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Weddings by Rydges Newcastle

Congratulations, you’re getting married!

Rydges Newcastle has a world of experience in hosting beautiful weddings with first class facilities in an enviable Newcastle harbourside location.

We focus on everything that is important to you, we look after all the finer details, allowing you to enjoy this very special experience with family and friends.

Our beautifully appointed function rooms cater for up to 140 guests seated and 200 guests for a cocktail reception. We design wedding packages with inclusions to meet all your needs, delivering amazing value with superb food and wine from just $99 per person.

 Wharf Rd and Merewether St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Wedding Ceremony

Our Harbour Terrace provides the ultimate backdrop for your vows overlooking the glistening pool and iconic Newcastle harbour. This picturesque backdrop allows for a wonderful photo opportunity with friends and guests alike for your post ceremony celebrations.

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Wedding Reception

With 9 flexible private event spaces Rydges Newcastle has the perfect room to suit any size wedding, ranging from an intimate dinner with just your nearest and dearest through to a lavish Ballroom reception of up to 160 guests or a cocktail reception in our Wharf 350 Restaurant overlooking Newcastle Harbour.

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Wedding Accommodation

Our Spacious suites provide the perfect backdrop to ensure your wedding day is one to remember from start to finish. Providing a relaxing atmosphere for pre wedding pampering with your bridal party through to a romantic Spa Suite for your wedding night. We are also pleased to provide special guest room rates for your family and friends on a personalised web link for ease of booking.

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Stunning Newcastle Venues

Harbour Terrace

Enjoy the idyllic views of the Honeysuckle waterfront when you choose Harbour Terrace for your outdoor Welcome Function or Wedding Ceremony. Located in the hotels harbour side garden the fresh sea air breezing through emphasises a relaxed festive atmosphere.


Formed by combining the King, Macquarie and Hannell rooms together for a total of 200 square metres, the Ballrooom is the ideal space for the grandest events.

Dobell Room

Offering plenty of of natural light, this is an ideal venue for small weddings. Enjoy the privacy of an exclusive pre-function space in which to break-out and mingle over drinks and canapés.

Accommodation Room

Our Suites are the perfect place to prepare for your special day.


Comprising of two sections of the Ballroom, these spaces offers a flexible 132m2 with state of the art in-built audio visual equipment.

Pre Function Foyer

Attached to the King, Macquarie and Hannell rooms, the Pre-Function foyer is the perfect space for your guests to gather prior to your wedding ceremony or reception.

Hannell Room

The Hannell Room is located on the ground floor of the hotel and offers direct access to a pre-function foyer with natural light. It can be combined with the Macquarie Room to form a larger event space, or with the Macquarie and King Room to form the Ballroom.

Restaurant Terrace

With a stunning outlook over Newcastle Harbour our Restaurant Terrace is perfect for your wedding.

Are you ready to plan your wedding at Rydges Newcastle?

Download our wedding kit to find out more about our wedding packages and stunning venues for your special day. Our friendly wedding team are available to assist you with any enquiries and look forward to bringing your vision to life.