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The Hotel Highland Downtown UAB

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay at The Hotel Highland. The hotel room itself was clean and smelled really good - rare, in my opinion! Had a great view too! Everyone from the front desk, to valet, to the bartender was incredibly friendly, helpful, and approachable. I would highly recommend staying there!

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

Thank you so much Anastasia R! Our team and I so appreciate your awesome review and thank you for taking the time to write it! We hope you will come back and visit with us again in the near future! Have a wonderful New Year!

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Nice old hotel updated in unique chic modern style. Our room was nice and clean and comfortable, no complaints. Staff was friendly. We didn't have a chance to try any of the other of the additional amenities like the breakfast area or fitness area. Property in same group as Hotel Indigo in Atlanta which is also nice, near Fox Theatre.

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

Thank you so much tnbelle2016 for the most awesome review! We are looking so forward to our change over to Hotel Indigo and hope you will come back then, as it will be beyond wonderful! Thank you again and have a wonderful Holiday Season!

little rock arkansas
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We have stayed at this place a few times over the years. When we first stayed there about a decade ago, it had great potential as a small urban historic hotel remodeled in unusual ways. The neighborhood had great retaurants and seemed to be on the upswing. The swing never swung - the great restaurants are still there, but you...

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

Thank you JimJade3 for your review, as we always appreciate our guests concerns and comments. The hotel has recently been purchased with owners that are very interested in their investment. The hotel is schedule to be re-flagged, with a major renovation in January! We are so very excited!! We do hope that you will stay with us again the next...

Aurora, Ohio
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I recently visited this hotel. The reception and door people could not be nicer. The hotel recently changed its affiliation and correct rates were not available from Choice hotels. Things seemed to get lost in the transition. The room is more than adequate in size, but in dire need if renovation .For example , some of the window blinds were...

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

Thank you Sanford S for taking the time to let me know about your stay. We are certainly looking forward to our renovations and to our new affiliation that will be on board in just a few months! We do hope you will stay with us again in the near future! Thank you so much again and have a wonderful...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I used to live in B'ham, and I want the Hotel Highland at 5 Points to be successful because B'ham needs a quirky, non-chain boutique hotel(s). Everyone is very nice, but the hotel needs some money spent on an update. Nothing too fancy, but just an thorough update. The location is great, and the rooms are huge for the price.

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

Thank you poco1905 as we love our little hotel and there is some big things coming our way in the winter months!! A renovation and a new flag! We are very excited and hope you will come back to see and enjoy! Thank you so much again and have a wonderful day~

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Opted for a larger room with microwave & fridge. Can NOT say enough about this great room! VERY clean & fresh, smoke-free, excellent accommodations & decor. Will definitely stay again for school/business related events!

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

Thank you Erin B for the wonderful review! You are so awesome for taking the time to let us know about your stay! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Thank you again and have a great day~

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Loved my stay, loved the staff, everything was nice. The place was quaint with antique style furniture. The staff was friendly and informative. The problem is they have an airport shuttle, not affiliated, that comes but it doesn't start until like 7. Uber came un 5 minutes at 4am though.

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

Thank you for the wonderful review, as we loved having you with us here at The Hotel Highland! We look so forward to seeing you again. Thank you again and have an awesome day~

Savannah, GA
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Birmingham primarily, to eat at Frank Stitts restaurants and this hotel is close by and within walking distance of Bodaga Favorita which was fabulous! The hotel is comfortable and accommodating and one feels like Alice in Wonderland amid the "crazy" unique, but comfortable, colorful furniture! A fun place to stay in the heart of a busy part...

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

Thank you Savannahgranny for the great review and stars!! We so appreciate your taking the time to review out hotel! We love Frank Stitt...he is wonderful. We hope to see you again soon....thank you again and have a wonderful day~

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

There are no words to how great this hotel is for a girls weekend. We had two suites across the hall from each other. Rooms were spacious and the beds are very comfortable. The hotel bar is not great but the lobby is a good place to have coffee and conversation. The staff go the extra steps to make sure...

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We love having "girls weekend" and look forward to seeing you all again! Thank you again and have a wonderful day!

Pasadena, Texas
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovey little Hotel. The staff was wonderful. Lots of places to eat and drink close by. Only con is the parking. Got in kind of late at night and had to use the valet, no parking available on the street. I understand there is a parking lot very close, but too tired to look for it or to lug my...

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

We would love to have you stay with us again donnawlucy the next time you are in Birmingham! Thank you for the awesome review and stars....we really appreciate your taking the time to do so. Have a wonderful day and we look forward to seeing you again!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: RM620 - RM957 (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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