Ideas & Advice
From wedding themes to wedding perks, these award-winning 4 and 5 star hotels from Her World Brides Venue Awards 2017 will impress you.
Best Indoor Wedding Themes - 4 stars Winner: Concorde Hotel Singapore Elegant, graceful and romantic are three adjectives often associated with this hotel's wedding themes. The pillar-free, elegantly furnished Concorde Ballroom, which seats up to 450 guests and can be partitioned off into more intimate spaces, is an ideal location for a sophisticated celebration. What’s more, the hotel’s wedding themes – the pretty and summery Tropical Bliss, fairy tale-inspired Enchanted Garden, and the shimmery, elegant Eternal Bliss – will surely impress couples dreaming of a beautiful celebration. Decor includes drapes, candelabras, pearl accents, and charming flower arrangements. The packages also offer a very attractive list of perks that include free flow of beer for weekday weddings, light meals for the bride and groom in case they don’t get to enjoy the actual dinner, and use of a day room for the wedding party. 100 Orchard Road, Singapore 238840 For wedding package details: Tel: 6733-8855 E-mail: email@example.com Website: singapore.concordehotelsresorts.com Best Solemnisation & Indoor Reception Venue – 4 stars Winner: Park Hotel Clarke Quay Beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces with wide open views of the lush surroundings make this venue perfect for intimate celebrations. Whether yours is an al fresco ceremony or a grand do, Park Hotel Clarke Quay has great venues. See also: BIG, SMALL OR GRAND! THE MAGIC NUMBER OF GUESTS TO INVITE For an indoor solemnisation, the luxuriously furnished Van Kleef room, bathed in warm, neutral tones and lots of glowing natural light, thanks to the wide glass windows all round the room, offers great views of the pool deck and pool, as well as the city skyline. At night, the surrounding landscaped gardens and pool look simply magical because of the colourful lighting. Your guests are also sure to enjoy the delectable Cantonese cuisine prepared by the hotel’s culinary team led by Chef James Wong, who has 36 years of experience in preparing Chinese cuisine. Western cuisine is also available, and all banquet meal packages come with a complimentary bottle of house wine per table of 10. 1 Unity Street, Singapore 237983 For wedding package details: Tel: 6593-8859/8825 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.parkhotelgroup.com/clarkequay Best Wedding Dinner Venue – 4 stars Winner: Carlton Hotel Singapore For a luxe ballroom wedding event, the highly configurable Empress Ballroom will definitely strike your fancy with all the features that make for a grand banquet experience. Think high ceilings, pillar-less floor plan, lush upholstered walls and chandelier lighting that will set the tone for your glam celebration. Empress Ballroom 4 – 5 can comfortably sit 32 tables but if you’re looking to have a more intimate celebration, the refurbished Empress Ballroom 1-3 is the ideal venue for that, with a minimum of 20 tables and maximum of 28 tables. Even with the prettiest venue and decor, your wedding will only be so-so if the food fails to impress. With Carlton Hotel’s award-winning Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant behind your banquet, you can rest assure that your guests will be more than impressed as they savour sumptuous Chinese cuisine done right by the team of expert chefs. If you’re looking to have an alternative wedding celebration, Carlton Hotel has more than enough venues for your picking. From its contemporary Esplanade Room with expansive windows that showcases an uninterrupted cityscape and plenty of natural daylight, to the hotel’s lofty skyroof that will bound to wow your guests as they mingle in the stylish surroundings, there’s plenty of options for you to consider. 76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189558 For wedding package details: Tel: 6311-8181/8478 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.carltonhotel.sg See also: WHAT MOST COUPLES LOOK FOR IN THEIR WEDDING VENUES & WHY YOU SHOULD TOO! Best Solemnisation & Outdoor Reception Venue - 4 Stars Best Solemnisation Wedding Theme - 4 Stars Winner: Village Hotel Changi by Far East Hospitality Varied wedding themes set at charming venues with stunning views to boot makes Village Hotel Changi by Far East Hospitality the ideal location for memorable wedding ceremonies and receptions. Thinking of a cosy, garden-themed celebration beside a sparkling pool? The spacious deck area at the Creek Pool on the lobby level, surrounded by lush landscaped greenery, is perfect for casual receptions, breezy luncheons and dinners. For a venue with a lovely view, the area around the Rooftop Infinity Pool (located on Level 8) offers panoramic views of blue skies and the sea, making it picture-perfect for solemnisation ceremonies and intimate banquets. More solemnisation venues here: 8 SINGAPORE WEDDING VENUES WITH THE PRETTIEST SOLEMNISATION SETUPS These venues can be decorated to suit your theme, or you can stick to the hotel's stylish decor which is simple, but with clever colour accents that adds charm to the garden setting. A Venues Award winner in 2015, Village Hotel Changi by Far East Hospitality has earned two awards this year for their romantic wedding decors and charming outdoor venues. Situated next to the pool deck are air-conditioned function rooms that have a breezy alfresco feel, offering a good indoor option in case of inclement weather. If you are planning for a dinner at the hotel after your ceremony, check out their Western wedding themes as well as their concepts for ‘Traditional Weddings in Modern Setting’ that include a sage-green Peranakan decor with pastel florals and accents, a traditional Malay setting with luxe white and gold decor, and a dramatic, vibrant red Chinese theme with lush