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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at this establishment which took me back to my college days minus the annoying roommate. No closet or dresser for two weeks worth of business clothes. Clean unless one anticipates having their sheets changed or bathroom area cleaned. I did finally leave a note to have my sheets changed which they were but I was left with...

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Elaine P, General Manager at aloft Birmingham Soho Square, responded to this review

Dear Sue R: Please accept my apology for a disappointing stay. I will definitely get with the appropriate team members regarding your housekeeping issue, and I truly appreciate you letting me know. I'm also sorry to hear our facilities did your meet your storage needs. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service and accommodations, and I hope you will try...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 31 August 2016

While it is a great location, if you plan to work at all then don't plan on having any housekeeping. Wifi is very spotty! Not impressed with this brand, unfortunately. Only positive, they have coffee 24/7. Management has ZERO interest in your opinion. issues or comfort. I will NOT return and would not encourage anyone even if the price point...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Let me say up front that this hotel is not for everyone. I thought this hotel would be similar to a Courtyard or Hampton Inn, but it isn't really. It has a very contemporary, almost European (think IKEA) feel, and is clearly designed to attract millennials. My 15-year-old son LOVED staying here. There are more outlets for electronic devices than...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Aloft is Sheraton's trendy, lower-end chain. The hotel is in a good location, right near a number of restaurants in Homewood. I really like being able to walk to dinner/coffee shop, which in suburban Birmingham/Alabama is not easy to find. The rooms are clean, modern, not fancy, but comfortable. I like the Bliss products in the room.

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AloftHomewood, General Manager at aloft Birmingham Soho Square, responded to this review

Dear gaynorb, Thank you for the 4 star rating. We are very fortunate with our location. We are glad you found many things to do in the area. We look forward to your return. Cheers!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Location is in great proximity to downtown Birmingham, Five Points, and easy access to Highway 280. The location was a great plus! Nice urban décor. Michael's restaurant attached to the hotel was good. There are many other restaurants within walking distance. Overall, very pleased.

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AloftHomewood, General Manager at aloft Birmingham Soho Square, responded to this review

Dear Aviam817, Thank you for the nice review. We are all pleased that you enjoyed your time in Birmingham and we were able to assist in that. Cheers!

Oxford, Mississippi
Reviewed 11 August 2016

No real complaints, except that the night we stayed there a storm had taken out all electronics and telephone. It's a basic place, decorated in a modern, even industrial, style. Bed was more like one you would find in a European hotel--thinner than American mattresses and firm.

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AloftHomewood, General Manager at aloft Birmingham Soho Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Aloft. We appreciate your 4 star review and look forward to your next visit.

Mobile
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I stay here often and for the most part am very happy. The hotel has been undergoing renovations and the rooms are much fresher. There is new bedding, furniture, and wallpaper in the rooms. I arrived with lots of luggage as I was on the road for an extended series of family events and business. After checking into my room,...

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AloftHomewood, General Manager at aloft Birmingham Soho Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and for being so kind in your review. We are very sorry for the challenges you faced and the several room moves it took to get you into a room. We are all very excited about the outcome of our renovation and are working through the post renovation challenges. We appreciate your business and...

Alabama
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel totally booked and the hvac system cannot cool my room. Front desk clerk offered to move me to an adjacent room. It was just as warm. The hvac design is flawed. Be aware during summer months. At least they agreed to charge me a full rate for staying in this 85 degree room.

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AloftHomewood, General Manager at aloft Birmingham Soho Square, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for your inconvenience. There was a renovation error that transpired during your stay. I hate that it happened and understand that overheating is not pleasant when trying to sleep. Please accept my apologies and if you wish to discuss further offline, I am available.

Tupelo
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This place is modern industrial chic and very comfortable all at the same time. It has a nice little grab and go cafe in the lobby, but proximal to some excellent bars and restaurants. It's the perfect spot for a couples weekend away.

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AloftHomewood, General Manager at aloft Birmingham Soho Square, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review. We are glad you enjoyed your weekend. Cheers

Lafayette
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stayed July 4th and had questions about places to eat and things to do. The front desk agent came outside with us and pointed out different places and told us about what they served. The lobby is very nice and the rooms were clean and fresh smelling. The shower was great! The indoor pool was not heated so we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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Aloft Birmingham Soho Square is a hip new hotel! Enjoy the chic amenities of Soho Square. Walk to great shopping and local restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about aloft Birmingham Soho Square

Address: 1903 29th Ave S, Homewood, AL 35209-2617
Region: United States > Alabama > Homewood
Price Range: $185 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — aloft Birmingham Soho Square 3*
Number of rooms: 111
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Aloft Birmingham Soho Square Hotel Homewood
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Birmingham Soho Square Aloft
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“We asked for an upper room thinking of noise and most of the time it was good. Unattended kids in the hall were, not quite quiet.”
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