Planning wedding receptions is a fine art and the team at the Holiday Inn Basingstoke are experienced at creating the day you’ve always dreamed of. If you entrust your wedding reception to us, you can be sure that you’ll have a wedding day to remember.
Our event spaces are suitable for both small, intimate gatherings and large-scale wedding receptions for up to 150 guests. Choosing Holiday Inn Basingstoke as your wedding venue means you can plan a sensibly priced wedding, with our wedding packages at great prices.
All of our packages include an expert wedding planner to help you decide on every detail including decor, red carpet on arrival, hire of your reception room, an experienced master of ceremonies for the day, buffet options to cater for every taste, guest and budget, kitchen hire for specialist caterers including vegetarian/non-vegetarian, Halal and Kosher, use of cake stand and knife, an evening disco and DJ, an overnight stay for the happy couple, guest accommodation and discounted guest rates.
After the reception, you and your guests can avoid expensive car hire or taxi bills by staying over at the hotel. We have double and twin rooms available, along with interconnecting family bedrooms for larger groups.
All rooms benefit from air-conditioning, blackout curtains and a menu of pillows with a choice of firm or soft, to ensure you can have a comfortable night’s sleep. Bedrooms also come with Wi-Fi, enabling high-speed internet access, so it’s easy to keep in touch with the guests from your wedding party if you need to.
Guests are also provided with complimentary tea and coffee-making facilities plus a 32” LCD High Definition flat screen TV with 25 Freeview channels, the latest movie releases, great entertainment packages and cartoons for the children.
The Holiday Inn Basingstoke is in the heart of Basingstoke and within easy reach of the M3, M4, Basingstoke town centre and Festival Place Shopping Centre. Nearby leisure attractions and historic towns include Legoland, Windsor, Winchester, Thorpe Park, Ascot Racecourse, Newbury Racecourse and Marwell Zoo. In Basingstoke, there are two theatres – the Anvil and Haymarket Theatres – and also the Milestone Museum. If any of your guests want to stay for a long weekend while they are here for your wedding, there is more than enough to keep them occupied.
Our past events have included weddings both large and small, Asian weddings, same-sex marriages and civil partnerships, engagement parties, christenings and baby naming ceremonies, anniversary parties, birthday parties and retirement parties. We are able to cater for all of these events and more in the future, with guest numbers of up to 150.
If you’d like to discover more about what you can expect from Holiday Inn Basingstoke as a wedding venue, please come along to one of our regular wedding fairs. We hold these events to enable brides, grooms and members of the wedding party to explore the venue, find out what we offer and also meet potential suppliers including photographers, jewellers, florists, wedding dress and formal wear retailers and cake artists.