The Kennesaw, GA Area
Kennesaw is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States, located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area. Founded in 1887, Kennesaw has a past surrounded with railroad history. During the Civil War, Kennesaw was the staging ground for the Great Locomotive Chase on April 12, 1862.
In 2007, the city was selected by Family Circle magazine as one of the nation's "10 best towns for families". In 2009 Newsmax magazine listed the city among the "Top 25 Most Uniquely American Cities and Towns". The city is perhaps best known nationally for its mandatory gun-possession ordinance.
Hotel Services & Amenities
La Quinta inn & Suites Kennesaw is perfect for both business travelers with easy access to I-75. We offer a Business Center, free hot breakfast each morning and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel so you can easily access your email and work conveniently from your room. We are a pet friendly hotel and pets stay for free.
During your downtime, enjoy a relaxing swim in our seasonal outdoor pool, or work up a sweat in our fitness center. Each room comes standard with Bright morning pillowtop beds sure to have you waking up refreshed. Other hotel features include a Bright Side Market if you forgot any of your essential amenities, copy or fax services, and the meeting space at our hotel can accommodate groups up to 50 people with A/V rental available.
The Georgia Aquarium is located 20 miles from your stay. It is the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere with 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water and tens of thousands of animals. Also 20 miles away, located in Atlanta, is the World of Coca Cola. You can spend the day interacting with multiple exhibits and sampling more than 100 different beverages. If you’re looking for a closer attraction, try touring the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History located in downtown Kennesaw. As a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Museum provides visitors with a unique perspective into the strategic and economic use of railroads during and after the Civil War.
If you’ve worked up an appetite from all of that touring, check out the abundance of nearby restaurants: On the Border, 0.1 mi., Ippolito's, 0.5 mi., Joe's Crab Shack, 0.3 mi., Twin Peaks Restaurant, 0.5 mi., Chili's, 0.2 mi., Olive Garden, 0.5 mi., Capers Restaurant & Bar, 2.1 mi., Hudson Grille, 0.3 mi., and Chuy's Tex Mex, 0.2 mi.