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“Beautiful, antebellum hote” 5 of 5 stars
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Eliza Thompson House Savannah
Ranked #4 of 112 Hotels in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence
Loysville, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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“Beautiful, antebellum hote”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

The Eliza Thompson House is a beautiful, tranquil bed and breakfast with service that is outstanding. In addition to a nice breakfast every morning, it offers wine and delicious desserts every evening. The entrance to this quaint hotel was always staffed with a person willing to go the extra mile to meet all our needs; such as calling a trolley to take us places, giving us advice on what to see and which tours would best fulfill our desires, and the best places to find that special seafood restaurant. It is a bit expensive but a place that ensured we had the best Savannah had to offer for service, tranquility, and beauty.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Located on Jones Street about 9-10 blocks from the River. But very close to everything if you don't mind walking. Just a few doors from Mrs. Wilkes Dining and a few blocks from Forysthe Park. Trolley can pick you up in front for tours if you like. Happy hour was very nice and a lot of interaction from the guests. We had guests from as far away as Austria.

Room Tip: Slept in room 134 overlooking the courtyard. large high bed, tv, 4 piece bath. Lots of stairs, up an...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

This is a great place and a wonderful B&B. Close to a lot of historic places in Savannah. The are many eating places very close. We had great meals at Clarys. The cheese and wine hours in the evening were a good place to meet with other visitors and exchange ideas as to where to go and what to do.

Room Tip: We had a garden view room and it is a great upgrade.
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Monticello, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

First time to Savannah for a couple of nights. Prefer B & B's over hotels. The exterior of the Eliza Thompson House is very attractive. The inside is another story. This business needs a real deep cleaning. It could be spectacular with a good updating. The parlor couch and chairs need replacing. The carpeting is dirty and worn. The courtyard could be amazing, but it is drab with ground in dirt. A good power washing on the exterior stairs would be a good start. Then power wash the pavers. Two complaints about our room: 1/ The carpet needs replacing. 2/ The air conditioner does not work properly and is very annoying. This place could be brought back to glory.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

We spent two nights in Savannah at this delightful inn. Service with a smile. Everyone went above and beyond to make us comfortable and have an enjoyable stay inside and outside of the inn. Arrangements for reservations, transportation, and sightseeing were made for us which simplified our visit. Breakfast and hors d'oeuvres were excellent and the restful courtyard was a great place to relax. Clean, comfortable rooms.

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Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

The Elizah Thompson House is nestled on a beautiful , quiet Savannah street. When we arrived I felt I had stepped back into a kinder ,more genteel era. The house is beautiful. The antique furnishes in the main room drip with history A well trained staff is anxious to make your stay as comfortable as possible. They are friendly, attentive, and informative. Rooms are well appointed and very clean.
Yummy breakfast! The wine reception is held in the main room but you can enjoy your wine and appetizers in the lush courtyard. Each evening tasty desserts and coffee are served. The wine and dessert provide a vehicle to meet other travelers.
A hidden gem away from the bustle but close enough to walk to points of interest.

Room Tip: We were very happy with the accommodations. How peaceful to look out on the courtyard which contains...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This was one of the best values we have ever experienced in accommodations. The rooms were lovely and the staff was exceptional. A special shut out to Kevin. Breakfasts and cocktails were really something to look forward to. Would highly recommend for a great Savannah experience.

Room Tip: Ask for a courtyard garden room? They do not have a swimming pool.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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Property: Eliza Thompson House Savannah
Address: 5 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4503
Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Savannah > Downtown
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Savannah
#3 Luxury Hotel in Savannah
#6 Family Hotel in Savannah
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Eliza Thompson House Savannah 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Eliza Thompson House is an exquisite 1847 bed and breakfast inn located on beautiful Jones Street. Recommended by Conde Nast Johansens and known for superior service, this inn is private, peaceful, and just a short walk from Savannah's most-loved historic attractions. Included in your rate are: complimentary WiFi, breakfast, desserts and wine & hors 'doeurvres. Very close to Forsyth Park, Clarey's Cafe and Mrs. Wilkes. ... more   less 
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