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Open Gates B&B

301 Franklin Street, Historic Vernon Square, Darien, GA 31305
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Augusta, Georgia
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful one night stay at this bed and breakfast. The hosts are kind and accommodating and the breakfast in the morning was superb. Zac is great chef and made our stay so pleasant. We were within walking distance of the small but historic downtown and enjoyed a glass of wine at the local wine bar.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Zach welcomed us as the car pulled up. After a tour and an introduction to Darien we took a Sunset stroll through the square, down to the Tabby walls, alongside the fishing fleet, then along the boardwalk to dinner. When we awoke, grabbed a cup of coffee, and walked up an appetite for Zach's award-winning breakfast. We look forward to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

I have fallen in love with Darien! This b&b is owned by a young couple. The food was excellent and the beds soooooo comfy! I love the decor. Ask for the crepes. He's won an award for his culinary skills! I highly recommend this place ! TheSocialSingle.com

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had heard about this place for years and finally took the plunge. What a pleasant surprise! Quite and peaceful, Darien is a hidden gem - but don't tell anyone... Beds were super comfortable, enjoyed the pool, and Zach and Carrie May are magicians in the kitchen!! You'll be amazed at breakfast! We used to stay at a chain hotel... More 

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Zachariah R, Owner at Open Gates B&B, responded to this review

Hello Friends! Thank you so much for your kind words and giving us a chance. Yes Darien is a pleasant surprise for anyone looking to get off of I-95 and have some peace, quiet, and tranquility. I want the world to know, but at the same time it's hard to imagine Darien being over run. I always say tell only... More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Comfortable, cozy, wonderfully clean, comfortable with a refreshing dip in the pool made for a wonderful two day stay. Inn keepers Carrie May and Zach know their way around a kitchen, too. Delicious.Nice to wander around Darien.

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Zachariah R, Owner at Open Gates B&B, responded to this review

We are so glad you were able to get away and stay with us and find some peace and quiet! We look forward to visiting with you again! Hopefully it will be in Beaufort, South Carolina! All the best for safe travels. Zachariah Rath More 

Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We enjoyed our 2 night visit to Darien. Enough to see locally and decent restaurant on the quayside but best bit was the laid back and relaxed welcome in this beautiful old house. Facilities fine (liked the porch and the pool) but the warm friendly laid back welcome made our stay. Thoroughly recommend. Thanks Zach and Carrie

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Knoxville, Tennessee
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Open Gates B&B is a gem in the small town of Darien, GA. With its central location next to the town square, the comfortable and spacious rooms, and the wonderful and indulgent hospitality of the innkeeper, Zach, it was the perfect home base for our trip to the southern Georgia coast. First and foremost, Open Gates B&B excels in its... More 

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Zachariah R, Owner at Open Gates B&B, responded to this review

Hello Friends, Thank you so much for that glowing review! We are so grateful to have this wonderful place and even more grateful that awesome guests like yourself come and stay with us. Thank you for the praise and the things that we can work on. We are always looking to improve and make this home the best that we... More 

Statesboro, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay at the Open Gates B & B. The hosts, Zach and Carrie, made our weekend stay very pleasant. Zach, a terrific chef, made special accommodations for my dietary restrictions, which I greatly appreciated. This location is tops. You can walk all around the Darien waterfront, and beautiful Vernon Square is just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

We had a fantastic time in the low country! Zach and Carrie were great hosts. They recommend some great restaurants and other local places. We walked down to the waterfront and had some delicious meals. None were better, however, than Zach's incredible breakfast fare. We also loved having the pool to cool off in at the end of the day.

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Thomaston, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Open Gates on July 9-12 and had a wonderful time. Zach and Carrie are the nicest people and made us feel very welcome in their home. We stayed in the Island Room and everything about the room and bathroom was perfect. We enjoyed lounging in the pool and it was always so quiet and... More 

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Address: 301 Franklin Street, Historic Vernon Square, Darien, GA 31305
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Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Darien
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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