Georgian Terrace OFFERS BICYCLE TOURS AND MORE FOR CYCLISTS
Midtown’s Historic Gem Now Atlanta’s Only Bicycle-Friendly Hotel
ATLANTA (November 12, 2010) – “Bike friendly” hotels are gaining popularity among health conscious guests looking for adventure and exercise or simply for a place to accommodate their bikes while traveling. Atlanta’s Modern Classic, The Georgian Terrace Hotel, is now one of a select few hotels in the country that is bicycle-friendly. In partnership with Bicycle Tours of Atlanta, the hotel offers three options of bicycle tours – with something for every taste. The bicycle tours include one-of-a-kind options:
· Historic Bicycle Tour: Visit Atlanta’s beautiful in-town neighborhoods, historic sites and hidden jewels. Available Friday through Sunday through November 28. 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 10 miles.
· Holiday Lights Bicycle Tour: Enjoy the festive sites of Woodruff Park, Underground Atlanta, Fairlie Poplar and stroll through Centennial Park’s “Holiday in Lights” extravaganza. Available December 17 – 19 & 26 – 30, 7:30 – 9 p.m., 5 miles. Recommended for guests 16 years and older.
· Atlanta Love Stories Bicycle Tour: Learn about Atlanta’s most famous couples and the goofy things people do in the name of love. Available Feb 12 & 13, 19 & 20, 26 & 27, 1 – 4 p.m., 10 miles.
Guests with bicycle commuting experience can also rent bikes and have them delivered to the hotel for alternative transportation - ideal for business travelers who want an eco-friendly way to get to their next meeting or for tourists who want to explore the city in an unusual way. The hotel welcomes guests who bring in their own bicycles, and allows storage in the guest rooms.
Rates for an overnight stay and bicycle tour start at $205 per night.
The hotel has a total of 326 guestrooms including luxury rooms as wells as one-, two- and three-bedroom suites complete with kitchens and washer/dryer. The hotel also has six large premier penthouses. There is a penthouse gym and rooftop pool both with dramatic views of the city. Situated in the heart of the Midtown’s arts and cultural district, the hotel is within walking distance to great restaurants, museums and shopping.
Designed in 1911, in the Beaux Arts style as a Southern interpretation of a Parisian hotel, The Georgian Terrace is Atlanta’s most elegant hotel and has been marked by lavish affairs including the “Gone With the Wind” premiere party in 1939. The recent renovation ushers this modern classic back to its original splendor including a newly renovated lobby, the addition of Livingston Restaurant + Bar, the addition of a third ballroom and boardroom, new complimentary high speed Wi-Fi internet throughout the property, new carpet throughout and several redesigned and updated guest rooms and suites— bringing the hotel back to its status as Atlanta’s grand dame. For more information, visit www.thegeorgianterrace.com or find us on Facebook.
About Fremont Realty Capital
Fremont Realty Capital, owner of The Georgian Terrace, is the real estate merchant banking arm of Fremont Group. The firm originates structures, closes and manages private equity investments in public and unique individual real estate projects, programmatic real estate investment vehicles and private real estate operating companies. Our goal since formation in 1997 has been to provide our investors with superior risk-adjusted returns. For more information, visit www.fremontrealtycapital.com.
About Crescent Hotels & Resorts
Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., outside of Washington, D.C., Crescent Hotels & Resorts owns, manages and co-invests in hotel real estate, and is an independent, third-party operator of hotels and resorts. The company currently owns or operates approximately 50 hotels and resorts aggregating more than 8,000 rooms in 24 states. The company’s portfolio encompasses properties in the resort, upscale full-service, boutique, convention and premium select-service segments under the premier hotel brands of Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, Hyatt, InterContinental, Radisson, Preferred, and Wyndham, as well as independent hotels, resorts and golf clubs. Additional information about Crescent Hotel & Resorts may be found on the company’s Web site www.chrco.com.