The beautiful and fascinating JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District hotel is an amazing property cited in the heart of the city’s most exciting entertainment area. In the world-renowned Historic Savannah District, the 1912-era repurposed power plant has experienced a remarkable renaissance to become a contemporary, mixed-use, riverside retreat that has high-end shopping, live music, state-of-the art technology, specially curated art, and fabulously luxurious suites.

JW Marriott Plant Riverside

Behold the Majestic Charm of the Trilogy

The hotel has a trio of buildings, Three Muses, Atlantic, and a Power Plant. All feature fabulous accommodations. As you enter the grand lobby of the latter, you’ll receive a glass of champagne. Behold the magnificent 135-foot chrome dinosaur – the centerpiece of The Grand Bohemian Gallery which features an exclusive collection of historic artifacts as well as art by award-winning local and international artists. And that’s just beginning as history encounters modern luxury.

BiLevel Suite Living Room Area

Enjoy the Chic Architecture in the Power Plant Building

In addition to the majestic grand lobby, art gallery, and life-size chrome-dipped fossil in the building, there are diverse restaurants with delectable cuisine, the Electric Moon Skytop Lounge + Moon Deck, and stunning suites. The accommodations boast historic architectural designs while incorporating impressive industrial stylings. The spacious Bi-Level Loft Suite is simply stunning. Covering two floors, it has floor-to-ceiling windows, a grand staircase, a sectional sofa, an upstairs bedroom, two bathrooms, bathrobes, slippers, a cooler, a wet bar, and many more amenities that are ideal for entertaining guests in your suite.

Experience the Romantic Stylings in the Three Muses Building

Three Muses Lobby

While strolling through this stylish structure, guests enjoy classic elegance combined with contemporary elements at every twist and turn. The lovely European-inspired art is seamlessly woven into the specially curated décor such as polished marble. There are specialty shops in and around Three Muses.  Retreat to a well-appointed River View Balcony One Bedroom Suite. It features a separate living room, lighted makeup mirror, mini fridge, and more. Discover Myrtle & Rose Rooftop Garden’s open-air bar, lovely, pastel-hued lounge area, and tasty Jazz Brunch.

Encounter the Contemporary Maritime Elements in the Atlantic Building

Compass Pool and Lounge

This is home to the high-energy District Live entertainment venue which features the hottest contemporary regional and national artists such as bands, singers, and comedians. The luxurious, tranquil Compass Rooftop Pool and Lounge, located in this building, is a nautical dream. Arrange to have your Executive Studio Suite reserved for you just steps away from the pool. With floor-to-ceiling windows and 360 views, your spacious suite allows you to enjoy seeing the Riverfront as well as iconic buildings and squares of the world-famous Historic District.

Unwind at the Compass Rooftop Pool and Lounge

You’ll lose yourself in nautical bliss at this aquatic work of art. The rooftop pool features a stylish compass design in the center and elegant lounge chairs in the water. Great Cabana and Daybeds Packages include personal servers, flatscreen TVs, a Yeti cooler with a welcome beverage, soft drinks, and waters as well as towel service, seasonal whole fruit, and seasonal chef sliced fruit plates. Tantalizing menu items encompass Tuna Poke Wonton from The Shallow End, Shrimp Louie Salad from The Deep End, and Frozen Cocktails like Sea Dweller, Compass Colada, and Mermaid Kiss.

Delectable Restaurants in and Around the Riverside Retreat

BaoBab Restaurant and Lounge

Offering some of the finest wines, spirits, cocktails, and brews in Savannah, these appetizing eateries have delightfully delicious offerings. The Stone & Webster Chophouse features the Allen Brothers Prime Tomahawk, 45-Day Aged Filet Mignon, Delmonico Ribeye, and Berkshire Pork Chop. Enjoy Classic Biltong, Harissa Steak Flatbread, and Suya Chicken Skewers at BaoBab Lounge. Taste the Bavarian Pretzels, Haus Wurst Platte, and Sauerkraut at Riverside Biergarten. Enjoy the beauty of the Myrtle & Rose Rooftop Garden while dining on Shrimp Polenta, Ahi Tuna Ponzu, and Cream Puff Trio. Relish authentic Mexican cuisine like Duck Mole, Enchiladas Bander, and Ceviche Del Dia at the Savannah Tequila Company. Other great restaurants on the property include Graffito Pizza, District Smokehouse, and District Seafood.

Stone & Webster Chophouse Restaurant

Electric Moon Skytop Lounge + Moon Deck

One of the hottest night spots in the city, the line winds down River Street as partygoers anxiously await entrance. The eclectic rooftop lounge features illuminated smokestacks, a colorful dance floor, a slide and spiral staircase leading to the Moon Deck, and adult lawn games. Enjoy “Mix it Up at the Moon” which features a rotating listing of prominent master mixologists and brand ambassadors from around the world who come into specially curated cocktails and cuisine. Guests make signature cocktails and signature dishes as the culinary team approvingly looks on.

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