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BEST WESTERN Athens

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Athens, United States
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I was unaware the hotel was kind of motel style- I'm not sure if that was listed anywhere and I just missed it. The breakfast was the average egg patty, sausage, biscuit, gravy. I had booked multiple rooms and they allowed me to use one AAA card for a discount, unlike the Holiday Inn down the road. It's a $4...

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear we were able to accommodate you and your wedding group, Katheryn C! As I'm sure you know, we're undergoing major renovations to transform our property into a Best Western Plus Hotel. Next time you're in town, give us a call and we can get you set up with the AAA rate again! 706 546 7311

englewood, United States
Reviewed 14 November 2015

came to visit sister in hospital. Route going to and from hospital and hotel was easy and quick. Room was very clean with no odors. Fortunately,all rooms nonsmoking. Property not that great looking right now, but they are in midst of some new construction and I think they will renovate existing buildings to match the new.

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive commentary about your recent stay with us, Walter W! Being that we are so close to the two hospitals in town (Athens Regional and St. Marys), we try to offer affordable rates for visiting family members. I hope you decide to stay with us in the future, hopefully under more pleasant circumstances!

Atlanta, United States
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Second time I have stayed at this Best Western. It is very close to the office I will be working out of. I know that they are very happy that the weather has subsided so the work on the new building can get started. Enjoyed the Sauce House BBQ restaurant that was suggested and was with in walking distance.

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Jarred R, I want to thank you for your positive review! We're as anxious as our regular customers are to see the completion of our new building, so now that the rain has subsided, we're hoping to get back on track. Let us know next time you'll be in town! 706 546 7311

Fort Smith, Arkansas
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We first went to Comfort Inn in Athens due to TA reviews and found it is no longer. So we ended up at BW. Got a great rate. Room was OK - clean, mostly comfortable. Very noisy. We have a fan that we run when we sleep and we still heard stuff over the fan. There are only two stories,...

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

sdsunandsandlover, I'm glad to hear we were able to provide you with a clean, comfortable room at an affordable rate. I do want to extend my apologies for the noise issues you had and for our clerk not being able to relay the specifics on the taxes you are paying (it was to build new roadways in Georgia). I hope...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Signed up and prepaid for a 2 night stay, but was so disappointed in the motel that we told the front desk clerk that we did not want to stay a second night because the room was musty, smelled bad and there were ants in the bathroom. There was loud noise in the parking lot all night long. The desk...

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Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

I travel to Athens at least 2 or 3 times a month on business and have been staying at the Best Western Athens for several years. Hands down this is the best deal in Athens for a clean and comfortable affordable nights sleep. The employees are always pleasant and make me feel welcome. I would recommend this hotel to anyone...

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

E G, thank you for your continued business with us and for your review! We certainly enjoy having you and look forward to seeing you again!

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Thank you Ernesto! Your recommendations for the Last Resort and Marker 7 were great. Our housekeeper Betty was very kind to come back and clean the room when it was convenient for us since we had our dog with us.

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Nicole C, Thank you for your positive review! I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay and even happier to hear that our staff went the extra mile to accommodate you. We hope you'll stay with us next time you're in town!

Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Hands down worst Best Western property I've experienced. I got in late and left early (thank goodness), but the overwhelming odor of some kind of air freshener kept me awake, so I had plenty of time to take in the dinginess of the room. My bill of nearly $200 felt like a violation.

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review, Legiope. I'm sorry to hear that your stay was sub-par. As you probably know, we're undergoing major renovations to the property that will result in the addition of several new hotel rooms. I'm very positive that the new rooms will help eradicate the "dinginess" you experienced during your stay. I hope you'll give us...

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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Comfy rooms, cable TV, updated services with USB Ports at the beds, WiFi never worked but we walked to a local restaurant since this is located pretty much right down town Tight parking, but fenced in and secure Pet friendly which is why we stayed here

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

I appreciate your review of your recent stay with us, Bonish_Photo! I apologize for the faulty WiFi. I'm alleviated to hear that everything else met your expectations. We'll have a lot more parking free up once the construction project is complete. We hope you'll stay with us next time you're visiting Athens!

Atlanta, United States
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Our daughter is a Junior at University of Georgia and the Best Western is located just down the street from her sorority house. She was able to walk and eat breakfast with us both mornings. The Varsity is across the street. Nice to be so close to my favorite hotdog place.

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out of your day to review us, Leon! Our location is a great selling point. Folks come for the location, but stay (and return!) for the hospitality and cleanliness we offer. Give us a call next time you're visiting your daughter and we can take care of your lodging needs. (706) 546-7311

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Best Western Athens is conveniently located near the beautiful University of Georgia Campus and is a proud member of Coach Mark Richt's UGA Football Dawg family. The hotel is surrounded by Pre-Civil War Antebellum homes which now serve as boutique shops, as well as UGA sorority and fraternity houses. Conveniently located less than a mile away, you will find the Athens Downtown shopping area which includes musical night life, and award winning restaurants. For passing travelers, the Best Western motel is conveniently located located near 441 North and South, with a staff ready to assist with any traveling questions. Make sure to stop by the world-famous Varsity Restaurant located right across the street! Best Western Athens is pleased to announce that we are now under construction on our new tower that will sit just off of historic Milledge Avenue. With this project, we will become a Best Western Plus upon completion. In the tower, we will be adding 55 guest rooms that will be interior corridor and 100% smoke free. All guests will have access to a hot complimentary breakfast every morning- next to this breakfast area will be meeting space that can host all kinds of events from wedding parties to business meetings. Guests will also have access to a 600 square foot workout facility as well as a spa to relax in during their free time. All rooms come with free Wi-Fi of course, and access to a business center that can be utilized to print documents if necessary. The future looks bright for us here at Best Western Athens! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Athens

Address: 170 North Milledge Ave., Corner of Broad St. and Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30601-3802
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: ₹ 4,425 - ₹ 14,161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Best Western Athens Hotel Athens
Best Western Colonial Hotel
Athens Best Western
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#2 Green Hotel in Athens
#7 Business Hotel in Athens
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