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Frequently Asked Questions...

Is the venue available on the date you need it?
Give us a call at 864.286.6000 or email info@grandholland.com.

How many guests can the facility accommodate?
Our facility can hold up to 250 guests. We have plenty of seating both indoors and outdoors with plenty of different options available.

What is the rental fee and what does it include?
We know it’d be easier for you to have all our prices listed however we’d love to give you a tour and go through all of our packages and options. 

How much is the date retainer, when is it due, and is it refundable?
The date retainer is at least half of the cost of the house rental which can vary depending on the date of your event. It is due at the time of booking and is non-refundable. The other half will be due at a later date.

Is the rental fee cheaper if we don’t book a Friday or Saturday night?
Yes! Sunday – Thursday our house rental is less. 

What other events are going on at the venue on the same day?
Weddings have the entire property exclusive to your party.

What time can we arrive at the venue?
Check-in time varies depending on individual contracts. It will be stated in your contract. 

How many spots are available for guests to park?
Our upper lot has 66 spots and we have a lower lot as well. Plenty of parking on site.

Is the venue accessible for disabled guests?
Yes, we have ramps and an elevator, there is nowhere on the property that would not be accessible.

How do rehearsals work for a one-day wedding?
We do rehearsals on the morning of the wedding. 

Do you have to make an appointment to see the venue?
Yes, The Grand Holland Estate is an appointment-only venue.  

Can we stay on the property?
We do have 4 rooms in our main house (sleeps 12) that are reserved for the bride and bridesmaids Friday night with a weekend rental. The honeymoon suite is included for all of our couples.

Where do guests stay?
We recommend the Crown Plaza off Congaree Road, they offer a shuttle to our guests.

Does the venue have a liquor license to serve alcohol?
Yes, we have our full liquor license. 

What is your alcohol policy?
We have several packages available for all events (including our signature white sangria). No outside alcohol is allowed on the property.

Can you bring in a band or DJ?
Yes, you can bring in your own band or DJ. We have several we would recommend and would love to hear what vibe you're looking for to steer you in the right direction.

How many people does the dance floor accommodate?
Our dance floor is large enough to accommodate all of your guests.

How many spots are available for guests to park?
We have two upper lots with 66 spaces, 122 total on the property

Can cars be left overnight?
Yes

Does the cake have to be from any particular place?
No, however, your baker needs to be licensed and insured.

Do you provide a cutting knife?
Yes, we have a knife for you to cut your cake, you may bring your own if you’d like but it is not necessary.

Is there a cake-cutting fee?
No extra fee to cut the cake, our staff is prepared to do that for you.

Do you provide in-house catering?
Yes! We have a wonderful in-house chef with an extensive menu to choose from.

Can we bring in any food/beverages from outside?
No, we do not allow outside food or beverages to be brought in.