Southampton venues

Southampton venues

Southampton venues

Southampton venues


Hilton at the Ageas Bowl |  Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour  |  O2 Guildhall Southampton​​​​​   |  Southampton Football Club  |  Solent Conference Centre


From academic centres of excellence to first-class hotels and a top-flight football stadium, Southampton offers an extensive range of conference and meetings facilities.


Hilton at the Ageas Bowl


Overlooking a tranquil lake, this four-star hotel is adjacent to the The Rose Bowl, (known for sponsorship reasons as Ageas Bowl and also the Hampshire Bowl for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup). It has sweeping views over the cricket ground.

  • The 171-bedroom Hilton includes seven suites and offers guests an indulgent and luxurious experience.
  • Extensive event facilities include 11 meeting rooms and a ballroom for 700 guests theatre-style or 400 for a seated banquet. 
  • A 20-minute drive from central Southampton, and 25 minutes from the cruise terminal. 
  • The hotel restaurant, Beefy’s, is inspired by the legendary English cricketer, Sir Ian Botham. There’s also a full-service spa, and 18-hole golf course onsite.


Visit Hilton at the Ageas Bowl to find out more.



Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour


The 173-room Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour on the waterfront boasts a stunning glass atrium, making it instantly recognisable. 

  • Hold a meeting or event at one of Southampton’s largest conference hotels with 13 meeting or event suites, state-of-the-art technology and space for up to 500 guests.
  • The largest suite available is the Mayflower suite. Not only can it host conferences for up to 500 delegates, the suite can also be split into three sections and includes a private foyer and bar. 
  • In addition, the hotel offers a range of executive boardrooms and function rooms for events of between 10 and 120 guests. 
  • The Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill at the Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour Hotel, offers menus created by Marco Pierre White himself.


Visit the Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour to find out more.




O2 Guildhall Southampton


O2 Guildhall Southampton is the city's largest multi-functional venue with a smaller venue adjacent. 

  • O2 Guildhall Southampton can seat up to 1,271 people or take up to 1,749 for a standing concert. 
  • The venue can seat any number up to 600 for dinner. 
  • Two attractive bars areas are situated adjacent to the main auditorium in original 1930s art deco surroundings.
  • The Solent Suite, a smaller venue within the complex, can accommodate 200 for a smaller party or drinks reception.


Visit O2 Guildhall Southampton to find out more.



Southampton Football Club


As a Premier League football club (2020/21), Southampton knows how to combine creativity and unique environments to deliver ambitious events with a personal touch for up to 500 guests theatre-style.

  • The stadium has 15 unique event spaces and 30 meeting rooms.
  • The Mike Channon Suite is the largest space. It can accommodate up to 500 delegates theatre style or 256 cabaret.
  • The Markus Liebherr Lounge is a bright, modern, welcoming space that can accommodate 160 delegates theatre-style or 180 guests for a drinks reception.
  • The Super Box works well for smaller meetings or as a breakout space and offers impressive views of the football pitch. It is used as the TV studio on match-days.


Visit Southampton Football Club to find out more.





Solent Conference Centre


Solent Conference Centre sits within the new £30 million futuristic building ‘The Spark’ at the East Park Terrace campus of Solent University, Southampton.  

  • The building’s huge, attention-grabbing central atrium brings a genuine ‘wow’ factor to seated dinners for up to 320 guests or 300 theatre-style. 
  • The campus offers a wide range of event spaces ranging from meeting rooms, lecture theatres, conference suites and innovative learning rooms, to a 3D cinema, private dining room, extensive sports facilities and TV, photography and performances studios.
  • There’s 2,200 bedrooms onsite, available out of term-time. 
  • The venue’s leafy city centre location overlooks East Park and benefits from excellent transport links.


Visit Solent Conference Centre to find out more.


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