Stay near Atlanta's Georgia Dome at One of These 10 Downtown Hotels

It pays to stay close to the Georgia Dome when your trip to Atlanta includes a game at the lauded stadium–home of pro football team, the Atlanta Falcons. You should definitely explore the city's various neighborhoods like Midtown and Buckhead while you're in the city (accessible by the city's public transportation system, Marta), but if a football game is the weekend's main event, you'll want to stay as close to the Dome as possible so you can avoid the traffic on game day.

Given Downtown Atlanta's draw for business conferences and expos, there are plenty of hotels to choose from, as well as a range of nearby restaurants that can be reached by foot or a short taxi ride. Whether you are traveling with business associates who have tickets to a game, are traveling with the family, or are looking to impress a sports-minded significant other, there are a range of options for resting in the area.

Posh amenities and glamorous environs are all part of the allure at renowned spots like The Ritz-Carlton, Downtown and the W Atlanta-Downtown. Enjoy the boutique hotel experience at the Glenn Hotel or take advantage of the various meeting capabilities at a spot like the Omni Hotel at CNN Center.


This Hampton Inn & Suites is on the National Register of Historic Places and is lodged within a converted office building that dates back to 1927. If you're planning on spending a large portion of your time doing business in Downtown Atlanta and visiting the attractions in this part of town, you couldn't pick a better home base. The hotel offers 119 guest rooms and suites equipped with king and queen beds and high-speed Internet access. Guest rooms offer a separate living room or seating area (ideal for families), while suites come with a private bedroom and wet bar with a mini refrigerator and microwave. Amenities include a business center, fitness room and complimentary breakfast buffet as well as meeting space for 70. Parking is $20.

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: The whole family will enjoy the spacious rooms and convenient locale.

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The intimate Ellis Hotel offers a chic stay within the heart of downtown. Especially unique to this contemporary concept is the Women Only Hotel Floor (perfect for girls' weekends, or women traveling alone), which offers secured entry, slippers and hair styling products within each suite, and access to the Favours spa (sign us up for that deep tissue massage!). Likewise, for those travelers sensitive to allergens, consider booking a suite on the 15th floor, also known as the Fresh Air Floor where each room has been treated by Beyond Aerus (enjoy features like air filtering machines and sealed pillows and mattresses). Organic farm-to-table feasting dictates the menu at the New Terrace Bistro.

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: Soak up a contemporary hotel experience and a floor dedicated to women at this chic Downtown address.

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Stay in the heart of it all when you kick up your feet in your two-room suite a this centrally located downtown hotel. Complimentary breakfast is cooked to order, and is a perfect way to start a day exploring the area. If you need to stay connected, Internet access is available for a small extra fee. The Embassy Suites Fitness Center is fully equipped and the heated outdoor swimming pool offers a welcoming reprieve for burning off some steam. When not checking out the area's rich culinary scene, carve into a succulent steak at Ruth's Chris Steak House (located onsite).

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: Stay within an arm's reach of area attractions and enjoy access to an outdoor pool and the onsite Ruth's Chris Steak House.

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A fantastic location and timeless decor elevate this landmark Atlanta hotel. Upon checking into your room (one of the 1,260), you'll be greeted by the cool studio stylings, Hyatt Grand beds and Portico bath products. A short walk will lead you to 5,000 square feet of workout space at The StayFit gym. Take advantage of the weight room, cardio equipment, outdoor pool and sundeck and unique exercise programs, like YogaAway. Grab a quick snack (may we suggest Atlanta's own High Road Ice Cream?) at Market, a cocktail at Twenty-Two Storys Atlanta and an impeccable dinner at the suitably Southern Sway Restaurant (entrees include buttermilk fried chicken with whipped potatoes and Georgia white shrimp n' grits).

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: Diverse food options and a range of workout amenities make this a good choice for the traveler who prefers sticking to his routine.

