Brides are always looking for ways to make their Wedding Day as personal and unique as possible and one popular way to do this is finding venues that haven’t been used every brother, cousin and friend who’s been married over the last five years.
The only problem with venues is that they’re usually secluded, which means guests often have to travel; however, we’ve found nine gorgeous NSW options for stunning venues that have onsite accommodation for your guests!
1. Jonahs, Whale Beach
Overlooking Whale Beach, Jonah’s is a stunning, beachside wedding location that offers breathtaking views and a unique location. It contains a cliff top garden that is perfect for your ceremony or pre-reception drinks & canapés. As one of Australia’s most luxurious ocean retreats, Jonahs also offers an array of luxuriously designed rooms that are available at a reduced rate for your weddings guests.
2. The Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney
The prestigious Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney not only offers luxurious accommodation but also spaces for wedding receptions. The stunning Grand Ballroom is one of the most technologically advanced function spaces in Sydney and can seat up to 550 guests. The hotel also has a number of specially designed wedding packages to help you create your dream wedding.
3. Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel
With million dollar views and the capacity for up to 250 guests, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is the perfect destination for a seaside wedding ceremony or reception. The boutique hotel also features 31 accommodation rooms with impressive views ranging from the spectacular Sydney Harbour to tranquil views of Robertson’s Park. The rooms are perfect for pre-wedding preparations as well as overnight stays for all of your guests.
4. Peppers Convent, Pokolbin, Hunter Valley
The historic Convent was originally built in Coonamble, central NSW and was once home to the Brigidine Order of nuns. With its array of stunning indoor and outdoor spaces, Peppers Convent estate in Pokolbin is now used as a setting for romantic wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Hunter Valley Convent also offers 17 beautifully decorated guest rooms, each with uninterrupted views over the serene estate.
5. The Hilton Hotel, Sydney
Conveniently located in the heart of the city, The Hilton Hotel Sydney is known for its prestigious and elegant accommodation. But, it also features The Glass Brasserie, a striking, fine-dining restaurant that doubles as a wedding venue with its capacity for up to 220 guests. You can also enjoy flexibility to celebrate pre or post reception on the rooftop terrace at Zeta Bar or, in the iconic Marble Bar.
6. Bells at Killcare, Killcare Heights
Bells at Killcare is a stunning coastal retreat, perfect for a secluded yet stylish destination wedding. Located high on the Bouddi Peninsula, the property is nestled between
National Parks, private beaches and bays and, exudes romance and sophistication. Bells at Killcare also offer 25 Hamptons-inspired cottages that are private, exclusive and opulent.
7. The Sebel Resort and Spa, Hawkesbury Valley
Located in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, The Sebel Resort and Spa is the epitome of serenity and seclusion, and a stunning location for a wedding. Whether it’s an intimate chapel ceremony, a private lakeside setting, or you’re after a grander affair; Bells at Killcare can cater for your needs. The resort also features 105 rooms and suites for your guests to stay in before and after the wedding.
8. Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat, Kangaroo Valley
Former Home and Away stars Rebecca Breeds and Luke Mitchells had their wedding at this retreat in a beautiful, bush-themed affair. We can see why, the venue boasts two gorgeous outdoor locations, both with bucolic surroundings and incredible views of the valley. The Retreat also features a function room for your wedding reception that can seat up to 90 guests. The venue also contains accommodation for up to 68 guests on-site, so your guests can enjoy access to the entire 100-acre property for a little longer.
9. Miramare Gardens, Terrey Hills
Water features, handcrafted columns, cathedral ceilings and French provincial bronze pendant chandeliers are just some of the features that Miramare Gardens boasts. Set amongst acres of lush manicured gardens in Terrey Hills, a wedding at this stunning location will exude elegance and tranquility. Miramare Gardens also has boutique accommodation that features 51 luxurious rooms for your guests to stay in.
Main image from Stephanie and Jarred’s wedding at Miramare Gardens. Photography by Rachel Kara and Tim Ashton