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Black tie event venue in Kent

Black tie event venue in Kent

5 December 2018

Looking for a stylish venue to host your black tie event? Whether it’s a lodge meeting, annual event, awards ceremony, or charity fundraising dinner, selecting a suitable venue can be a challenging task.

You’ll need to ensure your venue can accommodate your numbers; is it easily accessible; is there plenty of parking? Can the room set up be flexible to accommodate the style of your event? What food options are available? What after dinner entertainment can be provided? Will there be a named contact throughout the booking and planning process?

If the thought of all these questions leaves you wondering where to start, let the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel take care of it.

The Heart of Kent Suite can cater for up to 400 guests for a black tie dinner event. This 400 square metre self-contained event space has a great arrival feeling with its own pre-event reception area with direct access to the stunning room. We have welcomed many black tie events over the years, and are well equipped to provide efficient, discreet dinner service. The Heart of Kent Suite also has its own self-contained bar, ensuring guests don’t have far to go for a drink.

The Hollingbourne Suite has been recently refurbished and is ideal if your black tie event is catering between anything from 70 to 160 guests; it also has an adjacent bar, ensuring all guests enjoy the whole event in one area.

We will discuss food options with you, whether you’re looking for a two, three, four, or even five course meal. If there is a theme to your event, we can tailor food courses to complement the theme. Of course, we can cater for any specific dietary requirements too.

With audio visual facilities, both rooms can cater for any after dinner entertainment you may want, from a comedian, motivational speaker, or even disco or live band.

What’s more, you’ll have a named contact throughout, and the reassurance of a highly experienced events team who will ensure your black tie event is one to remember.

Located near Maidstone, just off the A20, the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel is easily accessible, and has plenty of free parking. With overnight accommodation available for anyone who wants to make the most of the event, the hotel is the ideal choice for your black tie dinner dance, awards ceremony or charity fundraiser.