Hotel Abacus

295 East Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-219-2797
4 Star Luxury Property
33.9630923 -83.3747463
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Based on 236 guest reviews

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  • Has an outdoor pool!
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Gym is available on property
  • 122 rooms in property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • 7 suites in hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
  • Group score of 7.3/10
  • 5 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

University of Georgia, Downtown Athens area, State Botanical Gardens
4.5 out of 5. Based on 236 guest reviews

Property Description

Graduate Athens is located on the edge of downtown Athens and is a short walk from the Unifveristy of Georgia's campus, Classic Center, as well as the business district, shopping, dining, entertainment. The overall hotel concept is a conversation between the classic, preppy south and Athens unique creative spirit. The interiors of Graduat Athens take inspirations from the classic south: bright colors, preppy elegance, tradition and charm. A rich color palette is accented with bright florals and modern elements. A nod to the city's creative roots, the hotel features a collections of locally sourced vintage art, as well as contemporary art that references the community and university. The lobby, located in the early 19th century iron Froundy budilding, includes a coffee bar and lively public space. Graduate Athens features a signature bar and music venue, The Foundry. The space hornors the site's roots and offers artists the ideal venue to perform onstage. Design elements include multiple tiers, exposed brick, original masonry, multiple seating options, and a full bar and dinner menu. The Graduate Athens has full-service event planning to assist you with all your event details from food to flowers. Our expert culinary staff can create meals to dazzle your conference attendees. The Spa at Graduate Athens showcases a wide variety of available treatments including massage therapy (Swedish, Hot Stone, Therapeutic, Sports), body exfoliations, wraps, facials, nail care, and much more.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2014
Floors: 2
Rooms: 122
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 115
Handicap Rooms: 2
Suites: 7
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 5 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 11032 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 3pm - 11:30pm
Pool Info:
Outdoor pool - opened from Memorial Day to Labor Day
Ownership: AJ Capital
Policies / Expenses
24 hour
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 200 Deposit
Total Taxes: 14.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 7.00%
City Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 0.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 0.00 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 0.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 12.00 Per Night (Self Parking)
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 3.00 Per Item
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 35.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 14.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 16.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 26.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 28.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 24.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 4.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Groome Transportation provides Atlanta airport shuttle at a charge of $35 each way. Round trip is $70.00 - Shuttle may pick up from hotel and go to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport 4:25 a.m. until 9:45 p.m. - Please call Groome Transportation to schedule service. Children 12 and under ride for free. (One child per each paying adult) All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. All children under age 8, less than 57 inches tall and under 50 lbs. must be in an age-appropriate child restraint.

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary shuttle available with a 3 mile radius. Complimentary shuttle available to Athens Ben Epps airport - please call hotel directly to schedule service.

Breakfast Information

Iron Works Cafe is located in our hotel lobby, and offers fresh hot coffee, latte, espresso, and cappucino. Also, assorted muffins and pastries, juices, breakfast sandwiches. Typical cost: $5 - $10

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed under 25 lbs - max of 2 pets Pet Fee $25.00 per pet. Additional pet cleaning fees may apply. Includes complimentary use of pet bed, pet dish & pet treats!

Parking Info

Overnight parking is available for $10 per night

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Guest Room WiFi

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Big City Bread Cafe - A charming cafe offering delicious breakfast options. Located 0.7 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Lunch: Mama's Boy - A local favorite for Southern comfort food. Located 1.2 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Dinner: The National - A popular restaurant known for its Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Located 0.5 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Activity: Visit the Georgia Museum of Art - Explore a diverse collection of artwork. Located 0.3 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: The Grit - A vegetarian-friendly restaurant known for its hearty breakfast options. Located 0.8 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Lunch: Taqueria Tsunami - Enjoy delicious Asian-Latin fusion tacos and bowls. Located 0.9 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Dinner: Last Resort Grill - A lively restaurant serving American dishes with a Southern twist. Located 0.6 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Activity: Take a stroll through the State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Explore beautiful gardens and nature trails. Located 2.5 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Cali-N-Tito's - A vibrant eatery serving Cuban and Latin American cuisine. Located 0.9 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Lunch: The World Famous - Enjoy delicious sandwiches and burgers in a laid-back atmosphere. Located 0.7 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Dinner: The Place - A cozy restaurant offering a variety of comfort food options. Located 0.4 miles from Graduate Athens.
  • Activity: Visit the Georgia Theatre - Catch a live music performance or comedy show. Located 0.3 miles from Graduate Athens.

Previously known as:
Foundry Park Inn & Spa, Graduate Athens, Graduate Athens (Formerly Foundry Park Inn & Spa), Foundry Park Inn

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Hotel Abacus

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Hotel Abacus.

Feel free to use the Hotel Abacus meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Athens event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
The Foundry Ballroom 70 x 37 x 35 2590 150/180 126 108 62 74 62 14/11 287 220 --
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The Foundry Ballroom

Room Type:
Total Size:
2590 Sq. Mi
70 x 37 x 35 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Photo of The Foundry Ballroom

FAQs about Hotel Abacus

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Hotel Abacus have?

There are 122 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Hotel Abacus?

Yes, they have 5 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Hotel Abacus?

Iron Works Cafe is located in our hotel lobby, and offers fresh hot coffee, latte, espresso, and cappucino. Also, assorted muffins and pastries, juices, breakfast sandwiches. Typical cost: $5 - $10

What parking is available at Hotel Abacus?

Overnight parking is available for $10 per night

How much does internet cost?

Complimentary Guest Room WiFi

Is there a gym at Hotel Abacus?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Hotel Abacus?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Outdoor pool - opened from Memorial Day to Labor Day.


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