How to Plan a Destination Hotel Wedding

Killarney Oaks Hotel—Kerry, Ireland

With the rising popularity of non-religious wedding ceremonies, more and more couples are choosing to host their weddings in hotel venues. This guide from the Killarney Hotels Group offers expert advice on how to plan a hotel wedding.


Hotel Wedding Venues: The Benefits 

There is an abundance of reasons why you should consider having your wedding in a hotel setting. Hotel venues offer incredible versatility and can cater to celebrations of all sizes and styles. In other words, you will have plenty of options to choose from no matter what kind of wedding you are planning. Another big plus is that hotels look great in photos, especially those that are based in picturesque locations. 


Which Hotel Should You Choose?  

Before searching for a venue, you will need to confirm your date, budget and guest list. While looking at hotels, make a point of recording their availability, cost, capacity, location, style and catering options in a special spreadsheet. You should also find out if the hotel has wedding experts on-staff who can help you plan your big day.


Questions to Ask When Looking at Hotel Venues

  • Where are the best spots for indoor and outdoor photos? 
  • What are the catering options offered by the hotel? 
  • What is the venue’s cancellation policy? 
  • Is the hotel accessible for guests with mobility issues? 
  • Does the hotel have enough parking for all the guests? 
  • What decorations, if any, are provided by the venue?


Are You Planning A Hotel Wedding?

If you are thinking about hosting your special day in a deluxe hotel venue, then you should browse through the below infographic from the Killarney Hotel Group. This helpful graphic lays out the top benefits of a hotel wedding and also outlines several tips to help you ensure that you can get hitched without a hitch.



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