Bernardo Heights Country Club is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in San Diego, California. Couples who are looking for a stylish San Diego wedding with impressive and unparalleled California vistas will find this venue the perfect choice for their big day.
Facilities and Capacity
Bernardo Heights Country Club provides both indoor and outdoor sites for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Outdoor ceremonies can take place on an impeccably kept, vibrant green lawn that affords unmatched views of the Rancho Bernardo Valley. This venue is most especially ideal for outdoor celebrations, known for its cool coastal breezes and pleasant climate.
Formal indoor celebrations can be held in the Vista Room. More casual receptions can be held in the Elevated Dining Room, which has access to an outdoor pavilion and affords generous views of the surrounding hills. This room can be expanded to host much larger parties if necessary. Even smaller receptions, anniversary parties, or other intimate gatherings can take place in the Library, which boasts teak wood motifs and décor.
This venue provides a wealth of excellent photo opportunities. Couples can pose for dramatic portraits in the foreground of the clubhouse, which has all the panache of a clubhouse and all the sensibility of a contemporary California adobe home. The golf course, which boasts elegant landscaping and palm trees, also makes for a great photography stage. Additionally, couples can enjoy the Rancho Bernardo Valley as a stunning backdrop.
Bernardo Heights Country Club’s amenities include the Black Swan Bar, which has a maximum capacity of up to 54 guests. Private get-ready rooms, including a luxury suite, are also available at this facility for pre-ceremony preparations.
Bernardo Heights Country Club hosts wedding showers, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, receptions, and more. The professional team at this venue works hard to customize every aspect of each client’s special day, from the event design to the music and other essential vendors. Couples can work with a private events director to ensure their dream wedding is fulfilled. A standard wedding package includes wedding day staples such as tables, chairs, linens, barware, flatware, glassware, and china. Couples can also rent decorative items like centerpieces and event-heightening items like a luxurious chocolate fountain.
Full catering services, complete with a customized menu, and full bar services, complete with house beers, wines, liquors, and signature libations, are also available. Other more general services include:
Recommended by 79% of couples
Laura · Married on 06/09/2018
What such a beautiful place to get married. Danielle our wedding coordinator was very helpful. The food was delicious. The service was greatSent on 06/22/2018
Linny · Married on 05/25/2019
BHCC is a great value!
BHCC was a great venue for our intimate wedding. My husband and I chose this place because we got a lot of bang for our buck compared to the other vendors we looked at in the area.Sent on 05/30/2019
Danielle was so sweet and responded to every last little question I could have ever asked with so much professionalism and patience. She accommodated us with a few rental items (free of charge) and altered our package price since we opted out of a few options. She did a fabulous job coordinating with outside vendors to make sure that our day went smoothly. She handled special requests with our bar package, food items, outside vendor requests, and more.
The food was amazing for both our rehearsal dinner and wedding. Fernando knows what he's doing in the kitchen! We did the ruby buffet package with steak and salmon and got so much positive feedback from our guests.
The only reason why we are giving four-stars is due to a few reasons: 1) The coordination was not given a priority during the day of our rehearsal. Our rehearsal was supposed to start at 5 pm the night before our wedding and we could not find Danielle. My MOH had to go hunt her down and she was in a meeting with other clients. Not a huge deal, but it was unnecessary stress that could have been avoided. 2) Additionally, we asked that the flowers from the arch be moved to the sweetheart table during the wedding reception. Our photographer ended up doing this task instead because Danielle put the step-stool out, but did not follow-through. Again, not a huge deal, but I felt bad for my photographer.
Obviously, those are small issues compared to the grand scheme. I do not want to focus on the negatives because ultimately, we had a lovely wedding and we really do appreciate all of the help that we got from BHCC in pulling it off. Definitely would recommend! The staff is professional, the chef knows what he's doing, and Danielle is a pro.
Samantha Asencio · Married on 03/23/2019
Highs and very low lows
My now husband and I were married at this event space March 2019. We decided that the Diamond package was the best bang for our buck with a possibility of 130 guests as it included a nice cocktail hour, the most food options, the cake, and premium linens. Our experience with the club had its highs and lows. The best way to describe our experience is with a pros and cons list:Sent on 04/22/2019
-As the bride, the day of our wedding was just beautiful. All landscaping looks amazing in our photos!
-Everyone enjoyed the food! From the appetizers at the cocktail hour to the main dish. We offered steak, salmon, or risotto for the main dish. The food was served hot and as far as I knew everyone got what they had asked for. My gluten free guests even loved their salmon. One said she could have drank the sauce that came on the side! (Thank you Chef Fernando!)
-Our signature cocktails were delicious (and potent)!
-we were permitted to be in the locker room from 9AM until our event was over which was a huge plus! All hair and makeup was done at the venue.
-waitstaff was very pleasant!
Cons (without going into too much detail)-
-In the process of our 10+ month journey with BHCC we quickly learned to document everything and keep record of all conversations. We were told that the dumpster area would be covered and even offered to buy something to cover it ourselves on multiple occasions. Thank fully we did because what was provided was shorter than me and went about half way across the dumpster area.
-the bar ran out of beer by the last hour of the evening
-Accounting: we were lucky enough that my parents paid for the down payment. In order for us to pay the rest we asked to make monthly payments. Therefore there were a few cards on file however, we specified in each email to our coordinator which card to charge and the amount. There were at least 5 major accounting errors to which the reply was, “well we don’t usually do monthly payments” or “sorry, the accounting system is old”. The biggest mistake made was that we were due a LARGE credit once all was completed and we did not receive the credit until 3 weeks later and several emails. So unnecessary.
-wedding coordination: A wedding coordinator was included when choosing the venue. Unfortunately, we were left feeling that this is not the correct position for BHCCs current event coordinator. Though mostly polite, she was passive aggressive with any criticism, sometimes condescending in detailed discussions with my husband and mother, and did not seem to handle pressure well.
Unfortunately, I cannot fully recommend BHCC for your event! My recommendation to them is to hold on tight to their Chef, landscaper, and waitstaff. I also recommend that if there is even a shadow of a doubt that something can be done for an event they should be more straightforward and say, no, instead of making promises they can’t keep.
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