We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

256 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 253: English reviews
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a great location downtown near UAB and local restaurants. The staff is very accommodating. The breakfast and evening socials are quite nice. The property is well maintained and the rooms are neat and clean. My only complaint is the unwiilingness to honor some corporate rates

 Report
Helpful?
Thank dcfiread
Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this hotel! The A/C was smooth and quiet (no loud compressor cycling loudly on and off all night). It was walking distance from two good restaurants I visited and many more in view. Ten minutes or so by Uber from the airport. I would definitely stay at this hotel next time I'm in Birmingham.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank EndlessRoadGuy
United States
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stayed here for a week on business, enjoyed it very much. Accommodating staff, nice room, good housekeeping, decent value for price paid. The location is convenient to many restaurants at five points (walking distance). Laundry room on 6th floor. Parking can be a challenge, be prepared to haul your stuff - or unload in the porte cochere and then park...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MsMMiler
Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us.

Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you go back and look at any of my reviews, I've never, ever given a bad rating, generally because if there is ever an issue (and when you travel 40 weeks a year issues arise) I am able to work a solution with the hotel management. This time is different. I have stayed at this hotel a few times...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Chad R
Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

The Pet Fee is charged to all guests to sanitize the room, after a pet stays in the room. This is currently not part of the Marriott Rewards Benefits and is a standard operating procedure we are required to follow. Service animals are free of charge under this policy. Thank you.

Arlington Heights, Illinois
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Came to town to attend an Ordination and spent two nights at the Residence Inn. The room was very spacious, comfortable and immaculately clean. Had a sitting area with sofa bed and kitchen area. Couldn't ask for more. A satisfying hot breakfast buffet in the morning too! Only negative is that the parking lot is too small. Loved it and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank JaJa903
Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, we appreciate your business!

Dothan, Alabama
Reviewed 26 September 2016

After staying here twice, I thought I found a new hotel to accommodate my needs - overlooking the outdated furniture and small televisions in relation to the price of the suite. However, this may have been my last visit to the property. I had trouble checking in on the mobile app, so I called the hotel as I was travelling,...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank yasminemhill
Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Please feel free to contact me personally to discuss the issues during your stay. Thanks!

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Clean and comfortable. It seemed to me as if there were folks who weren't staying the hotel in the pool and parking lot. That was strange. The air conditioning worked well in our room. It was clean and adequate! The sofa bed was clean but old and not too comfortable.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Barbie4est
Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your comments and will address your concerns.

Oswego
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I had a quick trip to Birmingham and stayed at the Residence Inn Birmingham. The location is not as downtown as it was described, it's within the UAB campus. It's clean, the staff is pleasant, but the breakfast was awful and the rec facilities were sub par. It's just OK.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank John G
Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Please feel free to contact me directly in regards to the breakfast and rec facilities.

Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 September 2016

With this property virtually in the shadow of UAB Hospital I can imagine much of its business is from patients' families' extended stays. We stayed only one night, but it was very pleasant. The suite-style room included an impressive kitchen area with coffee maker and coffee for a full pot instead of the stingy little machines normally found these days....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mavmed
Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us!

Tampa, Florida, United States
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Enjoyed our 2 night stay. Room was clean, staff was courteous and attentive, and area around the hotel felt safe. Had no issues with parking. Breakfast was OK with hot items such as eggs, biscuit and sausage as well as fruits, cereals, etc. Hotel seemed either new or updated, a very pleasant stay overall. Will look forward to staying here...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Bryan P
Karen S, General Manager at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us!

85 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (33)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Other (13)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (52)
Viewed
Room/Suite (27)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Other (10)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Birmingham hotels
1.8 km away
Redmont Hotel Birmingham, Curio Collection by Hilton
2.0 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham Downtown - The Tutwiler
0.6 km away
Courtyard Birmingham Downtown at UAB
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.6 km away
The Westin Birmingham
The Westin Birmingham
#14 of 80 in Birmingham
398 reviews
0.4 km away
The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB
0.1 km away
Doubletree Hotel Birmingham
Doubletree Hotel Birmingham
#28 of 80 in Birmingham
588 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The "new" Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB is proud to be the most recent hotel addition to the Magic City. This upscale hotel offers the business traveler all the comforts of home to include a full working kitchen for extended stays. We are conveniently located in the prestigious Five Points entertainment district and within walking distance to UAB hospital. Our hotel offers studios, one and two bedroom suites, full kitchens, free full breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool, state of the art exercise equipment, free high speed internet, flat screen televisions in every guestroom and evening socials several nights a week. Our hotel staff will make you feel right at home. We specialize in creating service so memorable for our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Address: 821 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205
Region: United States > Alabama > Birmingham
Price Range: $215 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB 3*
Number of rooms: 129
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Marriott, Orbitz, Hotwire, Booking.com, Travelocity and Priceline so you can book your Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Residence Inn By Marriott Birmingham Downtown At Uab Hotel Birmingham
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Birmingham
#11 Business Hotel in Birmingham
#14 Romantic Hotel in Birmingham
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question
Louisville, KY
9 months ago
Salisbury, North Carolina
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“upper floors are good”
 of 5 bubbles dcfiread, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Furniture is older and upholstered; Televisions are small; Get suite if possible!”
 of 5 bubbles yasminemhill, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a 5th floor room and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles BryanP137, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on back side are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jessicaj823, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I have the pictures of the cock roach in the bathroom as well as the room and room number”
 of 5 bubbles BSParanormal1, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay