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Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University
Ranked #9 of 35 Hotels in Tuscaloosa
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Like so many other reviewers, we were touring the UA campus so the location couldn't be better. The staff was very friendly, always saying hi as we walked in and out. The rooms were VERY clean, and the HVAC fan created the right amount of white noise for a very restful sleep. The bathroom actually set the room apart, with plush towels, bright lighting, and great water flow in the shower. The food was the typical HIE breakfast, although very well stocked even with a crowd in the dining area.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

Thank you for staying with us! My Housekeeping and Front Desk staff will be glad to hear your comments. We want you stay to be comfortable, convenient, and relaxing, and we work hard to ensure this for all of our guests. We look forward to your retuning and staying with us again.

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Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

The hotel was very nice, but I think way too pricey for a Holiday Inn Express. The breakfast was quite impressive, considering the fact that it was free. This will be the best choice for at least the next few months. An Embassy Suites is currently being built in the downtown area.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled solo
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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

Thank you for staying with us while you were in Tuscaloosa. I hope you will return in the future.

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Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

The gentleman easily booked my government rate room over the phone. The front desk was polite and had restaurant recommendations for the area. The breakfast was a full spread and tasty. There was free wifi and I didn't use the pool. Great stay and I recommend this hotel.

Stayed: February 2014, travelled on business
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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

Thank you for staying with us when your travels brought you to Tuscaloosa. We are proud of the breakfast bar and the numerous items we serve our guests. The next time you are in tow, I hope to see you at the hotel!

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Reviewed 25 January 2014

We found the room clean, staff friendly and hotel was a good value for our college visit to Bama. The breakfast was a typical Holiday Inn Express breakfast. The location worked very well for us. If Bama ends up my sons choice for college, we will always stay here while in Tuscaloosa.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

I am so glad that you decided to stay with us when your travels brought you through Tuscaloosa. My Front Desk and Housekeeping staff are trained to give the best care and help to all of our guests, and I will share your comments with them. Thank you and please return to stay with us in the future.

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Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

We were traveling and decided to stop in Tuscoulasa. We had two very nice, clean rooms in a very empty hotel (time of year). I have great expirence with HIEX and this was no exception. Room was clean, soap smelled nice, and breakfast was good. I would like to see more fruit but it was free! Staff was nice too

  • Stayed: January 2014
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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

We are so glad that you stayed with us and that your experience during your stay was very good. The Front Desk staff is here to help you when you have any questions and the Housekeeping will also help you in any way they can. When you return to Tuscaloosa, I hope we will be your host hotel. Thank you!

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Reviewed 16 November 2013

Once a year we stay at this HIEX, this is beyond a doubt the best HIEX, very well managed and the friendliest customer service ever. Rooms are always very clean and fresh, breakfast is very good with plenty of variety. Dot is a delight to chat with, she is very friendly and helpful in the breakfast area. On Friday nights they have a very nice reception with a nice selection or drinks and snacks. Every time we stay here we always see the TV sports announcers that are in town for the Bama game, ESPN crew, CBS crew recently lots of things always going on here. Location is very convenient to everything in Tuscaloosa.

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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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lizobradovich, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2013

Thank you for your kind comments about our stay, and will pass them along. We are glad that your enjoyed our Friday night home football game reception, we always look for ways to make those weekend specials. Look forward to hosting you next year on your trip to Tuscaloosa.

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Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

We stay here every time we visit our children. The location is so quiet and convenient. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The furnishings are great and the beds are like clouds. I would recommend this hotel to anyone that visits Tuscaloosa. You will not be disappointed.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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lizobradovich, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2013

Thank you for your recommendation. We are happy your enjoyed your stay, and look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University

Address: 1120 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404-5812
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Region: United States > Alabama > Tuscaloosa
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Tuscaloosa
#4 Business Hotel in Tuscaloosa
Price Range: £123 - £125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University 2.5*
Number of rooms: 109
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly renovated hotel with the best central location in Tuscaloosa! Relax with us while staying in the recently renovated Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tuscaloosa- University, offering you an exceptional guest experience and superior hospitality, with a warm friendly smile. You will find it easy to rest comfortably in our new decor, clean rooms with pillow top mattresses, tucked neatly with fresh crisp linens, making you feel right at home. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is the perfect choice for everyone, located just minutes from the University of Alabama Campus, making travel easy to all UA Athletic facilities. We are in an ideal area for shopping; University Mall and Mid-Town Shopping Center are located just across the street, and they both offer you numerous food choices. We know that having a productive business trip is important to you, which is why this hotel offers you free WIFI, a 24 hour Business Center, weekday valet laundry service, and 24 hour Fitness Center. Staying at this hotel has you conveniently located to all area businesses, including Mercedes, Michelin, Jim Walter, Hunt, Westervelt, Nucor, Afflink, Randall-Reilly, DCH, and VA Medical Center.During your stay, step into our Great Room and relax watching TV, or plan to meet with friends or associates and gather at the Social Tables. Start each day with our inviting free hot breakfast buffet at the Express Start Breakfast Bar; you’ll see why we are a cut above other hotels in the area. The Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University has four stories with all interior access, and an outdoor pool. This hotel has received numerous awards, including the Kemmons Wilson Spirit of Family Award. We invite you to come and experience our award winning service. ... more   less 
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