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.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Jack Warner at NorthRiver

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
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos
The Jack Warner at NorthRiver
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for The Jack Warner at NorthRiver
See the most recent reviews
Showing 110: English reviews
nj
Reviewed 1 July 2012

I must agree with other reviews in finding the Inn. We followed our GPS and it gave us a tour of the residential area. Once we checked in, we asked and were given a map which was excellent. Be careful with deers at night. The Inn is quiet, the employees were pleasant. Our room rate avg to $57.00+ tax per...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank blancanj
Grafton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Although others had described it as hard to find, which it is, as it took us over an hour to locate it, the hotel is beautiful and the staff was exceptional. We called after giving up on the GPS and they directed us right in. The town should put a street sign up, but just look for the Northriver sign...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Susan A
Moreland, Georgia
Reviewed 3 June 2012

Other reviews give details, but what's amazing is the price of this old-fashioned but beautifully located inn. We stayed on week-days at end of May. Our room cost $39 daily for one person, $10 more for a second. But be advised that the cost varies with demand: when the Alabama football team is playing in Tuscaloosa the cost per room...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank mwinston
Falmouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 May 2012

I attended a reunion at the Yellowhammer Inn. The facilities are in great shape and the staff, many of whom were new to the Inn, were extremely friendly and helpful. The setting is bucolic and inviting, with great scenery nearby. I recommend the Yellowhammer Inn highly.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Mark P
John M, General Manager at The Jack Warner at NorthRiver, responded to this review

We're so glad your enjoyed your stay as have many others. The visitors I've talked with since taking on the new role here, always have similar comments about the setting and how unique the yellow hammer is. As a result I've made sure our rates are very competitive for returning and new guests who want to visit and stay with...

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 23 April 2012

My husband and I attended a Tuscaloosa wedding in March and stayed at the Yellowhammer Inn. We loved the unusual setting of the Inn, a few miles out of downtown Tuscaloosa and in a lush area with slightly rolling hills, plush green grass, and trees everywhere. Especially inviting were the numerous large pieces of decorative outside art, primarily very life-like...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank savannahpat
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 21 April 2012

If you're looking for a comfortable off the beaten path hotel with limited amenities in a quiet and scenic location, the Yellowhammer Inn is for you. Don't expect much more than that and you will be satisfied. If you're looking for a modern hotel with flat screen TV's and updated interiors the Yellowhammer Inn is not for you. For example,...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Don1947
Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 April 2012

My family and I recently attended an event at the University of Alabama where my son will be a freshman this coming fall. We have stayed in the area before as I grew up in Tuscaloosa during my adolescence and graduated from the university as well. On prior visits we booked accomodationsl near campus that were adequate but did not...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Jerry M
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 14 March 2012

I hosted a professional retreat at the North River Yacht Club and the 40+ attendees all stayed at the Yellowhammer Inn. I heard nothing but great things from all of the guests. The setting is beautiful, the hotel is unique, charming and interesting with great historical value, but updated and convenient. They provided a wonderful hospitality room for our guests...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank BailesinAL
calera, al
Reviewed 3 December 2011

I just stayed at Yellowhammer for my first time, but it won't be the last. The scenery was beautiful, and the inn itself had a rustic but elegant lodge feel. The staff was friendly and helpful. This would be the perfect place for a romantic getaway weekend. The inn feels very private and secluded, but in addiion to the golf...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Connie H
Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 4 November 2011

Staff was great! Ensure you call ahead to stay when the fabulous Jack Watner collection of American art is open at the nearby Westervelt Headquarters. Walk the huge private gardens near the river. Consider playing golf and seeing the new Tuscaloosa transportation and history museum. We always like to go during a weekday to have time to appreciate everything.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank carolcodori

15 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (14)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Tuscaloosa hotels
11.2 km away
Home2 Suites by Hilton Tuscaloosa Downtown University Boulevard
10.8 km away
Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa Downtown
10.2 km away
Hotel Capstone
Hotel Capstone
#5 of 35 in Tuscaloosa
251 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
14.4 km away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tuscaloosa
11.0 km away
Embassy Suites by Hilton Tuscaloosa Alabama Downtown
14.2 km away
SpringHill Suites Tuscaloosa
SpringHill Suites Tuscaloosa
#12 of 35 in Tuscaloosa
60 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the art of relaxation in our wooded setting, explore the beauty of Lake Tuscaloosa and enjoy the peace that The Jack Warner brings to your vacation; located only 12 miles from Tuscaloosa. Whether it's golf, tennis, swimming, fitness, art or garden tours, there are endless opportunities to enjoy the natural and cultural habitat of The Jack Warner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Jack Warner at NorthRiver

Address: 2700 Yacht Club Way NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-1125 (Formerly Yellowhammer Inn & Conference Center)
Region: United States > Alabama > Tuscaloosa
Price Range: $200 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Jack Warner at NorthRiver 3*
Number of rooms: 55
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com and Travelocity so you can book your The Jack Warner at NorthRiver 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:
Yellowhammer Hotel Tuscaloosa
Yellowhammer Inn And Conference Center
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Tuscaloosa
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

Questions? Get answers from The Jack Warner at NorthRiver 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

“Corner suites are large and sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles GraetelS, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“It's a little far removed from the University and the Tuscaloosa strip (approximatley 10 miles), but it's by far the nicest hotel and experience in the area.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffbT9792SH, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Suite very comfortable with large bed, quiet, large bathroom, room with couch and chairs and two flatscreen TVs.”
 of 5 bubbles Connie759, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Though dated, the suites are expansive and have a lot of room.”
 of 5 bubbles 828marck, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Try Holiday Inn Express in Tuscaloosa - it is very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles leecat_tn, 13 Oct 2013 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay