Sydney's Best Hotel Wedding Venues

Being one of the world's most visited cities, Sydney has an amazing choice of hotel wedding venues that range from global hotels & resorts to family owned boutique inns. There are 5 star wedding hotels on Sydney Harbour, iconic beachside hotels, exclusive-use country hotels on the city fringe and wedding venues with accommodation that offer a unique alternative to traditional hotel weddings.

The best hotel wedding venues in Sydney rival the world's most impressive function spaces and include pillarless ballrooms and glass marquees with stunning views over the city's iconic landmarks. Within the Sydney CBD historic buildings house some of the city's most contemporary hotels where reception venues oozing industrial character are furnished in neon signage and eclectic modern art.

In addition to luxury wedding hotels in the Sydney CBD, there's also a great selection of affordable hotel venues located in the suburbs of Western Sydney. Some of these hotels have function spaces well suited to large cultural events like Indian weddings and offer budget friendly hotel wedding packages with the option of external caterers.

Surrounding Sydney are several of the best hotel wedding venues in NSW that can be hired for the exclusive use of your wedding and that provide accommodation for your entire guest list onsite. There's no wedding quite so fun as getting married in your own private hotel and staying with all your loved ones for an entire weekend complete with a poolside recovery party!

Without further preamble, here are the top 10 hotel wedding venues in Sydney.

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Top 10 Hotel Wedding Venues in Sydney

Ovolo Woolloomooloo is a funky hotel wedding venue on Sydney Harbour
1. Ovolo Woolloomooloo

  • Location: 6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011
  • Capacity: 30 - 300 seated
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Without a doubt the funkiest hotel wedding venue in Sydney is Ovolo Woolloomooloo. Situated on Sydney's heritage-listed Finger Wharf, this quirky boutique hotel seamlessly blends its historic industrial past with street-smart contemporary vibes featuring function spaces with polished concrete, neon lights and atmospheric wall panelling.

The reception venues at this 5 star hotel include a modern-industrial ballroom style space called The Piper Room which has a flexible floor layout that caters for 150 - 400 guests, The Burbs Lounge that seats up to 150 guests and Alibi Cocktail Bar perfect for stand-up receptions. Inside the hotel is a covered swimming pool, gym, funky bars and restaurants.

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Watsons Bay Hotel Wedding Venue Sydney
2. Watsons Bay Hotel

  • Location: 1 Military Road, Watsons Bay, NSW 2030
  • Capacity: 90 - 350
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 80+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Watsons Bay Hotel is one of Sydney's most iconic hospitality venues, with a prime beachfront location beside the Watsons Bay wharf overlooking incredible Sydney Harbour views. With regular ferries from Circular Quay and the opportunity to charter boats from the city, the Watsons Bay Hotel is one of Sydney's most popular waterfront reception venues.

Function spaces include a Mediterranean style reception venue overlooking the water and a rooftop cocktail bar that has a retractable all-weather roof. There's also 32 boutique hotel suites onsite and an enviable choice of beaches and parks for wedding ceremonies within 10 minutes walk of the hotel. 

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Pier One is a hotel wedding venue located under the Sydney Harbour Bridge
3. Pier One Sydney Harbour

  • Location: Walsh Bay, 11 Hickson Rd, Sydney, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 100 - 350
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

One of the best hotel wedding venues in Sydney thanks to its incredible location under the Sydney Harbour Bridge is Pier One. This dress circle hotel has two ceremony spaces including a wharf overlooking Luna Park, and 3 reception venues that all enjoy a stunning harbour vista and include a clear-roofed cocktail marquee with uninterrupted bridge views.

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The Lodge Wedding Hotel Jamberoo
4. The Lodge Jamberoo

  • Location: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 136
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Just south of Sydney on a quiet rural lane is one of the best country hotel wedding venues in NSW. When you hire The Lodge Jamberoo for your wedding you get exclusive use of the entire hotel for two nights including 43 guest rooms that surround a huge 25 metre swimming pool.

Purpose built for a fun weekend getaway, The Lodge has amazing wedding facilities including a Pine Tree Cathedral for ceremonies and a luxe wedding hall for receptions. There's even a dressing room salon for the ladies, a gentleman's lounge, cocktail courtyards, a late night bar and facilities for a poolside recovery party.

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Intercontinental Hotel wedding venue Sydney
5. Intercontinental Double Bay

  • Location: Cross Street, Double Bay, NSW 2028
  • Capacity: 10 - 495
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 200+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Intercontinental Double Bay is a luxury wedding hotel situated in Double Bay within the affluent Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. The 5 star hotel features 140 guest rooms, a decadent ballroom that seats up to 360 guests, an intimate courtyard perfect for fairytale weddings under the stars and a rooftop cocktail bar set beside the hotel's swimming pool.

All inclusive wedding packages come with handpicked food & wine selections and a 5 star wedding concierge service.

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Jonahs 5 Star Wedding Hotel Sydney
6. Jonah's Whale Beach

  • Location: 69 Bynya Road, Whale Beach, NSW 2107
  • Capacity: 122
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 22
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Jonah's is a private wedding resort set on the cliffs of Whale Beach and features 11 luxury ocean-view suites, a cliff-top ceremony garden and a chefs hatted restaurant that serves one of the best foodie wedding menus in Sydney.

Weddings at Jonah's require exclusive venue hire including all 11 guest suites and a reception for 80 - 122 guests. Wedding packages start at around $280 per person incorporating a 5 star culinary experience with custom menus and wine lists. Possibilities include interactive food stations, degustation dining and cocktail functions.

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Four Seasons Hotel Sydney Weddings
7. Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

  • Location: 199 George Street, The Rocks, NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 900
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 400+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Four Seasons is a luxury hotel situated in the Rocks just a few steps from Circular Quay and Sydney Harbour. Synonymous with prestigious events, the hotel has a grand pillarless ballroom designed by award-winning architects Bates Smart that seats wedding receptions with up to 380 guests including space for dancing in the centre of the room. 

Advanced audio-visual technology within the Four Seasons Ballroom makes it possible to create magical themed events that immerse guests in fairytale wonder, and with built-in facilities for hanging installations is a favourite hotel venue of the city's best wedding stylists. All inclusive wedding packages are around $220 - $240 per person. Minimum guest numbers apply.

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Ovolo 1888 Hotel Wedding Venue Darling Harbour
8. Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

  • Location: 139 Murray Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009
  • Capacity: 40
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 40+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Ovolo 1888 blends modern art design with rich cultural heritage, offering a character-filled hotel venue designed specifically with photographers, art fans and creative enthusiasts in mind. The Darling Harbour wedding hotel has two heritage inspired designer venues including an intimate private dining room for up to 30 guests and the warmly furnished wine room that seats 24 or caters for cocktail receptions with up to 40 guests.

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William Inglis Wedding Hotel Sydney
9. William Inglis Hotel

  • Location: 155 Governor Macquarie Drive, Warwick Farm, NSW 2170
  • Capacity: 1,000
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 600+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

William Inglis is the largest wedding hotel in Sydney with 23 event spaces catering for wedding ceremonies & receptions of up to 1,000 guests. Located 40 minutes from the CBD the hotel has 144 accommodation rooms, all day dining precincts, a rooftop pool and onsite day spa.

Popular ceremony venues include the Rose Pavilion and that come fully furnished from $3,000 with the option to add a drinks package from $60/pp. Reception packages start at $164 per person and cater for up to 80 seated guests in the Rose Pavilion, 250 in the Big Barn and 650 in the Sales Arena. Non alcoholic Indian wedding packages are available from $155 per person or with external catering from $110/pp.

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Saints Hotel Weddings Western Sydney
10. Saint Events Centre @ Holiday Inn

  • Location: Saint Mary's Leagues Club
  • Capacity: 20 - 500
  • Accommodation: Onsite hotel
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

If you're looking for an affordable wedding venue with accommodation onsite, the Saints Event Centre in Western Sydney ticks both boxes with all inclusive wedding packages from just $55 per head and a 4 star Holiday Inn within the grounds.

Situated at the St Mary's League Club, Saints has versatile function rooms with concertina walls that can be adjusted to suit weddings of any size. Saints is also an excellent spot for budget friendly engagement parties.

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