Golf, Shop and Play near Montgomery Lodging
Whether your favorite game involves playing the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail or the slots at Wind Creek Casino, you're sure to find a good time at the attractions near the Country Inn & Suites Montgomery East. Spend your morning shopping at Eastdale Mall and the Shoppes at EastChase or touring Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts; then, devote the evening to seeing a show hosted by the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Military contractors and airmen benefit from this hotel's location near Maxwell Gunter AFB, and visiting students can stay here near Alabama State, Auburn, Faulkner and Troy University-Montgomery. Offering easy access to I-85, the Eastern Bypass and the capitol, the Country Inn & Suites is also a great home base for corporate travelers working at government and business districts in downtown Montgomery.
Lodging here places you within an easy drive of these local attractions:
- Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (1.3 miles)
One of the oldest fine arts museums in Alabama, this museum is noted for its collection of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, southern regional art and Old Master prints.
Phone: +1 (334) 240-4333
- Alabama Shakespeare Festival (1.5 miles)
Located in Blount Cultural Park, this sixth-largest Shakespeare festival in the world attracts 300,000 visitors annually.
Phone: +1 (334) 271-5353
- Faulkner University (2 miles)
Consisting of five colleges offering 65 academic degrees, Faulkner University combines academic excellence with strong Christian commitment.
Phone: +1 (334) 272-5820
- Auburn University at Montgomery (3.5 miles)
This 500-acre university offers schools of business, education, liberal arts, nursing and sciences. Attend a Warhawks game or one of the university's annual lecture series.
Phone: +1 (334) 244-3000
- Lagoon Park Golf and Tennis (4 miles)
This 18-hole, par 72 course has been rated in the top 50 public courses by Golf Digest.
Phone: +1 (334) 240-4050
- Shoppes at EastChase (4 miles)
This open-air shopping center is home to more than 70 stores, including Dillards, Kohl's, Target and various specialty shops. Take a break from shopping to enjoy a frozen yogurt or get a manicure.
Phone: +1 (334) 279-6046
- Alabama State University (5 miles)
Established in 1867, Alabama State University is home to the Hornets and offers nearly 50 graduate and undergraduate programs.
Phone: +1 (334) 229-4100
- Huntingdon College (6 miles)
This Methodist liberal arts college hosts a variety of annual events, including concert, lecture and literary series.
Phone: +1 (334) 833-4497
- Standard Systems Group (6 miles)
Standard Systems Group is one of the largest central design activity firms developing and sustaining software products and services for the Department of Defense.
Phone: +1 (334) 416-2521
- Eastdale Mall (8 miles)
This mall's 965,000 square feet offers plenty of retail options, as well as a public ice skating rink, an arcade, a carousel, a food court and a cinema.
Phone: +1 (334) 277-7380
- Maxwell Gunter Air Force Base (AFB) (8 miles)
The hotel's location near this base, home to the Air University, the 42nd Air Base Wing, the 908th Airlift Wing and Standard Systems Group, is convenient for contractors and guests reporting for duty.
Phone: +1 (334) 953-2014
- Hyundai Motor Mfg. (11 miles)
Make your reservation to experience one of the world's most advanced auto plants on Hyundai's 1.5-hour tour.
Phone: +1 (334) 387-8000
- Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill (13 miles)
Featuring more than 1,500 acres of golf courses surrounded by natural beauty, this lauded trail features three 18-hole championship courses.
Phone: +1 (334) 285-1114
Directions to Montgomery Regional Airport from the Country Inn & Suites:
Head west along Carmichael Road, turn right onto Perry Hill, then merge onto I-85 S. Once on I-85, keep left, following signs for I-65 S, merging after a short period of time. Follow I-65 S for three miles, before taking exit 167 towards Selma Highway. Follow Selma Highway until you see signs for Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM)/Dannelly Field Airport. The airport is approximately 15 miles, or 19 minutes, away and features a lounge, a gift shop, an ATM, a Subway sandwich shop and free wired and wireless Internet access.
Guests traveling to MGM Airport from the hotel should ask the concierge or reception staff to book a transfer (via taxi) to the airport. If you need a wake-up call so you don't miss your flight, just ask the front desk before you retire for the night.
Services nearby include:
- Exxon Gas Station (0.2 miles)
- Wells Fargo Bank (0.5 miles)
Phone: +1 (334) 270-2229
- 2940 Salon-Spa (4 miles)
Phone: +1 (334) 260-9602
- Jackson Hospital (5 miles)
Phone: +1 (334) 293-8000