Originally Posted by FireyNurse
Most of our guests stayed at the Colonial/Tropical for our wedding. For the day of the wedding there is no fee as they are a part of your wedding group. For the rest of the trip they would have to use the facilities on their properties as the beach bar at the Palace won't serve them, and for the A la Carte's they can attend dinner with you but there's a $15 charge...when we went with two non palace guests they didn't end up charging them anything for dinner so we left the waiter a large tip we typically laid on the beach towards the colonial tropical because the entrance into the water was not so rocky and then everyone had access to drinks at the bar that was at the pool. If you have SUPER picky drinkers tell them to make sure they ask for the brand of drink they want and show their wrist band from the palace to get premium drinks, they should have no issue. We also liked the open air grill at the colonial/tropical area for lunch, it was close to the beach and quick to drop down and eat at.
Thanks! This is very helpful.
I did end up hearing back from my coordinator about this question. She said:
"They can coming at the Palace only for the ceremony and the reception, but between ceremony and reception after reception they can eat or drink at the Palace."
Our ceremony is at 4:00pm, and the reception is not until 6:30pm. I had planned on having all of the guests meet at one of the Palace bars for a pre-reception drink in-between. So, in-between the ceremony and the reception, would non-Palace guests be able to grab a drink or a snack at the Palace facilities? The response from my coordinator kind of confused me, and I'm not entirely sure that she meant to say 'CAN'.
Let me know what you think. Thanks again!