San Benito House

356 Main St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About San Benito House

Located in Half Moon Bay, California, San Benito House is a historic venue that hosts weddings and special events. Built in 1905, this stunning property is situated just a short distance from the pacific ocean. Couples who choose to exchange vows at this inn are sure to be delighted with fantastic food, professional staff, and gorgeous surroundings.

Facilities and Capacity

San Benito House offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for wedding celebrations, accommodating up to 150 guests. Couples can choose to exchange vows in the newly replanted gardens, surrounded by natural beauty. This space is also ideal for alfresco receptions, with a decking and patio area that contains a full outdoor bar. Get-ready rooms are also available for the wedding party to prepare before the festivities begin.

Services Offered

In addition to ceremonies and receptions, San Benito House can host a range of pre-nuptial events, including engagement parties, wedding showers, and rehearsal dinners. The team here strives to offer a seamless experience for all newlyweds-to-be and their loved ones. Dedicated staff will take care of the setup and breakdown of the event space, as well as providing parking for arriving guests. They can supply a range of event embellishments such as lighting options and sound equipment, as well as amenities such as:

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Linens
  • Flatware
  • Glassware

Cuisine

The cuisine at your event will be taken care of by the talented on-site catering team. This skilled group can provide a range of menus and serving methods to suit the style of any occasion. Couples can choose to have buffets, food stations, plated or family-style meals and hors d'oeuvres. Professional servers will be on-hand, ensuring a flawless flow to the dinner hour. Tastings are also available in advance, allowing couples to sample and select their favorite dishes.

Accommodation

Couples and guests can rest and relax after the festivities in the historic inn. Containing six guest rooms and four suites, the inn offers ample space for the newlyweds and their wedding party. Boasting luxurious touches such as claw-foot tubs, 400-thread count sheets, and Wifi access, visitors will wake up fully refreshed.

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Buffet-style banquet
Buffet-style banquet
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Games in the garden
Games in the garden
Upper deck
Upper deck
Upper deck reception setup
Upper deck reception setup
Lower patio
Lower patio
Garden ceremony
Garden ceremony
Table numbers
Table numbers
Garden party
Garden party
Garden dancing
Garden dancing
Fun ideas
Fun ideas
Child-friendly location
Child-friendly location
Wedding details
Wedding details
Lower patio
Lower patio
Beverage buffet
Beverage buffet
Buffet-style banquet
Buffet-style banquet
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San Benito House
Games in the garden
Games in the garden

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San Benito House FAQ

  • 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?
    $ 1000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 500
  • 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?
    $ 500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Lighting/Sound
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    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
    Limited Bar
    Open Bar
    Signature Drink
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    4
  • Describe your venue:
    Garden
    Historic Building
    Hotel
    Inn/B&B
    Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    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
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    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
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    December

Map

  • 356 Main St Half Moon Bay, CA, 94019 See on map
    650-456-1481 (Phone number)
    Modified Covid Hours 12pm-8:30 12pm-9:30 Friday and Saturday
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San Benito House frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at San Benito House?

San Benito House includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At San Benito House, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

San Benito House includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:

  • Server(s)

At San Benito House, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at San Benito House includes:

  • Bartender(s)
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Limited Bar
  • Open Bar
  • Signature Drink

What are the most important characteristics of San Benito House in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by San Benito House for wedding events is known for:

  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Hotel
  • Inn/B&B
  • Restaurant

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at San Benito House for wedding events?

San Benito House offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does San Benito House offer?

San Benito House offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does San Benito House offer for wedding events?

San Benito House offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Accommodations
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does San Benito House have available for wedding events?

San Benito House offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables