My wife and I stayed here for the First Light Half Marathon. This hotel was located at the start and only a few blocks from the finish. It was a very nice hotel to stay at and a great value for a downtown hotel.
There is plenty of parking around the hotel but you will be charged per day to park in the hotel lot. The hotel gives you a pass to put on the dash of your car.
Check-in was quick and friendly. The room had a slight cleaning smell when we first went in but it wasn't bad and dissipated during our stay. The HVAC was quiet. Internet speed was very slow but adequate for email and browsing. I had some skips when streaming SiriusXM. The High Definition TV did not have high definition channels - only standard definition.
There is a nice bar on the top floor with great views. It is quite large but not that active when we were there (it was early and the night before the marathon.) It did smell a bit smokey so I assume smoking is still allowed in bars in this area but I didn't see anyone smoking.
You are a few blocks from Royal St. and a lot of nice restaurants. Easy walking distances from a lot of places to go to eat.
Overall this a nice hotel for a great price.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Downtown Mobile Hotel Offers Convenient Location Welcome to the downtown Holiday Inn Hotel in the historic district of Mobile, Alabama. Located just off I-165 and I-10, our Mobile hotel offers a prime location for business and leisure travelers alike. Our Mobile, Alabama hotel is ideally located in the heart of the city, providing quick access to many popular attractions and activities. Less than a mile from our hotel you'll find the Carnival Mardi Gras Museum, the Gulf Coast Exploreum and the IMAX Theater. Other attractions less than 20 miles from our hotel in Mobile include the USS Alabama, the Mobile Zoo, the Mobile Botanical Gardens and several well-known golf courses. Business travelers also enjoy a stay at our hotel in downtown Mobile due to its close proximity to area businesses. Just 14 miles from the Mobile Regional Airport (MOB), our hotel is also within a mile of the Mobile Bay Convention Center. Businesses less than five miles from our downtown Mobile hotel include Bender Ship Building, Austal USA, Alabama State Docks, Brookley Complex, Atlantic Marine and Carnival Cruise Lines. Our accommodations offer premium amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Guests can enjoy the convenience of free high-speed Internet access, an on-site restaurant and lounge, laundry facilities, a fitness center and a business center. Book your reservations now for the Holiday Inn hotel in Mobile. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn - Mobile Downtown/Historic District Hotel Mobile
- Mobile Holiday Inn