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Hotel Aiken

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   235 Richland Avenue West, Aiken, SC 29801
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Ranked #9 of 19 hotels in Aiken
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My first trip to Aiken this past weekend was for a wedding. The wedding party was offered two choices for lodging; Hotel Aiken and The Wilcox. The latter was a bit out of my price range. Hotel Aiken's price and location were right but the buildings are in need of some updates/renovations. The 3 restaurants/bars on premises were convenient in... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel for the weekend while visiting family members. The staff is wonderful, the young lady at the front desk-Brittany was very helpful and went out of her way to accommodate my daughter and I and point us in the direction of child friendly eating establishments in the area. Anything I had an... More

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Hampton
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Once again, my frineds and I visited the beautiful town of Aiken and stayed at the Hotel Aiken. The staff is the best. This one of a kind hotel was built over 100 years ago and still has the oldest elevator in SC, and the only one in the building. The staff has to operate it for you so if... More

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Apopka, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
14 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Fancy website, and if you look at it on Google Street view it looks pretty good, but I think "faded glory" sums it up. We are in "the courtyard" which is just a strip of standard American motel rooms in the parking lot. There's nothing *wrong* with it; it's just not what it cracks itself up to be. Once you... More

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Mayfield Heights, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Had a great stay at Hotel Aiken (built in the 1800s) in downtown Historic Aiken South Carolina. It located about 2 hours south of Charlotte Nc and 1 hour east of Augusta Georgia. There are 3 bars including an outdoor bar and a wonderful quaint pub. They have bands and other events planned. Restaurants and shops are all within walking... More

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HotelAikenMgnt, General Manager at Hotel Aiken, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, we here at Hotel Aiken are going through some positive changes and will continue to do so. Hopefully we will be complete with all the construction and remodeling soon. Again thank you for staying with us and hopefully will see you soon. More

Savannah, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We have been up here several times; it is an easy motorcycle ride, the hotel is centrally located & parking is easy. Hope Brittany is on duty - she goes out of her way to help you out. Today as we checked out she took the time to show us a room she thought we would like more than the... More

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Athens, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I stayed at this hotel for my high school reunion which was held in one of their banquet spaces. The staff was wonderful; very polite and welcoming. The location is very convenient. I definitely enjoyed my stay at Hotel Aiken. However, the hotel desperately needs to be updated.....they still have the old 90s style tube televisions. This is a historic... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Yes - the location of this historic hotel is great for shopping and restaurants - but the facility itself leaves a lot to be desired! The lobby had a bad odor but the girl at the desk was pleasant and welcoming. The carpet was past needing to be replaced and was filthy dirty! The room didn't look very much like... More

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HotelAikenMgnt, General Manager at Hotel Aiken, responded to this review

We are very sorry for your experience here at Hotel Aiken. We are currently gearing up for a renovation here and would like for you to consider giving us another try in the future. We appreciate your feedback and will correct these problems immediately. Thank you for helping us make improvements here at Hotel Aiken. Bryan C. Mitchell More

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Recently three soccer officials stayed at the Hotel Aiken for two nights in this downtown location. First the positives; 1. The hotel is centrally located within walking distance of many local taverns and restaurants. 2. The hotel is an easy walk to many downtown shops and many lovely parks. 3. The streets are cobblestone which brings about a southern charm... More

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HotelAikenMgnt, Manager at Hotel Aiken, responded to this review

Dear Guest(s), Thank you for your recent stay at Hotel Aiken! We appreciate your compliments to the front desk staff and our on-site bars. We have addressed the issues you mentioned regarding breakfast and are sorry to hear you were inconvenienced. We have a lot of room updates coming up in the next year in our historic and exterior entry... More

aiken
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Historic hotel in downtown Aiken South Carolina. Great location for shopping and golf. Dinner options in the area were plentiful and the staff was very aware of the menus and hot spots. The architechture of this property is exquisite and I am told it is over a century old. Cant wait to return

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HotelAikenMgnt, Manager at Hotel Aiken, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Hotel Aiken! We appreciate your compliments to the staff and about the hotel. We look forward to have you as a guest in the future! Sincerely, Hotel Aiken Management More

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Additional Information about Hotel Aiken

Address: 235 Richland Avenue West, Aiken, SC 29801
Location: United States > South Carolina > Aiken
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 19 hotels in Aiken
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Aiken 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Aiken is the perfect place to "play & stay" in downtown Aiken! Originally built in 1898 the main building of the Hotel Aiken has gone through many changes and a series of major and continuous renovations since 2001, with the accent on retaining the historical feel of this landmark building whilst providing all the modern amenities one would expect from a contemporary Hotel, such as free use of hard-wired HSIA in all rooms. We also offer more moderate accommodations in our courtyard building, where the rooms are basic, standard motel rooms. We have three on site bars, which makes Hotel Aiken one of downtown Aiken’s most popular watering holes. We have live entertainment on Wednesday-Saturday nights until 2AM and are open seven days a week. Hotel Aiken is centrally located and considered "party central" almost every day of the week. Please keep this in mind when making your reservations at our hotel. ... more   less 
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