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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: 5 / 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...
8.11 mi from Samford University
1902 Montgomery Hwy S,Hoover,AL
Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
Guest Score: 6.1 / 10
Featuring free WiFi and a barbecue, Budgetel Inn & Suites-Birmingham South offers accommodation in Hoover, 3.6 km from Riverchase Galleria. Every guest room has free WiFi, a microwave, and a refrigerator.
A cable TV with premium move channels and a private bathroom are standard in each room at Budgetel Inn & Suites-Birmingham South. Some rooms have a seating area where you can relax.
Parking is free and provided on site for every guest throughout their stay. A coin-laundry is available as well.
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 24 km away. more...
2.54 mi from Samford University
195 Oxmoor Rd.,Birmingham,AL
Hotel with Fitness Center or Spa
Guest Score: 4.6 / 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...
12.97 mi from Samford University
1000 Shiloh Lane,Bessemer,AL
Hotel with Accessible
Guest Score: 5.3 / 10
This property is located off Interstate 20 and is 4.3 km from Splash Adventure Waterpark. Guests can enjoy an outdoor pool with surrounding sun terrace and free WiFi at this pet-friendly motel.
A cable TV and telephone are featured in each Motel 6 Birmingham – Bessemer room. An en suite bathroom is also included in all rooms as well as air conditioning and heating.
A vending machine with snacks and drinks is offered at the Birmingham – Bessemer motel. A 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and free on-site parking are available for guests’ convenience.
Frank House Municipal Golf Course is 3 minutes’ drive away from this Motel 6. Medical West hospital is 500 metres away from the property. Tannehill Historical State Park is 16 minutes’ drive away. more...
10.04 mi from Samford University
9225 Parkway East,Birmingham,AL
Hotel with Free Parking
Guest Score: 2 / 10
Set minutes from the airport and downtown, the non-smoking Econo Lodge Birmingham provides a comfortable stay for our guests. The four-floor, 98-room hotel gets it right for guests with in-room work desks, easy chairs and cable TVs. Some rooms have microwaves, mini-fridges and sofa beds. Local calls are free, as is parking. The hotel, off I-59, is 10 minutes from downtown and attractions like the Civil Rights Institute, the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Local shopping and casual dining are within walking distance. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is five miles from the hotel. more...
0.99 mi from Samford University
1903 29th Avenue South,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 7.2 / 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: 8.1 / 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: 8.4 / 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: 5.6 / 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...
1.88 mi from Samford University
2655 Lane Park Road,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.9 / 10
Enjoy a locally sourced gourmet meal at the rooftop restaurant or order room service at the non-smoking Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook, Autograph Collection, a hotel with a spa and an outdoor pool. This stately mid-rise hotel next to the zoo and botanical garden has 100 non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-panel TVs, with full-menu room service as a tempting private dining option — although the views from the rooftop bar and restaurant are equally as tempting. The hotel has an outdoor pool and a sculpture garden, too, and a full-service spa. The hotel is south and east of downtown Birmingham and is just across the road from the Birmingham Botanical Garden and the Birmingham Zoo. The Vulcan Park and Museum, honoring Birmingham`s steel-mill history, is two miles away, with the University of Alabama at Birmingham three miles from the hotel. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is five miles away. more...
2.7 mi from Samford University
821 20th Street South,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.8 / 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...
9.18 mi from Samford University
260 Cahaba Valley Road,Pelham,AL
Guest Score: 9.7 / 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...
5.22 mi from Samford University
2341 Crossplex Boulevard,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.5 / 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...
3.46 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...
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.
1800 Riverchase Drive,Birmingham,AL
9225 Parkway East,Birmingham,AL
1466 Montgomery Highway,Birmingham,AL
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