance of the water front and location Read more...
We booked the Shane Center for our reception. It was great, our guests loved the ambiance of the water front and location of the beach. We were very happy. FYI Brides, book this location well in advance, they are always booked this venue is hot right now. Read less
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The Ronald W. Shane Center responded with the following comments:

Thank you Angela & Elliot!!... It was a pleasure working with both of you to make your dream come true!! Best wishes.
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dphiebebe78
Wedding:
9/27/2008
5.0/5.0
A beautiful, modern location in miami beach. Great price for reception and ceremony. Definately recommend.
A beautiful, modern location in miami beach. Great price for reception and ceremony. Definately recommend.
A beautiful, modern location in miami beach. Great price for reception and ceremony. Definately recommend. Read less
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