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4.0

Best Western Athens

Older hotel but they are building a new one.

For the money, I would stay here again. The staff weren't very organized (I booked through Orbitz) and that cause computer issues on their end. But nevertheless the staff figured it out and we would stay here agoan

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1 year ago

3.0

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

Ok hotel close to uga

The hotel is ok they are doing some minor renovations are room was clean and spacious the hot tub was closed which was disappointing but i would stay here again

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2 months ago

4.0

Jameson Inns Winder

It was

It was a roof over my head consider being homeless. Shower and bed was excellent

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5 months ago

3.0

Comfort Inn And Suites Athens

Holes and smells.

I booked this room for one day for my mom and dad whom got married. Just something nice that my sibblings and I wanted to do. The pictures on line are nice but it does not show all the work that needs to be done to the place. When you pull up first thing you see is this big huge gapping hole up top and some of the structure hanging like it will fall at any minute. Checking in was quick and no problems there. Elevaor smelled of urine and sticky. Rugs in hallway now vaccumed due to small pieces of debri left at every other step. Very bad smell in hallway. Was not nice at all but I think someone just got finished spraying. Hole in room on wall very visible could put at least three fingers in. Paint was not done correctly. You can see all the patched up work. All in all I wish I would have made their reservation somewhere else. Not what I wanted for them. Will not be making anymore reservations here and I don't recommend this place. I could have gotten better value at an Super 8. Company should sell rooms at wayyyyy cheaper rate. But no bugs or animals so that is why 2 stars is what you get. I don't care about driving distance on trips because as long as I have a car, I can get where I need to go. I care about cleaniness and appearance. And that should be everyones main preference!

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2 years ago

Nestled along the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia, lies the city of Athens. With a flawless mixture of vibrant college town and classic Southern spirit, this cultural melting pot oozes a vibe unlike anywhere else in the country. Being only an hour’s drive from Atlanta, Athens is a unique stop on any Georgia travel itinerary.

Where to stay in Athens, Georgia

Stay in Downtown Athens to experience the diversity of the city. From here, sports fans can walk to Stanford Stadium, which is home to the University of Georgia’s Bulldogs football team. Music lovers can appreciate why Rolling Stone Magazine voted the city “Number One College Music Scene in America” at 40 Watt Club or attend Georgie Theatre. Alternatively, foodies might want to grab a local beer, take a food tour, or savor local bites at one-of-a-kind restaurants.

Couples and shopaholics, should stay in the upscale Five Points Neighborhood, known for its retro flair, cultural fine dining, and art, jewelry and antique stores. Georgia Square Mall, featuring specialty shops and a cinema, as well as the Classic Center, featuring renowned theater shows, are both just around the corner. More than that, couples and deal hunters can snag a hotel in the neighboring city of Commerce, which is home to the Tanger Outlets. Score some great bargains here and then unwind at Boutier Winery.

For families, pet owners, and outdoorsy types, Sandy Creek Park, north of Downtown, makes a great base. On the shores of Lake Chapman, visitors can enjoy the wooded trails, kayaking, and fishing along with a visit to nearby Sandy Creek Nature Center. Alternatively, visitors can stay south of Downtown, for easy access to the State Botanical Garden of Georgia and Memorial Park, with its famous Birchmore Trail.

3 and 4 star hotels in Athens,Georgia

Athens is home to five 4 star hotels and 57 3 star hotels. So, whether it is a winery, golf course resort, boutique hotel, or bed and breakfast, you can find a 4 star hotel near Athens that fits the bill. From on-site restaurants, bars, room service, spas, and even a nightclub to fully equipped rooms with flat screen televisions, hair dryers, safes, coffee makers, and free designer toiletries, these hotels are designed to pamper. It is important to note that only one of the hotels is within the city limits, with the others found in neighboring communities.

The 3 star hotels in Athens are scattered throughout the city and cost from . Most of them offer free breakfast, free WiFi, and rooms with toiletries, coffee makers, and televisions. Other little luxuries depend on the respective hotel. Expect many in this star category to additionally be business hotels and pet-friendly accommodations.

Hotels near Ben Epps Airport and Rick Husband Intl Amarillo Airport

Athens is served by Ben Epps Airport and DeKalb-Peachtree Airport. Ben Epps Airport is located three miles outside of Athens. With close proximity to the city, the airport is easy to navigate to and from. Hotels near Ben Epps Airport can be found at a wide range of prices starting at .

The DeKalb-Peachtree Airport is located northeast of Atlanta, a little over an hour from Athens. As the second busiest airport in Georgia, many Athens area flights land here. Sleep close by to ease travel day stress at any number of hotels near DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, and, if you have kids, enjoy the airport playground to pass the time.