Get an overview of this hotelComplimentary breakfast near Mall of Georgia

Half-mile from mall

The Country Inn & Suites is a half-mile from Mall of Georgia shopping and entertainment and 6 miles from the galleries and boutiques of historic downtown Buford; Lake Lanier is 10 miles away.

Breakfast buffet

Guests are greeted with freshly baked cookies at check-in and awaken to a complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning. Other perks include free wireless high-speed Internet access, book lending library, and 24-hour coffee in the lobby.

Wi-Fi, refrigerators

All guestrooms and suites have free WiFi, microwaves, compact refrigerators, and coffeemakers. Weekday newspapers and local calls are complimentary. King suites have a bedroom and separate living room.

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson-Buford at Mall of Georgia

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

With a location one-half mile from the huge Mall of Georgia, the Country Inn & Suites is close to myriad entertainment, dining, and shopping options. Historic Buford is 6 miles away, and the Lake Lanier Islands are within 10 miles.

A complimentary hot breakfast buffet, featuring Southern specialties such as grits and fresh biscuits and gravy, tops the list of hotel highlights. Guests also receive freshly baked cookies upon arrival.

The hotel has an indoor pool, as well as a fitness room with cardio equipment.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout. The hotel also offers a complimentary 24-hour business center, complimentary outdoor parking, and guest laundry facilities (surcharge). The lobby also offers guests a Read It and Return lending library with a selection of books for adults and children.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-in 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Total number of rooms - 77 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 650 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 60 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Digital TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Down comforter 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

The hotel serves a complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning with a rotating menu combination of eggs, biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, or chicken. Other items provided daily include a fresh-made waffle station, grits, oatmeal, bagels, pastries, muffins, cold cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, juice, tea, and coffee.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant. There are many dining options within the surrounding area, including at the Mall of Georgia.

Nearby restaurants:

T.G.I. Friday's

Ruby Tuesday

LongHorn Steakhouse

Red Lobster

P.F. Chang's China Bistro

Olive Garden

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel has a heated indoor pool and spa tub, as well as a small fitness room with treadmills and an exercise bike.

The 18-hole municipal Collins Hill Golf Club is four miles away.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at noon

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Hotel Name

  • Country Carlson-Buford
  • Country Carlson-Buford Mall Georgia
  • Country Inn Carlson-Buford
  • Country Inn Carlson-Buford Mall Georgia

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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