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Hotel Indigo Athens-University area

3.5 of 5 500 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations for Valentine's Day night and were very excited to try the hotel and see if it lived up to the hype. We were excited to be able to stay so close to downtown and not have to travel to see the area attractions. The only real problem I had with our room was that the shower door... More 

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HotelIndigoAthens, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Jen S, We're glad you stayed with us this past holiday. I am so sorry to hear about your shower door issue. Our maintenance team will certainly fix the hinges to prevent this from happening again. Our design is Southern Farmstead Modern with comfy couches and rugs next to exposed concrete pillars and ceilings. We always welcome suggestions should... More 

Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this hotel...nice friendly staff, clean, comfortable, good room....easy access to parking....love the aveda products!....easy access to campus, and my favorite veg restaurant The Grit....had a great stay!

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HotelIndigoAthens, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Bugsmom007, What a great review! Thank you for taking the time to review us. We hope you'll make Hotel Indigo your place in town whenever you have another craving for The Grit's Golden Bowl. Ryan Crenshaw Guest Relations More 

Jackson, Mississippi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: great location, clean rooms, comfortable beds, unique decor. Cons: small bathroom, thin walls, noisy, staff nice but not helpful Asked the front desk to recommend a breakfast spot within walking distance and she said "just walk into downtown you will find something" Thanks for the help?? Warning: rooms are not sound proof. We were "entertained" by the couple in... More 

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HotelIndigoAthens, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear andrea b, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are currently looking into the issues you experienced during your stay. We appreciate your business and hope to get another chance to take care of you in the Classic City. Ryan Crenshaw Guest Relations More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very stylish hotel with great service. I love how they are so environment friendly. The key card doubles as the light switch and there are paper and plastic recycle bins in the rooms. The restaurant in the lobby has a great breakfast, lunch and dinner menu with choices for everyone. I would definitely stay at this hotel... More 

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HotelIndigoAthens, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Karen T, Thank you so much for your glowing review. We were IHG's first LEED Gold Certified hotel in North America and remain committed to our environment-friendly business model. Next time you're in town, let us take you on a tour of our hotel to show you some interesting facets you may have missed. We look forward to taking... More 

Savannah, GA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Positives: Excellent location. Can't beat the walking distance to downtown. Very nice decor; modern and European, which makes everything at least look very clean and new. Beds are comfortable and rooms have everything you need. Bar is open at night and the lobby is inviting. Neutral: Price. Yes, it is more expensive than other hotels, but it is really nicer... More 

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HotelIndigoAthens, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear MilitelloVC, Thank you for your review. We have corrected the staffing issues that caused you to have such a negative check in experience. I hope we will have another opportunity to take care of you again. Ryan Crenshaw Guest Relations More 

Stone Mountain, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently got married in Athens in Dec. 2014 and were so excited to use Hotel Indigo for our reception! We stayed in a hotel suite the night before the wedding and the accommodations were wonderful. We loved our room. It was spacious, modern, and extremely comfortable! The hotel staff took extra steps to make our night... More 

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HotelIndigoAthens, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Indigo Athens-University area, responded to this review

Dear Rachel D, We had so much fun working with you on your wedding weekend. One of the items we go over in our management meetings are our guest reviews. Meg, Katie, and Sydney were really touched by yours. If there is anything we can do for you, please let us know. Ryan Crenshaw Guest Relations More 

south carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stay in a Hotel Indigo and we were very pleased. The staff was friendly and helpful and the bed was exceptionally comfortable. We were able to walk to restaurants and shops downtown. The room was modern, different from the typical chain but roomy and quiet on the Penthouse floor. Highly recommend for a quiet night's sleep.

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

Dear Dianemac62, Thank you so much for your recent stay and comments about our hotel. We are pleased that you had such a nice visit. Please let us know when you'll be back in Athens, we'd love to have you stay with us again. Barry Rutherford General Manager More 

Athens, Georgia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My daughter, her best friend and I just stayed at The Hotel Indigo in Athens, Ga. What a treat! Beautiful rooms, views, wonderful restaurant...and we even got to bring our puppy, Harry Styles! The staff bent over backwards to make us feel at home. We loved the gym, the art gallery, and the food at the Madison Bitro was to... More 

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

Dear Kelly A, Thank you for your recent stay with us at Hotel Indigo. From the photo's taken and uploaded on TripAdvisor it looks like some young girls had a very, very nice time. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and our staff thanks you for taking time out to recognize their efforts. We hope to see you... More 

Bethlehem, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We booked the NYE package at Hotel Indigo. Check in was easy, room was lovely, staff was pleasant. We went downstairs to the Rialto for the NYE party and that's where the problems began. The room where the band was playing only had 7 or 8 tables and 30 min. before the band started, they were already taken. The outer... More 

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

Dear Jerry and Susan, I'd like to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced from our NYE party in the Rialto Club. This event is designed for our hotel guests and we put a lot into the evening, including local band, midnight champagne and a dance floor for up to 250. The limited seating in the Rialto Club was designed specifically... More 

Sandy Springs, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This hotel appears upscale compared to other hotels in the area. It is very convenient to downtown and the UGA campus. I paid twice the price for this hotel room than I would have at any other hotel in town. The hotel was nice but not worth the extra price. I had some issues with the front desk upon check... More 

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

Dear Jerry and Susan, I'd like to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced from our NYE party in the Rialto Club. This event is designed for our hotel guests and we put a lot into the evening, including local band, midnight champagne and a dance floor for up to 250. The limited seating in the Rialto Club was designed specifically... More 

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Address: 500 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601
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Location: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Indigo Athens-University area 3.5*
Number of rooms: 130
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