Step into the days of old-world romance and timeless elegance as you walk through the beautifully preserved Victorian facade of The Windsor. Around every corner are opulent features like romantic period arches, hallways with dazzling chandeliers, and a heritage-listed grand staircase. The breathtaking Grand Ballroom features a soaring stained-glass dome and luxurious velvet drapes that evoke an atmosphere of modern royalty.
Situated right in the heart of Spring Street, The Windsor is close to the Old Treasury Building and St Patrick's Cathedral, and a short stroll from the lush green backdrops of the Treasury and Fitzroy Gardens. These Melbourne landmarks make the perfect photography backdrops for wedding photos.
The Spaces & Settings
The Windsor's experienced wedding planners are onsite to bring to life the wedding of your dreams, with all-inclusive dining packages that set the scene for an exquisite and memorable event. With an array of event spaces to choose from, we cater to celebrations intimate or grand - from ceremonies to Afternoon Tea, to sweeping soirees in our Grand Ballroom.
You'll also find 180 guest rooms and suites, perfect for weddings with guests from out of town. Special accommodation rates are extended to wedding guests, with memorable extras such as complimentary wedding night and 1st Anniversary accommodation for the wedding couple in a suite (select packages).
Couples after classic, timeless & romantic weddings and golden-era film star settings. Bridal showers, intimate celebrations and Afternoon Tea receptions. Indian wedding ceremonies and weddings.
The Windsor is an inclusive, marriage-equality venue, welcoming couples from different cultural backgrounds.
What you'll love
- The prime Melbourne location. The Windsor is located on the elegant Spring Street (Paris end) of Melbourne's CBD, across from historic Parliament House and the Treasury Building, the Fitzroy and Treasury Gardens, the iconic laneways off Bourke Street, and luxurious Collins Street.
- The hotel offers a valet parking service and stunning frontage for wedding cars and wedding photography. Parliament train station and major tram stops are on the hotel's doorstep, making arrival for guests a breeze.
- The royal aesthetic. Royalty and film stars have graced The Windsor since her opening in 1883, and with a red carpet arrival, grand staircase, opulent chandeliers and class furnishings, you'll feel like high society.
- The nearby ceremony locations. If you’re after a traditional or cultural wedding, there are several churches and religious houses within a short walking or driving distance from The Windsor.
The Windsor's Wedding Packages
The Windsor offers three wedding packages.
The Afternoon Tea Package includes two silver stands of canapes & desserts, perfect for couples after a simple and elegant affair.
The Windsor Package offers a canape or alternate drop menu, with wrought-iron candelabras adding a touch of drama to your day.
The Royal Package is the grandest of the three, with a three-course alternating menu, golden Tiffany chairs and lush floral centrepieces.
Complimentary inclusions as well as special extras for weddings over 100 guests are part of your Windsor wedding.