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0.99 mi / 1.59 km from Samford University
1.05 mi / 1.69 km from Samford University
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8.3 mi from Samford University
5429 Hwy 280,Lake Purdy,AL
Hotel with Accessible
Guest Score: 6.6 / 10
Budgetel Inn & Suites-Birmingham East offers accommodation in Lake Purdy 18 km from Birmingham city centre. Features include free WiFi and rooms with a microwave and a refrigerator. A cable TV with premium movie channels and a private bathroom with a bath or shower is provided in each unit. Towels are available. Budgetel Inn & Suites-Birmingham East also includes a barbecue. Free parking is provided on site as well. Homewood is 14 km from Budgetel Inn & Suites-Birmingham East, while Bessemer is 27 km away. The nearest airport is Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, 19 km from the motel. more...
5.66 mi from Samford University
5101 Messer Airport Highway,Birmingham,AL
Hotel with Airport Shuttle
Guest Score: 5.7 / 10
Freebies like Wi-Fi, breakfast and shuttle service are the key perks of Americas Best Inn Birmingham Airport Hotel, a budget hotel that`s conveniently located next to the airport and the interstate. The four-story Americas Best Inn features 120 simply furnished rooms with tasteful wood furniture, comfortable seating areas, free Wi-Fi, cable TVs and coffeemakers. Some rooms have microwaves and refrigerators. Amenities at this hotel include free continental breakfast, a seasonal outdoor pool, meeting and banquet space and a free airport shuttle. Pets are allowed for a fee. Americas Best Inn is located off I-20/59, one-and-a-half miles south of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. Downtown attractions such as the Birmingham Zoo, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Jefferson Civic Center, the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and the Civil Rights Museum are all less than 10 minutes away. The hotel is 20 minutes from the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Oxmoor and 30 minutes from the Alabama Adventure theme park. more...
9.13 mi from Samford University
410 Oak Mountain Circle,Pelham,AL
Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
Guest Score: 3.8 / 10
Freebies like gym passes and Wi-Fi add to the value for our guests at the Travelodge by Wyndham Pelham Birmingham. The two-story Travelodge by Wyndham houses 64 rooms that all come with coffeemakers, cable TV, microwaves, mini-fridges, seating areas, work desks and free Wi-Fi. Fitness-minded guests are happy to hear the Travelodge by Wyndham provides complimentary passes to a nearby gym. Business travelers, meanwhile, appreciate the hotel`s photocopy center. You`ll also find a coin-operated guest laundry on-site, as well as ice and vending machines. The front desk is open 24 hours a day. Parking is free. The Travelodge by Wyndham is off Highway 119, less than a half-mile west of I-65. The Verizon Wireless Music Center is less than a mile away. Outdoorsy types find fun two miles away, at Oak Mountain State Park. The shops and restaurants of Riverchase Galleria are four miles away. Downtown Birmingham is a 16 mile drive, and Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport is 20 miles from the hotel. more...
13.02 mi from Samford University
1000 Shiloh Lane ,Bessemer,AL
Hotel with Free Internet Available
Guest Score: 0 / 10
Stop at Motel 6 Birmingham - Bessemer to discover the wonders of Bessemer (AL). The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, family room, laundry service, vending machine are just some of the facilities on offer. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like air conditioning, heating, wake-up service, alarm clock, telephone. Access to the hotel`s outdoor pool will further enhance your satisfying stay. For reliable service and professional staff, Motel 6 Birmingham - Bessemer caters to your needs. more...
2.54 mi from Samford University
195 Oxmoor Rd.,Birmingham,AL
Hotel with Fitness Center or Spa
Guest Score: 4.5 / 10
With free Wi-Fi, complimentary continental breakfast, an exercise room and a location minutes from area universities and downtown Birmingham, the Econo Lodge Homewood - Birmingham offers budget-minded our guests the essential amenities at the right price. The two-story, 153-room Econo Lodge Homewood - Birmingham features rooms (non-smoking available) with free Wi-Fi and local calls, seating areas and cable TV with HBO, ESPN and other premium channels; some rooms have microwaves and mini-fridges too. Busy travelers will appreciate the free continental breakfast offered each morning as well as handy copy and fax services. Stay in shape in the hotel`s exercise room with cardio equipment. Other amenities include meeting facilities and free parking. Located right off I-65, the Econo Lodge is just five minutes from the University of Alabama and downtown Birmingham. Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center and the Civil Rights Institute are eight minutes away. Samford University and Vulcan Park and Museum are within a 10-minute drive. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 11 miles from the hotel. more...
