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Azalea Inn and Gardens

217 East Huntingdon Historic District near Forsyth Park, Savannah, GA 31401 USA (Show map)
4.7
276 Reviews
$149 - $325
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Named as an "Innkeeper of the Year" and among the "Best of the South" by BedandBreakfast, the setting of Azalea Inn and Gardens' laid-back southern charms feature vintage gardens, scrumptious southern breakfast, and glorious 19th century architecture. Savannah visitors are fascinated with the easy-going appeal found at our romantic Inn located in the Landmark Savannah Historic District -- within two walking blocks of Forsyth Park, the city's infamously verdant and captivating central park. The inn's gardens feature indigenous plants and trees, plus low volume irrigation for earth-friendly, water conservation. Proving you can ‘travel well on little’ in historic Savannah, or indulge to your heart’s content, innkeepers Teresa and Micheal Jacobson spoil their guests with casual dining, nightly wine socials, and tips on where to go to personally experience historic Savannah character. Your B&B experience is complete with southern breakfasts, nightly wine and hors d’oeuvres, 24 hour access to signature snacks, fresh fruit, hot chocolate, coffee, tea, and cold beverages. We look forward to welcoming you to the Azalea Inn.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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We LOVE the Azalea Inn!

5 on October 14, 2014

mmend the Azalea Inn for your wedding, anniversary or just a special trip. They make you feel comfortable and at home, which is not easy to do at most B&B's. The staff is very helpful and fun, and I can't forget about Joey, the 4 lb. hypo - allergenic mascot! The little touches really make the difference. The food is great, the pool and gardens are beautiful, the rooms are cozy and comfortable and the location is just steps away from everything you want to see in Savannah. We have been to many B&B's around the country, but this is by far the best! We can't wait to come back!


Savannah Experience

5 on April 23, 2014

We stayed at The Azalea Inn and Garden for two nights in 'Sweet Olive' room. The staff was warm and welcoming, and attentive to all our needs. The property was lovely, and provided a great respite after each days activities. The breakfasts and afternoon desserts were fabulous! Highly recommend staying here when in Savannah. Greg & Janet


Wonderful food and hospitality

4.2 on April 03, 2014

Stayed here during busy season-Home and Garden Tours and Music Festival. The staff went out of their way to help and accommodate. Location is good-the rest of the historic area is walkable. The off street parking is a plus and well worth the slight additional fee. The food was outstanding. The only thing I did not like was the shower in the Gentlemen's Parlor. It was a bit inconvenient with the sliding doors as far as someone using the sink area at the same time as someone wanting to use the shower. But I did not mind too much really as everything else was so perfect about our stay.


Anniversary Weekend

5 on March 19, 2014

We stayed at the Azalea Inn and Gardens for our anniversary weekend. The whole experience was wonderful. The staff were so nice and helpful. The food was amazing. The inn is gorgeous and our room was beautiful and clean. I recommend this bed and breakfast for any occasion while staying in Savannah. It was absolutely wonderful! Great experience!


Beware of this location...our car was broken into

2.0 on July 26, 2013

This inn is not in a safe location. Our car window was smashed and a desktop computer packed in a box was stolen. Local car dealer could not do more than wrap the window w cellophane so we had to leave the inn. The innkeeper had total lack of empathy and still charged us for the one night we couldn't stay due to the safety issues. We figured the thief could just return and steal the whole car the next night!! Pls do not stay here esp. if you are traveling with a packed car.

Innkeeper Response
We are saddened that this guest had her car broken into and saddened that she feels it is our fault. We caution our guests on our website, in our confirmation email and upon check-in to practice common sense everywhere in the city. We further state that we have no security guard so please do not leave anything of value in plain sight in the car. This is actually common sense for all travelers anywhere in the world. Her car was the only one of 18 cars in our parking lot (including my own)that was broken into overnight - clearly because her car offered something of value. We assisted as best we could, calling the police, cleaning up the mess and when the dealership was unable to repair the vehicle, we offered a gift certificate for her to use on her return trip to Florida as compensation for the night they could not stay. Sadly, she felt the break-in was our fault, and she then threatened to file an appeal with her credit card company (which she did and lost, not once, but three times); as well she promised to writing poor reviews in every internet review site available to her. We believe we made a reasonable and compassionate offer given her situation, despite the fact that she signed a non-refundable agreement upon check-in. The voucher we offered could have been used anytime over the course of a year (probably on her return trip to Florida). But it was not enough for her and for that we are truly sorry. Please take your time and read the other wonderful reviews here from our many satisfied guests and please decide for yourself. We are in a beautiful residential neighborhood in the Landmark Historic District, one block from the only 5-star hotel in Savannah, 1-1/2 blocks from the world-famous Forsyth Park, site of the September Savannah Jazz Festival. Stay with us and decide for yourself. Thank you.


