Easter Sunday is this coming weekend. Give yourself a break and celebrate at one of these Atlanta hotels.
The St. Regis Atlanta gets into the Easter spirit in a big way. There will be an Easter brunch, complete with cheese carvings, desserts and a cocktail station in the Astor Court. There will be interactive craft activities as well as games and an Easter egg hunt. $155 for adults; $75 for children. If that’s not your cup of tea, go to the hotel’s signature restaurant, Atlas, where they will dazzle you with a spectacular three-course prix fixe menu for $75 per person created just for the occasion by executive chef Christopher Grossman and pastry chef Christian Castillo. The full chef-driven dinner menu, which changes daily, will also be available.
A visit from the Easter Bunny is just one of the exciting Easter happenings at the Four Seasons in Midtown. The brunch buffet will have seatings at 10 and 11 a.m., noon, and 12:30 and 3 p.m. Enjoy slow-roasted lamb and bottomless mimosas. Oh, and the Easter Bunny will be there. $115 per person; $65 for children.
The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta serves up an outstanding brunch buffet, so good that the Easter Bunny joins in the fun. The brunch, designed around chef Gilles’ holiday favorites, includes a leg of lamb, garlic- and herb-crusted prime rib and roasted organic salmon. Of course, there is a delicious dessert presentation. $98 per person; $45 for children 3 to 12.
Speaking of the Ritz-Carlton, about an hour-and-a-half drive from Atlanta the Ritz-Carlton, Reynolds, Lake Oconee resort offers a delectable Southern brunch and live music before the annual egg hunt. Enjoy some of your favorite breakfast and brunch items such as a Southern biscuit bar, eggs Benedict and sweet treats. The Easter Bunny will start the egg hunt at 11 a.m. and will be available for photos. Reservations are required. Price is $62 per adult; $30 per child; and free for ages 4 to 12.
The Waldorf Astoria is celebrating its first Easter in Atlanta in a big way with two seatings (11 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 1:30 p.m.) along with an appearance from the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt and a petting zoo. $98 for adults; $48: children.
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