Developer Hotel La Tour has begun work on a £24m, 174-bedroom hotel in the City Park Gate district of Birmingham, which is scheduled to open in February 2012.
The new site will also offer conference space, a restaurant and bar and a street cafe.
Jane Schofield, managing director of Hotel La Tour, said: "We have an ambitious vision to build five hotels in the next five years. We've chosen Birmingham for our launch because of its great accessibility and thriving city centre, both of which will be vital in attracting business and leisure guests seven days a week."
The project is expected to create 100 jobs.
By Neil Gerrard
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