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Birmingham Central Backpackers Hostel

58 Milk Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, England

Located in Birmingham’s city centre, a minute walk from the National Express Coach Station and mere streets from the Bull Ring; Birmingham Central Backpackers is Birmingham’s first, best and most centrally-located backpackers’ accommodation run by travellers with your needs in mind. With half board! Read more

77% Overall Rating 347 out of 387 customers would recommend this property based on 387 reviews

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 72%

Location 73%

Safety 74%

Staff 88%

Value 78%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines

Important Information

No smoking in the buildings (UK Law). No outside alcohol
(licensed British pub); £200 fine + eviction for breaking these rules.
Photo ID (Passport/Drivers Licence) required to check-in. Guests
should be 16+ years, unless in a group and BCB aware of age.
Authorised guests only! You will be evicted and charged for
trespassers you allow. Card transactions over £50: 40p added to debit
payments, 2% to credit payments to offset bank fees. Most rooms are of
equal value & interchangeable.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Birmingham?

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Located in Birmingham’s city centre, a minute walk from the National Express Coach Station and mere streets from the Bull Ring; Birmingham Central Backpackers is Birmingham’s first, best and most centrally-located backpackers’ accommodation run by travellers with your needs in mind. With half board! Read more

Shared Rooms

8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

12 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard 12 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About Birmingham Central Backpackers

A reputable and award winning independent hostel, Birmingham Central Backpackers is Birmingham’s FIRST, BEST and ONLY Independent Hostel! Run by travellers for travellers, we are oozing with quirky colourful character and an amazingly friendly staff. Many of our guests keep coming back time and again, it's time you come and find out why!
In the summer, one of the best places to be is our garden. It's a great place to have a drink, chat or BBQ. In the winter we have a cosy common room and gigantic projection screen for movie nights. We also have a licenced bar operating all year round.
Enjoy the following... it's on us!
FREE light breakfast (toast, spreads, fruit and squash)
FREE tea and coffee all day long
FREE movies (over 600 to choose from!) on a gigantic projection screen TV and DVD rental
FREE WiFi
FREE clean linen and towels
FREE luggage storage
FREE use of a fully-fitted communal kitchen
FREE maps and tourist information centre
FREE reading and travel library
FREE use of hairdryers and iron/ironing boards
So what kind of rooms do we have to offer?
We have private singles, twin, triple and quad rooms with tea and coffee making facilities.
We also have shared dorm rooms that hold between four and twelve people. Most dorm rooms have lockers but if they don’t we have even more lockers in the common room. All toilet/shower facilities are shared.
Our eight bed POD dorm adds a new level of privacy to backpacking. Based on the Japanese capsule design, each POD has a 360 degree private reading light, locker, extra comfy mattress, and curtain so you can have the utmost privacy if that’s what you are looking for. But book early if you want to secure one of these beds - they sell like hotcakes.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - If you book to stay with us you are accepting the following conditions.
• Check-in time is 2pm-11pm. If you require an alternative check in time, please contact us directly so we can make the appropriate arrangements and a late check-in fee will apply. If you do not contact us there may not be a member of staff available to help you.
• PHOTO ID is compulsory to check into this hostel-without it we will not be required to honour your booking and you will still be liable to pay for the 1st night’s stay
• Our reception/common room is open daily from 8am – 12 midnight.
• We do not accept guests under the age of 16 due to our licence. No under 18’s are allowed in the common room after 8pm due to the fact that there is a bar in this area.
• Alcohol consumed on our premises must be bought from our bar due to licensing laws and consumed in our common room or outdoor garden and nowhere else. We are also a non-smoking hostel in accordance with English law. Guests caught bringing in outside alcohol, smoking or drinking alcohol purchased from us in unauthorized areas will be evicted (along with their entire group) immediately without refund. There will be no debate or arguments. In addition a fine of £200 will be made to the card booked with.
• Only authorized guests are allowed in our hostel. Any guest (including their entire party) caught bringing in other people will be evicted immediately without refund and charged for the additional people they have allowed to trespass in our buildings.
• We accept debit and credit card payments.
• Most rooms are of equal value and are interchangeable
• Prices on this website are Internet Prices Only. Walk-in prices start at £15 on weekdays, and £16 on weekends.
• Cancellations needs to be made 48 hours before 2pm check-in on the day of arrival or the first night of the stay will be charged. Group bookings of 6 or more it is 7 days’ notice.

Accommodation Information

From private singles, twins and three bed rooms with tea and coffee making facilities to dorms with 4-8 beds and shared toilet facilities, including our specially built pod dorm with 8 beds with special reading lights, extra comfy mattresses, and 360 degree reading lights, we have it all!

Location Information

When we say centrally located we mean it! Located in the oldest area in Birmingham called Digbeth, we are a 4 streets from the Bull Ring Shopping Centre and markets. A 1 minute walk from the Digbeth Coach Station which all National Express coaches terminate at in Birmingham. A 1 minute walk to the bus to the NEC and Birmingham Airport. An eight minute walk from New Street Train Station and five minutes from Moor Street Train Station. We are a 1 minute walk to Barfly/Dragon Room, 3 minute walk to Custard Factory and Air Nightclub. We are an 8 minute walk to the Acadian Complex, 10 minute walk to the Mega Bus Stop on Priory Queensway, and a 20 minute walk to Broad Street, the NIA, Canals, Brindley Place and the Mailbox. Now, how's that for centrally located???

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.