The RailStaff Awards 2019



Walking distance

Crowne Plaza Birmingham NEC, (CLOSEST)  Pendigo Way, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1PS - 0871 942 9160

Genting Hotel, Resorts World Birmingham B40 1PU - 0121 273 1000 

Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC Birmingham, Pendigo Way, Birmingham, B40 1PP – 0121 780 4242

Short taxi ride

Arden Hotel & Leisure Club, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull B92 0EH - 01675 44 3221

Holiday Inn Express Birmingham NEC, Bickenhill Parkway, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1QA - 0871 902 1541

ibis Styles Birmingham NEC and Airport, Bickenhill Lane, Birmingham B40 1PQ - 0121 780 5900

Novotel Birmingham Airport, Birmingham Airport, Birmingham B26 3QL - 0121 619 9003

Premier Inn Birmingham NEC/Airport, Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA - 0871 527 8086

Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport – NEC, Coventry Road, Birmingham B26 3QW - 0871 663 9007

Travelodge Birmingham Airport, Terminal Road, Birmingham B26 3QW - 08719 846 483

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