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.


We're delighted to offer you a complimentary breakfast. Nothing fancy, it's a simple gesture on our part to help you kick off your day in the right direction.

Towel Hire

Towels are available for hire for a £1.00 fee.


Each room comes with lockers, which are operated using padlocks. Please note that we do not supply padlocks, but if you happen to forget one, you can purchase it at the reception for £5.00.

Luggage Room

Guests are able to drop off their bags for safe keeping free of charge before check in. If you want to make use of our luggage room after check-out, however, a small fee is applicable.

Check in and check out times

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


Pay and display parking is available on Coventry Street, just outside our Backpackers. Use of these spaces is free between 6PM and 8 AM and all day Sunday. In case no space is available, you can find two pay and display car parks a short distance away from us on the same road (Oxford Street and Meriden Street junctions).

Laundry and Iron

Our laundry service is available at a rate of £5.00 per load. We handle the washing and tumble drying of your clothes, ensuring a swift 24-hour turnaround. Additionally, if needed, you can request assistance from the reception to arrange an iron and ironing board for your convenience.


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

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