It honestly was just a huge sad disappointment my friends and family made my day good but I can not warn enough yes the venue is beautiful the views are gorgeous but I am sad to say I deeply regret choosing it. The process leading up to the big day was ok. ed after we made choices, as no one had told us that they were in the process of changing out their meals. I first saw Kristine at 9am where we discussed the small chance of rain in the forecast and what we should do. The weekend of the wedding, Dana was literally "on call," readily available for any last minute issues. If you want to celebrate your wedding, please stay away from this venue, it will save you so many headaches. Nicole made sure everything went smoothly and kept my feet on the ground ! The groom's mother is immuno-compromised and would not be able to attend if the virus is still present. The wedding reception started at 7, however the Maitre"D did not allow the bridal party and parents to enter till 7;40, so that we missed 40 minutes for no apparent reason. My husband and I got married there on October 27 2018. She made sure my husband and I always had a drink in hand literally bobby pinned my hair when needed, hair spray when I ask, anything I needed she was right there for me. Everyone was where they needed to be for pictures, and no one felt confused as to where they needed to be and when. As our guests were leaving they couldn't stop telling us how our wedding was one of best they've ever attended. We have a massive platter of cheese in our room before cocktail hour and another cocktail hour course awaiting us Our daughter got married on 10/21/2022 and chose Crystal Springs Country Club/Resort for its beauty at that time of year and so we could have the whole weekend experience. In addition to our extreme satisfaction with Minerals Resort & Spa, our guests loved our venue! He completely lived up to the hype and more! Although I considered hiring a separate wedding planner or day of coordinator many times throughout the wedding process, Nicole assured me that Minerals would handle everything the day of the wedding and they exceeded our expectations. Thank-you to all staff for a perfect day. Ballyowen was by far the most beautiful, private, and within our budget. . Terry was our Maitre d, she was so sweet and so attentive to us all night long ! On the hottest weekend of the year, the resort was entirely under staffed and chaotic. My husband and I got married 3 days ago at the Black Bear Golf Club. After the wedding my husband and I stayed an extra night and enjoyed the hotel and got a couple's massage at the spa too and we had a nice dinner together at Crystal Spring's other hotel. We are so happy we chose Crystal Springs and don't have any negative reviews to say about this venue. We also had an afterparty at the biosphere pool and it was one of the best decisions ever! We booked the venue almost two years in adv My husband and I had our wedding at Minerals on 8/5/17 and it was beyond our expectations. It was the best way to end the night! Her calm demeanor kept me at ease throughout the entire planning process and the day of set up- you are truly in good hands when working with her. Dana was wonderful to work with and everyone on the wedding day was so helpful. Thank you so much for your 5 star review! It was seriously the most perfect day due to the AMAZING service we received from everyone at Mineral Springs. Her most wedding-saving task was dealing with the wardrobe malfunction of the bridal gown. Throughout the cocktail hour and reception, the Maitre' D was fabulous. Erika really made an impression the day of, she was very attentive and took care of everything without any issues. Kathleen, our c MY younger brother had his wedding at Crystal Springs Resort earlier this fall. Thank you Crystal Springs! Starting Cost: $$ - Affordable. We toured 3 of the whole resorts possible 5 venues, but knew that Black Bear was it. They went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect. Our wedding coordinator handled all of our small but important details, My husband Christoff and I had the most magical and perfect wedding at Crystals springs. On WeddingWire since 2008. The hotel staff was friendly and courteous as well. Sorry, Crystal Springs Resort is not available, but let's get you back on track! They don't care about doing the right thing. 5 Wedding Venues. We highly recommend Black Bear! Again our guests raved about the food and most of the plates we saw were eaten clean. He even ensured that we had some time alone in the bridal suite to share a sampling of the cocktail hour food before the craziness of the reception. Well that day has come and gone and we haven't received anything. ance, but Traci and Nicole were so helpful with all our planning questions. We would've needed to announce these things via the DJ I guess. Then, when we were handed off to our coordinator, Jessica, I knew we would be in the best hands. The whole staff is very responsive and accommodating to your wants/needs. Please let me know where I can write reviews5 stars across the board! The ceremony is intimately nestled amongst lovely flowers. The pavilion was just a dream - we used their florist Vesna and she decorated the pavilion with lights and paper lanterns. ho helped us book the venue, went above and beyond to accommodate our budget since she knew it was our dream location. hey can to try to keep it, even if they have no legal right to do so. e few that are left employ a strategy of if you don't pick up the phone, then there is no problem. The food is