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We stayed for a mid trip rest, just for a night, and it serves the purpose. It wasn't anything special but it was good. My only complaint was a very limited breakfast..it was hard to wven call it that. Jist dry cereal amd coffee.

Property was very clean. Breakfast was excellent. Plan to stay here on our next trip.

One night stop on our way to Florida over Spring Break. It is right off the highway. The evening attendant had that perfect Southern warm and friendly demeanor. Checkin was easy peasy. You get to the rooms from the outside of the building, no elevators that we saw, but it wasn't an issue for us. There is an Applebees right next door that you walk to that was really good. We had a little wait and without even saying anything, the waiter said since we'd had to wait so long to be waited on he would give us the Vacation discount, so that was a nice surprise. Really friendly and the food was great. The breakfast at the hotel was a grab and go, but you have a menu to order from, and they packaged it up for us. Pretty good; cereal, milks juices, muffins, fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches etc. When we turned on the TV the next morning the remote wouldn't do anything other than turn to the Weather Channel. The same gentleman that had checked us in from the night before came up very quickly to the room and brought a new remote. So nice, and fast service! The cons were the toilet never stopped running from the time we arrived to left, the air conditioner was quite noisy, and my shower was like Russian Roulette, one minute it was cold, then it would switch to hot, and at one point, scalding hot. It will be sure to wake you up and make you pay attention. I would stay here again.

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Room very clean. Parking convenient.

Location was good, but no elevators so if you have a lot of luggage it's inconvenient

My stay in Athens was excellent. No problems whatsoever. Keep up the good work!

Great customer service. Staff was very helpful and friendly.

Has all the basic needs for a one night stay. Very clean. Convenient room entry and close to interstate 65 exit. Several restaurants close by. Pets welcome. Even has smoking rooms! What a great consumer friendly hotel.

The rooms are newly re done very nice. The coffee is very good and the nice free breakfast

The breakfast is great. The rooms were not ready at 3:00 - had to wait until 4:00. The front desk staff was not helpful in directing us to room location.

Requested non smoking, but room was smoking. Horrible smell. Kids couldn’t sleep.

We had no issues with our room, but 3 members of our party switched rooms due to issues.

It was much nicer than you would think. Would stay there again!

This is a stop over on way to Florida and back home.

I definitely appreciated the fact that the disabled room was held as reserved for me (Since I do have mobility issues) and this means that some things are appreciated (like a bathroom wheelchair friendly) I definitely was able to relax here .. and the staff was especially helpful since I was so exhausted that day upon arrival I locked keys into room when I went to dinner (just needed extra key) all in all .. it's fine for those of us traveling the highway and needing an overnight in a quiet place.

One of the worst beds we have slept on. Service was ok but cleanliness just ok. Average breakfast.

This was a good value for the money, but the non smoking room smelled of smoke. That is really my only complaint. I was afraid this would be the case, since this hotel has smoking rooms, and it's bound to draft over into other rooms. The room was semi-updated and had everything needed. The smoke smell was my only complaint.

The room was very clean! Comfortable beds and spacious rooms. The breakfast is nothing to write home about but not there to eat anyway, just sleep.

US Highway 72 E Athens AL

Hotel highlights

  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour fitness center

Best Western Athens Inn is located within a few miles (5 km) of Big Spring Park and Athens State University. This 83-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Free full breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM.


Rooms

Best Western Athens Inn's 83 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Safes, ironing boards, and desks are other standard amenities.


Property features

Best Western Athens Inn features a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. Free parking is available if you drive. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning or laundry, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, a computer station, and free newspapers.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking (Pet Friendly)

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Bathtub

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Best Western Athens Inn

Everyone (10) Business (3) Couples (6) Family (12) Other (1)
3
Everyone

We stayed for a mid trip rest, just for a night, and it serves the purpose. It wasn't anything special but it was good. My only complaint was a very limited breakfast..it was hard to wven call it that. Jist dry cereal amd coffee.

