The Solent Hotel and Spa

(33 reviews) 33 5
Rookery Avenue Whiteley Fareham Hampshire PO15 7AJ
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About The Solent Hotel and Spa

Rookery Avenue, Whiteley, Fareham
Hampshire, PO15 7AJ

At the Solent Hotel and Spa, we would like to offer a huge congratulations on your upcoming wedding. If you choose to celebrate your special day with us, our experienced and dedicated team will make sure that your day is perfect.

Located in Whiteley, Fareham, our luxury venue offers some stunning backdrops for those all-important wedding photos. Our beautiful meadows and woodland look gorgeous on a sunny day and the hotel’s stylish décor ensures that, when the weather is not on your side, your photos are still fantastic.

Whether you’re planning a small, intimate ceremony or an extravagant celebration, we have plenty of options to accommodate you and your guests. From wedding breakfasts for 80, to receptions with 200, our rooms are ideal for any wedding. Each of our suites are licensed for civil ceremonies and can be used on their own or in combinations to suit your requirements.

Our team are on hand to cater to those special touches to ensure that your day is exactly as you’ve dreamed. From magnums of champagne to bacon butties, the little details make your wedding unique to you.

From the last dance of the night to breakfast the next morning, you and your guests can make full use of our 4 star hotel. We offer special rates on our stylish bedrooms and, if you have time, why not take advantage of our complimentary spa facilities.

You could save over £1500 with exclusive offers for each wedding booked at the Solent Hotel and Spa. We want you to have the best for your wedding and through our experience with local suppliers, we think we’ve found it. Our preferred suppliers offer their years of experience and enthusiasm.

Before the big day, why not have your Hen Party here? Our ‘Girls Night In’ package is perfect treat to be pampered, relax and indulge before the wedding.

Please contact our reservations team to discuss your requirements and create your perfect package.

• Perfect photo locations and stunning reception rooms for up to 150 guests • Licensed for civil ceremonies • Special accommodation rates for your overnight guests in our luxury rooms and suites • All-inclusive prices • A dedicated, personal wedding co-ordinator on hand to help

Facilities at The Solent Hotel and Spa

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Large Hotel
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Health Suite
Beautician
Fitness Centre
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Other Features :
Changing Room for Guests
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking

The Solent Hotel and Spa Reviews (33)

The most amazing day!
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By Mr & Mrs Mcindoe, on 30 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 28 Sep 2019

Thank you so much from Mr & Mrs Mcindoe! We had the most amazing day. Everyone went above and beyond, we really couldn't have asked for anything better. Thank you so much to Louise, Laura, Liv and everyone at the hotel. It was absolutely perfect, we cannot thank you all enough for all your hard work.

Smashed our Expectations
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By Mr & Mrs Garrett, on 16 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 06 Sep 2019

Thank you to all of your team. From housekeeping, front of house, events team, host, Imogen, wedding Coordinator Louise, catering, chef, Our bedroom was amazing! All were friendly, welcoming and really nice people! Louise, our wedding Co ordinator was excellent throughout the whole process of booking our wedding. She was always so very helpful and kind. She answered all of my emails no matter how many questions I asked and wasn't pushy at all. A really lovely lady! Imogen the host was amazing. She was there with me throughout every step of the way on my day. She was really supportive and made our day. She made our dreams come true and is absolutely fantastic at her job! I am so grateful to her and genuinely feel speechless when I think how hard on our day. The food was 5*+ all my guests are still talking about how amazing the food was and how full up we all were. It was delicious. Best Eton mess I've ever had! The Carisbrooke suite was beautiful the team worked so hard. I was so pleased. The team really did smash our expectations and went above and beyond. I'm going to remember this day for the rest of my life. I'm so incredibly grateful

The Quality of service was exceptional throughout.
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By Jennifer & Adam Jones, on 23 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 29 Jun 2019

We would love to thank Louise for playing such an important role in the planning of our wedding. It was truly fantastic. All of the staff and suppliers implemented our vision of the day perfectly. The quality of service, food and hospitality was exceptional throughout. Working with little lillies, inspiration cakes and VIP venues made our wedding planning far more stress free than we could ever imagined. We would not hesitate to recommend yourselves for any reason to anyone. We felt that Louise personally was always there to answer our queries and to ensure everything went smoothly! We have heard nothing but positive words of such a wonderful day from all those who attended. Thank you all once again.

5 Class Service!
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By Abby and Chris Williams, on 23 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 29 Jun 2019

Thank you to all who were there to help provide 5 class service on our special day. An extra special thank you to Josh and Kayleigh who are such wonderful people. You went above and beyond for us and we thank you so much for that!!! Everything for us was just perfect.

We absolutely love the Solent Hotel & Spa!
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By Luke & Lauren Smithson, on 23 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 15 Jun 2019

We had the most perfect day and that was down to Louise, Laura & the rest of the team at the Solent. We would like to thank Louise for everything she had done for us to help plan an amazing wedding day, she was so friendly from the start and we are so grateful for all she had done! The day was perfect from start to finish! Laura did a great job dealing with all of our requests and helped keep the day completely stress free. All the team did a fab job with the quick setup and changeovers of the room which made the day go smoothly. We are also so thankful to the Kitchen Staff and the Chef as the food was incredible! We absolutely love the Solent Hotel!

It was just like a fairytale.
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By Melanie & Sean Ashenden, on 23 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 08 Jun 2019

Thank you so much for everything Louise and Jake did on our special day. The room looked gorgeous, from the draping to the centre pieces, it was just like a fairy tale. I really loved all the talks we had with Louise, who was so lovely to us! I have loved planning this with her. Jake was great on the day, who was smiling from the beginning!

