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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: 6.4 / 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: 5.6 / 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: 5.9 / 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...
2.54 mi from Samford University
195 Oxmoor Rd.,Birmingham,AL
Hotel with Fitness Center or Spa
Guest Score: 6.3 / 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...
1.92 mi from Samford University
155 Vulcan Road,Birmingham,AL
Hotel with Business Center
Guest Score: 3 / 10
Free breakfast, free internet and 24-hour coffee and tea make Quality Inn Homewood a bargain. The three-story, 120-room hotel is pet-friendly and offers high-speed internet in every room and in its business center. Rooms also have microwaves and mini-fridges. Every morning there is a free deluxe continental breakfast. Parking is free. The hotel is located off I-65, five miles south of downtown Birmingham, and 12 miles from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. There are a handful of restaurants within a mile’s radius of the hotel, and several shopping areas accessible on foot. Birmingham’s much-loved zoo is less than four miles away, right near Birmingham Botanical Gardens. For an overview of the city, visit Vulcan Park and Museum, boasting the two-ton world’s largest cast-iron statue and impressive views of downtown from its vantage point. more...
0.99 mi from Samford University
1903 29th Avenue South,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9 / 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: 8.6 / 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: 8.6 / 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: 5.5 / 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...
4.86 mi from Samford University
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...
3.46 mi from Samford University
1928 1st Avenue North,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.4 / 10
A rooftop lounge, free Wi-Fi and a stellar downtown Birmingham setting tick all the right boxes at the non-smoking Elyton Hotel, Autograph Collection. The Elyton Hotel soars at 17 stories and furnishes 117 modern rooms with tall ceilings, pillowtop bedding, mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi, Smart tablets, USB ports and internet-ready, flat-panel TVs. Dine on seasonal ingredients during breakfast, lunch and dinner in the restaurant, and head up to the rooftop lounge for panoramic views and alfresco dining. A fitness center is on hand for active types. Car rental services are also available. Pets are allowed for a fee. Guests discover the Elyton Hotel in the heart of Birmingham, within two blocks of the main train station, Alabama Theatre and McWane Science Center. Travel less than a mile south to reach UAB Hospital, or five miles south for a wildlife adventure at the Birmingham Zoo. The hotel is also less than a mile off I-65 and I-20 and five miles from Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport. more...
5.22 mi from Samford University
2341 Crossplex Boulevard,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.4 / 10
Make your next trip to Birmingham restful at the Comfort Inn and Suites At CrossPlex Village hotel near University of Alabama at Birmingham. Amenities include free WiFi, free hot breakfast, free parking, a fitness center and meeting space. Guest rooms feature a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer and free daily newspaper. We are located next to the Birmingham Crossplex, making it easy to walk to restaurants and visit several attractions, including Legion Field, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, McWayne Science Center, Rickwood Field and Birmingham Musuem of Art. You can also earn rewards like gift cards and free nights when you join our Choice Privileges program. No Pets Are Allowed more...
3.83 mi from Samford University
1309 19th Street,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.3 / 10
Victorian furnishings, free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast and a lovely location near the trolley and downtown Birmingham attract guests to the non-smoking Cobb Lane Bed and Breakfast. Southern charm abounds at the three-story inn, which offers seven unique rooms ranging in decor from tall ceilings, wood flooring and Victorian furnishings to fireplaces, cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Each morning, guests enjoy a nourishing breakfast served on the hosts` fine china. Complimentary on-site parking is available. The inn is conveniently within two miles, or a 25-minute trolley ride, of the Amtrak station and the Red Mango - McWane Science Center in downtown Birmingham. A five-minute stroll leads to Birmingham`s University of Alabama campus. The inn is two miles from the Birmingham Zoo and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Flights land eight miles northeast at Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport. more...
4.41 mi from Samford University
3510 Grandview Pkwy,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.3 / 10
A sumptuous breakfast, free snacks, unlimited Wi-Fi and an indoor and outdoor pool are reasons why the Drury Inn & Suites Birmingham Southeast is one of the most popular hotels in the area with our guests, especially business travelers and families. All 149 rooms offer flat-panel TVs, microwaves, mini-fridges and free Wi-Fi. Wake up to a free hot meal of scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausage and waffles. In the evening, enjoy complimentary finger foods, beer and wine. Soda and popcorn are available all afternoon in the lobby, free of charge. Make a splash in the indoor/outdoor pool and hot tub or feel the burn in the 24-hour fitness room. Stay in touch with friends and family with 60 minutes of free long-distance calls. Free parking is available, and pets are welcome. One mile from I-459 and a shopping mall, the Drury Inn & Suites is in the Cahaba Heights area southeast of Birmingham. The championship links at Vestavia Country Club are a mere five miles away. You`re nine miles from a meeting at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, a visit to the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute or the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. Drive six miles to the Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 14 miles north. 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.
513 Cahaba Park Circle,Birmingham,AL
60 State Farm Parkway,Birmingham,AL
5320 Beacon Drive,Birmingham,AL
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