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“amazing hotel, amazing stay” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Drury Inn & Suites Birmingham Southwest

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Drury Inn & Suites Birmingham Southwest
Ranked #11 of 80 Hotels in Birmingham
Panama City, Florida, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“amazing hotel, amazing stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2012

i cant say enough about the hotel, the staff, and the extras! i suprised my wonderful girlfriend with a romantic get away and everything went amazing! from the free food and beverages to the amazing staff! the front desk young lady (portia) was extreamly polite and met every need. all the staff that helped with the breakfast and dinner was awesome. i cant say enough about everything with this hotel. i work in a hotel so i know what to look for, but the room was flawless. blown us away. i know there r nicer but for the price u cant beat it, from all the extras to the staff and great location. will most deffenitly stay here again

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Jason G
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Dothan, Alabama, United States
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44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2012

I am new to Drury Inns but am always impressed. This one is in a good location near a lot of restaurants and easy onto and off the interstate.
The hotel is nice and clean. The room was larger than that of my last Drury Inn. The front desk and breakfast staff was very helpful and friendly. They have an evening event with food. The breakfast buffet is better than most. The gym was nice with Life Fitness newer treadmills.
Nothing to complain about on this one...

Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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2 Thank Scott T
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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Level Contributor
32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

We always stay here when on business at the Magic City :D...Excellent Staff & Good Food as well...They serve a great free breakfast in the morning & a nice diner at 5 to 7 which is also free as well...They really stick by their slogan extras are not extra..

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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3 Thank Luqman S
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Dayton, Ohio
Level Contributor
144 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

We chose this hotel because of its good rating on TripAdvisor and the fact that they allowed dogs with no extra charge. I had never stayed in a Drury before but will certainly seek them out in the future. They had a free dinner and and free breakfast. Dinner consisted of a mainly lettuce salad, broccoli/cheese soup, penne with marinara, meatballs, hotdogs, nachos and chips, pretzels and popcorn. Also one got a ticket for 3 alcholic drinks for the evening.
Breakfast was scrambled eggs, sausage, fried potatoes, biscuits and gravy, donuts, yogurt, waffles, fruit and cereal.
Rooms were very nice and clean. Free wi-fi and an indoor/outdoor pool.
The only minor complaint I had was that our room was located right across from the pool and seemed to be a main corridor. Noises made our dog bark some.
Overall, we were very impressed.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Poodletoes
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Ft Myers Beach, FL
Level Contributor
29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

We "walked in" to this motel on a trip through Alabama. They were happy to check us in at a reduced walk-up rate and also gladly welcomed our Cairn Terrior at no extra charge. The staff was super friendly and helpful. The room was large and impeccably clean. The breakfast was good, especially the biscuits. Before we checked out, a manager went out of his way to listen to our impressions of his facility and appeared to really care about us. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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5 Thank Wally304
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Columbus, IN
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169 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

We enjoyed out recent weekend stay at this Drury Inn. The room was clean and the beds very comfortable. We had a problem with the Air conditioning though and it was never resolved. We spent a very warm first night there and the person who helped us offered to reimburse us for that night but when we got the bill it was not taken care of. Our relatives had nice, cool rooms. We were grateful that they found a fan for us to use our second night. If you want a cool room make sure you don't get room 130! We had also asked that our three families be close by. We were all coming from out of town to attend a funeral. My sister's family were unable to get into their assigned room because the door was locked from the inside. They were moved to an upper floor. It would have been nicer for us to all be together. Besides that the breakfast was nice. The evening food and drinks are a nice treat. We didn't even have to go out for dinner. The hotel is pet friendly and we appreciated being able to bring our little dog with us. There are plenty of restaurants close by- many are within walking distance. There are shops close by also. We weren't impressed with the staff when we checked in at night. Things seemed chaotic and unorganized. The manager in the morning was friendly and helpful. We also thought the lady working in the dining area in the evening was very helpful, nice and she kept things running smoothly. Extra's that were nice were computers, work out room, fridge and microwave in each room. The hotel has a small indoor/outdoor pool with a hot tub. All in all, a pretty nice place to stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank Indymom1
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Minnesota
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62 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights in May while a family member was in a local hospital. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. The room was very clean and comfortable. Also, the extras made it very convenient ..... hot breakfast buffet and hot food in the evenings. Complimentary drinks were also provided. It was nice not to have to go out to a restaurant after a long day at the hospital. Although I didn't have the kids with me this time, I think Drury Inns would be a nice, comfortable stop on a family road trip as well.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank backcountrytraveller
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Property: Drury Inn & Suites Birmingham Southwest
Address: 160 State Farm Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35209-7186
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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 ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Birmingham
#4 Family Hotel in Birmingham
#4 Business Hotel in Birmingham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Drury Inn & Suites Birmingham Southwest 3*
Number of rooms: 138
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A short distance from I-65, Drury Inn & Suites in Southwest Birmingham is seven minutes from the University of Alabama-Birmingham and a short drive to downtown Birmingham attractions. Relax in your clean, comfortable room and enjoy a free hot breakfast, served every day, as well as free hot food and cold beverages at our evening 5:30 Kickback(R). ... more   less 
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