The seaside city of Fairhope in Alabama is one of the prettiest towns in the state with picturesque historic streets and a beautiful bay. The epitome of Southern living, the town’s charming slow-paced atmosphere is ideal if you are looking for a laidback holiday amidst beautiful natural surroundings and good food. You can enjoy the scenic views, explore the city’s storied history, admire its lovely-looking streets and of course enjoy fresh Gulf seafood and local cuisine at its restaurants. Stay options at Fairhope are plentiful - you can choose from regular hotels to renting historic houses here. We cover all options in our curated list to help you decide where to stay in Fairhope, Alabama, so read on!
A no-frills hotel, the Holiday Inn Express Fairhope - Point Clear offers clean comfortable rooms with TV and microwave as well as amenities like fitness centre and swimming pool. The hotel has a great location - just 3.7 km(2.3 mi) from Fairhope Municipal Pier. It is just a four minutes’ drive to Fairhope city centre. The hotel offers free parking and a hot complimentary breakfast buffet that’s much appreciated by guests.
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Set amidst lush grounds with its own private beach, this resort offers a wonderful setting for your vacation. The hotel is housed in a historical building and each room comes with either a view of the bay or of the landscaped gardens. Enjoy its many exclusive facilities including a large lagoon-pattern outdoor pool, hot tub, a luxury spa, and tennis courts. Two 18-hole golf courses make it perfect for those who want to spend time on the greens. With seven restaurants and lounges, you will be spoilt for dining options inside!
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This centrally located accommodation is perfect for Fairhope visitors. It’s close to most of what this beautiful city has to offer—from restaurants, shops, and other establishments to popular tourist spots such as Mobile Bay, Magnolia Beach, the Marietta Johnson Museum, and lots more. The cottage can accommodate up to four guests. It has a functional kitchen as well as some nice amenities such as wifi, air-conditioning, heating, a TV, parking, kids’ games, and more for your comfort and convenience.
Top guest reviewsthe bed was incredibly comfy and the ac was nice and coolthe bathroom is a perfect size as well as the kitchen areahousekeeping is very clean and neatvery clean and in great conditionthe outside could be cleaned up and some repainting accomplishedclean and functional-perfect for 2 peoplethis super clean studio is right in the heart of charming fairhope walkable to all the local charm
Host:our host ivey stayed in touch with us and we appreciated thatRead more reviewscute little place that was central to everythingit’s tucked away on a quiet street in beautiful downtown fairhopegreat place to stay for the two of us and the location was excellentgreat place to rest while others shopthe location is great and helped make up for the negatives
This sun-soaked and airy studio apartment is your gateway to a comfortable stay in Fairhope, Alabama. This carriage house is located in the center of the downtown area, which means you will have access to almost anything including lots of dining and shopping options. It comes with a well-stocked, fully functional kitchen with all your cooking and dining needs. It can sleep up to two guests, great for solo travelers and couples. It also features wifi, cooling, heating, and more.
Top guest reviewswe were both impressed with how such a small space could be so comfortable and invitingking bed was great closet space helpful living room space comfortable kitchen equipped with everything we neededwe've stayed in five star hotels with beds no more comfortable than thisvery quaint clean and had everything we neededwe totally loved this little house it was very clean and freshwe are always more than happy with this quaint and airy clean and well maintained space
Host:the host is always most graciousowner replied immediately to any questions we had and notebook binder in house was helpfulRead more reviewsexcellent location close to everythingvery nicely decorated and good location with a short walk to restaurantsit is the perfect size perfectly furnished and a perfect walking distance from townthe property owners are very responsive and the location is within walking distance of wonderful downtown fairhopevery well equipped property within a half mile walk of downtown fairhope
This cosy hideaway located close to downtown Fairhope and Mobile Bay is a studio garage perfect for couples or small families. The studio is in a separate building adjacent to the main house, with its own entrance that guarantees your privacy. Simply and comfortably furnished, the studio can sleep a maximum of three guests as it comes with one king bed in the bedroom, and one single bed on the top floor. A living room plus a kitchen with essential amenities are other facilities. Trendy downtown restaurants/bars are just a few blocks away if you prefer that.
