Birmingham is one of the UK’s busiest cities over the Christmas period. The city is home to the Frankfurt Christmas Market, a traditional German market located in the centre of Birmingham. It can be difficult to find somewhere to stay during this time, but this guide to hotels near Birmingham Christmas Market lists conveniently located hotels and apartments across all budgets.
Hotels near Birmingham Christmas Market
Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market is located on Victoria Square and New Street in the city centre. Anywhere between New Street train station and St Philip’s Cathedral would be ideally located for visiting the Christmas markets and given that this area is the historic centre of the city, there are many sights, attractions, cafes, restaurants and shops here too.
Top PickThe Grand Hotel Birmingham
Address: Colmore Row Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
The most famous hotel in Birmingham, The Grand Hotel is located in a stunningly renovated historic building in the city centre, directly opposite St Philip’s Cathedral. One of the finest luxury hotels in the region, the rooms as spacious with sophisticated decoration. Even if you don’t stay here, you might want to stop by to admire the beautiful architecture and the internal staircase. The Grand Hotel is a 4-minute walk to Victoria Square where the Christmas market is held.Check Availability
The Birmingham Manhattan
Address: Bennetts Hill, Birmingham
If you would prefer the space and privacy of an apartment, The Birmingham Manhattan is a large fully equipped apartment only a short walk to the Christmas markets. You will have countless restaurants and bars at your doorstep or you can order in and eat in the comfort of the apartment kitchen. The apartment is highly rated for its location and cleanliness.
Macdonald Burlington Hotel
Address: 126 New Street, Birmingham
Located directly on New Street where part of the Christmas market is located, the convenience of staying at the Macdonald Burlington is unbeatable. The classic design is part of the attraction of this popular hotel along with the beautiful building and friendly staff.
No.8 Waterloo Street
Address: 8 Waterloo Street, Birmingham
Another well-located and highly-rated apartment in Birmingham, No.8 Waterloo Street is known for its welcoming hosts and clean, modern decor. Various sized apartments are available, suitable for singles or up to four people and families.
Aparthotel Adagio Birmingham City Centre
Address: 131 Digbeth Birmingham
If you’re looking for a more affordable hotel, the Adagio is part of a well-known chain hotel with suite-style rooms and clean, basic decor. Guests have free access to an on-site gym or if you prefer walking, the hotel is a 15-minute walk to Birmingham Christmas market.
Aloft Birmingham Eastside
Address: 4 Woodcock Street
While the Aloft might not be near Birmingham Christmas market, it is one of the best hotels in Birmingham and well-worth the extra distance to the historic centre. The hotel is modern, stylish and more affordable than some of the city’s historic old hotels. The Aloft is a 20-minute walk to Victoria Square but close to some sights including the Science Museum.
To continue planning your trip, read our guide to Birmingham Christmas market (or Frankfurt Christmas Market as it is known) and what makes this a traditional German market.
If you’re looking to visit other destinations, read our list of the best Christmas markets UK.
Be sure to book early to secure somewhere to stay in Birmingham this Christmas. Remember that dates and opening times may vary at any time due to changing government regulations.
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