From budget friendly contemporary hotels within easy reach of the motorway, to conveniently located city centre accommodation close to a wide array of attractions, Birmingham, England's second city, has an excellent variety of value-for-money two star hotels to choose from. Many provide free WiFi access and 24-hour receptions, and most are within easy reach of the city's main railway stations, which offer fast links to London, Manchester and dozens of other cities and towns across the country.
A Great Selection Of 2-Star Hotels In Birmingham City Centre
Birmingham is famed for its Symphony Hall, which organises many world-class concerts throughout the year, from pop to classical music. The city is also home to the National Sea Life Centre, where you can observe dozens of exhibitions of marine and freshwater life from all over the world. In the attractive model village of Bournville, you can visit magnificent Cadbury World, where you can learn about the history of the world's most famous chocolate brand and the Cadbury family who created the purpose-built community for its workers.
The city is also noted for its Museum and Art Gallery, which is one of Britain's leading art galleries, featuring an outstanding collection of historic, art-related, industrial, social and archaeological artefacts. Nearby you can find pleasant two star hotels such as the nitenite cityhotels Birmingham, and a wide variety of restaurants serving all kinds of delicious international cuisine.
Birmingham – Renowned For Its Bull Ring Shopping Centre
After you've checked in at your two star hotel, you could spend some time at the iconic Bull Ring, which is one of the main focal points of the second city. This site was already a busy market by the Middle Ages, although the current shopping complex was completed in 2003 and now welcomes millions of visitors annually. See the enormous Bronze Bull near the Rotunda, and visit the famous Selfridges department store that was built with 15,000 aluminium disks.
For Quiet Relaxation, Consider Sutton Park
Birmingham is famed for Sutton Park, which is in the city's leafy northeastern suburbs and is one of the largest urban parks in Europe at 2,000 acres. Welcoming more than two million visitors each year, it is the perfect location for summer picnics, bird watching, cycling and jogging, and is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Better still, it's only a short drive of train journey from value-for-money two star hotels such as the Hotel Campanile Birmingham near Aston University.
The 'Birmingham Back To Backs'
This fascinating exhibition gallery, in the trendy Chinese Quarter and close to various hotels, is a testament to the city's remarkable industrial heritage. It features the last surviving ‘back-to-back’ houses that were built across Birmingham to accommodate its rapidly growing population during the Industrial Revolution and support its pioneering industries.
The Museum Of The Jewellery Quarter
Also conveniently located close to plenty of two star hotels and bed and breakfast establishments, the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter offers an intriguing glimpse into Birmingham's profound jewellery heritage. At its peak, the second city employed around 30,000 people in the jewellery industry, and also played a leading role in the global pen trade.