Hilton Atlanta255 Courtland St NE, Atlanta 4.0 out of 5.0
This Atlanta hotel is within a half-mile of the convention center, Olympic Park, the Georgia Aquarium, and Atlanta Civic Center; CNN is less than a mile ...
It was a nice hotel just needs to work on the tv service
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel165 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta 4.0 out of 5.0
This Atlanta hotel is in the central business district, within 7 blocks of Centennial Olympic Park, World of Coca-Cola, and the Georgia Aquarium.
The staff was great, the food at their restaurants was good however some the guest that this hotel was housing on Friday night and Saturday night did not allow for restful/uninterrupted sleep. The hotels security should patrol the floors when they house events/guest like this. I would probably not ...
Hyatt Regency Atlanta Downtown265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta 4.0 out of 5.0
Hyatt Regency Atlanta Downtown is located on Peachtree Street, a 15-minute walk from Georgia World Congress Center. The hotel is connected to The Mall at Peachtree ...
Great location, open atrium design with a positive atmosphere.
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta181 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta 5.0 out of 5.0
Located in the central business district, this luxury hotel is within 5 blocks of the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, the University, and just minutes ...
Very nice hotel as any Ritz-Carlton will always be. There were some down sides to this location however. It appears to be an older hotel and the A/C in the room did not keep the room very cool. Also the location meant that as soon as you left the driveway of the hotel you would be asked for money ...
Hilton Atlanta Airport1031 Virginia Ave, Hapeville 4.0 out of 5.0
Located 2 miles from the airport, this hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to the domestic terminal and the airport MARTA station; downtown Atlanta and Turner ...
Comfortable stay. There was a good restaurant on site.
Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center100 CNN Center, Atlanta 4.0 out of 5.0
Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center is conveniently located in the heart of downtown, connected to Philips Arena through CNN Center, connected to the College Football ...
Very nice hotel, staff were very friendly and the hotel was placed in a very great location. Only problem I had was valet. It seems the valet had lost my keys. They kept me in the parking garage while they searched for 45-60 minutes. Finally they found my keys but the valet attended never gave me ...
W Atlanta Midtown188 14th Street NE, Atlanta 4.0 out of 5.0
3 miles from downtown Atlanta, this hotel is also a block from Piedmont Park and 2 blocks from the High Museum of Art.
Great hotel! If you want a party envirnment in your lobby on the weekends only this is your spot! Sexy crowd of people amazing vibe and hotel rooms are a bit in need of upgrades but the hotel is the W Hotel feel and vibe!
Wyndham Atlanta Galleria6345 Powers Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta 3.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Atlanta, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Cobb Galleria Centre, and Cumberland Mall. Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital ...
Inspire of the hotel's proximity to the express/highway, one doesn't experience the traffic noise. Looking at some hallway on some floors, it appeared that those hallways were not vacuumed (this was very much consealed by the dark colored carpets). Rooms are not equipped with the basics, refrigerator ...
Breeze through eclectic Atlanta
Georgia's first city and arguably the ‘capital of the South,’ Atlanta is a city where you can spy a beluga whale or giant panda cub, delight in everything from fusion fine dining to a burrito from Sweet Auburn Curb Market, and learn about where the much-loved soda comes from at World of Coca-Cola. With its blend of Southern Yankee charm and dynamic style, Atlanta appeals to business travelers staying Downtown, but those who want to tour both Civil War and civil rights history can still have their fill with the Atlanta Cyclorama museum and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.
Things to see and do
Zoo Atlanta and Grant Park
Zoo Atlanta is home to well over 1,500 animals, set in the sprawling Victorian design of Grant Park, hence the animal attraction's original name of Grant Park Zoo. The biggest draw is often the resident pandas, though a varied line-up of everything from elephants to chameleons also brings in the family crowds. With the zoo sitting alongside Civil War museum Atlanta Cyclorama, guests can spend a whole day pleasing everyone in the family in Grant Park.
Georgia Aquarium and Lake Lanier
Marvel at the wide array of marine life, activities and educational programs offered by the Georgia Aquarium on the north side of Centennial Olympic Park, and try to squeeze in a dolphin show if there’s time. Feel like getting out on the water yourself? Visit Lake Lanier around an hour north of the city, for a solo fishing trip or some family time around the bonfire.
Head to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History to learn all kinds of fascinating things about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. If you're more into contemporary art and photography, be sure to visit Ferst Center for the Arts. There's even a museum designed specifically for children: Children's Museum of Atlanta, with an emphasis on learning through colorful and creative workshops and play-zones. And don't miss the tempting tasting rooms at the World of Coca-Cola.
Six Flags and White Water theme parks
Six Flags is where those with a healthy craving for thrill rides should go, though there are plenty of underage options for younger visitors. The Acrophobia is a freefall tower that you'll never forget; it's merciless but unbelievably fun. Aside from rides, Six Flags offers tons of restaurants, souvenir shops and games. If you need a break from the heat, head for White Water, a theme park filled with epic water rides guaranteed to soak you through and cool you down.
Sports in Atlanta
You'll find a number of well-known sports teams in town, including the Braves, Falcons and Hawks. Make time for an exciting ballgame at the Phillips Arena. The basketball skills of the Hawks are also on display here, as well as international music and television stars that include the likes of Oprah Winfrey.
Getting to Atlanta and around
Located approximately eight miles south of downtown, the HartsfieldJackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the world's busiest airport. However, it is very accessible and within a mile you'll find numerous Atlanta hotels, including Marriott Gateway Atlanta Airport, the Days Inn Airport Best Road and the SpringHill Suites Atlanta Airport Gateway. If you're staying Downtown or in Buckhead, use MARTA rapid rail transport direct from the airport.
You can also travel to Atlanta and get around by train, with the national rail station at Peachtree Center and the Amtrak station at Peachtree Street N.W, allowing you to jump on and off the network of buses and local trains throughout the city.
Best time to visit
If you have the choice, plan your trip to Atlanta in late May. This time of year is summery without being too hot, and many concerts and other fun-filled activities get underway. The subtropical climate means that things can get humid here later in the year, with temperatures well into the 90s. Avoid thunderstorms and windier weather by coming in the relatively calm and dry autumn.
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