Downtown Atlanta, GA

Atlanta
World of Coca Cola featuring a city, city views and skyline

Walk in the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr. as you explore the heart of the state capital of Georgia.

Visit Downtown Atlanta to make new discoveries and salute the past in the revamped Sweet Auburn neighborhood, walk below the historic highrises of Fairlie-Poplar, check out the mixed architecture of SoNo and try the craft beers and delectable food in artistic and hip Castleberry Hill.

Discover the city’s heart on foot and cross some of the iconic skywalks in the Peachtree Center neighborhood, which was pegged as “new” downtown of Atlanta in the 1970s. Admire the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and head to Agatha’s, “A Taste of Mystery” Dinner Theater for a thrilling night out. Nearby SoNo has the Elizabethan-style Shakespeare Tavern.

A must-do in Downtown Atlanta is browsing the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, along with the Downtown Apex Museum and National Center for Civil and Human Rights to learn more about the pivotal role Atlanta played in America’s civil rights movement.

See the Martin Luther King House where the famous human rights activist grew up and visit the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change where he was buried after his assassination in 1968.

For lunch, head to the Ponce City Market, which also has a rooftop mini-golf course, amusement park, beer garden and cocktail bar. The views of the Downtown Atlanta skyline are almost just as awesome from the Ferris wheel called SkyView Atlanta. At the Fountain of Rings watch the water jets dance to the beats of the music. The kids will also love Georgia Aquarium.

Tour the World of Coca-Cola museum to see how the world’s most famous cola is made and visit the CNN Center to step inside the news studios.

Go see a big-name concert or watch a basketball game at the city’s iconic State Farm Arena, or cheer on the Atlanta Falcons NFL team at the futuristic Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Reaching all these wonderful places in Downtown Atlanta is easy thanks to the Atlanta streetcars and MARTA trains and buses. If you only have a short time to see the highlights, jump aboard an eco-vehicle for a narrated tour or travel along the same route on a Segway or shared Relay bike.


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Hilton Atlanta
Hilton Atlanta
4 out of 5
255 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA
The price is $78 per night from Dec 24 to Dec 24
Located in Downtown Atlanta, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of Design Atlanta, Georgia State University, and AmericasMart. Centennial Olympic ...
3.7/5 Good! (3,306 reviews)
"Friendly and accommodating staff, great location, convenient onsite parking, restaurants everywhere. I frequent Hilton hotels. This was a good one."

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2021

Hilton Atlanta
Hyatt Regency Atlanta Downtown
Hyatt Regency Atlanta Downtown
4 out of 5
265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA
Fully refundable
The price is $91 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 19
Located in Downtown Atlanta, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Centennial Olympic Park, World of Coca Cola, and Georgia State University. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (3,876 reviews)
"The property was near the attractions we wanted to visit. It was very clean, and the staff was very helpful! The elevators were awesome!"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Hyatt Regency Atlanta Downtown
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
4 out of 5
265 Peachtree Center Ave Ne, Atlanta, GA
The price is $94 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 20
Located in Downtown Atlanta, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of Design Atlanta, AmericasMart, and Georgia State University. Centennial Olympic ...
3.8/5 Good! (2,687 reviews)
"Great stay"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2021

Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
4 out of 5
165 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 19
Located in Downtown Atlanta, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Georgia State University, AmericasMart, and Tabernacle. Centennial Olympic Park and CNN ...
3.6/5 Good! (2,655 reviews)
"The staff in the restaurant and hotel were absolutely wonderful!"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2021

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Reverb by Hard Rock Atlanta Downtown
Reverb by Hard Rock Atlanta Downtown
3.5 out of 5
38 Mangum St SW, Atlanta, GA
The price is $129 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 6
Located in Downtown Atlanta, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of State Farm Arena, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and CNN Center. Centennial Olympic Park and Georgia ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (446 reviews)
"Reverb has nice rooms saturated with updated technology. Im looking forward to coming back!"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Reverb by Hard Rock Atlanta Downtown
Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center
Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center
4 out of 5
100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA
The price is $143 per night from Jan 5 to Jan 5
Located in Downtown Atlanta, this romantic hotel is steps from Centennial Olympic Park, State Farm Arena, and College Football Hall of Fame. CNN Center and Georgia ...
3.9/5 Good! (2,836 reviews)
"Very clean and attractive, spacious, helpful and friendly staff. Late night and early morning rail freight sound."

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center
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