Hilton Garden Inn opens by Sunderland's Stadium of Light

New hotel Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland has opened next to the Stadium of Light, home to Sunderland Football Club.

Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland
Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland

The 141-room hotel is the brand’s first property in the North of England. It is the first hotel in the immediate vicinity of the Stadium of Light, a key conference and event venue. The facilities at the Stadium of Light can cater for more than 1,000 delegates, with a range of large rooms suitable for all manner of events.

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The hotel also has conference facilities on site, with three dedicated meeting and event rooms, each with natural daylight and space to accommodate up to 50 delegates. Those organising and attending events at the Stadium of Light will be offered special hotel rates and benefits at Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland.

Hotel facilities include complimentary wi-fi throughout, a 24-hour business centre, a fully equipped fitness centre and use of the Olympic-size swimming pool adjacent to the hotel.

The hotel also houses the Karbon Grill Kitchen and Bar, serving a range of Pan-American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

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