Birmimgham's Frankfurt Christmas Market is over for another year. It goes from strength to strength and is a lovely, relaxed way to get some Christmas shopping under your belt.
Gluhwein, shop, drop bags at the Rotunda... Gluhwein, shop, drop bags at the Rotunda... Repeat as required.
Give it a try in 2013 - you won't be disappointed.
The wonderfully schmaltzy White Christmas is currently showing at The Electric Cinema in Birmingham.
The Electric is our favourite indie cinema - book a VIP sofa and have drinks brought to you while you enjoy Bing Crosby at his finest!
The winner of our Christmas competition was a very delighted Sue Cameron!
Thanks to everyone who entered!
Did you know that our Rotunda apartments are perfectly placed for a trip by train to Stratford-upon-Avon?
On Saturday (December 22nd) Orchestra of the Swan, its chamber choir and presenters from Touch FM will perform festive music and readings. The event will take place in Shakespeare's church, beautiful Holy Trinity in Stratford, from 7.30pm.
Adult tickets are from £9.50-£17.50 with child tickets only £5.00. Call 01789 207100 to book.
Scene Birmingham came along to interview our MD, Tracey Stephenson.
Grab a hard copy for the full piece (copies will be in our Rotunda apartments soon) or enjoy a cut-down version of it online.
Want to visit Father Christmas in Birmingham? Choose a visit to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery's grotto and support a great cultural institution.
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."
"Someone has put a lot of thought into making the stay a wonderful experience for guests, and it shows." Made for Mums
"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