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The best hotels in Birmingham
Birmingham has a wealth of hotel rooms – and there are plenty of reasons for making a weekend of it in the UK’s second city. They include shopping (check out the eye-popping Selfridges building), culture (exhibitions at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery; gigs at the O2 Academy), and fun (Cadbury World in Bournville), not to mention a wide choice of bars and restaurants. Whether it’s for business or leisure, the best hotels in Birmingham are a pleasingly varied bunch, from small one-off boutique options to glitzy international chains.
The best cheap hotels in Birmingham
Looking for a Birmingham bargain? Here’s a cheeky tip when it comes to finding cheap hotels in the Midlands metropolis: its status as a conference hotspot means that there are often great deals to be had at weekends, especially if you don’t mind staying slightly out of the centre. Even if you need to stay midweek, the sheer volume of rooms helps to keep the prices down across its numerous cheap spots. Whether you’re here for the International Convention Centre (ICC), Cadbury World, the Symphony Hall, hitting great bars or the balti trail, we’ve rounded up the best cheap hotels in Birmingham for your perusal.