Holiday Inn Express Athens
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1819 Holiday Drive, Athens, TN 37303, United States
+1 800 467 1538


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Overall guest ratings

8.4/10 Excellent
Based on 72 reviews
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  • 9.5
  • 9.1
  • 9.0

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds
  • Friendly service
  • Spacious rooms


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    Enjoy One of the Best Hotels in Athens, Tennessee Situated just off Interstate 75 halfway between Chattanooga and Knoxville, TN, Athens is a quiet city nestled in the foothills of the Great Smokey Mountains. Whether you're in town for business or leisure, we're sure you'll enjoy The Friendly City. Need a place to stay for your business trip? The Holiday Inn Express® Athens, TN hotel is a great choice since we're within five miles of companies like Denso Manufacturing, Johnson Controls, ThyssenKrupp and the Mayfield Dairy headquarters. You can also use our Athens, TN hotel's 24-hour Business Center to prepare a presentation. Our 750-square-foot meeting room is great for hosting events, as well. If leisure activities bring you to Athens, TN, our hotel is the perfect jumping-off point to enjoy the surrounding area. Cyclists, bikers and road enthusiasts will appreciate that we're just a short drive from the Cherohala Skyway and the Dragon Back, which boasts more hairpin turns than any other 13-mile stretch of road in the U.S. You can also visit the Lost Sea in Sweetwater, TN and explore the underground lake, go spelunking and then camp overnight inside the cave. No matter what brings you to Athens, TN, our hotel's amenities, including an indoor pool and spa, Fitness Center and free, hot breakfast, are sure to please. Make reservations today to enjoy the Southern hospitality that makes us one of the best hotels in Athens, Tennessee.

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    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Indoor pool
    • Business center
    • Cribs available
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • No smoking
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 72 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.5 "Rooms are outstanding."
    • 9.1 "Very comfortable."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."

    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 25 reviews
    • 9.3 "Rooms are outstanding."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.4 "Generally very clean."

    Overall Rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 46 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.6 "Rooms are outstanding."
      9.6 "96% said rooms were clean."
    • 8.4 "Generally very clean."
      9.6 "96% said rooms were clean."
    Hotel type
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Good to know
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Friendly service"
    "Spacious rooms"
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