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The Jack Warner at NorthRiver

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I have stayed multiple times at the Yellowhammer, now Jack Warner Inn. The recent changes are nothing shy of perfection. A true active museum setting with the comforts of home. Most of the time it has been game day weekends and the prices are far cheaper than the cheapest "dive" in Tuscaloosa the way they gouge on those weekends. The...

Thank Randall R
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

For the price of this hotel it is a complete disappointment. About 15 minutes from the university, it is a easy ride out to the hotel. The rooms are dark (very little light) and an old appearance. In our particular room the air was set on 66 and it would never cool down, just blew humid air the entire time....

2Thank NCtravelgirl10
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Booked here for a ballgame weekend, so it was $300 per night. I don't know what the regular rates are, as they are not available online. First, the setting is beautiful - kind of like a lodge set back in the woods. It is an older hotel that has been nicely renovated. Breakfast is included, which consists of bacon, biscuits,...

Thank DSJmom
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

The facilities at the Yellowhammer Inn were perfect for our needs, and the staff could not have been any kinder or more accommodating! The general manager, both desk clerks, and every other staff member we dealt with were amazing: competent, considerate, and efficient! The Yellowhammer Inn is a treasure, and we will definitely be back!

Thank Karen D
Rancho Mirage
Reviewed 19 July 2015

On our recent trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama we booked accommodations at the Yellowhammer Inn. This was our first visit to the Inn and although it had been highly recommended it far exceeded our expectations. The general manager, Mr. Cunningham went out of its way to inform us of the history and fine facilities at the complex. The staff and quality...

Thank Graetel S
New York
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We were greeted with gracious hospitality by a fantastic staff, each one very helpful and friendly, especially Caleb, who not only made us feel welcome, but went the "extra mile" . He helped with wedding transports and served as a very informative tour guide to the gorgeous "Jack Warner mansion". Our rooms were clean, elegant and comfortable. Yellowhammer is a...

Thank Thomas M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I had the opportunity to stay there for a wedding recently. The new GM - Caleb Cunningham is the most delightlful and professional young man I came across in my entire visit to Alabama. He and his staff went above and beyond in every way possible to accommodate our group. From taking us on private tours of the most beautiful...

Thank Brendan S
Hollis, New Hampshire
Reviewed 21 June 2015

This Inn is gorgeous, and is situated in a very peaceful relaxing and "wooded" setting. This was our second visit. Impeccably clean rooms, friendly staff. Caleb, the General Mgr. went above and beyond to take care of guests -- even acting as personal chauffeur for those in need. While my schedule did not allow, many others took historic tours around...

Thank Paul S
New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Whether you are looking to relax with your spouse or vacation with the family at the pool, look no further. The accommodations were comfortable, clean, and elegant. The inn was perfect for our group of family and friends in town to celebrate a wedding in nearby Tuscaloosa. The inns general manager was jovial and hospitable for the entirety of our...

1Thank Joel M
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Was in town for a wedding. The inn is in a beautiful woodsy setting with pleasant walking paths and outdoor lounging areas. The apothecary lounge is a comfortable place for buffet breakfast or just hanging out with other guests. Caleb, the General Manager, and other staff are well versed in the history and culture of the inn. If you have...

1Thank Tarsul10

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the art of relaxation in our wooded setting, explore the beauty of Lake Tuscaloosa and enjoy the peace that The Jack Warner brings to your vacation; located only 12 miles from Tuscaloosa. Whether it's golf, tennis, swimming, fitness, art or garden tours, there are endless opportunities to enjoy the natural and cultural habitat of The Jack Warner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Jack Warner at NorthRiver

Address: 2700 Yacht Club Way NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-1125 (Formerly Yellowhammer Inn & Conference Center)
Region: United States > Alabama > Tuscaloosa
Price Range: RM709 - RM916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Jack Warner at NorthRiver 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Yellowhammer Hotel Tuscaloosa
Yellowhammer Inn And Conference Center
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#11 Family Hotel in Tuscaloosa
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“Corner suites are large and sunny.”
GraetelS, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“It's a little far removed from the University and the Tuscaloosa strip (approximatley 10 miles), but it's by far the nicest hotel and experience in the area.”
jeffbT9792SH, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Suite very comfortable with large bed, quiet, large bathroom, room with couch and chairs and two flatscreen TVs.”
Connie759, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Though dated, the suites are expansive and have a lot of room.”
828marck, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Try Holiday Inn Express in Tuscaloosa - it is very nice.”
leecat_tn, 13 Oct 2013 | Read review
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