Atlanta Staycation: Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel!

Read my comprehensive review of the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel!! This is a chic and sophisticated hotel located only 3 minutes from the Atlanta airport via the Sky Train!

Although I was given a complimentary stay at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel, all opinions expressed in this post are my own.

The Hotel:

I recently had the pleasure of staying at Atlanta airport’s newest and chicest hotel-The Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel. From the moment I arrived I was struck by the whimsical and modern décor of this boutique hotel. I actually felt as if I was in New York City vs. 3 minutes from the Atlanta airport! Renaissance hotels are the lifestyle brand of the Marriott hotel chain. The Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel does an excellent job of combining its modern décor with Southern Atlanta charm. You will notice murals by local artists throughout the hotel as well as porch inspired swings in the lobby.  There are multiple sitting areas each with it’s own unique character. With a location near the busiest airport in the world, it makes sense that a travel theme is incorporated in its design.

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the whimsical lobby-front desk area
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
these swings were very cool!
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
a lounge area and the bar in the lobby
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
one of many sitting areas in the hotel lobby

Here are some basic facts about the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel:

1. It is part of the Gateway Campus which includes the Marriott Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel and SpringHill Suites Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel. All the hotels are accessible via the SkyTrain located at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The SkyTrain stop for the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel is located across the driveway on the left side of the hotel. It is a 3 minute train ride to the airport. It is also located walking distance from the Georgia International Convention Center.

2. It has 204 hotel rooms including 8 suites

3. There is a restaurant, bar, lounge, gym and outdoor space on the property

4. It has 6,000 square feet of meeting and event space including a 3400 square foot ballroom. The meeting rooms are actually named after aviation terms!

The Rooms:

The chic décor with a travel theme makes its way to the rooms at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel. Attention was paid to every detail. The rooms are spacious with several seating areas. There are movie reel lights above the beds-paying homage to Atlanta being the “Hollywood of the South”. There are USB ports, light controls at the bedside, rooms with showers and tubs, and even a barn door for the bathroom. I entered the bathroom to find beautiful artwork on the wall along with a spacious shower and Aveda products. Room service is also available with an extensive menu. And, the hotel was built with triple pane windows. So, although the hotel is in the flight path of the airport, I did not hear any airplane noise in the bedroom or in the hotel.

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
sitting area in the bedroom
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
This bed was very comfy!
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
so true!
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
the bathroom was spacious with a large walk in shower
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
beautiful artwork in the bathroom

The Restaurant & Bar:

If you read this blog often (which I am sure you do) then you know that food is a very important part of my travels. I was pleased to find a delicious full service restaurant at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel: Hickory & Hazel Southern Table & Bar. During my stay I enjoyed dinner and breakfast at the hotel. Even if you are not staying at the hotel, I suggest dining at this restaurant! If you have a long layover at the airport, hop on the SkyTrain for a delicious meal and specialty cocktails.

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the spectacular and colorful bar area

Dinner:

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
“Suits Your Fancy” A Pisco cocktail with Pamplemousse Rose, fresh celery seed and fennel syrup topped with egg white.
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
“Tanisha’s Hushpuppies” with a bourbon cider glaze.
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
Seared scallops with cauliflower mash and sweet pea vinaigrette
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
High Road Red Velvet Ice Cream with double chocolate brownie bites. AMAZING!

Breakfast:

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
A Frittata with caramelized onions and yellow peppers served with chicken sausage and toast.

The Amenities:

As mentioned above, the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel offers several great amenities.

Hop on the SkyTrain and in 3 minutes you will be at the Atlanta airport. I tried it myself just to confirm this for my readers. The SkyTrain is easy to use, free, very clean, and lets you off right at the airport. You can take escalators or elevators to the South or North terminals.

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the SkyTrain station viewed from the 7th floor of the hotel

Enjoy their business/studio area space. It is designed with the “High/Low” interior design method in this case mixing old and new décor. (I loved the touch of an antique typewriter)

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
the business area

Stay healthy while traveling by working out in their fully equipped gym.

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.

Plan a conference, business meeting or banquet in their event space. There is a lovely outdoor area adjacent to the event space called the “Magnolia Patio”. It has a fountain and fire pits and in my opinion is best enjoyed at sunset. While outside you will see and hear airplanes flying overhead. However, as soon as they pass by, you are back to a tranquil environment listening to music from the outdoor speakers.

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
artwork in the meeting/event space
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
banquet room
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
I had to take a picture of this cool bathroom by the meeting area!
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
the fountain on the patio
Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
chic outdoor decor

Stop by the “Diesel market” behind the front desk to stock up on wine and snacks for your room.

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.

Reward members can enjoy a private club lounge with a large screen TV, breakfast and appetizers during happy hour.

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
the club lounge. there is artwork and sophisticated decor throughout the hotel

The Events:

As if all the above wasn’t enough, the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel has scheduled events to entertain and delight their guests. Enjoy “Evenings at the Renaissance” live music, Djs and mixology demonstrations. On October 18th they had a “S’mores Mixology” event!

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.
the unique bar stand used for the mixology events

In conclusion, I had a wonderful stay at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel. I can honestly say that I have never stayed in a hotel airport as nice as this one! If you are looking for a hotel near the Atlanta airport, this is it!

Atlanta staycation at the Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel! My comprehensive review of this stylish Atlanta airport hotel perfect for travelers.

Have you heard of or been to this hotel? If so share your thoughts with us below. Be sure to visit their website for more information!

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