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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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Reading, Pennsylvania
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12 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Very clean & fresh place. Room was comfortable. First front desk staff person I encountered could have been more pleasant but the next day person was very nice. Also, took the kids to the pool right after we checked in and it was badly in need of being vacuumed...& still the same the next morning. Besides those couple issues, everything... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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97 reviews 97 reviews
45 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I am a platinum club member, so we stay in Holiday Inn Express exclusively. This one is great! It has all the normal good things found in a normal HIE: comfy beds, pillows and sheets, nice breakfast, nice shower, excellent WIFI, pool, and fitness center etc. Our room was large and very quiet, and there were outlets everywhere! We charged... More 

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

I'm so glad to know that you found our hotel to meet all your needs. It is always a pleasure of ours to serve our guests. We strive very hard to deliver above average service. Thank you for the kind remarks and scores. It is an honor to hear that you feel we are the future of HIE. More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stayed one night, and I wish we could stay longer. This is a great place for families. Breakfast is great and the pool is very well-maintained. The pool hours are convenient as well. Clerks were friendly and noted our IHG awards club points, giving us all the information in writing. The room was huge, furniture was very neat and... More 

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

Thank your taking the time to review our hotel and for the wonderful remarks. We look forward to serving you during your next travels. Warm Regards, Melissa Campbell More 

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