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Custom Home W/deck, Dock&boathouse on Lake Athens!
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6.01 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (27 reviews)
Fun times

"It was as advertised and the host was very responsive to any questions. I will stay again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Custom Home W/deck, Dock&boathouse on Lake Athens!
The Cattleman's Cabin, a Perfect Get Away!
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15.56 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)
Perfect little cabin for the weekend

"My husband and I stayed for the weekend to attend a nearby wedding. The cabin was perfect! Not to mention the weather was great and the property is beautiful. I loved the decor and the wrap-around porch. Wish we could have stayed a few more days, but hoping to come back one weekend for 1st Monday ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2020

The Cattleman's Cabin, a Perfect Get Away!
Cozy Cabin on Cedar Creek Lake w/ Grill & Kayak!
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16.28 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (10 reviews)
Little piece of heaven in Cedar Creek lake

"Had a great time at this well appointed house at Cedar Creek Lake! Great porch and close to Purtis Creek for swimming Kayaking. We celebrated our daughters birthday with her friends and they laughed and had a great time. Fire pit and fishing in the back yard!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

Cozy Cabin on Cedar Creek Lake w/ Grill & Kayak!
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Van Inn
2.5 out of 5
2800 East I-20, Van, TX
The price is $46 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
26.72 mi from city center
3.3/5 (39 reviews)
Needs better pillows

"They need better more comfortable pillows, the pillows was hard and left my neck sore"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Van Inn
Farm Cabin w/ Fishing, Fire Pit, Nature Trails & Swing Set
The price is $135 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
26.42 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Great escape from the city.

"Amazing time at this place, great hiking train with a perfect environment to unplug and recharge. Recomended for a family or friends get-together. Dogs were very friendly and great company for the little ones. Remember, you are in the woods, don't expect a super fast internet, be grateful that you ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Farm Cabin w/ Fishing, Fire Pit, Nature Trails & Swing Set
Double-r Ranch Guest House On Private Lake And 1500 Acres
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29.65 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)

"Property was fine. It could have been cleaner but it was ok. Front porch light would really be nice. Thank you!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Double-r Ranch Guest House On Private Lake And 1500 Acres
Log Cabin in Woods W/trail & Scavenger Hunt Wood Fireplace, Lindale Canton Tyler
The price is $80 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
26.62 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (93 reviews)
Weekend Away

"Paul & Kari’s cute cabin was the perfect escape from Dallas for us. We loved sitting on the porch, watching movies, and completing the scavenger hunt! We hope to return again soon."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Log Cabin in Woods W/trail & Scavenger Hunt Wood Fireplace, Lindale Canton Tyler
Best Getaway in East TX! Elken Retreat:spa,pool,hot Tub,massage,breakfast,relax
The price is $120 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
28.18 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
My husband and I chose Elken Retreat for our COVID19 delayed 25th anniversary getaway! We loved it!

"Our stay was peaceful, relaxing, and refreshing. The owner's are very friendly and gifted at little touches that made us feel truly welcomed. They seem to think of everything. The property is definitely a cozy retreat from it all. Loved sitting out by the firepit and the fresh baked chocolate chip ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Best Getaway in East TX! Elken Retreat:spa,pool,hot Tub,massage,breakfast,relax
Best Western Plus Royal Mountain Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
1814 Highway 31 E US, Athens, TX
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The price is $76 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
4.11 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (465 reviews)

"Booked for a friend and they said that it was perfect."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Best Western Plus Royal Mountain Inn & Suites
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Van Canton Area
2.5 out of 5
3064 Interstate 20, Van, TX
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The price is $71 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28
26.68 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (277 reviews)

"Property was very clean, nice beds. The staff were very courteous"…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Van Canton Area
Best Western Canton Inn
2.5 out of 5
2251 N Trade Days Boulevard, Canton, TX
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The price is $85 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
28.26 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (354 reviews)

"The room was very clean and comfortable. The staff were very friendly. And they made our stay as normal as possible during this pandemic."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Best Western Canton Inn
Quality Suites Near Cedar Creek Lake
2.5 out of 5
198 & Highway 175, Mabank, TX
The price is $67 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
19.9 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (322 reviews)

