Saint James hotel was boarded up and closed. The area was scary. Most of the buildings in the area were also boarded up.
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Well, I am the Founder of a paranormal team out of Birmingham and we ALWAYS stay at the St. James because of the activity there. It's really very subtle but it's there nonetheless. We usually stay through the weekday when it's quieter with less people...More
I love stopping here when in Selma. Their chef does an excellent job. Order med rare rib eye, exactly what you get. Although bar menu has not changed since I discovered St James, always good & reasonably priced compared to what else Selma has to...More
My wife and I stayed at the St. James Hotel for a weekend trip to Selma. We ate the complimentary breakfast, and it was outstanding. I am not normally a big fan of grits, but the grits at breakfast were the best I've ever had.
We were in Selma to see some civil rights history. We were hungry and fortunate enough to wander into the St.James hotel. Since it was Saturday there were two options wings or burgers. All three of us chose cheeseburgers and they were wonderful. They were...More
We spent the night at the Historic St. James Hotel in Selma as part of a two-day trip along the AL Civil Rights Trail (between Birmingham and Montgomery). There's enough to see in the area we could have spent more time. Where else can you...More
I love this place but it is too much crime in Selma so we'd don't,go there any more. Would fee afraid there after dark.
Omg....this was a place with history. You could jst look around the hotel and imagine the days when the women wore their ballroom dresses n men in their tuxedos. The hotel is very old an does need some TLC but it's well worth the stay....More
Just left St James Hotel for the lunch buffet. Great southern food and great service. The owner ever took me for a brief tour of the Hotel. I will most definitely come back while in Selma.
Excellent food in a historic hotel. We really enjoyed our meal there and have returned two more times. After spending several weeks in Selma, I can say that the St James is my favorite place for dinner. Be sure to try the sauteed vegetables with...More