Following a multimillion pound refurbishment DoubleTree by Hilton at the Ricoh Arena – Coventry welcomes its first guestsDoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton at the Ricoh Arena - Coventry. Located in the Ricoh Arena, home of Aviva Premiership Rugby club Wasps, and where professional football team Coventry City Football Club also play, the hotel is situated in the heart of the UK.
The hotel’s 121 guestrooms, including 50 queen rooms with stadium views, 18 deluxe rooms and two king suites, offer guests a modern and welcoming environment. Business guests seeking a practical working environment will be delighted with the sleek workspaces and Wi-Fi connectivity included in every guestroom.
With a selection of restaurants and bars, guests staying at the hotel can choose from a range of high quality dining options. Enjoy a la carte dining in stylish surroundings in Faradays, the hotel’s restaurant, or grab a coffee and bite to eat in The Mill, the hotel’s brand new bar and brasserie.
For those wishing to remain active during their stay at DoubleTree by Hilton at the Ricoh Arena – Coventry’s 24-hour complimentary fitness centre includes cardio, strength, core and balance equipment.
John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton said, “DoubleTree by Hilton at the Ricoh Arena provides visitors to Coventry and the surrounding area with the welcoming comforts and hospitality common to all DoubleTree by Hilton hotels, starting with the presentation of a warm, chocolate chip cookie at check-in, a symbol of the “little things” that make a stay with us so memorable. Situated in a multi-purpose sports stadium, the hotel is truly unique and will be a great addition to our growing portfolio in the UK.”
The hotel holds a prominent position within the wider Ricoh Arena complex, which boasts 80 versatile meeting rooms that can accommodate seven to 7,000 delegates, including a 6,000 sqm conference and exhibition hall. The arena benefits from exceptional transport links, with three train stations within eight miles and Birmingham Airport just 20 km away by car, making it is a destination venue for business and leisure events.
Richard Marsh general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton at the Ricoh Arena – Coventry said, “The Ricoh Arena attracts a huge number of people to its wide range of events – sport, business and entertainment – and the DoubleTree by Hilton here will be perfectly suited to serve the needs of that growing audience.
“In addition to Wasps rugby match days, we are also superbly placed for a range of leisure attractions including Cadbury World, Warwick Castle and Stratford Upon Avon and we hope to be able to bring more people to the region to savour what it has to offer, or persuade them to stay longer in the area.”