Lodging Options

Hotel-style, double occupancy room for single or shared use

Hotel-style, double occupancy room for single or shared use

Guest Lodge

Guest Lodge

Choose from several lodging options designed to fit every budget. All lodging has a kitchenette with refrigerator, sink, stove and coffee maker. There is also a common living room in each lodge. We will do our best to accommodate any lodging and roommate requests.

Single Occupancy Room: Have a hotel-style room with 2 queen beds and an en suite bathroom all to yourself. 

Double Occupancy Room: Share the hotel-style room with 2 queen beds and an en suite bathroom with a family member or friend: 

Kitchenette and common area in guest lodge

Kitchenette and common area in guest lodge

Dorm: Share a large room with several other students. The dorm has twin beds and a hall bathroom. You must provide your own linens, pillows and towels. 

Commuter: If you live close enough, just drive in daily for your classes. Meals are included in the commuter rate.

Click on the following links to purchase your lodging and meals package for your upcoming stay:

Doug Carpenter Hall (dining and meeting facility)

Doug Carpenter Hall (dining and meeting facility)

Camp McDowell kitchen staff prepare three hot meals daily. 

Camp McDowell kitchen staff prepare three hot meals daily. 

The Alabama Folk School is an all-inclusive facility, complete with dining hall, lodging and classrooms. We are happy to accommodate most food allergies or dietary restrictions. 

A map of our campus is available here


“A very serene and tranquil environment where one may find joy in the discovery of new knowledge.”
— Kelly, Shelby County, AL