0.99 mi from Samford University
1903 29th Avenue South,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 7.8 / 10
A trendy design scheme incorporating all the modern conveniences, plus a 24/7 pantry and a vibrant lounge scene, combine to make the non-smoking Aloft Birmingham Soho Square a real looker for folks heading to Homewood. The Aloft puts a bold spin on the traditional hotel scene, starting with the open, expansive lobby with a swanky bar, where guests mingle over drinks and light fare, and a 24-hour self-serve kitchen that offers mix-and-match meals, specialty coffees and more. Guests can always stay connected with hotel-wide Wi-Fi and wired internet access available. All 111 non-smoking, loft-like rooms in the five-story hotel are a study in contemporary simplicity, with nine-foot ceilings and extra-large windows, platform beds and minimalist decor. Each room has a 42-inch flat-panel TV with premium cable, a plug-and-play connectivity station and a mini-fridge. Baths feature walk-in showers and upscale toiletries. Aloft`s exercise room is well-equipped and the pool is a great place to refresh and unwind. The hotel, three miles south of downtown Birmingham, is about two miles from Vulcan Park, Samford University and Birmingham Zoo. The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame are four miles from the hotel. It`s five miles to the University of Alabama-Birmingham and eight miles to Birmingham International Airport. more...
1.05 mi from Samford University
500 Wildwood North Circle,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 8.2 / 10
Suites with fully equipped kitchens and free Wi-Fi, as well as amenities like a fitness center, outdoor pool and complimentary breakfast buffet, make the non-smoking Towneplace Suites by Marriott Homewood a value-packed deal for our guests. There`s plenty of room to spread out in the four-floor hotel`s 128 rooms. Each features separate sleeping and living areas with kitchens (including refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves, stove tops, ovens and utensils), sofa beds, work desks, free Wi-Fi and cable TV with HBO. Pets are welcome for an additional fee. A seasonal outdoor pool and barbeque/picnic area provide nice places to socialize, and there`s a full gym for workouts and a business center. Guests can pick up a complimentary newspaper and coffee in the lobby. Other amenities include 24-hour front desk service, a guest laundry and free parking. Located off I-65 south of the city, Towneplace Suites is about 10 minutes from shopping at Brookwood Village. Cultural attractions, like the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, are also 10 minutes away in central Birmingham. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 12 miles from the hotel. more...
1.06 mi from Samford University
500 Shades Creek Parkway,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 8.7 / 10
Our guests like the trendy look and convenient location of the non-smoking Courtyard Birmingham Homewood, and recommend it for its relaxing atmosphere. The three-story hotel has 140 non-smoking rooms with flat-panel TVs with premium cable including HBO. Rooms also have mini-fridges, coffeemakers and hairdryers. The contemporary lobby offers comfortable seating areas that invite guests to relax, work or socialize in an open setting that also doubles as a café serving breakfast, dinner, Starbucks coffee and cocktails in the evening. There`s also attractively furnished patio space, and during the summer, a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub are open for business. Guests with a fitness regimen can maintain it in the exercise room. Additional amenities include a business center, meeting space and coin laundry. The Courtyard is one mile from Samford University, two miles from the Birmingham Zoo and less than five miles from downtown Birmingham. Brookwood Village, featuring retailers like Macy`s, Belk and Brookstone, is just across the road. Birmingham International Airport is 10 miles away. more...
1.43 mi from Samford University
2731 Us Highway 280 South,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.5 / 10
With a hot breakfast and Wi-Fi on the house, just a short drive from the zoo and botanical gardens, the Hampton Inn Birmingham/Mountain Brook is a solid choice, our guests say. All 130 non-smoking rooms offer 32-inch, flat-panel TVs, premium showerheads and free Wi-Fi. Start your day with a free hot breakfast or if you`re in a hurry, grab it to go. All your needs are taken care of with a business center, fitness room, coin laundry and a sparkling outdoor pool and sundeck. Parking is free on-site. Just one mile from the Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Botanical Gardens, the Hampton Inn is close to outdoor recreation and a short drive from downtown. Runners will want to go for a jog on the Watkins Trace Trail, just outside the hotel. Drive two miles to the 180-foot cast iron statue in Vulcan Park, walk to a handful of restaurants or head into town for roasted peanuts and Southern barbecue. Downtown attractions, including the Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail, Pepper Place Saturday Market, Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and Birmingham History Center, are five miles north. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is nine miles away. more...
