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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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6.45 mi from Samford University
1800 Riverchase Drive,Birmingham,AL
Hotel with Business Center
Guest Score: 7.1 / 10
Right across the street from the Riverchase Galleria and offering free Wi-Fi, the pet-friendly Days Inn Galleria-Birmingham puts our guests in the ideal location for the best shopping in Alabama. The two-floor property features 65 rooms with cable TV with free HBO, free high-speed internet access, work desks and coffeemakers. Some rooms have microwaves and mini-fridges, and non-smoking rooms are available. The hotel serves a free breakfast and has a lobby business center offering fax and copy services. A free shuttle that operates from 8AM to 8PM will take you within a three-mile radius. Parking is free, and pets are welcome for an additional fee. The hotel is off I-459, less than a minute from the Riverchase Galleria and within walking distance of restaurants. Downtown Birmingham`s historic sites, restaurants and businesses are a 20-minute drive. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 20 miles from the hotel. more...
3.58 mi from Samford University
1485 Montgomery Highway,Birmingham,AL
Hotel with Business Center
Guest Score: 6.1 / 10
With a location near shopping and major highways, buffet breakfast, a pool, an on-site restaurant and rooms with balconies, the Days Inn Birmingham offers our guests the convenience and amenities they crave. All 159 rooms at the six-floor Days Inn have full balconies — some with views of the hotel`s courtyard, seasonal outdoor pool and sun deck. In the mornings, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast; for lunch and dinner, there`s an on-site restaurant. All rooms (non-smoking available) feature balconies, internet access and cable TV. Microwaves and mini-fridges are provided at an extra charge. Parking is free. Located 15 minutes south of downtown Birmingham, the hotel is within easy reach of I-65 and I-459. Local shopping and casual dining is just a minute away. Samford University is a 10-minute drive. Upscale shopping is five minutes away at Riverchase Galleria. If you need to fly in or out, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 14 miles from the hotel. more...
8.11 mi from Samford University
1902 Montgomery Hwy S,Hoover,AL
Hotel with Free Parking
Guest Score: 0 / 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 Free Internet Available
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...
5.66 mi from Samford University
5101 Messer Airport Highway,Birmingham,AL
Hotel with Airport Shuttle
Guest Score: 5.2 / 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...
0.99 mi from Samford University
1903 29th Avenue South,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 8.9 / 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...
1.06 mi from Samford University
500 Shades Creek Parkway,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 8.1 / 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...
1.64 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...
1.73 mi from Samford University
50 State Farm Parkway,Lakeview Park,AL
Guest Score: 8.4 / 10
Free breakfast and weeknight receptions along with a pool, tennis court and fitness center all bring our guests back to the Residence Inn Birmingham Homewood. The three-story, 120-unit hotel has studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, all with fully equipped kitchens. The pull-out sofas are great for extra sleeping space. You won`t need to use that full kitchen for cooking breakfast since the hotel provides a buffet breakfast daily, in addition to a manager`s reception on weekday evenings. In case you`d rather cook al fresco, there is a BBQ and picnic area for your enjoyment as well as an outdoor pool and hot tub to take a dip and unwind. Active types can hit the fitness room, or hit a few tennis balls on the sport court. Pets are welcome at Residence Inn, and parking is free. The hotel is located seven miles south of downtown Birmingham in the Homewood neighborhood. There are several restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. Downtown Birmingham and the Civil Rights Institute are a seven-mile drive. Birmingham Zoo, home to species from five continents is less than five miles away, as is Vulcan Park and Museum, where you`ll find the world`s largest cast iron statue, not to mention stunning views over downtown Birmingham. more...
