Family rooms are available and suggested for all parties exceeding four people. Each room comes with a microwave and coffee maker as well as large, comfy beds. There is a pool outside that is perfect for kids who want to burn some energy, and a hot tub is located right beside it for parents who want to keep an eye on their kids while relaxing. Breakfast is included with the price of your stay here, and self-serve laundry facilities are available 24/7.
Our Editor Loves
- Pool and hot tub
- Complimentary breakfast
- Self-serve laundry
- Water Sports
- Free Breakfast
- Free Wi-Fi
We arrived at the Best Western Fairwinds Inn at 1:15pm for a 2-night stay. We had driven 5 hours in heavy rain, and were earlier than expected due to crossing a time zone. Upon arrival we learned that rooms were available but if we wanted to check in early we would have to pay one-half of the daily lodging rate (about $40). There was no attempt to accommodate us any earlier than the official 3:00pm check-in time, even though we were staying more than one night. Needless to say, we drove around in the rain until the 3:00pm check-in time.
It is a hotel’s prerogative to choose whether to have a policy where they make a reasonable effort to accommodate travelers who arrive early, or a policy where they try to take advantage of a situation to make a buck, as was our experience. However, if it is the hotel’s policy of charging for early check-in, this policy should be clearly stated on its hotel website, and in the hotel description on 3rd party booking engines. Had we been aware of this policy we would not have booked at the Best Western Fairwinds, and because of this experience we will stay elsewhere during our next visit to Cullman.
This is a very nice and clean hotel. The gentleman who checked us in was very accommodating. Especially since we arrived at noon. The lady that checked us out the next morning was great and breakfast was ready on time.