Weddings

Your Special Day

Viceroy Santa Monica has everything to bring the wedding of your dreams to life and everything leading up to and in between. Inside our boutique coastal hotel awaits a variety of indoor-outdoor spaces, an elegant venue perfect for your ceremony and reception, luxury-defining accommodations, and impeccable catering services imagined by our chefs. Celebrate your most magical occasion with us against the stunning backdrop of Santa Monica’s beachfront city.

Venues

Pool Patio Full Buyout

For larger events, the glamour of our outdoor pool patio enhances any corporate event. This space can accommodate approximately 120 guests for dinner and dancing or 450 guests for a reception.

  • Banquet 120
  • Reception 450

Brighton Boardroom

Brighton Boardroom, located on the 8th floor of the hotel, offers beautiful views of the city and is flooded with natural light. The intimate space features a lacquer white table, white leather chairs, and a flat-screen TV, perfect for small presentations, group think sessions, or a private space to conduct a meeting. The boardroom offers approximately 144 square feet and can host approximately 8 guests in a professional, boardroom style setting.

Square feet144 (Approx.)
Square meters13
  • Banquet 8

Bristol Room & Patio

Stunning, spacious, versatile. The Bristol Room offers approximately 1,241 square feet, can accommodate distinctive events of approximately 120 guests and features a private outdoor patio. This multi-purpose room has an automated 8'x6' drop screen and comprehensive sound system for media viewing. To complement the Bristol Room, double doors open onto a landscaped patio that transforms morning refreshment breaks and evening receptions into sun and starlit affairs.

Square feet1241 (Approx.)
Square meters115
  • Banquet 70
  • Reception 120
  • Theater 70
  • Classroom 50
  • U-Shape 35
  • Conference 35

Dorset Room

A flexible meeting room just down the corridor from the front desk, the Dorset Room is a sunlit event space with floor-to-ceiling windows and approximately 420 square feet of meeting space. It can accommodate approximately 35 people for dining, receptions, and lectures.

Square feet420 (Approx.)
Square meters128
  • Banquet 40
  • Reception 45
  • Theater 40
  • Classroom 20
  • U-Shape 16
  • Conference 16

Cast Lounge

The Cast Lounge and bar area can host a private indoor reception for approximately 50-60 guests.

Square feet690 (Approx.)
Square meters64
  • Reception 50-60

Cast Restaurant Dining Room

Reserve Cast Restaurant to host a private indoor seated event for approximately 110 guests or a reception for 150 guests.

Square feet840 (Approx.)
Square meters93
  • Banquet 150
  • Reception 110

Cast Restaurant Private Dining Room

The Cast Restaurant private dining room can host a private indoor seated event for approximately 48 guests or a reception for 50 guests.

Square feet590 (Approx.)
Square meters55
  • Banquet 48
  • Reception 50
  • Theater 60
  • Classroom 40
  • U-Shape 28
  • Conference 28

Cast Restaurant Patio

The Cast Restaurant patio area can host a private outdoor seated event for approximately 170 guests or a reception for 200 guests.

  • Banquet 170
  • Reception 200

Chaise Sun Deck

The Chaise Sun Deck can accommodate approximately 50 guests for a reception.

  • Reception 50

Poolside Cabanas

Draped in sailcloth and appointed with plush banquettes and armchairs, Viceroy Santa Monica's poolside cabanas define al fresco chic. Offering approximately 150-250 square feet with room for approximately 25 guests, they are perfect for poolside bridal party luncheons, candlelit receptions for engagement parties, or pre-wedding welcome receptions for out-of-town guests.

Square feet150-250 (Approx.)
Square meters14-23
  • Banquet 12-18

The Library

For a secluded space, The Library is a cozy spot for unique Santa Monica events accommodating up to 12 guests. Located just off the main lobby and adjacent to the pool deck, The Library offers approximately 300 square feet and is home to 2,000 books on the arts and culture hand-picked by Kelly Wearstler, the interior designer behind the hotel. The Library also offers a 42" plasma-screen television available exclusively for private gatherings.

Square feet300 (Approx.)
Square meters91
  • Banquet 3
  • Reception 8
  • Theater 12

Venue Comparison

Venue Square Footage (LxWxH)
Banquet Reception Theater Classroom U-Shape Conference Floor Plans
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Pool Patio Full Buyout -- 120 450 -- -- -- --
Brighton Boardroom 144 (Approx.) 13 8 -- -- -- -- --
Bristol Room & Patio 1241 (Approx.) 115 70 120 70 50 35 35
Dorset Room 420 (Approx.) 128 40 45 40 20 16 16
Cast Lounge 690 (Approx.) 64 -- 50-60 -- -- -- --
Cast Restaurant Dining Room 840 (Approx.) 93 150 110 -- -- -- --
Cast Restaurant Private Dining Room 590 (Approx.) 55 48 50 60 40 28 28
Cast Restaurant Patio -- 170 200 -- -- -- --
Chaise Sun Deck -- -- 50 -- -- -- --
Poolside Cabanas 150-250 (Approx.) 14-23 12-18 -- -- -- -- --
The Library 300 (Approx.) 91 3 8 12 -- -- --

Services

Central Location

We’re positioned perfectly in Santa Monica, close to LAX airport and near the beach.

