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The Willcox

100 Colleton Avenue SW, Aiken, SC 29801
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Princeton and Charlottesville
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had wanted to visit Aiken and the Willcox for years but never had the opportunity until now. After all the build up it would have been natural to be disappointed. But I wasn't--in the slightest. From the exceptionally accommodating and helpful staff, to the charm of the hotel (exterior, lobby, restaurant, guest rooms), to the lovely restaurant where I... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love The Wilcox! This is old world beautiful Southern Style with exceptional modern technology and service. The rooms are exquisite. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The restaurant is world class. Every time I am in Aiken, you ALWAYS go for cocktails and appetizers or a meal at The Wilcox. I cannot recommend this hotel enough. The spa is... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We actually went for just an appetizer and a drink and to listen to the special music available during the Christmas season and ended up eating at the restaurant for our entire meal and will never regret it. It was truly outstanding ! Our server,Laura, was such a delight and gave us many options to choose from. The food was... More 

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Spartanburg, SC
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117 reviews 117 reviews
29 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here a week or so ago for a family reunion. I cannot say enough about how happy we were with this place. Every single person we encountered with the staff was as nice as they could be. They did anything they could to accommodate our every request. The whole inn had a bed and breakfast feel to it,... More 

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Columbus, OH
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Another successful visit. Usually we get the Roosevelt Suite, but being a holiday that was already booked. The Vanderbilt Suite was great though. Excellent staff, especially the bar. Aiken is home, so it's great to be home and on "vacation" at the Willcox together. Easy access to downtown restaurants and bars. See you again in the spring!

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WINTER HAVEN
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Very attractive historical hotel in Aiken South Carolina. Aiken is know world wide for it's horse training facilities and sporting events. It also has 2 top 100 rated golf courses, close to Augusta Ga, home of The Master Golf Tournament, great local restaurants in Aiken that are sole proprietor owned and operated, a very pleasant experience.

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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We called just a day before while on a road trip and by shear luck got booked for the Whitney Suite. We were excited to arrive after seeing the photos on Trip Advisor and reading the reviews. When we walked in, the lobby was buzzing with activity as we took in the grandeur. Now, where to check in? There is... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and for writing this review. I always appreciate our customer feedback. I apologize and I am truly disappointed that we did not meet and exceed your expectations. You made some very valid points that we have taken to heart. Since your review, we have hired additional staff to assist with luggage, directions,... More 

New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Lovely hotel in the middle of Aiken with attractive large rooms. Furnished with "antiques" so the rooms have lots of character. The bathrooms are large and modern with plenty of light. The only odd thing for a high end resort is the hangers in the closet are the type that stay attached because management is worried that we would walk... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed many aspects of our hotel. We appreciate our customer feedback and take it to heart. We completely agree about the hangers and have ordered new ones for all our guests rooms . We hope that you will be returning on business very soon. Kindest Regards, Tina McCarthy... More 

Heathfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This hotel has wonderful character and comfortable old style charm. The staff were without exception very friendly and helpful. Our party had 3 rooms over a 3 day stay. All were spacious and well appointed. One was huge and had a bathroom to match. The other smaller rooms did have quite small bathrooms - but you get what you pay... More 

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

We love hearing the words character, comfortable, friendly and helpful! Thank you and your friends for staying with us while in the States. We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments with us. Each of our 22 guest rooms and suites are unique – no cookie cutter rooms here. The Willcox was built in 1898 and along with... More 

Fort Salonga, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We started our time in Aiken at the Hotel Aiken, Last time we will make that error. The Willcox understands how to make their guests welcome and comfortable. From the complementary mini Key lime pie cheesecake at reception, To the selection of southern magazines in the room, they get IT. We only stayed one night and could not have been... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review. It is music to our ears when guests’ feel welcome and comfortable. We are glad that you enjoyed the key lime pie cheesecake (one of my personal favorites) and the southern magazines in the rooms. We are happy that you were able to... More 

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Address: 100 Colleton Avenue SW, Aiken, SC 29801
Location: United States > South Carolina > Aiken
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 22
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