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Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a city that never sleeps because the college kids won't stop making a racket, this hotel is located in one of the least noisy parts of downtown. Lobby staff is always there and ready to help and will gladly tell you the best places to eat or best bars to go get wasted at. What's more is they have...

Thank theleprechaunsdidit
Georgia Coast, Georgia
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I am basing this review solely off customer service from the manager, Tripp. There was a booking mishap between hotels.com and Best Western. Tripp called me and attempted to rectify the situation. We went back and forth a few times but ultimately he upheld and compensated us for the mix up. We ultimately had to cancel our reservation due to...

Thank KOwens269
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TrippMoore170, Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

KOwens269, I want to personally thank you for your glowing review. I would have hated for you to show up to our property just to find out that you didn't have a place to stay. Needless to say, I felt as if I had an obligation to rectify this situation since it involved our property. Give us a call next...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night on the way to Florida and we're very pleased with the room upgrades as well as the price. The shower head height was even adjustable! The breakfast was good with hot and cold options. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Joan H
Stockbridge, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

over-priced, had to ask for amenities such as shampoo and towels. The room was worn. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Athens. There are much nicer places with much better prices. around town.

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BestWesternHotels, Best Western Hotels & Resorts at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very sorry to hear that your rooms were not properly prepared during your stay. Guest of Best Western's should not have to ask for amenities as they should already be provided by housekeeping to our new guests. I will pass along your feedback to the appropriate staff to make the necessary adjustments. Thank you for bringing...

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a hotel close to the university buildings near the campus arches for a night meeting on campus that my husband planned to attend. Not realizing how quickly the hotel rooms are filled for a weekend, this was the only decent seeming choice left. The price was exorbitant for a room that would ordinarily have been less than $100...

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Waynesboro GA
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The staff was very friendly. The room was clean, comfortable and hadnice decor. They are in the middle of construction on an addition, but they were not working on the Friday night we stayed. Great location close to lots of food and shops.Easy to find and would reccomend to anyone.

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Thank 88Grimm
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Surprisingly quiet room, and a 10-15 minute walk from downtown Athens. Excellent breakfast with generous hours (goes until 10am!) Good water pressure in the shower, too. Thin sheets and towels but lots of bang for your buck.

Thank vanvanvanvan
Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This motel was dreary; room was very small for two double beds. Construction noise began early in the morning on Saturday. We waited 45 minutes for a television remote since there was none in the room. Parking was confusing; there was a separate entrance down the street from the check-in office. I would never recommend this place to anyone.

1Thank Sangonan
Vero Beach, United States
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Clean rooms. Under construction . Great location to UGA and downtown. Good value. Surrounding area a bit schetchy ! This requires 200 words and I really don't want to think this hard or type this much - so the survey gets a thumbs down due to this requirement

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1Thank Elizabeth S
Cedartown, Georgia
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The hotel was old and over priced for the value received. Not a great location. Would drive a further distance to not have to stay there again. Staff was nice and helpful. New addition being built but for what you are getting it is extremely overpriced. Rooms are very small and only offer full beds.

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

I'm sorry you had a subpar experience at our property, I7829YWtammym. We do offer rooms with a king bed. If you're willing to give us another shot, we can set you up with a king room at a super discounted rate! Just mention this review.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 North Milledge Ave., Corner of Broad St. and Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30601-3802
Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Price Range: RM310 - RM1,187 (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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