Hotel Packages and Parties for New Year's Eve in Atlanta

Find out where to stay and ring in the New Year.
  • Enjoy the fun at the Whiskey Blue bash.
    Enjoy the fun at the Whiskey Blue bash.

This article was updated December 2016.

Atlantans are always optimistic and look to the future -- and we do love a party. That’s why many of our hotels are offering outstanding and fun deals for New Year’s Eve. Pick your hotel, get your party hat and dancing shoes on and say good-bye to 2016 in fashion.

Here are some of our favorite New Year’s Eve parties:

  • Join revelers at the Four Seasons Hotel for a dinner buffet of Bar Margot's most beloved bites, carving stations, pasta selections, sliced-to-order charcuterie, a seafood extravaganza and festive desserts. Dinner seatings are at 7 and 10 p.m. Dance to entertainment from a band and DJ, try your hand at the blackjack table for Bar Margot prizes, capture the moment in a photo booth, see live magic and revel in the midnight balloon drop. Upgrade your reservation to a VIP bar package of unlimited house cocktails and Mumm Napa. Each guest receives a glass of Perrier Jouet champagne and valet parking. Click here to make your reservation.

    The acclaimed Four Seasons brunch buffet is back. It's the perfect wake-up call after ringing in 2017. Stop in from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults $94, children ages 6-twelve $48, children younger than 5 are complimentary. Add bottomless mimosas for $20.

  • The Hilton Atlanta offers a variety of fun, both on Dec. 30 and New Year's Eve. You can get a package for the hotel and the party, which includes Latin dancing. Tickets cost $80 and up. Some of the packages include breakfast on Jan. 1.

  • The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, located near the airport, will host an Old School Ques New Year's Eve Party. Tickets are $80 per couple; $40 for singles. The package includes the party and breakfast.

  • Hyatt Regency Atlanta is hosting the Downtown Countdown with high-voltage entertainment and high-class indulgence. The 13th annual Downtown Countdown is the largest and longest running New Year Eve's party in the Southeast with three DJs, a live band, four comedians and the city's largest hotel balloon drop. General admission includes open bar, dinner, carving stations and late nigh breakfast. The VIP ticket adds a private registration area, VIP lounge and upgraded dinner and top shelf bar menus. The Super VIP package includes a game ticket to the 2016 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Prices range from $139 to $1,459.

  • Loews Hotel Atlanta has a variety of fun options including general admission ($55) that includes access to the NYE party, party favors, access to all areas (except the VIP suite) and balloon drop. There will be complimentary passed hors d'oeuvres. A VIP party includes a suite with premium open bar, hors d'oeuvres, live DJ and lounge style seating. 

  • The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta will have a special time with live musical entertainment and a celebratory a la carte menu at its new restaurant, AG. In addition, there will be live entertainment, specialty cocktails and spirited party favors at Lumen, the hotel's lobby bar. 

  • Dance the night away at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee with live musical entertainment from the Drive Time Band from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the ballroom. Enjoy complimentary passed hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar serving up cocktail favorites throughout the evening. Guests will also enjoy a festive, complimentary champagne toast at the stroke of midnight to ring in the New Year. Resort-casual wear is suggested and the celebration is complimentary for hotel guests.

  • Inn at Serenbe will ring in the new year with a dance party featuring DJ Sed of Yvonne Monet Events. The fun will start at 10 p.m. and continue until 1 a.m. in the Oak Ball Room. Tickets are $40 and include a complimentary toast at midnight. Another possibility is a Pop-Up Dinner that will feature a six-course celebration with ingredients crafted by Chefs Matt and Paddy Adolfi. Cocktails, wine and champagne will complement the meal. Tickets are $150. Dinner is at 7:30 p.m.

  • W Atlanta - Buckhead will host its 9th annual New Year’s Eve Soiree at the rooftop Whiskey Blue. This elegant affair will feature a midnight champagne toast, party favors and dancing to the beats of DJ Rimby. Tickets are $60 here.

  • W Atlanta - Midtown honors an icon with its “Purple New Year's Eve,” with a Prince cover band, Purple Reign, leading the fun along with Heavy Chevy and DR Rock Most. The festivities start at 9 p.m. and continue to 2 a.m. Tickets range from $25 to $100. There will be a special brunch for the morning after. There are exclusive room packages at the hotel.

  • Partiers at the Westin Peachtree Plaza will ring in the new year with NYELECTRIC, which includes a five-hour open bar, two ballrooms of music and food. There are various packages starting at $95 all the way up to $789 for the party and a VIP king room.

Journalist Mary Welch writes lifestyle and business stories for national and local publications. 

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