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Holiday Inn Express Athens

#3 of 10 Hotels in Athens
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60 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed one night just passing through. Great location off the interstate, easy to find. Front desk staff was very friendly, both at our late check in and at check out. Our room was a good size, clean, with comfortable beds. Breakfast is well above average with practically any breakfast choice you could want (pancakes, breads/pastries, cinnamon rolls, bacon, sausage,... More 

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Decatur, Alabama
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick stay on the way back from DC. Hotel had a discounted stay due to the late arrival. Good breakfast, clean room and a very friendly staff. Attentive agent at 3:00 am. Answered the phone quickly, welcomed me as if it were midday. Perfect stay.

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Thank Mark W
Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Mark W, Thank you so much for the great review! We are happy that our front desk staff was accommodating and that they took care of you so well, so early in the morning. We hope that next time you find yourself in the Athens, TN area, you choose to stay with us again! We would be delighted to... More 

Panama
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126 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to stop and relax. Has a indoor pool and hot tube. Close to the attractions around 30 min from the furthest ones. Mid size town.. Cleaning staff did a great job. There are a good number of chain restaurant near by if your not wanting to drive to far.

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Thank Tim T
Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Tim T, Thank you so much for your great review! We are happy that our staff was accommodating and that your stay was enjoyable. We hope that next time you are in the Athens, TN area, you choose to stay with us again! More 

Houston, Ohio
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We had a reservation for an overnight stop on the way back from Florida and it was very nice. We had a standard 2 queen room and it was VERY spacious. The breakfast had multiple options to choose from in the morning. We got there late and it took a bit to get someone at the front desk but she... More 

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Thank Amy C
Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Amy C, Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We are happy that the staff was helpful and that your room was accommodating. We are sorry that our beds were very firm but we hope that next time you are in the Athens, TN area you give us another chance, we would be happy to serve you! More 

Merritt Island, Florida
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The Holiday Inn Express was a pleasant surprise. Very modern, clean and great hospitality. Full breakfast was excellent. The entire hotel was clean and very well maintained. Beds were first class. Refrigerator in room. I will always stay there when in Athens.

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Thank k9inyourface
Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear K9inyourface, Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We are happy that your stay was enjoyable and that you found our property and staff accommodating. We cannot wait to see you again for on your next trip to Athens, TN. More 

HOUSTON
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I was on the road approaching sunset and after the hotel I originally planned to stay out turned out to be full, I asked my husband to find a local hotel and he made an online reservation for me at the Hampton Inn next door to this Holiday Inn. When the Hampton proved a disaster, I went next door and... More 

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Thank HoustonianLady
Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Houstonian Lady, Thank you so much for leaving such a nice review about our hotel! We work very hard at the front desk to make sure every guest feels happy and at home when they enter our doors. We are happy that we could accommodate you and your husband and we hope to see you next time you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

room very clean and spacious, friendly lady serving breakfast and a lot of food to choose from. we LOVED the reading lights on the sides of the beds. the pool was clean and warm, the hot tub was also clean!

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Thank Lyndsey B
Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Lyndsey B, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so happy that our breakfast, rooms, and amenities were to your liking. We hope that next time you are in the Athens, TN area, you allow us to serve you again! More 

Spring Lake, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Nice place, clean, easy to get to, and friendly front desk agent. If in the area I would stay here again. The room was very nice, and quite. The internet connection was excellent, the breakfast room was very different from the other ones that I have seen, and that is a complement. Also that was well attended and the food... More 

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Thank Jeri B
Hiexpress A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. I'm pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay here and plan to return during future travels. A return guest is always the best compliment. We strive very hard to meet our guests expectations and its wonderful to now the we met yours. Melissa C. More 

Leamington, Canada
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Attended this location on route home to Canada from Florida. This hotel was absolutely awesome. Room was clean and neat. Room quiet ensuring a quiet night sleep. Had the included breakfast which was fantastic.. I give this location very high marks.. further there are several name brand restaurants close as well as a walmart..

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Thank Billfd
Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Billfd, Thank you so much for the awesome review. We like to think that we are the perfect pit-stop for anyone traveling down to Florida from Canada. We are happy that your stay was pleasing and that you enjoyed your time here. We hope that when you are in the Athens, TN area, you choose to stay with us! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Stayed here for 1 night for business. Conveniently located near restaurants and the interstate. Very clean and quiet in the rooms with Keurig coffee in the room. Breakfast was decent. Fitness room equipment was in need of some maintenance but pool and spa looked well maintained although I did not use the latter.

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Thank mreconomy
Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Mreconomy, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review! Management has been notified about the equipment in the fitness room and is working to fix the issue. We are happy that the rest of your stay was enjoyable and we hope to see you again if you are ever in the Athens, TN area! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come experience the scenic beauty and comfort of the Holiday Inn Express Athens, Tennessee, a smoke-free facility, located between Knoxville and Chattanooga on I-75 at exit 49. For the adventurous, we are just a short drive from the Smokey Mountain Cherahola Skyway and the famous Dragon Back boasting more hairpin turns than any other 13 mile stretch of road in the US a cyclists dream. For the tired and weary, our spacious rooms offer a relaxing experience after a long day of travel or business. If what you need is a little physical activity, take a dip in our indoor pool or spa, work out in our fitness room or enjoy the peaceful walking trail at Athens Regional Park located 1/4 mile from our hotel. Check out our best amenity our courteous and professional staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Athens

Address: 1819 Holiday Dr, Athens, TN 37303-4951
Location: United States > Tennessee > Athens
Price Range: $115 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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