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College Park - More than just a place to spend the

A March 2001 trip to College Park by Tideone

Drury Inn & Suites : Airport Area Photo, College Park, Georgia More Photos
Quote: While many people spend the night in College Park, as it is home to many hotels and motels that surround Hartsfield International Airport, very few explore the real College Park.

College Park - More than just a place to spend the

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Known by locals as Atlanta's best kept secret, Historic College Park is Georgia's fourth largest urban historic district. The district comprises 606 acres and 853 properties, which are all listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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Drury Inn & Suites : Airport Area

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Drury Inn & Suites : Airport Area Photo, College Park, Georgia
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The two room suites include king size or double beds, a sofa bed, two 25 inch televisions and a microwave and refrigerator. The hotel offers free evening beverages (Monday - Thursday) and a free breakfast every morning. While the property does not feature a restaurant there are several within walking distance. The inn is conveniently located to the airport and there is a free courtesy fan. The inn also has an exercise room and an indoor-outdoor pool.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 8, 2001

Drury Inn & Suites : Airport Area
1270 Virginia Avenue
College Park, Georgia 30344
(404) 761-4900

Sheraton Gateway Hotel Atlanta Airport

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Sheraton Gateway Hotel Atlanta Airport Photo, Atlanta, Georgia
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This 395 room hotel adjoins the Georgia International Convention Center and is also just a short distance from Hartsfield International Airport. The hotel features a gift shop, a coffee shop, and the 1900 Bar and Grill Restaurant. There is also a fitness center with whirlpool and an indoor/outdoor pool.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on May 8, 2001

Sheraton Gateway Hotel Atlanta Airport
1900 SULLIVAN RD
College Park, Georgia 30337
(770) 997-1100

Hampton Inn

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Hampton Inn Photo, College Park, Georgia
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This hotel is almost in the shadow of the Sheraton Gateway and is within walking distance of the Georgia International Convention Center. The hotel is also within a short distance of Hartsfield International Airport and there is a free airport shuttle. There is also an exercise gym and a swimming pool. Although the hotel does not have a restaurant, room service is available.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 8, 2001

Hampton Inn
1888 Sullivan Road
College Park, Georgia 30337
(770) 996-0427

Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport

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Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport Photo, College Park, Georgia
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This hotel features 125 suites with a refrigerator, microwave, wet bar, and a coffee maker with coffee. In addition, there is a free breakfast buffet and a manager''s reception each evening. There is also complimentary airport transportation with Hartsfield International Airport located 1.5 miles away. For those wanting to keep in shape, there is a fitness center and an outdoor pool. While there is no restaurant located at this hotel, the Holiday Inn Select and its restaurant are right next door.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 8, 2001

Hyatt Place Atlanta Airport
1899 Sullivan Rd
College Park, Georgia 30337
770-994-2997

Holiday Inn Select Atlanta Airport South

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Hotel | "Holiday Inn Select Airport South"

Holiday Inn Select Atlanta Airport South Photo, College Park, Georgia
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This relatively new hotel, located just a short distance from Hartsfield International Airport, has a few features other hotels don''t offer, such as windows that are more like residential windows instead of typical hotel windows. These windows actually open, allowing one to bring in fresh air and the noise from the nearby interstate and Hartsfield International Airport. This six floor, 190 room hotel has a cocktail lounge and a restaurant along with complimentary parking. Each room has two phone lines with (can you believe this) caller ID and a dataport. Each room also has a guest emergency button (hopefully all hotels will install one of these in the future). The lighting and environmental cont...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 8, 2001

Holiday Inn Select Atlanta Airport South
4669 AIRPORT BLVD
College Park, Georgia 30337
404-763-8800

Barbecue Kitchen of College Park Photo, College Park, Georgia
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If you like down home, country cooking, then this is the place for you to come when you are in the Atlanta area. Located just a short distance from Hartsfield International Airport, this restaurant draws both visitors from the surrounding hotels and locals. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Barbecue Kitchen features specials at every meal. One of their most popular specials is their all you can vegetable plate. Be sure and come early to avoid the long lines.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 8, 2001

Barbecue Kitchen of College Park
1437 Virginia Avenue
College Park, Georgia 30337
(404) 766-9906