Dropping your kid off at Athens State University? Hotels-Rates can make sure you find the perfect hotel in Athens, AL. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on facilities, convenience to neighboring locations and nearby points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 9 hotels in Athens within 5 miles of Athens State University, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $55.01. If you’re searching for places to visit in Athens, make sure you check out the Cabela's Huntsville, which is less than 10 miles from the school.