Regardless of whether you’re looking for an intimate spot or a grander affair, we’ve got it covered!
Finding a venue is usually the first step of wedding planning as it can determine everything from the vibe to the date itself. There’s so much to consider that it can get rather overwhelming. So, before you start thinking about the photographer, catering company, wedding dress and wedding planner, the venue is a good place to begin. To help make the whole process a bit easier, we’ve compiled a list of our top wedding venues in Hong Kong. Options range from modern and chic, to hotels with a dramatic seaside view (and everything in between). So sit back, relax, and let the wedding planning begin!
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The Landmark Mandarin Oriental is a foodie’s dream venue for a wedding reception. It offers a bespoke menu by culinary mastermind, Executive Chef Richard Ekkebus of Two Michelin Star restaurant, Amber. Its two event rooms combined can host a standing cocktail reception for 110 guests or seat up to 68 guests for a banquet style setting. The hotel’s discreet and discerning character makes it a tasteful venue for an intimate wedding. Here’s to a night of sophisticated elegance.
The Mandarin Oriental’s flagship hotel is a Hong Kong institution. With years of experience under its belt as a choice venue for charming weddings, it offer bespoke packages for you wedding ceremony and reception. Including items such as guest favours, a first anniversary dinner gift certificate, and a 60-minute luxury spa treatment, the Mandarin Oriental offers everything you need to turn your wedding dreams into reality. And when it comes to space, the Mandarin Oriental’s Connaught Room can hold up to 600 guests for a standing reception and 300 for a seated banquet, which makes it a great choice for larger weddings.
Whether your dream wedding size is big or small, the Four Seasons is a venue that combines stunning views with seasoned specialists who can seamlessly bring your wedding vision to life. Its Intimate Wedding option will seat up to 96 guests while the Grand Soiree option can seat around 300 guests. Regardless of which you choose, you can cater your menu down to every last detail, including accommodating special requests for any guests with cultural or religious needs. The wedding specialists will also consult your checklist to ensure all of your requests from flowers to table decorations (and even getting your wedding license) are all taken care of. All you really need to do is say the word, and the Four Seasons will take care of the rest!
Four Seasons, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, 3196 8888, www.fourseasons.com/hongkong
One of the city’s newest luxury, landmark hotels, The Murray, is a stunning venue for your wedding events. Whether you’re looking to throw a modest wedding or a more complex one, indoors or outdoors, The Murray has the space and the expertise to deliver. With the ability to seat 340 guests for a wedding ceremony and 240 guests for a banquet-style reception, it’s a great option however big or small your guest list. Give the hotel a call to let its experts walk you through the available options.
This stylish modern getaway is hidden on the upper floors of Pacific Place (hence the name) and is the perfect wedding sanctuary for the urban wedding couple. Its lush outdoor event space The Lawn plus celebrity chef Gray Kunz’s delectable dining, will easily impress. With heavenly hotel rooms overlooking the harbour to cater for your guests, your nuptials will be defined by The Upper House’s class, innovation and intimacy. Not to mention the amazing in-room treatments that are available to help you prep for the big day. If you want to be treated like a princess, this is the place for you!
As the ultimate outdoor wedding venue in the city, The Repulse Bay offers the ability to start your happily-ever-after with the beautiful South China Sea as your backdrop. With the capacity to seat up to 216 people, The Repulse Bay offers package deals (including the Verandah Vintage or Garden Party) to make wedding planning easier for you, or you can simply select the venue and they will help you work through the remaining items on your checklist. If you haven’t already paid a visit to this stunning location, it’s well worth considering.
If you’re looking for a more edgy, modern affair with a casual feel, then the Ovolo Southside could be the perfect option! Contemporary art is a big feature throughout this warehouse-conversion hotel. Its artistic G.I.G room (which even has a rotating stage) offers standing room for 200 guests while its rooftop venue, Above by Komune, can seat 60. Each of its spaces caters to different vibes (think party vs. a more intimate gathering), so there are plenty of options to celebrate your nuptials!
The award-winning Langham Place is a five-star luxury hotel that embodies grace with European influence, and its offer two types of wedding packages depending on whether you want an Eastern or Western themed celebration. The ballroom can seat up to 500 guests, and the hotel’s experienced, professional wedding planners are available to basically be your fairy Godmother. Looking for some relaxation ahead of the big day? Check out the hotel’s Chuan Spa and say hello to a relaxing facial or massage!
