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Cond Nast lists Mansion on Forsyth Park in top 100
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The Mansion on Forsyth Park has been listed as one of the top 100 hotels in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler. The hotel is part of the Kessler Collection, founded by Effingham County native Richard C. Kessler. - photo by Photo provided

SAVANNAH — “Condé Nast Traveler” recently featured Savannah’s Mansion on Forsyth Park on the magazine’s annual list of the “Top 100 Hotels in the United States.” This marks the third consecutive year that the Mansion on Forsyth Park has been named to the elite list of top U.S. properties, which appears in Condé Nast Traveler’s November issue.

“We are committed to delivering the ultimate experience for our guests, from world-class cuisine to opulent guest rooms appointed with luxurious linens and exquisite art,” said Jeff McLaughlin, general manager at the Mansion on Forsyth Park. “We’re deeply honored to be included on this prestigious list of the best hotels in the country and around the world.”

Owned and operated by The Kessler Collection in Orlando, the Mansion on Forsyth Park has also been named to Condé Nast Traveler’s prominent Gold List, honored by as one of The Sexiest Hotels in America, designated as the “Best of the South” by Meetings South magazine and named one of the “World’s Best Hotels” on the Expedia Insiders’ Select list. Since the hotel opened in 2005, it has been featured in “Town & Country,” “Robb Report” and other top publications.

The Mansion on Forsyth Park has the distinction of being one of The Kessler Collection’s signature award-winning boutique hotels. A restored Victorian mansion and elegant addition overlooking Forsyth Park serve as the epitome of Southern luxury, featuring celebrated cuisine, a lavish spa and unparalleled Kessler Collection service. The intimate yet opulent hotel also features more than 400 pieces of original artwork.

The Kessler Collection offers a portfolio of chic Four- and Five-diamond properties in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado and New Mexico.  

About the Mansion on Forsyth Park:
The AAA Four-Diamond Mansion on Forsyth Park in Savannah, opened in April 2005 as a new hotel built adjacent to a renovated 1888 mansion. The original 18,000-square-foot Victorian-Romanesque building houses the gourmet 700 Drayton Restaurant with six private dining galleries, the hands-on 700 Kitchen Cooking School, Casimir’s Lounge and intimate Carriage Wine Cellar.

The hotel features 126 captivating guest rooms and suites, full-service Poseidon Spa, 8,500 square feet of opulent meeting space, over 400 pieces of original artwork, three Bösendorfer pianos, a vintage ladies hat collection, Grand Bohemian Gallery, chic Bösendorfer Lounge, Viennese Ballroom, outdoor pool, full-time concierge, 24-hour fitness center, business center and valet parking.

For additional information, visit  or call (912) 238-5158.

About the Kessler Collection:
Richard C. Kessler’s luxury hotel collection includes the AAA Four-Diamond Beaver Creek Lodge in Beaver Creek, Colo.; the AAA Four-Diamond Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, Fla.; the AAA Four-Diamond Celebration Hotel in Celebration, Fla.; the AAA Four-Diamond Grand Bohemian Hotel in Orlando, Fla.; the AAA Four-Diamond Grand Bohemian Hotel in Asheville, N.C.; the AAA Four-Diamond El Monte Sagrado Living Resort and Spa in Taos, N.M.; Kessler Canyon in De Beque, Colo.; the AAA Four-Diamond Mansion on Forsyth Park in Savannah; Columbia Place luxury condominiums in Savannah; and the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront in Savannah.

For additional information about the Kessler Collection, call (407) 996-9999 or visit