Hotels & Motels Near the Atlanta Airport

by LaTasha Favors

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, known as the Atlanta Airport or ATL, is one of the busiest airports in the world, accommodating around 88 million passengers a year. It is located approximately 10 miles from downtown Atlanta. Convenient hotels and motels are found within several miles of the facility.

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Upscale Hotels

The Crowne Plaza Hotel is one mile from the airport on Virginia Avenue. All guest rooms are equipped with satellite televisions, CD players, and high-speed wireless Internet access. The business center offers printer, PC, copying and fax services. The on-site fitness center is open 24 hours a day; self-laundry and dry cleaning services are available. The Hilton Atlanta Airport hotel, also located on Virginia Avenue, has received the AAA four-diamond award for 20 consecutive years. Rooms are tiered from standard guest rooms and suites to the executive rooms located only on the top three floors of the hotel. Accessible rooms and free airport shuttle services are available.

Moderately Priced

The Holiday Inn Express on Best Road is only half a mile from the airport. The Holiday Inn Select Atlanta Airport-South is located next to the airport, on Airport Boulevard. Each hotel offers a business center, swimming pool, fitness center, ATM machine, and complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport. Other nearby moderately priced hotels include the Sheraton Gateway Hotel and the Westin Atlanta Airport hotel.

Budget Hotels

For budget lodging near the Atlanta airport, consider the Days Inn and Suites on Best Road in the College Park area and the Country Inn and Suites Atlanta-Airport North. The Days Inn and Suites, with about 155 guest rooms, is located less than one mile from the airport. The Country Inn and Suites has 72 rooms and is approximately three miles from the airport. Both hotels offer complimentary breakfast, high-speed Internet, shuttle service, business center and workout facilities. As of 2010, nightly rates for both properties range from $70 to $100.

Motels

Motels tend to offer fewer services and amenities than hotels, but are often less expensive. Two motels near the Atlanta airport are Super 8 and Motel 6. Super 8 is located about three miles east of the airport, on Jonesboro Road, and Motel 6 is on Old National Parkway in College Park, about four miles from the airport. Motel 6 is about 11 miles from Underground Atlanta, 15 miles to Six Flags Over Georgia, and 20 miles from the Atlanta Motor Speedway. The motel offers wireless Internet for a fee, free morning coffee, and children stay free. Pets are allowed at both motels for an additional charge.

About the Author

LaTasha Favors has been writing professionally since 2008. She specializes in travel- and health-related topics and has published articles on various websites, including Search-costa-rica.com and MyFrenchRealEstate.com.