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“Charming and friendly - Southern hospitality at its best”

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Eliza Thompson House Savannah
Ranked #5 of 113 Hotels in Savannah
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“Charming and friendly - Southern hospitality at its best”
Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Stayed only one wonderful night at the Eliza Thompson house while passing through Savannah on route to New Orleans. We loved the old-world charm of this place which made us feel part of Savannah's history. Beautiful and clean rooms, delicious breakfast, and we loved the wine, cheese and desserts served in the drawing room. Special mention to the friendly woman on the front desk and the helpful man who sorted out our parking - this is a place where you will be well looked after.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

We would just like to thank all of the staff at the Eliza Thompson House for making our vacation a wonderful one. This was our first time in Savannah and we just thought it was beautiful. The hospitality cannot be better. We stayed in the Savannah Room in which we had our own entrance. It was located beneath the main steps. At first when I booked the room I thought it would be noisey but we did not hear a sound. The room was spacious, quiet, and clean with a little sitting area and a nice sized bathroom. The street the inn is located on is beautiful and quiet. Breakfasts were good and enough to start your day. The wine, cheese and snacks are a nice addition to your evening, also later on in the evening they have desserts and coffee. These are nice additions to your stay especially when you want to meet other travelers. The inn conveniently located to everything. Just a short walk will bring you down the river where there are plenty of shops and restaurants. If you want to stay where there is top notch service this would be the place. Thanks again to all of the staff at the Eliza Thompson House for making our vacation a memorable one.
Sandy & Howard
East Norriton, Pa (located right outside Philadelphia)

Room Tip: The Savannah Room is a nice choice if you like a little privacy.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sydney
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

I've spent approximately six months travelling around the United States and this has been my favourite place.
Positives:
The hospitality was second to none. Kevin went above and beyond expectations.
Complimentary breakfast but especially endearing was the free wine and crackers and cheese in the afternoon. You can enjoy them in the pretty guest lounge and mingle with other guest, take them to the quaint courtyard or take it back to your room.
Rooms are clean and spacious with comfortable beds
Robes offered.
Chocolates on the pillow case at approximately 6pm were a lovely touch
Location is relatively central.
Thanks a very enjoyable experience.
Negatives.. to clutch at straws you have to pay for street parking

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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yorkshire
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

From the warm welcome as we arrived until the goodbye, the whole experience was excellent.
The house is full of character, and it being Savannah a number of characters stayed there too!
The room overlooked the courtyard, not large but well furnished and spotlessly clean. Peaceful at night in a very comfortable bed. Breakfast, by Virginia in the courtyard was very good. Snacks and desserts available in the front room in the evening and a chance to check out some of the other guests. Location great, plus a parking pass make it a good stop over if touring. All in all " this is the place to be".

Room Tip: All good. As far as we could see.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Central Indiana
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Reviewed June 5, 2013

Can't say enough good things about this place!! Staff is super friendly and helpful! They are all just busy as bees the entire time getting things done and keeping the place in tip top condition! We met other guests at the Evening wine and cheese....and had so much fun! We actually toured each others rooms with those we met!! We got to see the R Bruce room (deluxe queen), 2 courtyard Queen rooms and our room was the "Chatham" (double queen). Our room was the largest of those we visited, The R Bruce room (supposedly haunted) was also very nice. The courtyard queen rooms were smaller but also very nice. The only drawback of the Chatham was there was only a shower, no tub in the Chatham bathroom, but certainly nothing to complain about! With the wonderful breakfasts/wine and cheese and coffee and desserts offered each morning and evening, we only had to go out to eat once per day! We always felt completely safe in this neighborhood....a flat, easy to walk 7/10 of a mile to the river....very close to Mrs. Wilkes, only a couple blocks to the Crystal Beer Parlor.....and located on the most Beautiful street in Savannah....JONES st!! We loved it here, you will too!

Room Tip: No elevators here, so if you don't like stairs, ask for a ground floor room!
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Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Southern Illinois
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166 reviews
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

We stayed here for 5 days. It is a wonderful place to stay, the atmosphere is great, an amazing staff, and a great location. Erin at the desk helped us with restaurant reservations and called Ogelthorpe tour service to have us picked up at the door to take their tour. They had good buffet breaksfasts and yes Miss Virginias biscuits and gravy were amazing. The afternoon wine and appetizers were pretty good and the evening desserts were all good, including the coffee. The guests gathered and talked about where they went and were going and it was easy to get ideas from each other about where to eat and what to see. I woud highly recommend staying here while visiting Savannah.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Wilmington, NC
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

You cannot beat the location of the Eliza Thompson House. Right in the heart of the historic district....the riverfront is only a 10 minute walk and Forsythe Park very close also. Jones Street is a beautiful street. The room was very comfortable as was the bed. The breakfast was good with lots of choices and the garden where you eat breakfast is beautiful. The wine and cheese in the afternoon and dessert and coffee in the evening was a really nice touch. Very pleased by all that. The parking pass worked out great...we never once moved our car.

Room was very quiet for sleeping and staff very helpful.

Enjoyed our stay there very much. Overall I thought it was a good value for all that you get.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Eliza Thompson House Savannah
Address: 5 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4503
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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 d'oeurvres. Very close to Forsyth Park, Clarey's Cafe and Mrs. Wilkes. ... more   less 
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