Not every person who is taking a walk down the aisle or waiting at the end of it has a wedding theme or location planned. Sometimes, all it could be is a spur of the moment that makes the entire affair a larger than life event that you will remember for a lifetime. Looking around for a good venue takes time and patience and it could be even months before you decide to take the plunge on a location and venue.
It is often said that one must opt for a hotel as a wedding venue as these people are better equipped at handling such mass and informal events and can cater to you accordingly as per you different needs and requirements. These people know their business when it comes to opting for a caterer, choosing a flower arrangement as well as helping you select a theme for your marriage. You know how important such little details can be. Now, you may need not run around the block in and around your city for the best wedding venues. Luckily, for you, we have prepared a small guide to some of the best hotels in the UK:
1. Corinthia Hotel, London:
If you are one for lavish weddings and interestingly themed celebrations, Corinthia Hotel situated in London is what we strongly suggest. The place specializes in weddings of different kinds. Imagine a preened look for both the bride and groom as they walk across the stuccoed ballroom in this leading spa hotel. What better way to prepare for your big day than relaxing and easing yourself with an amazing spa session for couples.
What’s so special about it? For one, it is not your run off the milieu basic spa treatment. You will be pampered with a personalized treatment including a mud ritual and a special ESPA facial. The place also has a Hollywood inspired parlour where the resident make-up artist will help you look your absolute best for your wedding day. Oh, did we forget to mention the famous celebrity hairdresser, Daniel Galvin Obe who works from his on-site salon for bridal guests. And for jewelry shopping visit Diamonds Factory who are now offering dazzling discounts on wedding collections. Also, want a great view of the London skyline? Well, how about a penthouse suit abode the clouds providing a picturesque view of the city and the London Eye.
2. Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Oxfordshire:
Want to give yourself some treatment befitting royals? Well, how about a wedding in a 15th-century manor house which is not only grand but also hosts two Michelin starred restaurants in its vicinity. Tying the knot couldn’t really get more luxurious than this. For couples looking for a more intimate and small wedding, you can opt for a suite that can easily cater up to 14 guests at once. You can also go for the hotel’s signature styled tea house pavilion that remains a popular attraction amongst guests.
For people looking to throw a more lavish party for their friends and family, you have an option to choose the palace grounds that can easily accommodate up to 150 pus guests complete with 32 individually designed suites, personalized stationery and of course a special champagne bar. Don’t forget to indulge in the services of the in-house chef Patissier Benoit Blin who is known for his signature French Croque-en-bouche instead of a traditional wedding cake.
3. Claridge’s, London:
Give your wedding a luxurious sway with a fairytale ballroom of the estate which can easily hold up close to 400 guests. You may however, need reservations in advance to hold such an event though. For smaller intimate ceremonies and receptions, make sure to inquire about the small French Salon. There is an in-house coordinator who can take care of every need of yours and take some burden off your shoulder.
The wedding coordinator is equipped to take care of many aspects of a wedding right from organizing entertainment, transport, stationery and catering. The hotel also has an in-house florist so you might not need to look out for florists. The food is a particular highlight of the place with the award-winning Chef Martyn Nail donning the reins, who can provide you with more than 250 champagne, wines and menu selection with his own personal touch. For the bride and groom’s first night together, there are the special Art Décor suits lapped in luxury.
So, there we have our best selection of the finest and choice hotels for wedding celebrations. Be sure to check them all out!