Tasked with finding the greatest party pad of all time for your bestie’s hen do? You’re in for a real treat. You see, there’s a house out there for every type of hen – from beachside cabins and luxury apartments in the city to countryside lodges and large celebration houses close to lots of bars and restaurants.
Of course, if you’ve never had such an important job to do, you might be wondering just how on earth you’re going to please everyone. After all, the hen party house plays a big part in the occasion. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you out with our how to find the perfect hen party house guide.
- Consider your hens, and their personalities
As this is your bride-to-be’s big celebration, it pays to think about what her dream accommodation looks like. Would she like to be close to the sights? Is she an outdoors explorer who hates being near big cities? Perhaps she’s not a big drinker but loves a pamper sesh in the evening and therefore a roll-top bath is top of the list?
Once you’ve pictured her dream hen house, it’s time to think about the other hens. Will they mind sharing rooms? Is there a hen who would prefer her own en-suite bathroom? Perhaps it’s a group that doesn’t know each other that well so lots of social spaces and open-plan living is key.
- Start early
Finding a hen house should be treated the same as trying to find a holiday home! The truth is, they get snapped up very quickly. Not only is it wise to start looking for hen party houses well in advance – especially if you’re looking to accommodate a large group – but it’s likely that your hens will appreciate the forewarning.
So if you’ve seen something you like, it’s best to enquire quickly. Don’t worry if it’s been snapped up either as we have a whole host of hen party accommodation that’s available.
- Think about the location
Of course, if you’re in charge of planning a hen party, you’ve probably already considered the location. But when it comes to a hen party house, you really need to think about where you want to be in said location. Take Bath for example. Do you want to be close to the centre? Perhaps you’d prefer to be away from the hustle and bustle, but with the option of popping into the city whenever you want? Think about how far you want to be from bars, pubs, restaurants and activities as well as any scenic walks or spas.
- Consider your plans
This one is super important and often gets overlooked. For example, if you’re planning on booking a private chef for your hen weekend, you’ll probably need somewhere that has a large kitchen and dining area. If you’re heading away in the summer, a hen party house with a swimming pool, or indoor swimming pool and hot tub will be fun. And, if you want to arrange hen party games and life drawing, you might need a games room or large open-plan living space.
- Read reviews
A real-life experience and a few photos are worth their weight in gold. When you think you’ve found the right hen house, take a look at what other people have got to say about it. Of course, if there is a negative review, you shouldn’t be put off by it – especially if there are lots of positive ones surrounding it. Looking at photos can also help to imagine just exactly what the property is like, and can give you a clearer idea of what’s included.
So there you have it. Our ultimate guide to finding the perfect hen party house. At HenQueens, not only do we have a range of incredible accommodation for you to book, all over the UK, but we can also help with your hen party ideas and activities. In fact, we’ve been helping bride-to-bes and their hens to plan a magical celebration that is exactly what they envisioned for years. Why not drop us a message today to see how we could help you?