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Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB

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Reviewed 17 April 2015

I was greeted by Nina at the front desk who is so cheerful, helpful and friendly after driving 7 hours in the horrible rain. Very pleasant surprise to be greeted by such warmth! I immediately was impressed with the lobby, suites, and all facilities...the cleanliness. Breakfasts were delicious and an array of food items while evenings were a treat with...

Thank littlebec2014
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I was only there 1 night, but the hotel is wonderful! The front desk staff was welcoming and friendly. The lobby, elevators, halls and room were spotless! I did not use the pool or exercise facilities, but they looked nice. The free breakfast was yummy and the dining area comfortable. The only downside was that there were no vending machines...

2Thank Michelle D
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 April 2015

When traveling for business I love staying at a Reidence Inn. It's like staying in an apartment. I like that I can prepare my own food and not worry about going out every night! Also,the fitness center was well equipped! The nightly socials were very nice and the selection of foods were awesome! But to top it off, Customer service...

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

Thank you so much!

Olney, Maryland
Reviewed 7 April 2015

I'm a big fan of Residence Inns. And I've had so many good service and room experiences at them, I notice slip-ups quickly. This hotel, for the short time I was here, met the high mark. The front desk clerk, after calmly and deftly handling a taxi problem for another guest, turned to me and was as friendly and welcoming...

Thank bagnato1
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

After 15 hours of driving, it was such a relief to arrive at this property where the staff really do treat guests like they are coming home. Once I realized our 11 hour drive was turning into a 15 hour drive, I called ahead and spoke to "James" to confirm our late check in. I was assured that our room...

Thank Chrisser68
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 25 March 2015

I had a very late night arrival into Birmingham's Airport and needed a hotel room until I could take a morning shuttle to Tuscaloosa. This hotel is perfect for a short stay even though it does not have shuttle service to and from the airport. If you can afford a cab ride that is $15-20 each way, this works. A...

1Thank jas0719
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Very nice rooms and friendly staff. Perfect location for access to downtown attractions. Breakfast was good. The only issue was on-site parking. Parking is limited at a cost of $10/day. If you have to leave there's a good chance you will have to use nearby street parking when you return. Definitely recommend this hotel!

2Thank Edwin B
Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay!

Indore, India
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Stayed in February 2015 for 2 weeks here. This is my second time i visited here. Same experience as the 1st trip. Rooms are very good with all the amenities including a kitchenette, stove-top, microwave and refrigerator. All these makes you feel at home. House keeping was excellent. Breakfast is widespread and with some hot options. Enjoyed the stay again.

Thank MalpaniM
Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Stayed for two nights 3/6/15 & 3/7/15. We had a two bedroom, two bath. Very spacious and clean room. Nice that the toilet and shower are separated from the vanity area. Great breakfast - first day -- bacon, scrambled eggs, make your own waffles, bread options, some pastries, sausage corn dog (never seen that before!), cereal and bananas. Second day...

Thank identicaltwin
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We chose this property over others in the UAB/Southside area since it is newer and better rated. We found it to be a great choice with comfortable room layouts and good location. We did hit a small snag in our stay that required us to change rooms, but Logan took immediate care of that for us, and Nina went above...

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

Thank you so much for staying with us!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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: $198 - $304 (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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