Holiday Inn Colchester is a hotel wedding venue located in the historic town of Colchester, Essex, in the south-east of England. Here, couples and their guests can enjoy flexible event spaces, dedicated wedding assistance, and ample amenities to complete their special day. From intimate elopements to grand celebrations, the administration here aim to exceed expectations with their superior service.
Facilities and Capacity
Holiday Inn Colchester offer an array of event spaces suitable for all kinds of nuptial occasions. This venue is licensed to host civil ceremonies on-site, giving you the opportunity to set your entire day here. Traders Restaurant provides a warm and friendly atmosphere for a rehearsal dinner of up to 50 guests. Located on the ground floor, this space adjoins the outdoor terrace to allow for relaxing in the open air after dinner. The Castle Abbeygate Suite serves as an ideal location for a heartfelt wedding ceremony. Suitable for 50 seated guests, this space benefits from an abundance of natural light which can illuminate ceremonies held within. Afterwards, your guests can enjoy a delightful drinks reception on The Green, while you and your beloved take advantage of the various wedding photography spots here. For your main reception, the Priory Helena Suite can comfortably accommodate 100 seated guests for a sit-down meal or 150 attendees for an evening reception. This room benefits from its own private bar and dancefloor which allows your guests to drink, dine, and dance the night away.
Couples choosing to host their special day at Holiday Inn Colchester can utilize the hotel’s block room rate for their wedding attendees. This venue offers 110 comfortable guest rooms to facilitate a restful overnight stay. Guests can enjoy the on-site fitness centre, which includes a jacuzzi, pool, and sauna.
Holiday Inn Colchester offer a variety of wedding packages to suit your needs, style, and budget. Every couple will receive the attention of the venue’s dedicated wedding planner, who will work with you to ensure that your day is a success. The venue’s Sapphire package includes an event host, full catering, linens, a selection of beverages, complimentary overnight stay for the newlyweds, and much more. The in-house culinary team offer a wide selection of delicious dishes to choose from and they can accommodate a range of dietary requirements upon request. A bespoke wedding package can be curated to suit your event vision and can include services such as wedding florals, late-night snacks. decor enhancements, and much more.
4 Reviews for Holiday Inn Colchester
Recommended by 100% of couples
Paul · Married on 10/09/2016
fabulous and nothing was too much trouble
Thank you so much for organising our day . It was fabulous and nothing was too much trouble for the staff involved. Please can you pass on special thanks to Hannah who was brilliant while I had a diva moment .Sent on 15/09/2016
Every guest had a great time including Pauls mum who appreciated the attention given to her with meal choices etc .
We will try and pop in with some pics for your wedding planner book if youd like to use them .
Thanks once again
Julie and Paul
Johan · Married on 07/09/2016
We had our wedding here this week and it was arranged excellently and exactly how we wanted it. The staff were wonderful and made sure we and our guests were well looked after. We stayed for two nights afterwards the room was just as we would expect it to be very comfortable and ideal for what we wantedSent on 22/09/2016
Mr · Married on 18/06/2016
Will you please thank Hannah and Scott for all they did Saturday it was a perfect day with no problem at all.Sent on 15/08/2016
Why not have two wedding dates? We are offering ‘marry now’ dates for 30 people between the 17th May - 21st June and 'party later' evening reception dates from July - December 2021. Marry now for 30 people includes civil ceremony room hire, Buck’s Fizz arrival drink, three-course meal and toast drink. Party later for 60 guests includes room hire, six-item evening buffet and DJ.