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On since 2021

Last update: December 2023

Set in the heart of Kent, the garden of England, the Mercure Tunbridge Wells provides a stunning location for your dream wedding.

'Wedding Venue of the Year - Kent' at the Global Wedding Awards 2021

Finalists for 'Events Team of the Year' at the Kent Wedding awards 2022/2023

Every guest without fail said that the food and service was fantastic and that it was the best wedding they had been to
Keith & Jo Browne

Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel is a multi award-winning wedding venue located in Pembury. Situated within the heart of Kent, the garden of England, this historic four-star hotel offers a breathtaking setting for celebrations. Only booking one wedding per day, the team ensures that you will have all the tranquillity and romance you desire on your momentous occasion.

Facilities and Capacity

Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel is built around the original Georgian Dower House and Oast. This lends the property a charming and unique design that is a tasteful combination of historic and contemporary.

Choose from the contemporary Parkside Suite, which caters for larger receptions and has its own private courtyard and bar; alternatively, you can make the most of the building’s historic charm with the Park Avenue & Park View Suites for a more intimate celebration.

As well as being the ideal space for you and your guests to enjoy champagne and canapés, the beautiful courtyard is the perfect place for you to pose for photos. Mercure's grounds and features provide a range of stunning backdrops for your photographs; be sure to capture the moment in the secret garden!

Services Offered

The staff at Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel know that every wedding is unique and are more than happy to discuss your ideas with you. Whether you want a BBQ or a hog roast, or even a bouncy castle for the little ones, these flexible professionals will make your dreams a reality. In addition to helpful staff, the venue also has comfortable and stylish rooms that you can retire to at the end of the night.

When you choose Mercure Tunbridge Wells for your wedding, you can expect flexibility to make your wedding day dreams come true, coupled with fantastic value for money from the all-inclusive packages!

Late availability dates in 2024 have become available! Explore the availability below & contact the wedding planners to find out more:

  • Saturday 23rd March 2024
  • Saturday 20th April 2024
  • Saturday 11th & 18th May 2024
  • Saturday 15th & 29th June 2024
  • Friday 12th & Saturday 20th July 2024
  • Saturday 3rd & 17th August 2024

Contact the wedding planners for more information!

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Small hotel
Large hotel
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Swimming pool

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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Reviews for Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel

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27 reviews
99% recommend it
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Nicola C. Sent on 28/02/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing. Exceeded every expectation

Best wedding I've ever been to, and it was mine!
We had a small ceremony with 45 odd guests but a big evening party catering for 130. Great location, easy to find and get to for all our guests with ample parking, friendly staff from Sophie the wedding coordinator who was on it throughout, the service and the food at the tasting where we first met the lovely Ernest, from the moment we checked in with Mina at reception on the day, to the catering team and Tim who all couldn't do enough, the lovely bar staff who had amazing energy throughout the evening, the DJ Joe who was full of surprises, and Amanda and Andrea who were on hand all day for our every need. And not forgetting all those who worked behind the scenes to deliver tasty food that met all our dietary needs, and an exceptionally clean hotel. Great value venue for a day that was above and beyond our expectations.
We have left there with new friends and smiles bigger than my dress!
Steph T. Sent on 19/04/2021
5 out of 5 rating

So accommodating

Sophie made this experience as easy and enjoyable as she possibly could. She was always quick to respond, kept us in the loop with relevant government changes and was so flexible and accommodating with last minute changes and personal things we wanted to make the day special. We honestly could not have asked for more and we had the most special and intimate wedding thanks to Sophie and the team at the Mercure.
Sally K. Sent on 02/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Dream wedding day

From start to finish was perfect the staff was all so friendly and helpful. The food was amazing all our guest all commented on how delicious it was.
I could not recommend more the mercure hotel we had the most amazing wedding day was completely stress free and we can't thank all the team enough for making our day so special.
Sarah D. Sent on 15/12/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Everything you could wish for!

A week later and we still haven’t come back down to earth – we just want to relive every second of our wedding at the Mercure Tunbridge Wells. It’s been a long journey, complete with COVID postponement, but it was worth every single day of the extra year’s wait. We cannot thank the hotel enough for their support concerning this – they made what could have been a very stressful and costly process so easy and at absolutely no extra cost to us at all. Sophie and her team have been a dream, and on the day, the coordinators, restaurant/kitchen staff, etc were all wonderful. Professional, attentive and so friendly! We would recommend this venue to absolutely everyone. We had the wedding anyone and everyone would wish for!
Daisy H. Sent on 11/08/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic Wedding Day

We only had 6 months to plan our special day and Sophie was so good we didn't worry about a thing she help organise it perfectly and stress free. The day was perfect from when I arrived all the staff that played a part in our special day was so helpful and friendly. All the cooked food was perfect all served hot and quickly and all our guests commented on how nice the food was. Our experience we couldn't fault we stayed at the hotel 2 nights after our wedding and the staff continued with the great service and made us feel welcome. Would highly recommend.
Anonymous Sent on 30/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Couldnt have chosen a better venue

We would like to say one last huge thank you for all the work and effort you put into our big day. We had an amazing time and couldn't of chose a better venue. Would you also please say a massive thank you to all the staff that worked that day they went above and beyond for us.
Keith Sent on 23/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you so much!

