Hotels near Sweat Mountain
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The Atlanta Landmark, Sweat Mountain, is a low mountain in Cobb County in the suburbs north of Atlanta. Its official elevation is 1,688 feet above sea level. This popular landmark can be seen from nearby hotels, including Hotel Capitol Park Atlanta, the Hilton Atlanta, and the Omni Hotel at CNN Center.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Sweat Mountain

JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
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8.9
Excellent
3300 Lenox Rd Ne, Atlanta
from $125
Artmore Hotel - Midtown
Artmore Hotel - Midtown
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8.2
Excellent
1302 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta
from $109
Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel
Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
866 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta
from $129
Crowne Plaza Atlanta - Midtown
Crowne Plaza Atlanta - Midtown
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7.8
Good
590 W Peachtree St Nw, Atlanta
from $109
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead
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8.4
Excellent
3092 Piedmont Road Northeast, Atlanta
from $84
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center
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7.9
Good
1501 Lake Hearn Dr NE, Atlanta
from $89
Regency Suites Hotel
Regency Suites Hotel
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7.6
Good
975 W Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta
from $106
W Atlanta Buckhead
W Atlanta Buckhead
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7.9
Good
3377 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta
from $136
Hampton Inn Atlanta Buckhead
Hampton Inn Atlanta Buckhead
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8.5
Excellent
3398 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta
from $84
Embassy Suites Atlanta - Galleria
Embassy Suites Atlanta - Galleria
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8.9
Excellent
2815 Akers Mill Rd SE, Atlanta
from $92
More About Hotels near Sweat Mountain...

Antenna Farm on top of Sweat Mountain

Though Kennesaw Mountain serves as the highest peak in the county, both Kennesaw and Stone Mountain are protected parks. This makes Sweat Mountain the logical place for radio transmitters, towers, and antennas for amateur radio, cellphones, broadcasting, and pagers to be installed. In fact, this huge antenna farm in conjunction with the many houses in the area, ruin the view of the mountain from surrounding locations including southeast Cherokee, northeast Cobb, and western Roswell. This, of course, means that views from the hotels in these areas also suffer.

Historical Points Regarding the Sweat Mountain Area

A lake off Mountain Road served as a meeting place for a musical festival held back in the early 1970s.

Though it did much worse damage to nearby areas, in 2006 a F1 tornado grazed the South side of Sweat Mountain causing some minor damage to surrounding homes.

The Mountain View Area

The Mountain View Area received its name because of the view it has of Sweat Mountain. The name has also been applied to the Cobb County Public Library System's Mountain View Library, the Mountain View Aquatics Center, the Chattahoochee Tech Mountain View Campus, and the Mountain View Elementary School.

Development of the Area

In the 1990s the community grew from a forest into strip malls and parking lots. The original center of the town (the intersection of Sandy Plains Road and Shallowford Road) transformed from two-lane streets to four-lane divided arterial highways.

Gordy Parkway rose up as a near-circle community with hundreds of homes west of Sandy Plains Road. The Frank Gordy family, owner of The Varsity, owned most of the land in this area. They donated to the county part of the property where now sits the one-building Chattahoochee tech campus and the state technical college.

Through the years, three of the original stores in the area changed occupants. Kmart became the Home Depot, the Drug Emporium became the Office Depot, and Harris Teeter is now a Kroger. Land development has also led to a multi-screen movie theater.