Meetings Express – A fast, flexible and hassle-free way to book meeting rooms with Mercure

Your time is precious, so book your next meeting room quickly and conveniently with Meetings Express, our newly streamlined meetings service. All of the usual benefits and inclusions you’d expect from Mercure, in one easy-to-book step. Available across 26 participating Mercure hotels.

• Booking can be made & confirmed in one phone call
No cancellation fee up to 24 hours in advance
• Both room hire packages & day delegate packages available
No contract required
• Dedicated meeting planner to help organise your day
• Available on bookings with up to 20 delegates that take place within 28 days of initial enquiry

View flyer for full terms & conditions and for more information on the participating Meetings Express hotels with excellent facilities all over Great Britain.

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Discover Leeds Castle with our Package from £145*

Leeds Castle Package

Celebrate the 900th anniversary of Leeds Castle in Kent with our package, available from £145*

Discover ‘the garden of England’ with an overnight stay at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel and a visit to nearby world famous Leeds Castle, where you can explore 500 acres of beautiful parkland and find out more about 900 years of history.

Package includes two adult tickets to Leeds Castle, overnight accommodation, dinner, breakfast and full access to our Feel Good Health Club.

*From price available on selected off peak dates. Please contact our reservations team to check availability, or book online.

Discover The Garden of England from only £139 per couple

Discover The Garden of England from only £139 per couple

Relax, revive, reawaken, recharge and discover the garden of England.

From £139 per couple, you can enjoy a two night stay with breakfast both mornings PLUS dinner, from our Set Menu on one night.

Visit Leeds Castle, go walking or cycling in the beautiful Kent countryside or just relax in the health club and pamper yourself on a spa day, with complimentary use of the Feel Good Health Club during your stay.

FREE high speed WiFi available throughout the hotel.

Book up until 31st October 2020, for stays from now up until 22nd November 2020, subject to availability.

Upgrade to a privilege room from £20 per night and enjoy a Nespresso coffee machine, robe and slippers.

Champagne Show Round

Congratulations on your engagement!

To celebrate your fantastic news, you are invited to join us for a flute of Champagne and meet with our expert wedding planner to discuss how we can turn your wedding day dreams, into reality!

Our ethos is; your wedding, your way! So let us take you on a tour of our venue and with your perfect day in mind show you how we can bring the magic to life.

The team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have, so feel free to ask about our mouth-watering menus, the perfect wines to accompany your meal or about any of the extra special touches that we can provide.

Despite the current measures in place, the team are taking bookings for weddings in 2020 & 2021. As soon as we are able to welcome you for a full showround, we will be pleased to see you!

Happy ever after starts at Mercure

Christmas 2020

Celebrate the season in safety & style

To bring everyone together this festive season we’re offering a range of celebrations. From festive favourites to exciting new experiences, this year you won’t want to miss out on the chance to bring people together with Mercure.

Celebrate safe in the knowledge that our venue has taken every step to ensure safety to all our guests. Social distancing will be in place, regular sanitiser stations will be available and our staff are on hand at all times to ensure the security of everyone joining us this Christmas.

Enter your details below and our team will get back to you with more information on our offerings.

ALL YOU CAN MEET WITH MERCURE

ALL YOU CAN MEET WITH MERCURE: ALL-INCLUSIVE Day Delegate Package from £32 per person!

Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel is a unique 4-star meeting venue less than an hour from London, now offering an ALL-INCLUSIVE Day Delegate Package from £32 per person. We will give you a choice of 14 meeting rooms, a maximum capacity of up to 600 delegates, 600 square ft of exhibition space and an expansive 26 acres of beautiful grounds for team building activities.

 ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE:

INCLUDED IN ADDITION TO OUR MEET WITH MERCURE DAY DELEGATE PACKAGE, FOR THAT ‘PROFESSIONAL’ FEEL:

  • Stage set with your branding logo
  • 10’ projection screen in a stage set
  • Uplighters to add your company colour
  • PA system with two microphones

 MEET WITH MERCURE DAY DELEGATE PACKAGE:

  • Primary meeting room
  • Dedicated Conference Host to be on hand throughout the day
  • Coffee and speciality teas throughout the day
  • Enhanced refreshment breaks including arrival tea and coffee and a fruit smoothie ‘shot’, freshly baked cookies with tea and coffee mid morning, tea or coffee served with flapjacks or cake and a fruit smoothie energy ‘shot’ in the afternoon
  • Enjoy a 2 course lunch in our restaurant. alternatively choose from a fantastic finger buffet or 3 different working buffet options.
  • Mineral water or water cooler in meeting room
  • Flip chart with pens
  • Screen & LCD Projector
  • Complimentary high-speed throughout the hotel
  • Invoice within 3 days of the meeting (subject to credit facilities)
  • Inclusive of VAT at current rate

Terms & conditions and minimum numbers of 120 delegates apply. Please contact our team or view flyer for more information.

