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Athens Ohio Accommodations

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The Athens center point is around the area of Ohio University Peden Stadium and the area of Kennedy Museum of Art.

Athens is a small city along the banks of the Hocking River in the southeastern part of Ohio. In Athens, you'll find several opportunities for outdoor recreation and cultural events. The city is also home to Ohio University. If you're planning a trip to Athens, you'll discover a range of hotels to make your stay enjoyable. More from this guide...

Athens Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

The Ohio University Inn & Conference Center
+1-888-690-5247
331 Richland Ave., Athens, OH 45701
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Impressive bathroom
  • Friendly staff
Baymont Inn & Suites - Athens 20 Home St., Athens, OH 45701
  • Two star Rural hotel
  • 9 suites in property
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 555 East State St., Athens, OH 45701
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Good cleanliness
  • It smelled funny
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Fairfield Inn & Suites 924 East State St., Athens, OH 45701
  • Affordable Rural hotel
  • 87 sleeping rooms in hotel
Hampton Inn 986 East State St., Athens, OH 45701
  • Inexpensive Rural property
  • 86 rooms in hotel
  • Nice facility
  • Clean
Knights Inn Athens : 997 East State St. 997 East State St., Athens, OH 45701
  • Low Cost Rural hotel
  • Free breakfast available
  • Excellent value
  • Vibe is not too good
Days Inn - Athens
+1-888-690-5281
330 Columbus Rd., Athens, OH 45701
  • Economical Rural hotel
  • Check in: 3pm
  • Clean towels and linens
  • Friendly service
Super 8 Athens 2091 East State St., Athens, OH 45701
  • Two star property
  • Hotel has 54 rooms
Burr Oak Lodge : 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Rd. 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Rd., Glouster, OH 45732 ~15.14 miles north of Athens
  • Four star hotel
  • Check-in time: 15:30
Baymont Inn & Suites 12819 St. Rt. 664, Logan, OH 43138 ~23.76 miles northwest of Athens
  • 2-star Rural hotel
  • 4 suites in property
Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls 21190 State Route 374, Logan, OH 48318 ~23.78 miles west of Athens
  • Affordable property
Holiday Inn Express Logan 12916 Grey St., Logan, OH 43138 ~23.99 miles northwest of Athens
  • Affordable Rural hotel
  • Check-in: 03:00PM
  • World class service
  • Most guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
The Blennerhassett 320 Market St., Parkersburg, WV 26101 ~29.10 miles east of Athens
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • 18 suites in property
  • Average parking
  • Outstanding cuisine
Wingate by Wyndham Hotel
+1-888-690-5281
1502 Grand Central Ave., Vienna, WV 26105 ~29.33 miles east of Athens
  • 3-star Rural hotel
  • 5 suites in property
  • Location is ok
  • Food is to die for
Comfort Inn Near Grand Central Mall 401 37th St., Parkersburg, WV 26101 ~29.58 miles east of Athens
  • Economy Downtown property
  • 4 suites in hotel
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Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown 920 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg, WV 26104 ~29.78 miles east of Athens
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • 31 suites in property
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Travelodge 3604 East 7th St., Parkersburg, WV 26104 ~31.74 miles east of Athens
  • Economy Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Parking lot next to
  • Awesome pool
Rodeway Inn : 161 Hospitality Lane
+1-888-283-3404
161 Hospitality Lane, Mineral Wells, WV 26150 ~31.78 miles east of Athens
  • Two-star Highway hotel
  • Check-in time: 12:00
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Microtel Inn by Wyndham Mineral Wells / Parkersbur : 94 Old Nicolette Rd. 94 Old Nicolette Rd., Mineralwells, WV 26150 ~31.79 miles east of Athens
  • Low Cost hotel
  • 2 floors in property
Red Carpet Inn
+1-866-429-5787
6333 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg, WV 26104 ~32.00 miles east of Athens
  • Low priced Highway property
  • Hotel has 46 rooms
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Relatively new rooms
Hampton Inn - Parkersburg 64 Elizabeth Pike, Parkersburg, WV 26150 ~32.01 miles east of Athens
  • Inexpensive Highway hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 pm
Red Roof Parkersburg in Parkersburg
+1-888-690-5247
3714 7th St., Parkersburg, WV 26104 ~32.12 miles east of Athens
  • Inexpensive Highway hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Reception is all right
  • Most guests complained about the bathroom
Comfort Suites Parkersburg South : 167 Elizabeth Pike 167 Elizabeth Pike, Mineral Wells, WV 26150 ~32.53 miles east of Athens
  • Two-star Rural property
  • Free breakfast available
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites 80 Old Nicholette Rd., Mineral Wells, WV 26150 ~32.53 miles east of Athens
  • Affordable Highway property
  • Hotel has 15 suites
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Quality Inn 577 State Route 7 North, Gallipolis, OH 45631 ~32.80 miles south of Athens
  • Affordable hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
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When to Visit Athens, OH

