Thank you for considering Paternoster Hotel as the Venue for Your Big Day. You are welcome to make an appointment to view the Venue after which a formal quotation can be requested.
* Please keep in mind that we do not host functions over long weekends and / or between 16 Dec and 16 Jan - the office is also closed for quotation requests during this period.
All quotations are done individually according to your taste and budget.
Paternoster and the Hotel is the ideal venue to turn your wedding into a weekend celebration with family and friends. We cater for Morning/Brunch and evening weddings. Big wedding as well as smaller more intimate weddings. Our restaurant and braai/BBQ facilities can be used if booked in advance.
We will provide a list of highly recommended Local Suppliers:
Hair, Make up, Photography, Videography, Music, Cake, Décor & Flowers.
It is your responsibility to contact and request quotes from them.
You can have a look at our Facebook Page Paternoster Hotel for pictures of weddings done by these suppliers at the Hotel.
Marriage Officer – You will have to supply your own
The beach is still the all time favourite for ceremonies in Paternoster!
You will need a special permit from the Saldanha bay Municipality to have your ceremony on the beach.
The decor set up will be an extra cost and you can request a quote for this from you decor suplier.
The Paternoster Anglican Church can also be hired for your ceremony.
Welcoming your Guests after the Ceremony
We can entertain you guests here at the Hotel after the ceremony and while you are having you photo’s taken with a variety of drinks and canapés.
Together with the bridal couple we decide what the best option will be and quote accordingly.
Our Venue can comfortably accommodate up to a 130 guests with a dance floor.
Should you plan a small wedding and not make use of the venue, we will quote according to you needs.
Included in the price of the Venue: Rectangular tables seating 6 / 8 / 10 guests per table, chairs, cutlery, crockery, glassware, waitrons and barmen.
Please remember we do not have any décor available at the Hotel.
The bar and barmen are available.
The most favourable option is still a cash bar for your Guests.
Alternatively you can simply set a limit on the Bar.
Unfortunately you are not allowed to bring in or provide your own spirits / beer.
Wine & Sparkling wine for tables
We have a wine list for you to choose from.
A Cork fee of R 40 per bottle will be charged if you choose to provide your own wine/sparkling wine.
We do 2 options – a Buffet or Sit down/plated option.
Individual menu’s are done according to your taste and budget!
Paternoster Hotel Accommodation
The Hotel has 10 rooms and a fully equipped self-catering house (Buona Sera) with 3 bedrooms for 7 people.
If you decide to make use of our accommodation and make a group booking for your guests in the Hotel and self catering house, we will give your guests a special rate.
The Bridal couple gets the wedding nights’ accommodation free.
A Deposit of R 5000.00 must be paid within 48 hours for confirmation of your date.
Please note our cancellation policy:
We may impose a cancellation fee in the event of cancellation. The cancellation fee will depend on the nature of the booking, length of notice of cancellation and reasonable potential to find alternative customers.
The following reasonable charges will apply:
Less than 7 days, forfeit the full deposit,
From 7-14 days, forfeit 75% of the deposit,
From 14-21 days, forfeit 50% of the deposit,
From 21-28 days, forfeit 25% of the deposit,
Before 28 days, forfeit 10% of the deposit
• Failure to arrive on booking date the client will be responsible for the full account.
• In the event of a premature departure the full extent of the stay, as originally booked and confirmed, will be charged.
Please note: No cash refunds in the event of a cancellation.
If we accept the cancellation the refund will be transferred into your bank account with in 14 days from date of receiving written confirmation of your banking details.