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The Ritz Carlton Powerscourt

Wedding venue


Powercourt Estate
Co Wicklow

Capacity Seated: 400 in Ballroom or 140 in Powerscourt House

Contact The Ritz Carlton Powerscourt
Tel: +353 1 274 8888

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The Ritz Carlton Powerscourt

Nestling in the beautiful Wicklow mountains a short drive from Dublin lies Powerscourt, one of Ireland's most famous estates. It's here, deep in the mature grounds that luxury hotel group Ritz-Carlton has opened its first Irish property. Surrounded by dense woodlands, the hotel is one sweeping curve that sits into the hillside beneath the shadows of the iconic Sugarloaf mountain.

Despite its seven storey height, the Palladian style exterior has been cleverly designed to look all but three floors tall - the idea of the highly-respected architect Jeremy Williams, who was involved with the original project.

Inside, this wedding venues vast lobby has a triple height window facing the iconic Sugarloaf mountain, spectacular flowers, feature chandeliers in the shape of hot air balloons, deep armchairs, and - an endearing feature - roaring log fires, all making for a dramatic public space.

Luxury is the name of the game here, rather than style - traditionally appointed bedrooms are predictably generous in size, sporting chandeliers and every manner of comfort, including king size beds with crisp cotton sheets, walk-in dressing rooms, and exceptionally well stocked mini bars. Marble bathrooms are a delight, with double sinks, a double-ended bath and two kinds of showerhead; a steam resistant mirror in the shower makes shaving a dream, there's a TV screen set into the main bathroom mirror and serious attention to detail is seen in Bulgari toiletries, fluffy robes, super soft towels and glass accessories, including a thoughtful ring holder.

Mountain View rooms cost more (with those on the left affording the best views) while Garden View rooms look onto landscaped courtyards.

Resort amenities include the existing 36-hole championship-quality Powerscourt Golf Club golf complex, and a new 30,000 square foot Espa spa with private suites, 20 treatment rooms, a beauty salon, 20-metre indoor pool and a fitness centre. A children's activity programme and babysitting services are also available.

Extending over 5,959 square feet (558 square meters) the Ballroom will seat up to 400 people for a gala dinner and up to 600 for a reception. The Ballroom can be further divided into three salons.

The dedicated Special Events Team at The Ritz-Carlton, Powerscourt have a wealth of experience at creating stunning events in Ireland and overseas and have the facilities to enable any event organiser to create their perfect, tailor-made occasion.

Intimate Ceremonies in Powerscourt House

In addition to the range of facilities on offer at The Ritz-Carlton, Powerscourt, couples may also avail of the magnificent setting at Powerscourt House, an 18th century manor at the centre of the historic Powerscourt Estate.

The Georgian Ballroom is a stunning venue for more intimate events and offers seating for up to 140 guests, complete with extensive marquee options on the grounds.

The world famous Powerscourt Gardens are available for private use after 5pm, making it an ideal setting for pre-dinner drinks receptions, wedding photography or exclusive private parties.

Type of Venue

Function / Ball Room, Marquee

Venue Capacity

Ball room; Powerscourt House or Marquee
Capacity Seated: 400 in Ballroom or 140 in Powerscourt House
Capacity Standing: 600

Decor Responsibility

Decor - decorated by venue or couples responisibility: Couple

Venue Hire

  • Venue Hire
Cost: €seasonal

Exclusive Use

  • Do you have to take venue for exclusive use
Cost: €inclusive in venue hire charge

Booking Deposit

  • Booking Deposit
Amount: €2,000

Midweek Reduction

  • Midweek reduction available
Midweek Reduction: €negotiable

Wedding Planning Service

  • Wedding planning service offered

Local Church Information

  • Wedding blessing possible
  • Church nearby
Catholic Church’s - St. Mary’s Church Enniskerry - St Kevin’s Church - St Patrick’s Church, Curtlestown - St Mochonogs Church in Kilmacanogue - St Mary’s Church Sandyford

2 / 3 Day Programme

  • 2/3 day programme arranged for guests if needed

Special Welcome

  • Special Welcome

Information on Location

Nearest Town

Distance (km): 2
Time Away: 3 mins

Nearest Airport

Dublin Airport
Distance (km): 50
Time Away: 45 mins

Nearest International Ferry Port

Dun Laoghaire
Distance (km): 22
Time Away: 30 mins

Nearest Station

Bray Dart station
Distance (km): 5
Time Away: 15 mins


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M50/N11 from Dublin, turn for Enniskerry, go through village following signs to Powerscourt

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