Savannah, GA 

Hamilton-Turner Inn

330 Abercorn St
Lafayette Square
Savannah, GA 31401 US
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Rates: $229 to $425
Total Rooms: 17
Overall Rating: 4.4666666666667 hearts (15 reviews)


Circa 1873. Poised on Lafayette Square Park, this circa 1873 Mid Victorian and Second Empire mansion is a place where dramatic history blends with southern hospitality and world-famous architecture. Since its highly publicized construction by businessman Samuel P. Hamilton, this 12,000 square foot inn has attracted the original Savannah 400 social elite as well as writers, photographers, discerning guests and families. Marble fireplaces and 11-foot arched doors accent Eastlake, Empire and Renaissance Revival antiques. The formal parlor features select furnishings from the Johnny Mercer estate, an original chandelier and burled walnut mantel and mirror. The mansion offers guest bedrooms and suites with sitting rooms. Bathrooms boast clawfoot tubs or Jacuzzi whirlpools. Carriage house accommodations include a casual parlor. Enjoy "dessert begins with breakfast," evening hors d'oeuvres and wine.Publicity and Awards: New York Times, Southern Living, Esquire, U.S. Airways, Food Network, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.Location: City/Urban, Downtown Savannah's beautiful historic district and a walking vacation delight.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $229 to $425
Payment types accepted include American Express, Discover, Master Card, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Visa and Diners Club.
Rooms: This property has 17 total guest accommodations with private bath, 2 with fireplaces, 6 suites and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include King and Queen.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two night minimum on weekends and peak seasons.
Cancellation: If reservation is canceled eight days, or more, prior to the arrival date there will be a $35 cancellation fee. If the cancellation is within seven days of your arrival, guest is responsible for the entire booking.The cancellation policy applies to early departures and no shows as well.
Pets: Pets Allowed, We offer four pet friendly rooms. There is a $50.00 non-refundable charge per stay. Pet should be 25 pounds or under. Pet is not allowed in any common areas of the Inn, i.e. Parlor or Dining Room. Please disclose that a small pet will be staying and when making a reservation. Please call the hotel directly to see if a pet friendly room is available before booking.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Wine, Hors d'oeuvres, Full gourmet Southern breakfast, afternoon iced-tea, sweets, evening wine, hors d'oeuvres, late evening port and sweet at turn down.
Types of meals: Wine, Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Hors d'oeuvres, Full Gourmet Breakfast and Early Coffee/Tea.
Amenities In Room: Wireless Internet Access, Turn-Down Service, Television, Telephone, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, Cable TV, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning and Speakers for MP3 player/iPod.
Amenities On Site: Gift Shop, Fax, Copy Machine, Pet-friendly rooms include Queen beds and convenient exterior exits into the garden area.
Business Traveler Amenities: Television, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, Hair Dryer, Daily Newspapers, Iron/Ironing Board, Gym Nearby, Located in Savannah's business hub, the Hamilton-Turner Inn is the ideal spot for a small business retreat and the savvy business traveler.
Languages Spoken: English, French

Spa Services

Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Savannah Day Spa
(912) 234-9100

Spa Bleu
(912) 236-1490


Events Hosted: Honeymoons, Meetings, Romantic Getaways and Girlfriends Getaways.
Other Activities: Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries and Antiquing.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Garibaldi's, Olde Pink House, a.lure,Firefly Cafe., Alligator Soul, Vic's, The Grey, Noble Fare , Public, Local 11ten, Sapphire Grill, .

Historic Interest

This high society mansion was the first building in Savannah to install electricity. It was saved from destruction by the Historic Savannah Foundation and saved from fire by its tin roof.
Historic Awards: Local Register (Granted), National Historical Site (Granted), City Historical Site (Granted), State Historical Site (Granted), State Register (Granted) and National Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: National Trust, State Historical Society, Local Historical Society and Historic Savannah Foundation.
Historic sites nearby: All of historic Savannah is within 2.5 miles: Savannah Battlefield Park, Savannah Riverfront, Telfair Art Museum, and Savannah Squares (city plan of James Edward Oglethorpe, British Parliamentarian and General)