Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa

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£400 - £1200 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
85 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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With three function rooms which all boast stunning coastal vistas, the Dover Marina Hotel and Spa is a truly breathtaking venue in which to celebrate your special day.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£400
Maximum Price
£1,200
The venue hire includes exclusive use of your function room on the day of your wedding

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£6
Maximum Price
£37
Our food starts from £6.00 per person for canapes and £7 for a three course three choice menu. We are also happy to design a menu for you.
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Hotel
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
200
No. of Bedrooms
85
Sleeps No. of People
200
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
07:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted

Venue

Water View
Grade I/II Listed Building
Spa On-Site
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
With its stunning, seafront location, beautiful Victorian building and sophisticated boutique feel, The Dover Marina Hotel & Spa is a fantastic, unique wedding venue on the southeast coast of Kent. From hen parties, afternoon tea, and spa packages, through to the big day itself, we can cater for all your wedding requirements - ensuring your special day is everything you dreamed of, and so much more. Our unique, 4* Victorian wedding venue will provide a breath-taking backdrop to your big day, with elegant interiors and fantastic views across Dover beach, Dover Castle, and the magnificent White Cliffs. Just imagine how romantic your wedding photos will be, taken on the beach with the iconic White Cliffs as a backdrop! With us, you can be free to create your special day exactly how you want. We understand how important it is that your wedding day is perfect in every way and our experienced team will be on hand throughout every step of the way, ensuring that your big day is seamless and totally stress free from the initial enquiry, right up until your first dance. Let us help make your dream a reality!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Sian Welsh
Congratulations on your engagement. Here at the Dover Marina Hotel & Spa we strive to give you the day of your dreams. With many years experience in the wedding and hospitality industry we have the knowledge to make your day perfect. I would recommend a visit to the hotel to discuss the details of your day and see just what we have to offer. With our beautifully decorated hotel and bedrooms you will not be disappointed.

Experience

No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
Reviews
(7)
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Ellie & Liam
Happy couple Married on March
May 2022
Amazing!
Stayed in the bridal suite for 2 nights, and had the most amazing wedding here. The staff always went above and beyond. Due to lockdown this was our third attempt, and this was the best venue by far. They made us feel at ease, like nothing was an issue and the day ran so smoothly
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Sarah & Will
Happy couple Married on December
May 2022
Winter Wedding 11/12/21
I can not recommend Sian and her team enough. Sian is a fun loving, beautiful soul who will go beyond the extra mile a million times. We had the most beautiful winter wedding here and I do not have 1 grumble. The food was amazing, the staff exceptional and we were treated like royalty throughout. Weddings are so stressful, as A bride I panicked , cried, changed my mind and literally put my whole day in the hands of Sian and team, they did disappoint and at no point was I ever given a no. Fully flexible around covid rules too. Sian and all you team you are AMAZING I will never forget our beautiful day EVER. Thank you again Sarah and Will x
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Kat & Kevin
Happy couple Married on July
May 2022
Wedding
The hotel made our wedding the best day ever. Staff were very helpful and catered for all our needs with No question asked. Staff went above and beyond. We were well looked after. Sian was an amazing event coordinator and works hard to make the day so special. Luke (I think his name was) was excellent from day 1 of our 2 day stay for the wedding. He helped with unloading of the cars, room service, Maintance, check in, food, drinks and just everything we asked for. All the staff went above and beyond. The manager also worked to make the day special. We would highly recommended this hotel to everyone. Well worth the money
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Sarah & Will
Happy couple Married on September
May 2022
Amazing!!
We booked the Dover Marina for our wedding and it was incredible. The staff couldn't do more! A special mention goes to Sian, Clemence and Luke, who looked after us so well. The room was stunning, we had everything we needed and more. Well done everyone. Massively recommend
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Karen & Conrad
Happy couple Married on June
May 2022
Wedding
We got married on 22nd June 2019 and it was perfect the staff so helpful and friendly they couldnt do enough for us especially Sian the events manager and Suresh the general manager. I even designed my own menus and there was no issues or complaints the room was perfect and even though we didnt get to use the spa facilities it was nice for myself my mum and a family friend to have a tour of the hotel as we worked there over 20 years ago what a upgrade over the years. Everything was perfect for us and no complaints from anyone everyone enjoyed our day thankyou Suresh Sian and all the staff from the cleaners, maintenance staff, kitchen staff, restaurant staff, bar and reception staff upto the managers and owners once again thankyou so so much for making our day so special..
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Lindsay & Crys
Happy couple Married on June
May 2022
Perfect seaside wedding venue
We had our wedding ceremony and reception at the Dover Marina Hotel in May 2019. The Wedding & Events Coordinator, Sian, looked after us from the moment we met her to take a look at the venue, right up until the evening reception - even coming to find us on the dance floor to make sure we had our room key for the night! Nothing was too much trouble for Sian, she was always on hand to answer my (many!) questions and made us feel so much more at ease about the whole process. The venue had been recently refurbished, the ceremony and reception room have beautiful sea views. All staff on the day were incredibly professional and polite, particularly Luke who looked after us and our guests throughout the wedding breakfast and evening reception. It was evident the staff were highly trained service professionals and that they cared about their work. The food was incredible, we opted for afternoon tea as our wedding breakfast and my guests are still talking about "the best scotch eggs they've ever eaten"! The evening buffet was also delicious, you could really tell all food was freshly prepared by trained chefs. On the wedding night we stayed in the recently refurbished Bridal suite which was phenomenal. Great views over the sea, room was sparkling clean and the bottle of bubbly from the staff was just the cherry on the cake of a perfect day. I wholeheartedly recommend the Dover Marina Hotel for any event or even for just a stay in the Hotel
Location & Contact Details

Address

Waterloo Crescent, Dover, Kent, CT17 9BP, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Dover, Kent

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Dover Priory

Nearest Airport

Gatwick

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FAQ
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Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

In front of the hotel on the beach promenade with Dover Castle in the background

What is your venue's most unique feature?

sea views