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Hotel Indigo Athens Downtown - Univ Area

500 College Avenue| Athens Georgia | 30601| United States| 1-706-2861704| Email Hotel
1-706-54604901-706-2861704
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Hotel Indigo Athens Downtown - Univ Area

A room with a view & a soundtrack.

In a pitch-perfect downtown location that’s convenient to restaurants, clubs and the University, the Hotel Indigo® Athens Downtown University Area hotel is truly an inspiring alternative to your typical stay. Our thriving downtown neighborhood resonates with local color and sound, as does our hotel, offering everything from farm-to-table cuisine at Madison Bar and Bistro to our own art gallery featuring works by local artists. Relax in our courtyard with a distinctive cocktail from the bar, or reserve our Rialto Room for a private gathering or event. Our green hotel is LEED Gold Certified, and we’re pet-friendly, with special amenities for your furry friends.

Rooms

Highlights
Highlights
Distinctly Southern Style
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Distinctly Southern Style
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The Classic City has always been a cultural hub for artists and entertainers, and we've brought them under our roof! We invite you to spend time in our art gallery. Our collection changes seasonally to highlight the diverse local artists, each piece carefully curated to delight the senses--a perfect stop on your visit to the Lyndon House next door!
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Our Rialto Club offers a chic alternative to stuffy boardrooms and cookie-cutter venues. Whether you're hosting a corporate event, reuniting with former classmates, or dancing the night away with wedding guests, our downstairs private event space is the place to make it happen --with premium bar selections, tasty catering options, and AV support.
  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum Check-In Age: 21
  • Credit Cards

  • Languages

  • Important Update

  • Internet Access

  • Parking

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      • Parking Description:$10.00 per day per car. As parking is limited, the hotel may not be able to accommodate guests with over-sized or multiple vehicles on high occupancy evenings. Parking is included in the rate on football weekends, but is limited to 1 car per room.
      • Number of Parking Spaces: 130
  • Pet Policy

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      • Pets Allowed
      • Guide Dogs, Service Animals Allowed
      • We are pet friendly! Up to 2 dogs per room with a 75 USD nonrefundable cleaning fee. The fee will be waived for service animals with proper documentation.
      • Pet Deposit per Stay: 75 USD
  • Accessibility

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      • 7 Accessible Rooms
      • 3 Wheelchair Accessible Parking Spaces
      • Disabled or Accessible Parking
  • Facility

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      • Number of Rooms: 130
      • Number of Suites: 12
      • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 130
      • Number of Accessible Rooms: 7
      • Number of Floors: 5
      • Total Number of Rooms with One Bed: 89
      • Executive Floors Available
      • Interior Corridors
      • FEMA Property Number: GA5549
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Area Attraction

Amenities

Business Services

  • Business Center
  • Copying Services
  • Email and Internet
  • Fax Services
  • PC Available
  • Unstaffed Business Center
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Open 24/7
  • Alternatives for Business Center: Guests needing additional business services that the hotel cannot accomodate can contact Bel Jean Copy/Print on Broad Street in downtown Athens.

Health and Fitness Center, On-site

Treadmill, Elliptical, Free Weights, Stair Stepper, Stationary Bike. Yoga Mat/Ball. All available on lobby level with 24 hours access

On-Site Fitness Center Available

  • Hours: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Fitness Center Type:Limited Offering

Standard Internet Services

  • Standard Internet service is free for all guests
  • Wired Internet Available in Standard Rooms, Executive Rooms, Suites, Business Center, Public Areas and Meeting Spaces.
  • Wireless Internet Available in Standard Rooms, Executive Rooms, Suites, Business Center, Public Areas and Meeting Spaces.
  • Internet Access Fee: 0 USD

    Entertainment and Recreation

    • Live Entertainment

      Pets Policy

      • Pets Allowed
      • Guide Dogs, Service Animals Allowed
      • We are pet friendly! Up to 2 dogs per room with a 75 USD nonrefundable cleaning fee. The fee will be waived for service animals with proper documentation.
      • Deposit: 75 USD

      Housekeeping, Laundry Services

      • Daily Housekeeping
      • Weekly Housekeeping
      • Dry Cleaning Pickup, Laundry
      • Same-Day Dry Cleaning

      Miscellaneous

      • Safety Deposit Box available, Front Desk

      Guest Rooms

      Premium Services

      Entertainment

      • Cable/Satellite TV
      • Stereo/Radio
      • Premium Channels Available
      • High Definition TV

      Workspace / Desk

      • Work desk with lamp
      • Desk Level Electrical Outlet
      • Spare Electrical Outlet at Desk
      • Electrical Adapters Available
      • Power Converters Available

