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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens

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Kennesaw, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a nice place. Very happy we got this on Hotwire. Here for softball at OU and within 2 miles. Highly recommended. Large breakfast area, fluffy comfy beds. Nice seating are in rooms. Great spot.

Thank Jamie1240
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second attempt at this locations. We thought the first visit was just a bad day. The second visit was worse. The room was filthy with food on the floor. The bathroom wasn't clean and there wasn't any hot water. I am surprised that Holiday Inn would have their logo on this hotel.

Thank kelly b
Management response:

Kelly B, We are very sorry to hear about your recent stay.The issues you mentioned have been addressed and are being handled appropriately. Thank you for giving us your feedback, it is greatly appreciated!

Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice property, newly renovated and clean. Good breakfast, clean room, comfortable bed. Nothing extraordinary, but really nice for business travel. Front desk staff, kind and courteous. Would stay here again if I ever am forced back to this town.

Thank AllyG520
Ravenna, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was very comfortable with many nice features. Comfortable bed with a clean bathroom. The breakfast was really good with egg omelets, sausage, bacon and ever a pancake maker. The indoor pool was well maintained and very comfortable.

Thank rspicer4
Management response:

Thank you rspicer4 for taking the time to tell us about your stay! We are so pleased to hear you had enjoyable stay while visiting family! We are so glad you had the time to enjoy our indoor pool. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice one night stay while travelling thru from North Carolina to Michigan. Typical IHG Express, dependable rooms & breakfast. Other than the building smelled like fish, suspect someone warmed up a meal in the microwave, we had a pleasant stay.

Thank Teresa F
Athens, Ohio
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Stayed here when had family visiting. Staff was very accommodating because I wanted a particular set of rooms. They got it for me. Breakfasts are very filling and impressive. Our room was quiet, clean and very comfortable. Very accessible location and lots of shopping and eating options close.

Thank BJW45701
New York
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Great hotel near Ohio University. Comfortable beds and clean rooms, an impressive free breakfast bar and new pool and spa. Nice friendly staff. Highly recommend staying here when visiting the university.

Thank mnkittel
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I could live with the fact that there is a foul odor that pervades the property. What I can't live with is a property that can't provide hot water for showers - at any time let alone on two of three days!! The water was simply freezing, which is the last thing one wants when it's 45 degrees outside. The...

Thank Steve J
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Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 11 October 2016

First time staying here. Great location in Athens. Plenty of dining options near by for dinner. Very friendly and helpful front desk staff. Had rate issue upon check in. Front Desk fixed it with no prob! Enjoyed their breakfast upon check out. Very busy since it was Homecoming weekend for Ohio. Refilled everything right away! Definitely would stay again!

Thank TonyT
Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Compared to other Holiday Inn Express locations, I was disappointed in this property. There was quite a bit of mold on the bathroom ceiling of the room that I was in, and the bathroom needed some TLC (missing grout, one cracked floor tile). The property had signs of deferred maintenance (missing lighting fixtures, parking lot lights out). The other person...

Thank Ed K
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens, responded to this review

Dear Ed K, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We are pleased to know you liked the breakfast selections we offer. On the other hand, we are sorry you were not satisfied with the condition of our property and also your bathroom fell short of your expectations. The feedback we receive from our valued guests, like...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Make yourself at home with Holiday Inn Express Athens Ohio. This choice Athens, OH hotel is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and is perfect for your leisure or business travel needs. Let our professional and friendly staff make your stay enjoyable in our brand new facility. We know you'll fee at home with us. Families will enjoy their stay at this Athens, Ohio hotel, located in one of the most haunted towns in America. Our hotel is close to several haunted attractions including Mt. Nebo, the Koons Spirit Room, the Ridges Cemetery and Old Lunatic Asylum. Our smoke-free hotel is conveniently located near Athens' attractions including the Dairy Barn Arts Center, Fur Peace Ranch, Stuart's Opera House and The Kennedy Museum of Art. Located one mile from Ohio University, our hotel is great for corporate travels. We offer easy access to U.S. Hwy 33 and 50. Columbus OH, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh are within one to three hours by car. Ohio University is one mile and Hocking College is ten miles away. O'Bleness Hospital, Diagnostics Hybrids and Health Recovery Services are each 2 miles from us. Kerr Distributing is 15 miles away. In addition, we offer a 24-hour business center and free high-speed, wired and wireless Internet access to our guests. Stay Smart in our lovely Athens, OH hotel and enjoy a free hot breakfast, a large indoor pool with a spa, and a new fitness center. Let our hotel in Athens be your home in Athens on your next visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens

Address: 555 E State St, Athens, OH 45701-2104
Region: United States > Ohio > Athens
Price Range: ₹ 7,393 - ₹ 11,425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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“Request room with balcony on second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles BJW45701, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Spend a few dollars more if you are traveling with kids and get the suite with the couch. The little extra room makes a huge difference!”
  • Cozy beds!
 of 5 bubbles Lovesitcozy, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Select a room on an upper floor in the rear of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles kv1361, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor was quieter than 2nd”
 of 5 bubbles Reviewer45638, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Request a room on the back of the hotel. It looks over a dog park and the hotel's patio.”
 of 5 bubbles jjmarkp, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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