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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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Huntsville, Alabama
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Aiken is a little gem of a town that surprises you with it's beautifully landscaped downtown and the Willcox is its understated miniature grand hotel. Tucked away on a side street it is easy to miss and that would be a mistake. This hotel is a study in how small details and extra effort can create an exceptional experience. The... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The dining room at the Willcox is simply elegant. Dined there last night with visiting northern friends. Ambiance, service , food and drinks were all excellent. The hotel has managed to maintain the elegance of a bygone era, but also be modern and up to date. I know that sounds like an anomaly, but it is true. If you are... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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71 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We came down to the Willcox on a girl's weekend to celebrate an untraditional bachelorette party. We had rented out the two largest suites at the Willcox, which was fantastic and perfect for the occasion. The suites are huge, and well-appointed. The bathrooms are lovely, with their separate tubs and showers. We truly enjoyed our weekend, sitting out on the... More 

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tewksbury, ma
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I stayed at The Willcox for business travel in June 2013. My room was very comfortable and quiet - great nights sleep. The staff was always friendly, attentive and accommodating. I will definately stay at The Willcox whenever I'm in town again!

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New York, NY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

I had my doubts when we got there on a Friday night and the lobby was packed, restaurant was full, and people were everywhere! We were told we could grab a seat anywhere, outside, in the lobby, in our room and they would bring us our food. But I quickly realized that the casual, laid back atmosphere is what makes... More 

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santa monica
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The Willcox Hotel is tucked into the sweetest town in the south, Aiken, SC. I visit Aiken every year and am always anxious to return to the this boutiquey hotel. The amenities are analogous to any Ritz or Four Seasons, and the staff are sweet and "on it". You can walk everywhere in town from the hotel, to polo, to... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We arrived Thursday and were pleased to find an fantastic Jazz band playing so we cozied up on a big couch, enjoyed some wine and great paté. The room was gorgeous and the bed was so comfortable I had the best night sleep I had had in a long time. The rocking chairs on the front porch made a splendid... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I have stayed at The Willcox 4 or 5 times in the last 2 years, with the most recent trip a month ago. Once for a getaway with my husband, the rest of the time with our 2 kids in tow. The weekend we spent as a couple was fantastic. We stayed in the Churchill suite - beautiful, private and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Although we live local hubby made plans for us to stay for a special weekend and while the spa, people and personality of the hotel stands out, it doesn't quite hit 5 star, it's the little yet obvious misses in up keep that surprised me, old paint, worn furniture, towels with ragged edges... I guess the worst part is our... More 

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

We very much appreciate our guest's feedback and constructive criticism. In this example, unfortunately the A/C did freeze up in this guests room Saturday evening and we could not get anyone to fix it before morning. A fan was brought up to the room in an effort to make the guests more comfortable. We would have liked to move these... More 

The Villages, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We booked 12/24/12-12/27/12. The management was on vacation those dates. I ordered and paid $75 for a 7' - 8' Christmas tree. I got there and it was under 5'. Staff said 'what do you expect, I ran all over Aiken today (12/24) and this is all there was, we can't store trees ya know.' I brought my Marine sons... 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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Also Known As:
The Willcox Hotel Aiken
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Aiken
#1 Romantic Hotel in Aiken
#3 Family Hotel in Aiken
#6 Business Hotel in Aiken

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