Just half an hour from London by car, with excellent rail links and London Southend and London Stansted offering convenient connections to the rest of the country and the world, Essex is very easy to get to. Given its location, you'll find a good number of conference hotels in the county. Conference centre hotels in Essex come in a range of shapes and sizes and serve different purposes. Smaller hotels offer a base from which to attend meetings and events, while some of the larger ones have their own, on-site conference facilities.
Conference Hotels in Essex
If you're looking for somewhere to stay while attending a conference, there are some excellent stopovers, such as the Dragonfly Hotel in Colchester. Colchester is a popular destination for conferences, with venues such as the Weston Homes Community Stadium and the Venue Essex offering superb facilities. The Dragonfly Hotel focuses on providing travellers with a peaceful atmosphere in which to relax after a long day in the boardroom. Set on the banks of the Ardleigh Reservoir, which is the picture of tranquillity, you'll find Colchester Station just 10 minutes away, offering direct links into London.
Conference Hotels with Onsite Facilities
For hotels with their own conference facilities, those offered by the Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport and the Park Inn by Radisson Thurrock are impressive and convenient. The Park Inn by Radisson Thurrock is a smaller conference hotel, but it is just as well equipped as its larger cousins, offering a contemporary backdrop against which to host a conference and all the little extras, including free WiFi and a dedicated team of events managers.
Hotels for Larger Meetings
If your conference is to be on the larger side, the Radisson Blu London Stansted Airport boasts 26 meeting rooms, audio-visual facilities and a dedicated business centre for use by residential guests. If you do happen to be entertaining business guests, there are three restaurants next door to the hotel and it has its own on-site bar. In addition, the Radisson Blu has its own gym and spa; perfect for guests who want to relax or stay on top of their fitness regimes.
With excellent national and international links, Essex is a first-class destination for those looking to host a conference. Booking a room in a conference centre hotel can help you get the most from your meeting and your delegates.