Congratulations! You’ve said ‘yes’, the dates are set and now you just need a wedding venue. Getting married is a big commitment but so is picking the perfect wedding spot. Whether you’re basing your decision on the best location or extra perks like decadent bathtubs, Hong Kong has no shortage of luxury hotels to help you celebrate your wedding day. Discover your future wedding venue with this guide.
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Best wedding venues in Hong Kong
There’s more to Discovery Bay than its beach and dog-friendly market. The Lantau neighbourhood is also home to Hong Kong’s only seaside chapel. With floor-to-ceiling windows welcoming a flood of natural light, this waterfront wedding venue guarantees some spectacular photos and an unforgettable ceremony. Take the pageantry to the next level and hire a horse-drawn carriage to bring you to the chapel for the complete fairy tale wedding. Beat that Grace Kelly.
Price: $38,888 for one-hour rental
Hongkongers love their rooftop bars, so why not get married at one too? The Harbour Grand’s Skyline Pavilion provides an unbeatable panoramic harbour view as backdrop as you exchange vows or host a post-wedding cocktail party. Aside from its rooftop, the hotel also has a ballroom and function room for larger scale wedding banquets that come with special lighting effects, with projection screens and more than more 256 colours. Just think how much your old videos could embarrass the bride and groom...
Price: Ceremony price determined on a case by case basis. $728 (lunch banquet), $998 (dinner banquet) per person
Make your love last forever like Mickey and Minnie and tie the knot at the happiest place on Earth: Disneyland. Many of us have dreamed of having a Disney movie-worthy wedding – don’t deny it, it’s true – and this is your chance to make those childhood fantasies come true. There are three magical outdoor venues to pick from including a Victorian-style lush garden with a specially designed marquee arch, and three princess-themed ballrooms to host your banquet. Packages also come with adorable keepsakes like the wedding ring pillow and quill pen. Did we mention the two-hours of unlimited cotton candy and popcorn? As if things weren’t sweet enough.
Price: $75,000 for 50 people, banquet from $170 per person.
No wedding list is complete without mentioning the Four Seasons. The most sought-after venue for anyone who’s anyone in Hong Kong, there’s no more decadent locale for a wedding celebration than its Grand Ballroom. We’re talking marble pillars, vast chandeliers, panoramic views of Victoria Harbour, the works. The world-class banquet can serve your choice of Western or Chinese cuisine and the package comes with goodies like a customised floral centerpiece and even a private room for mahjong.
Price: Minimum charge $560,000 ($650,000 in September-December); $17,888 per table of 10 to 12 guests.
Tucked away in Sai Kung is a secluded private outdoor lawn that’s perfect for anyone looking for a more intimate ceremony. Surrounded by palm trees and fresh air, the seriously-photogenic venue offers a range of wedding packages from cocktail receptions to buffet and banquet dinner parties. Step out of the city bubble and kick off married life in this low key, beautiful garden.
Price: Ceremony price determined on a case by case basis
Be on top of the world, quite literally, and have your wedding at Hong Kong’s highest wedding spot in Ozone. The 490m-high terrace, with floor-to-ceiling windows, provides a breathtaking view of the Hong Kong skyline, which serves as an incredible backdrop to the wedding ceremony. You can go with a cocktail reception or lunch buffet afterward or, for something more traditional, a Michelin-worthy Chinese banquet crafted by renowned chef Paul Lau of Tin Lung Heen. Best of all? Ritz-Carlton provides a personal butler for the bride and groom throughout the event.
Price: Cocktail reception $85,000; lunch buffet $105,000; Tin Lung Heen banquet $3,988 per person
One of the most popular wedding spots in Hong Kong, The Repulse Bay allows you to exchange vows while overlooking the beautifully scenic waters of Hong Kong’s Southside. You can take your pick of the front lawn, sea view terrace or the charming, colonial style indoor venue at the verandah for the ceremony.
Price: Ceremony price determined on a case by case basis. Catering $898 per person
Seating: minimum 160
When it comes to lavish and sophisticated, The Peninsula can do no wrong. The five-star hotel provides a certain old world charm with its historic-yet-stylish interior decor. Keep things classy by hosting your celebratory banquet in the Salisbury Room. Cherry on top? Being chauffeured around in a Rolls-Royce and making the most of the opportunity to create your own fairytale moment by making a suitably slow descent down the hotel’s grand staircase, wedding dress flowing behind.
Price: Lunch banquet $130,000; Dinner banquet $220,000 (Mon-Thu), $250,000 (Fri-Sun)
Seating: 190. (Up to 16 tables with 12 people on each)
A perfect marriage of the traditional and modern, this former police station-turned heritage conservation hotel is an ideal setting for any sort of intimate wedding. The colonial architecture together with the panoramic views of the South China Sea make for brilliant photo shoots. The award-winning hotel offers romantic sampan rides for newlyweds to take in the incredible natural landscape. Best of all, though, proceeds from each sampan ride go to support the Tai O community. Romantic and sustainable.
Price: Ceremony price determined on a case by case basis
Where to honeymoon
Hong Kong’s five-star hospitality is rightly famous and some of our local institutions – think the likes of The Peninsula or Mandarin Oriental – are among places to rest your head anywhere in the world. If you’re looking for a hotel after your wedding, these are the best.