FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
A DESTINATION WEDDING
Having a wedding at The Lodge is so much more than your usual one night wedding. You get all the accommodation entirely to yourselves for two nights (or more if you wish). There are so many incredible spaces to explore and use, we suggest making the most of it with several events, get together and activities.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
Final inclusions are as per your signed contract and confirmed once a deposit is paid.
Our general inclusions are:
Accommodation for 124 guests in 39 hotel rooms
Welcome hampers for your guests on arrival
Exclusive use of the pool area, games room, day spa and sauna, gym and tennis court
Exclusive use of the Tree Cathedral for the ceremony
Exclusive use of the wedding hall, wedding deck and wedding terrace on the wedding day
Exclusive use of the River room and the Groom Room
Yoga Class for Guests
For more exact details download our wedding brochure here.
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN THE PROPERTY SLEEP
Our Property includes accommodation for up to 124 guests across our 39 hotel rooms.
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN ATTEND A WEDDING
We can hold weddings for up to 300 guests.
WHAT IS THE NOISE CURFEW
All amplified music must be turned off by 11:30pm on weekends, 11pm on weekdays and 10pm on Sundays
IS THE 11:30PM CURFEW FLEXIBLE?
No. It may appear we have no neighbours, but we actually do and the noise can travel to them quite easily. Noise is a serious issue and must be adhered to and will be policed to ensure a great outcome for all.
HOW DO I BOOK
To book the property for a wedding, request a contract from our team, review and sign and send back with a $2,000 deposit. Email email@example.com to get a contract.
WHEN IS CHECK IN AND CHECK OUT
You can check-in by 3pm the first day and check out at 10am the last day. This gives you time for your hire equipment to arrive and be set up, as well as time after the event for everything to be set down and picked up.
IN HOUSE CATERING & DRINKS
We are not BYO for food or drinks at The Lodge. We have two full commercial kitchens and several bars around the property and you can email the team to get more information and specific quotes for food and beverage packages.
We also have a styling shed full of deco props for you or your stylist to use. This comes with no extra charge.
RSVP & PAYMENT METHOD
As our venue includes all accomodation, it is customary for your guests to pay their own accomodations costs, we’d recommend to use the website www.eventbrite.com.au for your RSVP & payment method. This is an easy and efficient way of inviting your guests and getting them to contribute to accommodation - which all comes off the overall fee at The Lodge.
We can suggest lots of incredible local vendors that can help with everything you need to bring together an absolutely incredible day!
Can we bring in extra tents/campervans/swags for additional people?
No, we are not licensed for this – we have strict council guidelines of how we can operate and our maximum occupancy. There are caravan parks, airbnbs and more accommodation nearby in Kiama and Jamberoo.
Do you take individual payments from our guests?
We don’t take individual payments from guests. If you’re looking to get your guests to cover some of the accommodation costs, we’d recommend to use the website www.eventbrite.com.au
for your RSVP & payment method. This is an easy and efficient way of inviting your guests and getting them to contribute to accommodation.
How many tables and chairs do you have?
Three Cathedral: 80 white metal bentwood-style chairs for outdoor ceremony
Timber pews for ceremony
Wedding hall: Seating for 200 guests
Do you have the bed configuration for each room?
For a lay out of the rooms click here.
Can we book in a 2nd site visit to show our parents/friends/family around?
Of course! This is no problem, just click here and book a time that suits:
If our guests arrive earlier to the property, can they store their bags somewhere?
We don’t have a luggage storage or reception attended 24/7. We advise for your guests to keep any luggage locked in the car until the accommodation type is ready for check in.
Do the rooms have irons & iron boards?
Yes, each room has an iron and iron board.
Can we use the in-house speakers in the tree Cathedral?
No, the inhouse speakers are for use in the wedding hall only.
What’s included in the wedding gifts?
Our full wedding package includes gifts in all the rooms with a cute welcome note.
Do the rooms have aircon/heating?
Yes, each room has aircon/heating in the living area and pedestal fans in the bedrooms.
Does the wedding hall have aircon/heating?
Yes, the wedding hall has aircon and heating.
Are glasses, plates and cutlery included?
Yes, we provide all wait staff, crockery, cutlery, linens, bar staff, glasses - you literally don't have to worry about a thing! We got you!
We’re looking to get a coordinator on the day is there anyone you’d recommend?
Yes we definitely recommend to get a coordinator. Check out our list of recommended wedding coordinators on www.thelodgejamberoo.com.au/vendors
Are dogs allowed?
We have a few pet friendly rooms for your loved ones. Contact the office to get more information.
Where is yoga held? And do you provide yoga mats?
Yoga is held either in the river room, the wedding terrace, the wedding deck or wherever you prefer
Yes, we provide yoga mats for your guests.
How do our guests know where to go upon arrival?
We are self-check in here at The Lodge. All guests do get sent a pre-arrival message with their check-in details 2 days prior to arrival.
Could you please specify what linen is provided?
We provide bed sheets, bath towels and white napkins and tablecloths for the reception on demand.