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Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 1 Americus B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
“Best B&B ever!”
Reviewed 8 March 2014

What a fabulous place! Everything is in place to make you feel at home. The attention to details is remarkable. We were sorry that we were staying only for one night but will go back for a longer visit next time. The house is impeccable and the breakfast was fabulous.
Susan and Kim are warm, friendly, interested in their guests and dedicated to cater to all our needs.
I recommend it strongly.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Americus-Garden-Inn, Owner at Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Dear Reine:

We are truly touched by your glowing review. It is really important to us to treat all of our guests as the special individuals that they are and we try to cater each experience towards each guest. We would be delighted to host a future, longer visit!
Thank you, again, for staying with us.
Warm regards,
Susan and Kim Egelseer
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Ballentine, South Carolina
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Reviewed 3 March 2014

My friend and I stayed at the Americus Garden Bed & Breakfast for 3 nights. Excellent accommodations, amazing breakfasts (plus snacks/drinks available 24/7), and kind and gracious hosts. We enjoyed coming back to the relaxing environment of the B&B each evening after sightseeing. Kim provided great "insider" tips on things to see/do in the area. Wi-Fi was great with no connection/speed difficulty! Would recommend this lovely B&B as a base for a long weekend to see Plains, GA (schedule visit around President Carter teaching Sunday School) and Andersonville, GA (Civil War Prison and POW Museum).

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank jlborden
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Americus-Garden-Inn, Owner at Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Dear JlBorden:

Thank you so much for staying with us at the Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast. We are so glad that you enjoyed our home and our brand of hospitality.

Your 3-night stay was the perfect amount of time to allow for visits to both National Historic Sites (Andersonville NHS and Jimmy Carter NHS) and to attend Sunday School with Jimmy Carter at Maranatha Baptist Church in nearby Plains, GA.

We appreciate your thoughtful review and hope future travel brings you back our way.

Warm regards,
Susan and Kim Egelseer
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Lake City
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2014

We celebrated Valentine's Day at the inn. My husband called Susan and Kim ahead of time and asked them to arrange for flowers in our room...to surprise me. They did and I was so surprised.... Although the inn was full, they gave each guest the best of southern hospitality! We look forward to next time.

Room Tip: The Balcony Room has a private outside balcony with a porch swing.... perfect for enjoying the sunri...
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank JR C
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Americus-Garden-Inn, Owner at Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 6 March 2014
Dear JR C:

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was our pleasure to assist in your special Valentine's Day surprise. The look on your face was priceless.

We truly appreciate that you stay with us on your way to and from Florida and we always look forward to seeing you.

Warm regards,
Susan and Kim Egelseer
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Shipshewana, Indiana
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

We can't say enough about Susan & Kim's wonderful bed & breakfast!! This was our first time in a B & B, so we were a little uncertain of what to expect. No need to worry- what a lovely find! We were in the Balcony Room, and wish we had more time to enjoy the view and sleeping accommodations. The breakfasts were delightful, with Kim as a server and Susan doing the cooking. Valentine's weekend breakfast was chocolate muffins and peanut butter pancakes.. of course with fruit, juice and omelet. They had even put rose petals on the bed!! Our circle of family and friends now includes Susan and Kim. We will definitely stay there again and whole-heartedly recommend the Americus Garden Bed & Breakfast.

Room Tip: Susan gives a good description of each room. The Balcony Room faces East, and has a little veranda...
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank elliev476
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Americus-Garden-Inn, Owner at Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 6 March 2014
Dear elliev476:

Thank you so much for allowing us to provide you with your first Bed and Breakfast experience. We know that your first time can be awkward as you have no idea what to expect. Since every B&B is as unique as the owners, it can be tricky to decide what will be comfortable. Thank you for trusting us to provide you with a clean, comfortable, welcoming "home away from home".

The Balcony Suite is a beautiful upstairs room with a King bed and a private balcony facing East. It is perfect for enjoying the sunrise and for stargazing at night. For Valentine's Day, we did scatter some rose petals to add to the romance.

We are so glad to know that you enjoyed what we served for breakfast while you were here. It is our goal to provide something that pleases your eyes and your palate.

