Cobb Lane Bed and Breakfast

1309 19th Street South , Birmingham, AL 35205 USA (Show map)

About

Birmingham's First and Only Bed and Breakfast; Convenient to University of Alabama at Birmingham, Area Hospitals and and Financial District; Near 26 Restaurants and Entertainment Venues; On City's Transit Route; Favorably Reviewed by New York Times, Victorian House Magazine, Tea Time Magazine, Portico Magazine, one of "Top Picks of Birmingham" by Birmingham Magazine; Impecably restored to an Era Bygone of Victorian Gentility

Reviews

Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.3

Awesome place to relax!

5 on July 20, 2016

Tons of historic information on Birmingham, well maintained and distinct rooms, great host and hostess!


Hassinger Daniel's Mansion

4.4 on July 18, 2016

Always a pleasure to stay at the Hassinger Daniel's Mansion. The owner's and staff always make me feel welcome and it feels like staying with family.


Stayed a 2nd Time!

4.8 on July 18, 2016

We enjoyed our first stay so much we booked a second night on our way back through Birmingham on our way back from vacation. Same great experience. We stayed in the Hassinger-Daniels B&B, the sister to Cobb Lane, that is just about 2 blocks away.


Hassinger-Daniels B&B

4.6 on July 11, 2016

We stayed at the sister B&B and had a great room, wonderful breakfast and delightful host.


great BnB - very conveniently located

4.2 on July 11, 2016

Very ornate rooms. Super close to UAB and easy walking distance to restaurants. Nice hosts. In summary, great experience!


Enchanting B&B

5 on July 09, 2016

Our stray at Daniels Mansion was a very pleasant experience. It was like going to a relative's house whom you have never met and hitting it off the very first day. We chould not have ask for anything more to have made our stay any better. Thanks to you both for showing us the southern hospitality we received during our visit. We would recommend this B&B highly. We will most definitely be returning in the future. Thanks again. Carl and Dana.


B&B in Birmingham, Alabama

2.8 on July 06, 2016

Cobb Lane B&B is nice enough, if a bit fussy. The hosts were all pleasant and the room was fine. We met some very nice people at breakfast and the table conversation was lively. It's in a good location - near lots of restaurants and also near Vulcan Park, a great place to go to in the evening to see the city below. If I were in Birmingham again, I'd consider it, although I'd choose a different room. The Bird of Paradise room is dark, and the other rooms I glanced into were all much brighter and more interesting.


Weekend away

5 on July 06, 2016

We stayed here for a short weekend getaway. This is a great, safe location near Five Points and right across the road from a police station. This is a really nice place and we would stay there again.

Innkeeper Response
COBB LANE BED AND BREAKFAST. We're glad you noted the Police Station right across the street. They know us and are very courteous and helpful to us and our guests. Once a year we have a Holiday reception for our neighbors including the Police which continues the friendship. THANK YOU for coming! Please come again soon.


Cobb Lane stay

4.6 on July 06, 2016

I had a wonderful time at Cobb Lane. They made me feel right at home.

Innkeeper Response
COBB LANE BED AND BREAKFAST. This is the highest compliment a guest can give to the Inn, that they felt right at home. That is our management goal and we're so pleased you could feel it. We'd love to have you stay again when your plans bring you to Birmingham! THANK YOU for writing a review.


One of a kind

5 on July 05, 2016

Mr. and Mrs. Chaffin provide an excellent B&B experience that nobody else in the Birmingham area can match. Their service from arrival to departure is second to none - Southern hospitality at its best. The history behind this Queen Anne style mansion adds to the novelty of the experience. The location is conveniently located within walking distance of a host of restaurants and bars. Don't spend the money on a plain hotel room - book a room at Cobb Lane B&B - you will not be disappointed!

Innkeeper Response
What a great review "don't spend the money on a plain hotel room -- book a room at Cobb Lane B&B -- you will not be disappointed!" It is hard to restore a deplapidated National Historic registered Victorian Mansion and compete every night with 5 major chain hotels around a major University. Every time a new hotel is built, we must adapt to their policies and offering in order to remain competitive. Our guests, by renting a room, allow us to pay our mortgage to keep the National recognized property alive and well for the next generation. By staying, you contribute to the beautification and regeneration of Birmingham's Five Points Historic District. THANK YOU for coming and your encouragement.


