Conference and accommodation venue

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel

CPA UK has arranged for conference delegates to stay at the newly opened and state-of-the-art Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel. This hotel will also be the venue for most of the meetings in the conference programme.
The Park Plaza is located just a few minutes’ walk from the Houses of Parliament. It has over one thousand rooms, a spa and first rate customer service for guests, it has a reputation as one of the best hotels in London.
• All rooms are equipped with international electrical outlets
• All rooms are equipped with coffee and tea making facilities
• Pool and gym facilities are available at no charge to delegates
• Business centre with free internet access
• Free Wifi throughout the hotel including the bedrooms (note access through the television in the bedrooms is at a cost of £5 for every 24 hour period (starting from 1200 each day)).

Accommodation for delegates

CPA UK will pay for single occupancy bed and breakfast at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge for the duration of the conference when the delegates attendance is necessary.

Please go to the programme page for recommended arrival dates.

CPA UK will not pay for extras such as additional nights’ accommodation, drinks in the bar, room service, laundry, mini-bar, international calls, internet access and non-hosted meals. Extras must be funded by the delegate at the time of service or at checkout.

Delegates must fund double occupancy charges for a partner/spouse sharing the same room (£10 per night including breakfast).

Room types

All delegates will be accommodated in superior or studio rooms. Delegates who wish to upgrade to a suite must pay the additional costs and should contact the hotel directly to confirm availability (quoting CPC 2011). Once a booking has been made for a suite please advise the CPC 2011 team to ensure appropriate billing. 

On arrival

On arrival at the hotel delegates should go to the Registration and Information Centre in the Park Suites (on the ground floor) to collect their conference pass and other materials. Delegates will be required to show photographic identification (passport) to collect their conference pass. Hotel keys will only be issued to delegates with a conference pass. Arrangements will be made for delegates arriving outside the Registration Centre’s opening hours.

Check-in and out

At check-in delegates must provide credit card details to guarantee payment for any extras. Those without a credit card must pay £50 cash deposit for each night booked. Surplus deposits will be refunded upon check-out.

Check-in time is 1400

Early check-ins cannot be guaranteed, particularly on Sunday 24 July. Delegates who arrive early in the morning may wish to reserve a room, at their own cost, for the night before their arrival. Hotel bookings for additional nights can be made through the hotel website. Please book only additional nights.

Extended stays

Delegates who wish to stay for additional nights, either before or after the conference, are responsible for booking their own accommodation. The Park Plaza has a number of rooms which delegates can reserve at their own cost.

Check-out time is 1200

Luggage can be stored for early arrivals/late departures.

Observer accommodation

See Observer page.

Miscellaneous

The hotel has good signal coverage for mobile phones on the Vodafone network. Users of other networks may find coverage patchy, particular in the conference areas. UK SIM cards can be purchased at nearby shops.

Transport

Official transport, which must be used to attend events in Parliament, will only be provided from the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.

Related information

Find out more about where you will be staying and the facilities available.

Hotel Contact Details

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge  
200 Westminster Bridge Road,
London, SE1 7UT
UK
Tel: +44 (0) 844 415 6790
Fax: +44 (0) 844 415 6791