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The Cumberland Hotel

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Menus from £60
30 to 250 Guests

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Menus from £60
30 to 250 Guests

The 4 Star Cumberland Hotel in Bournemouth has become one of the South Coasts destination luxury hotels in recent years, and is now seen as one of the most fashionable and unique hotels in the UK. Located on the prestigious East Cliff, overlooking miles of beautiful golden sandy beaches. Think clean white lines, green palms, an interior of class and opulence, and a Miami inspired lido deck.

Wedding packages at The Cumberland Hotel in Bournemouth are very different. They have been designed to offer you the opportunity to design your own food and drink package. Menus and food have been chosen to reflect both traditional dishes, and new contemporary favourites. Great care is always taken to select fresh produce. Our wines are also selected to offer old world classics, new world favourites, and even fair trade wines!

Once your event has been planned by you and our dedicated, experienced team, it will then be implemented in the highest of standards by our dynamic operations team, who are all fully trained in customer service. We specialise in customising your big day to make it bespoke. We can cater for weddings from 40 to 200 guests. Please enquire for smaller, tailor made weddings.

SPECIAL ALL INCLUSIVE Autumn Winter Inclusive Packages October to April only

Priced for 50 persons minimum with extra added value

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR GALA WEDDING DAY

Dedicated use of the main venue and cocktail reception room, Wedding Co-ordinator, Three course Wedding Breakfast plus coffee and mints, Silver Drinks Package including drink on arrival, two glasses of wine with the meal and toasting drink, cake table, knife and stand, white linen napkins, black table cloths, seating plan, easel, printed table plan, menu tasting with culinary team for the bride and groom, toastmaster, private evening bar facility, sea view honeymoon room, limited special room rates for family and friends, large round tables, Classic Evening Finger buffet, Free disco & DJ and white chair covers with coloured sash.

2021

Sunday - Thursday 2020 price £3290 extra guests at £60 per person

Friday weddings 2020 price £3800 extra guests at £66 per person

Saturday weddings 2020 Price £4400 extra guests at £72 per person

2022

Sunday - Thursday 2020 price £3390 extra guests at £61 per person

Friday weddings 2020 price £3900 extra guests at £67 per person

Saturday weddings 2020 Price £4500 extra guests at £73 per person

PETIT WEDDINGS

Includes Silver drinks package, off season 3 course Wedding Menu and Evening buffet. Package available Sun- Thurs from £45 per person (min 30 persons) (excludes disco) – available at a supplement price

Extra chair covers charged at £2.00

  • One of the most fashionable and unique hotels in the UK
  • Dedicated and experienced team
  • Operations team are fully trained in customer service
  • We specialise in making your day unique
  • Can cater for weddings from 10 to 200 guests
  • Great care is taken to select fresh produce

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Coastal Weddings
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the City
Large Hotel

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

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
Health Suite
Fitness Centre

Other Features:

Car Parking

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    Lizzie Married on 28/11/2019
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    Wedding Ceremony in the Oceana Suite

    Absolutely beautiful, such a lovely place to get married. Staff were all polite and the wedding planner carried out such an amazing well timed job. Food was delicious and served piping hot.to a beautifully laid table. Well done to the chef and kitchen staff/waiters/waitresses. Would certainly recommend this as a venue for couples looking for an alternative to getting married abroad, no need when England offers this wedding package. - A great big thank you to all staff who ensured my daughter had the best day of her life.
    Also got to see inside of the brooklyn suite which was spotlessly clean just like the rest of the hotel, the room had a brilliant view of the ocean.’
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    Caroline Married on 16/11/2019
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    Weddign Reception and Party

    We booked our wedding reception and eve party here on 16 Nov 19. From start to finish Lisa and Zack were amazing, so friendly, helpful and supportive. We used the ocean ballroom which was suitably decorated with a few xmas decs and really suited our theme. The food, set up, service, music and venue were perfect. I did not have to worry about anything. They helped with the preparation of the room in the day too which took a big weight off me!
    Callum the DJ was great and played all the music we requested. All in all a great night had, feedback has been so positive, everyone loved it. Highly recommend.’
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    Mr Married on 02/11/2019
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    Wedding

