Affordable Wedding Venues in Sydney
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Affordable wedding venues in Sydney are in some of the city's most picturesque locations. There are cheap wedding venues on Sydney's beaches, budget reception venues on Sydney Harbour and a wonderful choice of affordable places to get married on the city's fringes.
The following wedding venues are all based in Sydney and offer budget friendly wedding packages. Some locations are all inclusive with an affordable per head cost that has catering & drinks provided. Other locations offer DIY & BYO wedding packages with a venue hire fee that won't break the bank.
Here are 12 highly recommended and inexpensive wedding venues in Sydney.
18 Best Budget Wedding Venues in Sydney
St Joseph's Guesthouse
- Capacity: 60
- Location: 1029 St Albans Rd, St Albans NSW 2775
- Cost: Flat fee venue hire $7,000
St Joseph's Guesthouse is an award-winning and budget-friendly wedding venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old church. The unique 5 bedroom, 3 level stone building has an indoor event space on the ground floor and caters for intimate day-time ceremonies & wedding receptions on the lawns under the original church bell.
The affordable venue hire fee includes exclusive access to the Guesthouse, grounds and accommodation (sleeps 10) for up to 4 days. You can then DIY & BYO to suit your own budget.
St Joseph's Guesthouse is one of the cheapest wedding venues in Sydney to exclusively hire for an extended weekend.
- Capacity: 100 seated, 150 cocktail
- Location: 283 Young Street, Waterloo, NSW 2017
- Cost: Venue hire from $2,000
The Freedom Hub is a large urban warehouse and charitable wedding venue that dedicates profits to supporting people who have experienced modern day slavery or human trafficking. The venue is located in an evolving industrial area and is surrounded by lively old-school pubs, underground bars and hip eateries.
A choice of wedding packages includes dry venue hire, assisted planning or all inclusive fully managed weddings. The Freedom Hub provides a list of preferred ethical suppliers or you can DIY & BYO your own wedding vendors.
- Location: Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, NSW 2088
- Capacity: 200
- Cost: All-inclusive wedding packages from $125/pp
Athol Hall is one of the only budget friendly wedding venues located directly on Sydney Harbour. The all-in-one waterfront location features stunning views to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and its own private beach where you can have bridal party photos. Wedding ceremonies are held on the expansive sloping lawns in front of the hall with the glistening waters of the Harbour as your backdrop.
The lawns at Athol Hall are a spectacular location for afternoon drinks and canapés and enjoy stunning sunsets. Inside the hall you have an absolutely blank canvas for your reception venue. Floral installations can be hung off the roof beams and the white walls suit all decor styling.
- Capacity: 200
- Location: 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan, NSW 2567
- Cost: Wedding packages from $770
Located on an impressive 416 hectares, The Australian Botanical Gardens in South West Sydney offers inexpensive wedding ceremony packages amongst its pretty gardens. Manicured lawns are situated throughout the garden's vibrant flower beds and you can choose from lakeside or woodland settings.
In addition to ceremonies, the lawns can be hired for extended time slots for a marquee reception. The cheapest spot for receptions however is the Bowden Centre, as this space avoids marquee hire costs.
- Capacity: 700
- Location: 155 Gov Macquarie Dr, Warwick Farm, NSW 2170
- Cost: All inclusive wedding packages start at $145/pp
The William Inglis Hotel is an affordable wedding location with large reception venues in the centre of Greater Sydney. Ceremony areas include indoor rooms + outdoor spaces in aromatic rose gardens.
The private riverside location is a popular spot for large cultural weddings with many Greek, Indian and Lebanese wedding receptions taking place here. Ceremony only wedding packages are available.
- Location: 105 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
- Capacity: 50
- Cost: 'Feed Me' wedding packages from $142/pp
Mejico makes it onto this list of Sydney's most affordable wedding venues for the fact you can hire the entire restaurant for your exclusive use for around $160 per person. Given the venue's location in the centre of Sydney's CBD, and the niche offering, this is exceptional value for money.
The Mexican inspired restaurant will delight foodie couples as well as those who love their Tequilla. When the venue isn't hosting weddings or feeding diners they offer Tequilla Masterclasses which are fun idea for Hens & Bucks parties.
- Capacity: 250
- Location: 443 Concord Rd, Rhodes, NSW 2138
- Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $135/pp
Oliveto Ristorante is an elegant wedding venue at Brays Bay Reserve on Sydney Harbour. The waterfront views and affordable, all-inclusive wedding packages make Oliveto one of the best value reception venues in Sydney.
The restaurant serves a modern, Italian menu and is a light filled space with floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the reserve. Wedding ceremonies can be held onsite or you can book the open parklands via Canada Bay Council.
- Location: Donnellan Circuit, Clovelly, NSW 2031
- Capacity: 100 sit down, 150+ cocktail
- Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $125/pp
Not only is Clovelly Surf Club one of the cheapest wedding venues in Sydney, it's also one of the few located right on the oceanfront. With panoramic ocean views, the club is a dramatic location for wedding ceremonies as well as receptions.
Above the surf club you'll find an open plan function area with an adjoining 'courtyard'. Many couples get married on the courtyard and have their reception in the function area however you can also pitch a marquee outside to extend the indoor space for larger cocktail weddings.
