Ideal group stays in the UK...

Ideal group stays in the UK...

Sightseeing, city centres, countryside, overnights. Where can you get all this in one place? Venuemasters of course.

Group accommodation has to tick many boxes – there’s considerations around parking, number, type and quality of bedrooms, location of course, and then sorting out catering options. So, flexibility is key when dealing with groups.

We’ve all been there. We’re the person responsible for booking accommodation for a group. Whether you’re looking for a work conference, students, coach trip, or needing to sort out an overnight stop. Getting the right accommodation can be tricky. You need a choice that caters for all tastes.

There are a number of group accommodation options within the UK, from budget chains and individual hotels to university accommodation. With so much on offer, and so much variety sometimes it’s hard to make a decision, and more importantly make sure you choose somewhere that delivers good quality.

Academic venues offer excellent value for money for group stays. Many campuses have invested heavily over the last decade in the development of new facilities for a more discerning student customer, so group travel organisers really can take advantage of a touch of quality at only a fraction of the cost of a mainstream hotel. Plus, many universities are conveniently located close to popular tourist attractions, transport links, city centre, some even boast their own hotels. From city centre university campus accommodation with cultural attractions nearby, to self-contained Halls of Residence set in their own beautiful grounds.

Venuemasters is your one-stop-shop for large group accommodation at university campuses, ideal for very big groups, and some campuses are able to sleep thousands of people. The majority are ideal as they have availability are in summer, with some venues available at Easter such as Royal Agricultural University and the University of Nottingham.

Most universities can offer you single, twin or hotel rooms, and some offer excellent group facilities such as on-site sports centres, swimming pools and extensive campus grounds. We have a great tool on our website allowing you search by regions the following regions. Take a look at some of the universities on offer here

Needless to say, quality and service will also be top of your list. Well, rest assured, the accommodation on offer on our site can also boast that it’s award winning. In 2017, Finalists in the Best University Accommodation for Groups category, at the Group Travel Awards included University of Exeter, University of Leicester, University of Portsmouth and The University of York.

Furthermore College Court, part of Leicester Conferences, has been awarded the Outstanding Service Award from and a Fabulous Award in the 2017 Loved by Guest Awards. The highly prized status’ rewards only the very best properties, highlighting exceptional hotel standards and service. Whilst Event Exeter, the University of Exeter’s conference and event team, has become the first team within the University to be accredited with the internationally recognised ISO9001:2015 standard for Quality Assurance.

So, there you have it, something for every group organiser across the UK!