Hotel & Directions

Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel

1000 Riverchase Galleria | Hoover, AL 35244 | (205) 705-1234 | wynfrey.regency.hyatt.com

In an effort to keep travel costs as low as possible, we are strongly encouraging all conference attendees to take advantage of the considerably discounted room rate offered by the newly renovated - The HYATT REGENCY BIRMINGHAM – THE WYNFREY HOTEL. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at $136.00 per night. Make your hotel reservation directly with The HYATT REGENCY BIRMINGHAM – THE WYNFREY HOTEL as soon as possible.

The hotel does provide free shuttle service back and forth to the Birmingham airport which attendees must schedule in advance directly with THE HYATT REGENCY BIRMINGHAM – THE WYNFREY HOTEL. In addition, for all conference events taking place away from the hotel, there will be transportation provided.

THE HYATT REGENCY BIRMINGHAM – THE WYNFREY HOTEL is located in Hoover, Alabama. It is directly attached to the Riverchase Galleria which boasts 250 famous name stores and 20 restaurants. It is 20 minutes from the Birmingham International Airport, 15 minutes south of downtown Birmingham, 15 minutes from EWTN's main network campus in Irondale, and less than 10 minutes from Oak Mountain State Park, Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail and many other local attractions.

Directions to the The Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel, Hoover, AL From Birmingham International Airport:

Leaving the airport, take I-20 west through downtown Birmingham. At the I-65 junction take I-65 South. At the I-459 junction take I-459 South. Exit off of I-459 South at Exit 13 (this is the first exit you come to). At the end of the exit ramp (traffic light), turn left. The Riverchase Galleria and The Wynfrey are immediately on your right. Take the 2nd entrance into the Galleria complex. This will bring you to the entrance of The Wynfrey Hotel. (Approximately 20 minutes)

From Atlanta:

Take I-20 west to I-459 Junction (just east of Birmingham). Take I-459 South. Take exit #13 (Hoover-Pelham) off I-459 South. Turn Left. The Wynfrey Hotel is on the right, second Galleria entrance. (Approximately 115 miles)

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament

3222 County Rd. 548 | Hanceville, AL 35077 | (205) 271-2917 | www.olamshrine.org

Dress and Decorum In order to show respect to our Lord Jesus Christ, truly present in the most Blessed Sacrament, as well as to show a spirit of charity to the Nuns, the Priests and Brothers, and the other pilgrims, EWTN requests the following:

1. Please observe silence when you enter the Shrine and the EWTN Chapel. We encourage you to dress comfortably, but modestly. Please do not wear sleeveless tops, tank tops, shorts, or miniskirts. Ladies may wear slacks.

2. Please do not leave Mass before the Blessed Sacrament has been exposed and the Nuns/Choir have finished singing.

3. Attire for the conference sessions at the hotel is business casual. Please do not take pictures inside the Shrine or Chapel. There are many lovely pictures and postcards you may purchase at both Gift Shops in Irondale & Hanceville.

4. Pictures are permitted at all other locations.

American Village

3727 Highway 119 | Montevallo, AL 35115 |
(205) 665-3535 | www.americanvillage.org

Directions from the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel

  • Get on I-459 N from US-31 N
  • Head southeast toward US-31 N
  • Turn right toward US-31 N
  • Use the middle lane to turn left onto US-31 N 4. Slight right to merge onto I-459 N toward
  • Atlanta/Gadsden/I-65
  • Follow I-65 S to Co Rd 87 in Calera.
  • Take I-65 South to Exit 234 (Shelby County Airport)
  • At the end of the exit ramp turn left onto Hwy. 87 (this turns into Hwy. 12)
  • Travel on Hwy. 12 (approximately 1.5 miles) to stop sign
  • Turn right on to Hwy. 22 - travel 2-3 miles to traffic light
  • Turn left on Hwy. 119 South (Ralph Sears Memorial)
  • Travel one mile - the gate to The American Village will be on the right
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