Testimonials

 

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Event Type: Wedding Ceremony & Reception
Event Date: July 12, 2015
By: Wendy & Zoran

Everything at the venue was absolutely STUNNING! We received so many compliments on the service of the staff, the venue set up, on everything!…I really appreciate [the UBC Boathouse event staff’s] willingness to cater to our vision for the ceremony and for making everything run so smoothly. Special thanks to [the Facility Manager and Rentals Assistants] for all of your help with everything leading up to this day. You were always prompt and professional, thanks for making things less stressful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Event Type: Wedding Ceremony & Reception
Event Date: May 9, 2014
By: Allison & Paul

I’m so grateful we chose the venue we did. UBC Boathouse was everything we dreamt of, and more. [The UBC Boathouse Event Coordinator and Facility Manager] were both so helpful throughout the entire process, and we can’t thank them enough for the role they played in making our day a success. We get to look back at our gorgeous wedding, and remember the truly perfect backdrop we had for the most spectacular day of our lives!

 

 

 

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Event Type: Wedding Ceremony & Reception
Event Date: March 14, 2014
By: Kim & Mike

The UBC Boathouse sells itself, you couldn’t ask for a more breathtaking location to host your event. But something we didn’t expect was the attentive and helpful staff. Throughout the entire planning process they were quick to respond and very helpful in ensuring our vision came to life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Event Type: Wedding Reception
Event Date: Dec 31, 2013
By: Jena & Corrado

The UBC boathouse was the perfect blank slate for us. We wanted a
beautiful venue, where we had control over the food, bar and stay late
into the evening. The boathouse allows couples to run their own bar,
bring in caterers and are very open to design ideas for decor. The staff
was professional, flexible and approachable and when we ran into
difficulty finding a caterer, they were full of ideas and referrals. In
planning seating and decor, they helped develop a seating plan and
aided us in understanding what was feasible and what would be more
work than it was worth. On the day of the event, I literally never noticed
that staff, and that was because there was never an issue, so I never had
to seek them out. It was the perfect night, a great party and a New Years
that will be remembered by all our guests for years to come!

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Event Type: Wedding Ceremony & Reception
Event Date: July 07, 2012
By: Lauren & Dustin

From start to finish, the service I received from the UBC Boathouse was top notch. Sharon and her team do all they can to ensure that on your special day you are only thinking about the things that matter and not worrying about little stressful details. They work seamlessly with vendors and were great about recommending great people to make our wedding the best it could be. They’ve done it all before, are open to all ideas and will do all they can to accommodate you. The venue is absolutely gorgeous. The floor to ceiling windows add an openness and view that will absolutely wow your guests. If weather permits, getting married on the dock is fab option (what we did) and felt very intimate. Having the deck off the main ballroom is a great option for a bar and for providing your guests a cool rest from all the dancing! We had the absolute best day – I never wanted it to end and it was in large part of the classy, accommodating staff at the UBC Boathouse.

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Event Type: Wedding Reception
Event Date: July 03, 2011
By:Kathryn & Paul

Paul and I were married in July at the UBC Boathouse. I used no decorations because the natural beauty surrounding the venue could not be beat, not to mention the interesting architecture of the boathouse itself. During our ceremony on the lower dock our guests sat level with the water, overlooking a riverbank lined with trees. The reception room held our guests (and catering staff) comfortably and has 180 degree, floor to ceiling windows- perfect for watching the sunset. The view of the city and mountains beyond the water especially impressed out of town guests! The venue definitely takes advantage of Vancouver’s famous scenic reputation. The staff were wonderful, flexible, and with the facility staff’s professionalism the planning seemed effortless.

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Event Type: Wedding Ceremony & Reception
Event Date: July 20, 2011
By:Kathryn & Paul

We would like to thank the UBC Boathouse staff for making my wedding day memorable. Not only was the venue breath taking but the staff were very helpful. I was impressed by their professional manner and eagerness to help me during the planning process. The day of was perfect thanks to their attentiveness and hard work.