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Kimpton Clocktower Hotel Venues in Greater Manchester

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel Wedding Venue

Grade II listed, quirky details and modern swagger

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Key Facts

Price Band: ££ - £££

Typical Price: £11,000

Price Range: £2,000 - £20,000

Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.

Hire Price Range: £1,000 - £15,000

Per Person Price Range: £95 - £150

Guests for a ceremony: 600

Guest Capacity (min / max): 15 / 700

Guests for sit down meal: 60 - 700

Accommodation Rooms: 270

Accommodation Capacity: 500

Features & Services

Luxury Hotel with Original Grade II features - Victorian grandeur with quirky details and modern swagger

Hosts ceremonies and celebrations for up to 1,000 guests

Dramatic chandeliers and high ceilings

3 Main Rooms to choose from

Boudoir Room available for pre-wedding hire

Menu planning meetings and tastings with our Executive Chef

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed
Receptions Only

Venue Setting


Venue Type

Large hotel
Suitable for Asian Weddings
Suitable for Jewish Weddings

Additional Facilities

Honeymoon suite
Guest rooms
Dance floor
Live music permitted
Discos permitted
Wedding coordinator
Licensed bar
Wedding packages
Bespoke weddings
Dog friendly

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers


Can we have exclusive use of the venue?

Unfortunately we cannot allow this however we would be happy to talk through the hiring of individual areas of the hotel on an individual basis

Are you licensed for civil ceremonies?

Yes - We are licensed for ceremonies in our Ballroom, Whitworth suites and The Directors suite

Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?

Unfortunately not as our outdoor space is used by the general public for Refuge guests and hotel guests alike therefore we cannot make this private

Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?

Corkage is priced at £15.00 per bottle of wine

Can we use our own caterers?

Yes - when utilizing The Ballroom as your main wedding venue in the hotel you will have exclusive use of our Ballroom Kitchen for your caterer to make use of

From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?

subject to availability, this is usually available from 7am if you have booked for the full day

What time does the reception need to finish?


Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?

This applies to The Whitworth and Directors suites

Are fireworks allowed?


Is confetti allowed?


Are candles allowed?


Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?

We have several suites at the hotel to choose from. These can be viewed during the show round or we can send some beautiful images over

Is there accommodation on site?

Yes - we have 270 stunning bedrooms on site. These include double rooms, twin rooms and rooms with 2 x double beds in. We also have suites and junior suites to offer

Is there additional accommodation nearby?

Yes - several hotels within the city centre

About Kimpton Clocktower Hotel

Say “I Do” in an extraordinary setting at Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, Combine Victorian grandeur with quirky details. Oak paneling, dramatic chandeliers, and high ceilings set the tone for an unforgettable wedding day. Grade II listed features.

Turn the big day into a big weekend at Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, from welcome drinks at Public Bar the night before to brunch at The Refuge the morning after. A wide variety of rooms and suites accommodate groups of all shapes and sizes.

Fully licensed for civil ceremonies in Manchester
Hosts ceremonies and celebrations for up to 1,000 guests
We’ll recommend the best photographers, florists and entertainment providers and liaise with them on your behalf, as well as working with our chefs to create your perfect menu

Small sharing dishes, distinguished spirits and craft beers, internationally influenced cocktails: it’s all here. Our dining spaces reflect the creative, inventive spirit of Manchester itself, and bring together warm service with a thoughtful culinary approach

At Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, our acclaimed chefs—not to mention bartenders, servers, and every other member of our friendly team—will make sure your big day is one to remember. From the get-go, a dedicated event manager will guide you through the culinary experience, from planning the custom cocktails to finalising the desserts.

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is here to help plan your big day—or, better yet, big Manchester weekend with friends and family. Discounted wedding room blocks make it easy to corral your favorite people under one roof and share even more quality time together. All your guests will have to do is show up for the welcome drinks at Public Bar.

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel

Oxford Street, Manchester, M60 7HA, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom