There's been great excitement here as we have been recommended by The New York Times.
Reporter Mark Vanhoenacker's piece 36 Hours in Birmingham is a fascinating guide to the very best the city has to offer. We're very proud to have been included.
Maureen Flynn, who won our Style Birmingham competition to spend NYE in a Mini apartment, sent us a lovely thank you for her stay with her grandsons. Maureen wrote:
"A great big "thank you" to Staying Cool for a 'flash, bang, wallop!' start to 2012. My grandsons, Logan and Hennessey and I enjoyed a luxurious overnight stay courtesy of Staying Cool in Birmingham's iconic Rotunda. At midnight, as the New Year began, our 19th floor apartment afforded us a brilliant panoramic view as Brummies celebrated in an explosion of colour with their magnificent pyrotechnic displays.
Add to this a truly comfortable night's sleep and a delicious, leisurely breakfast watching as the city awoke, we'll certainly be back. We can truly say we saw 2012 in on a high!"
We have lots of free extras on offer for families at Rotunda including cots and dressing up boxes, check out our Cool for Kids page for details.
June 2013Staying Cool at the Rotunda
"Leave the curtains open and wake up to the panoramic views from floor-to-ceiling windows." Time Out
"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
"Someone has put a lot of thought into making the stay a wonderful experience for guests, and it shows." Made for Mums