A Glistening White Christmas with Mercure 2018

A Glistening White Christmas with Mercure 2018

Join us for a fun filled evening of festive dining, indulgent cocktails and dancing to the sounds of the DJ at A Glistening White Christmas Party. Whether you’re celebrating with friends, family or colleagues we have the festive celebration to suit your party, your pocket and your date. From intimate party lunches, mid-week festive celebrations, full-on glitz and glamour party nights, or even an after party in January, Mercure have it all.

Looking for a party night at an amazing price? Our off-peak Party Nights are the perfect choice for smaller groups looking for a mid-week celebration. You’ll be treated to all the glistening glamour from our larger parties, plus we’ll be offering something extra special on the night. Contact us for more information.

View our Festive Celebration brochure to find out about everything we have to offer throughout this exciting time of the year!

Booking online via Skiddle is possible for some events, however booking online will incur a booking fee. Click here for details. 

Please fill in our form below with any requests or to start your booking and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

 

Other Festive Celebrations

Only Fools & 3 Courses Comedy Dining: Christmas Special, Thursday 22nd November 2018

Only Fools & 3 Courses Comedy Dining: Christmas Special, Thursday 22nd November

Join Marlene and Boycie alongside Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert for an ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES Gala Dinner!

This tribute dinner, hosted by COMEDY DINING will dish up chaos and mayhem over a three course menu on Thursday 22nd November at 7:45 pm. Enjoy pre-party offers in the bar from 6-7pm

Expect a BIG FUN NIGHT OUT in a friendly party atmosphere with some of the finest comedy actors in the land, professionally produced to the highest standards with your entertainment at the top of the menu.

Tickets from only £39.95 per person. Lovely Jubbly.

Booking is essential You Plonker. Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee. 

 

A Theatrical Afternoon – A Christmas Carol, Sunday 2nd December 2018

A Theatrical Afternoon – A Christmas Carol, Sunday 2nd December 2018

Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story is brought alive in this traditional production complete with beautiful period costume, song, dance and a magnificent musical score. Join critically acclaimed theatre company Chapterhouse as Scrooge’s frozen heart begins to melt and he finally embraces the festive spirit in this most Christmassy of Christmas tales.

Arrival at 2pm for Tea, Coffee & Mince Pie. Show starts: 2.30pm. Duration: approx. 2hrs with an interval half way through

Adult ticket £18. Child ticket £10. Family ticket £50. Tickets bought online will incur a booking fee.

Party like it’s £19.99! Sunday 2nd December 2018

A Glistening White Christmas Party for only £19.99*

Join us for a fun filled evening of festive dining, indulgent cocktails and dancing to the sounds of the DJ at A Glistening White Christmas Party and pay only £19.99!

  • Bar Service from 6pm
  • Party from 7pm until Midnight
  • Early Bird drinks offers from 6pm-7pm
  • Half a bottle of wine for £9 when pre-booked
  • Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price on Christmas Cocktails from 6pm-7pm
  • Three-course meal
  • Festive decor

*Price is calculated per person. No booking fees applicable when calling and booking direct with the hotel.

Mr Carroll’s Christmas Murder Mystery, Thursday 6th December 2018

Mr Carroll’s Christmas Murder Mystery, Thursday 6th December 2018

It is Christmas Day and the Carroll family are celebrating Christmas for the first time since the recent and unexpected death of matriarch Holly Carroll. Could this Christmas be a time for togetherness and playing happy families?

Join us for a 3 course meal whilst a A team of professional actors will lead you through a fun filled evening. Finish the night off dancing to music from our resident DJ.

Great pre-party offers in the bar: 6pm-7pm

Seated for dinner: 7.45pm

Bar until: Midnight

Disco until: Midnight

Dress code: dress to impress, no trainers

*** SHOULD YOU WISH TO BE SAT TOGETHER AS A GROUP PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKETS TOGETHER AND NOT AS INDIVIDUALS ***

Tables seat a maximum of 10 people per table. Tickets from only £39.95. Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee. 

ABBA Tribute Lunch, Sunday 9th December 2018

ABBA Tribute Lunch, Sunday 9th December 2018, 12:30pm

Gather up your dancing queens for a Mamma Mia Musical lunch at the Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel. Get ready for an amazing afternoon enjoying all your favourite ABBA classics performed by ABBA Chique who are sure to get you on your feet and dancing.

