Hampton Inn and Suites, Downtown Florence, Alabama: A Welcome Surprise

Review of Hampton Inn & Suites-Florence Downtown | 505 South Court Street
Hampton Inn & Suites-Florence Downtown
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There are many Hampton Inns across the United States, but you will find the one in downtown Florence, Alabama, to be especially nice with plenty of thoughtful amenities. In addition, the location is central to major attractions. It is a great choice when attending the Helen Keller Festival, the W.C. Handy Festival and entertainment and sporting events at the nearby University of North Alabama.

Recognizable exterior in a central location

Exterior of Hampton Inn and Suites, Downtown Florence, Alabama

The familiar logo and exterior symbolize the Hampton Inn brand and level of comfort and amenities for guests. This location in downtown Florence, Alabama, is perched on a hill, making the brand even more visible to guests looking for great lodging. At 505 South Court Street, it is within easy walking or driving distance to numerous restaurants, shops and area attractions.

Guest rooms filled with comfort and amenities

Guest suite in the Hampton Inn, Florence, AL

Guest rooms have luxuriously comfortable beds and showers with plenty of hot water, but there’s so much more. Each room has a desk and an ergonomic desk chair. There is a microwave, a mini-refrigerator, a coffee maker, an iron and ironing board, a hairdryer, an alarm clock radio and an LCD flat-screen TV. High-speed Internet is complimentary.

Pool and fitness center

Indoor pool and hot tub at the Hampton Inn, Florence, AL

For relaxation or for staying fit while traveling, this Hampton Inn provides an indoor pool, a hot tub and a fully-equipped fitness center. The fitness center has many aerobic machines and free weights. No matter what the weather is outside, guests can get plenty of exercise inside.

Complimentary breakfast and more

Fresh fruit available all day

A hot breakfast is provided for guests free of charge every morning, plus fresh fruit is available throughout the day. Waffles and eggs are available alongside fruits, cereal, yogurt and juice. Guests who don’t have time to sit down and eat breakfast may take advantage of the free “On the Run Breakfast Bags.”

Complimentary beverages and other amenities available all day

Complimentary beverages in the lobby.

A complimentary coffee and tea area is set up near the reception desk and is available throughout the day. In the afternoon, fresh cookies are beside the beverages, and in cold weather, hot chocolate is found as well.

Another important amenity is the free self-parking available for guests.

Service animals are allowed, but the hotel has a general policy of no pets and no smoking.

Large common area plus meeting rooms

Spacious lobby in the Hampton Inn and Suites.

Hampton Inn and Suites in Florence, Alabama, has meeting rooms available for various business functions. For a small meeting place, however, the lobby is spacious with plenty of seating. The lobby is also comfortable for enjoying the complimentary beverages or for joining friends.

Accessibility has also been fully addressed at this Hampton Inn, and several fully-accessible guest rooms and suites are available.

Great hotel option while enjoying the restaurants and attractions of Florence, Alabama

The Hampton Inn and Suites in downtown Florence, Alabama, goes beyond what is found in many chain hotels. The convenience and extra attention to complimentary offerings for guests make it a great choice.

This Hampton Inn is very near restaurants such as 306 Barbecue, Odette, Ricatoni’s, City Hardware and Big Bad Breakfast. For a cold, sweet treat, it would be hard to beat Trowbridge’s Ice Cream Bar. There are many shops and boutiques along Court Street, including a flagship store of designer Billy Reid.

A short drive away is the W.C. Handy Birthplace, who was called the “Father of the Blues,” the Florence Indian Mound Museum, and the Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House. So, for music history, Native American history or architectural history, visitors to Florence will find plenty to explore.

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