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Open Gates B&B

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301 Franklin Street, Historic Vernon Square, Darien, GA 31305
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pomfret, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hopped off of Rte 95 due to some stopped traffic ahead on 95, and just figured it was time to find a place for the night anyway. So in passing through Darien, I see on my iPad this small B&B. I called late in the day, probably 7:30 pm, and Zac answered right away, although he wasn't at the... More 

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OpenGatesbnb, Owner at Open Gates B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope you have the chance to come back through this way again and stay a little longer. Darien truly is a hidden little gem of the golden isles. Being just two blocks from the riverfront and centrally located puts us right in the heart of it all. All the best for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed 2 nights in the carriage house room, very comfortable zach was great and his breakfast was amazing! We had wonderful conversation with local visitors for breakfast as well as guests. Just loved the place. Very close to Jekyll island which was awesome after three nights in savannah. Love those Georgia shrimp.

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I chose this B&B because it was a change of pace from the usual I95 offerings. We were so happy to have taken the road less traveled and drove a short distance into Darien, GA. We were greeted on the porch by Zach who immediately offered to help us with our bags and gave us a short... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Open Gates is a perfect place from which to visit Savannah, Harris Neck and Okefenokee Wildlife Refuges, Jekyll and St.Simons islands on day trips. Quiet, small town with a few good restaurants. A charming host who also is a fantastic chef. The breakfast each day was a gourmet treat! Early spring and few bugs so we enjoyed sitting on the... More 

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Georgetown, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a totally wonderful experience. We found the owners very attentive and helpful to our needs. It was a very pleasant time that we spent here . It needs a little TLC, but the way you are made to feel welcome more than makes up for this. We would differently stop again. GREAT breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Darien, Ga. is a friendly quiet fishing village with a fascinating history on the way to Jekyll and St Simons if you are coming from the north. And right in the center of the historic village among old southern moss draped oaks is the beautiful old home housing Open Gates B&B. I spend a lot of time on the Ga.... More 

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My first B&B experience was this past weekend at Open Gates...Carrie & Zach have set the bar very high. They are most gracious hosts & enjoy sharing the beautiful house, history laden town, + a "secret gem" of Jekyll Island. Already making plans for a return visit to Open Gates.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Zach & Carrie are two wonderful people. Very polite and generous. The house felt like home away from home! My husband and I traveled from Lancaster Pennsylvania on a business trip. Zach met us outside and took our suitcases to our room which was beautiful ! Zach and Carrie would go out of their way to accommodate your every need.... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

i gave my wife a trip to Open gates for Christmas and we stayed over valentine day. wonderful space,great dining,quiet and the opportunity to really relax. 5 stars and 4 thumbs up! we enjoyed all the history of the fort and thrift shopping

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is our second visit to Open Gates. Zach and Carrie are wonderful innkeepers . Not only are the rooms beautiful and comfortable, but the breakfasts are fabulous. Be sure to check out Sugar Marsh Cottage Chocolates. You do get a sample with your room, but you will want to buy more. Darien itself is lovely, quaint and quiet. There's... More 

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OpenGatesbnb, Owner at Open Gates B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Always great to see returning friendly faces! We know we'll see you again, and we know it will be sooner than later, next time around!! All the best until next time! Zach & Carrie More 

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