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“Girls Getaway”
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East Bay Inn
Ranked #10 of 113 Hotels in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence
Nashville, Tennessee
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“Girls Getaway”
Reviewed 2 April 2014

My girlfriends and I try to take a trip at least once a year. The staff here was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We loved the charm and ambiance of the Inn. We walked all over the historic district and really enjoyed the Southern Charm of the city. The food in the restaurant was a bit pricey, but really good. Make sure you go to Henrys one morning while you are there and get their shrimp and grits - it was to die for. My friends and I are coming back to Savannah this year for our annual getaway - looking forward to it!!

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Sterling, Virginia
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at the East Bay Inn. The rooms were spacious, very clean and decently equipped. The free breakfast turned out to be better than we expected, with hot foods as well as fruit and muffins. The location is outstanding, and we found the staff to be friendly, welcoming, and useful.

Room Tip: Front of the building has nice views, but the street is busy and will generate some urban noise.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

We stayed with our small dog. The staff was very friendly the room was very nice and comfortable. One evening while we were out the person at the desk called us on our cell phone. Our fur baby was barking and she was concerned because she had not heard her back bark before. We rushed back to our fur baby in her portable crate to find she really needed to go potty. To much Vacation food had upset her stomach. Our stay was very nice and I would highly recommend East bay Inn.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Frederick, Maryland
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Reviewed 28 March 2014

The East Bay Inn is in a convenient location close to the river and many of the historic attractions of Savannah, as well as within walking distance of many fine restaurants and the free inner city bus service.

Our adventure began in our finely appointed third floor room, 323. It got interesting when I put "Corduroy" , a book character stuffed animal, on the pillows of my bed for picture taking. I was using him to tell a story for my 6 year old granddaughter. He was in place for over an hour before we went out for the afternoon. Upon returning we found him upended off the pillows and face down on the mattress. It did seem strange, and later we discovered a journal kept by guests who had stayed in the room. This was when it became really interesting because we learned that it is believed the room is haunted by Charlie, one of the workmen who fell to his death during the conversion to the inn. We spent two nights in the room and nothing else untoward happened during our stay. So if you're up for an adventure, stay and see for yourself.

The staff really warmed up to "Corduroy" as did some of the guests during the daily wine and cheese reception. The buffet breakfast was delightful as was the dining room. We really enjoyed The East Bay Inn and would stay again in a heartbeat!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

I was absolutely thrilled with our stay here. The hotel was beautiful, our room was huge and gorgeous and the staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. They face is recommendations on where to eat and tours to take. I would definitely come back!

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

The location of EBI was ideal. We we able to part our car at the front door for the entire trip. Our granddaughter loved the room. Able to walk around in the afternoon to the shops close by and then a short stroll to Vic's - THE BEST for dinner. Loved the breakfast, delicious, hot and big one at that. Loved the fact that OLD SAVANNAH TOURS picks you up at the front door. Staff was helpful and nice. We'll be back!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

We had two large rooms on the third floor facing the street and fell in love with this inn. The staff was wonderful and extremely helpful no matter what our needs ... tour tickets, bottled water. The complimentary breakfast served downstairs was enough to satisfy, and the evening wine and light appetizers served in the bar held us over until dinner. The inn was close to the bus stop and within easy walking distance of the river front. If you have a disability, you might prefer to take one of the sidewalks (Factors Walk) going down to the river front rather than the stairs -- the roadway is uneven stone and brick. There is an elevator down to the river front located between the Hyatt and City Hall.

Room Tip: Our corner room had a king bed, 4 large windows, and a high ceiling.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: East Bay Inn
Address: 225 E Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401-1297
Region: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Savannah > Downtown
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Savannah
#8 Romantic Hotel in Savannah
#13 Business Hotel in Savannah
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — East Bay Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 28
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The East Bay Inn seamlessly combines modern amenities and historic ambiance in 28 incredibly beautiful guest rooms. Located in the heart of Historic Savannah, just steps away from River Street, East Bay Inn is ideally located on Bay Street and is convenient to the beaches of Tybee Island and all of your favorite Savannah attractions. Included in your rate are: Complimentary WiFi, Wine & Hors 'doeuvres, turn-down service and more. Pets are welcome with a $50 pet fee. ... more   less 
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