I had both my rehearsal dinner and reception at the Reeds and SO many people went crazy over the food!!! The place is GORGEOUS. The venue is hands down the most gorgeous! My husband and I planned our wedding in about 3 months. I was not one of those women who grew up planning their wedding- but I have to say my wedding was better than anything I could have ever imagined. It ended up raining on our wedding day so we couldn't have the ceremony outside like we had hoped but being able to choose whether we were doing it inside or outside on the day of was extremely helpful. They are professional, talented and genuinely care about you and making your day perfect. She really took care of everything and I could not thank her enough for her amazing work. just the way we wanted on our wedding day we couldn't have been more thankful. She accommodated every request and made us feel at ease up to the minute I walked down the aisle. The icing on the cake was in our bedroom at the end of the night when we found a slice of our cake on each of our nightstands, along with a personal note and special treat from the team. The food at the cocktail hour and dinner was delicious and our guests are still raving about the whole experience. They have worked with him before. the staff were so attentive to our needs as well as our guests. I got married at the Reed's this past weekend and I can't say enough about how great the venue was, how professional and polite the staff was and how well the wedding team handled everything from start to finish. I've known all my life I didn't want a typical bal... Held our wedding (ceremony & reception) at The Reeds at Shelter Haven in Stone Harbor, NJ. The Reeds casual elegance and coastal chic design combine in perfect harmony with the natural surroundings to create a backdrop that is truly one-of-a-kind. The dramatic fireplace also adapts the indoor-outdoor concept. From the food to the ballroom to the magical views of the bay! Avalon, NJ . Minted's FREE wedding websites include features like online RSVPs, maps and directions, gift registry, and an address collection tool that makes gathering guests' mailing addresses quick and easy. They also had great recommendations on vendors that made process easy for me to reach out to awesome people that helped the wedding day look amazing! Get Our Wedding Planner App On Your Mobile Device. If you are looking for a venue for your wedding, you need to come here. If you're looking for a wedding venue that will exceed your (high) expectations, look no further than The Reeds. A site fee is required to reserve your wedding at The Reeds with this package (based on the guidelines above). Luckily, we just missed the rain! WHATâS THE FOOD LIKE? When everyone asked âAre you stressed about your wedding?â I kept saying âNo, The Reeds is handling it!â Need a golf cart to the beach? Every detail was perfectly presented and the staff was so eager to incorporate all the details I dreamed up and make them reality. Krista was extremely informative. Following my ceremony (off-site; gone for about 5 hours), I returned to the r... As a singular incident with no precedent at our property, The Reeds Events Team was very disheartened by this matter. Vanessa was our coordinator throughout and helped handle all the small details the day of so I could relax knowing everything was under control. food. They offer fire pits and heat lamps if it's cold outside! They took care of EVERYTHING. Everyone was so attentive and flexible throughout our whole stay. She exceeded all expectations. All of... Where do I begin? Leslie and Julie were both great to work with in the planning process and the event turned out better than we could have imagined. The Reeds was an absolutely gorgeous option for a reception. The entire day ran smoothly. They helped us execute our dream wedding, from planning the details to recommending vendors to making sure we had all our belongings in our suite at the end of the night. I can't even put into words how perfect our day was. Leslie & Krista are the best in the business!! When planning our wedding and searching for a venue, my husband and I wer... Vanessa & the entire staff at the Reeds was amazing!! I do not know if this should deter you from staying or having your event at The Reeds. The Reeds at Shelter Haven made our wedding the most amazing day of our lives! #bestdayever #thereeds. The service was 5 star. g but the logistics didn't work out. Thank you to Leslie, Krista and everyone at The Reeds for making Our wedding day the best day ever!! I highly recommend looking at the Reed's for your venue because you wont be disappointed. service. As experienced wedding invitation printers, at Reads we can provide these cards as a product on their own or as part of a complete Wedding Stationery set. Everything was set up with such great care from our wedding planner Vanessa with the help of Leslie. sware!) Sunday, October 31 we had champagne passed at the ceremony instead of being set at everyoneâs place setting). Leslie and Krista, the main wedding coordinators, are expert at everything they do, and our wedding party could rest easy knowing that we were in good hands. âï¸ When me and my husband got engaged we knew we wanted to get married at The Reeds. wedding is stressful enough, let alone trying to plan it from out of town, but Krista and