abundant and delicious! We also had everyone get ready at the hotel, the bridal suite is adorable and has everything you need. I am so happy I found this place for my wedding. She was there fo Our wedding at Crystal Springs Black Bear Golf Course was perfect. From how smooth the process went from going from ceremony to cocktail hour to reception to how AMAZING the food was. Turns out nice, but not necessarily what you want. tty good job, especially Silje. I was absolutely overwhelmed with emotion because everything looked so beautiful and I couldn't believe we were there! Sara was our coordinator and was so responsive and helpful in each step of the planning process. Especially, Indian wedding! Sal who I believe was my maitre d still dont know was good atleast. We will certainly be back to visit! And the big things -- our buffet style dinner was EXACTLY how we envisioned it, everything was delicious and timely, there was NEVER a wait at the buffet, and my husband and I got to truly enjoy every single second of our reception. ities just a bonus. Our maitre d', Saad, and bridal attendant, Kristine were so on top of all of the details as well on the day of our wedding that we truly felt like we could relax and have fun. The day of the actual wedding was a dream. Jean originally helped us and was so helpful in explaining everything Crystal Springs had to offer, pricing & package options, etc. Grand Cascades really had everything we were looking for in a venue and more! Our date is moving closer, as are our concerns for having a wedding that we were dreaming of pre-COVID. And the cherry on top - we hosted our after party at the Biosphere Pool and it was a HUGE hit!!! lutely got that at Minerals AND MORE! Our Ballyowen reception was magical with spectacular views of the s We absolutely loved our wedding at Crystal Springs (Grand Cascades) and our friends and family still say great things as well, a year later! They were very responsive and they made sure every last detailed was taken care of throughout the wedding weekend. It combines elegance with a nature-inspired charm, making it an ideal setting for weddings and related occasions. We would highly recommend this venue! You made every facet of our experience more perfect than we could have imagined. It's been two weeks since our wedding and I'm still getting texts from people who are saying our wedding was one of the best they've ever been to. So many little details -- he took care of our groomsmen while we took portraits, he made sure we got to try everything from cocktail hour (he even made sure I ate!! With multiple rooms, endless decor options, and white-glove service, the Crystal Plaza offers an excellent choice for a wedding. We began to express these concerns to the venue in March. When the day is over, and it goes so quickly, we decided to have an after party at the bar down the hall. On the day of the event, Erika was there to make sure everything was being set up correctly. Not only was she rude and condescending, but she could not tell us where our money was. I could go on and on about how WONDERFUL the venue and the staff was. Jenna was very helpful and accommodating and Daniel was on top of everything at the reception. The only negative comment I had about the entire day was that my parent's hotel room was on the completely opposite side of the hotel from the bridal suite. Would recommend 100%. The venue its self its truly like a fairytale, but Laura, Daniel and Brooke are a HUGE reason that our wedding was as perfect as it was. I would encourage guests to book their hotel rooms at the time they receive the save the date to avoid any booking issues. HeBS Digital. Guest room furniture was dated, though comfortable. Mr. Younes, word of mouth will make Crystal Springs lose more business than you realize. lar etc.) The food is great the cake was beautiful, the staff was excellent and friendly and the venue is just beautiful. Everything was absolutely perfect and we could not have asked for anything more. My bridal party and I got our nails done at Elements Spa the day before and 2 people from the spa did our hair and makeup the day of our wedding too. Nicole kindly stepped up where Kristine shirked her responsibilities and made sure nothing headed into disaster prior to the day of. Daniel & Dana coordinated everything during the cocktail hour and reception & made sure it was a day to remember. They made the wedding day a dream come true and did everything in their power to make sure we did not have to worry about a single thing! And speaking of food tasting, the FOOD was to die for. Conveniently, there is a hotel attached to the venue, however everybody that worked over there made it anything BUT convenient. we knew we didnt need to go anywhere else. we were able to turn our wedding day into an entire weekend. Ill start with coordinators Kristine was rude and very unorganized. Kristine then disappeared again and the 3rd and last time I saw her was when we lined up for our entrance into the reception. If you are looking for a venue that is laid back and VERY simple, this is it. Then, he took us to the bridal suite where him and the bridal attendant had set up a special table for us with Champagne and food from the cocktail hour. Both him and Sarah ensured our wedding reception was the one we've dreamed of. We had the MOST PERFECT weekend wedding in all aspects - venue, weather, staff support, food, everything! The venue is so versatile it can cater to how We got married at Grand Cascades and it was the wedding of my dreams. We contacted the Better Business