Close to Downtown and Major Universities, Shopping and Restaurants
Welcome to Howard Johnson Inn Birmingham hotel near The University of Alabama, Samford University, Birmingham-Southern College and Southern Virginia University. Roll off Interstate 65 and into the free car and large-vehicle parking lot of our hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, where you will receive a friendly greeting from our 24-hour front desk staff. After a restful night on a pillow-top mattress, grab a free newspaper and sit down to free Rise & Dine continental breakfast, then use free Wi-Fi Internet access to check the weather before making plans. Microwaves and refrigerators are available upon request for a nominal fee and we offer meeting space, fax and copy services. Non-smoking rooms are also available.
Start your sightseeing with a trip to the Birmingham Zoo, where time spent visiting the exotic inhabitants is always a treat, then move on to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, with over 65 acres of gardens, paths, conservatories and a Japanese tea house, all set against a lush backdrop. Don’t miss the diverse collection at the superb Birmingham Museum of Art, unless you are dying to get out on the links at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, just two miles from our hotel in Birmingham, Alabama. Browse the shops at nearby Riverchase Galleria if you feel the desire for some retail therapy.
You can expect deliciously cooked traditional Italian cuisine from Birmingham favorite Lovoy’s, just steps from our Birmingham, AL, hotel, while Jim ’N Nick’s Bar-B-Q serves slow-cooked, hickory-smoked, finger-lickin’, made-from-scratch, authentic regional Southern fare that will keep you coming back for more and more. Family-friendly restaurants such as Waffle House, Chili’s, IHOP and Outback Steakhouse, as well as numerous fast-food eateries, are just minutes from our hotel.
BUSINESS AND EVENT FACILITIES
Our hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, provides meeting and banquet space as well as fax and copy services.