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Athens Hotel Suites

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1308 Clay St, Houston, TX 77002 (Formerly Rainbow Inn) (Downtown)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small hotel with 20 plus rooms all located on the second floor and with no elevator. My room had a full refrigerator, a stove and a microwave. I assume they all do. The room was sparkling clean!. I had trouble with Direct TV and the desk clerk finally after considerable effort got one channel. He said... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a room at the hotel for Jan 18th I made the reservation online at the hotel website on Jan 8th paid with credit card and received a conformation number. I arrived there Jan 18th and there were 4 other people waiting to check in. We were all informed that they didn't have any rooms available even though everyone... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are OTHER REVIEWS for this place where reservations get "LOST" and people get charged DOUBLE. This hotel is run by CON-ARTISTS who PLAY DUMB and ACT like they want to help you. Don't stay here unless you are fine with the risk of getting RIPPED OFF. My boyfriend and I had reserved a room for two nights TWO WEEKS... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To the budget conscientious like myself, Athens is a yes. The people who complain about it are wealthy but cheap individuals who want to stay at the Hilton, but pay 60$ a night, ignore them. If you can cancel a reservation for a fee and go stay at the Hilton instead, why the hell were you here in the first... More 

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Metairie, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Seemed OK at first. Convenient location to Toyota Center for concert. Toilet flushed but the handle had to be manually lifted for the tank to fill. Still OK at this point. There was a full kitchen so being the good Cajun boy that I am, I decided to cook my mom dinner. It started warming up so I attempted to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I had a good experience, diminished by a real frustration. Price was the attraction. I paid less than $100. I would have to have travelled far outside the City to get a similar price. The lobby is a little chaotic, and the place seems mid-reno, but my room was quite nice. I had a European feel, with a few spots... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

After driving around the block several times trying to find parking, I finally just parked in front and hoped my car didn't get towed. I ended up waiting almost 30 minutes for the clerk to "check" me in. They had already charged my credit card for my entire stay so I don't know why it took 30 minutes. I arrived... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Terrible experience at this hotel. Clueless and amateur staff. A friend and I were sharing the room and were told at check-in that my credit card was only for holding purposes and we could each pay at check out. Instead, my card was charged immediately and they had no explanation or apology – this is NEVER acceptable. They have a... More 

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Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The room was bearable. The staff are inadequate, beginning with the owner for whom football was more important than visitors (he was watching it in the full view of everybody, near the reception) ending with a male room cleaner who opened the door to check if we have left multiple times (before check-out time, actually) on our last morning. Terrible... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I stayed at Athens Hotel recently due to their convenient location downtown and was treated to a terrific experience. My room was very clean and the hotel was pleasantly quiet despite being filled to near capacity. I will definitely stay at this hotel again

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Address: 1308 Clay St, Houston, TX 77002 (Formerly Rainbow Inn)
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Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Athens Hotel Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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