Residence Inn by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

821 20th Street South Birmingham35205USA
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About Residence Inn by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB is a 3-star suite hotel located a few minutes’ drive away from the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus, as well as just ten minutes from the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. This pet-friendly hotel gives its guests access to a seasonal outdoor pool, a fitness center and a full business center.

These suites are smoke-free, air conditioned and equipped with a kitchen including facilities like a fridge, dishwasher, microwave and a dining table. They also come with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a pull-out sofa bed, a desk and a combination tub/shower.

On-site parking is available for a fee, in addition to reception safety deposit boxes, a coin-operated laundromat and valet dry cleaning services.

Hot buffet breakfasts are served daily, and both dinner deliveries and a shopping service are available.

Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB is 1.2 miles from the Alabama Theatre.


821 20th Street South , Birmingham, AL, 35205, USA
Telephone: +1 2057319595 | Fax: +1 2057319596 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

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

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


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

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Comfortable, modern suites and facilities.

Guests gave the suites at Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB glowing reviews for their comfort, spaciousness, modernity, cleanliness and good looks; while the kitchen facilities were also thought to be well-equipped for those wanting to whip up their own meals. In addition to this, the quality of shared on-site facilities like the pool was considered very good.

Downtown Birmingham and UAB convenience.

The location of this hotel seems to be its best attribute, with those who stayed very happy at finding themselves close to all of the attractions of downtown Birmingham, as well as just minutes from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Furthermore, a good selection of restaurants are apparently also only a short drive away.

Quality breakfast array, kind staff.

Those who stayed were overall impressed by the range of fare on offer in the buffet breakfasts here, with guests reportedly enjoying typical but tasty fare like hot meat, waffles and eggs; likewise liking the continental options, and also remarking on the nice breakfast service area. On top of this, the staff was mentioned as being very kind, accommodating and friendly.

Negative Reviews

Parking situation does not impress everyone.

One of the only negative points expressed by Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB guests was that they had to pay for parking, something they did not seem happy about due to the price of staying.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1248 reviews across the web
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8.9 out of 10 based on 1248 reviews