What service can you provide to groups that they normally might not receive?
Hyatt Regency Atlanta provides meeting attendees and meeting planners assistance with various off-site events, activities and meals. From diving at the Georgia Aquarium to a tour of the World of Coca-Cola to bus transportation to and from the airport, groups can enjoy everything that Atlanta has to offer while they are in town. There are over 300 restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. The Hyatt e-Concierge even allows guests to make arrangements via computer so Hyatt Regency can better serve their needs.
What are your bar or nightclub recommendations?
Among them are:
Barley’s Sports Bar (2 Blocks)
Stats Sports Bar (6 Blocks)
Laughing Skull Lounge (1 Mile)
Lucky Street Lounge (4 Blocks)
The Mark (6 Blocks)
Sweet Ga Juke Joint (2 Blocks)
Can you recommend a good place to take a stroll?
Atlanta is home to some of the best places to stroll through the outdoors. Guests can stroll through Centennial Olympic Park and see the Fountain of Rings, one of the most recognized and photographed landmarks in Georgia. The Atlanta Botanical Gardens will be stocked with budding apple trees through October, allowing visitors to taste them in the edible garden. Visitors can stop by Piedmont Park to walk around the Green Market available every Saturday from May 5 – December 8.
Are there any quirky places we should check out?
Guests can check out Little 5 Points district in Atlanta that brings an exciting and alternative culture to the historic city. Have a latte at Aurora Coffee, buy a new book at A Cappella Books or some hand-blown glass from 42 Degrees South.
What is an unusual request from a group you’ve had?
Once we had a meeting planner from a livestock event that asked if we could coordinate a live pig they could rent for their event.
A party of 12 wants to have dinner right away. What restaurant can accommodate last-minute requests of this size?
A party of 12 can visit the oldest independent brewery restaurant, Max Lager’s Brewery Restaurant, in the heart of downtown Atlanta and enjoy dishes from the hickory & oak fired smoker and pizza oven. For the quintessential downtown Atlanta restaurants guests can get steak and seafood whiling visiting Ray’s in the City or enjoy southern European restaurant and wine bar, Truva for Mediterranean inspired food. For groups interested in Pan-Asian style cuisine, guests can go to Sun Trust Plaza to try Pacific Rim.
What’s a unique event that has taken place at your property?
We have hosted annual events for both Boxing and Ballroom Dancing which draw fun and energetic crowds.
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