Planning your next visit to the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham and don't want to spend a fortune on accommodation? Take a look at Travelodge's selection of cosy, comfortable and cheap hotels all within a stone's throw of Birmingham and the NEC. With so many fantastic shows available, including Grand Designs Live for those who are looking for some interiors inspiration, the Clothes Show Live for fabulous fashionistas, and Crufts for devoted dog lovers, book your room today to make sure you don't miss out.
Book hotels near the NEC
The Birmingham Airport hotel is less than two miles from the NEC and with its fresh new look, fully licenced Bar Cafe and luxuriously comfortable new king size beds with four plump pillows and a comfy duvet, it's a great choice for anyone looking to unwind after a busy day.
The Birmingham Yardley hotel is just five miles form the NEC and easily accessible from both the M42 and M6. The Birmingham Fort Dunlop hotel and the Birmingham Central Moor Street hotel are ideal bases for exploring central Birmingham, with its world renowned Bullring Shopping Centre and the surrounding areas. And, of course, they also offer the benefit of quick and easy access to the NEC.
Things to do near the NEC
All of Travelodge's beautifully appointed and brilliantly cheap hotels in the area are close to Birmingham International Airport, making them perfect for travellers on early flights who want to get some much-needed sleep before jetting off on their holidays. They're also ideal for cricket fans wanting to see a test match at Edgbaston Cricket Ground or anyone looking to catch the likes of Lady Gaga and Lee Evans live at the National Indoor Arena (NIA).
For train buffs, Vintage Trains (previously the Birmingham Railway Museum) has an outstanding colleciton of steam engines that is sure to delight, while anyone looking for a special gift for a loved one (or for themselves) will be spoiled for choice at Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter. Finally, a trip to the Sealife Centre is guaranteed to keep the young - and young at heart - entertained for hours.