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Event Testimonials

Meetings & Group Testimonials

“Can’t say enough about your staff and the food for our event…they went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed.”
– Cathie R., Wilkes-Barre

“From our arrival to our departure, your staff did so much to welcome all our colleagues and assure their comfort as guests and also accommodate all of our needs during our day long meetings…”
– Dennis R., Ashley

“We were thoroughly impressed by the attention to details; preparation and rapid response to the various changes and requests. The staffs’ flexibility and very amiable attitudes made our stay quite enjoyable and made my job much easier.”
– Michelle W. New York

“Thank you for your creative flair and amazing meals! You and your staff made our events go smoothly. We are all leaving a few pounds heavier. Hope we meet again!”
– Kathy

“Thank you so much for all you did to make this year’s Taste of Success such a great event! Everyone said the food sampling was wonderful, the winner of the spa certificates is so excited, and your help with providing the wine glasses is so appreciated! Thank you again for being so generous!”
– Melissa

“My compliments to you and all of your staff. You came highly recommended and my expectations were met at every level. Thank you for helping me provide a successful !”
– Kathy

 

 Weddings & Celebrations Testimonials

VOA-WI-Testimonial

The Woodlands is THE place! We are so happy with everything, the team at The Woodlands was wonderful. We received so many compliments from our guests. From the first tour to when we left the morning after, we could not have asked for a better experience. Every detail was looked after, every request was met, and they really brought our dream to life. We cannot wait to visit in the future and reminisce over our wonderful wedding!
- Valerie, WeddingWire Review

“We are from North Eastern NJ and had our wedding in Dallas PA. All of our guests were traveling to the Wilkes Barre area to attend our wedding. We had a large number of hotels to choose from in the area and we are very happy we chose the Woodlands Inn and Resort.

The resort was the perfect setting for our wedding weekend activities. Most guests arrived Friday and made a mini vacation out of it.

We had our rehearsal dinner at Crescenzo’s. it was fantastic. We had the entire restaurant, bar and deck overlooking the picturesque waterfalls and Skyy bar. The food was tremendous. From the made to order pasta bar, chicken veal and sausage dishes to the pizza bar and salads everything was fresh and bursting with flavor. The dessert bar was awesome as well! Our family and friends are still complimenting us on the quality, selection and presentation that the woodlands had for us.

We also chose Crecsenzo’s for breakfast on Sunday for all of our family and friends before they left to return home. The breakfast buffet was also awesome. There was a large selection of hot and cold items and also an omelet bar with made to order eggs.

We had a hospitality suite for the entire weekend which we stocked with snacks, drinks, games and arts and crafts for the little ones. The suite was perfect, it had a huge balcony overlooking the outdoor pool area and the back deck from Crescenzo’s . Our family and friends could meet to talk, drink, unwind or drop off the kids for a while ( we had a babysitter for the kiddies for weekend) while they had fun at one of the on site bars or clubs or took the free shuttle to the casino

We had reserved almost half of the rooms in the hotel that weekend and we have received very positive comment from our family and friends that spent the weekend with us.

The guest rooms were awesome. We brought our dog so we had a dog friendly room in addition to a tower suite and the honeymoon suite for the night after the wedding. Our family and friends occupied a variety of room types from standard rooms with two double beds to king rooms,tower rooms to stream side rooms and all of the rooms were awesome. They were all updated with premium bedding and high quality furnishings as well as updated bathrooms.

The staff was excellent as well. They were willing to do whatever it took to make our guests stay as enjoyable as possible. They even ensured that our guests that arrived on Saturday could get into their rooms before the normal check in time of 4:00 so they had time to get changed and ready for the shuttle to our ceremony.

We would like to say thank you to Rick and his staff for making us feel at home and providing an excellent venue for our wedding weekend!”

- TripAdvisor Review (NJ_Bus_Trvlr)

 

“I finally had the time to sit down and send you an e-mail to personally thank you for the TREMENDOUS job that you and your staff have done for our recent winter/Christmas wedding at The Woodlands.  I knew from the start that we made the right choice with our venue.  As soon as I opened the door to our cocktail hour room, and then again for the reception area, I was breathless!  The decorations – from the trees to the ornaments hanging from the ceiling – that atmosphere actually brought tears to my eyes!  This was what I wanted, and you delivered!  Never once during the 7 months leading up to the wedding was I worried or concerned.  I always felt that you were the professional, and all I had to do was drop it in your hands.  No wonder people talk about The Woodlands as the premier location for a wedding.  You know what you are doing!  All those little pieces and details came together that day.

What did we like the most?

Maybe it was the food.  No, the atmosphere, or ambiance.  Possibly the staff.  Or the way the room was decorated.  Or the way everything was situated, even including the candy table.  Maybe it was the bartenders and the specialty drinks.  Of course – it was EVERYTHING!  The wedding was done to perfection!  We would not have changed anything!

Sometimes you look back and wish you did something differently.  We could not ask for more!

Rick, your attention to details made this wedding.  Anyone can give you a location or a venue.  Even the wedding pictures on the bridge with the snow on the ground are priceless! I could go on and on and on!  I just know that when people tell you it was the most elegant wedding that they have ever attended, they are not lying!

We will all remember this day forever, and we will always remember you were a huge part of our beautiful day.

We had the wedding of a lifetime!

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for everything.”
Cheryl W. 

“Thank you again for making our day so special. Everything was just perfect! The linens, lighting, food, service, etc. were amazing. We heard nothing but good comments all night long about how beautiful the reception was. It really meant a lot and your kindness was greatly appreciated!”
– Shane & Marilyn J.

“Thank you so much for making our wedding day one that we will always remember. We truly couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful reception. Everything was perfect!”
– Alicia H.

“The room was beautiful, the food was outstanding. Your staff was excellent and the evening was perfect. …your family has provided our community with a place to celebrate like no other…”
– Missy

“Every single staff member went over and beyond to make everyone happy! I would definitely come back for another function. You helped make our day special and we will never forget that!”
– Jennifer T.

“You helped make the entire planning process easy and organized and the night of the reception we were able to relax and enjoy ourselves…Thank you so much.”
– Annie.

“I just wanted to say thank you to you and all your staff for the beautiful job you did on my daughter’s wedding. I’m sure that many of your staff had to be affected by that disastrous flood and yet the wedding couldn’t have been nicer. The cooks and servers were magnificent. Bob and I have received loads of compliments and I want to pass them on to you and everyone at The Woodlands who made Courtney and Connor’s day just perfect.”
– Bob and Mary.

“We want to express our deepest gratitude to you and your staff for creating and providing the fabulous shower and wedding events for Christina. You are truly a consummate professional in all you do, but mostly a kind and thoughtful friend to us. It was a magical night, truly a most memorable time of our lives.”
– Don and Dorothy.

“Thank you for everything you have done for us throughout our wedding planning process. You and your wonderful staff gave us the most spectacular wedding reception we ever could have imagined. You lifted the stress of planning and really let us enjoy our wedding day. We knew we were in good hands an wouldn’t need to worry about a thing! Our wedding day could not have been more perfect. Not a detail was overlooked. Our guests raved about the outdoor cocktail hour and delicious sushi. The ambiance of the ballroom could not have been more perfect, and the food was out of this world!! Three months later and our friends and family are still talking about our amazing reception at The Woodlands. We can’t thank you enough for making our wedding day unforgettable. We will be recommending The Woodlands to all of our friends!”
– Cassie and Justin.

  • 1073 Route 315
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
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