12 Best Hotels By The River In Savannah, Georgia - Updated 2024

Celeste
Celeste 
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Step back into an era of charm and grace with a visit to Savannah, Georgia where the South’s ladies and gentlemen lived in beautiful antebellum mansions. Enjoy taking a carriage ride past these historic homes lining Lafayette Square before strolling under Forsyth Park’s avenue of centuries-old oak trees. Hop aboard a steamboat to enjoy a sumptuous buffet of Southern cuisine while cruising along the Savannah River accompanied by lively jazz performances. Please check out the following list of the best hotels by the river in Savannah, Georgia to experience the Southern charm and hospitality of the historic city’s best riverfront accommodations.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and location by the river. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 08, 2024.

1. JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District (from USD 399)

Boasting a picturesque view of the Savannah River, this upscale hotel is pet-friendly and offers free WiFi. Ellis Square and Franklin Square are top attractions located just a few steps away. You will find a flat-screen TV and desk included in every room here.

Treat your taste buds to a variety of cuisine and cocktails served at 12 onsite restaurants and bars. And burn those extra calories by working out in the hotel’s state-of-the-art gym. You can relax and unwind with a soothing massage at the in-house spa.

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JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 400 West River Street
1.75 km (1.1 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

2. Kimpton Brice Hotel, an IHG Hotel (from USD 349)

A relaxing getaway awaits you at this chic hotel located only a 9-minute stroll from Savannah Riverboat Cruises. Savour Italian cuisine at Pacci, the onsite restaurant and stay in shape during your stay by accessing the hotel’s cutting-edge fitness centre. You can cool off with a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool.

Rise and shine with a hot and delicious breakfast. Coffee lovers can visit the onsite cafe to enjoy a steaming cup of coffee. You can also do yoga in your room on the yoga mat provided. After exploring the city, you can relax in the evening with your favourite drink at the in-house bar or watch TV in your room. Certain units also come with a balcony for a breather.

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Kimpton Brice Hotel, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 601 East Bay Street
1.69 km (1.1 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

3. Hyatt Regency Savannah (from USD 479)

Following a steamboat ride hoping to spot alligators in the Savannah River, enjoy sweeping views of the waterfront from the privacy of your balcony. Enjoy an evening dining under the rows of glittering string lights and dazzling star-filled sky on the hotel’s expansive terrace. After wandering through Lafayette Square to gaze upon the historic antebellum architecture, enjoy watching the sunset over the Savannah River from your bedroom window. Begin your morning sipping a coffee on the comfortable seating in the lobby while using the free WiFi to check on nearby attractions.

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Hyatt Regency Savannah

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2 West Bay Street
1.6 km (1.0 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

4. The Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront, Autograph Collection (from USD 399)

Enjoy watching TV from your cigar-brown leather armchair. Order in-room service to enjoy breakfast in your amazingly beautiful bed complete with crimson velvet headboard. After a romantic evening carriage ride through Lafayette Square, enjoy sipping on a cocktail in the hotel restaurant’s rich red velvet booth. Finish off the day on the palm-lined terrace sipping on a mint julep watching the sunset over the Savannah River.

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The Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront, Autograph Collection

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 102 West Bay Street
1.63 km (1.1 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

5. Savannah Marriott Riverfront (from USD 269)

Begin your day dining on the amazing buffet in the courtyard before venturing out to sunbathe under the vibrant umbrellas lining South Beach’s golden beachfront. While waiting for your party, enjoy lounging in the beautiful lobby while using the free WiFi to discover Savannah’s historic sights and attractions. After a day exploring the charming boutiques and bakeries, retire to your private balcony to rest before dinner time. Take time to relax on the cushy sofas near the fire pits on the sprawling terrace to watch the historic steamboats travel upriver.

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Marriott Savannah Riverfront

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 100 General McIntosh Boulevard
1.86 km (1.2 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

6. River Street Inn (from USD 299)

Start the morning with a healthy breakfast on the balcony overlooking the Savannah River dotted with paddle wheelers. Following an excursion to the beautiful coastal botanical gardens, enjoy lounging in your cosy grey velvet armchair while watching the evening illumination of Talmadge Memorial Bridge. Begin your day getting ready in front of the LED-mirrored vanity before viewing the innovative glass pieces by the talented glassblowers at Liquid Sands Glass Gallery. Fall asleep in your luxurious mahogany four-post bed following an evening stroll past Lafayette Square’s historic antebellum mansions.

