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El Capitan Hotel

Merced, CA View map Visit website
Up to 160 guests

About

Up to 160 guests

El Capitan Hotel is a wedding venue located in Merced, California. This property stands proudly in the center of downtown Merced and has gone for many decades. Renovated to the highest of standards, this site flawlessly blends original architectural features with modern amenities that are essential for twenty-first-century celebrations. With a plethora of indoor and outdoor event spaces, this hotel can host the wedding you’ve always envisioned.

Facilities and Capacity

You and your loved one can begin your day by exchanging vows in the hotel’s botanical garden. Surrounded by luscious blooms and your guests, you can say “I do” to the new chapter in your lives. After your ceremony, you and your guests can make the short walk to the courtyard for a memorable cocktail hour. Great for mingling and post-ceremony photos, this tranquil spot provides a cozy ambiance for you and all of your loved ones. Here, you can sip on many thirst-quenching beverages and watch as the sun sets on your magical day. After your cocktail hour, a night of dancing and laughter can unfold in the Sentinel room. This art-deco-style area is complete with towering mirrors, hanging lanterns, neutral carpet, and an egg blue colored ceiling. This elegant space can be arranged in several ways and accommodate up to 160 people. Within the Sentinel, there is ample room for seated guests, a dance floor, and live entertainment. Additional facilities at this hotel include a fitness center, an on-site restaurant, free parking, and more.

Accommodation

El Capitan Hotel has 114 rooms with traditional furnishings with a modern touch. All suites include an en-suite bathroom and comfy bedding for a great night’s sleep. The 1 King Bed Suite is ideal for newlyweds who want additional space during their stay. This room is complete with hardwood floors, area rugs, and clawfoot bathroom tub, original artwork, and views of the landmark Tioga building.

Services Offered

Upon booking your wedding at this hotel, their event’s staff will be on-hand to ensure that your celebrations run smoothly. They can assist you in the complete setup and cleanup of all decorations and rental items leaving you to focus on more meaningful matters. What’s more, this property’s experienced catering team can create a delicious menu that features all of your favorite flavors. These menus can be presented in a way to best suit your plans including stations, buffets, passed hors d’oeuvres, and formal sit-down dinners.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$800

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$16

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

160

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

10

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Brewery
Garden
Historic Building
Hotel
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
June
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
July
August
September
December
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Any other questions?

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Deals

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609 W. Main Street Merced, CA, 95340
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