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"staff was friendly, room rates were reasonable. Convenient location north of downtown by loop. Mold around bathtub, bad smells in rooms, refrigerator ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 26 Apr 2022

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Hotel Description

Enjoy the indoor pool at this Athens hotel

Near the airport

Within 2 miles (3 km) of this Athens hotel, you'll find Classic Center and University of Georgia. 40 Watt Club and T.R.R. Cobb House are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an indoor pool and a gym. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like on-the-go breakfast and free self parking.

Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
$120* Per night/room Oct 9 - Oct 10

Suite, Non Smoking (2 Queens with sofa bed)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Tub w/ Grab Bars)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobility, Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Wingate Athens ratings based on 18 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Wingate Athens

Everyone (11) Family (4)
3 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 22, 2022

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3 out of 5
staff was friendly, room rates were reasonable. Convenient location north of downtown by loop. Mold around bathtub, bad smells in rooms, refrigerator and hair dryer didn't work. Pool was poorly lit, very low on water, and spa was closed for some reason.

Posted by on Apr 26, 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 10, 2021

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1 out of 5
Travelocity booked us in Athens Georgia and was supposed to be Alabama. Couldn't get customer service to help me get a refund so i could book at correct state. It ended up costing us over $400 for 1 night. Probably won't use Travelocity again.

Posted by , from DAYTON on Oct 8, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 8, 2021 by Wingate

We are sorry that Travelocity booked you guys at the wrong location. The negative review left is against the hotel. We are not the reason why you were booked at the wrong location. Please remove your review and directly address your concerns with Travelocity.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 24, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 29, 2019 by Staff

Thanks for staying with us!!

4 out of 5
Front desk staff was excellent. The hotel is starting to look worn.

Posted by on Apr 27, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 30, 2019 by Staff

Thank you for staying with us!!

3 out of 5
I stay at alot of hotels and this was a horrible experience!!

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 16, 2019 by Staff

We do apologize for your not so great stay.

5 out of 5
Although I wish the hot tub and pool stayed open until 10 PM, the overall stay for the price was fair. Breakfast was awesome.

Posted by on Apr 7, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 8, 2019 by Staff

Thank You !!:)

3 out of 5
I liked that they had an indoor pool. Did not like that the water was freezing. Also did not like the $250 cash deposit that was required upon check in.

Posted by on Apr 5, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 9, 2019 by Wingate Staff

We are glad that you enjoyed the pool and hot tub. We are sorry to hear that you found the pool freezing. It is set to the highest temperature based on Clarke County's regulations.

2 out of 5
BEWARE if you live in or around Athens they treat you like you are a criminal. Require 250.00 CASH DEPOSIT NO CREDIT CARD ALLOWED FOR THIS. They do not say this when booking nor when i called the hotel to confirm. We only stayed here because of reviews that said it had been renovated. Although it smelled strongly of polyurethane they basically just painted and poly over hair and dirt. It was supposed to be a surprise for my husband but after an hour i finally called hin to rush over with the deposit money as the crap place they sent me to an atm at was not working. Really put bad damper on what was supposed to be a romantic night out. Heart shaped tub barely worked and have hot water turned down. Wyndham should be ashamed their name used to mean something but Holiday Inn better and more professional. Paid 122.00 in advance to be made to sit and wait for husband in lobby. Avoid this place they need much more work and to quit that stupid cash deposit requirement if you live in 30 mile radius. Wyndham Wingate you should be ashamed of this hotel carrying your name. Staff doesnt care and treats you like you are a criminal. Very very disappointed last time we ever stay there waste of money

Posted by on Feb 4, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 8, 2019 by Wingate

We understand that the main issue with your stay was the required cash deposit at check in. According to our records, this is not the first time you have booked a room at our property. With that being said, the required cash deposit should have not come as a surprise since it has been part of our policy since we have been a Wyndham hotel!

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from April 10 to August 30:

  • Dining venue
  • Fitness facilities
  • Meeting facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool

Property Features

Wingate Athens offers its guests an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There's a snack bar/deli on site. Free breakfast is served. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 1200 square feet (111 square meters) and includes conference space. A vending machine, multilingual staff, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the business-friendly Wingate Athens. Self parking is free. This Athens hotel is smoke free.

  • 73 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 1200 sq ft of conference space
  • 111 sq m of conference space
  • To-go breakfast (free)
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Wingate Athens offers 73 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas and include sofa beds. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Athens hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free on-the-go breakfast.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas for unvaccinated guests. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Count on Us (Wyndham).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Count on Us (Wyndham)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Masks are compulsory at the property for guests without full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Comfort Suites Downtown Athens
  • Comfort Suites Downtown Hotel Athens
  • Wingate Athens Hotel
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  • Wingate Athens Hotel
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.