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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leesburg, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoyed staying at the Holiday Inn for the cleaniness of the room as well as the restful night's sleep. The location is great for walking to the Classic Center, eating and shopping in the downtown area.

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at this property many times in past years. We were traveling with small children and specifically reserved a suite. Upon arrival we found that it was unavailable. By way of apology we were given a room with a suite and another single room a few doors down. The suite had a half-finished kitchen, a shower but no... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very convenient to the UGA campus (literally across the street). No other hotel is this close but both Hilton Garden Inn and Hotel Indigo are certainly nicer properties. Safe and secure property due to the fence all around creating only 2 ways in and out of the hotel. I have only stayed during UGA home games (upwards... More

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

Dear SC_Dawg1996 We would like to thank you for your comments. We also thank you for being a loyal guest to our hotel. We do our best to provide our guests with great service and we will forward you comments to everyone on our team. Please feel free to contact me if you ever need any future assistance. I may... More

Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed here in September of 2014. We chose this hotel based on reviews, location and price. We were here just one night and were looking for something close to campus because we were visiting the pharmacy school. When we checked in, we were upgraded to a better room due to the fact that my husband is... More

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

Dear smalltowngalGeoria, Thank you for being an IHG Rewards Club member. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade and the hotel’s surrounding area. We invite you to stay with us again on you next visit to Athens. We look forward to seeing you! Shauna Polanco Guest Services Manager More

Athens, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel was friendly and professional. The rooms are updated and clean. The location is convenient to UGA and the downtown area. Easy check in. Reasonable price with AAA rate. This is where I would stay if visiting Athens!

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

Dear AD, Thank you for being our guest when you visited Athens. We de our best to give our guests friendly and professional service and your feedback will be shared with all of our staff. We are glad you enjoyed our location next to UGA and in the heart of downtown. We invite you to be our guest in the... More

Rossville, Georgia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is centrally located very well to UGA. It's less than a mile from Sanford Stadium, but is literally right next to the campus of the University of Georgia. The room was nice and clean. We stayed in the older section of the hotel. They have a pool. Some hotels down there don't. You are walking distance from many... More

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

Dear Tony B, Thank you for staying with us when you were in Athens. We appreciate your comments and encouraging others guests to enjoy our hotel, amenities and surrounding area as well. We are pleased you found your room to be clean and the area to be safe. We invite you to visit our hotel again in the future. Thank... More

Vienna, Austria
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112 reviews 112 reviews
76 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was good. Was there during a conference at the UGA, very good city center location, didn't need a car during my stay there. Room spacious, everything ok, nice view. Nice and helpful staff. Bar closes a bit early, otherwise no complaints. Good breakfast.

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

Dear Hans_Staden, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed our staff, rooms and convenient location. We hope we are you preferred hotel in the future. See you in Athens soon! Shauna Polanco Guest Services Manger More

Leesvillle, SC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stayed in town for a wedding that was about 20 minutes out of town. Several options were in Athens, but this one had better reviews and at a better location, at a reasonable price. I requested upper level, away from elevator. I was given a corner king unit (# 491) and it was perfect! Had a view of the pool,... More

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

Thank you so much for your positive review! We're glad to hear how much you enjoyed your stay in our hotel, and we're very pleased to hear that we managed to get you a room that worked so well for you. We do apologize for your issues with the check-in process, and we hope to have our procedure streamlined the... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stayed here for a friend's birthday. The hotel is under renovation, but we did not hear any disturbing noise during our one night here. It is walking distance from downtown, which was very convenient, as we could walk there after the evening had ended. The front desk personnel was very kind, and assisted us in whatever way they could.... More

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

Thank you for your positive feedback. Every employee’s goal at the hotel is to have the guest leave happy. I am happy we provided the service you are deserving of. We are glad the renovations did not impact your stay and your comments will be shared with the hotel staff. Please come back and see us if you are in... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Location is key in Athens, because some "Athens" hotels are many miles away. Holiday Inn is well located - was clean, pleasant, and unremarkable - like a good holiday inn located in most other small cities i would stay there again.

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

We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We're also glad that our facility met your expectations for the stay. We're pleased that our location worked well for your travel purposes, and we hope to see you again when you're back in town. Shauna... 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*
Number of rooms: 308
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