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Rooms & Rates

Camellia Room

Main Floor -- Beautiful brass Double bed size sleeps 2, its Private Bathroom with Tub/Shower across the hall has side mount ADA toilet, Cable TV, access to high-speed wireless free internet, Eastlake antique dresser with marble top, antique hand-washing station, work area, upholstered easy chairs, charming Victorian decor, complimentary beverages and fresh cookies, full hot cooked Breakfast, and free on-site parking. Champagne at arrival and breakfast in bed available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $99 - $99

Rose Room

Main Floor -- Opulent Half Tester style Queen size bed nesstled in Bay Window, ornamental fire place, antique bed tables with marble tops and cranberry glass bed lights, antique hand-washing station, old fashioned armoire with mirror glass, beautiful large chandelier, private bath with tub/shower, Cable TV, high speed wireless internet access, full hot cooked breakfast, complimentary beverages, parking and parlor cookies. Academy award winner Best Actress Patricia Neal choose this room during her stay in Birmingham. Champagne at arrival and breakfast in bed available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $119 - $119

Southern Magnolia Suite

Upper Floor -- Deluxe Honeymoon/Anniversary Suite with 4 poster arched canopy Queen size bed with lace top, antique Victorian Gentleman's dresser, bed side tables with marble tops, private parlor features Scarlett O'Hara fainting couch, private bath with tub/shower, access to high-speed wireless internet, complimentary beverages and fresh cookies, full hot cooked breakfast, cable TV and free on-site parking. Champagne at arrival and breakfast in bed available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129 - $129

Country French Suite

Upper Floor -- Very private location in the Inn, suite has 2 bedrooms and a private in-suite bath, is an excellent choice for families or friends traveling together. Its private balcony has view towards Cobb Lane, windows have view towards Red Mountain and Vulcan Monument. Suite has a working desk, bevelled glass mirror door to closet, a beautiful French Armoire with beveled glass front, access to high-speed wireless internet, Cable TV, complimentary beverages and fresh cookies, full hot cooked breakfast, and free on-site parking. Champagne at arrival and breakfast in bed available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $129 - $129

Zebra Room

Lower Level -- Very private location with its own Exterior Door and modern Faux Zebra Print decor, has a Queen size metal post canopy bed with lace top, a wrap around white leather couch with faux animal furs and accent pillows, marble top side tables, and large private bath with double size shower enclosure, private patio, includes access to high-speed wireless internet, cable TV, complimentary beverages and fresh cookies, full hot cooked breakfast, and free on-site parking. Champagne at arrival and breakfast in bed available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $109 - $109

Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise Room -- Upper Level, Queen size bed with 12 foot Bed Crown running up wall behind bed, Victorian Gentleman's and Gentlelady's matching chairs, ornamental 1898 Antique Fire Place, historic beveled glass closet door, Cable TV, private bath with tub-shower, view towards Red Mountain and Vulcan Monument, access to high-speed wireless internet, complimentary beverages and fresh cookies, hot full cooked breakfast, free on-site parking. Champagne at arrival and breakfast in bed available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $109 - $109

Periwinkle

Upper Level -- Very charming queen size Brass Bed with bed crown behind it extending up the 12 foot wall with valance, antique hand-washing stand, wicker rocker and small desk, historic bevelled glass door on closet, cable TV, access to high-speed wireless internet, complimentary beverages and fresh cookies, full hot cooked breakfast, free on-site parking. The Private Bath is featured on the National Historic Registry for its 1898 claw tub with shower above and brass ring shower curtains, and black-white small floor tiles. Champagne at arrival and Breakfast in Bed available.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $109 - $109

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Location

Location Type

In Alabama's Largest City, In National Historic District, In University District, Airport, City, Downtown

Airport

Birmingham, AL (BHM) 10 miles

Directions to property:

West on I-20 past Talladega Motor Speedway and Barbers Motor Sports to where I-20 joins I-59 at Birmingham Airport; follow directions from Birmingham Airport

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham Botantical Park, Birmingham Museum of Art, McWane Ctr, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham Jefferson Convention Ctr, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Wedding Facilities , Small Business Meetings Capability, Small Wedding/Reception Area, Guest Refrigerator for Take-Outs, Free On-Site Parking, Zebra Room has separate Entrance, Beautiful Old Fashioned Wrap Around Porch

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Well known Deer Hunting, Papa John's Magic City Classic Football, Nation's best Bass Fishing, Mercedes Speedway at Barber Sports, Several Robert Trent Jones Golf Courses, Talladega 500 Motor Speedway, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Video Arcade

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 PM-9 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM daily
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only on Exterior Porches or front yard
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Parents held responsible for damage or breakage
  • Childcare Provided: No Parents must supervise their own children
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: If reserving 3 or more room nights, first night deposit required; If renting all rooms, deposit is arranged with Innkeeper
  • Cancellations: 48 Hours advance notice given by noon each day

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Sheila and Ira Chaffin

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Ira is a professional Sculptor and Sheila is an Architect

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Meals

Breakfast

Full Hot Cooked

  • Time Served: M-F 7 AM, Sat 8 AM, Sun 9 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast in Bed No Extra charge, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian