Stifford Hall Hotel

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£1200 - £2000 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
97 Bedrooms
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Stifford Hall Hotel is a hidden gem in the village of North Stifford. A beautifully converted 18th Century Georgian Manor house set in 6 acres of beautiful grounds hosting only ONE wedding per day!
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£1,200
Maximum Price
£2,000
Function room hire for wedding breakfast and evening reception Chair cover with colour sash Three course sit down meal, set Menu A Drinks package A 8 item Evening finger Buffet Dedicated Wedding coordinator Complimentary menu tasting for the couple Cake stand & Knife Classic Dance floor Room with breakfast for couple evening of wedding Complimentary night stay on your first anniversary Discounted accommodation available for your guests to book Contact the hotel for a Bespoke quote based on your requirements or see our Twilight package.
What is included in this pricing:
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Day before set up available
Couple accommodation included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Furniture included
Guest accommodation included
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Multiple course wedding breakfast

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£29
Maximum Price
£38
- Hotel catering required with wedding package.
What is included in this pricing:
Bespoke menu available
Menu tasting included
Wine allowance per guest
Minimum numbers apply
Set menu options only
Cutlery included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Table linen included
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Hotel
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
200
No. of Bedrooms
97
Sleeps No. of People
2
Bridal Suite
Standard Room
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
Kosher Catering

Venue

Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted
Full Description
Set within 6 acres of stunning private gardens, Stifford Hall Hotel is a charming and elegant 18th century Georgian Manor House providing a unique countryside retreat and an idyllic wedding venue. Our stunning gardens and historic house are a photographer’s dream, offering many wonderful locations and photo opportunities for those treasured wedding photographs. Unlike other venues we host ONLY ONE WEDDING PER DAY meaning our focus is totally on YOU and your special day, ensuring that you and your guests have a wonderful and memorable experience that you will treasure forever. Within the restored Manor House we have three banqueting suites to choose from to match your personal taste or wedding theme: The Regency Suite is our largest room and can accommodate up to 130 guests for a formal sit-down meal and up to 180 for the evening celebrations. The room is newly refurbished in a classic yet modern Regency style with huge floor to ceiling windows offering a spectacular view across our delightful gardens. The Blenheim Suite on the first floor, boasts the charm and character of the quintessentially English manor house and has the capacity for up to 70 day guests and 120 for an evening reception. The Garden Suite is an elegant room that boasts its own private patio and garden area. This modern room can seat up to 80 for the day and 150 for the evening and is also the perfect location for a relaxing drinks reception. For a small more intimate affair, The Terrace is the ideal setting for ceremonies of up to 50 people or a small wedding breakfast of 30. This room is bathed in natural light from the large Georgian windows and the glass-roofed terrace, and has idyllic views across the landscaped gardens. Throughout the planning process your experienced wedding Coordinator will be happy to help with planning your special day down to the finest detail, to ensure that everything runs smoothly and you can simply relax and enjoy your dream wedding day.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Joanne and Sam
Congratulations on your engagement! Exciting times ahead, we look forward to going on this journey with you!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1990
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
5
Reviews
(17)
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Happy couple married in May
June 2022
Perfect Venue - Goes Above & Beyond
Stifford Hall was our wedding venue in May 2022. From the very first visit Amanda looked after us and we could not have been in better hands. She was so so unbelievably attentive to every single little wish and (sometimes odd!) requests that we made and always on hand to offer advise and give us the endless time we took to make decisions! In truth, Amanda was the decider, we were very keen on a venue closer to home but Amanda’s friendly, outstandingly helpful and supportive manner swayed the vote. The venue is so clean, fresh and modern and catered to our 110 guests amazingly well. All of the staff on the day were very helpful and made our guests feel very welcome and looked after. The terrace is simply beautiful for drinks and canapés and the suite so well decorated and bright and light for dinner and dancing. The food was amazing and we had lots of compliments from our guests. Additionally the bridal suite was decorated for us for our wedding night which was just a lovely extra touch.
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Danni T - Trip Advisor
Happy couple married in October
November 2021
Wedding Review Trip Advisor
We recently had our wedding at Stifford Hall Hotel and everything was perfect. We actually had our wedding booked at another venue, but I accidentally stumbled on Stifford Hall when I booked a last minute afternoon tea and fell in love with the place. From the moment I stepped foot into the hotel up to the day after the wedding the staff have been fantastic. Especially Amanda, we can not thank you enough for everything you done for us. Amanda has been fantastic, from answering my annoying emails straight away to supporting us on the day. She really made our wedding special which we will forever be grateful for. The hotel went above and beyond to give us what we needed and wanted for our special day. Plus, their afternoon tea is to die for, definitely well worth a visit.
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Gary and Cristina
Happy couple married in November
January 2020
Everything went amazing
Everything went amazing thank you. It was a fantastic day for us and thanks to you and all the staff where amazing you all worked very hard me and Cristina are very grateful for everything hopefully we will see you all on new year’s many thanks Gary and Cristina
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Colin and Tracy
Happy couple married in September
January 2020
When it came to the day it went without a hitch
Amanda, the Assistant General manager, was there right through from the first meeting to the wedding day. The whole process was handled very professional and Amanda made us feel at ease at every stage. When it came to the day it all went without a hitch. The food for both the wedding breakfast and the evening buffet was very good.
K
Kylie and Stephen
Happy couple married in August
January 2020
The staff could not have done more
The staff could not have done more, Amanda the wedding coordinator was amazing, we had a wedding package from the hotel which was great value and flexible and the DJ organised by the hotel was great. I literally could not fault the staff or the venue, the food was amazing along with the wine and all our guests said what an amazing day it was.
J
Jackie and Ross
Happy couple married in July
January 2020
Our Magical Day
On Weds 31st July we had our magical Wedding Day at Stifford Hall Hotel. Where do we start though with thanking Amanda & the Team for their hospitality & the work they do to ensure that your Wedding is a day to remember. From start to finish Amanda was with us & any questions or concerns we had she answered & dealt with. Being in a wheelchair as the bride I wanted a venue that would be easily accessible & not cause issues on the day. We found that straight away here & we are so happy we chose to have our Wedding here.
Location & Contact Details

Address

High Road, North Stifford, Grays., North Stifford, Essex, RM16 5UE, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Thurrock

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M25, J30

Nearest Train Station

Grays

Nearest Airport

London City

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All of the wedding's we have hosted at the Stifford Hall Hotel we have been on a journey with the couple, to make their day one to remember!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

No question is a silly question.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

When the client arrived by a London Taxi (black cab) and it was in memory of her father who had passed away.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Elegant, Historic, Versatile, Friendly and Bespoke

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our stunning gardens and historic house are a photographers dream, offering many wonderful locations and photo opportunities for those treasured wedding photographs.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

A few Essex alumni, who have always been good fun

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini burgers, they are so popular as guests are usually starving by this point

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Bacon rolls and a good cup of tea!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our 18th Century Library.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our newly refurbished Regency Suite and the Gazebo built during lockdown.

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