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One of the best ways to complete the perfect weekend getaway is to stay at a quaint bed and breakfast. Hotel Warm Springs is the perfect place to lay your head during a visit to Warm Springs. This hotel is situated in the heart of Warm Springs and is near Little White House, Warm Springs Winery and Franklin Delano Roosevelt State Park.
Hotel Warm Springs was originally built in 1907. The hotel changed names at one point to Tuscawilla Hotel, after a Creek princess. You can see this name tiled in the entryway of the hotel. The soda shop next door is even named the Tuscawilla Soda Shop.
During FDR’s presidency, the Hotel Warm Springs hosted guests like the King and Queen of Spain, the Queen of Mexico, President Sergio Osmena of the Philippines, Bette Davis, the press, and others.
Today, the hotel is owned by Ms. Gerri Thompson, probably one of the sweetest hoteliers I’ve ever met. She served us a delicious Southern-style feast on Sunday morning and made sure we had all our favorite treats available in the sitting room on Saturday evening.
One of the best parts of the hotel is that each room is uniquely decorated with antiques, heirlooms, and furniture from Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill Furniture Shop in New York. We stayed in the Moncrief Suite which includes a 100-year old iron bedstead.