The Ballroom at the Ben or The Downtown Club?

posted 3 years ago in Philadelphia
Post # 3
11026 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

@crackktheskyy: Welcome to the bee and happy planning. Hopefully a bee from the local area can help you.

Post # 4
3119 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I’ve been to a wedding at the Ballroom at the Ben and thought it was absolutely amazing – location, setting, food, etc.

I’ve also been to a wedding at another of the Cescaphe locations (I think the flagship) and have to say that the food there tops any wedding I’d been to before or since, but the setting wasn’t as great. Not sure about TDC though.

Post # 6
133 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

@crackktheskyy:  Good luck with your planning! 

I’m hoping to visit Tendenza (another Cescaphe location) and TDC on Saturday for a Spring/Summer 2015 wedding, and agree that Cescaphe seems to give a lot of quality for the money. 

Be sure to update us with your choice! 


Quick question, does TDC require an elevator ride up and down to the ceremony/reception space? Did you mind it?

Post # 8
1881 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@crackktheskyy:  can you tell me what the price range for The Down town Club is? Looks gorgeous!

Post # 9
1425 posts
Bumble bee

Welcome to the hive and good luck with planning! 🙂

Post # 10
78 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@crackktheskyy:  TDC all the way… getting married at tendenza in september and have been to multiple cescaphe weddings.. they are fabulous!

Post # 11
133 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015


Ahh I’m so excited for you! Congrats! 

The modern look is what’s making me a little hesitant as well but they didn’t have any appointments tomorrow to visit TDC so we will just be seeing Tendenza:(

I’m really hoping my FI will like it since I’m already sold on it lol

Post # 13
133 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

@crackktheskyy:  I ended up seeing Tendenza and the Cescaphe Ballroom down the street. I loved Tendenza but FI and I fell in love with the size and different areas of the Ballroom. The only hiccup is that the ballroom is completely gutted right now for renovations until March of this year 🙁

Post # 15
133 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

@crackktheskyy:  I was just worried about booking it without knowing what the final product would look like, honestly. Although now the date that we want (May 24,2015) is on hold for somebody else 🙁 We’re on backup and I’m crossing my fingers they cancel the hold!!

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