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Jasper, Georgia
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I had to go into Athens for a conference at UGA and all the decent hotels were booked. Trip Advisor also recommended some B & B locations. At first, I wasn't sure. I have stayed at some before and it was an "o.k." experience but had the possibility of being bad. I read the reviews and decided to give them...

2Thank tracibuckingham
knoxville, tn
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Our daughter was a freshman last year (2014) and we had no clue how difficult it would be to find lodging during a home game in Athens. The Colonel had one available room remaining after I had called every hotel in town, and I couldn't be happier with the way it turned out! We're avid cyclists, so we enjoyed riding...

1Thank kim c
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We stayed at the Colonels for one night on Sept 15/2015. Originally we were booked into a room with no TV. As we have family in Northern Calif, and there was flooding there at the time, we wanted to be able to watch the news updates on this. When we discussed this with Colonel Marc he immediately moved us to...

2Thank Maureen E
Newport, Oregon
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We were in Athens for our grandson's college graduation and wanted something other than the standard hotel experience. While looking online, The Colonels Bed and Breakfast appeared to be just what we were looking for, and it was! Beautiful room, lovely house and grounds, and best yet, the owners were a delight. Great breakfasts, too!

1Thank LucydeBoxer
Smyrna, Georgia
Reviewed 8 May 2015

After 20+ years in the hotel industry, I am very spoiled. I've been in sales for 4 & 5 star hotels all my life, so I am used to staying in the nicest accommodations throughout the world. I was not disappointed in the Colonels B&B. The grounds were gorgeous, the home was lovely, clean, well kept and Colonel Marc and...

3Thank Pam H
Havre, Montana
Reviewed 27 April 2015

On my father's first visit to the American South, I wanted him to take on an antebellum emprise and The Colonels could not have been a better choice! Marc and Beth made our stay in this historic house by their amiable hospitality and beautiful manor! Please visit my blog link for further comments and photos: http://www.wherestrevor.com/2015/04/a-night-with-colonels-athens-georgia.html

3Thank tmork08
Reviewed 25 April 2015

My parents and I were traveling through Athens to look at southern antebellum mansions, and we truly enjoyed staying at The Colonels. Colonel Marc was welcoming and attentive, and recommended a local high-end restaurant for dinner that left my father marveling at the food! My parents had a wonderful time, and although we stayed at a lot of wonderful locations...

2Thank AlohaMSV
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We arrived in Athens after escaping Atlanta Airport travelling from New Orleans on our way through to Charleston. After too many Margharitas and music in NOLA we were weary. Colonel Marc was warm, welcoming and pointed us in the right direction of comfort food and on our return we had the best nights rest we have had in 3 weeks....

2Thank WollongongSheila
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Colonel Marc has personalized every detail of our stay! We are staying in room #2 (an original antebellum room) and share the front hallway bathroom with room #1 (also an antebellum room). The entire house is carefully curated with antiques and lends an air of sophistication of the South. Col. Marc is extremely knowledgable of the area and guided us...

2Thank megan0627
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Last week my family stayed at the Colonel's B&B outside Athens. The reviews were wonderful and we were excited to reach our destination. We were barely in the door at 7 PM when the Colonel said that an elderly couple had just arrived after a long drive and we needed to be quiet. We also had traveled a long distance...

7Thank Lynda D
ColonelMarc, Owner at The Colonels, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Lynda: The staff and owners of The Colonels Bed and Breakfast are very disappointed that you were unhappy with the terms of your stay with us. We strive to accommodate all our guests and we take great pride in providing a beautiful, quiet and comfortable environment. Since you were very specific with your concerns we do think it...

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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: RM506 - RM770 (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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