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Lowes Atlanta Hotel

To reserve a room at the special conference rate of $169.00 per night, please use the following link [do not reserve a room without this link!]:

Loews Atlanta Hotel opened in 2010 and is located at the corner of 12th and Peachtree in Midtown Atlanta (please click here for a map and directions).  It is a luxury, mixed-use development spanningfour city blocks that includes 414 guest rooms and 44 suites.  The hotel features two dining options (full scale restaurant and bar and a snack bar), wireless access, and a spa and fitness center that includes a gym, yoga studio, and changing rooms and showers.  Alternative lodging convenient to Loews that provides lower cost accommodations will also beballroom available. 

The World Meeting will beheld on the 14th floor of the hotel in self-contained meeting space that includes (a) three breakout rooms for symposia, (b) the Ellington Ballroom that will accommodate all major conference addresses as well as all poster sessions, (c) a pre-function areaMeeting Space (i.e., coffee breaks!) that borders the meeting space, and (d) an outdoor Terrace accessible from the pre-function area that overlooks the Atlanta skyline.

The Loews Atlanta Hotel is ideally located in Atlanta’s Arts District, which provides guests access to:

  • Heart of the city and arts: Midtown is the geographic center of Atlanta, located between downtown and Buckhead.  The Arts District is home to the Woodruff Arts Center, which includes the Atlanta Symphony, the High Museum of Art, the Atlanta Ballet, and the Alliance Theater.
  • Piedmont Park: Located two blocks from the hotel, Atlanta’s Central Park is a 189 acre urban part that is home to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, two lakes, tennis courts, walking and jogging trails, and ample recreational space.
  • The Neighborhood: Midtown Atlanta is the city’s most walkable neighborhood and is filled with pedestrians morning, day, and night. It is home to over 100 restaurants, clubs, and bars, many of which are within easy and safe walking distance of the hotel.  Importantly, these restaurants reflect a variety of cost-tiers, thereby affording attendees many choices for dining, from quick and economical to some of the most renowned, up-scale restaurants in the city.
  • Airport Accessibility: The hotel is located 12 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, which is the world’s busiest airport.  Guests can travel via taxi ($32 one-way) or via the city’s subway system – MARTA (approximately $3.50 one-way).  There are two MARTA stations that border the hotel, with the closest station (Midtown) located approximately two city blocks away. Please click here for a rail map.

There will be special discount rates for guests at Loews Atlanta Hotel of $169.00 per night.  Please note that when contacting the hotel, special discount rates require that you indicate your participation at ISRA 2014.  Preferential prices and room availability cannot be guaranteed! It is advisable to contact hotels directly and make your booking as soon as possible.


Loews Atlanta Hotel
Map and directions

Woodruff Arts Center
Includes the Atlanta Symphony, the High Museum of Art, the Atlanta Ballet, and the Alliance Theater

Piedmont Park
Home to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, two lakes, tennis courts, walking and jogging trails.