40 total reviews
They helped make our wedding amazing. They did a great job.
This was a great place to hold a wedding. It was beautiful and staff was very helpful.
All of our family came in from out of town so having everyone stay in one place was perfect. Angie was great working with us and helping us make all of our family happy. Although the venue is in downtown Orlando, it feels like your secluded.
We had an amazing experience from start to finish and tied the knot on 1/2/2014. We planned our wedding in 4 months with Angie and chose our other vendors from their list and were very pleased. The I.W. Phillips house was beautiful and already decorated from the holidays which we loved. Rafael was amazing and available for me even the night before to help settle my nerves with last min things. I would highly rec this venue especially if you have family/guest from out of town because the accommodations were also very reasonable and nice! It was really beautiful!
We couldn't be happier with our wedding at The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne. The venue is gorgeous and needed no additional decorations. Angie and the rest of the staff were friendly, professional, and honest. I would recommend this venue to anyone looking for a classy and elegant garden wedding.
We had our wedding at The-Courtyard-at-Lake-Lucerne April 2014 and all I can say is that it was amazing and perfect ! They were so easy to deal with and we had the whole place to ourselves it felt like we were in our own home and yard ! The food was amazing and of course they treated us like a queen and king. The hotel room was included and was amazing! They really made the day real special ! I can not say enough about The-Courtyard-at-Lake-Lucerne, everyone should consider it for a wonderful wedding day come true ! Our wedding couldn't have been more perfect !
The Vebue speaks for itself, amazing historic home right on a lake. It's beautiful on its own. I could have chosen this venue by looks alone. But, the real seller is in the catering & staff. I used their affiliate caterer, John Michael's, & my entire guest list was floored with the quality & presentation. The food was amazing & the staff was flawless. The catering staff was incredibly pleasant & very professional.
I also used a wedding coordinator provided by the Courtyard, Rafael. He was so sweet & had everything handled. On the day of my wedding, I was waited on hand & foot, they covered everything. I just had to show up.
I couldn't have been more surprised & pleased with the quality of service I received all the way around. I was so stressed in the planning stages, but they pulled it all together & made it a dream wedding. (& I never thought I'd get married!)
Our Ceremony and Reception took place at The Dr. Phillips House. This is a wonderful venue. I liked that we could have our ceremony there and go straight into the reception with out any down time! Angie was a pleasure to work with answered all my questions promptly and we choose Meiner's Catering which was Fabulous! I recommend this venue to all my family and friends for any special occasion.
I wanted to have my bridal shower at the courtyard and Angie was completely rude to me and when giving me a tour she acted like she didn't care. She told me my shower had to be from 10am-1pm, didn't give my any other options. Then I order my invitations and pay my caterer for a "brunch" menu. I then get an email being told I have to do noon-2pm because the hotel has breakfast until 10 am. Then why did you offer me the 10am if you know the hotel as breakfast then? She then went behind my back and asked my caterer if I really didn't change my menu, like it was any of her business? Then at the last minute she tells me I can't use my caterers alcohol so if I want alcohol it'll be another like $350 to use their alcohol and required bar tender which was only mimosas and bloody mary's. not even a full bar. Angie was terrible, tried calling her boss to tell her how disappointed I was with this whole situation and she would never return my calls. Maybe they don't care about bridal showers because they're not getting more than $10k from me. Wouldn't recommend to my worst enemy.
This venue was absolutely gorgeous. It was perfect for my garden/vintage themed wedding. Communication from the staff was great. Periodic mailings and reminders on payments and events really helped keep the lines of communication open.
From the time you arrive to get ready you have this amazing feeling that the day is going to be perfect. The Ceremony looks absolutely wonderful better than I imagined. Everyone could not get enough of the beauty the Venue had as the night was setting. People didn't want to leave. I am so glad we didn't have to. We had a wonderful room on the balcony over looking the Ceremony and Reception area! It was a remarkable day. I give this plus my highest rating :)
I cannot say enough wonderful things about The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne! Angie Vargas was a dream to work with, and was so accommodating! We chose Meiners Catering, and we still have people coming up to us and asking about the food! Meredith was our coordinator for the day, and she was amazing! I've attended a lot of weddings in my day, and I am very happy to say that none of them have been in a location as unique as the Dr. Phillips house. If you are thinking twice about booking your wedding here, stop hesitating! They will do everything to make it the wedding of your dreams!
