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Roussell's Garden

208 E. Henry Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401
Innkeeper(s): Bryan and Janet Roussell
  • Introduction

    Welcome to Roussell's Garden Bed and Breakfast!

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    We have 3 guest rooms located upstairs and 1 on the first floor; 1 w/kingsize bed & 3 w/queensize beds. Descriptions are as follows;

    The Mandevilla room has a king-size 4-poster canopy bed, a large dresser w/mirror, a desk w/mirror, a bay window w/a settee couch, and a full private bathroom with a 66" claw foot bathtub, (5 ½ ft.), for soaking & bubble baths, with a rainhead shower.

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    The Azalea room is furnished with a queensize 4-poster canopy bed, a secretary desk w/drawers, an armoire wardrobe for hanging clothes, and a sink/wash basin, (hidden in a closet), for your personal use. This room has a large private ¾ bathroom, with two more sinks, & a full doubleheader shower.

    The Camelia room is furnished with a queensize 4-poster canopy bed, a secretary desk w/drawers, and a sink/wash basin, (located in bdrm), for your personal use. This room has a unique private bathroom with a 26" X 48" claw foot soaking tub with a rain head shower.

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    The Parlor room will bring back the experience and charm of visiting home, and sleeping in a queensize Murphy bed, (a platform bed that folds into wall). The room has a 26” flat screen TV, secretary desk w/drawers, and a large settee couch. This room is so conveniently located on the first floor, (for those who do not want to deal with stairs), with a private ¾ bath, (shower only), and a private entrance to the side porch, w/porch swing), and offers a view of the side garden.

    Wireless WIFI connection is available to all our rooms.

    Our normalrates for rooms with queen beds, start at $169.00 weekdays, (Sun-Thurs) & $189.00 weekends (Fri-Sat).These rates include a full breakfast each following morning.

    The Mandevilla room with king bed starts at $179.00 weekdays (Sun-Thurs), & $199.00 weekend Fri-Sat)

    We require the cost, equivalent to a one day stay, for deposit, (non-refundable, however, transferable to a future reservation within one year). We accept Visa, Discover, and MasterCard. You can book online at, or contact us by phone for reservations. 912-239-1415.

    **We do not accept American Express***

    We hope we can entice you to stay with us to provide a warm Savannah style welcome you'll not forget at Roussell's Garden. Sincerely,


  • 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 Bryan Roussell for sharing his own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Our guests say that our prices, great hospitality, and wonderful breakfasts are what bring them in.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Roussell's Garden is best known for our lovely garden, our breakfast and our warm and comfortable atmosphere.

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

    Savannah is known to be a romantic destination and travelers can walk to everything in the area.

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

    To quote a guest: “You’ve got it together”. Our guests love our warm and inviting atmosphere. We are very personable with each guest and make them feel like this is their “home away from home”.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Savannah is the “Hidden Jewel of the South”. There is always something to do. We are a 1 ¼ miles from the river, and right in the middle of the historic district. Savannah also offers wonderful nightlife!

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

    We suggest our guests take a trolley tour to experience the basic history of the area. The Savannah College of Art & Design hosts many different events and activities as well.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Everything is within walking distance to the Inn. We are right in the middle of the historic district and 2 blocks from Forsythe Park.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Some of our favorite restaurants in the area include Vic’s on the River offering live music daily and stunning views of the Savannah River, The Olde Pink House serving traditional southern food, Leoci’s Trattoria which serves elicious Italian faire, and The Lady & Son’s ( Paula Deen’s restaurant), which offers delicious Southern cuisine.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    We recommend that travels check out and

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We offer 4 wonderful rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    We are a romantic inn and do not allow pets at this time.

  • Events at the Inn

    Roussell's Garden, weddingsWeddings

    Roussell's Garden Bed and Breakfast offers a truly romantic and intimate wedding setting. Whether in the gardens, the courtyard or the inside parlors your wedding will have an outstanding venue to be appreciated. Roussell's can accommodate up to 50 guests throughout the facilities and your wedding in this stately 1888 Victorian home will become a most treasured moment.


    A walk through the gardens at Roussell's Garden is a treat for the senses. You'll see lush blooming vines, smell the citrus and fig trees laden with fruit and hear the soft songs of birds that are welcomed with birdbaths and feeders.

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    Savannah enjoys a mild climate and many southern favorites thrive here. In every season the garden remains green and often colorful with blossoms. The care and affection Bryan and Janet have for their home and garden is evident everywhere at Roussell's Garden. Towering oleanders, fragrant Magnolia trees, Bamboo and sprawling Lantana form a natural buffer at the rear of the property. You'll see Hibiscus, Japanese Plum, Fig, Lemon and Orange Trees, Holly bushes and Confederate Jasmine and Wisteria vines.
    Start your day with a pensive tour of the garden before breakfast. Roussell's Garden is the perfect setting for a relaxing hour with a book under a tree or a glass of wine at a shaded bistro table after a long day of sightseeing in Savannah. Peaceful bubbling water sounds from several fountains make this a place to unwind away from your business meetings. You may want to share a quiet dinner out on the patio made from the original bricks and a state of the art gas grilling center is available.