FAQs
Facts and Questions

These are a collection of some of the most frequently asked questions from our couples. We thought that these would be helpful for others so we grouped them in one convenient place!

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What types of events and packages do you offer?

At Casa Lantana we specialize in unique, exquisite weddings. Our All Inclusive Wedding package is one of the most comprehensive around. And provides top of the line products and services at a mid-range price. We can also put together a completely custom package based on providing exactly what you need and nothing of what you don't.

Do you allow outside caterers?

Yes. We will work with any catering company of your choice as long as they are legitimate, licensed and insured. We work with most of the catering companies in the Tampa Bay area and can also make recommendations based on your budget and preferences.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

Yes. However, you must use our bartenders and bar service company. We can help you with the quantities you will need to purchase. Our All Inclusive Wedding package provides a domestic beer and wine open bar for your entire event. For a reasonable fee this can be upgraded to imported beer and wine or, even to a full liquor bar. The bar in our package also comes with real glassware. We are not able to host a cash bar for any event.

Can I have my hair and makeup done on site?

Yes. We would like our brides and their bridesmaids to be as pampered and relaxed as possible on their big day. We provide a beautiful roomy Bridal Suite with its own en-suite full bathroom. Several vanity tables are provided, together with a comfortable sitting area and fresh fruit, snacks and complimentary champagne or, non-alcoholic grape juice.

Do you have overnight accommodations?

Yes. We are a small Bed and Breakfast facility. At this time overnight accommodations are limited at two suites in the Grand Villa.

Do you have a Honeymoon Suite?

Yes. We have a stand alone, private, and romantic Honeymoon Suite. A special bride and groom's breakfast/brunch is provided with the rental of this suite.

What if it rains on the day of my wedding or event?

We do not host events during the summer months of June, July and August. Our main season runs from late September until the end of May which is when the weather in Florida is at it's finest.

In the process of your event planning we will discuss in detail a back up plan for your event in the case of inclement weather.

This is almost always in the form of a tented reception. And we can wait as late as Thursday for a Saturday event to make this decision.

Do you have a refund policy?

No. All monies paid to Casa Lantana are non-refundable.

Can I add extra time to my event?

Yes. This can be done for an additional fee. It must be agreed to in advance and be part of your original contract. Extra time cannot be added on the actual day of the event.

Can Casa Lantana do all my event/wedding coordination?

Yes. We specialize in all aspects of wedding and event planning. We are excellent micro managers and can take care of everything from A-Z.

Can I use my own event/wedding coordinator?

Yes. They will be put in touch with one of our Casa Lantana Event Coordinators who will be their designated single point of contact for your event. There is no fee for this service. This helps ensure that your planner will be able to get questions answered, and our full help and cooperation to ensure your day goes smoothly.

Can I do all my event/wedding coordination?

Yes. We provide the services of one of our Casa Lantana Event Coordinators for some up front planning and to be available to work with you for ‘Day of Event Coordination.’

Do you have wedding packages available?

Yes. Please contact us for detailed information on all our pricing and packages.

Can you provide valet parking?

Yes. For an additional fee we can provide valet parking services.

Can you provide child care services during my event?

Yes. Through our childcare service company we can offer child care services on site during an event. Or, possibly at a local hotel if this works better for guests. The fee for these services is very reasonable and is based on the number and ages of the children.

Do your have any additional and/or unusual items that you can provide?

Yes. Some of these include: Horse Drawn Carriage; Outdoor Fire Pit with Gourmet S'mores, Cigar Roller, Outdoor Games, Classical Guitarist, Harpist, Singers, Silhouette Artists etc. If you don’t see it and its part of your dream, just ask.

What bathroom facilities do you provide?

In Casa Lantana’s Grand Villa we provide a beautiful spacious Ladies Powder Room with its own en-suite full bathroom. Several vanity tables are provided, together with a comfortable sitting area. An elegant half bathroom on the ground floor is usually allocated as the primary Men’s Room. In addition we have a pretty half bathroom located on our enclosed terrace and Mediterranean style terrazzo. And the guest suite located in this same area also has a full bathroom. In total the Grand Villa provides two full bathrooms and two half bathrooms. Our restroom facilities can accommodate events of up to 200 guests.

How Many people does your facility accommodate?

We host events of up to 200 Guests.

Do you require us to use a specific list of vendors?

No. All vendors used must provide adequate license and insurance information; and complete a site visit prior to the event.

Do you require us to use a specific list of musicians/DJ’s?

No. All musicians/DJ’s must complete a site visit prior to the event.

Casa Lantana does not host live bands at our venue.

Are there any restrictions on decorations?

No nails, staples or, tape to be used on the interior of the Grand Villa.

Are there any restrictions on dress code?

No.

Are there any restrictions on photography/videography?

No. All vendors must complete a site visit prior to the event.

Are there any restrictions on noise levels?

Yes. We must legally comply with Hillsborough Counties Noise Standards. These are required to be 60 Decibels or below from 7am thru 10pm. If there are any questions regarding the level of noise we have our own in house device that can validate the levels and ensure we stay within these legal parameters. All music must end by 10:00pm. Casa Lantana does not host events that end any later than 10:00pm

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Do you have liability insurance?

Yes.

Can you provide a coat check?

Yes.  For an additional fee.

Can you provide security?

Yes. For an additional fee.

Can you provide cooking facilities?

No.

Casa Lantana

We specialize in unique, exquisite weddings. And nurture our brides in a warm, friendly environment through the entire planning process. This leaves you free to do all the fun parts without the stress and worry of the micro management and minutia.

CONTACT US

304 West Lumsden Road

Brandon, FL 33511

Phone: (813) 245-4105

Email: info@casalantana.net

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