Can I have a beach ceremony?

The Hotel Zamora does not host beach ceremonies on site, but we work with several great vendors that can provide a beach ceremony. We also have a stunning waterside location on property.

Do I need a Wedding Planner?

To ensure your rehearsal, ceremony and all personal details are executed as planned; a professional day of wedding coordinator is mandatory for all ceremonies and receptions over 50 guests. We are happy to provide a list of recommended vendors.

Will a ceremony rehearsal be scheduled?

Our sales team is happy to arrange a rehearsal for you. Rehearsal times and locations can be confirmed two weeks prior to your wedding.

Do you provide children and vendor meals?

We offer children’s meals for guests under twelve years old or they can dine from the buffet at a reduced price. Vendors can be provided with a chef’s choice plated meal.

Where does the bride get ready?

We highly recommend our Bridal Ready Room Valencia located on the fourth floor of the hotel. This room will provide ample space for your bridal party along with a spacious bathroom, full length mirrors and plenty of access to power outlets.  This room is based on availability and an additional fee of $250 will apply. We suggest you reserve when you book your date with us.

Will I have a menu tasting?

Once an event is confirmed and deposit received, we can set up your tasting appointment for any events with 50 guests or more. These appointments are scheduled a maximum of two months prior to your wedding date and are scheduled Tuesday-Thursday between the hours of 11:00am and 3:00pm. 

When I am ready to move forward with a contract, what is the deposit amount?

A deposit of 25% of the food and beverage minimum is due with a signed contract in order to confirm the date, room and time of the event. Deposits are applied to the final bill as payment and are non-refundable. A deposit equal to 50% of the food and beverage minimum will be due six months prior to event date. The remaining balance of the estimated master bill will be due one-month prior with the final guaranteed attendance. Any variance will be charged 7 days prior to event date. A credit card is required with a signed contract which will be used for any additional charges that may be incurred and will be charged at the conclusion of the function.

What if it rains?

Rain back-up space is booked with all of our events. To provide the best possible atmosphere, a decision on moving an outdoor function inside may be required. The Banquet or Catering Manager will determine this no less than four hours prior to the event, if anticipated weather conditions are not favorable. If the forecast for chance of rain is 40% or greater, the event will be required to move indoors.

Can we have live music?

In consideration of our neighbors and hotel guests, all vendors and entertainment companies must comply with local noise ordinances before and after 10:00pm. No bands are allowed to play on the roof.

Does the hotel provide heaters/ portable air conditioners?

We have heaters available to rent for your event. We charge $75 per heater and the hotel staff will light them for your event. We also have portable air conditioners for your outside event available for $100+ per unit.