With free parking, a cafe bar and large, air-conditioned rooms, this modern Holiday Inn Express Star City is just off Highway M6. There is easy access to Birmingham city center, 2.5 miles away. This Holiday Inn Express is next to the Star City entertainment complex. There are restaurants, a 30 screen movie theater, bowling, a casino and a family climbing center. Aston Villa FC is 1.5 miles away. The hotel is less than a mile from Aston Train Station. Trains take 7 minutes to reach Birmingham New Street Train Station in the city center. The good-value rooms have flat-screen TVs, work desks, telephones, large showers and tea/coffee.