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HAPEVILLE, GEORGIA (ATLANTA AREA) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Hapeville, GA - Best Western Atlanta Airport East    (Not Rated)

Address:    301 N Central Avenue                  Phone: 404-763-8777

Location/ Directions:  Hotel is located at the intersection of I-75 and the North Central Ave exit. Exit 239 on I-75.

Average Price (Checked Jun 2012):   $79.00                               AAA Rated:   YES       Stars: ***3***

About Hotel: 10-Floors, 146-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Complimentary Breakfast, Pool, Airport Shuttle, Fitness Center, Restaurant Onsite, High Speed Internet, No pets allowed, Gift shop, Bar/cocktail lounge, 24-hour front desk, Ice/vending machines, Free parking, Cable/satellite TV, Elevator, Air-conditioning, Complimentary local newspaper (Monday through Friday), Business center, Microwave, Refrigerator, Balcony, Desk/work area, Ergonomic chair, AM/FM alarm clock, Free local calls under 30 minutes, Voice mail, Coffee/tea maker, Hairdryer, Iron/Ironing board, Cribs available, Rollaway beds (fee), Room Service, Sofabed available in King bed room, Adjoining rooms available.

Railroad View:   Excellent View from mid-level to high floors on the south side of the motel. Rooms on the east and west sides will work as well, but south side rooms have a direct view of the railroad. 

Railroads past Hotel:  Norfolk Southern Railway, a former Central of Georgia RR line.

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Comments:  This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment:  The aerial photo shows the Best Western hotel at the top of the image (tall light colored building), the railroad can be seen along the bottom on the picture.  Out of site to the right of this photo was Ford's former Atlanta Assembly Plant (1947-2006, demolished in 2009).  The last Ford Taurus rolled off the assembly plant in 2006.  The last Taurus went Chick-fil-A restaurant chain founder Truett Cathy, who has credited the success of his first restaurant in Hapeville to business from Ford workers across the street.  That very last car is located in his auto museum of his chain's corporate headquarters in Atlanta.  Just east of here, the double track mainline becomes single track.  A Norfolk Southern freight yard is located several miles west of the hotel.

 

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