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Thomasville, Georgia
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Price and location was ok. However the lower floor had a wet smell. My room had a bleach cleaner smell, at least they cleaned. Also the beds we well worn. They could have been replaced... Overall the hotel was ok. I expected more from the Holiday Inn Express. The hotel needs some updates in the rooms.

Thank Floridaexpatriot
Sarah P, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We sincerely apologize for frustrations faced due to uncleanliness, as we can assure you that this is not the Holiday Inn Express standard. Our goal is to provide each guest with an exceptional experience, and we welcome the opportunity to improve any future stays you may have with us. Kindest Regards, Sarah...

Reviewed 7 August 2016

The staff is super friendly, polite, cheerful and accommodating. The room was very roomy and the bed was extremely comfortable. Un-knownly, we left some clothes in the drawer when we checked out. It was a couple of days before we realized it. I called back to the hotel, the staff were extremely helpful and told me housekeeping had logged in...

Thank nancyd34
Sarah P, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us the Holiday Inn Express in Athens, Georgia. Each team member, in all areas, strives to go above and beyond for each guest, and we are delighted that housekeeping was able to help retrieve the items left behind. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you next time....

Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Two-night stay on this trip. We have stayed in this hotel on numerous trips. We have always found hotel Clean convenient great rate and excellent breakfast; staff friendly professional and effective. Convenient to Athens downtown and to university of Georgia.

amberlk27, Guest Services Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear ARTDRUCK, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed everything about your stay from our friendly team members to our delicious breakfast to our amazing location! We are dedicated to providing excellent service to our guests and hope to have you...

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place. I would recommend this for visit. Pretty good breakfast buffet. Staff is friendly. No real problems . Bed was comfortable. May need some updating but would come back when in this area. I'm real picky about where I stay. It's close to restaurants and university.

Thank Kathryn H
Sarah P, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express in Athens, Georgia. We are ecstatic that you were comfortable in your room, enjoyed our complimentary breakfast, and were able to take advantage of the close proximity to the downtown area. We strive to exceed the expectations of each guest during their stay and hope...

Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We had to rent a room during our house renovations, and I found the staff to be exceptionally flexible, kind, and thoughtful. The manger, Taylor, went above and beyond to ensure we had the best stay possible. I would HIGHLY recommend this hotel!

Thank Funkymamales
Sarah P, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your time and feedback. We know you have many options in properties in the Athens area and are delighted that you chose to stay with us. We strive to exceed the expectations of each guest and hope that we were able to do so for you. We look forward to seeing you again next...

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

My biggest complaint is that this hotel is located across the street from public housing and is an uphill hike away from the downtown area. I booked this hotel based on reviews from this site and was VERY disappointed in both the hotel and this site! 😠

Thank TravelGuruXP7
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear TravelGuruXP7, Thank you for staying with us and for leaving a review on TripAdvisor. Our goal has always been to provide our guests with the best hospitality service and it is saddening to know that your experience was not as pleasant as it should have been. I regret to read that our location was not convenient for your needs....

Reviewed 8 July 2016

The room was very adequate for a "quick" sleep. Just stopped there to see the campus and cute town. There was some remodeling being finished up, but our room was complete.the breakfast room was large and very nice with good food also. Staff was friendly and a great location. Recommend!!

Thank Paul S
Sarah P, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for your time and kind feedback. We are delighted that you were comfortable in your room and that you enjoyed our complimentary breakfast. It is the goal of our team to provide an exceptional experience for each guest, and we look forward to doing so for you again in the future. Kindest Regards, Sarah P. Social...

Reviewed 4 July 2016

Great location right next to campus. Our room was in a different tower from the main hotel and it was complicated and not really easy to get there from the lobby with our luggage. Probably should have driven around and gone in a side door, but already had our luggage in the lobby with us and would have had to...

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

Dear MACVirginia, Thank you for your recent stay with us and reviewing our property. We are pleased to know you liked the convenient location of our hotel in the area. We are sorry you were not well satisfied with the breakfast selections we offer and the location of your room. Your feedback is very important to us as this continually...

Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 25 June 2016

While this hotel is close to downtown, its further away than others that are more walking friendly. The staff is friendly as others have said, but it can't make up for the faults. This property allows pets so we heard dogs barking at all hours , the owners didn't seem to care. We had a room on the 1st floor...

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

Dear urgeoverkill, Thank you for your writing us a review. While we appreciate your positive comments about the staff service, it is regrettable that you did not experience an exemplary hotel stay with us due to the noise disturbance, the size of the bathroom, and the overall condition at the hotel. We are very sorry for the inconvenience this has...

Americus, Georgia
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This hotel's location can't be beat -- very close to lots of interesting things. The hotel was very quiet and the staff were friendly, which were also nice. However, the facility as a whole felt somewhat run-down and in need of upgrading, which was a bit of a disappointment.

Thank LCF22974
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear LCF22974, Thank you for your feedback. We're glad our friendly staff and location was suitable for the purpose of your visit to Athens. Please accept our apologies for the letdown, especially with the overall condition at the hotel Your feedback is important to us and helps us determine how we can continue to improve guest satisfaction. We look forward...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • 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: $127 - $203 (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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“Third floor was quiet and easy access from the front desk.”
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“ask for a room with good wifi. not sure they even have the capabilities to do that however”
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“Don't book when there is a bulldog football game as very noisy.”
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