Bureau and even had an attorney write a letter. We had our wedding here on 8.24.19 and the staff made us feel like royalty. We also wanted somewhere that we can have a full wedding weekend of fun with family and friends without breaking the budget. More About Grand Cascades Lodge at Crystal Springs Resort. ing to make sure we enjoyed the day! He definitely made sure our night ran smooth and paid attention to every detail! Package Details (3.882 MB) Capacity Venue Details Site Uses Ceremony Outdoor Ceremony Wedding Receptions Outdoor Reception Small Wedding All-Inclusive It was incredible to see her bring our vision to life on wedding day. The steak meal was honestly the best steak I've ever had at a wedding (i know we're biased). Our wedding coordinator, Dana Mankin, and Maitre D, Daniel, went ABOVE AND BEYOND to ensure our wedding day was perfect. Each venue can accommodate up to 2,500 guests. Our day blew our expectations out of the water. Our only regret from the weekend is that the wedding is over and we can't do the whole thing again! Jenna, Daniel, and the rest of the amazing staff were so professional, attentive and brought my vision to life. The only minor issue we had were bees flying around and two of our guests did get stung. AWLESSLY! we love you guys and thank you for making it the best wedding ever!!! We had over 100 people traveling and staying the w We had our wedding at the Minerals Hotel in June and I cannot say enough good things about our experience! He made our night so pleasant and we are so grateful! There was also a mix up with two table numbers that left a few guests without seats, but the staff quickly resolved the issue. One of my favorite moments of the day, was when he took my husband and I a little early from cocktail hour to go look at the ballroom before the guests came in. She was very knowledgeable on all the information needed regarding the wedding, and overall extremely helpful in our planning process. Both events were as terrific as the wedding. They kept me calm with knowing the possibility of rain and luckily it did not rain during the ceremony. Nicole assisted us with finding rooms for our remaining guests as there were luckily some cancellations, and we were able to find VRBO properties for other guests, but it did cause serious stress for us during the planning process. We highly recommend this beautiful resort for your wedding. Crystal Springs Resort Hamburg, NJ 4.8 168 Reviews View more information 168 Reviews 4.8 out of 5.0 Recommended by 96% of couples Quality of service 4.8 Average response time 4.7 Professionalism 4.8 Value 4.8 Flexibility 4.8 Awards 168 68 User photos + 64 Sort by: Featured J Jamie M. Married on 03/07/2020 5.0 Quality of service 5.0 Responsiveness Alongside Jean, Kathleen was also great to work with. As for breakfast the next day, it was called from 8-10:30. Our wedding surpassed my expectations & I would do it here again in a heartbeat. Any glitch, no matter how small, especially when I look back now, they were quite small! We were able to attend the entire cocktail hour but they made sure there was food in the bridal suite for us. Overall, our day was beautiful and the disappointing stuff becomes a funny memory in the future. Nice ROI. From the moment I walked on to the grounds of Ballyowen I knew it was the place I was going to get married. I can't say enough about her and the entire staff who was there for our every need. Even though everything was outdoors the ceremony & cocktail hour are kept separate from the reception area at the Sweetgrass Pavilion (you take golf carts across the lawn - everyone loved that) which made for an "away from everything" feel. We enjoyed our wedding reception at Minerals because we made sure our most important details were paid the most attention to. Some of our guests were a little hesitant when we told them to pack a swimsuit, but I can honestly say that everyone who came down to the pool had an after-party they will never forget. Perfect photos! Request More Info or Schedule a Tour 1001 Peacock Creek Drive Clayton, CA 94517 (925) 672-9737 ext. She is super friendly and informative and fast at responding. During the reception, every time we needed a drink, Daniel was there! Can't wait to go back for a relaxing weekend just to enjoy all the other activities they have to offer as well! We loved everything about the venue. Especially, the amount of food and options we had at cocktail hour. Dana was super helpful and always there when I needed her. our date and reassure us in the process. I have to say the potential for this venue is very high, however, the delivery is extremely disappointing. Our wedding day was perfect, and the staff here at Sweetgrass Pavilion are definitely to thank for that. So a recommendation: don't bill to multiple different rooms or credit cards. 3/12/2023 3:20 AM. She was awesome on the day of, decorating and helping with any last questions we had. Brooke the bridal attendant was also super attentive and helpful! From day one, our wedding planning experience was seamless. Also at my rehearsal dinner which was on site at the copper room random ppl were allowed in prior to us getting there drinking on our tab for free. We opted to have our reception in the Sweetgrass Pavilion which was dec My husband and I got married Friday, July 27th and our wedding here was incredible! oordinator, absolutely crushed it! I'm so happy we chose to have our wedding at Minerals! Lovely venue, beautiful outcome, hell to get there! She was so personable and made sure we got everything we wanted and then some. It was amazing! The venue itself with its rolling hills and gorgeous views are majestic. Nonetheless, he was very kind and happy to help when I was able to find him. I sent her so many lengthy emails and she answered every one promptly and completely! The food was amazing at cocktail hour & the reception! It truly was our dream wedding. Then working with Erika from a few months before up until the morning after our Big Day was an incredible experience. 