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Reviewed 6 January 2016

The BN Athens (N. Milledge Ave), upon check-in photocopied my driver's license and credit card to file away for 5 years for "audit" purposes. No other hotel has ever done this. I would not recommend staying at this hotel because of that.

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Thank Jim D
TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Mr. Jim D, I believe you spoke with the other GM, Liz, and resolved the issue. We have shredded our copy of your documents and disposed of them. I hope you'll give us another shot next time you're in Athens!

Lebanon, New Jersey
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Our room looked very new and that was a plus, along with the front desk staff. That was about the only plus here. When we arrived check in was fine but when we pulled around to our room we were instantly "reviewed" by some of the other guests who were hanging out in the parking lot. Our key did not...

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear your recent stay with us wasn't enjoyable, Finkster1027. I'm glad to hear our front desk staff did their best to accommodate you. I apologize for the guests who made you feel as if you were being reviewed; they're harmless construction workers. We hope you'll give us another shot once our tower is completed!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Really felt like attention was lavished on me during my stay here. The receptionists were fabulous in letting us know where we should be costing and when. Really enjoyed my stay here and would definitely book again. Thank you again for all your help and see you next time!

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

I'm delighted to hear your stay at our property exceeded your expecations, DeliciousinDXB! Our entire staff is trained in making our guests feel as welcome as possible. Don't hesitate to give us a call next time you know you'll be in town!

Monticello, United States
Reviewed 26 December 2015

My daughter and I stayed at this hotel last year while in town for a school event and was very pleased with our stay. So for this years event we knew with out a doubt we would stay here again. We will be back next year too.

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Thank Tina D
TrippMoore170, Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

We appreciate your positive feedback, Tina D! Turning first-time guests into repeat guests lets us know that we're providing a good service. Next time you're in Athens, let us know if there's anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable.

Reviewed 21 December 2015

needs to be updated and needs better towels. Staff is very efficient and professional. In a very good location. Out of town but close enough and on a main road close to restaurants and shopping by car. Construction is in process and parking is tight with only one way out and dark road up hill if you want to walk...

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Thank Bonnie S
TrippMoore170, Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Bonnie S, thank you for your honest and constructive review of our property. I'm glad your stay was overall a pleasant one. As you can probably tell, all of our issues stem from our ongoing construction project. We hope you'll stay with us again once our new building is up and running!

Reviewed 28 November 2015

We have at this Hotel before and it was like we had not been away they are now extending the Hotel but the building work did not bother us and we will be back there next year, Room was clean and the internet was good to.

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Thank Kevin H
TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Kevin H, I'm very glad to hear that you had another great experience staying at our property. We know the construction site is our biggest issue, so I want to thank you for pardoning our progress. You're always welcome here!

Marysville, Washington
Reviewed 26 November 2015

The Best Western Athens is a comfortable place to stay. They were in the middle of a building project around so it was difficult, at times, to drive around the property. The room was comfortable, but a bit worn, and the breakfast was average.

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Thank bhunter21
TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out of your day to review our property, bhunter21! We're glad to hear that your overall experience was a pleasant one. I would like to apologize for the inconveniences the construction project caused. On the bright side, the end is finally in sight. We hope you'll stay with us again once the tower is complete!

atlanta, United States
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The Varsity Restaurant is right across the street. Best chili cheese hotdogs in town. Construction of the new building is going on. They said they will have a work out room in the new building I think this will be a good addition.

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Thank Danni A
TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Danni A, thank you for your positive review! You are correct, we will have a workout facility once the building is complete (along with an indoor pool and a spa). We hope next time you're in town, you'll be able to stay in the new building!

Hamler, Oh
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Parking because of construction was a little tough - but the staff and the breakfast made up for that. They have a laundry and that was a big plus. Room was clean and pleasant. We used a gift card given to us for multiple stays and got our Harley Discount = WIN/WIN

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of our property, lange1! Our ongoing construction project has caused a few issues that has left some people unhappy, so we're working extra hard on what we can control to provide our guests with a great stay. Give us a call next time you're in town! We can honor your Harley discount again.

Athens, United States
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I was unaware the hotel was kind of motel style- I'm not sure if that was listed anywhere and I just missed it. The breakfast was the average egg patty, sausage, biscuit, gravy. I had booked multiple rooms and they allowed me to use one AAA card for a discount, unlike the Holiday Inn down the road. It's a $4...

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Thank Katheryn C
TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear we were able to accommodate you and your wedding group, Katheryn C! As I'm sure you know, we're undergoing major renovations to transform our property into a Best Western Plus Hotel. Next time you're in town, give us a call and we can get you set up with the AAA rate again! 706 546 7311

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Best Western Athens is conveniently located near the beautiful University of Georgia Campus and is a proud member of Coach Mark Richt's UGA Football Dawg family. The hotel is surrounded by Pre-Civil War Antebellum homes which now serve as boutique shops, as well as UGA sorority and fraternity houses. Conveniently located less than a mile away, you will find the Athens Downtown shopping area which includes musical night life, and award winning restaurants. For passing travelers, the Best Western motel is conveniently located located near 441 North and South, with a staff ready to assist with any traveling questions. Make sure to stop by the world-famous Varsity Restaurant located right across the street! Best Western Athens is pleased to announce that we are now under construction on our new tower that will sit just off of historic Milledge Avenue. With this project, we will become a Best Western Plus upon completion. In the tower, we will be adding 55 guest rooms that will be interior corridor and 100% smoke free. All guests will have access to a hot complimentary breakfast every morning- next to this breakfast area will be meeting space that can host all kinds of events from wedding parties to business meetings. Guests will also have access to a 600 square foot workout facility as well as a spa to relax in during their free time. All rooms come with free Wi-Fi of course, and access to a business center that can be utilized to print documents if necessary. The future looks bright for us here at Best Western Athens! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Athens

Address: 170 North Milledge Ave., Corner of Broad St. and Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30601-3802
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: $95 - $357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Best Western Athens Hotel Athens
Best Western Colonial Hotel
Athens Best Western
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#2 Green Hotel in Athens
#7 Business Hotel in Athens
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