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Holiday Inn Express Athens

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were planning to drive another 150 miles before stopping for the night. However, due to bad weather, we had to find the very next place to stay. And since we are members of the IHG club, we were looking for Holiday Inn Express. This was an excellent choice. It is just off I-75. The check-in process was very quick.... More 

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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable & clean hotel. Very friendly and courteous staff. Good location near most local restaurant and Russell Stover outlet..what more could you ask for. Would recommend to anyone traveling in the area.

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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was very clean and comfortable and the room very roomy. The staff courteous and friendly and the continental breakfast was fresh and had a good selection. I would definitely recommend this hotel and would stay here again myself.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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95 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great staff, clean rooms! Location is perfect for exploring eastern Tenn. The pool area was very nice. Much larger than most hotels. Clean and plenty of natural light. Perfect way to end a long day of exploring. Only issue we had was with parking, the lot was completely filled the first two nights we were there. Many of the vehicles... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here in June of 2015 for business. The rooms were very clean, the breakfast offering were decent, and the pool was large and clean. The staff was kind and courteous, and the hotel was in a convenient location, just off the main interstate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I stayed here for one night and I have to say the Holiday Inn is stepping up there game. My room was huge! I am a diamond member with another brand and the employees and room was betted than what I used to. I got up at 530 to leave and didn't expect breakfast to be served till 630am. I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

The lady at the front desk was very rude. They had one room left and since I was paying cash, I had to leave a 200.00 dollar deposit. We checked in it was ³am and still had to check out normal hrs later in the morning. We were really tired after driving 14 plus hours to TN that we took... More 

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Hiexpress A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Shannon L- I do apologize that you had a negative experience at our property. It is our policy to take a cash deposit if credit card is not available. I am concerned that your deposit was not easily found as those are kept in one secure location. I would like to speak to you to rectify the experience you had.... More 

Savannah, Georgia
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We chose this hotel due to the outstanding reviews. Besides that the price factor was just right. Anyway - long story short. This is probably the nicest and cleanest HIE I've been to in the past three years. Excellent. The rooms are clean, spacious and modern. The staff was friendly and helpful. We would most definitely stay here agin. Thank... More 

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Hiexpress A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review! It was a pleasure to serve you during your recent stay and we do hope you visit us again. More 

Jacksonville Beach, FL
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I stopped here after a long day on the road and enjoyed the quiet comfortable room. Front desk clerk in the afternoon could have been more helpful and friendly in answering my questions about AAA or AARP discounts, but overall I had a good stay.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This was a last minute check-in, due to some unpleasantness from a competitors hotel. We were given the last available room, but were welcomed like we had this stay planned, all along. The room was just perfect. The pool and hot tub were so very nice and relaxing (with very long "open hours"). The free breakfast was fine. I used... More 

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