SAVANNAH, GEORGIA PROPERTY EST. 1968 Situated in the heart of Savannah’s historic district, The DeSoto has a storied 125-year history. Having hosted celebrities, dignitaries, authors and presidents, the original DeSoto was built in 1890 on the site of Oglethorpe’s Barracks and was the town’s unremitted purveyor of hospitality. The hotel’s current structure, completed in 1968, stands as one of the Historic District’s leading full-service hotels, providing the perfect setting for leisure, business, and conference guests. An area in the hotel is dedicated to the history of The DeSoto, affording guests a glimpse of the hotel’s past. The original 1890 crystal chandeliers, once described as “sparkling clusters,” still shine brilliantly in the hotel’s lobby. Celebrity guests include several U.S. presidents, Elvis Presley, BB King, Katharine Hepburn, and Gregory Peck. Look for original terra-cottas displayed in the hotel. ORIGINAL HOTEL CLASSIC SERVICE BLENDED DÉCOR MID-CENTURY MODERN AMENITIES 246 newly renovated guestrooms with beautiful views of historic Savannah, offering complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen Tvs, in-room coffee/tea maker, private in-room dining, on-site fitness facility, roof-top patio and pool with cabanas and seasonal cabana bar, concierge services, and available valet parking. In addition, The DeSoto features 19,000 square feet of flexible meeting banquet space. DINING Beginning in 2017, The DeSoto will feature three entirely new Southern-inspired restaurant concepts: a casual restaurant and bar featuring small plates and craft cocktails; dining room featuring a show kitchen and locally inspired cuisine; and grab-and-go coffee bar Buffalo Bayou serving locally sourced coffee, light-fare breakfast, and lunch items. In-room dining is also available. LOCATION Nestled in the center of one of the nation’s largest Landmark Historic Districts, The DeSoto offers a walkable location to the city’s historic sites & mansions, 24 garden squares, theaters, galleries & museums, Forsyth Park, River Street, City Market, fine dining, pubs, and boutiques. Savannah/Hilton Head Int’l Airport: 14 miles, 20 minutes. 15 East Liberty Savannah, GA 31401 T 912.232.9000
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