BEST WESTERN Central Inn
45 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406-2423
Phone: 912/355-1000 | Fax: 912/355-1001 | 126 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
Enjoy peace and quiet in an historic setting while staying at this Savannah, Georgia hotel.
Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Central Inn where guests will find a convenient location, clean and comfortable accommodations and a friendly staff at an affordable rate. Enjoy convenient access to a variety of shops, restaurants, attractions and sporting events while visiting one of Georgia's oldest cities. Each well-appointed guest room at this Savannah hotel proudly features 40-inch LCD television with over 60 channels including HBO® and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Start the morning off with a complimentary full breakfast before taking advantage of other hotel amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, business services and meeting facilities accommodating up to 60 guests. The hotel also serves as a trolley stop into old town Savannah.
Less than five miles from the BEST WESTERN Central Inn, guests can visit a number of local attractions and historic sites including the Hunter Army Airfield, the Savannah Science Museum and Wormsloe Plantation. Grayson Stadium is home to a variety of sporting events throughout the year. Take a tour of Historic downtown Savannah and Historic River Street, only a few minutes from the hotel. Guests will also enjoy a short day trip to Tybee Island to spend the day on the beaches there. Other nearby attractions includes Fort Pulaski, Fort Stewart and Savannah State University.
The friendly, helpful staff at the BEST WESTERN Central Inn is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Savannah, Georgia. Make a reservation today and save! Enjoy your stay.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
- Outdoor pool
- Complimentary breakfast
- 24-hour front desk
- Ice/vending machines
- Fax services - complimentary incoming fax, outgoing fax, nominal fee
- Meeting facilities holds 50 people
- Banquet facilities
- Conference services
- Audio/visual equipment
- Business center Internet access and printer
- Printer available
- Photocopy machine
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Free outdoor parking and motorcoach parking.
- Exterior corridor
- Safe deposit box at the front desk
- Cable or satellite television 60 channels of cable
- Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
- Mail services
- Hearing impaired services
- Trolley stop
- High-speed Internet access
BEST WESTERN Central Inn
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Conveniently located, the best western central inn in Savannah, Georgia is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 32.009825 / Latitude: -81.115425
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: The north. Take Interstate 95 to Exit 94, then east on 204 for 14 miles to the BEST WESTERN Central Inn, which is located at the intersection of Abercorn (HWY 204) and Eisenhower Drive on the left.
From: The south. Take Interstate 95 to Exit 94, then east on 204 for 14 miles to the BEST WESTERN Central Inn, which is located at the intersection of Abercorn (HWY 204) and Eisenhower Drive on the left.
From: The east. Take Interstate 16 to Interstate 516. I-516 will end at a traffic light. Travel to the third traffic light and make a right onto Abercorn Street. The hotel will be a mile down on the right.
BEST WESTERN Central Inn
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Located just off the coast of Savannah and Tybee Island, the Cockspur Island Lighthouse used to welcome ships to this major commercial region of Coastal Georgia before closing down in 1909. While still preserved and open to the public, access to the lighthouse is dependent on shifting tides and access to the solitary islet the lighthouse stands on.
Check out a bit of local history in Savannah with a visit to the First African Baptist Church. As you tour coastal Georgia, you'll find a number of different historic sites, each worthy of a visit – be sure to make the First African Baptist Church one of those stops. Regardless of your denomination (if any) the historic significance and architectural design make a visit to the First African Baptist Church well worth the effort.
With a close proximity to Franklin Square, the First African Baptist Church is easy to locate in downtown Savannah, just inland of the Savannah River. The First African Baptist Church holds events throughout the year – many of the fund raising and charitable variety. The origins of the First African Baptist Church date back to 1773, when the original congregation was organized by the Reverend George Leile.
Explore Forsyth Park on your next trek across coastal Georgia and the charming city of Savannah. At 30 total acres, Forsyth Park is a well-sized and popular historic park in the historic district of downtown Savannah. Just south of Chatham Square, Monterey Square, and Calhoun Square, Forsyth Park is a hot bed of activity for locals and visitors – plan a fun family picnic, or your next business team-building exercise.
One of the major draws at Forsyth Park is the fountain – installed in 1858, it's one of the most visited and photographic scenes in all of coastal Georgia. The Forsyth Park Fountain is located near the north end, and flows, in part, due to different restoration projects from the city over the years. On your visit to Forsyth Park, be sure to also check out the Confederate Monument, a memorial dedicated to Confederate soldiers built in 1879.
