US$43 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 31 Aug 2015 Check-out 1 Sep 2015

Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

3 stars
View map of New Street, Midlands, Birmingham, B2 4RX

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.4
out of 5
47 reviews
Great hotel to stop in, amazing location

The hotel was decorated really very nicely, seemed a lot more expensive than it was. My experience... See full review

  • Diana H.
  • 10 May 2015
At first awful, oucome excellent!

Received a smoking room when requested no smoking, it was awful and surprised that hotels in the UK... See full review

  • Kizzy 666
  • 19 May 2014
The Britannia Hotel Birmingham is ideally situated for visitors keen to explore the UK's second largest city, but is also a good choice of accommodation for business travelers. The property is located just minutes on foot from city attractions such as Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, as well as comprehensive shopping facilities at Birmingham Bull Ring shopping centre and Great Western Arcade.
General

High speed wireless Internet access is available in the bar and in the ten onsite conference rooms which can fit up to 200 delegates. Banquet facilities are also available.



Location

The Britannia Birmingham Hotel is close to New Street and Moor Street rail stations and visitors arriving by air are just a ten minute drive from Birmingham International airport. Guests are well placed for enjoying a night out at the theatre with the Old Rep Theatre and The Alexander Theatre a just few hundred metres distant. The National Indoor Arena is also easily accessible, being about a 10 minutes' walk from the property.



  • 20 km to the Airport
Dining

Jenny's' restaurant features an unpretentious open plan dining room where a full English breakfast and selection of two course meals are served each day. The Britannia Hotel Birmingham's bar is well stocked with beers and fine wines.
Rooms

Guest rooms feature satellite TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryers, direct dial telephones and a writing desk.

Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre Rooms

Standard Single Room
This room offers one single bed with all the basic comforts and facilities.
Standard Twin\Double Room
This room offers one double or one twin bed with all the comforts and facilities.

Amenities

  • WiFi
General
Pet friendly
Elevators
24 hour security
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Coffee shop
Meal plan - Continental
Services
24 hour front desk
Maid service
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
FAX
Doctor on call
Copy service
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Accessible rooms
Room
Cable or sat. TV
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Shower
Electronic door locks
International direct dial
Smoke detectors

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Hotel Map

52.4792 -1.8987
Area served
Birmingham.
Nearby airports
Birmingham International Airport.
Area description
This traditional hotel maintains most of its original architecture. The hotel stands in a prime position, within walking distance of all major stores and the Bullring shopping centre.

Nearby points of interest

  • Corporation Street: 0.1 km
  • Electric Cinema: 0.2 km
  • Victoria Square: 0.2 km
  • St. Phillip's Cathedral: 0.2 km
  • Alexandra Theatre: 0.3 km
  • Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: 0.4 km
  • Moor Street Railway Station: 0.4 km
  • St. Martin in the Bull Ring: 0.4 km
  • Birmingham Hippodrome: 0.5 km
  • Birmingham Back to Backs: 0.5 km
  • Hall of Memory: 0.6 km
  • Digbeth: 0.6 km
  • International Convention Center: 0.7 km
  • Symphony Hall: 0.8 km
  • Birmingham Repertory Theatre: 0.8 km
  • Corporation Street: 0.1 km
  • Electric Cinema: 0.2 km
  • Victoria Square: 0.2 km
  • St. Phillip's Cathedral: 0.2 km
  • Alexandra Theatre: 0.3 km
  • Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: 0.4 km
  • Moor Street Railway Station: 0.4 km
  • St. Martin in the Bull Ring: 0.4 km
  • Birmingham Hippodrome: 0.5 km
  • Birmingham Back to Backs: 0.5 km
  • Hall of Memory: 0.6 km
  • Digbeth: 0.6 km
  • International Convention Center: 0.7 km
  • Symphony Hall: 0.8 km
  • Birmingham Repertory Theatre: 0.8 km
  • The Giant Screen at Millenium Point: 1 km
  • National Sea Life Center: 1 km
  • Thinktank Planetarium: 1 km
  • Birmingham Gay Village: 1 km
  • NIA Birmingham: 1 km
  • Crescent Theater: 1.1 km
  • The Pen Museum: 1.2 km
  • Birmingham New Street Station: 1.3 km
  • Aston University: 1.3 km
  • Museum of the Jewellery Quarter: 1.6 km
  • Edgbaston Cricket Ground: 2.1 km
  • Edgbaston: 2.4 km
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses: 2.4 km
  • Aston: 2.5 km
  • Midlands Arts Center: 2.8 km
  • Cannon Hill Park: 3 km
  • Winterbourne House and Garden: 3.3 km
  • Aston Hall: 3.7 km
  • Barber Institute of Fine Arts: 3.7 km
  • University of Birmingham: 3.9 km
  • Birmingham City University: 4.5 km
  • Cadbury World: 5.9 km
  • Erdington: 6.8 km
  • Castle Bromwich: 8.7 km
  • Great Barr: 8.8 km
  • NEC Birmingham: 12.7 km
  • National Motorcycle Museum: 13.4 km
  • Birmingham Nature Center: 14 km
  • Chamberlain Square: 5,565.9 km

