Whether you're visiting Birmingham for a football event, a romantic break, or a business trip, you can find a great selection of hotels near the Aston Villa Football Club.
Interesting Facts About Aston Villa Football Club
The proud headquarters of Aston Villa, an elite football club that has achieved many enviable accolades during its long life. Villa player Archie Hunter is credited as the first player in footballing history to score a goal in all rounds of the FA Cup, in 1887. The club was also the first in the country to withdraw its shirt sponsorship fee in the late 2000s, to raise awareness for the Acorns Children's Hospice charity.
The club is now home to nearly 43,000 seats, and is also a popular venue for corporate functions and other special events such as wedding receptions and parties. It also has good transport links to Birmingham's hotels and restaurants, and is just a short drive from the city's international airport.
Plenty Of Value-For-Money Hotels Nearby
You could stay at the well-presented, budget friendly Hotel Campanile Birmingham, or try the very affordable Britannia Hotel Birmingham, both of which are close to major visitor attractions such as the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, the National Sea Life Centre, and the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter.
Visit The Library Of Birmingham
Another sight that's definitely worth visiting is the Library of Birmingham, which opened in 2013 and is one of the most impressive in the country, offering fantastic views of the city. In fact, in the year after the library reopened, it attracted around 800,000 more visitors than the British Library in London, despite having shorter opening hours. It's adjacent to Centenary Square, which inherited its name in 1989 to mark Birmingham's 100th anniversary as an official city.
Benefit From WiFi Access At Your Birmingham Hotel
Whether you need to keep up-to-date with your emails, avoid expensive roaming charges on your phone, or catch up on work or studying while you're away, you'll enjoy WiFi access at the vast majority of hotels in Birmingham. Many venues also provide this service free of charge, and some business-oriented hotels also offer free high-speed internet connections.