Experience a bit of southern history on your next visit to coastal Georgia. Make your way to Fort Pulaski National Monument, a standing tribute to the American Civil War where in 1862 the Union Army had tested rifled cannon shots. Found on Cockspur Island on the Savannah River, Fort Pulaski National Monument was originally completed in 1847 and later became a site for tourists in 1924 when it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Fort Pulaski National Monument features regular visiting hours, with slightly extended times during the summer months of June through August. Check out the historic military architecture like drawbridges, ditches, and dikes when you explore Fort Pulaski. You can make the trip in from Savannah. You'll want to explore the McQueen Island Rails to Trails, a six-mile trail ideal for a spring or summer hike.
Home of the Savannah Sand Gnats, Grayson Stadium is a historic Savannah baseball stadium that originally opened in 1926. Enjoy an exciting game of minor league baseball as this Coastal Georgia team contests with other members of the A-Level South Atlantic League.
Shoot for par 71 at Henderson Golf Club located in Savannah on Georgia’s scenic coast. Henderson Golf Club is the home to 6,700 yards of live oaks, Spanish moss, tall pines, and native wetlands, all surrounding the 18-hole, championship style course.
Henderson boastfully accommodates golfers of all skill levels as well. Experienced golfers can utilize their accuracy and touch, while novice players take advantage of the five sets of tees. Experience true southern charm in an enjoyable, competitive setting today.
Originally opened in 1818, the Historic Savannah Theatre has been a centerpiece of the Coastal Georgia and Savannah cultural arts scene ever since. Undergoing many remodels throughout its illustrious history, the theater has served as an opera house, playhouse, movie house, and vaudeville stage.
Opened in 2006, this Savannah landmark features over 7,500 square feet of gallery space. See major traveling exhibitions of contemporary art or browse permanent art installations.
This Coastal Georgia attraction also includes a 220-seat auditorium, a community gallery, and the ArtZeum, which is an interactive gallery for children and their families.
Nestled along the Savannah River in Savannah, the Old Fort Jackson is a National Historic Landmark that features cannon firing celebrations and daily interactive programs. Explore its lengthy history, from its service days in the War of 1812 to the battle days of the Civil War.
The site is open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is a popular Coastal Georgia location for special events, festivals, and weddings.
A classic example of English Regency architecture in Savannah, this National Historic Landmark features decorative arts collection, American and European artifacts from 1750-1830, and a parterre garden.
This Coastal Georgia attraction also includes an original carriage house, which was one of the earliest urban slave quarters in the South.
Visit the Roundhouse Railroad Museum in historic downtown Savannah. Guests can enjoy a close-up view of an operational train turntable and a host of historic railcars and rolling stock. Don't miss the No. 30 Steam Locomotive and the modern No. 119 Diesel Locomotive.
This Coastal Georgia attraction is open Monday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Originally known as the Oglethorpe Plan, the Squares of Savannah are found in and around downtown Savannah. On your next visit into coastal Georgia, explore these squares – there are 22 in total. The squares themselves are public areas, similar to little parks, each similar in size; about 200 feet north to south, and east to west no more than 300 feet long. Each Savannah Square is named after a person of prominence from the area – Pulaski Square, Crawford Square, Madison Square, just to name a few
As you explore downtown Savannah and the numerous squares, you'll discover a wide range of iconic and historic sites. The Monument to General Nathanael Greene is a highlight of Johnson Square, while many people enjoy the Statue of John Wesley within Reynolds Square. You'll want to check out Chippewa Square, which was laid out in 1815 and is named in honor of American soldiers who were killed in combat during the Battle of Chippewa in the War of 1812.
Located in Savannah, the Club at Savannah Harbor provides locals and visitors alike with 18 holes of premier golfing on Georgia’s Coast. With a par of 72, the 7,288-yard course is an outstanding destination for golfers of all skill levels.
In fact, even the pros swing for par at the Club at Savannah Harbor, as the club hosts the annual PGA Tour’s Champions Tour Liberty featuring golf’s biggest names. Other larger events drawing visitors include the likes of Patriot Golf and the Thursday Night Golf League.
Enjoy an authentic taste of Savannah with a visit to the Lady & Sons Restaurant. As you explore coastal Georgia, you'll build up and appetite and the ideal spot to douse the flames of your hunger is at Lady & Sons. Close to Ellis Square and just inland of the Savannah River, Lady & Sons has been a major part of the culinary community since it opened in 1996. Lady & Sons is also well known for being owned and operated by Paula Deen and her sons, Jamie and Bobby.
Named "International Meal of the Year" in 1999 by USA Today, Lady & Sons is open seven days a week with no minimum on the amount of guests required to make a reservation. Lady & Sons features an array of classic southern dishes and restaurant staples for lunch and dinner. They do offer catering if you're looking to host an event or party in the area. Lady & Sons was also named the 2003 Georgia Small Business of the Year.
