I would also suggest you contact the coordinator. We renewed Vows in October and purchased the lowest package...$250. So depending on the "package" you purchase would depend on paying for extra guest at the ceremony....We paid $90 for our friends to join us. It has nothing to do with whether they are staying there or not. The cost is for the RECEPTION. (I believe) I am sure there is wiggle room on this if you don't want your guest to join in the cake and cheers. But, only one way to clairify is to contact them directly. Good luck and Congrats...YOU have chosen a beautiful place to do this. A wedding is one day. A marriage is a lifetime.