Thank you for your friendship. We look forward to seeing you again.
Warm regards,
Susan and Kim Egelseer
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Bonaire, Georgia
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Reviewed 15 February 2014

Our stay was a Valentine's gift to my wife, and it couldn't have been a better experience! From the moment we were greeted by Kim and Susan, we felt like family. The atmosphere of the house and the friendliness of the owners made our stay that much more special. The room we stayed in, the Library Room, was warm, welcoming, and comfortable. I am simply amazed that this wonderful B&B is run by only two people! The breakfast was delicious, and we enjoyed meeting and chatting with the other guests. We will definitely be returning!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Francis B
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Americus-Garden-Inn, Owner at Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 6 March 2014
Dear Francis B:

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you and your wife had an enjoyable stay for Valentine's Day. It is our pleasure to share our home with others and, yes, we do everything ourselves to make sure that our guests receive 100% of our attention.

The Library Suite is a beautiful downstairs room with a King bed, original hardwood floors, 12 foot ceiling and a small bathroom with a walk-in shower. Perfectly comfortable and convenient to the common areas - the parlor and the dining room.

We hope that you will be able to enjoy a longer stay on your next visit.

Warm regards,
Kim and Susan Egelseer
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Titusville, FL
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Reviewed 15 February 2014

Since 2009, every trip to and from Knoxville to visit family we have stayed with Kim and Susan at this most wonderful Bed & Breakfast. Both Kim and Susan are wonderful hosts to the point that they are almost like family because they treat you like family. We never have to worry about having a clean comfortable room, a great gourmet breakfast or finding out about local attractions. The whole experience of staying at Americus Garden Inn we have not found duplicated at any other Bed and Breakfast that we have ever stayed in.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Dakotadude
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Americus-Garden-Inn, Owner at Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 6 March 2014
Dear Dakotadude:

One of the wonderful things about sharing our home with others is that we get to meet such wonderful people. Since your first visit to the Americus Garden Inn, it was friendship at first sight. We truly appreciate that you have continued to visit us on your way to and from family in Knoxville and look forward to future visits. Thank you so much.

Warm regards,
Susan and Kim Egelseer
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Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

We stayed at the Americus Garden Inn for four weeks recently in January and February 2014 and I can say that we were very well taken care of by the Innkeepers, Susan and Kim Egelseer, They did a great job in making sure we were comfortable and had all the necessary accessories to run our business easily from the Inn. They worked with us prior to arrival to making sure the room would be set up the way we needed for running our business even going as far as moving in a second small fridge as well as additional tables, chairs and a portable heater. The food was terrific as always and we enjoyed it tremendously.

This was a trip to see friends on evenings and weekends while operating our business during the day. Last year we stayed with them for two weeks in January and had a similar experience.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank centerfielder07
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Americus-Garden-Inn, Owner at Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, 6 March 2014
Dear Centerfielder07:

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience staying with us as a long-term business guest. We understand that business guests have very different needs than leisure guests and are so glad we were able to provide for your needs.

We are so glad that the location of our home was perfect for your needs: only 1/2 mile from Georgia SouthWestern University and 1 block from your friends (walking distance). And, that you were able to comfortably attend to your internet business from your room.

Thank you for allowing me to try some new recipes with you as my taste-testers. I'm so glad you enjoyed what I made for you, especially the chocolate muffins and the mini monkey bread!

We certainly hope that our home will be your home for future trips to Americus.
Warm regards,
Susan and Kim Egelseer
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Property: Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast
Address: 504 Rees Park, Americus, GA 31709-4078
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Region: United States > Georgia > Americus
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Americus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At the Americus Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast, we strive to provide a unique lodging experience in Americus, Georgia that delights and impresses our guests with gracious hospitality, impeccable cleanliness, creative, nutritious and delicious breakfast foods in comfortably elegant surroundings. Our beautiful 1847 antebellum pre-Civil war mansion is located in the residential historic district of Americus, featuring 7 spacious suites furnished with King/Queen beds, private in room bath, free parking, free WiFi, complimentary breakfast and complimentary refreshments available 24/7. Over an acre of beautifully landscaped gardens with walking trail, gazebo and koi pond. Perfect for business or pleasure. Americus Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast is an escape from the ordinary, "where history meets romance..." ... more   less 

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