For 58 years the name Merry Acres has evoked a litany of positive associations to both the residents of Albany, Georgia and to the myriad of guests who have come here from around the globe. They all equate this landmark niche hotel with traditional Southern charm, family atmosphere, quality, and just the right blend of elegance and comfort. And now, the legacy and award-winning expectations of Merry Acres are being passed from one local family group to another. In so doing, the reputation that the Dozier-Stanfill family established, respected, and carefully cultivated will enjoy unparalleled continuity. Hospitality, impeccable service, and family ambiance will still be the guiding focus of Merry Acres.