This historic Thomson, Georgia Inn is a full service, pet-friendly property featuring the award-winning restaurant, The Plantation House and offers convenient access to a variety of local attractions. Welcome to the BEST WESTERN White Columns Inn where the Southern hospitality and full-service amenities are sure to please. Situated in the heart of Georgia, this historic Thomson hotel boasts a history lesson in and around the hotel. Proudly offering 133 well-appointed guest rooms and suites including Whirlpool Suites, the hotel also features cable satellite television with HBO and high-speed Internet access in each room. The award winning Plantation House Restaurant serves a variety of dishes or guests are welcome to enjoy a cocktail at the Stirrup Cup Lounge. Other superb amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, complimentary breakfast buffet, exercise facility, full business services, meeting/banquet facilities and over 100 boat hook-ups- ideal for guests planning an outing at Clark Hill Lake. Pets are welcome!
The Thomson area offers a variety of historical attractions for guests to indulge in such as the Robert Toombs Museum, the Confederate Museum and the Washington Wilkes Museum. Take a step back in time to see how Southerners lived by visiting the Callaway Plantation, home of the vice-president of the Confederacy, Alexander H. Stephens, or the Rock House, the oldest documented house in Georgia. Avid golfers will appreciate being just two miles from the Belle Meade Country Club and Golf Course as well as a short distance to several other local courses including Augusta National, home of the premier PGA golf event at the Masters. Thomson also hosts a variety of events throughout the year for both locals and visitors to enjoy including the Olive Hardy Festival, the Aonia Motocross, the Belle Meade Opening Meet, the Tom Watson Watermelon Festival and more!