Birmingham certainly isn't everyone's first choice as a tourist destination, and to an outsider it's easy to see why - a sprawling conurbation with a concrete centre. Diverse, lively and friendly, Brummies are proudly defensive of their city, and there are some nice patches, particularly away from the obvious centre.
From the Birmingham Travel Guide
My partner and myself stayed here for one night....unfortunately one night too long..the coldest nov in 17 years they say and we were put in an equally cold room. Was not funny at all, complained to owners they said they would bleed radiators while we were out shopping. Came back to find nothing had improved. was given a fan heater. ... more
We booked this hotel as we were visiting family in Birmingham for the evening. Didn't want to spend a lot of money on accommodation as literally would be sleeping there! I'm sure there were much nicer rooms than ours but being as though we only paid £35 for it we were obviously given one of the not so nice rooms. ... more
The staff were very helpful and the breakfast was good, plenty to eat, and refills of tea or coffee.(Why do they not do a cooked breakfast for a small extra charge?) The downside was the outward appearance of the property was rather shabby and needed a coat of paint, and more attention to the garden area at the front. ... more
URGENT - CHEAPEST WAY fm Birmingham Airport to Sheffield
Hi ALL, Would like to seek yr help - I need to go to Sheffield fm Birmingham Airport on 23/12, is there any CHEAPEST CHEAPEST way for this journey??? I am not the EU and no any rail pass. Thanks very much for yr help in advance!!! ...
Birmingham or Manchester - which one is better to base??
Hi all! A) I'm Troy from Malaysia,i'm on my WHV and will hit UK on April05, i'm considering to base myself either in Birmingham or Liverpool. London is not in my plan considering the high living cost. What do u guys think of that areas? the pros and cons....with one is better to stay? or do u guys ...