ABOUT THE INN
Listed individually on the National Register of Historic Places, the Shellmont Inn was built in 1891 and is located in Midtown Atlanta GA. Since 1983, Debbie and Ed McCord have been the innkeepers of this Historic Mansion and Atlanta Landmark.
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Choice of Juices, Coffee and Specialty Teas
Fresh Fruit Plate with
Strawberries, kiwi and
with hand whipped cream and
Maple Syrup, garnished
with blueberries, strawberries,
blackberries and raspberries
Sausage or bacon
For those who can resist,
A selection of Organic Cereal
Selection of Dried Fruit
Vegetarian and other dietary
restrictions are accommodated
The magnificent two-story entrance foyer of our Midtown Atlanta bed and breakfast reflects the architectural genius of W.T. Downing, the original architect and designer. The nine foot tall mantle with hand made mosaic tile in the greek key pattern compliments the ornately carved staircase with choral bench and music box. Italian artisans further embellished the foyer with hand carved shells, flowers, ribbons and mythical figures. The two story, five panel set of original Tiffany stained glass provides a kaleidoscope of colors for those early-rising guests.
The dining room in our historic Midtown Atlanta bed and breakfast is graced with a floor to ceiling hand carved mantle and triple-leaded glass windows. An original pewter and brass light fixture provides the ambiance for the your breakfast experience.
William Morris wallpaper frames a corner alcove with a statuary niche, a perfect setting for an intimate breakfast. The living room is a favorite gathering spot for our guests.
The parlor, originally the Music Room, has hand carved musical instruments on the fireplace mantle. To further compliment the architectural richness, there is a coved ceiling, corinthian columns, greek key, egg and dart moldings, and beveled plate glass windows flanked by curved windows. It is the perfect spot to read the newspaper and have a cup of tea by the fire.
A beautiful, inverted dome ceiling, replicated wall and ceiling stenciling, triple-leaded glass windows and Moorish inspired hardware provide the perfect backdrop for a game of chess, reading your favorite book, or perusing the DVD library.
Unwind on the sun-filtered verandas furnished with a collection of wicker and oak rockers. Relax and indulge in reading your favorite book, surf the internet, or simply people watch. Enjoy your favorite beverage as you watch twilight fall as Atlanta’s skyscrapers sparkle against the evening horizon.
Awards and Accolades
Select Registry Member Since 1994
Celebrating 31 years of Innkeeping Excellence
Listed on National Register of Historic Places
City of Atlanta Landmark Building
Mayor’s Award for Excellence For Historic Preservation
Featured in Numerous Media &National Publications