Birmingham, England is the UK’s second largest city and a major destination for UK and European business travelers. It’s also a top destination for tourists, who go for the city’s vibrant music scene, art galleries, museums, festivals and nightlife. Luckily, Birmingham has some wonderful centrally-located budget hotels that offer excellent deals for both business travelers and leisure visitors. If you’re looking for a city center hotel but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg, check out these three excellent centrally-located Birmingham hotels. They have some of the best hotel deals in town.
Hotel Ibis Birmingham Bordesley Circus – Situated next to Birmingham City football club, the Hotel Ibis Birmingham Bordesley Circus is a budget hotel that’s just a couple of minutes by car from the city center, and also close to Birmingham’s railway station.
At the Hotel Ibis, each of the 87 guest rooms feature an en suite bathroom with shower, air conditioning and central heating, Pay-Per-View TV with satellite, tea and coffee making facilities and telephone. You can also access W-Fi internet in your room and throughout the hotel, but there is a daily charge.
The hotel serves a daily buffet breakfast, included in the room rate, and has a small bar and a restaurant serving typical British fare. Prices are reasonable.
Room rates at the Hotel Ibis Birmingham Bordesley Circus are some of the best deals in town, particularly for the convenient location and standard of accommodation. Nightly rates, as of March 2011, begin at £39 ($60.50) for a single room.
You’ll find the Hotel Ibis Birmingham Bordesley Circus at 1 Bordesley Park Road, B10 0PD Birmingham.
Portland Hotel – Another centrally-located budget hotel near Birmingham’s town center, the Portland Hotel is a private hotel that’s been offering some of the best hotel deals in Birmingham for more than 20 years.
At the Portland Hotel, every one of the 63 guest rooms has an en suite bath with shower, central heating and air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV, a hair dryer and a suit press. Full English breakfast is also included in the inexpensive room rate.
The hotel has a small bar – perfect for enjoying a relaxing pre- or after-dinner drink or a snack – and its small restaurant serves traditional English food in a lovely setting.
Room rates at the Portland Hotel begin at only £30.00 ($47.50) a night for a single room. Easily one of the best hotel deals in town.
The Portland Hotel is situated at 313 Hagley Road, Edgbaston in Birmingham.
Etap Birmingham Centre – A lovely, if large, budget hotel close to the center of Birmingham, the Etap Birmingham Centre is close to Birmingham Bullring shopping center and the International Conference Center.
At the Etap Birmingham Centre, every one of the 250 guest rooms is basic design but still fully equipped with a flat screen TV, air conditioning and heating, and an en suite bathroom with shower.
The hotel serves a large buffet breakfast, not included in the room rate but still served at an extremely inexpensive extra price. All public areas have Wi-Fi internet and the hotel even allows one pet per room, so if Rover gets lonely he can go along too – just let them know in advance.
There’s also a small cafe serving sandwiches, salads, soup etc. as well as coffee, tea and alcoholic beverages.
The Etap Birmingham Centre is a superb budget hotel, with friendly staff and comfortable accommodation – yet for an extremely cheap price. Room rates begin at £28.00 ($44.25) for a single room with a double bed.
Look for the Etap Birmingham Centre at 1 Great Colmore Street in Birmingham, England.
Hotel Ibis Birmingham Bordesley Circus
The Portland Hotel
Etap Birmingham Centre