Birmingham has emerged from London’s shadows in recent years and today pulsates with energy. Whether its shopping, culture or nightlife, the city has enjoyed a dramatic renaissance and at its epicentre is the bustling thoroughfare of Broad Street.
To help you keep to an affordable budget and get the most out of your trip, our team at TravelMag.com have come up with our top five hotel picks near Broad Street, taking into consideration cost, amenities and guest reviews.
From £65/ night
Situated in the beating heart of Birmingham’s vibrant centre, this stylish Novotel offers close proximity to the city’s best shopping, nightlife and dining options. The famous Bullring Shopping Centre is within a 20-minute walk while attractions including the Symphony Hall and the National Indoor Arena are even closer. The hotel itself has some excellent facilities, including a well-regarded on-site restaurant serving international cuisine, a smart bar and a fully-equipped fitness centre with a sauna and gym.
From £64/ night
An excellent mid-range option can be found on Broad Street in the form of the Jurys Inn, which combines useful amenities including 24-hour reception, dry cleaning/laundry facilities and on-site parking (surcharge) with a superb location. An on-site bar, restaurant and coffee bar ensure guests needn’t leave the hotel for drinks or dining, but should you choose to do so, your options are plentiful. Indeed, on the same road as the hotel is the The Grill on Broad St Restaurant, which is open for breakfast and dinner.
From £99/ night
The well-known Hilton chain comes up trumps with this excellently located 4-star hotel just off Broad Street in the city centre. Bright bedrooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and flat-screen TVs while guests can dine in the on-site restaurant or sip cocktails in the Brindley Lounge. There’s also a terrace to enjoy al fresco dining in the summer months. Those seeking some retail therapy will enjoy the proximity of the famous Bullring shopping centre while there’s also an array of dining and nightlife choices nearby.
From £99/ night
This ibis Styles is just the ticket for those seeking a central location at an affordable cost. A 15-minute walk away is the Bullring shopping centre, while the city’s popular concert and sports venues are also nearby. Guests can enjoy an inclusive continental breakfast each morning as well as free WiFi throughout the hotel during their stay. If you’re planning to visit any local or regional attractions, be sure to inform the 24-hour front desk staff as they often provide discounts.
From £68/ night
Secure car parking is just one bonus feature of this well-situated and affordable Hilton hotel in Birmingham city centre. Others include a smart bar area and bedrooms that come with flat-screen TVs, work desks and bathrooms with glass-enclosed walk-in showers. Venture outside and you’ve got the city’s main attractions at your fingertips, including the International Convention Centre, Symphony Hall and the Bullring shopping centre, while families with children may well be tempted by Cadbury World, located a 10-minute drive away.