Thank you to Christopher Savage for a fantastic weekend exploring the IHG hotel group. The venue finding team were spoilt rotten with dinner at the Intercontinental London Park Lane and lunch at Crowne Plaza London St James. Pictures can be found on our Facebook page! The Conference People look forward to working together soon!
Below is a snippet about each of the hotels we viewed – why not take a read and see if any of these venues would be perfect for you...
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
The Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, located close to Russell Square Underground station, is a modern business hotel with fifteen purpose-built meeting rooms, accommodating up to 300 delegates theatre style. For residential conferences, the hotel has 313 bedrooms, including a number of accessible rooms. Post event, delegates can relax and meet in the Junction Bar and Restaurant or experience a more casual atmosphere in Callaghans Irish Pub.
Intercontinental London Park Lane
The Intercontinental London Park Lane is an iconic and elegant five-star hotel which is situated between Hyde Park to the north-west and St James’ Park to the south-east. The hotel, which was refurbished in 2007, has 13 event rooms, the largest of which can accommodate a total of 1,000 theatre style; has over 400 opulent bedrooms and a fine dining restaurant headed by Theo Randall. There is also a health & fitness centre and a spa, and so delegates can unwind in luxury during their stay.
Holiday Inn Regents Park
This hotel is situated in a great location just next to Regents Park and only a 10 minutes walk from the Hustle and Bustle of Oxford Street. The hotel has 333 well equipped bedrooms for both business and leisure guests, and also has executive and Suite levels if required. The most unique aspect to this property is the exclaimed Academy Conference Centre, which is perfect for any size conference with 13 flexible style conference rooms from a large event for 300 delegates to small boardroom meetings for eight guests. After a busy day why not relax in the Junction Bar and Lounge with a cocktail and then move on into the Junction Restaurant where you will find a meal for every taste.
Crowne Plaza London – St James
This traditional four star hotel is located just minutes from Buckingham Palace and Victoria station and has 340 bedrooms to include elegant standard, Superior and Deluxe rooms and suites. Suitable for all business and pleasure needs, this hotel has 17 meetings rooms and can host up to 250 delegates for a conference. Alternatively if you’re looking for somewhere to host a special drinks reception, the courtyard at 51 is a wonderful setting for your guests.
Crowne Plaza London Kensington
This boutique Georgian townhouse is located in Kensington and has 162 guest bedrooms including 20 suites. The hotel features three meeting rooms, the largest can accommodate 110 theatre style and the room can also split into three sections. All the meeting rooms have natural daylight and Wi-Fi internet. The hotels hidden secret is it’s one acre private garden, a great extra for any coffee break or drinks reception.
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