Location spotlight: Kent

Known as the Garden of England,Kentis renowned for its stunning scenery, picturesque coastline and fantastic local produce.

Its proximity to London and speedy transport links puts Kent in reach for corporates in the city looking to hold a conference, meeting or event.

Bordering Greater London, Surrey and East Sussex,Kent is less than an hour by train from London and situated just off the M20 and M2, making it accessible for delegates travelling from multiple locations.   

QHotels has two four-star hotels to choose from in the form of Bridgewood Manor inChathamand Ashford International Hotel, Ashford, both with dedicated events teams and state-of-the-art facilities for conferences, meetings and incentive trips alike.

Bridgewood Manor

With close proximity to Maidstone, excellent links to motorway networks and only 40 minutes toGatwickAirport, Bridgewood Manor is well suited for a variety of events, from smaller business meetings, to conferences for up to 200 delegates.

The hotel features seven purpose-built conference and meeting rooms, flexible to bookers' needs, whether it's for a training seminar, awards dinner or annual conference.  And if your event is in the summer, the hotel offers an outdoor space perfect for teambuilding.

Designed around a beautiful inner courtyard, Bridgewood Manor offers state-of-the-art events facilities, free parking and free upgraded Wi-Fi for conferences and events.  And for bookers organising incentive trips or overnight events, the hotel offers 100 spacious bedrooms, health club and spa facilities andSquires Restaurant.

Ashford International Hotel

Our second hotel inKent, offering an ideal event space, comes in the form of Ashford International Hotel, located just two minutes off the M20.

The hotel is also five minutes from Ashford International train station, less than an hour fromLondonby train and has over 400 complimentary car parking spaces, making it extremely easy and flexible for delegates travelling from multiple locations.

With 18 conference rooms, the largest space able to accommodate up to 400 delegates, and a dedicated teambuilding space, Ashford International Hotel is the perfect location for product launches or corporate away days.

It also offers up to 900 mbps dedicated bandwidth and has been awarded the prestigious VenueVerdict Gold Standard Accreditation again this quarter (Q3) for its high quality service as well as being awarded number one hotel for the last three years.

For attendees or hosts wishing to unwind after a long day, the Ashford International Hotel has a luxurious health club and spa and offers a seasonal menu served in the stylish Horizon Restaurant.  

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