Hotel and Travel Information


CONFERENCE HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

  COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT - DECATUR DOWNTOWN/EMORY
• Address: 30 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
• Conference rate of $139/night (you must state you are with the American Jewish Historical Society when making reservation in order to get the conference rate)
• Conference rate is only available for reservations made before May 19.
• For reservations, call (404) 371-0204; (800)-321-2211; or visit the hotel website at: http://www.courtyarddecatur.com

 

TRANSPORTATION FROM HARTSFIELD-JACKSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

 

SUBWAY/PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Take Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) RED/YELLOW Line (Northbound) to FIVE POINTS Station and then transfer to the BLUE LINE (Eastbound) to DECATUR Station, which is .5 miles (approximately 4 blocks) from the conference hotel.
• You may purchase a one-way fare card for $2.50 at kiosks outside the airport MARTA station.
• Detailed schedule on trains departing from airport station at http://www.itsmarta.com/ns-air.aspx and http://www.itsmarta.com/ne-air.aspx.

TAXICABS
Cabs are available continuously at the taxi stand, located on the east side of the airport near the MARTA station. Follow signs to ground transportation.

AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICES
Local Shared-Ride shuttles provide service to locations inside the metropolitan area, including Decatur, and run approximately 15 minutes apart. Most shared-ride shuttles pick up on the Green Bus Aisle, which is located on the east side of the airport near the MARTA station. Follow signs to ground transportation..

To reserve a shuttle, contact one of the following vendors:

ATL Airport Shuttle
http://www.atlairportshuttle.com
(404) 641-0962

Airport Metro Shuttle
http://www.airportmetro.com
(404) 766-7666

Atlanta Airport Superior Shuttle & Limo
http://www.atlsuperiorshuttle.com
(770) 457-4794


SELECTED LOCAL RESTAURANTS

 

KOSHER
There are several kosher restaurants and take-out options in the metro-Atlanta area. None are within walking distance of Emory or the conference hotel, but several are in the Toco Hills neighborhood, which is within short driving distance. For an up-to-date listing of kosher options, visit: http://www.starkman.com/natan/keia/restaurants.shtml

RESTAURANTS IN DOWNTOWN DECATUR
There is a large variety of restaurants in downtown Decatur, within close walking distance of the conference hotel. The following are a selection; for a full listing of area eateries, visit visit: http://www.decaturga.com/index.aspx?page=577

Burnt Fork BBQ
614 Church St., Decatur, GA
(404) 373-7155
www.burntforkbbq.com

Café Alsace
121 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-373-5622
www.cafealsace.net

Café Lily (Mediterranean)
308-B W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-371-9119
www.cafelily.com

Cakes & Ale Restaurant
254 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-377-7994
www.cakesandalerestaurant.com

Colbeh Persian Kitchen & Bar
123 E. Court Sq.
404-373-1226
www.colbehkitchen.com

Green Ginger (Asian)
265 Ponce de Leon Pl.
404-373-2788
www.greengingerdecatur.com

Leon's Full Service
131 E Ponce de Leon Ave
404-687-0500
www.leonsfullservice.com

No. 246
129 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
678-399-8246
www.no246.com

Parker's on Ponce
116 E Ponce de Leon Ave
404-867-4007
www.parkersonponce.com

The Pinewood Tippling Room
254 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-373-5507
www.pinewoodtr.com

Ted's Montana Grill
201 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-378-1123
www.tedsmontanagrill.com