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236 Old Epps Bridge Rd.
Athens  GA  30606  USA
LAT: 33.949993 LONG: -83.41242
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Telephone: +1 (706) 612-9100 Fax: +1 (706) 612-9115

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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Athens, GA

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Reserve One of the Best Values on Hotels near UGA

Whether you are visiting a student or faculty member, attending a Georgia Bulldogs game or just touring the campus of the oldest land-grant university in the US, you'll appreciate the convenience, comfort and hospitality at this hotel's location near UGA. But the University of Georgia is only one of Athens' many attractions! Stroll through the incredibly gorgeous grounds of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, head to one of the country's best bars at The Globe or take in a fantastic show at the 40 Watt Club. For outdoor adventures, the hotel is located within minutes of several parks and biking trails. With its central location and unbeatable amenities and services, the Country Inn & Suites is the perfect choice for your next trip to Athens.

Stay close to these excellent nearby attractions:

  • 40 Watt Club (2.5 miles)
    Considered a "New Wave" venue, the 40 Watt Club is one of the best venues for live music in the country and is a great spot for nightlife in Athens.
    Phone: +1 (706) 549-7871
  • Five Points (2.5 miles)
    Only a block from the University of Georgia, Five Points is the place to be if you want unique shopping opportunities and unbelievable restaurants, bars and coffee houses—all frequented by students, faculty, locals and visitors alike.
  • Georgia Museum of Art (3.5 miles)
    Located on the East Campus of UGA, the Georgia Museum of Art has been the official state museum since 1992, featuring captivating exhibits for all ages.
    Phone: +1 (706) 542-GMOA
  • The Globe (2.1 miles)
    Looking for a place to relax after the Bulldogs game? Voted Esquire magazine's third top bar in the United States in 2007, The Globe boasts a full bar and menu, more than 50 single malts, 30 wines, 70 bottled beers and numerous draughts.
    Phone: +1 (706) 353-4721
  • The State Botanical Garden of Georgia (5.4 miles)
    The University of Georgia Arboretum encompasses 300 acres that are open to the public daily without an admission fee and features three walking tours.
    Phone: +1 (706) 542-1244
Festivals in Athens, GA
The city of Athens, GA and organizations such as AthFest host a variety of festivals throughout the year, including the annual Human Rights Festival, Taste of Athens, Athens Music and Arts Festival, Classic City Brew Fest and The Twilight Series, a series of bicycle races held each spring. Enjoy convenient access to these festivals and more at the Country Inn & Suites. Check out the hotel's Athens Events page for more information.

Directions to the Hotel:

From Atlanta: Take 85 N to 316 E. Follow 316 E until it merges into the Atlanta Hwy (Broad St). The hotel is one mile down, on the left.

From I-85: At Commerce, take US 441 S. Turn right to merge onto Athens Perimeter Hwy. Take exit 18 for US 78 E/Atlanta Hwy/GA 10 toward Monroe. Turn left at US 78 E, turn left onto Old Epps Bridge Rd.

From US 78 W: Take business US 78 E through downtown on Broad St. The hotel is three miles down, on the right.