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On since 2022

Last update: February 2024

Hotel Miramar is an idyllic wedding venue in Bournemouth, Dorset, ideal for couples who desire a seaside celebration. Brimming with style and sophistication, this four-star hotel has been setting the scene for romantic weddings for many years. From your rehearsal dinner to your reception, it can provide the backdrop for every stage of your once-in-a-lifetime occasion. You and your guests are cordially invited to wed, wine, and dine at this South Coast getaway.

Facilities and Capacity

Whether you are planning an intimate affair or a large-scale celebration, Hotel Miramar has the capacity to host all manner of wedding types. Upon arrival, your nearest and dearest will surely fall in love with the property's timeless aesthetic and coastal surroundings. You are welcome to host your ceremony in the Library Lounge, a delightful space replete with ornate decor. Alternatively, you can marry in the outdoor garden pavilion. Here, you can marvel at views of the bay before exchanging your vows. After you have enjoyed your reception, you can head into one of the luxurious guest rooms for an overnight stay.

Services Offered

Hotel Miramar is happy to accommodate up to 120 of your friends and relatives on your big day. Their all-inclusive packages have all manner of features, from access to a designer get-ready room to event coordination. If you so wish, you'll be granted exclusive use of the property for the duration of your event. The superlative events team will be on hand throughout to ensure that everything runs smoothly.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Small hotel
Coastal weddings
Stately home
Marquees and tents
Large hotel
Outdoor license
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities
Outdoor fireworks permitted

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:


Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Reviews for Hotel Miramar

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Sarah L. Sent on 01/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The perfect choice for our wedding reception!

We truly couldn’t rate Hotel Miramar higher. We held our wedding reception with them and Brian their wedding planner is fabulous. We felt completely cared for, to say nothing was too much trouble is an understatement. We wish we could experience it all over again!

The garden suite was exclusively ours, with its own bar. The dinner service was absolutely exquisite, every single dish was cooked to perfection and they catered perfectly to our guests dietary requirements. The wedding suite was gorgeous, as was breakfast the next morning.

The whole process of planning our wedding was made so much easier by Brian, who not only took on all of our crazy ideas but advised us from his wealth of experience in hotel event planning and management.

Honestly completely faultless!
Zsanett Sent on 10/01/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Just perfect

We had the best day getting married at Hotel Miramar!
Brian and the team were extremely helpful and made all our wishes come true.
Everything was just perfect and smooth, so we could just enjoy the day without having to worry about anything.
We could not have asked for a better experience and we cannot recommend them enough.
Views are amazing from the garden too, it was just the perfect place with the best team!
Thank you so much!
Zsanett & Zsolt
Judit Sent on 04/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing experience

We were celebrating our wedding in 6th of July at Miramar hotel.
The hotel Members were extremely friendly and helpful(specially Sasha)
Thank you for making our day super special.
Everything was perfect.
Our room was amazing and we had a breathtaking sea view.
We might return in our 1 wedding anniversary
Thank you Miramar
Tony B. Sent on 17/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating


From the moment we arrived to look for a venue, the whole team were happy and very pleased that we may want our wedding there.
The team are so welcoming throughout the wedding process, finishing with the most beautiful day
Melanie S. Sent on 21/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Dream wedding day at Hotel Miramar

The Miramar team excels.
Everything at this hotel is fabulous. From the moment you arrive nothing is too much trouble. The food from breakfast to the wedding catering was excellent.
Our room was lovely, spotlessly clean and comfy. Many of our guests stayed and commented what a lovely atmosphere the hotel has.
Brett the wedding coordinator made the wedding go smoothly. From the planning to the actual day Brett was on hand. He oversaw all of the arrangements and table decorations and was very attentive all day snd made it seem like no trouble or bother at all when I phoned with many questions.
The management were also fantastic and welcoming. Theo and Marcin have ensured that the level of service and friendliness at this hotel is second to none.
We would not hesitate to recommend this hotel.
Phillip G. Sent on 29/06/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Professional, attentive, customer service -

At short notice, Hotel Miramar took the driving seat for our wedding which took place 11th June 2021 (Covid restricted to 30 guests). I used to be in the wedding industry, and I could immediately tell that Marcin, the Hotel Manager was a true professional. Confident, relaxed, knowledgeable, helpful and flexible - nothing was beyond him or too much trouble. Everything that was planned and promised was delivered, and more besides. Brett, the Wedding Co-ordinator was also an absolute diamond. He was like a second best man guiding us, advising us, and confidently taking charge of the little things we hadn't even considered. Then there were the staff - polite, industrious, smart yet almost invisible as they went about their work, quietly and efficiently. As it was a late wedding with only thirty guests, we opted for afternoon tea. I had actually advised people to take a late breakfast, well I wish I hadn't as the food was delicious, professionally presented and plentiful. Professionalism, attention to detail and customer service are individually rare finds, but The Hotel Miramar has cornered ample stocks of all three. Finally I have to mention the location. A beautiful building, Perched on Bournemouth Cliffs, looking through palm trees to a 180 degree sea view. "It looks like The Caribbean" said one of our guests. Marcin, Brett, Hotel Miramar Staff - Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our day so much more than we could dare to expect. I would say to anyone getting married near Bournemouth "Visit The Hotel Miramar first and save yourself a lot of leg-work"..
Perrie Sent on 26/10/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Robertson wedding