As you prepare to explore coastal Georgia, head for Tybee Island and check out the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum. One of only seven surviving lighthouse towers from the colonial era, Tybee Island Light Station was constructed in 1736, first lit in 1867, and stands at 144 feet tall. Make the scenic drive to Tybee Island from nearby Savannah and is an ideal way to spend an afternoon on the coast.
The current version of the Tybee Light Station is the third in its history – the first two were destroyed or had to be torn down due to storms and natural causes like shoreline erosion. With a range of 16 nautical miles, Tybee Island Light Station stands as a testament to the perseverance of the area, and a general improvement upon the original wood construction it featured. Tours at the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum are all self-guided – enjoy the 178 steps as you climb to the top.
Open daily, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Tybee Island Marine Center is a major educational center near Savannah and in Coastal Georgia. Explore educational programs, kids activities, and hands-on learning experiences, which involve beach walks, floating classrooms, and a chance to tour the Coastal Gallery and visit the Touch Tank.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 0.10 mile(s) from Hunter Army Air Field
- 2.00 mile(s) from Savannah Science Museum
- 3.00 mile(s) from Wormsloe Plantation
- 5.00 mile(s) from Grayson Stadium
- 5.00 mile(s) from Downtown Savannah
- 5.00 mile(s) from Historic River Street
- 5.00 mile(s) from Historic Savannah
- 5.00 mile(s) from Savannah Civic Center
- 5.00 mile(s) from River Street, Savannah
- 6.00 mile(s) from Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
- 14.00 mile(s) from Tybee Island
- 15.00 mile(s) from Fort Pulaski
- 35.00 mile(s) from Fort Stewart, home of the third Infantry Division
- 0.20 mile(s) from Oglethorpe Mall
Distances to Popular Points of Interest
- 14.00 mile(s) from Tybee Island
- 25.00 mile(s) from Beaufort, SC
- 30.00 mile(s) from Hilton Head Island, SC
- 35.00 mile(s) from Hinesville
- 35.00 mile(s) from Statesboro
- 100 mile(s) from Charleston, SC
- 120 mile(s) from Jacksonville, FL
- 5.00 mile(s) from Memorial Hospital
- 0.03 mile(s) from Savannah Technical college
- 1.00 mile(s) from South College
- 3.00 mile(s) from Armstrong Atlantic State
- 3.00 mile(s) from Savannah State University
- 5.00 mile(s) from SCAD, Art and Design School
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- Outdoor pool
- 5.00 mile(s) from skating rink
- 1.50 mile(s) from Savannah Aquatic Center, swimming
- 2.00 mile(s) from Chatham County Aquatic Center
- 2.00 mile(s) from Bacon Park Tennis Court
- 14.00 mile(s) from Tybee Island, beach
- 2 mile(s) from Chili's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 4 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 4 mile(s) from Applebee's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 4 mile(s) from IHOP, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
- 4 mile(s) from Logan's Steakhouse, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 4 mile(s) from Olive Garden, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 4 mile(s) from Macaroni Gril, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
- 5 mile(s) from Lady and Son's Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, nationally recognized, featured on The Food Channel
- 5 mile(s) from River Street, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and the many restaurants located in the Historic District
BEST WESTERN Central Inn
Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Savannah. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
2015 Kids Fishing Rodeo
Children ages 3 to 12 are invited to cast out into Laura S. Walker Lake during this special event. Food, beverages, prizes, and plenty of fun can be found at Laura S. Walker State Park in Waycross starting at 8 a.m.
2015 Blues, Jazz, & BBQ
Visit Rousakis Riverfront Plaza on hisitoric River Street in Savannah for three days of relaxing jams and tasty BBQ. The fun begins at 4 p.m.
2015 Jaycee's 4th of July Celebration
Join Waycross community residents as they celebrate our nation's independence with an evening of music, food, and fireworks at Memorial Stadium. The event start time is TBA.
2015 River Street 4th of July Celebration
Celebrate our nation's independence along the Savannah Rive with an evening of live music and fireworks. The event will be hosted at the Rousakis Riverfront Plaza at 4 p.m.
2015 Independence Day Festival
The coastal community of St. Marys celebrates our nation's independence with a day chock-full of spectacular fireworks, 5K and 10K races, entertainment, food concessions, and a parade. The event will be held throughout downtown St. Mary's.
2015 Bacon Fest
Bacon, bacon, and more bacon – found at the Rousakis Riverfront Plaza for two days. Festival goers will enjoy plenty of mouth-watering delights alongside entertainment and an awe-inspiring fireworks display.
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