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Howard Johnson University of Alabama Tuscaloosa

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4808 Skyland Blvd. E., I-20 & I-59 Exit 76, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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Ranked #24 of 31 hotels in Tuscaloosa
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Clinton, Louisiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night on our way to our vacation site room was clean and comfortable staff was very nice breakfast was good and will stay gain on our way home back to Louisiana oh and price was good as well they do offer the discounts of AARP and others give them a call and they will be happy to offer... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

This hotel was terribly nasty. Bodily fluids all on walls and in shower. Hotel smelled horribly of smoke. Filthy sheets and towels. Room still had previous guest's towels in shower. Toilet covered in urine. Sheets with sperm stains and hair . Hostess changed our room three times neither room was better than the other. Check in service was slow due... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Judging by the reviews of other hotels, Tuscaloosa has an abundance of sketchy motels full of bad surprises, particularly in the lower price range. This hotel is a happy exception. The front desk was friendly and professional. The room was clean, large, and quiet, with a very comfortable bed.. (Ours had one king-size bed as well as a nice sitting... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Short and sweet this is the third time I have visited this location. The rooms are enormous and very spacious. Everything was up to par and clean except the hotel should upgrade to flat screen televisions for the rate they are at.One of my favorite features is the 14 feet high ceilings I know are in every room on the... More

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Jeff K, Manager at Howard Johnson University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us at The Howard Johnson University of Alabama. We value you as a loyal guest. We are looking to upgrade the televisions soon. More

Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

My best friend and I stayed one night in this hotel. The first and last night. In town for the Tide game/birthday weekend, and upon recommendation of my sister we chose this hotel. She said it wasn't the best but it was clean to her knowledge. Also, it was just close to the campus. On game weekend $89 for a... More

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Demarest, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We stayed for the weekend for game day and flew in to visit our daughter. Unfortunately we were unable to stay at our usual spot due to late arrangements. This hotel was clean, we asked for the shower curtain to be changed (moldy). The front was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was nothing to speak of: a few pieces of... More

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Jeff K, General Manager at Howard Johnson University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing the inconveniences to our attention. We pride ourselves on making each guest feel comfortable with their stay. We have looked into the issues and are correcting them. We do appreciate you choosing the Howard Johnson for your stay in while visiting Tuscaloosa. More

Tupelo, Mississippi
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I have to come to Tuscaloosa once a month for classes. My classes always fall during game days where all the local hotels triple in price. I was really shocked to get this room at only a $30 more than normal. I was really surprised! The room was clean & staff was friendly. The breakfast was ok, but for the... More

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Jeff K, Manager at Howard Johnson University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We continue to do our best to service all of our guest. Please visit us again at the Howard Johnson University of Alabama when your travels bring you back to our area. More

Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The bathroom in this hotel was absolutely disgusting! There was mold/mildew all over. It smelled awful. There were bugs in the bathroom. If there were any other hotels that had rooms, I would have left immediately. When I spoke with the front desk about it, there was no apology, no sense of concern. I would rather stay in my car... More

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Jeff K, Manager at Howard Johnson University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments on your experience at our hotel. We apologize for this experience and we use this information to continue improvements to our hotel. We have addressed and will monitor this matter and hope you will try us again in your travels to Tuscaloosa. More

Houma, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This hotel was terrible ! The room was filthy, the bathroom - OH MY GOSH I have never seen anything so disgusting ! The hotel stunk like an ashtray, there was hair in my pillow, the bed was hard... If it wasn't so late and I wasn't so tired we would have went somewhere else. I wish the Windham next... More

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson University of Alabama Tuscaloosa

Address: 4808 Skyland Blvd. E., I-20 & I-59 Exit 76, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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Location: United States > Alabama > Tuscaloosa
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Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson University of Alabama Tuscaloosa 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking
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