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Savannah's Bed and Breakfast Inn

117 W. Gordon St. , Savannah, GA 31401 USA (Show map)
4.2
224 Reviews
$139 - $249
per night

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About

Welcome to Savannah's Premier Bed and Breakfast Inn, adjacent to Chatham Square and located in the heart of the historic district. Dating from 1853 the Inn is only a block away from the splendor of Forsyth Park. The Inn comprises 30 air-conditioned private rooms and combines the elegance and personality of a historic private home with the graciousness of an inn. Guests are served a complimentary homemade breakfast in elegant surroundings on a daily basis and treated to afternoon tea and bedtime cookies and milk. Guest parking is also complimentary.

Rooms & Rates

Value - Tea Olive

Traditional street-level room with a queen bed. Newly renovated, the Tea-Olive is one of the Inn's first rooms. A wonderfully cozy atmosphere and great retreat after a long day of touring. The Tea Olive is priced lower than our other traditional rooms on street level because is located just below the main entrance. Please consider this when choosing the Tea Olive Room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Traditional - Library

Traditional room, queen bed. This delightful sunny room is complete with an elegant queen-size, four poster bed and a beautiful decorative fireplace. This light-filled room was given its name because of the amazing selection of books ranging a wide variety of genres. It is located on the front of the house and is only up one flight of stairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Premium - Master's Suite

Choice balcony room, queen bed with trundle. Originally the master bedroom of the home, this spacious room is adorned with serene blue walls, a queen-size bed, decorative fireplace, and maritime decor. It provides a large bathroom, distinguished sitting area, and private balcony complete with cozy rocking chairs and a colorful view of our courtyards.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Value - Parkview

Standard room with queen bed. Located on the top floor of the main house, two large windows draped with lace allow for lots of natural light and a nice view of Chatham Square. The Parkview will soothe you with a genteel green paint, one exposed-brick wall, and a beautiful decorative fireplace. The period furnishings of this room will transpose you into another time and a state of mind.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Value - Yellow

Standard room with queen bed. Experience Southern ambiance in this cheerful room, adorned with a queen-size, four-poster bed, large windows, and a great selection of books.. You are certain to enjoy the authentically historic feel of this room with it’s special pale yellow walls made of original horse hair plaster. This room is located up two flights of stairs in the main house.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Traditional - Oglethorpe

Traditional street-level room with two queen beds. Named in honor of Savannah’s founder, General James Oglethorpe, this room is furnished with two queen-size beds with matching ornate mahogany headboards. Conveniently located on street level, the decor is lovely with granny smith green paint, one exposed-brick wall, and a decorative fireplace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Traditional - Tomochichi

Traditional street-level room with a queen bed. This room is named in honor of Savannah’s original host, Chief Tomochichi of the Yamacraw tribe who allowed General James Oglethorpe to settle our unique city. The Tomochichi is a delightfully warm room with a queen-size, four-poster bed and exposed brick walls. It is located on street level and conveniently has a private door leading out to a sitting area in our courtyard.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Traditional - Parlor

Traditional room with queen canopy bed, You will feel like royalty as you enter this regal room adorned with an opulent, queen-size, four-poster bed, This spacious room has a soothing light rosemary-green paint, one exposed-brick wall, and a decorative fireplace. It also has a sitting area and a gorgeous view of Chatham Square. Located on the main level, this room is not only conveniently located, but has the option of a roll-a-way bed that could sleep a third person.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Traditional - Jasmine

Traditional balcony room, single queen bed. This room is painted in a rich tropical persimmon and is conveniently located on the main level off of our back deck which overlooks our beautifully manicured courtyard. Adorned with a magnificent, queen-sized poster bed with a canopy crown, this room provides lots of natural light and has a cozy sitting area.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Traditional - Turkish

Traditional room one queen sized bed. Get a small taste of the Near East as you step into this exquisitely decorated room with one queen-sized sleigh bed and a fireplace. Two large windows facing Chatham Square allow for lots of natural light and a beautiful view. Climb only one flight of stairs to one of the most unique rooms in the inn.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Traditional - Oriental

