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All you do is complete the Online Wedding Form and we will be in touch soonest to discuss your individual requirements.
Our Ballroom caters for numbers of up to 350 guests and we have a minimum guest requirement of 100 guests for Friday and Saturday Wedding Receptions during April to October. We also offer intimate group weddings in our Garden Lounges with open fires or the Glenarde Suite, so we have spaces to suit all group numbers.
We have the outdoor Camilaun Terrace area which is ideal for our wedding guests in the Summer months weather permitting. We also have a large foyer with a private bar all year round.
Yes, we have Wedding Packages available on selected dates from October to April inclusive which offers fantastic value and includes a range of complimentary extras. Visit our Wedding Packages page for more details.
Our Wedding Packages start from €55.00 per person. You have the option to tailor make your own wedding package to suit your day or add to an existing package. Or, you can choose from one of our newly designed Wedding Packages.
You would usually allow for one hour and 30 minutes approximately for your arrivals drinks reception. We have ideal grounds and woodland area and The Ardilaun Celebration Garden is the perfect backdrop for capturing your photos so everything can be done onsite so you get to spend more time with your guests.
Yes of course, we just host ONE wedding per day.
Yes, of course and we work closely with our wide network of trusted wedding specialists on offering choice according to your own personal taste.
We offer round tables that can seat 8 to 10 guests. Our most popular top table can be a formal oval table and can be adjusted to whichever size you prefer.
Wine pour is included in all our Wedding Packages and also offer an extensive wine list should you wish to upgrade. Should you wish to provide your own wine, corkage fees will apply.
Yes, we hold a number of bedrooms at a preferential rate on the night of your wedding, we can also provide a booking reference number for your guests to book directly with the hotel to avail of these preferential rates.
We can provisionally hold your wedding date for 2 weeks. To confirm and book your wedding date we request a non-refundable deposit of €1,000 along with signed contract.
Music is requested to finish by 2.00am.
The bar closes at 2.00 am as we include Bar Exemption with our packages subject to a minimum of 100 guests attending the wedding, otherwise, a bar exemption fee will apply. Subject to demand, we also offer a residents bar service until 4am.
Yes of course as we are a family owned hotel, children are most welcome. We have our very own secluded Ardilaun Fairy Garden located in the grounds to the rear of the hotel. We offer children’s rates for all of the wedding packages.
Yes, we are the perfect location to have everything under one roof. We have a number of suitable rooms that may suit your civil ceremony, depending on the number of guests attending. We also offer our garden to host outdoor ceremonies.
Yes indeed, we are very happy to cater for all types of dietary requirements and we will discuss all available options upon request. We cater for vegetarians, vegans, coeliac and all allergens along with any special diets.
Our sole wedding planner works with you every step of the way and it is a good idea to meet up at least 8 weeks prior to your big day to run through all of your final details. We also offer a complimentary tasting menu, this gives you the opportunity also to meet with our Executive Head Chef should you wish to discuss all your catering needs. We offer complimentary access to Moposa, an online wedding service with tools and timelines that make planning your perfect wedding made simple and fun, as well as access to your own personalised dot com website that you can use for communicating with your guests. Visit MOPOSA page for more information.
You are most welcome to put your “own stamp” or “theme” your special day. You can drop these items into the hotel in the lead up to your wedding day and we will store them for you. We request that all items are collected the day after your wedding and may be kept as souvenirs of your big day.
The party continues for day two, so relive the fun memories with your guests in our secluded gardens or under our outdoor heated canopy area and enjoy our Garden BBQ which is the perfect way to catch up after your wedding, before your “family scattering”. Alternatively, enjoy Live Music and Nibbles in Blazers Bar or some of our lounges.

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