A: Madison Beach Hotel accommodates up to a maximum of 160 guests for a seated dinner with a dance floor; maximum of 180 without a dance floor.
A: Madison Beach Hotel has two-time frames for events. Daytime events occur between 11 am to 3 pm. Evening events occur between 6:00 pm to 11 pm. For weddings, the ceremony is traditionally 30 minutes prior to the start of the reception.
A: All noise from events must end by 10 pm for outside events, and 11 pm for inside events due to our residential location.
A: Yes. We offer complimentary valet parking for all events. Overnight guest parking is $20 per night, per guest room, plus tax.
A: Yes, Madison Beach Hotel is open to the public. It is a beach destination for overnight guests and restaurant patrons.
A: Yes, we host outdoor receptions, upon approval. Rental fees apply.
A: Absolutely! We would love to schedule a property tour for you. To schedule your tour, please email MBHSales@MadisonBeachHotel.com
A: A non-refundable deposit of 25% of the event minimum is required upon signing your contract.
A: We accept all major credit cards, cash, and cashier’s check. Final payment for social events 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: 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, linens, 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: Yes, we offer off-peak pricing for wedding celebrations.
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.
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: Yes, Room Blocks are based on package selection, guest count minimum, and subject to availability. For weddings, the 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. Individual Guest Room Reservations may be secured outside a contracted room block, based on hotel availability.
For off-site guest room blocks, we highly recommend reserving an outside shuttle transportation company to transport your guests to and from the hotel. Our team can assist you with transportation company recommendations.
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 selected partners we enjoy working with.
A: All open-flamed candles must be in a glass votive or hurricane. Kindly no confetti or glitter.
A: Our banquet team is 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: While we would love to, we cannot per our noise ordinance.
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.