Central England hotel with good business links
Located centrally in England and just a short drive away from the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), the Corus Hotel Solihull is well geared towards accommodating the needs of those travelling on business. Its also a suitable stopping point for leisure tourists.
The West Midlands town of Solihull, which borders the second city of Birmingham, offers a convenient location for those travelling up or down the country as well as international visitors; Birmingham International Airport is located nearby.
Visitors electing to stay at the 3-star establishment will find regular hotel amenities at their disposal as well as a few added extras. Each of the 112 guestrooms includes en-suite bathroom facilities, television, trouser press, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone, and hairdryer. Rooms can accommodate up to four people (the maximum fitting into a family room). Suites are also available that include a separate lounge and sofa bed.
The hotel also accommodates business guests with a series of function and conference rooms. Holding up to 180 delegates, these rooms can be adapted to best suit the needs of the user. Wireless internet is free throughout the hotel which is especially useful for those needing up-to-the-minute information and figures.
As well as business meetings, conferences, team building activities, and seminars, the hotel is also adapted to accommodate wedding parties.
Regardless of the purpose of a visit, guests can enjoy the Courtyard Restaurant and its fine British cuisine. As well as three course meals, the restaurant serves breakfast in the morning, and also offers a number of different culinary events in the Courtyard Garden. Here, depending on the season, guests at the Corus Hotel Solihull can enjoy eating al fresco style, whether it is a hog roast or BBQ.
Morrisseys Bar serves those looking for lighter bites or just hoping for a drink. All major sporting events are shown on the big screen television. The Regency Coffee Lounge is more suited to those looking for something a little less potent.
Guests also have free usage of the hotels well-appointed leisure gym, complete with swimming pool, sauna, steam room, plunge pool, and solarium. For an extra fee, classes and health and beauty treatments can also be enjoyed.
For those that find time to leave the hotel, the town of Solihull has a few relaxing sites to be seen, including a number of natural parks and gardens. For families, Drayton Manor Theme Park and West Midlands Safari Park are a short drive away.
For those hoping for a bit of entertainment, Birmingham and its many attractions can be reached in a very short period of times. Here visitors can wine and dine in style, attend a sporting match (football, cricket, ice hockey), or visit one of its music venues for a concert. The National Indoor Arena plays host to a large number of events.
Alternatively, select the right weekend at the Corus Hotel Solihull and you can be involved in a murder mystery (set to a number of different backdrops) or enjoying a tribute band performing at the hotel.