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Holiday Inn Express Athens

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Satellite Beach, Florida
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Our stay is 5 nights. Our request for a first floor room ( a change )was met with a smile from Sabrina. Each day employees made a good impression. The breakfasts are better than most and a very clean area. Each time i went to the workout room i wished i had brought my bathing suit to use the gorgeous...

1Thank Grandma39
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This was a modern, clean hotel with a large room. It is a typical holiday Inn Express with breakfast, a pool, whirlpool and fitness center. Location was great and easy to find. My only complaint is that the Fitness center did not have any free weights, was small and the treadmill was poor. If you are in the area Mayfield's...

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My wife and I were on a long drive from North to Deep South, and we booked a hotel pretty much right between Knoxville and Chattanooga. This hotel is just off Exit 49 on Route 75. Our room with a King-size bed is spacious, and the bed and the pillows were comfortable. The desk area also has a plenty of...

Thank TKHershey
Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We were planning to drive another 150 miles before stopping for the night. However, due to bad weather, we had to find the very next place to stay. And since we are members of the IHG club, we were looking for Holiday Inn Express. This was an excellent choice. It is just off I-75. The check-in process was very quick....

Thank Ashish K
Waynesville, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Very comfortable & clean hotel. Very friendly and courteous staff. Good location near most local restaurant and Russell Stover outlet..what more could you ask for. Would recommend to anyone traveling in the area.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

The hotel was very clean and comfortable and the room very roomy. The staff courteous and friendly and the continental breakfast was fresh and had a good selection. I would definitely recommend this hotel and would stay here again myself.

Thank KDPV
Reading, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great staff, clean rooms! Location is perfect for exploring eastern Tenn. The pool area was very nice. Much larger than most hotels. Clean and plenty of natural light. Perfect way to end a long day of exploring. Only issue we had was with parking, the lot was completely filled the first two nights we were there. Many of the vehicles...

1Thank Brandi P
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I stayed here in June of 2015 for business. The rooms were very clean, the breakfast offering were decent, and the pool was large and clean. The staff was kind and courteous, and the hotel was in a convenient location, just off the main interstate.

1Thank crazypartyoffive
Reviewed 21 June 2015

I stayed here for one night and I have to say the Holiday Inn is stepping up there game. My room was huge! I am a diamond member with another brand and the employees and room was betted than what I used to. I got up at 530 to leave and didn't expect breakfast to be served till 630am. I...

Thank Leftywalk
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

The lady at the front desk was very rude. They had one room left and since I was paying cash, I had to leave a 200.00 dollar deposit. We checked in it was ³am and still had to check out normal hrs later in the morning. We were really tired after driving 14 plus hours to TN that we took...

1Thank Shannon L
Hiexpress A, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Shannon L- I do apologize that you had a negative experience at our property. It is our policy to take a cash deposit if credit card is not available. I am concerned that your deposit was not easily found as those are kept in one secure location. I would like to speak to you to rectify the experience you had....

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come experience the scenic beauty and comfort of the Holiday Inn Express Athens, Tennessee, a smoke-free facility, located between Knoxville and Chattanooga on I-75 at exit 49. For the adventurous, we are just a short drive from the Smokey Mountain Cherahola Skyway and the famous Dragon Back boasting more hairpin turns than any other 13 mile stretch of road in the US a cyclists dream. For the tired and weary, our spacious rooms offer a relaxing experience after a long day of travel or business. If what you need is a little physical activity, take a dip in our indoor pool or spa, work out in our fitness room or enjoy the peaceful walking trail at Athens Regional Park located 1/4 mile from our hotel. Check out our best amenity our courteous and professional staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Athens

Address: 1819 Holiday Drive, Athens, TN 37303
Region: United States > Tennessee > Athens
Price Range: $162 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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