Team Building Days in Maidstone

Team Building Days at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel is the perfect, flexible venue for your next corporate day or team building event. Take your delegates out of the office for a great change of scenery to engage your colleagues.

Our choice of meeting rooms vary in size, with the largest able to cater up to 600 delegates. Choose one of our suites or smaller indoor spaces for a more intimate setting. Our 26 acres of versatile grounds are ideally suited for outdoor activities and if needed, our Helicopter landing pad, well stocked fishing lake, gazebo, trim trail and two all-weather tennis courts can contribute to any planned activities. We are also home to an extensive leisure club with a 16 metre pool and Matrix gym equipment suitable for any professional development event.

When it comes to food, internationally inspired dishes from our conference menu always go down a treat, or maybe a delicious working buffet lunch, or even a freshly cooked BBQ in our beautifully landscaped garden may be better suited for your action packed day.

We are perfectly located on the edge of Maidstone and offer free parking for up to 500 cars. If your team need to arrive by public transport, we are a just over 1 mile from Hollingbourne station. We work with a number of team building suppliers and are happy to work with your specific contacts too. No matter what you are looking for, our team can help to create a unique day, designed specifically for you and your employees.

A family friendly hotel

Book an adventure this year and stay in our family friendly hotel!

We know that the best type of break is one with the whole family and a Mercure hotel is the perfect base for any adventure!

Stay connected with free WiFi. Whether you need to book last minute attraction tickets, or post photos of your day out, you can surf the web for free with Mercure.

We welcome the whole family, from Grandma and Grandad, to babies and toddlers, older children and teenagers to Mum and Dad, and we can provide a cot or additional beds at no extra cost* in an adult room, or choose a Classic Family Room, for more space.

We strive to make your stay as fun and exciting as possible, which is why our hotel has a range of board games for you to borrow at no additional cost. We also have large outdoor spaces to explore, perfect for letting off steam and getting everyone together to play a lawn game. If the sun isn’t shining, make a splash in the swimming pool at our Feel Good Health Club.

Once you’ve worn yourselves out, find a table at our Brasserie restaurant and sit down to a mouth-watering dish made with locally sourced produce. The little ones can join you with our Little Monsters’ Mighty Menu: a main, dessert and drink for just £7! In the morning, enjoy a hearty buffet breakfast and best of all, it’s completely free for children under 12 years of age!

*Subject to availability and space. Please contact the hotel directly to check availability. To book family rooms, it may be easier to book by phone, please call 0844 815 9010.

Discounted Rates for Group Bookings

Discounted Rates for Group Bookings

If you are travelling with a group of friends, colleagues, or even if you’re looking for the whole family to stay under one roof, a Mercure hotel is the perfect for you.

Expect a warm, friendly welcome, relaxed surroundings and a stress free break, by making all reservations on the same booking, through one single point of contact.

We offer discounted rates for groups and can additionally organise the little extras including arrival drinks, evening meals or even a private dinner for your special occasion.

For any enquiries for 9 rooms or more, please contact our Groups team – they will be happy to assist!

SIGN UP TO ALL MEETING PLANNER REWARDS SCHEME TODAY!

Sign up to the ALL Meeting Planner today!

Earn points for every event you organise when you plan a meeting using the ALL Meeting Planner.

Book workspaces wherever you need, whenever you want. 2,400 hotels across the world, from luxury to budget-friendly.

As a Meeting Planner member, you will benefit from exclusive services and individual support throughout your stay.

  • Every 2 euros you spend earns you 1 point
  • The 4 card types (Classic, Silver, Gold and Platinum) offer you recognition and unique privileges, ranging from priority reception to upgrades and VIP treatment
  • Online check-in / Fast check-out. Prepare your check-in the day before you arrive and drop off your key when you leave. We will email your invoice to you
  • If you don’t want to use your Rewards points for a personal trip, you can now use them to finance part of your next event
  • Enjoy all the advantages of the ALL loyalty programme

2020 Wedding Package

Book your 2020 Wedding and pay £2,020

Our wedding venue is set in 26 acres of beautiful grounds for superb photo opportunities, a helipad for stylish arrivals and a gazebo for outdoor ceremonies. Our Wedding Coordinator will help you plan every aspect of your day.

