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The Willcox

100 Colleton Avenue SW, Aiken, SC 29801
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Ranked #1 of 19 hotels in Aiken
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aiken, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Willcox is by far one of the best experiences I've had in my travels. It was very clean and extremely comfortable. The staff was so accommodating & friendly they almost felt like family. They took great care of us. I can't say enough good things.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I went for 3 days for a friend's 60th birthday. The accommodations were period relative, very clean and extremely comfortable. The staff was so accommodating they almost felt like family. The restaurant was equally as good. They took such good care of us. I honestly couldn't say enough good things to give it justice. It was fantastic... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a one night stopover on our way home from Asheville to St. Augustine. The warm old world style lobby is welcoming with comfy lounge chairs, small friendly bar and even a complimentary tea cart. The bedroom was very spacious, bright and spotless with a white semi-modern bathroom. Our dinner was excellent in the restaurant downstairs. My daughter... More

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

On behalf of our entire team, we thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are so pleased that you and your daughter enjoyed your visit. We are looking forward to your return and hope that it will be very soon. Warmest Regards, Tina McCarthy General Manager More

Cambridge
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to believe the way America was, still exists.... checking in a bit late, with Labrador in hand, my wife and I were treated exceptionally well...gorgeous Queen suite, with all the amenities, and a pillow , water and treats for our beloved Daisy dog...Dinner was first class, as was breakfast the next morning, served by Brenda...Toasted walnut/cranberry bread was hard... More

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Atlanta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reluctantly give-up what I consider best kept secrets - but I try to share helpful information to travelers that want to be savvy, particularly if I have a distinctly positive or negative opinion and if a review can support a superior property and setting. Such is The Willcox in Aiken, South Carolina - as well as Aiken itself. The... More

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

Thank you for being such a wonderful customer and continuing to make The Willcox your "stopover visit". We truly appreciate your kind comments on both the hotel and our charming town of Aiken. We pride ourselves on our Southern hospitality and continue to strive to offer the best service and accommodations to our guests. We are looking forward to your... More

Martinez, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoy the elegant atmosphere at the Willcox. It has a charming lobby with a baby grand, bar, two fireplaces, and lovely antiques. The food is good, too. The rooms are also very comfortable and attractive. The breakfast is a bit lacking if you have a good appetite or a gluten allergy. Parking can be a... More

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Willcox. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We greatly appreciate your feedback in reference to our Thanksgiving Buffet and will share with our Chef your comments. We take great pride in listening to our customer feedback and making changes when possible to meet our customer's requests. We are... More

jacksonville, fl
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I recently spent one night at the Willcox. It is charming from the outside and has a comfortable lobby for sitting and having a drink. The rooms are quaint and in need of refurbishing, especially the bathroom. We had dinner at the hotel, which was above average and very good service, but we were surprised that the... More

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Willcox and thank you for sharing your feedback from your stay. Your input and the input from all of our guests are vitally important to us. We appreciate the positive comments about the restaurant and the charm of our historic hotel. We are in the process of indeed updating several... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Visiting friends and ended up at the Willcox! Was a wonderful splurge! My husband had to cancel at the last minute so traveling alone could have been uncomfortable. The staff was exceptional! Sarah at reception answered every question and made me feel at home and comfortable. We enjoyed the restaurant the first night with local friends and I booked some... More

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of The Willcox. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and experienced many aspects of the hotel. We take great pride in making people "feel at home" with personal service and our attention to detail. We are sorry that your husband was not able to join you but look forward to welcoming... More

Aiken, South Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had our son's wedding rehearsal dinner at The Willcox Inn on May 30, 2014. Amanda Slayden, the catering director, and the rest of the staff did a superb job. Everyone was very professional, well organized, and very accommodating. The facility and the food were amazing. Amanda Slayden was amazing to work with. From day one of planning this event... More

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

Thank you for choosing The Willcox for such a special occasion. We are delighted that you and your family were so pleased with our staff, food, and accommodations. We take great pride in our service, food, and historic hotel. We will definitely pass on your wonderful comments to our staff. Should you have another special event, want a nice dinner... More

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is not only the most charming hotel in Aiken, but it is one of the most charming hotels in the world. It is an absolute step back into the genteel world of the 'old South'. You are made to feel welcome from your first step onto the perfect verandah. If in winter, then there will be a cozy fire... More

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Address: 100 Colleton Avenue SW, Aiken, SC 29801
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Aiken
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Aiken #3 Family Hotel in Aiken #4 Business Hotel in Aiken
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
No. 32 Best Hotel in The World ~ Travel + Leisure 2012 - The Willcox, a little hotel in a town that is the essence of the new South. Romantic, warm, extraordinarily comfortable and filled with a sense of history that takes you back to simpler times. Gracious, genteel, understated, yet sophisticated and hospitable, The Willcox is the quintessential Southern experience. Come and join us, we would love to share it with you. ... more   less 
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