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Vegas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location, walking distance to many restaurants and bars, and university. Plenty of parking, nice Lounge where we had a drink. After I left, I realized I had forgotten my expensive electric toothbrush in the room, and staff member Lesley was a huge help getting it back to me. Thank you!

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Denver, CO
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the perfect location for our family trip to Athens. Lots of restaurants within walking distance to hotel. Mostly catering to the university crowd. Especially enjoyed David and Tiffany in the Redfearn Grill located in the hotel because they made us feel right at home and were just so easy to talk with. Our room, 1-252 was a good... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here last October and was impressed. Entertained 16 family members in the bar and restaurant. Bartender Liz and server Tiffany were excellent. Very good food. Not typical "hotel food". Highly recommend the hotel accommodations also. Very comfortable bed and great pillows!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another wonderful night at this nice hotel. We've had a great time here and wonderful service. David and Tiffany are staff who should be commended for the personable service they provide!! David is a really, really excellent bartender! The location of the hotel is close to downtown and the University of Georgia, the parking is easy, the food in the... More 

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used this hotel of our out of town guests that were attending our son's wedding. I can't begin to praise the excellent staff for their personal attention they showed for the entire weekend. The rooms were spacious and clean. I would recommend this hotel for any event or just a night away from home!!

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Savannah, Georgia
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The Holiday Inn Athens is a very good hotel in a great location, just off campus and near many restaurants. Staff were excellent, very pleasant from the front desk to cleaning staff. The hotel room was comfortable, both physically and aesthetically. The bed was excellent, with a padded, firm mattress and the soft linens. Wifi was also excellent. The room... More 

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amberlk27, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Virga017, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel. Our team is dedicated to providing stellar service to all of our guests and we greatly appreciate your feedback. I am very happy to hear that our team members were hospitable and kind and our rooms were clean and comfortable. I apologize that our breakfast... More 

Cape May Beach
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58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This year everyone I met was pleasant and helpful - a big change from last year. It also seemed cleaner. The breakfast was a bit more varied. It isn't included and must be purchased separately. That is the most annoying part. I purchase breakfast coupons and everything is included but NOT JUICE. That is always extra. Why???????? So annoyed. At... More 

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amberlk27, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear DonCapeMayBeach, Thank you for your continued loyalty to Holiday Inn Athens-University Area and for recognizing our efforts to exceed our guests' expectations! Our team members are dedicated to providing stellar service and we value your feeback on ways we can improve. As a full service hotel, we do not offer a complimentary breakfast but we do offer our delicious... More 

Starkville, Mississippi
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112 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is perhaps the most venerable of downtown Athens hotels. I've stayed in this hotel at least half a dozen times over the past 20 years, and was one of my favorite places to book visitors when I was still living in Athens. It's only a couple of blocks west of the main UGA administration buildings on north campus and... More 

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amberlk27, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Jeffrey D, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area and for your continued loyalty to our hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoy our awesome downtown location, our friendly team members, and our clean and comfotable rooms. We did replace our indoor swimming pool with a new... More 

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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We stayed here for a couple nights in April. We got a very good rate and a free upgrade for a very large corner room in the Executive tower. Thanks for the front desk staff for this upgrade! Room was comfortable, quiet and clean. It has a perfect location for exploring downtown Athens and it's walking distance to UGA campus...... More 

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Dear Valued Guest, We are ecstatic that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Holiday Inn Athens-University Area. We are more than happy to go above and beyond for our guests wherever possible, whether that be with complimentary upgrades or anything else that will satisfy our guests. We are also glad that you were able to take advantage of... More 

Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This hotel was very accommodating. We had a few hiccups but they were addressed by the staff promptly. Rooms were clean, pool was nice, staff very pleasant. I spent a week here and a week at 2 other hotels in Athens. This was my favorite of the three.

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Dear Picfan, Thank you for your time and for choosing to stay with us at the Holiday Inn Athens-University Area. We are dedicated to providing exceptional guest service, so even though there were some errors, we are more than happy to go above and beyond to ensure that those are resolved quickly and efficiently. We appreciate your kind review and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Hotel Athens. Located on the corner of Broad and Lumpkin Streets in downtown Athens hotel, travelers will appreciate the hometown feel of this historic city as well as the more than forty dining and lounge options nearby. We are also in easy walking distance from the University of Georgia and only a four-mile drive from Ben Epps Regional Airport.This Athens hotel has two on-site fitness facilities to help you maintain your exercise regimen. Enjoy a swim year-round in our indoor pool or relax in our hot tub. Catch up on work or browse the web in our complimentary business center. Our Ginkgo Tree Restaurant & Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering tasty Southern cuisine including breakfast and lunch buffets with multiple options. For your convenience, we offer in-room dining, or visit our lounge to unwind and experience our nightly drink specials.Our event space and outstanding services make Holiday Inn Hotel Athens the Preferred Meeting Place. Our superior meeting staff coordinates your successful event down to the last detail, which makes us the favorite wedding, conference, banquet, military, reunion, and convention planners in the area.Businesses near hotel: Carrier, Certainteed, Weyehaeuser, Eaton CorporationAttractions near hotel: The Classic Center, State Botanical Gardens, Sanford Stadium ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Athens-University Area

Address: 197 E Broad St, PO Box 1666, Athens, GA 30601-2801
Location: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: $116 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Athens-University Area 3*
Number of rooms: 308
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