A word from our guests…

5 star ratingNice B&B with friendly staff This is a nice B&B with real friendly staff. The rooms are comfortable and clean. We had a cottage room and it was nice adn quiet. The breakfast in the morning was very nice. A good place to relax and recharge. In a nice area of Macon, near downtown.
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5 star ratingOld South Excellence We stayed in the main house, upstairs, in the Macon suite. Room was nice and cool. No real street noise, fresh flowers in the room, very clean. Bathroom is a little dated, but functions well. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Owen enjoyed the many period antiques and adornments. Happy hour on the massive porch from 5 to 6 was great hospitality. The bar was well stocked, and the nibbles were freshly made. We appreciated this before heading to the Macon Bacon baseball game, which was a hoot. The breakfast was limited but made to order, and was delicious. Bacon was perfect as was the coffee. The neighborhood is ripe with beautiful historic homes. We did a short walk after breakfast creating our own mini tour and enjoyed the opulence of the area. Would stay again.
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5 star ratingLovely mansion, friendly people. Absolute Beautiful house, lovely interior, very friendly people We loved our stay and will come back, if we travel the area again. Breakfast was very good. Parking at the house free of charge. The room/ bed was great. We can only recommend to stay there!
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Brigitte J
5 star ratingHistoric inn well preserved Wonderful historic inn. The internal furnishings of the public rooms are magnificent. Really friendly staff. Large parking area at rear with EV point. Lots of outside seating. It was a bit odd to have to order your breakfast the night before and choose where you were going to sit or have it delivered to your room but that's my only negative. Location brilliant and it is worth walking up and down the street to view all the amazing architecture.
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5 star ratingWhat an amazing place to stay! I stayed at the 1842 Inn for one night on my recent trip to GA. What a lovely place to stay. The building is stunning and my room (Dogwood) was very nice with a beautiful iron bed. The room was very comfortable and clean. The bed was very comfy so I slept great! The staff was so helpful with anything I needed or had questions about and my breakfast the next morning was amazing! I recommend the French Toast! Unfortunately I got there a little late in the evening so I didnt get to experience the complimentary hors d’ oeuvres but Im sure they would have been good too. If I ever make it back to Macon I will for sure stay again. I loved everything about the stay and wish I could have stayed longer.
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Jenna I
5 star rating1842 Inn Lovely Had a wonderful time at 1842, staff Gloria, Katy, and Sara were excellent! inn was very nice great location amongst all the historical homes
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5 star ratingGracie the Cavapoo gives the 1842 Inn a 4 paw rating On a road trip with my Cavapoo dog, Gracie. The Staff at the Inn couldn't have been nicer to her and were all very welcoming. The hotel is in a great location surrounded by beautiful architecture; and nearby Tatnall park was perfect for her. It's lucky we were taking many walks as Gracie received more than her share of treats from the team at 1842. I arrived very late in the evening and it was so nice to see people sitting around the outdoor firepit. Katie - seen here with Gracie - was a fountain of information about Macon and how it has changed over recent years. Gracie was also very enamoured of the beautiful front porch. I heartily recommend the french toast for breakfast, seconded by Gracie.
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Jane L
5 star ratinghotel with great hospitality and beautiful gardens Great historical hotel with all the modern amenities required. We had some problems with some documents and they did everything to sort out our mishap. Everyone made us feel at home. Delicious appetizers in the afternoon. Situation is perfect and very quiet. Only sore point: we had to leave.
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5 star ratingBack in Time From check in to check out, the southern hospitality was unbelievable! We felt like we were part of the family. Get to know the staff and learn about this beautiful place. Stayed in the DeSoto room, beautiful accommodations, Take advantage of the wonderful hot breakfast and linens and enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings. Ask for,the bran muffins! Enjoy being in the craftsmanship of your surroundings.
