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Reception
$1,000 starting price
Ceremony
$1,000 starting price
Bar service
$30 per person
Reception
$1,000 starting price
Ceremony
$1,000 starting price
Bar service
$30 per person

About

On WeddingWire since 2011

Residence Inn IL Lugano is a waterfront wedding venue located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, newly redesigned and pet-friendly. Featuring inspiring views of the Intracoastal Waterway, this stunning hotel offers sophisticated elegance and a natural ambiance in abundance. Here, in your own tranquil oasis, you celebrate a sunkissed celebration with all the comforts and calm that will make you feel at home.

Facilities and Capacity

Situated only moments from Las Olas, Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal/Il Lugano sits within steps of a pristine beach. This waterside property includes one of the area's few boat docks, with exclusive docking available to guests. Across the venue grounds, an array of open-air settings set the tone for a gorgeous outdoor ceremony, including an outdoor pool and sun deck. On The South Deck, you can exchange your vows against the backdrop of the private dock shaded by beautiful palms. If you have a more lavish ceremony in mind, The North Deck is the venue's largest event space, providing ample room for up to 200 guests and a designated platform for the 'I dos.' Here, guests can dine and celebrate beneath clear skies as beautiful yachts pass by. The outdoor deck comes alive in the evening, with the glow from the sunset infusing the water with vibrant hues. Meanwhile, the Lugano Ballroom is a wonderful alternative for small micro weddings, affording space for up to 60 friends and family. Alongside The Tivoli Lobby Bar and Oria restaurant, there is an array of sites and options for rehearsal dinners, pre-wedding parties, and morning-after brunches. For overnight stays, the hotel boasts fully-equipped kitchens, in-room washer and dryers, and a private balcony so you can enjoy scenic Florida views.

Services Offered

Whether you choose an over-the-top celebration or intimate gathering, the event team at Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal/Il Lugano is ready to bring your vision to life. Under their expert guidance, you will be able to meet all your wedding needs, from engagement parties all the way to the welcome reception. The venue also provides a meeting services app designed to help plan all events with ease. Through this powerful tool, you can manage your wedding details, make real-time requests, and connect with staff from the palm of your hand. In addition, the culinary team will be able to coordinate all menus customized to your needs, using their talents to create everlasting memories.

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?

$1,000

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?

$1,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Clean Up
Set Up
Tables

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

Dessert
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$30

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

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

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Beach
Hotel
Restaurant
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
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

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

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
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
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Chair Covers
Furniture
Lighting
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access
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Reviews of Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal/Il Lugano

4.7 out of 5 rating
4.7 out of 5 rating
3 Reviews
93% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.3 out of 5 rating
Weddingwire
4.7/5 3 reviews
Google
4.4/5 745 reviews
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Sara Sent on 03/15/2015
5 out of 5 rating
Wonderful venue for a wedding. We were very happy with everything. This was a great experience and the staff was wonderful.
User1660280 Sent on 06/13/2014
5 out of 5 rating
If you are looking for a beautiful venue to have an intimate wedding Il Lugano should be your #1 choice. I’ve been working with them for the past 15 months planning my wedding and it has truly been a dream. The hotel is beautiful and is located on the intercostal!

The catering department is attentive, kind, and thoughtful. I don’t know where they find the staff but they are miracle workers. You can’t find a better team than Rebecca and Amanda! These women not only help me plan a wedding but also created a memorable experience that kept me positive when the planning process became overwhelming. Customer service was this hotels #1 priority.

On the day of our brunch wedding I felt completely relieved of all duties. Amanda had everything running smoothly and didn’t bother to give me updates when problems aroused. My guests were in love with the intercostal views for the ceremony and cocktail hour, which were located on their newly built deck and the lawn. The food was also spectacular! Everyone raved about the wide variety of choices and the quick service from the staff.

I got married two weeks ago and every time I think about that day I feel as if there couldn’t have been a better choice then Il Lugano. I have no complaints and all the gratitude for their making my wedding day so special.

If you are a bride on a budget and want to have a spectacular wedding with little sacrifice or if you are looking for great customer service you need look no further!

Lastly, the hotel itself is quite beautiful. The rooms are modernly decorated and spacious. Their restaurant de Campo Osteria (who catered our wedding) has a delicious menu. Be sure to try the fresh mozzarella dish because it will have your taste buds going crazy!

-A Happy Wife! BH
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Celina Sent on 05/30/2013
4 out of 5 rating
This boutique hotel is perfect for prepping for a wedding. Each room is spacious with kitchens and the suites are HUGE! I even had my bachelorette weekend here and had the best time.
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