How do we reserve our wedding?
To reserve your wedding, Auld Reekie Lodge requires a non-refundable deposit of 20% for a weekend package.
45 days prior to your wedding date, Auld Reekie Lodge requires the final balance of your wedding package including all applicable taxes and a credit card to guarantee alcohol, service charges and other incidentals during your stay with us.
45 days prior to your wedding date, Auld Reekie Lodge will also request the final number of guests and equipment rental requirements. Final billing will be based on this number of guests and cannot be less than this number, However, additional guests can be added with prior agreement with Auld Reekie Lodge.
Who Arranges Accomodations?
Since we do not know who gets along with who, we ask that you organize the guests’ accommodation using our Accommodations Information page and writing down the names and how many will be in the unit. Then we ask that you send to us to verify and approve your plans. Filling the beds in each cottage is preferred.
How do our guests pay?
Once your guests have R.S.V.P., have them contact the lodge & provide payment details via Visa, MasterCard or E-transfer (with CC on hold). Payments are due on booking no later than 60 days before wedding day.
Do you recommend vendors?
Auld Reekie Lodge provides the accommodations, venue, meals and decorating (if hired). You are responsible to hire all the other vendors necessary to complete your wedding day. A list of local vendors is provided at time of booking.
Do we have to hire you to decorate?
No, you do not have to hire Auld Reekie to decorate, however our props are available to rent if you would like to include them. If you choose to hire an outside decorator or do it yourselves, we would appreciate consultation before putting in nail and staples.
How does alcohol work?
Weddings taking place in the Lodge, Dining Room and Lodge Deck must be purchased from our licensed bar, as this is a licensed area.
Weddings taking place on the Lakeside Terrace, it can be arranged that beverages are purchased on your behalf, you will pay the receipt, and can provide to your guests as you please (open bar, drink tickets, etc.)
Personal beverages may be consumed at your units only.
What if we want reception in a tent?
Tents can be rented (from one of our vendors) and placed lakeside. We have round tables and gold Chiavari chairs for rent or you can rent from the vendor.
Is a damage deposit required?
Auld Reekie Lodge requires a $1000.00 damage deposit along with your final deposit. We will pre-authorize your credit card the weekend of your wedding. The damage deposit is 100% refundable provided there is no willful damage to the units, equipment or grounds. Accidents do happen and we will not hold its guests responsible for minor loss or breakage. Thank you for asking your wedding guests to drink responsibly and to be respectful of our facility and our staff.
What is the cancellation policy?
Wedding deposits and payments are no-refundable. Please be certain of your plans prior to committing to our wedding deposit requirement. Auld Reekie Lodge cannot accept responsibility for cancellations due to illness, inclement weather, change of plans or other factors beyond our control.
How many people can you accommodate?
We aim to create an intimate wedding experience with close family and friends - we can comfortably accommodate up to 75 guests. If your list is slightly larger, we would love to discuss options with you such as maximizing capacity, utilizing sofa beds, or other accommodations in the area for overflow/vendors.
Have additional questions?
Send us an email and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.