This unforgettable and high-energy ABBA show that pays tribute to the music of one of the world’s biggest selling bands of all time. It will leave you feeling like you’ve headed back in time to the 1970s where ABBA ruled the music scene with a performance packed full of amazing hits including Dancing Queen, Super Trooper, The Name of the game and of course Mamma Mia, plus many more.

£25.95 per person for 3 courses & entertainment or £34.95 per person with a half bottle of house wine

Children 3-12 years half price | Children under 3 years eat FREE

Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee. Should you wish to be sat together please book your tickets together.

 

Fawlty Towers Dinner, Thursday 13th December 2018

Fawlty Towers Dinner, Thursday 13th December 2018, From 6pm

Enjoy the dinner event of the year which combines a three course meal and classic comedy action as Basil, Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you in their typical crazy style. Chaos and mayhem are served in large portions and very likely to interrupt the proceedings, but all should end well, as the stars of the hotel do everything they can to keep the evening on course!

Join Basil, Sybil and Manuel for a hilarious seasonal celebration featuring favourite moments from the TV series with a special Christmas twist.

£39.95 per person or £48.95 with a half bottle of house wine. Three course meal, Act & Disco. Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee. 

Party like it’s £19.99! Sunday 16th December 2018

A Glistening White Christmas Party for only £19.99*

Join us for a fun filled evening of festive dining, indulgent cocktails and dancing to the sounds of the DJ at A Glistening White Christmas Party and pay only £19.99!

  • Bar Service from 6pm
  • Party from 7pm until Midnight
  • Early Bird drinks offers from 6pm-7pm
  • Half a bottle of wine for £9 when pre-booked
  • Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price on Christmas Cocktails from 6pm-7pm
  • Three-course meal
  • Festive decor

*Price is calculated per person. No booking fees applicable when calling and booking direct with the hotel.

Party like it’s £19.99! Wednesday 19th December 2018

A Glistening White Christmas Party for only £19.99*

Join us for a fun filled evening of festive dining, indulgent cocktails and dancing to the sounds of the DJ at A Glistening White Christmas Party and pay only £19.99!

  • Bar Service from 6pm
  • Party from 7pm until Midnight
  • Early Bird drinks offers from 6pm-7pm
  • Half a bottle of wine for £9 when pre-booked
  • Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price on Christmas Cocktails from 6pm-7pm
  • Three-course meal
  • Festive decor

*Price is calculated per person. No booking fees applicable when calling and booking direct with the hotel.

Party Lunches

Party lunches with all the trimmings… Available Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 12th, Thursday 20th December 2018

Perfect for a lunchtime office Christmas party or a relaxed gathering with family and friends.

Enjoy a lunchtime party with three-course meal and dancing with music from our resident DJ.

  • Bar opens: 12 noon
  • Lunch served: 12:30 – 3pm
  • Dress code: smart casual, no trainers

£19.95 per person for two courses £22.95 per person for three courses. Add a half bottle of house wine for £9.00 per person.

Stay overnight with a 15% discount.

Mr Carroll’s Christmas Murder Mystery, Thursday 20th December 2018

Mr Carroll’s Christmas Murder Mystery, Thursday 20th December 2018

It is Christmas Day and the Carroll family are celebrating Christmas for the first time since the recent and unexpected death of matriarch Holly Carroll. Could this Christmas be a time for togetherness and playing happy families?

Join us for a 3 course meal whilst a A team of professional actors will lead you through a fun filled evening. Finish the night off dancing to music from our resident DJ.

Great pre-party offers in the bar: 6pm-7pm

Seated for dinner: 7.45pm

Bar until: Midnight

Disco until: Midnight

Dress code: dress to impress, no trainers

*** SHOULD YOU WISH TO BE SAT TOGETHER AS A GROUP PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKETS TOGETHER AND NOT AS INDIVIDUALS ***

Tables seat a maximum of 10 people per table. Tickets from only £39.95. Booking via Skiddle will incur a booking fee. 

Great Danes Bar & Brasserie Party Nights

Great Danes Bar & Brasserie Party Nights

Enjoy an evening of celebrations including a delicious three-course meal before dancing the night away. A great way to get into the Christmas spirit.
Held in the Brasserie restaurant with a choice of dining times.

