My Dream Venue!! I have so many good things to say about The Ashford Estate, that I cannot sum them up into one review.

Gorgeous venue, amazing staff, it truly felt so luxurious to be getting married there. I felt like a queen the whole day, anything I needed was immediately taken care of and they were consistently asking me if I was okay or needed anything.

Laura helped us thru our entire planning process and I couldn’t be more thankful for her. All the comments from our guests include something like “that was the most gorgeous venue” or “that venue was perfect” and they are so accurate.

If you are thinking about having your special day here, I absolutely recommend it.

Our wedding day at Bonnet Island Estate was nothing short of magical, thanks in large part to the incredible efforts of Mary, Nancy, and the entire Merri-Makers team. Their dedication and attention to detail made our special day even more memorable.

From the moment we began planning, the staff at Bonnet Island and Merri-Makers demonstrated exceptional professionalism and a genuine desire to bring our wedding vision to life. They orchestrated the logistics of the day with such finesse that everything seemed to flow effortlessly.
Despite the challenges posed by the rainy weather, their expertise and proactive approach ensured that our wedding went off without a hitch. Their ability to adapt to the circumstances while maintaining a high level of service was truly commendable.

The personal touches provided by the staff made us feel incredibly special and cared for. Whether it was ensuring that our favorite drink was always in hand, or attending to the smallest of details, their efforts did not go unnoticed.
The team’s warm and attentive service created a welcoming atmosphere for us and our guests.
Speaking of guests, they continue to rave about the exceptional service provided by the Merri-Makers staff and Neptune Liquors bar service. The quality of service, combined with the stunning ambiance of Bonnet Island, left a lasting impression on everyone who attended.

We cannot thank Mary, Nancy, and the team enough for their part in making our wedding day perfect. We wholeheartedly recommend Bonnet Island Estate and Merri-Makers to any couple looking for a venue that offers both beauty and top-notch service. Our
experience was truly enhanced by their commitment to excellence, and we are forever grateful for the unforgettable memories they helped create.

The wedding was absolutely perfect in every single way. That is no exaggeration. Working with Andrea for the months leading up to our big day was an amazing experience- she’s prompt, honest, experienced, and made me feel like she cared so much about our wedding in a way that was bigger than just being her job.

The day of crew of Andrea, Lauren, Nancy, Brooke, and Kaylin made all the difference- every detail was taken care of not just for the Groom and I, but our entire wedding party! They bring professionalism to another level and truly are in the business of making dreams come true! The food, the grounds, the staff were all IMPECCABLE!

I’ve heard people say it’s more fun to be the guest as your wedding than it is to be the bride and groom, and I disagree. The team at the Ashford Estate all made it feel like we could really be “guests” and party and enjoy the celebration like our guests could. Everyone was so attentive to my husband and me. We felt special and cared for the whole night! My parents did as well. Thank you for making this so memorable for my family.

Our extended family and friends raved about the food! Thank you to the whole catering team. My husband and I were so grateful to have a few moments together to enjoy it all before the reception began. So delicious, and again the team made it possible for us to each and try it all so we could enjoy the whole day. The rooms upstairs were comfortable and gorgeous, and blew the 26 people who stayed there away. Another amazing touch for the family!

All the logistics before the event were handled with such ease. Laura was attentive, relaxed, and excited for us, and made the planning as easy as the day was enjoyable. Cannot recommend this venue and caterer enough for any bride/groom, in any season!

Laura,

Thank you so much for all of your hard work and hospitality to make our dream wedding come to life. You and your staff are incredible.

Everyone is continuing to reach out to say how it was the best wedding they’ve ever been too and it ran so smoothly/perfectly. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

Kind Regards,

Kristin & Tyler

We had a fabulous day. Ashford staff and Merri-Makers were awesome day of wedding and the days leading up to it. Every detail taken care of and they took so much worry out of the day. Everyone was so helpful guiding us through the process. And Ashford could not be a more beautiful place to get married.

We are looking forward to our next  wedding with you in June at Mallard.

Thank you again for all your help and guidance.

Happy Holidays,

The S.

Everything was amazing!! The food and staff were beyond our expectations!! All our guests raved about the cocktail hour!! Dinner was exceptional!!

The Ashford Estate is the most beautiful venue!!

It was a day we will never forget! Thank you all for for the best day for our son Jason and daughter in law Carly!!

Thank you!!

Sue J.

A huge, huge thank you to you, and the whole Ashford team, for an absolutely incredible wedding weekend. I’ve heard people say it’s more fun to be the guest as your wedding than it is to be the bride and groom, and I disagree. You all made it feel like we could really be “guests” and party and enjoy the celebration like our guests could. Everyone was so attentive to Hunter and me. We felt special and cared for the whole night! My parents did as well. Thank you for making this so memorable for my family.

Our extended family and friends raved about the food! Thank you to the whole catering team. Hunter and I were so grateful to have a few moments together to enjoy it all before the reception began. So delicious, and again you made it possible for us to each and try it all so we could enjoy the whole day. The rooms upstairs were comfortable and gorgeous, and blew the 26 people who stayed there away. Another amazing touch for the family!

Thank you, thank you for the bottom of our hearts for absolutely everything. If I can write a review somewhere (The Knot, maybe?) let me know. I have a background in writing and can do a long testimony wherever it’s most helpful to you and your team!

All of our appreciation to you all. Thanks for everything!

Anna and Hunter

Everything was incredible, from the food, to the staff, it was truly unmatched.

Personally for me, the bridal attendants were amazing, the day was cold and rainy and they made sure at all times that I was comfortable, warm, and dry.  My dress got more wet and dirty than expected and they were on top of trouble shooting with me in the moment to make sure it still looks crisp and clean when I walked down the aisle.  They were great all night long, helping to bustle my complicated dress and change into my new shoes.

The food was perfect.  We received numerous compliments from our guests on both the food and staff, several people told us it was the nicest wedding they’ve attended.

Thank you all so much for making out day perfect!

Best,

Caitlyn and Jeffrey

We have not stopped talking about the wedding and it’s almost been 3 weeks. It was above and beyond our expectations.

From start to finish everything was perfect. Laura was an absolute pleasure to work with and always answered any questions I had in a timely manner. The staff couldn’t have been nicer and everything went off without a hitch. Seriously I woke up the next morning and tried to find something that went wrong and couldn’t come up with anything. My only regret was not taking more time to enjoy the cocktail hour (and a half). There was food put aside for us but we were so busy taking pictures and talking to people that we kind of forgot to eat. But everyone raved about the food so that’s what really matters. And the cake…omg. Again I barely sat down so a friend actually fed it to me on the dance floor and it was amazing.

All in all it was probably one of the best weddings I have ever been to and I have heard that from numerous people. I would highly recommend The Ashford, Merri-Makers and the staff to anyone looking for a wedding venue.

Thank you so much for making my daughter’s dream wedding come to life.

 

Christine C.

 

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