We celebrated our son’s rehearsal dinner in the Morgan Center on Friday November 4th and the event was perfect in every way. I had the opportunity to work with Jessica Aldridge and she is quite a lady! Jessica met with me last New Year’s Eve and helped me plan the dinner. She gave me several good ideas and made the planning process so easy for me. Jessica continued to advise me and offer suggestions the closer we got to the event.
The entire staff that put on the dinner from the bus boy’s, to the bartenders, to the chef were nothing less than first class. I believe we seated and fed around 176 people and everyone commented on the quality of the filet’s and the salmon. The meat was not overcooked or tough and the salmon was fresh. The appetizer’s and late night food was incredible. The pastry chef created a cake that was identical to the picture I sent Jessica. Everything was perfect.
Cates Mock assisted my son and his fiancee with the wedding part of the weekend and she is great. The Crane Cottage was absolutely beautiful. Cates and Jessica took so much of the pressure off of us, it is hard to describe how pleased we were with everything.
You have a great staff and one that you should be proud of! I never thought the weekend would be as nice as it was and with no problems. I thank Jessica, Cates and yourself for creating such a great atmosphere and such a happy time for my family! It was truly special.
All in all, everyone we worked with was wonderful and the JICH was gracious and accommodating. The service was outstanding and our guests had an amazing time. Thank you again, SO much, for making our wedding day so special and memorable. I know it was a small elopement style ceremony, but we felt just as important and attended to as the larger weddings. I would not hesitate to recommend you or any of the vendors we had the pleasure of working with – perfection!
We got the Club Package at Crane Cottage. We wanted a location where our family and friends were all together in one place in order to enjoy an entire weekend of fun. The location was perfect, with beautiful oak trees, historic sites, beautiful hotel rooms and lots of places to explore.
The team that helped us with our wedding was fabulous! Jessica was a great planner. She made sure everything went exactly how we wanted it. We also had an amazing catering manager, Attila, who made our dinner and food impossible to forget. Nothing we requested was impossible. They accommodated our request for our guests to be able to view the sunset by changing the timeline around, and allowed for us to have s’mores out on the lawn late at night. Our wedding turned out more perfect than I imagined that it could! The vendors on their list were absolutely amazing as well, we could not have picked out better companies ourselves! There was a little confusion on how the breakfast buffet coupons worked, but that was a small issue. Overall it was a perfect day, and I am still in shock at how well it went!
Duncan-Petrie Rehearsal Dinner
Absolute perfection! We could not have dreamed of it going any better than it did!!! The rehearsal dinner was superb and the thunderstorm that came in after dinner shifted everyone to the front porch to watch the show.. It was idyllic. Every single person had an incredible time. You guys have all been so great, we can’t wait to come back.
“From our first meeting and through all of our emails and phone calls, I could see that you understood what our vision was for the wedding and I felt confident that you were going to make it happen! The whole weekend went so smoothly, and it was really fun staying at Crane together and being able to walk to all of the different venues. Everything looked beautiful , and the food was delicious! Attila and his staff bent over backwards to accommodate us, and didn’t bat an eye when we had to switch to our rain plan on Saturday morning. Our guests were very impressed with the Jekyll Island Hotel and Crane and Cherokee.”
“We were down on the Georgia coast at Jekyll Island and stayed at this hotel for my daughters wedding back in March 2014. This is a wonderful location to have a wedding! This hotel is well equipped to handle such affairs,accomodations,restaurant facilities and useage of their available equipment(chairs,sound system etc.). The grounds are absolutely beautiful and weather permitting should allow an absolutely perfect start to a couple’s life. Lots of beautiful settings for many pictures to be taken to enjoy for many years.”
“You went above and beyond at every turn to make sure our wedding was perfect – and that’s just what it was…..perfect.”
“Even though there were multiple weddings it felt as ours was the only one. We felt “Southern Hospitality” at its finest. From the time we got out of our vehicles at the club to the moment we left.”
“There are many great options near our home but after touring the Jekyll Island Club, none of them compared. The incredible landscape of Majestic Oaks and historic buildings truly sets a scene of elegance and beauty. The Crane Cottage is perfect venue for any Wedding.”
“My son stood up to give the champagne toast, and he was a little nervous. The waitress standing behind him just patted his arm for a second and smiled at him, and the waiters closed the doors to keep out the noise from the hallway. They knew what he needed to make him more comfortable! He made a beautiful toast, and the moment was perfect!”
“My mom got married on Friday night and I just wanted to acknowledge what wonderful staff you have working there. Our experience was perfect. The atmosphere was amazing, and the people were above and beyond. Cricket was great to work with (I had to reach out to her a few times in helping my mom prepare) and made it all seem so easy! ”
“Your hard work and thoughtful planning made this the most stress free event I have ever done- and who would ever think that a wedding would be stress free!”
“Thanks to everyone involved in putting my daughter’s wedding together. It could not have been a better event. It was a beautiful wedding – and rehearsal. The food and drinks were perfect – no one could walk away saying they did not have enough to eat or drink. OR that the food was anything less than outstanding! Atila and Beth were especially helpful. From our perspective, everything happened without a hitch. Everything was smooth and on time, and gorgeous, of course. Thanks so much for making this a special, storybook wedding for Susannah and Bob. This was the wedding that every girl grows up dreaming about.”
“Last month our daughter, had the wedding that she dreamed of. From the day we first stepped onto the island and was introduced to Cricket, it was smooth-sailing. She was so welcoming, warm, and cordial. We knew we were lucky to have her. Cricket is so knowledgeable and professional that it was a pleasure to work with her.”
“The entire staff and every single vendor/person involved with the production of the Westover wedding went above and beyond to be impressive in every detail. The food and cake was fabulous by everyones’ remarks. Thank you to everyone involved for making this day so special for all of us. I cant imagine a better venue anywhere, let alone at our special and memorable Jekyll where we spent so many vacations long ago. That is now being given a rebirth by our family to come back.”
“We want to say “Thank You” to the staff at Jekyll Island Club Hotel for making our wedding and honeymoon…PERFECT! Our elopement experience exceeded our expectations. From our initial phone conversation with you in January through to the last day of our honeymoon in April, we had a truly magical time at Jekyll. Each aspect of our stay was enhanced by the exceptional level of service we received.”
“I was so very impressed with everyone at Jekyll Island Club. I’ve never been made more welcome before by any hotel staff. Every guest could not get over your beautiful place & I am sure many will be back in the years to come. Thank you for helping to make our wedding so beautiful & stress free.”
“I cannot begin to tell you how perfect the entire weekend was. Truly, the whole process from the time I came to Jekyll for the first time in early March until the minute I had to leave this past Monday, was the most wonderful experience ever. Every guest said they had the best time of their lives and raved about how spectacular JIC is and all the staff as well. I think everyone plans on coming back to vacation!! You ALL absolutely exceeded any expectations I could have ever imagine. Thank you a million times over…there is not one thing I would have changed!!”
“We could not have asked for better accommodations, food and service and would like to acknowledge the time and effort it took each of you and your staff to execute on our vision. All our guests remarked that the resort was so beautiful and the service so wonderful that they felt they were on vacation rather than at a wedding. We are confident that many of our guests will become repeat patrons of the Jekyll Club in the near future. I can tell you with certainty that our families will not be strangers to the resort.”