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Hotel Indigo Athens-University area

3.5 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   500 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601
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Ranked #3 of 20 hotels in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Schools2014 Dallas, Georgia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My recent stay here was very comfortable, the location of the hotel is right behind downtown. Only took my husband, 3 kids, and I 5 minutes or so to walk up to eat or enjoy some of what Athens has to offer! The rooms are spacious and clean. The hotel has huge windows that really attract the natural light which... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall good hotel. Friendly staff (especially the bartender, Matt), spacious rooms. My top three complaints: uncomfortable beds, paper thins walls, and our shower wasn't the cleanest. The toilets are very loud when flushing and I heard them all night long! My favorite hotel in Athens in often fully booked, I would choose this hotel if that was the case again.

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barryrutherford, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear MJH, Thank you for your recent stay at Hotel Indigo-Athens and your review of our hotel. We appreciate any and all feedback because it allows us to be better for future guests. I apologize for the noise issues, that can be corrected. Bedding is only 5 years old, so I'm concerned that you did not feel the bedding was... More

Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Weekend stay for wedding was very average. Rooms are modern and clean . Amenities of a holiday Inn at best and large prices .Rooms were noisy Parking was a hassle and no bell service. The front desk was friendly . We had a 2nd floor corner suite no real balcony or view. .

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barryrutherford, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Swampdonkey81. Thank you for your recent stay with us at Hotel Indigo. I apologize for our management team and front line staff for not being able to meet your expectations. If given a second chance on a return visit to Athens, we would be more than happy to take care of you. Barry Rutherford Managing Partner, GM More

New London, Connecticut
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modern in all aspects. Beautiful entry with amazing bar/resteraunt with friendly staff, great food, and fast service. Local beers on tap were amazing and bottle selection fantastic. pretty good prices for a hotel. First room was standard king. my wife did not car for the lack of dresser. Broken shower door handle on frame less shower door got us... More

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barryrutherford, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Beerenthusiast, Thank you for your recent stay at our hotel in Athens, GA. I appreciate you taking time to provide such a detailed review. I will check with my staff to make sure that all things recommended will be taken care of for future guests. Please come again and let us know in advance when you are arriving. Barry... More

Atlanta, GA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really nice stay at the Indigo. Bear in mind, we had a super-low block rate, so I didn't walk in expecting a four-star experience. The beds were great and the efficient layout made the most of the space in the room. We were impressed with how clean the rooms and common areas were, and when we were... More

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barryrutherford, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Philadelphiastory, Thank you so much for your recent stay and taking the time to write such a thorough review. We hope you will have a future opportunity to return to our hotel. If so, please reach out to us ahead of time and let us know you are coming. Barry Rutherford Managing Partner, GM More

New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If staying in Athens, Ga. and your primary concern is for an ultra- modern beautiful lobby with mini art display, ultra- modern decor in your room, and an ultra 'green', "we recycle everything" philosophy this hotel is for you. If, however, you're seeking creature comforts (such as a room with someplace other then the bed or an office chair to... More

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barryrutherford, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Lewis S, I would like to personally apologize for your recent experience at our hotel. I was unaware at the time of the issues you encountered, and all of these items should have been taken care during your stay. I wish we could have done a better job of making sure your elder mother felt safer in her room... More

Belton, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is great; we could just about walk to all the places we wanted to visit. Staff were excellent and very courteous. We had a great time while there. Lots of places to eat very close by but the food prepared and served at Hotel Indigo was also excellent.

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barryrutherford, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Ronnie W, Thanks for coming to Athens and writing such a nice review on our hotel and staff. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and I'm pleased we were able to meet and exceed your expectations. Our staff strives to provide excellent guest service in a relaxing environment for our guests. Please come see us again... More

Fort Myers Fl
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best of services. Staff and GM fabulous. Loved the ambience. A very welcoming place to stay away from home. Tremendous experience , and one in which we will experience again. The outstanding use of natural materials, such as old discarded wood from some old factories in the Athens area and which were incorporated into the overall decor was a super... More

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barryrutherford, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear C Hall, Always great to hear from you and to have you stay with us. Thanks so much for the nice review of our hotel and staff. It was out pleasure to serve you. We hope to hear from you very soon about a return visit to Athens and to Hotel Indigo. Barry Rutherford Managing Partner General Manager More

Atlanta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Austin at the front desk is unbelievable. He accommodated each one of my strange work related requests & went above & beyond to assure I was satisfied with my stay. This is hands down the best hotel in Athens & I was able to appreciate & enjoy the experience thanks to his help:)

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barryrutherford, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Dollywat, Thank you for your recent review and also staying with us at Hotel Indigo-Athens. I appreciate your comments about Austin which I have passed along. So glad you chose to spend your time in Athens with us, and if there is anything we can do for you in the future please let one of our staff members know.... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed here several times and loved it. Beautiful modern hotel concept. LEED award hotel for sustainable design. Nice lobby bar. Easy walk to dining, nightlife, Georgia Theater, Civic Center events. Great value through Hotels.com if you can guess the hotel. Our favorite destination in Athens.

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barryrutherford, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear NAB3ATL, You're extremely kind to complete the TripAdvisor review on our hotel in downtown Athens. We strive to be PERFECT as you say in everyone we serve. We hope you have an opportunity to return to Athens and stay with us yet again. Thank you and enjoy your week. Sincerely, Barry Rutherford General Manager More

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Address: 500 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601
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Location: United States > Georgia > Athens
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Indigo Athens-University area 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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