The Paxton: Where to Stay in Thomasville, Georgia
Oozing Southern hospitality and charm, is a beautifully restored Victorian mansion in Thomasville, Georgia’s premier historic district. It offers six suites in the main house plus seven cottage suites on the grounds. Each upscale suite, or cottage, is unlike the rest and has its own private bathroom.
The Paxton is within walking distance of downtown Thomasville’s brick streets, fantastic restaurants, and local boutiques.
The Inn Itself
Antiques and contemporary art mesh in perfect harmony at The Paxton. You will be in awe of the common rooms and sun porch where breakfast is served. The owners, Carol and Charlie Whitney, have unbelievable artistic talent, which is apparent in the Inn’s paintings and decor. Huge pastel-hued pictures adorn the walls and stylish furniture with cozy seating arrangements welcome you to sit for a spell.
Complimentary Wi-Fi, bikes, beverages (includes full complimentary bar service), and free parking are noteworthy mentions at The Paxton. Curl up on the inviting porch with a good book and glass of sweet tea.
My Heavenly Room
Since I visited The Paxton with my daughter, the innkeeper graciously gave us the Blue Suite, which included two queen bedrooms. A stately curved stairway with stellar wood floors made its way up to the second floor, where our room was located. Lugging a suitcase was a bit of a chore, but worth the energy because what was waiting for me was sheer bliss.
As we walked in the bright blue painted room, a beautiful four-poster bed greeted us, along with comfy chairs, precious china hanging everywhere, and a romantic fireplace. A small corridor, that connects the two bedrooms, offered ample storage and amenities such as an iron, ironing board, and plush robes. The second bedroom, significantly smaller, was tastefully decorated and cozy.
My favorite thing about the well-appointed rooms were the awesome linens and pillows that covered both beds.
Our bathroom was on the small side, but the premium choice toiletries (Gilchrist & Soames) more than made up for it. We also had a nice soaking tub along with a shower.
Serving A Perfect Breakfast
The Paxton guests are privy to appetizing breakfast that is gorgeous and every bit as tasty. Locally-sourced items are used when possible to promote healthy eating habits and support local businesses. Speaking of breakfast, The Paxton’s blue-and-white antique China is stunning.
One of our breakfasts was a scrumptious breakfast frittata with crispy bacon and velvety cheese grits while the other was our choice of eggs with salmon or pancakes. Yogurt, coffee, juice, fresh fruit, and pastries were always available. You will definitely want to Instagram your meal! Homemade treats, wine, bottled water, and sodas are available all day long. Be sure to grab one of Carol’s tasty gluten-free cookies for a great evening snack.
Relax in Thomasville in the Premier Luxury Accommodations
Carol really made our stay in Thomasville spectacular, offering us impeccable Southern hospitality and graciously opening her home to us. We felt comfortable and welcome at all times. I was in love with the fabrics and the special touches at The Paxton! There were so many pretty things to look at that we discovered something new every day of our stay. We also loved the ease of check-in, availability of homemade snacks and drinks, and proximity to downtown. The Paxton is a place that you will want to return to again and again.
445 Remington Avenue
Thomasville, Georgia 31792
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