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Offline Rennhack

Vogtle - Lodging
« on: Dec 01, 2002, 12:40 »
If anyone has lodging information for this facility, please post it here.

Holiday Inn - West
1075 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA  30907
TEL @ 706.738.8811
FAX @ 706.737.3600
 
On site restaurant & lounge.
In close proximity to numerous other restaurants & entertainment areas.

Try the Guest House Inn on 3421 Wrightsboro Rd. Augusta.
Tel @706-849-3100.  Good luck!
« Last Edit: Sep 08, 2005, 02:04 by Camella Black »

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« Reply #1 on: Jul 11, 2006, 05:18 »
Chris Kennedy rents some small 2 room apartments about 5 minutes from the plant, there not fancy but most are clean. 100 bucks a week. Augusta is 40 miles one way. Waynesboro is 20 miles. Give Chris a call at 706-833-8420 or 706-554-5892 Tell him Remo sent ya.

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« Reply #2 on: Jul 11, 2006, 11:53 »
I stayed in one of Kennedys cabins. I would recommend them. Very close to the plant and the rent was reasonable. The cabin I had was pretty ratty though, roaches in my workboots, wasps flying in through the holes in the walls, about as dirty inside as I ever seen. I think I had one of the older cabins because there were some much newer nicer looking ones next door. My rent was $70/week.
There was a campground nearby that had a laundry facilities. Sneak in there on your night off to get the laundry done. Otherwise theres a laundermat in Waynesboro.
If you check into a motel in Augusta make sure it isn't a "no tell motel", unless that's what you're looking for. I checked into the Super 8 my first night there and turns out every other guest there was drug dealers and crack whores. The phone was ringing and people pounding on the door all night long, miserable night.
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Offline Camella Black

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« Reply #3 on: Jul 12, 2006, 09:19 »
Stay away from Motel 6 off 95 in Evans GA. We stayed there a few weeks back while selling at a show in Augusta. Not only was it filthy (the health dept. found numerous problems and violations); but someone there used my credit card to purchase prepaid phone cards for an inmate....

Offline rjc4243

Re: Vogtle - Lodging
« Reply #4 on: Dec 31, 2007, 03:20 »
I live in Augusta,  stay away from the motels on either Peach Orchard or Gorden Highway.  These can be rough at times.

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Re: Vogtle - Lodging
« Reply #5 on: Sep 09, 2008, 01:32 »
Nice rooms for cheap!!!  Vogtle employee group discounts offered for the outage!!!  Low weekly and daily rates!! The Days Inn on Molly Pond Road (706)722-4545.

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« Reply #6 on: Apr 21, 2009, 12:21 »
Have 2 bedrooms for rent for Votgle workers, located approx 14 miles from plant, in quiet & safe neighborhood; private room and bath, full kitchen privileges, washer & dryer, direct TV, common sitting area.
Want to rent on nightly or weekly basis. For more info call 706-793-1012 and inquire about rentals.
« Last Edit: Apr 21, 2009, 02:18 by Nuclear NASCAR »

Offline jacdrifter

Re: Vogtle - Lodging
« Reply #7 on: Jun 01, 2009, 08:49 »
SHADY GROVE is a RV Park located near Waynesboro, GA.  with shady lots, equipped with full hook-ups, 20-30&50 amp service at each site, FREE WIRELESS INTERNET,  washer & dryer available, Comcast TV available. We can accommodate any size RV.

We are in a quiet setting yet centrally located near major shopping, restaurants, and services. The prime camping location offers easy access to GA. Highway 56N.
Our RV Park is located only 6 miles from  Waynesboro, GA., 20 miles from Augusta, GA. and approximately 10 miles from Plant Vogtle. The RV Park is also convenient for those working in Augusta, GA.
 
