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Washington, DC
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have stayed at The Colonels B&B for years when we visit my wife's Mom. We love it. The rooms are great. It is in a fabulous location that is close to town but makes you feel like you're in the country. The inn keeper, COL Mark, we can't say enough good things about. He is a wonderful host and...

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Cumming, Georgia
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We booked this hotel in order to attend the state science fair at the University of Georgia in the springtime. Could not have been more pleased with how helpful the owners were in getting us settled, advising on dinner plans, flexibility with our crazy schedule, etc. The building and grounds are gorgeous, and the authentic European breakfast was delightful. Every...

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had planned only one night at this B&B near Athens, staid spontaneously a second night, and left with regrets not to be able to stay longer. It is a wonderful house, decorated with style and taste. Colonel Marc is the perfect host, full of attention, cultivated and we had highly interesting discussions about history and politics with him. His...

Thank Marc S
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Excellent B&B close to Athens. Colonel Marc does an exceptional job welcoming you and the accommodations are wonderful. Breakfast is splendid and we look forward to the next chance we have to visit again.

Thank Richard J
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Colonel Marc welcomes guests with a wonderful vitality and enthusiasm for being an innkeeper. This property is stunning in its antebellum glory, set on acreage that is a horse farm which his wife, the other Colonel, is responsible for. People traveling with their own horses have a place for them here, too, at this unique spot. We didn't have horses,...

Thank Winnie052010
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Bed and Breakfast with European charm. The inn is an old plantation home dating to the 1860's. Through the years additions have been made but kept to the old South charm. The rooms are filled with interesting antique furniture. Colonel Marc is a delightful gentlemen. He is a warm host and welcomes his guest with interesting stories. The grandfather...

Thank OmmaP
Toone, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Colonel Mark was the ultimate host from the time we called for info till the day of our departure. Rooms/facility has all the comforts of home and whatever you need, Col. Mark made sure you were comfortable. He encourages his guest to "browse" the property, and directed us to a pond on back of property where one could sit and...

Thank Rebecca C
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We generally only stay at 5 star B&Bs. The Colonels did not disappoint. Colonel Mark took care of us and we learned that his wife is a colonel as well!!! They were very friendly and it turns out that she grew up very near where we did. The accommodations were impeccable and breakfast simple but very good. We would definitely...

Thank John D
State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This historic property, surrounded by horse pastures, is gracious and welcoming. As is its owner-manager, a hands-on, consummate host. The property is lovingly lived-in, and bedrooms and baths are immaculate. As a bonus, guests can walk the paths, past paddocks, friendly thoroughbred horses, and a pond.

Thank rand21
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

At 9 p.m. on a Tuesday I booked a room at The Colonels for the following night. By noon the next day, however, unable to rent a car to make the trip, I called Colonel Marc to cancel. He said he would have to charge me regardless of the circumstances, and fair enough, I guess. Policy is policy. But it...

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Colonel_Marc, Owner at The Colonels, responded to this review

Dear Mr. C.J. Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention. Our cancellation policy is very standard for Bed&Breakfast lodging and is clearly publicized on our website. At every reservation, we charge the first night of every stay in order to guarantee room availability for our guests at check-in time. Our cancellation policy is 7 days (for non-events) and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bed and Breakfast on Angel Oaks Farm Plantation house established in 1860. The country manor is furnished with European antique furniture and artwork from Chateau near Waterloo, Belgium, 1794. The Colonels is located on a 30 acre horse estate, less then 15 minute drive to historic downtown Athens and the State Botanical Garden. ... more   less 

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Address: 3890 Barnett Shoals Rd, Athens, GA 30605-4714
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: $153 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The connected rooms with bath rooming the middle are perfect for a family.”
V5180RSmarcs, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“While there is a pool, it wasn't available to guests due to insurance requirements.”
LucydeBoxer, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I only saw our room, which had a private bath. I am not sure if they all do or not. I would make sure to ask for one?”
389pamh, 7 May 2015 | Read review
“Room #4 had beautiful views from the window and overlooked the pool. We had robes in our room and a television. The overhead fan was nice to circulate air while we were under the down blanket. Very quiet during the night. Jacuzzi tub room was relaxing.”
ChelseaD508, 27 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I would try to get #4 again..it was perfect. Quiet, and by a really cool bathroom.”
SheilaK150, 4 Mar 2013 | Read review
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