Botany Bay Hotel

The Botany Bay Hotel, Broadstairs

Situated on the magnificent clifftop at Kingsgate, the Botany Bay Hotel in Broadstairs is a spectacular seaside venue, perfect for celebrating your special day.

It is just a minute’s stroll from the eponymous bay, one of the most picturesque spots on the British coast with more than 200 metres of golden sands, a magnificent location for wedding day photos.

The Botany Bay has a licensed room for wedding ceremonies and boasts a function suite with private bar and dance floor, along with a variety of stylish accommodation including a sea view balcony Honeymoon suite.

If you choose the hotel for your special day, the team of dedicated wedding and events managers will make the process as easy as possible, and ensure that your wedding is planned to perfection.

Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony with close family and friends, or a lavish celebration, the Botany Bay can provide the tailor-made wedding day of your dreams.




Boasting panoramic sea views, the Botany Bay Hotel has just undergone a £1.4 million refurbishment, and now offers the very latest in 21st century comfort.

Guests can enjoy a drink in the comfortable surroundings of the bar area, which has a coffee lounge complete with cosy fireplace, or relax in the elegant orangery. If the weather is fine, there is a wrap-around deck and seating area outside, where guests can enjoy the stunning sea views.

The hotel is suitable for guests with disabilities, with facilities including two dedicated en-suite bedrooms, a wheelchair-accessible toilet, lowered bar counter and ramped access.

The Botany Bay Hotel is conveniently accessed by both road and rail and is approximately 120 minutes from London, just 25 miles from the M2 Motorway. The nearest train station is approximately 2 miles away in the picturesque town of Broadstairs. The hotel boasts its own private car park for 40 cars.


The hotel’s Kingsgate Suite is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies.

It is simple to arrange your wedding ceremony at the Botany Bay Hotel. Once you have chosen your wedding date and time, the hotel’s experienced events team will take care of  everything else, booking the registrar with the local register office and co-ordinating an appointment for you to meet a member of their ceremony team, who will guide you through all the legal preliminaries to the wedding.


Celebrate your special day in style in the Botany Bay’s Kingsgate Suite.

The newly refurbished ground floor venue has a private bar and dance floor suitable for a live band or DJ.

It is the ideal venue for a fully contained wedding breakfast and reception, whether you require a formal sit-down wedding breakfast or an informal buffet with entertainment and dancing.

It can accommodate a wedding breakfast for up to 100 guests, including a top table if desired and the room can be easily converted to more informal seating for the evening.


All couples who book the Botany Bay Hotel for their wedding will enjoy a complimentary stay in a sea view balcony Honeymoon suite*. Newlyweds will also enjoy a complimentary Full English or Continental breakfast served in their room.

Your wedding guests will also be able to choose from one of the 30 stylish en-suite bedrooms, many offering sea views. They are decorated in a contemporary style with natural sand and blue-green colours, artefacts and artwork of local scenes to reflect the coastal setting.

And your guests will be able to enjoy their seaside stay for a very reasonable price, with rooms from just £70 per night, based on two people sharing and including Full English breakfast.

*subject to availability


The Botany Bay Hotel offers three inclusive wedding packages, designed to cater for all tastes and budgets.

Every package includes:

  • Services of your dedicated wedding co-ordinator
  • The ceremony room
  • Function suite for the wedding breakfast and/or evening reception
  • Four course wedding breakfast
  • Use of silver cake stand and knife
  • Buffet at the evening reception
  • Complimentary bridal suite for the bride and groom on their wedding night*

The hotel’s packages have been designed to help simplify your planning, but should you have any special requests, the hotel’s wedding team will endeavour to cater to your every need and create the day of your dreams.

*subject to availability

View our available packages below or Download our Wedding Pack


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Marine Drive
CT10 3LG
United Kingdom
01843 868 641