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The Ageas Bowl

The Ageas Bowl Botley Road | West End, Southampton SO30 3XH, England
+44 23 8047 2002
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Great day out

Came here to see my first ever cricket match (an ODI) and was not disappointed. Superb venue with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Winchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Christmas Party at Ageas

Great venue for a Christmas party - nice tree and large area to dance. The dodgems were great fun... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Hampshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The home of Hampshire Cricket, host to England Internationals and arena-scale concerts from the likes of Oasis, REM, and The Who. A new era has begun with a £48 million development including the opening of two new stands; which boast contemporary architecture and luxurious new conference and event facilities, making it one of the most exciting venues on the South Coast. With the imminent construction of a 4-star hotel to the Northern End of the venue, it will be the only Model Test match ground in the country as defined by the ECB. The Ageas Bowl is available to host business meetings and conferences all year round. Located on the outskirts of Southampton it benefits from exceptional links to the motorway networks and public transportation. So whatever your business or leisure requirements, we invite you to consider the fantastic opportunities at The Ageas Bowl, a relaxed atmosphere combined with spectacular architecture, professional service and a beautiful setting.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
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The Ageas Bowl Botley Road | West End, Southampton SO30 3XH, England
+44 23 8047 2002
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to see my first ever cricket match (an ODI) and was not disappointed. Superb venue with fantastic facilities...food, toilets, gift shop all great. My only annoyance was the cash machines...not many so huge queues and a charge to use them. Make sure you...More

Thank catp79
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great venue for a Christmas party - nice tree and large area to dance. The dodgems were great fun & you could have as many goes as you like. I felt there wasn’t much atmosphere her compared to solar parties I’ve been to at hotels...More

Thank SSUsmith
Reviewed 8 November 2017

There is no better place to watch cricket! A modern purpose built cricket arena with first class facilities. Extra facilities added for big games / International games. Popular with spectators/players/media alike

Thank Frogmorton2014
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic time at fireworks. Well organised so easy to get in and out of. Usual overpriced food but burgers were decent. Fireworks were stunning though wind direction a bit unfortunate. We used the prepaid parking which made it so easy so worth the...More

Thank RubyBHound
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Bar badly organised and very slow. Don't you want our money ? Where is the manager driving the bar team to make the most of the business opportunity. Poor.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The setting for this ground is superb, the pavilion is well laid out. The woodland background gives a pleasant feel.

Thank tim252
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We booked this hotel as the first night of our honeymoon as the next day we were going on a cruise from southhampton docks . The hotel offers a room and car parking package for cruise passengers and although the hotel is 15 min drive...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I go here around 2 - 3 times a year to watch the cricket. (England) Excellent views of the wicket from wherever you sit. Plenty of eateries. Only mump is please have the park and ride in place if you come of the motorway as...More

Thank georged1232017
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful day at the Ageas Bowl Friday 29th September. An ODI with England v West Indies. Smooth entry into ground. Easy to locate our seats with good signage. Good seats and views to watch the game. Plenty of outside caterers with many choices...More

Thank SuzieSarahD
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Had tickets to see England V West Indies in the final ODI given for B'day present. Well sign posted from where we had parked. Plenty of food outlets within the ground.

Thank Trestel2017
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sally m
17 December 2016|
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Response from Horshamdeano | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry if its a bit late. We have stayed at the Botley Park Hotel twice for international matches. Lovely hotel and in the beautiful surroundings, highly recommended.
19 June 2016|
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Response from Moleexpress | Reviewed this property |
Think we were just lucky about our seats and access to the park ride bus plus we were early just after doors opened so it was a case of wandering around and choosing which bar to go to. If we had arrived later or found... More