Shady Grove also has other Locations available
 
Shady Grove also has ROOMS for RENT

                     VISIT MY Website:http://www.rvspacega.com
 
« Last Edit: Oct 17, 2009, 08:02 by jacdrifter »

Offline Sdoud

Re: Vogtle - Lodging
« Reply #8 on: Aug 21, 2009, 12:18 »
Try Candlewood Suites in Augusta. They are offering Queen rooms at $49.99 per night. They have fully equipped kitchens in every room plus FREE use of the laundry facilities. They also have a gym, business center, free internet, and free use of gas grill in gazebo area. Give Betty Carter a call and let her know you are part of the Vogtle group that Shirley helped her set up. Her number is 706-733-3300 ext 7801. Her email is bcarter@generationcompanies.com

Offline jacdrifter

Re: Vogtle - Lodging
« Reply #9 on: Sep 02, 2009, 09:28 »
Avery's Country Store,,,4464 Highway 24 South,,Alexzander,GA 30456,, Avery's has Housing for your neededs, We have Campers Sopts adjacent to 55 acres of ponds with plenty of fish. We also have Houses, Trailers,and Rooms for rent,,,,,,,,,,,Avery's Country Store Serves Breakfast, Lunch,and Dinner everyday except Sunday. We can supply you a dish for your event or cater the whole event.,,,,,Avery's Sweet Shop has a vast amount of sweets for your daily needs,,,,,,,think of Avery's Sweet Shop also for your Christmas list and we ship anywhere.,,,,,10 miles from Plant Vogtle,,,,,,,,,,Phone706-554 5155
« Last Edit: Sep 02, 2009, 09:31 by jacdrifter »

Offline JessJen

Re: Vogtle - Lodging
« Reply #10 on: Sep 03, 2009, 03:54 »
I stayed with select corporate housing the last time I was there, the rates were reasonable for what were offered.  Three bedroom, fully furnished, linens included, in an upscale community for 86 a day after tax.  If you're bringing the kids, or planning on sharing it's a great option. There is a deposit that they will put towards your stay, and they are extremely accommodating.  The full size washer and dryer basically made the stay pay for itself for me.

 1-800-896-7290

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Re: Vogtle - Lodging
« Reply #11 on: Dec 08, 2009, 11:35 »
Dogwood Rv park will be opening soon , mid- december.
We have 79 RV spaces, most of them shaded. There is access to Brier Creek  and a twenty acre pond for fishing or boating. Rent will be $225 a month not including  electrical usage.
It is 7 miles from Vogtle  and 8 miles from Waynesboro. Located on Thompson Bridge Rd at the corner of Cox Place Rd.
Call George at 864-616-2018
 or Trey at 864-915-5788

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Re: Vogtle - Lodging
« Reply #12 on: Jan 29, 2010, 07:28 »
My name is Greg Hawkins, I operate Hawkins RV Park at 6970 River Rd. Two minutes to plant Vogtle. I have rooms, apt's, RV's and RV spaces for rent. Apartments are about ten miles away toward Waynesboro, private and new. If you need lodging or have any real estate needs, please call Greg @706-466-3674

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Vogtle - Lodging
« Reply #13 on: Feb 06, 2010, 11:16 »
Sandy Branch R.V. Park offers quiet and spacious country living, and is located near major shopping, restaurants and services in Waynesboro, Georgia. The prime Camping location offers easy access to GA Hwy 24.
Our R.V. park and campgrounds are located only 7 miles from Waynesboro, GA and approximately 15 miles from Plant Vogtle. The campground is also convenient for those working at Savannah River Site. Gas and groceries are located at nearby Avery's Country Store and Grill, only 1.5 miles away.
Hunters- We are located near the Department of Natural Resources public hunting lands!
Sandy Branch R.V. Park is equipped with full 50 amp hook-ups. We can accomodate any size RV.
Because of our location near Georgia Hwy. 24, our campground is convenient for those traveling thru and in need of a "lay-over" site. We rent by the day, week or month - whatever suits your needs!
For More information about location, rates and availability, contact:

 
                 Johnny Lovett: (706)554-6732
                                      (706)551-2190
                               jlovett@dishmail.net
              
« Last Edit: Feb 06, 2010, 08:36 by Johnny B. Lovett »

Offline JenSHO

Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2010, 07:58 »
Got a conditional offer from Southern Nuclear.  Where do I live?  Seems like every place is 30-45 minutes away.  I want to live in a semi nice area that is semi close to civilization!  I've lived in downtown Columbus for years and want a more urban atmosphere.  Does anyone know anything about Augusta?

