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Merry Acres Inn

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came across this hotel after I wasn't able to secure a room with my Hilton Honors program either at the Hampton or Hilton Garden Inn in Albany. This is an older property with the rooms spread out across the property. All rooms have exterior corridors that walk out to the parking lot. The room was very clean and had...

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FayeStocks, General Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! All your comments and observations were spot on. We are a locally owned Inn. We rely on our wonderful staff to make our property stand out. We are unique in many ways from our Pub to transportation needs of our guest. If you are ever in our area again please stop by, we would love to...

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

I travel for work and have stayed here multiple times. The front desk is always a pleasure and easy to check in. The rooms are awesome, I love the floors not being carpet. They are always clean and tidy. Excellent free breakfast. I don't use it but they have a free shuttle to several restaurants. I work nights so sleep...

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FayeStocks, General Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We really do appreciate our guest1

Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been an actor for the last 45 years, so I've moved around a lot and stayed in many hotels and motels. I've never enjoyed staying in any of them half as much I have at Merry Acres in Albany, GA. It feels like I'm living in a small, friendly village. The staff is very helpful; the complimentary breakfasts are...

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FayeStocks, General Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! Your description of our property is exactly the what the team strives to accomplish with all our guest. Our team pride will shine with this wonderful review. Please be our guest again.

Grovetown, Georgia
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Tons of rooms, very professional / friendly staff, rooms are clean & comfortable, nice hot complimentary breakfast as well as a great bar & restaurant with complimentary beverage (one daily - during happy hour / 5-6:30pm) frequent live music in the evening......great value.

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FayeStocks, General Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. Hope to see you again!

Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Who would guess we would end up in Albany, GA when we had to evacuate Florida to Hurricane Matthew? This Inn made all the difference in a stressful situation. The Inn was packed, but when we arrived after driving from 3AM to 9AM Mr. Joe, our host offered comfy leather chairs in the sitting area and delicious coffee. He magically...

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FayeStocks, General Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We are so thankful that the hotel could be a home away from home for a few days. Joe is absolutely the best at making sure our guest are comfortable. Merry Acres is locally owned and operated. We take pride in being that special place for Guest like you! We hope all was...

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We found Merry Acres as we were searching for a pet friendly motel to escape Hurricane Matthew. We were pleasantly surprised with the welcoming atmosphere and comfortable room for 4 adults, 1 child and a dog. The room was decorated nicely, the bathroom needed updating though. Breakfast was good with a nice variety of hot entrees and very friendly staff....

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FayeStocks, General Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. The staff and I appreciate the positive comments. We are very glad that your stay with us was a pleasant experience in such an awful situation. We hope all was well at home.

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed 11 October 2016

During the 2016 Florida mandatory evacuation for Hurricane Mathew we ended up in Albany, GA. We had a wonderful breakfast each day at the Merry Acres Inn built in 1952. Grits, scrambled eggs, biscuits & gravy, waffles, coffee, juice, etc They were so friendly. They have a wonderful porch at the Manor house with a pub and menus for great...

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FayeStocks, General Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

WOW!! Thank you for the wonderful comments for Merry Acres and STEWBOS. In your situation to find all the good here makes us know the attention given to guest needs is worth the effort. Thanks from all the owners and staff!

Wrens, Georgia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We recently stayed at the Merry Acres as the result of a class reunion in Albany. As a former resident of Albany, I have a lot of familiarity with the inn. It has been there for longer than I can remember. Yet, in spite of its age, it has maintained a great appeal and charm. Drive right up to the...

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FayeStocks, General Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! Our staff thrives to make everyone feel at home here. We enjoyed hosting your group. Hope to see you all again.

Amelia Island, Florida
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Chose this spot because of generally good reviews and the fact that is is pet-friendly. If I were rating purely by the staff, they would get five stars plus...super friendly, super helpful and thinking about your every need. Room was clean, bed comfortable, double-sheeted comforter and nice sheets and pillows all were nice. But the campus-like, motel setting is showing...

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FayeStocks, General Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our hotel about your recent stay. We appreciate the honest overview you gave. Our commitment to great service and cleanliness are our top priority. Each of your observations will be addressed. We would love to have you as a guest again. Hoping all was ok when you returned home.

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My room was disgusting. Obviously hadn't been cleaned- there was pubic hair in the shower. I thought I was going to vomit and it made me really question whether or not I wanted to sleep in the bed. Thank god our stay was only one night. Had I had any other option, I would have taken it

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ErinWhatley, Public Relations Manager at Merry Acres Inn, responded to this review

Hi Rachael, As you can see from our other reviews, your experience is atypical. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review here. Were you able to talk with our front desk agent to try resolving this during your stay? If there is ever an issue, we go above and beyond to make it right - whether it...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Merry Acres is known for its impeccable service, spotless accommodations, and beautifully landscaped grounds. The large variety of amenities make it a place where you can relax around the secluded swimming pool and enjoy the shade of the gazebo; work out in the state-of-the-art PT GYM; enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet; or utilize the 24 hour business center with two personal computers, high-speed internet, fax, copier, and printer. The rooms themselves are tastefully decorated yet comfortable, with all rooms offering a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, iron, ironing board, hairdryers, and high-speed internet.A particularly attractive feature of the Merry Acres Campus is the 5,900 square foot Event & Conference Center. For decades, it's been a favored spot for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, banquets, corporate seminars and retreats, class and family reunions, showers, birthday parties, and fundraisers. That list has grown to include private parties, cocktail parties, and wine tastings.The appeal of Merry Acres Event Center is its ability to offer a number of various configurations to provide just the right amount of space for each group. But whether a large formal soiree or a smaller, more personal gathering, Merry Acres Event Center coordinates with your particular theme and enables a one-stop approach for your guests' lodging, meeting, and catering needs.In fact, the Stewbos Catering service works within the Merry Acres Restaurant, located within the Event Center. While the Merry Acres Restaurant is open daily for Breakfast and each Sunday from 11:00AM - 2:30PM for our Southern Lunch Buffet, the enormous kitchen now serves as the headquarters for Stewbos Catering on a daily basis. More recently, Merry Acres has added a full transportation to its list of services, including a complimentary shuttle van service for Hotel Guests and City Club Members. We are proud to announce our newest additions to the transportation service - a 1939 Studebaker and a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, both available for rent for your next special occasion! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merry Acres Inn

Address: 1500 Dawson Rd, Albany, GA 31707-3437 (Formerly Quality Inn Merry Acres)
Region: United States > Georgia > Albany
Price Range: $161 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Merry Acres Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Merry Acres Hotel Albany
Quality Inn Albany
Albany Quality Inn
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#5 Family Hotel in Albany
#6 Business Hotel in Albany
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“They're all excellent, very clean.”
 of 5 bubbles 638eds, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get room 116. It was the original farm house garage, but it's like a little villa.”
 of 5 bubbles Reddmary, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room next to the pool which was very convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles ralphandsusanb2016, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pet friendly, smoke house, patio by pool”
 of 5 bubbles LibbyC2, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms around the pool seem to be a good location for everything.”
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