Romantic wedding venues at the Geelong waterfront

One venue to meet all your needs
Rehearsal Dinner, Ceremony, Reception & Accommodation

From the proposal to the evening’s last dance and every special moment in between, the creative planning team at Novotel Geelong specialises in signature weddings on the Geelong waterfront. Overlooking the bay in the vibrant heart of Geelong CBD, Novotel Geelong have the perfect venue for your gathering of family and friends. 
From intimate affairs to formal grand banquets, Novotel Geelong will ensure a wedding day to remember.

Let the good times roll and celebrate by staying with us all weekend. After your big day, you and your guests can unwind and get a great night’s sleep in a comfortable bed in one of our 109 guestrooms. The following morning start the day fresh by enjoying a delicious buffet breakfast in the restaurant and reminisce with your family and friends.

Wedding services at Novotel Geelong include:

  • Flexible function rooms some with natural lighting, private balconies and water views
  • Waterfront Restaurant available for private weddings
  • Accommodation with waterfront views
  • Indoor and outdoor ceremony options
  • Experienced Wedding and Banquet specialists
  • Pre-event bridal party room
  • Wedding reception packages featuring local produce, wines and beers
  • Live cooking stations on outdoor terrace or inside function rooms
  • Styling by our preferred suppliers, Igby Productions & Smellies Flowers

For further information or to make an enquiry, please call +61 3 5273 5528 or email events@novotelgeelong.com.au

  • Peninsula Room

    Located on level two of the hotel, the Peninsula Room showcases breathtaking views across the bay with floor to ceiling windows and a private balcony. The options are endless with the flexibility to have a ceremony and reception in this space. With a seating capacity of 230 ceremony, 170 dinner dance style or 250 cocktail style, the Peninsula Room is perfect for your big day.

    Wedding services at Novotel Geelong include:

    • Featuring floor to ceiling glass windows with natural lighting and water views
    • Private balcony
    • Indoor ceremony option
    • Capacity up to 250 guests
    • Dance floor
    • Audio system
    • Experienced Wedding and Banquet specialists
    • Pre-event bridal party room
    • Wedding reception packages featuring local produce, wines and beers
    • Live cooking stations on outdoor balcony or inside function room
  • Limeburners Room and Bar

    Situated at the front of the hotel with floor to ceiling windows and a balcony, the Limeburners Room offers stunning views of Geelong’s waterfront precinct, creating an amazing backdrop for your wedding or ceremony. This space is ideal to hold a ceremony for 40 people, cocktail weddings of up to 60 or intimate dinners of 30 guests and is complete with a private bar.

    Wedding services at Novotel Geelong include:

    • Featuring floor to ceiling glass windows with natural lighting and water views
    • Large terrace
    • Indoor and outdoor ceremony option
    • Capacity up to 60 guests
    • Dance floor
    • Audio system
    • Experienced Wedding and Banquet specialists
    • Pre-event bridal party room
    • Wedding reception packages featuring local produce, wines and beers
    • Live cooking stations on outdoor balcony or inside function room
  • WATERFRONT RESTAURANT

    The restaurant, bar & lounge can be reserved exclusively for ceremonies and receptions, offering waterfront views and a stunning alfresco area. The restaurant can accommodate up to 180 ceremony, 170 dinner dance or 250 cocktail style.

    Wedding services at Novotel Geelong include:

    • Featuring floor to ceiling glass windows with natural lighting and water views
    • Alfresco area
    • Bar and lounge section
    • Capacity up to 250 guests
    • Indoor ceremony option
    • Dance floor
    • Experienced Wedding and Banquet specialists
    • Pre-event bridal party room
    • Wedding reception packages featuring local produce, wines and beers
    • Live cooking stations on outdoor balcony or inside function room
  • BELLARINE AND CERES ROOMS

    Both of these rooms are perfect for styling and theming, allowing you to create a unique occasion with your own personal touch. Each can accommodate up to 80 ceremony, 60 banquet style or 100 cocktail style.

    Wedding services at Novotel Geelong include:

    • Indoor ceremony option
    • Capacity up to 100 guests
    • Dance floor
    • Audio system
    • Experienced Wedding and Banquet specialists
    • Pre-event bridal party room
    • Wedding reception packages featuring local produce, wines and beers
    • Tailored catering menus featuring local produce, wines and beers
    • Live cooking stations inside function room
  • Olive Tree Terrace

    Get married outdoors with waterfront views and a sea breeze, all situated at the rear of the hotel on level three. Make your dream ceremony come true with endless styling options for this area and unlimited space for a large wedding.

  • FLINDERS BRIDAL ROOM

    This intimate room can be used exclusively by the bridal party throughout the wedding reception