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Quality Inn & Suites Birmingham - Highway 280

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Nice hotel in a very convenient location, close to lots of shopping, restaurants, and major highways. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Breakfast typical and adequate for this hotel chain. Beds are very comfortable. Room had a bit of a cleaning solution smell to it, but not bad.

This hotel really tricked me becauSe hotels are normally nice. This one looks good on the outside but once u get inside it's very old. It really needs to be renovated. The walls are thin, you can hear the next person close their door it's so loud. Our sink didn't drain properly which left a very nasty sink. I had to call downstairs twice for towels. Won't be staying here again.

I can't pull up the QI we stayed in. It was in Irondale. This hotel was old but refurbished. The bed is awesome. The room has a microwave, fridge, and coffee maker. Breakfast was awesome. The had scrambled eggs, pan sausage, and waffles. They had 3 cereals, and all manor of breads to toast. Also biscuits and gravy. All very good.

My husband and I stayed in this hotel in April 2012 and again in January 2014. The hotel is very nice overall, the rooms are spacious and well appointed. The swimming pool was nice as well. I always inquire whether the room windows can be opened to let fresh air in. At our first stay in the hotel, we were told that the windows open, and they did, indeed, which was great. The second time, however, we were told the windows can be opened so we booked a room of the same type (2 queen beds on a higher floor) again. When we went to the room, it turned out that the windows can open but no fresh air can come in because there was a heavy plexiglass screen nailed around the window on the outside. I asked the receptionist why they told me their windows can be opened to let fresh air in when this wasn't true, no answer. We requested a change of room which we got after some hemming and hawing. The new room was one with a nice balcony. Overall, if you don't care about letting fresh air in, any of the usual rooms are fine. If you do, book a room with a balcony.

The hotel was nice but more expensive that other Quality Inns that we had stayed in on this trip. It was during Hurricane Matthew and many were coming inland to stay so we had a hard time finding a room. Was more expensive than most Quality Inns and we wondered if it had to do with many other hotels sold out. It was quiet on the backside of 3rd floor. It was adequate for one night.

If ratings were based on what you really should expect for the money, then I'd give this hotel a 4 or 4.5. I spent roughly $80, which was a pretty good deal in Birmingham on a game weekend. The hotel is in a great location, its on 280, which is a VERY BUSY highway. The good news is that there's a traffic light at the hotel entrance making it very easy to get on the highway (believe me this is important on 280!). Also, there's a Chic-fil-A right next to the hotel and a Dunkin Donuts across the (busy) street, and a Super TArger within walking distance. For a one night stay, you can't beat it. Hotel is small, but clean and safe. Room was small, but clean. Shower water flow was good and bed was decent. Pillows are horriblly uncomfortable, but I find that to be true for most hotels. Staff was friendly. I can't vouch for the free breakfast, didn't eat it.

We had a good stay here last year, and decided to stay here again as Birmingham is a half-way point for our annual trip East. It was just as good as last year, basic clean hotel, great for travelers needing a clean & quiet location. Good breakfast & it was very economical. Will definitely make this our regular stop.

I truly feel sorry for the owner of this hotel. It is a very clean, updated hotel and it is obvious that they have invested a great amount to make this place as nice as possible. Their problem is their staff! It all started with the front desk person that was working on Friday evening, June 17th 2016 around 10:00pm. She was not rude, but she never smiled once. Never made eye contact. Made me feel that I was bothering her by giving her my money. When we got to the room is was nice and clean. All you can ask for in a hotel. My kids went to the vending machines and they were broken. Full of product, just not working. The next morning when I went down to the lobby for breakfast, there was absolutely no food... nothing. No one was paying attention to the breakfast bar and the room was a mess. It looked like it was a very nice area, but no one was around to service it. About a dozen people were sitting around waiting for someone to bring them food. As a business owner I feel very sorry for the owner of this hotel. His staff is letting him down. It is a very nice place but I cannot recommend staying there.

Selling my home and use this locale when agents have open house or showing. I have found the staff to be exemplary. The manager,Ms Pippens always has a smile and goes out of her way to accommodate me. The room is spacious and well prepared; totally meeting my needs.the breakfast is one of the best of a comparable hotel/ inn. I highly recommend.

Upon our arrival I went in to check in. There was no one at the desk. I had to holler hello a couple of times before desk stepped from the back office. Check in went smoothly. Room was clean and comfortable. We needed extra towels and when I went to desk to ask for them. Again there was no desk clerk and I had to holler to get his attention. Breakfast was your standard hotel breakfast but was good for our family.

707 Key Dr Birmingham AL

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Quality Inn & Suites Birmingham - Highway 280 is located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from The Summit and within a 10-minute drive of The Village at Lee Branch. This 63-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Altadena Valley Golf and Country Club and Eagle Point Golf Club are also near this Birmingham hotel.


Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast. The onsite restaurant is a great place to grab a bite to eat, or mingle with other guests at the free manager's reception.


The 63 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including sofa beds, microwaves, and refrigerators. Guests can expect 32-inch LCD TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls are also standard.

Property features

Guests of Quality Inn & Suites Birmingham - Highway 280 have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a computer station.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

51% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 38 reviews