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From intimate receptions to grand banquets

Frequently Asked Questions

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Is there a room rental fee to book my wedding at your venue?

Room rental fees are waived if a minimum spend in food and beverage is met.

What is a food and beverage minimum spend?

The food and beverage minimum spend is the dollar amount that is required to be met to rent our venue. The food and beverage minimum spends vary depending on the day of the week, the time of the year, and the duration of the event. Our team will gladly put together a quote for you based on your specific requirements.

Is there a minimum guest count requirement?

There is no minimum guest count requirement if the food and beverage minimum spend is met. In the case where the food and beverage minimum spend cannot be met, the balance will be added to the final bill as a ‘miscellaneous fee’.

What is included with my package?

Our all-inclusive packages are designed to make the planning process as easy and enjoyable as possible!

Our packages include the following:

  • All food and beverage services
  • Servers, bartenders and a on-site manager
  • Standard setup: 60” round tables, 6 & 8 foot long tables, banquet chairs, dance floor, floor length white linen tablecloths and napkins, banquet table number holders & 3 votives per table
  • Standard dinnerware, glassware and silverware
  • -Wedding tasting for the couple and up to 4 guests
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Planning meeting with event manager (typically 3-4 months prior to the wedding)
  • Complimentary suite for the couple to be used the night prior to the wedding as well as the night of the wedding

Preferred guest room rates will also be extended to all of your guests.

Are there tax or service fees?

In Ontario, the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) is 13%. HST is added to the subtotal of all charges. A service fee of 18% is added to the subtotal of any food and/or beverage charge. HST is also charged on top of the service fee.

Is there a fee to host my ceremony on-site?

At The Pantages Hotel:
There is a $1,000 fee to host your ceremony on-site. This fee includes the setup and tear down of chairs, a signing table with white linen as well as a water station.

Radisson Admiral Toronto-Harbourfront:
There is a $1,000 fee to host your ceremony on-site indoors and a $2,000 fee to host your ceremony on-site on our Lake View Patio. This fee includes the setup and tear down of chairs, a signing table with white linen as well as a water station. Lake View Patio Ceremonies are available from 6pm onwards with a 5pm setup time.

At The Novotel Toronto Centre:
There is a $1,000 fee to host your ceremony on-site. This fee includes the setup and tear down of chairs, a signing table with white linen as well as a water station.

Ceremony rehearsals are available dependent on the venue and staff availability. Rehearsal dates are typically confirmed within 30 days of the wedding date.

Is there a bridal suite on-site?

At The Pantages Hotel:
Our Apartment suite acts as the perfect bridal suite with 1,000 square feet of space to get ready in and 2 washrooms! Please inquire with our events team for pricing and availability.

At The Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown:
Our third floor hospitality suite is 5564 square feet and a great space to get ready in for your special day. Please inquire with our events team regarding pricing and availability.

At The Novotel Toronto Centre:
Our superior king suite is 400 square feet of space that is great for getting ready in. It is also located on the second floor which allows for easy access between suite and reception room for any quick touch-ups!

Is outside catering permitted?

All food is to be provided through our in-house catering services. We are happy to design a customized menu based on your specific needs. Requests for off-site catering can be discussed with your events manager and a landmark fee may apply.

Can I provide my own alcohol?

Alcohol must be provided through our liquor license and must be recognized by the LCBO. If a product is not mentioned in our beverage offerings, we can bring it in upon request if it is available through the LCBO. Additional fees may apply.

We offer bar packages, consumption bars and cash bars between the times of 9:00 AM and 1:00 AM. Minimum bar spends are in effect for consumption and cash bars. If the minimum bar spend is not met, bartender fees will apply.

What time do I have access for setup? What time do I have to tear down?

Setup and teardown times vary based on the availability of the event venue and can be determined closer to the event date with your event manager. The hotel is not responsible for any setup of non-venue based décor however can provide assistance with décor with a setup fee of $55 per hour.

Do you provide Audio Visual Services?

At The Pantages Hotel:
Audio visual services can be confirmed directly with our in-house audio visual provider: AV-Canada (905) 566-5500, info@av-canada.com.

At The Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown:
Audio visual services can be confirmed directly with our in-house audio visual provider PSAV: (416) 712-4692

At The Novotel Toronto Centre:
Audio visual services can be confirmed directly with our in-house audio visual provider PSAV: (416) 712-4692

Can I use my own DJ?

You are welcome to use your own DJ at no additional charge. The DJ will be required to provide appropriate indemnity, insurance and other related provisions to protect the hotel and its guests.

Are there SOCAN and ReSound Fees?

The Client shall be responsible, and billed for, the mandatory SOCAN and Re:Sound fee, which Novotel Toronto Centre remit to SOCAN and Re:Sound on behalf of the Client.


SOCAN Fees

SOCAN (The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) is a Canadian not-for-profit organization that focuses on providing Canadian and international music creators and publishers their performance rights. For more information about SOCAN visit www.socan.ca.

Room Capacity Without Dancing With Dancing
1-100 $20.56 $41.13
101-300 $29.56 $59.17
301-500 $61.69 $123.38
Over 500 $87.40 $174.79

Re:Sound Fees

Re:Sound is a Canadian not-for-profit music, licensing company dedicated to providing fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights. Re:Sound is legally authorized to collect and distribute royalties for artists and record companies worldwide as payment for the public use of their music in Canada. For more information about the Re:Sound fee please visit www.resound.ca.

Room Capacity Without Dancing With Dancing
1-100 $9.25 $18.51
101-300 $13.30 $26.63
301-500 $27.76 $55.52
Over 500 $39.33 $78.66

Is your venue wheelchair accessible?

All event floors are accessible by elevator.

Is there parking available?

Private and public parking lots available next door to the Novotel Toronto Centre. Please inquire with your event manager regarding details.

When do I need to confirm my final guest count?

Your final guest count is due 30 days prior to the wedding at which point it is no longer subject to reduction.

What is the deposit schedule?

  • $2,000 deposit due upon signing the agreement
  • 25% of the estimated balance is due 6 months prior to the wedding date
  • 25% of the estimated balance is due 3 months prior to the wedding date
  • The final estimate balance is due 14 days prior to the wedding date

*any additional fees incurred during the wedding will be added to a final invoice and due net 10 days after the wedding date

What methods of payment do you accept?

We accept most forms of payment including certified cheques, MasterCard and Visa.

 For security purposes, we require a pre-authorized credit card on file.

Is there a cancellation policy?

Cancellation of your event is to be confirmed in writing to your events manager.

Cancellation Date Amount
Above 180 days Forfeit initial deposit
180-90 Days prior to wedding date 25% of food and beverage minimum + initial deposit
89-31 Days prior to wedding date 50% of food and beverage minimum + initial deposit
30-0 Days prior to wedding date 100% of food and beverage minimum + initial deposit

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