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The Willcox

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never heard of the Willcox until Travel and Leisure magazine named it one of the 10 best hotels IN THE WORLD recently. I couldn't believe that such a magnificent place was in reasonable driving distance from my home, so on a recent trip to Atlanta, I decided to drive through Aiken and to stay at the Willcox. I... More 

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write this detailed review. We always appreciate our customer feedback and can assure you we take them to heart. We apologized that you were disappointed in many things about your stay. We want all of our customers to think highly of us, enjoy their stay, and want to return... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this boutique hotel August 12 - 14. The hospitality was wonderful, the staff attentive and personable. The location is convenient to shopping and restaurants, although the food and drinks at The Willcox make it difficult to search for other gastronomic fare. The beds make one want to sleep all day, and the deep soaking tubs make one... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the best getaway weekend at the Willcox! The service is impeccable and the staff is so friendly. The restaurant is wonderful and brunch is a MUST! The pool is very relaxing and you are only a short walk to downtown shops. We took a cocktail making class with Mike and learned how to make delicious drinks (cocktails and... More 

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed your cocktail class, our restaurant, spa, and pool! I will pass on your kind compliments to our staff as well. I am even more thrilled that you now have an extended family at The Willcox and I hope that you will be visiting... More 

Northbrook, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This may have been the nicest boutique hotel we've ever stayed in. The staff was friendly, the continental breakfasts were excellent, the lobby bar was welcoming and the room was clean and spacious. We stayed in a suite, which was bigger than a small apartment. The pool area was nice - and there were parts that were shaded and parts... More 

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

I love to read reviews that start with Awesome!! Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to write this review. I am so happy that you enjoyed our service, breakfast, lobby bar, and pool. I hope that you will be returning again in the very near future and that you will have time to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our sixth month anniversary was made very special by the wonderful staff at the Willcox we stayed in a wonderful room with a balcony it was excellent! We were there for two nights! Everything was wonderful even the pool area which I don't think was officially open! Kimberly and Paulette took incredible care with my arrive and happyiness during my... More 

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Congratulations on your 6th month anniversary and thank you for choosing to celebrate it with us. Thank you for all of the kind words that you shared about several of our staff members; it makes them very proud when we share the reviews with them. As a general manager, I couldn’t think of a greater compliment than hearing that you... More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Up in Aiken for a horse show and had the pleasure of staying in this gorgeous hotel. Simply lovely visit! Staff was wonderful and friendly; rooms beautiful and well appointed. Dinner delicious! I can't wait to stay again soon! If you are in the area definitely book a stay. You won't be sorry.

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to write this review. I hope that you did well at the horse show and that you will be competing often and staying with us regularly. I am glad that you had the opportunity to have dinner with us while you were here and your found it... More 

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63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With the size of the building pictured and it's history, I expected it to be on sweeping grounds. Not so, it is on a city block almost right downtown with no land to roam around on.But easy walk to some restaurants and shops. My mistake. The parking very convenient and free out front across the street. Lobby rather dark and... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seven of us checked in on Saturday and first met Katie Quackenbush - from the moment we met her we felt like we had been to the Wilcox on a regular basis even though it was our first stay! She treated us with such respect and appreciation for our patronage. She took us to our rooms and made sure we... More 

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review! Katie is the newest member of our front desk team and she was over the moon when I shared your review with her. I couldn’t agree with you more that she is wonderful and we are lucky to have her with us. I am so happy that you were able to enjoy many aspects... More 

Richmond Hill, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment I walked into the hotel I felt total relaxation. They were so hospitable .As a matter of fact I went back the following weekend.Kimberly is an exceptional human being. She takes pride in the history of the hotel.

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

We are so happy that you immediately felt relaxed when you came in the hotel. Thanks for staying with us and for returning the next weekend....that is quite a compliment. We agree that Kimberly is an exceptional human being and we are lucky to have her on our team. We hope to see you again soon and often! Warmest Regards,... More 

Augusta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect one night get away. Friendly staff. Lovely room. Highlight was the food. Outstanding dinner and light breakfast. Enjoyed walking through the shops and studios of downtown Aiken for a few hours in the morning.

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Willcox1898, General Manager at The Willcox, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to write this review! Perfect is music to our ears! We are glad that you enjoyed dinner, breakfast, and downtown Aiken. We hope that you will be returning again very soon and will be able to stay longer than one night. Kindest Regards, Tina McCarthy General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersGold level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Willcox Restaurant
The Willcox Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Gastropub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award-winning, historic Willcox Hotel cultivates a sophisticated, yet informal glamour amidst America's storied thoroughbred country. Cloud soft beds, an intimate Salon & Spa and one of the South's Best Restaurants - All in a setting of Easy Going Elegance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Willcox

Address: 100 Colleton Ave SW, Aiken, SC 29801-4870
Location: United States > South Carolina > Aiken
Price Range: $185 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Willcox 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Aiken
#1 Family Hotel in Aiken
#5 Business Hotel in Aiken
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