Lying 8 miles northwest of Birmingham city centre, the industrial town of Walsall boasts its own unique history and heritage. This comfortable 3* Hot Rate hotel features spacious, well-appointed double en-suite guest rooms, each equipped with the latest in convenient amenities and free Wi-Fi internet; all exclusively available to Hotwire customers at unbeatably reduced rates. Whilst those seeking a relaxing getaway may indulge in some fine cuisine and a cocktail in the hotel’s stylish restaurant and bar, or work out in the onsite fitness centre, those in the West Midlands for work can conduct professional meetings in the extensive business centre.
Directly connected to Birmingham via excellent public transport links, guests at this excellent Hot Rate hotel have access to numerous bus, rail and road links to the city centre. Walsall is also ideally located within reach of other West Midlands cities, including Wolverhampton and Stafford. Walsall itself dates back to the Norman era but is most notable for its part in the Industrial Revolution which cemented its place on the manufacturing map. Surrounded by idyllic public parks, including the Walsall Arboretum, Park Lime Pits Nature Reserve and Reedswood Park, Walsall is also home to the Walsall Leather Museum and the eminent Walsall New Art Gallery.
The UK’s second largest city is famed for its prosperous history as an industrial giant and is home to a wealth of things to do and see. Birmingham is home to an abundance of nationally celebrated arenas and entertainment venues, making it the perfect location for hosting some of the world’s most celebrated music artists and critically acclaimed theatre shows. With the Birmingham NEC, the Birmingham NIA, the ICC and the Birmingham Hippodrome all just a stone’s throw from the city centre, hotel guests are spoilt for choice by the abundance of ballets, operas, pop tours and classical music recitals performing in the city at any one time.
Hotel guests seeking to indulge in some serious retail therapy are on the doorstep of some of the country’s most popular shopping centres. The Bullring in particular, located in between Moor Street and New Street stations, attracts millions of shoppers each year to its 140 high street retailers and its huge Selfridges department store. Alternatively, those who wish to go more upmarket can head to the Mailbox which sits overlooking the canals and is home to a luxurious Harvey Nichols and Emporio Armani.