Harbour House Hotel

121 Upper Ganges Road V8K 2S2 Salt Spring Island (British Columbia) Map
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4.6 out of 5.0
Number of guests 20 to 160
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About Harbour House Hotel

Discover the all-new Harbour House Hotel, Salt Spring Island's premier destination. Fully renovated in 2018, they offer a refined and relaxed atmosphere at the heart of an enchanted island. Perfect for both large and small events, most guest rooms boast stunning views over the harbour and the Salish Sea beyond. Ideally located just steps from Ganges Village, the Saturday Market, and local attractions and activities.

Facilities and capacity

Their main banquet space seats up to 144, with a raised dais for the head table. Brand new and state-of-the art, the Crofton Room offers an ideal canvas on which to add your personal touch. Other amenities include onsite restaurant/lounge with heated outdoor patio, as well as another patio overlooking the harbour, ideal for private functions such as cocktail receptions, rehearsal dinner, morning-after brunch, or any other reason you can imagine!

The bridal suite is spacious and private, with a comfortable sitting area and stunning sunrise view from its large secluded patio. As an added feature, a private corridor connects to attendants’ or family suites.

If you're interested in an outdoor ceremony, they have a lush grassed area on the grounds, overlooking the harbour and directly adjacent to the bridal suite. Alternatively, they can help facilitate your ceremony at a number of other locations around the island; at the beach, alongside lapping waves, or atop one of Salt Spring's many outlooks, with all the splendor of the Gulf Islands as your backdrop.

Services offered

The services they offer include:

  • Full-Service Banquet Room
  • 51 Guest Rooms
  • Restaurant / Heated Patio
  • Private Patio for Functions
  • Bridal Suite
  • Attendants'/Family Suites
  • Catering / Bar Service
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Event and Activity Planning

Other services

Looking for other activities you or your guests might enjoy? They can help arrange all your island adventures, from kayaking and whale-watching to wine and cheese tours. They also have a 9-passenger shuttle available for guest use.

Contact the Harbour House for a phone consultation or to arrange a site visit, and discover all the ways they can help make your Salt Spring wedding a success!

  • Number of guests From 20 to 160
  • Maximum Capacity 160
  • Type Ballroom, farm, hotel, restaurant
  • Style Coastal, country, garden, modern, waterfront
  • Event Services Accommodations, bridal suite, catering / bar, clean up, event planning, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 2,812.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 40.00

More information about Harbour House Hotel

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    20
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
    Rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail reception
    Dessert
    Family style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside cake
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash bar
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Outside alcohol
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio equipment
    Chair covers
    Dance floor
    Furniture
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 1614
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 906
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 645
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Set up
    Event planning
    Chairs
    Tables
    Lighting/sound
    Parking
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 40
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 20
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 15
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake cutting
    Server(s)
    Dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 9
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Limited bar
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Bartenders

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1 Reviews for Harbour House Hotel

Recommended by 92% of couples


4.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.0
  • Response time 4.0

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    Kelsey · Married on 22/09/2018

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    Stunning views & romantic charm in chic west coast hotel

    We booked our wedding reception at Harbour House Hotel on Saltspring, Island, BC for about 90 guests. What we loved most about this venue was the location and walkability.

    From the moment we arrived until we left we were in great hands! The place itself just went through a large renovation so the rooms and entrance are modern with a chic west-coast feel. All our flowers, food, wine and beer was local which was really important to us. Staff were excellent, personable and professional.

    Their outdoor restaurant space is stunning with a large fireplace. The reception room is sleek and modern, but plan for some additional decorating to really make the room special. We hung wisteria and lanterns from the ceiling, and made hoop chandeliers to add a pop of romance and color.

    The room itself closes a little early, so I'd plan a wedding after party at the pub across the street (Moby's). They have live music on the weekend and we had a blast dancing there after the reception ended.

    We planned events for the entire weekend including wine tours, a stroll to the Saturday farmers market and kayaking Everyone loved coming back to the hotel and getting to know each other over the three days.

    Hotel staff were flexible and accommodating with room bookings, but getting to the island is a bit tricky for those unfamiliar with ferry schedules. I had a wedding website to help with this, and I would encourage guests to come the day before to allow enough time.

    Saltspring is a laid back and beautiful place. Staying at Harbour House Hotel almost feels like an all inclusive experience and a great option for brides to be!

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