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Coventry Hotels

Featured Hotels in Coventry

  • Hotel Indigo Coventry

    Hotel Indigo Coventry

    Friargate
    Coventry, CV1 2GN, United Kingdom
  • Holiday Inn Coventry M6, Jct.2

    Holiday Inn Coventry M6, Jct.2

    Hinckley Road
    Coventry, CV2 2HP, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Kenilworth - Warwick

    Holiday Inn Kenilworth - Warwick

    Abbey End 212
    Kenilworth, CV8 1ED, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Nuneaton

    Holiday Inn Express Nuneaton

    St David's Way
    Nuneaton, CV10 7SD, United Kingdom
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  • Crowne Plaza Birmingham NEC

    Crowne Plaza Birmingham NEC

    Pendigo Way
    Birmingham, B40 1PS, United Kingdom
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  • Holiday Inn Leamington Spa - Warwick

    Holiday Inn Leamington Spa - Warwick

    Olympus Avenue
    Leamington Spa, CV34 6RJ, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC

    Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC

    Birmingham Nec
    Birmingham, B40 1QA, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport - NEC

    Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport - NEC

    Coventry Road
    Birmingham, B26 3QW, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Warwick - Stratford-upon-Avon

    Holiday Inn Express Warwick - Stratford-upon-Avon

    Stratford Road
    Warwick, CV34 6TW, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Crowne Plaza Solihull

    Crowne Plaza Solihull

    Homer Road 61
    Solihull, B91 3QD, United Kingdom
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  • voco St. John's Solihull

    voco St. John's Solihull

    651 Warwick Road
    Solihull, B91 1AT, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - South A45

    Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - South A45

    1270 Coventry Road
    Birmingham, B25 8BJ, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Castle Bromwich

    Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Castle Bromwich

    1200 Chester Road
    Birmingham, B35 7AF, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Rugby-Northampton M1, Jct.18

    Holiday Inn Rugby-Northampton M1, Jct.18

    Crick
    Northampton, NN6 7XR, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Star City

    Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Star City

    Cuckoo Road, Heartlands Parkway
    Birmingham, B7 5SB, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Crowne Plaza Stratford Upon Avon

    Crowne Plaza Stratford Upon Avon

    Bridgefoot
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, CV37 6YR, United Kingdom
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  • Staybridge Suites Birmingham

    Staybridge Suites Birmingham

    Martineau Place
    Birmingham, B2 4UW, United Kingdom
    • Pets Allowed
  • Hotel Indigo Stratford Upon Avon

    Hotel Indigo Stratford Upon Avon

    4 Chapel Street
    Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HA, United Kingdom
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  • Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre

    Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre

    Smallbrook
    Birmingham, B5 4EW, United Kingdom
    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Tamworth

    Holiday Inn Express Tamworth

    Leisure Island
    Tamworth, B79 7ND, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Snow Hill

    Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Snow Hill

    1 Snow Hill Plaza
    Birmingham, B4 6HY, United Kingdom
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  • Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre

    Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre

    Central Square
    Birmingham, B1 1HH, United Kingdom
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  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - City Centre

    Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - City Centre

    19 Holliday Street
    Birmingham, B1 1HH, United Kingdom
  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Redditch

    Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Redditch

    2 Hewell Road
    Birmingham, B97 6AE, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Birmingham M6, Jct.7

    Holiday Inn Birmingham M6, Jct.7

    Chapel Lane
    Birmingham, B43 7BG, United Kingdom
    • Parking
    • Pets Allowed
    • Spa
  • Holiday Inn Leicester - Wigston

    Holiday Inn Leicester - Wigston

    299 Leicester Road
    Leicester, LE18 1JW, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Leicester City

    Holiday Inn Express Leicester City

    Filbert Way
    Leicester, LE2 7FL, United Kingdom
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  • voco Leicester

    voco Leicester

    101 Welford Road
    Leicester, LE2 7QS, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Lichfield

    Holiday Inn Express Lichfield

    Wall Island
    Lichfield, WS14 OQP, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Leicester

