The Hotel Windsor

111, Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia


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The Windsor Melbourne Weddings

With its stunning Victorian-era architecture, The Windsor is Melbourne’s last remaining grand hotel — a luxurious icon nestled in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Home to multiple stunning reception spaces, including a historic grand ballroom, striking staircase and Royal Suite, it brims with timeless elegance, romance, and old-world charm.

The Windsor’s experienced wedding planners are on hand to bring to life the wedding of your dreams, with all-inclusive dining packages that set the scene for an exquisite and memorable event. With an array of stunning event spaces to choose from, The Windsor caters to celebrations intimate or grand — from romantic ceremonies to Afternoon Tea to sweeping soirees in the Grand Ballroom.

The Scene at The Windsor Melbourne

Step into the days of old-world romance and timeless elegance as you walk through the beautifully preserved Victorian facade of The Windsor. Around every corner are opulent features like romantic period arches, hallways with dazzling chandeliers, and a heritage-listed grand staircase. The magnificent Grand Ballroom features a soaring stained-glass dome and luxurious velvet drapes that evoke an atmosphere of modern royalty.

You’ll also find 180 guest rooms and suites, perfect for weddings with guests from out of town. Special accommodation rates are extended to wedding guests, with special extras such as complimentary wedding night and first-anniversary accommodation for the wedding couple in a suite (select packages).

The Windsor Melbourne Wedding Ceremonies

Ceremonies at The Windsor typically take place in the stunning Bourke Room or the Grand Ballroom. With the current period decor, vintage- and royal-themed weddings will find that additional furnishings aren’t required. With its castle-like appearance, your ceremony at The Windsor will feel like an outtake from a Disney film.

The Windsor Melbourne Wedding Receptions

The most common reaction from guests entering a reception at The Windsor is, “Wow!” Designed to impress, each of the venue’s reception spaces features its timeless Victorian architecture, sophisticated furnishings, and atmosphere of elegance.

The larger rooms from The Windsor’s catalogue, The Bourke and Grand Ballroom, are perfect for accommodating guest lists of up to 400 people in a standing configuration. For more intimate receptions, The Canberra and Winston Rooms are popular choices.

At The Windsor, your every need is taken care of by their experienced events planning team who will help you land on the perfect wedding package. With catering handled by the renowned Hotel Windsor kitchen staff, you have your choice of a formal seated affair or a more modern cocktail arrangement.

Wedding Photography Near The Windsor Melbourne

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near The Windsor Melbourne are:

  • Treasury Gardens
  • Old Treasury Building
  • Federation Square
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dinner Up to 200 Dinner & Dance
dining Up to 230 Dining
standing Up to 400 Standing
theatre Up to 300 Theatre
classroom Up to 100 Classroom
cabaret Up to 152 Cabaret
boardroom Up to 60 Boardroom
ushaped Up to 60 U-Shaped

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Ceremony Only
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 180
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Nearby Car Parking
Carpark Locations Wilson Parking
Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
 In-house Catering
Cuisine Options  Buffet
 Sit Down
 Indian Cuisine

Spaces At This Venue

  • Hotel Windsor Melbourne Corporate Dinner, Grand Ballroom

    The Grand Ballroom

    The feather in The Hotel Windsor’s cap, the Grand Ballroom is an elegant space for up to 350 people. It features soaring ceilings, chandeliers, stained glass domes, and marble fireplaces.

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  • Hotel Windsor Melbourne Corporate Meeting, Bourke Room

    The Bourke Room

    Typically used for ceremonies and receptions, The Bourke Room is a contemporary space with a unique tiered layout and a minimalist colour palette.

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  • Hotel Windsor Melbourne Corporate Conference, Canberra Room

    The Canberra Room

    An intriguing L-shaped space, The Canberra Room is best used for seated banquets. A rich colour scheme and an antique gilded mirror are eye-catching features.

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  • The Hotel Windsor, The Winston Room

    The Winston Room

    First built in the 1880s, The Winston Room is the hotel’s original dining room. Tall Victorian windows let natural light filter into the space, and soft colours and furnishings evoke a romantic feel.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Old Treasury Building
  • Parliament Building
  • St Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Treasury, Fitzroy and Carlton Gardens

Restaurants on site:

  • One Eleven
  • The Cricketers Bar

Venue Testimonials

Very nice building and well maintained. Grand ballroom is excellent and unique event space.

Brett B

A slice of Melbourne's history in this beautifully maintained hotel. The Grand Ballroom was superb, and the wedding reception went without a hitch. Fabulous food well presented. Delightful eventing in grand style.

Linden J

Well what can I say ..... amazing! Just does not describe the weekend we just had at the Windsor Hotel .... I stayed for 2 nights and attended a wedding in the Grand Ball Room Saturday night !!!! Cara and all the team from the bell staff to room service were amazing. The Ball Room was stunning for the wedding. What an experience!


Frequently Asked Questions

Wedding packages at The Hotel Windsor start at around $195 per guest. Minimum spends and prices vary depending on the day of the week and the package you choose.

The largest spaces at The Hotel Windsor are the Grand Ballroom and Burke Room, which have a standing capacity of 350 and 400 respectively.

The Hotel Windsor is licensed until 1:00am, but noise restrictions come into effect at 11:30pm.

With the help of your dedicated events team, weddings at The Hotel Windsor feel timeless and glamorous. The castle-like Victorian architecture and period decor are ideal for fairytale- and vintage-themed weddings.

Yes! Corporate functions and events are welcome, with most rooms equipped with AV equipment, whiteboards, flipcharts, and more. Wi-Fi is available throughout the venue.

The Hotel Windsor offers 180 luxury rooms.

  • Traditional Room – starting from $249 
  • Deluxe Room – starting from $309 
  • Victoria Suite – starting from $550 

Valet parking is available for the wedding couple, but guests must find alternative parking. Secure parking is available on Spring St and Flinders Lane.

The Hotel Windsor specialises in delicious modern cuisine, offering plated meals and buffet-style feasts. Afternoon high tea is a speciality.

Wedding ceremonies can take place in the gorgeous Grand Ballroom or Bourke Room.

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