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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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Ranked #10 of 21 Hotels in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Lexington, Kentucky
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106 reviews 106 reviews
22 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fairly typical Courtyard property. Well maintained, with a very friendly and helpful staff. We met a group of college classmates who travel to an "away" University of Kentucky basketball game each year. We booked a suite to accommodate "visiting." It was much better than we expected. It included a totally separate room with couch, a couple of... More 

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Radford, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. Extreme clean. Only a couple of faults I have is the pillows were really small, but the were comfortable. Also was kinda hard to find but that was could also be the fault of the gps it would take u up and down several back streets to get there. But overall I would highly recommend if in... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review of my hotel. We appreciate feedback from our guests to help us improve the property and our service. I am happy to report that our property will replace all guest room pillows this year to meet the new Marriott requirement for guest rooms. I hope you will visit us again and try... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
72 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Courtyard has a modern lobby with a bistro for morning and evening bites. The downside is there is no complimentary breakfast. The furniture in the rooms is old and dated, but otherwise clean. This is the only hotel I have stayed at in the Athens area. When I searched other hotels in the area, it seemed all of them... 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 my hotel. We appreciate our customers telling us how we can improve and appreciate your comments. While there are several brands withing the Marriott portfolio that do offer continental breakfast that is not allowed in Courtyard hotels. However, for guests who prefer to include breakfast we offer the option of a breakfast... More 

Gresham, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This hotel is a great value for downtown Athens. Lots of local culture right within walking distance. The hotel was a little bit on the older side, but well kept. The room was a bit small but very clean. There were two doors, one that opened to the parking lot and the other to the hallway. Some may not like... 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 my hotel. We appreciate our guests telling us how we are doing and how we can improve. You are correct that our hotel is one of the original Courtyards and that it has been very well cared for with a renovation as recently as 2012. My staff and I appreciate the opportunity... More 

Somerset, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a nice clean hotel in the heart of Athens. We walked to campus: this place is about a mile from the stadium. Very convenient to restaurants and bars, we didn't need our car. Staff very informative and friendly. They have a beautiful deck and pool area, almost resort quality, if you go when it's warm. Pretty much your... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words regarding my hotel. We appreciate hearing from our customers. We hope you will return to the Athens area and the Courtyard Marriott very soon. With kind regards, Wayne Cannon General Manager More 

Marietta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Arrived in the evening and was told that my room had a door directly to the parking lot. Was given the room # but no specific directions which meant I pulled up at 3 different doors as the room numbers were hard to read. The best thing about the room was the shower which was easy to use and had... 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 your stay and my hotel. I appreciate your comments regarding the outside entrances to some of our rooms. That is a unique feature for my hotel and some people love it while others do not. If you had shared your concern about the exterior entrance we would have immediately moved you to... More 

LaGrange, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The roomwas nice, the staff was friendly, helpful and informed. The location to the stadium, downtown where resturants and fun bars is a major plus to this hotel. The cafe provides a good selection of breakfast foods. The room was not big but okay because of the limited amount of time spent there.

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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 your stay. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and our last home game for the season. Thank you for staying with us and if your travels bring you back to Athens we would love to host you again. Respectfully, Wayne Cannon General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed a week at the Courtyard by Marriott in Athens Georgia in November 2014. First thing I noticed was the very nice lobby and dining room. Next we entered our king sized room. It was so clean and very nicely furnished. The rooms were sectioned off so my husband who was there on business could work and I could... 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 the hotel. I certainly appreciate you giving us such high praise. However, I should point out that this review is for the Springhill Suites in Athens. I am sure they are appreciative of your kind words and comments. If your travels bring you back to the Athens area we would love to... More 

Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Stayed at the Athens Courtyard Marriott while in town to see the Bulldogs game. I agree with Julie O's review: it is clearly recently renovated. Very much enjoyed the spacious lobby/restaurant/sitting area to have breakfast and have everybody gather (8 of us) for the walk to Sanford stadium for the game.

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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 team and the hotel. We enjoy football season but we enjoy hosting guests like you more. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again next year. Kind regards, Wayne Cannon General Manager More 

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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This hotel being the great hotel it was any other ordinary hotel nothing new I found in this hotel infact their was only sauna no steam in the hotel. Even though all the luxury was available in the hotel and staff member were also great which made my stay comfortable. Over all hotel was great place to stay in

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

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. However, I think you meant to review the Athens, Greece property not the one in Athens Georgia as we do not have a steam room or sauna on property. If your travels bring you to the US we would love to host you at the Courtyard Athens Downtown. With kind... More 

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Additional Information about Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown

Address: 166 North Finley Street, Athens, GA 30601
Location: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Athens Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Courtyard By Marriott Athens Downtown Hotel Athens
Athens Marriott
Athens Courtyard
Courtyard Athens Downtown
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#10 Business Hotel in Athens

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