The Coast / St. Marys

Goodbread House Bed & Breakfast Inn

209 Osborne Street
St. Marys, GA 31558

912-882-7490
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The Goodbread House sits in the center of the quaint waterfront village of St. Marys, Georgia, America's second oldest city, and the “Gateway to Cumberland Island National Seashore.” The Sandiford-Goodbread House was built in 1870 by Samuel Burns, who sold it to Ralph Sandiford, who in turn sold it to steamboat captain Walton Goodbread in 1901. The Goodbread (Gutbrodt) family had come to Philadelphia from Germany in 1731. Descendents of Phillip Goodbread Sr. migrated south during the war, eventually settling in Camden County. They fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, and served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War. In 1918, Kate Brandon Bagwell and her sisters, Sallie, Semora, and Ethel, bought The Goodbread House to house the overflow of the Riverview Hotel, a neighboring Inn just steps from The Goodbread House now run by Jerry Brandon and his wife, Gaila, former proprietors of The Goodbread House. More recently, The Goodbread House served as Dixon's Boarding House, serving family-style lunch and dinner to locals and visitors alike. It was renovated in the early 1980s, and today retains the charm of its original 1870s architecture.

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

    Average Nightly Rate

    $101-$150

    Discounts

    AAA, AARP, Georgia Resident Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Complimentary Breakfast, Free Parking, Golf Nearby, Laundry, Parking off Site

    General Information

    Connecting Rooms, Family-friendly, Pet-friendly

    Internet Connectivity

    Free Wi-Fi

    Near Interstate Highway

    95

    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Room Amenities

    Hair Dryer, Iron/Ironing Board

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms (Total): 6

    Setting & Style

    Historic & Charming, Romantic

Events

  • Build A Scarecrow

    Build A Scarecrow

    10/01/2016 - 10/01/2016

    Build-A Scarecrow on Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Theatre by the Trax. You'll find everything you need to make a scarecrow! You can purchase a scarecrow frame for $20. Call Once Upon A Bookseller to reserve your space. Take your scarecrow home or hang it on the fence at Orange Hall or the Theatre by the Trax. 

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  • St. Marys Haunted History Tour

    St. Marys Haunted History Tour

    10/28/2016 - 10/28/2016

    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