A: Madison Beach Hotel accommodates up to a maximum of 160 guests for a seated dinner and dance reception.
A: Madison Beach Hotel has two-time frames for wedding events. Daytime events occur from 11 am to 3 pm, with ceremonies onsite at 10:30 am. Evening events occur from 6:00 pm to 11 pm, with ceremonies beginning at 5:30 pm.
A: All noise from events must end at 10 pm for outside events and 11 pm for inside events due to our residential location.
A: Yes. We offer complimentary valet upon arrival. Overnight parking is $23 per night, per guest room, including tax. We highly recommend booking outside shuttle transportation for room blocks at nearby hotels.
A: While we would love to, we cannot per our noise ordinance.
A: Yes, Madison Beach Hotel allocates eight guest rooms plus one complimentary room for the wedding couple for the night of the wedding for evening weddings. Rates vary based on the time of year.
A: Yes, Madison Beach Hotel is open to the public. It is a beach destination for overnight guests and restaurant patrons.
A: On occasion, we can host an outdoor reception, upon approval, for up to 100 guests for an additional rental fee.
A: Yes, Sounds of the Sea Spa is available by appointment.
A: As a full-service venue, our outdoor oceanfront ceremonies include white garden chairs, a panoramic ocean view, and indoor backup space. Our ballroom receptions include a separate cocktail hour space, and exquisite views of the Long Island Sound from our private wrap-around second-floor balcony. The ballroom features a dance floor, tables, chairs, linen, china, silver, glassware, staffing, food, beverage, and wedding cake. See wedding packages for all other inclusions.
A: Yes, the hotel hosts ceremony rehearsals, typically the day before the wedding.
A: While the per-person package price remains the same year around, our food and beverage minimums vary based on the day of the week and the time of the year.
A: The hotel will hold an event date without a contract for up to a week.
A: Absolutely! We would love to schedule a property tour for you. To schedule your tour, please email weddings@MadisonBeachHotel.com
A: A non-refundable deposit of 25% of the food and beverage minimum is required upon signing your contract.
A: We accept all major credit cards, cash, and cashier’s check. Final payment is due via cashier’s check.
A: Madison Beach Hotel does not allow outside catering. Our award-winning culinary team can craft a menu for every palate. Please contact us directly for specific dietary or religious requests.
A: Per our Connecticut liquor license, No.
A: Madison Beach Hotel hosts a group tasting twice a year for our contracted weddings with 75 guests or more who have chosen one of our wedding packages. The tasting is complimentary for the wedding couple.
A: Yes! We have two spaces, SeaBelle Suite and Spinnaker Lounge. These are available from 9 am to 11 pm for an additional fee. Pricing includes lunch and refreshments.
A: Your vendors may arrive up to two hours before the start of your ceremony or event. You may use your own vendors if your vendors provide a certificate of liability insurance. We do have a list of recommended vendors.
A: All open-flamed candles must be in a glass votive or hurricane. Kindly no confetti or glitter.
A: A Banquet Manager will be available for your ceremony rehearsal, ceremony, and reception. Upon request, a dedicated personal attendant is available for your get-ready needs at an additional fee.
A: Our team takes care of all hotel set up and breakdown. We will also assist with the simple setup and breakdown of “table-ready” items that you provide. We will store them overnight for convenience.