Weddings

Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel is one of the finest wedding venues Kent has to offer, with packages to suit every budget and our very own in-house wedding planner to help coordinate your special day. Set in 26 acres of beautiful countryside, with a helipad for stylish arrivals, a gazebo and winding staircase for superb photos and room for 600 guests it’s the perfect venue for your dream Kent wedding.

The hotel is temporarily closed as per UK Government guidance, however in the meantime you can still plan your special day from the comfort of your own home. Take a browse through our new Wedding Brochure and our fantastic range of all-inclusive packages available for Weddings in 2020 and 2021. Our team are on hand to help you plan your big day and deal with any uncertainties that may arise due to Covid-19. As and when suitable our onsite Wedding planners would love to meet you and show you round the property.

If you would like to check availability of any dates or have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us using the details below.

We look forward to helping make your dream day a reality.

Best Wishes,
Mercure Maidstone The Great Danes Hotel Team

Wedding packages

Lavender wedding package highlights

A wedding breakfast and evening reception for memories that will last a lifetime.

  • Guests are greeted with a Bucks Fizz or orange juice
  • 3 course wedding breakfast with a glass of wine and coffee
  • Wedding Host / Master of Ceremonies
  • Sparkling wine served to toast your special day
  • Evening reception with sandwiches and 3 choice Finger Buffet
  • Room hire and fully staffed private bar until 1am
  • Free menu trial for the happy couple
  • Overnight accommodation & breakfast for the happy couple
  • Complimentary dinner in the hotel on your 1st anniversary
  • Complimentary DJ & Disco
  • Complimentary one-night break voucher

£85 per person (2020) Additional evening guests £19.50 per person

  • A groom places his hand gently on the back of his bride
  • Chairs lined up for a wedding ceremony in medway room at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel
  • Tables set for a purple wedding breakfast in Park View at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel
  • close up of a bottle pouring champagne into glasses with blurred background
  • Close up of groom holding brides hand in south Indian wedding ceremony

Rose wedding package highlights

Celebrate your wedding in style with the personal touches that dreams are made of.

  • Guests are greeted with a Bucks Fizz, orange juice, Pimm’s or sparkling wine
  • 3 course wedding breakfast with a half bottle of wine and coffee
  • Wedding Host / Master of Ceremonies
  • Sparkling wine served to toast your special day
  • Evening reception with sandwiches and 5 choice Finger Buffet
  • Room hire and fully staffed private bar until 1am
  • Free menu trial for the happy couple
  • Overnight accommodation & breakfast for the happy couple
  • Complimentary dinner in the hotel on your 1st anniversary
  • Complimentary DJ & Disco
  • Complimentary one-night break voucher

£104 per person (2020) Additional evening guests £23 per person

  • Red carpet with chairs arranged either side dressed with red ribbons, with flower petals scattered over leading to an altar for a civil wedding ceremony at mercure hotels
  • bride in a white dress holding a colourful bouquet
  • The gazebo at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel
  • Tables set for a wedding breakfast in the hollingbourne suite at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel
  • Close up of a flower arrangement prepared for a wedding ceremony at mercure hotels

Orchid wedding package highlights

Celebrate with dancing, wine and great menu options.

  • Red carpet arrival with a choice of arrival drink and 2 canapés per person
  • 3 course wedding breakfast and coffee (Menu 1, 2 or 3)
  • Wedding Host / Master of Ceremonies
  • Half a bottle of house wine per person and sparkling wine for your toasts
  • Evening reception with selection of sandwiches and 6 choice finger buffet
  • All day room hire and fully staffed private bar until 1am
  • Midnight snack
  • Colour coordinated chair sashes
  • Free menu trial for the happy couple
  • Overnight accommodation for the happy couple
  • Complimentary dinner in the hotel on your 1st anniversary
  • Complimentary DJ & Disco
  • Complimentary one-night break voucher

£134 per person (2020) Additional evening guests £27.50 per person

  • Portrait of attractive young woman with beautiful hairstyle and stylish hair accessory, rear view
  • String of outdoor fairy lights in garden
  • A peacock in the garden next to the gazebo at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel
  • Angled view of the Heart of Kent room layout at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel
  • Table set for private in Medway room overlooking the gardens at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Self-cater hosting packages

Let us host your perfect wedding. We can cater, or use your own caterers.

At Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel we have hosted hundreds of Asian weddings so our experience is second to none.

We can offer you a personalised service providing a flexible room layout to suit your requirements for your celebrations with family and friends.

We welcome working with outside caterers and can work with approved suppliers. We thoroughly recommend Lady Chutney’s for bespoke Indian wedding catering and Asian event service. We provide a kitchen area to prepare your event food, your caterers may want to provide all the serving dishes and platters, ensuring you have the best possible food and overall experience.

Lady Chutney’s host a non-obligation informal open day and food tasting on the last Tuesday of every month from 6.30pm – 9.30pm.  Come along and meet the Wedding planner Jazz, as well as the chef, with the opportunity to sample some food.

We also supply a wedding host and can provide bar staff if required, giving you as much or as little support as you need.

There are various drinks options available, if you’d like the event to be alcohol-free no problem. We’ll design a drinks package to suit you or you can supply your own drinks.

 

  • Asian Wedding room set up at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel
  • An indian bride holding a beautiful bouquet of colourful flowers
  • Asian Wedding room set up at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Tipi Wedding Packages

A magical setting for your special wedding day, where you could be in the middle of nowhere.

  • Guests are greeted with a glass of Buck’s Fizz or Orange Juice
  • A glass of sparkling wine per person to toast your special day
  • Your choice of a BBQ, Pulled Pork or Cold Meat buffet
  • Private bar
  • Cake stand and knife
  • Overnight accommodation & breakfast for the happy couple
  • Special accommodation rates for guests
  • VIP red carpet arrival for you and your guests
  • Your own experienced Wedding Planner
  • Tipi in designated area of the hotel grounds

£50 per person

  • Bouquet in foreground with newlywed couple embracing in out of focus background
  • String of outdoor fairy lights in garden
  • Guests throwing confetti over bride and groom at wedding which could be held at mercure hotels with outdoor space
  • Tipi in grounds of Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

Sundown wedding package highlights

We’ll help you to plan and host the perfect reception to celebrate your special day in style.

  • Guests are greeted with your special cocktail choice
  • A selection of 3 canapés per person
  • Barbecue-style menu OR Fork Buffet (both 2 courses)
  • Room hire & fully staffed bar
  • Overnight accommodation & breakfast for the happy couple

£3,000 for up to 50 guests

  • extreme close up of a white rose with soft focus
  • Bouquet in foreground with newlywed couple embracing in out of focus background
  • Close up of a dressed chair with a red ribbon prepared for a wedding at mercure hotels
  • A peacock in the garden next to the gazebo at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel
  • The Park View at Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel set up for a wedding breakfast

PLAN YOUR WEDDING WITH US

YOUR VERY OWN WEDDING PLANNER

Hello, I’m Paige! I’m one of the in-house wedding planners, and it’s our job to help to plan the perfect wedding day. I’ve worked with lots of couples and can assist in designing your wedding day, with the latest trends.

Arrange a show-round with complimentary Prosecco and feel free to ask all the questions you need answers for.

WEDDING BROCHURE & ENQUIRIES

Use the form to enquire and a member of our team will be in touch shortly. Click below to view the wedding brochure.