Hotels near Grant Park
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You only really need three reasons to visit Grant Park: lions, gorillas, and (oh yes) giant pandas. After a circus went bankrupt in Atlanta in 1889, the exotic animals were donated to the city and moved to vast Grant Park for safekeeping. Crowds flocked there to see the lions and camels, and Zoo Atlanta was born. As if pandas and 1,300 other rare beasts aren't enough, there's human history to explore here too. Grant Park's vintage 1929 Cyclorama is a 358-foot painted diorama that gradually reveals the dramatic story of the 1864 Battle of Atlanta. Few buildings survived the burning of Atlanta ordered by General Sherman, but Atlanta rebuilt rapidly and in grand style around Grant Park. Grant Park Historic District has Atlanta's oldest surviving homes, including lacy Queen Annes and hand-carved Craftsman bungalows along Grant Street. The city's oldest burial ground is just north of Grant Park at gargoyle-bedecked Oakland Cemetery, with a fan shrine for golf legend Bobby Jones and special sections for Jewish Atlantans, Confederate soldiers, and slaves. Afterwards, contemplate the great beyond over catfish and beer at neighboring Six Feet Under bar and grill, and enjoy an Octane coffee pour-over strong enough to wake the dead.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Grant Park

Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta-Buckhead
Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta-Buckhead
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6.8
Good
3285 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta
from $132
DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta-Buckhead
DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta-Buckhead
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7.9
Good
3342 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta
from $104
Ellis Hotel, Atlanta, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Ellis Hotel, Atlanta, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
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8.3
Excellent
176 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta
from $87
Hyatt Place Atlanta/Downtown
Hyatt Place Atlanta/Downtown
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8.1
Excellent
330 Peachtree St Northeast, ATLANTA
from $103
DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Downtown
DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Downtown
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8.4
Excellent
160 Spring St NW, Atlanta
from $105
Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown
Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown
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8.5
Excellent
35 14th Street NE, Atlanta
from $152
Inn at the Peachtrees, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
Inn at the Peachtrees, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
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7.7
Good
330 West Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta
from $92
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7.8
Good
4386 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta
from $89
Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta Galleria/Ballpark
Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta Galleria/Ballpark
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8.1
Excellent
2762 Cobb Parkway SE, Atlanta
from $80
The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Atlanta Buckhead
The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Atlanta Buckhead
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8.7
Excellent
3434 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta
from $111