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
  • Dataports
  • 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


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western central inn in Savannah.


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.


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

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm

Located 10 miles southwest of historic Savannah, the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens features a camellia trail, a water garden, a bamboo collection, a rose garden, a cottage garden, and a iris trial garden. The gardens are generally open seven days a week.

There's much to see and do at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. Check out the pleasant and relaxing Water Garden, with it's nine-food waterfall and shallow bog basin. Don't miss a tour of the Barbour Lathrop Bamboo Collection, or the Rose Garden.There's also the Mediterranean Garden, the Iris Trial Garden, and Crapemyrtle Allee.

Cockspur Island Lighthouse

By National Park Service Digital Image Archives [Public domain]

See the Iconic Cockspur Island Lighthouse

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 on which the lighthouse stands.

The easiest way to access and tour Cockspur Island Lighthouse is by visiting Fort Pulaski National Monument.

While no officially sanctioned tours are available, the Cockspur Island Lighthouse is, in fact, open to the public. One of the more convenient ways to see this impressive structure is with a hike along Lighthouse Overlook Trail.

First African Baptist Church

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

Forsyth Park

Forsyth Park Fountain

Tour the Famous Forsyth Park in Savannah

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.

Fort Pulaski National Monument

By National Park Service Digital Image Archives [Public domain]

View the Cockspur Lighthouse from Fort Pulaski

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. 

Grayson Stadium

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.

Opened in 1926, Grayson Stadium was renovated in 1941, then again in 2009. Today, it seats up to 4,000 eager fans, and was originally known simply as Municipal Stadium. The Savannah Sand Gnats are the Class-A affiliate of the New York Mets. Whether you're a die hard baseball nut, or are simply looking for a fun night out with the family, make your way to Grayson Stadium.

Henderson Golf Club

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.

Historic Savannah Theatre

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.

Plan your next visit to Savannah and enjoy a night of impressive live performances. Sit and enjoy plays on the same stage where some of the most famous performers once stood. The Historic Savannah Theatre has hosted Oscar Wilde, W.C. Fields, Fanny Davenport, and Lillian Russell – among the many.

Jepson Center for the Arts

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. The Jepson Center for the Arts consistently proves to be one of the premier attractions in the state.

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. Plan your next adventure in Georgia and be sure to include an afternoon of touring and exploring through the Jepson Center for the Arts.

Old Fort Jackson National Historic Landmark

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, and is a popular Coastal Georgia location for special events, festivals, and weddings. Plan your next family adventure through Georgia and be sure to include a day of early American and Civil War History. There a many ways to enjoy Savannah – Old Fort Jackson is one of the best. 

Owens-Thomas House

By Ebyabe (Own work) [GFDL ( or CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Front Entrance to the Owens-Thomas Hosue

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.

Plan your next visit to Savannah and the coast of the Georgia, and be sure to include some historic perspectives. 

This Coastal Georgia attraction also includes an original carriage house, which was one of the earliest urban slave quarters in the South.

The Owens-Thomas House is a National Historic Landmark, and a premier attraction found in Georgia. When you next visit the Peach State, be sure to include a tour of this impressive and important site.

Roundhouse Railroad Museum

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 – plan your next trek along the coast and be sure to include a visit to this impressive museum. There are many ways to experience the Georgia Coast and Savannah, but there are few as impressive and ideal as the Roundhouse Railroad Museum.

Squares of Savannah

Gazebo within the Squares of Savannah

See Top Sites Within the Squares of Savannah

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. 

Telfair Academy

Located in downtown Savannah, the Telfair Academy features 19th century period rooms and a collection of 19th and 20th century art. Explore American and European paintings, statues, sculptures, and decorative arts.

Don't miss special events at this Coastal Georgia art center, including the Telfair Art Fair, A Collectors' Evening, and Art on Tap. Plan your next visit to Savannah and the Georgia coast, and be sure you make time for a tour of this impressive museum. Whether you're a lover of the arts, or just hoping for a bit of culture, the Telfair Academy is an ideal attraction.

The Club at Savannah Harbor

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.

The Lady & Sons Restaurant

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.

Tybee Island Light Station & Museum

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

Tybee Island Marine Science Center

Open daily, 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.

Plan your next trek along the coast of Georgia and find your new favorite seaside attraction. Ideal for families and anyone who seeks knowledge, the Tybee Island Marine Science Center is a premier destination in the Peach State. There's plenty to see and do here: don't miss the Beach Walk North or the Beach Walk South. There's the Turtle Talk, the Whale Tale, and even the Coastal Georgia Gallery.

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

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

Nearby Restaurants

  • 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


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:

December 2015

December 26-30, 2015
2016 Holiday Evening Tours by Candlelight

This holiday season, visitors of Savannah are invited to explore the historic Davenport House Museum and neighboring sites on Columbia Square. There will be live music, dedicated interpreters, refreshments, and more, as tours are offered at 6 p.m. each evening.

January 2016

January 2, 2016
2016 Color Vibe 5K

One of the brightest 5K runs around, this event sure to light-up the winter in Savannah. Participants are invited run or walk the course as they're "colored" by fellow runners and spectators. The run begins at 9 a.m.

January 2016

January 22 & 23, 2016
2016 Mountainfilm On Tour Savannah

A two-day film festival held in Savannah, featuring documentaries made by regional, award-winning filmmakers, forums, and other cinema-centric activities. The festival is held at Trustees Theater – screening times vary.

February 2016

February 13, 2016
2016 Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run

Get out and enjoy the Georgia coast with Brunswick residents. This annual race is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m., crossing the 7,780-foot long Sidney Lanier Bridge. 

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