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City College student takeover 2014

100 hospitality students at the City College Norwich had an amazing opportunity to see their future careers in action this February as they took over the Holiday Inn Norwich North for a week, in what has been claimed as the biggest such training event in the UK.

As part of the weeklong training exercise to celebrate 100 years of hospitality and catering at the college the students took over the 4 star Norwich Hotel as well as 12 additional students working along side the team at Norwich International Airport.

General Manager Bill Heath let students take on roles in reception, housekeeping, bar management, food preparation, food service and management. He said that: “ In the experience the students gain from this initiative is invaluable in their understanding of the hotel industry. Nothing beats real, hands-on, work experience and because they’re here for a week they’ll get to see all aspects of how a busy hotel and conference hotel operates from one day to the next.”


Click Here for City College's photo collage!


Hotel Refurbishment...

We are pleased to annouce as of April 2014 refurbishment work begins on the hotel, the refurbishment will also include Meeting rooms, Bedrooms and Public areas, we hope to keep the disruption to a minimum during this time. We are estimating that full completion of the refurbishment will be Summer 2015.


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Recent Reviews..


Mr and Mrs Howe Wedding held 2nd August 2014 -

"I got married here on the 2nd of August the wedding coordinators Jo and both Laura's are amazing our day was perfect and everything we dreamed of and more thank you from Mr and Mrs Howe xx"