The Coast / St. Marys

Emma's Cottage House

300 W. Conyers St.
St. Marys, GA 31558

912-882-4199 | 877-749-5974
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Emma's Cottage House is situated on four acres in historical downtown St. Marys, Georgia. It was on this property that Sam Bealey, a superintendent for Dungeness on Cumberland Island, brought his bride "Miss Emma", as she became lovingly known in St. Marys, to live in 1911. The house his father, Richard Bealey, built in the late 1800s no longer stands. But if you close your eyes and breathe deeply you can take in the scents of the South that Miss Emma loved and cared for.

The grounds host many Southern favorites such as magnolias, gardenias, jasmine, azaleas, hydrangeas, and camellias. Many are left over from Miss Emma's own nursery on the property. Enjoy your breakfast on the deck and watch the numerous birds that make their habitat at Emma's.

The cottage located directly behind the main house has five guest rooms, all with private baths. Each room has cable TV, wireless DSL, hair dryer, ironing board and iron, luxury linens and towels, and wonderful bath products by Gilchrist & Soames. All rooms include access to the cottage den which features comfortable sofas, kitchenette and game tables. This is a great place for friends and family to gather. There is also a spacious deck with fire pit for added enjoyment.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Complimentary Breakfast

    Free Parking

    Golf Nearby

    Parking on Site

    Restaurant Nearby

    General Information


    Near Interstate Highway


    Room Amenities


    Setting & Style

    Historic & Charming

    Luxurious & Elegant



  • St. Marys Haunted History Tour

    St. Marys Haunted History Tour

    10/26/2018 - 10/26/2018

    For a fun and educational Halloween activity, this downtown event can't be beat. Blending legends with authentic historical events, storytellers will hold court at noteworthy St. Marys sites. Each presenter will be fully costumed to reflect their respective time periods.   

    Possible tour sites are Oak Grove Cemetery, the Peace Garden, St. Marys Submarine Museum, Riverview Hotel or Orange Hall.

    Prices are $8 in advance and $10 on the day of the event. Special group rates are av... read more