Travel Information for J-School Hackathon at Georgia

Group Hotel Information

Holiday Inn
197 East Broad Street
Athens, GA
(706) 549-4433

10 minute walk to Grady College

Room rate is $134, the block will be held until September 30, 2016. Use group code: UGA HACKATHON.

Holiday Inn Express
513 West Broad Street
Athens, GA
(706) 546-8122

14 minute walk to Grady College

Room rate is $94, the block will be held until September 30, 2016. Use group code HAC/University of Georgia.

Transportation to University of Georgia

The easiest way to get to the University of Georgia in Athens is to fly into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. From there, you have a couple good options for getting to Athens:

Groome Transportation Shuttle: These depart the airport or campus every hour, and cost $39 one way or $78 round trip per person. Schedule is here.

Driver or Limousine Services: There are various taxi or limo services available from the airport that would be about the same price as the shuttle buses if split among travelers. One is A Touch of Elegance at (770) 377-3582.

Driving Directions to Grady College


You can find Grady College at the University of Georgia using these assorted maps, as well as the campus map below.

Suggested Parking on University of Georgia Campus

For those who want to park on Saturday and Sunday, they can do so in the N09 lot, which is on Hooper Street near the intersection of East Campus Drive. Parking on the weekend is free. See the map below for the location of the two group hotel locations, the school as well as the parking lot. The Hackathon will be located at Studio 100, on the ground floor of the Journalism Building, at 120 Hooper St. Use the Sanford Drive entrance to get to Studio 100.

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