Savannah's Bed and Breakfast Inn

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

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.

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Overall
4.3

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.3
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Onsite Dining4.1

Beautiful Setting and Accomadations

3.4 on May 03, 2016

We stayed in the Turkish Room and it was very nice. The breakfasts were great and the staff friendly. Loved being in the heart of the historic district. A lot of walking, but worth it.


very good

4.2 on May 02, 2016

A nice house interior and externally in a nice area and professionally managed house. We have a pleasent quiet stay, with a extensive breakfast. The location is close to city center. Well resolved is the parking problem!


This B&B met all our expections. Would highly recommend

3.8 on May 01, 2016

enjoyed the rooms and décor. Nice touch to have home baked cookies and milk.


Wonderful stay

4.4 on April 29, 2016

We stayed three nights there. Wonderful location, staff was very gracious and accommodating. Food very good; loved the afternoon tea and evening cookies. Our room was slightly noisy in the morning as it was right by the outside patio, made it difficult to sleep in. No other complaints.


Savannah B&B

4.8 on April 29, 2016

Staff was excellent. Accommodations were excellent. Not like your typical hotel.


Couldn't have been better.

5 on April 28, 2016

This was our second stay at this B&B and, just as the first time, it was delicious and delightful. We would consider staying no where else in Savannah. It is friendly, food is wonderful and it is in the beautiful historic district. Couldn't ask for more. Be aware that anyone with trouble climbing stairs needs to stay on the first or, at least, the second floor.


Southern Charm

3.4 on April 26, 2016

This was a lovely place to stay in Savannah - on a beautiful square, with lovely accommodations. The afternoon tea was a welcome respite from the city touring. Staff was friendly. One comment - there were stairs.


Savannah bnb April 2016

3.2 on April 24, 2016

Great location! Easy walking distance to all of downtown. They were busy fixing it up, would have liked to have our patio not be the deposit site for the room across from us. Would stay there again.


Great sisters weekend

3.4 on April 23, 2016

Stayed in Oglethorp room and loved it. Every single staff member was friendly and helpful. Great hospitality. Delicious breakfast and snacks. Will be back!


Lovely place and great location

3.4 on April 22, 2016

Savannah hotels are pricey so if you want somewhere at a fairly reasonable price that's got beautiful rooms, an unbeatable location and nice extras like free cake in the afternoon, the Bed & Breakfast Inn is a good choice.


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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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 4 Twin

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 2 Twin

Traditional - Musgrove

One of our newest rooms at the inn, the Mary Musgrove is a courtyard adjacent traditional room with a queen-sized four post bed and deluxe bathroom and shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Premium - Wesley

Our newest room at the inn, the John Wesley Suite is one of our largest rooms with a picturesque view of Chatham Square. the room has a four post bed, two fireplaces, and a deluxe modern bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location

Location Type

Savannah Historic District

Airport

Savannah, GA (SAV) 20 miles

Directions to property:

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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

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, 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: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Guests with infants required to stay in a carriage house.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum on selected weekend (Fri and Sat) nights
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • 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

Cats , Cats are outdoor only.

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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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