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Planning Your Proton Therapy Visit

The Emory Proton Therapy Center is located toward the southern end of Midtown Atlanta, just a block and a half from Emory University Hospital Midtown. Our highly walkable neighborhood boasts a vibrant blend of businesses, restaurants and bars, shopping, hotels, apartments and condos, greenspaces, museums, and entertainment. During the day, explore exhibits at the High Museum, stroll through Piedmont Park, enjoy some retail therapy, or tour the Federal Reserve’s Monetary Museum. At night, enjoy drinks at a rooftop bar, a special meal at one of Midtown’s many award-winning restaurants, or take in a show at the historic Fox Theatre. With so much to see and do, you’ll have many opportunities to take advantage of downtime between treatments.  For suggestions and recommendations, please reach out to our Patient Experience team by calling 833-377-6866.

Hotels & Lodging Near The Emory Proton Therapy Center

While you are in Atlanta for treatment, you have a wide variety of lodging options designed to meet a range of price points and amenity requirements.  Our goal is to help you find lodging that supports your care, so if we can be of any guidance as you assess your options or if these options do not meet your needs, please do not hesitate to reach out to our patient experience team or your social worker for further information and reservation assistance.

Lodging options that require social work referrals:

The lodging options below require both a social work referral and a confirmed treatment start date in order to be eligible.

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Hope Lodge
1552 Shoup Ct, Decatur, GA 30033
404-327-9200

  • Provides free housing for patients undergoing cancer treatment
  • Patient and caretaker must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Children under 18 are not permitted
  • Requires a referral from Social Worker
  • Patients are notified of acceptance no sooner than 2 days prior to check-in

Ronald McDonald House – Egleston
795 Gatewood Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
404-315-1133

  • pediatric patients only
  • max 4 guests per room, including children
  • distance minimum applies
  • requires a referral from Social Worker

Ronald McDonald House- Scottish Rite
5420 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30342
404-847-0760

  • pediatric patients only
  • max 4 guests per room, including children
  • distance minimum applies
  • requires a referral from Social Worker
 

Hotels with Emory Healthcare discounts:

The lodging options below offer Emory Healthcare discounted rates. These are listed in order of distance from the Proton Center.

The Georgian Terrace Hotel
659 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA
404-897-1991

  • 4500 ft from proton center
  • $149/night for Premier Luxury King room (parking, taxes and fees not included)
  • Suites with kitchenettes available for an additional cost, starting at $179/night
  • Allows pets for an additional fee
  • Book through the proton center Patient Experience team by calling 833-377-6866

Hotel Indigo
683 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
404-874-9200

  • 600 ft from proton center
  • $65/night for standard king room (parking, taxes and fees not included)
  • Fridge, coffee maker in room, microwave upon request
  • Book through the proton center Patient Experience team by calling 833-377-6866

Courtyard by Marriott
640-1 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30308
404-249-6669

  • 500 ft from proton center
  • $129/night for a king or double queen room (parking, taxes, and fees not included)
  • Book through the proton center Patient Experience team by calling 833-377-6866

Crowne Plaza
590 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
404-877-9000

  • 0.4 miles from proton center
  • $99/night for standard king or 2 queen room (parking, taxes and fees not included)
  • Book through the proton center Patient Experience team by calling 833-377-6866

Element by Westin
640-2 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30308
404-897-1069

  • 550 ft from proton center
  • $129/night for Studio King or Studio Double Queen (1-6 consecutive nights; parking, taxes, and fees not included)
  • $119/night for Studio King or Studio Double Queen (7+ consecutive nights; parking, taxes, and fees not included)
  • Book through the proton center Patient Experience team by calling 833-377-6866
  • Includes daily complimentary breakfast and evening reception (4 nights/week)
  • All suites include a kitchen

Hampton Inn Georgia Tech
244 North Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
404-881-0881

  • 0.8 mi from proton center
  • $79/night for standard king or 2 queen room (parking, taxes and fees not included)
  • Book through the proton center Patient Experience team by calling 833-377-6866

Staybridge Suites
23 Linden Ave NW, Atlanta GA 30308
404-877-9000

  • 0.4 miles from proton center
  • $99/night for standard king or 2 queen room (parking, taxes and fees not included)
  • Includes daily complimentary breakfast and evening reception (3 nights/week)
  • All suites include a kitchen
  • Book through the proton center Patient Experience team by calling 833-377-6866

Other Options:

Private Rentals

Private rentals can be searched and secured via VRBO or Airbnb

Furnished Corporate Apartments

Rates typically start around $6,000 per month.

Things to do in Atlanta

During your weekends and downtime, take advantage of all Atlanta has to offer. Whether you are a history buff, outdoor adventurer, foodie, art lover, shopaholic, or just looking for something fun and unusual, Atlanta has something for everyone! We have listed some of Atlanta’s top attractions and encourage you to explore the links below. Our Patient Experience team is also happy to provide recommendations and suggested itineraries.

Attractions

*Denotes family friendly

City Pass*
Atlanta’s top attractions for one price. Includes admission to 5 Must See Attractions.
Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca Cola, Zoo Atlanta and admission to 2 more attractions of your Choice- Fernbank Museum of Natural History, College Football Hall of Fame & National Center of Civil and Human Rights. Valid for 9 consecutive days starting with and including the first day you visit an attraction.
Adult (ages 13+) $86.00 + tax, Child (ages 3-12) $68.00 + tax

World of Coca Cola*
404-676-5151 (located 1.0 miles from proton center)
Adult $18.00, Child $14.00, Senior $16.00

Georgia Aquarium*
404-581-4000 (located 1.3 miles from proton center)
Adults and children $36.95, Children under 2 are free

High Museum*
404-733-4411 (located 1.3 miles from proton center)
General Admission $16.50, Children under 6 free

Chick Fil A College Football Hall of Fame
404-880-4800 (located 1.4 miles from proton center)
Adult $24.99, Kids (ages 3-12) $17.99, Seniors $20.99, Students w/valid ID $20.99, Active & Retired Military Free

Fernbank Museum*
404-929-6300 (located 3.5 miles from proton center)
Adult (ages 13-64) $20.00, Senior (age 65+) $19.00, Child (ages 3-12) $18.00

Zoo Atlanta*
404-624-5600 (located 3.8 miles from proton center)
Adult $26.99-29.99, Child $20.99-21.99, Senior $24.99-27.99, Student $24.99-27.99, Military Free

Fox Theatre
404-881-2100 / Box Office 855-285-8499 (located 1 block from proton center)
Ticket prices vary for each event

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum
404-865-7100 (located 2.3 miles from proton center)
Adult $12.00, Senior $10.00, College Student with valid ID $10.00, Children 16 and under free

Atlanta Botanical Gardens*
404-876-5859 (located 1.9 miles from proton center)
Adults $21.95 +tax, Children $18.95 + tax

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park
404-331-5190 (located 1.8 miles from proton center)
There is no fee to enter

National Center for Civil and Human Rights
678-999-8990 (located 1.1 miles from proton center)
General Admission $16.00

Center for Puppetry Arts*
404-873-3391 (located 1.8 miles from proton center)
Tickets range from $15.00-22.00 based on event

Parks/Outdoor Space

Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail
located 1.4 miles from proton center

Piedmont Park
located 1.4 miles from proton center

Centennial Olympic Park
located 1.3 miles from proton center 

Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA

Transportation

Atlanta offers several options for getting around the city, so you can see the sights while you are here for treatment. 

MARTA

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is Atlanta’s public transportation system. With buses and trains on routes throughout the city, traveling on MARTA is a great way to see Atlanta. Visit itsmarta.com to see routes and schedules. Located 1.5 blocks away, the North Avenue MARTA station is the closest station to the Emory Proton Therapy Center.

Uber / Lyft

Request a ride from the convenience of your phone through one of Atlanta’s major rideshare apps. Gain access by downloading the Uber or Lyft app.

Checker Cab

Get around town with the taxi company serving Atlanta since 1947. Request a cab by calling 404-351-1111 for your personal transportation or delivery of a package.

Atlanta Streetcar

The Atlanta Streetcar is sage, fun, and convenient way to see downtown Atlanta. With 12 stops on the 2.7 mile route, you can visit attractions such as Centennial Olympic Park and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Site.

Greene Worldwide Transportation

See Atlanta in style with Greene Worldwide Transportation. Enjoy a chauffeur-driven ride in beautiful, comfortable vehicles with specialty service. Contact 404-875-3866 or info@gcllimo.com.

Directions to the Proton Center

The Emory Proton Therapy Center is located at 615 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308. The main entrance to the parking deck and for valet parking is located on Ponce De Leon Avenue NE.

If you are using GPS, please use 81 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 as your destination.

From the airport, I-20 East, I-20 West or I-85 North, follow signs for I-85 North.

  • Take I-85 North to exit 249B (Pine St NE) in Atlanta.
  • Take a left on Peachtree Street NE.
  • Take a right on Ponce De Leon Avenue NE.
  • The entrance to the Emory Proton Therapy Center will be half a block on your right.

From I-75 South, I-85 South or US 400 South, follow signs for I-85 South.

  • Take I-85 South to exit 249D (North Ave NE) in Atlanta.
  • Take a left off ramp onto North Ave NE.
  • Take a left on Peachtree Street NE.
  • Take a right on Ponce De Leon Avenue NE.
  • The entrance to the Emory Proton Therapy Center will be half a block on your right.
Map of the proton center