10/10!!!! It was so nice not to have to worry about ANYTHING the entire night. Thank you crystal springs! Phone Number. Oh -- and I'm sure most of our guests will be back now, too! We got married two weeks ago, and everything was absolutely wonderful. s so helpful throughout the weekend. I cannot even put into words how perfect Crystal Springs Resort was for our wedding venue. Uplighting Impressive uplighting highlights draperies, designs and dcor. THANK YOU FOR GIVING US THE BEST DAY OF OUR LIFE. Our cocktail hour food was great! One of the desserts promised was a fruit platter, This never appeared. They offer several different venues, but given the size wedding we were having, we decided Crystal Springs Country Club was the one for us! Probably my biggest disappointment was that our dinner was served SO LATE and they served the children LAST! Enjoy each other. A month before the wedding, we still had no resolution. We were able to make a full weekend of celebrations with all our family and friends hanging out by the pools, grabbing drinks at the Moonshine bar and watching the kids run around the splash pad (our sons favorite thing of the whole weekend). ones that were, were tented. Would highly recommend! The food was AMAZING! nt were all absolutely amazing. I do not even know where to begin. We had the fig and arugula salad first, which was already plated as the guests entered and then after introductions/dances the mushroom and truffle bisque was served. The Sweetgrass Pavilion was romantic and gorgeous We had our wedding @ the Black Bear Golf Club and it was everything and more we couldve hoped for. Jessica T, Daniel, and Sara were a huge contribution to making every detail above and beyond making sure we got everything we wanted throughout the night. Crystal Springs Resort hosts wedding receptions in any of five magnificent indoor and unique outdoor venues from intimate weddings to multi-day events. Franklin, NJ 07416. She made We used the Grand Cascades Lodge as the hotel for our wedding. loved this venue because everything could be done here- we had our rehearsal dinner, welcome drinks, ceremony, cocktail hour, reception and after party all on site. We could not be happier with Minerals! My day started off very hectic and unorganized. Crystal Springs is a very nice venue (Grand Cascades lodge), and we called there when we 1st got engaged just cause it was so close and convenient. estions and concerns. You were such a pleasure to work with :) Cheers to you, your husband, and a lifetime of happiness! August 16, 2022. "Peking Duck" appetizer turned out to be bbq pork instead. Sarah was easy to work with, answered our emails quickly and professionally and worked to make everything perfect when my father had an accident 2 weeks before the wedding and ended up temporarily in a wheelchair. We are so grateful to have been able to work with him! Crystal Springs Golf Club. To request a quote for a NJ wedding celebration at Crystal Springs Resort, please call 973-864-8030 or fill out the form below and one of our Wedding Specialists . We are here to make your life easy. Julie communicated with me throughout all of the regulation changes over the past few months and we were finally able to get married on 10/30/2020 with 78 guests in and outdoor event. This venue is a nightmare. We also had our rehearsal at one of their other venues, Ballyowen and it was also fantastic! Nicole genuinely listened and cared about our vision and provided us with our dream wedding. From getting water for the wedding party, to making sure the bride and groom had appetizers, to driving the couple and aged grandparents around in the golf cart, Kaya did it all. From the first step in booking as our venue to the wedding itself we could My sister had her wedding here this past weekend and it was flawless! This was my only disappointment however, my wedding was absolutely a 5/5. Now as for the wedding details - any couple would be LUCKY to have Erika as their coordinator! She made sure everything went so smoothly & we did not have to worry about one thing. The transfer of flowers from ceremony to reception was flawless. (meanwhile she was planning her own wedding as well) couldnt imagine how stressful planning 2 weddings was! My last living grandparent is 94 years old and might not be around a year from now. W My husband and I had our "re-do" wedding here, after our originally planned wedding for June 20, 2020 was postponed with the pandemic. Where else can you have a wedding & end the night by going down a slide in the most beautiful pool? This park is a wonderful site to host a lush wedding celebration. The best outdoor covered venue ever! First of all, our wedding coordinator, Traci, was wonderful to work with from day 1. People have been contacting us that it was one of the best weddings theyve been to. #BestWeddingEver. We wouldnt have changed one thing about Crystal Springs! Whether it was bustling my dress in no time flat or always having drinks at our table, he was a huge part of why our wedding was as perfect as it was. day for us. Manager . ri dmv cdl permit test appointment,