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Weddings at The Laker Suite

Couples who are seeking a modern venue will fall in love with “The Laker Suite”. If you are looking for those cherished photographs, our beautiful sweeping glass staircase and stunning balcony overlooking the countryside will provide that unique and contemporary backdrop for you.

“Your are in good hands with our team who are here from the initial planning stages and will assist you every step of the way, through to your big day”

The beautiful Laker Suite is adjacent to the Laker Foyer and Laker Lounge area which are all available for private use for your big day, and are all included in our packages. You can host up to 120 guests for a sit down meal and up to 175 guests for your evening celebrations with your own private function bar.


Packages are a great way to book your wedding, often with little extras added in and creates a great starting point for your wedding day itinerary. Remember that all packages can be added to for extra guests both during the day and night time celebrations, ensuring your wedding is full of your dearest family and friends. For information on our package please click on following link Weddings at the Laker Suite - Holiday Inn Southend (hisouthend.com)


When it comes to food our Chef's demonstrate a passion and excitement for delivering the best in taste and quality. No matter what package you have chosen rest assured that all food is prepared onsite and designed with you in mind. The addition of canapes and buffets can really add to the magic of your Wedding day.


Preferential rates are given to all wedding couples and an easy booking system is in place to take the stress and pressure away from the Bride and Groom.


*Licenced for civil ceremonies

*All rooms fully air conditioned

*Standard, Executive, Superior, Family and Disabled Access rooms available

*Stylish ground floor Lounge and Bar

*Sweeping glass staircase

*Balcony with views of Essex countryside

*Delicious in-house catering

*Wedding breakfast up to 120 guests

*Reception parties up to 150 guests

*220 car parking spaces

*Wi-Fi internet access throughout hotel



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  • Disabled access

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Bar area
  • Board/Flipchart
  • Conference facilities
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding planner available


  • Free Parking



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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      The Laker Suite is located on Eastwoodbury Crescent, Southend-on-Sea. SS2 6XG.

      Public Transport Directions

      London Southend Airport (SEN, LON-SEN). This is just a short 250-meter walk from the hotel. Southend Airport train station – just a short walk (300 meters) from the hotel.  The hotel is a 10 minute drive to the sea front, a 5 minute train journey to Southend towncentre/ seafront or a 20 minute bus journey.

      Leigh on Sea 3.6 miles

      Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation  1.1 miles

      Southend United Roots Hall 1.2 miles

      South Essex College   2 miles

      Adventure Island  2.4 miles

      Southend beaches 2 miles


      The Laker Suite at Holiday Inn Southend

      Type:Wedding Ceremony Venue

      Holiday Inn Southend, 77 Eastwoodbury Crescent, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6XG

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      Season (1 Jan 2020 - 15 Mar 2026)
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