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The Willcox

#2 of 20 Hotels in Aiken
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100 Colleton Avenue SW, Aiken, SC 29801
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this hotel in the past and I've had good experiences. Sadly, my trip to the Willcox last evening was the worst I have ever had at a hotel. First, the restaurant was closed to the public for a special event. We were not notified of that prior to booking the rooms. Then, that evening I was... More 

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Anderson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My daughter and I were looking at wedding venues looked here. Very pretty on the outside, but the inside was very dark, dimly lit and dark wood everywhere. That's great if that's what you are looking for.

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Templeton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Willcox is a southern tradition in every way. The staff is friendly, helpful, and gracious. If not for some deferred maintenance and some not luxurious bath accessories, this historic hotel would definitely be 5 star. It is most welcoming....All the rooms are different which makes for an exciting stay. Definitely a boutique hotel that welcomes you in every way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for brunch with a friend. Everything was delicious. The server was prompt and courteous. The macaroni and cheese fritter benedict was tasty. The dining room is white table cloth full service/

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Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Willcox is a grand inn with southern graciousness. Friendly staff, quiet location, spacious rooms with A+ bedding. This is a perfect place to stay for an "escape weekend"---exploring historic and friendly Aiken.

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Wilcox hotel in Aiken, South Carolina, is a legend. And sometimes legends fade. The Wilcox has not! Decades after the last Winter Colony stories, the Wilcox continues to provide absolutely top-drawer service to current guests. Plush rooms, plush robes, and nice touches that add a crumble of praline Southern sweetness, are part of every guest room and stay at... More 

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Simpsonville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After my friend and I spent a girls' day touring and shopping in Aiken, we decided to plan a Christmas getaway here to bring the guys, have dinner and participate in some holiday cheer. We arrived in time to walk to the history museum, Banksia and tour it. We then checked into the hotel where they graciously provided lit fireplaces... More 

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Christmas is such a special time in Aiken and at The Willcox! I am so pleased that you and your friends were able to getaway and enjoy the hotel and some holiday cheer. I hope that you will make it a Christmas tradition and return each year! I will make sure that I share your kind comments with our staff.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is a 5 star experience. The staff is fantastic, and the facility is outstanding. Don't miss the Dinning Room which maybe the best own the south. The service in both the bar and dinning room was outstanding. The check-in and check-out experience was the best ever. The rooms were 5 star quality. I look forward to our next visit.

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 Star Rating and for sharing your wonderful comments. We are so pleased that you felt that way about all aspects of your experience. We look forward to your return visit, in hopefully the very near future. Kindest Regards, Tina McCarthy General Manager THE WILLCOX More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This was a perfect place to celebrate our 2 year anniversary and Christmas. Kimberly from the front desk was so helpful and kind. She helped me set everything up for us from the horseback riding to the flowers in the room. My girlfriend loved it all. The hotel was historic and charming. The dinner was outstanding and delicious. Katherine from... More 

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to celebrate your 2 year anniversary and Christmas with us! I am so pleased that you loved all aspects of your visit. I will make sure that I share your kind comments with Kimberly and Katherine. I hope that you will make it your special place for each anniversary and Christmas! Please don't hesitate... More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I stayed at this lovely hotel recently and thoroughly enjoyed both the room and the wonderful dinner I had in the restaurant - I will be back! The room was huge and comfortable. I didn't notice any instructions on working the fireplace, so I did not use it - I wish I had asked now. Loved the bathroom with huge... More 

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to share your comments and write this review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed many aspects of the hotel and your dining experience! (The pate is one of my personal favorites) You make a very good point of grabbing a cup of coffee in the morning without having... More 

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