As stewards of Hatley Park National Historic Site, we are responsible to preserve and protect the buildings, grounds, and gardens for the benefit of future generations. As such, heritage restoration work is required each year. We will be sure to advise our clients if any activities will be in progress during their event date.
Clients are required to purchase liability insurance from insurers licensed in British Columbia with a limit of not less than $2,000,000 that names Royal Roads University indemnified. You may contact any insurance broker or contact www.palcanada.ca.
Non-refundable deposit representing 50% of the facility rental is due upon signing the License Agreement. A 90-day prior to event date deposit is required based on 60% of the food and beverage Estimate. The remaining deposit is due 30 days prior to the event date for the remaining 50% of the facility rental and final food and beverage selections. Please refer to your Estimate for specific information.
Royal Roads University offers modest on campus accommodations. Please contact their office to discuss availability at 250-391-2549.
Bubbles are permitted for use on our property. The use of flower petals, rice or confetti are not permitted.
Yes, all venues are wheelchair accessible.
“Garden Ceremony” package
In the event of rain, the ceremony will take place under the Italian Garden loggia.
“Classic Hatley Castle” or “Classic Hatley Castle & Quarterdeck Combination” packages
In the event of rain, the ceremony will take place inside Hatley Castle’s grand foyer. Seating for 35 guests is provided in the foyer, with additional guests standing on the west staircase.
A media console and/or public address system is provided. Additional in-house audio visual equipment can be arranged subject to a fee, plus AV technician requirements.
As part of our stewardship responsibility, we must protect the heritage of our buildings. Should you wish to dance inside Hatley Castle your event coordinator can secure a dance floor on your behalf for an additional fee and based on availability.
Linen for your registry table, buffet, dessert stations, head table, guest tables, gift table and registration table are included. Standard selection includes white, ivory or black. Additional linens subject to a rental charge.