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Nestled in Historic Downtown Centralia, the newly renovated Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel was built in 1920 as the first permanent home for the Centralia Elks Club. Today, the Centralia Square Grand Ballroom serves as a classic, historic venue with charm and a romantic character that’s rare among modern wedding venues. Facilities and Capacity The newly renovated, 2,700-square-foot Grand Ballroom is a picturesque room with a full stage and orchestra balcony. It works wonderfully for wedding receptions of up to 300 guests. The hotel also features a 1,200-square-foot Parkview Terrace overlooking Washington Park. The venue’s first-floor banquet hall and fireside lounge are also available for use. Services Couples have the flexibility to use their own caterers and vendors for other services. However, Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel can also recommend local vendors. Tables and linens are included with the facility rental, and the following are available at very competitive prices:

-China settings and assorted glassware -Arches, columns, and centerpieces -Uplighting, backdrops, and candle wall  

Accommodations The venue offers 16 vintage rooms and suites. All the rooms feature original 1920s hardwood floors and in-room sinks. Other Services Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel is a versatile venue and perfect for hosting all types of events.  Consider having your other wedding-related events here, such as bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. Location Conveniently located off of I-5 and exactly half way between Seattle and Portland, Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel hosts Tacoma, Olympia, and Portland weddings. The hotel is conveniently located near numerous quality restaurants, shops, and the Centralia Train Depot.  

