Phoenix Marriott Resort Tempe at The Buttes




Have your wedding in a desert paradise, set against an inspiring backdrop of a majestic hillside butte with breathtaking panoramic views of blue skies and desert sunsets. The Resort can create an intimate atmosphere for smaller parties and is also equipped to host large, grand weddings. The Kachina Ballroom can comfortably accommodate up to 900 guests. The Tempe Top of the Rock Restaurant can be easily transformed to meet your catering needs. You may also explore the outside venue options for a refreshing approach for your reception. Whatever combination of elegant spaces you choose, the cascading waterfalls and panoramic mountain views are sure to create an ideal memorable backdrop to the wedding of your dreams. Marriott Certified Wedding Planners can help you determine an overall vision for your wedding and help you execute each detail. The attentive professional staff will assist you with every detail to ensure a seamless event from start to finish so that your newly wedded life begins perfectly!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Hotel/Resort, City/Skyline View, Ballrooms, Mountain, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 650 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 400 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00 AM.

Rental Fees

Your Ceremony - Whether a more traditional walk down the aisle or a one-of-a-kind ceremony created by you, our spectacular venues are the perfect backdrop to your "I Do's". The ceremony venue rental fee ranges $1,000 to $2,000 based on location. Your Reception - Eat, Drink and Celebrate with family and friends in a variety of backdrops complemented by our beautiful location. A reception is required with any booked ceremony. An additional food and beverage minimum applies to all receptions ranging from $74.95 per person to $99.95 per person. Bar and Beverages can be Hosted or a Cash Bar. Premium and Super Premium options available price ranging from $4 per person to $10 per person based on beverage selection. Additional Bartender Fee applies to Hosted or Cash Bars - Hosted Bar Fee $100 (1 Bartender per 75 guests) and the Cash Bar Fee $100 (1 Bartender per 100 guests). The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. Please note that no outside catering is allowed for ethnic weddings. Indoor backup plans are used for inclement weather.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Phoenix Marriott Resort Tempe at The Buttes is estimated at between $2,000 and $9,519 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Wheelchair access limited
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM
General liability insurance required for all vendors