Frequently Asked Questions
How many rooms does the hotel have?
The Wilshire Grand Hotel is a boutique hotel with 89 newly renovated and pet-friendly sleeping rooms, of which 13 suites. We feature a complimentary European Breakfast, Complimentary Bridal Suite on your wedding night, complimentary wireless and hardwired internet, and a fitness center.
What is the maximum capacity that your ballrooms can accommodate?
Our NJ Wedding Venue features two magnificent Ballrooms, including the Tuscany Ballroom and our Grand Ballroom. Our Tuscany ballroom can hold up to 150 guests and our Grand Ballroom can hold up to 400 Guests. The Loft at 350 can also accommodate over 200 Guests.
Do we have to use your preferred and in-house vendors or can we use whomever we like?
While we do have in-house vendors, you are not limited to only using them. You may use any vendors you like - we just require them to have Proof of Insurance.
Do you hold ceremonies on site in addition to wedding receptions?
We do hold ceremonies on site in addition to wedding receptions, and have the capability to hold your ceremony either indoors or outdoors.
Do you have any outdoor areas?
We do have outdoor areas with LED back-lit fountains, in addition to a white gazebo, and a patio with a heat lamp and fire pit for your guests to enjoy.
Are there places to take pictures on sight or nearby?
We have a number of beautiful photo opportunities throughout the property and would love to show you them in person. We are also situated about a quarter mile from picturesque Verona Park.
Is there a bridal salon where the bride and bridesmaids can do their hair and makeup?
Our venue features newly renovated Bridal Salons equipped with full-length mirrors, personal safes, and a private restroom.
Is the Wilshire handicap-accessible?
All areas of the venue are handicap-accessible. The Wilshire Caterers is equipped with elevators and ramps to ensure all guests can enjoy every space we have to offer.
How is the Wilshire's accessibility for out-of-state guests or guests traveling from long distances?
The Wilshire is situated just off Exit 7 on interstate 280 which is accessible via the NJ Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway and I-287. We are also only a 20 -minute drive from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Would we as the Bride and Groom get a room for the night of our wedding?
As part of the Wilshire’s wedding package, all Brides and Grooms are given a complimentary Bridal Suite in the Hotel.
Does the hotel offer discounted pricing for my guests?
Yes, with a group block of ten (10) rooms or more, your guests will be offered a discounted guest room rate.
Does the hotel offer any kind of breakfast for their guests?
The hotel does provide a complimentary full breakfast for all of their guests which includes a variety of hot & cold items such as cereals, bagels, muffins and scones in addition to waffles, bacon, and eggs. There is also a selection of coffee, tea and juices.
How does your executive chef handle food allergies like gluten-free or dairy-free?
Our talented Executive Chef, Matthew Goldman, takes food allergies very seriously. If you or your guests have any special dietary needs please let us know and we will definitely have appropriate, delicious meals prepared and ready to serve.
Do you allow pets?
The Wilshire Grand Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel featuring a dog run for your furry friend to run around.