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Tuscaloosa, AL: Hotel & Motel Planning Guide

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The Tuscaloosa center point is approximately the area of Downtown Tuscaloosa and the area of Robert Cargo Folk Art Gallery.

When Tuscaloosa was a brand new city in the 19th century, people called it Oak City because the downtown streets were lined with gigantic oak trees. Today, Tuscaloosa has a population of over 95,000 people, and it's perhaps best known for its University of Alabama campus and the Mercedes-Benz plant that's nearby. More from this guide...

Tuscaloosa Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham
3920 Mcfarland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 Website
  • 2 star Highway hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Comfort Suites Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa
3916 Mcfarland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Most guests thought rooms were spacious
  • Good accessibility by car
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Embassy Suites - Tuscaloosa
2410 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 4 meeting rooms in hotel
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Tuscaloosa Downtown
2610 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • Comp. Breakfast
Hotel Capstone
320 Paul West Bryant Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • 12 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Service and general atmosphere is cheerful
  • Average comfort
Best Western Catalina Inn
2015 Mcfarland Blvd., Northport, AL 35476 ~2.10 miles north of Tuscaloosa
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Terrific location
  • Friendly service
Hampton Inn University in Tuscaloosa
600 Harper Lee Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
  • Economy Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
  • Bad housekeeping, according to 80%
  • Pool towels available
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Tuscaloosa
1120 Veterans Memorial Pkwy., Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • 20 suites in property
  • Terrific location
  • World class service
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Courtyard by Marriott : 4115 Courtney Dr.
4115 Courtney Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Fitness + Health Center
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Springhill Suites by Marriott : 4020 Greensboro Ave.
4020 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Free breakfast
Candlewood Suites - Tuscaloosa
651 Skyland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Two star Downtown hotel
  • 76 suites in hotel
  • Staff was very polite
  • Average beds
Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa East in Tuscaloosa
6400 Interstate Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL 35453
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Good amenities
Best Western Plus Bessemer Hotel & Suites
5041 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022 ~34.34 miles east of Tuscaloosa
  • Mid-scale Highway property
  • 70 rooms in property
  • Pleasant entrance area
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa Downtown
111 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
4101 Courtney Dr., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Affordable Highway property
  • Hotel has a green policy See policy
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Comfort Suites Tuscaloosa Near University
3916 East Mcfarland Blvd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Cheap Highway property
  • 75 rooms in hotel
  • Good location
  • Amazing complimentary breakfast
Best Western University Inn : 3801 Mcfarland Blvd. East
3801 Mcfarland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Super 8 in Tuscaloosa
4125 Mcfarland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Economy Highway hotel
  • Check-in time: 2.00pm
Country Inn & Suites - Tuscaloosa
4801 Mcfarland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Expensive Highway property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Excellent location
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tuscaloosa Univ. of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
1201 Skyland Blvd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • 2 star hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa Downtown in Tuscaloosa
111 Greensboro, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • 3 star hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
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Woodspring Suites Birmingham
5535 Academy Way, Bessemer, AL 35022 ~33.94 miles east of Tuscaloosa
  • Economical Highway property
  • 4 floors in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Bessemer - Bessemer
4980 Academy Court, Bessemer, AL 35022 ~34.12 miles east of Tuscaloosa
  • Midscale hotel
  • 4 floors in property
Ramada Tuscaloosa
631 Skyland Blvd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Low Cost Highway hotel
  • 3 suites in hotel
  • Friendly service
  • Fair budget hotel
Quality Inn Tuscaloosa : 4541 Old Jug Factory Rd.
4541 Old Jug Factory Rd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Check in time: 2:00pm
  • Most guests were happy with the bathroom
  • About half of guests said rooms were clean enough
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Bar Chart: Upcoming 20 Days of Tuscaloosa Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Tuscaloosa, AL discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Tuscaloosa hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Tuscaloosa has several historical buildings that survive from the early 19th century. The Old Tavern was built in 1827 and acts as a museum today. The university's dining hall, called Gorgas House, is in a building that was built in 1828 and served as lodging for one of the university's presidents. The University of Alabama provides Tuscaloosa with rich culture, bringing museums, art, sporting events, and diversity to the city.

Many Tuscaloosa visitors love to explore the outdoor areas near the city. Lake Lureen State Park and Capitol Park are popular outdoor locations. The Tuscaloosa Museum of Art, Farmers Market, and Murphy-Collins House and African-American Museum are all interesting attractions that tourists should check out while visiting the city.

