Key Questions to Ask When Block Hotel Rooms for Your Wedding Guests

There are several points to consider when reserving a block of hotel rooms for your wedding guests. To help you stay on top of all the hotel logistics, here is a list of very important questions to ask!

  1. Can you offer a special discount rate for reserving a block of rooms for wedding guests?
  2. What is the difference in the regular rate versus the discounted rate? Does the discounted hotel rate also include taxes and fees? How many rooms at the special rate can we hold in a block?
  3. Do you offer the option of a courtesy block? What is the maximum number of rooms that I can reserve?
  4. Will I be charged any penalty fees if not all of the rooms in the block are actually booked by guests?
  5. What is the minimum number of rooms that must be booked by guests in order to receive the discounted rate?
  6. Does the discounted special rate require a minimum night stay?
  7. Is there a deadline by which guests must reserve rooms in order to receive the discounted rate?
  8. Can I add additional rooms to the block? Is there a cutoff date for adding rooms?
  9. Is a deposit required to reserve the room block? If so, how much is the deposit and is it refundable?
  10. What is your cancellation policy for the room block?
  11. Will guests be required to pay a deposit for the rooms, and if so, how much?
  12. What is the cancellation policy for guests who book the rooms?
  13. What amenities are included in the rooms for guests (e.g. free Wi-Fi)?
  14. Does the hotel provide shuttle service between the hotel and local airports? If so, is it complimentary?
  15. Does the discounted rate include breakfast?
  16. What are the views from the rooms in the discounted block?
  17. Can I see one of the rooms in the discounted block?
  18. Will guests have the option of single or double beds in the block?
  19. What are check-in and check-out hours? Are early check-in and late check-out options available?
  20. What is the cost for parking? Does the parking fee include in/out privileges?
  21. Are there restaurants and bars on hotel grounds, and if so, what are the hours?
  22. Will we have access to the rooms in order to leave welcome gift baskets before the guests arrive? If not, can we leave them at the front desks so that guests can receive them during check-in?

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