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Selma Alabama Accommodations

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The Selma center is approximately the area of National Voting Rights Museum and the area of Old Depot Museum.

Selma is a city in south central Alabama in a region known as the Black Belt Region. It was given this name because of the rich, black topsoil. The city is located right on the banks of the Alabama River, making it a wonderful place to explore during the warmer months of the year. More from this guide...

Selma Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Comfort Inn Selma 1812 Highway 14 East, Selma, AL 36703
  • Midscale property
  • 50 rooms in property
Budget Inn Selma in Selma 601 Highland Ave., Selma, AL 36701
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Check in time: 13:00
Quality Inn : 2420 North Broad St. 2420 North Broad St., Selma, AL 36701
  • Two-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Selma Hotel 1710 West Highland Ave., Selma, AL 36701
  • 2 star Highway property
  • 162 rooms in property
Americas Best Value Inn - Selma 1915 West Highland Ave., Selma, AL 36701
  • Two-star hotel
  • Free breakfast available
Holiday Inn Express of Selma Al 2000 Lincoln Way, Selma, AL 36701
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • 63 rooms in property
Hampton by Hilton Selma in Selma 2200 West Highland Ave., Selma, AL 36701
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
Sleep Inn & Suites - Marion 1605 Highway 5 South, Marion, AL 36756 ~22.70 miles northwest of Selma
  • Low Cost hotel
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • World class service
Amerivan Inn
39 Camdenbyp, Camden, AL 36726 ~32.07 miles southwest of Selma
  • Economy property
  • Very good hotel
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
Howard Johnson Inn - Prattville 2585 Cobb's Hill Place, Prattville, AL 36066 ~32.35 miles east of Selma
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • 3 floors in property
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Baymont Inn & Suites Prattville - Prattville 104 Jameson Court, Prattville, AL 36067 ~35.42 miles east of Selma
  • 2-star Golf Course property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Home Towne Suites in Prattville 688 Summit Pkwy., Prattville, AL 36066 ~35.53 miles east of Selma
  • Two star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Separate suites
  • About half of guests said rooms were dirty
Super 8 Prattville / Montgomery Al : 639 Malwest Dr. 639 Malwest Dr., Prattville, AL 36066 ~35.89 miles east of Selma
  • Low priced Golf Course property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Quality Inn Prattville : 797 Business Park Dr. 797 Business Park Dr., Prattville, AL 36067 ~35.93 miles east of Selma
  • Economy Golf Course property
  • 53 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Awesome vibe
  • Comfortable beds
Econo Lodge 798 Business Park Dr., Prattville, AL 36066 ~35.94 miles east of Selma
  • Two-star property
  • Check-in: 11:00
La Quinta Inn Prattville - Prattville
261 Interstate Commercial Park Loop, Prattville, AL 36066 ~36.04 miles east of Selma
  • 3 star hotel
Courtyard by Marriott - Prattville 2620 Legends Circle, Prattville, AL 36066 ~36.19 miles east of Selma
  • 3-star Golf Course hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Terrific location
  • Attractive room
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Prattville 203 Legends Court, Prattville, AL 36066 ~36.19 miles east of Selma
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Access to gym on-site
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Hampton Inn & Suites Prattville
2590 Cobbs Ford Rd., Prattville, AL 36066 ~36.20 miles east of Selma
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00PM
  • Great service
  • Close to shopping center
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Days Inn & Suites : 600 Old Farm Ln South
600 Old Farm Ln South, Prattville, AL 36066 ~36.25 miles east of Selma
  • Economy Highway property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Great location
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
Home2 Suites by Hilton in Prattville 2505 Legends Dr., Prattville, AL 36066 ~36.30 miles east of Selma
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Fitness + Health Center
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The Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel - Prattville 2500 Legends Circle, Prattville, AL 36066 ~36.49 miles east of Selma
  • Midscale Resort hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
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Rodeway Inn Prattville 2505 Cobbs Ford Rd., Prattville, AL 36066 ~36.74 miles east of Selma
  • 2-star hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
Key West Inn 2045 7th St. South, Clanton, AL 35045 ~37.18 miles northeast of Selma
  • Low-priced Highway property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Prattville Al : 1925 Cobbs Ford Rd.
1925 Cobbs Ford Rd., Millbrook, AL 36054 ~37.23 miles east of Selma
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 33 floors in hotel
  • Great reception
  • Good accessibility by car
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Selma has an important history in the American south. It is best known for the Selma Voting Rights Movement in the 1960s and the Selma to Montgomery marches which ended with 25,000 people entering Montgomery in solidarity for voting rights.