When to Visit Tuscaloosa, Alabama

When you're choosing a time to visit Tuscaloosa, remember that the university is a big part of the city. Watch out for major events like move-in day and graduation, which attract lots of students' family members and make hotels fill up fast.

Remember that summers in Alabama get extremely hot and humid, though the weather doesn't usually prevent tourists from visiting this vibrant city. Alabama may be farther south than the usual fall foliage destinations, but Tuscaloosa's beautiful trees draw numerous visitors to the city throughout the autumn.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Tuscaloosa, AL:

seasonality of hotel rates in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa, AL: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. nightly cost trends by star rating class in Tuscaloosa, AL. Browse these illustrations to determine the least expensive time to book a room in Tuscaloosa for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

4 Star Average Prices: $109.82

Tuscaloosa doesn't offer over-the-top resort luxury that you find in major cities across the country. Though you might not find any full-service spas or valet parking at your upscale hotel in Tuscaloosa, you will enjoy comfortable amenities at all of these high-end properties.

Hotel Capstone is a three-star downtown hotel with modern styling and great outdoor spaces. Request a deluxe room, a parlor suite, or an executive suite to satisfy your space needs. The restaurant serves food all day, and you can also call for room service during limited hours. Free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, a bellhop, and fitness facilities are just a few of the amenities you can expect at this property. Be sure to request an accessible bathroom, a roll-in shower, or in-room accessibility if you require it.

SpringHill Suites Tuscaloosa is a three-star hotel offering comfortable studios with ample work space, great living space, and fireplaces. Each room has clean lines and a modern design, and the property is equipped with upscale outdoor spaces that include a fire pit and an outdoor pool. The property was built in 2015, so you'll have access to a nice new facility with very little wear and tear. Free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, a terrace, and a health club add convenience to your stay.

When you book at the Hilton Garden Inn Tuscaloosa, you'll be treated to the great service and fantastic amenities you've become accustomed to when staying at any Hilton location. This three-star property has a coffee shop, spacious fitness facilities, an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Stay connected with free Wi-Fi, and take advantage of the express check-out option. Be sure to ask for hypoallergenic pillows or in-room accessibility to ensure the hotel caters to all your needs.

Affordable Options in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

3 Star Average Prices: $113.42

If you're looking for a low-cost hotel option, try Masters Inn Tuscaloosa. Room rates are typically between $39 and $44. If you have kids 17 or younger, they're allowed to stay for free in your room, as long as they use existing bedding. Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, laundry facilities, an outdoor pool, and a multilingual staff are some of the amenities you can expect at this property.

The Motel 6 Tuscaloosa offers room rates starting at just $44 a night. Get unlimited Wi-Fi for just $4.95. Pets are welcome, and you'll have access to laundry facilities and an outdoor pool when you stay here. Be sure to ask about in-room accessibility, too.

The Super 8 Tuscaloosa has room rates that start below $58 per night. Get a room with a queen bed, two double beds, or a king bed, all of which cost less than $70 per night. They offer several free amenities, including parking, Wi-Fi, and breakfast. Ask for a rollaway bed for an extra fee of $10 a night. The front desk is open 24 hours a day.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Tuscaloosa

2 Star Average Prices: $92.50

2 Star Hotel Prices in Tuscaloosa

Best Discounts in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Travelers 62 years and older get a senior discount that will save you more than $10 on your nightly room rate at the Fairfield Inn Tuscaloosa by Marriott. This hotel offers in-room accessibility for those with accessibility needs. A 24-hour fitness center and 24-hour business center cater to the night owls, and free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and free parking add to the value of your stay. You'll also love the indoor pool and snack bar.

The AAA discount offered at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites will save you an average of $13 a night on your room rate. The Holiday Inn Express offers free internet and a delicious free breakfast that includes eggs, bacon, sausage, and cinnamon rolls. The online concierge services connect you with all the hotel information you need, and the business center offers 24-hour faxing and photocopying.

Take advantage of the Best Western Park Plaza Motor's military and government discount, which will save you almost $7 a night on your hotel room, whether you book one with a king bed or two double beds. Previous guests have loved staying at this Best Western location, so when you book expect to enjoy the large pool, the delicious complimentary breakfast, and the stellar location. Catch up on your favorite shows with the free HBO or enjoy the free Wi-Fi to stay up-to-date on news from home.

Best Value Options in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Everyone has a different idea of what makes a hotel a good value, but great rates, lots of amenities, and good guest reviews typically combine to indicate a hotel experience that many people will find satisfying. Seek out those great values during your Tuscaloosa stay by checking out a few of the available hotels with good guest reviews and extremely fair rates.

