This beautiful home is in the middle of Savannah's Historic District and only one short block from gorgeous Forsythe Park. The inside of the main common areas are beautiful and well-maintained. Breakfast was served each morning. It was not made to order but the meals were delicious and I noticed that special requests by other guests were honored and some sort of nice replacement was made. Breakfast ran late one morning which put us behind our schedule for the day. Wine, cheese and hors d'oeuvres were served at 5:00 and were delicious but we came down at 5:10 one day and there was nothing left but a few crackers. Another day we waited until 5:15 but they weren't ready and we had to leave in order to attend a show. A business person owns this B&B as well as several other properties in the area, so it doesn't have the same feel as one that is run by the actual owners. In particular, the courtyard area in the back could benefit from some maintenance. I understand that part of the ambience is a natural flow of vines and flowers, but there are a few neglected areas that could be easily and cost-effectively remedied. The view from the front porch is beautiful, but some of the chairs can't be utilized and are in need of replacement. The hanging baskets on the porch are in dire need of care; some big, healthy ferns would take that porch from eh to ooh-la-la. I mention this due to the fact that the DPH is advertised and priced as a high-end B&B. Overall, it was a very pleasant stay and the young people who work there are very nice and helpful. Only one person is there at a time and they do everything - checking in and out, breakfast, afternoon wine and snacks, taking care of visitor questions and requests, which is why a few things ran late. The inside of the house and our room was very clean and well-maintained. The bathroom in our room was very nice and recently renovated with a claw-foot tub and separate, large shower.
Came down from Boston to visit with my best friend and planned a trip to Savannah. Originally stayed at another B&B but the rooms, atmosphere and safety issues were disgusting. Went to the 17Hundredd90 Inn and LOVED it. Everyone was professional and exuded what I was expecting as Southern Charm. Mr. Grumpy, (anything but that), was just a sweetheart and the rest of the staff were equally as fabulous. I thought this place was outstanding but was unable to enter that response on the site. Would strongly recommend.....LK
We stayed at the Oglethorpe location ... Romantic and just beautiful !! Needs a wee but if care especially door knobs but they are antiques so it is what it is :-) Thank you for making our stay wonderful
Our stay at Savannah BnB was part of a birthday surprise. I was very pleased that the accommodations and experience were exactly as advertised. I was also very impressed with the staff and how they worked to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. Hoping to return to Savannah again and if I do I plan to stay at Savannah BnB.
We had a wonderful stay here. So close to everything. The staff were charming and very helpful. Would definitely stay here again. Savannah is the most beautifully laid out city we have ever been to.
Park Avenue Manor is a delightful B and B. Maurice was attentive, informative and kind. He graciously accommodated my request for vegetarian breakfasts. We stayed in the Savannah room and it was comfortable, clean and quiet. The B and B is conveniently located at the south end of Forsyth Park--the only time we used our car during the week we were there was to go to Tybee Island. Everything you might want to see in the historic district is within walking distance. Maurice also gave us great suggestions about what to see first, about great restaurants and overall he just helped to make our stay marvelous. I would definitely stay there again when I am in Savannah.
Pros: 1) Room was very clean. I found it to be much cleaner than other B&Bs I have stayed in. 2) Great selection of rooms with some traditional B&B rooms in main home and some suites with private entrances. 3) I liked how they organized breakfast. You can choose your eating time, you can choose your meal (3 choices of either yogurt with fruit and granola, daily special, or traditional breakfast). You can also sit at a large table with other inn guest (like traditional B&B) or sit at small table with just your party. 4) Location allows easy walking distance to Forsyth Park as well as entire historic district and other squares. Cons: 1) Location is at the very most south/west square. This means you are two blocks from MLK Blvd. which is a bit of a scary part of town. A little shocking when you first drive in. 2) The breakfasts we had (we each had three during our stay) were all pretty disappointing, both in quality and quantity. Not the level or speciality breakfasts you usually get at B&Bs. So if you like to stay at B&Bs for their awesome breakfasts, this one might disappoint you. 3) Parking: is on street only. And to complicate matters, half of Gordon St. gets sweeped Friday night and the other half Saturday night, which means to matter which side you park on, if you stay over the weekend, you will have to move your vehicle at some point in time or get a ticket. Also, I was not comfortable parking as it is a narrow busy street with a lot of traffic. Their website states that if you stay 2 nights or more they will give you a parking pass that allows you to park anywhere in city including garages. So I had planned on parking my new truck in a garage with the pass, but when I checked in, and inquired about the pass (we were staying three nights over holiday weekend) I was told they didn't do that for weekend stays. So I still parked in a garage down the street but it did cost me $45 for the weekend.
