Los Angeles, California 90047
Phone: 323/756-2516 x27
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Why We Like This Place
Chester Washington Golf Course offers amenities you won't find at most big L.A. hotels: a beautiful outdoor ceremony site, a ballroom with verdant views and plenty of natural light, great rates, and ample free parking.
Ceremonies take place at the gazebo, against a backdrop of rolling green hills and mature trees. Afterwards, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres are served on the clubhouse patio, just off the bar/lounge. The congenial lounge is outfitted with an oak bar and tall, floor-to-ceiling windows inset with doors that open to the patio, permitting your event to flow seamlessly indoors and out. The patio and adjoining gazebo garden area are also available for more intimate receptions, where up to 150 guests can dine and dance under the stars.
In addition, you have exclusive use of the foyer. This space connects to both the bar and the ballroom, so besides being a handy location for place card and gift tables it can host your cocktail reception if the weather doesn't cooperate.
The ballroom's recent remodel accentuates its natural assets: a high ceiling and tall windows on three sides, all of which produce a light and airy ambiance. On one side, floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors form a long curved wall overlooking manicured lawns, lofty eucalyptus trees, and pines. Cream-colored walls, amber wood wainscoting, chandeliers with silk shades, and a built-in parquet dance floor make the space even more inviting. With it's clean, neutral décor, you can dress it up any way you want.
If you prefer an outdoor celebration and your party is large, host a tented reception on the lawn next to the ballroom. Located just to the left of the 8th tee, it provides a sweeping view of the golf course. The tent can be used by itself, or as an extension of the ballroom if you have more than 300 guests. Enhancements like draping, chandeliers, string lights, uplighting, and lanterns let you create the style and mood you desire, and when the tent is connected to the ballroom via ceiling draping and sliding glass doors, it feels like one expansive space. You may also bring in sofas, chairs, or other furniture to set up a lounge area inside or in front of the tent.
Chester Washington Golf Course has been popular with golf lovers since the 1920s, but its variety of lovely settings has made this versatile venue a favorite spot for weddings, too.
- Max. Seated Indoors: 300
- Max. Seated Outdoors: 300
- Max. Seated Indoors: 300
- Max. Seated Outdoors: 50
- Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 350
- Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 50
- Max. Seated: 300
CEREMONY CAPACITY: The ceremony site holds up to 300 seated guests, indoors or outdoors.
EVENT/RECEPTION & MEETING CAPACITY: Indoor spaces hold up to 300 seated or 350 standing. Outdoors, the patio and adjoining garden hold up to 150 seated guests. Both the garden ceremony area (including the lawn and patio) and the lawn next to the ballroom may be tented.
Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.
A nonrefundable deposit, which is applied to your food & beverage total, is required to reserve your date. The amount of the deposit varies depending on how far in advance you book. Payment terms for the balance also vary, and may be arranged on an individual basis. Meals start at $25/person. Tax, alcohol and service charge are additional. Menus and packages can be customized to fit your needs and budget. Call for details.
Special Events, Parties
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: yes
Bride’s Dressing Area: CBA
AV/Meeting Equipment: CBA
Parking: large lot
Accommodations: no guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: CBA
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
View: fairways, garden, landscaped grounds
Venue ViewsGarden Patio/Courtyard
Golf Course Fairways
Venue TypeBanquet Hall/Events Facility
Golf Course/Golf Clubhouse
Smoking: outside only
Music: amplified OK
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required