Wedding Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I create my own menu?
A: Yes, our food and beverage experts are happy to create a menu that reflects your wishes. Our experienced team will work with you fulfill your requests.
Q: Can I taste all the food before the wedding?
A: Of course. A complete tasting of all the selected menu items, including your cake, will be scheduled several weeks prior to your wedding. At that time, we can make any necessary adjustments.
Q: How long will my reception last?
A: Generally, a wedding reception is planned for five hours, comprised on one hour of Cocktail Hour and four hours of Dinner and Dance. You can extend the time if desired. Your wedding specialist will advise any additional costs for the additional time.
Q: Can I have an open bar at the wedding?
A: You can elect to have an open bar, a limited selection of wine and beer or a cash bar. Your wedding specialist will advise you on the costs and inclusions for each.
Q: Do you have suggested vendors for flowers, music, photography, etc?
A: Hyatt Regency Boston offers assistance with the coordination of ministers / officiates, floral arrangements, photographers, videographers and entertainment requests. Our extensive experience and resources allow us to handle the arrangements for these services with ease.
Q: Can I host a morning-after brunch or a rehearsal dinner at Hyatt Regency Boston?
A: Certainly. We have several locations that are appropriate for these occasions.
Q: Are taxes and gratuities included in the pricing?
A: No, your contract pricing will not include all taxes and gratuities. All Food and Beverage is subject to a Service Charge, Administrative Fee and Sales Tax. Please remember, pricing is not final until a signed contract is returned to your wedding specialist.
Q: Can my guests have a late check-out the morning after the wedding?
A: We will try and accommodate your guests’ requests; however, this will be dependent upon the overall occupancy of the hotel on the day in question.
Q: Can I decorate the reception room?
A: Generally, yes. There will be certain limitations in some rooms, which your wedding specialist can review with you. Allow us to give you ideas and suggestions that have successfully worked in the past.
For more information about catering and events, please visit our catering site.
To begin the planning process, please submit an RFP today. A member of our team will respond to your inquiry promptly.
Wedding Specialist: Meghan Westcott at 617 422 5424 (Meghan.Westcott@hyatt.com).