OverviewLocated a 3-minute drive from Interstate 285 and about a 12-minute walk from the nearest transit station, the Extended Stay America Atlanta (formerly the Extended Stay Deluxe Hotel Perimeter Atlanta) is geared towards business and vacation travellers who require an economical hotel with extended kitchen amenities and easy access to highways and public transit.
This hotel has 99 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a full kitchen with utensils, a desk, a seating area, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms offer two queen beds or one king bed and a sitting area with a sofabed.
Full service housekeeping is provided once a week for stays of eight days or longer, and towels and linens are available at the front desk as often as needed for stays between up to seven days. Additional full-service housekeeping is available for $10 per cleaning. There is also a refresh service available for $5 per service, for which staff will empty trash, replace toiletries, bring new towels and make the beds with existing bedding. Dishes are the responsibility of guests.
Hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, a fitness room, meeting/conference space, a business centre, guest laundry facilities, barbecue facilities, free parking and a free daily continental breakfast. Pets are permitted for an additional $25 per room per day, and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.
Sweet Tomatoes Restaurant is about a 5-minute walk away, while American Intercontinental University can be found roughly 6 minutes away by car. Perimeter Mall is a 5-minute drive east of the hotel, and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is approximately 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 $25/room per night, wheelchair accessible, free daily breakfast. (Call Date: May 29, 2013)
Guest reviews consulted for this analysis had positive responses to the hotel's value, location and staff.
Several reviewers were satisfied with the hotel's value. They described the rates as reasonable, good and affordable, and felt it was a good option for travellers on a low budget.
The hotel's location was praised by several lodgers. They found it to be central, as well as close to many restaurants, shopping, public transit and highway access.
Some guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received. They characterized the staff as friendly, professional and efficient.
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis had negative responses to the hotel's rooms and free breakfast.
While some reviewers found their rooms to be clean, well equipped and spacious, several guests were disappointed with their lodgings. They reported worn furniture and decor, cleaning issues, no shampoo/conditioner, sparse kitchen supplies and uncomfortable beds. Cigarette odours were also reported within the rooms and throughout the hotel.
The hotel's complimentary breakfast was disappointing to some lodgers. They described it as limited, falling short of expectation, and reported that it consisted only of bagels and coffee.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.1 out of 5 with a 72% recommendation rate from 53 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #156 out of 194 Atlanta hotels with a 2.5 out of 5 average rating from 35 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 3.2 out of 5 from 32 reviews.
The author called the hotel on May 29, 2013 to verify some information.