When to Visit Selma, AL

South central Alabama has hot and humid summers and cool, but mild winters. One of the most popular times to visit Selma is during the summer when the city is alive with festivals and you can get out and enjoy all of the city's parks. You can expect temperatures to get up to almost 100 degrees Fahrenheit during July and August, but there are plenty of places to cool down around the city. This is also when hotel prices are at their highest and when they are busiest, so be sure to book well in advance so that you can get the room you want at a reasonable price.

Autumn and spring are also nice times to visit Selma. During the spring, it's much cooler, with temperatures averaging about 65 degrees. Spring is of the best times to visit Selma if you want to get out on the river and enjoy some fishing. You can charter a boat to catch blue marlin, yellow fin tuna, amberjack, cobia, and red snapper.

During the fall, Selma is a great place to see the fall foliage. Between late October and mid-November, the city is alive with color. Many people from around the state flock to the city during this time, so while hotel prices may not be as high as summer, they still sell out quickly. It's recommended that you book a few weeks ahead for your trip to Selma during this time.

Winter is mild in Selma and is the perfect time to visit the city if you want to explore the museums and avoid the crowds of the busier seasons. This is also when hotels are at their lowest prices, so it makes for a nice and affordable time to visit Selma, too.

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

seasonality of hotel rates in Selma

Selma by Star Rating

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Luxury Hotels in Selma, AL

4 Star Average Prices: $132.89

There are plenty of nice luxury hotel options in Selma, such as the Holiday Inn Selma. The Holiday Inn has tons of great amenities like an outdoor pool and a state-of-the-art fitness center. You can have double rooms, triple rooms, or suites with enough beds to sleep up to six people. The hotel is close to the Edmund Pettus Bridge and the Brown Chapel AME Church. Your stay also includes a huge buffet breakfast where you can choose from waffles, made-to-order omelettes, oatmeal with endless toppings, or a simple bowl of cold cereal.

The Hampton Inn Selma is also a nice luxury hotel in Selma. It's located just north of the city center and is close to Selma University and the Old Depot Museum. Upgrade to a room with a large bathtub so that you can enjoy even more relaxation during your stay. The Hampton Inn Selma has a fitness center, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. After a day of exploring Selma, you can come back to the Hampton Inn and enjoy a cocktail or craft beer in the hotel bar and lounge. Guests can also indulge in a hot and cold buffet breakfast each morning.

Affordable Hotels in Selma, AL

3 Star Average Prices: $104.42

If you're looking for an affordable hotel in Selma, check out the Quality Inn Selma. It's located only a mile from Selma University and is also within close proximity of National Voting Rights Museum. Every room has air conditioning, a refrigerator, a microwave, and complimentary Wi-Fi. There is a 24-hour fitness center and an outdoor pool. Your stay also includes a complimentary buffet breakfast with options like waffles, pancakes, bacon, oatmeal, and eggs.

Selma Hotel is another excellent budget hotel option in Selma. The rooms are spacious and full of natural light. They have air conditioning, refrigerators, microwaves, and complimentary wireless internet. There is ample free parking available including space for RVs and coach buses. Guests can also enjoy a continental breakfast of toast, fruit, muffins, and bottomless coffee and tea.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Selma

2 Star Average Prices: $65.83

2 Star Hotel Prices in Selma

Where are the real discounts in Selma

If you are coming to Selma with a large group, check out the discounts available at Sleep Inn & Suites. Depending on what time of year you book and how many rooms you need to reserve, you can get up to 25 percent off of the regular room rate. The hotel is located in the nearby town of Marion, about half an hour from downtown Selma. It's also close to Perry Lakes Park, a nice place to go for a walk no matter what time of year it is.

The Sleep Inn & Suites also has great discounts for AAA members. Simply present your AAA or CAA membership ID when you check-in to receive up to 10 percent off of the regular room rate. All of the rooms at Sleep Inn & Suites have air conditioning, a refrigerator, a microwave, and wireless internet. There is a seasonal outdoor pool and a fitness center. Each morning, guests can enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Another nearby hotel with a nice AAA discount is the Quality Inn Prattville. AAA or CAA members can receive up to 10 percent off of their room rate if they show their membership ID when checking in. Pratville is well located about halfway between Montgomery and Selma, Alabama, and is a short drive to the Montgomery Zoo. The hotel has an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and complimentary wireless internet throughout the entire hotel. Your stay also includes a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Great Value in Selma, AL

If you're looking for a great value hotel in Selma, book a stay at the Luxury Inn & Suites. It's located right in downtown Selma and is close to the National Voting Rights Museum. The hotel is a great price and includes tons of wonderful amenities such as free wireless internet, complimentary breakfast, free parking, and free newspapers in the lobby. Rooms have air conditioning, kitchenettes with a refrigerator and microwave, and LED television with cable programming. The hotel also has a 24-hour front desk, so you don't have to worry about arriving too late to check in.

The Comfort Inn Selma is another great value hotel in Selma. The hotel is well-priced and has nice amenities including an outdoor pool that's great for cooling down during the hot summer months, and a gym where you can keep up your fitness regimen while you're on vacation. The Comfort Inn Selma is just outside the city center, but is still close to Selma University and the National Voting Rights Museum. Your stay at the Comfort Inn also includes a complimentary buffet breakfast with two flavors of waffles, breakfast meats, and eggs.

What to Do in Selma, AL

There are a lot of great historical sights and excellent museums to visit on a trip to Selma, Alabama. The Slavery and Civil War Museum is a must-visit when you come to Selma. The aim of the museum is to educate people of all ages and races on the history of African American people from antiquity through Slavery and The Civil War. The museum does this in interactive and creative ways. Be sure to take a tour on your trip to the museum so that you can learn even more about slavery in the United States and around the world.

The Vaughan-Smitherman Museum is also worth a visit during a trip to Selma. The building was built in 1874 by the Selma Masonic Order as a university building. It was later used as a hospital for the Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. During the history of the building, it also served as a courthouse and a military school. Now the museum houses Civil War memorabilia and documents, and a collection of artifacts that were manufactured at the Confederate Naval Foundry and then thrown into the river when General Wilson was captured at Fort Selma at the end of the Civil War.

If you are visiting Selma during the month of March, head to the Jubilee Bridge to experience a historical reenactment that takes place each year along the bridge. The bridge is where the original Selma to Montgomery march began back in the 1960s. The yearly reenactment commemorates the voting rights movement and all those that fought for equal rights over the years.

There are so many important and fascinating museums to visit around Selma. Whether you're looking to spend a summer vacation here, you want to join the reenactment along the Jubilee Bridge in March, or you want to see the stunning fall foliage in October, there is a nice range of hotels to choose from in Selma. With hotels for every budget, you're bound to find the one that suits you and your family best.

Verified reviews of the city of Selma

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

"Great hotel and city!"
Score 5.0 / 5

The people of Selma are some of the most welcoming people in the world!

Mandy S., from 13-Jul-2017
"Historically Significant City"
Score 4.0 / 5

You cannot visit Selma without crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge. There are also several museums dedicated to the history of this city. A memorable experience for sure.

Thomas H., from 18-May-2015
The average traveler rating of the city of Selma, AL shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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