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Athens, AL
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Athens, AL

1218 Kelli Dr, Athens AL

(498 )

3:00 PM

11:00 AM

Sleep Easy. Spend Less.®

Red Roof Inn & Suites Athens, AL is conveniently located right off of US 72 with easy access to I-65. We are also near downtown Athens, Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, Athens State University and Huntsville International Airport (HSV).

We offer our guests free Wi-Fi, a free hot breakfast, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool (open Memorial Day - Labor Day, daily 9am to 9pm), an Electric Vehicle Charger, and a guest coin laundry facility. All rooms feature a microwave, mini-refrigerator, and hair dryer. Red Roof Inn & Suites Athens, AL is a pet-friendly hotel.

Athens, GA Hotel

Key Amenities

  • RediClean®
  • Pets Only 1 Allowed
    Pets Stay FREE. 1 pet allowed, no larger than 80 pounds.
    Pets Stay FREE. 1 pet allowed, no larger than 80 pounds.
  • Free Hot Breakfast
    Free Hot Breakfast
    Free Hot Breakfast
  • Limited Bus Truck Parking
    Limited Bus Truck Parking
    Limited Bus Truck Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
    Free Wi-Fi
    Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid Laundry
    Paid Laundry
    Paid Laundry


  • Free Coffee in the Lobby
  • Free Expanded Cable
  • Free Long-Distance Calling
  • Kids 17 & Under Stay Free


  • Portable Crib/Play Yard Available
  • Snack Center


  • Seasonal Pool


  • Free Parking
  • Limited Bus/Truck Parking Available


  • Accessible Guest Rooms with Doorways that Provide 32” of Clear Width
  • Guest Room Televisions have Closed Captioning

Meeting Room

  • Assistive Listening Devices Not Available for Meetings


  • Accessible Lobby Registration Desk
  • Accessible Public Entrance to Lobby
  • Accessible Public Restrooms


  • Employees are trained to read written materials aloud to guests who are blind or have low vision
  • Employees will provide verbal directions on locations in the hotel to guests who are blind or have low vision
  • Portable Communications Kits Available for the Hearing Impaired - Not Available
  • Service Animals are Welcome
  • Signage for Permanent Rooms and Spaces have Braille and Raised Characters
  • TTY Not Available for Guest Use


  • Accessible Parking Spaces for Cars in Self-Parking Facility
  • Accessible Parking Spaces for Vans in Self-Parking Facility

Accessible Routes

  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to Accessible Guestrooms
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to the Swimming Pool


  • Accessible Swimming Pool
  • Pool Lift Available

Check-in Age: 21 years or older (18 years or older with valid Military ID)

Pet Policy: One family pet not to exceed 80 pounds is permitted at no additional charge. Pet must be declared during registration and kept on a leash when outside guest room. Pets must never be left unattended in the guest room and when you walk your pet please clean up after your pet. Service and emotional support animals are always welcome.

Deposit Policy: All Guests must present a valid credit card at check-in. A $125 credit card deposit is required at check-in. Cash, Debit and Pre-paid cards are not accepted for the amount of deposit.


  • The Ohio State University (1.02 )
  • Ohio Health Riverside Methodist Hospital (0.91 )
  • AMC Lennox Town Center 24 (1.55 )
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (1.76 )
  • Arthur James Cancer Center (1.83 )
  • Ohio Expo Center & State Fair (2.66 )
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center (3.8 )
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (4.22 )
  • German Village (5.22 )
  • Hollywood Casino Columbus (6.25 )


  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers (0.44 )
  • McDonald's (0.44 )
  • Skyline Chili (0.45 )
  • Denny's (0.46 )
  • Wingstop (0.47 )
  • Bob Evans (0.6 )
  • El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant (0.66 )
  • Sonic Drive-In (0.68 )
  • Roosters (0.72 )
  • Harvest Bar + Kitchen - Clintonville (1.07 )


  • Ohio State University Airport (OSU) (4.44 )
  • John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) (7.73 )
  • Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) (14.83 )
  • Newark-Heath Airport (VTA) (30.2 )
  • Dayton International Airport (DAY) (63.35 )

Historic Downtown Athens

Enjoy modern amenities and classic Southern character in Athens. Referred to as "the square" by locals, Downtown Athens is bustling with local small businesses and restaurants! Make sure to stop by the Athens-Limestone County Visitor Center to pick up self-guided tours, like the Antebellum Trail tour, which takes you through historic districts surrounding the Square.

NASA Space Camp

"Welcome to Space Camp! Since opening in 1982, Space Camp has provided a unique, hands-on, STEM experience for students of all ages to train like astronauts! Space Camp is a place for learning, growing and having fun, and we can’t wait to share it with you."

100% Pet Friendly

At Red Roof Inn Athens, you stay happy and your pet stays free. Book now!

students on campus

Athens State University

Founded in 1822, Athens State University is Alabama's oldest educational institution of higher learning. An upper division university, ASU serves junior and senior level undergrads and graduate students on a beautiful and historic campus.


Visit Huntsville

Located just half an hour away is historic and metropolitan Huntsville, Alabama. Visit the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Mazda Toyota Motor Manufacturing, and a bustling downtown district.


Joe Wheeler State Park

The Tennessee River forms the 69,700-acre Wheeler Lake. Bass, bream and catfish are plentiful in the sparkling waters where sailboats and yachts cruise side by side. On the shores of Wheeler Lake, this resort park features a stunning waterfront lodge with restaurant and convention facilities, championship 18-hole golf course and clubhouse, full-service marina, camping, lakeside cottages, cozy cabins, and a rustic group lodge. In addition, Joe Wheeler Resort State Park offers hiking and mountain biking trails.


Athens Sportsplex

The Athens Sportsplex is a state of the art facility that offers outdoor sports and recreation opportunities for residents of Athens. The space houses over 10 baseball/softball fields, multiple soccer fields, a disc golf course, 6 tennis courts, 2 sand volleyball courts, 3 flag football fields, a junior Olympic swimming pool, and a Kid's Dugout playground. The Sportsplex is truly an oasis for youth sports and athletes of all ages.

art museum

Athens Art

Enjoy local art and artisans in Athens! Visit Broken Brush Studio, Athens Arts League, High Cotton Arts and more in Downtown Athens.


Tee Time

Love to golf? Visit Canebrake Club (2.7 mi), Hot Shots Driving Range (5.4 mi), or The General Golf Course at Joe Wheeler State Park (24.8 mi)