Book at the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tuscaloosa/Near University for attractive, modern rooms with separate living and sleeping spaces. The Microtel Inn & Suites offers room rates that start below $85, and the hotel offers a lot of free amenities included in your rate, like free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking, fitness facilities, and access to the hotel's business center. The Microtel also has an on-site ATM and a 24-hour front desk.

The Wingate by Wyndham Tuscaloosa also offers room rates that start below $85, depending on when and how you book. Rooms and suites are comfortable and include desks, microwaves, and refrigerators. The outdoor pool facilities and fitness facilities keep you moving if you need to stay active. Enjoy free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, a 24-hour business center, and an affordable pet policy when you stay.

At the Candlewood Suites Tuscaloosa, your room has a kitchen featuring a microwave, a stovetop, and a refrigerator. Stop at the hotel's convenience store to stock up on food for the room. Laundry facilities make it easy to pack light and wash your clothes as you go. The Candlewood Suites also offers dry cleaning and laundry services if you need a break from doing your own. Enjoy the picnic area with barbecue grills and the fitness facilities.

Airport Hotels in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Whether you're traveling on business or you just like to be conveniently located, stay near the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport when you visit the city. When you stay here, you'll also be near the heart of Tuscaloosa, since the airport and the city's business district are only a few miles away from each other.

The Best Western Catalina Inn in Northport is less than two and a half miles from the airport, and it offers affordable rates that will fit many family and business budgets. Guest reviews cite highlights like the efficient service, the great location, the clean rooms, and the comfortable beds. Watch free HBO as you fall asleep in soft linens, and enjoy the outdoor swimming pool when you have some free time during your trip.

The Econo Lodge Inn & Suites at 1930 McFarland Blvd in Northport is also less than two and a half miles from the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport. Rates start in the low $70 range, and you can get two double beds or one king bed for a price that will fit your budget. Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast are available. The property offers an outdoor seasonal pool, and the Econo Lodge has a computer station if you forget your laptop. Accessible bathrooms and in-room accessibility are available as well.

Many Tuscaloosa hotels offer great discounts for large groups. You're almost ready to visit this historic Alabama city!

FAQs about hotels in Tuscaloosa

What are the top rated hotels in Tuscaloosa?

Embassy Suites, Home2 Suites by Hilton Tuscaloosa Downtown and Hotel Capstone are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in Tuscaloosa?

Country Inn & Suites, Comfort Suites Tuscaloosa and Embassy Suites are the top 3 luxury hotels near Tuscaloosa city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Tuscaloosa?

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham, Comfort Suites Tuscaloosa, and Embassy Suites are the properties closest to Tuscaloosa city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Tuscaloosa cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Tuscaloosa can be as cheap as $92.50 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Tuscaloosa cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Tuscaloosa has been $113.42 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in Tuscaloosa cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Tuscaloosa has been $109.82 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Tuscaloosa?

Hotel Capstone, The Jack Warner at Northriver and Travel Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Tuscaloosa?

Courtyard by Marriott, Springhill Suites by Marriott and Fairfield Inn by Marriott are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Tuscaloosa?

Comfort Suites Tuscaloosa, Comfort Suites Tuscaloosa Near University and Woodspring Suites Birmingham are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Tuscaloosa?

Best Western Catalina Inn, Best Western Plus Bessemer Hotel & Suites and Best Western University Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Tuscaloosa?

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Candlewood Suites and Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa Downtown are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What did travelers think of the city of Tuscaloosa?

Below are reviews of the city of Tuscaloosa, AL from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Great Food!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Good food

April J., from 29-Aug-2019
"Great Location for Shopping and Eating "
Score 5.0 / 5

Food and shopping.

Cynthia B., from 20-Jul-2019
"Great Area"
Score 5.0 / 5

Tuscaloosa is not new to me, we were there for a family event. There are a plethora of brick and mortar shopping malls and stores and fine wine and dining restaurants as well as fast food establishments.

Myrtis L., from 12-Jul-2019
"Great Hotel!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Food places were very unsatisfactory.

Dorothy B., from 19-Jun-2018
"Very Accomodating"
Score 4.0 / 5

I highly recommend the restaurant Baumhowers. For our group of 55 they were able to accommodate us and provide great service in a timely manner. We did call ahead to give them a heads up. The food was excellent with a variety to please everyone.

Sherry J., from 11-Jan-2016
"A Progressive Community"
Score 4.0 / 5

Lots of choices of places to eat including Krispy Kreme.

Tracy M., from 14-May-2015
The average traveler rating of the city of Tuscaloosa, AL shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 6 reviews
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