Hipmunk City Love: The Best Historic Hotels in Savannah
A grand historic town which revolves around Colonial architecture and beautiful live oaks which drip with Spanish moss, Savannah offers travelers old world romance in one of the largest National Historic Landmark districts in the United States. And what better way to experience the oldest city in Georgia than to stay in a historic hotel?
A pedestrian friendly city with stunning architecture lining cobblestone streets, Savannah’s range of historic hotels are set between gorgeous mansions, Colonial public buildings and cotton warehouses, and date back as early as the mid 1800’s.
These are the top historic hotels in Savannah – be sure to book a stay!
The oldest hotel in Savannah’s downtown, Marshall House is in the perfect place for a walk along the city’s famed cobblestone streets, right in the heart of the historic district. Broughton balcony rooms overlook Broughton Street, offering unparalleled views of Savannah’s squares, and some rooms feature antique claw-foot tubs from back in the day.
It is here where guests can experience the old Southern charm while still enjoying new world amenities – all rates include a complimentary continental breakfast with wine and cheese at the end of the night. While the building includes authentic 19th century doors, railings, windows, moldings and high ceilings, contemporary amenities like WiFi access are also available throughout.
Catherine Ward House Inn
Built in 1886, Catherine Ward House Inn is an intimate bed and breakfast which features 9 elegant guest rooms set in the Victorian district of Savannah. Rooms are set with fireplaces, porches and private baths, and there is a comfortable parlor as well as outdoor courtyard in terms of public areas for guests to relax.
All public areas and rooms feature access to high speed WiFi. The Inn is close to Forsyth Park and is within an easy walk to the historic district where there are many restaurants, museums, shops and other historic sites.
Eliza Thompson House
A beautiful boutique hotel based in the center of historic Savannah, the Eliza Thompson House is a popular bed and breakfast known for luxury amenities and excellence in service.
Built in 1847, the property features the original 19th century fireplace which guests utilize for warmth on cold winter nights. Rooms today include premium bedding, complimentary WiFi, and LCD TV with DVD player, and nightly turn down service.
With private gardens, chandeliers, and antique claw-foot tubs, the Gastonian is a luxury bed and breakfast made up of two adjoining mansions which were completed in 1868.
17 guest rooms are uniquely furnished with working fireplaces, period antiques and modern amenities such as marble walk-in showers, verandah’s, cable TV and complimentary WiFi. Gourmet breakfast is cooked to order.
Planters Inn on Reynolds Square
A romantic Inn centrally located in Savannah’s historic district, Planters Inn on Reynolds Square is a luxury boutique with 60 individually decorated rooms and extravagant amenities.
Rooms feature designer toiletries, and modern conveniences such as complimentary Wi-Fi and cable programming, and room upgrades include deluxe fireplace rooms or a Balcony Parkview which overlooks the beautiful Reynolds Square.
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