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Villiers Hotel

Buckingham, Buckinghamshire View map Visit website
Rating 4.6 out of 5
10 reviews
Menus from £105
30 to 180 Guests

About

The Villiers Hotel is a large hotel venue located in the heart of Buckingham, England, the perfect location for your Buckinghamshire wedding. Villiers was a traditional coaching inn that welcomed guests for over 400 years and is renowned for offering modern hospitality in its classic and charming surroundings. Their wedding team fully understands how important it is to plan your event to ensure that your wedding goes off without a hitch. With this in mind, they are dedicated to assisting you through your ceremony, wedding reception and dining preparations to support you in hosting your dream occasion.

Facilities and Capacities

The Villiers Hotel is fully licensed to host civil ceremonies. You have the option of four locations within the hotel where you can exchange your vows. These include the Town Hall Ballroom, Constables Chamber, Dukes Restaurant and the Laura Ashley Tea Room. All require a registrar to conduct your ceremony. After you have hosted your wonderful ceremony, you and your guest can celebrate your reception in The Villiers Hotel's selection of function suites. They have rooms available to suit all guest numbers. Whether you're looking for an intimate occasion with close family and friends or a more extravagant party, their wedding team will be happy to discuss your options with you. They allow great flexibility with their spaces to cater for all occasions, be it ceremony only, wedding breakfast, or evening celebration.

Services Offered

The Villiers Hotel's in-house wedding coordinator will be at hand to help bring your wedding vision to fruition. Their award-winning chefs will then design delicious menus for your wedding reception centred on local produce and inspired by traditional British cuisine. You can arrange a private menu tasting to finalise your selections and choose wines to match each course. Alongside wedding coordination and catering, Villiers also offers overnight accommodations for you and your wedding party. There are 49 beautifully appointed bedrooms at Villiers Hotel, each featuring plush linens and stylish interiors designed for restful and relaxing overnight stays. Newlyweds are treated to a night in the Honeymoon Suite and can join loved ones for a sumptuous English breakfast the morning after their big day. This hotel is located just 35 minutes from Luton Airport in London so that you can depart for your international honeymoon effortlessly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Small Hotel
Pub or Restaurant
Historic
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the City
Large Hotel
Unique Weddings

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:

Health Suite
Fitness Centre

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
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    Please don't use as your wedding reception venue!

    Over promised and under delivered. Wedding cordinator took 3+ weeks to respond to emails and only after follow up chase emails were sent did we eventually get something back. The grand entrance we were promised wasn't coned off to stop nearby traffic so we had to park up on the road blocking traffic on a roundabout!! missed multiple photos with a classic car, the service lift we were promised use of for my elderly grandparent didn't work so the guests had to watch an 80 year struggle up the steps in pain, the service for clearing tables were extremely slow so speeches were delayed for 45 minutes, the security they insisted we paid for was non exisitent and to top it all off we almost didn't have a bed for the night because the hotel didn't bother making sure we had checked in!!! (a very panicked rush to reception at 11pm on your wedding night as the lights are being switched off to request your room key is not what you want!) We logged a formal complaint with Villiers - their response? 'our version of events differ from yours and you must drive 30 minutes out of your way for another face to face meeting' . No offer of a courtesy call from the manager, no apology or empathy. We paid £6000 for extremely poor service! Will not be recommending to any family or friends!
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    Villiers ....efficient & helpful in every way

    “We found Villiers wedding services efficient and helpful in every way”.

    “The Villiers Town Hall Ballroom and its close proximity to Villiers Hotel (where most of our guests stayed) is extremely convenient and the Ballroom itself both a spacious and well appointed venue for the wedding reception, the wedding breakfast and the dancing to a live band.

    The Villiers Wedding Menus and Wine List offers a wide choice of options and the chef is very happy to discuss specific requirements.

    Above all, we found that Villiers “added value” by providing considerable assistance with the wedding planning including contacts and coming up with solutions to any problem that arose – their considerable experience in organising events is an invaluable asset.

    We would have no hesitation in recommending Villiers.
    Our daughter and her husband endorse our views.
    We had a great day!”

    Chris & Lucy Whitehouse (Parents of the Bride)
    Wedding on August 27th 2010 at Villiers Hotel & Wedding Venue
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    Thank you so much!!!

    Villiers was the perfect choice for us!! We had such a wonderful day with many fantastic memories. Ellie made us feel relaxed every step of the way and was always happy to help with any problems, big or small.The day ran smoothly and that was all down to the great planning and help of all the staff at Villiers. Thank you so much!!!
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    Such a special day!

    Where do we start to say thank you for our wedding reception. For all of your staff's effort, and to you Ellie for coming to our rescue in our time of need. For not only making sure that our day was special, but also our guests, as they all only had good things to say. We personally felt that you all where part of our family that day and we can truly say that we would recommend you to anyone at anytime, just not when we want to book you again.
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    We just wish we could do it all again!

    From the first show round 13 months before our wedding, through to the hotel barman entertaining our last standing guests at 5am on the morning after our wedding, the service we received from all the staff at The Villiers was exceptional, making our entire wedding experience a truly magical time of our lives! Taking on board everything we requested - from the fairy lights entwined up the stairs, to the tablecloth creases running in the same direction, even the special pasta meal for the bride, not once were our requests overlooked or laughed at! You all have the patience of saints! We just wish we could do it all again.
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    Thank you for the excellent Wedding Reception

    My wife and I would like to thank you for the excellent Wedding Reception we enjoyed at Villiers in the Old Town Hall on 28th July. From the moment we arrived, the attentive service of the staff helped to reduce the stress that always occurs on these occasions. The whole event went very smoothly and this was due in no small part to the detailed planning put in by Ms Ellie Shea and her colleagues. The buffet service was most efficient and the food was delicious. The staff liaised well with the Master of Ceremonies and helped him perform the ‘sabrage’ with a minimum of disruption. My family and numerous guests enjoyed staying at the Villiers and meeting up for breakfast the following morning.
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    We were very impressed!

    We decided to get married in Buckingham after we visited the Villiers Hotel with a view to using for reception, we loved the size of the ballroom, the charm and ambiance of the Hotel. We were very impressed from the initial visit, the planning meetings where we discussed some great ideas on how to make the reception special to us, loved the wedding meal and wine tasting in the classy restaurant. Nothing was too much for the staff.
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    Amazing venue

    Villiers in Buckingham; is an amazing venue. We couldn’t believe how easy the coordinators made the whole process. Even catering for the small needs on the run up and during your wedding day made being a bride effortless.
    Plus - Hosting all of your guests in such a grand room was amazing, the details of your own wedding shone through whilst captured by the grandness of the huge space – high ceilings and beautiful chandeliers and décor.
    The food was amazing; we picked this particular venue originally because of the awards won for the food. But couldn’t have imagined the quality on the day,all our guests were very impressed.”
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    Thank You

    We are back from a Wonderful Honeymoon and we want to say thank you so much for conducting our Reception so beautifully on our Wedding Day, Friday 18th June 2010. The food and drinks were fantastic and everyone was very pleased with the excellent service. Please pass on our thanks to the Team and we hope to see you again in the future

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