With four distinct seasons, choosing the best time to visit Athens depends on what you want to see and do while you're visiting. June through August are the most popular months for visitors to come to the area. These summer months have average high temperatures in the upper 70s and lows 80s Fahrenheit. With the pleasant weather, plenty of festivals and events occur during these months. However, keep in mind that hotels can also raise prices during this prime to take advantage of the greater numbers of crowds.

As summer comes to an end, crowds start to thin out and hotel prices begin to drop. September still has average highs in the upper 70s, but by November, these highs are in the low 50s. If you don't mind bringing a coat to deal with slightly cooler weather, late fall is a great time to visit. You can find some attractive deals on hotel prices, and you get to enjoy the fall foliage.

Winter in Athens brings cold temperatures and snow. In fact, from December to February, temperatures hover in the 30s and 40s, and the area receives an average of 19 inches of snowfall for the season. However, if you can handle these conditions, this time of year can allow you to get great hotel deals. While you won't be able to enjoy some of the outdoor attractions, many indoor attractions remain open during the winter.

If you don't like the cold but you still want affordable hotel prices, consider visiting Athens in spring. While average highs in March are still in the low 50s, by May, temperatures have reached the low 70s. Spring is a great season to plan a visit because you get to enjoy the flowers that are starting to bloom. Additionally, spring is when many festivals start returning to the area.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Athens, OH:

seasonality of hotel rates in Athens

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average price trends by star rating class in Athens, OH. Analyze these illustrations to calculate the most cost effective time to stay in Athens throughout the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in Athens, OH

4 Star Average Prices: $104.75

When you're interested in the best amenities and service available, consider the more luxurious hotel options around Athens. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Athens is situated in a commercial area of Athens near plenty of shopping and dining opportunities. Here you can relax in rooms that have soundproof windows, a coffee maker, mini-fridge, microwave, free wireless internet access, and a 37-inch flat-screen television with expanded cable channels. When you're hungry, a complimentary hot breakfast is offered each morning. You'll also find an on-site convenience store and outdoor picnic area with barbecue grills.

Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls is 31 miles northwest of Athens in Logan. Here you'll find cozy accommodations situated next to Hocking Hills State Park. While you'll find a variety of lodging options available, the rooms feature antique furniture, free wireless internet access, mini-fridges, and a small writing desk. If you're looking for some pampering, the spa offers everything from body mud wraps to traditional massages. When you get hungry, the on-site restaurant, Kindred Spirits, serves meals made with fresh ingredients in an intimate setting.

Affordable Hotel Options in Athens, OH

3 Star Average Prices: $107.14

To save some money in your travel budget, check out the affordable hotel options in Athens. Days Inn Athens is a simple hotel located 4 miles from Ohio University and 6 miles from Strouds Run State Park. Inside every room, you'll find a flat-screen television, coffee maker, and free wireless internet access. At this family-friendly hotel, children stay free with an adult, and pets are also welcome for an additional fee. In the morning, you'll enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast. The hotel also has free parking, a business center, and a fitness center.