1.64 mi from Samford University
275 Oxmoor Rd,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 6.1 / 10
Ccomplimentary Wi-Fi near the zoo and Vulcan Park are benefits of your stay at the Howard Johnson - Birmingham. All rooms at this two-floor Howard Johnson offer free Wi-Fi so you can post pictures of your Alabama adventures. Microwaves and refrigerators are available for an added fee. Don`t worry, there`s plenty of free parking. Just off I-65 in the Homewood area, the Howard Johnson is across the street from a shopping plaza and three blocks from many dining options. Samford University is two miles west. Drive four miles north to the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences, the Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, the famous cast iron statue in Vulcan Park and the Birmingham Zoo. Or head five miles into downtown to see the smokestacks at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, check out the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute or buy fresh produce at Pepper Place Saturday Market. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 13 miles northeast. more...
2.92 mi from Samford University
1820 5th Avenue South,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 10 / 10
Close to UAB Hospital and Five Points South, offering on-site dining and a fitness center, the non-smoking Courtyard Downtown Birmingham at UAB is a convenient choice for our guests who want modern hotel amenities with a downtown location. Guests of the six-floor, 115-room Courtyard can enjoy breakfast or dinner at the on-site restaurant, coffee in the lobby cafe and get down to work in the full-service business center. Non-smoking rooms have beds with white linens and duvets, a work desk, a mini-fridge, a flat-panel cable TV with HBO and ESPN, and of course, free Wi-Fi. King rooms also have a sofa bed. Suites have a separate living area and a wet bar with microwave/mini-fridge. Other amenities include a gym with cardio and free-weight equipment, a 24-hour sundries store and on-site parking (extra fee). Adjacent to the University of Alabama and UAB Hospital, the Courtyard is in the heart of downtown and just five minutes from Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. The restaurants, shopping and nightlife of Five Points South entertainment district are a four-minute drive. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is seven miles away. more...
2.7 mi from Samford University
821 20th Street South,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 10 / 10
Non-smoking, all-suite accommodations with full kitchens, a pool, a gym and a heart-of-the-city location combine to make the pet-friendly Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown UAB a highly rated choice among our guests. Guests begin their day at the seven-floor, 129-suite Residence Inn with a complimentary hot buffet breakfast in the hotel`s cozy lounge with fireplace. Contemporary-styled studio, one- and two-bedroom suites offer king-size beds with pillowtop mattresses and duvets, full kitchens (including ovens, stovetops, microwaves, dishwashers, refrigerators and utensils), separate living areas and 42-inch, flat-panel TVs with premium channels. Larger suites have a sofa bed and a second bath. Pets are welcome for an additional fee. The hotel offers Wi-Fi access and a full business center. A seasonal outdoor pool is a nice place for a dip, and the gym offers cardio and free weights for a complete workout. Other amenities include grocery shopping service, a guest laundry and on-site parking (for an extra fee). Located near dining and entertainment in the Five Points South district, the Residence Inn is adjacent to the University of Alabama Birmingham and its medical facilities. The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is one-and-a-half miles away. The hotel is just one mile from the Amtrak station and six miles from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. more...
8.38 mi from Samford University
6220 Farley Court,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 10 / 10
Free breakfast and Wi-Fi make the non-smoking Hampton Inn and Suites Birmingham 280 East Eagle Point a pleasure for our guests, who like the location near golf and family fun. The four-story hotel has 106 rooms that are thoughtfully supplied with flat-panel TVs along with free Wi-Fi. The hotel serves a free hot breakfast in the mornings, or if you`re in a hurry, take a breakfast bag to go. There is a business center to keep your office tasks up to date, a fitness room to keep you in shape and an outdoor pool for relaxing. You won`t have to leave to get a snack since there`s a snack shop located right in the lobby. Parking is free. The hotel is located 20 minutes southeast of downtown Birmingham, and is 12 miles from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. There are several dining options located within walking distance of the hotel and the Village at Lee Branch shopping center is less than a five-minute walk away. Eagle Point Golf Club is a half-mile away, as is the Treetop Family Adventure park. If you`re venturing downtown, don`t miss Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, an interactive museum highlighting civil and human rights through history and around the world. more...
