John Gutekanst, owner of Avalanche Pizza, displays his passion for local food, his creativity in combing ingredients and his overwhelmingly obvious baking talents at the Athens, OH farmer's market!
You'll have to forgive me, as I don't recall the exact names of all the breads and pastries. This was the first time in my life that I was awe-struck by the beauty of baked breads.
The Berry Me in Bacon!
Out of the copious amounts of things we sampled, this was by far, my favorite!
A delicious dough with just the right amount of chew, similar to a perfect pizza crust, enveloping a mound of white cheddar cheese with sweet, plump blueberries and generously sliced slabs of beautiful bacon woven throughout!
We ate so much and it was all absolutely the most impressive and #delicious baked good experience I've ever had!
Thank you John, for sharing all of this with us!! The sun setting and reflecting over Dow Lake at Strouds Run State Park.
Strouds Run State Park contains 2,606 acres of uninterrupted hardwood, the 161-acre Dow Lake, a 900-foot sand beach, 6 #hiking trails, 15 mountain biking/hiking trails and 10 bridle/hiking trails. John Gutekanst, owner of Avalanche Pizza, displays his passion for local food, his creativity in combing ingredients and his overwhelmingly obvious baking talents at the Athens, OH farmer's market!
You'll have to forgive me, as I don't recall the exact names of all the breads and pastries. This was the first time in my life that I was awe-struck by the beauty of baked breads.
This pastry is wrapped around a poached pear and stuffed with even more more pears and a sweetened peanut butter like filling!
We ate so much and it was all absolutely the most impressive and #delicious baked good experience I've ever had!
Thank you John, for sharing all of this with us!! Strouds Run State Park contains 2,606 acres of uninterrupted hardwood, the 161-acre Dow Lake, a 900-foot sand beach, 6 #hiking trails, 15 mountain biking/hiking trails and 10 bridle/hiking trails. A shot through the reeds of the hardwood forest across Dow Lake. Most of the lake is forested right up the shore line.
Strouds Run State Park contains 2,606 acres of uninterrupted hardwood, the 161-acre Dow Lake, a 900-foot sand beach, 6 #hiking trails, 15 mountain biking/hiking trails and 10 bridle/hiking trails. John Gutekanst, owner of Avalanche Pizza, displays his passion for local food, his creativity in combing ingredients and his overwhelmingly obvious baking talents at the Athens, OH farmer's market!
You'll have to forgive me, as I don't recall the exact names of all the breads and pastries. This was the first time in my life that I was awe-struck by the beauty of baked breads.
The Bomba de Cereza! (Cherry Bomb)
A spelt/rye flat-bread topped with mangchego cheese, capers, sweet peppers and cherry bomb peppers stuffed with chorizo!
We ate so much and it was all absolutely the most impressive and #delicious baked good experience I've ever had!
Thank you John, for sharing all of this with us!! My first moon photo!
Zoomed in on it from the same vantage point as my previous post!
Strouds Run State Park contains 2,606 acres of uninterrupted hardwood, the 161-acre Dow Lake, a 900-foot sand beach, 6 #hiking trails, 15 mountain biking/hiking trails and 10 bridle/hiking trails. On the other end of Dow Lake from the sunset, the moon has come out to play.
Strouds Run State Park contains 2,606 acres of uninterrupted hardwood, the 161-acre Dow Lake, a 900-foot sand beach, 6 #hiking trails, 15 mountain biking/hiking trails and 10 bridle/hiking trails. The “Royale” with Cheese from Avalanche Pizza in Athens, OH
Seven cheeses!
Melting Mozzarella, Real Cheddar, Crumbled Feta, Italian-style Gorgonzola, Crunchy Asiago, Finely Grated Parmesan and Fresh Provolone.
John Gutekanst, owner of Avalanche Pizza, displays his passion for local food, his creativity in combing ingredients and his overwhelmingly obvious baking talents at the Athens, OH farmer's market!
You'll have to forgive me, as I don't recall the exact names of all the breads and pastries. This was the first time in my life that I was awe-struck by the beauty of baked breads.
These are spelt (an ancient species of wheat) vegan cornettas with spinach, potato, eggplant, beet, sweet peppers, squash, etc...
We ate so much and it was all absolutely the most impressive and #delicious baked good experience I've ever had!
Thank you John, for sharing all of this with us!! John Gutekanst, owner of Avalanche Pizza, displays his passion for local food, his creativity in combing ingredients and his overwhelmingly obvious baking talents at the Athens, OH farmer's market!
You'll have to forgive me, as I don't recall the exact names of all the breads and pastries. This was the first time in my life that I was awe-struck by the beauty of baked breads.
On the left is a puff pastry filled with a almond tahini pudding (that was out of this world!) and topped with plums, raspberries, blackberries and a blackberry jam.
