If you’re lucky enough to be visiting Savannah, be sure to take advantage of that old Southern charm and charisma by choosing to stay at an historic inn, boutique hotel, or even a regal mansion. Exuding romance and architectural style, Savannah’s Historic Inns offer an authentic way to experience a little taste of Savannah.
Located on Columbia Square, the Kehoe House is a Renaissance Revival mansion that was built in 1892 and was completely remodelled in 2003. Featuring only 13 spacious rooms, pampering at the Kehoe House includes beautifully decorated period rooms, turndown service, luxury linens, and their well-known daily gourmet breakfast. As a Kessler Collection property, the Kehoe House is featured on the National Register of Historic Places; room rates start at $215 per night.
The first hotel to be built in Savannah was The Marshall House, circa 1850. Having undergone a $1 million renovation in 1999, the Marshall House offers a selection of 65 guest rooms (superior, luxury, and balcony) plus 3 elegant suites. Guests accumulating a nine night stay will receiving the tenth night free plus other amenities like turn down service and a complimentary continental breakfast daily. Rates at the Marshall House start at $139 per night.
Built in 1873, the Hamilton-Turner Inn is an exquisite example of a Mid Victorian/French Empire mansion. Now a bed and breakfast, the Hamilton-Turner Inn features 17 guest rooms and suites all named after local residents of Savannah who have contributed to the city’s splendor. Offering a gourmet breakfast daily, afternoon tea service, and a selection of hors d’oeuvres and wine in the evening, the Hamilton-Turner Inn easily provides for that picture perfect dream stay in Savannah. Located prominently on Lafayette Square, Hamilton-Turner Inn room rates start at $179 per night.
Located at Reynolds Square, Planters Inn offers 60 classically decorated rooms along with its own ghosts who are said to wander the hallways. This boutique hotel offers amenities that include a turn down service, wine & cheese social, and a complimentary continental breakfast that’s delivered to your room every morning. The award-winning Planters Inn offers dining for their guests through the adjacent and also historic restaurant, The Olde Pink House. Featuring a number of specials and packages throughout the year, rates at the Planters Inn start at $215.
Whether you choose to stay at an inn, boutique hotel, or in an luxurious mansion, you’ll be sure to enjoy the charm that only a stay in Savannah can offer.
Flickr.com Photo Credit: The Hamilton-Turner Inn, Savannah by Respres