330 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA
Distance from hotel: 15.1 mi
Phone: (912) 233-1833
The Hamilton Turner House located in Savannah,Georgia is a beautiful Victorian style home that has now been converted into one of the finest inns of America. This house was built in 1873 by Samuel Pugh Hamilton and his wife who went on to become the Mayor of Savannah.
This mansion style house is located on Lafayette Square in the Historic District of downtown Savannah. Hamilton house also has the distinction of being the first home to have electricity in Savannah. It also survived the major Savannah fire of 1898. In 1915 Dr Francis Turner purchased the mansion from Hamilton Estate and opened the house up for boarding in 1926. For next 30 years the building changed owners and managements and finally in 1997 it was converted into an inn by Charlie and Sue Sickland. The present owners invested a fortune to replenish and bring back the old grandeur of this architectural masterpiece.
This Inn is highly recommended by those who have been there once has 17 rooms and suites. Some rooms boast of private gardens and some are in separate carriage house. The inn gives its guests luxorious bed and bath amenities,complementary wireless internet and fitness center facility. Some rooms also have fireplaces, balconies and clawfoot tubs.
Trip Advisor has rated it as the most romantic location for 2010. Forbes calls it one of the city's best bed and breakfasts.