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“just like staying with a close family member”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Blue Heron Inn

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Blue Heron Inn
Ranked #2 of 3 Darien B&B and Inns
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Stockbridge, Georgia
1 review
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“just like staying with a close family member”
Reviewed 7 April 2014

It really did feel as if we had gone to visit a close family member on our first trip to the Blue Heron Inn. The room was beautiful, well designed, and offered a broad view of the Georgia marsh. Bill and Jan made us feel very welcome and at ease. The layout of the large house invites exploration and in every room there are great views out windows and beautiful furnishings inside. Each room has its own access to a large deck from which you can relax and enjoy a great view of the marsh, It is a wonderful place to bird watch or simply enjoy the view. Breakfasts were artfully prepared and a joy to consume. I look forward to returning to this wonderful place.

Room Tip: Third floor room is a gem if you don't mind stairs
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Perry, Georgia
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

My wife and I stayed two nights at the Blue Heron in April. What a treat! The hosts were amazing. Bill let us borrow his kayaks to paddle the marsh one day and we twisted Jan's arm for her recipes. The sun rose right over the marsh each morning and we watched it from our beautiful balcony. Bill has done an incredible job with the plants. We will be back!!

Ben Thompson

Room Tip: We stayed in the Sea Farer on the third floor. Private balcony was awesome
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Green Features: Jan and Bill are very "eco-friendly". Loved Jan's bird pictures.
  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Byron, Georgia
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Reviewed 28 March 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Blue Heron Inn for the second time this past weekend, and it was a very nice stay again. Bill has been keeping the grounds beautiful with all of the different kinds of foliage everywhere. Jan provides a delightful breakfast every morning. And by the way that they provide service, you can tell that they aren't just doing it for business' sake; they do it because they do really care about the folks who come.

Sassy the dog is great, too. We got in late on Saturday and wanted to go to the Saturday night bonfire that Bill builds, and when we walked to the back of the house, Sassy was there as if on cue to walk us through the brush and to the fire site.

Thanks, Bill and Jan. We definitely plan on being back sometime.

Room Tip: All of the rooms are cozy and private, but the Sea Farer room is perhaps more private than the rest...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Ocklawaha, Florida
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Blue Heron so much! The Inn is a little piece of paradise. Quiet surroundings, beautiful rooms and delicious breakfast each morning. Jan and Bill were so sweet and helpful with suggestions about things to see and places to dine. We hope to return in the future.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dawsonville, Georgia
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

Bill and Jan were lovely hosts, the Blue Heron is beautiful, cozy and has everything you need! Tucked away off the beaten path, a must stay B & B if you are traveling the coast! We were here for only one night (wish it could have been more) our room opened onto the balcony for a stunning sunset and sunrise over the marsh! Lots of special touches throughout room and inn. Breakfast is not to be missed!! The perfect send off to start our day!! Thanks so much for
your hospitality, we are already looking forward to staying again! ♥

Room Tip: Inn is warm and inviting our room was stocked with everything we needed. Nice comfy king bed, huge b...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Meherrin, Virginia
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

We just spent two nights with Jan and Bill at Blue Heron Inn. It was our first B&B experience and now we're sold! I loved the Savannah room and the marsh views from the deck! We slept comfortably and awoke to coffee and a delicious breakfast each morning. Our hosts are such warm people who made us feel welcome. Thank you Jan for making arrangements for us to explore Sapelo and for dinner rereservation as well. We can't wait to come back!

  • Stayed March 2014
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Garrison, NY
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Reviewed 27 February 2014

We recently stayed with Jan and Bill along with another couple for four days. Wish it could have been longer. Such a peaceful location. The rooms are clean and very comfortable and have great views of the marsh. Breakfast was always a treat. Jan and Bill are wonderful hosts as well as their welcoming committee consisting of one dog and three cats. Plenty to do in the area.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Blue Heron Inn

Property: Blue Heron Inn
Address: 1346 Blue Heron Ln SE, Darien, GA 31305-5438
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Region: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Darien
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Darien
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located near Sapelo Island,Blue Heron Inn, a Georgia coast bed and breakfast, This water front property is ideal for bird watchers and nature lovers. The inn is about a mile and a half from the Sapelo Ferry Dock, eight miles from exit 58 on Interstate 95 and eight miles from Darien (exit 49). Guest rooms open to breath taking, panoramic views of marsh, estuaries and Georgia's barrier islands leading to the inter-coastal waterway and Sapelo Island. ... more   less 

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