Jessie
5/27/17
Categories: Venues
5.0
Quality of Service: 5.0
Responsiveness: 5.0
Professionalism: 5.0
Value: 5.0
Flexibility: 5.0
Such a great experience! I would recommend this venue to ANYONE!!!!
Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel responded with the following comments:
Hi Jessie! Thank you so much for such a great review. We are so glad that you had a great time. We wish you all the best. Take care. :)
Debra
5/6/17
Categories: Event Production, Venues
5.0
Quality of Service: 5.0
Responsiveness: 5.0
Professionalism: 5.0
Value: 5.0
Flexibility: 5.0
We fell in love with the Centralia Square Grand Ballroom the minute we saw it. It is absolutely beautiful and definitely grand. We did not hesitate to reserve it for our wedding and reception as we knew It would be perfect for our ceremony. We rented the Grand Ballroom along with the downstairs Lounge and adjoining rooms for our rehearsal, wedding and reception. All of our guests raved about how nice it was! Neil and Jodi were so nice and made the whole process very easy and enjoyable. There were no rules that forced us to use any particular vendor for our event. In fact, we could have catered it ourselves if that's what we wanted to do. We actually hired all of our vendors from outside sources and coordinated the wedding and reception with no issues. The price for the venue was very reasonable which was a real surprise based on the fact that the Ballroom was much nicer than the other venues that we looked at for twice the price! The rental price also included all of the tables and chairs that we needed for the ceremony and reception, so that was an additional savings. Overall, we were very pleased with the whole experience and would definitely recommend the Centralia Square Grand Ballroom to anyone needing a beautiful venue.
Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel responded with the following comments:
Hi Debra! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed having your event with us. Thank you so much for your kind words and we wish you all the best. Take care. :)
Kailynn
3/11/17
Categories: Venues
5.0
Quality of Service: 5.0
Responsiveness: 5.0
Professionalism: 5.0
Value: 5.0
Flexibility: 5.0
Neil and Jodi are simply amazing! Our original venue ended up canceling on us 6 months out and luckily they had the date available! These two made the whole wedding process easy! We rented all the equipment we needed from them and set everything up the morning of the wedding. They were very hospitable and accommodating to us and all of our guests. The entire building has been beautifully renovated and they take pride in that fact. We simply cannot say enough good things about this place. If you are wanting a grand wedding for less than the price of one, book the Ballroom!!!! Thank you so much Neil and Jodi!!!! You made our special day very memorable!!!! Huzzah!!
Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel responded with the following comments:
Hi Kailynn! Thank you so much for such a great review. We are so happy to hear that you had such a great time. We wish you all the best! :)
Ashley
12/10/16
Categories: Venues
5.0
Quality of Service: 5.0
Responsiveness: 5.0
Professionalism: 5.0
Value: 5.0
Flexibility: 5.0
Neil and Jodie are amazing ! They run a family business and have a couple different properties ( all would be amazing for weddings) they are really bringing a breath of fresh air to Centralia Washington! They were both very accommodating and responsive to all our questions and requests, some of their staff even checked on us while we were preparing to make sure that they couldn't help out in any way! The rooms we stayed in were super cute and very comfortable, the ballroom was absolutely gorgeous and required very little decoration to make it exactly what i was looking for! the whole place has an old world feel and a charm that just cant be beat! We had an incredible time and we are so excited that we chose this venue for our wedding! Thank you to you both for making this such a truly amazing experience for us!
Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel responded with the following comments:
Thank you Ashley for such an amazing review! We are so happy that you chose to host your event with us. Congratulations to the both of you! Please take care and we hope to see you again soon. :)
Kena
5/14/16
Categories: Unique Services
5.0
Quality of Service: 5.0
Responsiveness: 5.0
Professionalism: 5.0
Value: 5.0
Flexibility: 5.0
I'm in the process of looking for a venue. Today Jodi met up with me and gave me a tour of all 3 venues she manages. I really love the classic feel of this place. If my honey agrees- this just might be the place. It has been beautifully restore to all its glory.
Joneya
8/22/15
Categories: Venues
5.0
Quality of Service: 5.0
Responsiveness: 5.0
Professionalism: 5.0
Value: 5.0
Flexibility: 5.0
We had our ceremony and reception at the Aerie Ballroom which is another one of the properties these owners have. They were easy to work with and saved our date without any issues or conflicts. They were available everytime we needed somebody to come over and the price for a ballroom was fantastic. It is a beautiful place and our wedding barely needed any decorations because the place was gorgeous enough. Thank you Aerie ballroom for making our wedding a very memorable one!
Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel responded with the following comments:
Hi Joneya! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your event and had a great time at our facility. :) It was great to be a part of your special day. We wish you the best and take care. :)
Vanessa
12/13/14
Categories: Venues
5.0
Quality of Service: 5.0
Responsiveness: 5.0
Professionalism: 5.0
Value: 5.0
Flexibility: 5.0
We did our reception here. Beautiful building. The owners are very nice people and were flexible with us in planning our decorating time around our rehearsal dinner. They allowed me to view the area multiple times before and after we signed the contract so I could show friends and plan out the reception. I wanted a beautiful place to have it and this was hands down our top pick. It's historical too which was a plus for me and my husband. Tables and chairs were included and you can rent other items as well although we chose to bring in our own stuff. There aren't any hidden fees either like other venues--so you're not going to be charged extra for bring your own supplies or choosing your own baker, etc. We actually even got a discount bc we were an alcohol-free wedding. Our wedding was just under 2 weeks before Christmas and they had a large tree in the foyer which we had really hoped for. It added the perfect touch. We couldn't have been happier with our choice. If you pick this venue you will LOVE it.
Becky
12/31/14
Categories: Venues
4.5
Quality of Service: 4.0
Responsiveness: 5.0
Professionalism: 4.0
Value: 5.0
Flexibility: 4.5
This is a really beautiful space to have any event especially a wedding. I had my wedding here and the ballroom made for an amazing ceremony. I would definitely suggest taking a tour of the building and even check out the hotel rooms. The only thing I would recommend is to make sure to get everything in writing because the owners seem to have a lot going on and it can feel like you are just given a rushed "yes" to a lot of your questions. I felt at times we were pushed a lot to rent additional rooms or spaces because they were open for other people to rent. I did not like having that pressure/fear placed on us. The owners are very friendly and flexible just make sure to be extra clear on questions and get any changes in writing. I think they could definitely use a wedding coordinator who specifically took care of weddings/events, but then again the cost of renting would go up. You won't regret having your wedding here, but short story long, make sure to have your questions answered in writing through emails so you have a record. And pay the extra money for their cleaning service! It made the end of the night a million times easier!!
Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel responded with the following comments:
Hi Becky! We are so glad that we were able to host your event.:) We appreciate you bringing your concerns to our attention, and we apologize for any confusion during the preparation for your event. Congratulations and we wish you the best!:)
m
10/4/14
Categories: Venues
4.3
Quality of Service: 4.5
Responsiveness: 4.5
Professionalism: 4.0
Value: 5.0
Flexibility: 3.5
The owners were great. They were very easy to get a hold of for all my questions and the venue was absolutely beautiful. If you want your dream wedding on a budget, look no further.
Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel responded with the following comments:
Hi! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us at our facility. Thank you for the great review:) Take care and best wishes to you both.:)
User5470097