9.31 mi from Samford University
232 Cahaba Valley Rd.,Pelham,AL
Guest Score: 10 / 10
Complimentary buffet breakfast, free Wi-Fi, a gym, a pool and rooms with microwaves and mini-fridges are just some of the value-added amenities offered by the Hampton Inn and Suites Birmingham/Pelham. The Mediterranean-themed double-height lobby/lounge with fieldstone fireplace at the three-floor, 85-room Hampton Inn provides an inviting atmosphere for guests to enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast each morning. Rooms (non-smoking available) have free Wi-Fi, microwaves and mini-fridges, work desks and lap desks, flat-panel cable TVs and sofa beds. Some rooms have jetted tubs. A seasonal outdoor pool and an exercise room provide recreation and relaxation opportunities. Other convenient amenities include a business center, a gift/sundries shop and a guest laundry. Parking is free. Located off I-65 in the foothills of Oak Mountain, the hotel is one mile from the Verizon Wireless Music Center and within a minute`s drive of casual dining. Oak Mountain State Park and the Riverchase Galleria are 10 minutes away. Downtown Birmingham is 15 miles from the hotel. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 20 miles. more...
5.19 mi from Samford University
2341 Crossplex Blvd,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 10 / 10
Set within 3.3 km of Legion Field and 7 km of BJCC, Comfort Inn & Suites provides rooms in Birmingham. Located around 7 km from UAB Hospital, the hotel is also 9 km away from Samford University. The property is 6 km from Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and 7 km from McWane Center.
All rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV. All rooms have a private bathroom.
An American breakfast is served each morning at the property.
The property has a fitness centre.
The 24-hour front desk can offer helpful tips for getting around the area.
UAB - Rheumatology is 7 km from Comfort Inn & Suites, while Vulcan Park and Museum is 8 km away. The nearest airport is Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, 13 km from the property. more...
9.18 mi from Samford University
260 Cahaba Valley Road,Pelham,AL
Guest Score: 9.8 / 10
Free Wi-Fi, breakfast and parking and a location close to area attractions are among the amenities our guests can expect at the non-smoking Holiday Inn Express Birmingham South - Pelham. All 81 rooms at this three-story property feature cable TVs, coffeemakers and complimentary Wi-Fi. Select accommodations also have microwaves and mini-fridges. Each morning`s free hot breakfast buffet includes cinnamon rolls and rotating items such as scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, fresh fruit and yogurt. Exercise enthusiasts can make use of the on-site fitness room or take advantage of complimentary passes to a local gym. Computer access, copiers and fax service are offered at the business center. There`s also a conference room and laundry facility on-site for further convenience. Parking is free. Holiday Inn Express is off Highway 119, approximately one mile west of I-65 and six miles from downtown Hoover. It`s within one mile of a car rental agency, several restaurants and the Verizon Wireless Music Center. Birmingham Zoo is within 15 miles of the hotel. Local points of interest within a 10-mile radius include Hoover Metropolitan Stadium and Oak Mountain State Park. Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport is a half-hour drive away. more...
Address: 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229
Phone: (205) 726-2011
Stadium: Seibert Stadium
Enrollment: 4,758 (2011)
Acceptance rate: 83% (2010)
Mascot: Spike the Bulldog
Colors: Blue, Red
Samford University is located in Homewood, a suburb in Birmingham, Alabama. It was founded in 1841, as Howard College and it was first located in Marion. In 1895, the university admitted female students and in 1913 it officially became a mixed educational institution. In 1953 on June 11, Howard College moved in Shades Valley, located south of Birmingham and in 1957 it was relocated on its present site. Howard College turned into a university on November 9, 1965 and it was named after Frank Park Samford, the most generous benefactor of the university, in that period.
Today, Samford University includes the School of Business, School of Performing Arts, Howard College of Arts and Sciences, Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing, Cumberland School of Law and Beeson School of Divinity. It is offering various majors and degrees, including family studies, fine arts and environmental science.
Samford University is a Christian educational institution, and the most important values set by the Samford community are honesty, justice and integrity.
Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Located at a distance of just 3 miles from Homewood and ten minutes from Vulcan Park, it is a historical site that contains numerous buildings, with displays of equipment from different stages of the site's industrial past. Classes are provided in the metal-arts educational program, and visitors can take a guided tour across the landmark.
Aldridge Gardens. Numerous concerts are held here every year. The surroundings include a seven-acre lake and many walking trails. It is a place where people can relax, and it is considered to be a popular site for weddings. The botanical garden lies on 30 acres of ground and tourists can find it 5 miles from Homewood.
Alabama Adventure. A fun way to spend the day with the family is a trip to Alabama Adventure amusement park. It is located just 12 miles from Homewood and a play area for children is provided. The amusement park holds many fun attractions such as roller coasters and water slides.
1000 Shiloh Lane ,Bessemer,AL
513 Cahaba Park Circle,Birmingham,AL
3910 Kilgore Memorial Drive,Birmingham,AL
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