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IETF 85 - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - November 4 - 9, 2012

Airport Transportation

Atlanta Amtrak Train Station (ATL) Transportation

Arrival Coordination

Departure Coordination


Public Transportation and Area Maps

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

All riders must have a Breeze Card to access the bus or train. Breeze fare can be purchased at a Breeze Vending Machine located in all 38 rail stations or at any of the MARTA Ridestores (Airport and Five Points). Learn more about buying Breeze Cards at The initial purchase of the Breeze Card is $1.00 plus ride fare (one trip is $2.50). The card can hold up to $300 of value. Please see the MARTA Web site on various choices of fares. PLEASE NOTE: Each rider MUST have their own Breeze Card.

Events/Things To Do and See

Things to Do in Atlanta

Cirque du Soleil's touring show TOTEM will be under the Grand Chapiteau at Atlantic Station through the month of November 2012. Goldstar has discount tickets available for Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The shows is dark on Monday. There is a free shuttle from the Arts Center MARTA Station (N5).

Georgia Aquarium

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Karaoke Melody "Have a karaoke party with your friends!" Japanese owned but doesn't show Japanese songs. ※日本人経営だそうですが、HPの曲集リストに日本の曲が入っていない。


Running trails on the Atlanta Track Club Web site.

Atlanta Rocks - Rock Climbing Gym. Stone Summit. GATech Rec Centers Rock Wall. Wall Crawler. Looks like this and GATech may be the closest to the hotel downtown.

Belay Buddy List for regular climbers who can't even go to a conference without climbing! or folks who want to try something new and sweat some before they commence the consumption of other sweat inducing beverages:

James Miller (

Markus Stenberg ( - Me and Arkko were talking on Sunday about going somewhere on Friday. I hurt my wrist last week though, so not sure if I want to belay someone with one well working hand (or if someone wants to be belayed *grin*), so mostly looking for bouldering opportunities. I'm fine with one-armed belayers.. :) – You guys wanna go Tuesday? I'm leaving Thursday..

Try for your first time we can show you your knots and climb with you interested First Timers!! :)

Other Ways to Tour

Tour Atlanta on Segways (Daily Downtown Tour at 2pm, daily Midtown Tour at 10am, daily Legends and Lore tour 6pm)

ATMs & Money Conversion

Travelex has five currency exchange locations at the Atlanta Airport: one in the Atrium (tel. 404-766-2700), three on Concourse E (tel. 404-761-6331), and one on Concourse T. There is also a Capitol City Bank located in the Atrium.

There are a number of banks within walking distance from the IETF 85 Meeting Venue.

Bank of America: 225 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

SunTrust Bank: 241 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

Wachovia Bank: 240 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303

Electrical Plug / Outlet


Cellphones / Data

Miscellaneous Information


Walton Food Supermarket, 64 Walton Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30303 - 0.7 miles from the hotel.

Sweet Auburn Curb Market, 209 Edgewood Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30303 - 0.7 miles from hotel, farmers market with several restaurant stands

Publix, 950 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309 - 1.5 miles from hotel, easy access by MARTA

Whole Foods Supermarkets, 650 Ponce de Leon Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA. - 1.8 miles from hotel.

Trader Joe's Midtown, 931 Monroe Dr, Atlanta, Georgia 30308 - 1.9 miles from hotel.

The Fresh Market, 2099 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia - 3 miles from the hotel.


Social Event & T-shirt Tickets

The IETF 85 Social Event will be held at the Georgia Dome. Transportation will be provided from the Hilton Atlanta. Information about the social event, including activities, can be found here.

Espresso, Coffee, and Tea

Within walking distance to IETF 85 Meeting Venue (please add to this list).


Cafe Intermezzo - 141 Margaret Mitchell Square Northwest, Atlanta, GA Cafe Intermezzo is gone! See Yelp for Cafe Intermezzo for details.
Condesa Coffee - 480 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA
Fraziers Ice Cream & Coffee Bar - 250 Park Avenue West Northwest, Atlanta, GA


Cafe Campesino Atlanta - 209 Edgewood Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA
Lasseter's Coffee Cafe - 230 Peachtree St NW #180, Atlanta, GA
Starbucks - 265 Peachtree Center Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA and 240 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA
Caribou Coffee - 303 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA and 231 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA
Corner Bakery Cafe - 270 Peachtree St NW #100, Atlanta, GA
Metro Cafe Diner - B-17, 229 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA
Dunkin' Donuts - Bl16, 303 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA


Condesa Coffee - 480 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA
Cafe Campesino Atlanta - 209 Edgewood Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA
Lasseter's Coffee Cafe - 230 Peachtree St NW #180, Atlanta, GA



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