Funerals and wakes

Set next to Malvern Priory and Malvern Museum, The Abbey Hotel is easily accessible via direct trains from London Paddington whilst also being within close proximity from Birmingham and Hereford. If your guests are travelling long distances, you can invite them to stay at the hotel in one of our 103 comfortable bedrooms. Your requirements will be taken care of with minimum fuss and utmost discretion to make this trying time a little easier.

A Celebration of Life

Elegant rooms, bespoke catering and the humble presence of our staff is what you can expect when hosting a wake in one of our seven light-filled suites.

The Elgar Suite is a popular setting for funeral receptions for up to 300 guests. Private dining and smaller wakes can be held in the historic Shaw Suite flooded with daylight. Or opt for the Garden Suite, which is ideal for funeral teas and intimate receptions.

Funeral and wakes - Bereavement Packages

Bereavement Packages

With the greatest sympathy and compassion, our experienced events team will ensure your funeral reception is handled in a respectful and discrete manner.

Our team has hosted numerous life celebrations over the years and can help customise a Funeral Reception package to meet your needs.

From a private bar to floral displays, we can make the venue as intimate as possible with personal memories.

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Staying With Us

The quiet ambiance and serene location by the hills lends a sense of dignity to The Abbey Hotel, making it an ideal location for your guests to relax in one of our 103 rooms and suites, and reconnect with family and friends after the wake. The hotel is family and pet-friendly and includes rooms adapted for guests with disabilities. The Abbey is easily accessible from the M5 and M50 and has a large, free car park available for guests.


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