Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour offers newly engaged couples a bespoke wedding package with all the bells and whistles.

As part of the package couples can experience an intimate waterside ceremony, boutique reception venue, the romantic Marina terrace for pre-dinner cocktails and canapés and luxurious wedding night accommodation with rose petal turndown, plus exclusive partner offers to assist couples with their essential wedding purchases.

Exclusive partner offers include:

HUGO BOSS – The groom will enjoy 15% off his HUGO BOSS wedding suit in addition to complimentary standard alterations for him and the groom’s party. Available at Hugo Boss Store Newmarket or Hugo Boss Store Queen Street, Auckland.

MIRAMÔR – Sofitel guests who craft their wedding bands at Miramôr Studio in Auckland receive a pair of bespoke cufflinks valued at $550, designed exclusively for elite Sofitel guests. Cufflinks are sterling silver and set with square cut black spinel gemstones.

JANE YEH – Sofitel guests who purchase their wedding dress from Jane Yeh Central Auckland receive a $250 credit towards a veil or other bridal accessories.

Weaving French traditions into the ceremony, Sofitel marks the start of the celebrations with their famous Sabrage experience, in which a bottle of Perrier Jouët Champagne is popped with a single swing of Sabrage sabre. The cork is one of many keep sakes the couple will get to take with them in memory of their special day.

In addition the Bride and Groom will also enjoy their wedding night in the comfort of a Luxury Room (upgrades available) complete with rose petal turndown, valet parking and a delicious Champagne breakfast the following morning. As a final parting gift, newlyweds will receive a complimentary dinner at Lava Dining to celebrate their one-year anniversary, plus a personalised Sofitel wedding gift.

Sofitel’s four bespoke reception venues suit a range of guest list and budgets. Weddings with up to 40 guests can secure The Cellar, an intimate venue evoking rustic earthy vineyard tones coupled with antique décor, with package price staring at NZ$2,790. The Boulevard Room, featuring floor-to-ceiling glass bifold doors overlooking the iconic Viaduct Marina, is perfect for guest list of up to 100, with package price staring at NZD $3,850.

Decadent optional additions include: private wedding menu tasting consultation with the Executive Chef, Jaguar transfers, top to toe bridal treatment at So Spa and an upgrade to a Marina room for the wedding night.

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management