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The DeSoto

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Located in the heart of the Historic District, The DeSoto reigns as “Savannah’s hotel.” She is a beloved landmark that has played a gracious hostess to presidents, celebrities and visitors since 1890. Treasured period details, including original crystal chandeliers and terracotta tiles, mix seamlessly with contemporary art, creating a thoughtful juxtaposition between history and modern-day style. When you stay at The DeSoto, you're within walking distance of so many famous attractions including Forsyth Park, River Street and City Market. You'll love the view over beautiful Madison Square from our rooftop pool and patio. Dine in one of two on-site chef-driven restaurants (Proof & Provision or 1540 Room). With over 20,000 sq. feet, our meeting and event space features panoramic views of the city, perfect for any gathering, business event or wedding reception.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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To start I would say the hotels main lobby was quite nice, however I paid $260 for a room and though the view was good the room itself showed it’s age, the bathroom baseboards were starting to rust and the caulk along the shower was starting to get black which is either dirt or
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Response from JuanF3490, General Manager at The DeSoto
Responded 2 days ago
Skiier92, Thank you for the recent business and comments. We apologize for the mistake, you are correct, it should not have happen, our team is trained to verify room numbers, see I.D, etc. We are very sorry for the experience. We do hope you give us another opportunity. We are one of the top hotels in Savannah, ideally located in historic district and service guests for 100 years in true southern hospitality. If you decide to return, please email me directly for assistance. sincerely, Juan G.M
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Hotel's Favourite
I stayed at the De Soto recently for a company meeting that spanned several days. What a great place!! The staff was incredible the entire week!!! My room was very clean and comfortable, and the staff left cookies and water each day. The meeting rooms were perfect (not too
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Response from KolinP_SotherlyHost, Sotherly Host at The DeSoto
Responded 31 Jul 2018
Hey cmcdonald046, Thank you for such great praise! We all strive to deliver amazing service to all our beloved guests. It really boosts us up to hear a guest that loved it all. We are all so glad your meetings went well and that you were able to enjoy some of our wonderful city as well. Come again soon! Your Sotherly Host, Kolin Podell
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My husband and I came here for an anniversary trip, and saying our stay was perfect would be an understatement! Zach and Jonathan were incredibly gracious throughout our entire stay. Our bed was comfortable, and hard to get out of! The view from our balcony was breathtaking, as
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This place is awesome. We actually found this as last minute date night to Savanah and it was the best. From the front guest greetings to the room, and views and service I’m a looking forward to come back. The hotel is right in the middle of everything, you can walk to river
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Response from KolinP_SotherlyHost, Sotherly Host at The DeSoto
Responded 3 days ago
Hey NjSs1, What a great rating and review, thanks so much! I am glad you found us for a quick date-night trip downtown. We love making you feel at home and our central location can't be beat. We look forward to welcoming you back home to The DeSoto very soon. Your Sotherly Host, Kolin Podell
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I had never been to Savannah, Georgia before. I picked the DeSoto because it was centrally located in the historic district. Check in was super easy. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. My room on the 11th floor was clean and spacious. The view was excellent.
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Response from KolinP_SotherlyHost, Sotherly Host at The DeSoto
Responded 4 days ago
Hi 307Tman, Thank you for the awesome rating and review! I love when we've made a life-long DeSoto resident out of a first-time guest. We look forward to welcoming you home to The DeSoto very soon. Your Sotherly Host, Kolin
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Certain rooms have fridges, not all. We are only a few short blocks from the river, BUT the parade ends right at our doorsteps. We only offer valet parking, since you plan St. Pat's weekend, street parking will be VERY RARE.
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Is there an ice machine in the hotel
Yes, on each floor of the hotel
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Is breakfast included in the price of your stay?
No, breakfast is separate price at the 1540Room restaurant.
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Is the pool still being repaired?
No, the pool is fully open and functioning. The work being done is around the landscaping area. As well, pool bar is open Thursday to Sunday.
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This hotel is not a normal place. No place for children to eat except bar area on a Sunday night. Certainly not family friendly. So much more is wrong then right.
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"Choose a skyline room and request a view of the river."
"Great Views and Location"
"Love the pool deck bar!"
"Get a room as high up as you can"
"Balcony rooms offer a great view of the city"
US$170 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesGeorgiaGeorgia CoastSavannahHistoric District - NorthDowntown
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