Functions

Functions

Royal Wellington is ideally suited to a range of functions or events, such as weddings and receptions, anniversaries, wakes, birthday celebrations, conferences, as well as functions associated with golf events. Royal Wellington also has smaller rooms with associated facilities for corporate off-site meetings.

If you would like to learn more about how to have your function or offsite meeting hosted at Royal Wellington, contact the House Manager.

Melissa Coughlin

Email: Melissa.Coughlin@RoyalWellington.com
Phone: 04 528 1933
Address: Golf Road, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt 5018

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Conferences

Royal Wellington can cater for a range of conferences – from a 120 person event to a smaller seminar or corporate off-site.

Large Conference (up to 120 guests)

Venue hire: $1,200.00 We can offer you the principal reception areas of our elegant, historic club house, from where you can enjoy the outstanding views overlooking the golf course. Our hire charge includes:

  • Room set up
  • White board
  • Projector and screen
  • Water station

There are many options to choose from to make your event a success. We can arrange fun group activities, such as cocktail making, beer tasting, golf lessons, putting competitions and the like. We can cater breakfasts, lunches and dinners, along with hors d’oeuvre and snack food. Menus are available on request. The club prides itself on its service and the quality of its food. Note that all catering and drinks are a cost over and above the hire charge.

Small room hire

Copper Room or Blue room  
Half day: $295.00
Full day: $500.00
Up to 24 pax each room  

Weddings and other private functions

Royal Wellington can host large functions such as wedding receptions and dinners from 30 up to 150 people. The main space also has a dance floor. The club house has the spaces and flexibility to host a range of events of different sizes. The following outlines the options and costs you can expect to pay.

Weddings / private functions (80 to 150 guests)

Costs
Venue Hire $1,200.00
Ceremony set up $300.00
Corkage $10.00pp
Round tables (extra fee) $500.00
Canapés POA
Meals buffet or plated POA

Dinners and private parties under 80 guests

Functions involving 30 to 50 guests are generally held in the dining room and 20th lounge. Larger functions (50 – 80 guests) use the main clubhouse 19th and the 20th lounge. All functions must have a minimum of 30 guests.

Costs
Venue hire $8.00pp
Ceremony set up $300.00
Corkage $10.00pp
Round tables (extra fee) $500.00
Canapés POA
Meals buffet or plated POA

Royal Wellington can look after most of your needs. We have our own chefs, kitchen staff and front of house staff. We offer many different styles of dining, for example, buffet, plated, a la carte and tasting stations. All set up and pack down is completed by Royal Wellington staff, although an elaborate set must be discussed with the club and arranged prior to the event. Set up includes white linen; seat covers and ties can be hired. Florists, a celebrant, bands and DJs are the responsibility of the customer, but we can offer recommendations. Note also that our policy is BYO wine only. Beer and non alcoholic beverages must be purchased through the club bar.