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Mansion on Forsyth Park honored again
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SAVANNAH—Condé Nast Traveler recently featured the Mansion on Forsyth Park, a luxury hotel in Savannah, on the magazine’s annual Gold List, which appears in the January 2010 issue. This marks the fifth consecutive year that the Mansion on Forsyth Park has been included on this elite list of top international properties.

“We’re deeply honored to be included on this leading list of the best hotels around the world,” said Jeff McLaughlin, general manager at the Mansion on Forsyth Park. “We share a commitment to delivering the ultimate experience for our guests, from world-class cuisine and outstanding spa services to stylish guest rooms appointed with original art.”

The Mansion on Forsyth Park is the only Savannah hotel included on the 2010 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List and one of only a handful of properties in Georgia to earn this distinctive honor.

Owned and operated by The Kessler Collection in Orlando, Fla., the Mansion on Forsyth Park has also been named to Condé Nast Traveler’s list of the “Top 100 Hotels in the United States,” 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 boutique hotels. A restored Victorian mansion and red brick addition overlooking Forsyth Park, it features the 700 Drayton Restaurant and the Poseidon Spa.  

The Kessler Collection, founded by Effingham County native Richard Kessler, 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 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.

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