Spa Signia (Photo by Adam Goldberg Photography)

Atlanta’s Best Hotels for a Zen Getaway

Escape the chaos of everyday work and life with a quiet getaway to Atlanta. Find out why Atlanta is known as a “city in the forest” with a walk through one of the city’s beautiful parks and gardens. Take in the exhibits at one of Atlanta’s many museums. Check out our MICHELIN guide to delicious and note-worthy Atlanta restaurants. Pamper yourself with services and spa treatments as well as other comforts provided by Atlanta’s best hotels for a Zen getaway.

Four Seasons Atlanta

Enjoy comfort and a view from your room at Four Seasons Atlanta. (Photo by Don Riddle; courtesy of Four Seasons)

Conveniently located in Midtown, Four Seasons Atlanta offers quiet respite in a 5-star luxury hotel. Choose from a variety of suite accommodations to rest and rejuvenate. Enjoy a relaxation experience, massage or other spa service. Take in the arts at the nearby High Museum of Art or stroll through Piedmont Park. After a day of Zen, mix and mingle at the hotel’s popular Bar Margot.

Where: 75 Fourteenth St. NE

Grand Hyatt Atlanta

Dine at Cassis at Grand Hyatt Atlanta and enjoy views of the Japanese Zen garden and waterfall. (Photo courtesy of Grand Hyatt Atlanta)

Grand Hyatt Atlanta is located in Buckhead near luxury shopping, vibrant art and culture, and some of the city’s best restaurants. Take in the Atlanta skyline from the comfort of your suite with additional amenities such as a separate seating area or private balcony. Enjoy a meal from one of two fine dining restaurants, including Cassis, which ​​boast wonderful views of the Japanese Zen garden and waterfall.

Where: 3300 Peachtree Road NE 

InterContinental Buckhead

Elevate your stay in Atlanta with a luxurious experience at InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead. Relax in a stylish guest room or suite, enjoy the spa services and more. Take a dip in the heated saltwater Peachtree Pool, open 365 days a year. Find your Zen in the state-of-the-art fitness center or reserve the Presidential Suite which is equipped with a Peloton Bike, Lululemon’s the Mirror, a mat, light weights and a breathtaking view of the skyline. You don’t have to leave the hotel for a delicious meal, The Americano offers a seasonal menu of steaks, fresh pasta and Mediterranean seafood in the Italian-inspired steak house. Want a break from the quiet? Check out one of these rooftop bars and restaurants in Buckhead

Where: 3315 Peachtree Road NE

Loews Atlanta Hotel

Unwind with a full body massage at Exhale Spa in Loews Atlanta Hotel. (Photo courtesy of Loews Atlanta Hotel)

Loews Atlanta Hotel is conveniently located in Midtown, within walking distance of the Woodruff Arts Center, Piedmont Park and the Atlanta BeltLine. Exhale Spa gives guests an opportunity to relax and unwind with full body treatments and services including facials and massage therapy. Fitness classes are available to guests as well as Atlanta residents. Saltwood Charcuterie & Bar is located inside the hotel and offers a unique dining experience that includes sharable small places and a charcuterie bar featuring local ingredients.                                          

Where: 1065 Peachtree St. NE

Signia by Hilton Atlanta

Treat yourself to services at the newly opened Spa Signia. (Photo by Adam Goldberg Photography)

Signia by Hilton offers guests both the convenience of being in downtown Atlanta and a respite from the hustle and bustle. The hotel is located at Authority’s Championship Campus — also home to Georgia World Congress Center, Centennial Olympic Park and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. With several dining options and a grab-and-go market, you never really need to leave the hotel except to explore. You will surely find your Zen at Spa Signia and the beauty bar, which offer a full menu of pampering and special treatments such as massage, cryo facial and cupping therapy. Reserve a Wellness Room, with amenities centered around sleep, movement, nourishment, spa and mindfulness. If you’re looking to plan a retreat specifically for this purpose, here is our ultimate Atlanta wellness itinerary for more ideas. Also to help you plan your visit, check out our itinerary for first-time visitors to downtown Atlanta.

Where: 159 Northside Drive NW

The St. Regis Atlanta

Escape and find respite at The St. Regis Atlanta, with a dip in Pool Piazza when it’s warm enough.

Guests of The St. Regis Atlanta can enjoy all the comforts of a luxury hotel, including quiet and comfortable guest rooms and suites as well as an elevated level of service from the St. Regis Butler Service, a hallmark of the hotel dating back more than 100 years. The St. Regis Atlanta Spa gives clients an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate with facials, body treatments, massages, waxing and nail services. During the summer months, enjoy a dip in Pool Piazza, a 40,000-square-foot resort pool with a Jacuzzi, poolside bar, outdoor fireplace and billiards room. The St. Regis Atlanta is located within walking distance of Atlanta History Center.

Where: 88 W Paces Ferry Road NW

The Starling Hotel

The Starling, a Curio Collection by Hilton, offers creatives an eclectic stay in Midtown Atlanta. Room and suite design combines modern comfort with contemporary furnishings and sweeping views of the city. The lobby lounge and restaurant, Lantana, serves fresh, seasonal cuisine for lunch, dinner and weekday breakfast. A breakfast buffet is available in The Commons on Saturdays and Sundays. Spoil yourself with a trip to the spa for a massage, hydrating body mask, facial, as well as detailed hair and nail care. See a show at the Fabulous Fox or take a stroll through the exhibits at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Where: 188 14th St. NE

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead

Try French dishes with a Southern flair at Brassica in the Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead. (Photo courtesy of Waldorf Astoria)

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead welcomes you to “the Beverly Hills of the South” with luxury shopping at Phipps Plaza and Lenox Square, a five-minute walk from the hotel. Enjoy a quiet stay at Waldorf Astoria and take advantage of the indoor pool and private English gardens promising a tranquil escape. Dine at Brassica, the hotel’s restaurant offering traditional French dishes with a Southern twist. Unwind with a weekend afternoon tea service. The Waldorf Astoria Spa offers traditional treatments, sauna and bath, as well as a relaxation room to rest before and after your service(s). 

Where: 3376 Peachtree Road NE

Want to research a bit more on your own? Find your perfect place to stay by neighborhood with this list of hotels in Atlanta.

Joleen Pete lives outside Atlanta with her husband and their son. On the weekends they enjoy going into the city for family fun and exploration. Joleen is the family travel and lifestyle blogger behind Love, Joleen.

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