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606 Highway 31 S, Athens, AL 35611 (Formerly Friendship Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I came to the Budget Inn on July 8th,2013 for 8 days. The staff was a group that went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. The manager took care of issues right away. My job told me I would be staying another week, so I paid for the week. The next day I found out that had... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This is was a very good hotel. I was staying in Athens, AL for a while and I heard about Budget Inn. My friend Phalgun Vaakpati recommended this hotel to me since he knows this reason. I was completely happy with their service and their rooms. Good deal, and also good rooms. My hats off to the management for this... More 

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Alabaster, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We were staying in Athens and were looking for a cheap hotel to stay at. We found this hotel just for the value. We heard it was remodeled so we tried it out. Seems like Mr. Patel was very nice to us and offered a discount. We found negative material and complained. Mr. Patel was happy enough to give us... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

En route from Indianapolis to New Orleans, online rates for hotels in the Athens area were a bit pricey, so we picked up a lodging book at the Alabama welcome center and saw an ad for "Budget Inn" which indicated they were newly remodeled, with a really low rate, and free wi-fi. Arrived close to 11pm; desk clerk was friendly... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2010

This was a great hotel for the money! Quiet, comfortable king-size bed, excellent shower -- what more could one want? I definitely recommend this hotel and will stay here again when staying in the area.

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1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2009

We arrived in Athens on Nov. 30 and decided to spend the night before going on to Gulf Shores. When my husband went into the motel office, he asked for a room with a king-size bed. She charged the room to our Debit card and gave him the key. When he went to the room it was filthy and smelled... More 

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Nehalvpatel, Worker at Budget Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry for the bad customer service and the bad rooms. I am part of the new management and we are working hard on fixing all the problems, rooms, etc. Again we are sorry. More 

Ashland, OH
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2007

About a week before my wife and I were to stay in this motel, I called them and talked to an Indian man who told me the price for two adults and "one small house-broken dog" would be $25. We were very pleased and told him we'd be there on December 24th. (We did not make a reservation as he... More 

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Additional Information about Budget Inn

Address: 606 Highway 31 S, Athens, AL 35611 (Formerly Friendship Inn)
Location: United States > Alabama > Athens
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Specialty Lodging in Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 31

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