The Sequoia Retreat Center

11445 Alba Rd, Ben Lomond, CA 95005 Map · Phone number
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About The Sequoia Retreat Center

A venue, nestled amid acres of majestic coastal redwoods, The Sequoia offers the perfect setting for your Wedding. It will be our pleasure to welcome you!

  • Woman-owned
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10 Reviews for The Sequoia Retreat Center

Recommended by 88% of couples


4.4 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.5
  • Professionalism 4.4
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.4
  • Average response time 4.1

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    Will · Married on 05/18/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Beautiful venue, great staff! Highly recommend

    My wife and I were married here on 5/18/19. Our experience working with Sequoia Retreat Center was top notch. The venue is beautiful, our onsite guests enjoyed staying in the cabins, and their on-site food catering is stellar. Sequoia catered the food for our reception, as well as our hors d'oeuvres and pre-ceremony nosh. Everything was delicious -- we highly recommend the butternut squash ravioli and salmon! If you’re considering this place, take a tour! The Redwood Amphitheater, and the sense of quiet and seclusion of this venue, is really magical.

    We also contracted a coordinator (LJ) who routinely works this venue and was incredible helpful. We had an unseasonable storm come during our wedding, and LJ helped to orchestrate countless last minute changes to accommodate the weather (such as booking a large tent for our reception) and kept the Sequoia staff aligned around the same [changing] plan. Coordinating a full weekend event at such a large venue initially seemed intimidating, but with Sequoia’s great staff + LJ, everything went smoothly.

    We booked all of Sequoia for the full weekend. If you do this, you also get access to a house on-site, which was great for my wife and bridesmaids to get ready on our wedding day. I highly recommend this -- the house is beautiful, spacious, and is a very comfortable place to get ready. Since it rained on our wedding day, we actually took many of the pictures of the bridal party there, since it’s so spacious and the lighting is so good.

    We had a large Friday welcome event (about 100 people), which was stunning. We did it in Alba Grove, amongst the Redwoods. Many of our guests had travelled from the east coast and upon arriving, felt really transported to true Northern California.

    The Sequoia team was responsive, friendly, and we enjoyed working with them through our planning process and during the wedding itself.

    BYOB policy for beer & wine was also a major money-saver, compared to doing a catered bar.

    Sent on 05/26/2019
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    Shaelyn · Married on 07/04/2015

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    I got married here over July 4th weekend this year. It is a perfect place if you want to have a fun-filled, beautiful, unique wedding. It will be difficult to put into words how spectacular and amazing both the venue and the staff/service but I will attempt to do so. I worked primarily with Diane, but also with her husband, Scott, and their onsite wedding coordinator (LJ). They were always gracious and responsive and answered all of my (quite obsessive) emails and questions (I also visited the site 5 times!!) They create drawings/google docs for you to work with which are incredibly helpful and allow everyone to be on the same page. The site is spectacular. Catering: SRC catered our wedding dinner as well as two brunches and lunch. We had rave reviews about the quality of the food--it was super fresh, interesting, and hearty. They will really cater to your likes (I am a vegetarian who hates mushrooms, my husband is a major meat eater...they made it work). The service was also great, and there were no mix-ups or hold ups. The cabins on site are great all of our friends loved the cabins and staying together. We have some friends I was worried would think it was "too rustic" but the cabins are beautiful, spacious and very clean. SRC really allowed us to have a wedding we wanted. They execute what you want impeccably. There's not a sense of them rushing you through anything or it being a money-making only operation, and that is invaluable on the what everyone wants to be the best weekend of their lives. I am picky/detail-obsessed person (lawyer) and we planned our wedding primarily from the east coast and SRC gave us truly the best weekend of our entire lives, and one we will never, ever forget.

    Sent on 08/12/2015
  • User3461059 · 2+ years ago

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    We had our wedding at the Sequoia Retreat center and we couldn't have been happier with them! They were extremely accommodating and wonderful to work with. They did a dessert bar for the rehearsal dinner that was delicious and we loved the bonfire. The whole weekend stay was wonderful and the day of the wedding went incredibly well. The whole experience was more than words and we absolutely loved working with the retreat center.

    Sent on 08/12/2013

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The Sequoia Retreat Center 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?
    $ 8900
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 8900
  • 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?
    $ 8900
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 8900
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Parking
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 18
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    100
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    20
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    4
  • Describe your venue:
    Farm/Ranch
    Park
    Resort
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Preferred Vendors Only
    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)
    Champagne Toast
  • What event items are available?
    Aisle Runners
    Altar/Arch
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Decor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
  • 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
    November
    December

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    Even though, things are improving, this coronavirus sure has us all stuck in our tracks. Please note that we are offering virtual tours.

    If you would like to book without an onsite tour, you will recieve a $1,000 credit on your Site Fee!

    There are lots of pictures and videos to give you a great sense of the venue. And we are happy to virtually tour. Be well!

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The Sequoia Retreat Center frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Sequoia Retreat Center?

The Sequoia Retreat Center includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Parking
  • Tables

At The Sequoia Retreat Center, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

The Sequoia Retreat Center includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:

  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)

At The Sequoia Retreat Center, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at The Sequoia Retreat Center includes:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • Signature Drink

What are the most important characteristics of The Sequoia Retreat Center in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Sequoia Retreat Center for wedding events is known for:

  • Farm/Ranch
  • Park
  • Resort

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Sequoia Retreat Center for wedding events?

The Sequoia Retreat Center offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does The Sequoia Retreat Center offer?

The Sequoia Retreat Center offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does The Sequoia Retreat Center offer for wedding events?

The Sequoia Retreat Center offers the following services for wedding events:

  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Preferred Vendors Only
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does The Sequoia Retreat Center have available for wedding events?

The Sequoia Retreat Center offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Decor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend The Sequoia Retreat Center and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Sequoia Retreat Center is recommended by 90% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.4 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.8 in flexibility, 4.5 in quality of service, 4.4 in professionalism, 4.4 in value and 4.1 in average response time.

What kind of wedding service promotions does The Sequoia Retreat Center offer?

The Sequoia Retreat Center currently offers 1 offer promotion for wedding services.