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Mike66: Hotel Information

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The workshop will take place on the campus of the University of Warwick (online campus map / campus map in pdf), at the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications (DIMAP), in the building of the Warwick Mathematics Institute (number 35 on the campus map).
However, since the accommodation on the campus is very limited and often expensive, we're providing a list of hotels and guest houses (bed-and-breakfast) in four locations:

  • Kenilworth,
  • Leamington Spa,
  • Coventry, and
  • on the campus.

You can see the locations of the hotels on our accommodation map.

The list is for information only and does not imply recommendations. Also, the prices given should be used four guideline only and are subject to change.

Depending on your needs, you may prefer to stay either on the campus (typical price range £90 £125 and up), or in one of three neighbouring towns Kenilworth or Leamington Spa or Coventry. All towns are about 10-15 minutes ride from the campus by car or taxi, and convenient public transportation (frequent buses) is also available.

More offers (and sometimes better prices than when calling hotel directly) can be found at http://www.laterooms.com and http://www.coventry-hotels.co.uk.

Very informal recommendations: depending on your budget and mobility: if you are OK with spending around £90 £125 per night and staying on the campus then go for Radcliffe House on the campus, where you won't have problems with commuting and the quality is very good (incl. Internet connection etc).
Otherwise, go for any of the B&B and hotels in Kenilworth (first four have convenient access to public transportation; the other two would require the use of taxis or a car), or Victoria Park Hotel in Leamington Spa.


Kenilworth

Kenilworth is a small town close to the University of Warwick, perhaps best known for its beautiful ruins of Kenilworth castle. The town has a number of nice restaurant and pubs. The prices for the accommodation are in the range of £40-90 per night, depending on whether a hotel or a B&B is chosen. Kenilworth is about 5-10 minutes drive by taxi to the campus . There are local bus services (16/12/Unibus (U1/U2)) between Kenilworth and the University.


Hollyhurst Guest House, Kenilworth

47 Priory Road, Kenilworth CV8 1LL
URL: http://www.hollyhurstguesthouse.co.uk/
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 853882

B&B. Price range: around £35 - £40 per night. 3.3 miles / 7 mins


Abbey Guest House, Kenilworth

41 Station Road, Kenilworth CV8 1JD
URL: http://www.abbeyguesthouse.com/
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 512707
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 859148

B&B. Price range: around £35 - £40 per night. 3.6 miles / 7mins


The Peacock Hotel, Kenilworth

149 Warwick Road, Kenilworth CV8 1HY
URL: http://www.peacockhotel.com/
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 851156
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 864644

Good location on University bus route. Price range: around £60 per night


Holiday Inn, Kenilworth

22 Abbey End, Kenilworth CV8 2ED
URL: N/A
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 855957
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 857830

Good location on University bus route. Price range: around £80 per night. Recently changed the owner and so the price might vary.


Woodside Hotel and Conference Center

Glasshouse Lane, Kenilworth CV8 2AL
URL: http://www.sundialgroup.com/woodside
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 852217
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 859550

Good quality business hotel with some conference facilities (incl. a restaurant). A little out of town and hence convenient by car but with poor access by public transportation. Price range: regular prices £80 and up per night.


Chesford Grange, Kenilworth

Chesford Grange, Kenilworth CV8 2LD
URL: http://www.qhotels.co.uk/hotels/chesford-grange-near-warwick-warwickshire/
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 859331
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 855272

Good quality (4 star) business hotel. Out of town and hence convenient by car but with poor access by public transportation. Price range: regular prices £80 and up per night. However, they frequently have some special prices.


Leamington Spa

Royal Leamington Spa is a small, fashionable town with beautiful Georgian and Victorian architecture, a few miles away from the campus. They have a good selection of shops, nice restaurants and pubs, and some night clubs. This town is also a headquarter of Mike, who has been living here for a few decades. Leamington Spa is about 15 minutes drive by taxi to the campus . There are local bus services (16/12/Unibus (U1/U2)) between Leamington Spa and the University.


Victoria Park Hotel, Leamington Spa

12 Adelaide Road, Leamington Spa CV31 3PW
URL: http://www.victoriaparkhotelleamingtonspa.co.uk/
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 450505
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 421313

Small hotel/B&B. Price range: around £50 - £55 per night. Good location; close (<5 minutes) to the town and bus stops.


