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Got your VR World Congress tickets but yet to plan your travel and accommodation? Let us help you out with some hotel recommendations, offers and general travel information. Bristol is a beautiful, vibrant city and we want you to make the most of your trip.

Travel:

By Plane - 

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Bristol has its own international airport with inbound flights from a huge range of European destinations. We encourage travellers from abroad to consider Bristol Airport (BRS) as it's only a short bus ride or taxi from the center of Bristol and VRWC.

For those coming from further afield, any major UK airport has direct links to Bristol via road or rail. However, London Heathrow (LHR) or London Gatwick (LGW) are the recommended options.

By Train - 

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The closest station to the venue is Bristol Temple Meads (BRI).

Bristol Parkway (BPW) offers access to the city and other transport links, but Bristol Temple Meads is much closer and recommended.

Our venue from Bristol Temple Meads is: a 20 minute walk, 5 minute taxi ride, 10 minute bus ride or, if you have some time to kill and want to experience travel that is pretty unique you can get a 17 minute Bristol Ferry.

If you cannot see our yellow AA road signs to find your way to VR World Congress, follow the pedestrian signs to At-Bristol or The Centre.

For train travel from beyond the UK, Eurostar offers travel to London from Paris, Brussels and other French cities. Trains to Bristol Temple Meads (BRI) can then be accessed following a small London Underground journey from St Pancras International (STP) to London Paddington (PAD), onwards to Temple Meads.

By Car - 

Sat Nav reference/post code for directions: BS1 5LL

We recommend using this post code as it will lead you directly to the entrance of:

Millennium Square car park: a safe and secure 24hr car park adjacent to At-Bristol. Named by the AA as one of the best places in the UK to park your car, it is an underground car park, open 24 hours a day with on-site security. VRWC signage and info will be present at this car park, helping attendees find the event.

The tariffs are as follows:

Up to 1 hour £2.50

Up to 2 hours £3.50

Up to 4 hours £6.50

Up to 6 hours £9.00

Up to 8 hours £12.00

Up to 12 hours £14.00

Up to 24 hours* £16.00

*After a 24 hour period the next daily tariff applies in the normal way. Please note: Motorcycles and Blue Badge holders are subject to the above rates.

More details can be found on the At-Bristol website.

Contact Details:

e: info@millenniumparking.co.uk  t:0117 915 7227


Hotels:

Below is a list of our preferred hotels. If you would like a serviced apartment (SACO) please contact Sarah on sarah.keates@opposablegroup.com.

The Bristol Hotel:

Contact for special rate: Alicia Lewis - 0117 900 7892 / alicia_lewis@doylecollection.com

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Standard Room Rate: £120

Clifton Hotels:

Clifton Hotels has provided a unique code for VR World Congress that works across all of their five hotels. You can phone you preferred hotel (list provided below) and quote 'VRWC17' when booking to enjoy a 5% discount. Alternatively, you can book online using the same code. 

Hotel options:

Clifton from £62 per night (room only) Contact: 0117 973 6882  / https://cliftonhotels.com/bristol-hotels/clifton-bristol-city-centre

Rodney from £64 per night (room only) (0117 973 5422) / https://cliftonhotels.com/bristol-hotels/rodney

Washington from £83 per night (including breakfast) (0117 973 3980) / https://cliftonhotels.com/bristol-hotels/washington

Berkeley Square from £90 per night (room only) (0117 925 4000) / https://cliftonhotels.com/bristol-hotels/berkeley-square

Berkeley Suites from £166 per night (room only) (0117 925 4000) (https://berkeleysuites.co.uk/)

SACO Serviced Apartment:

Contact for special rate: sarah.keates@opposablegroup.com

Website

Standard Room Rate: £150-£175

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