5 BEST Hotels near Oglethorpe University

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Located in Atlanta, these are our favorite hotels near Oglethorpe University.

#1 – Residence Inn Atlanta Buckhead/Lenox Park

Residence Inn Atlanta Buckhead/Lenox Park

– $$$

– 6-minute drive to Oglethorpe University

Well-located and well-reviewed, Residence Inn is a great hotel near the university for all types of travelers.

Rooms are clean and spacious, and the suites come with fully equipped kitchens. Guests love the fitness center, as well as the outdoor pool, as well as the delicious free breakfast.



#2 – AC Hotel by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead at Phipps Plaza

AC Hotel by Marriott Atlanta Buckhead at Phipps Plaza

– $$$$

– 5-minute drive to Oglethorpe University

Boasting gorgeous and minimalist rooms, we love the vibe of AC Hotel by Marriott Atlanta.

Beds are big, pillows are comfy, and each room comes with a work station, flatscreen TV and a coffee machine. The indoor swimming pool and fitness center are both superb, and be sure to ask the front desk about the free shuttle service.



#3 – Holiday Inn Express Atlanta – Northeast I-85 – Clairmont Road

Holiday Inn Express Atlanta - Northeast I-85 - Clairmont Road 

– $$

– 9-minute drive to Oglethorpe University

Clean rooms and amazing service make Holiday Inn one of the best budget hotels in the area.

Rooms are air-conditioned and are equipped with a fridge, microwave, and fast wifi connection. Guests love the complimentary breakfast and coffee. The fitness center is open 24-hours.



#4 – Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead

– $$$$$

– 5-minute drive to Oglethorpe University

Easily the most expensive (and luxurious!) hotel on our list is the opulent Waldorf Astoria.

Boasting elegant decor and beautiful furnishings, the rooms are more like penthouses – especially the bathrooms! The fitness center is huge and well-maintained, and guests love the indoor pool and on-site spa.



#5 – InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta

InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta

– $$$$$

– 7-minute drive to Oglethorpe University

Another splurge-stay near the university, InterContinental is one of Atlanta’s top hotels.

Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool, a relaxing day at the spa, or just lounge in your beautiful and spacious suite. The on-site restaurant serves exquisite food, and if you don’t feel like leaving your room you can just order room service!



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About the Author Aaron Hovanesian

Born in Los Angeles, Aaron Hovanesian is one of the original staff writers for Hotel Jules. Having backpacked the world as a young man, Aaron now prefers to travel the world in luxury, proudly staying in the world's most amazing hotels and properties.When Aaron is not traveling he lives in Western Colorado he can be found brewing his own beer (probably an IPA) or spending time with his two amazing golden retrievers.