Categories: Venues
3.9
Quality of Service: 3.5
Responsiveness: 4.0
Professionalism: 4.0
Value: 4.0
Flexibility: 4.0
I loved having my wedding here! It is a beautiful place. My husband and I walked in, and just knew it was the perfect place for our wedding. The ballroom is beautiful and does not need much more decorating, All of our guests made comments about how beautiful it was. The only complaints that I had is the staff the night of our event. After our reception I asked the staff at the front desk if it was alright if we left our kegs in the prep kitchen overnight. He said that everything needed to be out of the kitchen by that evening, which I thought was very uncool. So in my wedding dress, I was helping take kegs down a very large flight of stairs. I also didn't appreciate that I couldn't place a sign near the parking lot that stated the parking lot was for our wedding guests. I was told I could do this after the restaurant closed, which was two hours past the time of my ceremony. Also, I don't think it is right that they charge extra for the room downstairs and the terrace/bar room. For the money I paid, this should be included.
Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel responded with the following comments:
Thank you so much for your kind words about the facility! We are so glad you chose us to host your wedding and reception. :) We are sorry to hear about your dissatisfaction with the wedding package you selected. It appears you must have chosen our one day package from 9 am until midnight? Should you get the opportunity to host another event here in the future, please remember that we do have other packages available that would have allowed you to reserve the entire day for your event and also the morning of the next day for cleanup. :) These packages also include all of our event spaces for one low price instead of the individual room reservation method that it appears you may have chosen? Thanks again for letting us share in your special day! We wish you all the best and hope you will let us know if there is anything we can do for you in the future. :)
User5490757

Categories: Venues
3.6
Quality of Service: 4.0
Responsiveness: 3.5
Professionalism: 4.5
Value: 3.5
Flexibility: 2.5
The ballroom is beautiful! We enjoyed having our wedding here. The venue is an old beautiful hotel with lots of character, which my now wife and I loved! My only suggestion is ask questions before booking. We had some requests that we were told we couldn't do, after we signed the paperwork.
Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel responded with the following comments:
We are very glad to receive your kind words about the Centralia Square Grand Ballroom! Thank you so much for allowing us to host your event. :) We are so sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied during the planning process of your event. We make every effort to say “Yes Ma'am” to all requests and pride ourselves on having a “no drama no stress” approach to helping couples prepare for their special day. :) We can generally honor most requests unless they would be a potential hazard to the safety of guests or to our beautiful 1920's historic buildings. Notable requests we have been unable to allow have been wanting to drive a motorcycle up our front staircase or the desire to line the main staircase with open flame candles. Thanks again for choosing us and we wish you both much happiness in your life together! :)
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Venues
What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
0
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
4
Describe your venue:
Historic, Hotel, Restaurant
Describe the style of your venue
Glamorous, Vintage, Classic
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
300
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound
What event items are available?
Chairs
What food and beverage items are available?
Linens
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