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Having your wedding in a hotel is the perfect choice for those of you who wish for their wedding guests to sleep overnight, and know that they have everything taken care of in the same location. See the leading hotels that can be used as wedding venues in Dumfries and Galloway here…

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Auchen Castle

Wildly romantic castle wedding venue in south west Scotland

7 reviews

Dumfries and Galloway, Moffat

£8,535 - £13,735

2-150 guests

Gretna Hall

Historic Marriage House

Dumfries and Galloway, Gretna Green


80-120 guests

Hetland Hall Hotel

Country House Hotel Wedding Venue

Dumfries and Galloway, Dumfries



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Dumfries and Galloway, Wigtownshire


200 guests

Friars Carse Country House

Friars Carse Country House Hotel, Classically Enchanting

Dumfries and Galloway, Auldgirth

£6,000 - £10,000

2-160 guests

Dumfries and Galloway, Langholm


50-80 guests

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Dumfries and Galloway, Gatehouse of Fleet


200 guests

Dumfries and Galloway, Castle Douglas


120-200 guests

Holiday Inn Dumfries

Wedding venue on the Crichton Estate Dumfries

Dumfries and Galloway, Dumfries

£2,500 - £6,000

15-60 guests

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Some of the best wedding venues in Dumfries and Galloway are hotels, and it’s easy to see why. Hotel wedding venues feature lots of top quality facilities, often boasting luxury guest accommodation, in-house catering and lots of highly trained employees on hand to help make your dream day a reality. Hotels are the perfect choice for any couple, whether you want a city wedding with easy access on public transport or a country hotel wedding with beautiful grounds in Dumfries and Galloway .

Many hotel wedding venues in Dumfries and Galloway offer personalised packages for your dream wedding day to make wedding planning as easy as possible. Hotel wedding venues often have a dedicated wedding coordinator on staff, who will be your point of contact from the day you book your wedding date right up to your on the day coordination. Another benefit to having your ceremony and reception in a hotel is that your guests can easily roll into bed after dancing the night away only to meet you for a appetising full english breakfast in the morning. If this sounds like what you're looking for. We have lots of hotels listed in Dumfries and Galloway so take a look.

Hotel wedding venues are perfect for you if:

  • You're having a destination wedding, or have lots of guests travelling from far away.
  • You want on-site catering.
  • You require a big reception room because you have a large number of wedding guests.
  • You want to easily provide your wedding guests with rooms to stay in close by.
  • You want a wedding coordinator to help plan your wedding.

FAQ's - Hotel wedding celebrations

What type of hotel should I book for my wedding celebrations?

You'll find a wide variety of hotels on Guides for Brides. We have hotels of all sizes and areas, whether you're looking for a small city centre hotel or a large country hotel. Our venue finder lets you filter through small and large hotels to find the perfect size for you.

Small hotels usually have between 10 and 50 bedrooms, so if you’d like a wedding celebrations venue that your whole wedding celebrations party can take over, then a small hotel may be the perfect choice for you. This also means that you’re less likely to encounter other guests on your day, if you don’t already have an exclusive use booking.

Boutique hotels often have 100 bedrooms or less, and have unique, stylish decor. These types of hotels are often located in an urban environment, so if you’re marrying in the city and want your guests to have super chic accommodation, then a boutique hotel is a great choice.

In a large hotel in Dumfries and Galloway , there's often hundreds of rooms for guest accommodation, so if you’re having a big wedding celebrations with plenty of guests, then you may find that a big hotel will suit you. Large hotels often have more wedding celebrations spaces to choose from, such as outdoor marquees, ballrooms or purpose-built wedding celebrations suites, and are a good choice for Asian wedding celebrations in particular.

Will we be the only people in the venue when booking a hotel for my wedding day?

If you’re booking a hotel for your wedding, it’s possible that there will be be other guests on site. Don’t assume that just because you’ve made a wedding booking, you’ll have the entire hotel to yourself.

At most hotels in Dumfries and Galloway , they will offer you an option to book out the whole hotel for your day so that no other guests will be in the premises. You need to ask your chosen hotel about this extra feature though . You can even hire out the hotel for the whole weekend in some cases! However, this may incur an extra charge. There are Exclusive Use and One Wedding Per Day filters in the Guides for Brides search if you know these are important criteria for your wedding venue.

Will my guests have their pick of hotel rooms?

Again, it’s important to check with your hotel wedding venue how many rooms are included in your wedding package. Some packages come with a certain number of rooms included, whereas others will require you to book separately. Check with your chosen hotel in Dumfries and Galloway , but they are likely to offer your wedding guests a preferential rate on all rooms.

If you’re booking your hotel venue on an exclusive use basis, you'll often be expected to fill all the accommodation. You'll have to contact the hotel wedding venue directly to asked if they would like a certain amount of accommodation to be booked by guests.

If I get married in a hotel, will the bridal suite be included in the price I pay?

One of the best bits about having a hotel wedding is that you’ll often have a fabulous bridal suite included! Not only does this mean that you’ll be able to spend your first night as man and wife in a gorgeously-appointed hotel room, but some hotels will also allow you to use the suite to get ready on the morning of the wedding. When booking your wedding venue viewing, be sure to ask whether the bridal suite is included in your booking in Dumfries and Galloway

What do hotel wedding packages typically include?

You get the best value for money when you choose a hotel wedding venue because they offer packages to suit any budget Hotel wedding packages often include the catering, drinks, table linens and glassware, to start. They can also include everything from floral arrangements to DJs and even wedding cakes or stationery.

How can I save money on my hotel wedding?

Taking advantage of packages like this is a brilliant way to make your wedding budget go further, but there are other ways to save money on your hotel wedding in Dumfries and Galloway . Having your wedding on a weekday will save a lot of money, as will picking a date in winter or spring and it's not during the peak summer months, meaning less competition.

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