Eliza Thompson House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection

Rated 9.4 in 467 reviews. 25 rooms.

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Built in 1847, The Eliza Thompson House offers visitors a private, peaceful retreat just a short walk from Savannah's historic attractions. The Eliza Thompson House consists of 12 rooms in the "main house" and 13 rooms in a "carriage house", which overlooks the courtyard. One of the most enchanting Savannah boutique hotels, the inn includes a brick-paved garden courtyard and beautiful moss-draped trees. It is located on beautiful Jones Street, just a block away from Mrs. Wilkes famous restaurant and a short walk to Forsyth Park.

Enjoy Savannah's charm during the day, and spend your evenings relaxing in The Eliza Thompson House's private courtyard. Lush greenery and moss covered crepe myrtle trees compliment the courtyard's focal point: a flowing Ivan Bailey fountain. Japanese koi grace a small pool at the base of the fountain, and delightful benches, tables, and chairs tucked into corners provide several places for you to enjoy a slow paced afternoon in Savannah.

Built in 1847, this adult-only bed and breakfast is located on historic Jones Street in Savannah, just 2 minutes' walk from Forsyth Park. Guests will enjoy a deluxe breakfast and and elegantly styled guest rooms.

A flat-screen cable TV is included in each uniquely decorated room at Eliza Thompson House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection. All rooms also feature high ceilings and antique furniture. An en suite private bathroom with 2 bathrobes are provided as well.

Access to a computer is provided to all Eliza Thompson House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection guests throughout their stay. A koi pond and an original Ivan Bailey fountain are on site. Daily newspapers are available in the garden.

Guests can savour their daily breakfast in the courtyard. Meal items include casserole, southern-style grits, and eggs. A nightly reception in the parlour features hors d'oeuvres with wine followed by dessert and coffee.

The Paris Market and Brocante is 11 minutes' walk away. The Savannah History Museum and the 1920-era Lucas Theater For the Arts are within 15 minutes' walk from the property.

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A guide to great places near Eliza Thompson House, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection

  1. Gryphon Tea Room

    Gryphon is housed in an adapted turn-of-the-century pharmacy. Now a classic tearoom, it serves tea, coffee, sodas and light meals. The building was constructed between 1913 and 1926.

    97 m from hotel
    337 Bull St

  2. Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

    The best fried chicken served family style for a real southern experience! It's worth the wait!

    112 m from hotel
    107 W Jones St

  3. Mercer Williams House

    Made famous in "Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil," this home was originally built for Hugh Mercer by John Norris in 1860... completed 1871 by Muller & Bruyn.www.architecturalsavannah.com

    145 m from hotel
    429 Bull St

  4. Mellow Mushroom

    Order your beer in a to go cup, you get 2 extra ounces! :)

    262 m from hotel
    11 W Liberty St

  5. The Public Kitchen and Bar

    Bring the puppy for an adult beverage and or meal outside. (www.SamShepherd.com)

    268 m from hotel
    1 W Liberty St

  6. Crystal Beer Parlor

    Great fried shrimp. Homemade mashed potatos. Can't go wrong with the great beer selections either.

    304 m from hotel
    301 W Jones St

  7. Chippewa Square

    The "park bench" scene which opens the film Forrest Gump was filmed on the north side of Chippewa Square. The bench was a fiberglass prop, rather than one of the park's actual benches.

    408 m from hotel
    16 W Hull St

  8. Forsyth Park

    It's not a trip to Savannah without a trip to Forsyth Park and a photo by the beautiful fountain!

    486 m from hotel
    Drayton St

  9. Savannah Bee Company

    The acacia honey is the BEST. Do the free honey sampling, and make sure you get the green apple, cheese, and honey comb sample all in one bite!

    0.8 km from hotel
    104 W Broughton St

  10. Leopold's Ice Cream

    Who doesn't love a good ol' fashioned ice cream cone? Leopold's has wonderful sandwiches (think PB&J, Club & their famous shrimp salad) and delightful, unique ice cream flavors!

    0.8 km from hotel
    212 E Broughton St

  11. Olde Pink House Restaurant

    If you don't have reservations, try the Tavern downstairs. The Southern Sushi is must, don't let the word "sushi" scare you off, it's delicious! And get some oysters on your salad!

    0.9 km from hotel
    23 Abercorn St

  12. Lulu's Chocolate Bar

    All of the drinks are wonderful so you can't really make a wrong choice. They also serve Absinthe!

    0.9 km from hotel
    42 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd