San Diego Mission Bay Resort 1775 East Mission Bay Drive • San Diego • CA 92109


San Diego Mission Bay Resort

1775 East Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review

With San Diego's wealth of pristine beaches, it's no wonder so many couples choose to wed with their "toes in the sand", and this resort's beach ceremony spot is one of the region's loveliest. You'll say "I do" as Mission Bay's tranquil waters lap at the shore and sailboats glide by gracefully in the distance—an iconic snapshot of "America's Finest City", to be sure.

For a celebration with a decidedly South Seas twist, consider the exquisite Garden by the Bay, where towering palm trees form a natural wedding arch. Exchange vows beneath the softly swaying fronds surrounded by lush tropical gardens, all with an unobstructed view of the ocean. Not quite ready to leave the water's edge? Continue the fête right here—this area is wonderful for dining under the stars, and the sunsets aren't to be missed.

You might also hold your reception on the Bayside Terrace, with its cascading waterfall and striking 60-year-old ficus tree. Or, opt for one of the hotel's chic ballrooms, each of which offers a host of fine features, from dazzling Italian glass chandeliers to French doors that open to views of the pool and bay.

With its unique indoor/outdoor feel, the Garden Pavilion is the best of both worlds—it boasts window-lined walls, a soaring ceiling hung with Art Deco-inspired lights, and an adjacent patio with a trickling fountain. For something a bit different, consider Fresco's, an inviting, lounge-style space where you can enjoy the seasonal fireworks from nearby Sea World (and make believe they're just for you!).

Of course, you aren't limited to any one, or even two, of these captivating sites—how you choreograph your party is entirely up to you. The combinations are endless, and your dedicated event specialist will help you work out all the details, including obtaining the permit for your beach vows and accommodating your cultural traditions.

That same flexibility extends to the personalized packages, which can be easily tailored to fit your needs and budget. They even offer one exclusively for elopements or very small events: A popular option is an intimate ceremony on the resort's rustic dock on the bay, followed by an open-air reception on Magnolia Patio, with bay breezes rustling through the leaves of the space's namesake tree.

Best yet? The resort is the ideal choice for a wedding weekend. Its central location, just a quick drive to all of the city's most popular attractions, will make this a favorite with your out-of-town and local guests alike. And because it's a true resort, with outstanding waterfront rooms, sumptuous dining, enticing pools, the divine Spa Brezza, and much more, you can enjoy a truly San Diego experience without setting foot outside the lavish grounds. On second thought, you may want to extend your stay into a "wedding week"!

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Your Health and Safety at San Diego Mission Bay Resort
Guest health and safety is of the utmost importance to the team at Mission Bay. They are advancing current best practices and taking extra precautions in order to deliver a fulfilling and enjoyable travel experience. Updated safety standards include:

  • Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) will be worn by all associates
  • Seating in all public areas will be placed at least six feet apart
  • Sanitizing stations are provided in entryways and high-traffic areas
  • Physical distancing and amplified sanitation requirements will be met with creative event setups and meal service
  • And more!

Prices: What's this going to cost?


Ceremony Fee
  • $2,500–3,500/event
  • Ceremony fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of day
    • Time of year
    • Space reserved
Package Prices
  • $148/person and up
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of day
    • Package chosen
  • Wedding packages include:

    • Plated dinner & hors d'oeuvres
    • One-hour hosted premium bar & celebration toast
    • Wedding cake
    • Reception setup
    • Menu tasting for up to four guests
    • Two-night stay for the newlyweds (with a bottle of sparkling wine & strawberries the night of the wedding)
    • Discounted accommodations for guests & event self-parking

    Brunch wedding packages start at $75/person.

Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 26%
Additional Info
  • Please see the pdf below to relax and rejuvenate through Noble House's Health and Safety Standards.

Capacity

Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 600 500
Cocktails, etc. Standing 800 600
Reception Seated 700 600
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 125.

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The site seats 600 indoors or 500 outdoors.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The facility accommodates 700 seated or 800 standing indoors and 600 seated or standing outdoors.

MEETING CAPACITY: Meeting spaces seat 50 guests indoors and 125 outdoors.


Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • Late Night

Essential Info

Price

$$ • $$$

Catering

In-house
Preferred list

Alcohol

In-house

Amplified Music

Indoors
Outdoors

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible

Availability

Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Ballroom
  • Beach Wedding Ceremony
  • Hotel
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Beach / Ocean
  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Resort / Spa
  • Retreat

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Forest / Woods
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Panoramic
  • Park
  • Pool Area
  • Waterfall

Services & Amenities

Feel like a VIP with these services and amenities:

Catering: in-house, preferred list
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: portable provided
Dressing Areas: CBA
AV/Meeting Equipment: CBA
Parking: large lot, on street, garage, nearby lot
Accommodations: 378 guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: CBA
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
Cleanup: provided
View: cityscape, garden, coastline, landscaped grounds

Restrictions

But take note of the following limitations!

Alcohol: in-house
Smoking: designated areas only
Music: amplified OK
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required


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