Our Favorite B&B Stay Ever

5 on July 23, 2013

My husband and I almost stayed stayed at a different establishment, but then we came across Azalea Inn and Gardens on the Internet. I am so glad we did! Everything about our stay here was wonderful. Mrs. Teresa and all her staff made us feel so welcomed in their home. It felt like we had known them all for years. They informed us of some really great places to visit and even helped make reservations and arrangements for transportation. The breakfast each morning was excellent the afternoon snacks were great as well. Rooms were comfortable and bedding was very nice. I have wonderful memories here and would love to revisit. We've stayed in many B&Bs but this one really is our favorite.


Better than expected !

5 on July 21, 2013

Where to start ... It was more than I had expected ! The atmosphere was exciting,,, yet filled with charm.. The evenings,,, relaxing and filled with tradition... Our Host.... gracious!


Romantic Getaway

5 on July 01, 2013

We stayed at Azalea Inn for our 10 year anniversary. As part of our stay we chose the Mini-Moon package the Inn offered and it was the perfect touch. It was a wonderful romantic getaway for us. The inn and the staff were wonderful. Breakfast was amazing everyday! Can't wait to go back!!


Highly Recommend

4.8 on June 30, 2013

My sister and I stayed at Azalea Inn on a recent trip to Savannah. What a treat. Teresa and her staff were wonderful. The bed was so cozy I asked Teresa where she buys her sheets and to my surprise she was able to order me a set and have them shipped to my home. The custom made body products were fabulous. My sister and I purchased body wash and lotion that Teresa has available. The only reason I gave the dining 4 stars was the breakfast was a ricotta quiche that was a bit too sweet for my morning palette. It was also chilled so seemed more like a dessert. I would definitely return to this fine B & B.


Wonderful stay

5 on June 25, 2013

We have stayed at several bed and breakfasts across the South and Azalea Inn and Gardens is one of our very favorites and we would definately return. It was our first visit to the Inn and booked at the last minute. The room was beautifully furnished and comfortable. The sheets were AMAZING. The Concierge - Shannon- suggestions for lunch and dinner were spot on ( and she also told us where we could get the amazing sheets). I loved everything about the inn from the room, to the dining room, porches, gardens and of course Joey !


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Rooms & Rates

Deluxe Suite

Each Suite is well appointed with luxuriously bed linens, plush bathrobes, cable TV and DVD players, iHome radio/alarm/docking stations for iPhone/iPod, and an iron for last minute touch ups. Guest baths are equipped with hair dryers, makeup mirrors, and reflect our eco-friendly style with cotton/bamboo blend towels, CFL lighting and dispensers of luxurious shampoo, shower gel and conditioners. The Inn and Cottage Garden House are air-conditioned. Some rooms have working fireplaces and most have either private porches or decks. Each is decorated with a unique tasteful theme.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $189 - $289

Nightly Rate: $189 - $289

Gentleman's Parlor

Gentlemen's Parlor is an Asian-inspired sanctuary of tranquility and calm from the centuries-old vintage hand-carved mantle and cozy, warm fireplace to the simplistic lines of the wooden screen Queen-sized headboard. The surprising Shoji screen-enclosed bath and two-person walk-in shower continue the theme of serenity by creating separate spaces for the bathroom and the steamy shower. (Rates: $159 to $249)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $159 - $249

Nightly Rate: $159 - $249

Forsyth Place

Let the warmth of this romantic light-filled room named in honor of Forsyth Park envelope you. Slide into sleep in the queen bed nestled in the bay window under soaring 11-foot ceilings. Relax in the single whirlpool tub following a day of exploration and wonder. The decorative fireplace and original carved mantle entice thoughts of days gone by. Lazily enjoy morning coffee on your sitting balcony overlooking our heritage garden and catch a glimpse of Savannah’s historic homes. (Rates: $189 to $295)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $189 - $295

Nightly Rate: $189 - $295

Sweet Olive

Sweet Olive’s private deck overlooks our beautiful courtyard garden and swimming pool with its soothing waterfall. The queen canopy bed and large dressing area with period antiques are steps from your cozy private bath with shower. Business travel or working holidays are much more enjoyable in this relaxing retreat from the summer heat or cold of winter.(Rates: $189 to $295)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $189 - $295

Nightly Rate: $189 - $295

Garden Cottage 2nd Floor

Enjoy the southern breezes from the sitting balcony of our two-bedroom Garden Cottage House – a perfect retreat for families, friends and multi-generational travelers. The two bedrooms each offer queen, four-poster bed coziness and private comforts with a TV/DVD and writing desk in each room. The newly redecorated full bath features a repurposed dresser sink and mirror and a 2-person rain shower. While enjoying all the amenities of the main house, you will find in the cottage a convenient mini-refrigerator and coffee maker as well as a microwave and popcorn! (Rates: $299 - $399)