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River Street Inn

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 124 East Bay Street, Savannah City Center, Savannah (GA), United States, 31401
1.57 km (1.0 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

7. Cotton Sail Hotel Savannah Riverfront (from USD 354)

After hopping on the trolley to tour through historic Savannah, enjoy sipping on a glass of wine while beholding a breathtaking sunset over the waterfront. Wander through your bedroom’s French doors to experience sweeping views of the Savannah River while having breakfast on your private balcony. Upon a shopping trip to Riverfront Plaza, return to dine on Southern classics at the hotel’s restaurant. Wander out to the terrace to watch the commercial tankers float along the riverfront after visiting Ships of the Sea Museum.

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The Cotton Sail Hotel Savannah - Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 126 West Bay Street
1.56 km (1.0 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

8. Olde Harbour Inn, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection (from USD 285)

Enjoy falling asleep in your luxurious hardwood bed after spending a day on the golden shores of Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge. Upon returning from admiring the classic hot rods at Savannah Classic Cars, enjoying watching a movie on your flatscreen TV. During your stay in Savannah, spend an evening relaxing on your cappuccino-coloured sofa in your nautically themed living room. Indulge in walking across the cool wooden floors to relax on your comfy bed after spending a day in the summer sun.

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Olde Harbour Inn, Historic Inns of Savannah Collection

Wifi Available

Address: 508 East Factors Walk
1.67 km (1.1 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services Heating Fax/photocopying

9. DoubleTree by Hilton Historic Savannah (from USD 259)

Enjoy spending your downtime reading a book in a luxurious violet velvet chair in the hotel’s library complete with crystal chandelier. Start the day off by taking a dip in the pool before indulging in berry-rich, strawberry ice cream in front of Forsyth Park’s dazzling fountain. Clean off excess sand during a soothing shower after spending the day sunbathing on the powder-soft sand of South Beach. Following a day filled with exploring the riverfront and historic downtown Savannah, enjoy watching TV from the comfort of your queen-sized bed.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Historic Savannah

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 411 West Bay Street
1.61 km (1.0 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

10. The Alida, Savannah, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel (from USD 309)

Order a refreshing mint julep to sip while watching the stars fill the evening sky over Savannah’s riverfront from your cosy poolside recliner. Following a visit to St. John’s Cathedral to view its stunning stained-glass masterpieces, grab a coffee and relax on the lobby’s luxurious leather couch. Relax in the hotel restaurant’s olive-green booths while indulging in a crisp salad accompanied by a slice of lemon meringue pie. Start your morning off by soaking up the sun while reading your complimentary newspaper on your petite window-side bed.

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The Alida, Savannah, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 412 Williamson Street
1.69 km (1.1 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

11. Holiday Inn Savannah Historic District (from USD 269)

Following a horse-drawn carriage ride under the sprawling oak trees of Forsyth Park, escape the sweltering summer humidity with a dip in the pool. Pick up some to-go items from the onsite market to equip you for a day full of sightseeing around charming Savannah. Hop the trolley back to the hotel to retire for the evening on your plush silver sofa in front of the flat-screen TV. Enjoy indulging in a delicious meal in the onsite restaurant before returning to your room for sweeping floor-to-ceiling views of Savannah’s historic riverfront.

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Holiday Inn Savannah Historic District, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 520 West Bryan Street
1.59 km (1.0 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms

12. Homewood Suites Savannah Historic District/Riverfront (from USD 229)

After exploring Savannah’s charming antebellum homes, retire to sweeping views of the Savannah River from your luxurious king bed. Start the morning off with the complimentary breakfast before strolling under Forsyth Park’s avenue of ancient oak trees. Make time for a workout in the modern fitness centre before wandering over to historic Washington Square. Enjoy preparing a delicious meal in the fully equipped kitchen before hitting the rooftop pool for an evening of cocktails.

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Homewood Suites Savannah Historic District/Riverfront

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 611 East River Street
1.8 km (1.2 mi) from Forsyth Park

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

Experience Savannah's charm and grace

While planning a vacation to the charming historically rich city of Savannah, attempt to stay in one of its amazing riverfront hotels. Enjoy waking up to sweeping views of the Savannah River before wandering through Savanah’s beautiful downtown. After strolling under Forsyth Square’s mighty oaks reminiscent of Margaret Mitchell’s Twelve Oaks, you’ll be longing to return to explore more of Savannah.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Celeste is a writer based in British Columbia with a profound passion for travel and the exploration of new destinations. Her adventurous spirit leads her to engage in exciting activities during...Read more

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