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The Glenn Hotel is a 110-room boutique hotel located in the downtown Atlanta area. Located near the World of Coca-Cola, CNN, the Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park and Turner Field, it is extremely convenient for those wanting to take advantage of these downtown attractions. For those traveling on business, the hotel is equipped with 2,000 square feet of convertible meeting spaces and has free, wireless Internet throughout the hotel. If you're traveling for leisure, you'll want to partake in a meal or two at Southern gem, Glenn's Kitchen followed by memorable cocktails at the stunning rooftop bar, SkyLounge. Rooms and suites are stylishly appointed and feature warm hues. Note that the "peek-a-boo" showers offer little in terms of modesty (so may not be the best option if you're rooming with the kids, or a business associate).

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: Whisk off your significant other to this gorgeous boutique hotel.

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Minimalist decor and a spacious open-floor plan give this boutique hotel a bright, breezy quality. A gorgeous pool among the city's skyscrapers is the hotel's jewel with ample space for sunbathing, reading a book, or getting in a few leisurely laps. Suites, meanwhile, allow you to stretch out and feel right at home. Both the one- and two-bedroom suites offer a full-size kitchen, stainless steel appliances and dining and living room spaces, making this an especially practical option for family travel. ROOM at TWELVE, the hotel's restaurant, offers phenomenal views and contemporary cuisine (a wide range of sushi options, steaks, craft cocktails).

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: Take in Downtown Atlanta on a smaller scale at this boutique hotel.

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The longstanding Hilton Atlanta in downtown Atlanta makes for a glamorous place to sleep, stay and dine. A sleek, modern entryway greets you as you make your way to one of the 1,242 guest rooms, 25 suites or 70 executive-level guest rooms within the hotel. Health nuts can stick to their daily routine with the on-site fitness center-- offering basketball, a fitness room, a jogging track, a pool, tennis court and walking track. Gastronomes meanwhile, will adore the newly revamped Nikolai's Roof, perched at the top of the towering hotel. Go for the ultimate experience with an eight-course tasting menu complete with wine pairings. Walkability to area attractions and 119,000 square feet of meeting space add to the convenience.

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: This hotel has it all--ample meeting space, a rooftop restaurant, fabulous amenities and a location within close proximity of the Georgia Dome.

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W Atlanta Downtown

The W Atlanta - Downtown exudes modern luxury from the moment you pull up to the boutique hotel. You can truly have it all with this hotel's wide-ranging amenities. Catch some sunshine with a cocktail in hand at the city's only all-weather rooftop pool. Pamper your aching feet with a hot milk and almond pedicure at Bliss Spa. Split your time between Wet Bar (on the roof by the pool), Living Room and Drinkshop for your beverages, and rely on the decadent BLT Steak bistro for culinary indulgences. The 237 rooms and suites range from the standard "Wonderful Room" to the "Wow Suite" where you'll enjoy such amenities as high-speed Internet, 350-thread count linens, a W signature bed, hypo-allergenic feather pillows and access to the W pillow menu.

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: Enjoy a hip atmosphere an a stellar rooftop pool overlooking the city.

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Located downtown, the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta feels like a world away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown area. Filled with class, the Ritz embraces the modern appeal that a younger crowd seeks with their lobby bar. It is colorful and menus light up to display options. Suites are large and well-appointed. Beds are comfortable and bathrooms are full marble and inviting to guests. The staff pampers guests from the time they arrive until the end of their stay. Staff is gracious and friendly. Take advantage of the breakfast upstairs and in the evening with desserts if it comes with your reservations. Expert Tip: Be sure to make reservations for the patio in the hotel's restaurant, The Atlanta Grill. Space is limited, but the ambiance is superb.

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: Enjoy top-caliber service and stay in luxury near the Georgia Dome.

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You'll be enchanted from the moment you step inside the gleaming Omni Hotel at CNN Center. Connected to the Georgia World Congress Center and Philips Arena, this delivers the ultimate in location. The tranquil Serenity Spa is a must-visit after a long day spent in the conference room next door. Slip into deep relaxation with a body treatment, like the Ancient Purification Mud Wrap, or drift off as the tension eases away with a signature massage. When you're ready to get back to work, you can book your meeting in one of 45 meeting rooms or in the 120,000 square feet of function space. End the day with a satisfying supper (and more great views) at Prime Meridian restaurant.

Recommended for Hotels near Georgia Dome because: Stay in the heart of Downtown and enjoy high-end amenities.

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