Vanessa were super responsive to my many emails, helpful with making recommendations for vendors, flexible with changes, and always made themselves available to ensure my wedding day was perfect. This made me pretty nervous at first but Leslie always had a way of making us feel at ease. We went with the Stuffed Chicken and the Filet Mignon and all I heard was "this is the best steak I have ever had!!" Wish I could do it again. The Reeds at Shelter Haven a truly magical place to get married. I knew that everything was under control and that I should not worry about anything and just enjoy my day. The food was phenomenal and everyone loved it! The wedding day was more then I can even describe , the room brought me to tears and Leslie was there to make sure everything ran smoothly. The venue is beautiful--elegant but still with a great relaxed feel that made our guests feel comfortable and welcome. Leslie, the event coordinator, has a calm organized personality where throughout the entire planning process and wedding da... My husband and I got married in May 2017 at the Reeds. Even if you have a smaller number of people on your guest list, don't rule the Reeds out as a spot to get married. sed with our wedding coordinator Liz. The wedding was magnificent. During the planning process, she was available whenever I needed her, and she was so easy-going that I really had nothing to stress over! Thank you to The Reeds, especially Leslie and Krista for making our wedding day absolute perfection! Thank you to everyone at the Reeds for making our day amazing and one we will never forget! We also took some pictures in the suite over looking the water from the window, and the pictures are so amazing. Specialties: Named a World's Best Hotel by Condé Nast Traveler 3 years in a row. We planned our wedding with Leslie, who was very helpful throughout the entire process, especially with out shorter timeline. At REEDS, we know that menâs wedding bands are often the first ring they buy for themselves, especially as a statement piece they will wear all day, every day. rld, the food was plentiful and fantastic, and Vanessa our wedding coordinator was phenomenal. She was on top of every detail and super quick in her response to any question sent to her.... We had such and amazing experience at the reeds. You will not regret having your wedding / special occasion here! Do not hesitate for one second in booking The Reeds. I cannot thank all the staff at The Reeds enough for all they have done for us from day 1. ing. Our ceremony took place on the back deck of The Reeds overlooking the bay, which was was beautiful and intimate. I am very thankful we could celebrate our wedding at The Reeds, it is truly a magical place full of wonderful people that will make your wedding day simply perfect. People are still talking about the "reeds" and how much they loved it. From starting the planning process with Krista, to then working with Leslie and having her there the night of, everyone and everything was perfect. Vanessa, an angel, was such a calming force. The Reeds still felt like a destination in itself and still local! There were so many little touches that blew me away! o much for helping us through our big day. From the start of the process visiting with Krista to our wedding planner Leslie the service was awesome. THE FOOD IS UNBELIEVABLE!!! Anything we needed leading up to the weekend, or on our actual wedding day, she was all over it. All of our guests could not stop raving about how much fun they had and how beautiful everything was. Alternatively, you can have your ceremony in the Upper Lounge, which accommodates up to 78 guests and has beautiful views of Exeter Valley. View All Vendors. They were informative and prompt. I would recommend everyone to The Reeds!!!! Similarly, a lot of our at... We had such an amazing and beautiful wedding at The Reeds at Shelter Haven!!! The details meeting was so helpful in making our vision come to life so that our day ended up perfect. If you want a venue that knows what they are doing pick the Reeds.. you won't be disappointed!! Our friends and family still comment on how delicious the food was, how beautiful the ballroom and outside areas were, and how much fun they had. Before we knew it, the staff had smoothly transitioned all our guests into the ballroom for dinner and dancing. 2) The venue! Krista worked with us to perfect a package for us. Besides coordinating the ceremony, guests, set-up, and clean-up....my groom and I were so overwhelmed to come back to our room with a piece of our wedding cake on each nightstand, a beautiful personalized embroidered blanket, and all of our wedding decor perfectly packed up and placed in our room. I donât even know where to begin with how amazing the Reeds was as the venue of my wedding in April. If you do book a warmer month I would recommend talking to the Reeds beforehand about either closing the doors or turning up the AC. Everything was perfect! The decorations we brought to them was placed around wonderfully but the design of the room didn't need much decoration! It was evident the first day I met them, that they knew what they were doing for sure. I couldn't believe how beautifully set up our cocktail hour and reception looked when we arrived for the evening and was blown away by how breath taking it was. From our engagement