Welcome to The DeSoto by Sotherly

Overlooking Madison Square in the heart of Savannah’s Historic District, The DeSoto is a treasured landmark blending the elegance, history, and charm of one of America's oldest cities with a generous dash of modern Southern hospitality. Warm smiles from long-tenured staff, a museum-worthy lobby art gallery showcasing the Savannah College of Art & Design, imaginative cocktails at Edgar’s Proof & Provision, and farm-fresh ingredients at 1540 Room – The DeSoto is a Savannah experience to be savored and celebrated.


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  • Located in the heart of historic Savannah
  • Complimentary high-speed Wifi
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Why You’ll Never Want To Leave
  • Seasonal Southern coastal cuisine in three restaurants
  • A pool terrace for sun and socializing
  • Skyline views from one of Savannah's tallest buildings
  • Sip & Stroll with your Sotherly Host
  • A heart-of-the-Historic District address
  • An unparalleled collection of contemporary art
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