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Hotel Bardo Savannah Opens

by Kimberly Inlander

Feb 16, 2024

© Left Lane

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Hotel Bardo Savannah opens this month, bringing an urban resort and private club to Savannah and its Forsyth Park. New York City-based LEFT LANE transformed a 19th-century Southern Gothic structure into the 2-acre resort with 149 guestrooms and suites, Saint Bibiana restaurant, a spa, Camp Bardo for kids and a social club.

 

Club Bardo

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“We’ve thoughtfully transformed one of Savannah’s most historic and treasured assets, bringing together the best creative talent spanning design, brand, food & beverage, wellness and programming to make the adventurous feel at home,” said Jon Kully, managing partner, LEFT LANE. “We are ready to provide something fresh for the city–a coming together of good company in incredible spaces with impeccable service and dynamic programming from sunup to sundown.”

 

The lobby’s park-facing bar, The Green Room, named for the room in a theater where performers relax when not on stage, is anchored by a dramatic, oval-shaped bar. Beyond the lobby lies the Courtyard, surrounded by gardens and home to a 25-meter pool and pool bar, Bar Bibi. Inside, Saint Bibiana, led by Executive Chef Derek Simcik, serves coastal Italian cuisine. The Cooking School opens next month.

 

Saint bibiana

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Community is a focus at Hotel Bardo Savannah, evidenced in the art and design, like a mural by Savannah muralist Vanessa Platacis and more. Saltgrass, a holistic gym and wellness spa concept, offers massages, facials and other treatments, while Cameron Scott, director of fitness & activities, leads daily bootcamp/HIIT classes and various other workout options.

 

At membership-only Club Bardo, members have access to a private lounge, preferred room rates, priority reservations, special events and much more. Additionally, event space boasts indoor and outdoor options, as well as flexible layouts.

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