Dining

Restaurant
View your meals being cooked by the Chef in this open style kitchen and dine in style. Bar rogue is a relaxed and quiet bar that allows you to wind down with a drink or two.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
14:00
Check-out:
11:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Overall score

3.4 / 5
5.01.0
47 out of 47
Amenities:
2.9
Cleanliness:
3.1
Hotel staff:
3.3
Comfort:
2.8
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.8

68% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
simone
Friends
rainford
29 Jul 2015

girly weekend

we loved the location and staff were lovely and went out of their way to deal with problems with our accommodation. but, the problems went beyond what could be reasonably expected of staff. Hotel was damp, dirty, smelly, old/outdated and felt grubby.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
KS
Single
Singapore
15 Jun 2015

good location

Location very centre. But hotel very old. For over night stay is fine

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
KS
Single
Singapore
15 Jun 2015

good location

Location very centre. But hotel very old. For over night stay is fine

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Diana H.
Couples
N/A
10 May 2015

Great hotel to stop in, amazing location

The hotel was decorated really very nicely, seemed a lot more expensive than it was. My experience there was wonderful, and was pleasantly surprised by their smoking rooms available! The beds could have been comfier but for the price were pretty good. The food (we only had the breakfast) was okay, I wouldn't recommend the bacon, but there was a good selection of fry up foods, cereals, yoghurt & toast. Overall, because of how nice the hotel was, the fantastic location in the city centre a short walk from the train station & the surprise of being able to book a smoking room, I would definitely book again for the price. This will be my go-to hotel in Birmingham!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
tore s.
Single
Oslo
28 Feb 2015

Business trip

The room was small and not up to date. Cleanliness in the corridors was not ok. Not too good service when arriving. Restaurat with good food and friendly staff!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Harried
Family
Vienna, Austria
27 Nov 2014

Central location

Location perfect for shopping and close to railway station. Hotel rather shabby but OK for us. Staff very helpful. No holdups with check-in or check-out. Would stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Area Trainer
Business
Essex
21 Nov 2014

2 day stay in Nov

The room was small and dated, with dirty bed linen and stinking of smoke. the staff were very helpful and friendly and nothing was too much fo rthem, the lifts were slow, and the door key did not work on the sencond day, having to run up and down to reception from the 8th floor was a pain. the food was ok, nothing special, I didn't see the chef wash his hands at all during the time we has serving food, as well as slipping food into his mouth and eating whist serving. which I felt was quite discusting, their really was not a lot of choice on the buffet, with food only really being warm, not hot. potatoes had no seasoning and sat shrivelling on their silver tray, this could have been improved with a glase of butter to keep them moist, vegetables were big chunks and could have taken over the plate - these needed to be smaller. it would have been nice to see the chef cook eggs in the mornign rather than having laid out several to turn into rubber at breakfat, the same chef was there serving and nibbling - I think he needs some training in how to work in a kitchen environment as he clearly had no idea. food was dished up onto plates laying under the hot hold, and just thrown over old food that was still there, All other staff were very nice and it was just a shame that this hotel has not seen a lick of paint since pre war! there were a lot of mirrors too, getting out of the lift and neigiating your way to your room was a bit of a task as well, corridors seemed to go off in all directions, sorry to say but I will not recommend or stay again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
P14D
Couples
Wales
14 Oct 2014

Britannia hotel

The room that we were in had frayed carpets. Also the linen they put on the next day the under cover had what looked like blood on it. Friday night after a hard days work we were in bed and got woken up by the noise of the next room who were holding a hen party. Then as we were dropping back to sleep the phone went about 2am. As we were checking out the staff did not enquire how our stay went or offer on the parking discount.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Couples

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

See the library

Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
jonmac09
Single
Coventry
7 Oct 2014

Brittania hotel Birmingham

My first stay at The Brittania hotel Birmingham, location is superb very centrally located, i was disappointed wirh rhe overall decor of the room walls and carpets in my opinion were extremely dirty, for this reason i would not choose to stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of Britannia Hotel Birmingham City Centre

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
AHSTAY
Single
Leeds, UK
18 Jun 2014

Horrible dirty place

When I arrived there was a guest shouting and being abusive at reception in what sounded like Spanish. The bathroom had not even been cleaned. The bath and sink were covered in somebody else's hair! the lights didn't work, the very old TV, the none standard plug sockets ( unable to charge phone) and the whole place stank of stale smoke ash. And just to top it all off I was kept awake by the room across, they (europeans shouting in a foreign language) seemed to think it was OK to place the TV sound on full blast for nearly the full duration of the night. In general just a very drab horrible place. BEST AVOIDED !!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Single

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