      Phone / Fax

      • Phone with Voicemail
      • Cordless Phone
      • Direct Dial Phone
      • Speaker Phone

      Spa-like Bathrooms

      • Hairdryer
      • Private Bathroom

      Standard Internet Services

      • Standard Internet service is free for all guests
      • Wired Internet Available
      • Wireless Internet Available
      • Internet Access Fee: 0 USD

      Refreshment / Kitchen

      • Coffee Maker
      • Tea Maker

      Miscellaneous

      • Connecting Rooms Available
      • Double Glazed Windows
      • Individually Controlled Air Conditioning
      • Iron / Ironing Board
      • Rollaway Bed/Cot
      • Separate Hanging Closet
      • All room non-smoking
      • Separate Hanging Closet
      • Crib
      • Number of Closets: 1

      Executive Club Level

      Premium Services

      Entertainment

      • Cable/Satellite TV
      • Stereo/Radio
      • Premium Channels Available
      • High Definition TV

      Workspace / Desk

      • Work desk with lamp
      • Desk Level Electrical Outlet
      • Spare Electrical Outlet at Desk
      • Electrical Adapters Available
      • Power Converters Available

      Phone / Fax

      • Phone with Voicemail
      • Cordless Phone
      • Direct Dial Phone
      • Speaker Phone

      Spa-like Bathrooms

      • Hairdryer
      • Bathrobe
      • Private Bathroom

      Standard Internet Services

      • Standard Internet service is free for all guests
      • Wired Internet Available
      • Wireless Internet Available
      • Internet Access Fee: 0 USD

      Refreshment / Kitchen

      • Coffee Maker
      • Tea Maker

      Miscellaneous

      • Connecting Rooms Available
      • Double Glazed Windows
      • Individually Controlled Air Conditioning
      • Iron / Ironing Board
      • Rollaway Bed/Cot
      • Separate Hanging Closet
      • All room non-smoking
      • Separate Hanging Closet
      • Crib
      • Number of Closets: 1

      Suites

      Premium Services

      Entertainment

      • Cable/Satellite TV
      • Stereo/Radio
      • Premium Channels Available
      • High Definition TV

      Workspace / Desk

      • Work desk with lamp
      • Desk Level Electrical Outlet
      • Spare Electrical Outlet at Desk
      • Electrical Adapters Available
      • Power Converters Available

      Phone / Fax

      • Phone with Voicemail
      • Cordless Phone
      • Direct Dial Phone
      • Speaker Phone

      Spa-like Bathrooms

      • Hairdryer
      • Bathtub
      • Bathrobe
      • Private Bathroom

      Standard Internet Services

      • Standard Internet service is free for all guests
      • Wired Internet Available
      • Wireless Internet Available
      • Internet Access Fee: 0 USD

      Refreshment / Kitchen

      • Coffee Maker
      • Tea Maker

      Miscellaneous

      • Connecting Suites Available
      • Double Glazed Windows
      • Individually Controlled Air Conditioning
      • Iron / Ironing Board
      • Rollaway Bed/Cot
      • Separate Hanging Closet
      • All room non-smoking
      • Separate Hanging Closet
      • Sofa Bed, Sleeper Couch
      • Number of Closets: 1

      Local Restaurants

      The Madison Bar and Bistro is truly a unique hotel dining experience. The seasonally changing menu features a variety of breakfast and dinner items, and the coffee is roasted just down the street at Jittery Joe's.

      Summary

      • Number of Restaurants: 1
      • Cocktail Lounge
      • Room Service
      • Service Hours : 6:30 AM to 11:00 PM

      Restaurants

      • Madison Bar and Bistro
      • Location: Across from Lobby
      • Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert
      • Hours: 6:00 AM-10:30 AM
        5:00 PM-11:00 PM -
      • 1-706-5460430
      • Casual gourmet dining located within the lobby of Hotel Indigo. Enjoy breakfast and dinner inside or outside in the courtyard when the weather is pleasant. Our Farmstead Lounge is available for more private seating. We also feature a full service bar with wireless internet access for our business travellers. Lunch is not served, but any of our front desk agents would be happy to guide you to any of dozens of local restaurants steps away in beautiful downtown Athens!

      Bars & Lounges

      • Madison Bar and Bistro
      • Location: Lobby
      • Hours: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
      • 1-706-5460430
      • Bars and Lounge Menu
      • The bar offers an extensive list of beer, wine and spirits. Full breakfast and dinner menus are served. Complimentary Wi-Fi access. Three televisions for watching big sports events. Open until 11pm, Sunday-Thursday and midnight, Friday-Saturday.

      Neighborhoods

      Explore our neighborhood.

