Cambria Pines Lodge is known for the beautiful gardens it maintains. The Lodge hosts many events throughout the year with the Christmas light show taking center stage and bringing people from all around to see the beautiful light displays. It’s easy to make a day trip to visit the lodge and view each of the unique gardens. You never know what you may find behind a garden gate or the just around the corner. Leashed dogs are welcome in the gardens, so you don’t even need to leave Fido at home!
This venue is great for a quick stay before or after your wedding. The lodge offers everything you would expect while staying in a hotel with some added benefits of the 25 acre grounds. For your stay, they offer numerous gardens to explore, a Monterey Pine forest, a day spa, heated outdoor pool and on site dining and bar facilities.
A large banquet room is great for events during inclement weather and can easily be divided for smaller parties. The outdoor gardens offer many choices for you wedding and can accommodate different guest counts.
If you are out for an adventure during your stay, they’ve got you covered. A short drive down the road will get you to a beautiful day at the beach. Soak up some sun or play in the sand before heading back to the comfort of your room. If you are wanting a bit more activity, walking trails are nearby and many offer a wide view of the surrounding hillsides and beach below. For a more relaxed visit, wineries and tasting rooms are a short walk away downtown or a quick drive down the beautiful Highway 1. Hearst Castle offers guided tours year round and is a short drive from the lodge.
Ceremony and Reception Areas and Guests That Can Be Accommodated…
There are many options for your ceremony and reception, from the gardens outside to the Peacock Room inside. Here are the number of guests that can be accommodated for each area.
Gazebo Garden – 250 people
Green Garden – 50 people
White Garden – 50 people
Peacock Room – 250 people
Peacock Room (split) – 120 people each side
Sycamore Room – 50 people
Treetop Room – 50 people
Small garden weddings start at $700 for the ceremony and go up from there. Indoor reception areas start at $600 and catering must be through the venue. They offer a wide menu to choose from and the on site catering makes receptions easy. Additional rentals are available and vary in price. Some of the rentals available are a dance floor, chairs, outdoor heaters, tinkle lights, a sound system with an iPod docing port, a stage, giant lawn games and a golf cart.
Room rentals are available and bridal suites are located near the gardens with a direct path to the ceremony site.
For the animal lovers, the hotel is pet-friendly and offers many rooms where you can bring your furry friends.
There’s no better way to relax before the big day than with a trip tot he spa. The Sojourn Spa uses organic and natural products in a very relaxing and healing environment. All massages come with warm stones, aroma therapy and a warm herbal compress on the face. The Radiance Facial uses Yonka of Paris and Glo Therapeutic skin care products that will leave your skin feeling hydrated and soothed.
While the ladies are getting pampered in the full service spa, the guys can relax with some drinks and live music in the Fireside Lounge. There really is something for everyone here.
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