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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens

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#5 of 10 Hotels in Athens
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is nearly new and features better than average bathroom decor and beds. It is also very pet friendly--it's right next to the city dog park! If you are at all into outdoor recreation, it's perfectly situated by the riverside bike trail, the skateboard park, and the city pool. Across busy State Street is Stroud Park, which has an...

Thank steven g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and comfortable. Staff where friendly and welcoming. Would definitely stay again when passing thru! Breakfast was good and the lady working in the breakfast room went out of her way to make you feel welcome!

Thank LeeAnne2448
Geneva, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed to stop in the area on our way to Richmond, VA. Hotel was nice - room was clean, friendly staff and a good breakfast. If your in the area or headed to Ohio University this would be a good place to stay.

Thank strikerslefty
Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was glad to come back. The hotel was clean and well maintained. The front desk staff was welcoming and helpful. Ask for a room in the back as they are quiet and have a very pleasant view. The beds were comfortable and the shower was one of the best in our travels. The breakfast was ample with lots to...

Thank FFtravels
Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night in this Holiday Inn Express in Athens Ohio and would have no reservations about staying there again. Very attentive employees, great breakfast that will surprise you in terms of the care that is used to prepare it plus the wide selection of choices, clean hotel, fine beds and a good shower. We stayed on a Friday...

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! Ok... I'm always disappointed with the continental breakfast offered at almost every hotel. Let me tell you, this place has stepped up. The coffee is good. The omelettes are tasty and the cinnamon rolls to die for. Oh, and our room was clean and comfortable. I like the mini Kurig also. We would certainly come back.

Thank Rich O
DeWitt, Michigan
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Our snowbird trip, from Michigan to Hilton Head, routed us along Highway 77. This Holiday Inn Express is right off the highway and behind an Applebee's. We were happy with the convenient location both on the way down and back. The staff was very helpful in accommodating us with a pet friendly room on the first floor and close to...

Thank KLH6519
Royal Oak, Michigan
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here on our road trip to South Carolina. The check in clerk was very friendly and helpful. I was disappointed in the room. We saw a fairly large bug (not sure what kind but bigger than a fly or ant) when entering our room. That just creeped me out for the rest of the night. I'm hoping it...

Thank BAMW
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens, responded to this review

Hi BAMW, Thank you for posting a candid feedback from your recent stay with us. It is great to know that you were able to appreciate the service provided by our staff as well as the condition of our beds. However, I was concerned to see that you had some issues with a bug in the room, the air conditioning...

Kennesaw, Georgia
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place. Very happy we got this on Hotwire. Here for softball at OU and within 2 miles. Highly recommended. Large breakfast area, fluffy comfy beds. Nice seating are in rooms. Great spot.

Thank Jamie1240
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This was our second attempt at this locations. We thought the first visit was just a bad day. The second visit was worse. The room was filthy with food on the floor. The bathroom wasn't clean and there wasn't any hot water. I am surprised that Holiday Inn would have their logo on this hotel.

Thank kelly b
Management response:

Kelly B, We are very sorry to hear about your recent stay.The issues you mentioned have been addressed and are being handled appropriately. Thank you for giving us your feedback, it is greatly appreciated!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Make yourself at home with Holiday Inn Express Athens Ohio. This choice Athens, OH hotel is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and is perfect for your leisure or business travel needs. Let our professional and friendly staff make your stay enjoyable in our brand new facility. We know you'll fee at home with us. Families will enjoy their stay at this Athens, Ohio hotel, located in one of the most haunted towns in America. Our hotel is close to several haunted attractions including Mt. Nebo, the Koons Spirit Room, the Ridges Cemetery and Old Lunatic Asylum. Our smoke-free hotel is conveniently located near Athens' attractions including the Dairy Barn Arts Center, Fur Peace Ranch, Stuart's Opera House and The Kennedy Museum of Art. Located one mile from Ohio University, our hotel is great for corporate travels. We offer easy access to U.S. Hwy 33 and 50. Columbus OH, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh are within one to three hours by car. Ohio University is one mile and Hocking College is ten miles away. O'Bleness Hospital, Diagnostics Hybrids and Health Recovery Services are each 2 miles from us. Kerr Distributing is 15 miles away. In addition, we offer a 24-hour business center and free high-speed, wired and wireless Internet access to our guests. Stay Smart in our lovely Athens, OH hotel and enjoy a free hot breakfast, a large indoor pool with a spa, and a new fitness center. Let our hotel in Athens be your home in Athens on your next visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens

Address: 555 E State St, Athens, OH 45701-2104
Region: United States > Ohio > Athens
Price Range: $159 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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“Pick room away from highway and the swimming pool, but generally quiet and off the road.”
ralphwilhelm1, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request room with balcony on second floor.”
BJW45701, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Spend a few dollars more if you are traveling with kids and get the suite with the couch. The little extra room makes a huge difference!”
  • Cozy beds!
Lovesitcozy, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Select a room on an upper floor in the rear of the hotel”
kv1361, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor was quieter than 2nd”
Reviewer45638, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
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