Located about a 4-minute drive from Interstate 285 and about a 10-minute walk from Sandy Springs Station, the Courtyard Atlanta Perimeter Center is geared towards business and vacation travellers who require a hotel with easy access to highways and public transit and an on-site restaurant.
This non-smoking hotel has 145 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer two double beds, while rooms with a separate bedroom and a living room with a sofabed are also available. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.
Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, a business centre, meeting/banquet facilities, a 24-hour market, guest laundry and free parking. On-site dining is offered at The Bistro, which serves breakfast and dinner daily. Pets are not permitted.
Perimeter Mall is about a 20-minute walk or 3-minute drive east of the hotel, while Target and several restaurants are about a 15-minute walk away. The Art Institute of Atlanta is a 3-minute drive or 17-minute walk north.
Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves, is roughly a 25-minute drive southward and Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is a 30-minute drive south. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: June 7, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and value.
Numerous reviewers were pleased with the quality of customer service provided by hotel staff. They characterized the staff as kind, accommodating, efficient and helpful.
The hotel's rooms were praised by many guests. They were described as clean, spacious, functional, and well equipped, with fast Wi-Fi and comfortable beds. It should be noted, however, that a few guests had complaints about their rooms (see below).
Several lodgers found the hotel to provide good value, and described the room rates as affordable and reasonable. One reviewer noted, "For the price we paid it was a good value considering the location, free parking, free internet and the condition of the hotel".
The hotel's location was also praised by several guests, who found it to be close to the subway, restaurants, shopping, a grocery store and highway access.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints.
While the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests had complaints. They reported worn and outdated decor, which included peeling wallpaper and old furniture. Noise disturbances were also mentioned by a few guests, who reported mildly disruptive highway noise, as well as noise from guests in adjacent rooms and a noisy in-room air conditioning unit.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #92 out of 194 Atlanta hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 74 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.6 out of 5 with a 97% recommendation rate from 69 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.5 out of 5 from 33 reviews.
The author called the hotel on June 7, 2013 to verify some information.