Radisson Hotel Group is delighted to announce the signing of Bolton Whites Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals, at Bolton Wanderers Football Club. The hotel and major event and convention venue is the first Radisson Individuals property to be situated within a sports stadium.
Set to become a member of Radisson Individuals in Q2 2022, the hotel is located within the University of Bolton Stadium, home to Bolton Wanderers Football Club, which was founded in 1874.
The property features 125 guest rooms, including 19 guest rooms offering impressive panoramic pitch-side views, a bar and restaurant serving traditional British cuisine. The property will undergo a renovation of guest rooms and public spaces next year to offer a high-quality and stylish upscale design throughout the hotel.
In addition, the wider University of Bolton Stadium is home to large conference and events spaces that can accommodate approximately 4,000 delegates, as well as 43 executive meeting rooms overlooking the pitch.
Situated in the northwest of England and part of Greater Manchester, Bolton is the UK’s biggest town. Tourist attractions such as Hall I’ th’ Wood Museum, Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive, and the Octagon Theatre are all located in the town centre and within 15 minutes’ drive of the hotel.
Manchester is less than 30 minutes’ drive from the hotel, giving guests easy access to one of the UK’s most vibrant cities. As well as leading the way in sport, culture, and industry, Manchester is home to world-class events, venues, and an influential art and music scene.
Bolton Whites Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals, is just a few minutes’ walk from Horwich Parkway train station, which has direct connections to Manchester city centre and Manchester Airport. It is also a 25-minute drive from Manchester Airport.
Adela Cristea, Vice President, Head of Business Development UK & Ireland, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “We welcome Bolton Whites Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals, with open arms to our Radisson Hotel Group portfolio. To introduce the first Radisson Individuals property at a football stadium is a very exciting achievement and we look forward to delivering memorable moments to our guests and visitors at this fantastic venue.”
Chairman of Bolton Wanderers FC, Sharon Brittan said: “We’re delighted to partner with Radisson Hotel Group and bring this internationally-recognised brand here to Bolton Wanderers FC. We’ve quickly established a fabulous working relationship with Radisson Hotel Group and their exceptional team, and I know this will be a long-term and fruitful commercial partnership. Every step we take is about raising the bar across the business and I can’t think of a more perfect partner to be working with to evolve our offering at the hotel.”
Radisson Individuals is a conversion brand which offers independent hotels and local, regional chains the opportunity to be part of the global Radisson Hotel Group platform, and benefit from the Group’s international awareness and experience, with the freedom to maintain their own uniqueness and identity. This announcement follows Radisson Hotel’s Group’s recent announcement highlighting the strong expansion of Radisson Individuals with new signings in key strategic markets including France, Austria, Italy, Spain, and Africa.