Combining the best of East and West hospitality for an unforgettable elegant wedding experience, The Peninsula’s customisable wedding bundle ensures every couple’s vision is brought to life and transformed beyond your wildest dreams. It offers one-on-one consultations with its esteemed florist, Executive Pastry Chef, Maitre Chocolatier, Banquet Chef, and Chief Sommelier to ensure that every detail is planned to perfection. You know you will definitely be in safe hands. Its sophisticated Salisbury Room seats just over 190 people for a wedding banquet, or you could even throw a soiree in its gorgeous harbour view garden suite. It’s also worth considering hosting your celebration in Felix (the hotel’s contemporary European restaurant), which is available to hire during the day. Don’t forget The Peninsula also has a fleet of Rolls Royces, which are prepared to take you anywhere in the absolute lap of luxury.
The W Hotel has everything you need to plan your ultimate fairy-tale wedding. Bespoke menu options, limo services, and design elements (to help ensure the perfect backdrop for your photos) are just some of the amazing perks of holding your wedding here. You’ll have the choice of nine different event rooms, with a maximum capacity of 360 seated guests. And if you’re looking to host an after party, simply move your celebrations to WOOBAR or WET, the rooftop pool. Your guests will love it!
Contemporary and sophisticated are two words that instantly come to mind when selecting the Mira Hotel as a wedding venue. No matter how complex your wedding plans are, you can expect a luxury touch on every detail from its wedding planners. Employing the help of Colin Cowie (the renowned Hollywood party planner to the stars) you can choose from six of his breathtaking wedding themes, covering everything from lighting combinations to table centrepieces. If its 600-seat ballroom is a bit too much, you can choose one of the smaller options on offer or opt for an outdoor wedding on the open-air terrace amidst an urban forest of frangipani trees.
Committed to tailoring every element of your wedding to suit your needs, the Rosewood is yet another amazing option for your wedding venue. To help turn your dreams into reality, the Rosewood invites you to chat with one of its wedding specialists in the Event Studio (where its showcases its exclusive collection of wedding accessories to help you decide every last detail). The venue can hold a maximum of 720 guests seated banquet style, but offers other options if you wish for a more intimate space. From bespoke table styling to florals and elevated gastronomy, it’s certainly a venue worth considering.
With a brilliant view of Kowloon’s vibrant waterfront, the award-winning Kerry Hotel offers all the beauty of an urban resort. If you’re considering an intimate affair, it offers a wedding ceremony package for 60 guests, but can accommodate 180 guests for a banquet dinner. If you’re looking for something much larger, ask one of its specialists about using the lovely Hung Hom Ballroom (which can accommodate around 670 guests in a banquet style setting). The Red Sugar bar at the Kerry has been voted one of the best bars in Hong Kong, making it a great spot for an after party as well!
Located away from the downtown hustle and bustle, this gorgeous colonial-style boutique hotel is located in the heart of Tai O Fishing Village and overlooks the seemingly endless South China Sea horizon. A heritage site reformed from the 1902 Tai O Police Station, this coastal meets colonial venue is perfect for wedding couples wanting a private, cultural experience. Its glass-roofed restaurant under the stars is the perfect place to begin the new chapter in your love story. The hotel even has a special wedding sampan that you and your partner can sail away on! With a capacity of 30 to 60 people and only nine guest rooms, it’s perfect for an intimate celebration.
Quaint seaside wedding anyone? Surrounded by mountains and oceanfront views, the Auberge Discovery Bay is a perfect setting for anyone looking to host a stunning shore-side wedding. This chic urban venue is perfect for a full day affair and its beautiful White Chapel (that can seat 120 guests) is a pristine sanctuary for the most intimate of wedding ceremonies. For the reception, you can choose between two rooms, one of which can seat up to 576 guests, and the other can seat up to 240 guests. For a whimsical touch, hire out its fairytale horse-drawn carriage to take you to the White Chapel via romantic tree-lined roads and pose for some amazing pics along the way. Happily ever after might not be such a stretch after all!
Editors note: This post was originally published by Megan Hills on 16 August, 2016 and updated by Manisha Nair on 26 February, 2019.