America's Best Value Inn

Chances are if you’ve stayed in Athens before, it was at America’s Best Value Inn.  Originally known as the Spanish Trace, the motel has been at the center of Athens activities ever since it opened in 1962 (on the same day that our nation lost its President).

When Dallas Cowboy football games were blacked out in Dallas, loyal fans flocked to the motel to enjoy the games in the comfort of the lounge. Today, the Caballero Club features musical performing artists weekly.

In addition to 75 sleeping rooms, a number of meeting rooms are available to comfortably accommodate your event needs. 

  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Swimming Pool
  • Lounge & Club
  • Full Breakfast
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Under 12 FREE
  • AAA
  • AARP
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • FREE Local Calls
  • FREE HBO/Cinemax
  • Office Center
  • Smoking/Non-Smoking
  • Truck/Bus Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Handicapped
  • Parking
  • Restrooms
  • Sleeping
  • Swimming

America's Best Value Inn

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716 E. Tyler Street

Athens, TX, 75751

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Telephone: 903-675-5173

Alternate Telephone: 888-315-2378


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Nov 26 2015

The drive through Christmas Park will be open November 10, 2015 to January 3, 2016.

Fire It Up Productions, N...

Nov 28 2015

Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park for a 2-day team roping event with free admission!

TBRA Barrel Race - Turnin...

Dec 4 2015

This is a Texas Barrel Racing Association 2 - day event. Come on out and enjoy the fun! No admission charge.