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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia 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.

Thank Ichris43
Brenham Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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...

Thank BrenhamTexasGramma2
Charleston, SC
Reviewed 1 week ago 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....

Thank hotguysc
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...

Thank maxi_house
Joplin, Missouri
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

On my recent journey from Missouri to Austin , Texas, I stayed in Athens overnight on the way there and on the return trip. After a disappointing stay at a different hotel on the way to Austin, I tried the Athens Holiday Inn Express on my return trip and was very happy with the decision. I The bed was very...

Thank octoberhart
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Every year we make a trek to Canton. After trying other motels, we choose to stay here. Friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms and decent breakfast. Location is close enough to the flea market, but away from the traffic. Never disappointing!

Thank Gailen R
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with this hotel. I always expect a nice room at HI and was not disappointed. I am a "Gold Elite" member, and was given an upgrade at no additional cost. The facility was clean and bright. All the staff was friendly and efficient. A special bonus were the cookies, popcorn and cold water in the lobby....

Thank Don W
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My husband and I wanted to escape for the weekend and were able to land a room with little advanced notice. It's located between the downtown area and highways for easy access to local destinations. When we checked in we asked to be away from families that were there and they accommodated us with the 3rd floor. The room was...

Thank Amy O
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We came into the hotel without reservations and fortunately for us they had rooms available. Christi greeted us at the front desk and was very friendly and helpful getting us to a room. This is your iconic designed HIE, with a well kept facility inside and out. This hotel has all the good amenities with large rooms and suites and...

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

Dear Robert M, We are glad that when you were going thru the East Texas hill country that we were able to have room available. We want to thank you for a great review and look forward to the next time you visit. Sincerely,

Santa Rosa, CA
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Brought myself and the fam in from CA for my niece's wedding. We thought this hotel was excellent -- very large rooms, a very nice breakfast each morning, clean, easy location just east of downtown Athens. Thought the rate was very reasonable. I also liked that they had comp waters out each day -- a small thing, but very needed,...

Thank BigNightFan
Debra M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks a million for your review I am always glad to be a part of someone special day with a wedding. We enjoy seeing all the guest dressed up and the beautiful bride and her father.We look forward to your visit with us again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: £76 - £139 (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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Also Known As:
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Holiday Inn Express - Hotel And Suites
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“Select a room on highest floor, 3, and at back of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles BrenhamTexasGramma2, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor is a quieter area”
 of 5 bubbles amyo986, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are large, close to great spots to eat, wonderful staff!!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 31JenniferW, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Pillow options - firm or soft.”
 of 5 bubbles 928chrisr, 1 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Don't get the room across from the PARTAY ROOM! It sucks ,ya'll!”
 of 5 bubbles 214jimj, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
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