"This hotel was clean and comfortable. The beds were nice and comfortable to sleep on. I highly recommend this hotel and would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Quality Suites Near Cedar Creek Lake
Days Inn by Wyndham Canton
2 out of 5
17299 S I-20 Hwy 19, Canton, TX
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The price is $56 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
28.37 mi from city center
2.8/5 (32 reviews)

"You get what you pay for...... it was fine. Just needed a comfy bed and a shower."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Canton
Victorian Inn
2 out of 5
1803 State Highway 31 East, Athens, TX
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The price is $60 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.12 mi from city center
2.8/5 (64 reviews)
Konnor baseball

"Was nice cheap hotel... bed was comfortable and ac blew real cold once got room cooled down!! Would stay again"…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Victorian Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham Athens TX
2 out of 5
205 Dallas Hwy 175, Athens, TX
The price is $51 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
3.52 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (444 reviews)

"Room was nice & clean. Took a while for the ac to cool but once it did it was fine. Easy check in and check out."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Athens TX
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fairfield TX
2.5 out of 5
1010 W Commerce St, Fairfield, TX
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The price is $59 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
35.68 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (223 reviews)

"Checked in late in evening. Made reservations on the road. Quick and friendly service when we got there."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fairfield TX
Motel 6 Canton, TX
2 out of 5
3001 N Trade Days Blvd, Canton, TX
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The price is $52 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
28.5 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (329 reviews)

"Clean but no coffee."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Motel 6 Canton, TX
Quality Inn & Suites Canton
2.5 out of 5
2406 North Trade Days Boulevard, Canton, TX
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The price is $60 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
28.49 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (293 reviews)

"quiet, clean, close to shopping, nice room, accessbile"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites Canton
Super 8 by Wyndham Fairfield Tx
2 out of 5
370 E I45, Fairfield, TX
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The price is $66 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23
36.02 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (170 reviews)

"We were evacuating from hurricane Laura and were pleased to find this Super 8. Management was able to get us a downstairs room, even though the hotel was packed. Our room was nice, clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Fairfield Tx
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Gun Barrel City
2.5 out of 5
210 Heritage Pkwy, Mabank, TX
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The price is $79 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
20.06 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (362 reviews)

"Perfect location in town. Close to everything and very nicely priced"…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Gun Barrel City
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Visiting Athens

Visitors to Athens are sure to enjoy the shopping and coffeehouses. Tourists can also enjoy the city's parks, breweries, and wineries.

  • There are 6 hotels and other accommodations in Athens
  • The closest major airport is in Tyler, TX (TYR-Pounds Regional), 27.7 mi (44.6 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Athens

The city's natural beauty is on display at Cain Park II, Central Park, and Athens City Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Henderson County Performing Arts Center and Trinity Valley Community College.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 6 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Athens. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Best Western Plus Royal Mountain Inn & Suites - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and pool.
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens - Our customers like the pool and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Super 8 by Wyndham Athens TX - With a stay at this 2-star motel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Dressing for Athens

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 72°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 34°F
  • From April to June, the average is 91°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 95°F during the day and 60°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 83°F as the daytime average and 34°F as the nighttime average
  • About 42.95 inches of rain falls on Athens each year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 93°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 36°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Athens?
Best Western Plus Royal Mountain Inn & Suites is a favorite with Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens and Tara Vineyard and Winery.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Athens, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Athens.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Athens?
To access more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Athens, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Athens?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Athens TX is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Athens?
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your family trip include Best Western Plus Royal Mountain Inn & Suites and Super 8 by Wyndham Athens TX. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Henderson County Fairgrounds.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Athens?
Stay Express Inn Athens is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers an outdoor pool along with free WiFi for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Trinity Valley Community College?
Americas Best Value Inn Athens, TX is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It’s located just a short 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Trinity Valley Community College. Other good options within 5 miles include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens and Super 8 by Wyndham Athens TX.
What about the best place to stay near Henderson County Fairgrounds?
One of the top choices for your stay is Best Western Plus Royal Mountain Inn & Suites, located 2 mi (3.2 km) from Henderson County Fairgrounds, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens and Victorian Inn are two other good options within 5 miles.
What are some hotels with pools in Athens?
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Best Western Plus Royal Mountain Inn & Suites and Stay Express Inn Athens.

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