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Residence Inn by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   821 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205
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Ranked #9 of 81 hotels in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Panama City, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is in a great location to UAB and Five Points South. The rooms were as depicted in the pictures on this site. We had room 322, a corner room with fireplace. Our room was like a small apartment: kitchen/dining, living room w/fireplace, a separate bedroom with King size bed, a well lite vanity area and an enclosed toilet... More

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California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to Birmingham for a couple of days with family. Residence inn was not our first pick but the others we wanted were not available. Check in was a breeze, rooms r clean, kitchen was stocked well with every dish and utensil you would need. We were a party of three so the sofa bed was used. For a couple... More

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

Thank you for your kind words about our hotel and staff, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. All of the hotels in Downtown Birmingham charge for parking, due to limited availabilty. We hope you will stay with us again in the future. More

Decatur, Georgia
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199 reviews 199 reviews
43 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this hotel because of its proximity to many attractions: the Five Points area, UAB, the Virginia Samford theater and other attractions. The suite has the amenities of a time share: two large rooms (bedroom alone is larger than many hotel rooms we have stayed in!!) with a king sized bed, sleeper sofa that makes into a double bed,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to take a weekend break from Atlanta for my wife's birthday and ended up staying here. The location was great. It's just a couple of blocks from Five Points, which has a decent variety of dining choices, and the slightly more adventurous can easily begin their climb to the Vulcan statue. We were very happy with our room,... More

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

Thank you for staying with us, we appreciate your comments and we will review them with our staff. More

Enterprise, Alabama
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132 reviews 132 reviews
20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mother had an appointment at Kirklin Clinic. Based on location and reviews we chose this hotel. I am so glad we did. We got the senior discount online. The only drawback is that the rooms do not have the option of two beds. You can, however, get a room with a king bed and a sleeper sofa. Check-in was... More

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Thank you so much for staying with us! More

Maryville, TN, USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Stayed here to visit long term patient in UAB hospital. Very convenient for that, only about a 3 block walk. Better than paying for very crowded parking garage at the hospital. Shared a 2 bedroom suite, which has a common area with kitchen and living room. Very good facility for that type of visit. Staff was extremely courteous, beds were... More

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US Navy Afloat
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80 reviews 80 reviews
65 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Participated in the 2014 Merecedes Half Marathon, and my hotel property selection was perfect. Hotel is located at 5-points (which is a dining/nightlife area of downtown Birmingham).....which was a very short walking distance from the Hotel (on weekends there is nothing else open in the actual "downtown" area so while the other hotels might be a bit closer to the... More

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Florence, AL
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

You know when you walk into the lobby and are greeted by a vacuum cleaner, commotion, and a foul smell, there's a problem. The desk clerk complained about things not being in the computer during the entire check in process. I have hearing problems and the vacuum, noisy guests, a complaining guest, all combined to create frustration for me and... More

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

Thank you for your kind words regarding our rooms being very clean, the bed comfortable and the shower heavenly. We strive every day to make our guests comfortable in our hotel. I apologize that you had some service issues when you were here, and I assure you we will addressig these issues with our staff. Thank you again for staying... More

Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Excellent hotel that is close to UAB medical center. The hotel and the rooms are spotless and the employees are very nice. I'm not a fan of the bed, but that's simply a personal preference. The breakfast and evening receptions are done very well and there is a small but nice workout room to burn the food off. Parking is... More

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

Thank you so much for your kind words about our hotel. We hope to see you again in the future. More

jhth1234
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel many times in the past year. The staff has been friendly and helpful. The rooms are nice and clean. The parking could be a little better but it is adequate. The location is good to UAB and 5 points.

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Residence Inn By Marriott Birmingham Downtown At Uab Hotel
Residence Inn By Marriott Birmingham Downtown At Uab Hotel Birmingham
Address: 821 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205
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Location: United States > Alabama > Birmingham
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Birmingham
#16 Business Hotel in Birmingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB 3*
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 
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#6 Family Hotel in Birmingham #16 Business Hotel in Birmingham
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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 
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