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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011
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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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Victoria, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

Yep, I got the room at the end of the hall with the night stand that has to be shimmed up to keep the drawer from opening! LOL! Very nice quiet, peaceful stay. Room had all of the amenties that most two aand three hotels have. Nice clean bathroom. Nice confort bed, just right! A little too much light at... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

Everything about this hotel was a great value. It was very close to the convention center, it was cheaper than nearly everything in the area, they offered a simple breakfast and they tidied up the room every day (without changing the sheets and towels, I think- an eco-bonus!). The room even had a kitchenette! My only frustration was that the... More

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san antonio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2011

First things first the receptionist was so friendly and helpful. The hotel was clean and beds were so comfortable. Perfect spot if you need to get anywhere downtown or Toyota center. I went to the Lil Wayne concert with my brother and his gf and the fact that the only way to get in the hotel itself is by your... More

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Albany, Louisiana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2011

Only 1 block from House of Blues, Easy walking distance to main street ,shopping,staff was helpfull with directions

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

Charming rooms with kitchen, fridge and - of course - air conditioning! :) little but nice fitness room and terrasse. the hotel is very well placed as it's downtown and pretty right by the metro, shops and museums. I kept an excellent souvenir of this place and if I go back to Houston in the future, for sure it would... More

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Arlington, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2011

I stayed at the Athens with a collegue for a professional conference. The first room we were shown smelled like fried fish and was nauseating. We were offered another room, which was okay, but we were distressed by the porter's comment, "I don't know why they let the winos clean the rooms." we decided we wouldn't need maid service. The... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

Staff were among the best I've seen anywhere, so helpful, location is handy to anything downtown, and it's 5 minutes away from downtown, the only drawback is the lack of eating options close by.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

I and two colleagues stayed at the Athens Hotel for 7 nights. It was very comfortable, and we appreciated that they had a kitchen with full fridge, oven, etc. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It was only a short walk to the Convention Center, in a very safe neighborhood, with lots of restaurants (and the Houston Pavilion) within... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2011

This hotel was a miserable experience. The staff was rude, unfriendly and often not at the front desk. The breakfast was nothing more than stale cereal, lukewarm milk and spoiled fruit. One of the two queen beds in the room blocked the door so that I needed to open door, step behind the bed and then close the door before... More

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rainbow23, Public Relations Manager at Athens Hotel Suites, responded to this review

We at Athens Hotel Suites regret that your stay here was not pleasant. Our hotel staff strives to make every effort to accomodate a guest's needs and requests. The Hotel is located in the heart of the convention centers of downtown Houston, allowing visistors easy access within walking blocks of the venues and also the light-rail that runs in and... More

Ottawa, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2011

I stayed in this hotel while I was in Houston for a 5 day conference. Rooms were a good size, separate kitchen area (stove, fridge, microwave, kitchen sink, coffee maker, cooking pans and place settings, table with 2 chairs). Room was clean and fresh smelling. (While we were there, they shampood the carpets! ) Breakfast included with your room (cereal,... More

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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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