SAVANNAH, GA – May 27, 2015 Life just got a little easier for couples planning a quiet, simple exchange of vows amid the historic elegance of Savannah. To celebrate their first year as the hottest new wedding destination in Savannah, the Whitman Mansion is launching Elopement Packages for those couples who prefer a low key occasion.

The historic Whitman Mansion overlooks Forsyth Park and is an award winning restoration with the ambience of 1895 and the luxury and convenience of today. The new Whitman Elopement Packages are available seven days a week with the weekday packages offered at particularly attractive rates beginning at $1,600 for check in from Sunday – Tuesday. These new three day, two night packages are available for up to eight guests (including the bride and groom) and include a consultation with our elopement coordinator to ensure that every wedding is personalized to suit the couples’ taste and style. Up to six additional guests can stay at the Whitman Mansion at a cost of $80 per guest per night. Included in the package are an officiant for the wedding ceremony, a beautiful bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere, a delicious one tier wedding cake, a champagne toast and a stylish pair of keepsake champagne flutes. Weekend Elopement Packages are also available for four day, three night stays with check in on a Thursday or Friday afternoon. A la carte items are available on request and include a 2 tier wedding cake, additional bottles of champagne, corsages and boutonnieres, catering, chartering the private Whitman Yacht and more.

The Whitman Mansion comfortably accommodates 12-16 guests including a self-contained carriage house. Many guests choose to host catered events and work with the Executive Chef to arrange formal dinners, cocktail parties with heavy hor d’oeuvres, informal catered events and more. Intimate and romantic, The Whitman Mansion provides personalized elopement packages at a cost that’s conducive to newlywed budgets.

General Manager Bob Vardzel and his team are experienced in working with bridal parties to source all the extra services and special touches to make their guests’ dream wedding become a reality. Vardzel says “Our guests trust us to make sure that the most important day of their lives exceeds their expectations. Together we create the perfect wedding that reflects their personal taste and style and we see to every last detail so they can concentrate on saying “I do”. He concludes “my team understands that couples who’ve planned an elopement are looking for a tasteful, intimate ceremony that still reflects their style, preferences and their commitment to one another which is why we have launched the elopement packages this year.”
Long regarded as a picturesque backdrop for nuptials, the city’s beauty and the gorgeous scenery, especially around Forsyth Park, make Savannah virtually unrivalled as a wedding destination and The Whitman Mansion’s new elopement packages just upped the ante.

Weekday Elopement Packages begin at $1,600 ($1,800 in high season – April, May and October) and Weekend Elopement Packages begin at $4,950. All prices are subject to tax.
For more information and availability, call The Whitman Mansion at 912-704-6233, visit or email at [email protected]

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Whitman Mansion | 611 Whitaker Street, Savannah, GA 31401 | (912) 704-6233 | [email protected]