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Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre
Ranked #65 of 118 Hotels in Birmingham
Taunton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

Excellent stay for a good price. Stayed for one night and was upgraded to an executive room. Room was big, really comfortable bed and decent sized quality flat screen tv. Minor comments are the bathroom is quite small for the room and the breakfast is fully self serve. Great location and friendly desk staff on check in/out. As others have pointed out it's noisy if you open the windows but the air-con works well and is quiet.

Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bora001, General Manager at Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
Dear Seanos1,

Thank you for your kind review regarding your latest experience at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay fully. Being located in the heart of Birmingham City Centre, some external noise is expected, especially at the weekends. As you mentioned, the Hotel benefits from double glazed windows and air-conditioning throughout which can be utilised instead of opening windows during noisy times. We look forward to your next stay.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a concert at the 02, very close for this venue, a 10 minute walk through subways which I wouldn't want to walk through at a quiet time at night but at the times we did they were busy and ok, although I was with my 11 year old son and it was late as the concert turned out a lot of people were using the same route to go back to New street station or car parks.
The hotel was clean, and the staff helpful, checked in at 14.00hrs which seemed to be a busy time as we had to wait in a queue for a while.
At night the room was hot so left the window open, as it's centrally based in Birmingham this did mean a lot of noise so I did have to shut the window during the night due to traffic noise, but this is expected in this location.
Overall it was great for what we wanted, somewhere close to the 02 for one night, near New Street Station.

Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Bora001, General Manager at Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
Dear blubirdi,

Thank you for reviewing your latest experience at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre. I am delighted to hear that you and your family thoroughly enjoyed your stay and that you found the staff to be friendly and the Hotel to be clean, as expected. We hope to welcome you back in future.

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Leicester
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Great city centre location, which creates a bit of a problem if you are on the front of the hotel as the traffic and people noise seems to go on all night.
however did not sleep too bad, and the breakfast was certainly good value as was the price of the room which was well appointed, clean and comfortable.
50% off New St car park a bonus.

Room Tip: If you are a light sleeper ask for a room at the back.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bora001, General Manager at Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, responded to this review, 14 May 2014
Dear Badger541,

Thank you for your kind review regarding your latest experience at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre. I am delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and that the busy night life in the surrounding area did not have negative impact on you. We hope to welcome you back in future.

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

I stayed here last weekend and found it to be one of the best of the brand. The the bar and restraint was well laced out and appointed and reasonably priced. The rooms are clean and bright and the beds very comfortable. The only downside is that there are no club or executive rooms.

Room Tip: Two minutes walk from the station and well situated for the main attractions..
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Bora001, General Manager at Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, responded to this review, 12 May 2014
Dear Iain D,

Thank you for your excellent review following your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre. I am delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. We have a number of executive bedrooms available at the Hotel but may have been sold on the night as they are very popular. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

I stayed here to attend an event at the Hippodrome - could not have been better positioned. I took the train to Birmingham New Street - the hotel was a 5 min walk away (exit Southside / Hill Street and you'll see the hotel on your left) and a further 5 min walk away to the Hippodrome on the same street further past the hotel. Plenty of parking if you are driving. There's a huge taxi rank if you're going further afield. Hotel itself is a basic, good value business style hotel - nothing fancy but my room had all the amenities (albeit no toiletries), was clean and spacious, decent shower, good lighting and the staff were courteous and helpful. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled solo
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Bora001, General Manager at Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, responded to this review, 12 May 2014
Dear ThroughPassenger,

Thank you for your kind comments following your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre. I am delighted to hear that you found the Hotel to be offering everything you expect from a Holiday Inn, and most importantly you found the staff to be friendly and helpful. I have passed your comments on to all concerned. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

This hotel is right next to New Street Station, and very close to the shops, canals and other areas of town. great location.
I was welcomed as a Platinum Member for IHG and given a free upgrade. The service was very good.
The room was very spacious, and comfortable.
Breakfast was 2 for 1 on the weekends at £15 and there was plenty of choice.
It was quiet during the night too on the 6th floor, although my one window did not shut properly - this was not an issue for me.
If you can get a good price I would definitely recommend this central hotel.

Room Tip: Choose a higher up floor to avoid road noice (although not that excessive)
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Micgp
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Bora001, General Manager at Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, responded to this review, 9 May 2014
Dear Micgp,

Thank you for your kind comments regarding your latest experience at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre. I am delighted to hear that you found the Hotel to be offering everything that you would expect from a Holiday Inn. I am also encouraged to hear that your Platinum status was recognised on arrival. I can also confirm that the remedial actions have now been taken to the window you raised in your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We stayed here for the weekend a couple of weeks ago, our first time at this hotel and what a good choice. The location is excellent for New Street station only a five minute walk or the NCP car park which we chose is next door to the hotel who offer a 50% discount on parking so 24 hours is about £12. The other good thing about it's location is the Mail Box is about ten minutes walk then along the canal to Brindley place with some great restaurants and then to Broad street .Shopping is just as accessible with the Bullring just a short walk from the hotel. The room was of good size, nicely decorated, comfy bed and pillows and a nice bathroom with toiletries supplied. We had a drink in the bar which is not overpriced and on a nice day you can sit on the outside terrace. We had a cooked breakfast which was very good although the breakfast room is a little on the small side the food was excellent especially the hot buffet and I mean hot and freshly cooked. We would definitely re-visit this hotel again.

Room Tip: The views aren't great but if you ask for the front facing it's not to bad higher up.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bora001, General Manager at Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre, responded to this review, 9 May 2014
Dear julie w,

Thank you for your kind comments following your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre. I am delighted to hear that you and your partner thoroughly enjoyed your stay and that you found the Hotel to be offering clean, nicely decorated large rooms and amenities, freshly cooked breakfast served at breakfast and reasonably priced bar with terrace. We hope to welcome you back very soon.

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Property: Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre
Address: Smallbrook Queensway | Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham B5 4EW, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham > Ladywood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#23 Business Hotel in Birmingham
#24 Romantic Hotel in Birmingham
#32 Family Hotel in Birmingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 280
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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