Santa Ana, California 92706
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Why We Like This Place
As soon as you walk through the front gates of The Hacienda, you travel back in time to a more peaceful and romantic era. Once part of an orange and avocado ranch from the early 1900s, this whitewashed adobe and its charming courtyard is now one of Orange County’s most popular wedding locations.
Two settings are available for both ceremonies and receptions. If you’d like to celebrate outdoors, the flagstone courtyard is ideal. Ivy-covered balconies, an abundance of potted flowers, and a three-tiered fountain in the center give the space an Old World atmosphere. Off to one side is a wooden arbor, hung with stained-glass panels and entwined with vines, that serves as an altar for ceremonies. When a couple exchanges vows here, candelabras provide old-fashioned warmth and sparkle. For courtyard weddings, the bride’s dressing room is the old master bedroom in the main hacienda, appointed with antiques and giant mirrors. From here she can step out onto her balcony to survey her guests below.
Indoor events are hosted in the Taos Room, a beautiful ballroom in the building adjacent to the main hacienda. It has a Southwest flavor, with its 200-year-old decorative doors carved from Mexican mesquite wood, oversized fireplace, antiques and original artwork. A 20-foot ceiling with skylights and a row of French doors that open to the courtyard provide natural light. At the far end, a flight of Spanish tile stairs—perfect for making a grand entrance—leads up to the bride’s dressing room. Large mirrors, lots of space, and roses stenciled above the doors and windows make brides feel quite comfortable.
The Hacienda, like its sister properties Tivoli Too and Tivoli Terrace, is owned by June Neptune, an experienced wedding maven with a bride-friendly philosophy. “Weddings should be stress-free and fun,” she says. Her all-inclusive packages really simplify the planning process, covering everything from floral decorations and live music for the ceremony, to appetizers, drinks, dinner and even the wedding cake. Another built-in benefit is assistance from June’s staff of wedding coordinators, who will help you plan your event and make sure it comes off just as you envisioned it.
- Max. Seated Indoors: 200
- Max. Seated Outdoors: 220
- Max. Seated Indoors: 500
- Max. Seated Outdoors: 500
- Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 500
- Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 500
- Max. Seated: 500
CEREMONY CAPACITY: The Taos Courtyard holds 220 seated, 300 if combined with the Taos Room. The Inner Courtyard accommodates up to 140 seated guests.
EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The Hacienda holds 500 guests, maximum.
MEETING CAPACITY: Event spaces accommodate 30–500 seated guests.
Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.
For weddings, a nonrefundable $2,000 deposit is required to reserve your date and is applied toward the event balance. Half the estimated total along with a $500 security deposit is payable 90 days prior to the event, and the balance is due 2 weeks prior. Wedding packages include live music, cake, fresh flowers, tables and chairs, linens, food service, passed hors d’oeuvres, unlimited beer, wine and champagne. A 20% service charge and tax are additional. The Brunch Package starts at $60/person. Afternoon/Evening Packages start at $75/person for Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
For meetings, a $200 deposit or 10% of the estimated event total is required to reserve your date; the balance is payable 2 weeks prior to the event. Business breakfasts run $15–20/person, luncheons $20–40/person, and dinners $28–110/person; tax, beverages, and service charges are additional.
Special Events, Parties
Catering: in-house, no BYO
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: flagstone patio
Bride’s & Groom’s Dressing Areas: yes
AV/Meeting Equipment: podium, PA system, microphones; other CBA
Parking: several lots nearby
Accommodations: no guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: yes
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
View: garden, fountains and courtyard
Other: event coordination
Venue ViewsFountain/Water Feature
Venue TypeBanquet Hall/Events Facility
Alcohol: in-house, no BYO
Smoking: designated areas only
Music: amplified OK
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required
Other: no rice, birdseed or confetti; children must be supervised