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Ballastone Inn
Ranked #11 of 115 Hotels in Savannah
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Reviewed 13 April 2012

There's not much new that can be written, but here goes. Firstly, the staff at this place was outstanding. They were friendly and went out of their way to be accommodating. Breakfasts were always delicious and had a variety daily. We had a room on the top floor and were pleasantly surprised that they had an elevator so we didn't have to haul our bags up flights of stairs. The only downside is that the parking is limited. It was never a big problem for us, but certainly something to note. Savannah is a very, very walkable city and we used the car infrequently. This is what you expect from a B&B, quiet (except for the street noise), comfortable, welcoming, and good food - and the location is PERFECT for all historical district.

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Reviewed 11 April 2012

This was, by far, the most wonderfully managed inn I've ever experienced. Both Melissa and Amy are caring, warm, lovely women who truly take care to see that their guests are pampered beyond belief. My eyes feasted on the beauty in each and every room -- I also feasted on the delicious breakfasts, iced tea and other goodies offered each day. I loved every minute of what became the highlight of my trip.

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Reviewed 11 April 2012

Yes this Bed and Breakfast caters to your needs and gives attention to detail. It boasts a beautiful entrance and be sure to look up at the entrance hall ceiling!! The food is displayed elegantly for afternoon tea and cocktail time. It is quiet and sophisticated. We stayed in the Savannah Room which was sufficient. Just a bit stuffy- I couldn't open the windows and would have liked more air circulation ( I did leave feedback for the owner), also our room was not ready at 3pm and we waited in the courtyard- a beautiful garden and fountain in such a narrow space. We were offered complimentary drinks because of our wait. A very Lovely Bed and Breakfast indeed!!

Stayed: March 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 11 April 2012

This B&B rates at the top of the list for great experiences. The staff are courteous, helpful, and most accomodating. The rooms are comfortable, with all the little extras - turn down service with chocolates, luscious bedding, and a great afternoon tea. There was even lovely classical music playing in the bar. The breakfast was delicious. This is the true Charleston experience. We rented bikes from Perry Rubber around the corner and rode to every gorgeous square - incredible. We ate dinner at the Olde Pink House, again only a short walk away, and it was wonderful. We had only one night in Savannah, but I know we will come back one day.

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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2012

A truly wonderful experience! Jennifer and her staff were gracious, accommodating ,and helpful. The Inn is beautiful and the rooms are large. They provided everything to make your visit special. We could not have chosen a better location. It is easy to walk to most of the sites and fine dining is close also. From the breakfast, to tea, to hor'deourves- it was all first class!

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Additional Information about Ballastone Inn

Address: 14 E Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401-3707
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Region: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Savannah
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 115 Hotels in Savannah
Price Range: ₹ 14,541 - ₹ 23,661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ballastone Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elevator to all floors! No stairs to climb. Escape to a romantic bed and breakfast in Savannah GA steps to everything in the center of the Historic District. Our Savannah GA B&B features delectable breakfasts every morning, high tea on sterling silver every afternoon, and evening hors d'oeuvres with drinks at the elegant antique bar. Our 4 Diamond Savannah bed and breakfast is dedicated to gracious southern service with top rate 24-hour concierge. Romantic suites, free off-street parking and a private elevator rival the offerings of other Savannah luxury hotels! Elevator to all floors, off street parking under 24 hour surveillane. ... more   less 
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