Hotel Information


The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library is located in Atlanta’s West End, at 111 James P. Brawley Dr., SW, Atlanta, GA 30314. The Woodruff Library supports all of the schools of the Atlanta University Center: Clark Atlanta University, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College and Spelman College.


Nearby hotels include:

The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau also offers an online hotel finder tool.

“Closest almost walking distance”

Castleberry Inn

Omni Hotel At Cnn Center
100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 659-0000

Embassy Suites Hotel @ Centennial Olympic Park

267 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30313, 404-223-2300

Westin-Atlanta Peachtree Plaza
210 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta – (404) 659-1400

Atlanta Marriott Downtown

265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303 404-521-0000

Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Downtown
161 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, (404) 589-1111

Parking and ground transportation

Limited parking is available near the Woodruff Library for a fee. Street parking is limited on weekdays. An additional parking deck is available for a fee on Clark Atlanta University’s campus within walking distance at the corner of Fair and Mildred Streets. Driving directions can be found on the Woodruff Library’s website.

Woodruff Library is conveniently located near two MARTA train stops. The Ashby Station is within walking distance of the Library. The Vine City Station is located on the Library’s shuttle route (shuttles do not run during interim hours).

The Library is also accessible from the Fair Street bus route. For more information on the train and bus systems’ fares and schedules, please visit the MARTA website.

Dining options

The Woodi Café, located on the main level of the Library, offers a small menu of breakfast and lunch items, as well as coffee and other drinks. There are also many restaurants and fast food options within walking distance of the Library.

Atlanta is known for its great restaurants and night life. Neighborhoods close to the Library with a variety of offerings are Castleberry Hill, Westside/Howell Mill, Atlantic Station, Downtown and Midtown. The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau and Creative Loafing also maintain restaurant guides.