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Cornelius, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here one night to attend concert at Georgia Theatre. It's about 2-5 minutes walking from the hotel so I definitely recommend for events there. Fairly no thrill room but clean and quiet despite some construction nearby. Front desk staff (John) was very helpful and gave us a ticket for free drink at bar. Unfortunately didn't get to use it....

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a great experience booking a hotel block at the Holiday Inn for our guests on December 30-31. The prices were very reasonable ($88/night), and the hotel was so easy to work with through the process. When a guest booked later than the deadline for the block, they made sure that the guest still got the original price for...

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel on the weekend of Dec 9-11 due to my daughter’s event at UGA. I use the Holiday Inn Group when I travel for business so this hotel review is based off my experience with this chain. I can overlook the eclectic parking and hotel layout but here is what I saw: Good: Room was clean...

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amberlk27, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with feedback on your stay. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your room and the room service that you received! However, we do apologize that our menus were not up to date in your room. We have recently updated all of our menus in order to prevent future confusion. We also apologize that...

Georgia
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great Location sums the best of this hotel up. The staff was very friendly but I got worried the moment I entered my room. Checked in before 8:00pm. The pullout sofa was out and already made up!!!! I don't know what to make f that. I have never been anywhere where housekeeping opens the sofa and makes the bed for...

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amberlk27, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear mola1969, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our awesome downtown location. I appreciate your feedback about the beds, and can assure you that we change the beds with fresh sheets before each arrival. We hope to see you as our guest again in...

Reviewed 14 December 2016

We stayed here last weekend. It was a busy weekend for the hotel with about 1000 middle school kids in town for UGA's annual MidFest for band kids. The lobby was bustling with kids and chaperones as well as lots of musical instruments. The lobby was small but they managed the crowd. The elevator button was fussy and did not...

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amberlk27, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Maconmomma, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your visit to Athens! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your feedback about the elevator button. We have since taken care of that and appreciate you letting us know. We look forward to seeing you as our guest again in...

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to stay! My room was great, restaurant was good, ideal location for my business at UGA. In walking distance of downtown area. Front desk was very helpful in suggesting dinner locations for my group. Would highly recommend.

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amberlk27, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Eddie A, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our comfortable rooms, the Redfearn Grille, and our exceptional service. We hope to have you as our guest again in the future! Sincerely, Amber K Guest Services Manager

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is convenient to downtown Athens. Staff are very nice. Our room was very close to our car and breakfast. The room is nice but it needs remodeling. like the carpet that looks like the rain forest and the old wooden furniture.

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amberlk27, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear nasedlock, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! I am happy to hear that you received friendly service from our team members and enjoyed our fantastic downtown location. Additionally, thank you for your feedback about our rooms. We appreciate your feedback, as it helps us to improve our hotel and provide better service for our guests!...

Roswell, Georgia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stayed at the Holiday Inn for a school field trip. The front desk made check in with 11 students easy. Curfew was at 11:00 pm. The front desk went over the rules and expectations with the students. They also booked the Girls on one floor with a chaperone on the same floor and the boys on another floor with...

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amberlk27, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear GApeach909, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us during your school conference. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to deliver exceptional service to you and your students. We look forward to having you for your next visit! Sincerely, Amber K Guest Services...

Talking Rock,Ga
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Checked in to the hotel, while I was working in the area. Was greeted eventually, as a Spire member, and handed my key card. On the very front, it was labeled IHG club. Inside, there was a Holiday Inn parking pass, and I removed it. I handed it back to the girl, Anna, or Amanda (I think), and told her...

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amberlk27, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear dg68, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel. I apologize that your return visit was not as pleasant as prior stays with us, and I appreciate your feedback. Thank you for bringing the IHG parking pass to our attention, as we are not familiar with this pass and will reach out to IHG...

Summerfield, Florida
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We chose this hotel due to its proximity to the University of Georgia campus and favorable Trip Advisor ratings. Reality surpassed expectation! Reception staff warmly welcomed us with city and campus maps and hot coffee. Our KNS room 3470 was on the fourth floor of the Executive Tower, accessible by key card access only. Thus, we felt exceptionally safe and...

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amberlk27, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Wanda71, I am so happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations during your recent stay at Holiday Inn Athens! We appreciate your loyalty as an IHG Rewards Club member and are delighted that you enjoyed everything about your stay from the pleasant and helpful team members to the clean and spacious room! We hope that you will choose...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Hotel Athens. Located on the corner of Broad and Lumpkin Streets in downtown Athens hotel, travelers will appreciate the hometown feel of this historic city as well as the more than forty dining and lounge options nearby. We are also in easy walking distance from the University of Georgia and only a four-mile drive from Ben Epps Regional Airport.This Athens hotel has two on-site fitness facilities to help you maintain your exercise regimen. Enjoy a swim year-round in our indoor pool or relax in our hot tub. Catch up on work or browse the web in our complimentary business center. Our Ginkgo Tree Restaurant & Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering tasty Southern cuisine including breakfast and lunch buffets with multiple options. For your convenience, we offer in-room dining, or visit our lounge to unwind and experience our nightly drink specials.Our event space and outstanding services make Holiday Inn Hotel Athens the Preferred Meeting Place. Our superior meeting staff coordinates your successful event down to the last detail, which makes us the favorite wedding, conference, banquet, military, reunion, and convention planners in the area.Businesses near hotel: Carrier, Certainteed, Weyehaeuser, Eaton CorporationAttractions near hotel: The Classic Center, State Botanical Gardens, Sanford Stadium ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Athens-University Area

Address: 197 East Broad Street, Athens, GA 30603
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: $140 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Athens-University Area 3*
Number of rooms: 308
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“We liked the extra quiet and security in the Executive Tower.”
 of 5 bubbles Wanda71, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I had a corner king, which may have been a bit more spacious, and overlooked the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles KCTiger, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The top floor in the tower are at a remove from busy Broad St.”
 of 5 bubbles inklyadams, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors of either Tower 2 or 3.”
 of 5 bubbles Virga017, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pool side rooms are quite than those facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles DonCapeMayBeach, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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