Wedding Stories

 

Our aim is to make every couple feel like Royalty for the day, in a beautiful yet affordable environment. We want to exceed expectations. 

 

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest, professional team with an attitude that "nothing is too much trouble". We focus on offering expert advice and being flexible enough in our thinking to ensure the dream day is truly delivered. When couples tell us it was simply perfect, we have achieved the standard we set ourselves and nothing less will do.

20th July 2019

20th July 2019

We had a brilliant day. We cannot fault ANYTHING. The staff on the day were absolutely fantastic and really did do anything for us. All of our guests were amazed by the room, we also had a lot of compliments on the food. The bar staff were excellent, specifically the 2 younger ones - I didn't catch their names. Nothing I say will even come close to expressing how much we enjoyed our day and how grateful we are to everyone involved in making it as perfect as it was. Mr & Mrs Bardsley xx

1st June 2019

1st June 2019

We really could not have had a more perfect day. You certainly put so much effort into details. I couldn't believe the room was already arranged to some degree at 7am, especially after a wedding the night before. Everybody we have spoken to has said what a fabulous day and night, the venue was beautiful, the food was delicious and the staff helpful and friendly. Absolutely perfect, thank you to all involved. Karen & Mark x

31st May 2019

31st May 2019

Jackie I must quote “best wedding we’ve ever been to” “amazing venue” “amazing staff” and “everything ran so smoothly!” “Food was delicious” All those comments have been made and mainly all because of you.. I keep saying it but you’re bloody amazing!! You gave us everything and more! We’ll never be able to thank you enough! Victoria & Andrew x

11th May 2019

11th May 2019

It was an amazing day and I loved every minute of it. The room, food and organisation of the whole day got so many compliments. What an amazing place and team you all are. Please pass on how happy and proud we are to have had our wedding in the Cloisters Suite. Thank you so much. Lots of love to you all Nicola and Billy Ireland xx

20th April 2019

20th April 2019

The day was magical, the Cloisters Suite is amazing it's an old Capel so it looks like a church inside. I had amazing help through out my stay, Jackie was there every step of the way, reassuring me everything is going to plan. I couldn’t fault anything, everything was perfect I’d like thank Jackie for all her help, bridal attractions for my room dressing and Emma Jones my hair dresser did an amazing job on mine and bridesmaids hair. Wish I could do it all over again. Janine & Sean x

16th February 2019

16th February 2019

Saturday was everything I could have dreamt of and more. Thank you for making sure everything ran so smoothly and stress free. We had so many wonderful comments. Please pass on are thanks to the chef on the day...the food went down a treat and impressed lots of guests. Even though the day went by so fast we can look back on an amazing day and hold those memories forever. Thanks again for helping make our day so special. Mr & Mrs Beckett xx

19th January 2019

19th January 2019

Our wedding day was amazing from start to finish, we could not recommend the team any more highly. Everything is organised for you by choosing which package suits your budget and then they help and organise things for you in a timely manner and organise all meetings leading up to your big day. Your day will go with ease with everything flowing easily on the day for you, letting you relax and enjoy your day even more. The Cloisters is definitely a HIDDEN GEM. Thank you very much Amanda & David

28th December 2018

28th December 2018

We got married in the Cloisters Suite on the 28th December and we cannot thank Jackie, Libby and all the team at Holiday Inn for making our day so perfect. The food was to die for, everything ran so smoothly and the venue dresser Lisa Jane made the room look beautiful and listened to everything we had asked for. Thank you so much, we wish we could do it all over again! Mr & Mrs Bailey xx

24th November 2018

24th November 2018

We hired the Cloisters Suite for 3 action packed events, our civil ceremony, Indian Wedding and Reception Party. We needed a lot of support with coordination. All I can say is Libby, Jackie, Manisha and the rest of the hotel staff were very accommodating. Our guests loved this magical, characteristic venue. It has a total wow factor. I would totally recommend this venue for weddings, events and parties it is definitely a hidden gem. Thank you to the Holiday Inn, Bolton you rock!

