Our centrally located conference hotel provides the perfect venue...
163 modern, ensuite hotel bedrooms
19 conference suites, meeting and training rooms
2 to 220 delegates theatre style, or 120 cabaret
Large restaurant overlooking the hotel's central courtyard
Excellent full English buffet breakfast with continental selection
Private function suites for dinners up to 180 and 400
Purpose built, ISO14001 accredited and the latest AV
Natural light and LED daylight lighting
The best conference buffet lunch in Birmingham
FairTrade bean to cup coffee in our main lounges.
Your room, your layout...
This is your space, think of our rooms as your blank canvas to paint the perfect meeting... You can pick and choose your layout with complete flexibility; get those ideas flowing with a relaxed ushape of chairs, or for the more formal board meeting, naturally, boardroom might fit the bill. You can pick and choose to suit your needs, layouts for exhibitions and functions also available.
Your meeting spaces... Discover our meeting rooms that are available...
The floorplan of the Hotel and Conference Centre is available to download in PDF format, showing the meeting rooms, breakout lounges, the Courtyard Restaurant, the hotel bar and other facilities that all work together to make your event a success.
You'll also find our handy 'at-a-glance' conference grid, showing all of our meeting rooms with their capacities for a variety of layouts.
You'll never need to take more than 30 footsteps when you break out into smaller groups; we've made sure our main conference suites are right next to a choice of smaller meeting and syndicate rooms to give you the perfect space for workshops and indvidual sessions, you could even grab a seat out in the courtyard or delegate lounges! All of the syndicate rooms are equipped to the same standard as your main suite, with plenty of audio visual options available.
Whether you're running a HD cable from your laptop or hooking up your iPad, you'll be connecting yourself, with the simple touch of a screen, to the very latest technology with everything from a suite of laptops to built in projectors and sound systems.
If you need a helping hand, our onsite support team have over thirty years' experience of perfecting presentations.
No conference centre would be complete without high speed WiFi to keep you and your delegates online, throughout the venue. We can even create your own personalised login with dedicated bandwidth!
Your event planning team and venue hosts...
Over 1200 years of experience are ready and waiting to guide you through every single detail of your event, leaving no stone unturned, to ensure we provide an inspirational reality that exceeds expectation. From the very first time you speak to the team, our enquiry and event experts will make sure everything's taken care of from the pastries on arrival to the specially selected wine with dinner. Our team will ensure they dot the i's and cross the t's two weeks prior to the start of your event, and you'll also have a contact on hand during your event, between our event planners, front of house team and venue duty managers, who will be around to help to assist with queries and last minute requests.
Your arrival and lounge areas...
When you arrive, take a seat in one of our courtyard lounge areas and indulge in a choice of hot drinks from our newly installed bean-to-cup coffee machines (You can select coffee strength and even cold drinks!)
Treat yourself from our grazing stations with a fresh pastry, homemade tray bake or sweet selection, or, if you fancy something a little lighter there are cordials, green tea and a delicious fruit bowl.
Our team will keep a selection of snacks available throughout the day when you're taking that well earned break. Our lounges also provide the perfect space for registration and a networking session before heading into the main event.
Lounges may be hired exclusively for table top exhibitions or evening drinks receptions, too!
Your dining, restaurant and bar spaces...
There's nothing more important than great food to keep your delegates on their toes during your event. At lunch time, you can expect a choice of freshly prepared dishes, balanced to perfection, to keep the brain alert and engaged… even the puddings! Come the evening, your delegates can drop into the bar or restaurant at their leisure or you can dine together to keep that networking going. The restaurant gives you everything from intimate dining for 10 with contemporary private dining suites, all the way up to stunning banquets and corporate dinners for 450. After dinner, relax and unwind in the stylish bar with colleagues or catch up with BBC News or the latest football matches.
Your place to swim, gym and keep fit...
As a part of Aston University, our residential guests have access to the nearby campus Victorian Sports Centre, which welcomes a diverse mix of guests, from students to commercial gym members and our hotel guests.
Treat yourself to a dip in Birmingham's oldest swimming pool and discover the stunning features of the Victorian sports centre on campus with free access for you and your delegates for the duration of your event. There's a 110 station gymnasium, fitness suites, squash courts and once you've worked up a sweat, relax in the sauna or steam rooms. The sports centre is directly opposite the conference centre and hotel. Have you ever wondered who would win a 5-a-side football match out of finance and HR? There are indoor and outdoor sports pitches across the Aston campus, ideal for a variety of team building events!
Your hotel rooms...
Imagine having a stylish hotel a couple of floors up from your purpose built conference suite… well, we've done just that! 163 four star standard hotel bedrooms sit within the conference centre with all of the creature comforts you'd expect when you're away from home. Our compact City Singles, City Doubles and Twins, and Executive Doubles and Twins give you a great choice to suit your needs and budget, we've even got the Aston Suites for those extra special VIP guests. Being Birmingham's biggest residential venue is ideal for keeping everyone in one place with the hotel, restaurant and conference space within a few footsteps.
Our latest meeting and event offers
MEET, EAT, PARTY, SLEEP...
Get ready to celebrate the 2023 Christmas Party Season here at the hotel.
Why not upgrade your November and December events with a Christmas Party?
Book before 31st October 2023 to celebrate with our 2022 prices!
Ask our Sales Team for more details. 0121 204 4300
Start your event journey with us today...
Talk with our team to discuss your upcoming events, we can advise and guide you through every detail, every step of the way.
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