Airport Hotels near Birmingham City International
Birmingham is home to the fifth busiest airport in the UK with two terminals handling more than eight million passengers each year. It's also one of the UK's best-connected airports and even boasts its own rail station (Birmingham International Interchange). However, travellers arriving late, or wanting to make an early departure, might be better off booking a hotel room for the night.
Official web site for Birmingham airport - www.bhx.co.uk
Besides giving you the peace of mind of knowing that you won't have to make a mad dash for the departure gate in the small hours; a hotel room might actually save you money. A number of hotels offer complimentary parking (or preferable rates) for up to two weeks, as well as free shuttle bus transfers to the terminal buildings. The following hotels are among the most conveniently located for Birmingham airport:
Located less than 100m from the main airport buildings; the three-star Novotel is by far the most convenient of Birmingham airport's hotels. It's also one of the most modern, offering comfortable (yet simple) rooms that won't break the bank. It's also well-placed for accessing Birmingham International Station and the National Exhibition Centre.
Birmingham International Airport, Birmingham, West Midlands, B26 3QL
Tel: 0121 827000
The Regency is a modern hotel; situated six miles form the airport. Transfers are available around the clock (through reception or over the phone) and take approximately 20 minutes. The hotel boasts an impressive list of facilities, including: a restaurant, Irish bar, swimming pool, gym and 175 parking places.
Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4EB
Tel: 0870 6096133
Coventry Hill Hotel
Coventry Hill hotel represents good value for money, but don't expect too many 'frills'. The hotel is well-placed for both Coventry and Birmingham airports (the latter being a five mile drive away). Coventry Hill Hotel offers accommodation packages with parking included.
Rye Hill, Allesley, Coventry, West Midlands, CV5 9PH
Tel: 02476 402151
The Manor Hotel is a favourite with businessmen and boasts impressive conference facilities. The service is slick yet the atmosphere remains relaxed and it's just three miles from Birmingham International Airport.
Main Road, Meriden, Solihull, West Midlands, CV7 7NH
Tel: 01676 522735
The Holiday Inn
The Holiday Inn at Birmingham Airport is unlikely to win any style awards, but remains because customers know exactly what they are going to get. Rooms are affordable and the hotel provides free parking for guests and a complimentary shuttle bus service to make Birmingham airport (two miles away).
Coventry Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B26 3QW
Tel: 0870 4009007
http://www.beinbirmingham.com/ - Official tourism site for Birmingham.