Venue Fact File: Hotel Miramar, Dorset
11 Aug 2017
Make your coastal wedding venue a magical choice, such as Hotel Miramar in Bournemouth
Hotel Miramar is a unique and special venue. Known as Bournemouth's Country House Hotel by the sea, it oozes quintessential English charm with some modern and contemporary twists. The hotel is privately owned and managed, giving you the very highest levels of personal service. The hotel is situated in the prestigious East Cliff district. The beautifully landscaped gardens overlook panoramic sea views stretching right across the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks.
Facilities and services
Hotel Miramar is licenced for civil ceremonies (and was one of the first venues to offer outside weddings in Bournemouth). This elegant, traditional hotel offers couples a choice of locations to host their ceremony, including the garden pavilion where you can take your vows against the stunning seaside backdrop.
Wedding couples are welcome to book an appointment for a show-around the hotel and to meet with the specialist wedding/events team who will be happy to discuss the full range of facilities and options available for your celebration. The services of your personal wedding co-ordinator are free of charge. Hotel Miramar offers an extensive range of options for your wedding, with packages or bespoke weddings available.
Special features at Hotel Miramar include the location. The hotel offers a high quality and elegantly stylish venue in which to host your marriage ceremony and celebrations. All interior décor is of a high standard, retaining country house charm. Restaurant No 43 has recently been refurbished, offering a bright, airy and elegant restaurant setting with sea views. The Garden Suite has access directly onto a private rear garden, and has the flexibility of incorporating a private bar and dancefloor area.
Availability and pricing
Hotel Miramar is available seven days a week, all year-round (excluding Christmas Day and New Year). Garden weddings are available during the summer. Early booking is recommended for weekend summer weddings. Hotel Miramar offers guests the option of full exclusive use (which includes all bedrooms/public areas etc.) Exclusive use can only be arranged with advance bookings of one year minimum.
Wedding packages start from £4,500 for 50 guests on the 'Casual' wedding package' (which includes BBQ/buffet style dining); the 'Classic' wedding packages start at £6,500 for 60 guests (includes a formal sit down threecourse meal); and the 'Contemporary' wedding package, £5,500 for 60 guests (includes bowl food/relaxed dining). Other options include 'Intimate' wedding packages for small numbers (available for up to 30 guests in The Library); or an 'Afternoon Tea' wedding package from £44.75 per person. Bespoke wedding packages can also be designed, the wedding team will be happy to accommodate your requests.
At Hotel Miramar, there is a small but dedicated team of wedding and events planners who will be available right from the start to help you design and plan the wedding of your dreams. They have access to many recommended suppliers and will be happy to help you source any little extras you may require.
Hotel Miramar has 43 well-appointed bedrooms and suites (some with sea views). In most wedding packages, the bridal suite is included for a one-night stay, and preferential room rates are available for wedding guests.
"Now that we are back from our honeymoon, we just wanted to say a huge thank you for making our wedding day so incredibly perfect. It really was the best day ever, and you played a huge part in that, so thank you for ensuring everything ran so smoothly. All our guests could not have spoken more highly of the venue itself and the staff you have there, as the service received was fantastic. So many guests have said it’s one of the best weddings they have been to.” Katheryn & Nick Kelly