Urban cool meets old world charm vow renewal

Set among the cobble stone laneways of Chippendale, this historic venue is perfect for a stylish and classic vow renewal.

Bride and groom posing on retro style chairs
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Key information

Only available:
Friday 02 June 2023

Current capacity
Up to 35 people

Packages
Start from $1,199

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Grooms at Old Clare Hotel.
Bride and groom on the pool terrace at Old Clare Hotel
Bride and groom celebrating at the end of the ceremony at the Old Clare Hotel
Bride and groom standing out the front of the Old Clare Hotel
Bride and groom under an archway covered in old posters
Bride and groom posing in front of the Clare Bar
Bride and groom hugging in the laneways of Chippendale
Bride and groom posing in front of a doorway revealing hidden art piece
Grooms at Old Clare Hotel.

About the Old Clare Hotel

Your vow renewal ceremony will be held in the C.U.B suite of the heritage listed Old Clare Hotel and features the original fireplace, timber panelling and parquetry floors from the late 1930s. 

Celebrate your love with a 20-minute ceremony with up to 35 people.

We will provide a personalised ceremony, a celebrant and a beautifully styled space.

Keep the celebration going with friends and family with a range of reception options available including a private reception, cocktails and canapes on the rooftop pool terrace or in the historic Clare Bar.

As part of your special day, choose a reception package, photography, flowers and accommodation.

Book now - available for one day only. 

Your vow renewal ceremony 

Includes:

  • ceremony at the C.U.B Suite (the original Carlton United Brewery Boardroom) at The Old Clare Hotel
  • venue styling
  • celebrant
  • commemorative vow renewal certificate

Cost $1,199

*Capacity numbers include the celebrant, couple and guests. 

Bride and groom with their celebrant at The Old Clare Hotel

Tailor your day

Choose your style of reception, photography, flowers and accommodation.
We'll take care of the rest to create the most memorable day for you!


Reception options

Choose one of The Old Clare Hotel bars or your own private suite.

The Rooftop Bar or The Old Clare Bar

Sit down and relax at The Rooftop Bar with pool and city views or the historic Old Clare Bar.

The terraces by the pool at the Old Clare Hotel

The Rooftop Bar
(2 hours)

Includes

  • a mix of 4 canapes per person
  • 2 hour standard drinks package

Cost $115 per person

Pool side terrace at the Old Clare Hotel

The Rooftop Bar
(3 hours)

Includes

  • 7 canapes per person
  • 3 hour standard drinks package

Cost $170 per person

Some of the seating available at the Old Clare Bar

The Old Clare Bar
(2 hours)

Includes

  • a mix of 4 canapes per person
  • 2 hour standard drinks package

Cost $115 per person

Seating area available at the Clare Bar

The Old Clare Bar
(3 hours)

Includes

  • 7 canapes per person
  • 3 hour standard drinks package

Cost $170 per person

* This will be a reserved area in a shared space.

The C.U.B Suite or the Mary O'Suite

Sit down and enjoy an exclusive reception in either the C.U.B Suite or the Mary O'Suite.

C.U.B. Suite - BOOKED OUT

The C.U.B. Suite at the Old Clare Hotel

Available after 6pm.

Capacity is 50 people for cocktails and 40 people for sit-down dinner.

$3000 minimum spend on reception package required.

Pre-dinner cocktail package

Includes:

  • 4 canapes per person
  • 2 hour standard drinks package

Cost $115 per person


Cocktail package

Includes

  • 7 canapes per person
  • 3 hour standard drinks package

Cost $170 per person


Sit-down dinner package

Includes:

  • 5 canapes per person
  • 3 course set menu (incl. cakeage)
  • 5 hour standard drinks package

Cost $225 per person

Mary O'Suite
Photo of Old Clare Hotel Mary O Suite, Wall mounted TV and meeting table.

Available after 6pm.

Capacity is 15 people for cocktails and 10 people for sit-down dinner.

$2000 minimum spend on reception package required.

Pre-dinner cocktail package

Includes

  • 4 canapes per person
  • 2 hour standard drinks package

Cost $115 per person


Cocktail package

Includes

  • 7 canapes per person
  • 3 hour standard drinks package

Cost: $170 per person


Sit-down dinner package

Includes

  • 5 canapes per person
  • 3 course set menu (incl. cakeage)
  • 5 hour standard drinks package

Cost $225 per person

Upgrade any reception option

If your reception is in one of the bars or your own private suite, you can choose to add a little extra on top.

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+ Premium drinks

Cost $25 per person

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+ Additional canapes

Cost $8 per person

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+ Oysters

Cost $5 each

food dining table

+ Grazing table

Cost $45 per person


Flowers

Choose either traditional green and white or contemporary red, pink and green flowers. A matching buttonhole is also available.

Green and white rose bridal bouquet

Traditional greens and white bouquet

Cost $250

Red and pink bridal bouquet with contemporary flowers

Contemporary reds, pinks and greens bouquet

Cost $250

White rose buttonhole

Buttonhole

Cost $30

Images are indicative only. Flowers are subject to seasonal availability.


Photography

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Standard package:

  • 1 x professional photographer for an hour
  • on location photography session capturing your ceremony and either before or after your ceremony (timing to be advised closer to the date)
  • 50 digital high-res images professionally edited

Cost $450

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Premium package:

  • 1 x professional photographer for an hour
  • on location photography session capturing your ceremony and either before or after your ceremony (timing to be advised closer to the date)
  • 50 digital high-res images professionally edited
  • exclusive access to the linkway, the rooftop pool, glass bridge and TOCH space

Cost $625


Wedding night accommodation option at the Old Clare Hotel

Accommodation

Spend your wedding night at the Old Clare Hotel.

Package includes:

  • overnight stay 
  • rose petals on the bed
  • free use of the rooftop pool and gym
  • free use of the Old Clare’s bikes
  • wifi
  • local and international calls

Cost from $279 per night


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