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The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

I was looking for nice, reasonable accommodations closer to UAB Hospital. The Highland is kind of quirky, but clean and nicely appointed. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Steps from Five Points. Needs ice machines on more floors and more outlets to plug in cell phones, etc. Would definitely stay again. UAB rate was 101 for a King standard. Also...

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a nice review of our hotel! We are very pleased that your stay was an enjoyable one and hopefully just as enjoyable for your "four legged" baby! Please come back and visit, as we would love to have you! Thank you again and have a wonderful day! Renee

Reviewed 6 August 2014

An unexpected trip. An early morning appointment at the hospital. Where to stay? For us the obvious choice Hotel Highland. Room great, A/C quiet, Friendly staff and a nice breakfast @06:00 and we were on time for our 06:30 appointment. Stayed here before and we'll be back!

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

We are so very pleased to have seen you again and that your stay was a good one! Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! Have a great day and we hope to see you again soon! Renee

Milton, Georgia
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Wife and I came into town to see family and decided to stay downtown to check out the nightlife. This place was great - was small enough to where it isnt too crowded, but you get good service at the front desk. It is an older hotel which has been rebadged, which is OK. It has had most everything upgraded,...

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience here at The Hotel Highland! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the very near future! Have a fabulous day! Renee

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 30 July 2014

My wife and I recently stayed at the Hotel Highland. We were very pleased. The room was a little small (we had king bed though), but well appointed. The air conditioning worked wonderfully, as our room was freezing when we entered. A quick adjustment to the thermostat and all was good. The bed was very comfortable. The staff was extremely...

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review of our hotel!! We are pleased that your experience with us was a fabulous one, as that is our goal!! We hope you and your wife will come back soon, as we would love to h ave you! Have a great day and thank you again!...

Jackson, Mississippi
Reviewed 22 July 2014

if you are looking for a clean and affordable hotel in a great part of Birmingham, look no more! Hotel Highland is a great alternative to the big chain hotels and overall is a score in every way...( so that is the good). But, I was there for three nights and two days, worked in my room until noon. each...

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

Thank you eam66 for letting me know about your experience with our housekeeping staff, as I must admit I am so very surprised. I have already given a copy of your comments to our Exec Housekeeper who was just as shocked and will be having a serious conversation with her team members this morning. I can assure you this will...

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
Reviewed 21 July 2014

This hotel was located in the heart of downtown within walking distance of several restaurants. The hotel was clean with top notch courteous staff. The room was great overlooking the dowtown area. Very clean and spacious rooms. Would recommend to anyone traveling in the area!! We will definitely be back!

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

Thank you Beth B for taking the time to tell us about your experience here at The Hotel Highland! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and look so forward to seeing you again! Have an wonderful day~ Renee

Reviewed 16 July 2014

I booked 15 nights at the Hotel Highland for guests for my conference in June 2014, nearly $2,000 to be billed to my account. Rather than follow my instructions, the hotel billed several of my guests. This was damaging to our event's reputation and was the last impression these visitors had upon leaving Birmingham. I asked for help and answers...

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

Wade, We are truly sorry that you feel this way. But as you well know, these remarks are false and untrue. We have worked with you and gave you many room credits from something that was not even our fault, as if you had your payment in order, none of this would ever be an issue. From the start you...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We enjoy older hotels and this one was good. The service was great and friendly. It is located near the University so there are plenty of moderately priced restaurants nearby. We found a pub that had good barbeque. The beds were comfortable with crisp sheets. Breakfast included, though it was minimal.

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

Thank you Beenthere1950 for writing such a nice review of our hotel! Our team members will be excited to hear that your stay was an awesome one! We do so hope you will come and visit with us again in the very near future!! See you again soon and have a wonderful day~ Renee

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We recently stayed at Hotel Highland and I have mixed emotions about it. First, the employees were terrific! Very helpful and nice. Hotel was in a convenient part of town, but we didn't really care about any of the restaurants or shops in Five Points. I was there as part of a conference, so had a discounted rate. Not sure,...

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

Thank you Deb K so much for taking the time to tell us about your stay here at The Hotel Highland! You are so right with a boutique hotel, as they do have some quirky features that some of the bigger chains do not have...that is why we love it so! We do hope you will come and stay with...

Reviewed 15 June 2014

This hotel is located in the heart of Five Points South in Birmingham. This area has multiple restaurants, bars, coffee shops, music stores etc.... all within walking distance of the hotel. We stayed with our kids. The room had two double beds plus a separate living room with a large couch. Great views of the city! Yes, we heard other...

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HHDOS, General Manager at The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB, responded to this review

We are so very pleased you had a wonderful experience here at The Hotel Highland, as our team members strive each day to make everyone feel welcomed and at home! We certainly hope to see you again in the future and so appreciate your telling us about your stay!! Have an awesome day! Renee

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Amenities

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Highland at Five Points South is located just minutes/blocks from UAB and right in the center of all the fabulous restaurants (including Highland Bar & Grill, Chez FonFon, Surin, Ocean, and Twenty Six, just to name a few) and entertainment venues! It is THE place to be while in Birmingham! Just minutes from the Birmingham Courthouse, BJCC, Kirklin Clinic, UAB Highlands and shopping areas! With 63 amazing rooms and suites, with affordable rates that include breakfast and WiFi...it is your "home away from home". Call today to book your reservation! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB

Address: 1023 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2605 (Formerly Hotel Highland at Five Points)
Region: United States > Alabama > Birmingham
Price Range: €140 - €196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Hotel Highland At 5 Points
Highland At Five Points Hotel
Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Birmingham
#20 Family Hotel in Birmingham
#26 Business Hotel in Birmingham
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