A massive thank you for making our special day run so smoothly. Every single staff member from the organisation, waiters, waitresses, bar staff and receptionists were extremely friendly, professional and so approachable. It made our day relaxing and stress free so that we could enjoy the day. Every guest without fail said that the food and service was fantastic and that it was the best wedding they had been to. Thank you so much once again for a wonderful and memorable day.
Ann Sent on 15/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

This venue is amazing! Thank you!

We would both like to thank you for everything you all done to make our day amazing.
Please thank all the chefs, waiting staff and all those who was involved.
A big thank you to you, Amanda, John, Ernest ( such a lovely fella, who served us the night before our wedding and he was there there Sat & Sunday morning at breakfast ). & Patrick.
Thank you so much for everything!
Anonymous Sent on 15/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you so much!

Me and my new wifey Emma Duffield want to say a massive thank you for hosting our wedding ???? ?? yesterday!! Your organisation of it all made sure it flowed amazing and all the guests loved it! We are so happy we picked your venue for our big day!!
Lynsey Sent on 15/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely perfect!

We had our Wedding reception here this weekend and would like to thank all the staff very much for everything they have done to make our day run smoothly. Our day was just perfect. From the very beginning talking to our Wedding organisers Sophie and Kirsten through to the actual day nothing was ever too much of a problem. The staff on the day were amazing very helpful making sure everything was to our liking. The food was amazing so a big thank you to the chef. All our friends and family commented to how lovely it was. Our room was lovely too. So a big thank you once again to all of the staff involved who helped make our day run smoothly ??
Jason Sent on 20/09/2018
5 out of 5 rating

We felt like royalty!

We just wanted to say a big thanks to Sophie and all the team at Mercure for helping us organise and make our day extra special
And a big thanks to everyone on the day they treated us like royalty and we weren't expecting it
Everything was fantastic so a big big thank you from the bottom of our hearts
Jason and Kayleigh
Hannah Sent on 15/06/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Lovely Day!

I got married here on the 23rd September 2017. We had been planning a year and this was the first venue we had looked at, I fell in love so we booked it and I was over the moon. Sophie the wedding planner was amazing, I stayed the night before and booked a big room so it was easy for me my bridesmaids, hair, makeup, photographer and videographer to all be in.
Overall me and my husband did have a lovely day!
Jane Sent on 15/06/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely Perfect!

If any one is planning a wedding and not booked yet, I can not recommend this hotel enough. My daughter got married here 21/04/17 and have to say everything went perfectly, from the first meeting with Sophie the wedding organiser, to the special day, nothing was too much trouble. All the staff went above and beyond to make my daughters wedding a very special day to remember, and cannot thank them enough. If I had to do it all again, this would be my first choice. A very big thank you to Nathan the hotel manager and his team, for an unbelievable day and night x
Laura Sent on 14/09/2016
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible day, would totally recommend!

My wife and I got married on Friday 9th Sept and it was amazing! We dealt with Sophie who was in communication the whole way through and made the process very easy and stress free (no matter how many emails/questions I asked). We had Ian on the night of our wedding who was amazing - he even joined us for a cuppa at the end of the night during a small political debate haha! The suite we got was brilliant, although the only thing I'd say is that there was no air con and if it wasn't for the industrial sixes fan we would've melted! All in all we loved having our reception at Mercure and would 100% recommend!
Anonymous Sent on 09/08/2016
5 out of 5 rating

Great venue, wonderful staff, perfect day!

We recently had our wedding ceremony and reception here and it was so lovely! We had a fabulous time! The staff were all very helpful and accommodating. Everything we requested was attended to and the day worked out just the way we wanted it to. Many thanks to Sophie, our event manager and Ian who made our day run very smoothly from start to finish. Very happy couple.
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15 Sep
Open Door

The fair offers a range of services and products for your special day and gives you the perfect opportunity to see their venue first-hand and meet with their experienced wedding coordinators. You can also take advantage of their great exclusive wedding fair offers!

Come along to talk to the other exhibitors, and get some great ideas and inspirations. Free admission with a complimentary goody bag and bridal magazines for every couple.

Pre-register at The Kent Wedding Fair.

Date: From 15/09/2024 to 15/09/2024 Schedule 10:30 - 14:30
Place: 8 Tonbridge Road, Pembury, Kent


8 Tonbridge Road TN2 4QL Pembury (Kent)
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