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Holiday Inn Athens-University Area

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   197 East Broad Street, PO Box 1666, Athens, GA 30603
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Abbotsford, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night and enjoyed the hotel. The room was nice, the breakfast was very good, and the hotel was located within walking distance of a number of nice restaurants near the university.

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Saint Paul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove for over 20 hours from MN and the front desk found us rooms hours before check-in so we could sleep! Staff was super friendly and always said hello. The beds were so comfortable!!!!!! I want to know where they get their pillows. Very nice place!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a beautiful hotel with great access to UGA and surrounding area. Overall I enjoyed the stay and the staff were super friendly and helpful. One thing I would mention would be the absence of signs leading to the hotel. I could not find the entrance of the hotel so I took the back door entrance that took... More

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Carolyn E, General Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Gihan J Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Athens. Thank you also for taking the time to share your experience. We will certainly be happy to share with our associates your comments regarding their being friendly and helpful. We apologize for the construction that we are doing in the front of the hotel and hope... More

Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My children and I stayed at this hotel for one night on our way to North Carolina from Florida. We had a pleasant stay. The room was clean and big. The view was of parts of downtown Athens. The check-in and check-out was easy and the desk agents were very polite & friendly. We did not utilize the pool or... More

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Carolyn E, General Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Hi Carrie H, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Athens and we appreciate you sharing your comments regarding your stay with us. We will be happy to share with our associates how friendly and polite they were. Our associates strive to make sure our guests feel at home and have everything they need during their stay.... More

Cape May Beach
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191 reviews 191 reviews
33 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property I normally use was full, so we stayed here for a change. I wasn't expecting much, but was very pleasantly surprised. First of all the parking is free. Where I normally stay, I have to pay to park. They do offer shuttle service, but it is irregular and only available if there is enough staff for someone to... More

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Carolyn E, General Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear DonCapeMayBeach, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience regarding your stay at the Holiday Inn Athens. We agree that our location is perfect our guests to see what Athens has to offer and is right by UGA. We will be happy to share your comments concerning the cleanliness of the rooms with our housekeeping... More

Augusta, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My conference used the Holiday Inn as its hotel, right on the edge of the UGA campus where we met. It makes walking onto the campus quite easy. It is also easy to walk to downtown restaurants and pubs. Check in and Check out were fairly easy and the staff is pleasant as they roll with the punches. My employer... More

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Water Valley, Mississippi
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay was for three nights, and we were within very close walking distance from the downtown restaurants and shopping, as well as the University of Georgia. Our hotel room was in the tower, and appeared to be newly renovated/redecorated. The room was clean, which is the most important thing to me, along with safety. The staff, including front desk... More

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Eatonton, Georgia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel provided excellent operating point for checking out the university and downtown area and finding a great place for dinner. You can walk to everything from the hotel in 5 to 10 minutes and it is safe.

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charlottesville
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and i spent two nights here during athfest. Our room was clean and quiet. The bathroom was updated but a little on the small side. This is an older hotel but it's well maintained. The bed was comfortable but the pillows were all too firm. The front desk had a first aid kit and gave me some bandaids.... More

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Atlanta, GA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay here several times a year because I enjoy visiting Athens. The location really can't be beat if you want to be within easy walking distance to both downtown and the UGA campus. If you are interested in spending your day(s) in Athens exploring downtown, or maybe coming for a concert at one of the clubs or for a... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Athens-University Area

Address: 197 East Broad Street, PO Box 1666, Athens, GA 30603
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Location: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Athens-University Area 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#8 Business Hotel in Athens
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Hotel Athens. Located on the corner of Broad and Lumpkin Streets in downtown Athens hotel, travelers will appreciate the hometown feel of this historic city as well as the more than forty dining and lounge options nearby. We are also in easy walking distance from the University of Georgia and only a four-mile drive from Ben Epps Regional Airport.This Athens hotel has two on-site fitness facilities to help you maintain your exercise regimen. Enjoy a swim year-round in our indoor pool or relax in our hot tub. Catch up on work or browse the web in our complimentary business center. Our Ginkgo Tree Restaurant & Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering tasty Southern cuisine including breakfast and lunch buffets with multiple options. For your convenience, we offer in-room dining, or visit our lounge to unwind and experience our nightly drink specials.Our event space and outstanding services make Holiday Inn Hotel Athens the Preferred Meeting Place. Our superior meeting staff coordinates your successful event down to the last detail, which makes us the favorite wedding, conference, banquet, military, reunion, and convention planners in the area.Businesses near hotel: Carrier, Certainteed, Weyehaeuser, Eaton CorporationAttractions near hotel: The Classic Center, State Botanical Gardens, Sanford Stadium ... more   less 
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