- 8 years ago
- Wedding: November 2009
This is the venue I used for my wedding reception. I want to let all brides to be know NOT to use this place. I had such a bad experience with this place that I DO NOT recommend it to anyone.
First, when my husband helped his sister bring the cake to the hall the day before the reception to store it in the fridge, the hall manager told her he would be there the day of at 6 am so she could finish the cake before her hair appt. I thought this was great bc I could also drop off all the reception stuff before my hair appt. Well…I didnt get to the hall that morning til 615 am and the hall manager wasnt there. My SIL was there at 630 and he still wasnt there. She had to leave so she could get her hair done. That evening when she saw the hall manager at the reception she confronted him and he told her he didnt bother getting there early bc he knew she wouldnt show. WTF
Also, the day before the reception, my husband and I met with the hall manager to go over the final details. He told me that all I had to do was drop off the favor/centerpieces and the caterers would set it up for me. My sister was the one to collect our overnight bags from the hotel. When I found out that he stood us up, I asked my sister if she could drop off the reception stuff before going to the church. When she went to drop the stuff off, the caterers were not aware they had to set up the favors/centerpieces. So my sister and two nephews did the setting up and missed me walking down the aisle.
So my advice…DO NOT use Leominster Elks and go with a venue that has a better reputation. We only went with this because it was cheap. Now I truly know cheap isnt always better.