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Hotels in Atlanta near Philips Arena

Philips Arena Introduction

A giant, illuminated ATLANTA sign lights up the grand entrance of the contemporary Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Home to the National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Hawks and the Women’s National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Dream, the indoor arena hosts 160 events annually. It has hosted world-class concerts, family shows, conferences, and sporting events since its opening in 1999. It can seat over 18,000 visitors, and features private suites and club seats. Connected to world news hub CNN Center, it's within yards of the Georgia Dome, the Centennial Park District, and the dining, hotels, and entertainment of downtown Atlanta.

Hotels near Philips Arena

A variety of hotels surround Philips Arena, many of them 3- and 4-star properties towards the top of the price range. There are plenty of accommodations with restaurants, pools, and bars, as well as business and family hotels offering suites. You'll also find budget options, inns, and B&Bs within a mile or so of the arena. The best time to visit is in the mild weather of spring and fall, when the city is less crowded. For a hotel bargain, go in the winter. Summer is peak season for tourists with several outdoor events and festivals, plus hot, humid temperatures.

Where to stay near Philips Arena

Philips Arena is in the heart of the Centennial Park District in downtown Atlanta, an area that stretches from the Georgia Aquarium to the Georgia World Congress Center. It’s a highly walkable neighborhood, popular with families, individual tourists, and business travelers and full of restaurants, shops, sports centers, and entertainment options. Around Peachtree Street and Andrew Young International Boulevard is the Hotel District, home to many of the city’s signature hotels and popular with tourists coming to conventions. North of downtown is Midtown, a vibrant urban center with skyscrapers and historic buildings, plus iconic landmarks and the leafy Piedmont Park.

Things to see near Philips Arena

Families might enjoy the Georgia Aquarium, a popular tourist attraction on the other side of Centennial Olympic Park, an 11-minute walk from Philips Arena. In the same area you’ll find the CNN Center, the World of Coca-Cola, and the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Catch a movie at The Fox Theatre, a 1920s Moorish-style cinema and theater on Peachtree Street, about 3 and a half miles from the arena in the city’s Midtown Mile, which also includes the High Museum of Art. For walking, picnics, and cycling, head to Piedmont Park, just under 4 miles away.

How to get to Philips Arena

Philips Arena is in a prime location in the heart of downtown Centennial Park District. It’s located off I-75/I-85 if you’re coming from north or south of Atlanta, and off I-20 coming from the east and west. There is parking available, but it fills up quickly so book in advance. The venue is easily accessible by MARTA, the city’s rail system, with a stop at the Dome station just next to Philips Arena. The Atlanta Streetcar also runs throughout downtown. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is 10 miles away.

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