29th September 2018

29th September 2018

We loved our special day at the Cloisters suite, everything was perfect and even better than we’d planned! The food was delicious & everyone absolutely loved the room and venue, we couldn’t have been happier! Being a Mrs & Mrs didn’t matter at all, we felt welcome and that everything was tailored perfectly to us. Thanks! Kate and Nicola x

18th August 2018

18th August 2018

Libby thank you for everything , you were absolutely amazing. Love Sarah and Greg Worthington xxxx

10th August 2018

10th August 2018

Libby you stopped at nothing to make sure Wendy and I had the most incredible day of our lives. Nothing we can say could translate the gratitude we have for you and your team, all the staff at the Holiday Inn were amazing. We have had so many compliments of how good the day was. The food was excellent, staff so friendly and hardworking, everything was better than we visualised. Thank you for everything, Love from the new Mr & Mrs McClelland

30th June 2018

30th June 2018

A big thank you to Libby and all the staff at Holiday Inn Bolton. We held our wedding reception here on 30th June. Everything was taken care of by Libby and her staff and the whole day ran smoothly. We had the most wonderful day and the Cloisters Suite was the ideal setting for our wedding. Thank you very much for everything! Vicky & Adam Mr & Mrs Connell

23rd June 2018

23rd June 2018

Well what can I say...the whole experience from start to finish was amazing. We got married here in June 2018 and nothing was too much trouble as a lot of planning went into the day and the staff were very helpful - Especially Libby the wedding coordinator, she is absolutely great. The food for the wedding breakfast was immense, our guests couldn’t stop commenting how good it really was. They all contributed in making it our perfect day. Thank you xxx Joanne and Robert Pugh

27th May 2018

27th May 2018

Thank you for making our day extra special, you were amazing from the moment we met you until 2am when you left work. There's people who just do their job and those who go that extra mile because they care and that's certainly you. We had the best day ever from start to finish every member of staff were fabulous and made us feel special, thank you so much and will defo recommend the Holiday Inn Bolton to everyone. Kelly & Phil xxx

18th May 2018

18th May 2018

We would like to say a big thank you to all the staff at the Holiday Inn Bolton especially Libby the wedding coordinator who ensured our day was perfect and ran smoothly. We would both highly recommend the Hotel as a wedding venue, the Cloisters Suite is undeniably beautiful. The food was spectacular and enjoyed by all. Thank you. Emma and Dave

21st April 2018

21st April 2018

We can’t thank you and the team enough for all the effort you went to for our wedding day, you did us proud. Everyone loved everything and said the food was amazing. You did a fantastic job thank you again I didn’t have to worry about a thing. Lisa & Tony x

31st March 2018

31st March 2018

I just wanted to say a big thank you for all the hard work you did for making day really special and as smooth as possible. Everything went exactly how I wanted and you did everything we asked for. Cannot thank you enough! Best wishes Neelufar

7th April 2018

7th April 2018

Well what can we say? The whole day from start to finish on our wedding day was perfect!! We were so happy we chose the venue and you and your team made it run seamlessly without any hiccups. We genuinely loved every second and want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being so calm, considerate and knowing just what we wanted. Much love Sarah and Neil xx

24th November 2017

24th November 2017

Can I just say we had an amazing time from start to finish, you made the day with your hard work and professionalism. We are very grateful for your help and cannot thank you enough. Craig & Lindsay

21st October 2017

21st October 2017

To Libby and Team, Thank you for the hard work and passion you put into making our big day amazing. Danielle, Gary, Nala and Cub

22nd October 2017

22nd October 2017

Absolutely amazing, first class service, the venue itself full of character. For Libby and all the staff nothing was too much trouble. The venue was decorated by Lisa Jane celebrations this lady works so hard and would recommend her to anyone. Then of course credit also must go to the head chef Keith the food was amazing he deserves a medal! Thank you, Keith, for a wonderful day and to Libby, Emma and all the staff at the Holiday Inn love to you all. Marisa & David Anderson

29th September 2017

29th September 2017

Hi Libby just want to say thank you so much for everything you did on our wedding day we loved every minute thank you hun xxxx Charlene & Michael

23rd September 2017

23rd September 2017

I just want to thank you so so much for the planning what went into our wedding and the preparation you did to make sure our day went so smoothly! Everything went accordingly to plan, thank you so much for taking part within the singing waiters also and all the staff if you could personally thank them. Aisha & Paul Latham

22nd September 2017

22nd September 2017

We would like to thank Libby and all the staff involved in our wedding day on 22nd September 17. Everything ran so smoothly and Libby made sure everything went to plan. The food and the room was amazing. We had so many lovely comments and the day was just perfect. We are pleased we made the decision to get married here. Certainly a day to remember. Thank you again. Mr & Mrs Green x

