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Christmas and New Year at Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel AA 4 Stars

Macdonald Alveston Manor HotelClopton BridgeStratford-upon-AvonCV37 7HPTel 0844 879 9138International +44 1789 205478

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'Tis the season to be jolly and there is nowhere more festive at Christmas time than Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel in the traditional market town of Stratford-upon-Avon.

There are bustling street markets, the famous RSC theatre, a variety of boutiques, bars and restaurants and oodles of heritage. Whatever the reason for your visit, it is sure to be memorable. Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel sparkles at Christmas time, with the bar and lounge adorned with decorations, warming fires ablaze in the hearth adding to the ambience and charm of the period Manor House.

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Our Christmas & New Year Packages

  • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

    Step into medieval pageantry as you enter our picturesque manor, surrounded by Shakespearean history, and party with a difference this Christmas. We’ll serve you and your guests a hearty feast fit for a king as you sit at traditional medieval-style long tables in the Cedar room, decorated with swords and suits of armour. And then it’s back to modern times as you dance the night away to music specially selected by our own DJ! Medieval dress for guests is optional. Our merry court jester will entertain for your royal amusement as music fills the air. For private groups, you also have the option for a traditional event with your own festive menu. This is available for party groups of any size, just enquire for further details.

    £31.50 per person

    • Hearty feast
    • Entertainment from our court jesters
    • DJ until midnight
    • Drinks packages available from £12 per person

    28th and 29th November
    5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th December

    7.00pm - Midnight

    Accommodation rates for party nights:
    Friday - £50.00 per person, per night
    Saturday - £60.00 per person, per night

    £30.00 single supplement

  • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

    Add a real note of style to your festive event by bringing your guests to one of our divine Christmas jazz evenings. We'll provide the best in jazz accompaniment as you sit down to a delightful three course traditional Christmas meal in The Manor Restaurant - or if you prefer, you can hold a private party in the Avon Room for up to 40 people.

    £31.50 per person

    • Traditional three course Christmas meal
    • Jazz accompaniment
    • Private dining room available

    Thursday 4th, 11th and 18th December

    7.00pm - 10.30pm

  • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

    Arriving at our beautiful hotel, a sense of history helps set a traditional festive scene for a Christmas celebration with friends and colleagues. Our chefs have selected the finest produce to create a delicious two course Christmas lunch served to you in our elegant Manor Restaurant or for larger groups in one of our private dining rooms.

    £19.90 per adult

    • Two course Christmas lunch
    • Private dining rooms available

    Monday 1st - Saturday 6th December
    Monday 8th - Saturday 13th December
    Monday 15th - Saturday 20th December

    12.30pm - 2.00pm


  • Sit back and relax with family and friends, as you enjoy a festive themed Sunday lunch, served in our award winning Manor Restaurant. Savour the magical moment your children’s faces light up when they get a visit from Santa. This event also includes a family swim before your meal (9am-12noon).

    £26.00 per adult

    Sunday 7th, 14th and 21st December

    12.30pm - 2.00pm

    Prices (per person)
    £26.00 per adult
    £14.00 per child under 12 years


  • Arrive at your leisure on Christmas Eve and make yourself at home in our comfortable, traditionally furnished bedrooms. Explore our stunning gardens set in the very heart of Shakespeare country before joining friends and family for a festive cream tea accompanied by the melodic tunes of our resident harpist. In the evening, a warm welcome with Champagne and canapés awaits you in the Manor Bar, followed by a relaxing candlelit dinner in the award-winning Manor Restaurant. On Christmas Day, you’ll be treated to a superb traditional lunch complete with a visit from Father Christmas. After lunch, relax in the lounge and bar areas where a selection of board games, books and magazines will be available. In the evening, a light informal buffet will be served in the restaurant from 7.30pm. Boxing Day lunch will comprise of a delicious buffet offering a selection of dishes from around the world. In the afternoon, take the opportunity to embark on a tour of historic Stratford and its fascinating sights before returning to our cosy Blue Lounge with its warming fire for beverages and mince pies. That evening, we invite all our guests to join us for a Black Tie Dinner Dance in the Cedar room accompanied by a light-hearted quiz, as celebrations of the festive period live on.

    From £350.00 per person

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    • Festive cream tea on arrival, with music from our resident harpist
    • Champagne & canapés and candlelit dinner in the Manor Restaurant on Christmas Eve
    • Traditional lunch on Christmas Day complete with a visit from Santa Claus
    • Light buffet dinner will then be served in the evening
    • Boxing Day buffet lunch
    • Mince pies in the Blue Lounge
    • Black Tie Dinner Dance in the Cedar Room with a quiz to round off your stay

    Two nights: 24th - 25th December or 25th - 26th December
    Three nights: 24th - 26th December

    Prices (per person)
    Two nights: from £350.00 based on two people sharing
    Three nights: from £495.00 based on two people sharing

    Complimentary car parking included. Upgrade options and single supplements apply, please ask for details.

  • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

    Warmed by open fires, the captivating décor and historic stonework of our traditional manor house creates the perfect backdrop for a Christmas lunch you will relish. Take time to relax and enjoy the surroundings with their flavour of Christmases past. A delightful four course Christmas Day lunch cooked specially for you by our award-winning team of chefs will be served in style by our welcoming staff. Please advise us of any dietary request and we will be more than happy to accommodate these.

    £79.00 per adult

    • Four course Christmas lunch
    • Tea, coffee and mince pies

    12.30pm - 2.30pm

    Prices (per person)
    £79.00 per adult
    £40.00 per child under 12 years

    Residents dine in The Manor Restaurant, non-residents in The Cedar Room.

  • Christmas at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

    Arrive at your leisure on the 30th December and make yourselves at home in one of our comfortable, traditionally furnished bedrooms, before joining friends and family for a festive cream tea. In the evening, a relaxing candlelit dinner will be served in our award-winning Manor Restaurant, accompanied by the melodic sounds of our resident pianist. On New Year’s Eve, we welcome you to join us in the Manor Bar, to kick off the celebrations in style, with a Champagne and canapé drinks reception. Following this will be a five course black tie gala dinner accompanied by live entertainment and a disco of classic party songs to dance your way into 2015!

    From £215.00 per person

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    • Festive cream tea on arrival
    • Candlelit dinner in the Manor Restaurant
    • Champagne & canapés reception on New Year's Eve
    • Five course black tie gala dinner
    • Disco entertainment to bring in the new year

    One night break: 31st December
    Two night break: 30th and 31st December

    Prices (per person)
    One night break: £215.00 per person based on two people sharing
    Two night break: £295.00 per person based on two people sharing
    Gala dinner only: £125.00 per person,

    Subject to availability. Upgrade options and single supplements apply, please ask for details. Party tables of 8 - 10 people. Dress code: Black tie.