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Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

3 stars
1820, 5th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
8 reviews
Very Good

No problems, appreciated the location near the VA Hospital. See full review

  • TD Williams
  • Jun 6, 2013
en route to Atlanta

This hotel was so nice and comfortable. We wanted a hotel that was close to the Interstate to... See full review

  • Rachel Scott
  • May 29, 2013
The Courtyard Birmingham Downtown hotel near UAB Medical Center is ideal for business or leisure travelers, equipped with inviting accommodations and smartly designed work areas. Adjacent to UAB's North Pavilion parking deck, the Birmingham hotel features easy access to the hospital via an enclosed sky bridge. Guests will especially enjoy our new, state-of-the-art lobby experience, the highlight of which is The Bistro - Eat.Drink.Connect. The on-site restaurant includes enhanced food and beverage options in the morning, all-new dinner service, and The Market, open 24 hours with fresh sandwiches and snacks. Our hotel in Birmingham offers beautifully designed guest rooms with free wireless Internet in the heart of the UAB campus and medical district. This Birmingham hotel also features flexible event space accommodating up to 80 people for your next Birmingham, AL event. Start planning your stay today at the Courtyard hotel in Birmingham.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Tennis
Horseback riding
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Laundry/Valet services
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
FAX
Video checkout
Gift shop
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Cribs available
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Shower
Iron
Ironing board
Wet bar

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Hotel Map

33.507 -86.804
Nearby airports
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, (BHM), 8.00, MI, SW;
Area description
City Center, Location Type: City

Nearby points of interest

  • Bartow Arena: 0.5 mi
  • Legion Field: 2.2 mi

Dining

The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect.®
Our Courtyard Downtown Birmingham hotel near UAB is your food and beverage destination for refreshing breakfast and dinner choices. The Bistro also offers specialty cocktails and beverages made with Starbucks® coffee to help jump start your day.
Starbucks®
Wake up refreshed and ready to go with coffee from our on-site Starbucks Coffee Shop. Enjoy a cup of Starbucks coffee when staying at the Courtyard hotel in Birmingham.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by CheapTickets

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Guest Reviews (8)

Ratings and reviews for Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
8 out of 8
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.3

75% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Mr. C. L. Ean
Birmingham, Al
Mar 3, 2014

Perfect location.

Staff seemed disconnected and not really on top of things. Desk was dusty and bathroom was not cleaned well at all.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
TD Williams
Meridianville, AL
Jun 6, 2013

Very Good

No problems, appreciated the location near the VA Hospital.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Rachel Scott
Hattiesburg, MS
May 29, 2013

en route to Atlanta

This hotel was so nice and comfortable. We wanted a hotel that was close to the Interstate to Atlanta and this one was perfect.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
southern girl
Business
Daphne AL
May 14, 2013

Business trip

Check in and out at front desk was quick and easy; had to pay for parking fee each and every time I came and returned. No continential breakfast-should have it for the price of motel stay. You pay for location of hotel. Hotel is great if you need to go to UAB Medical-connected to hotel along with parking.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

McAllisters, Moe's, Waffle House and couple of other dining shops with short walking distance in proximity of hotel.

Review of Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
montgomery,al
Jun 30, 2011

Business Trip

It was good. The service was. I really enjoyed mysef.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
lapine, al
May 27, 2011

Child in Hospital

Nice hotel. Only thing is they charge you $10 a day for parking.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
1
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
fuman43
Goshen, Connecticut
Dec 14, 2010

Southern Hospitality, Marriott Style!

I was there for the National Junior Olympic Cross-Country Championships and arrived via Amtrak, a short walk to the Courtyard. The staff were great, assisting me in getting transportation to the airport for my rental, and in general, providing me with a ton of information about the area as it was my first visit to Birmingham. The availability of a computer for me to file race stories to my area newspapers in New England were a plus. The hotel is in a great spot where there are a number of eateries within walking distance. Spacious rooms, huge TV's, and, again, a staff who were sincere and genuine!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Helen3
Business
Atlanta, Ga
Apr 26, 2010

Nice hotel othen then daily parking fee

Hotel was nice othen then some noise from the hospital located next door.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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