This property is situated within a 9-minute drive of Highway 280, among shops and restaurants. With convenient highway access and downtown Birmingham about 15 minutes away by car, this hotel is well suited for guests looking to explore the area by car.
This hotel is smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a TV with pay-per-view movies, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and air conditioning. Select rooms also include a mini-fridge and a microwave. Accessible rooms and suites with a sofabed are also available.
Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional fee.
A free breakfast is served from 6 am to 9 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends and holidays. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.
Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, a 24-hour front desk and copy/fax service.
The Summit Mall is a 5-minute drive away, while Samford University is 14 minutes away by car. Downtown Birmingham is about a 15-minute drive away and includes St. Vincent Hospital, the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center, the Birmingham Museum of Art and Region Field. The Riverchase Galleria is 15 to 20 minutes away by car, while the University of Alabama is about a 60-minute drive away.
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is a 20- to 30-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on November 28, 2013: Free breakfast hours.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed generally satisfied with their stay at this hotel.
Many guests described their rooms as basic, but clean, while a few reviewers added that their rooms were generally comfortable and quiet. Several guests specifically mentioned that their beds were comfortable. However, a few guests did have minor room complaints (see below for more details).
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service.
Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing restaurants, shopping and Samford University.
A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and a couple of reviewers appreciated the free breakfast and liked that the hotel permitted pets (at no charge).
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.
A few guests said that the halls were in need of upgrades and these guests described worn carpeting and unpleasant odours in the room.
A couple of reviewers complained about slow Wi-Fi service.
While a couple of guests appreciated the free breakfast, a couple of other reviewers thought that the selection needed improvement.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.7 out of 5, with 82% of 281 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #29 out of 80 hotels in Birmingham, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 137 reviews.
The author called the hotel on November 28, 2013 to verify some information.