6 Affordable Stays in Historic Downtown Savannah

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If you are looking for the cheapest hotels in historic downtown Savannah, we found a few that may fit perfectly into your budget.

One of the oldest cities in the USA is Savannah. It’s not just a fun place to visit with lots of hotels and restaurants; there are also lots of museums and interesting places to visit. After visiting the city a few times, I pretty much have the hotel selection down pat.

We’re sharing the best hotels in historic downtown Savannah with the lowest prices, ranging from $100 to $128 per night (non-peak season).

In this guide, you’ll find a list and review of the most economical hotels as well as a location map of the hotels in historic downtown Savannah.

The Cheapest Hotels in Historic Downtown Savannah

Quality Inn Savannah

📍 300 West Bay Street, Savannah

🛏️ Double | Quadruple

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In the center of the national historic area is where you’ll find the Quality Inn Savannah Historic District. One block separates you from the Savannah Civic Center.

The distance from the hotel to Tybee Island is 18 miles, and the distance to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is 8 miles. The Amtrak station is about 3 miles away.

The numerous stores, boutiques, and eateries on River Street, which are close to the hotel, are open to those who like to browse through them.

Less than a block away, at City Market, you may find a range of interesting stores, eateries, and nightclubs. Numerous times per day, guided tours depart from the hotel.

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Great location..I liked that the front desk clerk tried her best to help with the cable. She changed our room but it was not her fault that the TV had lots of static on every channel.

Disliked · The TV was static in both rooms soda machine didn’t work.

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Rated 7.6 Very Good on Agoda

The good:

  • Continental breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly (fee-based)
  • Close to Ships of the Sea Museum and Telfair Museum of Art

Know before you go:

  • No free parking

TRYP by Wyndham

📍320 Montgomery Street, Savannah

🛏️ Suites | Family | Triple

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This boutique hotel offers free WiFi and a 47-inch flat-screen cable TV in each room. Additionally, the Savannah Civic Center is nearby which also makes it a great location for business travelers. If you want to be near the Savannah College of Art & Design this hotel is a great option.

Each modern-style guestroom at TRYP by Wyndham Savannah includes a small refrigerator, an amenity this is needed for traveling with toddlers. Some suites contain a sofa bed, and there is also a radio alarm.

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Comfortable pillows and bed. Staff was very good , valet was very helpful. They Answered all my questions. Check in and out was easy going. Breakfast was good.  I liked everything. Everything was wonderful. Will be booking here again soon.

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Rated 7.7 Very Good on Agoda

The good:

  • The facilities include an exercise center
  • The on-site restaurant serves breakfast

Know before you go:

  • Parking is valet only with paid in/out privileges 

Best Western Savannah

📍412 West Bay Street, Savannah

🛏️ Family | Doubles

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You will love access to nearby attractions at this hotel. The Savannah Riverfront and City Market are both 2 minutes away on foot. Additional shopping and dining districts are about 4 minutes away. Property amenities include an onsite fitness center and a heated outdoor pool. 

 Barb United States of America

“The Hospitality Amazing!!!!! Very hard working staff. Great location. Everything clean. Everyone very helpful”

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Rated 8.2 Excellent on Agoda

The good:

  • The facilities include an exercise center
  • The on-site restaurant serves breakfast

Know before you go:

  • Paid parking only

Planter’s Inn

📍29 Abercorn Street, Savannah

🛏️ Double


In historic downtown Savannah, the Planters Inn on Reynolds Square is a quaint hotel with southern decor that feels so authentic. The location is excellent for exploring the town on foot or you can rent a bike.  

This is one of the top hotels for a quintessential southern stay. Iconic restaurants like the Olde Pink House are just steps away.  

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Rated 8.4 Excellent on Agoda

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“Terrific location within historic district and undeniable charm. The staff have always been courteous. We’ve been multiple times and this will continue to be our go-to hotel.”

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The good:

  • The property has an onsite fitness center, bar/lounge, and restaurant
  • The hotel has a shuttle service
  • Concierge services are available to assist with booking tours or local experiences

Know before you go:

  • Discounts are offered to seniors or longer stays (5+ nights)
  • Late checkout is available

The Thunderbird

📍611 West Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah

🛏️ Double | Quadruple

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You owe it to yourself to stay at The Thunderbird. This quirky, retro, roadside motel is the bomb!   

A dog run is on-site, and families with pets can request pet bedding and treats. The staff can offer information about pet-friendly activities in historic downtown Savannah.

You’ll find the City Market just 10 minutes away on foot and there is only a 5-minute walk to the downtown area. 

The Thunderbird Inn is conveniently located close to many popular attractions like River Street and the Savannah College of Art. However, one of the town’s touring companies is next door if you want to take a trolly tour. 

Ashley United States of America

“We loved our stay here! Couldn’t ask for a better location. Theming makes it extra special with so many little touches throughout the room and property. Staff was very friendly and helpful.”

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Rated 9.1 Exceptional on Agoda

The good:

  •  Free perks like donuts, moon pies, popcorn, and soda in guest rooms
  • Complimentary juice, coffee, and popcorn in the lobby
  • Dog-friendly

Know before you go:

  • There is no elevator to the second floor, so you’ll need to haul your luggage
  • Some rooms have challenges with clothing storage

The Grant by Black Swan

📍 5 West Broughton Street, Savannah

🛏️ 1-2-3 Bedroom Units

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The Grant is a perfect fit for families looking for a home away from home experience. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen with a coffee maker, a living room with a TV, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and a shower. There is also a fridge, an oven, and a dishwasher, as well as a kettle.

The keyless entry makes coming and going a breeze and you don’t have to worry about losing keys. The decor is historic with a modern and fresh twist. The elevator makes it easy to access higher floors when you have luggage.

Mathews United States of America

“Having a 1 BR apartment, with kitchen and laundry for stay was a game-changer! We brought breakfast items & snacks to help keep the trip affordable.”

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Rated 8.6 Excellent on Agoda

The good:

  • Keyless entry
  • Premium amenities with hot tub and outdoor spaces

Know before you go:

  • Pets are not allowed

Map of Hotels in Historic Downtown Savannah

Final Thoughts on Hotels in Historic Downtown

Savannah is a fantastic place for a family vacation, a girl’s getaway, or for couples. We’ve reviewed the best options based on or visits for family accommodations in historic downtown Savannah that will fit most every budget.

Whether you prefer a luxury stay or something simple for a nostalgic kick-back-and-relax kind of stay, you can find it at these economical rates in Savannah.

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