Top guest reviewsnice amenities include keurig coffee maker great shower and very comfortable bedvery comfortable bed and good wifithe bed and space was so comfortablethe king size bed has a memory foam mattress and is very comfortableronald’s place was very comfy and the full sized and fully stocked kitchen was greatit was clean and very roomyvery neat and clean placeclean spacious and welcoming placeronald's place was extremely clean and accommodatingvery quiet clean and comfortable
Host:offered local suggestions and overall was a great hosti would recommend this host and stay to anyonethis little place is trendy comfortable and perfect for any kind of staythe area is very family-friendly but nice and quiet if you are coming alone or just a coupleyou can walk to everything the owners were so wonderfulRead more reviewsgreat spot close to towngreat location; in walking distance to downtown fairhopegreat location-easy walk to townlocation is great - easy walking distance to downtown fairhopethe location is perfect
This charming guesthouse is part of a house that dates back to 1903 but has been renovated with all modern conveniences. Though connected with the main house, the guest room is self-contained and fully private with a separate entrance. The house, as well as its large welcoming porch, offers views of the Fairhope Municipal Pier and the Bay. Spacious and well designed its top highlight is the beautiful living room that offers gorgeous views and loads of natural light thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows (and includes a fireplace too). Another notable feature is its private bathroom that stars an original ball-and-claw-tub. With one bed, the guest house can accommodate up to two guests. Downtown is easily accessible.
Top guest reviewsashleigh provided coffee and fresh breakfast bread along with fresh flowers and soapscomfortable cozy and spacious in an interior filled with lightthe bed is super comfortable and the space is decorated very tastefullythe bed was amazingly comfortablevery nice space plenty of room for twoit is very clean and comfortablethe space was clean and so prettyvery comfortable and clean spacethe suite is spotless freshly updated and very comfortablebeautiful accommodations and extremely clean
Host:she is a lovely hostashley and bricken are great hostsa wonderful host and lovely airbnbour hosts were the epitome of southern hospitality and class - wonderful people with great recommendationsashleigh and bricken we're wonderful hostsRead more reviewswithin walking distance of a great park and baybeautiful place and great locationcozy and comfy suite in a great location close to the pier and parkashleigh’s place is very conveniently located and very nicethe location was amazing just a few steps from the pier
This classy apartment suite comes with fantastic features - unbeatable location, beautifully furnished, choc-a-bloc with amenities. With two bedrooms (sleeping up to six), an open concept living room with Smart TV and a fully stocked kitchen. You also have access to a cosy private courtyard with outside furniture to enjoy a meal in the open. Its location in the heart of downtown Fairhope means you just need to step out and find yourself living close to everything!
Top guest reviewsplenty of space and wonderful bathroomsthe beds were so comfortable and the linens we're greatwe definitely recommend a stay at paige’s apartmentsuper clean and comfortableimmaculately clean; great location; friendly communication; nice touchesapartment is stunning clean and newwe loved paige’s apartment the decor and cleanliness were perfectionvery clean and stylish and a great location
Host:paige was a gracious knowledgeable host who quickly responded to any questions we hadeasy check in and responsive hostpaige was very helpfulthe host paige is nice and amazingRead more reviewslocation is great for downtown shopping and restaurantsperfect location for exploring downtown fairhopei loved being walking distance from everythingthe neighborhood was cute and a great place to walkperfect location to walk to restaurants and shops
Located just across Mobile Bay, this self-contained guesthouse has been recently renovated with all modern amenities. Thoughtfully furnished, the house can accommodate up to three guests with one bedroom and additional facilities like air mattresses and a couch. A top highlight of this rental is its spacious well-furnished patio amidst a charming garden. The rental is adjacent to the main house but is completely private with its own entrance. Downtown Fairhope is nearby, around 2 miles (3.2 km) away.
Top guest reviewskitchenette and sitting area with the couch and tv were a nice touchonly gripe (and it looks like most air bnbs have this) is that it has a queen bedenjoyed the fenced comfortable courtyard for coffee and cocktails and our chiweenienice retreat on beautiful grounds the cottage is beautifully decorated and comfortableshe also provides a couple of fans that helped to circulate the cool airclean clean clean soothing relaxing colorssouthern comfort is clean comfortable and invitingwendy’s place was spotless and comfortablesouthern comfort was very clean comfortable and attractively furnishedhighly recommend very clean and comfortable
Host:she was a perfect hosthost was wonderful and address all our concernwendy was a lovely host and very accommodatingwendy and bob were very gracious and accommodating hostswendy was a gracious host and "southern" friendlyRead more reviewsvalue and location were excellentlocated in a quiet neighborhood but still close to all the attractions around fairhopethe location is great about 2 miles from downtown fairhope and the bayit's a great locationeasy to check into and very close to downtown fairhope with close shops
Located on the ground floor this snug one-bedroom apartment with views of lush tropical greenery can accommodate up to four guests. You will have access to a well-furnished living room, a basic kitchenette, as well as to your own screened porch. Offering a soothing and welcoming ambience, the apartment gives you a peaceful space to unwind. Amenities include streaming services like Netflix, wifi and even a guest laptop. Although the hosts live on the upper floor, you will have keyless private entry. Downtown Fairhope and Mobile Bay are within walking distance.
