Among a lot of great things, the event coordinator Kristy stands out as the best.
Working with them to plan and coordinate:
Absolutely fantastic. Huge props to Kristy. We had to postpone TWICE - our original wedding date was October 2020 - and...
there was no problem either time; deposits transferred, we found a new date. I read about other venues on the internet and there were some horror stories -- you will not have any problems at Lake Windsor if something unfortunate comes up. As you approach the date and need to get final details coordinated, again, Kristy is absolutely on top of things and will answer all your questions, provide helpful suggestions, and just generally be great to work with.
Very nice. We had a smaller wedding than some and so could use the smaller, downstairs room. I've actually attended a wedding in the upstairs room as guest a few months ago as well. Both are very nice, but I have to say the downstairs is even nicer because you get access to the outdoor patio space for basically the entire evening. We had guests out there all evening except during dinner, it provided a great spot to chill out and have a conversation while others were tearing up the dance floor inside. There is nice landscaping right near the venue and a well-manicured golf course beyond. Some flowering trees if you're there at the right time of year will make for some great photos.
The arch that they provided for our ceremony, and all the little things like chairs, tablecloths, etc, all good. They have a handheld mic and speakers that are perfectly good to carry voices. There's a little "locker room" area off of each of the bathrooms where the bridesmaids and groomsmen can stash their stuff, but there's nothing stopping anyone from walking in there. The bathrooms themselves are clean, well-maintained, etc.
The bartenders did a great job, were professional, courteous, helpful, quick. Mixed good drinks. The venue is able to stock just about anything if you give them enough notice -- we had Zombie Dust on draft. They also had a Keurig set up next to the bar so you can keep the party going. I forget what they stocked it with but it was good - I was double-fisting an iced coffee and a margarita for a while and couldn't decide which I liked more.
Not a standout - for what you're paying per plate, you'd get a better meal at a nice restaurant - but I am impressed at what they managed to produce at industrial scale, feeding hundreds of people all at once. It was good, good portions, and they distributed it out to tables efficiently. We didn't do a wedding cake, opting for a selection of pre-plated desserts that guests could go up and get from a dessert table, and those were all delicious.
Everything was at minimum very good, with most aspects being excellent. The true standout is Kristy. Management, give her a raise, you want to retain her! Would I recommend this venue? Absolutely, particularly if you have a small enough guest list to use the downstairs space (& therefore the patio).