Marsham Court Hotel

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£45 - £65 pp
Up to 120
95 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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Celebrate your special day at the Marsham Court Hotel featuring exceptional wedding and banquet facilities with sea views.
Pricing & Costs

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£45
Maximum Price
£65
Minimum Number of Guests
45
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
City Hotel
Venue
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
230
No. of Bedrooms
95
Sleeps No. of People
170
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM

Venue

Ballroom
Bridal Changing Facilities
City View
Disabled Access
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking
Pet-Friendly
Water View

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Our Bay View package offers you flexibility and will help to make planning your wedding exciting and stress-free. We are confident that you and your guests will love what we have to offer and that your entire day will be a perfect one to cherish forever. Our wedding co-ordinator is on hand to make your day personal and unique to you. If there is anything you would like to add to your day, we are happy to accommodate your every wish. We have close relationships with a range of local wedding suppliers and can arrange many items for you, such as balloons, chair covers, presentation bouquets and much more. Our Bay View package includes the following: Red carpet on arrival Order or service Private hire of the wedding breakfast and evening function room A Bucks Fizz drinks reception, 1 glass per person for arrival Nibbles during your drinks reception A fabulous 3 course wedding breakfast banquet plus coffee Half a bottle of wine per person during your wedding breakfast A glass of Prosecco or Sparkling Rose for the toast One top table arrangement and two pedestals for the wedding venue designed to compliment your wedding theme A cake table and table cloths Announcements throughout the day Assistance from the hotel’s wedding co-ordinator Table plan and menus printed by the hotel A finger buffet in the evening for all of your day guests Complimentary food tasting for the Bride & Groom (dates set by the hotel) Complimentary overnight accommodation for the Bride and Groom in a sea view room with breakfast Complimentary overnight accommodation for 2 bedrooms for guests Complimentary dinner for 2 on your 1st Anniversary. Sunset Evening Package Not all couples opt for an all-day wedding. Maybe you would prefer an informal evening reception after your ceremony? Perhaps you’re getting married abroad and would like an evening party for friends and family? Our evening only package will allow you to celebrate your wedding the way you want.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Ashlie
Hello future Brides and Grooms! Congratulations on your engagement! I am the Wedding Coordinator at The Marsham Court Hotel in Bournemouth. Please do feel free to contact me should you have any further questions about how to make your big day special! I really look forward to speaking with you shortly. Wishing you a lovely day! Ashlie

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1987
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
60
Reviews
(41)
Mr & Mrs Davies
Married in November 2019
November 2019
Exceeded all our expectations!
We had our wedding here yesterday and would like to thank Kat and the team for excellent service throughout , you exceeded all our expectations and we had the most perfect wedding day , nothing was too much trouble highly recommend this hotel as a wedding venue!
Mr & Mrs Watson
Married in October 2019
October 2019
It was a perfect day!
We decided to have our wedding at this venue which went without a hitch on the 19th Oct. Kat and all the staff at Marsham court were very friendly and helpful from lead up to the day before, allowing us to set up early all the way through the wedding day itself. It was a perfect day and we were so lucky with the weather. We would definitely recommend this venue for any special occasion. Thank you so much for helping us have a wonderful day!
Virginia and Martin
Married in October 2019
November 2019
Perfect wedding venue!
We had the perfect day. It was a beautiful venue and a gorgeous sunny autumn day. The staff were all amazing and the food was so yummy. The honeymoon suit was beautiful and we couldn't have asked for a better day
Mr & Mrs Tilly
Married in October 2019
October 2019
We cannot ever thank you all enough!
Our wedding was held at the Marsham Court Hotel on the 12th October 2019, Our ceremony was held in the under the stairs room and reception in the Ballroom and Den, the hotel set both of the rooms up perfectly and everything was just beautiful. The sit down meal was absolutely wonderful and all dietary requirement were catered for, nothing was to much trouble, and the wine was perfect, as was every little detail of our day. The evening reception was also just perfect, the staff could not do enough for us and everything was just as we wanted it to be. We would recommend this hotel to anybody very highly for any event, but especially weddings. Every member of staff from start to finish were friendly attentive and polite, and carried out our every request with a smile. Such a professional team, and The wedding co-ordinator Kat Tegg was just wonderful, as was the chief and all the kitchen staff, waiting staff ,bar staff, cleaning staff, receptionists and Managers . We cannot ever thank you all enough, Many Thanks Alison and Kevin Tilly xxx
Mr & Mrs Weller
Married in September 2019
September 2019
Fabulous!
Apart from its wonderful location overlooking the Sea, on Bournemouth's East Cliff, the Marsham Court Hotel has much to recommend it for Weddings, and other Functions. Large enough to host small intimate gatherings of up to 30 people or large groups of hundreds, it offers a variety of bedroom styles and prices. We have just held our Wedding there, for the accommodation and the main meal (the actual ceremony was in the wonderful Russell-Cotes Art gallery, directly opposite the Hotel) and the teams dealing with both the reservations and the function itself were incredibly helpful and enthusiastic. They went out of their way to assist with our requirements, and the Wedding package we choose was very good value. The food was excellent, the general staff always friendly and willing to help, and the atmosphere very relaxed. We deliberately booked all our Guests into the bedrooms with both sea-views and balconies, and were blessed with 3 days of glorious sunshine. We had room 329, a spacious, well-decorated room with a large bath/shower, and a self-contained balcony with table and chairs. Fabulous.
Mr & Mrs Warman
Married in August 2019
August 2019
Nothing was too much trouble!
From beginning to end Kat looked after us. All of the staff at Marsham Court were exceptionally kind to us and all our guests. They treated us as if we were the only wedding of the year with exceptional care and attention to detail. Rooms were rearranged as if by magic. Nothing was too much trouble. The venue was perfect for us as well. The Ballroom is one of the best in Bournemouth. We enjoyed a mix of Ballroom and Disco dancing. We went for the Cream Tea option. The hotel were able to accommodate Gluten free, Dairy Free, Soya free, Nut Free and Vegetarian options. Nothing too much trouble. We were very happy that we chose to get married at Marsham Court Hotel.
Location & Contact Details

Address

3 Russell-Cotes Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3AB, England

Nearest Town

Bournemouth

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M27

Nearest Train Station

Bournemouth

Nearest Airport

Bournemouth International

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Press & Awards
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Industry Awards (2)

Large Hotel of the Year Award - Bournemouth Tourism Awards
FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

The best wedding ever here at the hotel, was probably one back in March 2017. It was a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory themed wedding! It was so hard not to eat any of the thousands of sweets and chocolates that they brought in!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Listen to one another's ideas! Lots of people have "my day, my way" ringing through their head! However your partner might have a few really good ideas up their sleeves which you haven't thought of!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Whenever the best man or bridesmaids have a surprise dance/song for the bride and groom which they knew nothing about... But I did!!!!! I have to always keep things a secret, but it's worth it!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Beautiful, Romantic, Exciting, Stunning, Personal

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The 5 minute walk down to the lovely Bournemouth Beach!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Does the groom count when he dressed up as Willy Wonka???

What’s your favourite canapé?

Cocktail Sausages in a Honey & Mustard Glaze! YUM!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Has to always be the sweet table!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

No detail that you provide to us goes a miss. We really do everything we can to meet with your dream ideas! And we have fun with that too!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

I always get a bit teary during the ceremony! When meeting couples we have a good relationship and I get to know you both so I feel like a friend sat at the back of the wedding with my happy tears! I always am proud of my team during weddings, because its the couples kind words at the end thanking them all!