Cork City


Every Detail Considered

Say “I do” in the heart of the city. From small intimate gatherings to large traditional weddings, Clayton Hotel Cork City is the perfect choice for your special day. Superbly located overlooking Cork’s famous River Lee & facing the inspired architecture of City Hall, we make sure to tailor your day just for you.
Hosting your wedding is a big deal to us and we want to make sure every detail is perfect for you.

Civil Ceremonies

Bright and contemporary in style, we are the perfect venue to host your civil wedding ceremony in the heart of Cork City.

As one of the premier civil ceremony venues in Cork, we have hosted numerous civil wedding ceremonies, blessings, humanist ceremonies and other multi-denominational ceremonies. We offer several options for ceremonies. Our Pegasus Suite provides a spectacular location for larger wedding ceremonies & receptions, here you can exchange your vows overlooking the river Lee and Cork City Hall.

Wedding Packages

Our wedding packages include:

  • Complimentary glass of Champagne and fresh strawberries on arrival for the bridal party
  • Tastefully decorated tables with white linen cloths and linen napkins
  • Beautiful candelabra centrepieces
  • Personalised printed menus and table plan
  • Place name cards for the top table
  • Table, candles and Newbridge cake knife for the cake display
  • Complimentary use of our beautiful Pegasus Suite overlooking the River Lee
  • Access to the Penthouse with your photographer
  • Complimentary chair covers
  • Two complimentary bedrooms on the night of your wedding, suitable for the parents of the couple
  • Bridal Couple have complimentary use of Club Vitae – our health and fitness club for three months prior to the wedding
  • Complimentary accommodation in our Penthouse Suite for the wedding couple on the night of the wedding with champagne breakfast served to you in the morning
  • For your first wedding anniversary, a complimentary overnight stay with dinner and breakfast at Clayton Hotel Cork City

What do you the day after your wedding you ask? Keep the celebration going the next day and relax with friends and family with an informal get together in the Pegasus Suite. We have barbeque and buffet packages available.

On your first wedding anniversary enjoy a complimentary overnight stay with dinner for two with us. Please note this does not include event weekends and is subject to availability.

Dedicated Co-Ordinator

For a wedding experience that’s built around what matters to you, our dedicated wedding coordinator is there right from the start. Our expert planning and experience ensure that your day is designed exactly how you dream it should be. Whether you want to do it all yourself or maybe a couple of personal touches, our team is there to assist you in any way to make the dreams for your wedding a reality. This is your big day so it’s important that you can have it your way. Whatever vision, we’re there to work with you in the way that you want. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Clayton Hotel Cork City’s wedding venue can cater for up to 280 guests. Suitable for small intimate weddings, private weddings or large traditional weddings.

Clayton Hotel Cork City have indeed hosted a number of LGBTQ weddings over the past number of years and specialise in civil ceremonies.

Yes, Clayton Hotel Cork City cater for civil ceremonies. We have different options available from our Pegasus Suite which overlooks the River Lee and Cork City Hall for larger gatherings or our Penthouse Suite which is ideal for smaller intimate ceremonies, depending on your preference.

The cost of room hire for a civil ceremony at Clayton Hotel Cork city starts from €250 depending on the size of the wedding.

Yes, the Clayton Hotel Cork City wedding venue is wheelchair accessible. We have lifts leading from our lobby and we have wheelchair-accessible bedrooms also available.

Yes! Clayton Hotel Cork City have a list of suggested suppliers that we work with for music and décor. This can be discuss with our wedding planner.

Yes, we can cater for all dietary requirements and we offer a large menu for children to choose from.

There are multiple different wedding reception options available at Clayton Hotel Cork City. We can tailor make different reception options for your guests and make it more bespoke.

Yes there are multiple locations for a bridal part photoshoot at Clayton Hotel Cork. Our Penthouse and Atrium are ideal settings for wedding photos.

Start planning your perfect day

Our dedicated wedding team is on hand to answer any queries you may have or to show you around our beautiful Cork city venue. Contact us on +353 (0)21 422 4942 or