Describe the best wedding that happened at Elmbank Hotel?
Every couple brings their unique personalities, love story, and preferences to their wedding, making it a truly special and individual event. What might be the "best" wedding for one couple might not be the same for another. Personalized touches, cultural influences, and the couple's shared experiences all contribute to making each wedding a reflection of their journey together. It's the celebration of their love and commitment that makes the wedding day so memorable and meaningful for them.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
One of the most important tips when planning a wedding is to start early and create a detailed plan. Planning a wedding involves numerous tasks and decisions, from choosing the venue and creating a guest list to arranging vendors, selecting a menu, and more. By starting early and creating a comprehensive plan, you'll have the time to research options, make informed decisions, and address any unexpected challenges that may arise. This approach can help reduce stress and ensure that your special day is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
When the couple writes their own vows, it adds a deeply personal and emotional element to the ceremony. Sharing unique promises and anecdotes can make the ceremony more memorable and touching.
Describe Elmbank Hotel in 5 adjectives
Elegant, ornate, enchanting, timeless, opulent
Where’s the best photo spot at Elmbank Hotel?
Standing at the threshold of the ornate Art Nouveau wooden gallery staircase is an experience that transports you to an era of opulence and artistic exuberance. The air is filled with a sense of timeless beauty, where every curve and flourish of the design speaks of a bygone era's dedication to craftsmanship. Ascending this architectural marvel, your eyes are drawn to the series of original Art Nouveau stained glass windows that line the wall adjacent to the staircase. Each window is a vibrant tableau of color and light, expertly composed to capture the essence of the Art Nouveau movement. The windows feature elongated, graceful figures, intricate floral and botanical motifs that seem to dance across the glass - Perfect!!
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at Elmbank Hotel?
Every couple is a celebrity on the day of their wedding..... surely!
What’s your favourite canapé?
A whipped goat's cheese and walnut canapé is an elegant and flavourful bite-sized appetizer that combines the rich and tangy flavour of goat's cheese with the earthy and crunchy texture of walnuts.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Sliders are a delectable and savoury snack, ideal for midnight munchies, these miniature sandwiches are a mouth-watering combination of burgers with cheese various toppings in a soft white roll.
What is Elmbank Hotel most unique feature?
The Elmbank Hotel is a captivating destination that beautifully combines history, art, and modern comfort. Its architecture and design, influenced by Art Nouveau and shaped by the renowned architect George Walton, a prominent figure in the Art Nouveau movement, make it a unique and charming place and adds to its artistic significance. The meticulous renovation in 2019, which paid homage to the building's heritage, showcases a commitment to preserving its historical value while ensuring a high-quality experience for contemporary guests. By retaining features like stained-glass windows, murals, and stencilled decorations, the hotel manages to transport guests to a different era while providing modern amenities that cater to their comfort.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
We take immense pride in the exceptional level of customer service that our team consistently delivers. The dedication, professionalism, and unwavering commitment they exhibit towards our customers truly sets us apart. It's more than just a job for them; it's a passion to create meaningful and positive experiences for each and every customer. Our team's attention to detail, empathy, and willingness to go the extra mile have garnered praise and loyalty from our clientele. The feedback we receive is a testament to the hard work and enthusiasm that defines us. As a leader, I am honoured to work alongside such a remarkable team, and their outstanding performance fills me with a deep sense of pride and satisfaction.