Area Information

When you stay at the University Inn at Emory, you are only 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta in Historic Druid Hills. Nearby are a multitude of conveniences: shops, dry cleaning, salon services, restaurants and more.
Many of our neighboring restaurants offer delivery and take-out services, and Cliff Transportation is free for all guests to utilize to travel to malls, MARTA, Grady Hospital, Agnes Scott College and more!

For those looking to have a day of memorable activities, there are many locations that are unique to the area and would be ideal for the whole family enjoy! In particular, there are three hugely popular local museums: The High Museum of Art, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, and the Michael C. Carlos Museum, all of which combine educational elements with fascinating history and beautiful art pieces. There are also many parks and outdoor recreational areas close by— all of which are ideal for walking, lounging or picnicking.

This is what the University Inn is known for: being right in the middle of everywhere you want to be, without sacrificing comfort and quality. Whether you are looking to spend time in a relaxed and comfortable suburban community atmosphere, or craving the excitement of the city nightlife and fine dining, when you stay at the University Inn at Emory, the best entertainment and recreation in Georgia is at your fingertips.

Location is key when it comes to creating a positive guest experience, and once you stay at the Inn and witness for yourself the rich and diverse surrounding areas, you’ll be tempted to extend your stay!

We want to ensure that you have a great stay at The University Inn, which is why we have compiled a list of popular places of interest. From dining options to local stores and events, it won’t take long to see that metro-Atlanta is a hub for activity and convenience– and that you are booking a room at the perfect hotel from which to experience all the area has to offer!

What is there to do in Atlanta? | What is there to do in DeKalb County?

MARTA | (404) 848-5000
Emory Shuttle & Cliff | 404-727-1829
Superior Shuttle (Atlanta Airport) | 770-457-4794
D & A Transportation | 404-346-1029
Enterprise Rent A Car | 1-800-261-7331
Zip Car | 1-866-4ZIPCAR

Decatur Shopping Opportunities
A.M. Photo & Imaging | 404-377-1510
CVS Pharmacy | 404-373-4534
Council Travel | 404-377-9997
Emory Village (Shopping and Dining)
Emory Point (Shopping and Dining)
Majik Touch Cleaners | (404) 373-9119
Super Cuts | 404-371-0896
Caribou Coffee | 404-378-4917
Doc Chey’s Noodle House | 404-378-8188
Domino’s | 404-370-3030
One Hot Cookie Cafe | 404-687-9711
Panera Bread | 404-373-4240
Shields Meats (meat & limited produce) | (404) 377-0204
Smoothie King | 404-373-4175
Starbucks Coffee | 404-371-0606

Food To You | 800.951.3663
Burger Joe’s | (404) 633-4700
Wingnuts (Wings, Wraps & Burgers) | (404)417-9990
Jersey Mike’s Subs | (404) 321-0080
Philly Connection Cheesesteak | (404) 636-1004
Athens Pizza Express | (404) 636-8646
Mellow Mushroom (Pizza) | (404) 325-0330
Papa John’s | (404) 315-8282
Pizza Hut | (404) 373-4379
Pizza K | (404) 636-7111
Chico & Chang (Gourmet Chinese & Mexican) | (404) 633-9190
Kyoto Joe’s | (404) 929-9921
Golden Buddha | (404) 633-5252
Hunan Dragon III (Chinese & Thai Cuisine) | (404) 248-0082
Pyng Ho (Chinese) | (404) 634-4477

Rise ‘n Dine (Breakfast & Brunch) | (404) 377-4407
Chili’s Grill & Bar | (404) 325-8680
Long Horn Steak House | (404) 636-3817
Outback Steakhouse | (404) 636-5110
Athens Pizza House (Greek) | (404) 636-1100
Capozzi’s Decatur Ristorante Italiano (Italian) | (404) 471-1655
Los Loros (Mexican) | (404) 633-3103
Maui Tacos (Mexican) | (404) 371-8200
Le Giverny (French) | (404) 325-7252
Edo Japanese Steak House | (404) 728-0228
Hong Kong City (Chinese) | (404) 315-6887
Hunan Dragon III (Chinese) | (404) 248-0082
Yen Ching (Chinese) | (404) 296-0101
Cafe Istanbul (Turkish)| (404) 320-0054