Best of Savannah 2018: Tourism

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From thousands of reader surveys comes our inimitable Best of Everything list. Categories run from appetizers to desserts, bike shops to barbershops. Here, the year’s best food, including fine dining, outdoor dining, coffee house, brunch and more. 

Boutique hotel 

(less than 100 rooms) 
The Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront | 102 W. Bay St. 
What they’re all about: Eclectic, coastal-inspired elegance and unbeatable views
Insider tip: Staycation with The Couple’s Getaway Package
Runner-up: Cotton Sail Hotel

Hotel (more than 100 rooms)

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa | 1 Resort Drive
What they’re all about: Everything you need to work, relax or hit the range
Insider tip: Boaters can check in via the Westin’s Savannah River dock
Runner-up: The DeSoto Savannah


Ballastone Inn | 14 E. Oglethorpe Ave. 
What they’re all about: Romance and enchantment in this luxurious inn
Insider pick: Tea Package (afternoon tea service for up to six guests)
Runner-up: The Gastonian

Tour company

Old Savannah Tours | 215 W. Boundary St. | 41 Wahlstrom Road 
What they’re all about: Bringing history to life with colorful characters and timeless stories
Insider pick: Historic on/off tour
Runner-up: Blue Orb Savannah Ghost Tours

Tour guide

Savannah Dan
What they’re all about: Walking tours with style, wit and wisdom
Insider pick: Savannah Dan Onstage at the Historic Savannah Theater
Runner-up: Jonathan Stalcup, Savannah Architectural Tours