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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here as a points stay. I felt we received a good deal for our two night stay - one paid with points and the other a very reasonable rate. The staff are all extremely friendly and helpful. The lobby is large and attractive. The building is older and rather odd & maze like. They have made some updates...

Thank Sarah R
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great stay. Big comfortable bed. Clean rooms. Very conveniently located within walking distance of the downtown bar area. The room has both a mini-fridge and a microwave oven available. The staff was friendly and very accommodating when I requested a late check out. Would definitely stay here again.

Thank cccvvv2015
Macon, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall the hotel is nice, lobby huge because of included breakfast. Parking lot is AWFUL for a bus. It is just terrible getting in and out. It is a ways from Classic Center. I had my boys staying here. Room wall thin. Problems with other kids knocking on doors. Security handled it though.

Thank Baybug2012
holiday inn e, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed our lobby area and our hotel. We apologize about the inconvenience that our parking lot may have caused you and for the noise you experienced during your stay. However, we hope to see you again in the future whenever you visit Athens again. - Jessica S. Social Media Representative

Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Spent 1 night during the week here. Room was very clean, the king-sized bed was quite comfortable, and there was a sofa-bed and coffee table. Did not eat breakfast here due to other plans, but the coffee was very good. Hotel was very quiet. The bathroom was quite small, but it was clean. Very convenient to UGA and downtown. We...

Thank KG1999
holiday inn e, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We're glad that you found our hotel to be quiet, clean and comfortable. We hope to see you again the next time you visit Athens! - Jessica S. Social Media Representative

Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This hotel has fraudulently charged me a smoking fee when there was no smoking in the room. When I initially asked about the fee the room smelling like smoke was never mentioned. Of course, once I started giving the hotel push back on the charge they were very quick to reverse course and say the room did in fact smell...

Thank conorpcleary
Michael C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

We value all of our guests and our desire to adhere to a no smoking policy, our hotel is noted as a non-smoking hotel and our guests expect to be in a smoke free hotel. All guests sign at check in, our no smoking policy to ensure all our hotel guests have a smoke free stay. We will hold guest...

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We would stay here again.The rooms are what you would expect at a Holiday Inn Express, clean if a tad dated with the carpet. The shower was great, which is something I always appreciate. The room was very quiet and not affected by outside noise or HVAC. The staff is very nice - Nefertary and Greta both stood out for...

Thank JasonGoes
holiday inn e, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our hotel's amenities. I'll definitely pass along your kind words to our staff, and we hope to see you again the next time you visit Athens! - Jessica S. Social Media Representative

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This was exactly what we needed! Although the layout of the building made it a little confusing to find the room, the 24-hour coffee/tea in the lobby was awesome and the complimentary breakfast was perfect for getting our day started. My boyfriend and I visited Athens for an event at the Classic Center, and this hotel was only located 0.5-miles...

Thank Allison O
holiday inn e, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We're glad that you enjoyed our hotel's amenities, such as our breakfast, coffee, and lobby area. We're also happy to hear that you found the location of our hotel to be convenient to the Classic Center and other areas downtown. We apologize that the layout of our hotel was a bit confusing; we will definitely...

South Carolina
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night for business. Nice staff, rooms were clean but hotel could stand to be updated a bit. Breakfast was good, you can't go wrong with their breakfast rolls! Nuthin' fancy but I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

Thank Rlg1958
holiday inn e, Social Media Representative at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We're glad that you enjoyed our breakfast and your stay! We are going to begin doing some renovations soon, so hopefully you will be able to stay with us again and see our improvements! - Jessica S. Social Media Representative

Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Honestly I enjoyed the hotel, everything was good about the stay OTHER THAN THE SLOW WIFI. Its advertized as "high speed" yet when I ran a wifi test it only registered at 2.7 mbps. thats horribly slow considering 8mbps is considered "good wifi internet speeds". I need Wifi in order to get work done, not to mention wanting to stream...

1Thank gmanvati102
Michael C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

We understand the importance of fast internet Thank you for noting we had some issues, we have since doubled the internet speed to rave reviews from out guests. Thank you Michael Coward General Manager

Chimney Rock, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Staff was nice, room was clean, breakfast was good. Very convenient to downtown area. We have stayed here several times over the past 14 years and have always been happy with the service and quality we received.

Thank queasy1128
Michael C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us all those years at the Holiday Inn Express Athens and providing such an amazing review. We continue to focus on clean hotel with great service. Sincerely, Michael Coward General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you re coming to Athens for business or pleasure let the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens be your home away from home. Travelers appreciate our corporate atmosphere and how we make comfort and convenience a top priority. Conveniently located off of I-65 at exit 351 and easily accessible to I-565 approximately 20 miles from Huntsville International Airport. (HSV) We are also located near TVA Brownsferry, Delphi, Steelcase, Federal Mogul and Athens State University.Each guest room is beautifully appointed and equipped with a microwave and fridge. Our guest rooms also have a large work space with ergonomic chairs. We are the perfect choice for business or leisure guests. Wireless and hard-wired Internet access is provided free of charge in all guestrooms and public areas. We offer an on-site cardio fitness room and on-site guest laundry for your convenience. We also have an in-door pool and hot tub for year round swimming.Start your day by enjoying our deluxe hot continental breakfast with a varied menu that can offer anything from cheese omelets, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs to a lighter fare such as yogurt, muffins, toast, or fruit. Don t forget to try our delicious cinnamon roll that you can only get from Holiday Inn Express. If you are in a rush in the morning, just ask for one of our convenient To-go Bags and cinnamon roll box.The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens will be everything you expect and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Athens

Address: 513 West Broad St, Athens, GA 30601
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: €83 - €151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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“Elevators are noisy so ask for a room away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles sarah2000, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Third floor was quiet and easy access from the front desk.”
 of 5 bubbles JasonGoes, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room with good wifi. not sure they even have the capabilities to do that however”
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 of 5 bubbles gmanvati102, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here.....”
 of 5 bubbles C8789MCjohnc, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't book when there is a bulldog football game as very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles adriansX7090OE, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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