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.
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: www.nationalrail.co.uk
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.