Do you love cricket? VisitBirmingham has 30 pairs of
tickets to be won for the England v Australia ICC Champions Trophy
match at Edgbaston on Saturday 8th June; the Pakistan v South
Africa match on Monday, 10th June; and the Australia v New Zealand
clash on Wednesday, 12th June.
It is Father's Day on Sunday, June 16th. Book a stay for
your dad or partner at the Rotunda over that
weekend (14th, 15th or 16th June, 2013) and we'll throw in a
special treat for him.
Use the code COOLFORDAD when you are booking onlineand we'll have four complimentary, chilled Peroni beers waiting for the chosen man on arrival.
Win your trip with Staying Cool! Every booking made online in June 2013 for Barcelona or Birmingham will be automatically entered into a draw. One lucky guest will have their booking converted into a complimentary one.
The draw will be take place on Monday, July 1st at noon.
Full details here.
It's another great weekend for music in Birmingham!
Elvis Costello is on tonight just down the road from us at Birmingham's Symphony Hall and there are still (a very few) seats left - including three in Row C as we 'go to press'.
Another recommendation is the Universe of Sound digital installation (until June 16th), which allows you to explore an orchestra from the inside out using touch screens and planetarium-style projections. Free.
June is pretty much fully booked in our gorgeous (and air
conditioned) Barcelona apartment, 39 Steps, but we still
have dates in July and August.
Book four nights but only pay for three using the code BARCA4 online.
This will be an exciting Bank Holiday weekend in Birmingham!
The new Birmingham Architecture
Festival runs from today (24th May) until Monday
(27th). We are proud to be one of the sponsors.
Birmingham Pride, one of the UK's biggest Pride celebrations, is on Saturday and Sunday and features the phenomal Paloma Faith this year.
There are two long weekends next month and you could enjoy a free night with us in Birmingham. Book Friday and Saturday night with us at the Rotunda and stay for free on the Sunday.
Please use the code COMPSUNDAY online at stayingcool.com. This offer is subject to availability with only three offers available each weekend.
'Excellence' is our word of the week ! We found out today that
we have been given a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013
and that follows hot on the heels of of our silver Visit England
Award for Excellence.
We are thrilled to announce that our Rotunda apartments won a silver award last night at the prestigious Visit England Awards for Excellence. The VE Awards are the Oscars of English tourism and we are delighted to have been placed so high.
"..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
"Self catering couldn't be more groovy." The Telegraph's Stella magazine