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

Barclay Hotel Atlanta Downtown
Barclay Hotel Atlanta Downtown
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3.4
89 Luckie St, Atlanta
from $75
Inn at the Peachtrees
Inn at the Peachtrees
330 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta
from $98
Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park
Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park
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4.1
267 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta
from $113
Quality Suites Buckhead Village
Quality Suites Buckhead Village
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3.9
505 Pharr Road NE, Atlanta
from $80
The Highland Inn
The Highland Inn
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3.8
644 North Highland Avenue, Atlanta
from $68
Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria
Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria
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4.1
200 Interstate North Parkway, Atlanta
from $89
InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
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4.3
3315 Peachtree Rd Ne, Atlanta
from $162
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Downtown
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Downtown
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3.4
160 Spring St NW, Atlanta
from $99
Hyatt Place Atlanta Downtown
Hyatt Place Atlanta Downtown
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4.3
330 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta
from $119
W Atlanta Midtown
W Atlanta Midtown
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3.9
188 14th Street NE, Atlanta
from $135
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