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5 star ratingSuch pleasant hospitality! Very comfortable bed and room! Good towels! Fresh single stem flower in a vase here and there. Substantial breakfast; great baked goods. Helpful with dinner suggestions. You can walk to town. Gorgeous historic homes in the neighborhood. You don't see information notebooks in rooms much any more, but this inn has an informative one that we appreciated.
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5 star ratingA Perfect Weekend Escape We just returned from a 3 day, 2 night stay at the 1842 Inn. In summary, we had a phenomenal time and give the inn our highest recommendations. I contacted the inn a couple days ahead of our trip to make our reservation and decide which room to stay. After asking several questions regarding the type of stay we were looking for, Katie highly recommended the Mercer Room and, as it turns out, it was an excellent decision. The Mercer Room is one of the larger rooms and is located on the 2nd floor of the main building. It has a king sized bed, hardwood floors and a small jet tub. Now, if you are looking for the newest technological features in a hotel room, you probably want to look elsewhere. The room doesn't have a large screen television or Ethernet outlets. It does, however, have a great old time feel, solid walls (never heard our neighbors) and one of the most comfortable king sized beds that you can imagine. The one exception to the technology front is that the inn has 2 Tesla Level 2 chargers located their parking lot. It was a nice bonus that we could plug our car in every evening and not need to head to the local supercharger. While the inn itself it great, what makes it fantastic are the staff - every single one of them. From the moment you first walk through the door until the time that you settle the bill they can't seem to do enough for you. From serving breakfast in the morning, to afternoon cocktails to providing recommendations for local restaurants and sights, the staff were always available with a smiling face and a "can do" attitude. We would absolutely return to the 1842 Inn again in the future and I plan on telling all of my family, friends and business clients about it.
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5 star ratingVery Nice Experience Macon has some of the finest neighborhoods of antebellum to early 20c homes you'll find anywhere. The 1842 is a hilltop Greek Revival crown jewel overlooking the downtown area (5 minute drive from the busy commercial/restaurant area of downtown). It has close to 20 rooms in total, so is more like a boutique hotel than a traditional B & B. The front facade is stunning. Be aware that there are steps to get up to the entrance and stairs to climb if you're on the second floor, but the staff will help with luggage. Our 2nd-floor John Gresham Room was pretty large, and had nice chairs, a comfortable tall king bed, ceiling fan, and fireplace. The TV was pretty small, and a bit hard to see from the bed. Also, the bathroom was somewhat small (tub-shower combo). Interestingly, the room keys here are larger and heavier (too heavy) than we've ever seen anywhere, but I guess that's all part of the history. Although the room was not perfect, we've stayed at well over 100 traditional b & b's and historic hotels, and well understand that being able to immerse yourself in history is more important than perfection. They have an informal bar here (manned by the hostess), and it has a very good selection of fine bourbons, wines, and the prices are pretty reasonable. You can sit and drink in the lovely parlor area. As expected, the "famous" breakfast (included in room price) was, in fact, very good. You pre-order from several choices the night before, and it's served in the parlor. We had the Southern breakfast. Staff here is very friendly and helpful (bar service, luggage, restaurant reservations, etc.). You can park on-site or on the street right in front of the inn (which we did--no issues). This is obviously a pricey place, but not outrageously so, and well worth it for the history and overall experience.
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5 star ratingSouthern Hospitality Lives at 1842 Why did it take me this long to visit Macon and stay at the 1842 Inn? My husband and I love B&Bs, and this one did not disappoint! This historic Inn is just beautiful and so well-appointed and cozy! The staff could not be more welcoming. We enjoyed our visit with Chef Meadows, Joanne and Gloria. The chef’s morning casserole was so light and fluffy and delicious I begged for the recipe. Gloria showed us to our room and makes a mean mint julep. Joanne answered all our questions at the front desk. Big plus – the 1842 has its own gated, spacious parking lot. It’s within walking distance to downtown Macon, Mercer University, The Hay House, and the Cannonball house. We enjoyed the wall of celebrity guest photos – everyone from Cher to Oprah to Davy Jones has stayed at the 1842! Our bed was very comfy, and electric fireplaces are located throughout the Inn for winter, plus there is a nice outdoor seating area with a firepit. We will come back in warmer weather to enjoy the rockers on the front porch. A huge thank you to the owners and staff of The 1842 Inn. We appreciate the work that goes into to maintaining a Grand Lady like this beautiful house, and we feel extremely privileged to be able to enjoy all it has to offer!
