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Holiday Inn Express Athens

Whether you re coming to Athens for business or pleasure let the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens be your home away from home. Travelers appreciate our corporate atmosphere and how we make comfort and convenience a top priority. Conveniently located off of I-65 at exit 351 and easily accessible to I-565 approximately 20 miles from Huntsville International Airport. (HSV) We are also located near TVA Brownsferry, Delphi, Steelcase, Federal Mogul and Athens State University.Each guest room is beautifully appointed and equipped with a microwave and fridge. Our guest rooms also have a large work space with ergonomic chairs. We are the perfect choice for business or leisure guests. Wireless and hard-wired Internet access is provided free of charge in all guestrooms and public areas. We offer an on-site cardio fitness room and on-site guest laundry for your convenience. We also have an in-door pool and hot tub for year round swimming.Start your day by enjoying our deluxe hot continental breakfast with a varied menu that can offer anything from cheese omelets, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs to a lighter fare such as yogurt, muffins, toast, or fruit. Don t forget to try our delicious cinnamon roll that you can only get from Holiday Inn Express. If you are in a rush in the morning, just ask for one of our convenient To-go Bags and cinnamon roll box.The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens will be everything you expect and much more!
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Property amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Banquet Room
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Centrally Located
Full view
88Good for walkers
Grade: 88 out of 100
154Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
48Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews hi express cinnamon rolls room was clean pancake maker free breakfast nothing fancy downtown area an older hotel walking distance broad st staff was friendly would definitely stay here again great room pleasant stay football weekend classic center hie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is really tough to beat when visiting UGA. Rooms were small, elevator awful, so play to your strengths: expect a small room and ask to be near the stairs. The acoustics were surprisingly decent given how dated the furnishings are. Watch out if...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank gobige
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express AthensResponded 6 days ago

Hello gobige, Thank you for staying with us and for leaving a review. I am happy that our location worked for your travel needs. On the other hand, I am sorry that the room layout, and condition of the elevator negatively affected your overall satisfaction....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cons-We paid over $250 for one night here. Extremely overcharged for game day. Hotel room is worth $50 night (or less) on off days probably. We were not impressed. Elevators are slow and small. The place had a peculiar stink about it. The breakfast was...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Lisa T
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express AthensResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Lisa T, Thank you for your review and for enumerating the good, the bad and the opportunities to improve. Whilst I am pleased that you liked our convenient location, I wanted to send my deepest apologies for the multiple inconveniences you experienced. This is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you need a place to sleep on a game weekend, you only have so many options. This is what you'd expect, but I will say the people are extremely responsive and nice, and the hotel is clean and well run. Go Dawgs

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank timmY4823JW
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This was booked for a UGA college tour and my son and I felt safe. The bathroom area was a little small but it was fine. The hotel was clean, the breakfast good and the staff friendly. The beds were on the smaller size but...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank dlmccool
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We selected Holiday Inn Express because it is a very easy walk to the Football stadium. Staff is excellent. Rooms were very quiet. Breakfast was fine. Parking was secure. Beds were comfortable, linens were great. The only negative is that the elevator was slow...but that...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth D
Response from MaxwellT62, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express AthensResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and our location. The walk to Stanford Stadium from our hotel is one of the easiest walks in Athens.  We look forward to hosting you...More

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Sherrill F
November 29, 2015|
Response from Luis F | Property representative |
Yes, all of our rooms have microwaves, refrigerators, irons and blow dryers in them.
Room Tips
"Near stairs to avoid SLOW elevators"
2 weeks ago
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"Not worth it"
4 weeks ago
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"We had a room on the west side of the Hotel and it was very quiet"
Oct. 2, 2018
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"First floor makes it easiest to get to the pool and parking. The elevator was slow."
Jul. 29, 2018
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US$86 - US$529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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