Below are recommended hotels that are near the SOBSFic Con venue, convenient to public transportation and reasonably priced.

Please, make your reservations early, to ensure the hotels have room.


Howard Johnson Atlanta Near Six Flags



$43 / night

Budget option with an outdoor pool & fitness facilities, plus free WiFi & hot breakfast.

4330 Fulton Industrial Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30336

Red Roof Inn Atlanta-Six Flags


$55 / night

Homey rooms in a straightforward hotel offering free Wi-Fi & parking, plus a laundromat.

4430 Frederick Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30336

Sleep Inn at Six Flags


$64 / night

Relaxed lodging offering free Wi-Fi & breakfast, plus an indoor pool & a business center.

125 S Service Rd, Austell, GA 30168

Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta / Six Flags Austell


$71 / night

Relaxed lodging with free hot breakfast & WiFi, plus a seasonal outdoor pool.

65 S Service Rd, Austell, GA 30168

Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport West/Camp Creek Pkwy


$99 / night

Coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs and both full and lap desks (for working on the bed) are offered in each room, as well as free WiFi and custom-designed beds. Suites add living areas with sofabeds, minifridges and microwaves. There’s a gym and a heated outdoor pool. A free, daily hot breakfast.

Address: 3450 Creek Pointe Way, East Point, GA 30344

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Atlanta Arpt West – Camp Creek


$90 / night

Contemporary rooms have minifridges, microwaves, cable TV, free WiFi; also available is a free breakfast buffet, indoor saltwater pool and fitness room.

3833 Princeton Lakes Ct Sw, Atlanta, GA 30331

About Balogun

Balogun is the author of the bestselling Afrikan Martial Arts: Discovering the Warrior Within and screenwriter / producer / director of the films, A Single Link, Rite of Passage: Initiation and Rite of Passage: The Dentist of Westminster. He is one of the leading authorities on Steamfunk – a philosophy or style of writing that combines the African and / or African American culture and approach to life with that of the steampunk philosophy and / or steampunk fiction – and writes about it, the craft of writing, Sword & Soul and Steampunk in general, at He is author of eight novels – the Steamfunk bestseller, MOSES: The Chronicles of Harriet Tubman (Books 1 & 2); the Urban Science Fiction saga, Redeemer; the Sword & Soul epic, Once Upon A Time In Afrika; a Fight Fiction, New Pulp novella, Fist of Afrika; the gritty, Urban Superhero series, A Single Link and Wrath of the Siafu; the two-fisted Dieselfunk tale, The Scythe and the “Choose-Your-Own-Destiny”-style Young Adult novel, The Keys. Balogun is also contributing co-editor of two anthologies: Ki: Khanga: The Anthology and Steamfunk. Finally, Balogun is the Director and Fight Choreographer of the Steamfunk feature film, Rite of Passage, which he wrote based on the short story, Rite of Passage, by author Milton Davis and co-author of the award winning screenplay, Ngolo. You can reach him on Facebook at; on Twitter @Baba_Balogun and on Tumblr at

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