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Birmingham is located in the center of the Southeast and is a reasonable driving distance from most major southeastern cities. The Birmingham International Airport is just minutes away from campus. Arrangements can be made to meet students arriving by plane, train, or bus.

Birmingham-Southern is located just off I-59/20 on Arkadelphia Road. You can find maps, directions, and nearby places to stay at Google Maps or Yahoo! Maps.

From East or West:

  • Take I-20/59 to the Arkadelphia Road exit (123).

  • From I-20 East/I-59 North, turn right onto Arkadelphia Road.

  • From I-20 West/I-59 South, turn left onto Arkadelphia Road.

  • Drive over the interstate overpass. Birmingham-Southern will be on the right as you top the hill.

From North or South:

  • Take I-65 to the junction of I-20/59 and proceed on I-20 West/I-59 South (toward Tuscaloosa) to the Arkadelphia Road exit (123). Turn left and drive over the interstate overpass. Birmingham-Southern will be on the right as you top the hill.

Staying in Birmingham

There are several motels and hotels that are a short drive from the Birmingham-Southern campus. Here is a partial listing. Names are linked to the facilities Web sites.

aLoft Birmingham Soho Square – Homewood Location – a W and Starwood Hotel
**New boutique hotel in suburb location of Homewood near Brookwood Mall, main street shopping and many restaurants – 10- 12 minutes to campus. Complimentary Wi-fi.
Phone: 205.874.8055 – 1903 29th Avenue S, Homewood, AL 35209
aloft negotiated rate: $119 king or queen/queen

Comfort Suites – Fultondale Location
**Off I-65N @ Exit 267– approximately 8 - 10 minutes from BSC. Complimentary breakfast.
Phone: 205.259.2160 - 1325 Old Walker Chapel Road, Fultondale, AL 35068
Comfort Suites negotiated rate: $89.00

Drury Inn and Suites – The Summit
**Approximately 14 minutes from BSC. Indoor and Outdoor Pool, Exercise Room, Business Center, Free Wireless Internet. Free Hot Quikstart Breakfast 6:00-9:30am weekdays and 7:00-10:00am weekends. Free Sodas and Popcorn in lobby daily from 3:00-10:00pm. Kickback – Free hot food and cold beverages daily from 5:30-7:00pm.
Phone: 205.967.2450 3510 Grandview Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35243
Drury negotiated rate: $85.00 all Double Doubles and King Rooms / All Suites are $105.00. Ask for rate code # 312454 when booking your room.

Drury Inn and Suites – Homewood Location/ Wildwood Shopping Center
**Approximately 10 minutes from BSC. Indoor and Outdoor Pool, Exercise Room, Business Center, Free Wireless Internet. Free Hot Quikstart Breakfast 6:00-9:30am weekdays and 7:00-10:00am weekends. Free Sodas and Popcorn in lobby daily from 3:00-10:00pm. Kickback – Free hot food and cold beverages daily from 5:30-7:00pm.
Phone: 205.940.9500 165 State Farm Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35209
Drury negotiated rate: $89.00 all Double Doubles and King Rooms / Suites $119.00-$139.00. Ask for rate code # 312454 when booking your room.

Hampton Inn – Mountain Brook Location
** Suburb location near Brookwood and Summit malls – approximately 15 minutes to BSC.
Phone: 205.870.7822 – 2731 Hwy 280 South, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Hampton Inn negotiated rate: $94.00 – Standard

Hampton Inn – Fultondale Location
**Off I-65N @ Exit 267 – approximately 10 minutes from BSC. Complimentary breakfast.
Phone: 205.439.6700 1716 Fulton Road, Fultondale, AL 35068
Hampton Inn Express negotiated rate: $89.00

Holiday Inn Express – Fultondale Location
**Off I-65N @Exit 267 – approximately 10 minutes from BSC. Restaurants nearby.
Phone: 205.439.6300 1733 Fulton Road, Fultondale, AL 35068
Holiday Inn Express negotiated rate: $89.00

Hotel Highland at Five Points South – Downtown Birmingham
**Recently renovated boutique hotel at Five Points South – approximately 10 minutes to BSC. Breakfast included and many, many restaurants within walking distance. Complimentary Wi-Fi.
Phone: 205.933.9555 1023 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205
Hotel Highland negotiated rate: $109 contemporary king or 2 doubles; $149 suite

The Redmont Historic Hotel – Downtown Birmingham
**Recently renovated historic hotel near restaurants, Five Points South and museums – approximately 10 minutes to BSC. Free airport shuttle available. Complimentary Wi-Fi in lobby.
Phone: 205.324.2101 or 1.877.536.2085 2101 Fifth Avenue N, Birmingham, 35203 Redmont negotiated rate: $99.00 two doubles or 1 king

Sheraton Civic Center– Starwood Hotel – Downtown Birmingham
**Downtown, near restaurants and museums – approximately 10 minutes to BSC. Heated pool and complimentary airport shuttle service.
Phone: 205.324.5000 – 2101 Richard Arrington Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35203
Sheraton negotiated rate: $90.00 (Ask for In-House Reservations)

Tutwiler – Hampton Inn – Historic Wyndham Hotel – Downtown Birmingham
**Recently renovated historic hotel near Five Points South, restaurants, and museums – approximately 10 minutes to BSC. Complimentary airport shuttle, breakfast and other Hampton amenities.
Phone: 205.322.2100 – 2021 Park Place North, Birmingham, AL 35203
Tutwiler negotiated rate: $139.00 – Queen/King or Suite - $169

The Wynfrey Hotel - Galleria Shopping Mall
**Suburb Hoover hotel located in large shopping mall w/ many restaurants – approximately 20- 25 minutes to BSC. Spa Japonika, an Aveda spa, is on-site. Complimentary airport shuttle.
Phone: 205.987.1600 – 800.996.3739 – 1000 Riverchase Galleria, Birmingham, AL 35244
Wynfrey negotiated rate: $109 queen (ask for Angela in Sales for BSC rate)