The momentum sent both crashing into a bush, but the girl only suffered a bump and some scratches Saturday.
"I just happened to be at the right place at the right time," Alan Burns, 43, said Wednesday.
Burns said he was enjoying his weekend getaway at the Dorsan Suites when he heard a woman screaming. He looked up to see the toddler hanging from a railing on an outdoor walkway.
Burns and the woman ran underneath the child when the girl let go and fell into Burns' arms.
The baby's mother showed up several minutes later and was arrested on a charge of child neglect, police said. The woman was released on $1,000 bail.