We understand the traveling public has come to expect more amenities when deciding on their lodging needs. So we are pleased to announce we have just opened our brand new tower extension! Our tower has 54 brand new interior guest rooms, a spacious lobby, fitness center, meeting room, large breakfast area and a Hydro Therapy Spa. To book a new tower room, make sure to reserve a room with a tower image!
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The Best Western Athens is conveniently located near the beautiful University of Georgia Campus. It is surrounded by Pre-Civil War Antebellum homes which now serve as office space, specialty shops, and sorority and fraternity houses. Conveniently located only blocks away, you will find our Athens, GA hotel surrounded by Downtown shopping areas, thriving night life, award winning restaurants, and fabulous boutique shopping. Athens Georgia is comparable to no other city! Whether you are visiting for business or leisure, the Best Western Athens provides a comfortable, clean and friendly environment for all of your needs. Let the Best Western Athens be your home away from home during a University of Georgia special event.
Reasonable rates are just an added bonus to our Athens, GA hotel! Our guest rooms offer free high-speed internet access, wired and wireless. All rooms proudly boast 32-inch flat screen televisions, Serta® Ultra-Comfort Pillow Top mattresses and a micro/fridge.
Our Athens, GA hotel's staff is famous for providing every guest with award winning hospitality and happily goes above and beyond for our guests every day.
Our renowned Athens, GA hotel is sure to please any guest. Don't hesitate; reserve your room at the Best Western Athens today! Enjoy your stay.
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We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $30 per day with a $150 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $150 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Everyone was so nice, including Diane in the breakfast bar. Yummy hot breakfast. Loved the homemade pancake maker! Room was exceptional! Very comfortable and clean. Quick internet speed and nice...
Atlanta, Georgia on 16-Jul-2018
Really enjoyed my stay here. Staff was super nice and rooms are very clean! Breakfast is out of this world. You gotta try the pancake maker! Big thanks to Tripp Moore for his kindness! Very good...
By Wayne P
The rooms are comfortable, the staff is nice and competent, and the hotel is conveniently located for University and downtown-related activities. The pancake-maker and the yogurt dispenser at...
By Paul E
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois on 04-Jul-2018
Don’t look any further.... this is the best hotel, I have stayed here twice and this hotel is exceptional!! Always clean and staff is always friendly, the night desk assistant, Emma was AMAZING...
Mobile, Alabama on 29-Jun-2018
I have stayed at several hotels in athens but I had never had such a warm cheerful greeting like I did at the Best Western. Emma was able to get me checked in with no issues and was so chipper that...
Complimentary full breakfast, Scrambled eggs, omelets, pancake machine, self-serve yogurt machine, bacon, sausage and gravy, buttermilk biscuits, assorted cereals and pastries, assorted juices. Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.
100% smoke free hotel
Free parking, One car per registered room
Photocopy, nominal fee
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Indoor pool Heated Indoor Hydrotherapy Spa with over 20 massaging jets. Open daily 10 AM - 10 PM. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
24-hour front desk
Laundromat Coin Operated Front Load Washer and Dryers. Nominal fee
Cable or satellite television
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access
Ice/vending machines Ice Machines located on each hotel floor.
Hot tub Indoor Hydrotherapy Spa. Open daily 10 AM - 10 PM. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Exercise facility Open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Fitness Center located on-site. Treadmill, elliptical, stationary bike, and free weights with bench are available for guest use.
Weight lifting equipment
Business center Business Center equipped with HP computers, free copying and printing services available free of charge.
Computer modem hookups
Audio visual equipment, available
Wedding services Reception space available for rent.
Convenience store/Sundry Market Center
Elevator, wheelchair accessible Elevators available in 7 story interior tower.
Parking for the physically challenged
Gift shop or newsstand 24/7 Sundry Shop.
24-hours, seven days a week business center
24-hours, seven days a week market center accepts cash and all major credit cards
Electronic RFID key locks
U.S. Government Fire/Safety Approved
Adjacent to the famous Varsity Restaurant with many fine dining choices nearby
Barrier free accommodations
Controlled access parking facility
Voice messaging services
High-speed Internet access
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 9
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Wheelchair accessible available
Visual alarm available
Knock lights available
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
Desk/work area Desks available in all guest rooms.
Cable or satellite television
High-speed Internet access
In-room movies HBO and Showtime.
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Iron, ironing board
AM/FM alarm clock
Sofabed available Available in our Family Suite rooms.
The Best Western Athens offers tastefully appointed furnishings that convey the feel of a bed and breakfast inn, but with all the expected conveniences of a modern hotel. Solid, soundproof all-masonry construction, traditional furniture, wing-backed occasional chairs, oversized writing tables, 46-channel remote-controlled cable television with HBO®, AT&T telephone service, dataports, free local calls.
For your personal convenience each of our guest rooms are equipped with a coffee brewer, iron and ironing board, microwave, refrigerator, extra-firm beds featuring high quality color coordinated fitted sheets and woven 100 percent cotton thermal blankets, oversized/thick resort style towels, bright/shiny well lighted bath and vanity areas, outstanding shower pressure utilizing free flowing Teledyne Waterpik Shower Massage heads, and high efficiency individually-controlled heat and air-conditioning units.
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle