The Grand Banquet and Conference Center

★★★☆☆
  • 660 W Hampton Rd

    Essexville, MI 48732

    Map & Directions
  • 989-893-9303

About The Grand Banquet and Conference Center

Categories
  • Banquet Rooms
  • Wedding Banquet Catering
  • Wedding Sites
Details
  • Wedding Supplies
Hours
By Appointment Only
Special Offer
Beautiful Banquet Halls!
Emails
  • grandbanquet@att.net
Payment Options
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We had my wedding and reception here yesterday, July 3, 2011. The outside gazebo was set up beautifully. The room was ready on time for us to decorate in the morning. At the reception, the people working for the Grand were curteous and polite. The food was delicious. I was especially impressed with the owner, who was very helpful with a couple of setup issues (a name misprinted on signs and cooling the room so my cake wouldn't melt among them) and during the reception he was very beneficial and curteous in facilitating everything, asking questions and waiting to speak until I was not otherwise occupied. We had several special needs because it was a Jewish wedding (they had never had one before) and everyone was very helpful to make sure our needs were not just met but they even wanted to understand the whys and wherefores so next time they would be prepared. Amazing job all around and extremely affordable for what we wanted.

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We had my wedding and reception here yesterday, July 3, 2011. The outside gazebo was set up beautifully. The room was ready on time for us to decorate in the morning. At the reception, the people working for the Grand were curteous and polite. The food was delicious. I was especially impressed with the owner, who was very helpful with a couple of setup issues (a name misprinted on signs and cooling the room so my cake wouldn't melt among them) and during the reception he was very beneficial and curteous in facilitating everything, asking questions and waiting to speak until I was not otherwise occupied. We had several special needs because it was a Jewish wedding (they had never had one before) and everyone was very helpful to make sure our needs were not just met but they even wanted to understand the whys and wherefores so next time they would be prepared. Amazing job all around and extremely affordable for what we wanted.

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We just had my daughters wedding and reception on aug 28th and it was an awful experience. The owner was rude and ignorant the entire day. He accused us of putting hooks in his wall and we did not. we did put 4 tacks to hang lights and he had a fit and pulled them down. Then they have these cheap 2$ plastic chairs by the Gazebo for the wedding guests. My sister in law who is a larger woman like myself sat in her chair and the legs broke causing her to fall to the ground. When I reported this to the owner he just didn't care. He said he had 600 weddings and no one had ever had a chair break. He was not concerned one broke this day. He never apologized or offered to call my sister in law to apologize or ask if she was ok...What kind of person worries about 4 tacks in a wall but the the safety of a woman who fell and could have cracked her head open???? The hall was extremely hot all evening, felt like air conditioning did not work properly. When we were setting up Friday for the wedding we came across 5 table cloths that were stained with big spots of wax. we had to ask to have non stained table cloths... Why would you put stained table cloths in a table to begin with??? The only good parts were the beautiful gardens and the food was excellent. The rest was not acceptable. I would never recommend The Grand to anyone ever. It was very expensive and it was not worth it because of the poor service/bad owner attitude we received.

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We just had my daughters wedding and reception on aug 28th and it was an awful experience. The owner was rude and ignorant the entire day. He accused us of putting hooks in his wall and we did not. we did put 4 tacks to hang lights and he had a fit and pulled them down. Then they have these cheap 2$ plastic chairs by the Gazebo for the wedding guests. My sister in law who is a larger woman like myself sat in her chair and the legs broke causing her to fall to the ground. When I reported this to the owner he just didn't care. He said he had 600 weddings and no one had ever had a chair break. He was not concerned one broke this day. He never apologized or offered to call my sister in law to apologize or ask if she was ok...What kind of person worries about 4 tacks in a wall but the the safety of a woman who fell and could have cracked her head open???? The hall was extremely hot all evening, felt like air conditioning did not work properly. When we were setting up Friday for the wedding we came across 5 table cloths that were stained with big spots of wax. we had to ask to have non stained table cloths... Why would you put stained table cloths in a table to begin with??? The only good parts were the beautiful gardens and the food was excellent. The rest was not acceptable. I would never recommend The Grand to anyone ever. It was very expensive and it was not worth it because of the poor service/bad owner attitude we received.

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Just had my wedding reception here. We were all very impressed. The ground and inside are beautiful. The food was fabulous. We heard nothing but good comments from friends and family. The only downside was the cost - it was pretty expensive. They did cater to our wants though. They included a dessert bar, and snacks later in the evening.

PROS: Decor, staff
CONS: cost

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★★★★☆

Just had my wedding reception here. We were all very impressed. The ground and inside are beautiful. The food was fabulous. We heard nothing but good comments from friends and family. The only downside was the cost - it was pretty expensive. They did cater to our wants though. They included a dessert bar, and snacks later in the evening.

PROS: Decor, staff
CONS: cost

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Message from The Grand Banquet and Conference Center

The Grand Banquet and Conference Center is a family owned facility offering a variety of beautiful banquet halls, and an exquisite outdoor venue, to host your wedding ceremony or reception. We offer a total of three room options seating up to 550 guests. Our outdoor venue is surrounded by exquisite gardens, waterfalls and a patio. We offer full service dinner, on site alcohol, linens, and a variety of dance floors. The Grand is a unique wedding ceremony and reception venue and is staffed with a team ready to give you the wedding of your dreams. To top it off, the bride and groom will receive a 3 foot ice sculpture as a gift from us! The facility was built in 1968 and previously known as the Elks Club; our team takes great pride in maintaining the facilities and offering a beautiful venue for your big day! For more information, contact us at 989-893-9303.

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