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BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5041 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5250
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Ranked #1 of 14 hotels in Bessemer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
48tex TX
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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TX
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room at this hotel was very nice and clean. It was close to a couple of restaurants that you could walk to but would suggest getting into the car as the one we ate at was just okay. The hotel room was nice those and that is where it ends. The morning breakfast was just okay and that is... More

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Brantley, Alabama, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here 2 nights, Thurs. & Fri. It was clean & comfortable. The staff was efficient. The pool was clean. The breakfast was hot & fresh with sausage, egg, biscuits, gravy, cereal, muffins, yogurt, fruit & waffles. The beds were new & comfortable. The linens were clean and comfortable. The room didn't smell smoky. The fitness room was nice.... More

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pindergill, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Sharon H, Thank you for taking the time out and leaving us with such a great review !! I always appreciate feedback from our guests, and when its a positive review, it makes it that much better. I am glad that you had a good stay with us. However, I would like to appologize for the a/c unit not... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not have a great experience here and it turned out even worse after we left. The hotel was slightly below Best Western average and that is fine. HOWEVER a few days after our stay we saw that they had withdrawn more money then they were supposed to from my account. When I called them up to ask why,... More

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pindergill, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear robocrap, We regret to hear about your dissatisfaction with your stay with us at the Best Western Plus Bessemer. We have been an award winning property for 4 years running, and take pride in our guests' satisfaction. We tried to get in touch with you regarding the pillow charge; however, the number that you supplied to us upon check-in... More

Ashford, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean and well kept loved this hotel. I was in town to visit friends for a long weekend and enjoyed my stay at the Best Western. Staff was friendly and helpful, Breakfast was great within walking distance to restaurants. I have not one thing bad to say about my stay

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pindergill, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

MaryAnn J, Thank You for such a beautiful review about your experience with us. Getting feedback is always a great way for us to see how we are doing, as well as where we can improve, and it is appreciated. We hope to see you soon, when you are travelling through the area. Thank You Anup Gill Assistant General Manager More

Lithonia, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

i stayed years ago and it was very nice and clean, but no security then and no security now, but times are worse now. i encounter a dog in the hall and i froze, i'm allergic to and afraid of dog and you don,t know if you're going into a flea infested room.all dogs should go on the last floor... More

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pindergill, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

elderjo, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your trip. I am sorry that you encountered one of our guests that were travelling with their pet, as you are allergic and afraid. . We have many different people stay with us, and we enjoy having them all. I would however, like to clarify some misunderstanding's that you have.... More

Victoria, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

I stay at best western hotels all over Texas and all the way to Washington DC. This particular hotel in Alabama is one of the top 10! The rooms were very spacious, the entire property was very clean and staff was friendly. Breakfast was fresh as well as the coffee. I had a small issue with using my rewards points... More

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pindergill, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

HengstFamily, Thank You for reviewing our property. I am very glad that we rank in your top 10 hotels!! I am glad that our hotel guestroom and staff made your vacation, a vacation. I am also very glad that we got the reward point situation handled for you. Thank you for choosing to stay with us here, and we look... More

United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I paid $125 per night for a common hotel room that should be half that. Best Western claims pet friendly when in fact they are pet tolerant. At two different Best Western hotels in two different states I was charged $20 per night pet fee and given a room in the middle on the top floor. It seems the intent... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We picked this hotel to stay at after an Alabama football game because it was far enough out of the city to still have a few rooms left and it was priced decently to fit our budget. I was honestly very surprised of the hotel as I normally stay in high end hotels. I thought our room was very spacious... More

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pindergill, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Bing 1869, Thank you for your review. I am glad that our property surprised you, being that you normally stay at high end hotels. Being a Best Western Plus, we do offer our guests upgraded amenities. I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us here at the Best Western Plus Bessemer, and we hope to see... More

Ellenwood, GA
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
36 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Stayed at this location with two small children, 2 year old and 8 month. The accommodations were perfect. The beds were fantastic, very comfortable. The room was spacious. It had a microwave and fridge which really helped with baby food and formula. The breakfast was more than ample. I would definitely stay this hotel again.

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pindergill, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

ROWM2002, Thank you for leaving us with such a fantastic review! I am pleased that you found our guest rooms to be "perfect." Each one of our rooms offer basic necessitates for our guests to feel at home, while they are on the road. We look forward to servicing you again when you are in the Bessemer area. Thanks for... More

Fulton, MS, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The only negative for me was breakfast was very sub-par, but it was edible. I'd make plans to eat breakfast elsewhere if you consider it to be a major meal. Great room, great bed, good restaurants in walking distance. Everything from Wal-Mart to Lowes within a short drive.

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pindergill, Assistant General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Chadrick W, Thanks for leaving a review about our property for the TripAdvisor community. Firstly, I would like to apologize that you did not find our breakfast to be to your standard. We do our best to serve our hot & full buffet breakfast every morning. Including eggs, biscuits & gravy, and change it up with either sausages, bacon, or... More

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Address: 5041 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5250
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Location: United States > Alabama > Bessemer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Bessemer Hotel & Suites 2.5*
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Best Western Plus Bessemer Hotel And Suites
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Enjoy a stay at this cozy Bessemer hotel and have easy access to Alabama Adventure Amusement Park, Birmingham's attractions and Lawson State.Choose from a spacious standard room or one of our luxurious suites, all offering divine pillow top beds, cable or satellite television, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a refrigerator, a desk and high-speed Internet access. Get a wonderful night's sleep and wake up feeling refreshed to a complimentary full breakfast each day at this Bessemer hotel.The convenience and comfort won't stop at your room - our property also offers a sparkling outdoor pool, relaxing hot tub, state-of-the-art exercise facility and a beneficial business center.Located near Birmingham, you can either slow down for a bit and enjoy this charming small town or drive just 20 miles and take in the big city attractions. Nearby, many guests delight in spending a day at Alabama Adventure Amusement Park or visiting students and faculty at Lawson State Community College. Take a short trip to Birmingham and enjoy visiting the McWane Science Center, Civil Rights Institute, University of Alabama, Legion Field, Birmingham Race Course, Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex and Birmingham Zoo.Outdoor enthusiasts will have convenient access to Cahaba River, Oak Mountain State Park, Ruffner Mountain and championship golf at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail while staying at this hotel near Birmingham. Indulge in retail therapy at Five Points South, offering unique shops and restaurants in a distinctive historic district.Those traveling for work can make the most of their stay, as this Alabama hotel is near many of the area's businesses and organizations. University of Alabama Birmingham Medical, US Pipe, Vulcan Materials, US Steel, St. Vincent's Hospital and the Marine Base are all close by. Birmingham International Airport is also just 35 miles away from this Bessemer hotel. ... more   less 
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