Aloft Hotels, Marriott International’s hotel brand for music enthusiasts and tech-savvy travellers debuts in Birmingham with the opening of Aloft Birmingham Eastside. Situated in Birmingham’s up-and-coming Eastside district, a new regenerated hub for the city which is home to businesses, retail, and leisure facilities, all just a short walk away from the city centre.
At The Doorstep of Legendary Music Venues
Guests visiting Aloft Birmingham Eastside will enjoy having legendary music venues on their doorstep including The Hippodrome and the Utilita Arena Birmingham. The UK’s largest city-centre shopping centre, The Bullring offers incredible retail experiences and foodies will enjoy dining in the city which boasts the most Michelin Star restaurants in the UK, outside of London. The hotel is close to three main rail hubs. It allows for a fast connection to Birmingham International Airport. Thus, an ideal option for both business and leisure travellers.
The urban-inspired property nods to Birmingham’s industrial heritage. It combines the brand’s philosophy to create bold, open and energetic environments. Guests can enjoy craft cocktails in the stylish W XYZ® bar, grab-and-go gourmet snacks 24 hours a day from Re:fuel by Aloft℠ or casual dinners at the vibrant Tempo! Restaurant, which will have a grill offering.
All 195 modern bedrooms feature Aloft’s signature ultra-comfortable platform beds, en-suite bathrooms with powerful rainfall showers and fast, free Wi-Fi. Guestroom categories include executive rooms and suites.
The hotel’s Eastside Rooms is a brand-new, state-of-the-art conference and events venue. The Eastside Rooms will open in April. The venue will be home to 23 superpowered event and meeting spaces. This includes the largest pillar-free ballroom in Birmingham city centre.
The development forms part of Birmingham’s Big City Plan. A 20-year, major city centre regeneration project which aims to transform the Eastside area into a thriving leisure and business district.
Matt Huddart is the General Manager at Aloft Birmingham Eastside. He said: “We are thrilled to be opening the doors to Birmingham’s newest and most dynamic hotel. Birmingham is home to some of the best music venues in the country. It is the place to entertain domestic and international visitors. Birmingham has an incredible culture and is the perfect location for the Aloft brand. The brand uses music, design and technology to enhance the experience of every guest.”
“Birmingham is on an exciting trajectory. The Big City Plan and the construction of High Speed Two, the UK’s new high speed rail network are well underway. We are looking forward to playing a part in enhancing its position on the map as a leading destination.”
In line with the latest government guidelines, Aloft Birmingham Eastside is currently able to welcome business travellers and essential workers. The hotel will implement Marriott International’s Commitment to Clean operating standards and protocols that include enhanced health and safety standards.
Aloft Birmingham Eastside will be managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts. For more information about the hotel please visit www.alofthotels.com.