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aloft Birmingham Soho Square

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1903 29th Avenue South, Homewood, AL 35209
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Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Homewood
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, MD
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first stay in an Aloft, though I've stayed at many W Hotels around the country. From what I understand, Aloft is the stripped down, more cost-effective version of the W, with fewer of the amenities one expects from a stylish modern hotel, but retaining the stylish, trendy feel. I'd say that sums it up. Aloft Birmingham definitely... More

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Megan L, Starwood Hotels at aloft Birmingham Soho Square, responded to this review

Dear kgirl2, Thank you for your very kind review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us and are delighted that you loved your first Aloft experience at our hotel. We hope to see you again should you travel to Birmingham in the future. Take care. More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a night out from our 5 month old and 23 month old to try to get a restful night of sleep. Around 11:30 pm we were woken as we heard someone trying to get into our room. My husband went to the door to let the other guests know they had the wrong room. As... More

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

Dear Emily D: Thank you so much for your feedback regarding your recent visit to the Aloft Birmingham Soho Square. I hope you will accept my apology for the service issue you encountered. You are right! We should have handled the situation differently, and unfortunately, it is an example of how making a mistake can escalate quickly. We strive to... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with all Aloft's pretty minimal in terms of frills and extras, but perfect for the business traveler. Nice clean room, free internet, very quiet and a decent bar to have a drink at the end of the day. Very good value given the price point.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Small town, quaint area. I chose this location knowing it was just a sleepover and I rarely book "exit" hotels. Very clean, modern, helpful accomodating staff. Had family in tow, so the adjoining rooms were a good thing.

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San Diego, California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
35 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Arriving at this hotel, you can park behind or in front of the hotel. Check in was fast and efficient. The room is the standard Aloft room with a large king bed and work area and bathroom. Very comfortable overall and good for working in the room. Did not have room cleaned for a "green" initiative which gives extra benefits... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I arranged a group of 6 rooms here. The rooms were very nice and this hotel is in a great section of town to walk to a few other venues. The hotel has a nice bar. They have a unique cafe area that even made sandwiches, etc. No continental breakfast which was fine by me. The staff is very friendly... More

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Atlanta
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

As "seasoned" travelers we have been all over the world and this hotel reminded us of a mid level European hotel. The room was tight with a king size bed, but every space in the room was utilized. The lobby did not have carpet but was open and included games and a pool table. What really set this hotel apart... More

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Mississippi, U.S.
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed here on a Thursday night. Check-in was a breeze. The staff was very professional & courteous. The room was spotless & the bed comfortable. My only regret was that we weren't staying longer. When traveling through this area again next year; we will be staying here.

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Megan L, Starwood Hotels at aloft Birmingham Soho Square, responded to this review

Dear KellyCord, Thank you for your review. We are very pleased to hear you had a great stay with us and loved our comfortable guest rooms. Providing superior service to our guests is very important to our team, so we are thrilled you received this quality of service from our friendly team. Thanks again, and we hope to see you... More

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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

Perhaps my review should be better as the staff was great and the location suited me well; however, the style of the Aloft brand is likely not my style (open airy lofts that are loud as the noise carries). I also don't like the separate unit style AC units - but other than the things that likely can't be changed... More

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I spent a night at aloft Birmingham and wished I were staying longer. The location is perfect for the business traveler to walk to lunch or dinner. The place was immaculate and loaded with character. I happened to be there during college football season and joked with Alabama fans about their feuds with LSU, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. Then admitted... More

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Address: 1903 29th Avenue South, Homewood, AL 35209
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Location: United States > Alabama > Homewood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — aloft Birmingham Soho Square 3*
Number of rooms: 111
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