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$ 2000
Jun 2006
Arlington, TX
Perfect location reserved nine months in advance  more... close row
$ 600
Sep 2006
Columbus, Ohio
Bigger weddings are not necessarily better  more... close row
$ 2000
Nov 2007
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Getting married at a beach house  more... close row
$ 500
Jan 2008
Rogers, AR
Gorgeous setting for wedding in Arkansas mountains  more... close row
$ 120
Sep 2007
Pittsburgh, PA
Large simple building good deal for wedding  more... close row
$ 900
May 2006
Guadalupe, AZ
Wedding at National Park in Arizona  more... close row
$ 1300
Sep 2007
Adrian, MI
Rental of upscale hall for 8 hours  more... close row

Description of service

The service was the rental of a local hall for 8 hours for my cousin's wedding. I helped closely with planning. It was a rather "upscale" facility. The $1,300 was total rental fee for the hall, but did not include any extras. We had to do bar arrangements through them, which were very expensive, and in addition to the $1,300 rental fee. There was also security deposits, but those were refundable, and did get refunded, so I did not include them in the $1,300 figure. The hall has a capacity of 250 guests.

Review of Service

The facility was very nice, and it worked out for a magnificent wedding. However, it was also very expensive, and bride and groom both acknowledge after the fact that just as nice of a wedding could have been pulled off at a much cheaper rate. We had done some research into local community-type halls before hand that seemed to charge rates of about $50 an hour. $50 an hour for our 8 hours would have been $400 instead of $1,300, thus saving a ton of money. The bride was skeptical of this before hand, but acknowledged that, if she could do it all over again, she would have saved the money.


My tip would be to go the economical route, because weddings start adding up like crazy, and you will regret it afterwards if you spend too much. You can still make a cheap hall into a magnificent wedding.

$ 4000
Jan 2008
Bellingham, WA
Church and vineyard ideal place for wedding  more... close row
$ 2000
Jun 2006
Long Beach, CA
Try to have as few worries as possible on your wedding day  more... close row
$ 950
Feb 2008
Speedway, IN
Don't pick a church based on looks  more... close row
$ 10030
Jan 2006
Fresno, CA
Location and catering for wedding  more... close row
$ 1500
Mar 2008
Dallas Texas
Wedding chapel and reception space  more... close row