SOURCE: Marriott

Savannah Hotels

January 14, 2011 09:00 ET

Experience the Queen of Savannah, Georgia's Cuisine at Hotels Near Downtown Savannah

Hear the Chronicles of Paula Deen and Enjoy Historical Downtown Tours

SAVANNAH, GA--(Marketwire - January 14, 2011) - Paula Deen fans and everyone who likes to eat will find something of interest in the rags to riches story of Savannah, Georgia's own Queen of Southern Cuisine and with a special hotel package at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel, guests can enjoy a fun-filled tour and special dining privileges at Uncle Bubba's Oyster House.

Distinctive among hotels in historic downtown Savannah, guests who book their accommodations at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront with "The Paula Deen Package Queen of Savannah, Georgia's Cuisine" will have the opportunity to hear the true story of her rise to stardom and learn up-to-date information about Paula Deen dishes as part of a special narrated tour through Savannah's beautiful historic district. The tour includes a delicious lunch with preferred seating at Uncle Bubba's Oyster House located on beautiful Whitmarsh Island. In addition to tour tickets and lunch for two, this unique hotel package at one of the most sophisticated Riverfront hotels in Savannah, GA includes deluxe guest accommodations with a city or atrium view and either one king or two double beds -- all at rates starting as low as $219*.

Accommodations for the "Paula Dean Package" may be booked online by using promotional code EB5 at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/savrf-savannah-marriott-riverfront/ or by calling 1-800-228-9290 for reservations or information. Tour reservations must be made in advance by contacting the hotel's concierge staff at 912-233-7722.

Hotels near downtown Savannah offer visitors easy access to the world-famous River Street, a popular Savannah historic district where restored 18th century buildings are filled with antique shops, restaurants, art galleries and museums and located amidst well manicured city green squares. Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel guests will also find well-appointed and stylish rooms, exceptional service and a host of amenities for a relaxing visit to this popular destination. On-site dining offers guests a unique alternative to restaurants on River Street at the Blue A Savannah Bistro, where a contemporary American menu is offered for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel's Atrium Bar and Blue A Savannah Bistro Bar are also open daily offering lighter fare and a variety of specialty cocktails, beer and wine.

*Rates are per room per night and valid seven days a week through 12/31/11 based on availability at the time of reservation. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. Please visit hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel
The Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel is a luxury hotel property providing guests with exquisite accommodations and a full line of event services. With 36,000 square feet of event space, professional event managers, Marriott certified wedding planners and full-service catering, the hotel is perfect for hosting a Savannah wedding reception, business conference or corporate meeting. For busy business travelers, the hotel offers a full-service business center and a variety of services including copy, fax and messenger service and overnight delivery and pickup.