      You'll love the distinct Southern charm of our recently renovated Hotel Indigo Athens. Inspired by local farmsteads and committed to sustainability, Hotel Indigo Athens proudly boasts itself as the area's torchbearer for environmentally-friendly design and LEED Gold certification. We've flung the barn doors wide open, letting the vibrant art and music scene of the Classic City reverberate off the walls of our Art Gallery and Rialto Club (Athens premiere event space). Whether you spend your time dining on local treats in our Madison Bar & Bistro, sipping delicious locally-brewed Jittery Joe's coffee in your room, or enjoying a bike ride around the Downtown and University of Georgia neighborhoods on our complimentary bicycles, Hotel Indigo Athens is the place to stay to truly experience all things Athens.

      University of Georgia

      The University of Georgia, colloquially known as UGA or Georgia, is a public flagship research university in Athens, Georgia. Founded in 1785, it is one of the oldest public universities in the United States.

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      The Georgia Museum of Art

      The Georgia Museum of Art is an art museum in Athens, Georgia, United States associated with the University of Georgia. The museum is both an academic museum and, since 1982, the official art museum of the state of Georgia. The permanent collection consists of American paintings, primarily 19th- and 20th-century; American, European and Asian works on paper; the Samuel H. Kress Study Collection of Italian Renaissance paintings; and growing collections of southern decorative arts and Asian art.

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      The State Botanical Gardens of Georgia

      A unique and beautiful space serving the citizens of Georgia since 1968. A unit of the University of Georgia’s Office of Public Service and Outreach, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia is one of the state’s most treasured resources, attracting more than 230,000 visitors each year. The State Botanical Garden of Georgia is a short drive from downtown Athens and only an hour east of Atlanta. Admission and parking are free.

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      The Tree That Owns Itself

      The Tree That Owns Itself is a white oak tree that, according to legend, has legal ownership of itself and of all land within eight feet of its base. The tree, also called the Jackson Oak, is at the corner of South Finley and Dearing Streets in Athens

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      The 40 Watt Club

      The 40 Watt Club is a music venue in Athens, Georgia. Along with CBGB, the Whisky a Go Go, and selected others, it was instrumental in launching American punk rock and new wave music.

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      The Georgia Theatre

      Georgia Theatre is a live music venue and event space in Athens, Georgia. Many prominent national and local acts across all genres have performed at the Theatre, including rock, folk, country, indie, alternative, hip hop and electronic.

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      The Morton Theatre

      The Morton Theatre, located in downtown Athens, Georgia at 195 West Washington Street, is one of the first vaudeville theatres in the United States uniquely built, owned, and operated by an African-American businessman: Monroe Morton. In 2001, its location was termed Athens' "Hot Corner".

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      Downtown Athens

      Downtown Athens sits just across Broad Street from the University of Georgia's historic North Campus. Restored Victorian-era buildings are full of creative energy day and night, with a vibrant collection of independent shops, restaurants, and live music venues.

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      The National

      Enjoy delicious Mediterranean-style dishes created with seasonal, Southern influences, plus an extensive wine list.

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      DePalma's Italian Cafe

      Mamma Mia! Enjoy contemporary trattoria fare & wines served amid homey, old-school furnishings in a family eatery.

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      SeaBear Oyster Bar

      A chic, lively place with a popular happy hour offering oysters, eclectic seafood dishes & cocktails right in the heart of the Bottleworks.

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      Last Resort Bar and Grill

      Contemporary Southern cooking in the former space of an iconic music club graced with local artwork in the heart of Downtown Athens.

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      Offers

      Gatherings & Events

      Gatherings & Events

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      Hotel Indigo Athens' outside of the box meeting and event spaces inspire your guests. We are able to accommodate the small meetings from 8 up to 250 person social receptions.

      • Total of Meeting Rooms: 4
      • Total Area of Meeting Space: 9000 SQ FT
      • Sales and Meeting Professionals On-Site: 3
      • Largest Room Capacity: 300
      • Largest Room Measurement: 12000
      • Smallest Room Measurement: 160
      • Exhibit Space Available

      Ready to Reserve?

      • For questions or to book by phone: 1-706-5460430
      • For questions or to book by email: abbyhicks@indigoathens.com
      Gathering And Events-Equipment
      • Cable Modem
      • Digital Projector
      • Dvd Player
      • LCD Projector
      • Lectern or Podium
      • Microphone
      • Modem Lines
      • Flip Chart and Markers
      • Whiteboards
      • Pens, Pencils and Pads Provided
      Gathering And Events-meetings
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      Executive Boardroom
      12
      Rialto Club
      40
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      Gallery at Hotel Indigo-Athens
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      Presidential Suite
      8
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