Hotels In Athens GA | BEST WESTERN Athens | UGA Hotels


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170 N Milledge Avenue
Athens, Georgia 30601-3802
United States


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Hotel Overview

We understand the traveling public has come to expect more amenities when deciding on their lodging needs. So we are pleased to announce we are under construction of our new seven story tower! The new tower will have 54 new interior guest rooms, spacious lobby, work out room, meeting room, large breakfast area and a Hydro Therapy Spa. We have included renderings of the tower in our photo gallery. Our existing guest room pictures showcased are up to date. We understand the construction phase can be difficult for our guests. Please bear with us while we do our best to update our property to accommodate our guest expectations. We will update our website as construction continues.

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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.

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

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20.00 per day with a $100 per week maximum.
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Traveler Reviews

“Classic example of southern hospitality”
By Dawn M
on 05-Nov-17

I took a chance on walking in and hoping for a room on a UGA game weekend after having an unfortunate incident at another hotel. I am so glad I did! Tripp was the friendly face I needed at that...

“Poor timing”
By jsenatro
Port Orange, Florida on 02-Nov-17

Unfair to rate motel while in the middle of construction. Staff and cleanliness/comfort of room--though obvious old motel--indicate it has been, and will be an excellent place to stay when all work...

“Last Minute Overnight Stay”
By thomasbG6930MY
Centersville, United States on 31-Oct-17

This was a last minute overnight stay. The breakfast was one of the best I have had at a hotel. The staff was very polite and willing to make sure you enjoyed your stay. I would recommend as a nice...

“Nice Place to Stay in Athens”
By V5194RStomh
York, SC, United States on 29-Oct-17

Very nice place, close to amenities, good parking and safe place. Rooms are nice and the hotel is getting bigger so I won't worry about not being able to get a room there. This will be my pick the...

“Adequate, but could be better”
By bradleyk196
phoenix, United States on 18-Oct-17

This room was adequate, but the noisy refrigerator,difficult access to this amenity. Bugs in my room, would not look at this hotel as a first choice if i book again, I was not happy here. Under...


Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, pancake machine, Greek yogurt dispenser with yogurt parfait bar, juice, and coffee. Breakfast hours - Monday - Friday 6 a.m.–9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m.–10 a.m.
  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Exterior corridor
  • Laundromat coin operated
  • 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; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Complimentary USA Today newspaper
  • 24-hour front office with copier
  • Electronic key card 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
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups

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

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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  • Desk/work area
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Dataports
  • High-speed Internet access hardwired
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Iron, ironing board
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee maker
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Hairdryer
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Spa available, property offers four king NS rooms w/ deluxe 2 person Jacuzzi® in room, seperate from bathroom

Standard 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.

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
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