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Let the Ritz-Carlton Montreal help you plan your dream wedding reception. Whether you prefer a big, small, lavish or intimate event, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal is the perfect place for luxurious weddings in Montreal. Our team of seasoned experts would be thrilled to work with you or your planner to create a unique experience and your dream wedding ceremony and reception.

At the Ritz-Carlton Montreal, we do not want to meet your needs and demands, we want to surpass them.

What do I need before contacting the hotel?
You should know an approximate number of guests and date. If possible, choose a few alternate dates in case your first choice is not available.

How far in advance should I reserve the date?
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal often fills the most popular dates as far as one year in advance; other dates are available closer to the actual date. Contact the hotel for more information about available dates.

Is there a minimum guest requirement to have a wedding at the Ritz-Carlton Montreal?

The Ritz-Carlton Montreal is pleased to host a beautiful wedding for you, no matter how grand or intimate.

What is the maximum capacity of the Oval Room?

The Oval Room can accommodate up to 300 guests for dinner, with round tables of 10 people.

Do you offer a kosher foodservice?

The Ritz-Carlton Montreal has a kosher wedding package. Please consult our Wedding Specialists for more details.

What is the responsibility of a Ritz-Carlton Wedding Specialist?
Make recommendations for Special Event Professionals to include wedding coordination, entertainment, floral, photography, ceremony officiant and amenities.

  • Make recommendations for Special Event Professionals to include wedding coordination, entertainment, floral, photography, ceremony officiant and amenities. 
  • Act as a menu consultant for all food and beverage selections. 
  • Create an estimate of charges outlining your financial commitments and deposit schedule. 
  • Create a floor plan of your function space, in order for you to provide seating arrangements. 
  • Oversee the ceremony and reception room(s) set-up, food preparation and other hotel operations. 
  • Be the on-site liaison between your wedding coordinator and hotel operations. 
  • Ensure a seamless transition. 
  • Review your banquet checks for accuracy, prior to completion of the final bill.

What does the Ritz-Carlton Montreal provide for weddings and receptions?
The hotel provides all food and beverages, tables and chairs, white table linens, silverware and glasses, and a dance floor for your day.

Do you allow outside catering?
Due to licensing requirements and quality control issues, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal is the exclusive vendor for all food & beverages. No outside food or beverages of any kind can be brought into the Ritz-Carlton Montreal by the client, attendees, vendors or entertainers.

The only exceptions is the wedding cake with formal authorisation of the Executive Chef. Service fees of $5 per person are applicable. Any remaining food and/or beverages are the property of the Ritz-Carlton Montreal and cannot be removed from the premises, except wedding cake if requested by the client.

How do I choose the food for my receptions?
Whether your reception is an intimate dinner or a lavish gathering, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal offers a range of cuisines. From hors d’oeuvres and Champagne cocktails to optional stations and gourmet buffets, all options are catered. Your wedding professional will assist you with choosing from our extensive menu. A tasting will be scheduled to help you finalize your choices.

I/my guests have special dietary needs; what are our options?

We are delighted to offer a wide selection for any dietary needs. Please consult with your wedding planner for more details.

Do you provide children’s meals?
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal has a special Children’s Menu for children from 0 to 8 years old.

What are the taxes & service charges?
All food and beverage prices are subject to service and administration fees of 20% and a federal tax of 5% and provincial tax of 9.975%.

How late can alcohol be served?
By Quebec Law, no alcohol may be served after 3 a.m.

May I use outside vendors?
You may use outside vendors for music, wedding cake and flowers. A fee may apply; contact us for more details. We have a list of several excellent vendors that we could recommend for your weddings.

What are the fees for parking and coat check?
Coat check and valet parking are available upon request. Please consult our Wedding Specialists for more details.

Are there special room rates for wedding guests?
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal offers special room rates for wedding guests. You can either make individual reservations with our preferred wedding rate or reserve a block of 10 rooms or more and benefit from a discount according to the number of reserved guestrooms.

Where does the bridal party get ready before the wedding?
Many of our brides choose to stay with us the evening before their wedding and therefore have the use of their room for changing. Your bridesmaids and family members may bring any flowers, dresses and makeup into your room.

When do I need to tell the Ritz-Carlton Montreal how many guests will be attending my wedding?
The catering department must be notified of the exact number of guests attending at least at noon three working days prior to the start of the event. If the guaranteed number is not provided, the billing will be at the discretion of the Ritz-Carlton Montreal for the greater of the following:

    a) Number of persons for which the party was originally booked for
    b) Number of persons in attendance

The hotel will prepare for 5% above the guarantee, if requested.

May I take wedding pictures at the Ritz-Carlton Montreal if my wedding is to be held elsewhere?

We reserve photography privileges for couples whose weddings or receptions are held at the Ritz-Carlton Montreal.

Does the Ritz-Carlton Montreal have an outside space?
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal features a beautiful garden, and the terrace can accommodate up to 150 guests for a cocktail. This outside area is the perfect place for stunning wedding pictures.