- Capacity: 250
- Location: Rose Bay - Sydney, NSW
- Cost: All inclusive packages are around $150/pp
Club Rose Bay is the cheapest reception venue in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. Budget wedding packages are all-inclusive of food & beverages and include hire of a private function space.
Situated on Sydney Harbour there is a public wharf nearby where ferries & sea planes are within walking distance. Nearby ceremony locations include Dudley Page Reserve, Diamond Bay Reserve or Ray O'Keefe Reserve at Bondi Beach which can be booked through Waverley Council.
- Capacity: 150
- Location: 81 Beach Dr, Killcare, NSW 2257
- Cost: Enquire for venue hire fee
Killcare Surf Club is an affordable beachfront venue just north of Sydney on the Central Coast. You can have your wedding ceremony on the beach directly in front of the venue and there are plenty of picturesque spots for wedding photos nearby.
The Club has a large covered balcony overlooking the sand and a clean, blank canvas interior. You can BYO caterers and drinks with a commercial grade kitchen onsite and the cheap venue hire fee makes Killcare Surf Club an ideal spot for beach weddings on a budget.
- Capacity: 200
- Location: 245 New Line Rd, Dural, NSW 2158
- Cost: Wedding packages start at $126/pp
Located in the hills district of Sydney, Springfield House offers 5 acres of private landscaped gardens where you can have your wedding ceremony & reception in the one spot. An elegant sandstone staircase descends into the gardens and sets the scene for a grand entrance to wedding ceremonies.
Budget wedding packages at Springfield House are available for the gardens and original reception venue - The Manor. The room is a light filled blank canvas with an old world charm well suited to whimsical weddings.
- Capacity: 120
- Location: 613A Elizabeth St, Redfern, NSW 2016
- Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $110/pp
Located in a leafy inner-city suburb, Three Williams is a large minimalist style warehouse space sitting just below street level in Sydney. The exclusive bar can be booked for indoor wedding ceremonies and receptions and offers budget friendly wedding packages all inclusive of food & beverages.
- Capacity: 140 sit down, 240 cocktail
- Location: Jennifer Street, Little Bay, NSW 2036
- Cost: Wedding packages start at $102/pp
With 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, St Michael's is an ideal spot for affordable weddings on the waterfront. The coastal location offers a spectacular ocean backdrop for weddings just 14km from the Sydney CBD. Wedding packages at the golf course include hire of red carpet, chairs & signing table.
The St Michael's reception venue caters for up to 240 guests with space for dancing. Wedding packages have a minimum for 60 guests and include access to a bridal suite, MC and wedding coordinator.
University of Sydney
Capacity: 10 - 500
Location: Science Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050
Cost: Catering packages by HostCo
Within the grounds of Sydney University are a choice of inexpensive reception venues oozing heritage character and charm. The Grand Refectory with its high ceilings and historic murals provides an atmospheric space for wedding receptions of up to 500.
Function rooms for smaller weddings include the likes of the Chancellor's Room that seats up to 25. The University of Sydney also caters for wedding ceremonies on the grounds so that you can have your entire wedding day including photos on campus. Without breaking the budget!
Capacity: 30 - 250
Location: 84 Watkins Road, Baulkham Hills, NSW 2153
Cost: Tailored wedding packages
Previously a boarding school, Cropley House is now an elegant yet inexpensive wedding venue and event location with 5 acres of green parklands and gardens in the leafy north western suburbs of Sydney. The grounds are picture perfect for wedding ceremonies with a gazebo, chairs and signing table included with wedding packages.
There are 6 reception venues within the historic building including main function rooms that seat 160 guests or cater for 300 for cocktail weddings. Smaller upstairs rooms accommodate 70 guests seated and 150 for an affordable cocktail reception.
- Location: William Street, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011
- Capacity: 100 - 450
- Cost: All inclusive wedding packages from $140/pp
Sydney Boulevard Hotel is an affordable reception venue with skyline views of Sydney Harbour. The hotel offers a completely private event space within walking distance of the Royal Botanic Gardens where gardens are available to hire for your wedding ceremony.
- Location: Bankstown City Plaza, Bankstown, NSW 2200
- Capacity: 80 - 1,500
- Cost: All inclusive wedding packages
The Highline Venue is your go to destination for inexpensive ballroom weddings in Sydney. There are 6 ballrooms in total, each with its own terrace where you can have your wedding ceremony. There's also individual bridal suites for each space and an area for pre-dinner drinks and mingling.
The Highline Venue is well equiped for large cultural weddings and caters for specific cuisine requirements. The venue itself is styled in the roaring 1920's theme and features grand staircases, 4.5 metre high ceilings and luxury 24k gold chandeliers.
- Capacity: 10 - 495
- Location: Cross Street, Double Bay, NSW 2028
- Cost: Wedding packages from $125 per head
Located just 5km from the CBD, The Intercontinental Hotel is a convenient waterfront location for affordable weddings on Sydney Harbour. A choice of wedding reception venues includes an elegantly appointed ballroom well suited to large weddings with more than 200 guests.
The Intercontinental Hotel offers luxury accommodation for the entire guest list with 140 rooms onsite. With ferries to Circular Quay a short walk away, the hotel is a convenient location for international & interstate visitors to the city.
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