Where to Stay in Montgomery, Alabama

Golf enthusiast? Stay at the Marriott Prattville Hotel, which overlooks the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
Golf enthusiast? Stay at the Marriott Prattville Hotel, which overlooks the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail | Courtesy of Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel and Conference Center / Expedia
Judy Cogan

Whether you’re looking for casino fun and cocktails, early rises to pound the golf courses or culture-rich days museum and gallery hopping, Montgomery has it in spades. No matter what you’re doing, you’ll find old-fashioned Southern charm at every turn in the capital of Alabama. Here’s where to stay in Montgomery – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Red Bluff Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Hotel, Bed and Breakfast, Independent Hotel

A welcoming bedroom with framed photos and quilt squares at the Red Bluff Cottage Bed and Breakfast
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You’ll get an authentic Southern experience at this charming white-washed cottage, replete with a wide veranda and leafy gardens. Expect a warm Montgomery welcome from your award-winning hosts, Barry and Bonnie Ponstein, who think of every tiny detail and serve up a delicious, waffle-heavy breakfast. The five rooms are individually named – with titles such as Rose, Riverboat and Great Gatsby – but equally romantic and comfortable, exuding old-fashioned charm.

2. The Lattice Inn

Hotel, Bed and Breakfast, Independent Hotel

The exterior of the Lattice Inn, adorned with shrubs, flowering plants and lattices
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Innkeeper Jim Yeaman has been running this popular, award-winning B&B for the best part of 27 years, so you’re in good hands. There’s a gorgeous sundeck in the back, along with a saltwater swimming pool and a pond teeming with koi and other wildlife. The location in the historic Garden District of Montgomery offers the perfect backdrop for a quiet break. There are three suites: Magnolia, Sandpiper or Cabana. All have king-size beds, and some have roll-top bathtubs.

3. Homewood Suites by Hilton Montgomery EastChase

Hotel, Chain Hotel

A large lounge area with sofas, end tables and a fireplace at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Montgomery EastChase
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You’ll have the perfect combination of city buzz and serene sleep when you stay at this suburban, all-suites hotel. It’s a 15-minute drive from downtown Montgomery, close to shops and restaurants at EastChase Market Center. On-site, you’ll find a gym and an outdoor patio with a heated pool. Bond with your fellow guests over free breakfast or at the evening social every Monday. No need to leave your furry friend at home, either – some of the 92 rooms are pet-friendly.

4. Drury Inn and Suites Montgomery

Hotel, Chain Hotel

The multilevel Drury Inn and Suites Montgomery with lots of parking
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Any hotel that takes breakfast as seriously as Drury Inn is worth its salt. The complimentary breakfast here is classic American, with everything from oven-warm muffins to sausage patties, breakfast potatoes, oatmeal and grits, all washed down with coffee and fruit juices. This place to stay in Montgomery sits not far from local shopping malls, the Montgomery Zoo and the Rosa Parks Library and Museum. The rooms are ample in size, and each has a microwave and a refrigerator if you want to save money on meals.

5. Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center

Hotel, Chain Hotel, Spa Hotel

The large outdoor pool area with sun loungers at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center
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The Renaissance has a full-service luxe spa and a treatment menu of renewing, blissful massages, facials and scrubs – perfect to come back to after a day of sightseeing. There’s also a beauty salon, fitness services and a spa boutique. The location is downtown, and rooms offer city views, marble bathrooms and touchscreen controls to fine-tune every aspect of your stay. From the city murals in the bedrooms to the Alabama-inspired restaurant, local pride shines through.

6. Wind Creek Casino and Hotel Montgomery

Hotel, Resort

A contemporary blue-and-gray one-bed room at the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel Montgomery
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The trouble with really great hotels is that they make it hard to leave and explore the city you’re visiting. Wind Creek Casino and Hotel Montgomery is one of those hotels; here, you’ll enjoy high-octane fun with a full casino experience, three restaurants and two buzzing bars. The salon and barbers will have you looking fab, while a swim in the outdoor pool will soothe a sore head. If you really can’t move, order room service to your smart, business-like room.

7. Sonesta ES Suites Montgomery

Hotel, Chain Hotel, Budget Hotel

An outdoor patio with seating, tables and a barbecue at Sonesta ES Suites Montgomery
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Near downtown Montgomery and its network of major city roads, you’ll cover some serious ground from this all-suites hotel. The spacious studios and two-bedroom suites have a kitchen and lots of space. A pre-packaged breakfast is provided and includes a muffin or Danish pastry, granola bar and a piece of fruit. When you’re ready for a breather, head to the outdoor pool area to relax.

8. Hampton Inn and Suites Montgomery-Downtown

Hotel, Chain Hotel

The elegant lobby with a central staircase with wrought-iron railings at Hampton Inn and Suites Montgomery-Downtown
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Founded in 1928 as the Greystone Hotel, this grande-dame stands on a corner in downtown Montgomery. The grand, marble-clad lobby greets you with an ornate crystal chandelier, gold-dipped decor and a sweeping staircase leading to modern rooms. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available, as well as king rooms, suites and studios. You’ll need to leave furry friends at home – although, with the free breakfast on offer, you may be glad you don’t have to share.

9. Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel and Conference Center

Hotel, Chain Hotel

An outdoor patio with seating, firepits and string lights at the Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center
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This sprawling brick-red resort occupies a plum spot on Capitol Hill. It couldn’t be more perfect for golf enthusiasts, with views overlooking the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. This place to stay in Montgomery is also near museums, the zoo and landmarks. Oak Tavern, the colorful and casual on-site restaurant, serves traditional Southern cuisine and cocktails. The rooms are modern and cavernous, with a scenic statement wall and wood features.

10. Holiday Inn Express Montgomery – East I-85

Hotel, Chain Hotel, Budget Hotel

A classic one-bed guest room with a sky-blue wall at the Holiday Inn Express Montgomery – East I-85
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Here, you’ll find a hotel that’s big on the little things. Breakfast comes free, with a grab ‘n’ go option to help get you out the door to explore the city as quickly as possible. Rooms are quiet havens, with plush duvets and a pillow menu, so you can customize your kip. The central location puts you within easy reach of shopping, dining, entertainment and the arts, and you’re only a 15-minute drive from Montgomery Regional Airport. Unwind from a day of sightseeing at the lovely outdoor pool and slick gym.

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