It couldnt have gone better!
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By Rungrawee & Richard Knight, on 23 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 01 Jun 2019

The day was absolutely perfect, it couldn't have gone better, and I really wouldn't have changed anything - it really was perfect. Thank you to Louise & Josh, you’ve both been absolutely lovely! Josh was great in our first meeting and on the day - he really made us feel like everything was under control. He was also a great Master of Ceremonies and was very helpful on the day, but also made sure we didn't worry about anything. The day felt like it was about us 100% and all of the staff were absolutely lovely. The presentation of the dining room was beautiful, and it was nice to see it laid out before the guests arrived. The food was absolutely delicious too, and the portion felt very generous. The evening was great, the DJ was fun and the bacon rolls hit the spot for what we wanted. The cake was absolutely delicious and our room was very lovely! Everyone was saying how perfect the day was, and I know it was because all of the small details in the background! Each time I spoke with a member of staff and they were more than happy to assist me! All in all, the day was perfect from start to finish, in no small part down to Louise, Josh and the rest of the team that played a part in our day. Thank you so much for everything. You can also rest assured I will be recommending you to everyone I can about using you for weddings!!

All our Guests commented on how perfect it was
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By Mr & Mrs Atkinson, on 13 Sep 2019Date of Wedding - 18 May 2019

My husband and I got married in The Carisbrooke room at The Solent Hotel and Spa in May. 18 months of planning and various emails to Louise, she was just absolutely fantastic, reassuring and patient with all of our requests at all times. All our needs and wishes were catered for. The venue looked stunning on the day, all the guests commented on all the fine details and how perfect everything was. Jake was also great, very calming and made sure everything went as planned. The food was out of this world, so many compliments received. We really couldn’t of asked for a better day, in a more perfect place, with people that made sure everything was as we wished. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts Louise, Jake, and the Solent Hotel and Spa for making our dreams a reality!

truly incredible!
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By Ruth and Kieran McRoberts, on 23 Jul 2019Date of Wedding - 19 Jan 2019

Thank you so much to Kayleigh for all her help. You have been incredible! I also wanted to pass on my thanks to Josh for sorting us out on the day, I didn’t notice any glitches at all!

A perfect venue for a perfect day
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By Alex Mount, on 18 Aug 2018Date of Wedding - 17 Aug 2018

We had our wedding at the Solent Hotel yesterday and I can't express how wonderful our experience has been. From the first time we met Georgia we knew she would be fantastic. Her friendliness, professionalism and helpfulness were a major factor in our decision to host our wedding at the Solent and we were completely vindicated in our decision. No request was ever too silly. Natalie did an incredible job running the wedding on the day and in preparing us in the days leading up to the ceremony. Everything was taken care of, everything ran smoothly and that is due in a large way to Natalie's hard work. We received many compliments on the venue and especially on the food. We had myriad dietary requirements but these were all taken in stride and met. Everything was absolutely delicious. The 'Complete Package' we chose was good value for money and really simplified the process as so many different aspects of the wedding were accounted for. All the suppliers did a great job and the extra suppliers we brought in were managed professionally. Thank you all so much for the incredible service provided, and for helping to make our day perfect.

From start to finish it was truly fantastic!
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By Mr & Mrs Corney, on 23 Jul 2018Date of Wedding - 14 Jul 2018

From the day we met Georgia both Lisa and I knew it was you that would help create our dreams, you have been a rock throughout from dealing with my persistent emails too all the giggles and memories we now have, on the day were both so very proud you could be there for us both, and even just mucking in when needed, all of this said we could not have done it without you. The biggest heartfelt thanks to you. On the day itself everything went according to plan We arrived and it was beginning to look a dream, beyond our eyes, this is down to the guidance and leadership skills required to run a Wedding showcase. Wow, it was truly stunning, it blew our minds at every turn, from walking out to a glass of champagne and a strawberry to the viewing before all the guests. It was just perfect, you're excellent at your job George Thank you for making it completely stress free, it was an honour to have you run our showcase. Throught the meal and the evening reception we had guest after guest approach us to compliment the food, we heard, "it was the best wedding meal we've ever had" and "Wow the beef was stunning". Everything was just fantastic that came from the kitchen. You should all be proud. We loved the waiters and waitresses on the day, the service went perfectly and we didn't see anyone with a glass of wine, beer or juice in there hands. Thank you all for your such hard work on our magical day. It's has been such an honour for us both to work alongside you, thank you all for your guidance and expertise You achieved what you promised us 14 months ago.To create our dream wedding.

The entire day was magical.
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By Mr and Mrs Feetam, on 23 Jul 2018Date of Wedding - 07 Apr 2018

The wonderful setting, the quality and professionalism of the entire team as well as the level of service and attention to detail is what made the whole wedding experience at the Solent Hotel so special. Being made to feel like the two most important people in the whole world coupled with the fact that absolutely nothing was too much trouble for them made the entire day so amazing. What makes the Solent Hotel so memorable for us is the level of service and attention to detail that all the team there gave us. A very special thank you to Louise Moth, our wedding co-ordinator, and Jake Hayward who was the Master of Ceremonies on the day. He ran the whole day flawlessly and took all the stress out of it for us. He literally thought of everything! They were both so calm and reassuring throughout the whole day. The entire day was magical, thanks in no small part to all of the team members at the Solent Hotel. We had a fabulous wedding day and we were all able to relax and enjoy the moment knowing that everything was in safe hands. We cannot praise them all enough. They were magnificent and a very special thank you to them all.

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