The perfect Sussex wedding venue, in the heart of historic Chichester; this beautifully-restored, grade II-listed Georgian property mixes vibrant contemporary interiors with traditional period features. It’s perfect for wedding ceremonies, breakfasts and receptions up to 130 guests.
All Harbour Hotels are known for their stunning locations, and the Harbour Hotel Chichester is no exception. This stunning ‘modern meets classic’ boutique hotel, set in an immaculately restored Grade II-listed Georgian property, mixes contemporary interiors with Georgian and Regency period features; think spiral staircases and full-height sash windows. Located in an unrivalled position in the heart of historic, Chichester, it’s a unique, atmospheric setting for any wedding.
The hotel has two flexible event rooms, listed below, suitable for wedding ceremonies, wedding breakfasts and receptions up to 130 guests. The happy couple also has the option of staying in the ‘cottage’ for ultimate privacy. This cosy, self-contained and very private house is the perfect getaway for your first night together as ‘newly-weds’.
For before and after your special event, we can offer discounted room rates for those wishing to stay the night before or after the event. Why not stay and take advantage of the excellent in-house restaurant, The Ship, or our subterranean spa, and a selection of great, locally-themed activities and experiences. See our staff’s recommendations of the best activities, attractions & events in Chichester and the wider Sussex area here.
The hotel is readily accessible; it’s just 1.5 hours by train from London or 45 minutes drive from Southampton and Gatwick Airports.
Our Wedding Crew will make planning your special day a sea breeze. Start with a standard package that’s perfect for expanding out as needed, with flexible menus that marry the freshest, locally sourced ingredients with the most indulgent of flavours.
With its own staging area, and a capacity of 130 guests, The Guildhall Suite is ideally suited to wedding ceremonies, breakfasts and receptions. It may be combined with The Priory Suite to host up to 130 guests, 96 for dining.
Our smaller space is perfect for more intimate wedding ceremonies, breakfasts and receptions.
Situated behind the hotel in the beautiful grounds of Priory Park is the Grade 1 listed Guildhall. Exchanging wedding vows with the person you love is the most significant part of your day, so it’s important to choose the perfect surroundings. With plenty of natural light, a beautiful stone floor and grand entrance, The Guildhall will add a touch of fairy-tale romance to any Civil ceremony. Seating up to 100 guests.
Surrounded by lush parkland, grand mature trees, a cricket pitch, bowling green and children’s play area, Priory Park offers further glorious settings and backdrops inspiring spectacular images of your special day.
Here at Harbour Hotels, we understand the importance of treating your guests to exceptional food & drink in making any day a special one.
Our passionate chefs have created several different menus, using only the highest quality, locally-sourced ingredients, that will delight your guests. To prove it, we’ll give you both a free tasting session first!
Are you looking for a themed wedding? Or just some inspiration? We offer the following special wedding themes suited to this unique venue. Feel free to adapt them as you wish, create your own unique theme, or have no theme at all. The choice is yours.
Some of our past happy couples have kindly agreed to share their wedding experience to help you decide. See what’s possible, be inspired by their choices.
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