Nestled in the pines of northeast Georgia, an hour from Atlanta, sits the town that Georgia's forefathers designed as the seat of knowledge for the entire state. Athens is proud to offer some of the best accommodations that are in walking distance to The Classic Center. Athens is known for its blend of southern heritage and contemporary entertainment. With a diverse culture and local entertainment, you'll find exactly what you're looking for in this southern gem. When you host or attend at event at The Classic Center, you’re within walking distance to hundreds of shops, restaurants, and hotels in Athens. Contact us to learn more.
Unwind in Luxurious Guestrooms
After a day of meetings, socializing, and entertainment, The Classic Center provides the perfect location only steps away from relaxation. Athens is home to over 2,600 hotel rooms. We invite you to stay within walking distance at one of the gorgeous downtown Athens hotels. We're directly connected to a Hyatt, and we partner with Hilton Garden Inn and other luxurious hotels, only a few steps away. If your guests need blocks of rooms after your wedding or social event, one of the many hotels within walking distance are an excellent choice. You don't have to look far for a comfortable place when you want to unwind after a training workshop. We're proud to be in such close proximity to all Athens has to offer in elegant guestrooms.
Take a stroll to 150 unique dining, shopping, and entertainment options in downtown Athens. We have over 500 bars in a five-block radius. Everything you need after a day of fun at The Classic Center only steps away, including:
Entertainment – Athens' entertainment is limitless. We're home to the University of Georgia, full of gorgeous outdoor parks and nature areas, have a mix of Southern heritage and modern attractions, and stocked with amazing specialty shops. Athens is a place where many musicians play concerts and share their art with us. Downtown provides fine fashions, antiques, eclectic shops, and more.
Dining – Athens' food often blends traditional Southern staples with modern menu items. You'll find every type of food you can imagine within walking distance. Whether it’s grabbing a late-night snack at one of the 24-hour diners, grabbing coffee with a friend, or drinks with a group. From steaks and sushi to burgers and Mediterranean- inspired fare, downtown Athens has it all.
One of the most incredible things about The Classic Center is our parking accommodations. Whether you need a safe place to park when shopping downtown or attending an event with us, our parking deck is the perfect option. We offer well-lit areas, 24-hour video surveillance, gameday plans during UGA football season, and multiple entrances.
Contact The Classic Center
Our stellar customer service, exemplary event center, and amazing location combine to create a masterpiece. We're excited to share our accommodations with you. Athens is a place full of love and hope. Our Southern charm shows in all we do. If you're hosting or attending an event with The Classic Center, check out our many accommodations. Contact us for more information!