Area Attractions

Staying near a campus as beautiful, historic (it was founded in 1785!), and prestigious as the University of Georgia delivers rich experiences at institutions such as the university-affiliated Georgia Museum of Art, State Botanical Garden of Georgia, and Founders Memorial Garden. Beyond the university, the city of Athens overflows with things to eat, drink, see, do, and love. Contact our concierge at Hyatt Place Athens / Downtown for tips, tickets, tee times, tours, and the like.

Hyatt Place Athens / Downtown

412 North Thomas Street
Athens, Georgia, United States, 30601



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Local Food + Drink

Creature Comforts Brewing Co.

This locally owned brewery pours four signature and lots of seasonal brews—and offers tours—within 13,000 square feet of historic warehouse. Bonus: It’s a quick walk from our hotel.

Local Attractions

Georgia Museum of Art

This museum houses more than 10,000 works of art in both permanent and traveling exhibitions, plus the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden. A free admission museum, it’s affiliated with the University of Georgia and located on its campus.

Sanford Stadium

Home of the Georgia Bulldogs, Sanford Stadium is one of the largest football stadiums in the NCAA. Fun fact: The field is known for its famed hedges, which have encircled the field since its opening in 1929.