Traditional room with queen bed. This exotic room is furnished with a queen-size four poster bed, and a decor of rich red, exposed brick walls and a decorative brick fireplace. Located on the rear of the main house overlooking our courtyard, this room is only up one set of stairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Value - Egyptian

Standard room with queen bed. The largest of our standard rooms, the Egyptian is decorated with authentic Egyptian artwork, a queen-size, four-poster bed, warm earthy tones, exposed-brick walls, and a decorative fireplace. It is located on the top floor of the main house, providing an exceptional view of Chatham Square and generous amounts of natural light.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Value - Magnolia

Standard room with queen bed. You will rest comfortably in the queen-sized bed, surrounded by beautiful artwork, decorative fireplace, and the gorgeous contrast of pale yellow walls and exposed-brick. The room is located up two flights of stairs on the top floor of the main house.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Premium - Blue Cottage

Choice suite, queen bed. One of our 4 historic carriage houses, The Blue Cottage comes complete with a quaint living room, plenty of books, and a kitchenette on the main the level. When you climb the authentic staircase you find the bedroom adnorned with a queen-sized four poster bed and your own private bathroom. A roll-away bed can be added to the Blue Cottage to accommodate a third person.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Premium - Red Cottage

Choice suite, queen bed. Walk in from our courtyard into a delightful living room/sitting area and kitchenette on the main level of this historic carriage house. Up the staircase is the newly redecorated bedroom and bath furished with a beautiful, queen-size, four-poster, rice bed. A roll-away can be added to the Red Cottage to accommodate a third person.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Premium - Live Oak Suite

Choice suite, queen bed and rollaway. Decorated with deep hues of red, exposed brick walls, and two fireplaces, our largest duite is complete with a living room, dining room, kitchenette, and private bedroom with an exquisite queen-size, four-poster rice bed with canopy crown. The Live Oak is located right down the row from the main house and sits directly in front of Chatham Square. With a roll-away bed this suite can accommodate 3 guests.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Traditional - Azalea

Traditional suite with two queen beds. This is a wonderfully spacious room with elegant and noble decor, painted a dignified shade of blue. Ornate mahagony headboards and a decorative fireplace make you feel like royalty. A great room to share with friends! The Azalea room requires climbing stairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Traditional - Tree Top

Traditional Suite with a queen bed. This spacious suite is perfect for longer stays and includes a wet bar and separate dining and living areas. Besides having a stunning view of the city and lots of character, this suite also has exposed brick walls and two decorative fireplaces. The coziness of the tree top awaits you. Up two flights of stairs the tree top boasts the best view of all the rooms of the inn. With a roll-away bed, the Tree Top can accommodate a third guest.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Traditional - Holly

Traditional room with queen bed. Innkeeper's favorite! Everytime I enter this room I smile. The Holly is painted a relaxing sage green with mirrors that reflect the room's natural light, plenty of space to spread out, and playful decor. The Holly room is the beginning of a Inn-wide scavanger hunt that becomes one of our guest's favorite memories. The Holly requires climbing stairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Traditional - The Lane Cottage

Traditional Suite with a king bed (or two twins upon request). A short stroll down the lane leads our guests to an extremely private cottage. Originally a carriage house, it has been renovated into a space with modern decor and amenities such as a kitchenette and breakfast nook. The bedroom is located up one flight of stairs and has a deluxe king size with a spectacular ornate mahogany headboard. This cottage has the option of two twin beds and a roll-away for multiple travelers and is a special request for guests who stay for longer visits.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Premium - Ivy Cottage

Choice balcony suite, queen bed A perfect romantic get-a-way for two (or a perfectly quiet retreat for one!), this whimsical cottage is furnished with a comfortable queen-size bed with an ornately carved mahogany headboard. Just up the wrought iron spiral staircase is your comfortable living space with small kitchenette, living room/sitting area, and a private deck overlooking our colorful courtyard.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Value - Chatham

