UK time is: 03:29:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Lucky Draw To Enter Holte Hotel

The club have announced that Season Ticket Holders will be put into a draw to decide access to the soon to open Holte Hotel pub. The restorated Holte is open to the public from August 5th and some fans will be able to go in on Saturday August 4 before the pre-season friendly with Inter Milan.

The capacity is just 130 so you can understand that it must be a nightmare trying to decide who to let in or how to let as many fans as possible get in on match days. It is open the rest of the week as well though, so plenty of time and space for us all. Sunday lunch is on offer on, well Sundays and Thursday nights they are going to do a 'curry night'. Hmmmmm, curry!

The official site had a statement from the Villa Board of Directors which read:

'The Holte Hotel has been an iconic part of the Villa experience since the club first arrived on the site behind it. Due however to its capacity, it is not able to function extensively on match days but our hope is that it adds in some small way to the continuity of the heritage and history for Villa supporters and the local community, into the future.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 17 2007

Time: 1:17PM

Your Comments

"restorated" - that's not even an American word! :-)) But the Holte Hotel looks really nice in the pictures so I can't wait to "quaff a traditional English Ale" in there although it will most likely be on a Thursday afternoon given the numbers admitted
randy
Shame only 130 can fit inside, but a nice feature for Villa Park. Mind you should be able to fit all the Blues season ticket holders in there when they visit !!
astonmilan
Good to have the Holte Hotel back in business. I used to enjoy my pre-games in there during the seventies, and the atmosphere created was second to none. It is truly part and parcel of the Villa Park experience, and I always felt it very sad that it was allowed to reach such a state of neglect and decay. Well done Randy and co for restoring to grace a very important part of Villa Park history.
glensider
It should be on a first come first serve basis, say you go the villa with five friends and your one of the lucky 130 to be draw out the hat your not going to def out your mates and go on your tod .
chris the villan
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (472) (Friday November 21 2014)

Aston Villa FC - 140 Years And Counting (Friday November 21 2014)

Villa Support 21st Minute Initiative (Thursday November 20 2014)

Injury Update Ahead Of Southampton (Thursday November 20 2014)

Villa In Talks With Justice For The 21 (Thursday November 20 2014)

The Stiliyan Petrov Foundation (Thursday November 20 2014)

Villa Fans Expecting High Profile Exits (Thursday November 20 2014)

Not 'The Villa Times' News 18/11/14 (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 736
2. ClivetheVillan 724
3. The Fear 536
4. kefkat 251
5. Freeman14 207
6. sirdennis 163
7. DeanoVilla 143
8. Villan57 132
9. HeathfieldRoad1874 88
10. gator 86

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. WBA 12 3 4 5 -4 13
14. Sunderland 12 2 7 3 -7 13
15. Hull City 11 2 5 4 -2 11
16. Aston Villa 11 3 2 6 -11 11
17. Leicester City 12 2 4 6 -7 10
18. Burnley 12 2 4 6 -12 10
19. Crystal Palace 11 2 3 6 -6 9

Breaking League News

The First Goal Matters
Arsenal : 22/11/2014 22:28:00
Rate The Players: Manchester City 2-1 Swansea City
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:54:00
Bojan wins October goal of the month
Stoke : 22/11/2014 20:54:00
Pellegrini Praises Swansea City After Win
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:40:00
Monk Disappointed Not To Get a Point at Man City
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Southampton (home) will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win 18%
Lose 72%
Draw 8%