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The Willcox

100 Colleton Avenue SW, Aiken, SC 29801
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Rockford, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Wilcox for a 2 night package and were very disappointed in the restaurant/bar service. Prior to our dinner reservation, we bought a more expensive glass of Merlot in the bar. We then ordered a bottle of the same wine with our dinner that night, at which time we were told they hadn't carried that wine in... More 

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Willcox1898, Owner at The Willcox, responded to this review

I am writing this letter on behalf of everyone at The Willcox and would like to extend a warm thank you for choosing to stay with us. At The Willcox, we are committed to operating a business that lives up to our standards and exceeds our guest's expectations. This is why your voice and opinion is so important to us.... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed when competing in nearby horse trials. This hotel is a return to the service and spirit of yesteryear - in the best, most gracious sense. We were so tired when we arrived but room service was prompt, delicious and our fireplace lit quickly. The continental breakfast is high quality - not a bunch of grocery store yogurts thrown... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and writing your wonderful review. I hope that you did well in your horse trials and will be returning to Aiken for other competitions. We strive to provide hospitality with a sense of grace and spirit so it pleases me to know end to read your review. We are glad that you... More 

Augusta, Georgia
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140 reviews 140 reviews
40 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We first fell in love with this hotel in the 1980's. It has a sense of grandeur and yet, is small enough to fill like an Inn. The hotel, the nearby library and South Boundary street, made us fall in love with the town. The hotel has had it's ups and downs, but is currently in the hands of owners... More 

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

Grand but intimate, locals and tourist….are music to our ears! We are so glad that you have fallen in love with Aiken and The Willcox. We appreciate you bringing friends along with you. The rocking chairs on the front porch are indeed a wonderful place for a glass of wine and conversation. We strive to make everyone immediately feel like... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way to Charleston for a week of fine dining, we decided to stop for one day and night in Aiken, SC, having heard so much about it. Our first stop was the Aiken Historical Museum--a wonderfully, interesting place. By chance, we had a fabulous guided tour by a docent who was from Ohio, having moved to Aiken 16... More 

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Willcox1898, Owner at The Willcox, responded to this review

I am responding on behalf of everyone at The Willcox and would like to extend a warm thank you for choosing to dine with us. At The Willcox, we are committed to operating a casual and accommodating restaurant that serves only the highest quality food with personalized service. This is why your voice and opinion is so important to us.... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I was a child this hotel sat in major disrepair and I thought they were going to demolish it. For a time my friends and I used to play "hide and seek" in the building and then one day it was closed off by a fence. Soon after they started to work on the building and restored it to... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us at The Willcox. We are so glad that you were able to revisit some of your “old stomping grounds”. It must have brought back fond memories being in The Willcox. We are so pleased that you were able to enjoy not only the accommodations, but our warm lobby, and excellent restaurant. We... More 

Princeton and Charlottesville
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

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

We are so pleased that you were finally able to visit Aiken and The Willcox. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and we are thrilled that you were not disappointed in anyway. We are looking forward to your return visit; hopefully, in the very near future. Warmest Regards, Tina McCarthy General Manager More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

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

Thank you for being such a wonderful ambassador to The Willcox. We are grateful for your kind comments. We are glad that you experience all aspects of the hotel...including the spa. Looking forward to seeing you again very soon. Warmest Regards, Tina McCarthy General Manager More 

Aiken, South Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

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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119 reviews 119 reviews
30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

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
35 helpful votes 35 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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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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Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Aiken
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#6 Business Hotel in Aiken

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