“An A* for this B&B”

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Wow – this was a real find! We stayed for 1 night whilst passing through Atlanta, this B&B is a total one off, it is beautifully furnished to the very highest standard and is so stylish, our bedroom and bathroom were extremely well appointed all with interesting history, and every possible need had been thought of. There were lovely areas to relax with complimentary coffee, drinks and delicious snacks on hand all day. Our hosts were so hospitable making us feel really at home – giving great pointers on places to eat and drink. I would not hesitate to recommend this to anyone who is looking for a top notch stay in a beautifully restored house – it beats a hotel any day!

Posted on Trip Advisor by KittyBritAbroad, Brit Abroad on October 5th, 2015


“Great place to stay in Atlanta”

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From the minute we walked in, it became a haven for my husband and myself. From the afternoon snacks to the breakfasts and the room, it is a top-notch B&B. Paul was a fantastic host and Lori makes amazing breakfasts!!!! And the room is fabulous, from the extraordinary bathrooms with the heated floors to the heavenly beds. The location is great, every place we went to visit was 15mins away. Don’t miss this gem!!!

Posted on Trip Advisor by KymCRichmond_CA, Richmond, CA on October 5th, 2015


“What a JEWEL in Midtown Atlanta! I wish I had known about this place YEARS ago!!”

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I stumbled across this place booking a last minute place in Atlanta on a travel website. WOW. JUST. WOW! The accommodations are spectacular: wonderful bedding, comfortable mattresses, super soft bathrobes, gorgeous bathroom with a heated tile floor. Add to that a divine breakfast and what more do you need? The building is lovely and there is fantastic art hanging throughout. Check this place out!

Posted on Trip Advisor by LauraDockery, Montgomery, Alabama on October 5th, 2015


Have You Visited “The Dump?”

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Margaret Mitchell House - The Dump

“The Dump”

“The Dump”

When Stonehurst Place guests inquire about places to visit in Atlanta, I often suggest “The Dump.”  Not to worry, I’m not sending them to the landfill! Instead, it’s the Margaret Mitchell House, located three blocks from Stonehurst Place.  “The Dump” is what Mitchell herself affectionately named the tiny apartment where she wrote Gone with the Wind. Today the apartment building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is maintained by the Atlanta History Center.

Being a “Windy” myself, I’m always quick to suggest a visit to 990 Peachtree Street, known as the Crescent Apartments when Margaret and her husband, John Marsh, lived there.  You can tour tiny Apt. 1, the birthplace of her famous novel.  Here she typed out pages on a Remington portable typewriter, placed on a her mother’s small sewing table overlooking Crescent Avenue. I am repeatedly astonished that so grand a work was accomplished in such a humble setting! The guided tour of their apartment is full of information about the lives of Margaret and John during the time of her writing.


Loews Grand theatre, site of Gone With the Wind premier.

After “The Dump” apartment tour, be sure to see Stars Fall on Atlanta: The Premiere of Gone With the Wind.  This exhibit highlights the events and the people in Atlanta during the 1939 world premiere. Throughout the exhibit you’ll experience Atlanta’s excitement over the motion picture debut at Loew’s Grand Theatre, and the arrival of the actors and actresses.  (Luncheons and teas were held for various members of the cast at homes of prominent Atlantans.  Rumor passed on holds that the party held for Ona Munson, who played the role of Belle Watling in Gone with the Wind, was held at Stonehurst, the Hinman house.)  This exhibition is open until the end of 2015.


Learn more about Margaret in another exhibition Margaret Mitchell: A Passion for Character. This exhibit depicts her life through stories, objects, quotes and photographs, many of which have never been on public display.  Here you will learn the story behind the novel, and how it affected her life.

And what tour wouldn’t be complete without a lovely gift shop?  Be sure to browse the nice collection of books, DVD’s, and collector’s items before you leave!

~ Innkeeper Lori


“Best way to attend Music Midtown!”

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Excellent! Look forward to returning and choosing the different rooms. We had the Piedmont which was super nice and quiet. The only thing was remembering to close the front curtain as it is on the ground floor and looks out onto the awesome front porch, where other guests would gather. Not an issue I just had to get used to it! Highly recommend visiting.

Posted on Hotels.com by Kellie, USA on September 18th, 2015


“Top Notch B&B”

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We stayed here at the end of July to break up a long trip back to Africa from the West Coast. What an amazing place for a few night getaway. The home has been restored and oh so tastefully decorated. It oozes class amd luxury. I have to admit my favorite part was the rain shower in our room and the towel warner rack! The little touches like wine in the evenings, desserts, coffee, and tea and little snacks made me wish we hadn’t spent so much time running around Atlanta and had stayed in to read and enjoy the different sitting rooms and porches! There wasn’t a single thing we didn’t love about Stonehurst.

Posted on Trip Advisor by hnymnr68, Lagos, Nigeria on August 29th, 2015

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Dragon Con brings Superheroes to Stonehurst Place

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Labor Day is nearing, and with it comes an extraordinary amount of visitors to Atlanta, as well as to Stonehurst Place Bed & Breakfast.  In addition to the typical vacation and business traveler, don’t be surprised to see Stormtroopers, Walking Dead zombies, steampunks, and superheroes in our midst!  Dragon Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe, according to the Dragon Con website. Dragon Con fans will travel from every state in the nation and a few foreign countries to participate in the four-day convention, where they can meet their favorite actors, artists, authors and creators, and talk about the stuff they love.

LA at Dragon Con

Stonehurst Place staff member Laurel Ann, at Dragon Con 2014.

This year, September 4 -7, the events will be held at various locations in Downtown Atlanta.  The 2015 guest list includes a myriad of stars, including two doctors from Dr. Who, Chewbacca and Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers as Lt. Uhura in the original Star Trek television series.  Nichols will be Grand Marshal of the annual Dragon Con Parade on Saturday.

Some of our Stonehurst Place guests that weekend will be here to attend Dragon Con, in addition to our own staff members Laurel Ann and Nikko.

Nikko at Dragon Con

Stonehurst Place staff member Nikko, ready for Dragon Con!

Dragon Con began in 1987, with the inaugural meeting in the Piedmont Plaza Hotel.  The convention boasted 1,400 attendees.   In 2002 the first Dragon Con Parade was held, with thousands of costumed participants. This year there are an anticipated 65,000 attending the panels, seminars, demonstrations, and workshops covering writing, gaming, costuming, robotics, podcasting and more.  Attending professionals will partake in autograph sessions with attendees.  The Comics & Pop Artists Alley is a not-to- be-missed mix of comic books and pop culture-inspired art.  The Lymphoma Research Foundation – Georgia Market is the official charity for the 2015 Charity Auction.

Although we are booked for Saturday, September 5th, we do have availability during the rest of the Dragon Con event.  Please call soon to book, as we always sell out for this weekend!


“Absolutely Wonderful!!”

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Spending time @ Stonehurst Place was an experience like no other. Everything from the Gables Suite with it’s 6 shower heads to breakfast served by Lori and Paul was absolutely wonderful. The best I can say is, “You must experience Stonehurst for yourself”.

Posted on Trip Advisor by OverFam, Atlanta, GA on August 24th!