Book your room at Hotel Highland Downtown/UAB, Ascend Collection Hotel
Birmingham hotel 2 blocks from UAB campus, hospital
With a stay at Hotel Highland Downtown/UAB, Ascend Collection Hotel in Birmingham, you'll be in the historical district and convenient to Alabama Museum of Health Sciences and Vulcan Statue.
This hotel is within close proximity of University of Alabama-Birmingham and Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Make yourself at home in one of the 63 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services.
Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Hotel Highland Downtown/UAB, Ascend Collection Hotel
At your hotel
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).
Smoking is not allowed inside this hotel. Fees apply for violations.
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- 24-hour business center
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 63
- Wedding services
- Number of floors - 8
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Free Wi-Fi
- Year Built 1936
- Smoke-free property
- Television in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Park your car
Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Premium bedding
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- LCD TV
- Complimentary weekday newspaper
- Free local calls
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room safe
- Cable TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- Pillow menu
Eat and drink
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.
Highland Bar and Grill
Jim 'N Nick's BBQ
- Golfing nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
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 path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
The fine print for Hotel Highland Downtown/UAB, Ascend Collection Hotel
When you arrive
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.
When you leave
Check-out time is 11 AM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: Carte Blanche, JCB International, American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club, Discover
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
- Valet parking fee: USD 16 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 35.00 per pet, per stay
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).