    Holiday Inn Leicester

    129 St. Nicholas Circle
    Leicester, LE1 5LX, United Kingdom
  • Holiday Inn Northampton West M1, Jct 16

    Holiday Inn Northampton West M1, Jct 16

    High Street, Flore
    Northampton, NN7 4LP, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Oldbury

    Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Oldbury

    Birchley Park
    Birmingham, B69 2BD, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Walsall

    Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Walsall

    Tempus Ten, Tempus Drive
    Walsall, WS2 8TJ, United Kingdom
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  • Holiday Inn Birmingham - Bromsgrove

    Holiday Inn Birmingham - Bromsgrove

    Kidderminster Road
    Worcestershire, B61 9AB, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Droitwich Spa

    Holiday Inn Express Droitwich Spa

    Worcester Road
    Droitwich, WR9 7PA, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Burton upon Trent

    Holiday Inn Express Burton upon Trent

    2nd Avenue Parkway
    Burton-On-Trent, DE14 2WF, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Birmingham North - Cannock

    Holiday Inn Birmingham North - Cannock

    Bridge Street
    Cannock, WS11 0DQ, United Kingdom
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  • Holiday Inn Northampton

    Holiday Inn Northampton

    Bedford Road
    Northampton, NN4 7YF, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Express Northampton - South

    Holiday Inn Express Northampton - South

    Loake Close
    Northampton, NN4 5EZ, United Kingdom
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    • Pets Allowed
  • Holiday Inn Wolverhampton - Racecourse

    Holiday Inn Wolverhampton - Racecourse

    Dunstall Park
    Wolverhampton, WV6 0PE, United Kingdom
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Travel Guide Intro

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Coventry is a lively city in the English West Midlands. Once a booming medieval market town and a major hub of UK industry, it still bears traces of that history in its older architecture. The student population gives the place a trendy energy, while beloved local football and rugby teams create a citywide buzz on match days.

Coventry: city layout

Surrounded by the West Midlands Green Belt, Coventry can seem pleasantly isolated in the rolling English countryside, despite being only 20 miles from Birmingham – the UK’s second-biggest city.

The spires of Coventry Cathedral dominate the skyline, while restored Tudor houses on Spon Street give a sense of how the centre looked 500 years ago. Far Gosford Street, a medieval thoroughfare that survived the German air raids of World War II, is now home to the stylish modern marketplace of Fargo Village.

Bishop Street Basin marks the end of the Coventry Canal, where old warehouses are being renewed by waterside art and commerce. The edge of town gives way to greenery at Coombe Country Park.

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Centuries of craftsmanship, industry and war have given Coventry plenty of stories to tell. You’ll learn some of those at the rebuilt Cathedral, beside the remains of the original 14th-century church, bombed in the Coventry Blitz of 1940.

The city’s proud past as the centre of British car-making is fondly remembered at Coventry Transport Museum, where you can see hundreds of vintage vehicles.

To feel part of local life, join the cheering crowds to watch Coventry City Football Club, the beloved Sky Blues, play at Ricoh Arena. This is also the home ground of Wasps RFC, one of Britain’s top rugby teams.

The concierge recommends…

  • A visit to the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum</a>, which hosts regular exhibitions of artworks by both local artists and old masters, as well as historical and archaeological artefacts.
  • Sipping Belgian beer and sharing tasting platters at Inspire Café Bar, which occupies the grounds of a bombed-out church.
  • Taking in a performance at the Albany Theatre, an architectural marvel not far from the city centre, with a well-preserved art deco interior and bar.
  • A peaceful stroll or leisurely picnic amid the green spaces and cherry blossoms of War Memorial Park

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Coventry hotels range from business-friendly accommodations near major conference venues to leafy suburban retreats ideal for weekend breaks. With easy access to the M6 and M69 motorways, you’re never more than 20 minutes’ drive from Birmingham Airport and the National Exhibition Centre.

