Best Western University Inn

3801 Mcfarland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 United States (USA)
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3.0 Star Property
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Best Western launches the We Care Clean℠ program: Best Western's We Care Clean program expands upon the brand's trusted and industry-leading I Care Clean® standards, as well as the enhanced cleaning protocols put in place at the onslaught of COVID-19. The We Care Clean program includes heightened and comprehensive cleanliness and social distancing standards - all in an effort to improve safety and reassure customers that Best Western is committed to their health and wellbeing.
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Based on 277 guest reviews

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  • Has an outdoor pool!
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 3.3%!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • 117 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Check out: 11:00
  • Hotel has a green policy
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates 1 King Bed
Smoking    Non-Smoking
Check Rates 1 King Bed First Floor High Speed Internet Accessible Microwave and Refrigerator, Coffee Mak
Non-Smoking
Check Rates 1 King Bed Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates 1 King Bed Microwave and Refrigerator Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates 1 King Bed Refrigerator, Microwave
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Check Rates 1 King Bed Room First Floor High Speed Internet Accessible Microwave and Refrigerator, Coffee Ma
Smoking
Check Rates 1 King Bed Room, Microwave and Refrigerator Full Breakfast
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Check Rates 2 Double Beds
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Check Rates 2 Double Beds Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator
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Check Rates 2 Double Beds Microwave and Refrigerator Full Breakfast
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Check Rates 2 Double Beds Room, Microwave and Refrigerator Full Breakfast
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Check Rates Double Room with 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Room, King or Two Doubles
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Alabama Museum of Natural History, , Bama Theatre, Battle-Friedman House, Bryant Denny Stadium, Children's Hands On Museum, Denny Chimes, Gorgas House, Kentuck Museum, Old Tavern Museum, Paul W. Bryant Museum, Tuscaloosa Downtown Historic District, University of Alabama, Westervelt Warner Museum of American Art

Verified Reviews of Best Western University Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Friendly staff and clean."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Did not like location. Had to make a dangerous u turn! Needs updating.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
07-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Sep 29 to Mon Oct 04 2021 at a $219.29 average nightly rate.
"Roaches and other insects."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Receptionist was reluctant to believe, response was slow and the young man sent to check out the complaint was not very thorough seemed Agitated.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
07-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Sep 02 to Mon Sep 06 2021 at a $107.99 average nightly rate.
"Overall"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Clean friendly staff great breakfast overall good experience. Would stay there again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
15-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Aug 12 to Sun Aug 15 2021 at a $156.32 average nightly rate.
"One night stay at BW Tuscaloosa University Inn."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Hotel was clean, breakfast was good, all employees were friendly and accommodating. Especially, the desk associate. When we called about outside noise she immediately and efficiently handled it professionally.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 04 to Sat Jun 05 2021 at a $89.99 average nightly rate.
"Didn't check in."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
didn't check in.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
11-Apr-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Apr 09 to Sun Apr 11 2021 at a $93.99 average nightly rate.
"I never checked in I arrived but it not the hotel I was supposed to be."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
there's not a review never checked in.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
11-Apr-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Apr 09 to Sun Apr 11 2021 at a $93.99 average nightly rate.
"Excellent Room"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Clean, quiet, slept very well.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
02-Mar-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Mar 01 to Tue Mar 02 2021 at a $87.99 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 277 guest reviews

Property Description

Hotel was completely remodeled in 2019. ALL NEW ROOMS! Double Rooms have 32" flat screen HD TV, King Rooms have 40" flat screen HD TV. Hot Breakfast Buffet every morning. O'Charley's restaurant on the hotel property. Walk to convenience stores, fast food across the street.

Green Sustainability

LED Lighting, light housekeeping for multi-night stays

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2019
Floors: 2
Rooms: 117
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 99
Handicap Rooms: 1
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 504 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 40 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
10:00am - 10:00pm Tuscaloosa's largest outdoor hotel pool Parents must stay with children under the age of 15. No lifeguard on duty NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES permitted in pool area or in hotel corridors or common areas.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual: cancel 24 hours prior to arrival unless otherwise agreed upon. Group: varies. Special events: Cancel at least 30 days before arrival.
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 15.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Cleaning Fee: 25.00 Per Function (ONLY APPLICABLE WITH FOOD)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 25.00 Per Function
Audio Visual Service Charge: 10.00 Per Function

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport 5900 Messer Airport Highway Birmingham, AL 35212 Distance: 58 miles, time 58 mins. No Shuttle on site.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Free HOT breakfast buffet.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets are welcome! However not all rooms are pet friendly. Guest is responsible for notifying hotel at check-in that a pet room is required. Pets found in non pet friendly rooms will result in a $150.00 cleaning fee.Cats and dogs up to 80 pounds are approved and must be on a leash at all times when on the property. $20 per night additional fee per pet. Maximum 2 pets per room. Guest must be present during room service.

Parking Info

Free parking. Large lot with bus parking available.

Internet / WiFI

Free Wi-Fi.

Cleaning Policies

Best Western We Care Clean

About Best Western International

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
  • Best Western Rewards is a free program where members can earn 10 points for every dollar spent or airline/partner rewards for each night stay. With no blackout dates and points that never expire, whats not love?
  • 18 brands, including: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premier
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premier gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western Park Plaza Motor Inn, Best Western Tuscaloosa, Best Western Park Plaza

Group vs. Individual Rates at Best Western University Inn

Rate fluctuations of Best Western University Inn

The chart above shows trends of prices for both group/meeting prices and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The most competitive group discount displayed is 37.7% in the month of July 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $184 in the month of July 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western University Inn in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western University Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western University Inn.

Feel free to use the Best Western University Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Tuscaloosa event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Meeting Room 24 x 21 x 12 504 --/40 -- -- -- -- -- --/-- -- -- --
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Meeting Room

Our meeting room can be used for numerous activities and we can setup it up any number of ways. We often tell people that you can fit 25 people up there comfortabley but more can be arranged if so desired. Please note that our meeting rooms is upstiars.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
504 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 21 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Air Conditioning
Full Day Rental:
$150.00 USD
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FAQs about Best Western University Inn

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western University Inn have?

There are 117 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Best Western University Inn?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Best Western University Inn?

Free HOT breakfast buffet.

What parking is available at Best Western University Inn?

Free parking. Large lot with bus parking available.

How much does internet cost?

Free Wi-Fi.

Can I get a AAA rate at Best Western University Inn?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate 1 King Bed Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator Must Show AAA ID At Check in

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Best Western University Inn?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Rate Citizens 55yrs Plus or AARP ID 1 King Bed Full Breakfast, Microwave, Refrigerator

Is there a gym at Best Western University Inn?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Best Western University Inn?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. 10:00am - 10:00pm Tuscaloosa's largest outdoor hotel pool Parents must stay with children under the age of 15. No lifeguard on duty NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES permitted in pool area or in hotel corridors or common areas..

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