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Located in Downtown Birmingham within a mile (2 km) of McWane Science Center, The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as Vulcan Statue. This 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 63 rooms and conveniences like a 24-hour fitness center, free in-room WiFi, and a 24-hour business center. In the historical district, it's also near Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and Birmingham Museum of Art.

Dining

Start your day off right with a free full breakfast, served each morning from 6 AM to 9:30 AM.

Rooms

All 63 air-conditioned accommodations feature 10 bedrooms. 32-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls are also standard.

Property features

The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB features a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. Valet parking is available for USD 22.00 per day. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, express check-in, and express check-out.

Highlights

  • Close to McWane Science Center
  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • 24-hour fitness center

The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated in Birmingham's lively Historic District, The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB is steps away from the city's best restaurants and entertainment venues, such as the Birmingham Museum of Art, Bottega, and the Veranda on Highland. The UAB campus and Medical Facilities are within 2 blocks.

Guests can work out in the 24-hour fitness center. The hotel provides a 24-hour business center, along with wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge). A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning.

Smoking is not allowed inside this hotel. Fees apply for violations.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Total number of rooms - 63 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Year Built 1936 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB offers 63 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free local calls 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillow menu 

Where to Eat

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Chez FonFon

Jim 'N Nick's BBQ

Surin West

Breakfast

Start your day with a free full breakfast, available daily from 6 AM to 9:30 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

A full-service spa is located near the hotel. Hotel staff can arrange in-room massage therapy with 72-hours advance notice.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 13 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 35.00 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 35.00 per day
  • 2 per room (up to 20 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 22.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 22.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 35.00 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 35.00 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Up to 2 children 13 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).


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