Grand Hotel Sunderland


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What better way to celebrate your wedding day, than looking out over the beautiful Seaburn beach.

Whatever type of wedding you’re planning, from a small family gathering to a large extravagant party, Grand Hotel Sunderland is a traditionally elegant venue, you will most definitely wish to consider.

The Castle Suite, with its magnificent high ceilings and feature chandeliers, can accommodate up to 170 guests for a wedding reception, whilst the Lowry Room and Boardroom, with their stunning views of the sea, are perfect for a more intimate ceremony or wedding breakfast. The bridal suite also has panoramic views of the coastline, providing a unique backdrop for images of the happy couple, and Roker Park is also just a stone’s throw away for more amazing photo opportunities.

At Grand Hotel Sunderland, your wedding dreams will become reality, with a dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator taking care of your plans, right from the first moment of enquiry, throughout the big day itself, until you’re dancing the night away. A team of experts will be on hand to create an unforgettable celebration and everlasting memories.

Whether you’d prefer a simple package, a blank canvas for you to be creative in your ideas, or a more inclusive offering, giving you valuable time to spend on other elements of your day, Grand Hotel Sunderland has the answer.

What’s more, wedding guests can make the most of such a special occasion with a preferential accommodation rate, to stay the night in one of our spacious and luxurious bedrooms, including Full English Breakfast and use of the leisure facilities.

Grand Hotel Sunderland at a Glance

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Up to 170
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Up to 220
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Top Wedding Tips

Ensure you have finalised the date and time of either your religious service or civil ceremony before signing your venue contract and paying the deposit to the hotel

Give some thought to your realistic guest numbers before signing your venue contract, as you will be unable to lower the contracted minimum numbers at a later date & don’t forget to include yourselves

Check your payment schedule carefully to ensure you budget in order to meet the relevant deadlines

Grand Hotel Sunderland Reviews

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Carley and james
We have had our venue booked through the pandemic and the venue have been great. Charlotte has always been on hand to listen to us panic and answer all questions. Fingers crossed we get to have our big day on 06/08/21
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Joanne and dean
Excellent site with lots of ideas etc
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Perfect Wedding Day
We held our daughter and son-in-law’s wedding at Grand Hotel Sunderland. The room was beautiful, the food was excellent and the service was great. Charlotte and her team were fantastic.
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Everything was perfect
Thank you so much to Charlotte and the team for making our day so special, we couldn’t have hoped for more, everything was perfect.
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Lee & Cheryl
Highly Recommend The Grand Hotel Sunderland
The staff went above and beyond our expectations. Thanks to Charlotte for making our day so perfect. We couldn’t recommend the hotel enough, the staff were tremendous and made our day so special.
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Jane (MOB)
Amazing Day
It was a fantastic day and our sincerest thanks to Charlotte, the most amazing wedding co-ordinator. Nothing was too much trouble and the personal service made the whole day run so smoothly.
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Perfect Day!
Thank you for everything, it was perfect. The staff were wonderful, especially Charlotte our Wedding Co-ordinator who went the extra mile in helping to help arrange for the dogs to be there. The food was fantastic, flowers and cake were fantastic, we cannot thank you enough.
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Stephanie & Stephen
Amazing Day
We would just like to thank Charlotte for yesterday, it was an amazing day, we loved it!
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Keith & Julie
Can't thank you all enough
We both want to say a massive thank you to Charlotte and her team for doing such a fantastic job. It was such a perfect day and we can’t thank you enough for how smoothly it went.
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Bernadette & Kevin
Amazing Day!
Thank you so much, we had an amazing day, couldn’t fault a thing. The hotel was beautiful, the food was lovely and our room and overnight stay was lovely and breakfast was beautiful the next morning. Thank you to the fabulous team.
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North of England Wedding Awards Finalist for Outstanding Customer Service
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Grand Hotel Sunderland, Queens Parade, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, SR6 8DB

Grand Hotel Sunderland

  • Grand Hotel Sunderland
  • Queens Parade
  • Sunderland
  • Tyne And Wear
  • SR6 8DB
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Wedding Coordinator

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Charlotte Harms

I have been part of the wedding team at Grand Hotel Sunderland for 13 years, not only helping happy couples in the planning stages, but also guiding them through the big day itself. I love meeting new couples and take great pride in ensuring they have the most amazing experience. So please get in touch soon, I look forward to meeting you both.