Our experience was great.
Leah was very hands on in getting us everything even when we left EVERYTHING to the day of.
The hotel was beautiful and we plan to come back for our anniversary
Lavis-Brown Sent on 16/06/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful wedding day

Absolutely amazing day at Hotel Mirimar would highly recommend a visit whether it be afternoon tea or your big day (I've done both) . I can't thank enough all the staff for making it so perfect but especially Marcin and Brett for going out of there way to make the day go smoothly ,honestly couldn't have asked for a better day . The food was delicious ,service friendly ,gardens and hotel are immaculate literally couldn't fault a thing best hotel in Bournemouth if you ask me. THANK YOU SO MUCH .
Dean K. Sent on 04/06/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic from start to finish!

Hotel Miramar has long been a favourite of ours, due to the relaxed atmosphere, character, immaculate gardens and most importantly, superb staff. Following a 50th celebration meal there, we also knew the food was fantastic!

It was therefore an easy decision to hold our wedding there - ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening celebration. Although plans had to change due to COVID restrictions, Hotel Miramar was extremely helpful and accommodating and couldn’t have made it easier, both in the planning and ensuring the day ran very smoothly.

We can safely say our special day couldn’t have gone any better, in no small part to the staff, and in particular Brett and Marcin! Thank you so much!

John C. Sent on 28/05/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Looked after from Start to Finish!!!

What can I say but a fabulous day and evening . Before the wedding Brett and Marcin where excellent and very responsive all the way through the process . The food and service from all the staff was excellent. Highly recommended for the staff, food and service .
Louise H. Sent on 20/12/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Lovely personal day with amazing food

We got married in October 2020 when numbers were limited down to 15 for weddings. The Miramar made the wedding feel special despite these circumstances. The food was amazing! We ended up having an afternoon tea with a couple of people, the actual wedding reception and then a small group of four friends for the evening. The views from our hotel room were amazing, I just wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy them! A flood in one room changed the location of our wedding reception but actually for the better with sea views and a more intimate feel. We had a brilliant day and would thoroughly recommend the miramar. We were also very pleased with the cost- perfect during a pandemic with job uncertainty. Absolutely beautiful location, great disabled access which was very important to us and amazing sea views. Big thank you Miramar!
Anonymous Sent on 13/12/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Highly Recommend

Sorry I haven't been in touch before, but hopefully you will be able to pass my thanks on to all involved in putting together wedding in July at the Hotel Mirimar.
From the welcome at reception to the wedding breakfast and the following day for our family meeting for breakfast, everything was brilliantly and professionally handled throughout every department.
I certainly would highly recommend your hotel to everyone and I know my family and friends are of the same opinion too.

Thank you once more Brett!
Matt Sent on 21/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating


What a Fantastic Day!, Brett was brilliant from the initial meeting to the very end of the best day of our lives! Thank you so much for making our day stress free. We loved every minute of it and we didn't want it to end so we stayed an extra couple of nights.
Anonymous Sent on 14/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Stress Free

Where should I start..
From our first veiwing until we checked out team miramar were excellent!
Brett made everything so simple, easy and most of all stree free. Nothing was too much to ask and he was always on hand. On the day of our wedding we had compliments from all our guests about the venue, food and the staff. The entire team friendly and efficient enabling the whole day to run smoothly but most importantly they are a true asset to the hotel, it would not be the same without them or brett! 5 stars does not compliment them enough!
They receive our highest recommendations. THANKYOU!
Anonymous Sent on 01/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Best day ever!

I literally had the best day of my life at our wedding at the Hotel Mirimar, from start to finish Brett our personal planner, helped calm my worries, and made sure the day went smoothly and as we wanted. The food was excellent, and the staff, all of them were just lovely. All our guests commented on the staff and the setting. The honeymoon suite was amazing too, almost a small apartment, with a beautiful sea view. I couldn't recommend the team high enough, and just wish I could do it all again.
Oh completely forgot to say, I had a broken arm 2 weeks before and thought the whole day would be ruined, but the team made sure it wasn't and I had the best day ever.
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