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St. James Hotel
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Selma
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Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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Reviewed October 11, 2004

We came to Selma to visit relatives and stayed in one of the other hotels the first night. The next day our son told us about the St. James and we got rooms there. They were very accomodating and the rooms and courtyard were like something from days gone by. We loved it and will book there everytime we stay in Selma. Great rates also.

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Additional Information about St. James Hotel

Address: 1200 Water Ave, Selma, AL 36703-4471
Location: United States > Alabama > Selma
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Selma
Price Range: $60 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — St. James Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The St. James Hotel was built in 1837 and is one of the few river front hotels, which remained standing after the Civil War. During 1881, it is reported that Jesse and Frank James were guests of the St. James Hotel. The exterior doors and window casings are all original to the hotel. The cast iron fireplace in the lobby is also original. Most of the furniture in the public areas are period antiques bought at Paris antique auctions or donated by individuals. The tea set in the lobby was donated by a lady who is ancestor of Catesby Jones, who was the Commander of the Merrimac in the Civil War. Fabrics and colors used throughout the hotel are historic and have been used to reflect the period when the hotel was in operation. The period of architecture reflects the French influence used extensively during the 1800's. The fountain in the courtyard is symbolic of the artesian well, which was located on the property. ... more   less 
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