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Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel

The Hilton Birmingham Metropole is one of the leading event venues and hotels in the midlands.

It is a modern hotel with a prime loaction, close to the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and Birmingham International airport.


The hotel has 790 guest rooms on site, including standard singles, doubles, and twins, as well as executive rooms and suites. Facilities on-site include a fitness suite, pool, spa and sauna. For more information about the hotel, click here. There are also a number of other hotels nearby to suit all budgets.


By rail:
The hotel is only a short walk away (approx. 15 minutes) from Birmingham International train station. Regular trains run between Birmingham New Street station and International, and the journey takes around 15 minutes.

When you arrive at Birmingham International, you can take the Hilton Metropole shuttle bus to the hotel (free of charge). The shuttle bus runs every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day, and the journey takes around 5 minutes. The shuttle bus stop is bus stop C and located next to the taxi rank in the bus depot.

By car:
Follow directions for Birmingham International Airport. From the Airport, bear right onto Concorde Road, turn right onto Vanguard Road and then bear left onto Airport Way. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit then merge onto Coventry Road A45 (sign posted M42, M6, M1, M40, M5, Coventry). Branch left (sign posted M42, M6, M1, M40, M5, NEC), then at the roundabout take the first exit onto Pendigo Way (sign posted NEC). At the roundabout take the first exit into the car park of the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

By air:
The closest airport is Birmingham International Airport. Once you arrive at the airport, take the monorail to Birmingham International train station; from the station you can take the hotel shuttle bus or walk to the hotel.

See here for more detailed directions.