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Scenic Setting Just 8 Minutes From Athens
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4.67 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Great quiet place

"This is our second stay with the Loves and they’re such great host with the best peaceful property yet close to OU. Bummer it was a short visit, thanks to the Corvid-19 virus. Would definitely recommend"…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Scenic Setting Just 8 Minutes From Athens
Luxury Lodge Nestled on 5 Wooded Private Acres for an Ultimate Getaway.....
4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Overall fun weekend

"Overall great place to stay. It was set up perfectly for Multiple families with small children(ex gate on patio, many bedrooms). Slightly disappointed when we arrived and there was no hot tub as stated in the listing."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Luxury Lodge Nestled on 5 Wooded Private Acres for an Ultimate Getaway.....
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5
20 Home St, Athens, OH
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The price is $74 per night
1.11 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (992 reviews)

"Other than the 3 cockroaches it was pretty nice. Very friendly"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

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Highlander Motel
2.5 out of 5
420 W Union St, Athens, OH
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The price is $70 per night
1.19 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (22 reviews)

"I was very surprised the room was so nice for an affordable price! I’ll definitely be back"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Highlander Motel
Days Inn by Wyndham Athens
2 out of 5
330 Columbus Rd, Athens, OH
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The price is $53 per night
1.72 mi from city center
2.9/5 (572 reviews)

"The room was great, very clean and spacious. The property is conveniently located to food and shopping."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Athens
Aframe Cabin in the Woods #2
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7.55 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Awesome time

"Had a great time and would loved to go back again"…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Aframe Cabin in the Woods #2
Quiet 2 Bedroom A-frame Cabin Located 5 Miles From East State Street
4.1/5Very Good! (25 reviews)
Just as advertised

"we really enjoyed our time and will make our way back around again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Quiet 2 Bedroom A-frame Cabin Located 5 Miles From East State Street
Super 8 by Wyndham Athens
2 out of 5
2091 E State St, Athens, OH
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The price is $57 per night
3.62 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (467 reviews)

"Loved it. Check in was easy. Breakfast was great. Check out was great. Clean room"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Athens
Ohio University Inn & Conference Center
3.5 out of 5
331 Richland Ave, Athens, OH
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The price is $96 per night
0.72 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (976 reviews)

"Regal looking lobby, good parking. Had to check the provided map to find our building. Stay was during the Vid scare and had all recommended protections in place. Room was posh, clean and quiet. Great bed and pillows. Courtyard was large, pool, fire pits and plenty of sitting. The restaurant was ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Ohio University Inn & Conference Center
Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens
2.5 out of 5
924 East State Street, Athens, OH
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The price is $99 per night
1.76 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (358 reviews)

"Computers were down but check in was still super fast and pleasant."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens
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Visiting Athens

Visitors give high marks for the college vibe in Athens, which is also known for its festivals and bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's live music, churches, and art. A top sight in the city is Hocking Hills State Park.

  • There are 199 hotels and other accommodations in Athens
  • The closest major airport is in Parkersburg, WV (PKB-Mid-Ohio Valley Regional), 35.5 mi (57.2 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Athens

Well-known for its festivals, the city's cultural venues include Stuart's Opera House, Fur Peace Ranch, and Hot Dog Museum. Attractions like Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, Columbus Washboard Factory, and Happy Trails Horseback Rides are fun for kids of all ages. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the hiking trails and these places to visit: Hocking Hills State Park, Zaleski State Forest, and Lake Hope State Park.

In Athens, you'll be able to select from 199 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Sleep Inn Logan Ohio-Hocking Hills - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and helpful staff.
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens - Our customers like the pool and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free parking.
  • Hocking Hills Inn - Amenities at this 3-star guesthouse include free parking and an in-room fireplace. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and comfortable beds.

Dressing for Athens

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 60°F and the nighttime average to be 22°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 84°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • July through September averages 84°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 71°F during the day and 23°F at night
  • Athens gets about 41.42 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 24°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Athens?
Athens Central Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend Sleep Inn Logan Ohio-Hocking Hills and Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Athens, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Athens.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Athens?
To access more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Athens, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Athens?
Based on reviews, Days Inn by Wyndham Athens is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hometown Inn Athens and Super 8 by Wyndham Athens.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Athens?
Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Hampton Inn Athens and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens. Attractions like Fun Barn and Hocking Valley Scenic Railway are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Athens?
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Holiday Inn Express Logan and Ohio University Inn & Conference Center.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Hocking Hills State Park?
3 Story pet Friendly Lodge Near Old Man’s Cave! is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this lodge offers in-room sofa beds. It’s located 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Hocking Hills State Park. Another good option is Timber Ridge Lodge- 20-person Family Friendly- Near Old Man’s Cave, located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away.
What about the best place to stay close to Ohio University?
One of the top choices for your stay is Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, located a short 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Ohio University, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Baymont by Wyndham Athens and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens are two other good choices within 5 miles.
What's the best golf hotel in Athens?
Hampton Inn Athens is a hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. You can tee off at Brass Ring Golf Club during your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Athens?
Baymont by Wyndham Logan is a top property with an indoor pool, free breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Hampton Inn Athens and Ohio University Inn & Conference Center.

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