Back-to-school season is upon us! Whether you’re looking for a convenient spot right next to the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) campus or a historic home big enough for an entire family farewell, here are our top suggestions on spending a weekend in Savannah with your college student.
Cute, Quaint and Perfect for Parents
This pet-friendly home comes equipped with a King-size bed and access to a quaint back porch for you and your college student to spend a little R&R. Nestled in Savannah’s Historic District near Forsyth Park, this home is convenient for grocery shopping, walking the dog, or grabbing your morning cup of coffee at local gem, The Mate Factor.
Book Southern Comfort - Sleeps 4
One of our favorite hidden gems, this one-bedroom garden apartment is nestled off of Pulaski Square and just steps away from SCAD student housing. A remodeled kitchen makes cooking up a home-cooked meal a breeze and is a two-minute drive from The Hive housing at SCAD.
Book the Red Door Retreat - Sleeps 4
Comfy + Spacious for that "Home Away from Home" Feel
Recently renovated and located on Oglethorpe Avenue, stay in one of Savannah’s most desirable locations with this two-bedroom loft. We love this apartment for its natural light, high ceilings, and open floor plan which is sure to make you feel like home.
Book the Steeple View Loft - Sleeps 6
This rustic, newly renovated, two-story Carriage House in historic Savannah is a lovely mix of old and new. Perfectly situated in a quiet residential area, you won't compromise location as this home is an easy walking distance to restaurants, shops, and sightseeing. Perfect for a weekend of quality time exploring the new city!
Book Serenity Lane - Sleeps 3
Tucked away on Tattnall Street, Whippet house is a two-bedroom Savannah gem ideal for SCAD parents. A formal dining room connects the front of the house with the cheery kitchen, equipped with modern appliances and cookware for all your dine-in needs. Off the back of the home, you’ll find a beautiful private courtyard — the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast or spend the evening taking in a Savannah sunset.
Book the Whippet House - Sleeps 6
Built circa 1876, this charming, historic home has been recently refurbished to showcase the home’s exposed ceiling beams and wide-plank heart of pine floors. Warm and inviting, you’ll feel right at home during your stay in Savannah! This home is equidistant from The Hive and SCAD’s Welcome Center at Poetter Hall.
Book Molly's Cottage - Sleeps 6
Facing Crawford Square and a short walk away from Savannah's most popular attractions, Perry Street Modern strikes the perfect balance between contemporary living and Southern charm. Towards the back of the home is the massive kitchen; ideal for entertaining and cooking a full meal for the whole family.
Book Perry Street Modern - Sleeps 6
Pet-Friendly Places Perfect for the Whole Family
Built circa 1850, this elegant home has a rich history that guests can feel the moment you enter. The large living room has a fireplace, cozy sofas, and a flat screen tv making it perfect for some quality relaxation time. Need more space? When combined with the Main House and Carriage House, this entire estate can accommodate up to 16 guests, making it perfect for the whole family (an ideal vacation rental for SCAD Graduation!)
Book the Mansion on Madison Garden - Sleeps 4
Spread out and feel right at home during your next family get-together in this two-story Savannah apartment, located at the start of the Victorian District. Catch up with family in your own private courtyard while the cicadas sing in summertime. When you’re ready to explore the town, head a few blocks South to witness Forsyth Park's famous fountain. Or, head North for the city’s most notable restaurants, shops, and, and landmarks.
Book Gordon Chic - Sleeps 6
Circa 1890, This 3-bedroom, 3-bath luxury home has all the historic charm. Guests can feel pampered with a large heated pool nestled in a private courtyard - a very rare experience to be had in Savannah’s downtown area. Don’t worry; your lucky pup won’t miss out as this home welcomes up to two pets 35lbs and under! This lovely property is ideal for families visiting SCAD students and can comfortably sleep a party of eight.
Book the Three Sisters House - Sleeps 8