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Directly adjacent to I-65, Exit 351, this charming Athens, AL hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the Tennessee Valley. The convenience of central location offers each guest easy access to local attractions and many outdoor activities.

The Best Western Athens Inn provides a LIMITED NUMBER of pet friendly rooms with all of the amenities and superb customer service expected from Best Western. Our Athens, AL hotel is only three miles from Athens State University. Hotel guests will be close to a variety of restaurants (Applebee's and Logan's Roadhouse) all within walking distance of the property.

Each guest room features updated bedding and bath packages, free high-speed Internet access and cable satellite television with HBO®. A micro-refrigerator is available in some rooms (Microwave available upon request). The hotel offers a complimentary full hot breakfast (including biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, and pancakes etc.) and features an outdoor pool, exercise room, and an onsite laundry facility.

The Best Western Athens Inn is located two miles from historic downtown Athens, AL and a short drive from the Space and Rocket Center Space Museum. Hotel guests can spend the day relaxing at one of the nearby parks such as Point Mallard Park or the Joe Wheeler State Park. Business travelers visiting our Athens, AL hotel will appreciate the close proximity to corporate locations including Steelcase, Delphi, and Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant.

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Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Child Policy
Children 13 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Steelcase
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Menasha Packaging
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Delphi
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Browns Ferry Nuclear Plan
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Marshall Space Center
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Huntsville Research Park


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Russell Stover Candies, chocolates and candies from America's Favorite Candy Store
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Historic Downtown, Historic downtown Athens
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Point Mallard Park, ice skating, water park, batting cages, nature trails, camping, and more
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Space and Rocket Center, Earth's Largest Space Museum
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Marshall Space Center, the world leader in space propulsion and transportation systems
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Constitution Village, a historical open air museum that reenacts life in 1819
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Huntsville Research Park, one of the world's leading science and technology business parks
  • 21.00 mile(s) from Joe Wheeler State Park
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Botanical Gardens, includes woodland, wildflower, and flower display gardens, plus a traditional botanical garden


  • Adjacent to Applebee's Restaurant, Full Service, Steakhouse, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.02 mile(s) from Shoney's Restaurant, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 0.03 mile(s) from Whataburger, American, fast food, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.05 mile(s) from McDonald's, American, fast food, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.06 mile(s) from Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 0.06 mile(s) from Wendy's, American, fast food, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from R&R Ribs, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Casa Blanca Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Catfish Cabin, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.


  • 3.00 mile(s) from Athens State University, Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention held in early October.
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Calhoun Community College

Nearby Cities

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Decatur
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Huntsville


  • 12.00 mile(s) from Bass and Crappie fishing
  • 12.00 mile(s) from horseback riding


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Hickory House Gift Shoppe & Antique Mall


  • 20.00 mile(s) from Huntsville International Airport
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Pryor Field
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Greyhound bus lines
  • 4.00 mile(s) from River City Yellow Cab