Located about a block from the Savannah River and a 4-minute drive from the nearest Highway 404/Talmadge Memorial Bridge on-ramp, the Hampton Inn Savannah - Historic District is suitable for business or vacation travellers who prefer a hotel with easy highway access and a free breakfast in Savannah's Historical District.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms features free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a lap desk, a desk, a hair dryer and an iron an ironing board. Rooms with a sitting area and sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include an outdoor rooftop pool, fitness facilities, a business centre, 24-hour free coffee in the lobby, laundry services and a free breakfast or breakfast to-go. Valet-only parking is available for an additional $20 per night and pets are not permitted.
The Savannah International Trade and Convention Center is about an 8-minute drive from the hotel, while the River Street Market Place can be found roughly 4 minutes away on foot. Old Fort Jackson is a 9-minute drive away and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) is 20 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, valet-only parking $20/night, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 16, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
The hotel's location was praised by many lodgers. They described it as central, and close to the Savannah River, River St., downtown Savannah, shopping, restaurants, the historic district, tours, public transit and the City Market. Many guests commented on the fact that they didn't need their cars due to so much being within walking distance.
Numerous reviewers complimented the staff, characterizing them as friendly, helpful, efficient and professional. One patron noted, "Very friendly staff from check in to departure. Every staff member we encountered had a great attitude".
Several guests were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious and well equipped, with great views of the Savannah River and comfortable beds. A few lodgers had complaints about their rooms, however (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer and the rooms.
Some lodgers complained about noise disturbances during their stay. They reported loud in-room air-conditioning units, as well as noise from guests in adjacent rooms and the hallways and street noise.
Although the majority of reviewers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms, a few guests criticized their accommodations. They reported dated decor and worn carpet and furniture.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #12 of 109 Savannah hotels with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 712 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 with an 89% recommendation rate from 61 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.6 out of 5 from 8 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 16, 2013 to verify some information.