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Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1119 East Tyler Street, Athens, TX 75751
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Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boise, Idaho
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice newer clean hotel, very quiet. Upon check-in the front desk lady was very courteous, well way to courteous, more less over the top annoying. It's nice to be greeted, but she must have been lonely, what normally takes five minutes tops to check in, turned into nearly a half hour. Once she was finished I did get to enjoy... More

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Dallas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only stayed one night, but I enjoyed the time while there. This place is close to Walmart and the Texas Freshwater Center. It is a typical HI Express. The staff was friendly, but when I checked in, there was only one guy at the counter and he was on the phone, ignoring the line of people waiting there in... More

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Atttx, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Luggnutt- Thank you for taking the time to share you constructive feedback about our hotel in regards to your most recent stay. I have reviewed your comments and shared them with my team. We have addressed the noise issue with the AC unit, as well as I have coached our Front Desk Team on acknowledging guests in front of them... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Love seat sleeper sofa in King Suite was very terrible; worst I have ever seen. I killed a large spider in the room. Toilet paper holders were also terrible and did not work. Air conditioning worked great. A herd of elephants was staying above us.

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Atttx, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Gene W- Thank you for your constructive feedback in regards to your most recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express Athens, Tx. We strive to provide fresh clean rooms and I am sorry we did not meet your expectations. I have met with my housekeeping and maintenance team and we have addressed your issues in regards to the... More

Bastrop, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

we booked 2 months ahead.At first we thought "nice room".But as night fell there was a booked party across the hall that was scheduled to end at 10pm.At 11 we asked the attendants at the counter to enforce the time limit He refused saying I'm not telling those people anything/ obviously scared of the mob! Good news is - my... More

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Cecilia H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review of your stay with us. I am truly sorry for what you had to endure due to some unruly guests. I have talked with my staff about paying very close attention to assigning rooms to guest with bigger parties and ones that are traveling alone or with their husbands and/or wives.... More

Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

In town for a wedding and the entire wedding party and majority of guests stayed here. Cannot say enough about the staff. Friendly, helpful and courteous at all times! Our stay was very enjoyable . Hats off to James, Cheyenne, Angeline and Michael! Would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone traveling through this area!

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Cecilia H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Aixa, thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We truly love our jobs and being able to help someone have a memorable stay while they are away from home. I will pass the kind words onto my staff. We hope to see you... More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We traveled from out of state for a funeral. Our stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Athens. The staff were super friendly and very helpful. It was nice to be showered with Southern Hospitality. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to anyone traveling in East Texas.

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Atttx, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your lodging needs during your time of loss We are pleased that you found our hospitality welcoming and comfortable. We hope we will have the pleasure of hosting you again on a happier occasion. More

Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We checked in just before 10pm and Kimber met us with a smiling face and cheerful conversation. I asked curiously if I smelled cookies and was met with "chocolate chip, just baked them, let me get some for you." Uh...yes please!! Clean room, seems like a very new property and the staff was over the top excellent!

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Atttx, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for the outstanding comments. We are glad you enjoyed our Southern Hospitality and the freshly baked cookies. I will share your comments with Kimber and our entire team. We look forward to seeing you again soon in the near future. More

Denton, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Spring Break with the grand kids, and the grand kids loved the hotel's indoor pool. After attending the Fly Fish Texas 2014, we were very happy that we were able to spend Saturday night at the Holiday Inn Express in Athens, TX. From the moment we checked in, the hotel staff made us feel right at home. We were pleased... More

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Atttx, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Spring Break is a fun time of the year and we glad you were able to spend it with your Grand Kids! Thank you for choosing our hotel for your lodging needs while you were in town for the Fly Fish Texas event. Your kind words mean so much to our entire team. We strive to provide 10 plus service... More

Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

After spending the weekend in Canton for First Monday Trade Days, we started home Sunday and experienced a winter storm with heavy sleet and temp around 27 degrees. We stopped in Athens to try to knock some of the ice from the windshield, and I inquired about places to stay. We were so lucky to find the Holiday Inn Express.... More

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Atttx, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Txtravelgal- Thank you for the positive feedback in regards to your stay. Although we dropped the ball on your first room in regards to the heater I am glad we were able to provide you with our outstanding 10 plus service for the rest of your stay. We look forward to hosting you the next time you are in town... More

Orange, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Great Staff. They accommodated our every need. Clean rooms and grounds. Great breakfast. Will stay here again. Close to all restaurants and Wally World. We were in town to go to Trade Days in Canton, It was just a short drive and getting around Athens was much easier than Canton.

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Atttx, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

RFlurry- We are glad to hear you enjoyed your staying at our hotel. We strive to provide a clean, comfortable room with Outstanding Customer Service! I hope you found some good deal at the Trade Days. We look forward to seeing you for the next weekend of fun in Canton. More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites

Address: 1119 East Tyler Street, Athens, TX 75751
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Location: United States > Texas > Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Come stay at our hotel and see what East Texas hospitality is all about. It is our goal to provide you with comfortable, welcoming surroundings and exemplary service to ensure a stress-free stay. Visitors appreciate our convenient location on TX-31 in Athens's newest business district, which is just one mile from downtown. With Lake Athens, Cedar Creek Lake just a short drive away, our property provides easy access to a wealth of outdoor activities. (Currently our pool is under renovation. In order to provide a better experience for our guests we are updating several areas of the hotel. We apologize for the inconvenience, and will have the pool area available as soon as possible.) ... more   less 
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