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On since 2022

Last update: February 2024

Grand Hotel Sunderland is a seaside wedding venue situated near Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. A timeless gem adored by newlyweds and holidaymakers alike, it is a wonderful place to mark the beginning of the next chapter of your life. With sophisticated facilities, luxurious guest rooms, and a diligent team of staff, this North East getaway has everything you need for an unforgettable celebration. You and your loved ones are cordially invited to wine, dine, and dance the night away at this one-of-a-kind venue.

Facilities and Capacity

From intimate elopements to large-scale occasions, Grand Hotel Sunderland has the flexibility to accommodate a range of wedding types. After exchanging your vows in the Boardroom, a room that boasts wonderful sea views, you can enjoy a photography session on the beach. The Castle Suite is an ideal place to host receptions of up to 300 people, featuring plenty of space for mixing and mingling with guests. When the festivities draw to a close, you are more than welcome to spend the night in one of the elegant on-site bedrooms. Each of the 82 bedrooms is equipped with state-of-the-art amenities.

Services Offered

At Grand Hotel Sunderland, you can count on the excellent staff to make your fairytale wedding a reality. Their dedicated wedding coordinator will work with you from the start to ensure that everything runs smoothly. You can collaborate with them to develop a bespoke package that suits your specific needs. The staff encourages you to arrange a pre-wedding tour of the property so that you can familiarise yourselves with the facilities.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Small hotel
Coastal weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Swimming pool
Fitness centre

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
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Reviews for Grand Hotel Sunderland

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Mary M. Sent on 31/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Our wedding at the grand

We were married at the grand hotel Sunderland in July 2022
We loved every minute of it Charlotte the grands wedding coordinator is fantastic nothing is too much trouble she is a lovely lady and so very professional she was always so responsive to my many emails I sent her and always kept me calm and answered my worries or concerns no matter how silly they probably were (which every bride needs) the whole team on the day of our wedding were fantastic ! The hotel is very clean and location is brilliant especially if you would like photos on the beach Jane who is the lady who does all the centre pieces , sashes , postboxes is fantastic aswell such attention to detail and you will be spoilt for choice when choosing your wedding decor and she has loads of extras you can add on to your package over all we had a fantastic wedding day at the grand hotel Sunderland we loved every second of it there is not one thing I would change!
Karen Sent on 23/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

So special

Thank you so much to Charlotte and the team for making our day so special, we couldn’t have hoped for more, everything was perfect.
Lee Sent on 23/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Beyond our expectations

The staff went above and beyond our expectations. Thanks to Charlotte for making our day so perfect. We couldn’t recommend the hotel enough, the staff were tremendous and made our day so special.
Jane Sent on 23/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Thanks to Charlotte

It was a fantastic day and our sincerest thanks to Charlotte, the most amazing wedding co-ordinator. Nothing was too much trouble and the personal service made the whole day run so smoothly.
Judith Sent on 23/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

It was perfect

Thank you for everything, it was perfect. The staff were wonderful, especially Charlotte our Wedding Co-ordinator who went the extra mile in helping to help arrange for the dogs to be there. The food was fantastic, flowers and cake were fantastic, we cannot thank you enough.
Stephanie Sent on 23/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you Charlotte

We would just like to thank Charlotte for yesterday, it was an amazing day, we loved it!
Keith Sent on 23/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic job!

We both want to say a massive thank you to Charlotte and her team for doing such a fantastic job. It was such a perfect day and we can’t thank you enough for how smoothly it went.
Bernadette Sent on 23/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Could not fault a thing

Thank you so much, we had an amazing day, couldn’t fault a thing. The hotel was beautiful, the food was lovely and our room and overnight stay was lovely and breakfast was beautiful the next morning. Thank you to the fabulous team.
Glynis Sent on 23/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Fabulous Night!

It was such a fabulous night at the Grand Hotel Sunderland, we couldn’t have asked for more.
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