Unique Event & Conference Venues with Accommodation

Are you looking for an unusual venue with onsite accommodation? Finding a good venue is not always as easy as it seems, especially when you have boxes to tick and a budget to stick to. We’ve put together a list of our unique event and conference venues that have accommodation on site, or within walking distance.

Events at a unique venue with onsite accommodation

Are you looking for an unusual venue with onsite accommodation? Finding a good venue is not always as easy as it seems, especially when you have boxes to tick and a budget to stick to. We’ve put together a list of our unique event and conference venues that have accommodation on site, or within walking distance, to give your guests a more memorable experience.

Chelsea FC – Stamford Bridge

When choosing accommodation to follow your event or conference at Stamford Bridge Stadium, you have to make the difficult decision between two stunning, four star hotels: the Millennium and the Copthorne. Both situated on the doorstep of Chelsea Football Club, you will definitely impress your corporate associates with this unique accommodation, especially if they are football fans! It is also close to some of the top London activities, for those who want to extend their events to something more adventurous (Batter sea Park Zoo, Go Ape and just a short journey to the Natural History and Science Museum)

There are 231 rooms across both hotels, ranging from standard, superior and club offers. Not only are the views and local attractions the heart of Stamford Bridge, this accommodation offers award winning spa treatments, sauna, steam room, cold plunge pool, 25m ozone treated swimming pool, a gym, studio classes, a hairdressers and a nail lounge. At these four star hotels, there is something for everyone!

Coventry Building Society Arena

The Coventry Building Society Arena is home to Coventry City Football Club.  The midlands venue also boasts a 4-star, 121-bedroom hotel onsite – DoubleTree By Hilton. The hotel offers a mixture of standard, pitch facing and deluxe rooms available, making it the ideal accommodation before or after your meeting or event at the Coventry Building Society Arena.

Coventry Building Society Arena - DoubleTree by Hilton
Coventry Building Society Arena – DoubleTree by Hilton

Hampshire Cricket – The Utilita Bowl

Hilton at The Utilita Bowl is a stunning, modern hotel located at the home of Hampshire Cricket in Southampton, Hampshire. The striking property exudes a sense of occasion, boasting spectacular views across the iconic Utilita Bowl cricket, concert and events stadium and Boundary Lakes, the venue’s 18-hole golf course. From intimate meetings to flawlessly produced events in the magnificent Ballroom, the Hilton at The Utilita Bowl connects you to unforgettable experiences time and time again, whilst always guaranteeing great service, fantastic accommodation and a complete resort experience.

The 171-bedroomed hotel boasts unparalleled views from every room. From views overlooking the Hampshire countryside and 18-hole PGA course, Boundary Lakes to balcony rooms with non-restricted cricket pitch views. Our 171 Guest Rooms have an elegant and stylish design with modern elements and useful leisure and business facilities, including comfortable beds, a contemporary Media Hub and 42-inch LCD TV.  Read more about the facilities at The Utilita Bowl in Hampshire.

Headingley Stadium, Leeds

Headingley Lodge Hotel is situated within the grounds of Headingley Stadium, home to international cricket and rugby league, ideal for use the night before or after your event. Offering 36 bedrooms for guests, this is an ideal location should you wish to book a meeting at the stadium for guests travelling far or include bedrooms in your wedding package. Get closer to the action at Headingley Lodge, with each room overlooking the world-famous Stadium Cricket Pavilion.

The four-star hotel is conveniently located close to Leeds City Centre and is within walking distance of Headingley, a bustling location with plenty of bars, pubs and restaurants. Access to the lodge is no problem with Burley and Headingley station within walking distance and complimentary parking included in your stay.

Headingley Lodge Hotel, Leeds
Headingley Lodge Hotel, Leeds

Lancashire Cricket – Emirates Old Trafford

Emirates Old Trafford, the home of Lancashire Cricket, boasts an on-site, four-star Hilton Garden Inn hotel. The hotel provides 250 modern bedrooms, 135 of which overlook the iconic cricket pitch and offer breath taking panoramic stadium views. Two on-site restaurants – The Edge, and The Garden Bar and Grille are also available to guests, alongside a fitness gym and access to a 700-space secure car park. For hotel residents attending events at the venue, indoor connecting footbridge links are available for convenience and ease. See more about the facilities at Emirates Old Trafford.

Leigh Sports Village

Only 4 miles away from the M6 Motorway, the 4* Holiday Inn Express Hotel is ideally located within the Leigh Sports Village complex, adjacent to the stadium. Whether you are visiting The Sports Village for business or leisure, this hotel is the perfect setting for an enjoyable break away. Relax with complimentary tea/ coffee during your stay in one of the 135 spacious and modern rooms, along with free WI-FI, so you can always stay connected. There are over 1,000 free car parking spaces onsite, including those at the hotel making it perfect for overnight stays.

