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Staying Cool at the Rotunda

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   150 New Street, Birmingham B2 4PA, England (Ladywood)
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Ranked #3 of 138 hotels in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A superb experience staying in Staying Cool Rotunda apartments. Booking and obtaining the keys was so easy and seamless. The location of the Rotunda is absloutely superb especially if you are travelling by train. I had an early-ish start the next day and was able to get up, enjoy the lovely breakfast provided ( including organges to freshly squeeze )... More

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi Andrew P Thanks for posting your review, it's lovely to read. I often travel from Manchester into New Street and agree the location is just great for commuting. I have passed on your comments to our housekeeping team, thanks for the lovely words. Really hope to see you again soon. Very best wishes Gavin Gavin Burns General Manager More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a penthouse apartment in this hotel with four friends for a get together. The first thing that hits you is the amazing view of Birmingham and it's suburbs and beyond to the Lickey Hills. The apartment was comfortable, spacious and well equipped aswell as provisions of tea coffee and breakfast cereals, it seemed everything necessary had been... More

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi Bjavern Thanks for taking the time to post such a lovely review. Lots of guests tell us the views from the penthouses are stunning and as you enter the lounge it really is hard to look at anything else! It's lovely to read that you made the most of the facilities too. Hope to see you and your friends... More

Surrey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 2 night at this wonderful hotel in June. It is close to the station, shopping and just about everything which is why I chose it. My room was super and it was lovely having my own kitchen. Staff were great and although I was in the middle of Birmingham, the room was really quiet!

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi BillieSurrey Thanks for such a glowing review. We're all really pleased you enjoyed yourself as well as the facilities and location. Those windows really do provide fantastic sound proofing... The staff all send their thanks for your lovely comments too. Hope you see you again soon. Very best wishes Gavin Gavin Burns General Manager More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a last minute room purchase as my daughter spilled her ice cream and was getting tired, so I decided to splurge on a hotel to get her cleaned up and for me to stay the night. We turned up with no notice, entirely my fault, but the check in desk's attitude was poor. I explained the situation, he... More

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi Choc17 We're extremely sorry we were unable to get you into the apartment as early as you would have liked. We totally understand you wanted to get your daughter changed. The previous guest didn't leave until our 12 noon checkout time (so hadn't long left when you arrived) and we like to give the cleaners at least two hours... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location was great. Perfect for shopping. The views of our penthouse apartment were really what made it that little bit extra special. Kitchen was well equipped to make meals. We even stayed in the apartment on the evening although the city centre was right on our doorstep. If I had to be picky there were a few staines on the... More

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi Stacey A Many thanks for posting your review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay and the location. We're working on replacing the beige carpets at the moment. Many thanks for the note on the curtain, the team dealt with the issue this morning. Hope to see you again soon. Very best wishes Gavin Gavin Burns General Manger More

Stamford
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night midweek in one of the 'Mini' apartments. The first thing to say is that despite the very central location the Rotunda is easy to drive to, and has the Bullring car park conveniently situated right underneath. The view from the 18th floor is spectacular - accentuated by the ceiling-to-floor windows. The interior of the open-plan... More

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi Stamford_Trencherman It's great to hear we may have just converted you to serviced apartments..! The Mini apartments are make choice of apartment when I stay over, It's great to have everything you need in a great space for two with the view on top. We hope to see you again soon. Do get in touch if there is anything... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must admit that this is probably about as much I have spent on a hotel room, apart from in New York, but it was worth the money. I spent 1 night in a penthouse apartment (no 2000) with my partner for a birthday treat and we both loved it. The view from this apartment was outstanding, right over the... More

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi cornelius1971 Your review really was a pleasure to read, many thanks for taking the time to post it for us. We're all really pleased you picked to stay with us for your special occasion. The from your apartment is also my favourite, there is so much going on at the station at the moment, it get to see how... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
26 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG..... What a fantastic find A little difficult to find if you do not know the area, as there is no vehicle access, it is smack in the middle of the new pedestrianisation of that side of the city. You have to park in the Bull Ring Car Park level 1 West Mall, take the lift to level 3 walk... More

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi Timeoutqueen Many thanks for such a lovely and detailed review (I know lots of travellers that use reviews when making choices and yours really will help). Simon and Karen pass on their thanks for your lovely words. We have tried to do as much as possible (within the restrictions of the buildings layout) to help less able-bodied guests. We... More

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Working away in Birmingham for 6 months the Rotunda soon became a home from home. The staff were so welcoming and helpful I really miss them now I'm not there every week. Staying one or two nights on a regular basis I think I probably stayed in all the different styles of suites/apartments and loved them all. Clean, spacious (even... More

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi Ljcastleview Absolute pleasure to look after you while you worked in the city. We're really pleased we became a home-from-home. If you need anything at all in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me. All of the team send their best wishes. Cheers Gavin Gavin Burns General Manager More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed on the 18th floor in a mini overlooking New St station. It is an open plan studio with plenty of space. Lots of nice touches - pod coffee machine, fresh oranges and juicer to make juice from, little kitchen, fresh milk, Dorset cereals in the room. Sky TV with movies, sports etc in the room. Takes few <... More

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StayingCool_Rotunda, General Manager at Staying Cool at the Rotunda, responded to this review

Hi boredagain It's great to hear you found the location so central. We are getting more and more guests choosing to stay in the city centre now, rather than the NEC. It really does give the feeling and leave work and experience the real Birmingham. Many thanks for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon. Best Gavin... More

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Address: 150 New Street, Birmingham B2 4PA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham > Ladywood
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Hotel Class:4 star — Staying Cool at the Rotunda 4*
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Amenities

Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Birmingham #2 Luxury Hotel in Birmingham #2 Romantic Hotel in Birmingham #10 Family Hotel in Birmingham
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Staying Cool's stunning apartments on the top three floors of the refurbished Rotunda offer amazing views of the city, just three minutes from New Street and Moor Street Stations and right next door to Selfridges. Each apartment has floor-to-ceiling glass windows that open fully and the four Penthouses have their own private open balconies on the very top floor. These stylish apartments have been designed with maximum comfort in mind. Each comes with bespoke designer furniture, a very well-equipped Poggenpohl kitchen, Gaggia espresso maker with complimentary locally sourced milk and Illy or Fairtrade coffee, oranges for the juicer, Apple Mac, iPod dock, plus a king size bed with pocket sprung/memory foam mattress for the very best night's sleep. There's a 24 hour reception plus daytime/evening concierge offering Staying Cool's renowned service. Choose from Minis (studios), Clubmans (one beds), Maxis (two beds) and Roadsters (two bed Penthouses). ... more   less 
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