Keele Management Centre, Keele University

Located on the edge of the campus, in the village of Keele, offering accommodation with ensuite bathrooms and Wi-Fi.


Keele Management Centre is located on the edge of the campus, in the village of Keele itself, and offers year round accommodation for guests who are visiting or attending an event at Keele University.

The Management centre has 39 ensuite bedrooms which includes 20 doubles, 16 singles and 3 twin rooms.

Keele is surrounded by the Staffordshire Moorlands, the Peak District and Cannock Chase. Why not spend a day at Alton Towers Theme Park and for golfers you can play on Keele Village's course or at nearby Gorsty Hall Golf Club. Stoke-on-Trent is a great place to visit, with a shopping centre, theatre, local bars and restaurants.

Food and Drinks

A light breakfast consisting of  toast, pastries, yogurt, tea/coffee and juice is included in the rate and served in the lounge area.

A full English breakfast can be purchased at extra cost, this is buffet style and prices start form around £5 per person depending on the choice of items, this is served in The Hawthorns Restaurant. A buffet style lunch and dinner service (at an additional cost) is also available in the restaurant. Guests have access to the bar which is situated in a spacious lounge area and overlooks the grass courtyard, perfect to enjoy the summer sun. 

On the University Campus there are a range of outlets offering refreshments, breakfast, lunch and dinner although we would always recommend you check at the Management Centre Reception as to which outlets are open as some only operate during term time.

A short drive will take you to Newcastle-under-Lyme where you will find an array of restaurants and bars. Alternatively, a short walk away is The Sneyd Arms, a traditional English pub with all the favourites of pub food and local ales.

Grounds and gardens

Within the Campus, you will find the magnificent 19th Century Keele Hall with its rolling lawns, seven lakes and Italian gardens. The Hall grounds are open to the public, serving refreshments, lunches and is available to host anything from small meetings to international conferences, award celebrations and family gatherings.

Guests can enjoy the grounds, a perfect place to relax and unwind, perhaps reading a book under a tree or enjoying a picnic.

Other facilities

Within the Campus you will find a Post Office, bank and various food shops although these may not all be open outside of university term time.  All bedrooms have tea/coffee making facilities, television, free Wi-Fi, telephone and hairdryer.

Guests can also take advantage of the sports facilities including fitness centre and gym which are a short walk away.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: Keele Village, Staffordshire, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 5AE, United Kingdom

Check In: From 2.00pm     Check Out: By 9.30am

Please arrive at Keele Management Centre reception in Keele village. For SatNav users please use ST5 5AD. A parking permit will need to be displayed in your car windscreen and can be picked up from the reception on arrival.  A car park is situated behind the Management centre.


By Car: From M6 Junction 15 or 16 head for Newcastle-under-Lyme. From Newcastle-under-Lyme follow signs for the A525 to Whitchurch; you will find the main entrance to the University on this road.
From the North: Leave the M6 at Junction 16 signed the A500/Alton Towers. At the motorway roundabout turn right onto the A500 for Crewe and Nantwich. The University is signposted from here and the journey time via the A500/A531 and A525 is about 20 minutes.
From the South: Leave the M6 at Junction 15 and follow the signs for the A519 into Newcastle-under-Lyme. The University is signed from the first roundabout.
From the West: Follow signs for the A525.

By Rail: For national train times and enquiries go to:
The nearest railways stations to Keele are:Stoke-on-Trent (5 miles/8km)
Crewe (12 miles/19km)

By Bus and Taxis: The number 3 bus leaves for Keele from a bus stop opposite Stoke station every 10-15 minutes during the day and less frequently in the evenings. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes. A taxi from outside the station directly to the University will cost around £10 and the journey should take 15 -20 minutes.

By Air: Manchester Airport is nearest to Keele and is about 35 miles (56km) away. These are also within close proximity to Keele Birmingham International Airport, East Midlands Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport.


Breakfast included

Free car parking (on site)

No smoking

Children welcome


No Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Garden furniture

Squash court

Tennis court


Children's highchairs

Woodland walks


Luggage storage

24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers


Central heating

Food and Drinks


Continental breakfast (included)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)


Nearby recreations

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Theatre (a short drive)


Based on 111 Reviews
Service 4.1
Rooms 4.1
Service 2.6
Overall Experience 3.9
Website 4.1

Amazing service, especially with newly refurbished bathrooms and a discounted ticket it was a complete steal! Lovely place, wouldn't mind coming back here again!
Miss Eunice L

Great place to stay, lovely clean room, couldnt have asked for better.
Mrs Nadia B

Quite, Good night's sleep, can open the window to let fresh air in, powerful shower.
Mrs Michelle S

Visited my son at the university Very convenient as only a walk away. Was good accommodation and value-breakfast included a bonus at the price
Mrs Helen M

Reception staff friendly and helpful. Rooms simple but clean. Excellent location to access University Campus
Mrs lynne N

Bright, clean bedrooms and bathrooms. Very helpful staff. Excellent value for money.
Mrs Patricia R

Excellent and car parking Will return
Mr Rodger C

Stayed before as good as ever!
Mr Samuel D

very comfortable and clean. Would definitely stay again. Very good value too.
Mrs Lynne W

Very friendly staff!
Mrs Maria B J