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Weddings and Occasions

Organising your big day and looking for wedding venues in Essex? Planning a small gathering for a milestone birthday party? Scheduling the next gala for your Charity?

The Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes is the perfect destination for any type of event. Thanks to its numerous rooms, the hotel can accommodate a vast range of events from small and private parties to big lavish weddings for up to 2,500 guests.

With onsite Spa and leisure facilities, two 18-hole golf courses and 194 bedrooms to accommodate your guests, our events coordinators are on hand to provide you with the best experience possible and ensure you have a great day to remember!


Our hotel is one of the most flexible wedding venues in Essex. Whether you want an intimate celebration with your closest family and friends or an extravagant declaration of love, the Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes is your best choice of venue. With breath-taking views across the golf courses and the lakes, our rooms will guarantee an unforgettable experience. Our experienced wedding coordinators will take care of your every need so you’re free to enjoy your big day in one of the best wedding venues near Colchester.


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Wedding reception

Are you a party princess, a social butterfly or the perfect event organiser and want to host a special event in Colchester? The Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes is your ideal Essex party venue. With rooms accommodating between 40 and 2,500 guests, our experienced events coordinators are ready to bring your event to life and create the perfect special celebration.