Near the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham you can find plenty of stylish hotels and bed and breakfasts, many of which provide tasty free breakfasts and free WiFi.
One Of The Largest Stadiums In The Midlands
A renowned international athletics venue, the Alexander Stadium, opened in 1976, hosts many major sporting events and is in the leafy neighbourhood of Perry Barr. In 2011, the stadium benefited from a multi-million pound expansion, boosting its capacity to nearly 13,000 by including a new seater stand for 5,000 spectators. The stadium is also the venue for the British Grand Prix athletics meeting, which was originally held at the Gateshead International Stadium until 2010.
Perry Barr – Home To A Campus Of Birmingham City University
This community is the location of the City North Campus of Birmingham City University, which became an official university in 1992 and supports more than 23,000 students. This particular campus is home to the state-of-the-art Doug Ellis Sports Centre, which has an 80-station fitness centre and is open to the public. Close by is the very affordable Rollason Wood Hotel near Erdington, and the budget friendly Ramada Birmingham Sutton Coldfield near Pype Hayes Park.
A Short Train Journey from Birmingham City Centre
The centre of Birmingham is celebrated for its Coffin Works exhibition, the Birmingham Hippodrome, and the beloved Museum & Art Gallery. The city is also the home of the National Motorcycle Museum and many attractive parks such as Cannon Hill Park near Edgbaston to the southwest and Sutton Park near Sutton Coldfield to the northeast. In fact, with well over 500 parks comprising thousands of hectares of green space, Birmingham is officially one of the greenest cities in Europe.
Within Easy Reach of Birmingham International Airport And The NEC
All hotels near the Alexander Stadium are just a short journey from Birmingham International Station, which provides direct access to the airport and the National Exhibition Centre, a world-class events venue. You can opt for high-end accommodation with deluxe business amenities and 24-hour receptions, or consider a more romantic-themed venue with immaculate, brightly coloured rooms, decent-sized private bathrooms, and luxury bedding.