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The Colonels

3890 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605
The Colonels
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My parents and I were traveling through Athens to look at southern antebellum mansions, and we truly enjoyed staying at The Colonels. Colonel Marc was welcoming and attentive, and recommended a local high-end restaurant for dinner that left my father marveling at the food! My parents had a wonderful time, and although we stayed at a lot of wonderful locations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived in Athens after escaping Atlanta Airport travelling from New Orleans on our way through to Charleston. After too many Margharitas and music in NOLA we were weary. Colonel Marc was warm, welcoming and pointed us in the right direction of comfort food and on our return we had the best nights rest we have had in 3 weeks.... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Colonel Marc has personalized every detail of our stay! We are staying in room #2 (an original antebellum room) and share the front hallway bathroom with room #1 (also an antebellum room). The entire house is carefully curated with antiques and lends an air of sophistication of the South. Col. Marc is extremely knowledgable of the area and guided us... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last week my family stayed at the Colonel's B&B outside Athens. The reviews were wonderful and we were excited to reach our destination. We were barely in the door at 7 PM when the Colonel said that an elderly couple had just arrived after a long drive and we needed to be quiet. We also had traveled a long distance... More 

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ColonelMarc, Owner at The Colonels, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Lynda: The staff and owners of The Colonels Bed and Breakfast are very disappointed that you were unhappy with the terms of your stay with us. We strive to accommodate all our guests and we take great pride in providing a beautiful, quiet and comfortable environment. Since you were very specific with your concerns we do think it... More 

Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Colonel Mark and his wife Beth were very hospitable and warm! The bed was the best I ever slept on! The blueberry pancakes were to die for! I would highly recommend this Inn! Come here whenever you are in the Athens area! You will not be disappointed

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ATLANTA,GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

What took us so long to find this place? This is a wonderful traditional B&b located on the outskirts of Athens. The room/bath were comfortable and immaculate. The home is filled with beautiful European furniture and feels so welcoming. It is located on a property called angel oaks farm which is a horse farm. Its so serene with ample grounds... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Awesome Experience from start to finish! Colonel Marc was an incredible host and truly a genuine person. He really does care about each individuals stay while on his beautiful property. I would recommend this B&B for anyone staying in or around Athens GA!

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Bishop, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed staying with Colonel Mark for one night. The weather was cool so several windows in the house were open allowing fresh air to flow through. There is a stable in the back of the house with pretty horses to pet. The swimming pool has a relaxing fountain that could be heard from our room #4.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We highly recommend this B&B in the Athens area. We had a wonderful 3-night stay at The Colonels the weekend of August 9th. Colonel Marc was very attentive and helpful in providing suggestions for things to do and making dinner reservations. He prepared delicious breakfasts every morning. The house was beautiful and well-decorated with antique furniture, the accommodations were very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My husband and I stayed at The Colonels on the last night of our honeymoon (a 3 week road trip) - my brother and his wife had stayed here a few years ago and highly recommended it. We are so glad that we took their advice. The Colonels is a beautiful house in lovely grounds, and Colonel Marc himself is... More 

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