Offline Duchess

Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2010, 08:43 »
I'm in the same boat.  It look like I can live close to the plant and far away from most conveniences or 45 minutes from the plant and close to modern convenience.  I don't mind the rural areas but I want to rent for a couple of years and get to know the area first.  There are not a lot of rentals near the plant.

I've heard Evans is pretty nice but really far from the plant.  I've been told to avoid the areas to the South East of Augusta.  Hephzibah seems to be the best compromise but it is still a good 40 minute drive to the plant.

Good luck house hunting and congratulations on the job offer.

Offline JenSHO

Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2010, 08:56 »
Yeah, I just need a 1 bedroom....The people I interviewed with said that they lived in Evans.  I look at  the apartments off Tobacco road, but it's still so far....grrrr  ;) Life is never fair, get a job offer, but the places I 've seen in Augusta seem like 20 year old war zones!

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Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2010, 11:45 »
I'm in the same boat as well. There just isn't any place close to the plant (maybe by design). I certainly like North Augusta best. That will be an hour's drive it looks like. You can get used to anything I suppose.

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Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #18 on: May 04, 2010, 06:36 »
Careful where you stay around South Augusta, I do not live there but it is on the local news ALOT!!!!!! :D
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Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #19 on: May 04, 2010, 10:11 »
When I saw the title of this thread it reminded me of some of the parties we used to have in the mid-seventies.

Imagine my disappointment at the real subject matter.  :P
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Offline Camella Black

Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #20 on: May 04, 2010, 10:37 »
To be honest, I would rather be shot (with a pellet gun)than attempt the drive from Evans to Plant Vogtle. The traffic is a mad house at times and I don't believe there is any way you can make the trip in less than 1 1/2 hours but I may be wrong. North Augusta is okay as long as you stay in the right place.
« Last Edit: May 04, 2010, 01:08 by Camella Black »

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Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #21 on: May 04, 2010, 01:10 »
To be honest, I would rather be shot (with a pellet gun)than attempt the drive from Evans to Plant Vogtle. The traffic is a mad house at times and I don't believe there is any way you can make the trip in less than 1 1/2 hours but I may be wrong. North Augusta is okay as long as you stay in the right place.

Just wanted to point out that I've never been shot with anything other than a pellet gun but I wanted the reader to understand what a pain in the rear (yep that's where I was shot) the drive from Evans to Vogtle was going to be.  ;)

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Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2010, 02:11 »
ARRA at SRS has filled up many places and that should end 9/11 (odd) as the $$$ runs out, way out, if not before. Some have left already. One guy lived in an apartment walking distance from Augusta National downtownish. Good luck with housing. I'd go temp as possible till you get a feel for the area and traffic.
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Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #23 on: May 04, 2010, 09:24 »
I applied there first and later got hired at Hatch. Now I'm glad it worked out that way.

Evans is where I wanted to live but the drive was going to be hard after 12 hr shifts. Martinez is a little of a compromise and still north and still nice. If you like Martinez and live close to I 20 you should be able to make it in about 45 min depending on time of day. At least it's not Atlanta traffic.

Offline cairnit

Re: Plant Vogtle-Help!Where do I live?
« Reply #24 on: May 05, 2010, 04:59 »
Vogtle is in the country. If you want to live near a mall or lots of store, then be prepared for a long drive to work every day.

Or you can live in the country, like around Waynesboro, and drive on your day off to the stores.

 


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