By on May 22, 2021

Review comment responded on May 24, 2021

Thank you for the review about your recent stay. We apologize for dropping the ball however, I feel you might have missed breakfast. We have menus placed at the front desk with warm items, yogurts, muffins, etc. We hope you give us another shot to provide a superior stay. Have a safe trip.

5
Partner Couples

Property was very clean. Breakfast was excellent. Plan to stay here on our next trip.

By on Apr 24, 2021

Review comment responded on Apr 25, 2021

Thank you for the review about your recent stay. We are glad everything worked out well for you. We hope to see you again during future travels. Have a safe trip.

4
Family with small children

One night stop on our way to Florida over Spring Break. It is right off the highway. The evening attendant had that perfect Southern warm and friendly demeanor. Checkin was easy peasy. You get to the rooms from the outside of the building, no elevators that we saw, but it wasn't an issue for us. There is an Applebees right next door that you walk to that was really good. We had a little wait and without even saying anything, the waiter said since we'd had to wait so long to be waited on he would give us the Vacation discount, so that was a nice surprise. Really friendly and the food was great. The breakfast at the hotel was a grab and go, but you have a menu to order from, and they packaged it up for us. Pretty good; cereal, milks juices, muffins, fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches etc. When we turned on the TV the next morning the remote wouldn't do anything other than turn to the Weather Channel. The same gentleman that had checked us in from the night before came up very quickly to the room and brought a new remote. So nice, and fast service! The cons were the toilet never stopped running from the time we arrived to left, the air conditioner was quite noisy, and my shower was like Russian Roulette, one minute it was cold, then it would switch to hot, and at one point, scalding hot. It will be sure to wake you up and make you pay attention. I would stay here again.

By on Apr 7, 2021

Review comment responded on Apr 10, 2021

Thank you for the review about your recent stay, We love to see detailed reviews like this as it helps to improve the property for you and future guests, We hope to see you again during future trips. Have a safe one.

4
Partner Couples

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Room very clean. Parking convenient.

By on Mar 12, 2021

Review comment responded on Mar 13, 2021

Thank you for the review about your recent stay. We are glad everything worked out well for you. We hope to see you again during future trips. Have a safe one.

3
Family Family

Location was good, but no elevators so if you have a lot of luggage it's inconvenient

By on Feb 1, 2021

Review comment responded on Feb 2, 2021

Thank you for the review about your recent stay. We are glad most everything worked out for you. We do apologize about the inconveniences you faced during your stay. We hope to provide a superior stay in the future. Have a safe trip.

5
Family

My stay in Athens was excellent. No problems whatsoever. Keep up the good work!

By , from winston-salem, nc on Feb 20, 2020

Review comment responded on Feb 20, 2020

Thank you for the review about your recent stay. We are glad everything worked out well for you. We love hearing feedback like this. We hope to see you again. Have a safe trip.

5
Everyone

By on Jul 24, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 25, 2019

Thank you for the review about your recent stay. We enjoyed having you here and we are glad everything worked out so well. We hope you come back and see us during future trips.

4
Everyone

By on Jul 2, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 2, 2019

Thank you for the review about your recent stay. Positive feedback helps us to improve the hotel for you and future guests. We appreciate you choosing Best Western with all of the other options out there. We hope you have a pleasant trip. Safe travels.

5
Family

Great customer service. Staff was very helpful and friendly.

By on Mar 1, 2019

Review comment responded on Mar 3, 2019

Thank you for the review about your recent stay. We are glad you liked our staff and the hotel. We strive for the best here at Best Western. I hope to see you again.

4
Everyone

Has all the basic needs for a one night stay. Very clean. Convenient room entry and close to interstate 65 exit. Several restaurants close by. Pets welcome. Even has smoking rooms! What a great consumer friendly hotel.

By on Feb 22, 2019

Review comment responded on Feb 23, 2019

Thank you for the review about your recent stay. I'm glad you enjoyed it. We at Best Western try to satisfy every guest as best we can. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again.

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