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WEDDING FAQS

Here you can find all of the answers to our most frequently asked questions about planing and preparing a wedding at the Royal on The Park. If you can not find the answer to your specific question, feel free to contact us anytime by using our contact form.

Can I organise my Wedding Ceremony through Royal on the Park?

Royal on the Park can help organise your perfect Garden Ceremony in the picturesque City Botanic Gardens with a wet weather option available when needed in our elegant draped Southern Cross Pavillion. The beautiful Southern Cross Pavillion can also be confirmed as your Brisbane wedding’s chapel ceremony venue and as a wet weather contingency for your own outdoor ceremony. Ask our Wedding & Events Coordinator upon application for further details.

What is included in the Wedding Reception Packages?

Royal on the Park aims to offer a comprehensive package for your special day. We have Wedding packages to cater for all, including an Elopement package for the smaller Wedding recpetions. Please refer to our Wedding packages section for more details.

Can I upgrade any part of the Wedding Packages?

Wedding Packages can be tailored to suit your particular needs with upgrades of Beverage Packages and theme requirements available at additional costs. Please speak with our Wedding & Events Coordinator about various concepts and ideas that will suit your budget.

What beverage options are available at my Wedding Reception?

The hotel’s Wedding Packages are based on the inclusion of beer, wine, soft drink and juice for the nominated period of time. You may choose to upgrade to a Premium, Deluxe or Platinum Beverage Package at an additional cost per person.

Your Wedding & Events Coordinator is also happy to tailor-make a beverage package to suit your personal tastes and budget.

Spirits are available on cash or consumption basis, depending on your requirements.

Is there an additional fee for room hire?

Room hire is included in our Wedding Reception Packages (based on minimum numbers).

Can I alter the menu options to suit my needs?

There are a variety of menus available for you to choose from that may be tailored to suit your particular needs.

Do you offer a menu for guests attending the Wedding Reception who have special dietary requirements?

We do cater for a variety of special dietary requirements including (but not limited to) vegetarians, vegans, gluten free, lactose intolerant, halal and dairy/wheat free guests. Our Chefs are more than happy to tailor a menu suitable to the guests’ requirements.

May I serve my Wedding Cake as Dessert?

Your Wedding Cake may be served as Dessert with traditional accompaniments which will result in a reduction of the Wedding Package price per person. Please ask your Wedding & Events Coordinator for prices associated with this option.

Is there an additional charge for cakeage?

Cakeage refers to the Chefs cutting your Wedding Cake into finger slices and serving the cake on platters to the guest tables. This service is offered complimentary as part of your Wedding Package.

What prices are associated with catering for teenagers and children?

Royal on the Park welcomes children at your Wedding Reception. We understand the need for catering to your ‘little’ guests.

  • 0-3 years – complimentary with highchairs available upon request
  • Ages 4 to 12 years – $25 per child (2013 Receptions)
  • Ages 13 to 17 years – standard package price less price reduction for the alcohol component

Can you recommend any particular suppliers for my special day?

We can provide you with a list of recommended suppliers from florists and entertainment to celebrants and photographers that will assist you in making your Wedding Day an unforgettable occasion. Please refer to the ‘Preferred Suppliers’ section for further details.

Do you cater for DJs/band members, photographers or videographers who attend the Wedding Reception?

A “crew meal” may be provided for the DJ, band members, photographer or videographer that includes a main course meal (from your chosen menu) with soft drink and orange juice. Please ask your Wedding & Events Coordinator for prices.

Is there a reduced rate for accommodation for guests wishing to stay in-house?

With most of the wedding packages, the Bride and Groom receive a complimentary stay in one of our deluxe rooms on their Wedding night with Full Buffet Breakfast for two in our Walnut Restaurant and car parking.

We offer 153 elegantly appointed deluxe rooms, Spa and Executive Suites ideal for your guests to relax and unwind after your perfect day. Guests staying in-house for your Wedding Reception receive a special discounted rate for their accommodation room and breakfast (subject to availability).

Do you offer car parking facilities on-site?

There are car parking facilities at Royal on the Park that are offered at a special discounted rate for guests staying in-house or attending your Wedding Reception (subject to availability). Please ask your Wedding & Events Coordinator for prices.