Château Eza is a fabulously romantic boutique hotel perched 400 metres up on the clifftop village of Eze, located on the French Riviera between Nice and Monaco. The medieval village of Eze is renowned for having the most incredible view on the entire Cote d’Azur; a 360° panoramic sea view of the Mediterranean coast as far as the Esterel mountains to the west and Italy to the east. The Château Eza is a wonderful wedding venue if you are looking for a quiet, intimate venue for a low key wedding in a mind-blowingly attractive setting.
The Château Eza is a 5 star boutique hotel with 10 rooms and suites sleeping up to 20 people. Room prices go from approximately 230 euros per night up to 1200 euros per night depending on the season and the category of room (according to the 2010 rack rate). If you are interested in privatising the entire venue and booking all of the 10 rooms available, the hotel will most probably be open to negotiating a special discount off the rack rate. All rooms are very attractive, have all the mod cons and are packed full of charm.
The venue has outside as well as inside dining space. The hotel’s panoramic view restaurant has a maximum seated capacity of 50 using rectangular tables and 70 for a standing cocktail reception.
The Château Eza’s terrace can hold a maximum of 120 people standing and 60 for seated dinners. The main terrace is also commonly used for wedding ceremonies as the hotel does not have a large garden for this purpose.
For small groups, the Château Eza’s private lounge known as the Salon Royal and its terrace can privatised for intimate dinner for up to 20 people.
The Château Eza possesses a Michelin star for the high standard of their cuisine. This prestigious recognition of quality comes with quite a hefty price tag, with set dinner menus going from 105 Euros to 140 Euros per head excluding beverages and wedding cake. The venue also offers canapés served with champagne and an open bar from 62 Euros and upwards per head. For a casual day-time reception, lunch menus are priced at between 45 and 70 Euros per head excluding beverages and wedding cake. The Château Eza offers a special wedding package which includes 1 hours full open bar with champagne, alcohol, soft drinks and canapés (excluding luxury liquors), a 3 course seated dinner (starter, main and wedding cake), ½ bottle of wine per person, 1/2 bottle mineral water per person and coffee. The wedding package is priced at 10,000 Euros based on a group of 40 people. For groups of under 40 people, the price does not decrease; 10, 000 Euros is the minimum charge. For groups of over 40 people, the price increases accordingly. N.b. all prices are according to 2010 rates.
The venue also has a partnership with a fantastic private beach on the Eze-sur-Mer shore, a few minutes decent by car from the hotel. Anjuna Bay would a fantastic place for a rehearsal dinner the night before or brunch the day after your wedding reception at the Château Eza.
For more information, or if you are thinking about the Château Eza as a possible venue for your wedding, please do not hesitate to contact Kerry at My Riviera Wedding. If you prefer to contact the Château Eza directly, please don’t forget to mention that you found the venue on www.my-riviera-wedding.com! By doing this you will be helping me to spread the word about my wedding planning activities.