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Overview of Great American Hotel

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Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, Internet
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, Internet
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, Internet
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, Internet

Great American Hotel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationShoals Community Theater7 min walk
    Popular LocationFrank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House11 min walk
    Popular LocationKennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts11 min walk
    AirportMuscle Shoals, AL (MSL-Northwest Alabama Regional)10 min drive

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  • Comfort Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Basic Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Basic Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Standard Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • City Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • City Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Twin Beds
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About this area


In the city center, Great American Hotel is in a walkable area with good shopping. W.C. Handy Home and Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House are cultural highlights, while Fame Recording Studios is a notable landmark. Muscle Shoals Sound Studios and Children's Museum of the Shoals are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Shoals Community Theater - 7 min walk
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House - 11 min walk
  • Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts - 11 min walk
  • W.C. Handy Home - 11 min walk
  • Pope's Tavern Museum - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL-Northwest Alabama Regional) - 10 min drive


  • Ricatoni's — 1 min walk
  • On the Rocks — 1 min walk
  • City Hardware — 5 min walk
  • Yumm Thai Sushi And Beyond — 6 min walk
  • Odette — 6 min walk
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About this property

Great American Hotel

Motel with 6 restaurants, near Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House
This smoke-free motel features 6 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges, and 2 coffee shops/cafés. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour front desk, express check-out, and a ballroom. All 86 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include free local calls, ironing boards, and desks.
Great American Hotel offers 86 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

32-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Internet access
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • 6 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
  • 3 bars/lounges

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Ballroom
  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board



Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from September 23 2020 to July 11 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

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

Property is also known as

Days Inn Wyndham Florence Downtown Motel
City Lodge Florence
Days Inn Florence Downtown Motel
Days Inn Florence Downtown
Days Inn Wyndham Florence Downtown
Great American Hotel Motel
Great American Hotel Florence
Great American Hotel Motel Florence
Days Inn by Wyndham Florence Downtown

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Great American Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Great American Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Great American Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Great American Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Great American Hotel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Great American Hotel?
Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Great American Hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary).
Where is Great American Hotel located?
Located in the heart of Florence, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House, Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, and W.C. Handy Home. University of North Alabama and Fame Recording Studios are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 30 out of 154 reviews
5 - Excellent 19%
Rating 4 - Good. 49 out of 154 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 40 out of 154 reviews
3 - Okay 26%
Rating 2 - Poor. 21 out of 154 reviews
2 - Poor 14%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 154 reviews
1 - Terrible 9%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
It was not open. No one called and told me.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

3/5 Okay

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
This place is a great value. The room was clean and the staff was nice; always a smile of thier faces. Have stayed here mutiple times. My go to place in Florence
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

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