On the right is a stuffed bread called a fougasse parmentier filled with potato, cilantro, cheddar, carrots, bacon and roasted sassafras leek.
We ate so much and it was all absolutely the most impressive and #delicious baked good experience I've ever had!
Thank you John, for sharing all of this with us!! The Athens Lunatic Asylum, was a mental hospital operated in Athens, OH. from 1874 until 1993.
The area is now known as The Ridges and is owned by Ohio University. The Athens Lunatic Asylum, was a mental hospital operated in Athens, OH. from 1874 until 1993.
The area is now known as The Ridges and is owned by Ohio University. There are 1,930 people buried at the three cemeteries on the grounds of the former Athens Lunatic Asylum.
Most graves are marked only with a number. After 1943, the state began putting names, births, and deaths, on the markers of the patients who died.  The evening mist rising up from Dow Lake inside Strouds Run State Park.
Strouds Run State Park contains 2,606 acres of uninterrupted hardwood, the 161-acre Dow Lake, a 900-foot sand beach, 6 #hiking trails, 15 mountain biking/hiking trails and 10 bridle/hiking trails. There are 1,930 people buried at the three cemeteries on the grounds of the former Athens Lunatic Asylum.
Most graves are marked only with a number. After 1943, the state began putting names, births, and deaths, on the markers of the patients who died.  Called John Gutekanst, owner of Avalanche Pizza, displays his passion for local food, his creativity in combing ingredients and his overwhelmingly obvious baking talents at the Athens, OH farmer's market!
You'll have to forgive me, as I don't recall the exact names of all the breads and pastries. This was the first time in my life that I was awe-struck by the beauty of baked breads.
These are a sea salt and herb fougasse, a french flat-bread shaped like a leaf. John said these are one of the more popular items.
We ate so much and it was all absolutely the most impressive and #delicious baked good experience I've ever had!
Thank you John, for sharing all of this with us!! The Athens Lunatic Asylum, was a mental hospital operated in Athens, OH. from 1874 until 1993.
The area is now known as The Ridges and is owned by Ohio University. An awesome creepy mental hospital in Athens called A quaint town in Southeast Ohio. Definitely worth a stop through. Lots of charming shops and an awesome old theater. #weekendgetaway There are 1,930 people buried at the three cemeteries on the grounds of the former Athens Lunatic Asylum.
Most graves are marked only with a number. After 1943, the state began putting names, births, and deaths, on the markers of the patients who died.  The Athens Lunatic Asylum, was a mental hospital operated in Athens, OH. from 1874 until 1993.
The area is now known as The Ridges and is owned by Ohio University.
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Get an overview of this hotelMotel in Athens with free breakfast and indoor pool

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Indoor pool
Business center

Location

Situated in Athens, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Court Street and Hot Dog Museum. Ohio University and John Calhoun Baker University Center are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Property Features

An indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub are available at this smoke-free motel. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, a business center, and a meeting room.

Room Amenities

All 99 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls.

Languages Spoken

Baymont by Wyndham Athens

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Baymont by Wyndham Athens provides a spa tub and a fitness center. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Business-related amenities consist of a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. This business-friendly motel also offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Baymont by Wyndham Athens is a smoke-free property.

  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Express check-out 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 99 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free local calls 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Television 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Hair dryer 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 6.00.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Baymont Inn Athens
  • Baymont Inn Motel Athens
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Athens Hotel Athens
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Athens Ohio
  • Baymont Inn And Suites Athens
  • Baymont Inn Athens Motel

We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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