Being the second-largest metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom, it has all the perks that every metropolitan city has like being the social, financial and commercial centre but in addition to that, it also has a culture. Birmingham is filled with places to visit and different cultures and tastes to experience.
To start with, Cadbury World is one of the most famous places you get to read about on social media. It is literally heaven for chocolate lovers, the place offers an informative tour about the manufacturing of Cadbury chocolate and is like a real-life Willy Wonka chocolate factory.
Mary Arden’s Farm
Culture comes from history and Birmingham being so modern yet cultural has a very significant place to offer i.e. Mary Arden’s Farm which was the family home of Shakespeare. The place will make you feel like you are a part of Shakespeare’s era with everyone dressed accordingly to put on a show.
More places to visit
Other places with excellent architecture and rich literature are Historic City Centre, Museum and Art Gallery, an award-winning science museum called Thinktank, St. Philip’s Cathedral, Old Coventry Cathedral and St. Michael’s Cathedral, Coventry. In addition to that, the most visited tourist attraction in Birmingham is the National SEA LIFE centre which houses an extraordinary collection of marine life including penguins.
Ibis Birmingham Bordesley
With now a fully transformed hotel, it is one of the most ideal places to stay at in Birmingham. The place is equipped with the latest technology and free fibre Wi-Fi, providing you with fast internet throughout your stay with them. In addition to the technological comfort provided by the place to ensure that you are never disconnected, the place also has comfy bedrooms with soft beds and power showers. The hotel also has a restaurant and a bar for their guests to unwind and enjoy their time during their stay.
Ibis Birmingham Bordesley is located five minutes’ walk away from Birmingham Football Club and a fairly short distance away from the New Street Station and the Bullring Shopping Center making your stay in this hotel worthwhile with having so much to do without going out on long drives. You can also take a short taxi ride to the hotel or even take a bus. The location of the hotel is perfect for people who want to fully experience Birmingham like the people living in the city. The hotel is in the centre of the city with close access to all the main routes, motorways and major road links.
In addition to the basic necessities, the hotel also has a fax/photocopying service to fulfil your office needs, a baggage storage room, a concierge, a breakfast buffet to ensure that your start of the day is healthy and delicious, different services like shoeshines, dry cleaning, ironing and laundry which makes this hotel ideal for people on business trips as well as families trying to get the best that Birmingham has to offer. The rooms have a non-smoking policy, they have desks to cater to your working needs, housekeeping, room service to ensure that you have everything that you need right there with you, a hairdryer, a telephone and a Flatscreen TV to cater to your entertainment needs.
Ibis Birmingham Centre New Street Station Hotel
Location and Facilities
Another fully renovated hotel to fit the modern liking and trends, the ibis Birmingham Centre New Street Station Hotel is fairly huge with a total of 159 bedrooms, all equipped with air conditioners. The hotel is located in the Chinese Quarter and is adjacent to the Arcadian Centre which is famous for a huge variety of nightclubs and bars ensuring you have a very lively nightlife during your stay here.
The hotel has its own bar called “The Chill Bar” which serves snacks all day every day. The hotel is also a 3-minute walk away from the central train station and the Bullring Shopping Centre. For business needs, there are conference rooms that can hold up to 200 delegates. The bedrooms are all soundproof and all come with 21-inch plasma TVs with a complete multimedia system and a really high-speed broadband internet to fulfil all your tech needs. In addition to that, the hotel also has a banquet for your functions and events, their policy allows their guests to bring their pets, it also has a currency exchange service to ensure that you have all your necessities under one roof. The hotel has its own restaurant and also an elevator.
Additional Facilities and more places to see nearby
In addition to the basics, there are other services too like the dry cleaning, shoeshine and the laundry service. The rooms are equipped with an electric kettle to ensure that your hot beverages needs are met, a carpeted floor, a telephone, a work desk and even a minibar. The basic fax and photocopying facilities and Wi-Fi facilities are provided for business purposes. The airport is 11.4 km away from the hotel. Other attractions like the Royal Ballet, shopping district, Hurst street, old rep theatre etc are all very near to the hotel ensuring that you will be able to experience everything that the city has to offer without going too far from the hotel.
Ibis Birmingham Centre Irving Street
Known for its friendly staff and cleanliness, ibis Birmingham Centre Irving Street will provide you with a warm environment. It is located in the city centre with 700 m away from the New Street Railway Station. Situated in the heart of Birmingham, commuting from the hotel to other places is very convenient. In addition to that, the hotel offers on-site free parking, free Wi-Fi to cater to your online needs. Other places like The International Convention Centre (ICC), the Symphony Hall and the National Indoor Arena (NIA) are a 10-minute walk away from the hotel. National Exhibition Centre is also a 30-minute drive away also with easy access to the major roads that Birmingham has to offer.
The hotel itself offers a lot to their guests with a terrace, a bar offering snacks 24/7, a reception desk to cater to your inquiries open 24 hours a day, a restaurant serving authentic city food and a total of 51 en suite rooms. There are different facilities for the disabled, the rooms have a non-smoking policy and there is Wi-Fi throughout the building to make sure that you are never disconnected. There is a seating area in the hotel accessible to everyone. The room comes with a hairdryer, a flat-screen TV, telephone, an additional toilet (if required), a wardrobe and an electric kettle to ensure that you have all your necessities with yourself, in one room.
Popular destinations nearby
The prices are unbeatable, and the hotel is ideal for couples who want to experience the city. The Mailbox is within a 500 m proximity to the hotel, housing all the famous luxury brands. There are other places situated nearby too like Hippodrome Theatre, Christmas Market, Symphony Hall, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Broad Street, Library of Birmingham, Brindley Place and even the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. With being so close to so many places, it makes this hotel ideal for long stays especially for people who like touring and going to new places every time. The proximity radius allows guests to go to all the places that Birmingham is famous for. The airport is 11.6 km away from the hotel.
Ibis Birmingham International Airport – NEC
Another easy on your pocket hotel which provides all the necessary facilities and the highest possible quality, Ibis Birmingham International Airport – NEC is located just 100 m away from the Birmingham International Airport which is also very near to the NEC, Resorts World, BHX train station and Genting Area.
The hotel was renovated to fit the modern liking and now comprises of 162 bedrooms. The place offers free Wi-Fi and a 24/7 open bar for all its guests. However, the hotel does not have its own parking area and requires you to book car parking online with NCP. This hotel is perfect for short stays that require you to be near to the airport yet still experience some of what Birmingham has to offer. There is a free shuttle bus that can take you to the train station or the National Exhibition Centre.
There are services available for the disabled, you can also bring your pets to the hotel. The rooms offer manual temperature control and the reception is available at your service 24 hours a day allowing you to check-in and out of the hotel late. There are boutiques situated nearby for your shopping needs. In addition to that laundry service is also provided to the guests. The hotel also has a meeting room and a self-service business centre with fax, photocopying and printing facilities available. There is a bar in the hotel that is open 24/7 to allow you to chill and have snacks at any time of the day you want.
In addition to that, there are 2 restaurants and breakfast is also provided in an all-you-can-eat buffet with a huge variety including hot and cold items to ensure that your liking are covered. The place also serves international meals prepared by highly qualified chefs. The rooms have comfortable beds with a desk to cater to your work needs, an electric kettle, fast Wi-Fi, a phone and a TV to ensure that you have all the necessities at your comfort. The hotel also offers currency exchange and is raved about by couples all the time.