Marywood Retreat & Conference Center

235 Marywood Drive, Saint Johns, FL 32259 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Marywood Retreat & Conference Center

Marywood Retreat & Conference Center is a waterfront wedding venue located in Saint Johns, Florida. This private event venue is comprised of 100 acres of beautifully tranquil grounds boasting riverfront views, towering live oak trees and lush gardens. Marywood offers functional banquet spaces, overnight accommodations, and impeccable cuisine and service to make for an unforgettable wedding celebration. Whether you want an intimate gathering or a grand soiree, their professional staff will work with you to bring your vision to life and ensure that your event is a success!

Facilities and Capacity

Set on the lush, tranquil riverfront banks of the St. Johns River, Marywood Retreat & Conference Center offers a stunning backdrop for your once in a lifetime occasion. They provide both indoor and outdoor venue options to host a beautiful ceremony and reception, accommodating up to 200 guests.

Services Offered

Marywood Retreat & Conference Center offers many services to ensure a seamless and stress-free wedding experience. The venue is also available to host engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and elopements. The wedding-related services they provide include:

  • Accommodations
  • Bridal suite
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet friendly
  • Setup
  • Wireless internet
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

Cuisine

Marywood Retreat & Conference Center provides the convenience of in-house catering, as well as supplying all needed barware, china, flatware, glassware and linens. The wedding catering services they offer include:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings

Other Services

In addition to catering, Marywood Retreat & Conference Center also offers in-house bar services for your special day. The wedding bar services they provide include:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Cash bar
  • Champagne toast
  • House beer
  • House liquor
  • House wine
  • Limited bar
  • Open bar
  • Premium liquor
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer
  • Specialty wine

Location

Marywood Retreat & Conference Center is located in the St. Johns and Switzerland area of north Florida. This breathtaking retreat center and private event venue is nestled along the banks of the St. Johns River, just minutes from the greater Jacksonville and St. Augustine areas.



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  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Bethana Bemben · Married on 11/10/2018

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    Best Venue Ever

    Maywood venue and the staff was amazing! Ansley is the sweetest person ever! During a very stressful time, she worked diligently with me to make every detail of my wedding perfect. The venue is newly remodeled and is absolutely beautiful. I could not have dreamed of a better venue for my wedding. The food was amazing, setting was amazing, Ansley was amazing, and all of the other Marywood staff was amazing!!

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    Anne Weaver · Married on 11/04/2018

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    Marywood - a Fantastic Venue

    We booked Marywood for a wedding that was last month. The coordinator Ansley was fabulous, as were the setting, scenery (on the St Johns River), beautiful chapel, and wonderful reception with outstanding food! The location was perfect as was everyone we dealt with there. Ansley assured me everything would be perfect, and it was!!!

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Marywood Retreat & Conference Center FAQ

  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Hotel, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • 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 Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, 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 food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access

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  • 235 Marywood Drive Saint Johns, FL, 32259 See on map
    904-447-2042 (Phone number)

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