A stay at Super 8 Athens puts you slightly more than a mile from Strouds Run State Park and 4 miles from the Southeast Ohio History Center. The relaxed rooms have mini-fridges, microwaves, coffee makers, free wireless internet access, and flat-screen televisions with cable channels. If you need extra space, choose the suite to sleep up to six people. You can prepare for your day with the free breakfast served every morning. Other amenities offered at the hotel include a meeting space, guest laundry facilities, and free parking.

Knights Inn Athens is conveniently located off East State Street and 3 miles from Ohio University. The comfortable rooms at the hotel feature exterior corridor entrances and come with microwaves, mini-fridges, coffee makers, flat-screen televisions, and free wireless internet access. Stop by the dining room each morning for the complimentary breakfast that comes complete with fresh-baked waffles. The hotel also offers a 24-hour front desk, daily housekeeping, and free parking.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Athens

2 Star Average Prices: $83.51

2 Star Hotel Prices in Athens

Where are the real discounts in Athens

You can find several hotels around Athens that offer good discounts to help you save money on your trip. Hampton Inn Athens gives AAA and CAA members a 10 percent discount off their room rates. Additionally, seniors 65 years and older can also enjoy 10 percent off the best available rate. If you're an AARP member, you can use your membership to get up to 15 percent off during your stay. Members of the military and their families are eligible to receive exclusive savings on their leisure stays, and qualified government employees can also take advantage of special per diem rates.

If you're an auto club member, you can enjoy a 10 percent or more discount off the best available rate when you stay at Baymont Inn & Suites Athens. AARP members can also get a discount of 10 percent or more. If you're 60 years or older, you can take advantage of special savings during your stay. Plus, Baymont Inn & Suites Athens provides per diem rates to qualified government employees, and corporate discounts are available for select companies. All these savings come in addition to the great amenities always offered at the hotel, including complimentary wireless internet access and a free breakfast.

Best Value Options in Athens, OH

The value option hotels in Athens give you a comfortable place to sleep and amenities that make your stay feel more like home. Ohio University Inn & Conference Center is conveniently located on the Ohio University campus. While the rooms are straightforward, they do include refrigerators, coffeemakers, flat-screen televisions with premium cable channels, work desks, and free wireless internet access. A 24-hour business center, outdoor pool, and 24-hour fitness center are also available. While you can head to Cutler's for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the hotel also offers daily room service.

Choose to stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Athens, and you'll be 2 miles from the Athens County Fairgrounds and about a mile from Ohio University. You'll enjoy a comfortable room that comes with a 32-inch flat-screen television, iPod docking station, mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, and free wireless internet access. You can start every day the right way with the free hot breakfast buffet. Then you can get in your daily exercise at the fitness center or swim a few laps in the indoor pool. Other amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour business center, guest laundry facilities, and free parking.

Things to See and Do in Athens, OH

Athens offers plenty of interesting attractions throughout the year that are worth exploring more. The Kennedy Museum of Art on the Ohio University campus is an important part of cultural life for students and residents. One noteworthy permanent exhibit is the impressive collection of Southwest Native American jewelry, ceramics, and textiles. Other parts of the permanent collection include a prominent selection of contemporary prints, drawings, photographs, American paintings, and African art.

When you want to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the area, you won't find a better place to do it than Strouds Run State Park. This 2,606-acre park includes a 161-acre artificial lake stocked with several types of fish, including rainbow trout. Along with fishing, the lake is also a popular spot for canoeing and swimming. You can enjoy a variety of hiking trails in the park that range from 1 mile to 7 miles in length. Additionally, you'll find 15 mountain bike trails and 10 horseback riding trails.

To learn more about Athens and the surrounding area, plan a trip to the Southeast Ohio History Center. During your tour of the museum, you'll learn more about the impact World War I had on local people. Another interesting collection you can view is the John Edwin Snow slides. From 1890 to 1930, John Edwin Snow took pictures of the changing landscape in Athens. Through his photos, you can also see how the area has changed over the years.

From outdoor fun to history, you'll find plenty to see and do in Athens. You'll also discover a variety of hotels that will provide all the comfort and amenities you need for your stay.

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