Looking for a place to stay in Birmingham?s city centre that is walking distance to Birmingham?s famous sites, easy on your wallet, and a great place to meet new friends? Then search no further, the best place for you to stay is with us- at Birmingham Central Backpackers. Ideally located one street from the coach station and a seven minute walk to New Street Station, we provide more than just a bed in a room.
Staying at Birmingham Central Backpackers has its advantages! We are like a home away from home. Immediately upon arrival you will feel like part of the family and due to our intimate setting, it?s a great place to meet fellow travellers.
*SAVE ON TRANSPORT-We are in the centre of Birmingham so you will save money by not needing to take taxis or buses to get to the main attractions in Birmingham.
*TOUGH TO BEAT FOR LOCATION-If you need to get to the NEC or Cadbury World, which are located outside the city centre, we are a short walk to the train station and one street away from the bus stop for the NEC and Birmingham Airport.
*BAR/COFFEE SHOP-We have a coffee/bar and travel shop at reception selling light snacks and refreshing drinks, as well as important travel items.
*SELF-CATERING FACILITIES-There is a fully-fitted kitchen with an oven, stove, microwaves, griller, sandwich toaster and full of utensils-which saves you money on eating out.
*TOP NOTCH CINEMA AND MOVIE COLLECTION-Forget about going to the movies, we bring the cinema to you! Pick a movie from our huge video library and watch it on our enormous projection screen TV with surround sound and enjoy free popcorn during movies.
*OUTDOOR PATIO, GARDEN AND BBQ-Our outdoor garden is in full bloom and the colours are fabulous. Join us out back for our weekly guest BBQ and chill out while you meet other guests and get a free meal!
*HUGE CHILL OUT COMMON ROOM-Our common room/chill-out lounge is the best around. With bright colours, cool music, and a laid back atmosphere-you will feel right at home.
*LOADS OF THINGS TO DO-In the common room you can read a book from our library, watch a movie, eat a meal, have a coffee or beer, play a board game, play a game of pool, chat with friends, use the travel information centre to plan out your itinerary for Birmingham, or enjoy a game on the X-Box and Nintendo Wii.
*GREAT STAFF-Our staff is the best around. They provide excellent customer service and understand that we are here to look after you and make sure your time in Birmingham is the best it can be. We offer free maps upon arrival and always try to help you get where you are going!
*FREE LIGHT BREAKFAST-A free self-service light breakfast offered between 8-10:30 am starts your morning off right. The light breakfast includes: tea, coffee, toast, fruit, jam and biscuits.
*BUDGET INTERNET ACCESS AND FREE WI-FI-Enjoy our complimentary wi-fi if you have a laptop or use our budget internet stations for just 50p per half hour.
At Birmingham Central we offer 'dormitory-style' accommodation with 5-8 bed dorms. Most dorms have their own sink and shower, but toilet facilities are shared. There are luggage lockers in most dorms, so bring a lock or buy one at reception for a pound. If you need us to hold your luggage for a few hours after check out, it isn't a problem.
In addition to Birmingham Central, we also offer beds in our second building located 150 yards away. Our second building houses one private room, one eight-bed and two six-bed dorms. There is also a bar,and parlor underneath the rooms. If you book here with us, guests have access to both buildings? amenities
Check-in time is 2pm-11pm. If you need to arrive outside these times, please contact us and let us know, otherwise we will consider you a no-show and charged accordingly on the card booked with.
RULES: Only authorized guests are allowed in our hostel. Guests (and their entire party) caught bringing in other people will be evicted immediately without refund and charged for the additional people they have allowed to trespass in our buildings. Due to our guests being of adult age and the fact that we are licensed as a pub, we do not accept guests under the age of 16 or liquor brought in from outside. Alcohol consumed on our premises must be bought at the bar due to our licensing laws and consumed in our common room or outdoor garden and no where else. We are a non-smoking hostel in accordance with English law. Any guests (including their entire group )caught bringing in outside alcohol into our buildings, smoking or drinking alcohol purchased from us into unauthorized areas of the buildings will be evicted immediately without refund. There will be no debate or arguments. In addition a fine of £200 will be made to the card booked with. If you book to stay with us you are accepting these conditions.
We accept debit and credit cards but debit cards will be charged an additional 40 p charge and credit cards will be charged 2% of the total charge. This is to off-set the cost of processing the transaction.
** Please note that 5/6 share rooms, and 7/8 share rooms are of equal value and are interchangeable **
Come and join us at Birmingham Central Backpackers, you will certainly be glad you stayed!
PLEASE NOTE : 'FOR ALL THE RESERVATIONS FOR 3 NIGHTS OR MORE WE MAY CHARGE WHEN THE BOOKING IS CONFIRMED A NON REFUNDABLE AMOUNT OF THE WHOLE BOOKING' 'WE DO NOT SAVE BEDS FOR PEOPLE TO GAIN A VISA TO THE UK'
People that do not cancel within the given time or show up will be charged the full amount of their stay. We require 72 hours cancellation for all non group bookings. Group bookings for six people or more need to give 14 days notice otherwise the full amount will be charged.