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An historic walkway where cotton merchants (called factors) transacted their business; now an area for shops, offices and hotels.
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Bay Street, To Factors Walk, Savannah, GA
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Factors Walk is a unique collection of red brick buildings located on a bluff above the River Walk section of Savannah. These building were formally the center of commerce for the local cotton traders. They have been converted into restaurants, shops and hotels and to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank luckyj_12
Reviewed 25 September 2018

If you love American history please do not miss this special part of savannah. I was in awe of how well this area has been protected and preserved. More historical plaques would have been better. Preserving the old buildings and using these establishments for shops...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank margaretb2829
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Visiting Savannah you have to see this fine old stretch of hotels and shops. It’s much nicer than River Street, believe you me.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mogeltoft
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

With cobble streets, brick buildings, and very steep stairs, it's easy to imagine what this would have looked like centuries ago. It's really basically a part of River Street, but definitely walking down both!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lpdutil
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We loved shopping at the riverfront along Factors Walk. Many, many cool shops and restaurants in an old riverfront setting. You can just imagine pirates pulling up to port and heading to the nearest tavern for their rum.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Pam S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Factors Walk is just above the Riverside area. I thought the stand-outs there were the bridge walks, connecting the warehouses. The low Riverside to the higher West Bay side. To unload and transport merchandise. Very old steep and treacherous stone steps provide another access. There...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Sitting on a bench after walking a portion of Factors Walk, I tried to imagine what life was life for the cotton merchants. The port would have been bustling. There were different places where "historic steps" were. They were old and steep. We opted for...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Architecturally this is a neat place to stroll and, possibly, take some pictures. The stores / restaurants, however, are not worth your time. Also, this area seems a bit dirty and smelly (think a semi-clean New Orleans). Glad to have seen it, but I'm not...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank flfrank
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We rented 228 E. Factors Walk for 3 nights when we visited Savannah for our niece's destination wedding. This place is right on River Street in the middle of all of the action. Shops, Restaurants, entertainment galore. If you want to be in the middle...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Vicki1962
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Nice Restaurant's, shops and views of river. Look out for the huge tankers passing through, very impressive sight.

Date of experience: May 2016
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