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The Old Ship Hotel

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£350 - £2000 for Venue Hire
Up to 180
154 Bedrooms
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With 450 years of history, where better to celebrate your Wedding than in the regency splendour of Brighton's oldest and best loved hotel, the Old Ship Hotel.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£350
Maximum Price
£2,000

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£60
Maximum Price
£120
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Features & Capacity

Overview

Dining Capacity
180
Reception Capacity
250
No. of Bedrooms
154
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
07:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM

Venue

Ballroom
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Open Flame Permitted
Pet-Friendly
Water View

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
With 450 years of history, where better to celebrate your Wedding than in the regency splendour of Brighton's oldest and best loved hotel, the Old Ship Hotel. Ideally situated overlooking Brighton beach and positioned between the two piers, the hotel provides the perfect backdrop for your Big Day. Suitable for Civil Ceremonies, Civil Partnerships and Weddings of all sizes, we are flexible to your requirements. So whether you require a small intimate occasion for up to 26 guests in our charismatic Wine Cellars, or a grand gathering for up to 180 guests in our famous Paganini Ballroom, we can tailor to your needs. The Old Ship Hotel has three rooms licensed room for Civil Ceremonies and Civil Partnerships.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1559
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
150
Reviews
(9)
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Mr & Mr O’Neill - Walker
Married in May 2019
May 2019
Happy Husbands
Hi Sarah Many thanks for getting In touch We have the most amazing fabulous wedding day, all the staff have been amazing from front of house to bar staff. Ruth & Alice...
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William & Felicity
Married in January 2019
February 2019
Thank you
Hi Sarah Thanks for your email and my apologies for not messaging sooner we had both planned to contact you and thank you so much to you and all at the old ship for the ...
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Kerrie and Carl
Married in November 2018
February 2019
Massive THANK YOU
Hello Sarah, I hope you are well. Sorry this is late but wanted to say a massive THANK YOU to you and all your colleagues for making our wedding day at The Old Ship so w...
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Huw and Sofya
Married in July 2018
February 2019
Wonderful
Thank you to you and your staff at the Old Ship for the excellent Wedding Party on Saturday. Many guests commented on the wonderful venue and the delicious food. Wonderfu...
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Jay and Sarah
Married in July 2018
February 2019
Perfect
Where do I begin? I was filled with the absolute utmost love and joy on Friday and everything - EVERYTHING - your team did on the day was P E R F E C T! Ruth was absolute...
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Elisa and Wayne
Married in June 2018
February 2019
Day of our dreams
Just wanted to thank you so much for everything, Sammy is an absolute credit to the hotel! She was absolutely amazing, nothing was too much for her! Thank you once again ...
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Location & Contact Details

Address

King's Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1NR, England

Nearest Town

Brighton & Hove

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M25

Nearest Train Station

Brighton

Nearest Airport

London Gatwick

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Press & Awards
(3)

Press & Awards (1)

Your Sussex Wedding

Accreditations / Associations (2)

Visit Brighton
AIM Accredited
Photos
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FAQ
(9)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All our weddings have their own personal highlight, impossible to choose the best.

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

Relax, enjoy and remember its your day your way.

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

Walking down the aisle with their pet dog.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Historic, Classic, Unique, Traditional, Intimate

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

Mark Williams and his wife Emma renewed their vows and we hosted the reception

What’s your favourite canapé?

Jerk chicken tortillas

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Mini burgers with spicy relish

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Historical Grade II Listed Ballrooms

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our team, you can see from our reviews

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook GiftBook your 2020 Wedding with us by December 31st 2019 and receive a FREE case of champagne AND chance to win a 2 night stay at a Cairn Collection hotel! Terms and Conditions Apply.
Bridebook Special OfferComplimentary sweet display for your wedding reception, when booking with us through Bridal Book.