Rowton Hotel

145 Alcester StreetBirminghamB12 0PJUnited Kingdom
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About Rowton Hotel

Rowton Hotel is a city centre hotel with Victorian flair. All the 241 modern guest rooms contrast beautifully with the hotel’s historic exterior.

All bedrooms are en-suite and have flat screen televisions, tea & coffee making equipment and en-suite bathrooms. Free Wi-Fi is available on the ground floor of the property.

Rowton Hotel features on-street car parking, subject to availability. Also, there are four available meeting rooms with the capacity for 550 guests in the Rowton Suite. The hotel also hosts weddings.

The hotel serves a proper English breakfast in their Restaurant Princess Helena Suite for an additional charge. Additionally, the bar serves alcohol and snacks.

The hotel is about one-half mile from the Bullring Center, two miles from the National Indoor Arena, and a 15-minute walk from transport points that lead to the Birmingham International Airport.


145 Alcester Street, Birmingham, B12 0PJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1216270627 | Fax: +44 1216270628 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television


  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby Crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Pleasant location

One thing all guests have agreed upon is the convenience of the Paragon’s location Numerous metro lines and the Bullring Shopping Center are all within approximately one mile This allows for wonderful shopping and sightseeing possibilities.

Free car park

A free car park is something a lot of hotels don’t offer as an amenity Guests to this hotel are pleased to find that they have a place to store their vehicle(s) for free upon arrival, as opposed to having to rely on pricey off-site parking solutions.

Staff remain cheery

There were numerous reports of maintenance going on during guests’ stays, but through it all the staff reportedly remain calm and kind Many guests indicate that the staff and their demeanor are a highlight of their experience at the hotel.

Negative Reviews

Hotel rundown, not always clean

Guests vehemently complain that the hotel has seen far better days Most guests complain of tattered room decorations, plumbing problems, and more Cleanliness at this hotel could use an upgrade.

Spotty Wi-Fi access

Guests indicate that the Wi-Fi reception on the upper levels of the hotel is generally poor Expect disconnections.

Odd smells

Whether it’s smoking-related smells or a funk that can’t be directly tracked down, numerous guests complain that something just isn’t right during their stay Unpleasant smells seem to have somehow become a hallmark of Paragon.

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4.9 out of 10 based on 1327 reviews