Experience life as native Georgians live it when you stay at our Hotel Indigo® hotels in Athens, Georgia. From strolling the oak-shaded pathways of the historic Old North Campus to listening to live music in cafes surrounding the lively University of Georgia campus, you'll enjoy an authentic taste of the Liverpool of the South.
Savvy travelers explore the city by bike and discover that cycling Athens is the best way to go. There's so much to see in the Liverpool of the South that it's best to strike a balance between the must-see attractions and quirky day-to-day Athens. See the legendary venues where native bands like R.E.M. and the B-52s got their start on a free Athens Music History Walking Tour at the Athens Welcome Center and explore the perfumed gardens at the lush State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Just don't forget to venture off the beaten track, and discover the unique Gazi Factory, a former gas factory that was turned into a live industrial museum.
Take time out to sample the sights, scents and sounds of the city's best-loved neighborhoods – friendly Five Points, musical Normaltown and cultural Downtown. There's an amazing choice of restaurants, bars and nightlife within minutes of your Athens hotel. Raise a glass or two with the locals to get the lowdown on the neighborhood's finest experiences.
From dining at a modest soul-food joint downtown to discovering the city's vibrant music scene, scratch the surface and you're sure to find there's more to Athens than meets the eye.
Book a stay at one of our Athens hotels and feel like a local during your stay in the charming Liverpool of the South.