The most elegant and modern hotel in Athens, Texas is the brand new Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens. Corporate travelers appreciate our close proximity to Argon Medical and to Biotech Mfg Center, Schneider Electric and Athens Park Homes. Free high-speed Internet access is an added convenience for our business guests.Leisure travelers enjoy our proximity to Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center and East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society two of the most popular tourist stops in North Texas, 15 minutes from the hotel. The monthly Canton First Monday Trade Days is a visitor attraction as well as the Henderson County Fairgrounds. The new Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Athens is located on TX-31 along Athens® newest business district, 2 miles from the city®s downtown area. With dozens of dining, shopping and entertainment choices less than 5 minutes away, our hotel is the perfect rest stop.Refresh yourself in our Indoor Heated Pool. Unwind in our Whirlpool. In the morning, indulge yourself at our Breakfast Bar and savor our exclusive Gourmet Coffee.Join us on your next visit to the area, and experience genuine Athens, Texas hospitality. This hotel is committed to providing accessible facilities under the American Disabilities Act. If your accessibility needs are not met, please contact the Hotel Manager on Duty. Should you require additional information regarding accessible facilities for guests with disabilities, please call 1-800-Holiday (U.S. and Canada) or contact the hotel directly. For the hearing impaired, TDD service is available at 1-800-238-5544 within the U.S. and Canada.