If you’re looking for an apartment for rent in Atlanta that’s near MARTA, we’ve done some of the legwork for you. These 10 apartment communities are in walking distance of a train station and have an average 4-star rating or higher from at least three different websites. Rating data from Yelp, ApartmentRatings.com, Rent.com and Google Reviews (as of July 2017).
1. Station R
Things to Love: Walk to grocery store, pet-friendly community, rooftop terrace, yoga and spin studio, resident perks, free daily parking at the MARTA station, short train ride to downtown Atlanta
2. Exchange at North Haven
Things to Love: Free daily parking at the MARTA station, short train commute to Buckhead, free fitness classes, resort-style pool, hardwood-style flooring
3. 1045 on the Park
A boutique (and expensive) apartment community, 1045 on the Park is next to Piedmont Park — great for outdoor and festival lovers. Plus, enjoy all the many nightlife, arts and restaurant options the neighborhood has to offer. No pool at this location, but there is a large courtyard with grills. Walking time to the train station is 10 minutes.
Near Buckhead but in the quieter Brookhaven area, @1377 apartments have many amenities on and off the property. Walk in one direction to reach the MARTA station (with free daily and paid overnight parking) or the other way to reach the Brookhaven Village where you’ll find restaurants and Savi Provisions, a local market.
Things to Love: Walk to the neighborhood food market, salt water pool, outdoor bar, modern fitness center, bicycle parking, pet wash area, short train commute to Buckhead and Midtown
5. Alta Midtown
A short walk from the Midtown MARTA station, Alta Midtown is a high-rise apartment building in the middle of all the action, with numerous nightlife venues, bars and restaurants in the area.
Things to Love: Walk to grocery store, skyline views and sky deck, Google Fiber, heated salt water pool, outdoor brick pizza oven
6. AMLI 3464
AMLI 3464 is a new luxury apartment high-rise near the Lenox MARTA station and Buckhead malls. A unique feature is the environmental sustainability of the building, and there’s even charging stations for electric cars. Short-term furnished apartments are also available.
Things to Love: Rooftop lounge, movie theater, two-story fitness center, resort-style pool, dog park, coffee lounge, walk to grocery store, free daily and paid overnight parking at the nearby MARTA station, short train commutes to Midtown and downtown Atlanta
7. Kingsboro Luxury Apartments
Also in Buckhead, the Kingsboro Luxury Apartments are on the quieter side of Buckhead yet are surrounded by malls and retail stores. Publix grocery store is also a short walk away, so once you’re home, you don’t have to drive in traffic to stock up on supplies.
Things to Love: Walk to grocery store and malls, resort-style pool, executive business center
8. Biltmore at Midtown
Enjoy a highly walkable neighborhood and city living at the Biltmore at Midtown. Next to the historic Biltmore hotel and ballroom, these apartments are also near Georgia Tech, the Fox Theatre and all the restaurants and nightlife in Midtown. No pool, however.
Things to Love: Rooftop terrace, bicycle storage, guest suite, walk to grocery store and restaurants
9. Place on Ponce
Place on Ponce is in one of metro Atlanta’s safer and more walkable areas near the Decatur Square. The nearby MARTA station provides a 13-minute train ride to downtown Atlanta (faster than driving) and the quaint small-town downtown area around the apartment building is laid back with many amenities and restaurants.
Things to Love: Coffee shop, yoga studio, dog spa, bike repair station and storage, walk to great restaurants, bars, grocery and farmers market
10. Azure on The Park
Enjoy high-rise living at Azure on The Park, a pet-friendly and luxury community near Piedmont Park (pictured above). Studios, one, two and three-bedroom units are available, including penthouse apartments. Nightlife, restaurants and all the amenities and festivals in the park are a short walk away. Like all apartments on the red or gold line, you can also take advantage of direct rail commutes to the airport.
Things to Love: Rooftop pool overlooking the park, Google Fiber in select homes, yoga/spin studio, dog spa, multiple lounge balconies with grills