    We had our wedding here on 2.11.19. We had the absolute pleasure of having Brian as our wedding coordinator. From the very first time we spoke until the wedding was over, Brian has gone above and beyond to make our day perfect. Nothing was too much trouble, and he kept in constant contact, answering even the smallest questions wasn't an issue. His organisational skills are second to none, and he really made us both feel at ease.
    The breakfast selection is lovely! Rooms are clean, and very welcoming. The staff were lovely too.
    Thank you, especially Brian. He is a credit to the company.’
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    Adam Married on 26/10/2019
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    Wedding Weekend

    When we started looking for wedding venues last year we viewed nearly everything in Dorset. We walked into the Oceana suite at the Cumberland hotel and instantly fell in love and knew this was the place we wanted to get married.
    From our initial meeting with Lisa we felt completely safe in her hands. She is so lovely but a complete professional. Being someone who normally likes to take control I was more than happy to let Lisa take the lead. She listens to what you want makes suggestions you may not have thought about and makes your dreams a reality.
    We decided to stay the night before we had a beautiful room with a sea view the room was immaculate.
    The wedding day itself ran like clockwork. We didn’t even notice the staff around us as they went about their business making our day so enjoyable. I would like to mention the duty manager that day Jenny, she was so warm nothing was too much trouble and just made our day feel even more perfect so thank you Jenny. The room looked perfect, my guests were blown away with how delicious the food was. We really did have the greatest day. Our DJ was provided by the hotel listened to what we wanted and nailed it, the dance floor never empty.
    We hired Garry Foley (elvis tribute act) for our entertainment who has worked with the Cumberland for many years and so I felt completely relaxed in the knowledge he could set up without any issue.
    So if anybody out there is looking for a venue and a stress free day the Cumberland and their staff are amazing. Ask for Lisa she won’t let you down!’
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    Michelle Married on 05/10/2019
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    Wedding

    I recently got married at The Cumberland Hotel and highly recommend the venue. All the way through the process the staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly and Lisa who looked after our wedding from the initial booking was just fantastic. Everything ran smoothly on the day and our families were extremely impressed by the food, staff and venue itself. If your looking for a wedding venue with the personal touch then The Cumberland would be a great option.

    Thank you everyone for making my day so special.

    Michelle & Mark’
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    Mrs Married on 14/06/2019
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    Womderful Wedding

    Hi Brian

    We had a wonderful Wedding. I can't thank you and the staff of the hotel enough. the food was amazing and the head guy in the restaurant (sorry I don't know his name) and the other waiting staff were amazing.

    Everything ran very smoothly and I (we) didn't have to worry about anything. I only have one teenie tiny thing and that is it would have been helpful if there had been cards by the Indian food so everyone new which curry was which.

    I will miss meeting up with you and chatting, could've talked to you for hours about gardening and the Theatre. You are a very warm and engaging person and i'm so glad we picked you and the hotel to celebrate our Wedding.
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    Kariines Married on 08/03/2019
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    Wedding Reception

    Lisa was very accommodating and helpful with us. Our booking was short notice but she made sure that all our requests were done. All the staff who served us were friendly. The venue was very clean and appropriate for the event. They can also the flower arrangements upon request. The food was really delicious although it took a while for the main course to be served but it was worth it anyway. Thank you for making our day extra special!
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    Mark Married on 08/09/2018
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    Wedding of the Year

    The Cumberland hotel hosted our Art Deco style wedding on the 08th September 2018
    We chose the venue because we had eaten here before in the Ventana Restaurant and had previously spent many evenings with friends and family.
    We met with our wedding planner Brian Robbins a year and a half ago and we knew from that day we had chosen well. Brian was just amazing , nothing was too much trouble , he was always on hand when ever you needed to chat or meet
    Brian made sure everything on the day ran to clockwork
    We had over 100 guests stay with us for the whole weekend and everybody totally enjoyed themselves, the food was just amazing for the wedding breakfast and evening B-B-Q
    We take our hats off to all the staff at the Cumberland Hotel you made our day even more special by making us totally able to enjoy ours with no worries

