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Best Western Athens Inn

AAA - 2 Diamond

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Directly adjacent to I-65, Exit 351, this charming Athens, AL hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the Tennessee Valley. The convenience of central location offers each guest easy access to local attractions and many outdoor activities.

The Best Western Athens Inn provides a LIMITED NUMBER of pet friendly rooms with all of the amenities and superb customer service expected from Best Western. Our Athens, AL hotel is only three miles from Athens State University. Hotel guests will be close to a variety of restaurants (Applebees, Ruby Tuesdays and Logans Roadhouse) all within walking distance of the property.

Each guest room features updated bedding and bath packages, free high-speed Internet access and cable satellite television with HBO. A micro-refrigerator is available in some rooms (Microwave available upon request). The hotel offers a complimentary full hot breakfast (including biscuits and gravy, sausage , eggs and pancakes etc.) and features an outdoor pool, exercise room, and an onsite laundry facility.

The Best Western Athens Inn is located two miles from historic downtown Athens, AL and a short drive from the Space and Rocket Center Space Museum. Hotel guests can spend the day relaxing at one of the nearby parks such as Point Mallard Park or the Joe Wheeler State Park. Business travelers visiting our Athens, AL hotel will appreciate the close proximity to corporate locations including Steelcase, Delphi and Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant.

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1329 US Highway 72 E
United States
To make a reservation please call 0800 393130 (Freephone). For all other enquiries please call +1 256-233-4030
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


Location and Attractions

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1329 US Highway 72 E
United States

What's nearby?


  • 15.00 mile(s) from Decatur

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Huntsville

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Steelcase

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Menasha Packaging

  • 12.00 mile(s) from Delphi

  • 14.00 mile(s) from Browns Ferry Nuclear Plan

  • 17.00 mile(s) from Marshall Space Center

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Huntsville Research Park

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Athens State University, Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention held in early October.

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Calhoun Community College

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 529 traveller reviews
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Good accommodations

23/03/2019 Stormchaser1966, Dayton

I stayed here for one night on my way to a conference in New Orleans. (When possible, I prefer to drive rather than fly.) The trip from Ohio southward was a horrible one -- extended delay construction... more


Long day traveling with a small dog

20/03/2019 Jill K,

What a pleasure to walk into a clean, odor-free room. Easy access to Interstate, no-hassle reservation. Just the ticket for a restful night before continuing on our journey. We make the trip from WI ... more



11/03/2019 Sue M, Marion, Illinois

The toilet flange was broken, the phone did not work but worst of all once in the room the door jammed and could not get out. No phone and a door that would not operate. I called with my cell ...Their... more

Owner Response
WESTERN B, General Manager at Best Western Athens Inn, responded to this review
We apologized for the issues and had them fixed immediately. We understood your frustration and we had refunded your pet fee due to the reservation being a 3rd party. Josh had called you after you had checked out to inform you of the refund. Again we all apologize for any inconveniences you had during your stay.

Great Hotel at a Great Price

10/03/2019 markbS5212YL, Lillian, Alabama

We stayed here for the weekend while attending a class. The price was fantastic and so was the hotel. The rooms were clean and looked like they’d been recently remodeled. The breakfast was on par w... more

Owner Response
WESTERN B, General Manager at Best Western Athens Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for the review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We do our best to ensure each guest has a pleasant stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

More like a motel

04/03/2019 243DLP, Midland, Michigan

We stayed here on the way to and from Alabama. This is not the quality of a Best Western we are used to. The rooms have doors facing the outside. Only 2 levels and both times we were put on the fir... more

Owner Response
WESTERN B, General Manager at Best Western Athens Inn, responded to this review
We apologize that your stay was not what you are use to. We are a Best Western Core and we are an exterior property. All of our King rooms are on the ground floor for easier access. Our rooms have been recently remodeled with bedding, furniture , carpet and tile , we apologize for the bedding. We are a safe and secure area and we take pride in our property and want all our guest to feel welcome. We apologize for any inconveniences during your stay with us,