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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
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Miami Lakes
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay at the Holiday Inn in Athens. We stayed here during Masters week. Front desk staff was very pleasant and professional. The rooms were clean and neat. Hotel provides an adequate quick bite and coffee. Great restaurants and bars just blocks away. I will definitely return.

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farnhill
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25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very convenient for downtown Athens. Normal Holiday Inn standards, this hotel is quite old but kept in good shape, very clean and tidy. The breakfast could be better but I suppose you get what you pay for

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel and hotel rooms were very clean. The hotel staff and very nice and accommodating. Will definitely stay here again next time I'm in Athens. I thought it very strange that there was no refrigerator or microwave.

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North Bend, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe I just had a good experience (like some people have bad experiences?) The front desk was professional even when inundated with 30 of us checking in at once. They did whatever they needed to do. I was upgraded to a suite and that was great. I saw construction but didn't experience any problems with it. I wished I'd stayed... More

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Atlanta, GA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
39 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Troubled Stay in early March due to the construction mess and inconvenience. Hopefully, this will be finished soon. Had trouble accessing my room due to front desk mistake and parking was difficult to find. The restaurant/bar staff was friendly and they took good care of me. Location is great, downtown is just a block away with plenty of restaurants and... More

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

Dear seriousworldwanderer, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments online. I appreciate and wish to thank you for the kind words intended for the restaurant and bar staff. On the other hand, let me take this opportunity to apologize for the inconvenience you experienced. It is certainly not our intent to inconvenience our valued customers,... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed a night here during a work-related trip and it was a very comfortable stay. Didn't interact much with the front desk but they seemed pleasant. Room was nice and the beds were very comfortable (A/C didn't seem to get too cool, but it was good enough). It is important to note that this hotel doesn't provide free breakfast, but... More

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Shauna P, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

To "Comfortable Stay," Thank you so much for taking to time to give us feedback on your stay! We're glad to hear that you had a pleasant experience, and that you enjoyed the time spent in our town and at our location. We apologize for any difficulties you may have had with the air conditioning and construction, and offer our... More

Atlanta
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Great experience, great employees. I will definitely be returning. All Holiday Inns have been re-vamped in recent years and they have constantly lived up to my expectations. I value customer service above all and have never been let down.

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Buchanan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This is a great place to stay the only thing we didn't like was the heater was so very loud that everytime it kicked on u had to turn the tv up way loud and it woke u up if u were sleeping other than that great place!

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Streator, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We chose this Holiday Inn, because we wanted to park free at the hotel & walk to dinner at a nearby restaurant. I thought it was nice that they had designated check in parking spots right outside the lobby door. Easy check in and check out. Some renovations were going on, but I can deal with that if they are... More

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

Dear Chuckiepoo, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. I am pleased to know that you had a satisfactory stay at our hotel. I appreciate feedback that we receive,... More

Americus
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109 reviews 109 reviews
13 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

remodeling and additions are giving the hotel very much a feel of transition. However, the registration desk service was accommodating and personable, the room in excellent condition, and despite there being a lot of young people in the hotel for a conference, the hotel was quiet and restful. With the friendly service, I am hoping that once the upheaval is... More

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Shauna P, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your complimentary review of your stay in our hotel. We appreciate your positive responses towards our facility and its amenities, and are glad to hear that our staff was warm and helpful towards you. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by our ongoing renovations, and greatly appreciate your understanding accommodation as we progress. We hope... More

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

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
Hotel Style
#10 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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