The 2023 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference will be held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel
2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339
Parking Instructions to Guests:
- Upon Arrival, please remember to take a ticket at the parking gate.
- For day visitors only: Pay stations are conveniently located on the 1st and 2nd floor and upon departure at the gate. These pay stations only take credit cards.
- To validate your parking, place the group discounted validation sticker on the BACK of the parking ticket. Be careful not to cover or place the sticker on the existing barcode.
- Upon exit of the lot – please scan your entry ticket first. You will then scan your validation sticker on the back when you’ve reached the payment screen.
- For Overnight guests – Please pull a ticket upon arrival and provide to the front desk agent. Parking will be billed to your room, and you will be provided an in and out ticket for lot access.
The reservation link for the Waverly will go live on Thursday, October 19 at 10:00am. You must register for the conference before making reservations at the Waverly. More information regarding hotel reservations will be shared with support staff next month.
The Waverly’s check-in time is 4:00 pm. The Waverly’s check-out time is 11:00 am.
At the time of check-in, all guests must have a photo ID that matches the name on the reservation. If you initially put all your room reservations under one name, this must be changed to each individual name prior to arrival.
All guest rooms at check-in must have a valid method of payment for room/tax and incidentals.
Hotel Room Pre-Payment:
If you would like to pre-pay for your hotel room(s), you may do so via credit card or check. Payment must be received by November 14 to the Waverly.
Only payment onsite will be received via credit card. The name on the credit card MUST be present at check-in with a photo ID.
If you wish to pay via check, payments can be submitted to the address below by November 14. Please include the information about the guests with the check, as well as contact information so that the Waverly may reach out to confirm any questions.
Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
2450 Galleria Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
If you would like to pay via a Credit Card authorization form, please contact Laura Chiles at the Waverly for assistance. Credit card authorization requests must be sent by November 14 to the Waverly.
You may bring a “company” check to pay for all your room(s) when you arrive at the Waverly. However, a credit card would need to be provided for incidentals. Checks do not include the $50 per night hold fee for these.
Please note that if you use a debit card for the $50 incidental fee, this amount will immediately be deducted from your bank account and returned after your stay. When paying via credit card, there will only be a “hold” on your card for this fee.
Waverly Tax Exemption Forms:
State of Georgia Sales Tax Exemption Form
State of Georgia Local Hotel/Motel Tax Exemption Form
Please send signed forms via email to Laura Chiles at the Waverly.
The Cobb County Recreation Tourism fee of $3 and the State of Georgia Hotel/Motel fee of $5 are not exempt from payment.
Waverly Room Rate Breakdown:
Rate is $190
State & Local Taxes: 14% ($26.60)
Cobb County GA Recreation Tourism fee: $3
State of Georgia Hotel/Motel fee: $5
Total Rate: $224.60 (inclusive of taxes and fee)
Total Rate: $198 (14% state and local tax exemption)
Per Waverly policy, only 3 reservations can be made online at one time.
Cancellation/no-show policy at the Waverly:
If you have reserved a room at the Waverly. Please notify Leigh Crow to cancel the room. Do not contact the hotel room directly.
The Waverly has a 72-hour cancellation policy. If a cancellation is made within 72 hours of arrival, a full one-night deposit is required.
If you do not show up for your first night of the reservation, your room will be canceled for the remainder of the stay. The room cannot be guaranteed if you do not arrive for the first night’s stay. Please call the hotel and change your arrival date if you will not be arriving on your scheduled check-in date.
The Waverly offers a discounted rate for parking: $15/day for daytime parking and $20/night for overnight parking. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. When you arrive at the Waverly, if you are parking overnight, please notify the parking attendant, and they will direct you to the check-in desk to receive your permit. If you are only parking at the Waverly during the day, you may purchase a parking pass from the attendant as you enter the lot. They accept cash and credit cards.
Valet parking options are not available.
Overflow parking is available at the Cobb Galleria for $10/day. Please visit their website for more details. Overflow parking options at the Cobb Galleria and parking cannot be reimbursed by the Renaissance Waverly Hotel.
A list of Overflow Hotels can be found here. When making your hotel reservations, please reference the group code under each hotel’s information on this document to get the special negotiated rate.