The Connaught Hotel and Spa is a boutique wedding venue situated in Bournemouth, Dorset, in the South West of England. This luxurious destination is just minutes from Dorset's famous beaches, providing a coastal backdrop to your special celebrations. You can hold a micro wedding or large gathering in a selection of elegantly-appointed event spaces, with the help of a dedicated wedding team.
Facilities and Capacity
The Connaught Hotel and Spa is licensed for indoor and outdoor ceremonies, allowing you to spend the whole day in one location.
You can choose from three beautiful suites for an indoor ceremony alongside 120 guests. During milder months, say "I do" in the scenic gardens that overlook palm trees and a baby blue beach hut.
Choose from three unique suites to mark your wedding breakfast in style surrounded by 100 loved ones. The Franklyn Suite is the largest reception space at this hotel, with a capacity for 120 friends and family members. Located in The Connaught Lodge, this separate building allows complete privacy for your big day. It features a private entrance, a bar and lounge area, floor-to-ceiling windows, a spacious dance floor, and lavish chandeliers.
Outside, you will find beautiful terraced gardens for photo ops and mingling after your ceremony. The Connaught Lodge is available for exclusive hire, which comes with access to the main hotel facilities as well as 28 plush bedrooms.
Your wedding breakfast will be created by a talented team of AA Rosette chefs, using locally-sourced, fresh ingredients where possible and with each dish tailored to suit all dietary requirements.
You can choose the all-inclusive Wedding Bliss package or design a bespoke package with the help of their experienced wedding team. From your first visit to your wedding day, you'll be in the safe hands of their wedding team, who have hosted hundreds of weddings. From a red-carpet arrival to a menu tasting session, these experts have thought of every detail to ensure your day is unique and effortless.
Newlyweds can look forward to a complimentary stay on their wedding night in one of the hotel's most luxurious suites. There are 81 stylishly designed bedrooms, so guests travelling from afar can enjoy a relaxing stay for a discounted rate. You can visit the spa and swimming pool before and after your big day.
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The Connaught Hotel and Spa is the perfect wedding venue, along with an experienced team who will ensure your day goes to perfect plan -
All-inclusive Wedding Bliss package for £2,999 including Fridays and Saturdays! Subject to availability.
- 50 day guests
- Chair covers and coloured sashes
- Hire of civil ceremony room (Blakes, a stunning room with crystal chandeliers)
- Use of red carpet, silver cake stand and knife
- A welcome drink on arrival for all your guests
- Three course sit down wedding breakfast from our classic package
- A glass of house wine served with your meal
- A glass of sparkling wine for speeches
- Evening reception room with private bar
- Evening “Street Bowl Food” for 70 guests
- DJ & disco until midnight
- Complimentary bedroom with breakfast for the wedding couple.
Based on our classic package, upgrades available for an extra charge.
For more details on weddings at The Connaught Hotel and Spa, to book a show-around or if you just need a little advice from a friendly ear, why not contact our experienced wedding team on 01753874334 or get in touch with our online enquiry form.
30 West Hill Road BH2 5PH Bournemouth (Dorset)
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