Atlanta is the convention city of the South, with hotels to fit every budget and taste - be it a modern establishment with all the amenities or a simple, no-frills motel. Room rates vary widely, depending upon how many conventions are taking place within the city. In mid-April, rooms within the city centre are at a premium.
The hotels below have been grouped in three different price categories:
Luxury (over US$250)
Moderate (US$125 to US$250)
Cheap (under US$125)
Prices are for a standard double room and do not include breakfast unless specified. Tax of 15% is extra. Check hotel websites for online specials.
Four Seasons Atlanta
A grand staircase in the soaring lobby underscores the opulence of this luxurious property that occupies part of a 50-storey skyscraper. This hotel has all the trappings of luxury: formal but elegantly appointed rooms, a spa with 10 treatment rooms, an indoor saline lap pool, a top-of-the-range fitness centre and a lounge and terrace overlooking the lobby's dramatic atrium.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +1 404 881 9898.
Georgian Terrace Hotel
A part of Atlanta's history, the hotel's Grand Ballroom hostedGone With The Wind's movie premiere gala in 1939. Now, a tall glass atrium rises above the lobby where author Margaret Mitchell, in 1935, hesitantly handed over her original manuscript to her future editor. The hotel's terrace is a good spot for a cocktail overlooking the historic Fox Theatre.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +1 800 651 2316.
Westin Peachtree Plaza
This 73-storey, glass cylinder skyscraper hotel defines Atlanta's skyline. A five-storey lobby atrium and a thin glass elevator that inches up the building's exterior are just as sleek. Pie-shaped rooms are outfitted in natural hues and dark woods. On the 73rd floor is the multi-levelled, revolving Sun Dial Restaurant and Bar.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +1 404 659 1400.
The Glenn's selling points are its proximity to downtown Atlanta's main attractions and Luckie Marietta District and the panoramic view from its SkyLounge rooftop bar. This stylish boutique hotel downtown has sleek, modern rooms and suites. The Glenn Kitchen restaurant serves local Southern favourites.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +1 404 521 2250.
Hotel Indigo Downtown
Housed in a postmodern office building remodelled by architect John Portman, Hotel Indigo Downtown welcomes you with an airy lobby and striking glass-and-steel double staircase. Rooms are smart and sleek, and the hotel is within easy walking distance of major sights such as the Georgia Aquarium and Centennial Olympic Park.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +1 404 523 7600.
In a landmark building on Peachtree Street, this chic boutique hotel has elegant rooms and is a short walk from top attractions such as the CNN Studio Tours. Unique features include a private-access women's only floor, whose rooms come with luxury Gilchrist & Soames toiletries. Enjoy organic farm-to-table dining at the Terrace Bistro.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +1 877 211 2545.
Hampton Inn Atlanta Northlake
Located in the northern business district near the I-285, known as 'The Perimeter' to Atlantans, the hotel is easily accessible via the city's main highways. Friendly staff, the large open lobby and breakfast bar area, plus oversized rooms and a sizeable outdoor pool make it a popular low-budget stop.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +1 770 493 1966.
For travellers on a budget, The Highland Inn is hard to beat. Within walking distance of Little Five Points and Virginia Highland and a short drive from Piedmont Park, it's located between all of Atlanta's hottest attractions. The historic building adds character and the hospitable staff are exceptionally helpful.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +1 404 874 5756.
Hyatt Place Atlanta Norcross/Peachtree
Though a short drive from the exclusive Buckhead area and Midtown, there's still plenty to keep guests busy around this hotel. The friendly staff and spacious rooms make for a comfortable stay and the hotel's proximity to many local bars and restaurants make grabbing a quick bite to eat or a drink effortless.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +1 770 416 7655.