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The Willcox

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

My dear friend and I were trying to find a meeting place between Atlanta and Charleston (via Charlotte). Aiken came up on our radar. We reserved a suite at The Willcox settled on both Aiken and The Willcox. WOW! What a wonderful surprise we found. The building is quaint and the location is tremendous - within walking distance of town... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you found Aiken and The Willcox. We are a perfect meeting spot between Atlanta and Charleston and we hope that you will visit often. We are glad that you were able to dine with us and enjoy our bar and lobby area as well. We will make... More 

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53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

This place had me feeling like a true Southern Belle! It's grandeur from days past still wows. The service here leaves no doubt where Southern hospitality started. From turn down service to being served wine while sitting in a rocker on the porch in the evening. The entire experience at The Wilcox was nothing less than impeccable.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this kind review. We pride ourselves on delivering the quintessential southern experience, with true southern hospitality, so your review has us glowing. We hope that you will return soon and often! Warmest Regards, Tina McCarthy General Manager THE WILLCOX More 

Slinger, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

My husband, I and our two dogs were lucky enough to stay at the Wilcox for a couple days in early September. Everything about the stay was top notch! Before we arrived, I reached out to see if there was a doggy daycare in the area. Candice made all the arrangements for us! We were excited for a dog free... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and bringing your dogs with you. We are a pet friendly hotel and love when our guests bring their pets! We are fortunate to have employees like Kimberly and Candice who care about our guests, their pets, and their needs. Kimberly and Candice take great pride in delivering the best in service... More 

Hilton Head
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This is a lovely hotel, with large, clean, comfy spacious rooms. We were here for a wedding, and with a full house and a large wedding, the staff did not miss a beat. We enjoyed the lovely pool area, had a great breakfast, and enjoyed walking to the charming shopping area nearby.

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

Weddings are such an intimate and special occasion and we love having them at The Willcox. We are glad that you enjoyed the wedding and many aspects of the hotel and downtown Aiken. We hope that your travels will again have you returning to The Willcox. Looking forward to your visit! Warmest Regards, Tina McCarthy General Manager THE WILLCOX More 

Augusta, Georgia
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

My wife was the high bidder at a charity auction for a night at the Willcox; and even though it was not good for a weekend, they graciously let us use the voucher on a Friday night. After that, our experience only got better. It was our wedding anniversary and the receptionist congratulated us on it as we checked in.... More 

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

Congratulations on your wedding anniversary and thank you for your five star review! We are so glad that we exceeded your expectations for a wonderful evening. We love to hear that our staff throughout wished you a happy anniversary, we pride ourselves on being a personal hotel. We hope that you will make this an annual anniversary ritual and look... More 

Palm Desert, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

If this isn't the friendliest, loveliest Southern gem of a hotel, then I don't know what is. From the minute you pull up to this gorgeous white Georgian style hotel with its' grand pillars, to the friendly greeting from John, Matt, Kimberley or any of the rest of this fantastic staff you will feel instantly welcomed and drawn to this... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Willcox is the absolute best place to stay in Aiken! The rooms are gorgeous and everyone is so nice. I loved the weekend that I was able to spend here. Make sure to visit the spa too! I've had a few massages and nail services here and it is always a wonderful experience.

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Bamberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We celebrated our 47th Wedding Anniversary in remarkable style - thanks due to Kimberly McDuffie, Guest Services of THE WILLCOX Hotel, in Aiken, South Carolina. Not only is this an Iconic historic hotel with deep Southern roots, and Southern charms, but also one that exemplifies Southern Graciousness. No one could have done a better job than Ms. Kimberly McDuffie. She... More 

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

Congratulations on your 47th Wedding Anniversary and thank you for choosing The Willcox to celebrate such a special occasion! We are so happy that you enjoyed your entire Willcox experience. We have shared with Kimberly your wonderful comments about her and trust me, we couldn’t agree more! She is a wonderful employee and true asset to the hotel. We hope... More 

hilton head
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Checking in was first surprise. We were escorted to room where hostess checked for our satisfaction. The entrance opens to a lounge,bar and large seating area. Very nicely appointed. Room was smaller but more than enough room for two people. Clean..Quiet..We spent free time exploring Aiken. A lovely destination. A bit higher priced than competition but the extras make it... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to write this review. I am so happy that you were pleasantly surprised with the hotel and that you enjoyed your stay. I am glad that you had time to explore and enjoy our charming town of Aiken. I hope that you will be able to return again... More 

Georgia
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Beautifully restored inn nestled in historic downtown Aiken. Lovely room with four poster bed, old fashioned shutters on the windows and nicely appointed bathroom. Food in the restaurant was superb (try their soups that change nightly) and service outstanding. Nice morning continental breakfast - homemade yogurt was delicious! Beautiful lobby with old-fashioned feel and look; welcoming pool area (no kids... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. We love to hear from our guests and it will be very gratifying to share your feedback with our staff, particularly our Executive Chef and culinary team, Kimberly, Mickey and Megan! We are very proud of our historic hotel and we are glad that you appreciated the many details of design, furniture, architecture, and... 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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