Located about a 7-minute drive from Montgomery's city centre just off Interstate 85, the Montgomery - Days Inn Midtown is geared towards road travellers who require a centrally located hotel with easy highway access, a free breakfast and an outdoor pool.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available, as are rooms with wheelchair accessibility. Up to three pets per room are permitted for an additional $10 per pet, per night.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, meeting/banquet space, a business centre, BBQ facilities, free coffee and tea in the lobby, guest laundry, a free continental breakfast and free parking.
Alabama State University is a 6-minute drive away, while Midtown Plaza can be found about 4 minutes away on foot. Garrett Coliseum is roughly a 9-minute drive away, and Maxwell Air Force Base is about 11 minutes away by car. Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) is 17 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $10/pet/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 5, 2013)
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis had positive responses towards the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's location. They described it as central and easily accessible, as well as close to highway access, restaurants, shopping, Alabama State University, Walmart and Maxwell Air Force Base.
The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers, who characterized them as friendly, accommodating and helpful with directions. One patron noted, "I received VIP treatment from every staff member I encountered from front desk personnel to housekeeping personnel. They accommodated my request for delayed housekeeping as I was working in the room."
Some guests were satisfied with the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as quiet, well equipped and clean, with comfortable beds, efficient air conditioning and good water pressure. It should be noted, however, that some travellers were disappointed with their lodgings (see below).
Guest critiques consulted for this review showed negative responses towards the hotel's accommodations.
Although some guests were satisfied with their well-equipped and quiet rooms, some lodgers were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported worn linens, carpets and fixtures, cleaning issues, poor Wi-Fi connectivity, cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms and elevator noise.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.3 out of 5 with a 78% recommendation rate from 188 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #41 of 73 Montgomery hotels with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 from 74 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.5 out of 10 from 20 reviews.
The author called the hotel on October 5, 2013 to verify some information.