Athens, located about an hour and a half northeast of Atlanta, below the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a thriving college town. Home to the University of Georgia, the town has a young cosmopolitan population of just over 10,000.
Athens has a redeveloped historic downtown with award-winning restaurants, galleries and specialty shops. As the birthplace of world-famous bands REM and the B-52, Athens prides itself in having the best college music scene in North America.
The self-guided Athens Music Walking Tour takes visitors through some of the most significant spots in Athens' rich musical heritage. Numerous venues throughout town feature live musical acts each day.
Art exhibits can be found at the Georgia Museum of Art, the Lyndon House Arts Center and the Ware-Lyndon House museum dating back to the mid 19th century. Musical performances take place at the UGA Performing Arts Center and the Classic Center hosts Broadway productions.
Hotels and motels in Athens, GA are mostly located along Broad St. (route 78 Business) that runs through the heart of town. Most Athens hotels and motels are within 2 miles of both downtown and the Campus of the University of Georgia.
Athens Hotel Reservations:
Book by Phone
Call center hotel booking specialists can make reservations for you, recommend hotel deals and offer any advice needed.
It is easy and it is Toll Free! Just Call 800-387-6413
Days inn is the first choice for savvy, value conscious travelers. Guests enjoy amenities such as free continental breakfast, free weekday newspaper, in room hairdryers and AM-FM clock radios all at an affordable Days Inn price.
Property Type Hotel Gold Medal Property The Howard Johnson In Athens Is Conveniently Located On Hwy 78/29 Exit Athens By pass. The Howard Johnson Staff Is Commited To Make Each Stay With Us A Pleasurable Experience.
Hampton Inn is the nation's leading chain of quality, value-priced hotels. Here you'll find clean, fresh, comfortable rooms standard with a coffee maker, iron and ironing board, data port, and free in-room movie channel (HBO).
Look What's New In Downtown Athens A Quaint Boutique Inn And Spa Offering An Escape To Repose Rejuvenate And Reward Yourself. Just A Short Drive Form Atlanta Foundry Park Inn And Spa Will Pamper You From The Moment You Enter The Retreat. Within The Park The Ultimate Evening Dining Experience Awaits As The Choice Is Yours To Stroll To The Historic Hoyt House Restaurant Or Be Entertained With Live Music In The Athens Steam Company Pub. Accompanying The Night As You Turn In Is The Most Exquisite Feather Down Comforter High Bed You Will Definitely Get Your Beauty Sleep. And After Attending Your All Day Quarterly Sales Meeting In Our Conference Centre Rejuvenate Your Mind Body And Spirit In Our Day Spa. The Comfort And Amenities Are Endless At Foundry Park This Property Was Built In 1970 Renovated In 2001
We Are Conveniently Located In The Heart Of Athens Historic District Surrounded By Restored Pre civil War Antebellum Homes Which Now Serve As Offices Retail Shops And Sorority Houses For The University Of Georgia Which Is Only Five City Blocks Away.