florals, which we fancy in particular. Village Hotel Changi by Far East Hospitality 1 Netheravon Road Singapore 508502 For wedding package details: Tel: 6379-7111 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.weddingatfareast.com/villagehotelchangi Best Refurbished Hotel Ballroom – 5 Stars Best Heritage Wedding Setting and Ambience – 5 Stars Winner: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore A neoclassical architectural landmark, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is the place for wedding celebrations. Imagine hosting a grand wedding in a national monument with colonial charm. A neoclassical architectural landmark, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is the place for wedding celebrations. Refurbished last year, The Ballroom is a beautiful space with a charming ambience, and a magnificent ellipse drop chandelier with 386,000 crystals that instantly ups the wow factor of your celebration. It is also equipped with best-in-class theatre projectors and state-of-the-art surround sound for a sensory experience like no other. See also: 8 PRETTIEST BALLROOM DECOR IDEAS FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE MARCH-IN Then there is The Straits Room. This exclusive venue, with breathtaking crystal chandeliers and a unique ceiling – Singapore’s only barrel-vaulted feature – as well as wall motifs that date back to 1928, is favoured for elegant solemnisations and formal receptions with up to 12 tables for banquets and standing room for 200. 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178 For wedding package details: Tel: 6887-8121/8968 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.fullertonhotels.com Best Wedding Package, Perks & Privileges – 5 stars Winner: Grand Hyatt Singapore A very reputable wedding destination, the Grand Hyatt Singapore’s Wedding Wishes are the perfect add-on to your celebration. If you’re looking for a luxe space or venue with great food (Chinese, Indian, Western and halal Malay menus) for your celebration, look no further. With its vast offering of event spaces, Grand Hyatt has something for every need. Couples can choose The Gallery for intimate weddings (up to 260 guests), the Grand Salon that houses a show kitchen for sit-down dinners (up to 320 guests) or the spacious Grand Ballroom that features an extended digital canvas and can seat up to 360 guests. See: Real couple Nixi and Hweesheng had a RUSTIC GLAMOUR! A GREEN, GOLD AND WHITE WEDDING AT THE GRAND HYATT SINGAPORE The Grand Hyatt Singapore is also known for its exhaustive list of perks that accompany its wedding packages – including up to $280 nett credit to spend during your two-night stay after the banquet. Even better, couples who confirm a wedding package are entitled to select three Wedding Wishes* including an hour-long martini bar experience during the pre-dinner cocktails, and a Damai Spa voucher. 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211 For wedding package details: Tel: 6416-7373 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.singapore.grand.hyatt.com Best Indoor Wedding Theme – 5 Stars Best Wedding Setting & Ambience – 5 Stars Best Wedding Dinner Venue – 5 Stars Winner: The St. Regis Singapore Winner of three awards, The St. Regis Singapore impresses us year after year. Opulent and exquisite, there's no better ambience for your wedding dinner banquet. The hotel’s column-free John Jacob Ballroom is a grand setting for opulent celebrations. With a towering ceiling, magnificent hand-crafted crystal chandeliers, polished mirrored walls and luxe carpeting, the John Jacob Ballroom is a stunningly elegant space. We love the chic Oriental and Western themes that are a stylish contrast to the ballroom’s grandeur. Besides their wedding menu of exquisite dishes, we also like the services and customisable options available from the hotel’s wedding packages. Working with some of the biggest names in the wedding industry, couples are able to create the celebration of their dreams be it an opulent bash or a romantic and elegant soiree. You can also create your very own wedding lunch and dinner menu, along with a customised program of activities during your celebration. 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247911 For wedding package details: Tel: 6506-6775 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.stregissingapore.com/weddings Best Solemnisation & Indoor Reception Venue – 5 stars Winner: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Singapore From a romantic outdoor gazebo by the river to a pillar-less grand ballroom with views of the stars and garden, this venue has the best of both worlds. Whether you choose The Grand Ballroom or The Promenade for your wedding, you can count on having the best celebration ever. Couples will fall in love with The Promenade at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Singapore that sits on the banks of the Singapore River. It has a gazebo that is absolutely gorgeous when romantically dressed with flowers and flowing ribbons for the exchange of your vows. Afterwards, you can invite your guests to wine and dine under the stars. Alternatively, retreat indoors to the cool, luxuriously furnished Grand Ballroom. At 850 sq m in size, and pillar-free with a 6-metre high ceiling, a glass wall offers full views of the beautifully landscaped garden and the river. It is also equipped with the latest sound and pattern illumination lighting capabilities. A favourite choice for an elegant setting, it is easy to see why the Grand Ballroom is clearly a winner. 392 Havelock Road, Singapore 169663 For wedding package details and registration for upcoming Wedding Show in July 2017: Tel: 6733-0880 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.celebrateatgcw.com/weddings See also: VENUE AWARDS 2017: LIST OF AWARD WINNERS!
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