This delightful B&B is a Gem! We were delighted to find it was on a beautiful street within walking distance to all the sites in the historic district. Everything in the Inn looked exactly like the photos online, charming and elegant, and you feel right at home because of the super friendly and helpful staff! We were very pleased with the great value of our 'Low Country' garden room, other than a bit of creaking ceiling noise occasionally. We loved the parlor and garden and the food and other amenities were excellent. We hope to stay here again sometime soon! Happy Texans
My wife and I will never forget our wonderful stay here, All staff had the time for us no matter how many things they were also doing at the same time! We both appreciate that the dining room had vegan options and that the one we ate was delicious. As time goes by we hope that more vegan selections will appear. Your yellow snapper was outstanding as well. Our room (206) had a skylight that unfortunately was not working. This however was a minor disappointment. We are home now but our minds are still in Savannah and the 1790 Inn.
Savannah absolutely LOVES dogs, and it seems the bigger they are, the more southern hospitality they receive. Every store, shop, and eatery we went to not only allowed dogs, they also catered to them with fresh water bowls, treats, and plenty of affection. The apartment was MUCH larger than I had expected! The provided snacks and breakfast actually exceeded the expectations I had due to tripadviser reviews. Fresh muffins and bagels with cream cheese, plenty of waters and juices, and plenty of other snack items were provided. Street parking was quite easy and more than plentiful. Do not believe the tripadviser critiques for parking....there are clear signs on the street stating which side to park on and on what days (for street sweeping) so that you do not receive tickets (some people just can't follow rules). The home looks a bit different than pictured, but who doesn't play around with photoshop....it was still a pleasant and clean home with pretty gardens. Be prepared to either shove your dog out of the garden gates or pick them up and carry them; trying to get a dog past a garden plant/bush for the morning "ritual" while fumbling down the stairs and through gates is tricky. My two critiques would be that 1) A doggie 'can' is needed in the outdoor paddock area to dispose of waste bags, and 2) The bed was ungodly uncomfortable (like sleeping on cement).
I understand that this is an old building, but I think my fellow visitors seem to forget. Every night I can hear them stomping up and down the stairs and sounded like my neighbors above me were wrestling and dropping weights on the floor. The housekeeping needed some work, leaving a dirty towel in the room that wasn't ours and actually cleaning. Aside from that, I would definitely stay there again seeing that it was my first experience in an inn. I found the room to be lovely and the staff to be very friendly and accommodating when asked.
Found this wonderful B&B while looking for places to stay in Savannah. It is hidden about 20 minutes away from Savannah surrounded by beautiful marshlands. You can hike the trails or visit the historical sites in the area. Our room was comfortable and super clean. Our hostesses a mom and daughter team were really knowledgeable and made our stay very enjoyable. The breakfast was great and if you make reservation 48 hours in advance they will serve dinner. I highly recommended Dunham Farms.
My husband and I wanted to stay somewhere special to celebrate our 49th Wedding Aniiversary. The Galloway House was indeed a special place to stay! It is a beatiful house with wonderful gardens. Our hosts were inviting and very hospitable.We enjoyed the comfort and privacy of our own little apartment in the Carriage House. Our only regret was that we had not booked for another nights stay. We plan to return to the Galloway House on our 50th Anniversary.
Savannah is a feast for the senses for those who appreciate extraordinary architecture, exquisite gardens and southern charm and hospitality. And, the Armstrong Inns embody those gracious sensibilities without reservation. I stayed two lovely evenings at their Chatham Suite on Chatham Square and thoroughly enjoyed my own little Savannah "pied a terre". What a dream - from the updated, yet authentically historic suite with its luscious bedding and fabulous Tuscan styled bathroom, to its private French courtyard, to the original, and may I say, inspiring, bold and beautiful paintings by William Armstrong himself -so much so that I was moved to spend a few hours sketching in the courtyard one afternoon. Even more than the accommodation, it was my good fortune to spend time with Monique Armstrong. She is the soul of the Armstrong Inns and her grace and style infuse her Inn with charm and distinction - with a warm and loving embrace. The Chatham Suite is an experience in itself, so do yourself a favor and savor it for a few days when you're in Savannah. The experience is a scrumptious treat!
We had such a wonderful stay here to celebrate the end of the school year. All of the food was DELICIOUS (including the cookies!!). We had a great time exploring the vast property, as well as taking a guided kayak tour with Meredith. We will DEFINITELY be back!!!!
Beautiful location, beautiful accommodations. Joan's is a lovely place hidden on one of the prettiest blocks in Savannah. Joan, the host is very sweet as is her assistant. Everything was there that I needed. The kitchenette was a huge bonus and the bed was super comfy. My only complaint was that the pillows were SO soft that they were uncomfortable. I will be back at Jon's though, on my next visit to Savannah.
Lovely Inn, pretty room, great location. The bathroom was very small, towels not very soft, lighting was very dim in bedroom and bathroom and sparse initial supply of shampoo and soap. Had to ask for extra. The breakfasts were delicious as was the happy hour each day. Duane was very helpful and very nice.
