Bonnet Island Estate Frequently Asked Questions
- Can I have an after hours party in the estate?
- An after-hours party in The Great Room can be arranged by your Sales Manager. All Noise Ordinances must be adhered to.
- What are the closest airports to Bonnet Island Estate?
- Atlantic City International Airport: (609) 645-7895 – approximately 45-minute drive
- Philadelphia International Airport: (215) 937-6937 – approximately 1 ½ hours’ drive
- Newark Liberty International Airport: (973) 961-6600 – approximately 1 ½ hours’ drive
- What is the capacity in the ballroom?
- The ballroom holds up to 250 guests.
- What style are the ballroom chairs?
- Bonnet Island Estate has gold Chivalri chairs with white cushions.
- What types of tables are in the ballroom?
- The tables are ovals and seat up to 12 guests. The dimensions are 36″ x 96″.
- What is the capacity of the boathouse?
- The first floor of the Boathouse seats 140 guests and the balcony seats 30 guests. There is also additional seating outside under our awning, which can be enclosed for comfort.
- What types of candles are permitted at the Bonnet Island Estate?
- All candles must be smokeless and drip less. All candles must be contained, no tapers or freestanding candles. All local fire code laws must be adhered to.
- Can a Continental breakfast be arranged the morning after the wedding?
- You are welcome to have a continental breakfast brought in for your overnight guests.
- Can I arrange an off-site Brunch the day after the wedding?
- We recommend reaching out to the Mainland to arrange.
- Can I have a ceremony rehearsal in the Boathouse Chapel?
- Ceremony rehearsals in The Boathouse Chapel can be arranged. Please call Bonnet Island Estate to schedule.
- What time is Check in?
- Check In is at 2:00 PM the day of the wedding
- What time is Check out?
- Check Out is at 11:00 AM the day after the wedding
- How do I obtain specific measurements of Bonnet Island Estate?
- We are happy to provide the commonly requested measurements at Bonnet Island Estate. Please ask a Bonnet Island Estate representative for details.
- Does Bonnet Island Estate provide Direction Cards?
- Direction Cards are available at no cost. Please consult your Sales Manager for details.
- Can we drop off items before the wedding?
- You are welcome to drop off items the week of your wedding. Drop offs can be arranged Thursday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please call Bonnet Island Estate to schedule your drop off.
- Can we have fireworks at Bonnet Island Estate?
- Fireworks are strictly prohibited at Bonnet Island Estate.
- Does Bonnet Island Estate have handicap accessibility?
- Bonnet Island Estate has an elevator for your overnight guest’s convenience. A ramp is available for the entrance of The Boathouse Chapel; please notify Bonnet Island Estate in advance if this is required. There is also a ramp leading into to the Veranda from the front of the Estate and a ramp outside of the ballroom leading to The Boathouse Chapel. A handicap accessible bathroom is located in the Groom’s Room on the first floor. Suite 10 is handicap accessible and located near the elevator on the third floor.
- Can we rent heaters for the Veranda or the Boathouse?
- Heater Rentals for the Veranda and Boathouse Chapel can be arranged through your Sales Manager.
- How do we obtain our Marriage License?
- For New Jersey residents, your marriage license is obtained in the township you live in.
- For Out of State residents, marriage licenses can be obtained at the Stafford Registrar Office, 609-597-1000 x 8510
- Ask for Vicki to make an appointment. The Bride or Groom must call; no one else may call for them.
- You must bring with you a raised seal Birth Certificate or a current passport. You must bring a witness to the appointment.
- Does Bonnet Island Estate have overnight staff on property?
- Bonnet Island Estate has a Night Manager on duty for your convenience from 9:00 PM to 9:00 AM
- What is Bonnet Island Estate’s noise ordinance?
- There is no playing of live music (i.e. DJs or bands) outside of the reception space after 9:00 p.m. The acoustics and the décor were not designed for live entertainment.
- Is there a refrigerator for guest use at Bonnet Island Estate?
- There is a guest refrigerator located in The Chart Room located on the first floor.
- Are there Safety Deposit Boxes for guest use at Bonnet Island Estate?
- The Bridal Suite and Suite 11 have safety deposit boxes with directions that are located in the wardrobe. Bonnet Island Estate is not responsible for items left behind.
- Can we schedule a Self-Tour to show our family and friends?
- We encourage you to visit Bonnet Island Estate as often as you would like. Please call Bonnet Island Estate to schedule a self-tour.
- What is the smoking policy?
- Bonnet Island Estate is a no smoking facility. There is no smoking in the interior of the premises.
- How can we arrange valet parking?
- Your Sales Manager would be happy to direct you to our valet vendor.
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