The Federal Quarters


314 Osborne Street
St. Marys GA 31558

Hours of Operation

  • Monday : All Day
  • Tuesday : All Day
  • Wednesday : All Day
  • Thursday : All Day
  • Friday : All Day
  • Saturday : All Day
  • Sunday : All Day


Built in 1801, The Federal Quarters is steeped in history and gracious Southern charm. Guests have free access to the Model A Ford. St. Marys, Georgia.
The Federal Quarters entrance hall features a hand painted mural by Cumberland Island artist. St. Marys, Georgia.
The Alexander Hamilton Suite at The Federal Quarters. St. Marys, Georgia.
The Aaron Burr slept here at The Federal Quarters. St. Marys, Georgia.
The Winfield Scott Suite at The Federal Quarters in St. Marys, Georgia.

Relax in Southern comfort steeped in history at The Federal Quarters. Stay at the iconic Southern Antebellum home where Aaron Burr hid after his infamous duel with Alexander Hamilton in 1804. We offer 3 Suites, 3 1/2 Baths, and serve up to 6 guests.

After his duel with Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr escaped to this beautiful, classic residence in St. Marys, Georgia. You can stay here, too! Elegant rooms. Period antiques. Sumptuous furnishings. The perfect place to relax and/or get out and explore Cumberland Island and the "Golden Isles," including St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island, plus nearby Florida's, Fernandina Beach, and Amelia Island. Golf, boating, antiques, open-cockpit biplane rides, and more are available! Awake in one of the three themed suites - the Aaron Burr Suite, the Winfield Scott Suite, or the Alexander Hamilton Suite with its own bath and shower. The Federal Quarters also makes an excellent event space, used for weddings, celebrations, family gatherings, anniversaries, and more.

Enjoy breakfast in the cozy nook overlooking the side yard garden; bask in the sunroom, or bathe in the clawfoot tub; take the antique, fully-functioning, Model A Ford convertible for a drive around town; sit down to one of 400+ books in the library; fire up the grill on the outside deck and patio; challenge your mates to a game of croquet, corn hole, or badminton in the side yard; kids can enjoy the "Harry Potter Room" tucked under the stairway; enjoy the rich local history, coastal attractions, and quiet splendor of St. Marys; enjoy a sunset charter cruise on the Federals' classic Grand Banks 46 passenger trawler (deeply discounted for guests at The Federal Quarters).

These are just some of the exquisite experiences available at The Federal Quarters.

Guests must be aware that the bedrooms are on the second floor and there is no elevator available. Accordingly, everyone in the guest's party must be physically able to safely ascend and descend the stairs to access their bedrooms. With advance notice, the Sunroom (see above) can be made available as a downstairs bedroom with its own ensuite full bath.

St. Marys was rated among the "Best Coastal Small Towns" on USA Today's Top 10 List and as one of "The South's Best Small Towns" by Southern Living.



Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Parking on Site
  • Party Facilities
  • Maps & Brochures Available
  • Golf Nearby
  • Grill on Site
  • Restaurant Nearby
  • Laundry
Near Interstate Highway
  • 95
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Open Year 'Round
  • Wedding & Honeymoon
Room Amenities
  • Fireplaces
  • In-Room Coffee Maker
  • Whirlpool
Internet Connectivity
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi in Public Space
  • Wi-Fi In-Room
Room Type
  • 1-Bedroom Units
Average Nightly Rate
  • $201+
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