The full day package for up to 50 guests includes:

  • Bucks Fizz arrival drink
  • 2 course set menu wedding breakfast with a glass of wine and a flute of Prosecco
  • Dedicated manager on the day to act as toastmaster
  • Table linen & napkins
  • Facility hire plus private function bar until midnight
  • Evening reception snack for 50 guests
  • Complimentary double bedroom on your wedding night
  • Complimentary menu tasting prior to the wedding

Upgrades:

  • Upgrade to half a bottle of house wine: £7 per person
  • Upgrade to full evening buffet for 50 guests: £650
  • Add a DJ (for 5 hours), Photo booth, or 6 table centerpieces: £375
  • Wedding ceremony room hire: £325 (additional registrar fees apply)

Additional day guests – £55 per adult or £29 per child  |  Under 2yrs FREE 

Contact us today to discuss available dates!

Terms and conditions apply. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or packages. Subject to availability on certain dates. Available for bookings taking place in 2020 only.

Evening Wedding Reception for £2,020

Evening Wedding Reception for £2,020

Our evening wedding package for 70 guests includes:

  • A glass of fizz on arrival
  • Evening event room hire with your own private bar
  • Finger buffet – selection of sandwiches plus an additional 3 items
  • Cake knife & stand
  • Disco from 7pm until midnight
  • Bedroom for the happy couple on the night of the party
  • Discounted room rates for wedding guests
  • Additional guests £25 per person

Terms and conditions apply. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or packages. Subject to availability on certain dates. 

A magical escape – Festive Residential Packages

Festive Residential Packages

Time for a relaxing break in cosy Christmas surroundings with Mercure. Our extended breaks are filled with joy, cheer and lots of extras!

2 NIGHT PACKAGE | £240 per person

Thursday 24th December
Enjoy a warm welcome to the hotel with tea, coffee, mince pies and gingerbread served throughout the afternoon. In the evening book your table in our spacious restaurant or lounge and enjoy a relaxing 3 course meal, served with a glass of Prosecco with our compliments.

Friday 25th December
Merry Christmas! Treat yourself to a hearty breakfast before opening your presents. A magnificent festive lunch with all the trimmings will be served in our restaurant, then you can relax
and unwind in traditional Christmas Day style by enjoying tea and coffee with the Queen’s speech in the afternoon. Later, round off the day in style with a light buffet dinner.

Saturday 26th December
Set yourself up for the journey home with a relaxed breakfast, before departing at your leisure. See you next year!


3 NIGHT PACKAGE – all of the above, plus the below | £300 per person

Saturday 26th December
Enjoy a leisurely start to the day with a relaxed breakfast. Set your own pace for the day, so why not hit the shops for some bargains in the Boxing Day sales or blow away the cobwebs
with a bracing walk around the local area or a visit to the local attractions. Make sure you are back in plenty of time to enjoy a sparkling afternoon tea with seasonal snacks and a glass of
bubbly to top it all off.

Sunday 27th December
Set yourself up for the journey home with a relaxed breakfast, before departing at your leisure. See you next year!


Subject to availability. Please book early! Prices are per person, based on 2 people sharing.

Festive Sunday Lunch

Festive Sunday Lunch

Treat yourself to an extra special festive Sunday lunch this winter. Choose from a range of seasonal specials and join us in a cosy Christmas setting to enjoy platefuls of cheer.

£20 per person – Add a half bottle of house wine for £10*

*Based on two people sharing a full bottle of house wine. A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request. For allergen information, please refer to first page.

Hanging Espetada

Hanging Espetada

Introduce some Mediterranean flair to your festivities this winter with our take on a traditional Portuguese favourite.

This spectacular dish consists of grilled ingredients on a skewer, served hanging from a stand. Choose from Chicken, Beef, Halloumi (v) or Salmon. All served with fries, salad and pitta bread.

£20 per person – Add a half bottle of house wine for £10*


*Based on two people sharing a full bottle of house wine. A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request. For allergen information, please refer to first page.

Festive Lunches and Dinners

Festive Dining

Join us this winter for a very special dining experience. Celebrate the season with a magnificent three-course meal, with all the trimmings you could wish for. Whether it’s a dinner for two or a
feast for the family, our festive dining experience is sure to be to everyone’s taste.

£25 per person – Add a half bottle of house wine for £10*


Festive Lunch

This Christmas we could all use something traditional, so join us Monday to Saturday for a three-course festive lunch with all the trimmings.