9th September 2017

9th September 2017

We cannot thank Libby and her team enough they are just incredible. The room looked stunning, the food was amazing, they took care of everything for us. Nothing was too much to ask. The cloisters really is beautiful, and the holiday inn make sure your day is as stress free as possible as they do everything for you. I think you'd struggle to find a venue as beautiful and as accommodating. This venue you had it all and if I could do it all again I wouldn't change a thing. Rachel & James

19th August 2017

19th August 2017

Just want to say a massive thank you for all your help with our wedding, the room looked so beautiful and even more beautiful at night, everything went great and the food was lovely. Clare & Stuart Park

18th August 2017

18th August 2017

Just want to thank every single person at the Holiday Inn including Libby and her team down to the bar staff and kitchen staff for their hard work making our wedding incredible. Everyone will agree that you went above and beyond and the cloisters suit is truly a Hidden gem. We couldn't stop smiling from start to finish. Amy & Craig Gladwin

29th July 2017

29th July 2017

We would just like to thank Emma firstly for organising our wedding from the very beginning. Then special thanks to Libby for sorting all the final details, making sure the day ran smoothly, running here there and everywhere for us! Thirdly to the rest of the Holiday Inn & Cloisters suite staff who never stopped all day making sure our day was perfect! Myself & my husband can't thank you all enough for giving us the most perfect day we could of wished for! Thank you all so much Mr & Mrs Price

Eminence Company 2017

Eminence Company 2017

Very happy with all of our team here and thoroughly enjoy working with us. Special thanks for Libby.

9th July 2017

9th July 2017

Just want to say a huge thank you to all the staff at Holiday Inn Bolton, I got married in the cloisters suite last week and the venue did the most amazing job! Just want to say a special thank you to Libby and Manisha who both work at the hotel and helped organise the most perfect day that ran smoothly and made it stress free. The guests complimented us so much on the venue and the decor. If anyone is looking for a wedding venue would recommend this hotel! Sital & Jayesh Patel

7th July 2017

7th July 2017

Thank you so much for everything Libby and the staff at holiday inn Bolton did for us, every little thing was perfect. Everybody had a fantastic day and it couldn't have gone any better. Thank you again. Mr & Mrs Moran

17th June 2017

17th June 2017

Thank you for everything and thanks for all your help on the day. Libby and Emma have been the best x Mr & Mrs Coupe

3rd June 2017

3rd June 2017

From the start of our process Emma was great, it felt like any request we had was catered for, compared to other venues where we had point blank been told no. She was there to answer any queries at any time throughout our planning process. Libby then took over for the final meeting and was running our day. She again was amazing and everything that was asked of was done. I cannot recommend this place more. Our guest loved the day here and so did we! Thank you so much! Mr and Mrs Toth

27th May 2017

27th May 2017

I could not have wished for a better experience, from planning and organising with yourself, to Libby running the day with the team, everything was beyond anything either of us could have imagined! The food was delicious and I cannot count the number of compliments we have received from our guests on how amazing it was! Our wedding day was completely flawless, with everyone who attended truly enjoying everything about the day! Mr & Mrs Catherall

20th May 2017

20th May 2017

We both had an amazing day and Libby is a credit to the Hotel!! Emily & Tom

5th May 2017

5th May 2017

Just a quick thank you to you and Jade for being so brilliant! What a night and so many people who didn't know that cloisters existed! Your whole team rock! Matt Millian

29th April 2017

29th April 2017

The General Manager of this hotel needs recognition here. In my eyes the hotel is a 5 star. Lee and I got married here on 29th April 2017 in the Ashton Suite. The staff of this hotel were excellent, from start to finish. The whole team have given us memories money can’t buy. The rooms are spacious, the food is delicious and the whole ambience was really outstanding! Suzanne & Lee

8th April 2017

8th April 2017

As soon as we set foot in The Cloisters we knew it would be perfect for us and we were right. The venue, the food, the service, everything was spot on. Ourselves and our guests had a brilliant day and we can't recommend this venue highly enough. Special thanks to Emma for all her hard work organising our wedding and her patience with our numerous enquiries and requests. And to Libby for making sure the day ran smoothly and couldn't have gone better for ourselves or our guests. Mr & Mrs Foster

7th January 2017

7th January 2017

Many thanks to the holiday inn Bolton for our wedding last weekend. 1st class service and venue. Could not of asked for anything more. The whole team and hotel nailed it. We were so happy and would recommend it too anyone. Nick & Anita.

