Get an overview of this hotelBirmingham hotel 2 blocks from UAB campus, hospital

1 mile from downtown

Located in the historic Five Points South district of downtown Birmingham, this hotel is 2 blocks from the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) campus and Medical Facilities. Birmingham Airport is just 4 miles away.

Hotel bar

The H Bar at Hotel Highland Downtown/UAB is decked out in rich, vibrant colors.


Decorated in a chic, contemporary style, guestrooms at this Birmingham hotel feature city views, Brazilian luxury linens, LCD TVs, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Rooms are smoke-free.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated in Birmingham's lively Historic District, The Hotel Highland Downtown/UAB, Ascend Collection Hotel is steps away from the city's best restaurants and entertainment venues, such as the Highlands Bar & Grill, the Birmingham Museum of Art, Bottega, and the Veranda on Highland. The UAB campus and Medical Facilities are within 2 blocks.

Guests can work out in the 24-hour fitness center. The hotel provides a 24-hour business center, along with wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge). A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning.

Smoking is not allowed inside this hotel. Fees apply for violations.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 63 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1936 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

H Bar - The bar serves cocktails and is open Tuesday to Saturday.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Highland Bar and Grill

Chez FonFon

Jim 'N Nick's BBQ

Surin West

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

A full-service spa is located near the hotel. Hotel staff can arrange in-room massage therapy with 72-hours advance notice.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Guests arriving between 10 PM and 6 AM must use the buzzer located outside to gain entry. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 20

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 16 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 35.00 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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