Thursday, November 26, 2009

Americus Garden Inn TOP 10 WINNER

Top 10 best
The Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS October 22, 2009 09:07 pm— The Americus Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast of Americus was selected as one of the Top 10 Overall winners in the annual Best of Awards, 2009-2010. The Best of Awards are based upon a qualitative and quantitative review of the nearly 100,000 independent reviews submitted to, the leading online B&B directory and reservation network worldwide.

" surveys show that independent reviews are the most important factor when choosing a B&B. In fact, according to Bed's most recent survey, 96 percent of consumers consider reviews to be somewhere between important and essential when selecting a place to stay, and 12 percent will not make a reservation at a property without them. We're delighted that inngoers concur that the Americus Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast is deserving of its accolades from travelers," explained's Sandy Soule, one of the most highly recognized authors and a spokesman for the B&B industry. “Clearly, the Americus Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast earned its stellar reviews from inngoers for its quality accommodations, breakfasts, amenities, and wonderful hospitality and service," commented Soule.

"It's a true honor to be chosen for a Best of award, and we thank our guests for the positive reviews that resulted in this award”, stated Susan Egelseer, Americus Garden Inn innkeeper. "It is gratifying that our guests took the time to share their comments about our hospitality, accommodations, breakfasts and attention to the details which set the Americus Garden Inn apart,"she said.

Here's an excerpt from one of our reviews: “The Americus Garden Inn is a true gem in Georgia. It is the cleanest, most comfortable, and best staffed of any B&B my husband and I have stayed at both here in the US and abroad.”About the Americus Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast: Beautiful 1847 antebellum mansion located in the residential historic district of Americus, featuring eight spacious suites all with private in-room bath and King or Queen beds. Hundreds of perennials, shrubs and trees create a secluded garden paradise complimented by the meandering path, gazebo and koi pond. The Americus Garden Inn Bed and Breakfast provides a unique lodging experience in Americus that delights and impresses guests with gracious hospitality, impeccable cleanliness and creative, nutritious and delicious breakfast foods in comfortably elegant surroundings.

To learn more, visit or call 229-931-0122.

For a complete list of all winners, including regional and international Best of Award winners, visit

Founded in 1995, is highly recommended by The New York Times, Real Simple, Forbes, Travel & Leisure, USA TODAY and many others. To learn about more nearly 9,000 other perfect choices for your next B&B getaway, visit, the leading online bed and breakfast directory and reservation network worldwide.

Earlier this year the Americus Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast was chosen, for the third consecutive year, as one of the Best Bed & Breakfast in the United States by TripAdvisor® in its 2009 Travelers’ Choice® awards. Now in its seventh year, the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards honor the world’s best hotels, earning their distinction from those who know them best — real travelers. TripAdvisor® Travelers' Choice® winners are based on the millions of real and unbiased reviews and opinions about hotels on™ and content from across the web. For the complete 2009 Travelers’ Choice list, go to

Happy Thanksgiving from Americus Garden Inn

Although it is almost winter, and we are expecting almost freezing temperatures this weekend, there are beautiful flowers in the garden.
Here are some photos taken yesterday of the camellias and sasanquas.