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GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

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The Ellis Hotel
Embassy Suites Atlanta — Buckhead
Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park
Emory Conference Center Hotel
Foundry Park Inn & Spa
Georgian Terrace Hotel
Glen-Ella Springs Inn
Graduate Athens
Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta - Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island
Hilton Atlanta
Hilton Atlanta Airport
Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center
Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center
Hilton Garden Inn Macon/Mercer University
Hotel Indigo - Athens University Area
Hotel Indigo Atlanta Airport – College Park
Hotel Indigo Atlanta Midtown
Hyatt Atlanta Midtown
Hyatt House Atlanta/Cobb Galleria
Hyatt Place Atlanta Downtown
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead

Lily Creek Lodge
The Lodges at Banning Mills
Lucille's Mountain Top Inn & Spa
The Marshall House
Omni Hotel at CNN Center
The Partridge Inn
Perrin Guest House Inn
Plains Historic Inn
Planters Inn
Ponce de Leon Place Bed and Breakfast
Regency Suites Hotel
Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel
Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel
Residence Inn Atlanta Midtown/17th Street
Shellmont Inn
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Sheraton Augusta Hotel
Sonesta Gwinnett Place
Sugar Magnolia Bed & Breakfast
TownePlace Suites Atlanta Buckhead
The Westin Atlanta Airport
The Westin Buckhead Atlanta
Wingate by Wyndham LaGrange - Callaway

Comfort Inn & Suites Airport North
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta - Buckhead

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