Convenient Athens Hotel near UGA and Premier Shopping
Staying at the Country Inn & Suites Athens, Georgia puts you just minutes from several downtown attractions, including the University of Georgia, home of the Georgia Bulldogs. Take a tour of the oldest land-grant university in America or visit the beautiful Arboretum. The Country Inn & Suites is located in proximity to a variety of attractions, such as the State Botanical Gardens and Georgia Museum of Art as well as numerous 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.
This hotel near UGA is also close to the following attractions:
Festivals in Athens, GA
- 40 Watt Club (2.5 miles)
40 Watt Club is a "New Wave" venue considered to be one of the hottest clubs in Athens, GA.
Phone: +1 (706) 549-7871
- Five Points (2.5 miles)
Five Points, located just one block from the University of Georgia, features premiere shopping, restaurants, bars and coffee houses, all frequented by a unique blend of students and faculty.
- Georgia Museum of Art
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, over 50 single malts, over 30 wines, 70 bottled beers and numerous draughts.
Phone: +1 (706) 353-4721
- The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
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
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 our Athens events page
for more information.Directions to 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.