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W Atlanta Downtown
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Why Stay At W Atlanta Downtown
The newest W Hotel in Atlanta is set in Allen Plaza, for easy access to the city's downtown sites.
Of the trio of W Hotels in Atlanta, the 237-room downtown property is geared toward business travelers, offering easy access to the CNN Center as well as to cultural spots like the High Museum of Art. But even though it's suited for the convention center crowds, the property stands by its Whatever/Whenever service motto. It's not unusual for the on-site driver to head out on errands (most recently for a guest who needed a laptop charger); he'll also drive guests to Highland Park for exploring of-the-moment restaurants. Interiors are no surprise—they're typical W Hotel style, with mood lighting, crushed-velvet furniture, and beds with goose-down duvets—but the in-house BLT Steak restaurant is often filled with the city's most stylish locals.
The complimentary Acura service will drive guests anywhere within a two-mile radius, such as the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in the Old Fourth Ward.
Stop in the hotel's bar, DRINKSHOP, which serves cocktails by New York mixologist Sasha Petraske (the ice is chipped from a 150-pound block).
Arrive at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Aiport (ATL) which is approximately 10 miles from the hotel. Anticipate about 15 to 25 minutes of travel time depending on traffic.45 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Spa on Property
- Fitness Center
- Indoor Pool
- Business Center
- Car Service
- Internet Access
- Environmentally Conscious Practices
- Whenever/Wherever® Service
- High-speed Internet
- Signature W Beds
- Luxury Linens
- Goose Down Bedding
- 37-inch LCD TVs
- i-Pod Docking Stations
- DVD/CD Players
- Media Library
- Munchie Boxes (surcharge)
- Work Desks
- Luxury Bath Amenities
- 2 Restaurants
- Lobby Lounge
- 9 Learning Experiences (cooking & cocktail demonstrations, food & beverage tasting seminars,panel discussions)
- 3 Tasting Tent Sessions
- The Pig Out: Southern Style Party
- Festival Gift Bag
- 1-Year Subscription to FOOD & WINE or Travel + Leisure
Why We Love Atlanta
Many think of this southern hub primarily for working trips, but it's also a hotbed of great soul-food dives and parks filled with blooming dogwood trees.
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Where to Eat: Chef Richard Blais (of "Top Chef" fame) takes the average hamburger to new heights by adding ingredients such as shrimp, lamb, braised short ribs, and chorizo-spiced pork.
1587 Howell Mill Road.
Dinner for two $25.
Where to Drink: Although 4th & Swift is known for its Southern dishes by Chef Jay Swift, the bar at this 1935 warehouse restaurant also serves inventive cocktails such as The Cries of Silent Men (gin, Chartreuse, and Cointreau).
621 North Avenue NE.
Drinks for two $22.
Best Day Trip: Head south along Interstate 75 to Juliette, where the 1991 film "Fried Green Tomatoes" was filmed. Order a portion of Fried Green Tomatoes at the famous Whistle Stop Cafe and head outdoors to the adjacent Lake Juliette for a picnic.
443 McCrackin St.
Why Go Now
June 15 + 16, 2012
Red Stripe Midsummer Music and Food Festival
Festival featuring Food Truck + Artist Market, sponsor village and main stage performances.
Candler Park: 585 Candler Park Drive.
July 19-22, 2012
The Atlanta Summer Arts Festival
For four days vendors and visual artists take over the main hall of the mall while performing artists wow the crowd from the main-stage.
Greenbriar Mall: 2841 Greenbriar Parkway, SW.
September 21 + 22, 2012
Atlanta Jazz Festival
The festival will host the best ensemble of talent on two stages including Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam.
Piedmont Park: 10th Street Meadow. 1215 Piedmont Ave.