Monday, April 28, 2008

Reservations have been made!!!

Our Long Awaited Honeymoon!
Ballastone Inn

Savannah, GA
4 Star Luxury Resort!!!!

Front Entrance

Escape to the Ballastone Inn

The Ballastone Inn, a four-story antebellum mansion built in 1838, combines old-fashioned elegance and charm with modern-day convenience in an historic Savannah.

Private Escape and Savannah Lodging

The finest Savannah Inn's around-the-clock concierge graciously welcomes you when you step into the luxurious Italianate-style historic mansion. Sixteen spacious guest rooms, southern gourmet -- including a full breakfast, afternoon teas, pre-dinner hors d'oeuvres -- private premium brands bar, and off-street parking await.

Business Retreat and Savannah Accommodations

Located in the heart of Savannah's historic district, the Inn can serve as your city-hub for activities at the Savannah Civic or Trade Center, and the finance district. The Ballastone is within minutes to the Savannah Airport, Gulfstream Aerospace and the Savannah Port. The film industry and big screen stars have discovered the bed and breakfast Savannah antebellum charm. Among notable celebrities, Matt Damon and Academy Award Winner Kevin Spacey have called Ballastone home-away-from-home during the filming of Savannah-based films -- Baggar Vance and Midnight In The Garden of Good & Evil.

Romantic Weekend Escape

Anticipate a genteel pace, southern hospitality, and the fashionable allure of historically renovated splendor within the Inn or from a horse drawn carriage. Reminiscent of a Kate & Leopold daydream... selected as the "Most Romantic Inn" by Savannah Magazine in 2006. Olgethorpe Street - Historic DistrictFront Hall Living Room Antique Silver for High Tea Period China as well Evening cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

At the Ballastone, intimate dining and privacy are our number one concern. Start the day off right with breakfast at a private table in the mansion or outside in the courtyard garden. Ballastone breakfast specialties include Peaches and Cream Stuffed French Toast, Low Country Benedict, and Made-to-Order Omelets.

Traditional Afternoon Tea features antique silver tea service, fine china, and lovely lavender-scented antique linens. Our chef prepares delicacies daily for tea service. Favorites include JalapeƱo Egg Salad Sandwiches, Lemon Macaroons, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, and Macadamia Nut Brownies.

At 6:00 daily, join us in the Victorian Bar for a glass of wine or your favorite cocktail. Ask the bartender to make a Ballastone Specialty – a fruity Cosmopolitan, or spicy Bloody Mary. Each night hors d’oeuvres will be served on the bar for our guests’ enjoyment.

Victorian Bar We can choose to dine inside.... ...or outside, in the private enclosed formal garden. Southern cuisine at it's finest! Our room - Scarlett's Retreat

As the name implies, this romantic room contains a queen size carved mahogany four-poster Rice carved bed set into a bay window overlooking historic Oglethorpe Avenue. Toile in teal Italian matelasse coverlet and Euro shams. Scarlett and Rhett memorabilia surround you. Wrap up in your private loveseat under your own crystal chandelier. Antique lighting and Jacuzzi bath truly sets the stage for a very romantic evening! Fireplace.YES!! This room was made for me!!! uh, and yeah, Thomas too! Look at that great big tub!! WOOO HOOO!!!! It even has my Princess phone!

Ballastone's Hospitality Services

Free, limited off-street parking and elevator access to all floors ensures easy access with bags. (We love our old mansion but know the difficulty with bags and stairs).

Health club passes are always complimentary at the
Downtown Athletic Club, the best in Savannah! A much-needed massage can be arranged in your guest room or just minutes away at one of two fabulous downtown spas – Savannah Day Spa or Sweet Water Spa.

Relax in Luxury

Fall asleep in sumptuous Egyptian cotton linens, on the finest beds, to truly discover the most soothing comforts of the Ballastone Inn. Plush down pillows, quilted French duvet blankets, designer coverlets, and imported matelasse recall the essence of centuries past.

Discover why the 2005 Frommer’s guidebook recommends The Ballastone as the “best” for Savannah lodging and why Ballastone won Andrew Harper’s “Hideaway of the Year Award” for 2005.


jkeat90160 said...

This looks like the special place you have been waiting for. Enjoy!!!! Oh yes, be sure to take Thomas along!

Have a great time, girlfriend. You both deserve the best!!!!

I am STILL the Queen! said...

Thanks so much Linda!!