The Savannah College of Art and Design, also known as SCAD, is woven into the fabric of beautiful downtown Savannah, Georgia. SCAD continues to attract students from throughout the US and abroad to their top-rated art and design school, and there are tons of events the school puts on each year that we love to attend. If you’re thinking of visiting the school or attending one of their events, you’ll need to know the best places to stay near SCAD!
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About the Savannah College of Art and Design
With 40-plus majors and more than 60 minors, the Savannah College of Art and Design offers more degree programs and specializations than any other art and design university. More than 11,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled at SCAD. SCAD also has eight galleries in Savannah, four in Atlanta, two in Lacoste and one gallery in Hong Kong.
Athletics & Academics
SCAD’s mascot is Art the Bee, and the school’s colors are gold and black. While it offers a wide variety of intercollegiate and intramural sports, SCAD still maintains that academic-pursuits should be the top priority.
When it comes to academics, classes are small, which gives each student the opportunity for individual attention. Nearly 700 professors from around the world teach courses at SCAD.
The Savannah College of Art and Design prides itself only being a leader in restoring and reusing much of Savannah’s architecture. We encourage you to take a tour of the city and SCAD next time you’re in Savannah!
3 Reasons Why PQI Is the Best Place to Stay Near SCAD
With 16 excellent rooms from which to choose at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, you are sure to find the perfect one in which to relax after your Savannah College of Art and Design tour or event you are attending. Here are the top three reasons to stay here!
1. A Complimentary Breakfast to Start Your Day off Right
As the smell of brewing coffee and freshly baked muffins looms in the hallways, you won’t be able to resist getting out of bed. Enjoy a true southern breakfast every morning during your stay. Buttery pastries, savory breakfast bread, homemade granola, croissant French toast, eggs benedict, and homemade quiche start your day off right before you hit the cobblestone streets of Savannah.
2. First Come, First Served Parking
Don’t worry about finding parking during your stay at Presidents’ Quarters Inn! We have complimentary, first come, first served parking for our guests. The college is only about a 10-minute walk from our inn, so you can visit it without looking for a space on the road or parking garage.
3. A 10-Minute Walk Away
Like we mentioned above, the college is just a 10-minute walk away! There are tons of events held at the college and around the city each year, and Presidents’ Quarters Inn is within walking distance of nearly all of them.
Book Your Stay at Presidents’ Quarters Inn
Whether you’re taking a tour, attending an event, or visiting someone attending the Savannah College of Art and Design, Presidents’ Quarters Inn is the best place to stay near SCAD. Our classically decorated guest rooms are perfect for relaxing in after a day of fun. Browse our accommodations to start planning your stay. We look forward to hosting you!