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Hotel Capacity Chart

Theatre Style:


Private Dinner:






Venue Capacity Chart

Room Ballroom Nelson
Theatre 200 40
U Shape 60 24
Hollow Square 60 28
Classroom 100 24
Boardroom 60 24
Dinner/Lunch 160 30
Dinner Dance 140
Cabaret 100
Banquet 100
Reception 250 50
Cocktail 180 50

Face Sheet

Large Function Room with natural daylight

Holds up to 100 delegates

Located at front of building with Seaview

Free Wi-Fi

Day Delegate Rate

Working Lunch Menu

Free Car Park

Equipment Hire


Business with pleasure

A meld of character, charm and effortless efficiency, The George handles business events with a craftsman’s touch. Whether a small boardroom meeting, a large plenary for up to 70, or a slice of elegance with a gala dinner for up to 60, our flexible function rooms are ideal for events of every kind. With state-of-the-art screening and IT solutions, and our team of dedicated events professionals flexing their attention to detail, conferences at The George are a study in satisfaction.

Accommodation at The George provides a restful retreat for the business traveller. Choose from any one of our 47 en-suite guestrooms, take advantage of our complimentary Wi-Fi (and great coffee), and relax or entertain in the Courtyard Brasserie.


See our ‘Local Attractions’ page for all the places to visit nearby and things you can do while you’re here

Contact our business operations team

For those with more modest requirements the Courtyard Brasserie and Lounge Bar make a great spot for a breakfast meeting or business lunch.

  • The Team

    With a wealth of experience, a penchant for efficiency, and always at your service, The George’s events team are our tour de force in planning. From the initial enquiry right up to the event itself, you’ll benefit from a single point of contact and an on-the-day events team who make it their objective to meet and exceed your expectations. You can rest easy in the knowledge that every detail is covered, and an events manager can be summoned in seconds for finishing touches or last-minute requests.

  • The Food

    Enhance your event or business trip with the homegrown flavours of the Courtyard Brasserie. We’ll adorn your conference room with everything from fresh pastries made to order to a plentiful buffet spread, together with rejuvenating teas and coffees.

  • County Suite

    The larger of our function rooms, the County Suite is defined by elegant décor, natural light, and theatre-style seating for up to 70, with ballroom options available for dinner dances.

  • Tudor Room

    Bathed in natural light, the distinguished Tudor Room facilitates theatre-style seating for up to 50. Traditionally upholstered, with doors opening onto the courtyard and its own private bar, the Tudor Room is suited to formal events and breakout plenaries alike.


Balancing business & pleasure

Our versatile function rooms are extremely well lit by natural daylight. The elegant Tudor Room provides theatre style seating for up to 50 guests, with its own private bar. The ground floor room leads out to the Courtyard area of the hotel.
The County Suite, which is the larger of the two function rooms, can accommodate theatre style seating of up to 70 guests or dinner dances for 60.


The 24-hour Delegate Rate is inclusive of:

  • Accommodation
  • Two-course luncheon
  • Three-course dinner
  • Full English breakfast
  • Daily newspaper
  • Meeting room with Wi-Fi
  • Morning and afternoon coffee and biscuits
  • Initial serving of mineral water, cordials and wrapped sweets
  • The Day Delegate Rate

Note: The package includes tea & coffee, two course luncheon, room with Wi-Fi and refreshments (8:00 am to 6:00 pm) .

Quick enquiry

Light bulb moment?

So, you’ve had a brilliant idea for a bespoke event, but need a little know-how to make it happen? Allow us to oblige. Whatever’s in your mind’s eye, it’s just the kind challenge our events team relishes. Get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.

Want to make it exclusive? Contact our expert team.


Corporate Gift Vouchers

Ideal for motivating or rewarding staff or customers, George Hotel corporate gift vouchers are always well-received. Whether you’re looking for gift vouchers for long-term bonus schemes, one-off birthday or retirement gifts, or just an incentive with a difference, you’ll be forgiven for wanting to keep it for yourself.

Travel Agents

Channel Name Chain Code Property Number Bookable
Sabre (AA) HO 68590 YES
Galileo (UA) HO 76273 YES
Worldspan (1P) HO SWGC YES
Amadenus (1A) HO STNSWA YES
Pegs ADS (WB) HO 27966 YES
Travelweb (HD) HO  27966 YES




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