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Surf Hotel & Chateau

Buena Vista, CO View map Visit website
Rating 4.5 out of 5
12 reviews
$19k - $25k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

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$19k - $25k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

Inspired by the understated elegance of European hotels and the spectacular natural beauty of our home in the Rocky Mountains, Surf Hotel's unique perspective and location offer guests a sense of luxury without pretension. Constructed in 2018, the elegant, timeless, and beautifully decorated Surf Hotel & Chateau offers endless stunning backdrops for your wedding day photography. No matter the style or format of your wedding, our hospitality begins in the planning process, as we help you curate your unique vision for a day (or several days) of mountain town elegance.

Facilities and Capacity

Beyond breathtaking views, stylish guest rooms and the vibrant community just steps from our door, the brand new Surf Hotel’s amenities and services provide a number of unique options for your special celebration. From a charming ground floor lobby bar to the Ivy Ballroom's spectacular outdoor courtyard and riverfront patio, our spaces were designed to adapt to a wide range of events. In addition to a wedding venue - the Surf Hotel is also a concert venue, hosting top-name talent regularly. We know how to have fun here - and our specialty is non traditional weddings. Weddings of all sizes are welcome. For intimate weddings of less than 35, we have our beautiful private dining room at Wesley & Rose. The Ivy Ballroom can accommodate up to 150 guests for a seated dinner reception, or 200 guests by utilizing the tented outdoor courtyard.

Services & Location

Surf Hotel & Chateau's inclusive wedding packages make it easy for any couple to plan a destination wedding. Conveniently located in the quaint mountain town of Buena Vista, Colorado; a beautiful 2-hour drive from the Front Range, at the base of the Collegiate Peaks, on the banks of the Arkansas River—just far enough away from it all. Endless outdoor activities, natural hot springs, and 300 days of sunshine await you and your guests in one of Colorado's best hidden mountain towns.

Ivy Ballroom Wedding Packages Include:

  • Outdoor ceremony in one of three outdoor locations (includes ceremony chairs, sound system, setup, and breakdown)
  • 5 hours of staffed event time with exclusive use of the Ivy Ballroom, private courtyard, and riverfront patio
  • Venue Coordinator dedicated to assisting with day-of logistics, scheduling and menu planning
  • Tables, chairs, place settings
  • Linens - choice of black, white, or Ivory
  • Napkins & Overlays - in a variety of colors
  • All necessary wait & bar staff
  • Event setup and take-down.
  • A Menu Tasting for two
  • A discounted room block for your out of town guests
  • Subject to availability, the Hotel room of Guest’s choice for two nights (to be used as bridal preparation room)
  • Groom's Quarters (spa wing)
  • Custom Uplighting
  • Sound System for a DJ or live band

Cuisine

Surf Hotel & Chateau features farm to table focused catering from Wesley & Rose. Couples and their guests can dine on freshly baked bread, grass-fed Colorado beef, and locally sourced produce, all of which is handcrafted by a team of culinary professionals. With an inviting lobby bar, a private dining room, and an adjoining patio, Wesley and Rose is also perfect for gatherings before and after your wedding day celebration.

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?

4,000.00

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?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
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?

$35

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

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

20

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Hotel
Inn/B&B
Restaurant
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
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
All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
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?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables
Tents

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?

June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
July
November
December

12 Reviews

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Recommended by 90% of couples
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    Brighton B. Married on 10/29/2021
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    The most EPIC and perfect wedding Imaginable!!!

    We had the most incredible wedding at the surf hotel!!! We can't recommend this venue enough! We got married on a Friday (which costs slightly less than a Saturday), in the Chateau courtyard surrounded by beautiful yellow aspen trees. The courtyard is so stunning on its own that ZERO ceremony decor was needed. Our reception was carried into the ballroom inside the hotel. This is NOT your standard hotel ballroom.

    The food (we went for the taco bar) is provided by the hotel is it was truly incredible! $45/person for all the delicious tacos they could eat! Great lighting, great sound system, GREAT staff! We legit had some of the staff come up and hug us as the end of the night saying "this is the funnest event I have ever worked!"

    The ONLY issue we had was blocking enough rooms. We did have a very large guest list for a rather small venue. We had 136 guests, and the ballroom holds 150 max. In saying that the town had plenty of nearby/walkable airBNBs. We wish EVERYONE could have stayed at the hotel, but there was another wedding booked on the Saturday, so they also had a room block of their own. It really worried us at first, but like I said, there were plenty of places nearby for our guests to stay.

    In addition, because we booked our wedding there, the hotel comped 2 nights of our honeymoon suite. INCREDIBLE SERVICE!!! We highly recommend getting married in this adorable little town, and this stunning hotel on the river!
  • Samantha
    Samantha S. Married on 07/09/2021
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    Best Wedding Venue in the Rockies!

    Our wedding experience at the Surf was so amazing! The staff was great to work with, the food was amazing, views are just too good and pricing was reasonable. Could not have asked for a better place to get married!

Awards

  • 12
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner

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1012 Front Loop Buena Vista, CO, 81211
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