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“Trip to Athens” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of BEST WESTERN Athens

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BEST WESTERN Athens
Ranked #14 of 22 Hotels in Athens
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Sadsburyville, Pennsylvania
1 review
“Trip to Athens”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

My friend and I went to Athens for 5 days. We needed to find a hotel close to the city that would aloud dogs to room in. We didn’t need an over rated, five star, over priced room. We picked the Best Western for this reason. We got a very nice room with two beds. We both thought the room was clean and the beds were very comfortable. We couldn’t believe how nice the people were. Even the housekeeping people were nice. The owner and her son Tripp were the best! They went out of their way for us. They even gave us ideas of day trips we could take as well as a map and even suggested the best places to eat along the way. I would recommend this place in a heart beat. Thanks to the Best Western Owners and all the staff for making our stay so easy and comfy.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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11045, Owner at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review, 9 May 2013
It was a pleasure to serve and meet you espont! I am glad you enjoyed your stay. I will be sure to share your response with Tripp and the rest of our staff. Providing clean and comfortable rooms at a reasonable price is what we strive to offer guests. I greatly appreciate your contribution and recommendation, and hope we will see you again in the future!
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Bessemer, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

On the way to The Masters we 4 gals were driving through Athens and spotted this hotel. We stopped and got 2 rooms for the next night as we were going to Augusta for the night but leaving after our day at The Masters. The office staff was so helpful and friendly and we got 2 rooms for 1/4 of the cost of the place we were going to in Augusta for the night! After we arrived in Augusta we realized if we ever come back we stay in Athens and drive the nearly 2 hrs each way - an easy drive and a nice area. The area is near the college, quiet and we had a clean room which was updated. We didn't use the breakfast area but it looked nice.

Room Tip: Worth the drive to Augusta and back and there is a lot to do in Athens but we didn't have time t...
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank CheryllynC
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11045, Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review, 9 May 2013
Glad to hear that you ladies enjoyed yourselves CheryllynC! We had several other guests like yourself, that chose to drive back and forth to avoid the super high rates around the Augusta area. I hope The Masters was a fun experience, and we hope to see you next year! Don't hesitate to call us in advance, should you need anything at all. 706-546-7311.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2013

I had a great experience at the Best Western in Athens GA. The room was clean. They were very helpful with where to dine, and site see. Also, gave us directions to the university and downtown. Anything we needed they were right there. Had no problem. Had a great stay!!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
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11045, Owner at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review, 1 May 2013
Thank you for the contribution to our page. Our team always strives to provide guests with service that everyone would expect - personable, friendly, and knowledgeable. Your response makes me proud of our staff as a whole, and I will be sure to pass this along to them. Let us know if you need anything! 706-546-7311.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2013

Being in an SEC football town you have a whole range of places from skank to amazing and Best Western is on the amazing end! The property is well-maintained and in a great location. You have the Varsity (an old drive-in joint with hot dogs and burgers) to Shane's ribs right next door and a wide variety of places in easy driving distance. The staff (Ernesto, Julian, Tripp) are all great with customer service and knowledgeable about the area. The rooms are cleaned properly upon check-in and very comfortable.

Room Tip: Even with the property in a lower place than the surrounding streets its very quiet
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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Thank Gary J
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11045, Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review, 1 May 2013
We appreciate the positive remarks exflbum! We take great pride in maintaining our property, and are constantly making improvements so we can deliver guests the best experience possible. I'm also thrilled to hear that Julian, Ernesto, and Tripp went above the call of duty to serve you. Hope to see you again!
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Peachtree City, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

We were doing a quick one-night stay in Athens, GA and didn't need to stay anywhere special, so we let the low price do the talking, but could well have paid twice as much somewhere else that was not as clean, friendly, convenient or with such a decent breakfast!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Thank K A
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11045, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Athens, responded to this review, 24 April 2013
So good to hear that you enjoyed your stay PTCparents! We pride ourselves on being one of the best value options in Athens, while providing cleanlines and excellent customer service- along with free breakfast as a bonus! We hope to see you again in the future!
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Property: BEST WESTERN Athens
Address: 170 North Milledge Ave., Corner of Broad St. and Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30601-3802
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Region: United States > Georgia > Athens
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Athens
#7 Business Hotel in Athens
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Athens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Athens Hotel Athens
Best Western Colonial Hotel
Athens Best Western

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