Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Tuscaloosa
1120 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
- Rates: $129-$159
- Stars: 1 Star Rating
- Suites: 20
- Floors: 4
- Buildings: 1
- Avg Room Size: 0 Square Feet
- Date Hotel Opened: 0000-00-00
- Date Last Renovated: 0000-00-00
- Near University
- Near McFarland
- Check-In Time: 16:00:00
- Check-Out Time: 12:00:00
Area Description: The area around the Holiday Inn Express is full of benefits. There is a Target Supercenter, several banks, University Mall and more within walking distance. This Tuscaloosa hotel is near the intersection of 15th Street and McFarland Blvd. (2 of Tuscaloosa's primary streets). Depending on traffic conditions, you can pull out of the hotel and arrive at the University of Alabama within 5 minutes and 2 right turns. During Alabama Football games, there is a trolley that runs from University Mall (across the street) to the University.
Property Description: This is one of Tuscaloosa's newest hotels. It was recently erected and still has that new hotel feel to it. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is a 4 story hotel offering 109 rooms with 20 suites, which are beautifully appointed to provide you with a comfortable relaxing stay away from home. Every room has interior access and is equipped with its own micro fridge, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, desk and data port with high-speed Internet access, and voice mail. For your convenience, wireless Internet access is provided in all guest rooms and public areas. Complimentary Continental Breakfast is provided daily with extended hours on the weekends. An on site fitness room and out-door pool are provided for your convenience. A valet laundry and dry cleaning service is provided weekdays. For your meeting needs, the hotel has a meeting room and board room on the 1st floor with supplies and audiovisual equipment available upon request. From Interstate 59/ 20, take exit 73, which is McFarland Blvd. and Hwy. 82. Turn West at the light at the end of the ramp. Go 2 miles and at the intersection with 15th Street turn right, go 3 blocks on Veteran®s Memorial Parkway (15th Street East). The hotel is across from University Mall. From Hwy. 82, West bound, once you pass I 59/ 20, go 2 miles and at the intersection with 15th Street turn right and go 3 blocks on Veteran®s Memorial Parkway (15th Street East). The hotel is across from University Mall on the left. From Hwy. 82, East bound, go 0.5 miles past University Blvd. exit and turn left at 15th Street. This hotel is committed to providing accessible facilities under the American Disabilities Act. If your accessibility needs are not met, please contact the Hotel Manager on Duty. Should you require additional information regarding accessible facilities for guests with disabilities, please call 1-800-Holiday (U.S. and Canada) or contact the hotel directly. For the hearing impaired, TDD service is available at 1-800-238-5544 within the U.S. and Canada.
Hotel Attributes Legend
Is Extra Charge: This amenity is available for an extra charge.
Is On Request: This amenity is available, but only by request.
Is Confirmable: This amenity is available and confirmable.
Is Area: This amenity is available in the immediate area of the hotel.
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Is Room: This amenity is available and associated with the room itself.
|Air Conditioned - Rooms have these clean and cool running air conditioners.
||Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant -
||Bath Tub -
|Business Center - This is a very nice business center. They have a couple of computers, a printer, and a copier.
||Coffee Maker in Room - This is a standard drip type coffee maker.
||Coffee Station - This is the coffee station in the common area. It was so nice and appealing that we had to take a picture of it for the site here.
|Common Area - This is the common area where many guests will eat their breakfast, meet with clients, or just relax and read the Tuscaloosa News.
||Common Area Phone - The hotel offers the convenience of using a common area phone. Just in case you needed to make a quick phone call but couldn't go back to the room.
||Common Area TV - This shows a nice TV watching area. It seems that most guests use this as a place to catch some current weather while eating some breakfast and reading the day's paper.
|Conference Room - There is a conference room available that comes with a whiteboard and other supplies as needed.
||Conference Room A/V - There is audiovisual equipment available upon request. You however cannot always get a picture of your web developer reflect in the TV's tube.
||Conference Room Network - There are network connections available in the conference/meeting room in this Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Tuscaloosa.
|Conference Room Seating - There was this stack of chairs in the corner here and another the hotel staff showed me. There should be ample seats in the meetings you may have planned.
||Connecting Rooms -
||Continental Breakfast - This Tuscaloosa hotel offers a multitude of options for their continental breakfast.
|Copy Service - This is a Canon PC940 that copies business card to legal size paper. Letter copies at 13/min with a 250 sheet tray. It's in the common area
||Cribs Available -
||Desk with lamp - This desk has a phone, lamp, and armchair. It's located in the room.
|DVD Player -
||E-mail service - They have 2 PC's available for guest use. You can browse to your email here. It's located in the hotel common area.
||Elevators - The hotel has 2 elevators available for your convenience. I didn't get a picture of it, but the inside of the elevator was very clean to see and smell.
|Entrance - This picture helps show you how crisp and clean this newer hotel really is.
||Exercise Gym - You can see that they have 2 treadmills, a couple of elliptical machines, towels, a scale and the all important TV.
||FAX - Faxes can be sent and received here behind the hotel front desk.
|Fire Alarm with Light - I personally watched this specific fire alarm blink while setting up this picture.
||Front Desk - The hotel has a very pleasant and professional staff on hand 24 hours a day to make your stay as stress free as possible.
||Hairdryers Available - This hair dryer was already in the room standard.
|High-speed Internet access - This is the wifi drop which is available in the common area.
||Ice Machine and Vending Machines - Here you can see that they have a stainless steel ice machine, a couple of drink machines and a snack machine that are all visibly well stocked.
||Internet access -
||Kitchenette - Here you can see the microwave above the mini-fridge.
||Laundry/Valet Services -
|News Stand - You may notice the stacks of free newspapers available in the front desk picture. Just in case those reserves run out, this news-stand is ready.
||Outdoor Pool - Here you can see that they have a nice relaxation area. This pristine swimming pool is surrounded by plenty of chairs, a privacy fence, and clean landscaping.
||Phone with speaker - A phone is set on the nightstand.
|Pool - This sign denotes that the pool is open from 10am to 10pm and that admittance is only available for those who have a valid room key.
||Rollaway Beds -
||Safe Deposit Box - These are the safe deposit boxes behind the hotel front desk.
|Safety Feature - There are various doors throughout this Tuscaloosa hotel that have locks on them that can only be opened by hotel guests' room keys.
||Satellite TV - Watch all that you want to see on the TV in your room. There are large screen TVs in the common areas as well.
||Sprinklers In Rooms - I liked that the sprinkler heads didn't have rust on them.