Batesford Hotel

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Batesford, Geelong


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  • What is the min wedding price per person? $120-150
  • What is the max wedding price per person? $150-200


  • What is the min guest requirement for a ceremony? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a ceremony? 250-300
  • What is the min guest requirement for a reception? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a reception? 250-300


  • What style is your venue? Country/Rustic
  • What kind of scenery is your venue set in? Meadow
  • What kind of reception types does the venue offer? Cocktail, Dining
  • What type of settings does your venue feature? Indoors&Outdoors
  • Which types of catering options do you offer? In-house catering
  • What kind of services, facilities and amenities do you offer? Alcohol, AV system, Bar services, Parking, Wedding Planner / Coordinator, Audio Equipment, Cake Cutting, Centrepieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Clean up, Cooling System, Glassware, Heating System, Lighting, Linens, Tables, Decoration, Food


  • What catering services does your venue provide? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What kind of bar service does your venue provide? Bartender(s), House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

Time Restrictions

  • How many hours can the event last? 2
  • At what time should the music end? 00:00
  • At what time should the after-party end? 00:00


  • What kind of wedding packages does the venue provide? Foods & Beverage, Decoration
  • Is there a fixed-menu option? Yes
  • What kind of events does the venue carry out? Ceremony, Reception, After Party, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • Does the venue provide an accommodation service? No
  • Which services can be used from 3rd party providers? Photo & Video, Music, Wedding Cake, Accommodation for the Newlyweds
  • Could the beverage package be upgraded? Yes
  • Are children allowed in the venue? Yes
  • Is bringing a wedding cake allowed? Yes

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Batesford Hotel was established in the 1800s and is located in Moorabool Valley. It was once a berry farm and had a rich history of food, boutique, and celebrations. This beautiful has been subsequently renovated and refurnished while maintaining the old ancestral architecture. Today this rustic and historic venue can be used to celebrate intermediate or big celebrations, cooperate meetings, and conferences. It has also held host to some lavish wedding celebrations in the past few years.
Facilities and Capacity
The venue provides for the best outdoor wedding site in Geelong and reception indoors:

• The Mooraball Garden is an outdoor riverside set up for your wedding ceremony with the beautiful Batesford bridge in the background. 20-300 guests can be accommodated for the ceremony. After the ceremony, the guests can move around the lawn area and have pre-dinner drinks before moving in indoors.

• Mooraball room: This room has a combination of old and the new with modern furnishing and exposed white beams. This room can accommodate 160-seated guests and 300 standing guests.

• Batesford room and Sunroom: Both these rooms are merged to enable the guests and musicians to fit in. This Batesford room can accommodate 50 sited and 60 standing guests while the sunroom can accommodate 30-seated guests in its verandah. If you want an intimate setup for your wedding, this is the best place for you.
• Personal wedding manager
• Different types of wedding packages
• Lectern with a microphone to give out speeches
• Complete on-site parking for guests
• Relaxed payment structure
• 5-hour function duration finishing before 12:00 am
In-House Catering
• Menus are catered to your needs with a one-month prior meeting with our chefs
• The options include Sit down dinner, diner dance, and cocktail type ceremony
• Half rate catering for children below 12 years
• 4-hour beverage package
Even the accommodation services or Batesford Hotel are unavailable currently, event planning team are willing to assist with organising accommodation if required.
At the Batesford Hotel, you can celebrate your special day in an outdoor or an indoor setup at reasonable rates. If you want to book this venue, fill the form today and get more insights on the prices and other features.


Batesford Hotel

  • Address: 700 Ballarat Rd, Batesford VIC 3213

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