25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, California 92629 USA
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Weddings


When it comes to a celebration that will set the tone for the rest of your life together, a truly extraordinary Dana Point wedding venue makes all the difference. We invite you and your guests to gather at a destination American author Henry Dana called "the most romantic spot on the California coast." Plan your wedding at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa. With our casually sophisticated style, spectacular sunsets, and uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean, we specialize in signature celebrations for everything from intimate family affairs to grand ballroom galas for up to 600 guests.

  • 15

    Event Rooms

  • 50,019 sq ft

    Total Event Space

  • 960

    Capacity Largest Space

Our Wedding Services and Amenities

Three outdoor, ocean-view venues for ceremonies and receptions. Fully customized ceremony and reception packages. Richard Henry Dana Ballroom, accommodating up to 600 guests. Group rates for wedding attendees staying at the hotel. Planning for off-site group outings, recreational activities and tours.

Customized Service

When you host your event at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, feel confident that your guests will be well cared for. Our experienced Convention Service Managers and Catering Managers offer fully customized service that ensures world-class cuisine as well as countless extras to keep your attendees comfortable and motivated at our Orange County venues.

About This Venue

  • In our Richard Henry Dana Ballroom, welcome up to 800 loved ones for a banquet-style reception

  • Discover picturesque Dana Point ocean views at one of our outdoor venues including Vue Lawn

  • Our Marriott Certified Wedding Planners will assist in planning every detail of your fairytale day

  • Utilize our modern AV equipment and specialty lighting to help bring your joyous celebration to life

  • With our talented culinary team, indulge in flavorful hors d'oeuvres as you dance the night away

  • Keep your bridal party close and book a block of rooms for your romantic getaway near Laguna Beach

Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

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We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

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Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Capacity

Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • Lantern Bay I
  • 22x18x8
  • 408
  • 40
  • 18
  • 22
  • 10
  • 20
  • 20
  • Doheny Boardroom
  • 22x28x8
  • 560
  • 26
  •  
  • 15
  •  
  • 26
  •  
  • Lantern Bay III
  • 29x20x8
  • 580
  • 40
  • 24
  • 22
  • 20
  • 60
  • 30
  • Lantern Bay II
  • 31x20x8
  • 636
  • 40
  • 30
  • 22
  • 23
  • 40
  • 30
  • San Clemente
  • 0x0x0
  • 689
  • 40
  • 24
  • 20
  • 15
  • 50
  • 40
  • Catalina
  • 29x24x8
  • 696
  • 50
  • 24
  • 18
  • 15
  • 40
  • 30
  • Capistrano Room
  • 22x40x8
  • 880
  • 60
  • 40
  • 30
  •  
  • 76
  • 50
  • Laguna I
  • 32x28x8
  • 896
  • 80
  • 45
  • 30
  • 27
  • 90
  • 60
  • Dana I, II, III, VI, VII, VIII
  • 35x27x14
  • 945
  • 90
  • 50
  • 30
  • 25
  • 76
  • 60
  • Laguna II
  • 38x25x8
  • 950
  • 100
  • 67
  • 30
  • 36
  • 150
  • 80
  • Lantern Bay I-II
  • 53x18x8
  • 954
  • 95
  • 48
  • 46
  • 35
  • 110
  • 50
  • Lantern Bay II-III
  • 60x20x8
  • 1,200
  • 100
  • 54
  • 46
  • 45
  • 125
  • 60
  • Dana I-II, II-III, VI-VII, VII-VIII
  • 35x54x14
  • 1,890
  • 180
  • 100
  • 60
  • 50
  • 150
  • 120
  • Dana IV, V
  • 26x81x14
  • 2,106
  • 200
  • 120
  • 60
  • 75
  • 200
  • 140
  • Pacific Learning Center
  • 40x40x12
  • 2,276
  • 60
  • 60
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  • Dana I-III, IV-VIII
  • 35x81x14
  • 2,835
  • 260
  • 160
  • 80
  • 75
  • 226
  • 180
  • Pre-Function
  • 112x24x24
  • 2,888
  • 300
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  •  
  • 300
  • 120
  • Laguna Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 3,111
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  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
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  • Dana IV-V
  • 52x81x14
  • 4,212
  • 400
  • 240
  •  
  •  
  • 400
  • 280
  • Dana I-IV, V-VIII
  • 62x81x14
  • 5,022
  • 500
  • 300
  •  
  •  
  • 426
  • 426
  • Del Mar Lawn
  • 0x0x0
  • 5,500
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Dana I-V, IV-VIII
  • 88x81x14
  • 7,128
  • 700
  • 360
  •  
  •  
  • 626
  • 480
  • Laguna Brick
  • 0x0x0
  • 8,000
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  • Richard Henry Dana Ballroom
  • 124x81x14
  • 10,060
  • 960
  • 660
  •  
  •  
  • 960
  • 800
  • Vue Lawn
  • 0x0x0
  • 15,000
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Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

Setup Example

Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

Setup Example

Reception

Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

Setup Example

Theater

Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Setup Example

Conference and Hollow Square

Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.

Setup Example

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Services and Facilities

Catering

Coffee Break Lunch Afternoon Break Reception Dinner

Specialty Services

Specialty lighting services available