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Wilmington, NC
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Visited day after Christmas so hotel was empty. Very nice staff, great breakfast and close to downtown. Our sofa bed in our room should have been steam cleaned a year ago. We couldn't even sit on it so gross. All else was nice. Pet friendly hotel but muddy high banked pet walking area . Also hotel was next to looked...

Thank BaldridgeN
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear BaldridgeN, Thank you for your stay and for leaving a review. I am glad to read that our location was convenient for your needs. Thank you for noting our staff and the customer service they delivered. It is also good to know that you were satisfied with the breakfast served. On the other hand, I am sorry for the...

Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This was your typical Holiday Inn Express. Very nice, great staff and convenient. Only down side was the parking is terrible and the layout of the hotel was quite confusing. And if your wanting to do the downtown scene, I would stay at the Holiday Inn on E. Broad St..

Thank Ryan W
Michael C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Ryan, we appreciate you taking the time to give the Holiday Inn Express in Athens a great review. Our hotel has a long history her in Athens so our layout does at times seem to be confusing, we continue to refine our signage and message at the front desk to help our guests find their way. Our parking is tight...

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for the Ga - Ga Tech game. Rooms were clean and beds comfortable. Bathrooms were clean, but a little small. Updated in last few years. Close walk to downtown and University. Elevators were slow though and luggage carts were hard to come by, but will stay there again.

Thank Peepye
Michael C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Peepye, thank you for your kind words regarding the Holiday Inn Express In Athens GA. We focus on keeping our hotel clean, We will be replacing our elevators with in the next year and I will look to add luggage carts in more areas. Thank you Michael Coward General Manger

Evans, GA
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This hotel is perfect for an overnight visit to Athens. In walking distance of the university and downtown restaurants and bars, it is an older facility, but well kept. Rooms are a nice size, and while some reviews reported that rooms were noisy, our room near the back of the third floor was quiet as it could be. Bathrooms are...

Thank Susan H
Management response:

We appreciate your great review of the Holiday Inn Express in Athens. Our location and is great and we continue to focus on what is important to our guests; clean rooms, great service and breakfast. We continue to work to find solutions to all of our rooms having a quiet room. We look forward to seeing you soon. Michael Coward...

Reviewed 2 November 2016

This Holiday Inn express is so conveniently located! We were able to walk downtown in minutes and had a delicious bagel at a place called Ideal right down the street. The front desk was pleasant and very accomodating. The rooms were nice and clean outfitted with kuerig machine and several pillow options of various firmness levels. The complimentary breakfast has...

Thank Ruby K
Michael C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

We appreciate your great review of the Holiday Inn Express in Athens. Our location is great for access to UGA and downtown Athens. We will never rest on our success and will continue to exceed guest expectations. We look forward to seeing you again. Michael Coward General Manager

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This hotel is very centrally located but is in sore need of an upgrade. The noise from the hallways was a disaster. Two women attending a conference were having a chat outside the room across the hall, and they might as well have been sitting on our beds! Why? Because the door was so poorly hung that the light (and...

Thank Barbara M
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Barbara M, Your insights are important to us and we appreciate your visit. We are pleased to learn that you have taken note of our hotel's convenient location. On the downside, we are regretful to learn that your stay was negatively affected by the hallway noise due to the door's soundproofing in your assigned room. Your informative review will...

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Property was average at best. The goods news is that it was reasonably priced and close to downtown. The property is very dated and in needed of remodeling. The rooms were just OK. Bathroom dated as well.

Thank Mark E
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Mark E , We appreciate your stay at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Athens, GA, and providing a review. It is great to know that you received 5 star service for your stay and that we were able to provide you budget friendly rates at our convenient location. Your feedback of our property being beyond its years, is well...

Calhoun, Georgia
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Location: very close to college - Staff: Polite, no issues - Room: Very clean, bed was very comfortable, clean linens, fluffy towels, room was updated. Bathroom was TINY. Interior hall access. - Noise: Walls seemed paper thin. You could hear the next room and any noise in hall.

Thank -OuidaWarren-
Management response:

Thank you for providing use with your review. While we did provide you with a clean, safe and friendly stay, we understand there were other areas we can imrove in. we do look forward to seeing you in the future. Sincerely, Michael Coward General Manager

Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel, good location, delicious cinnamon rolls! A very good value. The property is very well maintained and the staff was friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend for anyone visiting Athens.

Thank Kris B
Management response:

Thank your for your amazing review of the Holiday Inn Express in Athens. We continue to focus on our guest experience and ensure we wow them like we did you. We look forward to seeing you in the future. Sincerely, Michael Coward General Manager

Reviewed 11 October 2016

In my 36 years of going to Hotels this was my worst experience by far. I had made reservations on September 10th for October 7th and 8th, 2016. I used a valid credit card and received an email stating my reservation was confirmed. On Wednesday October 5th the hotel called me to ask if I was still coming and I...

Thank John C
Management response:

We do apologize for your poor experience during your stay. The Hurricane did cause many issues at the time of your stay and we worked to accommodate everyone that came. This was a challenging time for everyone and did what we could to aid those in need. Thank you Michael Coward General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Athens

Address: 513 West Broad St, Athens, GA 30601
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: $120 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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“Elevators are noisy so ask for a room away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles sarah2000, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Third floor was quiet and easy access from the front desk.”
 of 5 bubbles JasonGoes, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room with good wifi. not sure they even have the capabilities to do that however”
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 of 5 bubbles gmanvati102, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here.....”
 of 5 bubbles C8789MCjohnc, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't book when there is a bulldog football game as very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles adriansX7090OE, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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