We had our ceremony and reception here and it was absolutely perfect! The staff is very helpful and went out of their way to make sure our day was special. Our guests raved about how quaint and elegant everything was. The courtyard was a beautiful location and the lighted trees at night added the perfect ambient lighting. We are so happy we chose this location to celebrate our day!
I had the ceremony and reception here. It was the most romantic setting for a semi-formal wedding. The only thing I did not like was that there are multiple wedding going on at once and doing pictures after the ceremony felt like a competition of who would get the best spot for their shots.
This place was the best a hidden gem in downtown orlando . The outside is like a secret garden. Like no other place very unique space and charming.
We had our wedding at the Dr Phillips house and I am still getting calls and comments as to how beautiful the place was. We had just about 100 guests and it was not crammed. The staff from Angie and our day of contact for the rehearsal and the Wedding (Madison) were wonderful and answered all my questions. Just wish the night could of went on longer!!
We are getting married at the Dr. Phillip's House in less than a month. Angie has been so helpful with the planning and answering any questions. The open house was great to be able to see how the venue looks when set-up for a wedding, and it also allowed us to sample and experience other possible vendors. The Dr. Phillip's House is absolutely stunning, especially if you want a unique wedding that isn't in a reception hall.
I have nothing but great things to say about the Courtyard at Lake Lucerne! Everyone there is so professional and courteous. Our wedding was beautiful, the venue was exactly what I was looking for. I always feel like it's hard to get things done the right way but that's exactly what they did for us!
We had most of the rooms booked by friends and family and they couldn't say enough about how great the staff was and how much they enjoyed their stay. Their coordinator was very helpful, especially since our wedding planner (a friend of my husband's, which was a terrible choice) was a complete mess. I definitely recommend using their preferred vendors, all of them. They keep things running smoothly because they do weddings there so frequently and work with each other all the time. I regret using the two vendors I had that weren't recommended by them (photographer and wedding planner).
I'd recommend the Dr. Phillips House to anyone, I'm recommending it to all my friends who are getting married because I can't wait to go back and enjoy another evening there. I also recommend buying the extra hour, they only include 4 hours, we had 5 and the evening still went by way too fast.
I am speechless. I have nothing but good things to say. Everyone here was wonderful. Angie was so helpful, and so was my day of coordinator. The bridal room was beautiful and big enough for a bunch of people to get ready in. We rented a room for the groom and his men and it was nice and big and a wonderful price ($50). Beautiful site for the ceremony and reception. I have the most beautiful pictures I could ask for. Everyone was very helpful; my wedding flowed and there was never a hiccup in the whole thing. I would recommend them for anything. They have a wonderful package plan that you can pick from.
We were married at the Courtyard at Lake Lucerne on 6/17/12 and truly couldn't have asked for anything to have been ANY better. We are still receiving compliments on how "perfect" our wedding was! The event team and catering team were all simply wonderful to work with.
The venue itself is simply gorgeous (we were married in the courtyard at the Dr. Phillips House) and truly requires little decoration or setup. They also have extremely affordable packages and a list of vendors who offer preferred pricing, but you are also welcome to use your own vendors for everything except catering. We chose to use Meiner's Catering, their primary on-site caterer, and were beyond pleased. I truly can't recommend this venue highly enough!
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Downtown Orlando's best kept secret. The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne is a romantic 30 room inn, creating a unique ambience for your unforgettable day. From the casual elegance of the I.W. Phillips House to the opulent grandeur of the Dr. Phillips Mansion, two distinct venues host weddings and recepti
- Amenities: Indoor Ceremony Area, Kosher Available, Liquor License, Onsite Overnight Accommodations, Onsite Parking, Outdoor Ceremony Area, Outdoor Reception Area, Outside Caterers Allowed, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
- Capacity: Up to 200
awards and affiliations
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2013