About The Gastonian
A four-diamond, award-winning Bed and Breakfast Inn, voted by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the top 50 B&Bs in the world, The Gastonian truly is the best in Savannah historic Bed and Breakfast inns. Set in a residential neighborhood on Gaston Street near Forsyth Park, The Gastonian is known for its intimate atmosphere, authentic antiques, grand decor and personalized hospitality.
The Gastonian is located at 220 East Gaston Street. It is comprised of two adjacent mansions, both of which were built in 1868. Constructed of local handmade bricks, the mansions were then stuccoed white in clean-lined Regency-Italianate style. The freestanding house at 220 East Gaston Street was built for Savannah insurance broker R. H. Footman, and the one next door, 218 East Gaston Street, was built for wholesale grocer Aaron Champion.
Situated on the corner of Gaston and Lincoln Street, The Gastonian's location is integral to its appeal, offering guests a home base that is both charmingly residential and conveniently central to Savannah's popular historic sites. Guests of The Gastonian experience the best that Savannah has to offer while staying in what feels like their very own elegant historic Savannah home.Location:
The Gastonian is two blocks from Forsyth Park and within easy walking distance to a number of city squares, including Whitefield, Calhoun, Monterey, Troup, Lafayette and Madison. It's a five-minute walk down Lincoln Street to Colonial Park Cemetery, and from there just a few blocks to the Juliet Gordon Low Birthplace on Oglethorpe Avenue.
Savannah's River Street and City Market are about three-quarters of a mile from the Forsyth Park and Gaston Street area. It's a pleasant stroll with lots of photo opportunities through neighborhoods of elegantly restored homes and beautiful gated gardens. You'll find eclectic shops, intriguing sites and cafes along the way.