The ASAP (Association of Serviced Apartment Providers) Awards take place tomorrow (December 4th). We were thrilled to be selected for both Guest Experience and Hospitality. Please watch this space for news on how we get on in these prestigious industry awards.
We're currently awaiting the arrival of lots of Lindt chocolate reindeers. We'll be popping them in the Rotunda apartments from December 7th until Christmas Eve as a special treat for all our guests.
Yet to try a serviced apartment? We believe that we can outshine hotels.
Booking a serviced apartment doesn't only compare well to the price of a hotel room, it offers so much more and you can read why here.
Put us to the test and we think you will love it just as much as we do.
As an extra incentive we'll reduce the cost of your first stay by 10%, just enter the code CONVERTME and the rate will automatically reduce.
The Santa Run is back in Birmingham on December 6th. This fun event raises money for the work done by Acorn's Children Hospice. Please get your Santa suit on and raise money for this wonderful charity. You can enter here
Seriously into chocolate? You'll be delighted to hear that Cadbury World's special Christmas events start tomorrow. Check out their website here for full details.
We're big fans of Verity MIlligan's photography here at Staying Cool and wanted to share this beautiful image of Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market with you.
We're in the news! Jolyon Attwooll, Deputy Digital Travel Editor for the mighty Telegraph newspaper, came to stay and we're delighted to have been included in his Weekend Guide to Birmingham. You can read the piece online here.
The ferris wheel is turning, the outdoor ice skating rink is open and the Frankfurt Christmas Market is in full swing. Christmas has definitely arrived in Birmingham!
We were very impressed by the images captured by photographer Tim Cornbill from one of our penthouse balconies on Guy Fawkes Night. If you'd like to see more, you can follow Tim on Facebook.
"..brilliant either for a short break with kids or just for a night or weekend away without them if your batteries need recharging." The Baby Website
"I liked the fact that all the food products were fairtrade/organic (excellent!). The flat was lovely, wish I had somewhere like that in London.." Kate Cater, Life & Style Editor, The Guardian
""The Week's Best Deals: Birmingham's Staying Cool at the Rotunda is enticing 'time flexible' guests to its chic, 60s-inspired self-catering apartments with discounted stays on Monday and Sunday nights..." " The Observer Magazine