I thoroughly enjoyed the quaintness and peaceful surroundings. I wish I had had more time to enjoy the dining and the court yard. Although, I was not able to eat there, they were more than accommodating in getting a morning snack together for me. Would absolutely do it again.
My husband and I had a wonderful stay at the Inn this past week/weekend. Lee the Innkeeper was very welcoming and always available if we needed anything or even to sit and visit with us on the patio. The breakfast, snacks and other goodies were delicious!! The Inn itself is like no other - it is simply beautiful! We look forward to our next visit to Tybee and to stay at the Tybee Island Inn once again. -Charles and Kellie Cunningham
Located at the southwest corner of Forsyth Park, on a quiet street with easy parking, this is an excellent choice at a reasonable price, away from the hustle of the downtown area. Maurice and Glenn are gracious hosts, providing a great family style breakfast where guests can chat freely and get to know each other. There is a Keurig coffee maker and sherry available all day, a double-sized parlor, and a lovely outdoor garden. The tour companies will pick up and return guests to the house, so we hardly used our car the two days we spent there. The nearest Dot bus stop is about 5 minutes walk, which is a free service that covers the historic district. The river is about 20~25 minutes walking distance. The rooms are clean and well stocked with the usual amenities, including free wi-fi, satellite TV, toiletries and adequate storage space. All in all, an excellent value.
We stayed for two days and had a wonderful visit to Savannah. Very comfortable room and excellent breakfast in the morning. Met with fellow travelers to share experiences in Savannah and get tips for further adventures. Maurice is a wonderful host and helped to make our vacation memorable.
Thus was just a quick weekend getaway for us & we couldn't have chosen a better spot for us and our two pups. The Carriage House was beautifully decorated and spotless. Cleaner than my own home!! Relaxing place to spend late evenings inside & out, with the beautiful gardens all around our apartment. Unfortunately, we only got to meet one of the hosts, but Keith was very nice and gave us his expert advise about places to go & things to do. I would highly recommend The Galloway House, especially if you're traveling with your fury babies. Thanks again to both of our hosts for a very quick, but great weekend!
Descubre Savannah, la ciudad de los fantasmas
La ciudad de Savannah es la mayor y también la más antigua del estado de Georgia. Fue fundada en 1733 junto con la colonia de Georgia y se convirtió, unos años después, en la capital de la Colonia Real de Georgia. Conocida como “la ciudad anfitriona del Sur”, por la tradicional hospitalidad de los habitantes del sur de los Estados Unidos, recibe cada año la visita de millones de turistas. Es además famosa por sus fantasmas, tanto como puede serlo Salem, en Massachusetts. Las historias paranormales se remontan en esta ciudad a sus mismos inicios, y los incidentes documentados son numerosos.
Cosas que hacer y ver en Savannah
Entre los cinco distritos históricos de la ciudad se cuentan 22 plazas, cada una asociada a un momento distinto de la historia, y a lo largo de toda la ciudad hay varias iglesias y sinagogas, además de viviendas históricas en perfecto estado de conservación. Probablemente la más famosa sea la Mercer House, principal localización de la novela “Medianoche en el jardín del bien y del mal”, convertida hoy en un museo. En el centro histórico de la ciudad se conserva un cementerio de la época colonial y a no mucha distancia del centro se encuentran varios fuertes que sirvieron para la defensa de la ciudad durante la guerra civil estadounidense. El antiguo Cotton Exchange, construido en 1887, es de obligada visita. Antiguamente era el lugar en el que se llevaban a cabo todas las transacciones comerciales del algodón sureño, y lugar de partida y llegada de esta carga; su visita, junto con el recorrido por el Historic Riverfront Park es toda una experiencia.
Especialidades culinarias en Savannah
La ciudad cuenta con restaurantes para todos los gustos y bolsillos, muchos de ellos situados en la zona de los bed and breakfast de Savannah. En cualquier caso, esta es la ciudad perfecta para degustar los típicos platos de la gastronomía sureña, como el delicioso pollo frito al estilo sureño o los tomates verdes fritos.
Eventos destacados en Savannah
El evento anual más destacado de la ciudad es la celebración el 17 de marzo del día de San Patricio, con una fiesta de carnaval (la segunda mayor del país) que puede recordar al Mardi Gras que se celebra cada año en Bourbon Street en Nueva Orleans. Los primeros sábados de cada mes se celebra el “First Saturday on the River”, una celebración familiar en la histórica River Street, con ferias de arte y artesanía a la orilla del río, el evento ideal para disfrutar en familia.
El clima en Savannah
El clima en esta ciudad es excelente durante todo el año, con veranos cálidos e inviernos con temperaturas muy tolerables. Puedes empaparte de todo lo que la ciudad tiene que ofrecer, incluido su ambiente más misterioso, alojándote en una casa rural en Savannah. Independientemente de tu elección, gozarás de una visita inolvidable al más puro estilo sureño, lo que garantiza que en esta ciudad te sentirás siempre como en casa.