Venue & Hospitality
Hilton Atlanta Airport Hotel
1031 Virginia Avenue N/A
Conference Dates: March 29-31, 2016
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Driving Directions to
From the City Center: Take I-85/I-75 South. When the interstate splits, stay on I-85 south to Exit 73 (Virginia Avenue). Turn left onto Virginia Avenue. The Hilton Atlanta Airport is approximately 3 blocks on the left. Please note that some GPS services register our address as 1031 Virginia Avenue, Hapeville, GA 30354.
Shuttle Service from the Atlanta Airport:
Our courtesy hotel shuttle service is available in the Ground Transportation area west curb, just immediately outside the Domestic Terminal between the North and South terminals. Hotel shuttles are located in the Purple Bus isle, Stalls 25 through 29. The shuttle departs every 15-20 minutes from the hours of 5:00 am to 11:00 pm and is on call after 11:00pm. Courtesy phones are available at the Domestic Terminal for after hours.
Guests arriving at the new International Terminal will need to ride the Terminal to Terminal Airport Shuttle to the Ground Transportation area at the Domestic Terminal and transfer to the Hotel Shuttle. The hotel does not provide direct shuttle service to the International Terminal.
Driving from the Domestic Terminal or Rental Car Facility at the Airport:
Take I-85 North. North on I-85 to Exit 73A (Virginia Avenue). Right onto Virginia Avenue off of exit ramp. The Hilton Atlanta Airport is approximately 3 blocks on the left.
Driving from Hotel to City Center:
Go right out of hotel entrance, take I-85 N straight into downtown Atlanta. You can either take Exit 90 and follow into downtown or take International Boulevard Exit which leads to Peachtree Street.
HOW TO GET HERE
Directions from the Airport
I-85 North exit 73A to Virginia Avenue East, two blocks on the left.
Distance from Hotel: 0 min.
Drive Time: 5 min.
Type Typical Minimum Charge
Courtesy Bus Complimentary
Limousine 100.00 USD
Taxi 15.00 USD
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