This was our first time here so here is my take:
Pros - Location - close to great restaurants and shopping, large size of suite with separate bedroom is good, comfort of bed was okay (a little sagging in the middle), nice wet bar area with fridge and microwave.....cookies & milk ordered from room service were yummy....and having Ruth's Chris bar in the lobby for some nibbles and cocktails was a plus.
CONS - While the lobby area is clean and "spruced up" - the indoor pool area was horrendous - the hot tub was out of order, there were huge chunks of plaster and paint missing from the ceiling, the poolside deck itself needed a thorough cleaning (just general dirt, etc). Towels were supposed to be provided poolside but it took two trips to the front desk to get any in place by the pool. The rooms are okay - furniture was frayed (think tears in the arms of the sleeper sofa), lighting was too dark in the living room area, just in general not what I was expecting.....
Overall, this would not be my first choice - and as other posters have said - I think this hotel attracts large groups - and once they arrive - WOW things can get crowded and noisy in a hurry!!! If you are looking for romance - this is definitely not the place.....
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Nestled in the Southbridge Office complex off of the Red Mountain Expressway, the Embassy Suites is the only upscale, all-suite hotel in the Birmingham area. Complimentary Cooked-to-Order Breakfast and a Manager's Reception served daily. Three miles from UAB Campus, St. Vincent's Hospital, the Zoo, Botanical Gardens, Civil Rights Institute and so much more. ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hilton Hotels Direct, Travelocity, Hotwire, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Priceline, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, getaroom.com, HotelsClick, HotelQuickly and HRS so you can book your Embassy Suites by Hilton Birmingham reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Embassy Suites Birmingham Hotel Birmingham
- Birmingham Embassy Suites