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Holiday Inn Athens-University Area

#9 of 21 Hotels in Athens
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197 East Broad Street, PO Box 1666, Athens, GA 30603
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good location for UGA visitors, but renovation is needed. No laundry on weekends. This hotel has 3 different buildings and access from the lobby is veird. Hotel needs a renovation as everything is and looks old.

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Thank Shehryar S
amberlk27, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Shehryar S, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! I am so glad that you were able to take advantage of our downtown location and proximity to the university. Our express dry cleaning provider provides service Monday through Friday. However, we do have a complimentary laundry room that is available 24/7. Your feedback is... More 

Lincoln, NE
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70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are fine and the price is right. This place is a labyrinth. Somehow two buildings were connected, but not in a thoughtful way. There is a bar, but it's pretty small. Matt at the front desk was very professional, good-humored, and helpful.

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Thank mjt1111
amberlk27, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear mjt1111, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall and that Matt offered you excellent service. We hope you have you as our guest again in the future! Sincerely, Amber K Guest Services Manager More 

Bellingham, Washington
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean hotel, great price near the college but also walking distance to great food and shops. We were able to walk around campus, see downtown and have many choices of different types of food. Best place, beautiful city.

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Thank Barbara R
amberlk27, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Barabara R, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Holiday Inn Athens! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and were able to take advantage of our awesome downtown location. We hope you see you again soon! Sincerely, Amber K Guest Services Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the better choices if you visit UGA. The hotel is older but most of the guestrooms have been renovated. Make sure you request a renovated room. As a IHG Platinum member, I was given a very spacious, newly refurbished room in the executive tower. The location of this hotel is perfect for me, right across the... More 

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Thank atl475
amberlk27, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear atl475, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Holiday Inn Athens! We appreciate your loyalty as a Platinum Elite IHG Rewards Club Member and are delighted that you will choose to stay with us when you visit Athens. We are very proud of our prime location to the university and our proximity to downtown Athens.... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I stayed at this hotel while traveling on business and found it to be very good. My guestroom was very comfortable & clean, great wireless internet speed, and the bed was comfortable. The hotel bar and food were excellent as well. The hotel looks like it had been recently renovated, and the rooms are very nice! The staff was professional... More 

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Thank OTR22
amberlk27, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear OTR22, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we provided excellent service to you! Here at the Holiday Inn in Athens we strive to make all our our guests feel valued and appreciated, and I am so glad that you felt cared... More 

Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Was in town for one night for a concert at the Georgia Theatre. Location was awesome, and easy to get to. Staff was very friendly. The room was ok, nothing great. But if you are going to a show, you can't beat the price and location.

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Thank Tyler H
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Tyler H, We strive to give great and impressive service to all of our guests and it makes us happy to read we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our establishment. Once again thank you for the wonderful and kind words of praise. Sincerely, Orlando A. Case Manager IHGCare More 

Leesburg
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140 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We went to this hotel for a wedding. While the amenities were very clean and nice, the hotel itself was confusing. There are several different towers of the hotel. For example if you room was 2487, that actually means you are on the fourth floor. Odd. Check-in for many was a disaster, with a long line of people waiting. Our... More 

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Thank essiefish
amberlk27, Guest Services Supervisor at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear essiefish, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We apologize that the hotel was confusing but we appreciate your feedback. We are glad that you experienced an easy check-in, a clean and spacious room, and a quiet stay. Thank you for your compliments of our facilities, and we hope to have you as our guest again... More 

Hillsborough, North Carolina
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

This is an easy walk to downtown and campus, which makes it really convenient. Even though it's close to downtown, it's pretty quiet. My room had a mini fridge and a nice bathroom. The air conditioner is a window unit, so difficult to get quite right. Clean room, nice furniture. Seems recently renovated. Buffet breakfast is a bit disappointing for... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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57 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Spent the weekend at this Hotel, staff was welcoming and efficient, the room was spacious and comfortable with a 40 in HDTV, King Size Bed, a desk and chair, and a chair with an ottoman. The room was reasonably priced and centrally located within walking distance to central downtown Athens and the University of Georgia. Pool has a business center,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Stayed here one night during the week. Fantastic location for downtown Athens and UGA. Borders both. Front desk staff was welcoming and went over rate details and about the credit card hold--you have to initial it so no surprises. Were in the North Tower along Broad St. Were directed to parking at North Tower or the lot by front desk... More 

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Thank Buck5465
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Buck5465, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay. I am delighted to know that we were able to meet your expectations when it comes to providing a friendly service and comfortable room accommodations. On the other hand, I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced, particularly with the noise levels.... More 

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