This luxury hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has a deep-rooted past in Savannah’s history. In the fall of 1733, General James Oglethorpe founded the original settlement of Savannah. This historic inn resides on land that formed part of the settlement’s southern boundary. It was inherited by Major George W. Anderson, commanding officer at Fort McAllister which fell to General Sherman in 1864. He used the residence as a townhouse while maintaining Lebanon Plantation south of the city. The mansion’s significance in local and state history has garnered awards from the Historic Savannah Foundation and the National Trust.
The scent of fresh flowers, working gas fireplaces, canopied beds, a lovely private courtyard garden, and Afternoon High Tea are just a few of the features that set this Victorian style mansion apart from other area bed and breakfasts.
Begin your day at the Ballastone Inn with an elegant southern breakfast in the lush courtyard. Arrange a relaxing in-room massage. Partake in a traditional Daily High Tea on the finest antique silver service at 4pm. Enjoy the evening social hour featuring hors d’oeuvres and boutique wines at the well stocked Victorian bar.
The Ballastone Inn offers thirteen rooms and three suites. Rooms are furnished with antiques and fine reproductions. Garden rooms on the ground level are cozy and many overlook the garden courtyard. A stay at the inn starts at $179.00 per night with the highest rate of $395.00. Your stay includes their bed and breakfast includes a gourmet breakfast, afternoon High Tea, and access to the Inn’s private bar. Please take note, Inn is unable to accommodate children under the age of fourteen.
The Ballastone Inn is an elegant option that reflects the genteel nature of Savannah and will enhance your visit to this beautiful and historic city.