Leigh Sports Village Accommodation
Holiday Inn Express Hotel at Leigh Sports Village

MK Dons FC – Stadium MK

Where better to stay when you’re visiting Stadium MK, than at Stadium MK itself? The 4 star DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes spans 360° around the stadium, with 304 bedrooms, including suites and pitch-facing deluxe rooms. A stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes starts with a warm cookie on arrival, and that warm welcoming feeling will stay with you throughout your stay and until long after you leave.

Newcastle United FC – St. James’ Park

The Sandman Signature Hotel in Newcastle is located a short 50 meters away from your event or conference at St. James’ Park, with beautiful views of the Stadium, shopping centre and Newcastle University. Not only does the hotel have four stars and 170 rooms, it also has an onsite restaurant, bar and gym.  The Leonardo Hotel is located 0.7 miles from the stadium.  The hotel has three stars, with 274 rooms with onsite restaurant and bar.  The stadium is able to secure a special discounted rate for booking these hotels.

Norwich City FC – Carrow Road Stadium

You can’t go wrong with the Holiday Inn Norwich City, a three star hotel only 0.1 miles away, it’s the perfect accommodation following your event or conference at Carrow Road Stadium. 150 rooms, onsite parking and complimentary Wi-Fi – it has all your basics. There is a restaurant, bar, mini gym on site and you are able to use the nearby leisure facilities for swimming, completely free. Discounted rates for group bookings of nine or more are available when booking your event through Stadium Experience.

Norwich City FC Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn at Norwich City FC

Sunderland AFC – Stadium of Light

Located just a goal kick from the Stadium of Light on the stadium village, the Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland is open now.  The 141-bedroom hotel, located at Stadium Park, Sunderland, affords a whole host of opportunities for visitors and businesses alike in a prime location.  It is the ideal location for accommodation before or after your meeting or event at the Stadium of Light.

Each guest room offers complimentary WiFi, individually controlled air conditioning, fridges and flat screen TVs and more.  All rooms are equipped with a spacious working area and ergonomic chair.  The Hilton Garden Inn also houses a destination restaurant, the Karbon Grill Kitchen & Bar.  The hotel is also perfectly situated to enjoy the sites of Sunderland such as Roker Beach, National Glass Centre and Penshaw Monument, or to take in a match at the Stadium of Light.

Twickenham Stadium, London

Twickenham Stadium is ideally suited to accommodate all guests travelling to the stadium, with the luxury of an onsite 4* Marriott Hotel, containing 156 bedrooms, providing a short walk from all events at the stadium, and a comfortable stay. The Marriott benefits from comfortable workspaces, a separate bar and restaurant, high-speed Wi-Fi and much more, with some rooms even providing views over the famous Twickenham pitch.

Twickenham also has an onsite Virgin Active Health Club, containing a swimming pool, spa, gym facilities and more. The stadium also offers a wide range of onsite activities related to its sporting history, such as stadium tours, visits to the World Rugby Museum and the England Rugby Store.

Twickenham also benefits from brilliant transport connections, with over 2,000 complimentary onsite car parking spaces, a short 6-mile journey to London Heathrow Airport, a 20-minute train journey to London Waterloo train station and brilliant road connections to the M3 and M25.  See more about the facilities available at Twickenham Stadium.

Marriott Hotel at Twickenham Stadium
Marriott Hotel at Twickenham Stadium

West Ham United FC – The London Stadium

Following your event or conference at the London Stadium, there are three conveniently located hotels to choose from: The Holiday Inn Stratford, Moxy London Stratford and the Premier Inn.

The Holiday Inn Stratford is a four star hotel in London offering beautiful views over Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and a short walk of 0.3 miles away from the Stadium. Group rates are available with Stadium Experience which are inclusive of a 24-hour fitness centre, in-house health and beauty treatments and a rooftop terrace. The Holiday Inn will provide you with an experience you won’t forget.

Moxy London Stratford is a four star, beautiful boutique hotel in East London and conveniently only 0.3 miles away from the London Stadium. Moxy London provides the perfect place to stay after a night out with it’s unique but spacious rooms, free Wi-Fi, air con and is also located close to London transport. You can’t go wrong!

The Premier Inn Stratford is a three star hotel near the London Stadium, a short 0.3 miles away. It is a simple, affordable hotel with a great location in central London. Close to transport links, shopping and the Olympic Park, Premier Inn is all you need for a great stay after an event.

Other stadium venues with hotels onsite or accommodation close by to follow your event include: