Best Western Hotels in Macon, Georgia
Best Western Hotels in Macon, GA, are conveniently located alongside major highways serving this Central Georgia commercial, cultural and educational hub. The Hotels-Rates.com database puts booking the perfect Macon stay for you at the best prices just a click away.
Best Western Riverside Inn at 2400 Riverside Drive in Macon is just off of Interstate 75 (Exit 167), just 5 minutes from downtown Macon and with rates starting at $64. Guest rooms at this pet-friendly hotel have been recently renovated, and include such amenities as free high-speed Internet access, cable television with HBO, an onsite lounge, outdoor pool, exercise facility, meeting facilities and a complimentary full breakfast. Business travelers will appreciate the close proximity to corporate locations such as the Cigna Corporate Center, the Georgia Farm Bureau and McDonnellDouglas.
Best Western Inn & Suites of Macon at 4681 Chambers Road, just off of U.S. 80 and I-475 (Exit 3) and 15 minutes from downtown, has rates starting at $72. Your comfortable stay here puts you blocks from Middle Georgia State University, Central Georgia Technical College, and shopping and family dining at the Macon Mall and Eisenhower Crossing. Best Western Inn & Suites is also pet-friendly, and offers free high-speed Internet access, cable television, indoor pool and hot tub, exercise facility, meeting facilities and a complimentary full breakfast.
Both Best Western inns are convenient to Mercer University, a faith-based liberal arts institution with 12 schools and colleges on two campuses in Macon. Mercer is Macon's largest educational institution and a large part of the Macon community, as well. Check during your visit for one of the frequent public events at The Grand Opera House, one of the largest stages in the South; conservatory concerts at the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings; and community arts events at the Tattnall Square Center for Arts, which houses Mercer's Theater Department. In addition, the Mercer Bears compete in more than 15 men's and women's sports in the NCAA Division l Southern Conference.
Sports fans won't want to overlook the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on Cherry Street in Macon, the country's largest state sports museum. The 43,000-square-foot state-of-the-art museum houses over 3,000 artifacts and a Hall of Fame corridor that honors more than 400 inductees.
Best Western guests in Macon can also take advantage of their proximity to two of Georgia's finest parks. Best Western Inn & Suites is 12 minutes from Lake Tobesofkee Recreation Area, which offers three public parks with swimming, picnicking, fishing, boating, along with white sandy beaches, children's playgrounds, and a water park. Best Western Riverside is 2 minutes from Amerson River Park and its 180 acres with 7 miles of trails, playground and kayaking, canoeing and tubing opportunities.
Just east of Macon, the Ocmulgee National Monument marks more than 17,000 years of continuous living in the area, beginning with prehistoric Native Americans. The National Parks Service property is the ancestral home of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and has the continent's only Earth Lodge and Early Mississippian temple mounds. The two Civil War conflicts that took place in Macon happened on these grounds, as well. Today the park has 6 miles of trails for exploring its 7 earthen temple / burial / domiciliary mounds and Civil War earthworks, and a visitor center and museum with over 2,000 artifacts.
Many people know and visit Macon for its musical heritage. At some time in their lives, Little Richard, Otis Redding, James Brown, The Allman Brothers Band, Bill Berry and Mike Mills of REM, Jason Aldean, as well as Betty Cantrell the first Miss Georgia to become Miss America in 2016, called Macon home.
Today, The Allman Brothers Band Museum at The Big House, where the band and crew lived back in the day, is Macon's most-visited tourist attraction. It is 5 minutes from Best Western Riverside. For the full Macon musical heritage experience, the Rock N' Soul Riding Tour is a two-hour guided van ride that begins at the Macon Visitor's Center downtown and traces the journey of Southern rock and soul legends from Macon via local landmarks.
Springtime visitors to Macon enjoy the blossoms of 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees and the International Cherry Blossom Festival for 10 days each March. It is the biggest of more than 15 annual festivals in Macon, GA.
Macon will not disappoint you, and neither will the friendly and accommodating staff of Best Western Inns. Book your soon-to-be memorable stay through Hotels-Rates today.