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Athens Hotel Suites

1308 Clay St, Houston, TX 77002 (Formerly Rainbow Inn)
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Ranked #347 of 470 Hotels in Houston
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Moore, Oklahoma
1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made the mistake of booking with this hotel before reading reviews! At this time they did not have a working website. When I booked the hotel I did not receive a confirmation number. I cancelled my reservation the same day I made it. It was very difficult to get ahold of someone in the first place and they were... More 

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Houston
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a room with booking.com and sent the card number; two weeks later received a cancellation, but they charged the full amount anyway ! They dont want to give back the payment. This is not the right way for a businness !

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San Antonio, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a unique get-a-way admist the hub-bub of a metropolis? I just returned from a delightful stay in the charming Athens Hotel Suites, downtown Houston. Nestled on a quiet side street about 4 blocks from the George R Brown Convention Center is this little known and very charming Hotel. I felt like I had been transported to Europe. The... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arriving I felt at home it's a small quite hotel and staff where very genuwine, funny, and kind, it's downtown and very close to the Toyato Center, my room was nice, clean, and peaceful i would recommend the stay to anyone whether it's long-term or short.

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We booked this hotel months ago with Expedia and paid in full. Arrived by taxi at 7pm after a 10 hour train trip from New Orleans. As we got out of the taxi with our suitcases the man from the hotel came out the door and told us not to come in as they were booked out as there was... More 

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Bucoda, Washington
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I made my reservation in the fall for a March trip, not problems when I arrived there were two guests with a problem. In the next two hours there were eight of us who had made reservations, most had pre-paid through Expedia or Booking.com. One staff member was rude while another did try to find ways to help us find... More 

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Japan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

When I got to the hotel, I was really regret that why I didn't check tripadvisor...the hotel (well this is not a hotel though) looked like a cheap motel but price was very high maybe due to event. It will cost you 25USD for early check-in even if they have a room ready, you will be charged 25USD for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

I very much enjoyed my stay at this hotel. As a single woman alone in the city for the first time, the staff made me feel welcomed and safe. They were more than willing to help me with anything I needed, and that alone made my stay here more than worth it. the hotel itself is clean, comfortable, and fairly... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Our stay was overall fantastic. They were by far the cheapest hotel downtown and the rooms, while not super spacious, were beautifully decorated and the furnishings were pristine. The staff, although small, was incredibly warm and kind. Only downsides were lack of a pool and a janitor failed to put up a wet floor sign while mopping. Will definitely stay... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

If I could give less than "1" I would. The management seemed not only inept but one older gentlemen (perhaps the owner) was completely unprofessional and not welcoming. They tried to gouge me on parking and check-in was painfully long. Place was reasonably clean, but very tired and had that smell of not having been thoroughly cleaned in years. Lukewarm... More 

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