1.99 mi from Samford University
160 State Farm Parkway,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.2 / 10
A popular happy hour, flat-panel TVs and proximity to restaurants make the Drury Inn & Suites Birmingham Southwest one of the top-rated hotels in the area with our guests, especially business travelers and families. All 138 rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, flat-panel TVs and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms have jetted tubs. Wake up to a free hot meal of scrambled eggs, sausage and waffles. Work in the business center and in the evening, enjoy complimentary appetizers, beer and wine. Soda and popcorn are provided all afternoon in the lobby, free of charge. Jump into the indoor/outdoor pool and hot tub or meet your goals in the 24-hour fitness room. Do your laundry on-site and stay in touch with friends and family with 60 minutes of free long-distance calling. Parking is free and pets are welcome. Located off I-65 in the Homewood area, the Drury Inn & Suites is within walking distance of several eateries and a short drive from attractions. Drive six miles to the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences, the famous cast iron statue in Vulcan Park or the Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens. Drive seven miles to the Birmingham Zoo and the Botanical Gardens. Or head nine miles downtown to see the smokestacks at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, the legends at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, or to buy fresh produce at Pepper Place Saturday Market. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is 13 miles northeast. more...
2.69 mi from Samford University
400 Commons Drive,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 10 / 10
Fully equipped kitchens, free internet and complimentary laundry facilities add to the value for guests at the non-smoking Candlewood Suites Birmingham/Homewood. The four-story, non-smoking Candlewood hosts 81 suites that all boast fully equipped kitchens, free internet access, cable TV, DVD players and hairdryers. Guests stock their kitchens at the on-site market. Fitness-minded folk find it easy to keep up with their workout routines in the exercise room. Corporate guests, meanwhile, hunker down in the business center. The property`s laundry facilities are free, as is parking. Pets are allowed for a fee. The Candlewood is a mile off I-65. It`s 10 minutes south of downtown Birmingham, and within a mile of several chain restaurants and stores. The Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame are all within a 15-minute radius. The flower displays at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens are also 15 minutes from the hotel, and Splash Adventure Waterpark is 30 minutes. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is a 14-mile drive. 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...
1.88 mi from Samford University
2655 Lane Park Road,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.3 / 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...
4.41 mi from Samford University
3510 Grandview Parkway,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...
7.46 mi from Samford University
811 Old Grants Mill Road,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.2 / 10
A pool, free high-speed internet and free shuttle service combine to make the Holiday Inn Express Birmingham East an ideal place for business or leisure guests to stay when visiting Alabama`s largest city. The 100 well-appointed rooms at the mid-rise Holiday Inn Express feature plush bedding with triple sheeting, cable TV, works desks and coffeemakers; suites also have sofa beds, microwaves and mini-fridges. Signature cinnamon rolls are a mainstay of the free hot breakfast, which also includes a rotating menu of eggs, omelettes, bacon, sausage, pancakes, fruit and more. Free airport shuttle service is available from 6AM to 8:30PM. Guests can choose to work out in the on-site fitness center, or at a nearby off-site gym. The brick-trimmed outdoor swimming pool is a relaxing place to unwind. A fully equipped business center with meeting space caters to guests who need to work. Pets are allowed for a fee. The Holiday Inn Express is located in the east Birmingham neighborhood of Irondale, off of I-20. Downtown attractions such as the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Vulcan Park and the Birmingham Zoo are 15 minutes away. Barber Motorsports and the Bass Pro Shops are 20 minutes east. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is five miles away. more...
2.47 mi from Samford University
1016 20th Street,Birmingham,AL
Guest Score: 9.2 / 10
Year-round swimming plus free Wi-Fi, breakfast and dinner headline the long list of amenities at the non-smoking Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UAB. Sofa beds, full kitchens, separate living/sleeping areas, free Wi-Fi, mp3 docks and HDTVs are featured within 150 rooms at the six-story Homewood Suites. Complimentary goodies include a daily breakfast plus dinner and drinks on select weekday evenings. Take on work duties in the business center, squeeze in a workout in the fitness room and unwind year-round in the heated indoor pool. The hotel also provides a game room and 24-hour front desk services. Complimentary local shuttle service is available. Set in the 5 Points South District, the Homewood Suites lies about a mile east of I-65 and within two miles south of downtown Birmingham sites including the Birmingham Museum of Art. The University of Alabama at Birmingham campus and hospital are a half-mile away. Guests can visit the McWane Science Center and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, each within a 10-minute drive. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is six miles northeast. 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.
424 Commons Drive,Birmingham,AL
1800 Riverchase Drive,Birmingham,AL
1485 Montgomery Highway,Birmingham,AL
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