Planning a visit to Birmingham and the Black Country? You’ve made a good choice as Birmingham is a buzzing, modern metropolis while the Black Country is rich in history.
With one of the youngest populations in Europe, Birmingham is a dynamic, creative city, constantly evolving.
Last year a record 33.5 million tourists visited to sample the city’s authentic cultural offering, superb shopping and fantastic food. Birmingham boasts something for everyone.
For culture vultures, shopaholics, food enthusiasts, party animals and sports fanatics, it is a destination of limitless opportunity. Exciting new events and major retail and leisure developments are changing the city like never before. Now is the time to visit.
We all know that a place to freshen up, relax or rest your head after a long day of city wandering is absolutely essential on any break. And your budget will determine your hotel choices, with top-end luxury on offer as well as fairly-priced options.
Before searching for a hotel, make a quick list of the things that you need to have a good night’s stay. Is it a free breakfast? Is there parking? Do you feel happier in a boutique property or a grand hotel offering the epitome of luxury?
Do you like old-fashioned décor or over-the-top interior design? And are you looking for a relaxing treatment or a state-of the-art gym.
Birmingham has hundreds of places to stay and across the city, well-known hotel brands like Hilton and Premier Inn sit alongside independent hotels including the luxurious Macdonald Burlington and Castle Bromwich Hall Hotel.
The Macdonald Burlington
Located right in the centre of Birmingham, The Macdonald Burlington is only a two minute walk from New Street Station. Featuring beautiful Victorian architecture and plush, individually styled bedrooms stocked with elemis toiletries, guests can enjoy a thoroughly luxurious experience.
Castle Bromwich Hall Hotel
Set within 10 acres of exquisite English Baroque gardens, Castle Bromwich Hall Hotel is the perfect place to relax and unwind whilst still being close to Birmingham city centre. The hotel is a restored 16thcentury manor house and a Grade 1 listed property. Guests can enjoy its stunning period features whilst indulging in afternoon tea in the drawing room.
And the choice of self-catering is fantastic too, with everything from stunning townhouse properties and gorgeous cottages to converted warehouses and apartments in The Cube.
The Cube is a 25-storey mixed-use development right in the heart of Birmingham. Designed by award winning architect Ken Shuttleworth, the building itself is phenomenal in its appearance. Hotel Indigo resides within The Cube, however guests can book a private apartment and experience the best of city living.
Whether you stay right in the very heart of the city or outside of the centre, there are lots of accommodation options to choose from. There’s a great choice of facilities too, from WiFi and on-site parking to swimming pools and pet-friendly accommodation.
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