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5 star ratingTrue Southern Hospitality in Macon Second stay at 1842 Inn in Macon and hoping for many more opportunities. We love The Douglas Room for it is a spacious, quiet and nicely decorated room. Parking is great for a residential neighborhood and it is a nice walk into downtown but be prepared for a few steep areas. Breakfast is prepared for you at morning hours of your choice. All breakfast foods were great BUT Lakecia’s French Toast is absolutely fabulous! Be sure you make one of your choices here French Toast. Reading a few of reviews with less than 5 Stars - remember you are staying in an historic home . Stay to enjoy some GA Southern Hospitality
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5 star ratingTrue southern charm What a delightful break from the routine chain hotel stay. Hotel was full, got the last king room available in the guest house. Stayed in the Overlook room and found it to be comfortable and cozy. Front desk staff (Miss Joann, Sarah and Gloria: true local southern bells) were a total delight. The biggest treat for me was sitting on the front porch and enjoying the lovely weather. I almost didn’t stay due to previous reviews but so happy I did. Will definitely find my way back to this charming spot.
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5 star ratingWonderful Experience for our family and pup in the pet friendly cottage! What an amazing historical Inn with so much history of the 1842 home itself, as well as neighborhood homes nearby. We traveled through Macon with our pup, and their cottage building is pet friendly, so it was perfect. Everyone is amazingly nice and goes above and beyond. Lakecia , the chef, makes the most amazing breakfast, which she set up for us on our own porch. Felicia is the friendliest front desk and hostess…we loved her outgoing, fun personality. We also chatted with the man gardening and caretaking and he was so nice and kind also. Can’t say enough about how each person went above and beyond to make us feel welcome.
5 star ratingVery nice southern hotel The 1842 is a gem in a city that is also a hidden gem, at least for tourists from Europe who like southern flair. An impressive old building, well maintained, friendly staff. All of this comes at a price, of course, which shouldn't be any higher, but it was fine for us, we enjoyed our last night there before our return trip to Germany.
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5 star ratingIf I could give them a 10 , I would We have been so impressed that I couldn’t wait to post a review. Staying here was perfect. We felt taken care of in every respect. If you are coming through Macon this is the place to stay . I want to recognize Lakecia , the chef and Felicia and Gloria who couldn’t do enough for us. We are definitely coming back
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Linda M
5 star ratingTHE place to stay in Macon. I lived in Macon for 14 years and had visited the Inn for events but never stayed here. I am so glad we did! It was a completely different way to experience this city. The staff showed true Southern Hospitality! We were greeted with warm cheese straws and encouraged to make ourselves at home. Our room was perfect. After going out to dinner in Macon, we enjoyed amazing cocktails on the front porch and watched the sun set. Breakfast was fast, hot , and gourmet! My husband had a casserole and I had the French toast. I’d recommend either! We fully intend to make this our regular accommodations in Macon!
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1 star ratingNot the southern hospitality I was looking for I was very disappointed by the lack of handicap accessible the Inn was and their lack of concern. There was no railing for the stairs that were sturdy enough for my husband and the bed was so high that we could not get up in it and when asked for a stool they said they would get one but never did. Also the bed (for two people) was broken and we both ended up in middle. Also, had a family emergency after the first night and had to leave. The man at the front desk said we would only be charged for the one night. But ..my cc statement had all three nights charged. When I called and emailed for the reversal..they sent me a credit for another stay. But, we can not use it as again they are not handing accessable. Very bad customer service!!!
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