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Best Western Athens

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Down comforters, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Down comforters, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave (Main Tower) | Down comforters, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Down comforters, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes

Overview of Best Western Athens

Best Western Athens

2.5 star property

7.4/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
170 N Milledge Ave, Athens, GA, 30601

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationParkview Recreation Center12 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Georgia12 min walk
  • Popular LocationSanford Stadium3 min drive
  • AirportAthens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps)13 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Athens, Best Western Athens is near the airport. T.R.R. Cobb House and Taylor-Grady House are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Seney-Stovall Chapel and The Georgia Theatre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Stegeman Coliseum or Sanford Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel - 1 min walk
  • T.R.R. Cobb House - 9 min walk
  • Parkview Recreation Center - 12 min walk
  • University of Georgia - 12 min walk
  • Sanford Stadium - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) - 91 min drive


  • Big City Bread Cafe - 10 min walk
  • Siri Thai Cuisine - 11 min walk
  • Clocked - 12 min walk
  • Viva Argentine Cuisine - 12 min walk
  • The Grit - 12 min walk

About this property

Best Western Athens

Hotel near the airport
A roundtrip airport shuttle, a grocery/convenience store, and laundry facilities are just a few of the amenities provided at Best Western Athens. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a health club and a 24-hour business center.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • Swimming pool
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), self parking (surcharge), and a TV in the lobby
  • An elevator, meeting rooms, and a computer station
  • A front desk safe, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Guest reviews speak well of the breakfast, helpful staff, and location
Room features
All 120 rooms have comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches like free WiFi and desk chairs. Guest reviews speak well of the clean, comfortable rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • 32-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Separate sitting areas, refrigerators, and microwaves



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 10.00 per night)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Swimming pool

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (800 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Elevator
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking


  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter


  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per night (maximum USD 100 per stay)
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
2 per room (up to 30 lbs per pet)
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 36.00 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 36.00 (one-way), (from 1 to 18 years old)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per night (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Best Western Athens have a pool?

Yes, this property has a pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Best Western Athens?

As of Jan 29, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Best Western Athens on Jan 31, 2023 start from $99.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Best Western Athens pet-friendly?

Yes, Best Western Athens allows dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 30 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 30 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much is parking at Best Western Athens?

Self parking is available for USD 10.00 per night. Limited spots are available.

What time is check-in at Best Western Athens?

Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Best Western Athens?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Does Best Western Athens provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of USD 36.00 per person applies.

Where is Best Western Athens located?

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Seney-Stovall Chapel, T.R.R. Cobb House, and Taylor-Grady House. 40 Watt Club and Parkview Recreation Center are also within 15 minutes.




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Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Okay

Aurelio, Greensboro

Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Liked that its a convenient low cost hotel with a clean and comfortable bed. Disliked the roach running across the bathroom floor.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

2/10 Terrible


Traveled with group, Business traveler
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The advertisement for the Hotel is deceiving. The room that I was given was an outside entry old room that was dirty and very unsafe.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good location good service friendly staff
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We were very pleased with our stay!!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

8/10 Good


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The rooms were nice, but none of the machines in the fitness center worked. In addition, the trashcans and bathrooms near the fitness center weren't very clean. I wish you all had recycling! The folks at the front desk were super nice, and the room was very clean!
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

6/10 Okay


Traveled with partner
Liked: Amenities
The wrong room got booked and we were told to grab the managers card and email. No action taken. Werent even given the card had to get it ourselves.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly staff. Clean and modernized property .
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

2/10 Terrible


Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Staff did not care at all. Waited 45 mins to be checked in - past check-in time. Sheets stained. Dirt and objects found under bed. Room very noisy. ABSOLUTELY NOT WORTH the $260 / night
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

8/10 Good


Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

8/10 Good


Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, room comfort
Bed sheets were stained and room smelled musty but friendly/kind staff and wonderful breakfast
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022