If your quest is for the ideal vacation getaway that encompasses stylish accommodations, a really electrifying night life, fantastic amenities, and superb cuisine in the midst of a cultural oasis, The Alida is definitely perfect. Further, this intriguing hotel is right in the heart of all that is exciting about Savannah. Sited in the Plant Riverside District, its just steps away from world famous River Street. Once you check in, you’ll have all that you desire in this one exquisite place.
Distinctive Guestrooms and Suites
At The Alida, no two rooms are the same. Local artisans from the internationally renowned Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) were commissioned to execute beautiful designs. Moreover, they ensure that each of the 173 guestrooms and suites has its own comfortable, Southern, modern-day style. Certainly, you’ll enjoy a mid-century designed selection of single king guestrooms, double kings, and several suites with select Savannah River views. If it’s a special occasion, reserve the Penthouse Suite. It has 2,400 square feet of luxury, wraparound terrace with gas fire pit, separate living room, wet bar and more.
Relaxing Pool, Cabanas & Bar
The calming full-service pool deck features open fire pits. Furthermore, it has slated wood cabanas with sofas, and a saltwater, climate controlled pool that is open year-round. While reclining on the long chaise loungers, definitely order small bites from the Munchies Menu. That includes a crispy chicken sandwich, hummus dip, and shrimp Caesar salad. Enjoy refreshing libations include beers, wines, and cocktails such as Alida Frose´, Forteleza Reposado, and Ti´ Punch. You can get The Alida Hotel Day Pass too.
The Lost Square Rooftop Bar
One of the hottest rooftop bars in Savannah, guests can meet up with family and friends. You will enjoy panoramic views of the beautiful city – especially the legendary downtown district. Sit on cozy sofas, chairs, stools, and ottomans while sipping hand-crafted cocktails like Afternoon Watch. Draft beers such as Alida Harper Saison, and wines like Moet Imperial Brut are great too. Tasty fare includes lobster club sandwich, salmon tartine. Devour the charcuterie board of cheeses, meats, pimento cheese, pickled okra, fruit, baguette, and crackers.
Delectable Lowcountry Cuisine at Rhett
Experience the delicious Brunch menu at Rhett which includes Cinnamon & Vanilla French Toast, Croque Scarlett, and Toasted Banana Bread. Partake in the Bloody Mary Bar, cocktails like Alida Bellini, and drinks from the broad beer and wines list. Later in the day, delight in dinner dining fare such as She Crab Soup, Low Country Boil, and Stuffed Rainbow Trout. You can also retreat to your accommodations to enjoy exceptional in-room dining as well as visit The Trade Room. It is an extraordinary whiskey bar with an extensive list of spirits, and unique house cocktails. Sample flights of bourbon, rye, Irish, Japanese, single malt, or blended scotch. Create a few specialty Spring Cocktails at home with these recipes.
The Globally Renown Riverfront Experience
In fact, after perusing leather goods from Satchel, apothecary from Salacia Salts, and ceramics from Element Clay Studio in The Alida’s Keep Shop, make your way to the surrounding areas of Plant Riverside District, River Street, Bay Street, and Broughton Street. Indeed, you’ll discover art galleries, street performers, confection stores, and clothing boutiques. There are also the outdoor music concerts, fountains, sculptures, day cruises, trolley rides, walking tours of historic squares and more. To learn more about the city, go to the Visit Savannah site.
This article previously appeared in An Idea on Medium.com.