2 Best Hotels in Athens, Central and North Georgia

Graduate Athens

$ | 295 E. Dougherty St., Athens, GA, 30601, USA
Centered around a former ironworks facility, this hip boutique hotel offers fresh, modern rooms, a coffee shop, and a restaurant and live music venue—aptly named the Foundry. The atmosphere is historic but modern and playful with university-themed decor and chalkboards in each room. With the inn’s great amenities and villagelike setting, there's little need to leave the property, but if you do, you'll find the Classic Center Theater, the university campus, and historic downtown within easy walking distance.

Pros

  • Pool and easy access to amenities
  • Great restaurant and club
  • Comfy rooms with fun, retro decor

Cons

  • Live music at the on-site venue can bring a late crowd
  • Room rates are pricey for university event weekends
  • Exterior corridor motel-style layout
295 E. Dougherty St., Athens, GA, 30601, USA
706-549–7020
hotel Details
122 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals, Credit cards accepted

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Hotel Indigo Athens

$$ | 500 College Ave., Athens, GA, 30601, USA

Sleek and modern, this eco-conscious property is a comfortable and luxurious option for a stay downtown. The LEED-certified building is constructed in part from recycled materials and reclaimed wood from a 100-year-old South Carolina cotton mill. Rooms boast large windows, spalike bathrooms, and energy-efficient design. The on-site restaurant-bar features lovely outdoor seating.

Pros

  • Spacious guest rooms
  • Large bathrooms
  • Pet friendly

Cons

  • Fee for parking
  • Pet-friendly aspect may not appeal to all
  • Can be noisy
500 College Ave., Athens, GA, 30601, USA
706-309--7263
hotel Details
130 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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