Standard room with queen bed. Named for one of England’s most celebrated prime ministers, William Pitt Elder the Earl of Chatham, this inviting room is furnished with a beautiful queen-size, four-poster bed, deep red paint, exposed-brick, and a decorative fireplace. Located on the top floor and right next to the main house, two large windows provide a perfect view of Chatham Square below.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Value - Pulaski

Standard room with queen bed. This dignified room is named in honor of the legendary Revolutionary war hero and Polish military commander, Casmir Pulaski. You will feel at home in this room furnished with a classic, queen-size sleigh bed, comfortable reading chair, antique desk, warm colors, and classic exposed brick. The Pulaski is located up two flights of stairs directly next to the main house.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Traditional - Mercer

Traditional room with queen bed. The Mercer room is one of our newly renovated rooms. It is painted in a cheery yellow, adorned with flowers, and breaths with space. A wonderful room to call home during your Savannah visit. The Mercer requires climbing stairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

VR - Sgt. Jasper House

The Sgt. Jasper House is an oranate, 3-story victorian townhome. With 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths it is the perfect home away from home for a large family or group of friends visiting Savannah. The Parlor level floor is complete with living and dining areas, a custom remodeled kitchen, and access to the Inn's balcony and courtyards. The top two floors each have two bedrooms and a shared bath. The Sgt. Jasper House is available as a nightly rental for the same price as our Choice rooms and includes Bed and Breakfast Inn amenities (extra person charges apply). Or the Sgt. Jasper House may be rented an affordable weekly vacation rental for a flat fee per group (Bed and Breakfast amenities such as housekeeping or breakfast are available for an extra fee).

  • Maximum Capacity: 8

Value-Camellia

Our charming Camelia room is set back on the second floor of one of our historic carriage houses overlooking one of our courtyards bearing camelias and is accessible up a flight of stairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Premium - Gen'l Jackson

The General Jackson is a spacious 2 room, 1 bath suite. With a private entrance on street level the General Jackson Suite is one of our most convenietly located rooms. It has a bedroom with a king-sized bed and one with two twins, full kitchen, outdoor dining area, and full washer/dryer.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Traditional - Telfair

Traditional room with single queen bed. Overlooking Chatham Square, the Telfair is our newest addition of bed and breakfast rooms. It has a newly remodeled bathroom, fireplace (non-working), period furnishings, and plenty of charm. It is located up one flight of internal stairs. Pictures coming soon!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Premium - Juliette Suite

Vacation rental unit as part of the Connor House on Taylor St. The Juliette Suite is available to Bed & Breakfast Inn guests when it is not rented as part of the Connor House as a vacation rental. Parking is onstreet. It has a courtyard and rear and front entrances, lots of living space, microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker. It is a 45 second walk from the Inn and priced the same as our Premium rooms.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

VR- Connor House

The Connor House is a newly renovated 3 floor townhome located on the opposite side of Chatham Square (about a 45 second walk from the Inn). With 3 bedrooms and two and half baths, a full kitchen, dining, parlor areas, as well as a courtyard and private parking for 2 it is perfect for longer visits to Savannah. The Connor House is available as a vacation rental at a very affordable weekly rate. Breakfast, housekeeping services, and B&B amenties are available to vacation rental guests for an added fee. Please contact the front desk at 1-888-238-0518 if you are interested in renting the Connor House as a vacation rental. Nightly rentals include breakfast, housekeeping, and B&B amenities. The Connor House is priced the same as our Choice rooms for nightly rentals, but may be excluded from certain specials.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6

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Reviews

Overall
4.2

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  • Guest room4.2
  • Services4.3
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Dining4.0

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224 Reviews

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Absolutely Blissful

5 on July 27, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here during our visit to Georgia. This place is the epitome of southern charm and hospitality. I enjoyed every second staying here. This establishment is located on a quiet, tree-filled street that is a short walk to the river and downtown area. The room was immaculate and charming. The decor was Victorian-chic (as my boyfriend describes it), definitely has a historic feel. Breakfast was delicious. Evening cookies and milk made it a perfect visit. I would love to go back soon!


Delightful!

