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Scottish Inn Athens
2 out of 5
2620 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN
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The price is $66 per night
3.24 mi from city center
3.4/5 (103 reviews)
Good

"Very good"…"

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Scottish Inn Athens
Travelodge Athens Tn
115 County Road 247, Athens, TN
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4.35 mi from city center
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cleveland
2.5 out of 5
2815 Westside Dr Nw, Cleveland, TN
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The price is $79 per night
23.33 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (332 reviews)

"I thought the employees were very courteous and very compliant with cv-19 protocol. I felt safe. The staff went out of their way to maqke us feel comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cleveland

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Motel 6 Cleveland, TN
2 out of 5
3000 Valley Hills Trail Northwest, Cleveland, TN
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The price is $47 per night
23.89 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (458 reviews)

"Nice room with a comfortable bed. No complaints from me"…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Motel 6 Cleveland, TN
Super 8 by Wyndham Athens
2 out of 5
2541 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN
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The price is $59 per night
3.28 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (234 reviews)

"Came here for a dog show, normally I stay at the Days Inn but this time I stayed at the Super 8. I thought it was much nicer overall, then the Days Inn. The only thing I disliked was the size of teh bathroom, it is very tiny and the fan was really loud so we couldn't leave the bathroom light on overnight. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Athens
Baymont by Wyndham Cleveland
2.5 out of 5
360 Sergeant Paul B. Huff Parkway, Cleveland, TN
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The price is $60 per night
21.88 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (789 reviews)

"The room was large. Had refrigerator and microwave. Liked that the room had wood like flooring not a rug. They practiced good covid19 protocol. A breakfast of muffins, juice and coffee. Coffee in the room. My husband and I am 76 . No concerns or problems."…"

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Cleveland
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Cleveland
2.5 out of 5
160 Bernham Drive, Cleveland, TN
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The price is $109 per night
22.28 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)

"I thought this hotel was great. Super clean and super nice. Staff was very friendly and asked if I had a floor preference were my room would be and was always polite. Room was very clean and had great amenities such as a large fridge, a dishwasher and a stove. A lot of the "nicer" hotels in this ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Cleveland
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cleveland TN
2.5 out of 5
130 Interstate Drive Northwest, Cleveland, TN
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The price is $92 per night
23.96 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (694 reviews)

"Clean and comfortable with lovely decor. Nice to-go breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cleveland TN
Days Inn by Wyndham Athens
2 out of 5
2541 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night
3.28 mi from city center
3.4/5 (126 reviews)

"Good hotel for the money, Clean and very nice people"…"

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Athens
Athens Lodge
2 out of 5
115 Liberty Branch Lane, Athens, TN
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4.43 mi from city center
2/5 (29 reviews)
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"I’ll never stay there again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2018

Athens Lodge
Hampton Inn Cleveland
2.5 out of 5
4355 Frontage Rd Nw, Cleveland, TN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $108 per night
22.18 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (264 reviews)

"Bed was very comfortable. Staff was friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Hampton Inn Cleveland
Americas Best Value Inn Athens, TN
2 out of 5
2808 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN
The price is $53 per night
3.7 mi from city center
2.9/5 (39 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. Quiet, clean, and convenient to store and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

Americas Best Value Inn Athens, TN
Ingleside Motel
2.5 out of 5
2214 Congress Parkway South, Athens, TN
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The price is $50 per night
2.28 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (90 reviews)

"Heater kept the room very warm. Water was hot enough to make the bathroom steamy. WiFi was fast enough to watch Netflix. I fell asleep undisturbed like a brick :)"…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Ingleside Motel
Motel 6 Athens, TN
2 out of 5
2002 Whitaker Rd, Athens, TN
Free Cancellation
The price is $61 per night
3.33 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (183 reviews)
I would stay again!

"Decent hotel at a decent price."…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Motel 6 Athens, TN
Hampton Inn Athens
2.5 out of 5
1821 Holiday Dr, Athens, TN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $88 per night
3.31 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (171 reviews)

"The room was clean and the staff pleasant. Due to COVID-19 some amenities were unavailable (no hot breakfast); however, I do not fault Hampton Inn for circumstances beyond their control."…"

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

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Visiting Athens

Visitors to Athens are sure to enjoy the restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's parks, shopping, and university setting.

  • You'll find 61 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Athens - Sweetwater
  • The closest major airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 42.2 mi (67.9 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Chattanooga, TN (CHA-Chattanooga Metropolitan), 44.1 mi (71 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Athens

The city's natural beauty is on display at Veterans Memorial Park, McMinn Field, and Knox Park. The university setting is a highlight of the city and Tennessee Wesleyan College is worth a campus tour. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are McMinn County Living Heritage Museum and Heritage Park.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 14 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Athens. Here are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Comfort Inn Athens - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and pool.
  • Hampton Inn 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 outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express Athens - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for Athens

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 66°F and the nighttime average to be 26°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 88°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • July through September averages 88°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 77°F during the day and 26°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Athens is 55.59 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 88°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 28°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Athens?
Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens Marriott is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and free parking. Reviews from our site also recommend Comfort Inn Athens and Hampton Inn Athens as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Athens, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Athens.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Athens?
To find more details 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, Ingleside Motel is a popular 2.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Motel 6 Athens, TN and Scottish Inn Athens.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Athens?
Comfort Inn 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 stay with the kids include Holiday Inn Express Athens and Hampton Inn Athens.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Athens?
Motel 6 Athens, TN is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Scottish Inn Athens and Ingleside Motel.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Regional Park?
Super 8 by Wyndham Athens is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Regional Park. Other good choices within a short distance include Ingleside Motel and Holiday Inn Express Athens.
What about the best place to stay close to Heritage Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Ingleside Motel, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from Heritage Park, and this property offers free WiFi and free parking. Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens Marriott and Super 8 by Wyndham Athens are two other good choices within a few miles.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Athens?
Days Inn by Wyndham Athens is a hotel featuring free breakfast and an outdoor pool, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. You can tee off at Rock Springs Golf Course, Ridgewood Golf Club, or White Oaks Golf Course while you’re in town.
What are some accommodations with pools in Athens?
Comfort Inn Athens is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free parking. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Holiday Inn Express Athens and Hampton Inn Athens.

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