Venues Captain's Club Hotel
Captain's Club Hotel
  • All-inclusive Christchurch wedding venue
  • Superbly-equipped modern bijou hotel
  • Picturesque setting on the River Stour
  • A range of three standard packages
  • Alternatively, create a bespoke package
  • Various fabulous wedding reception rooms
  • Versatile 2 AA Rosette-awarded cuisine
  • Four-star wedding-night accommodation

One of Christchurch's most deluxe hotels, Captain's Club is known for its relaxed atmosphere within a four-star setting. Situated picturesquely on the riverbank and furnished with exciting contemporary features, proudly showcasing its 2 AA Rosette-awarded cuisine, Captain's Club Hotel truly presents the best of both worlds, making it absolutely perfect for your wedding-day celebration.

The focus of Captain's Club Hotel is always on you and your special day, with an emphasis on perfecting the smaller details. The hotel is perfectly suited for weddings of all styles, the friendly staff welcoming bespoke plans or ideas. From intimate ceremonies with just a dozen guests to lavish affairs taking exclusive use of the whole venue, everyone can celebrate at Captain's Club Hotel.


Captain's Club Hotel can offer a comprehensive range of wedding packages, or alternatively couples can create one of their own.

Their most popular standard deal, The Oyster Package includes delicious canapés, reception drinks, a traditional three-course wedding breakfast, and for the wedding party, luxury overnight accommodation for the bride and groom plus twelve more guests.

The Coral Package is perfect for brides and grooms who would prefer a quieter, more intimate celebration in the Club Suite or Port Room. Up to twelve guests can enjoy a wedding here, and there is direct access to guest accommodation if this is required.

For a larger gathering of family and friends, marrying couples can enjoy a relaxed wedding celebration with The Reef Package, where they can have private and exclusive hire of the entire Waterside Suite and a more informal afternoon tea as refreshment.

If you're planning a more bespoke wedding, the team will be delighted to put together a tailor-made package exclusively for you.

Last-minute wedding parties are always welcomed subject to availability. The staff are experienced in catering for these and will make the experience as stress-free as possible. If you're planning an out-of-season midweek wedding, you could be treated to a fantastic offer. The hotel provide a three-bedroom suite the night before the wedding exclusively for the bride and bridesmaids, a chilled bottle of champagne for the newlyweds on their wedding night, and exclusive use of the Captain's Club hydrotherapy pool.

If you want to have your own four-star hotel in its entirety for the day, how about taking advantage of exclusive use of the venue?


Waterside Suite

This is the largest suite in the hotel and offers a welcoming, fun and informal atmosphere. Usefully, it can be split into two rooms.

Starboard Suite And Port Room

These marvellous suites are kitted out with all the necessary amenities for a charming and intimate wedding celebration, and are exceptionally convenient and practical in providing all members of the party with direct access to their overnight accommodation.

Club Suite

Similar in size to the Port Room, this delightful little suite holds up to a dozen people, and thus is perfect for smaller celebrations.

Private Terrace

Perfect for a drinks reception, your guests can mingle after the ceremony as you sneak off for some brilliant photo-opportunities!

Captain's Club Cruiser

Captain's Club have their very own luxury cruiser, offering you the opportunity to arrive at the hotel in your own boat. It is ideal for the groomsmen to relax on board on the morning of the wedding, and they can make their entrance into the celebrations in style!

Civil Ceremonies

Licensed to conduct civil wedding ceremonies, Captain's Club Hotel welcomes both registrars and independent celebrants. If you select the latter option, you could stage an evening ceremony, an outdoor wedding or even have a service performed on a boat!


Captain's Club Hotel features a 2 AA-Rosette restaurant and an award-winning bar. They can readily cater for any specific needs, whether these be a gourmet wedding breakfast for all of your guests or a champagne afternoon tea for smaller celebrations. The head chef and his talented team will always be happy to work closely with wedding couples to create completely bespoke menus.

All wedding couples are invited to enjoy a pre-wedding tasting dinner, where they can sample foods before deciding on the menu.


The four-star hotel boasts 17 staterooms and 12 suites. All rooms are wonderfully kitted out for a comfortable night's sleep, and some have exceedingly plush facilities including sumptuous bathrobes and aromatherapy toiletries. Some rooms are dog-friendly.

Oyster Package includes a bridal suite plus six double rooms, and any additional bedrooms booked will receive a 20% discount.

To get in touch with the hospitality team at Captain's Club Hotel, please use the contact details which are listed below.

Captain's Club Hotel
Wick Ferry
Wick Lane
BH23 1HU


  • Jess Read

    Had our wedding night here and was absolutely amazing, couldn't fault it, amazing rooms, beautiful views, really friendly staff and the breakfast was delicious, had everything you could think of,
    me and my wife was very impressed with the place, even got a hand written congratulations card and a bottle of champagne, made our evening even more special.

  • Stephen Norris

    Behind every good wedding is a lot of planning and preparation to make sure everything is run smoothly. Captains club hotel did an absolutely marvellous job. The food on the day was outstanding and all the courses were presented without delay or being rushed, I also never saw the bottom of my glass! Thank you.

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