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Holiday Inn Athens-University Area

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Brunswick, Georgia
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We arrived late, well early in the morning at approx.1:00am. We were greeted by the front desk person who quickly confirmed our reservation and processed the paperwork efficiently. We were in our room in record time. Even though we didn't have many hours to sleep we all had a good nights rest. Breakfast was great and the best part is...

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Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

The hotel was way outdated and it gave me the creeps. The rooms are ok but I think the hotel is ready for a little work. They do have a great dining area on the 1st floor the lobby is sort of weird. It looks more like the lobby of a bank then a hotel. overall ok!

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear nasedlock, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We give the utmost importance to our guest comments as they help us improve, and continually provide the best guest experience possible. We appreciate your nice comment on the room type received and dining area which are up to your par. However, it is regrettable to know that...

Augusta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The hotel is conveniently located just across the street from the University of Georgia campus and just a few blocks away from the downtown area of Athens. Perfect for walking to restaurants and taverns in the area. The front desk staff were very accommodating and friendly. Check in was seamless. However I was sure the clerk was joking when she...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We wanted a hotel near UGA and the Holiday Inn is right next to campus. There was plenty of parking when we arrived on a Friday afternoon. Check in was fast and easy. We walked across the street and wandered around campus a little bit. Then we walked over to the downtown area. There are many shops and restaurants right...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 25 July 2015

I stayed here for a full week with a colleague on business. We each had one of their "boardroom" suites, which is a full-sized regular room, plus a second room the same size that has a sitting area with a second TV, second fridge, and wet bar area. We were in town for a trial at the nearby (3 blocks)...

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Dallas, Georgia
Reviewed 23 July 2015

The hotel was nice and we stayed in the newer building rooms. We were street side and it didn't bother me with the noise. I don't even recollect any noise. The thing that brought this down 1 star is because I was there for two nights, and the room wasn't serviced in between nights. I found that really weird. I...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear ronniecook7, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. It is good to know that you found our location to be convenient and our hotel to be nice. However, we would like to apologize for the shortcomings of our housekeeping staff during your visit. We give the utmost importance to our guest...

Cape May Beach
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I remember everyone was friendly last year. This year not so. There are changes. Some reception staff were terrific, but others seemed annoyed to have to talk to me (check out). Same with breakfast. The person acting as receptionist there was always sweet, but most of the wait staff were grouch and seemed angry to have to bring me anything,...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear DonCapeMayBeach, Thank you very much for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us. We are sad to know that you were not satisfied overall with your stay with us this time around. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you encountered with some of our staff members and with the cleanliness of our facility. Rest assured,...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We were in town to try out the gym in the area. We just needed a decent hotel to lay our heads. It was during the holiday season (Dec 2014), so a lot of places were booked. I was apprehensive at first as this hotel is within walking distance to UGA. But the school was closed. So we lucked out!

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Athens-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Myeyeson_u, Thank you very much for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us. We are sorry to hear that the school was closed during your stay with us but nonetheless, we are thankful that you chose our hotel for your accommodation needs during that busy holiday season. We always strive to give our guests the best experience...

Dallas, Georgia
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The hotel was comfortable and clean. No funny smells. Bed was comfortable and the staff was nice. Downsides: There was a lot of street noise in the room, but if you want to stay downtown I guess that's what you get. There are no vending machines on the floors. I just prefer a vending machine near the room instead of...

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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I've been staying at this hotel every summer during the Athfest music festival for the last 5 years. The staff has always been professional. A special call out to the manager Scott Norris who helped me resolve an issue I had with booking my room with the corporate office earlier this year. He was very courteous, professional and followed through...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2801
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: $143 - $251 (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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Great location near a lot of restaurants”
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  • Room 2391 - comfortable bed
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  • Holiday Inn - Athens GA nice room
  • April 2017 - pool was open
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chrismenard, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay at the Hampton Inn, Athens, GA (free breakfast) or pay more and stay at the Hilton Garden Inn,”
gasnailer, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If in the executive tower, park in the overflow parking lot and go in the back door with room key.”
SusanCully, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in a part of the building directly above the front desk!”
Jamesmedlock, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the executive tower”
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