Hotels Near Atlanta Symphony Hall

by Mary Freeman

The Woodruff Arts Center houses the Atlanta Symphony Hall in the midst of Atlanta's art and culture district. A cluster of high-end, luxury hotels surrounds the center. Guests here expect luxury furnishings, highly personalized service and upscale hotel restaurants. The hotels are mostly chains and often have spas, fitness and business centers, and ample meeting space.

Artmore Hotel

Built in 1924, the Artmore Hotel is a boutique sporting a Spanish Mediterranean design aesthetic. Rooms come with custom bedding, iPod docking stations and rain showerheads. Guests choose between king, two queen and queen rooms, or standard or loft-style split suites. The hotel has an outdoor courtyard with a fire and water centerpiece, and a bar and lounge in the lobby. The hotel accommodates large events and has 1,800 square feet of meeting space.

Four Seasons Hotel

Atlanta's only five-star, five-diamond hotel, the Four Seasons Hotel offers 224 rooms decorated in yellow, cinnamon and gold tones with chaises lounges, marble bathrooms and deep tubs. The hotel provides hypoallergenic pillows, humidifiers, and air ionizers on request. Guests indulge in therapeutic or aesthetic treatments at the hotel spa, or pick up a bite to eat at the Four Seasons' restaurant, lounge and terrace, Park 75. Both in-room dining and spa services are available.

W Atlanta

The W Atlanta offers two classes of guestrooms and four different suites, ranging in size from 385 to 1,600 square feet. Rooms come with down pillows and comforters, 350-thread-count sheets, and a "Munchie Box" full of culinary surprises. The hotel is home to Georgia's first Jean-Georges restaurant, Spice Market. The pet-friendly hotel also has a fitness center, spa and whiskey bar. The "Whatever/Whenever" policy means that the hotel attempts to meet any and every guest request. As part of the service, guests arrange pick-up and drop-off in the hotel's Acura MDX.

Westin

Atop Atlanta's 73-story Westin Peachtree Plaza sits the revolving Sun Dial Restaurant and Bar. Each room has floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views of Atlanta. Guests enjoy marble baths and upscale beds for themselves or their pets. The hotel also has business and fitness centers, in-room spa services and an indoor/outdoor pool with a retractable, curved, glass ceiling. As part of Westin's Kids Club, children receive a bag full of gifts, a hat and a make-your-own-postcard kit at check-in. In addition to the hotel's café, which serves Southern-style breakfast, there is a Starbucks café in the lobby.

Hilton Atlanta

Atlanta's massive Hilton hotel has 1,242 rooms, featuring upscale mattresses and bath amenities. The hotel has five restaurants and two lounges, including the AAA four-diamond Nikolai's Roof, which serves Russian cuisine. For guest convenience, the hotel has a 24-hour market, airline boarding pass kiosk, foreign currency exchanges, and cribs and high chairs by request. The hotel's fitness center includes a jogging track, pool, and tennis and basketball courts.

About the Author

Mary Freeman is a freelance writer. She has held several editorial positions at the print publication, "The Otter Realm." She traveled throughout Europe, which ultimately resulted in an impromptu move to London, where she stayed for eight months. This life experience inspired her to pursue travel writing. Freeman received a degree in human communication from California State University.