Atlanta is an amazing place to discover, full of cultural and historical landmarks. The state capital of Georgia, Atlanta features the largest aquarium in the country and the largest puppetry center. Visitors can also explore the World of Coca-Cola and Zoo Atlanta when in town.
With so much to see and do, you’ll want a hotel to be similarly exciting, which is why we’ve put together this list of our favorite boutique hotels to consider on your next trip to Atlanta.
The Best Boutique Hotels in Atlanta
The Burgess Hotel
Price: From $195 per night
A stylish hotel in a private residential area in the heart of the upscale Buckhead enclave, The Burgess Hotel offers a modern take on luxury and opulence. You can tell the hotel’s designers paid much attention to detail by observing the artwork and custom furniture found throughout the property. The hotel is given an extra dose of style thanks to objects from Asia being scattered throughout the spaces.
Guests can enjoy the on-site bar and restaurant, as well as the relaxing outdoor pool. There are various guest rooms and suites available, all of which feature Frette linens and vintage-style accents blended with the modern amenities of a luxury hotel.
The opulent penthouse has an African safari theme, with tribal patterns and animal prints enhanced with bold, vibrant colors. Bespoke objects in the room appeal to travelers with a penchant for adventure. Other amenities include a comfortable sitting and dining area, a full wet bar, and luxurious bath products from Shanghai Tang.
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Price: From $163 per night
The hip Hotel Clermont is found in the heart of Atlanta on Ponce de Leon Avenue. The hotel is conveniently located for easy access to the Old Fourth Ward, downtown, and Midtown.
The Clermont preserves some of this 1924 building’s original charms and combines them with refined and modern amenities. Guests staying at the hotel will enjoy plush beds and great views over the scenic Poncey-Highland neighborhood.
There are various guest room options, with names such as Napoleon and Grand. Those seeking more lavish alternatives can opt for one of the 2 suites: the Flossie and the Ruby. All rooms have amenities like pressed deluxe sheets, a Bluetooth speaker, and premium bath products from La Bottega.
The Peach House
Price: From $150 per night
Found in the beautiful historic neighborhood of Inman Park, The Peach House is found in an elegant building dating back to 1901. This charming house is full of timeless elegance and modern amenities.
There is a contactless breakfast available that can be personalized to suit all dietary requirements. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided throughout the house and on the porch and in other outside sitting areas. A sun-drenched lounge is available to guests who wish to unwind with a good book or an indulgent treat.
Each guest room at the Peach House has unique features that make them different from one another. Some rooms have a private balcony, a jetted tub, or various other luxe amenities.
Price: From $179 per night
Located in a luxurious former family home dating back to the 19th century, Stonehurst Place is a beautifully decadent property. Situated in Atlanta’s Midtown Garden district, many of the city’s attractions are within walking distance from the hotel.
It boasts a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere accentuated by curated gallery-worthy art and classic decor, all with the modern amenities expected of a 21st-century hotel.
Guest rooms are spread across 2 buildings: the main house and the carriage house. All of them feature biodegradable bath products, a smart alarm clock with Amazon Alexa integration, a comfortable workstation with an ergonomic chair and work desk, and complimentary parking.
Don’t forget to try Stonehurst Place’s daily gourmet breakfasts!
Price: From $174 per night
The elegant Sugar Magnolia can be found in a majestic Queen Anne Victorian house that was built in 1892. The hotel preserves some original details, but modern amenities enhance the hotel’s timeless charm.
This property boasts 6 fireplaces, a 3-story turret, a lavish grand staircase, and an opulent chandelier in the lobby. Beveled windows and hand-painted plasterwork add to the historic atmosphere.
Fresh hot breakfast is served daily, and the baby grand piano in the lounge provides an amazing ambiance. The accommodation options at the Sugar Magnolia include the Garden Room and the Aviary, along with the Cottage and Royal suites.
In-room amenities include a comfortable bed, cozy fireplace, private bath, and vaulted ceiling, and some rooms even feature a rooftop deck.
Price: From $212 per night
The upscale, all-suite Twelve Downtown is only minutes from one of Atlanta’s most popular attractions, the World of Coca-Cola. Featuring designer suites in a convenient downtown location, the hotel is full of amenities that suit the tastes of any and all guests.
Suites range in size from 700 to 1,200 square feet, making them suitable for solo travelers, families, or groups of friends. Each suite features a kitchen with full-size appliances, a separate living and sleeping area, tall ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, a private balcony, and beds from Sealy Posturepedic.
The Twelve Oaks
Price: From $305 per night
A stunning antebellum mansion, Twelve Oaks was built in 1836 and was the inspiration for the Twelve Oaks of “Gone With the Wind” fame. It has since been used frequently as a filming location for various productions — you can see its timeless charm on full display in the hit TV series “Vampire Diaries.”
The Twelve Oaks is brimming with elegance. Stepping into the hotel feels like you’ve stepped back in time. But rest assured that you’ll have access to all the conveniences of modern life.
Following a 2012 renovation, Twelve Oaks now provides even more luxury. Each guest room features amenities like an expansive bathroom and a remote-controlled fireplace. Some rooms have a copper spa-style tub with aromatherapy products and even original features like the imposing ribcage shower.
The University Inn at Emory
Price: From $130 per night
The conveniently located University Inn at Emory is ideal for those requiring easy access to the university or its attached hospital. It’s also a great spot for exploring one of Atlanta’s historic neighborhoods, Druid Hills.
Guests seeking entertainment nearby can visit the Fernbank Museum, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, or the Georgia Aquarium. The University Inn at Emory is practical and comfortable, with various accommodation options to suit all guests.
There is an on-site business center and a seasonal pool that offers relaxation. Free continental breakfast is served daily to guests. Guest rooms are charming and homey, and some come with a full kitchen.
Urban Oasis Bed & Breakfast
Price: From $165 per night
The Urban Oasis Bed & Breakfast is a stylish and exclusive property found in the trendy location of Inman Park, only a mile away from Atlanta’s busy downtown. Situated at the start of the East Side Trail, Urban Oasis provides easy access to amazing shopping and sightseeing opportunities.
You’ll feel right at home when you step into this hotel. Urban Oasis fuses Southern charm with modern functionality, accentuated by tropical design accents. The hotel also features relaxing amenities like a lap pool and a hot tub.
Each room is unique and has its own delightful details. “The Robyn” features mid-century furnishings and convenient first-floor access, “The Amanda” has Heywood Wakefield furniture pieces and views over the garden fountain, and “The Michael” is a 2-story suite with a cozy sitting room and a workstation.
Price: From $132 per night
Found in the upmarket Old Fourth Ward right next to Ponce City Market, the Wylie Hotel is a revival of the former 551 Ponce building. It provides easy access to Atlanta’s downtown and Midtown districts, and the Georgia Aquarium is within walking distance.
All the rooms available at the Wylie are pet-friendly and feature amenities like deluxe linens and bedding, comfortable mattresses, designer bath products, and a pantry stocked with delicious local treats.
A range of guest rooms and suites are available, with the King Suite being the most spacious, at about 400 square feet. It features beautiful furnishings, modern accents, a king-sized bed, and a separate living area. The King Suite is the most spacious choice, at 400 square feet.
As the de facto “Capital of the South,” Atlanta offers plenty of restaurants, bars, and cultural attractions. It also boasts world-class events including jazz, ice cream, and music festivals. The next time you visit, make sure to stay at one of these boutique hotels to guarantee your stay in the city is unforgettable.