McMillan Inn

304 East Huntingdon Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401
Innkeeper(s): Cindy & Joe Celento
 
  • Summary

    Nineteenth Century Romance Meets Modern Day Comforts

    Guests feel like they're "stepping back in time" with the period antiques and opulent décor of the McMillan Inn. However, they will still find all the comforts of modern day amenities.

    A stay at Savannah, Georgia's McMillan Inn is an experience true in Romantic Victorian standards. The 1888 Italianate Revival structure offers four luxurious sleeping suites, a secluded Carriage House and the highest standard of luxury. Within two blocks you'll find the historic Forsyth park, the largest Historic District and "America's best pedestrian city." Lush furnishings and period antiques are abundant throughout the sleeping suites and common areas, and a newly designed courtyard complete with flower gardens, a cherub fountain and a dipping pool is the perfect place to relax after a hot Savannah day.

    They provide a breakfast basket filled with pastries, fruit and snack goodies in the room upon arrival. Guest's can enjoy fruit and pastries on the veranda or in the courtyard whenever they like. Choose to sleep in or rise up early. Coffee, tea and iced sweet tea are a wonderful accompaniment with the breakfast goodies. During the afternoon guests can enjoy each other's company over fresh baked gourmet style chocolate chip cookies or gooey butter cake in the main parlor.

    The Inn offers several vacation packages including a private horse and carriage tour of Savannah and full Romance Package which includes a champagne, chocolate and cheese basket, Couples massage and trolley tour for two. For added romance, inquire about the secluded Carriage House, a luxurious hideaway separate from the main house.

  • Introduction

    Offering four rooms, and a Carriage House, the McMillan Inn — located in Savannah, Georgia provides a magical venue of "Victorian Romance Perfected." The Inn is located in a wonderfully restored, 1888 Italianate Revival structure, and is within two blocks of historic Forsyth Park... central to the largest Historic District and acclaimed "Most Walkable City" in the entire United States.

    Celebrate fleeting moments... amid a quiet place in historic Savannah Georgia elegance, an extraordinary Savannah bed and breakfast experience at McMillan inn near Forsyth Park, historic Savannah's celebrated central park.

    Period antiques and furnishings abound in both the sleeping suites and in the common areas. By contemporary standards, some would say the lush and extravagant appointments are somewhat "over the top," but by Romantic Victorian standards, they are "simply just perfect"... truly a wonderful way to experience an era gone by.

    Sit outside on the Front Veranda before breakfast to savor a cup of coffee and the morning paper. Relax … or meet and greet friends in the Main Parlor, where you can enjoy a working fireplace and your choice of music from an extensive CD collection. In the afternoons you can partake in afternoon sweets and iced tea.

    Celebrate a quick getaway rendezvous opportunity surrounded by historic Savannah Georgia's dreamy setting of "America's best pedestrian city."

    Experience the McMillan Inn's Courtyard... After a wonderful day of walking and touring, our guests enjoy relaxing in our newly designed courtyard complete with flower gardens, cherub fountain and 'dipping pool'. The dipping pool is the perfect place to sit and sip your favorite beverage as you are cooling off from the heat of the day. While in the courtyard you may also get the chance to meet "GiGi" the owner's little dog and Jingle and Jangle their 2 rescued cats as they come and go from the Owner's garden apartment below the Inn. GiGi, Jingle and Jangle are never guests inside the Inn.

    Elegance, value and Victorian charm are yours to enjoy.  When you stay that the McMIllan Inn.   You are on your time. Feel free to sleep in or venture out for breakfast at one of our nearby restaurants.  You may also choose to relax in your room, the courtyared garden or front Veranda with a cup of coffee or tea.  Guests will receive a wonder ful Breakfast Basket for 2 in their room upon arrival filled with various pastries and freash fruits.  A variety of complimentary coffe and tea is available in the Main Kitchen.  We want you to make yourself at home.  Your stay is all about your!  With only five rooms you can have privacy and peaceful quiet.  Great for celebrating an anniversary, honeymoom or for guests who look forward to complete relaxation and to be surrounded with all the comforts of home.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Cindy Celento for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Guests are drawn to staying in an Inn where they feel like they have stepped back in time.  Beautiful Period antiques and elegant surroundings make this a romantic getaway or a place for anyone to come for a peaceful quiet retreat yet you are located in the Historic District within walking distance to dining and attractions. 

