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Price range: $25,000 - $65,000 Price range: $20,000 - $55,000
Couples usually spend $50,000 Couples usually spend $35,000
Bar service
$30.50 per person
Bar service
$30.50 per person

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Nestled on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in California, La Venta Inn is a charming and unforgettable wedding venue. Since 1923, this renovated Spanish villa has been hosting joyous couples and mesmerizing guests. Its close proximity to the coast offers breathtaking, panoramic views of the Pacific. The stunning Spanish-inspired architecture creates a unique romantic and luxurious atmosphere. Ocean views serve as the perfect backdrop for weddings, and exclusive access to the entire estate provides endless photo opportunities. The venue also boasts exceptional amenities, including exquisite dining options provided by Made by Meg catering.

Facilities and Capacity

Easily accessible via the Pacific Coast Highway, La Venta Inn can comfortably accommodate up to 175 wedding guests. The venue offers a beautiful event space, designed to bring your unique wedding vision to life. The elegant ballroom exudes luxury, featuring enticing decorative elements such as a grand fireplace. The intimate outdoor courtyard, complete with a tiled fountain, is ideal for post-ceremony drinks. The delightful ballroom is perfect for a night of dancing. The standard rental package includes exclusive use of the property, including the ceremony lawn, courtyard, ocean cottage, ballroom, reception garden rooms, hideaway suite, and more.

Services Offered

La Venta Inn provides a variety of invaluable services to ensure your wedding runs smoothly. The experienced event staff are on hand to assist with any needs, while custom menus can be curated by the in-house catering company, Made by Meg. This talented culinary team offers a wide range of dining options to satisfy all palates. Services include:

  • Setup and cleanup
  • Food tastings
  • Tables and chair rental
  • Hardwood dance floor
  • Patio heaters
  • Sound system with wireless microphones

History

The La Venta Inn is a venue steeped in rich history. The villa was the first structure to be completed on the peninsula and it originally served as an inn, attracting notable visitors like Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Lindbergh, and Greta Garbo. Now a recognized California Point of Historical Interest, you and your partner can become part of its illustrious story.

  • Woman-owned
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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?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

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

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$30.50

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

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Specialty Beer

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

Whole space is rented as one

Describe your venue:

Garden
Historic Building
Mansion
Waterfront

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?

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

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)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December
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Reviews of La Venta Inn

4.8 out of 5 rating
4.8 out of 5 rating
91 Reviews
95% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.7 out of 5 rating
Weddingwire
4.8/5 91 reviews
Google
4.6/5 143 reviews
Eve
Eve W. Sent on 03/19/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Dream Wedding!

We had our wedding at La Venta Inn last summer & it was absolutely perfect. Aside from the incredibly gorgeous views, gardens, and vintage architecture, the team at La Venta made the whole process smooth & fun. They hooked us up with an amazing wedding planner, handled all things related to the catering, and had a great staff working on the day. It was our dream wedding & our guests were so impressed.
Rebecca
Rebecca Sent on 12/03/2019
5 out of 5 rating

such a beautiful location

we came to tour La Venta as a possible venue. We were so in love, however, our guest count couldn't make it at this spot, or we would have chosen it so fast! looking back, I wish we cut our guest list in order to use this venue. The location is so beautiful and private. A dream!
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Brittani Sent on 12/06/2018
5 out of 5 rating

AMAZING VENUE, with an even more amazing price!

We recently had our wedding reception at La Venta Inn, and it was absolutely a dream come true. The La Venta wedding codrinator went above and beyond to make sure that everything ran smoothly, and we can honestly say that the wedding turned out even better than expected. Our guests keep telling us that the food at La Venta was the best wedding food that they ever had, and that the views were some of the most beautiful that they have ever seen. We highly recommend La Venta for weddings/events, the entire package for what the cost was is truly an amazing deal (about $20k less than a hotel wedding, plus at La Venta you have the entire place to yourselves). It really makes the whole wedding process easier given that La Venta provides all the tables, linens, cutlery, and food and cake, and even assigns you a wedding coordinator so it is not necessary to hire an outside wedding planner. They also give a lot of flexibility in the decorations you can bring in, but honestly you barely need any given how stunning the ocean and LA skyline views are. As an added bonus, we had our ceremony at the Neighborhood Church, which is only 5 mins away, and is also one of the most stunning seaside churches I have ever seen.
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Awards

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Shasha & Daniel
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Scott & Carrie
24 photos · 11/02/2015

Professional Network & Endorsements

8 Endorsements
Hey Mister DJ Hey Mister DJ Wedding DJs

We love working at La Venta. The staff are always on point and insure the event goes smoothly from beginning to the very end. Guests love the view and ability to roam around the property which you can't get in a normal venue. Highly recommended!

Jason Michaels Special Event Entertainment Jason Michaels Special Event Entertainment Wedding DJs

As a wedding professional (having had my wedding at La Venta) I was happy most especially with the staff’s (Tim Kennedy, Kathy, Lori, and even Chef Rick Campos) ability to team their knowledge allowing expeditious response to our ever-growing list of questions in the weeks & days prior to our date. I’d like to mention Tim’s endurance with several meetings offsite including our private tasting in El Segundo & challenging décor issues with Classic Rentals. Chef Campos kept his promise to oversee our event despite a re-assignment within the company. More-over, our Wedding Consultant Stephanie Lairson expressed a similar experience with the staff, their promptness, and attention to detail. When asked what aspect of the experience we appreciated the most, my wife & I concluded that La Venta was a ‘total experience’ since there was several aspects of our special day that were exclusive to the property, the catering, and the service. The result, of course, was a well managed, elegant, & intimate celebration that all our guests continue to talk about six years later. As we see it, the only drawback was having to end our party prematurely at 11pm (which I understand is a policy enforced due to noise issues within the residential community. We are very satisfied with the special memory we have…thank you! If my entertainment business can be of any assistance to you and your staff in providing professional & polished special event entertainers please do not hesitate in contacting my office…I owe you Louise!!

DJs At Your Service DJs At Your Service Wedding DJs

Run by New York Food Company, La Venta Inn is the most fantastic location in the Los Angeles, South Bay area. By far the best food, service and setting. I love working a La Venta Inn. They are very professional.

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La Venta Inn frequently asked questions

La Venta Inn includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
La Venta Inn includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
The bar service starting price at La Venta Inn includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Specialty Beer
The space offered by La Venta Inn for wedding events is known for:
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Mansion
  • Waterfront
La Venta Inn offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
La Venta Inn offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
La Venta Inn offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Pet Friendly
La Venta Inn offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Tables
La Venta Inn is recommended by 95% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in professionalism, 4.7 in flexibility and 4.7 in value.

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