Every year millions of tourists are drawn to the historic and vibrant downtown of the bewitching city of Savannah. Because of the concentration of the majority of attractions are within the Historic District, the majority of lodges and accommodations lie within the radius of a few miles within.
Savannah is known for its stately antebellum mansions, the renovated cotton warehouses, and a myriad of other historic buildings stretching from the river’s shore right into the heart of Victorian neighbourhoods in the vicinity of Forsyth Park.
Some of these lodges are arranged keeping in touch with the past, offering no television sets or telephone services, while the others offer the kind of amenities the tourist have grown accustomed to, including flat-screen TVs, free WiFi and upscale bath products and facilities. The hotels in the city are also famous for old-fashioned high ceilings, ornately carved woodwork, claw-foot tubs, and other quaint touches in the architecture.
Though the region is famous for its hotels, everyone has a different taste in staying preferences.
So here is a list of the best hotels Savannah has to offer that isn’t too heavy on the pocket.
17th Street Inn
Located at 12 17th St., Tybee Island, Georgia, 31328, United States, this inn offers a walking distance from the beach. Dating back to 1920s, this antique inn is adorned with plants, palms, and swings a perfect family getaway where one can sit, chat, sip wine and enjoy each other’s company.
The place has about eight rooms to offer accessorized with a wrought-iron bed with designer comforters and quilts. Other things the room has to offer is an apartment-sized kitchen and a private entrance, giving one the required solitude from the world they have come to find at Savannah.
One can contact the hotel staff on the numbers 912-786–0607 | 888-909–0607
Azalea Inn And Garden
Built-in around 1889, The Azalea Inn and Gardens was a great mansion built for a then cotton Tycoon. The place located at 217 E. Huntingdon St., Savannah, Georgia, 31401, United States, provides the visitors with a wonderful and hospital ambience, amazing breakfast service and afternoon wine service that can be matched by very few others.
The lodge holds multiple fireplaces, verandas provided with overhead fans and beautiful wicker furnishings along with a mural in the dining room that brings history to the table along with the food.
There is the availability of pool services, the pool surrounded by lush subtropical gardens. Another attraction of the lodge is the 24-hour access to a wine and beverage refrigerator. It is the kind of hotel enjoyed by the people searching peace and detachment from the hectic lifestyle.
The contact number of the hotel is 912-236–6080 | 800-582–3823.
A step into this restaurant is to traverse back to the Victorian era at its peak. This place has a collection of fine antiques and reproductions of the famous artefacts, making it like a museum preserving the past.
Some other accessories include luxurious scented linens and down blankets on canopied beds along with a collection of original framed prints from Harper’s can be seen scattered throughout the premise depicting the taste in art.
The rooms available on the first floor are smaller but are said to be cosier, with exposed brick walls, lit ceilings, and, in some cases, windows overlooking the lush courtyard.
The air is always hanging in the air making it a perfect romantic getaway to go to with your significant other.
Located at 14 E. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, Georgia, 31401, United States,
The official contact number of the hotel is 912-236–1484 | 800-822–4553.
Savannah Bed & Breakfast Inn
Located at 117 W. Gordon St., Savannah, Georgia, 31401, United States, this is a Federal-style rowhouse restored from the time of 1853. Though not as blessed with luxuries as some finer bed and breakfasts, it has been handsomely preserved and has managed to retain the original charm of the house
The decor of the place is antique combined with beamed ceilings and exposed-brick walls. The garden in the courtyard garden has a huge diversity of potted tropical flowers complete with an inviting koi pond.
The place owns four self-contained cottages, and some rooms also have kitchens. Breakfast served in the region includes sweet-potato pancakes, biscuits and gravy, and eggs to order which can be enjoyed out on the patio with one of the several courtyard cats.
This is one of the places where one can go with the significant other or solo as the environment is quiet and peaceful offering solace.
The official contact number of the place is 912-238–0518.
Catherine Ward House Inn
The bed and breakfast located at 118 E. Waldburg St., Savannah, Georgia, 31401, United States, is highly celebrated for warm and inviting touches like soft music, cosy lighting, and smouldering fires in period fireplaces. Built around the time of 1886, as a tribute by a captain for his young wife, this is an Italian home sitting in a boundary of the block of Forsyth Park.
Though the house oozes of historical beauty, the present state sees it complete with well-chosen gilt mirrors, antique pieces, fresh flowers, and the communal dining table, set beautifully for a breakfast to be enjoyed by the visitors.
The windows’ outlook to the spectacular view of the lush green garden complete with its koi pond and a soothing pond.
Some other attractions’ of the place are that the rooms have antique mantels and fireplaces. Some rooms even have the offer of bathroom superiority such as two-person whirlpool tubs.
The official contact number of the hotel is 912-234–8564 | 800-327–4270
East Bay Inn
Built-in the year 1852, this charming inn is located at 225 E. Bay St., Savannah, Georgia, 31401, United States. This is another one of the handsomely preserved homes.
The place has a lot to offer to the visitors including the beautiful brick exterior, hunter-green shutters, and awnings, and soaring 12- to 18-foot ceilings complete with intricate crown moulding giving the inn an ancient look. The interior of the inn has been chosen tastefully complete with the lavish drapes, holding the finesse of the French toile pattern giving remarkable shade against the shellacked brick taking it a step above what one can expect from similarly priced properties.
The place has a history of being cotton warehouses and factory offices have now been converted into an inn with inviting guest rooms. The guest rooms are supplemented by one or two queen beds, a couch, and two comfy chairs making this one of the hubs for the overseas tourists.
The official contact number of the inn is 912-238–1225 | 800-500–1225.
Eliza Thompson House
Located at 5 W. Jones St., Savannah, Georgia, 31401, United States, this a beautiful fine townhouse built by Eliza Thompson’s loving husband, Joseph, for her and their seven children in 1847. This property was converted into a Bed&breakfast by the new owners back in the time of 1977, complete with a boatload of furnishings and portraits in gold leaf frames.
The rooms in the present times are preserved well and is presented complete with antiques and vintage beds, fine linens, and other designer accents. The famous R. Bruse room is famous for its elegance presented to it by its draped ceiling and original hardwood floors.
One thing worth noting about the inn is the alleged presence of supernatural powers in the vicinity. This supposed haunted house has given several travellers have had spine-tingling experiences.
The official contact number is 912-236–3620 | 800-348–9378.
So people rush and book your rooms for this winter before late.