to our wedding day! They have everything down to a science and we highly recommend! ere for us whenever we needed her the day of the wedding. Now, we are simply looking forward to returning to The Reeds next summer for an anniversary vacation. They were very accommodating throughout the entire plan... my daughter got married on May 29, 2015. Originally I wanted a beach ceremony, UNTIL, we saw the gorgeous upstairs outdoor veranda area overlooking the water. The Reeds was my very first choice from first glance of the website. They handled all the details and logistics perfectly. The staff at the Reeds eased our minds and the "Plan B" was absolutely stunning. We were married on 11/9/19 and our day was an absolute dream. From the staff, the ceremony, ballroom, reception, food- everything was perfect! I found the ONE the second I saw it. 3 or 4 people told us that the wedding cake was the best wedding cake they had ever tasted, and we would have to agree! She went above and beyond to make sure our wedding day ran so smoothly and was perfect! Our guests absolutely loved the food and fun and elegant environment the reeds provided! The view form the deck overlooking the bay is absolutely stunning. lroom, country club wedding, and needed the beach somehow! We also had our post brunch there as well and it too was perfect! The food was amazing from cocktail hour to dinner to dessert! We found our photographer, florist and DJ from their preferred vendor list and they all exceeded our expectations. There was also a wedding gift and card from The Reeds in the bedroom part of the suite. Coming from an event planning professional background, I cannot stress enough how fantastic the staff was and how smoothly the event was run from start to finish. Even with not-ideal weather, Leslie and the Reeds team made everything PERFECT. We began our planning journey over 2500 miles away! The Reedsâ¦.where do I begin? Words can't describe The Reeds and the experience it gives you on your wedding weekend. Vanessa was our coordinator and was an absolute delight to work with. Aside from the staff, the venue in general is so beautiful and unique. If you love a beautiful sunset and great food, have your wedding at this venue. Recommended for public libraries. The food was by far the best!!!! The Reeds also has the best "Plan B" for any inclement weather that still allows you to utilize and access as much of the outdoor space as possible. Well, except for when you found the engagement ring! The entire day was flawless! Whatever you need, they will do their absolute best to accommodate you. She made the planning from afar seamless. Wall-to-wall sliding glass spans the bayside view, allowing the opportunity to open your space to the outdoor veranda and provide an âindoor/outdoorâ feel with a full view of the sparkling harbor. t the whole process and I cant thank her enough for that! In my opinion, their apology simply was not enough. Thank you all s... My husband and I had our wedding at the Reeds on May 17th for about 185 guests. It was such a pleasure to bring your & Chris' vision to life and provide you with the perfect day to reflect on for the rest of your lives! The venue was absolutely stunning ! We cannot thank you and the entire staff enough!! Friends explained that they have never had a more fun time and the setting was absolutely beautiful. I would also strongly suggest using the vendors recommended by The Reeds. Krista, Leslie as well as the rest of The Reeds staff, were top notch and we couldnât have asked for a better experience. We only had about 60 people, Krista was great working with us to make sure it would meet our needs. From the very first contact with Krista, to the day of planning and changes with Vanessa, and everything in between, it was perfect. Email Us The decoration items were placed exactly the way I asked and then, at the end of the wedding, they were packed along with the cake and put in our room (with a surprise!). Back up the big question with an incredibly beautiful engagement ring from our collection of great designs, from rose gold to traditional diamond rings, we will help you find the perfect symbol for your love! Thanks for making my day so perfect! The entire wedding process of countless emails and visits, from check-in to check-out was flawless with great communication and professionalism. She took over for Leslie who went out on maternity leave a few weeks before our wedding. The day of our wedding was free of any stress. We loved our experience at the Reeds and cannot thank them enough for everything! Unfortunately, Leslie was not able to work our wedding, so Krista filled in. Breathtaking. I could cry just thinking about how happy we were on our wedding day and how everything went just as we wanted. Krista was also amazing and helped us figure out a way to have our dream wedding at the beach but still be able to keep it small. It was breathtaking views and made my ceremony very special. Cocktail hour took place on the lawn and the space was perfect for our 130 guests to sit and eat, stand and talk or hang out at the bar. We looked at packages at the Stone Harbor Country Club, and The Winddrift, and it was less to do the wedding at the Reeds, which I was very surprised by, since clearly the Reeds venue is so much nicer. 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