Grande Colonial

San Diego



Rooted within the opulent coastal community of La Jolla on scenic Prospect Street, the Grande Colonial hotel presents a legendary wedding and reception venue for the Southern California celebration you always dreamed of. Positioned with dramatic Pacific shoreline views, you are sure to capture the stunning wedding day photos you imagined at this venue. A chic and sophisticated hotel, this venue is proud to celebrate a rich history with generations of blissful unions. Constructed with a variety of spaces to tie the knot, simply select the space that most reflects you as a couple. Whether you prefer the tranquil ambience of the Garden Courtyard or the ocean views of the Grande Patio, each ceremony space within this venue affords couples a romantic place to share the first kiss of matrimony. Designed with superior attention to detail, this venue features a grandeur truly suited for royalty. For additional comfort for you and your bridal party, the Little Hotel By the Sea is available. Featuring 8 suites in a private wing and an exclusive rooftop with ocean views, this stunning seperate building will leave you with all the strappings of home. Feel free to enjoy your moment in style by allowing Grande Colonial to deliver the wedding of a lifetime.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Park/Garden, Ocean/Waterfront View, Ballrooms, Outdoor, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 70 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 120 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 65 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $350 to $1,000 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events and will depend on guest count and day of the wedding. The set up fee for a ceremony only wedding ranges from $700 to $1,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. A non-refundable security deposit is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Grande Colonial is estimated at between $9,277 and $20,635 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Ceremony arch
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 10:00PM