This expansive hotel is 10 minutes from downtown Atlanta and 17 miles from the airport in a largely residential neighborhood near Emory University. The lush wooded setting is a perfect backdrop for the lodge-style lobby, which features a roaring fireplace in winter and opens onto a small cafe and flagstone courtyard. Lots of glass is used throughout, giving the property a spacious, light ambience that is cozy and comfortable.A popular hangout is the lounge with a billiards table, old-fashioned jukebox, and big-screen television. The vaulted-ceiling dining room--serving generous buffets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner--opens to the courtyard and woods with floor-to-ceiling windows.For fitness and recreation, the hotel offers nature paths, a lighted outdoor tennis court, saunas, indoor pool, whirlpool, basketball, volleyball, bicycles, fitness center, and massage room. For a fee, passes are available to the Emory University Woodruff Physical Education Center. Also, two golf courses are less than 20 minutes from the hotel.Designed for rest and reflection, each of the 198 mission-style guest rooms is equipped with a Simmons pillow-top mattress, air conditioning, coffeemaker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, high-speed Internet access, cable television, and Playstation.