Q. Do you have a one wedding per day policy?
A. That’s right. We will never hold more than one event on any given day.
Q. Is the venue available for exclusive use?
A. Yes – please contact us for details.
Q. Is there an option for dinner the night before?
A. Yes our Benson room (which seats up to 35) is ideal for a family gathering the night before.
Q. Is there an outdoor space?
A. Our pretty courtyard terrace is ideal for drinks receptions. In the event of inclement weather, this can be moved to the Benson room.
Q. Are there special reductions for off-peak days and months?
A. Yes please contact us for details.
Q. Where can guests park their cars?
A. There is parking in the High Street outside the Hotel limited to an hour. We recommend the Cattle Market car park, which is a 3-4 minute walk from the hotel and charged at just £1.50 for 24 hours.
Q. Which rooms are licensed for ceremonies?
A. We recommend Rye Town Hall which is just a minute’s walk from The George. The Benson room and the Ballroom are both licensed for ceremonies.
Q. What are the contact details for Rye Town Hall?
A. The telephone number for the Town Hall is 01797 223902
Q. What are the contact details for the Registrars?
A. Hastings registrars can be reached on 03456080198 (option 3)
Q. Is a complimentary menu and wine tasting included?
A. Yes a menu and wine tasting for the bride and groom is included.
Q. Do you cater for special dietary requirements? Coeliacs? Vegetarians?
A. Yes we cater for all dietary requirements and have a vegetarian wedding breakfast.
Q. What is the table layout? Are there different options?
A. The Ballroom seats up to 120 people. We can provide 2 x round tables of up to 12 people and 10 x round tables of up to 10 people. Alternatively, we can provide long tables.
Q. Is there a bridal suite?
A. Room 1 is our bridal suite, but our brides also love Room 8 and Room 41!
Q. How should my guests book their accommodation?
A. We will provide you with an online link for your guests to book their accommodation.
Q. Is there a minimum bedroom requirement?
A. For weddings with an evening reception we ask that the 11 bedrooms around the ballroom are taken.
Q. Is there a lift/facilities/access for the elderly and disabled?
A. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the building there is no lift access to the first floor. Please let us know if you have guests coming with mobility issues.
Q. Is there a recommended DJ?
A. We recommend Ian of Southeast DJs and this is included within the room hire price for evening receptions.
Q. What is the sound limit for live bands?
A.The Ballroom does have a sound limiter which can be triggered by loud bands, we can provide information on how this can be managed.