Price includes a welcome drink on arrival, three-course meal from the buffet, table novelties, and disco.

  • Friday 30th November
  • Saturdays: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd December
  • Fridays: 7th, 14th, 21st December

From £39.95 per person. £9 extra for half a bottle of house wine per person. 

 

Festive Lunches

Festive Lunches, served throughout November and December (see dates below)

Gather your family and friends round the table in the run-up to Christmas. Our delicious festive-themed menu is served in the Brasserie restaurant, throughout November and December. Expect a warm welcome, beautiful surroundings and a meal to remember.

  • Bar opens: 12 noon
  • Lunch served: 12:30 – 3pm
  • Dress code: smart casual, no trainers

AVAILABLE WEEKDAYS FROM MONDAY 26TH NOV – FRIDAY 21ST DEC

SUNDAYS: 25TH NOVEMBER, 2ND, 9TH, 16TH, 23RD DECEMBER

A traditional Sunday lunch menu will be served on Sundays

£16.95 per person for two courses OR £19.95 per person for three courses

Add a half bottle of house wine for £9.00 per person

Children under 12 years half price | Children under 3 years eat FREE

Christmas Day lunch… with all the trimmings

Christmas Day lunch… with all the trimmings

Join us for a wonderful five-course feast, with all the scrumptious trimmings you could ask for. The festivities start with a welcome drink on arrival before you sit down for the main event, a mouth-watering five-course festive feast to tantalise your taste buds. With live entertainment including a singer during lunch, table magician, and visit from Santa – this will be a great Christmas Day!

Whether there are two of you or the whole family, sit back, relax, enjoy the festive surroundings, and let us do all the hard work.

  • Bar opens: 12:30pm
  • Lunch served: 1pm
  • Dress code: smart casual OR Christmas jumpers

£72 per person or £81 per person with half a bottle of house wine per person | £49 per child under 12 years | Children under 3 years eat FREE

Boxing Day lunch

Boxing Day lunch

The fun, feasting and festivities continue with a delicious three-course meal from the buffet served in the Brasserie restaurant from 1pm, accompanied by live entertainment.

  • Bar opens: 12 noon
  • Lunch served: 1pm
  • Dress code: smart casual OR Christmas jumpers

£32.95 per person or £47.95 per person with half a bottle of house wine per person | £16.95 per child under 12 years | Children under 3 years eat FREE

Festive Breaks

Take it easy this Christmas with a relaxing break in beautiful surroundings…

Christmas Eve – Arrive from 2pm to sherry, tea and coffee in the lounge. Dinner will be served in the Brasserie restaurant. There’s a choice of dishes from the hot and cold table; then sit back and let the cabaret singer entertain you.

Christmas Day – Enjoy a hearty English breakfast before opening your presents! Walk around the grounds enjoying the view of the stunning Kentish Weald before taking your seat for your traditional Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings. Enjoy live entertainment including a singer during lunch, table magician, and visit from Santa. A three-course buffet awaits you in the evening.

Boxing Day – Enjoy a leisurely start to the day with breakfast in the restaurant. Relax and unwind in the hotel enjoying the facilities in the Feel Good Health Club or explore the wonders of the Garden of England. Enjoy a delicious three-course carvery lunch from the chef’s table, accompanied by live entertainment. We then invite you to dinner where you will be able to relax and
enjoy listening to the cabaret singer.

27th December – Enjoy a hearty breakfast before departing at your leisure.


THREE-NIGHT STAY MONDAY 24TH TO THURSDAY 27TH DECEMBER 2018
£309.00 double occupancy in a twin or double room or £399.00 in a single room. £159.50 per child sharing parents’ room.

STAY AN EXTRA NIGHT – 23RD OR 27TH DECEMBER
£45.00 per person double occupancy in a twin or double room. £65.00 per person in a single room.

Packages include meals and entertainment as stated. Prices are per person and based on two people sharing. Family room charges apply.

WHY NOT UPGRADE TO A STYLISH PRIVILEGE ROOM?
From just £20 extra per room, you can totally relax in a distinctive room with a whole host of indulgent extras including a Nespresso coffee machine, newspaper delivered to your room, internet access and toiletries.