Hotels just off the M6, north of the city centre, are especially convenient for Cross Point Business Park and Coventry University Technology Park. Football fans and music lovers can easily find a comfortable room minutes from a big match or concert at Ricoh Arena.

Coventry South is a quiet place to stay, its pleasant, tree-lined streets within 15 minutes’ walk of the city’s busiest shops, pubs and restaurants. It makes a handy base for day trips, too, with the well-preserved fortress of Warwick Castle and William Shakespeare’s hometown of Stratford-Upon-Avon less than half-an-hour away by car.

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Eating Out in Coventry

Coventry’s dining scene is pretty cosmopolitan, ranging from popular, long-standing Indian and Caribbean restaurants to newer pan-Asian street-food joints. This is still the heart of England, though, where country pubs and city bistros make the most of traditional recipes using fresh farm produce from across the West Midlands and Warwickshire.

Redeveloped sections of the city centre, like the pedestrian zones along Broadgate and around Priory Place, are packed with attractive, mid-priced places to eat. You’ll find funkier coffee shops and street food stalls around the creative quarter at Fargo Village.

Locals like to stop at Belgrade Plaza for pizza and pasta before or after a show at the historic Belgrade Theatre. The upmarket suburb of Earlsdon is well worth a visit for its nicely designed bars and eateries, which attract a sophisticated crowd at the weekend. n nearby villages like Baginton, there are great old inns for carvery lunches and hearty roast dinners.

The chef recommends...

  • Meat pies: The farms of the West Midlands are known for producing prime beef, lamb and pork. Coventrians love to eat these hot or cold in pastry – try a fresh pork pie with local apple chutney.
  • Coventry God cakes: Triangular pastries filled with sweet mincemeat (not actually meat but dried raisins with rum and sugar), traditionally eaten as dessert or with afternoon tea.
  • Traditional ales: The West Midlands has a long history of producing quality beers and ales. Many Coventry pubs serve old favourites on tap, while newer craft-beer bars brew their own concoctions.

Shopping in Coventry

Coventry has been a commercial hub of the region since the Middle Ages. These days, it has air-conditioned malls in the city centre and busy retail parks along the motorways. You’ll also find old-fashioned merchants and young, creative craftspeople selling their wares at independent stores and market stalls.

Familiar brand names and chain stores line High Street and Broadgate, with many more inside the city’s main indoor shopping centres – Cathedral Lanes, West Orchards and Lower Precinct. Some of the Tudor buildings on medieval Spon Street are still home to specialist jewellers and butchers, and a stroll along the old-world shopfronts makes for an atmospheric excursion away from the modern malls.

The regular tenants of Fargo Village range from artists and designers to booksellers and bespoke barbers. There’s also an on-site trading hall that hosts seasonal fairs and weekend flea markets. Coventry Market is open every day but Sunday, with stalls for foodstuffs, flowers and household essentials.

Top independent shops in Coventry

  • Aspell and Company: A trusty jeweller and watchmaker housed in a centuries-old Tudor building on medieval Spon Street.
  • The Big Comfy Bookshop: This accurately named store inside Fargo Village also serves as a community-spirited live music venue, and you can try cakes from local bakeries while you browse.
  • GladRags Boutique: A fun, colourful emporium selling vintage clothes and accessories for women.
  • Brewer Bill: This Coventry market stall stocks everything you need to brew your own beer, including malts, hops and equipment.

Culture & Nightlife in Coventry

For a relatively small city, Coventry has a lot to offer culture lovers. Its museums, theatres and galleries draw big crowds, and the art scene is constantly refreshed by local students and emerging talents. Old pubs and stylish bars keep drinks, music and conversation flowing after dark.

Many of the city’s cultural attractions are clustered near the centre, where you’ll find Coventry Transport Museum, the Herbert Museum and Art Gallery and Belgrade Theatre.

Just at the edge of town is Warwick Arts Centre, one of Britain’s biggest cultural venues, where you can see films, plays and exhibitions on the grounds of the University of Warwick.

Friendly locals flock to the busy pubs and clubs along Broadgate and around Coventry Cathedral, and to the city’s central beer gardens on warm summer evenings.

