We appreciate feedback from our guests. Here are some highlights from our books of thank yous. A special thank you to our guests for taking the time to say thanks - we love reading your letters and cards! Your event is our priority, and this means the world to us. 


“Thank you for doing such an amazing job…We had such a wonderful time! Everyone there just could not stop talking of how nice everything was, how pleasant the staff was, and how delicious the food was!! You guys were a true blessing to us...I just want to say thank you for giving my little girl the wedding of her dreams.”

- Vivian

“As a professional speaker for the last 20 years I have spoken in more than 2,500 facilities. I rank yours one of the best experiences I’ve had at an event.”

- David (DKPI) 

“Best Venue Ever! My husband and I are so glad we found Rio Hondo before we put a deposit on any other venue! Everything is kept clean! When you're inside the ballroom, all of the guests have a beautiful view of the sunset and the golf course with all of its hills and trees. The balcony is perfect for cocktail hour… I definitely recommend this venue to anyone!”

- Donna

“I really appreciate the staff at Rio Hondo for all that they did to make our wedding such a beautifully put together event…My guests were enthralled and continue to remark on the beauty of the facility and the deliciousness of the food. Rio Hondo truly exceeded my expectations in every way. Thank you Rio Hondo, for helping to make our wedding such a wonderfully remembered night!”

- Nelly

“I heard nothing but positive remarks from our guests and that is a very satisfying end to a long anticipated event. Thank you very much for making it all look so easy!!...Sincere thanks for a wonderful experience at Rio Hondo Event Center.”

- Madelyn (KPRA)

“Having attended two company Holiday Dinner Events… the service you and your staff provides is without a doubt impeccable and the far most impressive I’ve come across.”

- Juan (SGTI)

“Such professional service! I booked our work Christmas party and they took care of EVERYTHING! It was a no-hassle party. Everything was set up beautifully and the night was a total success!”

- Lourdes

“Gorgeous place for a reception! Friendly and helpful staff! Thanks!”

- Kandace

“Everything was amazing! The room looked fabulous and very romantic, just like I wanted it. The ceremony was also set up wonderfully. The staff was so amazing and helpful with everything! They made sure that my night was everything I wanted it to be. The food was amazing and I kept getting compliments from all my guests on how good the food was. It was excellent value for the money too. I wouldn't have had it anywhere else.”

- Maggie 

“The best way to show how caring these people are... and how much they want your day to turn out great... is by sharing how they went to the store to buy me another garter because I forgot to put mine on. Highly Recommended!!!”

- Yessikita

“We really Appreciate the quality facilities, service, and food provided by the Rio Hondo Event Center…You and your team did a great job in delivering an excellent experience for us.”

- Mike (ISD-NS)

“We had a wonderful evening and are still receiving calls from our guests commenting on how elegant and beautiful our wedding was…Thank you so much for working with a spirit of excellence; the room lacked no detail, the service was superb, and overall we were so very pleased with our selection of choosing your venue.”

- Brea and Eugene

“Awesome place to have a wedding; had mine here and everybody did a great job!”

- Sarah 

“Thank you for a wonderful event…The room looked great; the extra lighting added so much to the atmosphere and the tables were set up beautifully. The food was delicious. The guests enjoyed every dish…staff was as usual efficient, polite, and a pleasure to be with…you again went above and beyond to ensure the evening be a memorable one for our guests…looking forward to booking future events.”

- Beth (AI)

“Thank you for going out of your way to make us comfortable. I don’t know how you do it. We were freaked out that day, yet you responded to us in keeping with the spirit of the day.”

- Kenya & Cesar 

“Thank you for the wonderful service you and your staff provided us for my daughter’s Quinceanera. I was pleased with the attention to details and everyone complimented me on choosing such a beautiful place. I will definitely recommend your place to family and friends. I am looking forward to doing business with you again.”

- Nancy 

“Thank you very much for a successful 50th anniversary party! Everything you provided for us was excellent and everyone had a great time. The atmosphere, the quality of the food and service was superb…we will always remember this place with fond memories, and will recommend it to others.”

- Masako 

“Thank you and your wonderful staff. The room, technical support, food…all terrific!”

- Dennis (FHCCGLA) 

“Thank you so much for the Excellent Service and Delicious food. I look forward to booking our event at the RH Event Center again next year.”

- Leticia (TEI)

“We were so impressed…sitting with you and planning the meals was so easy because you understood exactly what we were trying to achieve. You developed the menu to support the message of our meeting. The set-up in the meeting room was exactly as you promised. The food was excellent, very well presented and your staff gave us great service…you were so accommodating to the flow of our conference. Thank you again for all you did to make our conference easy for the planners and absolutely lovely, delicious and comfortable for the participants.”

- Dr. Szlachcic (WHC)

“We are still hearing wonderful comments about our celebration…Thank you so much for your graciousness and special attention to our needs.”

- Sister Delores 

“Thank you so very much for helping make our Reunion a success! It was a pleasure working with you.”

- Sharon (DHS Class of ’61) 

“The Rio Hondo Event Center was perfect for our 55th Reunion…what a polite and efficient staff you have. Every one of the servers and bartender were perfect! They were unobtrusive and friendly. Everything was served correctly and the temperature was just right. The cocktails and hors d’oeuvres made everyone happy. Our chosen meal could not have been any more delicious, satisfying, and beautifully presented…The committee is still receiving phone calls complimenting the dinner. You and your staff are to be congratulated.”

- Donna (DHS Class of ’56)

“Thank you so much for the wonderful wedding you created…You and your staff went above and beyond what we expected – the food was fabulous, but the service was exceptional! I would recommend your services to everyone I know.”

- Thompson Family 

“My family treated me to lunch at the Rio Hondo Event Center for Mother’s Day. Thanks to you and your staff, this was a memorable affair. Our tables were beautifully decorated…the meal was par excellence…keep up the good work.”

- Nora

“Thank you again for the great service and making our wedding very special and memorable. We all had a great time, especially Michelle, and seeing her happy made my night.”

- Joseph

“We had the privilege to dine in your restaurant last fall with a group of friends…our dinner experience was unforgettable – the food was delicious, creatively presented, the ambiance of the separate intimate room was delightful, and the service was exceptional. We have returned several times to your restaurant since then [Hackers Sports Bar and Grill].”

- Sharon 

“My daughter’s wedding was absolutely perfect. All of your planning and attention to detail were so reassuring…we have received so much positive feedback about the wedding and the event center. It was the absolute best choice we could have made.”

- Janice

“Praising the fun reception, your beautiful facility, and most of all the great professionalism and warmth of your entire staff…The great staff is a remarkable bunch. We’ve never seen such a dynamic, hard working, and most of all, friendly bunch! They not only catered to our guests with speedy service, but added a warm smile, and that goes a long way.”

- Cesar and Laura 

“Words can’t express my gratitude for such a heavenly Easter Brunch…everyone loved absolutely everything. The food was exquisite, the service superb and the view was spectacular…everyone was super professional…1st class everything!”

- Wendy

“Great atmosphere and the coldest beer in town [Hackers Sports Bar & Grill]…Definitely a must!”

- Sophia