Hotel Information and Registration


IGHR 2020 hotels: UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel and Marriott SpringHill Suites


Reservation tips:

  • If you have included pre and post event dates in your reservation query and it shows no rooms available, try removing one or more of the extra days.
  • IGHR 2020 will begin Sunday, 26 July with registration check-in and orientation and end on Friday, 31 July at noon. A FREE Family History and Genealogy Expo is being planned for Saturday, 25 July 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • IGHR course classrooms are located in the Georgia Center.
  • Neither the Georgia Center Hotel or SpringHill Suites nor IGHR provide roommate/matching services. Posts to the private IGHR Facebook page concerning roommate requests are welcome.
  • Individuals are responsible for making their own reservations and paying their own hotel bills. It is the responsibility of the person making the room reservation to provide the names of ALL individuals who will be staying in the room. If requested at the time the reservation is made, the hotel will be able to offer guests a split bill upon their departure.

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel

1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA
+1 706-542-2134

Reservations:

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel (Georgia Center) is now full; check back from time to time to see if rooms become available due to cancellations.

The Group code is 91740. Click here for reservations. The IGHR Group rate will be honored three days before and three days after IGHR, based on availability. 

Hotel check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m. (IGHR courses end at noon on Friday, but the Georgia Center Hotel will store luggage at no charge if you are leaving later in the day.)

Room rates:

  • Classic Room with one queen or one king bed $109.00
  • Classic Room with two custom (4′ × 6.5′), single beds $109.00
  • Select Room with two queen or two double beds $129.00
  • Dean’s King Suite, one king bed plus loveseat sleeper sofa with single bed $199.00

Sales tax in Athens-Clarke County is 8%. The above rates do not include sales or other taxes imposed by the state of Georgia.

Room rate includes one parking pass per room, per night (allowing in and out privileges to the deck next to the Georgia Center), high-speed WI-FI throughout the property (providing access to the databases in the UGA Libraries from your hotel room and classroom), and access to complimentary shuttle van service to transport hotel guests locally, based on availability.

Additionally, UGA Hotel guests have special access, for a nominal daily fee, to the Ramsey Student Activities Center which includes an indoor track, three swimming pools, large weight room, and racquetball courts.

Marriott SpringHill Suites Athens Downtown/University Area

220 South Hull Street, Athens, GA
+1 706-850-2072

Reservations:

Click here for online reservations that includes the group code. For phone reservations, please call +1.833.854.9371 and provide group booking code: IGH. The IGHR Group rate will be honored three days before and three days after IGHR, based on availability.

Hotel check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. (IGHR courses end at noon on Friday.)

Room rates:

  • Suite, 2 Queen, Trundle Bed – $129.00
  • Suite, 1 King, Trundle Bed – $129.00

Sales tax in Athens-Clarke County is 8%. The above rates do not include sales or other taxes imposed by the state of Georgia.

Room rate includes complimentary hot/buffet breakfast, high speed Internet, mini-refrigerator, microwave, TV, coffee-maker and tea service, and more (see website for more details).

Parking rates:

Daily parking fee – $10.00. (Note: There will be a free shuttle to/from the UGA Center.)