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St. James Hotel

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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Stayed at the St. James while in Selma 2 weeks ago. Very interesting history and period décor. Highly recommend visiting to experience its rich history but wouldn't recommend staying more than a couple nights. It's just not a real comfortable place. We had trouble finding...More

3  Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Me and my husband stayed at this hotel. The desk clerk was very nice and informative. There was a maintenance man named Howard that provided us with anything we needed. He went out of his way to ensure we enjoyed our stay. The beds are...More

7  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I stayed at the St James 4/5/2015 and ended up leaving the hotel. When this hotel first opened, it was most certainly a 4-5 star property, but since then, management has changed several times, and it is currently owned and managed by the City of...More

6  Thank Dondi W
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I usually begin by hotel searches by finding the newest hotel near my destination. So glad I didn't do that when visiting Selma this past spring! First of all, this is a historic hotel so you shouldn't expect a brand new, shiny place. What you...More

3  Thank MollyMac_11
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Great historic and comfortable place to stay,avoid modern hotels,fantastic views from balcony,restaurant food some of the best we had throughout our southern States tour from the UK. Room 220 the best.This place does have its problems......booking not recorded at hotel so had to start again,ended...More

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normant514
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Response from ActingLauretta | Reviewed this property |
Well, we parked on the street. But, we have handicap plates so we were able to park right in the front of the hotel. They do not have a parking lot attached so you have to park on the street.
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Willa S
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Response from ROSS3076 | Reviewed this property |
I am fairly particular but the room we ended up with was more than adequate,A/C working and not musty.We had suite on 1st floor,corner suite nearest the Pettus bridge overlooking the river with a balcony,the view from which... More
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Lania C
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Response from Kathie H | Reviewed this property |
No they were not. Rooms were very comfortable.
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"We were in 315 and had a great view of the Pettus bridge"
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"Even if you're a hotel snob, let it go for a day to stay in this hotel."
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"Stay at another hotel. The view is not worth the trouble."
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"You MUST dine at Tally Ho -- about 15 mins from the hotel. Visit the Live Oak Cemetery too."
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