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Featured Hostels in Birmingham

Selina Birmingham
3 out of 5
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The price is Rs3,315 per night from 3 Jan to 4 Jan

Located in Birmingham City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of St Chad's Cathedral, Broad Street and Arena Birmingham. Victoria Square and Birmingham ...

3.9/5Very Good! (37 reviews)
Aston

"Nice rooms. Pleasant staff."…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr 2020

Selina Birmingham
Bh Residence
2.5 out of 5
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Situated in Birmingham, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of St Chad's Cathedral, Broad Street, and Aston University. Victoria Square and Birmingham Town Hall ...

3.5/5Good! (76 reviews)

"Hotel has shut down we found out on arrival.Had to search Birminhgham onba sat night for another room !!!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2019

Bh Residence
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Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre

Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre

3 out of 5
The price is Rs4,575 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec
4/5Very Good! (986 reviews)

"Very friendly staff, from the Receptionist to the cleaners, absolutely loved my stay."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre
Ibis Birmingham New Street Station Hotel

Ibis Birmingham New Street Station Hotel

2.5 out of 5
The price is Rs2,725 per night from 3 Jan to 4 Jan
3.9/5Good! (982 reviews)

"Great location for bullring- it isn’t in the grand central / new street station it is still a walk, but only a few minutes. Seems they have renovated the reception area and forgot about the rest of the hotel. Room 315 - dark, outdated, bed was very had and uncomfortable but couldn’t complain too ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

Ibis Birmingham New Street Station Hotel
Genting Hotel

Genting Hotel

4 out of 5
The price is Rs7,559 per night from 3 Jan to 4 Jan
4.5/5Wonderful! (814 reviews)

"So I booked a birthday pampering night and came across Genting Hotel in my search. I am so so pleased that I picked this hotel. My birthday has literally been a blast. Arrived at the hotel, with my VIP parking included. Car park very secure and within a minutes walk from the lifts. Was greeted at ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

Genting Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for low-cost places to stay in Birmingham, a hostel could be a great option. These dorm-style accommodation options come in quite a few shapes and sizes, but they all have three main things in common:

  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social setting
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)

By choosing a hostel in Birmingham, you can spend less on accommodation and use more of your budget for going out during your trip. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its theatres and entertainment venues.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Birmingham?

Good weather's always better when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information about the local climate:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 11°C and nighttime temperatures average 2°C
  • April-June: 19°C is the daytime average and 3°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 20°C and nighttime averages are around 9°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 14°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 766 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Birmingham?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might like these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Bullring Shopping Centre
  • Warwick Castle
  • Arcadian Centre
Natural Features
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  • Cannon Hill Park
  • Edgbaston Reservoir
Cultural Attractions
  • Alexandra Theatre
  • Birmingham Hippodrome
  • Old Rep Theatre

In general, Birmingham is known for its:

  • Theatre
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Entertainment
  • Monuments
  • University life

How to Get to Birmingham and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in Birmingham (BHX), located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) from the city centre. Another option is Coventry (CVT), situated 18.7 mi (30.1 km) away. Once you're on the ground, you may want to use public transport to get around. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Birmingham New Street Station, Birmingham Moor Street Station or Birmingham Snow Hill Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Birmingham?
By going with a hostel, you can reduce your spending on accommodations and save more of your money for fun things to do during your holiday. You can check out the theatres and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of shapes and sizes, but they all have three main qualities in common, including low prices, a social environment and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Birmingham?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first: Selina Birmingham - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Birmingham Snow Hill Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms. Bh Residence - Located within a 20-minute walk of Aston University. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels, showers and linens in all rooms.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Birmingham?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s a little information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 4°C. Average annual precipitation for Birmingham is 760 inches.
What is there to see and do in Birmingham?
Overall, Birmingham is known for its theatres, restaurants and bars. Major attractions include Bullring Shopping Centre, The Mailbox and Broad Street. Get out into nature with places such as Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Cannon Hill Park and Birmingham Business Park. Cultural attractions include Cadbury World, Birmingham Hippodrome and Birmingham Town Hall.
What's the best way to get to and around Birmingham while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Birmingham on hand to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Birmingham (BHX), located 7.1 mi (11.4 km) away. Another option is Coventry (CVT), which is 18.7 mi (30.1 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transport. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Birmingham New Street Station, Birmingham Moor Street Station or Birmingham Snow Hill Station.