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Royal Palms Resort and Spa

Phoenix, Arizona View map
4.9 out of 5 rating
32 reviews
Up to 200 guests


Up to 200 guests

Royal Palms Resort and Spa is a historic wedding venue located in Phoenix, Arizona. This extraordinary venue includes a palm-lined driveway, a romantic resort set against the Camelback Mountain, citrus groves and vibrant gardens. This venue is sure to delight you and your guests with its architectural details and their collection of art and antiques. Previous guests of Royal Palms Resort and Spa praise their incredible food, attentive staff, and unique space.

Facilities and Capacity
Royal Palms Resort and Spa can accommodate up to 180 guests over their multiple event spaces. The Alegria Garden is a private outdoor courtyard which is enclosed with four stone walls and surrounded by nature. The elevated stone platform in the garden is perfect for exchanging vows. The Vernadero Lawn offers a view of the sunset, mood lighting, pam stress, and the ability to host a ceremony and reception in the space. The Camelback Vista is a lush garden with a view of the Camelback Mountain, and is ideal for an intimate wedding. The Estrella Salon is perfect for a formal reception and features high-beamed ceilings with wrought iron chandeliers and Mediterranean colors. There is also a patio and the private Estrella Garden. The Palmera Salon is a warm venue space with an ornate fireplace, an adjoining lounge that offers a comfortable social area, and the ability to accommodate 120 guests. The Cervantes Room and Lounge includes wood flooring and wood beamed ceilings, along with its amazing history. The Orange Grove is an intimate dining area, originally built in 1929. A bridal suite is also included.

Services Offered
This venue offers their accommodations as well as cleanup and setup. A list of their services includes:

  • Cake
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Lighting/sound
  • Pet-friendly atmosphere
  • Wireless Internet

Other Services
This venue offers their bar services. They can provide bartenders and craft a signature drink for your event. A list of their bar services includes:

  • Cash, open or limited bar
  • Champagne toast
  • House beer, liquor, and wine
  • Limited bar
  • Liquor license
  • Premium liquor
  • Specialty beer and wine

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


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


Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Set Up

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

Cake Cutting
Wedding Cake

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Describe your venue:

Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Pet Friendly
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail Reception
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake

What bar services do you provide?

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 food and beverage items are available?

Chocolate Fountain

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access

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    Jessica Married on 05/22/2021
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    Flawless Wedding Experience

    We fell in love with the Royal Palms as our wedding venue but weren鈥檛 sure if we would be able to pull off a wedding in a short amount of time (3 months). Working with Vanessa and Whitney made everything come together wonderfully, and we were absolutely thrilled with how beautiful out wedding was. Both ladies coordinated with us consistently and answered any questions that we had, and made sure to communicate constantly with our wedding planner. The wedding went smoothly and we couldn鈥檛 imagine having had it anywhere else other than the Royal Palms.
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    Christina Married on 09/04/2020
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    Most amazing wedding venue

    This place is breathtaking when you walk in . The perfect backdrop for your wedding . You could spend 10,000 on flowers and wouldn鈥檛 have the backdrop already there . The staff was so kind and courteous. Food was delicious the whole day was a dream . Lindsay was so helpful with our whole wedding . They were so easy to work with and accommodating
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    Jenny B. Married on 11/17/2019
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    Wed like Royalty

    Ohhh the Royal Palms. I first stepped foot on the property for a work event in 2018. The moment you enter the grand driveway, you know you have arrived somewhere special, with rich history and beautiful surroundings. I remember saying to myself "I could totally envision our wedding here" and that sentiment never left me. When we decided to get married in Arizona, we went on a trip to visit the area's most sought after venues. I kept an open mind, but the Royal Palms was where my heart was at. After just a few minutes on-site, we all agreed "this is it".

    The Royal Palms is an experience that begins from the moment you drive up. The curb appeal (no matter time of year) is sensational. The flowers, the landscaping, the property is impeccable. The valet staff (shout-out to Bob) are beyond warm and welcoming, starting your visit off right. Given the size and intimacy of the resort, you feel special and taken care of. We have stayed there various times leading up to our wedding and always felt like VIPs.

    Working with Tami Spencer was an absolute dream (oh Tami, we love you). She is such an incredible representation of the brand, bending over backwards to make sure every detail was personalized to our tastes. Nothing was impossible, everything was a thoughtful discussion and collaboration between the Royal Palms and our design / planning team. She wanted our event to be curated and bespoke for us, not cookie cutter. Our event spanned four spaces (Alegria Garden, Alegria Lawn, Orange Grove, Palmera Salon) and the flow was seamless and felt private. The entire staff was focused on us and our guests and we could not be more grateful.

    Holy food. Everything we ate was sensational!
    At cocktail hour, we would highly recommend the Ahi Tuna Tacos, Smoked Salmon Crostini, Petit Monte Cristo, and Braised Beef Short Rib Beignets.
    We also asked for the world's most epic Charcuterie and the team DELIVERED (jaws dropped)
    For dinner, we had the duo entree of beef tenderloin and chilean sea-bass and everyone's palates were ROCKED. Guests are still messaging me about the food! We had the pleasure of meeting with the chef and he was SO lovely. I will never forget the servers bringing out the food to each table, it truly felt like we were back in time with impeccable, royal service.In a word, "impressive".
    And must try the bavarian cream with chocolate chips. Life-changing.
    I could go on and on but what I want you to walk away with is the feeling that at the Royal Palms, you will feel special. You are not just another event or a number, you're a special couple. Everyone on the staff made us and our guests feel like complete rockstars from the moment they set foot on property. Valet, bartenders, servers, everyone. We are forever grateful and cannot wait to visit!
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5200 E. Camelback Road Phoenix, Arizona, 85018
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