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BEST WESTERN Athens

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#14 of 22 Hotels in Athens
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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Best Western seems to be getting better in the last few years. I remember not thinking so highly of them when I was younger. I travel a lot and have noticed they have been doing extremely well remodeling their rooms all over the country. This one in particular is nice for the level of hotel that Best Western stands. I...

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

We appreciate your honest feedback, JaredShields! Clean, comfortable rooms at a reasonable rate is the business model we aim for. Next time you're back in town, give us a call at 706-546-7311 and let us know if there's anything we can do for you.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Have stayed at this location for several years and once again had a good nights sleep. The breakfast is well above what you might expect and the Internet worked well. Will continue to look forward to future visits to Athens and the Best Western.

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TrippMoore170, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

We're happy to be able to provide you with another restful night's sleep, Bill G! I'm also glad to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast, given that we've expanded upon it in the last few weeks. Next time you find yourself in Athens, give us a call at 706-546-7311 and we can set you up!

McHenry, Illinois
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This hotel is under construction which was not revealed on the Internet, so we booked blindly only to be rudely awakened by run down rooms with foul odors and a parking lot full of people drinking out of coolers. Not a safe or pleasant place for your family. I am sure the new hotel will be more representative of the...

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Clarksville, Tennessee
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We originally made reservations for two rooms at this hotel based on the positive TripAdvisor reviews. When we arrived, we realized it is not a hotel but a motel (all doors on outside of building). It is located in a not-so-great area to start with. Checkin was painless but there is nothing nice about this place - we walked in...

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Tallahassee, United States
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Was average OK! Disappointed in the Rate charged for the room. Way above most BW Properties I stay at. Property is under major expansion and will be nice when finished and even have a pool finally they said! I am a regular at the BW properties when I travel on Business or Pleasure. I also don't think I paid this...

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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

I agree with the reviewer from Watkinsville. This is a Motel with heavy construction going on but that's not even my biggest issue. The location, while very close to downtown, is not very safe. It's in the middle of low income housing and I saw men walking aimlessly around. This is probably the dingiest place I've stayed in since I...

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Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

I think the best western was very clean and comfortable. There pancakes are very good, and the staff are friendly. It is also very convenient to restaurants, and there is a gas station next door. The beds are comfy. The bathrooms and showers are clean!

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Watkinsville, Georgia, USA
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Problems: (1) I asked for a quiet corner room, but the check-in person put me on a hotel wing overlooking a busy street. (2) Occasional moths/insects; keep your room cool so that they move slower so that you can snuff them out. (3) Breakfast sucked--by 9am, you'll find omelets and sausages all gone. (4) Internet was relatively slow--I could NOT...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Lovely Hotel. We had a polite greeting from the staff showing they were very kind. Breakfast was wonderful. The rooms were clean. Maybe try to make it a bit more spacious though. will recommend to anyone visiting Greece!

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Reviewed 3 August 2015

I had made reservations with a very nice reservationist, and a few requests were made. Reservation was confirmed with special request. When I got there to check in, the person working quoted a higher price. I showed him my printed copy, then he wasn't so pleasant. Lots of construction was going on, but the room was very nice and clean....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Best Western Athens is conveniently located near the beautiful University of Georgia Campus and is a proud member of Coach Mark Richt's UGA Football Dawg family. The hotel is surrounded by Pre-Civil War Antebellum homes which now serve as boutique shops, as well as UGA sorority and fraternity houses. Conveniently located less than a mile away, you will find the Athens Downtown shopping area which includes musical night life, and award winning restaurants. For passing travelers, the Best Western motel is conveniently located located near 441 North and South, with a staff ready to assist with any traveling questions. Make sure to stop by the world-famous Varsity Restaurant located right across the street! Best Western Athens is pleased to announce that we are now under construction on our new tower that will sit just off of historic Milledge Avenue. With this project, we will become a Best Western Plus upon completion. In the tower, we will be adding 55 guest rooms that will be interior corridor and 100% smoke free. All guests will have access to a hot complimentary breakfast every morning- next to this breakfast area will be meeting space that can host all kinds of events from wedding parties to business meetings. Guests will also have access to a 600 square foot workout facility as well as a spa to relax in during their free time. All rooms come with free Wi-Fi of course, and access to a business center that can be utilized to print documents if necessary. The future looks bright for us here at Best Western Athens! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Athens

Address: 170 N Milledge Ave, Corner of Broad St. and Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30601-3802
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: $86 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Best Western Athens Hotel Athens
Best Western Colonial Hotel
Athens Best Western
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Athens
#7 Business Hotel in Athens
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