5 on July 22, 2014

What a delightful place! We enjoyed the innkeeper special rate and stayed in the Parlor room, which was lovely. We stayed in this lovely home like setting cheaper than we did our hotel room in Jax Beach the next night! The people were so good to us. Highly recommend.


Anniversary Stay

5 on July 14, 2014

My husband and I had a great stay! The inn is a little farther from the main part of Savannah than I thought but we enjoyed walking and talking on the trip so it wasn't bad at all. Service was wonderful, food was yummy, and the cats are an added bonus :-) We loved how our room (the blue cottage) had it's own separate entrance...we felt we were in our own little world! I would certainly recommend this inn to anyone thinking about staying.


Great location and value

3.6 on July 14, 2014

Savannah's Bed and Breakfast Inn is in a wonderful location, just 2 blocks from Forsyth Park, and right around the corner from the Mercer House. The Inn has wonderful breakfasts each morning, that change so you don't end up eating the same thing every day. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and the historic charm is fun to explore. The staff is very friendly, and always willing to help with any questions about Savannah. I would stay here again.


Nice but not perfect

3.2 on July 11, 2014

Loved the room we stayed in and the staff was friendly but not as helpful with questions and didn't go "out of the way" to make it feel homey. We have stayed at hundreds of B&B's but have never stayed at one where the proprietor was not present. The food was definitely the lowest quality we have ever had. Location a bit off the beaten path of downtown Old Savannah but that is what we enjoy.


Beautiful, historical inn!

4.8 on July 09, 2014

Great location! We parked our car and walked everywhere all weekend. Staff was very attentive and friendly. My only criticism is that the wifi in our room was inconsistent. We will definitely stay there again!


Outstanding escape weekend

5 on July 02, 2014

My wife and I were looking for a relaxing weekend and this place foot the bill. Really enjoyed our time there. Will definitely book here again when planning to visit savannah again.


Savannah BnB--Amazing!

5 on July 02, 2014

Everything was perfect. The room was clean and had everything we needed. The house was adorable and the employees were all very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious on the back patio. Would highly recommend anyone to stay here. The price was the best in town and the location was great!


Heaven in Savannah

4.8 on June 27, 2014

Very friendly staff, beautiful rooms, very close to most beautiful square and historical homes.


Beautfiul Inn, other issues........

2.8 on June 25, 2014

We arrived at the inn around noon, check in wasn't until 3 so the woman at the desk gave us a great lunch idea and a map of the area. After walking around for a few hours, we returned to find numerous couples, families waiting to check in. A great guy, Fred showed the customers to their rooms. Meanwhile, I hear the same woman complaining to another employee about someone didn't show up, someone quit, blah, blah, blah. We're still waiting to be checked in, I found it rude that not only did she talk about how crappy her day was, she didn't try to help us get settled. I get it, we all have bad days, but the last thing someone wants to hear on vacation is someone complaining, loudly at that. Fred showed us to the Telfair room, very clean, cute and exactly what I expected. There were nice gestures, afternoon tea, baked cookies every night and breakfast every morning.


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Location

Location Type

Savannah Historic District

Airport

Savannah, GA (SAV) 20 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Mercer House half a block away, Forsyth Park a block away, Tybee Island Beach about 20 minute drive, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Internet Service, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm - 9 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Guests with infants required to stay in a carriage house.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum on selected weekend (Fri and Sat) nights
  • Deposit Amount Required: A deposit equal to the first night's stay is charged at the time the reservation is made to hold your room.
  • Cancellations: A guest will receive a refund of their deposit less a $25 cancellation fee if they give at least 7 days notice prior to their arrival. If a guest cancels within 7 days and the room cannot be resold, they forfeit their deposit. If the room is resold the guest will receive a refund of their deposit less the $25 cancellation fee.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Bob McAlister

Resident Pets

2 Cats , Cats are outdoor only. Others

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7:30 - 9:30
  • Serving Location: Outdoor Patio, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Every evening we bake made from scratch chocolate chip cookies. Served directly from the oven, they are warm, gooey, and the perfect bedtime treat, especially when enjoyed over a glass of milk.


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Details

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117 W. Gordon St. , Savannah, GA 31401 USA (Show map)

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