The Rydges Hotel ( 75 Featherston Street, Wellington )

A four-star hotel in Wellington’s CBD offers couples an all-in-one venue (including accommodation), which makes for a smooth transition on the wedding day. Not only located in a central location, but Rydges Hotel also offers great value and exceptional food and service.

There are a variety of locations for couples. The Grand Space fits 230 guests—perfect for receptions. A smaller sized room, up to 40 guests, and the newly refurbished Portlander Bar and Grill for contemporary weddings.

Hiring the venue is $129 per person, which includes the room hire. You will also be provided a dedicated wedding co-ordinator and team who helps serve you on your special day.

Rydges offers fine dining. With the exclusive package, there will be canapes and drinks on arrival for your guests, a three-course set menu with items like king prawn cocktail, slow roasted lamb, and tiramisu, along with a five-hour beverage package.

Some other inclusions:

  • A private area for the bridal party to get ready in
  • A one-night accommodation for the bride and groom with complimentary breakfast the next day
  • Dance floor, cake and gift table, cake knife

For couples having a minimum of 50 guests are treated to a special honeymoon package for either locations in Australia or New Zealand. The choice of three or seven nights, couples will receive champagne, breakfast every day and a three-course dinner with wine on one of the nights.

Wellington Rydges hotel wedding venue.