Atlanta is a world-class, modern city with a rich, passionate history. Atlanta, Georgia is a Brave and Beautiful City with an impressive legacy of leadership, progress and inspiration. Atlanta is the capital of the New South, birthplace of the Civil Rights movement, Coca-Cola and CNN. Set in the rolling foothills of North Georgia, Atlanta's dramatic skyline and tree-lined neighborhoods make for a fantastic destination.
A few of the local attractions include: The Georgia Aquarium houses 120,000 animals, representing 500 species, in 8.5 million US gallons of marine and fresh water; it was the world's largest aquarium when it opened in 2005. The World of Coca-Cola, is a permanent exhibition featuring the history of The Coca-Cola Company. Its well-known advertising as well as a host of entertainment areas and attractions. Centennial Olympic Park is a unique 21-acre park that performs a dual mission: it serves as Georgia’s lasting legacy of the Centennial Olympic Games and it anchors efforts to revitalize residential and commercial development in Georgia’s capital city of Atlanta. The CNN Center is the world headquarters of the Cable News Network. The main newsrooms and studios for several of CNN's news channels are located in the building.
Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel
This 73-story tower, topped by the revolving Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View, graces the heart of Atlanta. Connected to AmericasMart, The Westin Peachtree Plaza is walking distance to CNN, Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Aquarium, Georgia World Congress Center and the Georgia Dome. Click here to take a tour of the Conference site.
Room Rates per Night
Room rate is $139.00 for a single or double room
Room tax and other optional taxes will be charged
Room block closes on October 31, 2013 or until the block is filled, whichever comes first
The easiest mode of transportation to the hotel from the Atlanta Harstfield/Jackson Airport is to take the MARTA (train/rail line). Both the Red and Gold line trains start at the Airport, they will both take you to the Peachtree Center. The stop to get off the train is the "Peachtree Center" stop. The Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel is literally above the train stop and directly across the street. NO changing trains! No transfers needed. The fare is $2.50 for a single trip.
USING MARTA Airport Station Helper
MARTA's airport station is attached to the Airport, right off baggage claim. One way fares are only $2.50 and within 20 minutes, you can be downtown (taxi's are about $30 plus tip). AirTran passengers have the added convenience of having ticketing counters available just outside the Airport MARTA Station!
How to Find MARTA in Hartsfield-Jackson
Arriving air travelers should follow the Ground Transportation signs to MARTA. The entrance to MARTA's Airport Station is located inside the western end of the airport's main terminal. Our faregates are just a few feet from the baggage claim areas. Follow the signs, they are plentiful.
MARTA to the Airport
Catch MARTA first. With direct train service to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, MARTA is your efficient, no-hassle connection.
MARTA's Airport StationThe final stop on the South Line - is only a 17-minute trip from Five Points Station, the hub of the MARTA rail system. Other popular destinations are equally accessible from the airport. All southbound trains go to the airport and have plenty of luggage space available at the end of each railcar. Elevators, located in every rail station, provide additional convenience to travelers carrying multiple bags.