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Holiday Inn Athens-University Area

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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372 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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103 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Jeffrey D
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 

Watkinsville, Georgia
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights in late June as part of a work training course, the hotel was centrally located, we'll run and we were looked after to a high standard. The rooms were spacious, pay the extra for the executive block, meeting rooms spacious and the staff really helpful. Food and beverages during the day were really high... More 

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Dear Claire Ann, Thank you for your time and kind feedback. We are ecstatic that our goal of exceptional guest service was efficiently executed during your visit. We look forward to having you visit us again in the future. Kindest Regards, Sarah P. Social Media Representative More 

Madisonville, Kentucky
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74 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My home away from home! I've stayed at this hotel several times. I've never been disappointed. Rooms are well appointed and nicely sized! I'm often upgraded without asking! Very comfortable beds and just a relaxing place to stay. Walking distance to UGA and downtown Athens eats! Wonderful staff! I'll look forward to returning on my next trip to Athens.

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

Dear Joe C, Thank you so much for your kind review of Holiday Inn Athens-University Area! I am so happy to hear that we consistently exceed your expectations when you visit Athens! We are very thankful for your continued loyalty to our hotel and we look forward to seeing you next time you stay with us! Sincerely, Amber K Guest... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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87 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there for NYE. They've upgraded since we were there last. The staff was very nice. It is a bit of a walk to the rooms if you're in the tower, but otherwise, it is good. The room was fresh and pretty quiet. If you go, ask for a middle room so you hear less of the elevator and... More 

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amberlk27, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear theedamamegrl, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay with us again. Our goal is to make each guest feel comfortable and taken care of during their stay. We hold each hotel operation to a higher standard and hope that our renovations and clean rooms are an accurate reflection of such. We apologize for any inconveniences you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Disappointed. The room was cramped two double beds and not comfortable. The beds were lumpy and sheets scratchy. The air unit in the room is loud and when it comes on, the room turns icy uncomfortably cold. As soon as the air shut off it was warm again. The bathroom had no space to hang anything. It smells of mold... More 

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Thank Sara G
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Dear Sara, Thank you for your feedback of the issues you faced during your stay. We sincerely apologize that there were so many areas of your room that needed to have been improved before checking you in that room. We can assure you that this is not the Holiday Inn standard and is not an accurate reflection of our entire... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Free Parking
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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 East Broad Street, PO Box 1666, Athens, GA 30603
Location: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: $89 - $168 (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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