Bedding Down


Best Western Athens

170 N. Milledge Ave. • 706-546-7311

$59–$89. 70 rooms. Continental breakfast. Free high-speed Internet. Small pets welcome (extra fee) and outdoor pool.

Comfort Suites

255 North Ave. • 706-995-4000

Starting at $84 (seasonal rates apply). Free continental breakfast and daily newspaper. Indoor heated pool and hot tub, exercise room, business center. High-speed Internet. Refrigerator, microwave, hairdryer and ironing board in all rooms. Pets with fee.

Courtyard by Marriott

166 N. Finley St. • 706-369-7000

$109–$159 (seasonal rates apply). 105 rooms. Restaurant open for breakfast only, with an honor bar available in the evenings. All rooms have an ironing board, hairdryer and coffeemaker. Wired and wireless Internet, outdoor pool, whirlpool and exercise facility.

Days Inn

230 N. Finley St. • 706-543-6511

$65–$75. 75 rooms. Continental breakfast, refrigerators, free high-speed Internet and pool.

Foundry Park Inn & Spa

295 E. Dougherty St. • 706-549-7020

Seasonal rates. 119 guest rooms and suites. Dining: Hoyt House Restaurant and the Melting Point live music and special-events venue. Full-service day spa, conference center (groups 10–400), outdoor pool with sun deck, valet laundry service and complimentary shuttle service (upon availability). Free wireless Internet, refrigerator and microwave.

Georgia Center Hotel

1197 S. Lumpkin St. • 706-548-1311

$99–$129 (seasonal rates apply). 193 newly renovated guest rooms and suites. Free Wi-fi, microwave and refrigerator. Dining: Savannah Room, Doghouse Lounge, Georgia Java and Courtyard Café. Located in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.

Georgia Gameday Center

250 W. Broad St. • 706-583-4500

$119–$199 (corporate and group rates available). Seasonal rates apply. One-, two- and three bedroom luxury suites, furnished, full kitchen, washer/dryer in room. Located downtown, walking distance to UGA campus. Shuttle service and free parking available.

Hilton Garden Inn

390 E. Washington St. • 706-353-6800

$139–$199. 185 luxury rooms. Large breakfast restaurant, piano bar and lounge, meeting rooms, business center, pool, whirlpool and fitness center. All rooms include an entertainment center, high-speed Internet, microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker. No pets allowed.

Holiday Inn

197 E. Broad St. • 706-549-4433

$95–$135. 222 rooms. Dining: Redfearn Grille. Business center, jacuzzi, exercise center and indoor pool. High-speed Internet, coffeemaker and ironing boards in all rooms. Small pets (with fee).

Holiday Inn Express

513 W. Broad St. • 706-546-8122

Starting at $99. 160 rooms. Free deluxe continental breakfast. Business center, pool and exercise center. All rooms have high-speed Internet, expanded basic cable with HBO and coffeemaker.

Hotel Indigo

500 College Ave. • 706-546-0430

$139–$159 starting rate (seasonal rates apply). Eco-friendly and pet-friendly. 130 guest rooms, including 12 suites with hardwood floors and spalike showers. Art gallery, Madison Bar & Bistro with outdoor patio and occasional live music and “Rialto Room†special-events venue.


898 W. Broad St. • 706-549-5400

$42.50–$65. Free continental breakfast. Outdoor pool. Rooms include coffeemaker, 25″ TV with HBO/Cinemax, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, microwave and microfridge, free wireless access. Pet-friendly.

South Athens

The Colonels on Angel Oaks Farm

3890 Barnett Shoals Rd. • 706-559-9595

$115–$175. Seven rooms and three suites, most with a private bath, in a circa-1860 country manor. Antique furniture, horses, 30 acres, pond and walking trails with direct access to natural areas. Fifteen minutes from downtown and UGA. TV/ DVD/ VCR, cable and high-speed Internet. Security.

Intown Suites

2044 S. Milledge Dr. • 706-355-3121

$159.99–$179.99 per week. Kitchen with full-size refrigerator/freezer, free high-speed Internet and cable with HBO in all rooms. Security, on-site laundry.

Springhill Suites by Marriott

3500 Daniells Bridge Rd. • 706-353-8484

$99–$104. 99 rooms. Complimentary continental breakfast buffet. Full use of St. Mary’s Wellness Center. Suites feature a small refrigerator, sink and microwave. High-speed Internet, wired and wireless. Pool.