Top guest reviewsthe bed is super comfy like sleeping on cloudsapartment was exactly as described and was perfect for our quick staywhether outside in the hammock or at the table the view is gorgeous and calmingthe bed has a nice mattress too we slept great- cozy and endearing touches everywhere in the perfect spots/amount of spotsvery clean and spaciouscomfy bed and clean and cheerful living areait is very clean spacious and brightthe guest area was super clean and easily accessiblethe bed was very comfortable and the space was very clean
Host:dennis and co were great hostsenjoyed the town and our hosts were very hospitabledennis was a great host we appreciate him allowing us to bring our dogthe host truly cared that we had a great experiencethey were incredibly kind and hospitableRead more reviewsgreat location walking distance to downtown and short walk to baythe location is perfectgreat cozy location near downtownwonderful location on a quiet streetthe location to everything was outstanding
How about staying in an authentic historic home that’s styled like a castle? Sounds incredible, doesn’t it? This unique studio suite is located inside a secluded section of Sheldon Castle, a registered Baldwin County Historic Home. Featuring a moat and a dragon sculpture, you will surely feel that you’ve stepped into a fairy tale! Located close to Fairhope city centre yet away from the bustle, this guest suite can accommodate up to four with one bed and an optional twin bed, plus a basic kitchenette fitted out with essentials. It might be hard to believe downtown Fairhope is just a few minutes’ walk away!
Top guest reviewsthe interior of the apartment is beautifully done with special touches like stained glass windowsthe room was clean and had everything we needed and pagan and dean were wonderfulthe room is very spacious and cleanthe entire space was sparkling clean well decorated and well-stocked with everything we neededthe place itself was very cute clean and privatevery clean comfortable room this unique property is one-of-a-kind
Host:great hosts with fascinating storiesvery accommodating and a great hoststaff was attentive friendly and graciousthank you pagan for being a great hostdean and pagan were wonderful hosts very knowledgeable about the area and the absolute definition of hospitalityRead more reviewswithin walking distance of charming downtown fairhopecastle is within walking distance of downtown close to amazing restaurants and entertainmentthe location of the castle is amazing and within walking distance of anything you would need or wantloved staying in the castle everything we wanted to do was within walking distancesecluded but right downtown in easy walking distance to food coffee and shopping
Stay in the heart of Fairhope with this unique guest house - an erstwhile carriage house fitted up as a studio. Stylishly furnished it can accommodate up to four guests. The unit also comes with a living room with a smart TV, and a basic kitchenette for essentials like coffee. A tiny screened-in patio gives you the chance to chill out in private. The popular Gene’s Beans Ice Cream & Coffee is just next door.
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is lovely and comfortableclean and convenientclean cozy right in townvery clean easy to find thingsthe cottage is clean and well kepteverything about this place was great: very clean stylish and comfortable
Host:ivey was incredibly responsive and conscientious with her hostingit suited our needs perfectly and the owners were quick to respond to questionswonderful cottage fantastic hosts and the location is perfect highly recommend to anyone visiting lovely fairhopeivy was so helpful and gave us great suggestions of places to eatlovely place incredible hosts and incomparable locationRead more reviewslocation location is so perfectgreat location in walkable communitygreat location we were able to walk everywherelocation couldn’t be betterperfect location for a weekend in fairhope
Fairhope, a hidden gem
While there is no dearth of things to do in Fairhope, the city keeps it lively by regularly hosting fests and events like the family-friendly Mardi Gras and Arts and Crafts Festival. Check out the schedule while planning your trip to make it more fun. If you’d rather enjoy the beach more then take advantage of the city’s convenient location and head out to Pensacola and Orange Beach.
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