Located about a 7-minute drive from Atlanta's city centre and a 4-minute walk from Peachtree Center Metro Station, the Hampton Inn and Suites Atlanta Downtown is suitable for business or vacation travellers who prefer a centrally located hotel with meeting/banquet facilities, a free breakfast and easy access to public transit.
Each of this non-smoking hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, a lap desk, a free weekday newspaper, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Rooms with a separate bedroom, a wet bar, a mini-fridge, a microwave and a living area with a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include a fitness centre, meeting/banquet space, a business centre, guest laundry and a free breakfast. Valet-only parking is an additional $18 per day and pets are not permitted.
The World Congress Center is an 8-minute walk from the hotel, while CNN Headquarters is roughly a 7-minute walk away. Mall at Peachtree Center can be found 5 minutes away on foot. Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is about a 16-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, valet-only parking $18/night, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 15, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, staff, breakfast and rooms.
Many guests praised the hotel's downtown location. They found it close to attractions, restaurants, public transit, Georgia Tech, Turner Field, Georgia Aquarium, Olympic Park and Philips Arena.
The hotel's staff were complimented by numerous reviewers, who characterized them as welcoming, efficient and helpful with directions.
Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's free breakfast. They described it as high quality and constantly replenished, with many hot and cold items and a clean eating area.
The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by several travellers. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, well equipped and spacious, with comfortable beds and great city views. A few guests had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about parking and the rooms.
Some guests complained about the hotel's parking. They reported a small lot with limited spaces, and also found the daily parking rate to be too expensive ($18 daily). These reviewers felt parking should have been included in the room rates.
Although the majority of lodgers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported small rooms, no mini-fridges or microwaves in some rooms, slow Wi-Fi signals, and noise transfer from the street and hallways.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #43 of 194 Atlanta hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 244 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 with a 90% recommendation rate from 138 reviews.Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.9 out of 10 from 17 reviews.The author called the hotel on October 15, 2013 to verify some information.