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Experience the charm of Lewes, Delaware at our historic B&B. Dating back to the 18th century, our restored inn offers modern comfort with old-world charm. Enjoy personalized service and a homemade breakfast, immersing yourself in the town’s rich history.
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Stay at The Savannah

boutique bnb + spa

The Savannah, built in 1914 with complete restoration in 2004, offers contemporary coastal accommodations for visitors who want to explore downtown Lewes and experience the magic of the Delaware beaches and parks.

Situated in the heart of the Historic District, the Savannah is conveniently located on Savannah Road as you enter downtown Lewes. Once you arrive, just park your car in one of our onsite parking spots or the free street parking— walk to the beach, stroll around town, or bike on any of the amazing trails Lewes has to offer.

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The First Town
in the First State

history of the savannah

Lewes was the site of the first European settlement in Delaware, a whaling and trading post that Dutch settlers founded on June 3, 1631, and named Zwaanendael (Swan Valley). Today Lewes proudly claims to be “The First Town in The First State.”

In 1914, near the end of the Edwardian Era, the present-day Savannah Inn was built as a stately brick structure located in the heart of the downtown, Historic District.

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Things to do

explore downtown lewes

Whether you enjoy our Delaware beaches or fishing charters, Lewes’s coastal shores have everything you need to fill your visit with fun and memories. With over 12 miles of pristine beaches, you won’t be without a place from the sun, swimming, or fishing.

Yoga at the Inn

Enjoy the healing powers of Yoga during a session with Ever-Present Yoga in our newly remodeled studio at The Savannah. Experience a renewal of mind, body, and soul as you are guided through a series of postures that link breath and movement. Be sure to experience one of our group yoga sessions or plan your own private session.

Biking + Hiking

Lewes offers some of the best biking trails in the state and on the East Coast. With mile long trails that stretch from in town Lewes all the way down to Rehoboth you can enjoy anything from a leisurely ride to an intense workout.


What better way to learn about our country’s First Town in the First State, than by visiting Lewes’s very own Museums? There are many to choose from and most within walking distance of our Inn.

Dining + Shopping

If its good food, a nice ambiance and fun boutique shopping you are looking for then you have come to the right spot! From casual, right off the beach dining to white tablecloth Lewes has a lot to offer in terms of good restaurants. Lewes is also full of some of the most fun and unique boutique shopping around.

The Savannah Spa

Complete your visit at The Savannah with a relaxing massage. Our professionally licensed therapists tailor each nurturing massage, bringing vitality to everyone.

Breakfast + Happy Hour

It’s quite easy to rise from bed at the inn, as the smell of fresh coffee looms in the hallways each morning. Enjoy a delicious breakfast in our dining room, porches, or garden areas.

Need to book a group?

Contact us to book for a large group. Book early and enjoy the Run of the House. The “Run of the House” reserves your group the entire inn. Great for hosting wedding parties and more!

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Guest reviews

what they have to say

We took the ferry from Cape May to Lewes the first weekend in November and stayed two nights at the Savannah Inn. This is an exceptional property. The home was built in the 1910s and has been renovated for today’s comfort. A very friendly host greeted us and offered recommendations...

– Phil | Nov 2023

We recently stayed at the Savannah Inn for two nights and had a wonderful getaway. The inn is beautiful and so well-maintained it is hard to believe it is over 100 years old. The owners are friendly and accommodating. The wine and snacks at happy hour were a nice touch...

– Cynthia Z | Oct 2023

Wow, what an amazing B&B. We stayed in the Admirals Suite and it was beautiful. The entire house is stunning. The free breakfasts were delicious and the service was exceptional. The location is excellent ... within walking distance of many restaurants and historical homes...

– Mike M | Oct 2023

This inn is immaculate! So very clean and well-designed. Our room was large with a sitting area. Individual temp control. Flat screen tv with multiple channels. Bathroom was large with walk-in shower. Kingsize bed was very comfortable. High quality linens and towels. Full breakfast...

– Hepton | July 2023

This is a wonderful place to stay in Lewes. My husband and I stayed here last summer to celebrate his birthday, and had a terrific time, so I came back with my bestie this year to celebrate Mothers' Day. It's just steps away from shops and restaurants, and an easy bike ride to Savannah Beach...

– Jenny C | May 2023

Clean, welcoming, and very comfortable Bed & Breakfast with complementary happy hour. We arrived in time for Happy Hour and enjoyed the quality selection of wines, cheeses, assorted nuts, crudités, and sweet treats. Breakfast was delicious each morning complete with fresh fruit, muffins...

– csbpa | March 2023