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Holiday Inn Express Athens

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this hotel while my husband was working in the area. The hotel smells very old and musky. We were in room 204 and the A/C unit smells like mildew. The rooms and the hotel is clean. The pool area is clean. Breakfast was bland and the biscuits were soggy on the bottom from sitting in the steam. We were...

Thank Karen Childers B
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night just passing through. Great location off the interstate, easy to find. Front desk staff was very friendly, both at our late check in and at check out. Our room was a good size, clean, with comfortable beds. Breakfast is well above average with practically any breakfast choice you could want (pancakes, breads/pastries, cinnamon rolls, bacon, sausage,...

1Thank arch1591
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Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear Arch1591, Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We are so happy that your room and the amenities met all of your needs. We are also delighted that our staff worked hard to make sure that you were pleased with everything about your stay! We hope that next time you are in the Athens, TN area, you...

McKinney, Texas
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant hotel. The people were friendly and the fact that it was near the highway but off of the highway you missed a lot of the noise. You hear some but not like if you were staying on the frontage road. The breakfast is ok. It serves it's purpose.

Thank Regberly
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This hotel is showing its age. I stayed here before and remembered the smell of the rooms. Not sure of it but it hits you when you enter the room. Internet is terrible. Tv is average and are smaller than newer hotels. Hot water isn't..

Thank jim k
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

Dear jim k, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We would like to apologize for not living up to your expectations regarding our rooms, internet connection and amenities. Reviews like yours are very valuable as they enable us to target areas we need to improve on. Rest assured your feedback will...

Waltham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is one of the nicer Holiday Inn Express! The location worked out well for us as we hiked, went to Dayton, TN (location of the Scopes trail and also a nice hiking trail with waterfalls) and toured Athens (Mayfield Dairy, etc). Will look forward to coming back. Also, the breakfast had some different items on it that made it...

Thank James F
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night on our way home from Florida. Had a king room and it was quite roomy. Room was clean and comfortable. The only issue was not being able to check-in when we arrived at 5:30PM. (Very curious that housekeeping was still working so late in the day.) We decided to grab dinner at the nearby Cracker Barrel and...

Thank KarenSMichigan
Melissa C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Athens, responded to this review

KarenSMichigan, Thank you so much for your review! We apologize about the delay on getting into your room. We have been short staffed lately but we are happy that when you returned from dinner, your room was ready and waiting for you! We hope that next time you are in the area you choose to stay with us. It would...

Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stayed at this hotel because we attended a wedding in Athens. It was very clean and had no odors in the room. The breakfast the next morning was good. It had a lot of variety to eat. If ever in Athens, TN again will stay here again.

Thank Willie J
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This hotel is well located. Rooms are clean, if not in need of an update here and there and need to look up and clean out cobwebs on the ceilings.They might have been understaffed as we had to call to get our room serviced as it hadn't been done by 4pm one night and 5pm another. Each time staff was...

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Ajax, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stopped for the night on our way to Florida. The room was large, very clean and comfortable. I had enough space to do my stretching exercises. Check in was easy. Staff are very friendly. There are a few restaurants within walking distance. The hotel is right off the I-75, which made it very convenient. Price is very reasonable with...

Thank fairyqueen286
Walkerton, Indiana
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Just passing through but it was as expected it clean, quiet, and a great morning breakfast, only thing I would have liked is the heating unit to run constant v/s shutting off getting cool, then turning on and getting warm, but all in all not that bad at all. Thanks for being consistent

Thank emerics2013

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come experience the scenic beauty and comfort of the Holiday Inn Express Athens, Tennessee, a smoke-free facility, located between Knoxville and Chattanooga on I-75 at exit 49. For the adventurous, we are just a short drive from the Smokey Mountain Cherahola Skyway and the famous Dragon Back boasting more hairpin turns than any other 13 mile stretch of road in the US a cyclists dream. For the tired and weary, our spacious rooms offer a relaxing experience after a long day of travel or business. If what you need is a little physical activity, take a dip in our indoor pool or spa, work out in our fitness room or enjoy the peaceful walking trail at Athens Regional Park located 1/4 mile from our hotel. Check out our best amenity our courteous and professional staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Athens

Address: 1819 Holiday Dr, Athens, TN 37303-4951
Region: United States > Tennessee > Athens
Price Range: RM508 - RM713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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