Accommodations & Transportation

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The following MELUS Conference hotels are conveniently located near the Athens Classic Center, the main conference site.

Please note: You need to CALL the hotels and specify that you are with the MELUS 2015 Conference to get these special rates:

Georgia Gameday Center
250 West Broad Street
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 583-4500

  • 1 br suite $129.
  • 2 br suite $159.
  • 3 br suite $209.

Note: The hotel charges a $8 a day resort fee. 

Holiday Inn University Area

197 East Broad Street
Athens, GA 30603
(706) 549-4433

  • Double $92.
  • Deluxe King/Double $105.
  • Executive $115.

Holiday Inn Express University Area
513 West Broad Street
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 546-8122

  • Double $89.
  • King $89.

Hotel Indigo
500 College
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 546-0430

  • King $149.

Courtyard by Marriott
166 North Finley Street
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 369-7000

  • $129 king/double

OVERFLOW HOTEL: 
Note: Located 10 blocks from the conference site but located on the free UGA bus line

Best Western Colonial Motor Inn
170 North Milledge Avenue
Athens GA 30601
706-353-1084
706-546-7311

  • $99 single or double

Transportation

The closest airport to Athens is the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Shuttle service is available from Groome Transport (706-612-1155). The current one-way price is $36. The trip to Athens usually takes from 75 to 90 minutes.

Go to the Groome Transportation Athens webpage for schedules and further information.

An alternative would be to rent a car. The Atlanta Airport features all major car-rental agencies. This might be an attractive option if you have friends traveling to Atlanta/Athens at the same time. Athens is approximately 80 miles from the Atlanta airport.