The Lansdowne Hotel, Leamington Spa

87 Clarendon Street, Leamington Spa CV32 4PF
URL: http://www.thelansdowne.co.uk/
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 450505
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 421313

Price range: around £55 per night. Good location; close (<5 minutes) to the town and bus stops.


The Regent Hotel Leamington Spa

The Parade. Leamington Spa CV32 4AT
URL: http://www.travelodge.co.uk/search_and_book/hotel_overview.php?hotel_id=143
Tel: +44 (0) 871 984 6239
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 432473

Price range: around £70 per night, but often better price is available (e.g., now, saver rate on the web page is £49). Good location, in town and next to a bus stops.


The Best Western Falstaff Hotel, Leamington Spa

16-20 Warwick New Road, Leamington Spa CV32 5JQ
URL: http://www.bw-falstaffhotel.co.uk/
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 312044
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 450574

Price range: around £100 per night. Less convenient when public transportation is to be used.


Coventry

Coventry (see also wiki) is the nearest city to the University of Warwick and home to many students who live off-campus. It has convenient public transportation to/from the campus and it is very well connected by rail and coaches with the main cities and the airport in the UK.


Ibis Hotel, Coventry

Abbey Road Off Leaf Lane, Coventry CV3 4BJ
URL: http://www.ibishotel.com/ibis/fichehotel/gb/ibi/2094/fiche_hotel.shtml
Tel: (+44)2476/639922
Fax: (+44)2476/306898

Price range: around £50 per night. All rooms are en suite with TV & tea/coffee making facilities. 4.1 miles/8 mins


Village Hotel

Dolomite Avenue, Coventry Business Park, Coventry CV4 9GZ
URL: http://www.village-hotels.co.uk/hotels/Coventry
Tel: (+44)2476/719000
Fax: (+44)2476/719100

Price range: around £100 per night. Very close to the University on the main bus route. 4 star hotel with use of gym facilities. 4.4 miles/ 9 mins


Windmill Village

Birmingham Road, Allesley, Coventry, CV5 9AL
URL: http://www.windmillvillagehotel.co.uk/
Tel: (+44)2476/404040

Price range: £60 - £100 per night. On main road link to the University. 11.1 miles/20 mins


Britannia Hotel

Fairfax Street, Cathedral Square, City Centre, Coventry CV1 5RP
URL: http://www.britanniahotels.com/hotel_home.asp?page=83
Tel: (+44)8712/220095
Fax: (+44)8712/227709

Price range: £85 - £100 per night. 4 Star Hotel within the City Centre. Good link via bus to the University. 5 miles/10 mins


Quality Hotel

Stonebridge Manor, Birmingham Road, Allesley, Coventry CV5 9BA
URL: http://www.choicehotelsuk.co.uk/hotels/hotel?hotel=GB647
Tel: (+44) 2476/403835
Fax: (+44)2476/403081

Price range: £85 - £100 per night. 3 star hotel only 10 mins drive from campus. En suite bedrooms. Games room, sauna & steam room available. 11.1 miles/20 mins


On-campus accommodation

As an alternative there exists the possibility for on-campus accommodation in Radcliffe House, Scarman House, or Arden House. The price should be approximately £90 £125 or more per night. The rooms in Scarman, Radcliffe and Arden are of good three-star hotel standard and are available subject to availability. Facilities for families i.e. cots, highchairs etc. are not available at Scarman, Radcliffe and Arden.

Radcliffe House and Scarman House

Radcliffe House and Scarman House are two hotels conveniently located near to the Workshop venue.

Arden House

Arden House is a hotel located at the Westwood Campus, on the outskirts of the main campus at the same rates as stated for Scarman and Radcliffe.

Bookings for Scarman, Radcliffe and Arden

Bookings for Scarman, Radcliffe and Arden should be made by calling the Warwick Conferences Sales Team on +44 (0)24 7652 3222, Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm, or email conferences@warwick.ac.uk.


External Links

http://www.visitcoventry.co.uk

http://www.kenilworthweb.com

http://www.visitheartofengland.com

http://www.laterooms.com/uk