Relax in Comfort at Our Hotel in Athens, Texas You can easily relax amid all the comforts of home when you stay at this modern and contemporary Holiday Inn Express® Athens hotel. Texas visitors appreciate our convenient location on TX-31 in Athens's newest business district, which is just one mile from downtown. With Lake Athens, Lake Richland Chambers and Cedar Creek Lake just a short drive away, our property provides easy access to a wealth of outdoor activities. Corporate guests can take advantage of our free high-speed, wireless Internet access and stay connected to the office during any trip to our Athens hotel. Warm Texas hospitality is waiting to welcome you to our 24-hour business center. Looking to host a meeting in Athens, TX? Our hotel's well-appointed meeting facilities can ensure a successful event. Families looking for a hotel in Athens, Texas near all the most popular attractions, like Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center and the East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society, need look no further. Compared to other Athens, TX hotels, we provide the most convenient location to all the popular sites. The Henderson County Fairgrounds, which plays host to the Canton First Monday Trade Days every month, is just down the road. After a long day of travel, our heated, indoor pool and whirlpool can provide a relaxing oasis for you to unwind. Book your reservations to experience our quality amenities at a price you can afford!