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Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   166 North Finley Street, Athens, GA 30601
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here while on a work trip. Hotel was clean and the front desk girl was unbelievably hospitable and kind! The bed was comfortable and the room was very clean. Would stay again. Location was good and is walking distance to great restaurants and shopping. I would recommend this hotel to anyone

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CYAthensGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your comments about my hotel and my staff. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and I hope that when your travels bring you back to Athens that we will see you again. Kind regards, Wayne Cannon General Manager More

Cardiff
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I stayed here whilst travelling with family (spread over two rooms). The room was clean with a large bed. The AC was deeply irritating (had to unplug the thing in the end). The staff were very friendly and helped out with storing cool bags and in recommending a local place to eat. It also seemed a little pricier than it... More

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CYAthensGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback regarding your stay in my hotel. Please accept my apology for the noise that you experienced from your in room air conditioner. Our desire is that every guest has a pleasant and worry free stay but we sometimes fall short of our goal. If we had known of... More

Mableton, Georgia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Super staff that go that extra mile to make your stay comfortable, relaxing and fun! Rooms are clean, happy hour is a great time too! Close to downtown so easy to walk to restaurants, bars and campus!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I've stayed at this property twice in recent weeks - both times for several days at a time. Consequently, this review is a compilation; curiously, both stays differed very little. The staff is excellent. Housekeeping was always pleasant, maintenance was on-the-ball and very helpful. Front desk staff was kind and focused. And the bistro staff was truly exceptional. Management is... More

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CYAthensGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at the Courtyard Athens. I appreciate you giving me your feedback and allowing me the opportunity to address these issues. As the new General Manager for this hotel (I have been onsite for two weeks), I completely agree with you that I have an incredible staff. They are absolutely committed to serving... More

Savannah
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Two years ago this hotel was remodeled to create an airier lobby with adjoining Starbuck’s bistro. These changes have definitely improved the experience for the overnight visitor. The lobby ceilings are high. There is plenty of natural light now. There is a wall mounted wide screen adjacent to the lobby which displays weather and traffic. The spacious Starbuck’s bistro offers... More

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CYAthensGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and giving us feedback regarding your stay! We appreciate your comments regarding your stay and apologize for the noise that you experienced. We often host groups of students visiting UGA and they are not always as cooperative as we would like. However, that does not lessen our responsibility to provide you with... More

Savannah, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

From my check-in experience (Thanks, Ashley!) to excellent service in the Cafe, to the best housekeeper ever (Terry), to the General Manager (so sorry, did not get her name, blonde, friendly and oh-so conscientious), the staff at this hotel are top-notch. I have stayed in five star hotels and not not gotten the genuine caring and attention I received here!... More

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Ringgold, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Although my room was not ready at normal checkin time, it was worth the wait. It was very clean and appropriately decorated with new looking paint, wallpaper, and bed linens. The bed had several pillows of differing firmnesses so I was able to find a couple that were just perfect for me. The bed was heavenly--so wonderful that I slept... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Booked a room for 1 night. Noisy HVAC unit. Worst was the breakfast. Ordered 4 cooked breakfasts, coffees and juice which at $60 was bad enough but they brought the wrong food twice, had to recheck my bill 3 times and the final meal was delivered 55 minutes after we ordered. Lots of apologies because they were so "busy" but... More

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CYAthensGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback regarding our hotel. Please accept my personal apology for the sub standard service you recieved. We strive to treat all of our customers as if you are a guest in our home and we certainly missed the mark with this experience. If you travel to the Athens area again in the future I... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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119 reviews 119 reviews
36 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This was about a basic stay as one will find. Nothing fancy, but clean & comfortable room. Speed check in, room had a refrigerator, comfortable bed, and a well stocked bath. HVAC system was a bit loud. Didn't eat at the hotel so can't comment on the food. Winter so no use of the pool. Did not hit the fitness... More

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CYAthensGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments regarding my hotel. I hope you will return in the future when the weather is warmer so you can enjoy the veranda overlooking the pool. I will pass along your comments regarding the cleanliness of your room to my housekeeping department. I appreciate you sharing your experience with me and hope that you... More

Johnson City, Tennessee
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97 reviews 97 reviews
37 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Outside it doesn't look like much.... Actually it looks more like a microtel than a Courtyard, but, inside it is all Marriott. Rooms are updated, clean, we'll equipped and great variety regarding TV channels. The handicap rooms have direct access to the parking area, facilitating the entrance of the the people in need. For sure a property you can try... More

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Address: 166 North Finley Street, Athens, GA 30601
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Location: United States > Georgia > Athens
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Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown 3*
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