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St. James Hotel

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  • Excellent18%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Selma is a hidden gem of the south and the heart of the Civil Rights movement. Since it's a small town, hotel offerings are limited. I highly suggest you choose the St. James hotel (and 'splurge' for one of four suites - especially one facing...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

My husband went down to eat at the hotel and to see what the Birmingham News recommended as one of the most haunted spots in Alabama. We ended up staying the night in the "haunted" room. The air conditioner did not work well and there...More

1  Thank Chauntiel C
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Desk clerk Annie n Monica n Bartender Are the nicest most beautiful people ever. I jst had to mention them...they made our stay sooooooo wonderful. An funny we laff n laffed. Thank you It was great meeting you. Have a wonderful summer.😘😉😎

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We spent the night in Selma & this appeared to be the only hotel here. The building itself is very beautiful, just a bit run down. As are many buildings in Selma, but this is all part of its charm. The hotel is basic, you...More

2  Thank hardoAC
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I made a reservation through TripAdvisor's link to Booking.com. After a tiring 4 hour drive, I arrived looking forward to a relaxing evening in an historic hotel. GUess what? NO reservation, NO rooms available. ST James does NOT accept reservations through booking.com. So I sit...More

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US$ 60 - US$ 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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normant514
5 May 2016|
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Response from ActingLauretta | Reviewed this property |
Well, we parked on the street. But, we have handicap plates so we were able to park right in the front of the hotel. They do not have a parking lot attached so you have to park on the street.
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Willa S
3 June 2015|
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Response from ROSS3076 | Reviewed this property |
I am fairly particular but the room we ended up with was more than adequate,A/C working and not musty.We had suite on 1st floor,corner suite nearest the Pettus bridge overlooking the river with a balcony,the view from which... More
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Lania C
9 April 2015|
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Response from Kathie H | Reviewed this property |
No they were not. Rooms were very comfortable.
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"We were in 315 and had a great view of the Pettus bridge"
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"Even if you're a hotel snob, let it go for a day to stay in this hotel."
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"Stay at another hotel. The view is not worth the trouble."
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"You MUST dine at Tally Ho -- about 15 mins from the hotel. Visit the Live Oak Cemetery too."
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