Some of the biggest attractions in Atlanta are located in the downtown sector of the city, including the Georgia Dome, the Georgia Aquarium, Turner Field, The King Center, The World Of Coca-Cola, and popular concert venue the Tabernacle. If you are looking to stay in Downtown Atlanta, you are in luck as some of the better hotels in the city are located in this area. The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta, the Omni Hotel located in the CNN Center, and the W Atlanta Downtown are all excellent higher-cost lodging options. For budget accommodations downtown, you might consider staying at the Days Inn or Travelodge Downtown.
Midtown Atlanta is one of the more popular neighborhoods in the city, featuring many of its top attractions for tourists and locals alike. These include Atlantic Station, the historic Fox Theatre, Piedmont Park, and the High Museum of Art. Higher end accommodations in Midtown include the W Hotel Midtown and the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown. For mid-scale hotels in the area, options include the Artmore Hotel Atlanta on Peachtree Street, and the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Midtown. For inexpensive lodging, you might stay at the Stratford Inn Atlanta, or America’s Best Value Inn on Peachtree Street, but be advised; inexpensive hotels in certain areas of Atlanta may not be the safest or most savory, so if you are looking for value lodging, you might consider staying a little further out and driving or taking a cab to your in-town destinations.
Buckhead is known as one of the more chic, upscale neighborhoods of Atlanta, and features attractions such as the Atlanta History Center and the Chastain Park Amphitheater. However, where Buckhead really shines is in the clubbing/shopping department, featuring many of the top clubs and lounges in the city as well as major malls like Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza. For higher-end lodging in Buckhead, you can’t go wrong with the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, the Westin Buckhead, or the Doubletree Buckhead. If you are looking for good budget accommodations, you might consider booking a room at the Beverly Hills Inn or the Wingate Inn in Buckhead.
If you want to stay in the vicinity of the airport, as many travelers do, there are plenty of excellent conveniently located options in Atlanta. For nicer hotels near the Hartsfield/Jackson Airport in Atlanta, you might consider the Hilton Atlanta Airport or the Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel. If you are looking for budget accommodations, the Sleep Inn Atlanta Airport College Park, or the Motel 6 Atlanta Airport North might suit your needs.
Poncey-Highlands/Little Five Points/East Atlanta Village/Old Fourth Ward
Little Five Points in Atlanta is known as one of its more bohemian neighborhoods, and features some of the top live music venues in the city such as the Variety Playhouse and the Five Spot. The area also features a wide variety of popular shops, restaurants, and bars. Little Five Points is within easy walking distance to the Poncey and Virginia Highlands neighborhoods of Atlanta, where some of the cities trendiest bars are located. It is also just a jaunt away from the hip locals-favorite East Atlanta Village neighborhood, also known for its live music venues, bars, and restaurants. The historic Old Fourth Ward, where you will find some of the most popular nightlife spots for ATLiens in the know is located in this general sector of the city as well. If you want to take in the hipper side of Atlanta culture, the historic (open since 1927) Highland Inn is going to be your best bet, known to be a favorite lodging spot of those looking to experience the character of some of the coolest neighborhoods in Atlanta. Not only will you be right in the vicinity of all the action, but you might even make some like-minded friends, as the Highland is known to draw in an eclectic group of party travel loving patrons.