North Athens

Bulldog Inn

1225 Commerce Rd. • 706-543-3611

On weekdays, a one-bed room is $40 including tax and a two-bed room is $45 including tax. On weekends, all rooms are $50 including tax. Seasonal rates apply. Pool.

Westside / Mall

America’s Best Inn

2715 Atlanta Hwy. • 706-549-1530

$40–$100 (seasonal rates apply). 45 rooms. Continental breakfast. All rooms have cable with HBO, CNN, ESPN and free local calls. Pets allowed w/ fee.

Budget Host Inn

3425 Atlanta Hwy. • 706-549-0251

$40–$45. Jacuzzi. Some rooms have kitchenettes. Laundry and fax services are available. Pets welcome.

Candlewood Suites

156 Classic Rd. • 706-548-9663

$45–$89. Extended stay is welcome. 97 rooms. Full kitchen & cooking utensils. Granite countertops and hardwood floors. 24-hr gym. Pet-friendly. Free use of washers/dryers. Free book/DVD lending.

Comfort Inn

3980 Atlanta Hwy. • 706-227-9700

$87.99–$92.99 (seasonal rates apply). Continental breakfast. Pool, exercise room and business cen-ter. Free high-speed Internet. Pet-friendly. Refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker and ironing board in all rooms.

Country Inn & Suites

236 Old Epps Bridge Rd. • 706-612-9100

$89–$189. Continental breakfast. Indoor pool, jacuzzi and health club. Free high-speed Internet. Refrigerator and microwave in all rooms.

Hampton Inn

2220 W. Broad St. • 706-548-9600

$109 (seasonal rates apply). Free breakfast. Exercise room, business center and pool. High-speed wireless Internet, hairdryer, ironing board, coffeemaker and HBO in all rooms. No pets.

Howard Johnson

2465 W. Broad St. • 706-548-1111

$49.99–$59.99 (seasonal rates apply). Free breakfast buffet. Pool and free wireless Internet. Refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, pay-per-view and Nintendo in all rooms. Free local and long distance calls.

Microtel Inn

1050 Ultimate Dr. • 706-548-5676

$44 (seasonal rates apply). Continental breakfast included. Expanded cable with HBO and ESPN. Refrigerator and microwave in every room. Free wireless Internet and local/long distance calls. Located across from Target Shopping Center.

Perimeter Inn

3791 Atlanta Hwy. • 706-548-3000

$52.16–$83.80 (tax included). Continental breakfast. Free local calls. HBO and refrigerator in all rooms. Pool.

Sleep Inn and Suites

109 Florence Dr. • 706-850-1261

$76 and up. 65 rooms. Free cable with HBO, indoor pool, exercise room, breakfast, business center, wireless, microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker and ironing board in room. Pet-friendly.

In Lands Not So Distant

Ashford Manor Bed and Breakfast

5 Harden Hill Rd. • Watkinsville • 706-769-2633

$89–$199 (seasonal rates apply). Six guest rooms in an 1893 Victorian manor house on a five-acre estate. Private baths, bathrobes, coffeemaker and refrigerator in all rooms. Dogs welcome. Free wireless Internet. Ages 16 and up. Home to the Concert on the Lawn Series (see Music Venues).

Butler Motor Inn

173 S. Main St. • Watkinsville • 706-769-7781

$38–$46. Free cable, direct-dial phone, kitchenette (with microwave and refrigerator) included.

Fair Havens Bed & Breakfast

75 Old Edwards Rd. • Arnoldsville • 706-208-8900

$125–$250 (seasonal rates apply). Four guest rooms in an 1825, 5,000-sq. ft. manor house and adjoining cottage located on 30 acres with horses and gardens. Only eight miles east of Athens.

Hawk’s Nest Hostel

1760 McRee’s Mill Rd. • Watkinsville • 706-202-1719

$18–20. Private cabins 12 miles from downtown Athens in a beautiful country setting. All amenities included (AC, heat, kitchen, refrigerator, shower). For info and reservations:


Bell Acres Resort

158 Bell Acres Rd. • Maysville • 706-677-2931

Tent camping: $10. RV hookups: $15–$20. Cabins: $45 (All include a $35 grounds fee.) Family oriented, clothing-free resort with swimming pool, hot tub, hiking trails, volleyball, laundry facility, workout room and clubhouse.

Pine Lake

5540 High Shoals Rd. • Bishop • 706-769-5486

Tent camping: $20 plus $3 per additional person (over two); RV hookups: $28–$30. Campsites with nature trails, store, fishing, restrooms, bathhouse, playground and cooking shed. Checks/cash only.