You don’t have to be a child to enjoy Easter (although it does help). Atlanta’s hotels have something for everyone — from Easter egg hunts to pictures with the Easter Bunny to 5K races. For adults, we’re talking delicious, creative, seemingly never-ending Easter brunches. Here are some of our favorite hotels for celebrating Easter.
The Mandarin Oriental Atlanta’s Café & Bar will offer a delicious Easter Sunday brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The brunch will feature a buffet of appetizers and tempting desserts, and then guests will select an à la carte entrée. An Easter egg hunt with Floppy the Bunny and a petting zoo in the private garden will provide entertainment for families. The brunch is priced at $90 per adult and $35 per child, age 5 to 12, plus gratuity.
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead is offering an even more extravagant than usual brunch as well as other Easter activities. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Café at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead will feature an Easter Bunny, egg hunts every hour on the hour and even an exotic petting zoo with animals including kangaroos, camels and monkeys. There will also be an extra-enhanced culinary selection, including 25 cheeses, caviar, hand-rolled sushi, an espresso station, ice sculptures and more. The cost is $125 per person and $69 for children. The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta will also feature an Easter buffet and other activities.
You can always count on the Four Seasons Hotel to make Easter special. There will be a fantastic brunch and a bunny will be present for photos and selfies. Pricing is $105 per person and $35 per person for children and complimentary for those 5 and younger.
Both children and adults can savor a memorable Easter Sunday this year at Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina. Kids can take delight in the Easter Bunny’s appearance, egg hunt in the gardens, face painting and inflatables, while adults can indulge in a delectable Easter buffet brunch. Villa Christina’s annual Easter brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The brunch costs $45 for adults, $25 for children 6 to 12 years old and is free for children 5 years old and younger.
The Astor Court in The St. Regis Atlanta will offer an elegant Easter buffet with a raw bar, bottomless mimosas, an Easter egg hunt and the Easter Bunny. A jazz trio will set the mood. Professional babysitters will be on hand.
Southern Art at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta wants to make Easter Sunday a family affair this year with an Egg-citing day of holiday festivities for the whole family to enjoy. From 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., friends and families enjoy a delicious brunch spread of assorted breads and pastries, artisanal ham, charcuterie and cheeses, seafood, soups and salads. Traditional Easter brunch options will also be available at the various carving, omelet and dessert stations. After brunch, children can spend the afternoon hunting for Easter eggs (at 1 and 2 p.m.), enjoying the petting zoo, meeting the Easter Bunny and getting their faces painted. The Easter brunch and egg-stravaganza is $75 for each adult, $40 for children 12 and younger and complimentary for children 6 and younger.
Callaway Gardens turns Easter into a weekend event. On Saturday, there is a bunny hop fun run, great bunny chase 5K, egg hunts and then live music. Easter Sunday starts with a sunrise service and then three lunch options. For an Easter buffet, go to the Mountain Creek Inn Ballrooms; for an Easter prix fixe meal, make your reservation at the Gardens Restaurant. The Country Kitchen offers a great Easter meal — with no reservations.
Chateâu Élan Winery & Resort is offering a Versailles Easter Feast with a scrumptious brunch from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $85 per adult; $25 for children 6 to 11; younger than 5 free. The resort is offering a special Easter Feast Package as well.
Lake Lanier Islands Resort is offering a variety of Easter activities for all ages. The resort’s Easter Celebration package includes a delicious Easter buffet for two adults with children younger than 6 eating free while children 7-12 must purchase a $25 package per child In addition there will be an Easter egg hunt as well as other kids activities.
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