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“Great place to stay in a very small town”

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Plains Historic Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Plains B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Stay at the very cool Plains Historic Inn. 7 large rooms in period design. 1920 to the 1980We stayed in the Presidential Suite (Carter was President in the 1970's) and it was very cool and the pricing was very reasonable. Had a porch with rockers to sit where you could just kick back and relax. Also had a nice sitting area with a big screen TV to watch in addition to one in your room and big breakfast table with a full kitchen that was open to any one staying their. Plus they had some breakfast snacks and cereal that was included.

Fun place to stay.

Room Tip: If you like the most modern go for the 1970 or 1980 rooms but you can see all on line on their websi...
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

We had a great stay in the Plains Inn. When we called to reserve a room we were offered our choice of the 7 suites. We decided on the 1920s room and were not disappointed. It was beautifully decorated in period pieces and overlooked Main Street. You do need to run the water a loooong time to get hot water, but it does come eventually. If you have AT&T wireless there is no service in the area. The breakfast is do-it-yourself right out of the refrigerator & microwave--but there was plenty. We were told to help ourselves at any time (morning or evening). Someone was staying in the 1970s suite, but the others were open and we peeked in to all of them for a look. Don't miss it!

Room Tip: Choose a room on the front overlooking Main Street.
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Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Amazing that you can stay in a place like this, with the history attached for such a reasonable amount. £60 is such good value for the quality, with a suite like this in London being unaffordable to many. We stayed in the presidential suite, there are cheaper rooms which we looked in and they looked great too. Breakfast was self serve and was fine. You should go and stay at this place as it is so different from your usual motel/ stopover hotel that you can stay in anytime. Well worth a visit.

Room Tip: You can't beat the 70's suite which looks out over the Main Street. So cool for all especial...
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank funkimunki67
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

We stayed here over the weekend as part of the Florida Chautauqua Delegation that came for Plains Chautauqua. Each room is decorated for in a décor depicting a decade. We arrived and found this beautiful place to stay, with the awesome people who care and run for it. Jan Is a gem, as is Alma, they all made us feel like family, as did all the others working with the Plains Chautauqua. We got to spend time with some amazing people throughout the weekend as well as the President and Mrs Carter. Well worth your time to stop and visit. We will come again. We stayed in the 1930 room.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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2  Thank rdaniel911
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

The Plains Historic Inn presents as"bed and breakfast". We were a party of 8, renting a total of 4 rooms. The decor was absolutely beautiful. Each room was unique and decorated according to a different decade. The place was filled with beautiful antiques. My bed was very comfortable.

The next morning, all 8 of us reported having a cold shower (no hot water). The breakfast was prepackaged, nothing fresh. Most of us wanted a bagel, and the cream cheese container was basically empty. The orange juice tasted like tang.

The only way I would stay there again would be if a shower was not important, and we ate breakfast somewhere else.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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2  Thank conniebrewer
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

Though we did not stay in Plains but were passing through to FT Benning, we walked around the small town. This Inn is a beautiful place to stay for a relaxing vacation. WE were allowed to view the rooms, and then browse the shops below.

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2  Thank RogerPsz
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Reviewed 19 March 2014

We booked our room sight unseen. What luck! Staying in Plains, a very small town gave us a great feel for what Jimmy Carter and his Presidency was all about. There are only 7 rooms in the Inn so we were lucky to get one. We chose the 1940's as it had two twin beds and all the others have (I think) double beds. Each room is decorated in a different decade. Doors are left open if no one has booked the room so it was fun to explore. Each room is a delight and very clean. It was a real treat to stay here. We all explored each other's rooms. Breakfast is continental self serve - with directions on how to make the coffee. It brought us together.

If you stay in Plains you may run into the President and Mrs. Carter. One couple did the day before we came and were so excited to have been able to get their picture taken with the Carters. If you miss the Carters you will still hear lots of stories wherever you go - everyone is so thrilled to share their stories of "Jimmy." There is not much in the way of choices for food in the town, but what we had was good and very reasonably priced. "Miss Jan" who runs the ill will share many stories with you. Be sure to check out the scrap book in the common area - it belongs to Roselyn Carter.

Whether you are a Democrat or Republican, this town is a delight and such fun to visit.

Room Tip: Book months early if you plan to be there on a Saturday before Pres. Carter teaches. He lets everyo...
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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2  Thank Joyce L
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Additional Information about Plains Historic Inn

Address: 106 Main Street, Plains, GA 31780
Region: United States > Georgia > Plains
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Plains
Price Range: £55 - £82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter have joined their hometown in developing an Historic Inn & Antiques Mall located on Main Street in Plains. Each suite is authentically furnished from the 1920s through the 1980s and includes a private bath, cable TV, a smoke-free environment, and meets accessibility standards. Guests enjoy exclusive use of the common room and balcony overlooking the historic square that provides a place for relaxation. ... more   less 
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