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With a history dating back to 1322, Down Hall has a wonderful array of rooms and suites to host the most intimate of ceremonies, luxury wedding breakfasts and stunning receptions.
Congratulations on your engagement, and now the decision-making begins. Amongst many, of course, is 'where shall we have our wedding ceremony and reception?' With over 100 couples a year deciding to have one or both at our fabulous Kings Oak, we have tremendous experience in organising the 'perfect day' for you and your partner.
Park Inn Palace, Southend-on-Sea
Southend's Premier Wedding Venue
Boasting spectacular views of the Thames and providing a pleasant and friendly atmosphere, the all new Park Inn Palace Hotel is the perfect venue for your perfect day.
Over the sunny May bank holiday, hundreds of cockapoos and cavapoos descended on luxury Essex countryside hotel, Down Hall Hotel, Spa & Estate, for Pop+ Bark's (the leading canine events company) biggest outdoor dog event to date. Down Hall is proud to be a dog- friendly hotel with 10 West Wing patio bedrooms to welcome four-legged friends from far and wide.
Posted: 1 June 2023
Holiday Inn refresh in Basildon
Holiday Inn Basildon, the friendly Essex hotel located near Basildon station and just a short 10 minute drive from the M25, has had a funky design refresh. The stylish Open Lobby, designed to provide guests with one multi-faceted public space to eat, meet, relax, socialise and work as they choose, will revolutionise the way guests live and interact in the hotel.
Posted: 30 May 2023
Live from the Lawn Launches at Down Hall Hotel
Things are heating up in Essex this summer, and we're not just talking about the weather! Down Hall Hotel, Spa & Estate is celebrating the arrival of long, balmy evenings with the launch of Live from the Lawn – a series of new music events supporting local artists, taking place every other Friday and the first Sunday of each month from 2nd June to 3rd September. Secure your table on the sun-soaked terrace, sip on Berkshire Gin cocktails and listen to the soulful sounds as you end your week on a high.
Posted: 25 May 2023
PoB Hotels’ Breaks with Four-Legged Friends
From muddy dog walks through the countryside to blustering beach runs, who doesn't love exploring the great outdoors with their dog in tow? Guests of PoB Hotels can choose from a selection of fantastic stays for four-legged friends, from beautiful beachside retreats to city breaks in the hustle and bustle. What's best, PoB Hotels has named Talbooth House & Spa as 'Best for a pampered pooch'!
Posted: 27 April 2023
Christmas activities from The QHotels Collection
The festive season is almost upon us, bringing with it all that sparkles, from decorative baubles to candles, crackers, and colourful lights. But as December approaches, it's easy to let the time run away. So, The QHotels Collection list their top five ways to keep the sparkle alive, bring a little twinkle to your eye and warmth to your heart in the run-up to the holidays. 1.Start a countdown to Christmas - who says advent calendars are just for the kids? Extend the Christmas fun over the whole of December by finding a special way to countdown to the big day. Why not play a different Christmas song each day on your commute? To really get in the festive spirit why not book a festive activity for every weekend in December? It could be anything from making homemade wrapping paper to heading out to see the panto or enjoying a festive-themed afternoon tea with your mates.
Posted: 9 December 2022