£20 per person – Add a half bottle of house wine for £10*


A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request. *Based on two people sharing a full bottle of house wine.

Pizza & Prosecco

Pizza & Prosecco

Join us in a relaxed festive setting for our Pizza & Prosecco evenings this winter season. Choose from a range of delicious pizzas accompanied with bubbles or beer.

  • Margherita – tomato, mozzarella, herbs, rocket (v)
  • Streaky bacon, brie, cranberry
  • Goats’ cheese, red onion chutney, spinach (v)
  • Full Christmas – Turkey, pigs in blankets, stuffing, crispy sage

£40 for two pizzas including a bottle of Prosecco or 6 bottles of beer


A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request.

Kids Menu

Kids Menu

Keep little mouths smiling this Christmas with our special menu designed with the kids in mind. Featuring all of their favourite dishes with an added sparkle.

Starters
Mozzarella sticks, BBQ dip (v)
Tomato & basil soup, rustic roll (v)
Vegetable crudités, cream cheese (v)

Main Course
Fish goujons, chips and peas
Mac ‘n’ cheese, garlic bread (v)
Roast turkey dinner

Dessert
Marshmallow rocky road & chocolate sauce
Selection of ice creams
Banana split

£7 per person – Ages 5 to 12 (Kids under 5 eat free)

Festive Drinks Packages

Add on one of our Festive Drinks Packages when you book your event!

Add on one of our drinks packages to the event of your choice!

2 Bottles of Prosecco – £40

2 Bottles of House Wine – £40

2 Bottles of Premium Wine – £50

Bucket of 6 Beers – £20

Taittinger Champagne – £50

2 Bottles of Taittinger Champagne – £90

Christmas Carafes (serves 4 – see below for choices) – £20

GIN & TONIC
Gordon’s Premium Pink gin and tonic water

BERRY NICE FIZZ
Gordon’s Sloe Gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup and soda

COSMO
Ketel One vodka, Cointreau, cranberry and lime

PORNSTAR MARTINI
Smirnoff vodka, vanilla syrup, passionfruit purée and Prosecco

Christmas Day Lunch in Maidstone

Christmas Day Lunch

Join us on the most exciting day of the year and celebrate Christmas with a premium festive menu that includes a Champagne sorbet and cheese course.

Menu choices include:

  • King prawn, smoked salmon & crayfish cocktail, iceberg, Marie Rose, brown bread
  • Butter roast turkey, pork & sage stuffing, pigs in blankets, bread sauce & all the trimmings
  • Roasted vegetable & Goats’ cheese Wellington, tarragon cream sauce (v)
  • Traditional Christmas pudding & spiced rum sauce (V)
  • Long Clawson Stilton, Tickler Cheddar, West Country Brie, red onion marmalade, grape & celery salad

£70 per person – Add a half bottle of premium wine for £15    |    £45 per child


A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request.

Sparkling Afternoon Tea

Sparkling Afternoon Tea

Celebrate this festive season in style with our Sparkling Afternoon tea. Treat yourself to a selection of finger sandwiches, special seasonal snacks and a glass of bubbly to top it all off.

Our Sparkling Afternoon tea costs £20* and includes all of the below:

Glass of Prosecco

Selection of finger sandwiches
Sliced cucumber (v)
Brie & cranberry (v)
Turkey with sage & onion stuffing
Smoked salmon & cream cheese

Festive Sweet Treats
Festive gingerbread
Mince pie
Stollen bite
Chocolate yule log

Scone, strawberry jam & clotted cream (plain and raisin)

Your choice of speciality tea or coffee


*Pay £15 per person without a glass of Prosecco.

A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request.

New Year’s Eve in Maidstone

New Year’s Eve

Join us on New Year’s Eve for a sensational five-course festive feast. Enjoy a premium menu that includes a Champagne sorbet, cheese course and
glass of bubbly.

Menu choices include:

  • Smooth chicken liver & cognac pâté, plum & apple chutney, sourdough crisps
  • Brown butter roast plaice fillets, celeriac puree, spinach, lobster bisque
  • Roasted vegetable & Goats’ cheese Wellington, tarragon cream sauce (v)
  • Oat milk & vanilla panna cotta, strawberry cracked black pepper salsa (V)
  • Long Clawson Stilton, Tickler Cheddar, West Country Brie, red onion marmalade, grape & celery salad

£50 per person – Add a half bottle of premium wine for £15


A £10 deposit per person is required at the time of booking to secure your place. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the event of government restrictions leading to us being unable to operate the event; in this instance deposits will be refunded. Further terms and conditions are available upon request.