Best Western Plus Carlton Suites

140 State Farm PkwyBirmingham35209USA
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About Best Western Plus Carlton Suites

Located just off I-65, Best Western Plus Carlton Suites offers suite-only accommodations south of Birmingham. The hotel is located less than three miles from Sanford University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Guest suites feature small kitchenettes and living spaces, and are equipped with air conditioning and complimentary Wi-Fi. Featured amenities include cable TV with HBO, microwave refrigerator, wet bar, work desk and chair, sofa bed, and tea and coffee-making facilities.

Guests can take a dip in the hotel’s indoor heated swimming pool or work out in the fitness center. The hotel also houses a business center, meeting rooms, and laundry facilities. Free on-site parking is available.

A free hot buffet breakfast is served in the morning while guests can also enjoy the complimentary manager’s reception each evening in the cocktail lounge.

Best Western Plus Carlton Suites is located six miles from Birmingham’s city center and many of its attractions, including Birmingham Zoo, the Botanical Gardens, and Birmingham Civil Rights Museum.


140 State Farm Pkwy, Birmingham, AL, 35209, USA
Telephone: +1(205)9409990 | Fax: +1(205)9409930 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Room service
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Quiet and convenient location.

Guests staying at Best Western Plus Carlton Suites describe the location as quiet yet convenient. Despite being close to the interstate, guests report that very little traffic noise permeates the hotel. Meanwhile, reports suggest the hotel offers quick and easy passage to plenty of restaurants, both Sanford University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Downtown Birmingham.

Hospitable staff comes highly recommended.

From a warm welcome at check-in to a smile at breakfast, guests report that hospitality is a top priority at the hotel. The friendly and welcoming staff goes out of its way to ensure guests enjoy a comfortable stay.

Property clean and well-maintained.

According to reports, the hotel is kept clean and well-maintained. Guests praise the cleaning and housekeeping staff for delivering a first class service.

Negative Reviews

Some guests experience a noisy night.

While many guests enjoy a relaxed stay at Best Western Plus Carlton Suites, others report that the hotel can be a little noisy at times. Thin ceilings are commonly identified as an issue, with guests reporting being disturbed by noises from those staying above.

Breakfast area a little on the small side.

Plenty of guests staying at the hotel praise the complimentary breakfast buffet provided by the hotel. However, a number of guests have an issue with the size of the breakfast room, which is reportedly too small to cope with demand.

Fitness center could benefit from upgrade.

A number of guests have remarked on the condition of the on-site fitness center, which they describe as needing a little work. Equipment has been described as old and, on occasion, non-functional, with guests suggesting an upgrade is in order.

Rating Overview

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8.6 out of 10 based on 2663 reviews