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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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Newmarket, Canada
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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
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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
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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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Bluffton, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The staff is very welcoming and accommodating. The hotel and the rooms have old fashion charm. We stayed in the Washington Suite, which is 2 spacious rooms. One is the usual large bed room and very spacious bathroom. The adjacent large room has an additional TV as well as, a couch and chairs. We stayed only one night, it was... More 

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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

I just returned from several nights at the Willcox and found it to be an unforgettable experience. It is beautifully decorated and the rooms are comfortable and welcoming. We also had an amazing dinner in the restaurant and the staff was more than helpful, even to the point of giving me a beautiful cane when they discovered I had fallen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

Crafted from a gilded age, this historic hotel is a true hidden gem. The lost art of actual service is ever-present from a highly skilled staff: from the receptionist, to the bartenders, waiters, managers, highly accomplished international chefs and of course, the friendly husband and wife owners. Every effort is taken to make sure that each visit is a special... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We have just returned from our fifth or sixth stay at The Willcox, and it was mostly a pleasure. The hotel is still beautiful and well managed. The rooms are large and comfortable; the food is good; the pool is pretty (but freezing still, in April). The staff is always warm and welcoming, and housekeeping does an excellent job in... More 

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

Dear Lucinda, Thank you for being such a loyal customer and repeat guest. We truly appreciate you as a customer and we appreciate the time that you took to write your comments on the hotel. We take great pride in our customer service and our historic hotel. When a guest makes suggestions and comments we take them seriously and look... More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This is really a world class hotel in a small town. Totally unpretentious and very elegant, our stay here was a delight from beginning to end. The staff could not have been more considerate and helpful (I was sick when we stayed there) and we loved the sitting area downstairs where it seems like much of the community gathers for... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

My wife and I spent 2 days at the Willcox in March, 2013. We found both the hotel and town to be charming. Even though this hotel was built in 19th century, it had all of the qualities one would expect in a 1st class establishment. The staff was warm and helpful and made us feel like guests in an... 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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