2016 Location

UK MEET 2016


The location this year is the fabulous Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton.
West Quay Road, Southampton, SO15 1AG, United Kingdom
+44 (0)2380 633033

Jan 2016


Attendees are responsible for their own bookings.
We have a limited number of rooms put aside for our attendees, at £120 per room per night (single occupancy), £130 per room per night (double occupancy).
This rate is available for Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.
April 2016: Unfortunately, all preferential rate rooms have now been booked up, but the hotel still has rooms available at the usual prices. Please ring them for details. All the other facilities etc remain the same.

Booking will also include complimentary use of the Leisure Club in the hotel, AND complimentary parking*.
Booking cost includes breakfast for the one or two people sharing.

*Update Jan 2016: due to the city council’s preparations for the Boat Show later in September, car parking may not be fully available. This is completely out of the hotel’s control, and they will confirm with us ASAP if this will affect the weekend of the event.
There is other parking available nearby at a low price which we will post details of, if needed.

There are other hotels within the area at different price ranges, although we’re not able to list them all here.

Keep in touch with our GOODREADS group where other attendees may arrange room-shares, or have recommendations for other


Welcome to the Grand Harbour Hotel Southampton
You are assured of a warm welcome at the 4-star Grand Harbour Hotel Southampton. This magnificent hotel is an iconic landmark on the Southampton waterfront.With a city centre location, the hotel is the perfect port of call for business or pleasure.
The Grand Harbour Hotel welcomed its first guests in 1994 and is celebrating 21 years as the premier Hotel in Southampton.
The hotel, now privately owned, enjoyed an investment of £4 million in 2014, so rediscover the Grand Harbour Hotel today.

The Grand Harbour Hotel is ideally located in the centre of Southampton. Just a short walk or taxi ride from Southampton Central Station and the adjacent bus terminal, the Hotel  is conveniently located for the cities cruise terminals.

We look forward to welcoming you to Southampton’s premier hotel.


TO BOOK: 02380 633 033 or by emailing ghreservations@grandharbourhotel.co.uk and quoting: UK Meet 949202.
Please request either twin or double room at the time of booking, though the hotel cannot guarantee your choice will be available.

Parking at the hotel is complimentary, though on a first-come, first-served basis. (In the event of the Southampton Boat Show organisers requiring the car park ahead of their scheduled date, other arrangements will apply and the UK Meet team will advise accordingly.)
Further travel information on how to get to the hotel is HERE.



The hotel will require the details from a credit card for security at the time of booking, but will not charge you until the end of your stay. You can also choose at that time to use another card or another method of payment.


OTHER HOTEL INFO (from the hotel website):

Individual rooms may be cancelled up to 7 days before the date of arrival.

The Grand Harbour Hotel has a welcome all policy. We are committed to providing the highest level of customer care to all our guests, no matter what their individual requirements may be. To ensure our facilities may be enjoyed by all, we offer:

  • Nine accessible bedrooms.
  • Level access to all main entrances and the main public areas including Reception, the Hamtun Atrium Bar and Boardwalk Restaurant.
  • Lifts that serve each floor.
  • Accessible parking is available to the front of the hotel and our concierge team are always on hand to provide assistance as required.
  • Special arrangements are in place for Guests with hearing and visual impairments in the event of an emergency.
  • We welcome guide dogs to the hotel.

Car Parking
Car parking is available on a first come first served basis and is complimentary for attendees to our event.

Smoking Policy
The majority of Bedrooms are strictly non-smoking if your guests require a smoking bedroom, it is advisable to request this prior to arrival as it may not be available on the day.

The Grand Harbour Hotel offers complimentary WiFi to all guests and mobile network coverage is strong from all providers throughout the hotel.