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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great hotel. Very helpful staff. Breakfast was great. Rooms were very clean and comfortable. Nice location. We were there for the Freshwater Fishery and hotel was not far from it. It is a also very close to downtown, which is really cute.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time in this hotel, the first time was a good experience so I decided to stay this second time. The good thing is the nice personnel and I thought the cleaning was perfect until I found 3 big cockroaches in the bathtub. I notified the receptionist about it and she went to check it and changed...

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Holiday I, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

I'm really sorry for that your experience wasn't what you expected. we appreciate your feedback and are looking into your concerns. I would like to take the time to invite you again to experience the hotel. If there is anything I can do please let me know. I truly apologize for your previous stay. Christy Warden General Manager

Montgomery, Texas
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Positives - We were heartily welcomed by the front desk staff. The evening manager's reception was a nice addition. Our room was on the third floor and was quiet. Negatives - The hotel does need some updating and some minor repairs. The breakfast was typical HIE fare. Dispite the negatives, the hotel was a bargain and well located.

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Holiday I, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and We look forward to any future stays with you . Thank you Christy - general manager

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I took my son to Athens to go fishing. I was so pleased that I chose this hotel. The staff was incredibly warm, friendly and accommodating. They granted our request for a first story room and smiled as we carted our 12 foot kayak through the lobby to our room for safe keeping overnight. The happy hour was a nice...

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Holiday I, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

We are so glad that your stay was so pleasant. Thank you for your feedback. Christy -General Manager

Sulphur, Louisiana
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel from entrance to exit and the staff was so courteous, kind and helpful from check in to check out that I wasn't sure whether or not I wanted to stay another night or try to make my family and friends happy by staying at least one night with them. There was a managers reception on...

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Holiday I, Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback we appreciate it. We always want your stay with us to be the best it can be. Thank you again - Christy Warden General Manager

Houston
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The HI Express was good in terms of location, rates, breakfast and manager's social hour in he evening, The room was comfortable and had all of the features, but our room was in front of a refrigerated truck in the hotel parking lot, whose refrigeration unit went on and off all night and it's noise level exceeded the air unit...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Hi tb7855, Thank you for opting to stay at our property. I am sorry that your stay was inconvenienced by the noise coming from the cooling truck situated near the room you were provided. I will forward your feedback to our hotel management for their quality check. Despite this, I am happy that you found value in our pricing which...

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little hotel. Clean and friendly staff. Cookies, cake, fruit and drinks in the foyer when we walked in. Very accommodating service staff for our 3 children in the dining room for breakfast. Recommended.

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Brenham Texas
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stayed in Athens because we were going to First Monday Trade Days in Canton and waited too long to book a room and couldn't find anything in Canton, Athens is only 24 miles away, with little traffic and good roads. We stayed in the Holiday Inn Express in Athens and it was a wonderful stay. Monday thru Friday, they...

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Charleston, SC
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place. I work in television, so I travel often. I literally haven't felt this at home in a hotel ever. The management and staff are warm and friendly, the owner was engaging and truly interested in how we enjoyed our stay. The place is clean and we'll taken care of. They greet you with a managers reception....

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Arkansas
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was my first time staying here. I loved everything about it. It was clean and the employees were so friendly and knowledgeable. We go to Trade Days in Canton every year and always stay in Athens. So glad I found this jewel. They gave us free bottled water and on Friday, we had free popcorn (my favorite) and hershey...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come stay at our hotel and see what East Texas hospitality is all about. It is our goal to provide you with comfortable, welcoming surroundings and exemplary service to ensure a stress-free stay. Visitors appreciate our convenient location on TX-31 in Athens's newest business district, which is just one mile from downtown. With Lake Athens, Cedar Creek Lake just a short drive away, our property provides easy access to a wealth of outdoor activities. (Currently our pool is under renovation. In order to provide a better experience for our guests we are updating several areas of the hotel. We apologize for the inconvenience, and will have the pool area available as soon as possible.) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites

Address: 1119 E Tyler St, Athens, TX 75751-2145
Region: United States > Texas > Athens
Price Range: $126 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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