At The DeSoto Hotel in Savannah, you’ll find art, original crystal chandeliers, a luxury spa, sweeping city views, and a pool. Named #3 in The South’s Best Food Cities by Southern Living, you’ll also find an unforgettable dining experience in Savannah. What’s more, another way to appreciate this stunning hotel is by attending an intimate Candlelight concert. Candlelight invites guests to unwind in a candlelit setting at The DeSoto while listening to takes on some of their favorite music.
Just 14 miles from Savannah International Airport, this treasured hotel is located in one of the largest Landmark Historic Districts in the U.S. Explore the surrounding area which boasts Forsyth Park, River Street, City Market, theaters, galleries, and twenty-four garden squares.
Facts, Curiosities and Interesting Things about The DeSoto
1. Contemporary art
If you have a keen eye for art, you will be pleased to know that the hotel partners with the Savannah College of Art & Design and showcases pieces created by SCAD graduates, new artists, and photographers.
2. Forrest Gump
We all remember the scenes from Forrest Gump when Forrest is sitting on a park bench recounting his life story to strangers. Well these memorable moments were filmed in Savannah’s Chippewa Square. Why not explore Savannah if you’re staying at The DeSoto and relive the iconic scenes from the multi-award-winning film?
Spend a night, enjoy a live music performance, or have a drink at the bar. Whatever you do at The DeSoto, you’ll be walking the same halls as Gregory Peck, Katharine Hepburn, and Presidents William McKinley, William Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and Herbert Hoover once did.
Candlelight concerts at The DeSoto
Nothing compares to the warm glow created by an enchanting Candlelight concert. The wildly popular concert series is illuminating this historic venue in Savannah. Find your seat at a captivating tribute to the likes of Taylor Swift, Vivaldi, and more. Invite your friends, family, or enjoy the performance alone, and appreciate The DeSoto’s elegant details under a new light.
What else can you do at The DeSoto?
Sit and stare at the SCAD works of art, book one of their signature spa treatments, reserve the hotel’s newly renovated event space for your next meeting, discover the catering options offering menus curated by award-winning Chef Collin, and so much more. Sink into down-filled duvets and pillows in one of the hotel’s suites and give yourself some time to rest and rejuvenate.
While Candlelight concerts feature talented musicians and awe-inspiring music, organizers make a point to select impressive venues to host the popular performances. They may be chosen for cultural significance, boasting a storied history, or breathtaking architectural design, and more. And The DeSoto is certainly a one-of-a-kind venue for a memorable tribute to some of the greatest artists and composers of all time.