Stay in Luxury at One of these Posh Downtown Atlanta Hotels

Say you’ve got tickets to an Atlanta Hawks game, and there’s a meeting the same weekend at the Georgia World Congress Center. So, you think, why not bring the whole family and make a vacation out of it?

Since you’ve got the family in tow, you figure that you might as well go all out and do the tourist thing with trips to famous attractions like the Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park, the CNN Center and the World of Coca-Cola. You’ve heard Atlanta traffic can be a bear, so you want to stay within a reasonable distance of everything on your to-do list. Lucky for you, everything on your itinerary just happens to be in downtown Atlanta!   

Thanks to a plethora of sporting and business events at Philips Arena and the Georgia World Congress Center, downtown Atlanta boasts a thriving hotel district with 2,800 hotel rooms, all within walking distance. Whether you’re seeking a low-key locale with easy access to the attractions; modern accommodations with a focus on high-design; or a luxury setting with its own award-winning restaurant, bar and spa; downtown Atlanta has a special suite specific to your needs.

Here, we list a score of the best downtown Atlanta hotels, all close to Philips Arena. Rest easy!

Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Downtown


The enchanting Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta-Downtown makes its home in a gorgeously renovated circa-1927 building (on the National Register of Historic Places). Complimentary breakfast, as well as free high-speed Internet and access to the...  Read More

The Ellis Hotel on Peachtree


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...  Read More

Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park


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...  Read More

Hyatt Regency Atlanta Downtown


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...  Read More



Luxury prevails at the boutique, 110-room Glenn Hotel. Part of Marriott's Autograph Collection, expect an attention to detail (and grandeur) in the myriad amenities. Free wireless Internet, H20 organic locations, beds with fair-trade bedding and...  Read More



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...  Read More



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...  Read More

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...  Read More



Stay in refined elegance when you book your slumber at The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta. Touting 444 Internet-accessible rooms and 22 suites with skyline views of the city, you'll dream easy regardless of where you stay, thanks to your Comfort...  Read More



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...  Read More


Meet Kelly Skinner

Kelly Skinner comes to Atlanta by way of sunny coastal city, Pensacola, FL. A lover of all things food, music and travel, Skinner found her perfect match in Atlanta in the food-centric hub of...  More About Kelly