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GACTE 2023 Conference Hotel Information

Below is information on the hotels in the GACTE Room Block.  You should be registered for the conference before making a hotel reservation. The link for reservations will be in your confirmation e-mail.



Hyatt Place Athens/Downtown 

412 N Thomas St, Athens, GA 30601, UNITED STATES

0.04 Mile(s) from  The Classic Center


 Hyatt Place Athens opened in the fall of 2017 in the heart of downtown Athens and changed the landscape of the local hotel scene. With 190 new, clean spacious, and modern rooms featuring black out curtains, sweeping views of both downtown and the Piedmont valley there is a deluxe accommodation awaiting everyone. Hyatt signature breakfast service is hot and served daily as a complimentary membership benefit for Hyatt Reward Members, not a member no problem, opt into the program at check in and start benefiting from Hyatt Reward Member status immediately.
Rate $159 per night

Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown 

390 East Washington Street, Athens, GA 30601, UNITED STATES

0.1 Mile(s) from  The Classic Center


The Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown hotel revolves around helping make your trip a success. Get some work done for the next day thanks to the complimentary WiFi and large desk in your hotel room in downtown Athens, Georgia. Put last-minute finishing touches on your presentations in our 24-hour business center. Make yourself at home with a microwave and refrigerator so you can fix a snack whenever you’re hungry. Refresh in your spacious bathroom with top amenities. Catch your favorite show on the 32-inch flat-screen TV with complimentary HBO and ESPN before enjoying a deep sleep in the Garden Sleep System® bed.

Rate:  $174 per night

Homewood Suites by Hilton Athens 

750 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601, UNITED STATES

0.24 Mile(s) from  The Classic Center


Punting distance from football and nature

The parks and attractions of Athens center are minutes away. Cheer on the Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium, stop and smell the roses at the State Botanical Garden or Sandy Creek Nature Center, or catch a gig at the Georgia Theatre. WiFi, breakfast and our evening social (Wednesday, 5pm-6:30pm) are free. Restaurants are nearby, and you’ll also have your own in-suite kitchen.
Rate $159 per night

Graduate Athens 

295 E Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601, UNITED STATES

0.2 Mile(s) from  The Classic Center



We’re nestled into the musically famed Foundry building at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and a short walk to UGA’s campus. Enjoy our signature Southern style with a splash of Georgia pine, pink and hint of history in every room and venue. 

“Ever crowned with praise and glory Georgia, hail to thee.”

Rate $129 per night

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Athens Downtown/University Area 

220 S Hull St, Athens, GA 30605, UNITED STATES

0.73 Mile(s) from  The Classic Center


Escape from your routine at SpringHill Suites Athens Downtown/University Area, the newest hotel adjacent to the University of Georgia in Athens. Walk to UGA, the Classic Center or downtown shops, restaurants and music venues. Inside our hotel, sample local beers in the 1918 Lounge located just off our lobby, enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast every day, work out in our fitness center and end your day on the outdoor patio beside the fire pit. Our all-suite hotel gives you more space in one- or two-room suites with the choice of a king bed or two queen beds. Find a trundle sofa and separate work space lit by natural light in all rooms. Stay connected in downtown Athens with free Wi-Fi and stream your favorite shows on an internet TV. All rooms include a mini refrigerator, a microwave, UGA-themed artwork, and a modern bathroom. Expect more when you stay at SpringHill Suites Athens Downtown/University Area. 
Rate $159 per night

Hotel Indigo Athens 

500 College Avenue, Athens, GA 30601, UNITED STATES

0.68 Mile(s) from  The Classic Center


Situated in an ideal downtown location and boasting a unique design, the Hotel Indigo® Athens - University Area hotel is truly an inspiring alternative to the typical hotel stay. Thriving downtown Athens, Georgia is bursting with local color and flare, and the hotel is as well, with everything from local coffee to an art gallery with works by local, national and international artists.

Leisure visitors simply love the hotel's downtown location in Athens, Georgia. Everything in downtown is a short walk away, including the 40 Watt Club and the north side of the University of Georgia's beautiful campus.

We have everything to create an unforgettable experience in Athens, GA. The hotel's unique design and attention to details are unmatched. As a green hotel, we are one of only 15 hotels awarded LEED Gold Certification by USGBC. We're even pet-friendly and provide special amenities for your furry friend! Relax with a drink or dinner at Madison Bar and Bistro. Come stay with us at the Hotel Indigo® Athens - University Area hotel, and enjoy everything that makes us special.

Rate $139 night

Holiday Inn Express Athens - University Area 

513 W Broad Street, Athens, GA 30601, UNITED STATES

0.8 Mile(s) from  The Classic Center


Located just yards away from the University of Georgia campus, our hotel's facilities feature an excellent location in downtown Athens, making the Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Athens - University Area the place to stay for Bulldog fans.

Before beginning their day in Athens, our hotel's guests can "Stay Smart" and visit the complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar, which we serve every morning. We also provide free high-speed, wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, and we have an outdoor pool and Fitness Center on-site.
Rate $134 per night

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602-3603
In the heart of Athens and at the center of campus, the newly renovated University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel offers more than a convenient and scenic location. Here, you’ll enjoy stylish and comfortable accommodations among our 200 guest rooms, and suites, and delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, pastries, coffee, drinks, and more in the Bulldog Bistro or Savannah Room. Don’t miss the strawberry ice cream pie. People have been enjoying it since the 1960s.
Rate $169 per night

Hampton Inn Athens 

2220 W. Broad Street, Athens, GA 30606, UNITED STATES

2.3 Mile(s) from  The Classic Center


Near Athens drama and excitement

If you enjoy a show, you’re in luck. Classic Center Theater, the historic Morton Theater and University of George Performing Arts Center are all nearby. Not to be dramatic, but we’re also in the medical district, close to many hospitals. Enjoy free WiFi and breakfast before visiting the Botanical Gardens, Sandy Creek Nature Center or teeing off at a local golf course.
Rate $129 per night

Fairfield Inn & Suites Athens University Area 

175 Old Epps Bridge Rd, Athens, GA 30606, UNITED STATES

2.3 Mile(s) from  The Classic Center


The newest hotel in the Athens GA area 

Discover a unique blend of comfort and convenience at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Athens-University Area, the newest hotel in the Athens GA area. Our hotel is located minutes from University of Georgia and the bustling downtown Athens area with ample shopping and dining options. We offer thoughtfully designed, family-friendly hotel rooms and spacious suites equipped with refrigerators and microwaves. Whether you are visiting Athens for business or pleasure, you can stay productive on the road with the use of our complimentary Wi-Fi, 24/7 fitness room and indoor pool. Jump-start your day in Athens with our free hot breakfast featuring a selection of scrambled eggs, sausage, waffles and other healthy offerings. Our friendly hotel staff is ready to welcome you and are committed to providing you with all you need for a pleasant stay in Athens.
Rate $139 per night

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