Who We Are

Birmingham Central Backpackers

Birmingham Central Backpackers is Birmingham’s FIRST, BEST and ONLY Independent Hostel! Run by travellers for travellers, we are oozing with quirky colourful character and an amazingly friendly staff. All of our facilities are self service and self catering. Many of our guests keep coming back time and time again, it’s time you come and find out why!


Communal Kitchen

Enjoy 24 hour access to our fully fitted spacious communal kitchen.

Shared bathrooms

Our bathroom blocks with showers and toilets are scattered around the premises for any registered guest to make use of.

Common Room

Relax and socialise in our lounge where refreshments are also available.


There are free WiFi hotspots available all over our premises.


Due to current COVID 19 government restrictions, we do not cater at the moment..

Tower Hire

We ask for a £5.00 cash deposit and on return of the towel the guest will receive £4.00 back as there is a £1.00 hire fee.


We ask for a £5.00 cash deposit and on return of the key the guest will receive the full £5.00 back.

Luggage Room

Guests are able to drop off their bags for safe keeping before check in or after check out free of charge.

Check in and check out times

Check in is any time from 2pm until 12 midnight. Latest check out is 11am.


There is pay and display parking located on Coventry street right outside our Backpackers. If there are no spaces available, there are 2x pay and display car parks a few meters up the road from us (Oxford Street and Meridian Street).

Laundry and Iron

We offer a laundry service for £3.50 per load. We wash and tumble dry your clothes and promise a 24 hour turnover. You can also ask reception and we can set up the iron and ironing board for use.


Just ask reception when you need it and then return after you are done.

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