It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.
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Enjoy Our Hotel's Downtown Athens, GA Location
Located just yards away from the University of Georgia campus, our hotel's facilities feature an excellent location in downtown Athens, making the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Athens - University Area the place to stay for Bulldog fans.
When in Athens for business, our hotel's corporate guests can use the on-site Business Center whenever they please. Other amenities include meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 100 people. We are also near several area businesses, as well as the UGA Medical School.
Besides being near UGA, our hotel's guests also find themselves close to the vibrant downtown area, so it's easy to enjoy the shopping, dining and entertainment for which Athens is justifiably famous. At the end of the day, attend a show at the Georgia Theatre or the Fabulous 40 Watt Club.
Before beginning their day in Athens, our hotel's guests can "Stay Smart" and visit the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, which we serve every morning. We also provide free high-speed, wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, and we have an outdoor pool and Fitness Center on-site. Book today to take advantage of great deals and rates!
- Black-out Shades
- Pillow Menu
- Crib Available
- Iron/Ironing Board
- In-room Safe
- Separate Hanging Closet
- In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
- Private Bathroom
- Bathroom Amenities Available
- Hair Dryer
- Separate/Walk-in Shower
- Mini Refrigerator
- Coffee Maker
- Flat-screen TV
- Work Desk with Lamp
- Desk-level Electrical Outlet
- Direct-dial Phone
- Phone with Voicemail
- Connecting Rooms Available
- Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
- Full Breakfast Included
- Breakfast Buffet Included
- Continental Breakfast Included
- Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
- Kids Eat Free
- 3 Meeting Room(s) Available
- On-Site Business Center
- Office supplies available
- Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
- Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
Entertainment & Recreation
- Outdoor Pool
- Outdoor Pool Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
- Pool Open from: 31-May-2021 to 06-September-2021
Complimentary towels are available at poolside for your pool experience.
Health & Fitness
Complimentary Fitness Center
Holiday Inn Express offers the perfect workout experience for the everyone. Treadmills, elliptical machines, free weights, stationary bikes, rowing machine, etc. will make you ready to face the day.
Hours of Operation: 6:00 AM to 6:00 AM
Fitness Center Type: LIMITED
Fitness Center Equipment:
- Elliptical Machines
- Free Weights
- Stair Stepper
- Stationary Bicycle
Housekeeping & Laundry
- Daily Housekeeping
- On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
- Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
- Wake Up Calls
513 West Broad Street Po Box 1666
Athens, Georgia 30601
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Check-in Age: 21
Parking + -
- Daily Self-Parking Fee: 5 USD
- Each guestroom is provided one parking place in our well lit and secure parking areas. Parking fee of $5 per night.
Shuttle + -
Accessibility + -
- Public Entrance
- Guest Rooms
- Public Restrooms
- Registration Desk
- Exercise Facility
- Business Center
- Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 2
Accessible Hotel Areas
- Registration Area
- Accessible Guest Rooms
- Business Center
- Meeting Room
- Exercise Facility
Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance
- Accessible Self Parking
- Van Accessible Self Parking
- Ramp Access
- Portable Bathtub Seats
- Closed Caption TVs
- Telephone with TDD
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
- Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
- Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
Provided by Hotel
Pet Policy + -
- Service Animals Allowed
- No Pets Allowed
Facility + -
- Smoke-Free Facility
- Number of Floors: 5
- Total Number of Rooms: 160
- Number of Suites: 3
- Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 160
- Number of Accessible Rooms: 8
- Connecting Rooms Available
Languages + -
Languages Spoken by Staff
Credit Cards + -
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Carte Blanche
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FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area?
At Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 5 USD.
Can I cancel my booking at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area for a full refund?
Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.
Does Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area have a pool?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area has an outdoor pool.
When is breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area?
Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area is available from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.
What are the check-in and check-out times for Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area?
Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.
Does Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area offers free WiFi!
Does Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area have a restaurant on site?
No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area.
Is there a fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area?
Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area?
Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.
How many rooms does the Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area have?
The Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area has 160 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.
Can I bring my pet to Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area?
No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Athens-University Area.