The Arden Hotel

Wedding Venue
Disabled Access
Live Band Facilities
Wedding Coordinator Available
Arden Wedding
Arden Wedding
Arden Wedding
Exclusive use wedding in the Waterside Brasserie
Exclusive use wedding in the Waterside Brasserie
Exclusive use wedding in the Waterside Brasserie
Small & intimate weddings
Small & intimate weddings
Small & intimate weddings
Club Bar - drinks reception
Club Bar - drinks reception
Club Bar - drinks reception
Exclusive use wedding in the Waterside Brasserie
Exclusive use wedding in the Waterside Brasserie
Exclusive use wedding in the Waterside Brasserie
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Located in the heart of historic Stratford-upon-Avon, directly opposite the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres, The Arden Hotel is an elegant and sophisticated 45 bedroom boutique hotel in the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or an exclusive use celebration with the whole hotel at your disposal, your big day will be in safe hands.

What makes The Arden Hotel a unique wedding venue?

The hotel's experienced wedding planner ensures that your wedding is tailored to your taste and supports you throughout the entire process. There is a choice of rooms for your civil ceremony, wedding feast and evening reception.

What is a typical wedding like at The Arden Hotel?

From the moment you arrive at The Arden Hotel, to the wedding breakfast, to your first dance, you will experience nothing less than perfection. Enjoy a glass of Champagne with friends and family on the private terrace, or stroll through to the beautifully landscaped Elizabethan Knot Garden. For unforgettable photographs take the short walk across the road to The Swan Theatre gardens and the banks of the River Avon, overlooked by the spire of the Holy Trinity Church.

What Wedding Packages does The Arden Hotel offer?

The hotel can offer a range of different packages which can be tailored to create your dream wedding package. Small & intimate, Afternoon tea with a glass of Pimms/ Veuve Clicquot Champagne, Exclusive use of the hotel are the most popular ones.

What Extra facilities does The Arden Hotel have to assist couples to have the perfect day?

A complimentary bridal suite is included in the Small & Intimate and the Exclusive use wedding packages. Arden House, the hotel's sister property is a calm and inviting space to relax in, but also a place to share experiences and make memories. Relax and indulge in your own 5-star private residence on the most special of days with dedicated ‘house hosts' to take care of your every need. Featuring ten elegantly designed bedrooms this boutique townhouse is available for you to hire exclusively offering complete luxury and privacy on your wedding day.

Where is The Arden Hotel located?

The Arden Hotel is located in the heart of Stratford-Upon-Avon, directly opposite the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres. It has complimentary private car park.

Other Information

The hotel's restaurant, The Waterside Brasserie offers 2 AA Rosette dining in stylish surroundings, complete with the sleek Champagne bar and all-weather terrace dining. The hotel also offer pre - and post wedding celebrations and hen parties.

Facilities & information


Child friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

100 - 150 Guests Capacity

Babysitting, Listening Services, Child Care

50 - 100 Guests Capacity

50 Guests or Less Capacity

Award Winning

Bars, Cafes & Other

Confetti Permitted

Disabled Access


Parking Available

Wheelchair Access

Dining Options

Alcohol License

Buffet Catering

In House Catering

Seated Catering

Evening Entertainment

Dance floor

DJ Facilities

Entertainment licence

Live Band Facilities

Staff Assistance

Master of Ceremonies/Toastmaster

Wedding Coordinator Available


Wedding Couple

Wedding Guests

Wedding Party



Extra info

Wedding Capacity: 96
Wedding Capacity Civil License: 93
Wedding Capacity Indoor: 96
Minimum Wedding Capacity: 2
Minimum Wedding Capacity Civil License: 4
Minimum Wedding Capacity Indoor: 2

Arrival information & directions

Address: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-AvonCV37 6BA, United Kingdom

From junction 15 of the M40, follow the signs towards the town centre and head towards Barclays bank on the roundabout. Turn into High Street (WH Smith and Austin Reed on the corner) and take the second left into Chapel Lane (Nash's house is on the left). After approximately 40 yards on your right you will arrive at our car park. Sat Nav users should enter CV37 6BE to bring them to the car park on Chapel Lane.


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