Overlooking charming Madison Square and featuring 246 deluxe rooms and suites, the Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel is ideally located in the heart of Savannah's popular Historic, dining, shopping and Theatre Districts and a short walk to Savannah's bustling River Street and City Market. The hotel is located just 20 minutes from the Savannah International Airport and is located conveniently near the Intracoastal Marina. Surrounded by Savannah's languid and beautifully shaded squares, magnificently restored southern homes of the Colonial and Victorian eras and traditional landmarks, Savannah is the perfect destination for a fun vacation or that perfect weekend getaway. For over a century, the Historic Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel has been renowned for its traditional southern hospitality. Originally built in 1890, the Hilton Savannah DeSoto offers the same excellent service that made the DeSoto Hotel famous throughout the south as Savannah's grandest hotel. The hotel proudly boasts the distinguished Hilton Pride Award for ''Outstanding Customer Service'' and has received praise for its superb performance and attention to detail. Guestrooms are traditionally and elegantly furnished and all have scenic views of Savannah's historic skyline. For guests desiring the utmost in luxury and privacy, we offer Executive Level accommodations. Executive Level guests enjoy upgraded amenities including nightly turndown service, plush terry robes, as well as access to the private Concierge Lounge which serves complimentary continental breakfast and cocktails with hors'doeuvres in the evening. Plan your day while enjoying the expansive views of beautiful Savannah from your room or the Concierge Lounge. When planning for an important meeting or function, the Hilton Savannah DeSoto will host your event with all the attention to detail one can expect from an award winning hotel and its professional Catering and Convention Services staff. Totaling over 20,000 square feet of flexible, state-of-the-art convention and meeting space, the possibilities are endless, ranging from small board meetings to receptions and parties for up to 850 persons. The hotel's Magnolia Restaurant features the best in southern dining. A sumptuous low country breakfast and lunch buffet served Monday through Saturday includes southern favorites from delicately prepared Crab Cakes to perfectly seasoned Southern Fried Chicken. Sunday is the highlight and features the most popular Champagne Brunch in town. Every evening one can enjoy fine dining in Magnolia's with your choices specially prepared by the Hilton Savannah DeSoto's award winning Chef. Complete your evening with an after dinner cocktail in the enchanting Lion's Den Lounge. Recreational amenities include a rooftop swimming pool and exercise room. Guests also receive complimentary access to the Downtown Athletic Club. Golfers will find many challenging courses within 15 minutes of the hotel. Historic charm combined with gracious southern hospitality - it happens at the Hilton.