We live in San Diego, so having the wedding where we live made it less stressful than planning long distance. 75% of our wedding guests were friends & family from out of state. Most of them had never been to California before, so our venue really knocked their socks off.
This little Inn at the cliffs is only a block from our apartment, and served as a fantastic place for our family to stay. It's not in the heart of any nightlife, but the views are wonderful. It's very convenient to Sea World, airport, downtown, San Diego Zoo, and many other attractions.
Our wedding ceremony took place at a park on the side of Mount Soledad, with a spectacular view of the San Diego skyline, bay & ocean. We also had a great view of Sea World's fireworks at 10pm, which seemed like a private show just for us to close out our reception.
Soledad Club is in a great location. The view from the patio is amazing. Wonderful view of Sea World's fireworks make you feel like the show is just for you & your guests. Interior design is the only thing I don't like. Ceiling tiles & florescent lighting (yuck). But if you have the money for professional lighting/decor, this could really be an amazing location. Staff is easy to deal with, and they give you all day to set up.
We got a room for ourselves at Catamaran in the tower. The view was fantastic. The room could use a little updating, but the location, view, service & brunch on Sunday were all first rate. I would highly recommend it.
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