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131 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stayed here for a week on business, enjoyed it very much. Accommodating staff, nice room, good housekeeping, decent value for price paid. The location is convenient to many restaurants at five points (walking distance). Laundry room on 6th floor. Parking can be a challenge, be prepared to haul your stuff - or unload in the porte cochere and then park... More 

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you go back and look at any of my reviews, I've never, ever given a bad rating, generally because if there is ever an issue (and when you travel 40 weeks a year issues arise) I am able to work a solution with the hotel management. This time is different. I have stayed at this hotel a few times... More 

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

The Pet Fee is charged to all guests to sanitize the room, after a pet stays in the room. This is currently not part of the Marriott Rewards Benefits and is a standard operating procedure we are required to follow. Service animals are free of charge under this policy. Thank you. More 

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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84 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Came to town to attend an Ordination and spent two nights at the Residence Inn. The room was very spacious, comfortable and immaculately clean. Had a sitting area with sofa bed and kitchen area. Couldn't ask for more. A satisfying hot breakfast buffet in the morning too! Only negative is that the parking lot is too small. Loved it and... More 

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, we appreciate your business! More 

Dothan, Alabama
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

After staying here twice, I thought I found a new hotel to accommodate my needs - overlooking the outdated furniture and small televisions in relation to the price of the suite. However, this may have been my last visit to the property. I had trouble checking in on the mobile app, so I called the hotel as I was travelling,... More 

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Please feel free to contact me personally to discuss the issues during your stay. Thanks! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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113 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Clean and comfortable. It seemed to me as if there were folks who weren't staying the hotel in the pool and parking lot. That was strange. The air conditioning worked well in our room. It was clean and adequate! The sofa bed was clean but old and not too comfortable.

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your comments and will address your concerns. More 

Oswego
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I had a quick trip to Birmingham and stayed at the Residence Inn Birmingham. The location is not as downtown as it was described, it's within the UAB campus. It's clean, the staff is pleasant, but the breakfast was awful and the rec facilities were sub par. It's just OK.

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Please feel free to contact me directly in regards to the breakfast and rec facilities. More 

Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
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280 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

With this property virtually in the shadow of UAB Hospital I can imagine much of its business is from patients' families' extended stays. We stayed only one night, but it was very pleasant. The suite-style room included an impressive kitchen area with coffee maker and coffee for a full pot instead of the stingy little machines normally found these days.... More 

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us! More 

Tampa, Florida, United States
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Enjoyed our 2 night stay. Room was clean, staff was courteous and attentive, and area around the hotel felt safe. Had no issues with parking. Breakfast was OK with hot items such as eggs, biscuit and sausage as well as fruits, cereals, etc. Hotel seemed either new or updated, a very pleasant stay overall. Will look forward to staying here... More 

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had a really nice stay. The room was a very nice studio! It was quiet and the morning breakfast was delicious! The staff was friendly and helpful in directing us to a great place to eat! It is great to know there is a pleasant place to stay when we visit in downtown Birmingham!

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

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Toronto, Canada
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567 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 541 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

First of all, I have stayed here before, and this was a return visit. This is a new-ish property featuring apartment-style rooms with a sitting area and kitchenette. It is close to UAB and Southside. It is a good property, especially for those who need to prepare meals in a hotel room or have an extended stay, yet even at... More 

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Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Please contact me at the hotel so I can discuss this with you personally. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The "new" Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB is proud to be the most recent hotel addition to the Magic City. This upscale hotel offers the business traveler all the comforts of home to include a full working kitchen for extended stays. We are conveniently located in the prestigious Five Points entertainment district and within walking distance to UAB hospital. Our hotel offers studios, one and two bedroom suites, full kitchens, free full breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool, state of the art exercise equipment, free high speed internet, flat screen televisions in every guestroom and evening socials several nights a week. Our hotel staff will make you feel right at home. We specialize in creating service so memorable for our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Address: 821 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205
Region: United States > Alabama > Birmingham
Price Range: $185 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB 3*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn By Marriott Birmingham Downtown At Uab Hotel Birmingham
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Birmingham
#11 Business Hotel in Birmingham
#14 Romantic Hotel in Birmingham
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“Furniture is older and upholstered; Televisions are small; Get suite if possible!”
 of 5 bubbles yasminemhill, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a 5th floor room and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles BryanP137, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on back side are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jessicaj823, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I have the pictures of the cock roach in the bathroom as well as the room and room number”
 of 5 bubbles BSParanormal1, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Even the one bed studio suites are very roomy for a small family”
 of 5 bubbles 332rogerh, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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