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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Athens, GA

Country Inn & Suites, Athens, GA exterior
Hotel lobby with staircase and fireplace
Indoor pool
Breakfast area with fruit, oatmeal and cereal
Suite living area with couch and desk


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Athens, GA
236 Old Epps Bridge Road
Athens , GA 30606


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  • • Free Breakfast
  • • High-speed Internet
  • • Indoor Pool
  • • Fitness Center
  • • Business Center


Explore Downtown Athens and the UGA Campus from Our Hotel

The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Athens, GA, an all-suites hotel, lies less than 15 minutes from downtown restaurants and boutiques. In town to cheer on the Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium? You can reach the University of Georgia campus in approximately ten minutes by car, and we are one of the only hotels to offer free parking – even during UGA games! Our hotel also provides an excellent place to stay if you’re attending annual festivals like Athfest. Music lovers won’t want to miss catching a show at the legendary 40 Watt Club, just a couple of miles from the hotel.

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Hotel Amenities & Services
Before you head out to watch the Bulldogs, pick up a free cookie and cup of coffee for a pre-game snack. After a busy day, head back to the Country Inn & Suites for a refreshing swim in our indoor pool or soak in the whirlpool. Additional amenities and services include:

  • Free Hot Breakfast
  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM
  • Free Parking
  • Did You Forget? Program

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Our Suites
Book one of our spacious suites to enjoy a restful night’s sleep after watching your favorite program on the LCD TV. You can connect to the free Internet to answer email or to research local attractions in the comfort of your room. Standard room highlights include:

  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • 32" Flat-Screen LCD TV
  • Microwave and Refrigerator
  • Work Desk
  • MP3/CD-Capable Alarm Clock

If you need additional room, reserve a One-bedroom Suite for these extras:

  • Living Area
  • Full-Size Sleeper Sofa
  • Additional 32” LCD TV

Where to Eat While You’re Here
Start each morning with the complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. You can help yourself to favorites like bacon, eggs, bagels, cereals, coffee, juices and muffins. If you want a special treat, try the make-your-own waffle bar. For lunch and dinner, get a taste of the local restaurant scene by dining at The Grit, which serves excellent vegetarian dishes. For something more classic, order hearty plates of pasta at DePalma's Italian Cafe, a family-owned establishment.

Things to Do in Athens
When you choose the Country Inn & Suites, you stay less than five miles from the best attractions in Athens. Take a tour of Terrapin Brewery and listen to live music at the 40 Watt Club. Don’t miss these favorites during your stay:

University of Georgia – Visit the beautiful 762-acre UGA campus to take a tour with your family or cheer on the Bulldogs. Before the game, be sure to find and pet Uga, the team’s mascot, for good luck.

Georgia Museum of Art – Just three miles away, the Georgia Museum of Art showcases an impressive collection of modern and contemporary art. Don’t miss the Green Center Collection of decorative art, which features handmade pottery, furniture and silver pieces.

Five Points – Walk to this charming neighborhood, which features cozy coffee shops, unique boutiques and excellent restaurants. If you love coffee, stop by Jittery Joe's to pick up a can of locally roasted beans.

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Groups & Meetings
From meetings of 12 to celebrations of 80 people, the Country Inn & Suites offers event facilities for your next gathering. If you need planning assistance, our professional staff can help arrange catering, audiovisual equipment and a personalized Web page.

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100% Non-Smoking Facility 

Please note: The Country Inn & Suites, Athens is a smoke-free and pet-free hotel. The penalty for smoking or bringing in a pet is a $300 minimum charge.

A deposit of $200 is required for cash-paying guests.