Atlanta is not a pretentious city. It doesn’t need to be. Its natural elegance radiates from its world-class shows, rich history, gigantic shopping areas, and, of course, Southern hospitality. Nowhere is this hospitality more refined and apparent than in Atlanta’s best hotels.
The Best Hotels in Atlanta
Numerous luxury hotels in Atlanta vie for the opportunity to provide guests with the best experience possible. Here are 10 of the best hotels in Atlanta.
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Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta
The Four Seasons Atlanta lives up to its brand reputation with some of the best service in Atlanta. The hotel is located a short walk from Piedmont Park and boasts incredible views of Midtown. The staff is dedicated, and the rooms are spacious and luminous.
On the dining front, you can expect an impeccable culinary experience at the hotel’s award-winning Park 75 restaurant, which serves seasonal new American cuisine with a twist.
Amenities: 24-hour in-room dining, limousine service, fitness facilities, indoor pool, complimentary overnight shoeshine service, housekeeping twice daily, whirlpool, steam and sauna, spa treatments, 24-hour business services, in-house restaurant, and in-house bar.
The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta
The Ritz-Carlton is at the very top of the list of five-star luxury hotels in Atlanta. Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, it’s a stone’s throw away from landmarks like the Georgia Aquarium and Centennial Olympic Park.
Stay in tastefully decorated rooms with marble floor foyers and feather beds. You can also enjoy classes at the fitness club. No workout attire? No problem! Complimentary sportswear is provided.
Amenities: 24-hour in-room dining, limousine and car rental, fitness facilities, gift shop, complimentary overnight shoeshine service, housekeeping twice daily, iPod docking station in rooms, 24-hour business services, in-house restaurant, in-house bar, wellness center, club level lounge with dedicated concierge and culinary services, technology Butler services, evening turnover service, lightweight robes, dry cleaning and laundry services, valet parking, secretarial services, translating services.
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
Along with the usual amenities one can expect from five-star hotels in Atlanta, the Grand Hyatt also offers gems like babysitting referral services, e-concierge services, and a Japanese Zen Garden. What truly makes it stand out, however, is that you can expect the same pampering for your pets as you would for yourself. Furry friends receive welcome treats, beds, bowls, and their own in-room menu.
Amenities: 24-hour in-room dining, complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, 24-hour StayFit gym, gift shop, business center, two in-house restaurants, outdoor heated pool, babysitting referral service, concierge and e-concierge, safety deposit boxes, complimentary transport within two miles of hotel, pet-friendly services, and dry cleaning.
W Hotel Atlanta Downtown
The W Hotel Atlanta gives new meaning to the term “urban jungle” with its nature-inspired decorations, hand-sculpted walnut walls, and earthy tones. The Bliss Spa has state-of-the-art treatments, and the rooftop pool provides astonishing views of the city with its infinity edge and open-air glass walls. The W Kitchen offers a luxurious-yet-casual Southern food experience.
Amenities: Fitness center, spa, conference room, business center, in-house restaurant, open-air pool, bar, lounge, private heliport, childcare services, in-room safe, complimentary ride within two miles of the hotel, pet-friendly services, and limousine/town car services.
Mandarin Oriental Atlanta
You can count on amazing views of Peachtree Road at the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta, the city’s 12th tallest building. Its spacious pool and the hotel gardens are perfect places to relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing or business meetings, and Del Friscoe’s Grill will ensure that your taste buds never miss out on the wonderful flavors the city has to offer. All this plus a complimentary Tesla ride within a two-mile radius make the Mandarin Oriental one of the best hotels in Atlanta.
Amenities: Complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, fitness center, luxury spa, conference facilities, business center, in-house restaurant, bar/lounge, indoor pool, banquet room, room service, concierge, and complimentary transport in a Tesla within two miles of the hotel.
This boutique hotel has won the hearts of Atlanta visitors with its unique coffee house-inspired lobby, which encourages comfortable socialization and a sense of community. The hotel strives to be a sort of nature retreat within the city. Its outdoor patio is equipped with a firepit for chilly nights, and its Portico restaurant exclusively uses fresh, seasonal ingredients on a noteworthy menu.
Amenities: Fitness center, outdoor patio, shuttle service within two-mile radius, oversized workdesk, outdoor pool, pet-friendly services, conference facilities, business center, in-house restaurant, in-house bar, concierge, and banquet hall.
The St. Regis Atlanta
With handcrafted chandeliers, grand staircases, and a 40,000-square-foot pool piazza, The St. Regis’ sophistication is apparent from the moment you enter. Pamper yourself at Remede Spa and then enjoy afternoon tea at Astor Court. In winter, the outdoor pool is transformed into an ice rink—a perfect example of the ingenuity and originality that constantly rank The St. Regis at the top of luxury hotels in Atlanta.
Amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour Athletic Club, luxury spa, conference room, business center, in-house restaurant, in-house bar, pool, banquet room, concierge, complimentary transport within two miles of hotel, dry cleaning, and currency exchange.
Formerly the Ritz-Carlton at Buckhead, the recently opened The Whitley carries the badge of the Luxury Collection with pride. The Whitley pampers its guests with an entire floor dedicated to spa services, a boutique shop, and its Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, Trade Root.
Amenities: Fitness center, boutique shop, luxury spa, conference room, business center, in-house restaurant, indoor pool, hot tub, banquet room, concierge, wheelchair access, and luggage storage.
The Ellis Hotel
The Ellis Hotel bills itself as “the chiquest boutique hotel in Atlanta.” Its Terrace Bistro Restaurant & Lounge offers farm-to-table dining, with fresh ingredients, superb dishes, and creative drinks. Pampering its guests by focusing on their ultra-specific needs, this historic hotel has a women-only floor, a pet-friendly floor, and a fresh-air floor.
Amenities: Fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi, specialized floors, complimentary morning coffee, valet parking, room service, pet-friendly services, conference facilities, banquet room, in-house restaurant, and in-house bar.
The Georgian Terrace Hotel
A true Atlanta landmark, the Georgian Terrace Hotel has welcomed visitors for more than a century. Built in a beaux-art style, the hotel has hosted icons like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Walt Disney, Billy Joel, President Calvin Coolidge, and most of the Gone With the Wind cast. The building’s exterior is steeped in history, but its rooms are strikingly modern with chic and elegant decorations.
Amenities: Fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi, in-house restaurants, bars, in-house cafe, fitness center, rooftop pool, and valet parking.
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– Original reporting by Mariana Zapata