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Principal York Hotel Wedding Venue

Victorian Historic City Centre Hotel Wedding Venue

North Yorkshire, York

£5,000 - £10,000

220 guests

Historic City Hotel, Licensed for Ceremonies

Outside Space for Wedding Photography, including York Minster

Stunning Victorian architecture

Three acres of beautifully landscaped gardens

Views out to the York Minster

Your big day will be elegant, glamorous and perfectly delivered

Prices & Key Facts

Prices

Price Band: ££ - £££

Typical Price: £7,500

Price Range: £5,000 - £10,000

Based on a typical wedding reception for 60 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.

Hire Price Range: £600 - £2,500

Per Person Price Range: £115 - £150

Capacity

Guests for a ceremony: 220

Guest Capacity (min/max): 20 / 220

Guests for sit down meal: 20 - 220

Accomodation

Accommodation Rooms: 155

Accommodation Capacity: 155

About Principal York Hotel

This historical victorian hotel wedding venue in the City of York, licensed for civil ceremonies and available with outside space for your wedding photography. With views of York Minster, a stunning city hotel, within a historic setting.

The Principal York is the perfect wedding venue in York, indeed, couples have been celebrating their wedding nuptials – and more recently tying the knot itself – for generations.

Stunning Victorian architecture, three acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, and views out to the York Minster makes us a perfect setting for your wedding day in York.

The hotel boasts a beautiful array of spaces, including banqueting rooms licensed for your civil ceremony, an outdoor terrace for a Champagne reception and private dining rooms that seat from 30 to 250 guests.

Your dedicated wedding planner will help you realise your vision for the day, recommending the best photographers, florists and entertainment providers and liaising with them on your behalf, as well as working with our chefs to create your perfect menu. Your big day will be elegant, glamorous and perfectly delivered.

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Receptions Only

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Jewish (Stage and Chuppah)

Outdoor Ceremonies

Venue Setting

City

Town

Venue Type

Large hotel

Historic

Boutique hotel

Intimate Venue

Other

Unique & Unusual

Outdoor Weddings

Railway Station

Suitable for Asian Weddings

Suitable for Jewish Weddings

Weekend Hire

Additional Facilities

Honeymoon suite

Guest rooms

Dance floor

Live music permitted

Discos permitted

Wedding coordinator

Onsite car parking

Licensed bar

Wedding packages

Bespoke weddings

Swimming pool

Dog friendly

Inhouse Toastmaster

One wedding per day

Exclusive use

Fireworks permitted

Good Disabled Access

Outdoor ceremonies

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers

BBQ & Hog Roasts

Vegan

Special Guides for Brides Offers

Evening Reception Package

Instructions

The classic evening reception package includes: A glass of Prosecco arrival drink for each of your guests Our classic evening buffet menu, a selection of choice of hot and cold items Candelabras as centerpieces for your tables Classic silver cake stand for your wedding cake to be displayed White Post Box for your gifts and cards to be stored Welcome Mirror and easel White table linen and white napkins White chair covers Our resident DJ and dancefloor Dedicated banqueting manager throughout the evening Price per head : £55.00 per person Our evening reception package is based on a minimum of 60 guests.

Terms and conditions

This offer is available to book until 31st December 2024. A minimum number of 60 evening guests is required for this package. If the number goes below the required guests then we will need to charge for our minimum numbers or you may incur a room hire charge.

Intimate Wedding Package

Instructions

Includes: Bespoke arrival drink Three course wedding breakfast from our classic menu with coffee and petit fours A glass of prosecco to toast the married couple Half bottle of house wine per person Chiavari chairs and white table linen Candelabras on each table Menu and place cards Exclusive use of the Snug for your drinks reception Post box for cards and gifts Banqueting manager to act as toastmaster Evening light bites buffet Pricing is from £105.00 per person. Any additional evening guests are charged at £20.00 per person. Package is based on a a minimum of 20 guests. You can upgrade your package and include your ceremony room hire if you wish to have your ceremony onsite with us, and an ivory isle runner for when walking down the aisle, for an additional £600.00.

Terms and conditions

This offer is available to book until 31st December 2024. A minimum number of 20 day guests and 40 evening guests is required for this package. If the number goes below the required guests then we will need to charge for our minimum numbers or you may incur a room hire charge.

Contact & Location

Principal York Hotel

Station Road, York, YO24 1AA, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

FAQs

Unfortunately we are not able to perform ceremonies outside but we do have lovely gardens and fountains for your wedding photos.

Yes we are licensed for civil ceremonies in our Crown, Wedgewood, Oak and Ebor rooms which range in size from 40 to 120 guests.

Unfortunately we are not able to offer exclusive use of our venue.

Yes we do allow you to bring your own wine and have corkage charges dependent on what you would be bringing and the quantity.

You are able to access to decorate your venue the morning of your wedding. However we are more than happy if you wanted to pass on your decorations/stationary/wedding favors to us and we can decorate the room for you.

Your evening reception will finish at midnight.

Confetti is allowed at the venue as long as it is biodegradable.

Yes we have a bridal suite that we provide to our couples.

Yes we have over 150 bedrooms at the Principal with a number of different room types for your guests.