A non-refundable deposit of £50.00 per person is required a time of booking with the balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. T&C’s apply and are available on request.

Twixmas Break

Twixmas Break

Beat the Christmas blues and enjoy a pre-New Year getaway. Treat yourself between Christmas and the New Year with a relaxing break at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel.
Arrive between 27th and 30th December and stay one night and we’ll treat you to a stress-free break before the year end.

Sink into spa bath bubbles or raise your pulse in the gym at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel. After hitting the exercise machines in the hotel’s gym, relax your tired limbs in the heated indoor pool. You don’t need to move a muscle in the health club – just laze in the sauna or steam room. Arrange a beauty treatment during your stay.

Why not make the most of the local area? Leeds Castle is on our doorstep or visit the nearby Copper Rivet Distillery. We’re perfectly located for sales shopping at Bluewater shopping centre, Rochester and Canterbury.

From £75.00 per room, per night. Price includes: dinner, bed and breakfast.

 

Glistening White New Year’s Eve Gala Ball

Glistening White New Year’s Eve Gala Ball

Kick-start the celebrations with a glass of bubbly on arrival before sitting down to a magnificent six-course gala dinner.

This year’s sensational line up of artists include: Pete Sinclair and his ‘Swinging The Classics’ which will get you in the mood whilst enjoying your meal. Following dinner, the atmosphere builds with golden classic hits from the likes of Neil Diamond, Tom Jones & Elvis. Then party with our superb professional band THE ‘A’ LISTERS who will provide a wonderful selection of classic hits to dance the night away. Performing music and songs from the 60’s to the 00’s that will have you up and dancing all night.

DJ Andrew Matthews will take you into the early hours of 2019. With fun and laughter, this is the perfect way to start the New Year!

Over 18’s only. T&C’s apply and are available on request.

£99.00 per adult. Add a half bottle of house wine for an additional £9.00 per person. 

If you’re planning on joining our New Year celebrations – why not make it extra special by taking advantage of a residential package which includes tickets to the Glistening White New Year’s Eve Gala Ball and breakfast the following morning? Only £175 per adult in a double or twin room or £225 per person in a single room. Stay an extra night for just £30 per person.

 

New Year’s Eve Family Buffet and Disco

New Year’s Eve Family Buffet and Disco

Join the New Year’s Eve buffet and disco for a celebration the whole family can enjoy.

Held in the newly refurbished Brasserie restaurant, enjoy a family-themed party menu and dance the night away to the latest party sounds. A great night for the whole family!

T&C’s apply and are available on request.

£75 per adult. Add a half bottle of house wine for an additional £9 per person. £50 per child under 12 years.

If you’re planning on joining our New Year celebrations – why not make it extra special by taking advantage of a residential package which includes tickets to the New Year’s Eve Dinner and Disco with breakfast the following morning? Only £149 per adult in a double or twin room or £199 per person in a single room. £95 per child under 12 years in a family room. Stay an extra night for just £30 per person.

 

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Disco

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Disco

What better way to see in the New Year than with a New Year’s Eve dinner and disco in the Hollingbourne Suite? Arrive to a welcome drink before being called through for a sumptuous three-course dinner before you hit the dance floor and party until 2am!

T&C’s apply and are available on request. Over 18s only.

£55 per adult. Add a half bottle of house wine for an additional £9 per person.

If you’re planning on joining our New Year celebrations – why not make it extra special by taking advantage of a residential package which includes tickets to the New Year’s Eve Dinner and Disco with breakfast the following morning? Only £135 per adult in a double or twin room or £185 per person in a single room. £95 per child under 12 years in a family room. Stay an extra night for just £30 per person.

 

Festive Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea with Christmas treats, available throughout December*

  • Vanilla slice
  • Stollen
  • Mini mince pie
  • Gingerbread man
  • Scone, jam, whipped cream
  • Turkey & cranberry sandwich
  • Cucumber sandwich
  • Smoked salmon sandwich
  • Egg & cress sandwich
  • Choice of speciality teas or coffee

£15 per adult, £12 per child

Add a glass of Mulled Wine, a glass of Prosecco, or even a Prosecco Snowball cocktail for £20 each. 

Pre-booking is required. T&C’s apply and are available on request. *Excludes Christmas day.