Birmingham's Electric Cinema is holding one of its wine tasting events on Monday, December 17th. This one has a festive twist as the wine will accompany Bad Santa starring Billy Bob Thornton. Recommended!
Did you know that we have a special wedding nights package in Birmingham?
Billingham Photography came along and took some stunning photos in one of the penthouses. You can view more on their blog.
Are you hosting Christmas in Birmingham? If space is an issue, we have the perfect answer. Send your 'excess' friends or relatives to stay at the Rotunda and enjoy a special discount.
Take a look at our festive Spare Room offer.
Joel Cooper of the North Devon Journal wrote an excellent piece about his visit to Birmingham's Christmas Frankfurt Fair.
Joel stayed in one of our serviced apartments at the Rotunda and was very impressed. He described his apartment as "uber-trendy" and said, "The 18th floor apartment - part of the Staying Cool complex - boasts retro Sixties furniture, a fully equipped modern kitchen, iPod dock, free wi-fi, a juicer complete with a stash of ripe oranges and the most stunning view of Birmingham I have ever seen."
Max Davidson of the Daily Telegraph came to Birmingham in search of Tolkien heritage and stayed with us.
Here's what Max discovered in Birmingham and Oxford: On the Tolkien Trail
We were delighted that the Observer Magazine featured our Alternative Weekend as its Deal of the Week for the UK this Sunday.
We've launched a competition with Whisk Hampers which runs until December 19th.
It takes ten seconds to enter this great competition.
Full details here
We like to pop seasonal treats into our apartments at the Rotunda, so that guests get a special treat on arrival.
From tomorrow (December 1st) until Christmas, guests will receive a complimentary Cadbury's chocolate selection box.
Get on board the Art Bus on Saturday, December 1st! Be transported between Birmingham's finest art galleries, while enjoying some complimentary mince pies.
For further details, please call Ikon Gallery on 0121 248 0708.
The wonderful (and free!) Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery launches its Nativity Art Trail at 2pm on Friday, 30th November.
From a 16th-century enamel to Pre-Raphaelite favourites, the Nativity Art Trail offers the chance to view the Christmas Story through 500 years of art.
The trail features favourites such as The Star of Bethlehem by Edward Burne-Jones and a stained glass window made for the Methodist Chapel in Cradley Heath. It runs until January 6th.
You can also visit Father Christmas in his grotto at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
"Only one thing could possibly top the stylish design-led interiors at Staying Cool, and that’s the views..." Elle online
"The New York Times recently named our second city as one of the hottest destinations for 2012...Its favourite place to stay? Staying Cool's apartments atop the Rotunda..." The Sunday Times
"Why go? For an ultra-stylish taste of Birmingham..." Red online