Sophisticated Earlsden has become a go-to neighbourhood for craft beers, fine wines and signature cocktails.

Offbeat museums in Coventry

  • West Midlands Police Museum: Inside Coventry’s main police station is a permanent exhibition of macabre case files and crime photos drawn from the history of local law enforcement.
  • The Coventry Music Museum: This fun space celebrates Coventry’s contributions to the British pop scene – particularly ‘2-Tone’, a punk and reggae fusion that made local bands like Madness and the Specials famous in the early 1980s.
  • The Weaver’s House: In this well-preserved Tudor building on Spon Street, you can see how local craftsman John Croke lived and worked in medieval times.

Visiting Coventry with a Family

Coventry has plenty to engage sporty, arty and adventure-hungry children, from football matches and pop concerts at Ricoh Arena to historic castles and battlements. It’s also an ideal base for exploring the country parks and historic castles of the surrounding West Midlands and Warwickshire.

Kids who love cars, trains and planes are all well-catered for at Coventry Transport Museum, the Electric Railway Museum in neighboring Baginton and the nearby Midland Air Museum.

Also in Baginton is Lunt Roman Fort, an ancient stronghold with a busy programme of games and events. For more time-travelling fun, it’s only 20 minutes’ drive from Coventry to medieval-themed entertainments at Warwick Castle.

Coombe Country Park has 500 acres of green space and woodland to run around in, and craft studios to retreat to if the weather turns against you. Brandon Marsh Nature Centre makes for a grand family day out exploring the flora and fauna, with scheduled activities for children.

Family-friendly restaurants in Coventry

  • Rising Café: Set inside Coventry Cathedral this 1940s-vintage tea shop and bakery is famous for its warm atmosphere and high-quality home-made cakes.
  • The Farmhouse Restaurant: Another classic pub with a big, grassy beer garden and kiddy play area. The menu is a mix of British and Indian dishes.
  • Lickety Lick: A 1950s-style ice-cream parlour serving sundaes, milkshakes and pancakes against a candy-coloured backdrop of nostalgic Americana.

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Coventry Hotels Frequently Asked Questions

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Absolutely! Many of the IHG hotels in Coventry offer family-friendly amenities such as connecting rooms and kids' menus. Check with the individual hotel for more information about their family-friendly offerings.

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Yes, many IHG hotels in Coventry are pet-friendly and welcome furry friends! Some hotels offering pet amenities including pet beds and treats as well as information about pet relief areas. Select hotels may charge additional fees for pets, per pet staying at the hotel. It is best to check with your chosen hotel directly for more information on their pet policies.

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Many of the IHG hotels in Coventry offer complimentary breakfast. Check with the individual hotels to find out details as they may vary by brand and locations.

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IHG Hotels offer a variety of amenities such as free Wi-Fi, fitness centers, business centers, restaurants/bars, swimming pools, and much more! It is best to check with your chosen hotel directly for more information on their specific amenities offered.

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Parking fees vary by hotel and location. Some hotels may include parking as part of their stay package while others may charge an additional fee. It is best to check with your chosen hotel directly for more information on their parking policies.

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Yes! You can find discounted rates on select IHG hotels in Coventry by visiting their website or booking through an online travel agency. Additionally, many of the hotels offer special packages and promotions throughout the year.

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IHG One Rewards Loyalty Program is designed to make it easier for guests to earn and redeem points. There are 5 tiers of member benefits, starting with Club Member, Sliver Elite, Gold Elite, Platinum Elite and the highest tier being Diamond Elite. You can earn Diamond Elite status by staying 70 qualified nights or earning 120,000 qualified points in a calendar year. Learn more about IHG® One Rewards Loyalty Program

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Yes, most hotels have a minimum age requirement of 18 years old to check-in without an adult present. However, some hotels may allow guests under the age of 18 to check-in if they are accompanied by an adult over the age of 21. It is best to check with your chosen hotel directly for more information on their age requirements.