Today we take a trip to the seaside to chat with Stephanie Haslett, the senior wedding coordinator at Sydney’s iconic Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel. If you’re looking for a venue that’s overflowing with nautical luxe, has stunning ceremony and reception options, an incredible menu that will impress even the most discerning of guests, plus newly […]
Luxurious, iconic and memorable, welcome to the world renowned Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel. Grounded on the sandy shoreline of the exclusive enclave of Watsons Bay, the venue has unobstructed panoramic views of Sydney’s sparkling harbour. With multiple harbour front wedding and event spaces and 32 boutique hotel suites, the venue is the perfect destination for a seaside wedding ceremony, reception or engagement party, and can play host to intimate weddings for 30 people or lavish affairs for 320 guests.
The main wedding and event space, The Sunset Room, has been carefully curated to encapsulate seaside opulence with a Hampton’s aesthetic. This private room features crisp white walls, floor to ceiling windows with spectacular harbour views, grey wash timber flooring, a white marble bar and nautical finishing’s. Directly above, the Top Deck is a large al-fresco space with a million dollar vista, private bar and fully retractable roof ensuring a flawless event come rain, shine or sunset.
The modern Australian cuisine is influenced by our close proximity to the sea as we offer superior seafood arrangements matched with fresh seasonal produce. The diversity and flexibility of our menu and wine lists is rivalled only by the ways in which we can serve them. Guide your guests through our culinary experience stations, chatter over canapés and cocktails or indulge in communal seafood feasts, our dining can be as bespoke as you desire.
Our wedding experts bestow your planning process with an intimate knowledge of the area and a unique authority over the venue so your dreams can become a reality. Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life so time needn’t be wasted travelling from the ceremony to photography spots, the reception and finally to accommodation, as Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel facilitates a seamless transition between each special moment. The location is easily accessible via a picturesque ferry or boat ride, or on road via limousine or vintage car. Upon arrival, a range of ceremony options are available whether you envisage a beach, park or church service. Then, consider a private yacht to transport the bridal party to a nearby secluded beach for photographs whilst your guests enjoy cocktails on the Top Deck before indulging in a modern Australian menu designed by our award winning chefs. Celebrate with your guests in style before relaxing in one of the 32 boutique suites, including our Grand Harbour Terrace Suite.
Panoramic Sydney Harbour views, stunning styled exclusive spaces, boutique accommodation and a team of award winning chefs will make your wedding day an unforgettable experience.
- Panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney skyline
- Fresh seasonal produce and seafood designed by our Executive Chef David Clarke
- Unique, picturesque locale. Many brides choose to escort their bridal party via a yacht to nearby secluded beaches for their photographs whilst their guests enjoy canapés and drinks
- 32 boutique hotel suites
- Iconic Robertson Park is just next door to the venue and many brides choose to have their ceremony under the grand fig tree here.
Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel proudly welcomes, supports & offers a safe space for same-sex marriage.
Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is the perfect Sydney wedding venue for a small and intimate wedding with your nearest and dearest with beautiful panoramic Harbour views, iconic moments and on site ceremony locations. Packages start from $90 per person.
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