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#2671 AngelaandTrevor

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    Posted 04 October 2011 - 05:31 AM

    I am also looking at the picses restaurant, how much did they charge you to rent it out, and how much was it for the Jamaican buffet? And did you still have to pay the extra $30 per person? Does it include an open bar? Or is that extra too?

    Thanks Angela
     

    Originally Posted by Tekeya Thompson 

    That's one of the snack bars.  I don't know recall eatting at that one.  I didn't know they had that one as an option, they only gave me the Grill and Dolce as options..so that's great.  I attached a map that I included in my welcome booklets so that you can see where it is.



    Another question for you ladies- has anyone had their reception at the Pisces outdoor restaurant? Is anyone planning on having their meal/reception there? I have booked it for our big day but not heard a great deal about it. We are getting the Jamaican buffet for our meal and exclusive use for our dancing. Sounds fab but worried as I have not heard anything on any forums about it.

     

    Just 4 weeks until we set opff for JA and I am a bundle of nerves! Stepped up the exercise today- woke up at 5am to work out. I wonder if I have enough time? I am rambling

     

    Thanks guys

    Ams

     

     



     



    #2672 PoshAms

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      Posted 04 October 2011 - 05:39 AM

      Thanks, Tekeya.

       

      My laptop screen is so small I can't really make out where the snack bar is. Is it far away from the main lobby etc?

       

      Thanks again.
       

      Originally Posted by Tekeya Thompson 

      That's one of the snack bars.  I don't know recall eatting at that one.  I didn't know they had that one as an option, they only gave me the Grill and Dolce as options..so that's great.  I attached a map that I included in my welcome booklets so that you can see where it is.

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      #2673 PoshAms

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        Posted 04 October 2011 - 05:42 AM

        Hi there

         

        No there is no charge to rent it out. The cost of the meal is either $55 or $65 per person- I forget. We also pay an additional supplement of $25 pp outside of our allowance of 16 free guests.

         

        I think the option of this area might depend on guest number but I cannot be sure of it. I know that the buffet option could only be guaranteed for us if we had a minimum of 90 guests. We had initially booked the Grill, but the fact that we could have our own space for meal and dancing swung it for us.
         

        Originally Posted by JayKay 

        The only options we have been given were the Grill or Dolce Vita.  And when we enquired about a buffet they said no, its a plated dinner with one menu for all.  Are you paying to rent it out? 

         



         



        #2674 PoshAms

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          Posted 04 October 2011 - 05:44 AM

          Hi Angela

           

          My hubby-to-be is also called Trevor

          I am also looking at the picses restaurant, how much did they charge you to rent it out, and how much was it for the Jamaican buffet? And did you still have to pay the extra $30 per person? Does it include an open bar? Or is that extra too?

          Thanks Angela 

           

           



           



          #2675 samanthaj

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            Posted 04 October 2011 - 07:15 AM

            PoshAms -

               My wedding is in January but I am very aware of the Piscis Restaurant/Snack Shack. My family and I have been to GBP three times and now our fourth will be the wedding.  Did Chandlyn or Donnalee send you any pictures of Piscis? (She sent me the attached pictures).  I am having my reception and social/dance there.  If I understood Chandlyn right, they have only pretty much used the space for business events/banquets and just recently started using it for weddings.  It's very romantic looking in my opinion, and you get to be practically right on the water. 

             

            Hope this helps you!
             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

             

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            Originally Posted by PoshAms View Post

            Another question for you ladies- has anyone had their reception at the Pisces outdoor restaurant? Is anyone planning on having their meal/reception there? I have booked it for our big day but not heard a great deal about it. We are getting the Jamaican buffet for our meal and exclusive use for our dancing. Sounds fab but worried as I have not heard anything on any forums about it.

             

            Just 4 weeks until we set opff for JA and I am a bundle of nerves! Stepped up the exercise today- woke up at 5am to work out. I wonder if I have enough time? I am rambling

             

            Thanks guys

            Ams

             

             



             

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            #2676 PoshAms

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              Posted 04 October 2011 - 08:28 AM

              Hi Samantha

               

              Thanks for your response.

               

              I am unable to open the attachments as I am a newbie, but I think they may be the ones I got from Chandlyn too. Great to your thoughts on Piscis! The idea of being right by the water is fantastic!

               

              Cannot wait!
               

              Originally Posted by samanthaj 

              PoshAms -

                 My wedding is in January but I am very aware of the Piscis Restaurant/Snack Shack. My family and I have been to GBP three times and now our fourth will be the wedding.  Did Chandlyn or Donnalee send you any pictures of Piscis? (She sent me the attached pictures).  I am having my reception and social/dance there.  If I understood Chandlyn right, they have only pretty much used the space for business events/banquets and just recently started using it for weddings.  It's very romantic looking in my opinion, and you get to be practically right on the water. 

               

              Hope this helps you! 

               

               

               

               

               

               

               

               

               



               

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              #2677 AngelaandTrevor

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                Posted 04 October 2011 - 09:16 AM



                Quote:Hi Ams! How many people do you have attending your wedding and reception? When did they release a new package? Chandlyn told me I had to pay $1700.00 for the picses restaurant, she still hasn't sent me out any info on it. I can't get into the files you sent me, just my luck lol. I have to pay an extra $30 pp after 30 and I have 70 going so far! So now I'm wondering if it would be $55 plus the $30 pp totaling $85 pp just for the meal and then on top of that $23 pp for the open bar? The prices seem to keep going up! What was your total bill? If you don't mind me asking. Thanks Angela

                Hi Angela

                 

                My hubby-to-be is also called Trevor

                 

                The buffet was either $55 or $65- at one stage the price came down as they released a new package. Yes, we do have to pay the supplement per guest over the free allowance of 16 which is a pain. The open bar is on top of this and costs $23 for the 2 hours that we will be dancing after the meal. All drinks during the meal will be free of charge.

                 

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                #2678 PoshAms

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                  Posted 04 October 2011 - 09:40 AM

                  Hiya

                   

                  We have 94 attending but this is likely to increase yet again as a few family members in the States are about to book

                   

                   



                   



                  #2679 exquisite02

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                    Posted 04 October 2011 - 10:20 AM

                    Hi ya Ladies,

                     

                    So sorry that I have been MIA in the last few months. A big Congratulations to all the new brides!!!! I really loved all your pictures and video clips. Also I would like to thank you for your honest opinions about your weddings at the GBP.

                     

                    I'm so shocked that they released a new package. My wedding is May 24, 2012 and I have not been told of the new package! Could someone please post the new package infomation please or I don't mind sending a private message to someone if I know you have it. I'm so confused about this option!  Any help would be so great since there is such a lack of communication with this resort. Thank you Ladies for all your help.



                    #2680 PoshAms

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                      Posted 04 October 2011 - 10:26 AM

                      Sorry guys- looks like my tired self is causing confusion here! There is no new package per say, just revised costs for a "Prepaid Reception" at the Piscis restaurant.

                       

                      Sorry if I caused alarm. As far as I am aware, everything else remains the same.

                       

                      Ams

                       

                      Originally Posted by exquisite02 

                      Hi ya Ladies,

                       

                      So sorry that I have been MIA in the last few months. A big Congratulations to all the new brides!!!! I really loved all your pictures and video clips. Also I would like to thank you for your honest opinions about your weddings at the GBP.

                       

                      I'm so shocked that they released a new package. My wedding is May 24, 2012 and I have not been told of the new package! Could someone please post the new package infomation please or I don't mind sending a private message to someone if I know you have it. I'm so confused about this option!  Any help would be so great since there is such a lack of communication with this resort. Thank you Ladies for all your help.



                       






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