The Bath Club

The Bath Club
5937 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(305) 867-5938
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Average Base Cost: $40,000

Average base cost for a Bath Club wedding is calculated by figuring a 125-person guest list for a Saturday night ceremony/reception including food and beverage using one of the venue’s approved caterers. Transportation to venue, entertainment, decorations, and flowers are not included. Average price includes chairs, linens, gratuity and state sales tax. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand.

 

 

How it breaks down:

Facility Rental Fee: 

  • Venue rental fee for The Bath Club includes use of all interior spaces and outside courtyard, all lounge and bar furniture, bars,billiard tables, 72 inch round dining tables, 36 inch highboy cocktail tables, and lounge furniture. Cleaning fee, moving fee, two restroom attendents, plus use of fully operational air conditioned kitchen and use of 600 feet of our pristine beachfront property for ceremonies and events is included. (Permit fees apply)

Saturdays:  $18,500.00 (guest count 450 pp or less)

Sunday – Friday:  $14,700.00 (guest count 249 pp or less)

Sunday – Friday:  $15,700.00 (guest count 250 pp – 450)

*A 15% discount is applied to the rental fee during the summer months of July-September 

 
 
 

Food: You must use one of the Bath Club’s preferred caterers, which includes Thierry’s, Bill Hansen, and Aaron’s catering. On average, you can expect catering with alcohol to start at $130/pp for a seated meal.

Important Note: Decor and other rentals, including linens and chairs, are not included in the facility fee. On average you can expect to spend $1,000 and up for both chairs and linens depending on the size of your wedding.

More Stats:

Space Type: Inside, courtyard, and beachfront.

Bridal Suite: There is not a typical suite for brides and grooms, but there are lots of spaces available to make one.

Size: Rental fee is for 450 pp and less

Food Service Type: Buffet/seated options

Parking: Valet, which is not included in the fee. Typically you can expect to spend $20/hour for valet services for 100 people.

How Will Grandma Get There? There are lots of hotel option on Miami Beach, including the nearby Eden Roc , Fontainebleau, and Courtyard Marriott.

Party On!: The good news is that this is Miami Beach, so events can go on until midnight (and beyond if your music is inside).

 

 

The Report:

The Bath Club is an oddity on Miami Beach. Not only because it looks like an Italian villa amongst the beachfront condominiums, but because it’s the only private event venue in South Florida. The building was built in 1926, and it looks like they haven’t changed the charming interior/exterior much since then, which is why it has such an old-world feel. The venue is still a “hidden gem,” and this is most likely due to the fact that it’s slightly north of all the craziness of South Beach. There are several layout options for your wedding, including four possible ceremony/reception rooms as well as use of their beachfront property as and ample space for guests to linger.

 

Woman Getting Married Says:

So, I am finally getting around to writing about the wedding venue where I got married at! I love LOVE the Bath Club as a venue. There are so many possibilities with it, and whether you’re from Miami or are looking for a great destination wedding venue, you can’t beat the location. However, nothing in life is perfect, right? And this venue has unfortunately fallen victim to that. When I got married here the venue was in a bit of a transition (and they still are). They were not really marketing themselves as a wedding venue, but there happened to be a great chef attached to the venue who catered weddings and events all the time, so it was a natural for him to cater more at The Bath Club. The problem, however, has always been with the management team, which is constantly turning over. While we managed (after some bargaining) to rent the Bath Club for less than $3,000, a new makeover of the club now means they’re charging higher prices. Last year they were renting it for $20,000 inclusive of decorations, chairs, or linens, but thankfully they have come down a bit. While I love this venue, I really wish they would drop the price back down to something more reasonable. If they don’t, I’m afraid nobody will be able to afford to get married here…and it really is such a special place!

You can see pics from my wedding at The Bath Club here

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Our Rating

8 Amenities/What’s Included

9 Convenient for Grandma

10 Layout

10 Location

10 Overall Charm

6 Venue Value

WGM Rating

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