Considering a visit to Savannah? Here are some places to consider staying
in the Historic District......
The "Gastonian Inn"
Voted "Savannah's Most Romantic Inn" in 2007 and recognized by Conde Nast as one of the finest places to stay in the world, this four diamond inn has 17 Guest rooms with working fireplaces all uniquely furnished. Close to Forsyth Park, The Gastonian consists of two adjoining Regency-Italianate style mansions built in 1868. Personalized breakfast menus, silver tray service or family style breakfasts. Complimentary tea, hors d'oeuvres and wine served in the afternoons and desserts and cordials served in the evenings.
The "Marshall House"
Located on Broughton Street, Savannah's equivalent of "Main Street" is Savannah's first hotel, The Marshall House. At one time it seved as a hospital for soldiers toward the end of the Civil War. In 1999 , 12 million dollar restoration returned the building to its origingal purpose. Guest rooms feature a Southern-style decor and heart pine floors. 65 guest rooms and suites.
The "Eliza Thompson House"
Built in 1847, this award winning Inn is on historic Jones Street, within walking distance to shops, antique stores, museums and restaurants. 13 rooms as well as Eliza's own "Carriage House" which overlooks the courtyard. Amenities include a deluxe continental breakfast, Wine and hors d"oeuvres, turndown service and desserts and coffee in the evening.
The "Kehoe House"
Built in 1892 for William Kehoe, this Queen Anne style mansion is adorned with cast iron railings, Corinthian columns, porches, balconies and window moldings. The house was built back in 1892 for a whopping $25,000. There have been numerous reports of hauntings in the mansion so be on the lookout for ghosts! Some interesting trivia is that the mansion was formerly owned by football great, Joe Namath. The Kehoe House features 13 guest rooms, each uniquesly furnished and named for figures in Savannah's History.
The "East Bay Inn"
Built in 1852 as a home to cottom merchants and a cotton warehouse, the East Bay Inn is located just one block from Savannah's River Street in the Historic District. Lots of amenities including flat screen televisions, high speed internet, robes, turndown service, hairdryers, coffee makers and irons and ironing boards. If you happen to be in Savannah for Thanksgiving they have an outstanding buffet on Thanksgiving Day.
Hope you have a great time in Savannah!