My friend and I are going to Atlanta in October for the Highland Games and are looking for hotels. I grew up in Atlanta but I just turned 21 and am interested in things other than a pool now lol. We are looking for a decently priced hotel room, I would love it if it was under $100 a night, a hotel that has a nice...
I take it you don't want to stay in Stone Mountain, where the games are. Since you're familiar with Atlanta, you know what part of town you want to be in.
If you book through a site like Travelocity, you can reserve a room in the downtown Hilton for $101 per night. The Artmore, which is walking distance to Atlantic Station, is $95. If you want to be in midtown, the Country Inn and Suite is only $60 per night.
Sometimes, if you call the hotel directly and tell them what you've found online, they're able to beat the price by booking directly through them. Give it a try! And since the games are only a few weeks away, you might want to do this soon.
You can search every major brand of hotel individually if you want, and get the best information. But, remember that downtown hotels are really designed for the business traveler...Mon - Thurs. You'll find your best rates on the weekend, and almost all offer great deals.
Just make sure you compare apples to apples, in other words, make sure you look at value. For example, I like The Embassy Suites as you get a great hot breakfast every morning, and it's part of the room rate...and it's not your cold/luke warm continental breakfast. If you're driving, look at the cost of parking your car. Most downtown hotels charge for parking. It's also close enough to walk to a MARTA station.
You might find that paying more for a room, but getting a great free breakfast and free parking, could end-up costing you less.
use Hotels.com to search for a room.
There are too may hotels in the area to narrow it down. What part of town do you want to stay in? What do you want to be near?
Finding anything under $100 is not going to be easy unless you stay in the suburbs.