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $250 - $450

Nightly Rate: $250 - $450

Cotton Exchange

Cotton Exchange is ideal for a romantic getaway, a much-needed respite, or any special occasion. This spacious suite opens to a private deck overlooking the heritage gardens and pool, perfect for enjoying an engaging book or a glass of wine. A splendid king bed encourages late morning sleep-in or a decedent afternoon nap. After a therapeutic soak in the two-person jetted air tub with waterfall faucet, snuggle in the sitting area on the made-for-two chaise lounge in front of the fireplace. (Rates: $289 - $375)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $250 - $400

Nightly Rate: $250 - $400

Garden Cottage 1st Floor

Relax poolside and enjoy a secluded, private patio enclosed by a blooming rose vine-covered trellis. French doors lead the way to this well-appointed, brick-floored mini-suite. The cottage features one bedroom with a King size bed, delightful sitting room, kitchenette with a cook top, microwave, mini-fridge and small dining table. Private bath includes a large two-person whirlpool tub and rain shower. This cottage will sleep up to four guests, making it ideal for families or a small group of friends traveling together. ($50 nightly surcharge for each additional guest; maximum occupancy four)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $250 - $429

Nightly Rate: $250 - $429

Location

Location Type

Historic District, City, Downtown

Airport

Savannah, GA (SAV) 10 miles

Directions to property:

From Interstate 95 to Interstate 16 East, exit on 167A (Martin Luther King Blvd (formerly West Broad Street). At the end of the ramp, cross over MLK (this is Gaston Street, though it is not clearly marked). Follow Gaston Street as it takes you across the north side of Forsyth Park crossing Whitaker St., through the next traffic light, then turn right at the stop sign onto Abercorn Street. Go one block and turn left onto E. Huntingdon Street (at the TV tower). The Azalea Inn is the first house on the right on Huntingdon Street. If you have any problems or need directions from another starting point, just give us a call.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Forsyth Park (Savannah's central park), Savannah Squares (garden parks), Savannah River Street Harbor & Plaza, City Market, Design District Boutique Shopping, Savannah Festivals (Year Around), Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi , Beautiful outdoor swimming pool, Three rooms have whirlpool bath, Eight rooms have balconies, Custom blended bath products in room, Complimentary wine and light appetizers, Iron and Board in room

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Kayaking, Garden Tours, Walking Tours, Photography, Dolphin & Atlantic Coast Barrier Island Cruise, Wilderness & Nature Adventures, Culinary Vacation, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only On porches and decks only.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Surroundings not suitable for children under 12 years of age
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Innkeepers have 3 small Yorkies on site.
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on weekends and select holidays and special events
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night's room and tax for each room reserved. If more than two rooms reserved than 50% of total nights must be paid, plus tax.
  • Cancellations: Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be accepted up to 14 days prior to your stay with a $40 cancellation fee per room booked. If you choose to cancel within 14 days you will be held responsible for the full price of your intended stay. Your refund amount will depend on the amount of money we receive for the re-booking. If we are successful, there will only be a $30 cancellation charge (per room) to you. Our cancellation policy may change at any time for any reason, at the innkeepers discretion. Typically, our cancellation policy will only change for special promotions, holidays, weekends, or other special events. The policy described in your written confirmation will always supersede the standard cancellation described above.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Teresa and Jake

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs , Tiny Yorkies - Ben, Kacy, Joey

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Meals

Breakfast

Full New Southern Breakfast

  • Time Served: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

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Deals

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Throwback Rates

Regular Rate: $245 now $169 (31% Savings:)

We are Thankful for 10years in business! To reward our guests, we have done Throwback Rates! Good for any stay between Nov 30 - Feb 11, Sunday - Wednesday ONLY. Queen Rooms $169-$189, King Rates $229-$269. NOT VALID for Dec 25-Jan 3. Good for New Reservations Only. May Not be Combined with any other Discounts or Promotions. CALL NOW to Book, 912-236-6080.

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Throwback Rates

We are Thankful for 10 Years in Business! To reward our guests we are offering our rates as they were 10 years ago...Throwback Rates! Come and stay with us, escape the hustle and bustle of the Holidays, anytime from Nov 30 - Feb 11, Sunday - Wednesday ONLY. Imagine, full southern breakfast, delightful early evening wine and appetizers, a oh-so delicious evening sweet treat. What are you waiting for? Queen Rates $169-$189, King Rates $229-$269. CALL NOW to Book. 912-236-6080

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217 East Huntingdon , Historic District near Forsyth Park, Savannah, GA 31401 USA (Show map)

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