Hostels in Birmingham, England

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Get to know Birmingham (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Birmingham. To help you make friends with Birmingham before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Birmingham is the second largest city in England. While not as glamorous as London, or as tourist-focused as some of the smaller English places such as Oxford, or Stratford, it has a lot to offer to the traveler.

When staying in a Birmingham hostel, make sure to visit the historical area to see the interesting buildings and free museum. The city has quite a few buildings from the glorious industrial period when Birmingham was booming. It is also the capital of Asian immigration in England and as a result, the most popular curry in England has been created here. You will have plenty opportunities on the mile long curry street to try several curries, from the very spicy, to the very mild, from the very meaty mutton on the bone to the many vegetarian ones with paneer (cheese), lentils, or spinach.

Sport is very big in Birmingham. There are several premier league football teams, the best one being Aston Villa, which regularly plays in the European cups. Birmingham also has a solid student population, so during the school year, night life is very active. The favorite clubs among the locals change all the time, so ask your hostel in Birmingham for the club du jour. There is a good selection of hostels in Birmingham, so pick one near your main center of interest, historical centre or university quarter...The bus system is good in Birmingham and cabs are relatively cheap in the UK, so choosing a hostel in Birmingham hostel can lead to a fairly inexpensive adventure, make sure to check the feedback on the hostel you're considering before making your final choice.

FAQ about Birmingham Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Birmingham. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Birmingham. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Birmingham costs on average $46 for a dorm. A hostel in Birmingham with private rooms costs on average $106. shows all 2 Hostels in Birmingham. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 2 hostels in Birmingham, England. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Birmingham such as
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Your Packing List for Birmingham

Your Packing List for Birmingham

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Birmingham and England.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Birmingham Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Birmingham, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
$46 Average dorm price
$106 Average private room price
$28 Cheapest hostel in Birmingham
2 Party hostels in Birmingham
Selina Birmingham is the best rated
Most Birmingham hostels are located in
Digbeth, Jewellery Quarter
8.1 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Dudley (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Barnt Green (15 Km / 10 mi.)
Redditch (20 Km / 12 mi.)
Atherstone (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Kenilworth (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Kington (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Stratford-Upon-Avon (35 Km / 22 mi.)

Travel Tips for Birmingham - from the Community

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