Birmingham is a city of awe and wonder; it is the largest city in Alabama and reflective of the city’s rich history. If you’re planning to visit Birmingham, check Culture Trip’s list of the 10 best hotels to book.
Hyatt Place Birmingham/Inverness
Boutique Hotel, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel
Hyatt Place Birmingham/Inverness provides easy access to Birmingham’s main historic sites. For guests who love sports, the hotel is close to the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, the Talladega Superspeedway and the Barber Motorsports Park. The nearby attractions aren’t the only thing that makes Hyatt Place Birmingham/Inverness a good place to stay. The Gallery Restaurant in the hotel is a great place to dine – guests can enjoy amazing flatbread, sandwiches, waffles, French toast, pancakes, oatmeal, and vegetables. All the hotel’s rooms have plush bedding, 42-inch TVs and wifi.
Sheraton Birmingham Hotel makes it easy for travelers to experience authentic Birmingham culture. This hotel is the number one option for business and leisure trips, with a bustling lobby brimming with urban energy. From the hotel guests can visit many local attractions, such as the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, the Region Field, and the Birmingham Museum of Art. The Sheraton Birmingham Hotel provides spacious guest rooms and suites, and houses two restaurants, a café and a bar. La Tazza, the café, serves freshly brewed Starbucks coffee, tea, and baked goods. Most guests choose this spot to start their day.
Known for its elegance and rich history, The Tutwiler is one of Birmingham’s icons. The hotel opened in 1914 and has hosted various dignitaries who have visited the city. When guests enter, the lobby entrance welcomes them with historic photographs and the original ornate ceiling. For guests who would like to stay in for their meals, in the lobby they’ll find the hotel’s Century Restaurant and Bar. They serve Southern specialties and gourmet classics. Other than having a great eatery, Hampton Inn and Suites Birmingham Downtown – The Tutwiler also offers beautiful guestrooms. The suites have a fireplace and balcony overlooking downtown Birmingham.
Springhill Suites is an affordable, spacious and stylish hotel. This is a good location both for business and leisure trips. Each guestroom features luxurious bedding, free high-speed wireless internet access, a work desk, a microwave, a miniature refrigerator, and a spa-like bathroom. Springhill Suites Birmingham Downtown at UAB wishes to make every guest’s stay enjoyable. They offer complimentary breakfast and guests can enjoy access to a fitness center and a pool. At this hotel, each visitor has the chance to set their own pace, whether they want to work or relax. For those who want to kick back and have a good time, the hotel has a bar which serves some great cocktails.
Located in a quiet area, Embassy Suites by Hilton Birmingham offers various amenities. The fully-furnished two room suites feature separate living and sleeping areas, balconies, flat screen TVs, and Wi-Fi connection. However, there is a fee for visitors who wish to use the wireless internet. The hotel is good for business meetings, which can be held in a 5,100 square feet space. The ballroom is 4,704 square feet and is often used for banquets. The amenities don’t stop here. There is also a heated indoor swimming pool, a soothing whirlpool, and a fitness center. All of these make for a relaxed and enjoyable stay.
Homewood Suites Birmingham welcomes guests with a warm hospitality and homely comforts. The hotel offers one and two bedroom suites. In the guestrooms there are separate living and sleeping areas, flat-screen TVs, DVD players, and wireless internet access. Visitors can choose to have a king or queen-sized bed. Homewood Suites Birmingham – South/Inverness offers a complimentary hot breakfast, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a sport court.
Comfort and style are united at Courtyard Birmingham Downtown at UAB. The guestrooms feature free wireless internet access and work spaces, which makes them ideal for business trips. Since the hotel is located near University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Medical Center, there is a sky bridge which connects the hotel and the medical center. In addition, Courtyard Birmingham Downtown at UAB serves some hearty meals in its restaurant, The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. For travelers who wish to eat late at night, the hotel features a convenience store, The Market, which has delicious snacks.
Since 1973, Drury Inn and Suites Birmingham Southeast has placed emphasis on value, quality, and consistency. These traditions can be traced back to Sikeston, Missouri. The Drury brothers opened the first Drury Inn and Suites in Sikeston. Their hard work ethic allowed them to branch out and open other hotels around the states. They have a formula for customer satisfaction: a friendly smile and free hot food and cold beverages. At Drury Inn and Suites Birmingham Southeast, guests are always treated as though they were family. Visitors have the option to stay in standard, king deluxe rooms, or two-room suites. The suite can be divided into two separate areas for visitors who value privacy.
Hilton Garden Inn is located close to many attractions such as Amerex, the Liberty Park Sports Complex, and the University of Alabama. For those who wish to stay in, the hotel has many amenities. At The Great American Grill Restaurant and Pavilion Pantry guests can grab some delightful treats. The Pavilion Lounge serves fruity cocktails which can be enjoyed there or in the guestrooms. The rooms provide a degree of independence since they are equipped with a refrigerator and microwave oven. For a good night’s sleep, the Garden Sleep System offers pressure-free support.
The Wynfrey Hotel exudes Southern sophistication and contemporary décor. It offers 329 fully furnished guestrooms, two restaurants, and the Regency Club. The two restaurants are Shula’s Steakhouse and Merk’s Tavern and Kitchen. Shula’s counts among the best restaurants in Alabama. There, guests can enjoy the succulent black Angus beef. For travelers who want to have the flexibility of being able to dine at any hour of the day, Merk’s is the better option. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily, and drink and food specials are featured every Monday through Friday. Those who prefer to dine alone or enjoy an intimate romantic meal can order room service.