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6 Atlanta Staycations to Book This Weekend

Fiona Good-sirota | April 1, 2021 | Lifestyle

Escape to rest and relaxation with six Atlanta hotels serving the rejuvenation you deserve.

1. The Kimpton Sylvan Hotel Southern hospitality meets midcentury-modern design at Atlanta’s The Kimpton Sylvan Hotel, complete with a private pool, a living room lobby, 217 lavish guest rooms and over 4,000 square feet of event space. This spring, The Sylvan debuts two bar and restaurant concepts: Willow Bar, a cozy garden bar and restaurant; and St. Julep, a rooftop lounge and cocktail bar with a view. The stylish newcomers join The Betty continental supper club, which made its hotel debut earlier this year. Hospitality suites from $1,500 per night, 374 E. Paces Ferry Road NE,

Unwind in style at Hotel Colee HOTEL COLEE PHOTO BY AMPERSAND
Unwind in style at Hotel Colee

2. Hotel Colee Overlooking Peachtree Road, Hotel Colee puts Buckhead’s beautiful surroundings on display with a rooftop infinity pool; suite packages with skylineview rooms; and Whiskey Blue, its on-premise rooftop bar. Stay in and de-stress with a bottle of bubbly, a movie and popcorn—all included in the A Show on the Road package—with the addition of 2PM checkout for maximum rest and recuperation. Rooms from $179 per night, 3377 Peachtree Road NE,

The Kimpton Sylvan Hotel features a midcentury-modern design. COURTESY OF HOTELS
The Kimpton Sylvan Hotel features a midcentury-modern design.

3. The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee Nestled between groves of Georgia pines and 30 acres of Lake Oconee shoreline, The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds is home to five restaurants, a spa spanning 27,000 square feet and luxury packages to extend your stay. New in 2021, guests can make their escape at the two- and threebedroom cottages, plan a visit to the three-story Lake House, or enjoy the renovated family pool and Ritz Kids Center for assisted virtual learning. Room rates from $459 per night, cottages from $2,400 per night, The Lake House, from $15,000 per night, 1 Lake Oconee Trail, Greensboro,

A serene spot at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee  COURTESY OF HOTELS
A serene spot at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

4. Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead Every visit to Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead, located in the heart of Buckhead, includes access to a world-class spa with an expansive indoor pool. Dining and drinking are provided at The Café & Bar, in addition to the hotel’s famed afternoon tea service hosted by executive chef Christophe Truchet with curated afternoon tea, finger sandwiches and pastries. This spring, the spa launches a special four-hour Magnolia Retreat experience for two, complete with customized facials, aromatherapy massages and more. Rooms from $357 per night, one-bedroom suites with private terrace from $763 per night, 3376 Peachtree Road NE,

5. Serenbe The 48 Hours in Serenbe package at The Inn at Serenbe comprises breakfast in bed, cocktail services, a spa date for two, picnic trail rides and more. New to the Spa at Serenbe this spring, ashiatsu and warm bamboo massages, seasonal body treatments and contouring, along with dermaplaning and aromatherapy facials, are now on offer. The Farmhouse at Serenbe, an original Atlanta-area farmto- table restaurant, prepares mouthwatering menu items such as prime-cut beef capriccio, stuffed acorn squash and flourless chocolate torte. Rooms from $240 per night, 10950 Hutcheson Ferry Road, Chattahoochee Hills,

6. The St. Regis Atlanta Sophistication and Southern grace take precedence at The St. Regis Atlanta, known for its illustrious architecture, expansive views, landmark status and private dining at the recently introduced Maisonette Chef’s Kitchen hosted by executive chef Jordan Barnett. Drinks are served at the hotel’s bar and seasonal Poolside Café and Bar, while the hotel’s restaurants offer world-class custom culinary options inspired by patrons’ personal taste and style. And guests will find 6,000 square feet of sanctuary at the Iridium Spa, with treatments including massages, manicures, body treatments and facials. Rooms from $498 per night, 88 W. Paces Ferry Road NW,

Photography by: Hotel Colee photo by Ampersand; all other photos courtesy of hotels