Thank you so much for your help and coordination for our NYE wedding! The event was absolutely wonderful and the setting turned out so beautiful! More than I could have ever imagined! I received so many compliments regarding the Graves 601 Hotel! From pretty much everyone regarding how great the food was, the service, the setting, the hotel rooms, the security J - pretty much everything! You and your staff are top notch!!
I intended to write you 'right away', to tell you how FABULOUS the Graves experience and service was but we went to NY to see daughter Allison last week and, so now are just recovering from all the fun and excitement.
I must say that I was totally surprised by all of the (tons of) emails and calls that we received (And, numerous expressions from good friends of ours who were not invited but heard about the wedding). I feel like we hosted the social highlight of the season:) All thanks to you and the Graves' wonderful ambience and gracious hospitality.
Dennis was absolutely right; a GREAT time was had by all. In addition to the marvelous food (people loved the salmon, a special treat at weddings), hors d'oeuvre's, and total elegance of the Graves, one of the cutest comments we consistently received, was how full the wine glasses were kept:) Seriously though, I believe this is one of those special touches that people notice.
For Steve and I, the experience far exceeded our fondest hopes for a beautiful wedding for our lovely daughter and endearing Joe. Just had to thank you again for all you added to this perfect celebration.
Thanks for everything. The wedding and reception were flawless. Everyone loved the food and the great atmosphere.
I wanted to just drop you another thank you to let you know how much we appreciate everything you did for us this weekend! Literally everything went perfectly and everything looked amazing. The service was impeccable, the food was the best banquet food I have ever had, and the night exceeded all expectations. You had ever detail planned and executed right down to the salad for my dad. He rarely has good things to say about wedding food and service, and I know he was just wowed.
So thanks again for the work that you and your banquet staff put in to the night. Make sure to tell Stuart the same!
I have nothing but praise for you and all of your staff. Your service was out of this world and it made us feel so special and taken care of on our big day. The whole wedding looked like and ran like it stepped out of a dream! Many of our guests said it was one of the best meals they'd ever had. That's a tall order for a wedding so thank you. A million times, thank you.
The Graves 601 Hotel would be my top recommendation for anyone looking for a top-service hotel in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area. My husband and I were frequent guests so we knew the level of service provided by the Graves, however for our wedding ceremony and reception we were beyond happy with their service. First, they were extremely flexible in working with us, specifically on the dinner menu. They made new recipes just for us to reflect our backgrounds and our desires for the evening. Second, their reservations crew was great in helping ensure the 70+ rooms we had booked for the evening were correct - our guests all spoke of the easy check-in and the top service they received. Lastly, the Graves 601 is just an amazing hotel - the rooms are trendy yet amazingly comfortable!!! Everyone says they have the best beds - and it's true!!!
The Graves is situated in a great location in Minneapolis - in the heart of downtown yet right off the light-rail train. A perfect location for our out-of-town guests. Graves 601 receives my top recommendation to others looking for a fabulous venue!
Thank you for all your work in making Laurie and Scott's dreams come true. We have been told by many people that it was the most beautiful, fun wedding they have ever attended. Thank you and the attentive staff at the Graves 601 Hotel for all you did!
Thank you Donna for everything. Laurie told me everything was perfect and her wedding could not have been anywhere else but the Graves 601 Hotel!
Thank you to you and the entire Graves staff for helping make our wedding reception a fantastic event. We were very impressed by the staff's attention to detail and organization. We received tons of compliments from family and friends. Additionally, my florist raved about the attentiveness of you and your staff. I will definitely recommend Graves to anyone who is looking to host a personalized event. Thanks again!
"We just wanted to thank you, the chef and the rest of the Graves 601 staff for such a phenomenal wedding experience! Everything was absolutely perfect and all of our guests really enjoyed their stay at the Graves. Our experience with the Graves 601 exceeded our expectations in every way and we are so happy we decided to have our wedding with you guys. Thank you again for making our big day even that much more special."
"We TRULY had a great time at the wedding, everything went smooth and everyone was very impressed by the Graves."
"Awesome location, you are near EVERYTHING, shops, restaurants, bars, and the train. You can take the train right to the airport and we felt very safe. The train which is about a block away also heads to the Mall of America (one word for that =yuck), however the hotel was very trendy, clean and affordable. The bar Cosmos served some of the best drinks we had ever had and we travel all around the world! Would def stay there again".
"I don't even know where to begin in thanking you and your staff. I just couldn't wait to tell all of you how special you made this day. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We have some of the best photos ever. If you would like I could send some to you for the hotel to show just how beautiful it is there for a wedding. You were the best! The absolute best!! Thanks!!!!"
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Mike & Chris
"Just wanted to pass a note along to says thanks and to let you know that everything turned out wonderfully. We both really appreciate your help in putting our wedding together and couldn't be happier with the graves in all regards. Thanks again."
"Mike and I wanted to thank you for making our wedding such a fabulous and memorable evening. Your attention to detail during the planning process and excellent service staff resulted in a perfect night.
Everyone raved about the food and the service. Mike and I were absolutely thrilled, we could not have had a better time and we wouldn't have changed a thing. I am only sad I can't do it all over again! I would highly recommend the Graves to anyone planning a wedding in Minneapolis. Thanks again!"
"First, Nancy and I want to thank you and your staff for making the reception a night that we will never forget. It was wonderful and the job that everyone at the Graves did was fantastic. Every thing went off with out a hitch. Tim and Jenny were completely happy with every thing and Steward and his staff were unbelievable. If you ever want to use us a reference please do so."
"We had a very enjoyable reception. I think that all of the staff at the Graves did an excellent job! The meal was excellent and we enjoyed the space very much. Thank you."
"I wanted to send you a quick note to thank you for all of your assistance with Kristin's wedding. Everything was spectacular. We've had many people tell us it was one of the nicest weddings they had ever attended. Your staff did a fantastic job! Thanks for all you did.
I can’t thank you enough for a truly memorable reception! You and your staff couldn’t have been more helpful. Stuart and Rusty worked at monitoring the bar. So many people commented on how Stuart came to their tables to greet them. The suite for the newlyweds was amazing. The photographer took pictures to end the tale. Again, thank you for everything.
Thanks so much for everything Donna! It was a pleasure to work with you and the wedding better than I could have imagined!"
"Words cannot express our thanks and appreciation for the efforts of you and your staff in making Judith & Mark's wedding so perfect. The facilities were wonderful and each of you did a magnificent job with smiles on your faces. The entire event was magical and thoroughly enjoyed by all. Everybody was raving about the facility, the food, and the attentiveness of staff and especially about the chemistry in the room. We still had a full dance floor at 12:30 AM ! The Brunch was perfect also, and all the hosts were very pleased.
Thank you again, I would highly recommend your venue and you to anybody who asked."
~ Bill & Elaine