To help plan the details of your special day, we have compiled answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. And because your day is unique to you, we are always happy to answer any other questions you may have.
ACCOMMODATIONS FOR YOUR GUESTS
At Omni Mount Washington Resort, we want to tailor your wedding to your specific wishes. In addition to assistance with planning your wedding, reception, brunches, spa reservations, etc., we would like to provide guest room accommodations for you and your guests. Please speak with your wedding specialist for details on our guest rooms
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
View Wedding FAQ Guide
. What does the Wedding Package include?
A. The wedding package includes the complete dinner, toast, cake and selected reception food. Please do note that each package varies with selections. Wedding packages also include a complimentary menu tasting before your big day, as well as complimentary accommodations on your wedding night. Your Catering Sales Manager will also help detail and plan all your wedding needs.
Q. When are menu choices due?
A. Sixty days prior to your wedding day your menu selections must be determined. Entrée counts are required five days prior to your event date. You may choose two entrée selections to be served to your guests at your dinner. Vegetarian meal or other special dietary needs are available as a third entrée choice upon request. Guest meal selections must be indicated on your RSVP cards.
Q. What is the pricing for vendor and children meals?
A. Vendor meals are $35 per person for a chef’s choice meal. For children ages 5-12, meals are $30 when ordered from a special children’s menu, or junior-portion meals from wedding package menus may be ordered for $30 less than the wedding package price.
There is no charge for children ages 4 and under when ordering from the children’s menu. Please inquire about other possible meal options for children. Prices subject to change.
Q. What types of beverages are included in the Wedding Package?
A. The package includes a champagne toast, as well as coffee and tea during dinner service. All other beverages are not included in our packages. Charges will be based upon consumption or per person. Your Catering Sales Manager will assist you with all your needs.
Q. Is wine service available with dinner?
A. If you prefer, you may offer wine service during dinner. Charges will be based on the number of bottles opened and served to your guests. Three bottles per table for every ten guests is an appropriate estimate if you choose to provide wine service with dinner.
Please contact your Catering Sales Manager for a list of available wines. It is advised that you order your wine selection before the month of your event, as our wine list changes frequently and is based on availability.
Q. What is the shape and size of the banquet tables?
A. We have 72” rounds that seat 8 to 10 people per table. Table configurations for your head table could include rectangle, round or sweetheart — we are creative in inventing the style that best suits your needs! Your Catering Sales Manager will create a floor plan that is to scale when you have provided your final guest count.
Q. What is the shape and size of the dance floor?
A. Our Grand Ballroom wooden dance floor is 25 by 38 feet. A portable dance floor (12 by 18 feet) is available at an additional charge. The floors vary in size by 3 feet pending upon the venue. Your Catering Sales Manager will determine the appropriate size based on your final guaranteed number of attendees.
Q. Do you supply a gift table & a place card table?
A. Yes, let your Catering Sales Manager know if you want a gift table and/or place card table. Couples provide their own place cards, toasting goblets, cake knife & server and container for gift cards. We can provide table numbers for your guest tables.
Q. Do we have to set up the party favors, place cards, etc.?
A. We will take care of all the fine details on your day! Sometime during the week of your wedding we advise you to arrange an appointment with your Catering Sales Manager. At this time you should provide the supplies and expectations of set up needs.
For extensive set up needs, additional fees may apply.
Q. What linen colors are available?
A. Options are available. Please ask your Catering Sales Manager for details.
Q. Do you supply chair covers?
A. Chair covers are included for all weddings in our Grand Ballroom. For all other venues, there is a set up fee of $5.00 per chair.
Q. What cake options are included in the wedding package?
A. The wedding package includes your cake made right in our own Bakery. Cake selection will be made by completing a short form, which will be provided to you by your Catering Sales Manager. We encourage you to bring pictures of suggested cake designs you prefer to assist our Bakery.
Q. Do you have candles for the tables?
A. Yes, we do have house votive candles that we are happy to offer for an additional cost, or other options may be available to rent from The Flower Shop, our house florist.
Q. Do you have a list of musical groups & DJs?
A. Yes, please refer to our Local Services Guide in our Entertainment Section.
Q. How are weddings usually scheduled at Omni Mount Washington Resort?
A. Weddings are typically four to six hours long.
- Our daytime weddings can start between 10:00 a.m. and Noon, and our evening weddings can start between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., based on availability.
- For additional fees, you may extend your wedding event.
- We limit the hours of bar service: a “Hosted Open Bar” is limited to a maximum of four hours and a “Cash Bar” is limited to a maximum of five hours.
- For consideration of other resort guests, music cannot be played later than 10:00 p.m..
Q. Is someone available during the reception if I need anything?
A. Yes. Your onsite Banquet Manager and Banquet Captain will be there throughout the event for your every need!
Q. When are deposits due?
A. The initial non-refundable deposit is due when the contract is signed. 25 percent of the balance is due six months prior to your wedding, 50 percent is due three months prior to and the remaining balance is due 14 days prior to your wedding — any outstanding balance may be paid upon departure.
You can expect a call from your Catering Sales Manager to review upcoming deposits.
Q. What are the additional charges?
A. All food and beverage fees are subject to a 22 percent service charge, as well as a 9 percent New Hampshire State Rooms & Meals Tax. All function room charges are in addition to the wedding packages, and a $75 bar setup fee applies per bar as needed, subject to tax and service charge.
Q. Do you provide a hospitality suite for the bridal party to get ready in the day of the wedding?
A. The complimentary suite that is included in your wedding package is available after 3:00 p.m. on your day of arrival. To guarantee guest room or suite availability prior to 3:00 p.m., it is recommended to arrive the day prior. Please contact your Catering Sales Manager for further details.
Q. Does the resort have a shuttle?
A. A complimentary shuttle service provides easy access to the entire resort. If you would like to provide transportation for your guests to and from the airports or area churches, please contact your Catering Sales Manager for further information.
Q. Can we provide welcome bags to be handed out by the Front Desk to our guests?
A. Gift bag delivery to guest rooms can be arranged, but distribution at the Front Desk is not permitted. If you would like to provide the resort with gift bags to be given to your guests, there is a $3 per bag delivery fee. The bags will be placed in each guest’s room prior to their arrival.
Please contact your Catering Sales Manager for further details.