A world class venue

The Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel is a world-class venue that promotes rest, relaxation, and the pursuit of excellence. Set in the heart of Loughborough University’s world-leading sports facilities, this inspiring high-performance environment offers aspirational space for athletes, businesses and fitness enthusiasts to be the best they can be.

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Venue type

room category Conference Centre
room category Academic
room category Unique
room category Sport and Team Building

Venue capacity

room category x 2 Meeting rooms
room category x 20 Boardroom
room category x 44 Bedrooms
room category x 17 U Shape
room category x 36 Theatre
room category x 0 Cabaret
room category x 20 Classroom
room category x 0 Private dining

The Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel is a unique specialist hotel environment, designed specifically for elite athletes and their support staff. Our pioneering new hotel provides 44 specialist bedrooms, including 20 unique altitude bedrooms, allowing guests to simulate altitude levels up to 5000M (Everest basecamp). It combines Loughborough University’s world leading sports facilities with Imago Venues’ customer service excellence into a completely unique venue for leadership courses and training camps.

As part of Loughborough University, our stunning new hotel gives access to an unrivalled combination of world class sports facilities, sports science and performance coaching into bespoke packages that are targeted towards any business wanting to improve their team’s performance. With unique access to top sports leaders, we can provide corporate leadership packages for any business looking to be the best they can be.

Furthermore, our high performance nutrition restaurant has been designed to provide the ultimate in healthy eating. All our menus have been designed in conjunction with the English Institute of Sport and have been carefully put together to maximise performance.

Conveniently located in the heart of the Midlands, the contemporary venue offers superb transport links:

  • 1 mile from J23 of the M1
  • 3 miles from Loughborough Train Station
  • 8 miles from East Midlands International Airport
  • 27 miles from Birmingham International Airport

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More Info

on site
On site facilities
  • 20 unique altitude bedrooms (up to 5000M)
  • Ergonomic furniture chosen by athletes
  • High performance nutrition restaurant and café
  • Athlete lounge and relaxation area
on site
Off site facilities
  • Holywell Fitness Centre
  • Powerbase Gym
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Physiology testing
  • Free play pitches and courts
  • The world’s leading sports facilities
  • Olympic swimming pool
on site
Equipment
  • State of the art AV
  • 82” LCD touch screen
  • 52” LCD screen
  • Can incorporate multi touch analysis software
  • Multiple connectivity
  • Conference calling
  • 400Mbps Wi-Fi network
on site
Categories
  • Academic
  • Conference Centre
  • Sporting
  • Unique

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By road

Use the postcode LE11 3TU to reach the main entrance to Loughborough University (Epinal Way).

Leave junction 23 of the M1, taking the A512 Ashby Road towards Loughborough. At the first roundabout, take the first exit to stay on A512. At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit on to A4006, Epinal Way. Stay right and use the right hand lane to turn in to Loughborough University. Continue on University Road and collect your visitor's ticket from the security hut. Follow University Road through campus until you reach Margaret Keay road. Turn right down Margaret Keay road and follow down to the side of the Water-based Hockey Pitch. There are designated spaces for the Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel adjacent to the hockey pitch, or follow the "running track road" to the hotel where there are a limited number of parking spaces.


By train

Loughborough mainline station is only 3 miles away, so 10 minutes in a cab. Regular intercity services operate from London St Pancras direct to Loughborough. This service is a 90 minute journey.


By air

We are just 8 miles from East Midlands Airport and 38 miles from Birmingham International Airport - unless you're Richard Branson and want to park your chopper on our on-site helipad!


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