Stirling Prize - BBC public vote - Vote for the Library of
The BBC has launched an online vote inviting people to select their favourite of the six buildings shortlisted for the Stirling Prize. The vote closes this Wednesday. You can cast your vote online
Malala Yousafzai has become the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. The people of Birmingham have really taken Malala to their hearts - her long recovery took place here - and we were honoured to have her at the Rotunda last year when she spoke to The Guardian.
In the mood? We've put together a special Romantic Package, so that you can relax and enjoy yourselves in our chic apartments.
Enjoy accommodation for two, a bottle of champagne chilling on arrival, breakfast, flowers, chocolates and late check out (for Sunday departures). All this from only £194 per night for two people.
Rotunda, Birmingham apartments only. Full details are available online
The Independent reckons that Selfridges Birmingham - a stone's throw from Rotunda - is one of the UK's most underrated buildings. If you share our interest in architecture, then the article makes an interesting read.
Did you know that if you stay Friday and Saturday at Rotunda,
you can stay half price on Sunday? Full details on our offers page
How do you make Christmas shopping a pleasure? Use SHOPXMAS to book a stay at Rotunda and enjoy free parking and a bottle of wine. Offer ends Dec 23rd, 2014.
Our apartments are in an unbeatable, central location for shopping in Birmingham. Shop to your heart's content and then relax in your gorgeous apartment until you are ready to get back out there!
The winner of our Rotunda Selfie competition was Ginny
Hartwright, who won a stay in one of our chic Mini apartments in
Birmingham having submitted this great shot.
Congratulations from all the Staying Cool team, Ginny!
Our Rotunda Selfie competition ends at noon tomorrow.
All you need to do to enter is send us a selfie featuring the Rotunda in Birmingham, where 30 of our apartments are found.
Simply tweet your selfie @staying_cool using the hashtag #rotundaselfie or send us the image via Facebook using the same hashtag.
Terms and conditions apply
Fierce, the international festival of performance and live art, is back in Birmingham from October 2nd-12th. The programme - full of intriguing, adventurous things - is available online.
We're delighted to say that Birmingham has been named the top UK tourism city for a second year in a row. You can read more online here
"There are no bellhops nor a gym...instead you get a Mac Mini, free Wi-Fi, an espresso machine and a juicer (oranges included)." The New York Times
""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
"Self catering couldn't be more groovy." The Telegraph's Stella magazine