The Continental Hotel

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An icon of the Mornington Peninsula, the new-look Continental Sorrento Hotel is a fabulous choice for luxury destination weddings near Melbourne. This glamorous coastal hotel offers stunning Art Deco spaces, exquisite fine dining menus, luxe accommodation, and bespoke packages for your Mornington Peninsula wedding.

If you're searching for an iconic waterfront venue for your Melbourne wedding, The Mornington Peninsula's glamorous Continental Sorrento Hotel should be at the top of your list. At The Conti, you can host every aspect of your wedding in one place, including pre-ceremony drinks, the ceremony, reception, late-night dancing, accommodation, and a recovery event.

After re-opening its doors in 2022, The Continental Hotel brings a new era of seaside luxury to the beautiful Sorrento foreshore. This all-in-one destination wedding venue on the Mornington Peninsula boasts bright and airy interiors that draw inspiration from glamorous coastal resorts in the Mediterranean, with an array of stylish accommodation options and stunning Art Deco wedding spaces.

Whether you're planning an intimate celebration or a lavish ballroom reception, the hotel's dedicated wedding coordinator will work closely with you to ensure every detail comes together seamlessly. They'll reserve your date, curate a bespoke wedding package, plan your schedule of events, coordinate food and beverage options, and assist with all other aspects of your wedding experience at The Continental Sorrento.


The Continental Sorrento offers an array of stunning spaces for your Mornington Peninsula wedding:

  • The Grand Ballroom: The Continental Sorrento's magnificent Grand Ballroom is a glamorous event space brimming with Art Deco elegance. This opulent, boutique-style ballroom boasts polished wooden floors, expansive windows, tailored fittings, and dazzling chandeliers.
  • Halcyon Hall: The hotel's largest wedding space combines historic opulence with contemporary coastal glamour, offering a stunningly light-filled, Art Deco-inspired setting for elegant wedding receptions. Halcyon Hall features ornate chandeliers, large windows and beautiful French doors that open to the Sunset Terrace. 
  • Sunset Terrace: Adjoining Halcyon Hall, the sprawling Sunset Terrace is a stunning alfresco space at The Continental Sorrento. This picturesque outdoor terrace is ideal for hosting wedding ceremonies and pre-dinner drinks overlooking the ocean.
  • The Gallery: The Gallery offers a sophisticated and versatile setting for intimate weddings at The Conti Sorrento, with space for 40 seated guests and 100 standing. Large windows flood the space with natural light while showcasing beautiful ocean views.


Highlights of Continental Sorrento Hotel weddings:

  • Iconic destination for luxury weddings on the Mornington Peninsula
  • Stunning ceremony and reception spaces boasting light-filled, Art Deco interiors
  • Sprawling Sunset Terrace for cocktail hour overlooking the ocean
  • Bespoke dining experiences by renowned Melbourne chef Scott Pickett
  • 108 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites for relaxing overnight stays
  • Endless photo backdrops around the hotel and stunning Sorrento
  • Tranquil spa and bathhouse for pre and post-wedding treatments
  • Valet parking and self-parking available at the hotel


What does a wedding at The Continental Sorrento cost?

The Continental's carefully curated wedding packages are priced from $195 per person.


What's the capacity for weddings at The Continental Sorrento Hotel?

Capacity limits vary depending on your chosen space and are as follows:

  • The Grand Ballroom: 100 seated, 160 standing
  • Halcyon Hall: 130 seated, 100 dinner/dance, 250 standing
  • The Gallery: 40 seated, 100 standing
  • Sunset Terrace: 100 seated (ceremony), 150 standing

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December 2023

Amazing venue with beautiful views! The food was delicious and the downstairs after party was a lot of fun for guests!

Jaide B.

June 2023

We spent the weekend at hotel Sorrento, this is where my husband popped the question. Their rooms were amazing, their food was to die for and they had so many different options, the town had lots to do and explore and it was just an amazing experience.

Rhiannon H.

March 2023

Fantatsic venue - staff went above and beyond to make sure we had a great day. All our guests were commenting on the food and location!

Jessica K.

October 2014

Food, service and ambience was perfect! Very easy to deal with and flexible.

Priscila M.

August 2014

Great support and team all ran very smoothly.

Salli B.

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