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Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa is a luxurious hotel and wedding venue located in Lexington, Kentucky. The elegant hotel venue offers a sublime setting for couples to exchange their vows as they begin a new chapter together. The extensive banquet halls, expertly manicured golf course, and dedicated event staff make planning and enjoying your special day feel effortless. The suburban resort is ideal for both intimate gatherings, and decedent weddings that host more than 100 guests.

Facilities and Capacity

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa hosts several indoor and outdoor event spaces. The venue is surrounded by 220 acres of parkland golf course landscape and serene gardens. The Overlook at Griffin Gate is a wonderful al fresco event space that can host up to 400 guests. It features a gorgeous pergola that sits in front of a picturesque lake and rolling fairways. The Mansion Lawn solely operates as a ceremonial location with romantic views as it looks out over the surrounding lawns. The Paddock Pavilion is one of two covered outdoor event spaces with a guest capacity of 250. The area sits upon a lovely brick patio surface and is fully climate-controlled with scenic views of the grounds from all sides. The Bluegrass Pavilion and Patio are elegantly designed, and features eye-catching chandeliers, french doors, and an enchanting fountain. The Terrace Ballroom contains floor-to-ceiling windows with doors that lead out onto a peaceful patio that is ideal for a cocktail hour. The Grand Ballroom is the largest and most opulent of all the spaces the venue has to offer. With enough space to seat 700 guests, it has the ability to be divided into several smaller areas to cater to functions of different sizes.

Services Offered

Griffin Gate Marriott has an on-site event coordination team that strives to turn your wedding day into an extraordinary celebration. The lead planner works alongside couples, assisting them in coordinating every important detail as well as finding top local vendors for their day. Couples can receive expert guidance in creating custom-designed menus by their award-winning culinary team. Couples can make use of the venue's lavish spa services. The spa is an ideal way for couples or their guests to spend a day before or after the special wedding.

Accommodation

Griffin Gate Marriott has 88 guest rooms and 21 suites to host you and your out-of-town guests. All guests have access to the pool, golf course, and fitness center. Complimentary WiFi can be found throughout the venue and is available to you and your guests

Frequently asked questions

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

No

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

Yes

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

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

26

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Hotel
Mansion

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

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Event Planner
Event Rentals

What event items are available?

Chairs

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens
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Reviews of Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

4.5 out of 5 rating
4.5 out of 5 rating
32 Reviews
90% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    4.5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.5 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.3 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.6 out of 5 rating
Weddingwire
4.5/5 32 reviews
Google
4.2/5 1989 reviews
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Shannel C. Sent on 07/20/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible Staff and Beautiful Venue

My experience with Griffin Gate was wonderful. From the beginning their staff has always been very responsive and able to answer any of my questions. For the kind of venue that this is, I feel like they are fairly priced and they include a lot of incentives. Originally, we were only holding our reception at Griffin Gate, but about a month and a half out from our wedding we asked if we could have our reception there as well due to our church not being able to host the amount of guests that we had due to Covid. Griffin Gate was under fewer restrictions and allowed us to have our entire wedding at their venue. They made this process seamless.
One of my favorite things about the planning process with Griffin Gate is the tasting event that they hold. Their food is absolutely scrumptious and they have out a lot of examples for various reception items. The tasting was very helpful and reenergized me about our planning process.
Due to Covid there were some slight changes, but overall we were able to have the wedding that we wanted. Jenna and Paige were fantastic, and very helpful. Jenna almost always answered my emails very quickly and responded to everything that I touched upon in the emails. She made the last few weeks of planning very smooth, and always kept me in the loop. I would highly recommend this venue!
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Paige K. Sent on 07/05/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible Experience

The team at the Griffin Gate worked tirelessly to make sure my husband and I's wedding weekend a huge success! From our first visit with Jenna, through every site meeting with Morgan, we could not have asked for better service. They helped us make our rehearsal dinner at the mansion and our classic brunch wedding the perfect time for us, our family and our friends. I could not recommend another venue more!
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Nakita Sent on 02/01/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful location

The place was beautiful! And they had serval locations to accommodate guest sizes etc. We couldn't use them because the cost was a little over our budget but I highly recommend!
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Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa frequently asked questions

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)
The space offered by Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Hotel
  • Mansion
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa is recommended by 90% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.5 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.6 in flexibility, 4.5 in quality of service, 4.5 in average response time, 4.5 in professionalism and 4.3 in value.

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