    What are you best known for?

    We love our guests and want each person to feel at home.   We are happy to provide a place you will find  warm and friendly.  The McMillan Inn is where you will find that peaceful , private getaway.  It is a place you will not want to leave yet when you do you will have memories that will last a lifetime.   We are “one-of-a-kind”!

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    We always recommend to our guests that haven't been to Savannah to walk the beautiful streets, enjoy the history and see the architecture of this beautiful town.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    It always puts a smile on our faces when guests say we've made them feel like part of the family!

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Most people don’t realize just how much there is to do here! Savannah in rich in history, offers plenty of tours, wonderful shopping opportunities, and has great restaurants. There is plenty to do!

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    We suggest that guests bring a comfortable pair of walking shoes, you can access everything on foot. We recommend that guests take a tour of Savannah. The “Savannah Experience” is one of the best tours in town.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Everything is within walking distance! We are located in the heart of the historic district which is 2 square miles of food, shopping and attractions.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    One of our favorite eating establishments is The Olde Pink House, which serves traditional southern food. Another great place is the Jazzid Tapas Bar which features live Jazz music.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Our web site has all of the information that our guests need with links to many attractions in the area.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 5 comfortable rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    We don’t accept pets. We are a romantic inn with valuable antiques and special furnishings.

  • Area Information and Attractions

    Arrive in Savannah to celebrate in first-class quiet places and discover convenient, quick getaway leisure in historic Savannah, Georgia. Amid McMillan Inn's "Victorian Romance Perfected," celebrate elegance and quiet luxuries of the Victoria Inn's antique collections, historic Savannah, Georgia, romantic hideaway setting near Forsyth Park, well-appointed comforts of the historic Savannah Georgia bed and breakfast inn's 4 B&B sleep suites, fine dining gourmet cuisine, pristine courtyard garden cherub fountain and refreshing "dipping" pool.

    Attractions in Historic Savannah Georgia

    • Andrew Low House
    • Bonaventure Cemetery
    • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
    • City Market
    • Colonial Park Cemetery
    • Davenport House Museum
    • Forsyth Park
    • Green-Meldrim House
    • Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace
    • Massie Heritage Interpretation Center
    • Mercer House
    • Old Fort Jackson
    • Olde Pink House
    • Owens-Thomas House
    • Savannah History Museum
    • Savannah Visitors Center
    • Historic Savannah Carriage Tours
    • Old Town Trolley Tours
    • Savannah Under the Stars
    • Savannah Candy Kitchen
    • Savannah Cruises Savannah Walks
    • Telfair Museum of Art
    • Tour of Homes and Gardens
    • Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
    • Telfair Museum of Art
    • Tybee Island Lighthouse Station
    • Tour Guides Historic Savannah
    • Carriage Tours of Savannah
    • Dolphin Watching
    • Ghost Walk Ghost Talk Tour
    • The Ghosts of Savannah

    Historic Savannah Featured in the Media & Publication

    Anything Southern - "Savannah in the Spotlight" - Better Homes & Gardens -Savannah Georgi

    Coastal Georgia information - Conde' Nast Traveler - FODORS - HGTV: Insider's Guide to Savannah

    National Geographic - National Geographic Traveler Magazine - New York Times-Georgia

    Romantic Days and Nights in Savannah: "Plush - Rand McNally-Georgia - Southern Living

    Travel Magazine - Turner South, "Liars and Legends" - Ghosts in the Savannah Inns

  • Directions

    From I-95 (north or south)

    1. Take I-16 East toward Savannah all the way until I-16 ends- get in far right lane
    2. Turn right at the first light onto Liberty Street (Marriott on right)
    3. At the 5th light make a right onto Habersham Street. Go around two Squares (Parks)
    4. Take the next Right onto E. Huntingdon St. (not the alley) after you see “Johnnie Ganems” wine store
    5. Inn is located on right hand side at the corner at Lincoln Street
    6. 304 East Huntingdon Street