Wedding Frequently Asked Questions… Answered!
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions which will assist you in planning your big day.
No, we have a one wedding per day policy, which ensures that you and your guests are the centre of attention for the entire day.
We welcome all couples to pop in anytime at all to meet with us. However, if possible, we recommend that you make an appointment with our weddings manager Karina Duffy who will be able to meet you at a date and time to suit you – even on the day of a wedding so that you experience all that the hotel has to offer for your wedding day.
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We cater for weddings from 2 to 400 and would be delighted to do so. Our ballroom is multi-functional and sub-dividable depending on your requirements.
Yes, we cater to all types of ceremonies here in the hotel.
We offer complimentary ballroom hire when a couple is having their wedding reception with us.
Yes, our venue is fully accessible.
There is ample free parking all around the hotel and we also have a complimentary underground car park.
Yes indeed, we have an exclusive list of wedding professionals who are frequently with us here at the hotel.
Yes, of course, we are a family-friendly hotel, children are welcome at all times.
Yes, there is a menu tasting included with our compliments for the couple.
Yes, we cater for all dietary requirements, just let us know your specific requests.
We have 195 bedrooms and yes, we hold off a block of bedrooms under the wedding couple’s name which is offered at a reduced rate for your wedding guests.
Check-in is 2 pm, check out is 12pm.
We have round tables that can accommodate between 8 – 12 guests per table. We will send you a ballroom layout depending on your guest numbers and yes, we will print and display a table plan for you on your wedding day.
This is entirely up to you. Some couples hold the speeches before the meal, some after, and some decide to have the starter first and then have the speeches.
This again is entirely your decision, the majority of couples call for dinner around 5.30 pm but this time can be brought forward or pushed out depending on your timing.
On average, excluding speeches, the meal takes approximately 2 hours from start to finish.
Not at all, there is no need for your guests to leave the ballroom. You can also decide to leave your tables off the dancefloor for the meal which means that none of your guests will be moved and will have the same table all night.
Our stage is set up early in the day and is covered with our fairy light backdrop, therefore, your band/DJ can come in anytime during the day and be set up and ready to go, yet none of your guests will see this until the fairy light backdrop is moved after your wedding meal.
Depending on your speeches etc. we would hope to have you ready to dance between 9.30 pm and 10 pm at the latest.
We understand that you have paid a lot of money for a band and DJ and we always keep this in mind. The band usually plays first and then the DJ plays until 2 am approx.
Yes, we have a late resident’s bar afterward.
Yes, the bar extension is included with all of our wedding packages.
Yes, it is! Just give us an estimated number of guests beforehand so that we can accommodate them in the room.
Yes, we provide a cake stand and cake knife.
Yes, we have a PA system that you can use. We also have audiovisual equipment for any slideshows that you wish to have.
Yes, we include candelabras with fresh floral arrangements for each table based on your colour scheme, we also have a variety of alternative options if required.
All of our guest bedrooms have safety deposit boxes.
Yes, we offer a wide variety of options for both pre and post-wedding celebrations, this can range from a sit-down meal, buffet/BBQ options, or even finger food options, we will have something to suit your needs.
Absolutely, we would be only too delighted to do so. We hold a date for two weeks, after which time the date will automatically be released. If the hotel receives another enquiry for that date within these two weeks, we will contact you and offer you first refusal. At this time a deposit will be required to confirm the date.
We require a €1,000 booking deposit to confirm your wedding date. This is payable as a lump-sum payment or in two installments. We do offer flexibility with regards to payment and you can pay as you choose along the way, a lump sum prior to the day, or pay the balance in full on departure. On receipt of the €1,000 deposit, we will issue you with a wedding contract that will need to be signed and returned to confirm your acceptance of our terms and conditions.
Yes, we offer a 10% discount on our brochure/package prices for midweek weddings. Minimum numbers apply and this excludes the Christmas period.
Yes, all our staff are highly trained in all aspects of health and safety, we have an onsite Health & Safety Officer.
If you require any further information, we would be only too delighted to help, please contact our wedding planner Karina on +353 91 721900 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.