Birmingham Central Backpackers
Located in the heart of Birmingham's city centre, a minute walk from the National Express Coach Station and mere streets from the Bull Ring;
We can only accept guests 16 years and older because of our pub. Guests 18 and older will be allowed to drink with proper ID only. The alcohol must be purchased at our bar and not brought in by guests. Violation of this rule or smoking in the building will be a £200 fine and immediate eviction.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle parking
- Free Breakfast
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Safe Deposit Box
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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Our address is 58 Coventry Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B5 5NH. We are on the corner of Coventry Street and Milk Street just off the Digbeth High Street, just a five minute walk from the Bull Ring Shopping Centre.
From Digbeth Coach Station. Head out the main door of the coach station by the Star Bucks. Turn right and head down Digbeth High Street. Once you have crossed the first pedestrian crossing at Rea Street, cross the pedestrian crossing of the high street. You will see Subway is on the opposite side of the road. You will then reach the corner of Milk Street and the high street. The Big Bulls Head pub is on the corner. Head down Milk Street and take the first left, we are on the corner.
From New Street Station: Walk out of the train station on the ground floor. Cross over the street toward the Boots pharmacy. Turn left and walk through the tunnel. When you get out the other side you will see Moor Street Station across the street and a huge building with silver reflectors on it on your right side. This is the Selfridges building. Follow the Selfridges building around keeping it on your right side. When you get around the corner you will see a large church and a traffic light. Turn left at the street, this is the Digbeth High Street. Walk down 4 streets and turn left at Milk Street. We are one street down on the left at the corner of Coventry and Milk Street.
From Moor Street Train Station: Walk out of Moor Street Train station to the left. Go straight towards the Moor Street Car Park. Go right at the car park along the street towards the big church with the silver disked building on your right hand side. Take a left at the Digbeth High Street and walk down four streets. Take a right at the street just past the Subway sandwich shop and where the white and black sign points to Birmingham Central Backpackers at Milk Street (the Big Bulls Head Pub and South Birmingham College will be on the corner.) Walk down one street to Coventry Street where you will find a purple and blue building. This is Birmingham Central Backpackers!
From the airport you can take a train that is about 15 minutes to New Street station. Then just follow the directions above. You also can take the 900 bus from the airport to Digbeth Coach Station (National Express) in the city centre. Get off at the Digbeth Coach Station stop. Cross over the main street towards the Subway restaurant. Take a left at Milk Street, this is the street between The Big Bulls Head pub and the South Birmingham College. We are located one street down on the left side.
From the Mega Bus Stop: Go down the street away from the Bannatynes towards the tall white apartment complex called the Masshouse. At the traffic light turn right. This is Moor Street Queensway. Walk to the building with the silver disks on the outside and Moor Street train station and turn left at it. Then cross over the road and go right onto the street called Moor Street Queensway and walk towards the big church. At the Digbeth High Street take a left. Walk 4 streets down to Milk Street ( Big Bulls Head Pub and South Birmingham College will be at the Intersection.) Take a left onto Milk Street and walk one street down to Coventry Street. We are the blue and purple building on Coventry Street and Milk Street!
NEC: The NEC is accessible to us from bus, coach, or train. Both the coach station and the bus for the NEC are a minutes' walk from the hostel. You can't beat it for convenience! Otherwise you can walk to New Street Station in 7 minutes and take the train.
1 minute walk from the Digbeth coach station
1 minute walk from the Barfly
2 minute walk to The Custard Factory.
4 minute walk to The Bull Ring Shopping Centre
5 minute walk to Mega Bus Stop
5 minute walk to The Birmingham Markets
5 minute walk to Moor Street Train Station
7 minute walk to New Street Train Station