Benbow Historic Inn
445 Lake Benbow Dr.
Garberville, CA, 95542, United States
(707) 923-2124 | (800) 355-3301
(707) 923-2122
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A Benbow Wedding to Remember

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Benbow Historic Inn offers a wonderful selection of beautiful indoor and outdoor wedding and reception areas. The Benbow Lawn overlooking the stone bridge and East Branch of the Eel River is ideal for a ceremony with up to 200 guests. It is also a delightful setting for a classic lawn party.

Rental: $3,500

Includes: Up to 200 white resin chairs

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The Benbow Terrace will seat up to 180 guests. For a reception of less than 180 guests, there is also room for dancing.

Rental: No Charge when combined with Benbow Lawn Wedding

Includes: Up to 200 white resin chairs, 20, 5-foot rounds (tables), linens, flatware, silverware and glassware for up to 200.

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The Terrace is also popular for bridal showers and other wedding event gatherings - weather permitting. The rental fee for the Terrace is waived when when our Back Lawn is contracted for a wedding.

55 Luxury Rooms Surrounded by 50 Acres in the Redwoods

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Special Room Rates

For large weddings and receptions held on our Back Lawn and Terrace during our high-demand periods, Benbow Historic Inn requires a weekend "buyout" of all 55 rooms.  We offer a group discount on all rooms and include the use of all indoor and outdoor areas at the Inn including our Lobby, Dining Room, Lounge, Hunt Room and Front Patio - at no additional charge.

For smaller weddings held mid-week, during low demand periods or weddings with receptions  at Village Hall or Friendship Hall, this requirement is waived.

Options & Choices

Benbow Historic Inn has hosted memorable weddings since 1926. For couples seeking a memorable wedding in the redwoods, our property offers every conceivable service for groups from 2 to 200. 

With 55 luxury rooms, a full service restaurant and lounge, we are the perfect venue for your wedding.

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Food and beverage service is our specialty. Reception catering options include both buffet and plated meals. Group meals incuding rehearsal dinners and farewell brunches are available both indoors and outdoors.

Pricing: Provided after consultation with our Food & Beverage Director and Executive Chef.

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Additional Options: The Terrace can be tented for outdoor receptions or a back up plan for inclement weather.Tenting options include heating units, canvas walls and lighting.

Rental: Tent rental pricing is based on the size and desired options.

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No two Benbow Weddings are identical - and we want it that way. We encourage your guests to dance the night away! Couples have the option to select either indoor our outdoor receptions with live or recorded music.

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Our dining room, lobby and lounge can be transformed to create a magical, memorable experience.

Rental: Included With Lawn Ceremony & Terrace Reception

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The Hunt room is perfect for intimate meals and small celebrations. Maximum capacity for meals or cocktail parties is 20.

Rental: $200

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The Benbow Rose Garden is the perfect romantic setting for a small ceremony. Located directly in front of the Inn, the Rose Garden can accomodate up to 40 guests.

Rental: $750

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Village Hall (pictured) and Friendship Hall are available for "less formal" receptions and events. Located at Benbow KOA, each space is a short walk from Benbow Historic Inn and is ideal for smaller catered receptions.

Village Hall or Friendship Hall Rental: $800

Includes: Table & Chairs for Groups up to 100

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Benbow Historic Inn has a variety of spaces to match any wedding budget. 

Our golf course has hosted numerous pre-wedding groups. Benbow KOA, our RV park, has additional guest and family sleeping options including luxury cabins, pull-through RV sites and tent camping.

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When is comes to delicious, seasonal food options for your special day, we have the creativity and culinary team to prepare and professionally serve an outstanding selection of food and beverages.

We would be delighted to meet with you to prepare a detailed menu based on your budget and dietary requirements.