    All our love

    Mark and Del Kensley-Thompson
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    Mr Married on 07/09/2018
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    Wedding

    OMG, OMG what a brilliant, wonderful time we had getting married at the Cumberland Hotel, the best and our favourite hotel in Bournemouth. Huge thanks to all the staff involved especially Lauren Rabbets for her professionalism, diligence, support and organising the whole day/event it went without a single hitch. Also an enormous thanks to all the staff, to Zak who always goes above and beyond his role and kept us smiling all day. To Erica for keeping our room lovely, and to all the rest of the staff at the Cumberland who made our day. We cannot praise this hotel enough thanks guys see you soon. Lots love Eileen & John Farnham
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    Mr Married on 03/08/2018
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    We booked the Cumberland Hotel because is one of the best hotels in Bournemouth to celebrate ourwedding and we love the art deco.

    A big thank you to Brian Robbins for being very helpful and professional. We really appreciated it. Brian was always providing useful piece of advice. He also liased with the decoration and cake suppliers which made our life much easier. Brian also offered to change the suite with balcony which was perfect to take photos with my parents and friends before the ceremony. Definetely he delivered a great and amazing customer service.

    The organization was great. We had the ceremony and reception at the hotel and everything went smoothly. Everybody enjoyed breakfast and evening buffet which was very tasty.

    We would highly recommend the Cumberland Hotel as a wedding venue.
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    Mr Married on 02/08/2018
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    Wedding

    Brian the wedding coordinator was amazing from start to end, he listened and made our ideas and wishes come true. The venue was incredible, a stunning location for a wedding overlooking the Dorset beaches. The organisation and attention to detail was outstanding. My husband and I couldn’t have wished for a more perfect day and this was down to Brian and his team at this wonderful hotel. Thank you so Much, Katie and Ian
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    Susie Married on 16/06/2018
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    wedding of Mr & Mrs Mark & Sonia Storrie

    Nice hotel and friendly staff
    We stayed overnight as my cousin was renewing her wedding vows there.
    The Oceana function room was beautiful. The food was very yummy.
    The staff were friendly and helpful.
    We stayed in a comfort double which was lovely, clean and tidy. We were very impressed with breakfast and the amount of choice.
    We would happy to visit again.
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    Louise Married on 02/06/2018
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    I hired this venue for my wedding reception, Lauren the wedding planner was amazing, she went above and beyond her job discription and I can’t imagine anyone doing a better job for us, the food was lovely and constantly topped up, everyone was friendly, we had to remind the hotel to clean the bridal room after we had emptied the bridesmaids bit but other than that amazing service
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    Grant Married on 21/04/2018
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    Wedding 21st April 2018

    We had our wedding at The Cumberland Hotel and from start to finish the service has been excellent. Lisa Dowdall-Sousa looked after us and was professional but also friendly through the whole process. Nothing was too much trouble.
    We had a taster evening before the wedding to decide what food to choose and on the day though the hotel was busy with other guests the standard and quality of the food was excellent. All our guests were extremely complimentary on the delicious food served and the polite professional staff serving.
    Lisa helped us through every part of the day and couldn’t do enough for us. Every aspect of the wedding went faultlessly onto the next part with all the staff attending to the guests needs.
    I would recommend The Cumberland Hotel as an amazing venue for a wedding. Thank you Lisa for making our day so memorable and happy for everyone.
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    Caroline Married on 01/04/2017
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    Our Wedding

    We chose our wedding to be held at the Cumberland hotel. After seeing the room with the dome roof nowhere else compared.
    Lisa our wedding coordinator was a great help along the way, especially when it came to sorting out food for all allergies .even when having to re arrange table plans the day before the wedding nothing was to much.
    Lisa & her team helped the day run smoothly as possible & made it perfect.
    Everyone complemented on how lovely the food was and waiter service, how quickly the food came out. The evening reception was also set up quickly so guests weren't waiting around for ages!
    We couldn't have wished for a more perfect day.so thank you to everyone at the Cumberland who made our day so special.

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