Weddings

Your Sunshine-Filled Special Day

Go from walk on the beach or boardwalk to walk down the aisle. And end up celebrating here, at our picturesque paradise. You’ll create incredible memories in our indoor-outdoor spaces, perfect for ceremonies and receptions.

Venues

Poolside Cabanas

Spaces that put you in a vacation state of mind. Gather around the pool and under the palms in a private cabana — perfect for letting ideas, laughs and drinks flow. They feature lounge seating, flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi.

Approximate Square feet131-181
Approximate Square meters12-17
Approximate Dimensions10'11x11'2-15'4x11'2
  • Banquet 7-10
  • Reception 7-10

Terrace Cabanas

Enjoy the chic coastal vibe of our terrace cabanas. Perfect for intimate — and intoxicating — events. Dress them up or down with lounge seating, flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi.

Approximate Square feet131-181
Approximate Square meters12-17
Approximate Dimensions10'11x11'2-15'4x11'2
  • Banquet 7-10
  • Reception 7-10

Pool Deck & Sugar Palm Terrace

This is the see-and-be-seen space, soothed with laidback California style. The pool deck features outdoor/indoor dining and bar service through Sugar Palm Ocean Avenue. Let the DJ stage give your event momentum, get inspired by the expanse of gorgeous palm trees, and make use of the semi-private cabanas; which are adaptable enough to act as semi-private exhibit or product display areas.

Approximate Square feet3,442
Approximate Square meters320
  • Banquet 100
  • Reception 200

Sugar Palm Ocean Avenue Restaurant

Just like its relaxed neighborhood on the edge of the ocean, this bar and restaurant exude effortless energy without a dash of pretension. It’s the ultimate indoor/outdoor scene, and the vibrant social hub of Viceroy Santa Monica. Create an unforgettable event, complemented by coastal dishes and cocktails served under the shade of palm trees on the terrace.

Approximate Square feet1,000
Approximate Square meters93
Approximate Dimensions28'5x25'4
  • Banquet 170
  • Reception 200

Sugar Palm Ocean Avenue Outdoor Bar

Celebrate while cradled under the palms. This large outdoor space surrounds you with nature, keeping you secluded yet inspired. Relax at the wraparound bar, which even winds back inside to the restaurant.

  • Banquet 13
  • Reception 13

Kingsley

The palm tree encompassed pièce de résistance. The Kingsley is Viceroy’s largest indoor space, and is situated in the center of it all. Named after Ben Kingsley, who starred in the Sopranos episode, Luxury Lounge, which heavily featured the Viceroy Santa Monica. It’s a big room that plays out with big style — including glass doors that take you outside to a semi-private patio facing the pool. It’s perfect for any scene-stealing moment, from weddings to corporate meetings.

Approximate Square feet1,178
Approximate Square meters109
Approximate Dimensions34'6x33'11
  • Banquet 98
  • Reception 150
  • Theater 150
  • Classroom 75
  • U-Shape 33
  • Conference 35

Markham

For stylish gatherings with artful touches — the Markham is your calling card. It takes its name from the episode of Modern Family that was filmed at Viceroy Santa Monica (the hotel was named the “Markham”). With two walls of floor-to-ceiling frosted windows, any type of event will be filled with natural light and vibrancy.

Approximate Square feet425
Approximate Square meters39
Approximate Dimensions21'2x21'9
  • Banquet 35
  • Reception 70
  • Theater 70
  • Classroom 26
  • U-Shape 12
  • Conference 14

Merryvale

Business doesn’t have to be boring. Our Merryvale boardroom brings the vibe, as we wire and inspire you for brainstorms, board meetings, corporate retreats and more. It features a full library wall and floor-to-ceiling windows with a gliding glass door that lead onto a semi-private patio. In true LA style, we’ve named this space as a tip of the hat to the wine scene in Modern Family.

Approximate Square feet362
Approximate Square meters34
Approximate Dimensions22'10x13'11
  • Banquet 30
  • Reception 45
  • Theater 35
  • Classroom 18
  • U-Shape 6
  • Conference 7

Vantage Boardroom

From the eighth floor, your perspective will be dynamic and inspiring. Welcome to Vantage Boardroom, a private event space with sleek residential appeal. It’s a specious boardroom, complete with permanent 10-seater board table, looking out toward the Hollywood Hills.

Approximate Square feet175
Approximate Square meters16
Approximate Dimensions16'9x9'1
  • Banquet 10
  • U-Shape 9
  • Conference 10

Capacity Chart & Floor Plans

Venue Approximate Square Footage (LxWxH)
Ceiling Banquet Reception Theater Classroom U-Shape Conference Photos
Poolside Cabanas 131-181 10'11x11'2-15'4x11'2 12-17 9'1 7-10 7-10 -- -- -- --
Terrace Cabanas 131-181 10'11x11'2-15'4x11'2 12-17 9'1 7-10 7-10 -- -- -- --
Pool Deck & Sugar Palm Terrace 3,442 320 -- 100 200 -- -- -- --
Sugar Palm Ocean Avenue Restaurant 1,000 28'5x25'4 93 9'11 170 200 -- -- -- --
Sugar Palm Ocean Avenue Outdoor Bar -- -- 13 13 -- -- -- --
Kingsley 1,178 34'6x33'11 109 10 98 150 150 75 33 35
Markham 425 21'2x21'9 39 10 35 70 70 26 12 14
Merryvale 362 22'10x13'11 34 10 30 45 35 18 6 7
Vantage Boardroom 175 16'9x9'1 16 10 10 -- -- -- 9 10

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.

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

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 AM and all alcohol removed by 2 AM.

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.