19th November 2016

19th November 2016

Wanted to pass on my personal thanks for everything you did on Saturday, we both had the most amazing day ever and wouldn't have changed a thing about it. That said, things only ran so smoothly due to your amazing team and fantastic leadership on the day! I literally can't thank you enough. Jen & Danny

15th October 2016

15th October 2016

Thank you we had an amazing day, everybody had a fantastic time... Could you please pass on our personal thanks to Libby, she was amazing she couldn't do enough for us and made us both so relaxed! Paul was amazing too, he was equally as helpful... they were both absolute stars. Thank you for everything, our day was perfect. Mr & Mrs Jones

7th October 2016

7th October 2016

Thank you so much Emma & Libby, our day was just perfect, nothing too much trouble and you pulled out the stops to go along with our theme...even Keith the Chef joined in! We can't recommend you highly enough. Jo & Mike Dewsnip

3rd September 2016

3rd September 2016

A massive THANK YOU to all the staff at the Holiday Inn. The team did an amazing job at coordinating our Indian Ceremony, Lunch, Civil Ceremony, Drinks Reception and Evening Reception all in one day without any issues. I would highly recommend the Holiday Inn Bolton as a wedding venue, the Cloisters Suite is beautiful and the team are so organised, you will have a stress free day! Victoria & Nilesh

27th August 2016

27th August 2016

Firstly I want to express my sincere thanks to you! Throughout the planning stage of my wedding you were so helpful. It made my planning so much easier. Once again I want to thank you personally for everything you did for us in preparation for our special day. Jennifer & Ben

26th August 2016

26th August 2016

Firstly can we thank you for an absolutely fabulous day and night, you provided such a professional service. Both of us and all guests had a fabulous time, thank you. Steve & Pat

22nd July 2016

22nd July 2016

We had a fantastic day, thank you so much. The staff were brilliant and the room was lovely. Tracy & Nigel

11th June 2016

11th June 2016

Thank you so much for organising it, it was such an amazing day. Mr & Mrs Duncan

21st May 2016

21st May 2016

Thank you so much for a fantastic day Holiday Inn Team. Mr & Mrs Mallon

07 August 2015

07 August 2015

Thank you so much for all your hard work in organising our wedding! It has been really stress free for us and we are so grateful! Emma & Andrew

03 July 2015

03 July 2015

Had my wedding on 3rd July. Could not have wished for better. The staff were amazing all the way through planning and the toast master paul really put us at ease. Everyone said how beautiful it was and the food was great. Thank you so much holiday inn! Kellie & Lee x

01 March 2015 (2)

01 March 2015 (2)

Thanks for all your help at my wedding - the day was just as I wanted. Anita & Pritesh

01 March 2015 (1)

01 March 2015 (1)

Thanks for all your help at my wedding - the day was just as I wanted. Anita & Pritesh

9th May 2015

9th May 2015

My husband and I recently got married on 9th May, 2015. Our ceremony was held at Bolton Parish Church, which was out of this world. We then went to the Holiday Inn, Bolton for our Wedding Breakfast and Reception. After months of planning, everything went brilliantly. The food at the Wedding Breakfast was awesome - everybody commented how good it was. The Reception was excellent. Brilliant DJ, and superb buffet. Cath & Alan

12th June 2014

12th June 2014

Thank you Rebeca, Emma, Alex, Jade & everyone who helped us at the desk, readied our room for early check-in, & took care of us during our wedding ceremony and reception in the Ashton Suite! Very professional and friendly! If you wish to marry in the Manchester area, we would highly recommend the facility and the staff! Did I mention we planned the whole thing via email with us 6000 or so miles away! They made it easy! Cheers to you all!

10th May 2014

10th May 2014

For those I haven't mentioned by name, it is a reflection on my memory for names!!! You were all amazing!!!! Thanks to the chef for the terrific spread! Enjoyed the food immensely!

20th November 2014

20th November 2014

Amazing venue, amazing staff. Our wedding was perfect thanks to all the staff, Emma and Rebecca were amazing. Thank you

28th December 2014

28th December 2014

Myself & my new husband Bob just wanted to say a massive thank you for everything! We had the most perfect wedding day on Sunday! Our biggest thanks have to go to Emma & Paul, you are both fantastic!!!

21st September 2013

21st September 2013

All I need to say is WOW!! We had our wedding here and the venue is simply stunning!! We can't thank the staff enough but the biggest thanks have to go to Emma & Paul!!

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07 August 2015

Thank you so much for all your hard work in organising our wedding! It has been really stress free for us and we are so grateful! Emma & Andrew