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The Dresser Palmer House

Jeff Notrica — Owner

Jeff is an Atlanta native who, captivated by its people, quality of life and southern charm, moved to Savannah several years ago. Owning a contiguous property, Jeff bought the Dresser Palmer House in 2004 when it became available. Having owned a small inn in Atlanta, Jeff takes a very active role in the day to day operations of the Dresser Palmer House. Don’t be surprised to see him checking you in when you arrive or fixing drinks at the evening social.

Friends of the Inn:

Motorini — Scooter Dealer

Motorini is Savannah’s first and only authorized Vespa and Piaggio scooter dealer, owned and operated by true Vespa enthusiasts. We hope to share the fun and convenience of riding a Vespa throughout Savannah, Tybee Island, and the rest of the low country to the people. There’s never been a better time to ride! Even the city of Savannah is offering free parking to riders to help encourage people to get out of their cars and onto scooters. It’s the perfect solution for vacationers, business people, and everyone who wants to save money and explore our city in the way it was meant to be seen.

The Dresser Palmer House’s sister business, Motorini, offers our guests a fun, unique, cost effective and environmentally friendly way to get around Savannah. Visit

Leoci’s Trattoria — Executive Chef

Opened in late 2009, Leoci’s Trattoria offers a unique menu of back-to-basics Italian cuisine boasting fresh ingredients, homemade pastas, brick-oven pizzas, enticing entrees and an extensive wine list. Treat yourself to a stylish, friendly atmosphere and a delicious culinary experience unparalleled anywhere in Savannah.

Though his career has taken him all over the globe and into some of the world’s best restaurants, Chef Roberto Leoci has never lost sight of the goal that long-ago inspired his culinary career: to introduce an innovative world cuisine experience for diners to enjoy. “Leoci’s is exactly what I would like every restaurant to be,” explains the chef. “Fresh ingredients, tasty food, good atmosphere and solid consistency.” Today, Chef Roberto Leoci may be found at Leoci’s Trattoria or at The Dresser Palmer House, where is continued passion for fine dining has led him to become the Executive Chef.

The Dresser Palmer House’s special relationship with Chef Leoci and Leoci’s Trattoria allows us to offer our guests a unique dining experience just around the corner or elegant catering for their wedding or event. Visit