Dedicated Wedding Specialist

We’ll help manage your wedding and serve as a liaison between your planner, vendors, and the hotel staff.

Preferred Room Blocks & Rates

Take the stress out of your rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, bachelorette party, or honeymoon celebration with preferred room blocks and rates.

Customizable Venues

Our customizable venues are ideal for hosting private and semi-private weddings and events.

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Plan Your Wedding

To make your wedding day extraordinary, contact Viceroy Santa Monica at +1 310 434 2853, send a request for proposal to vsm.sales@viceroyhotelsandresorts.com or complete the form below.

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Wedding FAQs

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All food and beverage must be provided by Viceroy Santa Monica. Outside wedding cakes must be approved and a cake cutting fee will be applied at $3.50 per person.

Menu selections and customized proposals are available through your Special Events Manager. We will be happy to customize a menu based on your preferences.

We offer all our wedding couples the opportunity to experience our menu four to six weeks prior to the wedding. All tastings are coordinated with your Special Events Manager.

The food and beverage minimum is the least amount of money that you are required to spend on a combination of food and beverage, excluding service charge and sales tax, but is not all that you can spend. The following examples would apply towards the food and beverage minimum: hors d'oeuvres, food display and carving stations, plated or buffet meal, wedding cake, dessert display stations, wine service with the meal, champagnes toast, bar package, and any non-alcoholic beverages.

Food and beverage selections must be finalized and confirmed with your Special Events Manager at least two weeks in advance to guarantee availability due to high degree of seasonality in many selections. Requests for substitutions must be submitted one week prior to event, and are subject to availability and Hotel approval. Parties of 12 or more must pre-select a menu. The hotel reserves the right to select a limited menu should the party size exceed 12 without prior arrangements.

Yes, your Special Events Manager will be on-site during your wedding day to handle any logistical, operational details. The client is required to have an on-site coordinator to handle décor, outside rentals, and bridal party.

Yes, your Special Events Manager and our concierge team will connect you with reliable and professional local companies to fit your wedding group needs.

Yes, you may host both the ceremony and reception portion of the wedding outside. We can set our pool deck and restaurant patio in a number of ways to best accommodate the needs of our wedding couples.

If you wish to reserve a block of rooms for your family and guests, please notify the Special Events Manager who can provide you with availability and rates.

The hotel must be notified of the exact number of guests attending a function at least one week prior to the start of the event. This will be considered a guarantee, for which the client will be charged, even if fewer guests attend the event.

We recommend guestroom reservations be made for a minimum two-night length of stay with a check-in date of the night before the wedding and checkout the day after the wedding. This will eliminate the stress on the day of the wedding of having to check-in and out of guestrooms. 

In accordance with California State Law all bars are to be closed at 1:30 a.m. and all alcohol removed by 2 a.m.

We do allow guests who are getting married at the hotel to have photos taken on property.

Yes. Valet parking is available at $12 per automobile if the charges are hosted. If guests pay for themselves, valet parking is available at $16 per automobile. If you would like to host parking for your guests, please advise your Special Events Manager.

Arrangements for delivery of packages should be made through the Special Events Manager. The hotel requires advance notice of deliveries exceeding 10 boxes, and does not guarantee storage of excessive boxes or deliveries without prior approval by management. 

Cost varies based on personal preference and special requests of the bride and groom and also largely with the wedding size and guest count. For budgeting purposes, our wedding begins at roughly $150/person.

Yes. You may arrange to have your ceremony in designated areas of Viceroy Santa Monica; our ceremony capacity is 125 guests for an outside buy-out or up to 70 in Bristol Patio. You are also more than welcome to have your ceremony on the beach; there is no permit necessary and beach-front wedding sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Our rental fees and food and beverage minimums are higher during the summer season.

Local Santa Monica sales tax is 9.5% and our service charge is 23% on all food and beverage.

To secure a date, a signed contract and non-refundable deposit is required. The initial deposit is equal to 50% of the estimated value of your event. A credit card is required to guarantee any overages accrued on the day of the event.

Additional fees may apply, including but not limited to the installation of a dance floor, hiring bartenders, coordinating deliveries, or handling of excessive luggage.

The client is responsible for any rental charges on items needed for the event that are not property of Viceroy Santa Monica. 

Absolutely. Please consult your Special Events Manager for a list of creative and qualified preferred vendors.