A Gold Coast wedding is a glorious affair because for many it is not just a one-day celebration, it is a relaxing beach holiday! This beautiful part of Australia plays host to many destination weddings, where all of a couple’s family and friends can have a few days away from the grind, and kick back and relax.
What could be more perfect as an all-inclusive venue than a wedding at a Gold Coast hotel? These world-class facilities have been catering to discerning guests for years and know how to look after your important people better than anyone.
You can accommodate everyone here, and hold your ceremony and reception on the premises as well. Boasting gorgeous and opulent rooms, incredible quality food and immaculate service, a Gold Coast hotel is the most sensible and spectacular choice for your dream wedding day.
Here are our favourite Top Ten Venues for a Gold Coast Hotel Wedding
Situated at the top end of the Gold Coast, this resort features everything you could need for the ideal wedding day, and so much more. With 243 rooms for your guests to stay, a private chapel for your ceremony and your choice of several reception spaces both big and small, all of your planning is sorted. There are so many photo opportunities as well, including, of course, the magnificent sand and sea, as well as lush tropical gardens, elegant sculptured fountains and a beach lagoon pool. The globally-experienced events team will have every detail of your wedding perfectly arranged.
When you are looking for a luxurious wedding venue and only the best will do, the Sheraton has the ideal backdrop to paint your ideal elegant day. You can choose from a number of ceremony and reception spaces, all stunning and all brought to you with exquisite taste and immaculate hospitality. The Sheraton offers sumptuous reception menus and premium drinks packages which can be specially tailored for you. While the team goes to any length to make sure your day runs smoothly, the ambiance for you and your guests will be relaxing and welcome.
Crowne Plaza has been making a name for themselves as the creators of magical and memorable fairytale weddings, and they can do this for you too. They can cater to intimate groups as small as 20 or large extravaganzas of 300, while still giving every individual the attention and care they deserve. Their professional team will work closely with you to craft a personal day that brings your love story to life. Renowned for their ability to create celebrations and romance, make sure you arrange an inspection to see what they can make happen for you.
For contemporary weddings of sophistication and glamour, modern couples choose the Marriott. Not only is the resort an incredible holiday destination, the in-house day spa offers an extra level of luxury to couples in the lead up to or wind-down from their big day. Their beautifully appointed rooms and landscaped gardens provide many spaces to celebrate and take magazine quality wedding photos. They pride themselves in letting you be the host and guiding them to build a smooth and effortless day to wow your family and friends.
This wonderful hotel and resort is located just 20 minutes from Surfers and tucked amongst the vibrant green surrounds of the Palm Meadows Golf Course. The Mercure offers a range of wedding celebration packages for any budget, from an intimate soiree to a grand fiesta. Here you have a choice of breathtaking outdoor ceremony locations including by the tranquil lake, and a wide variety of reception spaces both indoors and out. Your wedding album can be made up from both candid and perfectly posed shots within the versatile and astounding grounds. And with standard or superior suites overlooking manicured gardens, the lake or the golf course, Mercure Gold Coast has accommodation options to suit the needs of all your wedding guests.
Tucked in away from the coast in the beautiful hinterlands is this hotel wedding venue with an incomparable view. The wedding arch in which you say your vows overlooks the sapphire ocean. With 20 accommodation suites, this resort caters to slightly smaller wedding numbers than some of the other hotels on this list, but the quality and service are to die for. Your wedding becomes a whole weekend event with cooked breakfast for everyone the morning after. Eagle Heights put incredible care and attention to detail into every wedding they host here, and you will really appreciate this next level standard of wedding planning in the hectic lead up to your day.
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The Vibe Hotels group have become famous for contemporary chic resorts with a character and style all of their own. Here, your wedding will be memorable, astonishing and unique. Located by the lovely Nerang River, this hotel has a range of stylish accommodations options at special prices for wedding guests as well a complimentary night for the bridal couple. Their décor provides a wonderful canvas for you to transform with your specific theme or colour palette, and turns into a personal wonderland for your special day.
Like something out of a magical fable, wonderous weddings for young and old are brought to life here. With a number of wedding reception areas available, whether your special day is a large or small occasion the Quality Hotel Mermaid Waters has stylish rooms to accommodate your specialty needs. Their spacious Oriana room seats 50-180 guests, complete with a dance floor or you could select the Markeri room with its unique ambience for romance. Renowned as a family friendly and welcoming entertainment facility, this is a lovely warm venue for a truly special day.
Redefining world-class luxury, Peppers Soul soars above the white sandy beaches and crystal waters of the Surfers Paradise foreshore, and more importantly, above all your wedding expectations. This truly stunning icon of contemporary style delivers wedding and reception venues and packages that are stylish, beautiful and – most importantly – personalised to you.
Their mission is to make sure every couple gets the wedding they’ve always dreamed of sharing with friends and family. No matter what you desire – an elegant cocktail soiree, traditional dinner, delightful lunch or something more unusual – they are excited to tailor a package to suit you.
When you wed the love of your life here you will have a truly exceptional and unforgettable time. Whether your choice of ceremony space is their modern poolside area with sweeping views across the glistening coast, or one of the many gorgeous beaches or gardens of this immaculate paradise, your ceremony is sure to impress. With a dedicated wedding and events team who are passionate about crafting days that are smooth, sophisticated and individually designed, if you want your hosts to be as excited about your big day as you, book a tour today.
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