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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 yesterday
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My new husband and I got home two days ago after spending a spectacular 3 nights at The Willcox. When I called to make the reservations a few months ago, Teresa helped me. She was extremely helpful and answered every question I asked. My then fiance and I were arriving on Thursday and getting married Friday morning at Hopelands Gardens.... More

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here while driving thru from Atlanta to Charleston on a whim after reading about it on the Conde Nast Top 100 in the World List and taking note that it was ranked above for example the Peninsula in Chicago. Now let me be clear, it was a pleasant experience but not a Top 100 experience by any means!... More

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Atlanta, GA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently spent two nights at the "Willcox" in Aiken, SC. I've wanted to stay there for several and we got an opportunity to visit some friends who just moved to Aiken. The hotel is "fab". We had drinks in the lobby/bar with a piano player Tues. evening. Just a perfect place to meet friends and relax. Our room was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I discovered this gem last year with my son and knew I would return. What has been used as a stopover will now become a weekend destination for my friends and I in Atlanta. Just a 3 hour drive away, you are transported into another time and atmosphere of laid back people and beautiful scenery. The best part is The... More

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Aiken, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and letting us know of your positive experience at The Willcox. We have many special staff members that play a great part in the Willcox experience. We hope that you will be returning in the very near future. We are looking forward to serving you again. Kindest Regards, Tina McCarthy General Manager More

Pompano Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Willcox to celebrate a 60th birthday with friends. We are pleased to hear that you and your friends enjoyed their visit to The Willcox and Aiken. We are very proud of our staff and their desire to take care of our guests and their needs. In a sense, we are one big family. Thank you... More

Saint Augustine, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 4 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

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

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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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