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3801 McFarland Boulevard E
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405-2403
United States


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Hotel Overview

Guest at the Best Western® University Inn is conveniently located to key area attractions in Tuscaloosa Alabama that are rich in history and traditions. Including The University of Alabama, Bryant Denny Stadium, Denny Chimes, Alabama Museum of Natural History, Foster Auditorium, DCH Regional Medical Center, Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center, Frank Moody Music Building, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater and the Tuscaloosa VA Hospital.

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Welcome to the Best Western® University Inn where guests experience the ultimate in superior customer care. The Best Western® University Inn proudly offers 117 well-appointed guest rooms each complete with flat screen TV’s and DirecTV satellite television with HBO®, free Wi-Fi, refrigerators and hairdryers. Guests staying at this Alabama hotel will enjoy an array of amenities including a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a spacious courtyard, exercise facility, business services and guest business center.

The Best Western® University Inn is surrounded by approximately five well-maintained acres of land and provides an abundance of car, truck and motor coach parking at no additional cost.

The Best Western® University Inn is one of Tuscaloosa’s highest rated hotels for guest satisfaction on TripAdvisor receiving their Certificate of Excellence in the years 2014 & 2015. We would appreciate the opportunity to service all of your hotel accommodation needs while a guest in the great city of Tuscaloosa Alabama.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

3801 McFarland Boulevard E
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Hotel Amenities


  • Complimentary full breakfast,^choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms


  • Rooms include a well lit oversized desk area, a dataport connection with high-speed Internet access; toll free 800 and local calls, complimentary newspaper and a complimentary full or continental breakfast.

Non-smoking Rooms: 85

  • Bathtub seat available
  • Safety bar in shower available

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Delphi Automotive Systems
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Jim Walter Resources
  • 6.00 mile(s) from BF Goodrich
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Johnson Controls
  • 6.00 mile(s) from AL3
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Coral Industries
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Nucor Steel
  • 6.00 mile(s) from ZF Lemforder
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Phifer Wire
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Mercedes-Benz


  • 2.01 mile(s) from Cobb Theaters - Hollywood, stadium seating and full consessions. Great theatre for movies!
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Midtown Village, great dining and shopping.
  • 3.26 mile(s) from Bryant-Denny Stadium, home of the 14 time National Champion Crimson Tide!
  • 3.28 mile(s) from Paul W. Bryant Museum, exhibits memorabilia of Alabama football since 1892, including 14 National Championships!
  • 3.74 mile(s) from Alabama Museum of Natural, exhibits of dinosaurs that roamed Alabama.
  • 4.59 mile(s) from Battle-Friedman House, historic home built in 1835. One of the few buildings surviving the Civil War.
  • 4.73 mile(s) from Bama Theater, historic theatre built in the 1930's. Classic movies and live events.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from The President's Mansion, historic home built in 1841. One of four buildings on the university campus to survive the burning during the Civil War.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Jemison-Van de Graaff Man, classic home built in 1859.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Capitol Park, excavated ruins of the Alabama State Capitol 1826-1846.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Denny Chimes, built in 1929, located on the campus of The University of Alabama.
  • 5.50 mile(s) from Hands On Children's Museu, hands-on participatory exhibits for children of all ages.
  • 5.50 mile(s) from Harrison Galleries, art and photography.
  • 6.50 mile(s) from Westervelt-Warner Museum, world-class collection of 500 pieces dating from 1775. A must see of all art fans.
  • 7.50 mile(s) from Kentuck Museum, some of the regions finest arts and crafts.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Lake Tuscaloosa, large deep water lake with great fishing and boating.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Mercedes-Benz Museum, upclose view of the star-studded history of Daimler-Benz.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Lake Lurleen State Park, 1625-acre lakeside retreat. Fishing, boating, camping and RV parking.
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Moundville Archaeological, Internationally reconized as one of the most important prehistoric Native American settlements in North America. Moundville was the "Big Apple" of the 14th Century! The largest settlement in North America.
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Tannehill State Park, 1,500 acres of scenic woodland. Ruins of Civil War iron works. Camping, Fishing, Picnic areas, restaurant, store.
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Cahaba River Preserve, protected land along side of the last free flowing river in North America.
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Talladega National Forest, large protected forest area.


  • Adjacent to O'Charley's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 0.45 mile(s) from Trey Yuen, fast food, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.91 mile(s) from Logan's Roadhouse, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.03 mile(s) from Red Lobster, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.92 mile(s) from Chili's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.07 mile(s) from Jason's Deli, deli, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.15 mile(s) from Cancun, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.17 mile(s) from Buffet City, buffet, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.19 mile(s) from Los Tarascos, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.22 mile(s) from Olive Garden, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.62 mile(s) from Dreamland BBQ, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, barbeque
  • 1.69 mile(s) from Chuck E Cheese's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Pizza--for kids
  • 1.71 mile(s) from Hong Kong King, buffet, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.83 mile(s) from I Hop, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.89 mile(s) from Lone Star, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.02 mile(s) from Ryan's, buffet, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.70 mile(s) from Hooter's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.71 mile(s) from Outback, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.06 mile(s) from 15th St Diner, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 4.23 mile(s) from Bento, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, has a sushi bar
  • 4.38 mile(s) from La Fiesta, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 4.43 mile(s) from Cracker Barrel, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 4.71 mile(s) from Cypress Inn, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 4.79 mile(s) from China Fun, fast food, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, sit-in or take-out
  • 4.89 mile(s) from DePalma's, cafe, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner


  • 2.00 mile(s) from University of Alabama

Nearby Cities

  • 58.00 mile(s) from Birmingham
  • 110 mile(s) from Talladega
  • 134 mile(s) from Montgomery
  • 202 mile(s) from Atlanta, GA
  • 345 mile(s) from Tallahassee, FL


  • 8.00 mile(s) from golf, Ol' Colony Golf Course, one of the largest public courses in the country.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Hurricane Creek, great nature walks.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from fishing, boating, Lake Tuscaloosa, deep water lake.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Splat-Zone, paintball for the entire family.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from fishing, boating, camping, RV parking, Lake Lurleen State Park, 1625-acre lakeside retreat.
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Deerlick Creek Campground


  • 0.10 mile(s) from McFarland Mall
  • 0.50 mile(s) from University Mall


  • 65.00 mile(s) from Birmingham International Airport
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Tuscaloosa Regional Airport
  • 0.03 mile(s) from Tuscaloosa Bus Line
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Amtrak