Hotels in South Carolina

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Located minutes from the interstate, this 1920s Victorian mansion has romantic appeal thanks to flowered grounds, featuring multi-colored camellias,... Read More

Located in downtown, Andrew Pinckney Inn has 37 guest rooms and four suites near the city’s historic market. Marked by a bright yellow exterior,... Read More

It’s a bit tucked away, but you’ll know you’ve arrived when you see this inn’s buttercup-gold facade just a stone’s throw from the dining tables at Hank... Read More

Dating back to 1843, the Battery Carriage House Inn is located along the city's famous area known as The Battery and offers views of Charleston Harbor... Read More

The four quirky rooms and a tiny backyard garden are only three blocks from the Atlantic. There’s a 70’s crash pad with tie-dye décor... Read More

Grand hotel with Georgian staircases and a 1-to-1 staff-to-guest ratio, in the heart of Charleston's commercial district. It's a family-friendly spot... Read More

Though it’s especially magical when it’s lit up at Christmastime, this hotel is pretty dazzling all year round. Among the many “wow” features are the... Read More

Between busy King and Meeting streets at Market Street downtown, Belmond Charleston Place offers guests a gleaming lobby of marble and sparkling... Read More

Sand beaches and tiki bars, a huge pool and harbor views are some of the main attraction at this waterfront complex. The marina offers hourly water-taxi... Read More

The line-up of 10 seaside cottages and a clubhouse pool make up a nearly hidden, mini-resort in the palmetto trees that’s right on the Charleston Harbor... Read More

Location, location, location is the main draw of this historic hotel, set just across the street from Marion Square, home to the Charleston Farmers... Read More

This place has a terrific location: It’s right beside the City Market, just down Church Street from plays and music at Dock Street Theatre, and in view... Read More

Stay at this unassuming inn in the heart of Charleston’s downtown. Read More

One of the sweetest 18th-century guestrooms at Governor’s House has a big four-poster bed and tall walls painted a rich cabernet. Speaking of wine, you... Read More

Brand new, this chic 50-room hotel (the latest from the Kessler Collection) boasts a micro-roast café, art gallery, wine tasting room, and even a 90... Read More

The first time I saw this elegant inn on the Ashley River, I was wowed by the simple architecture wrapped in trees and vines. It’s just not what you’d... Read More

With Spanish moss dripping from low-lying oak branches and egrets soaring overhead, life at this plantation-style luxury resort seems to move at the... Read More

Ornate ironwork adorns this stately house on Charleston's main thoroughfare. Built in 1763 by a signer of the U.S. Constitution, the towering mansion... Read More

Five hundred vacation villas that share the same barrier island and amenities as the Sanctuary (No. 6). Read More

At this exclusive island resort 25 miles from downtown Charleston, families can rent houses, villas, or stay at the onsite Sanctuary Hotel. Nature is a... Read More

Charleston's newest luxury hotel, with the best skyline and harbor views in town, plus a charming rooftop bar and pool from which to take them in. ... Read More

Mediterranean-style hotel, the area's most luxurious property, on a 370-foot-wide stretch of private beach. Read More

On Pitt Street in Mount Pleasant’s harbor-facing Old Village neighborhood, near a terrific bakery and a couple of boutiques, sits a cozy tavern bar with... Read More

This informal antebellum beach house sits just south of Myrtle Beach. All nine of the simple rooms have ceiling fans and screened windows to make the... Read More

The only Relais & Chateaux property in Charleston, this luxury inn sits on prime real estate at the entrance to the historic market. Staying at the... Read More

My cousin and her groom held their wedding reception in the brick courtyard here, and everything was the picture of southern romance. Originally an... Read More

Bold, contemporary colors accent these Marriott rooms, with upper suite balconies affording great views of the Holy City skyline, as does the rooftop... Read More

This hotel is the epitome of hip, urban comfort. Each of the apartment-style suites here has a full kitchen, exposed-brick walls, separate bedroom(s),... Read More

Spend the night in Beaufort at the 190-year-old antebellum plantation manse one block from the Intercoastal Waterway. Read More

Like a super-sized Tara, the Sanctuary at Kiawah Island belongs to a fictional plantation family. In the morning room, a portrait of the “Mistress”... Read More

Hotel compound that melds European luxury with Southern hospitality on the first tee of the famed Harbour Town Golf Links. Read More

The 25 pine-paneled rooms are beach-rental basic: think patchwork quilts, ceiling fans, and half-baths (caveat: you’ll be sharing the showers,... Read More

Many Charleston hotels cater to the couples market, but this one has all of the things a family craves, including two pools, spacious rooms, and a... Read More

Set in a repurposed midcentury modern office building, the Dewberry embraces a vintage, Mad Men-esque aesthetic. The intimate lobby has cherry-wood... Read More

Tucked behind a garden fence on Broad Street, this 18th century Georgian home once belonged to a South Carolina governor (thus the name) and signer of... Read More

A short drive west of the city, yet far enough to feel thoroughly removed, this modern inn incorporates large glass windows to connect guests to the... Read More

Perched in the middle of Charleston's bustling shopping district, surrounded by boutiques and restaurants, this fully restored corner building features... Read More

Its unique blend of edgy-urban-meets-southern-comfort has made this centrally located boutique hotel ultra popular since its 2010 opening. With exposed... Read More

Getting a gate pass to drive onto Kiawah likely means you know someone who lives in one of the island’s multi-million-dollar homes, or you’ve got a tee... Read More

A sleek hotel just south of Charleston's historic city market, The Spectator channels 1920s glam with accents like hand painted wallpaper, a gilded... Read More

This 18th-century warehouse has undergone a complete makeover, from its multi-tiered rooftop bar, to its ground floor coffee shop wallpapered with... Read More

Evidence of The Vendue’s history as an 18th-century warehouse can still be seen in many of the property’s 84 guestrooms, such as original wood beams and... Read More

Flanked by grand white pillars and big oak trees, The Willcox has historic southern charm enough to satisfy Scarlett O’Hara. Each of the 22 guest... Read More

Built by a cotton baron, this stately Victorian residence-turned-hotel pierced the city's skyline long before its zoning board enacted height limits,... Read More

This property’s Tiffany glass and tall magnolias let you know you’ve entered the grandest house in the neighborhood. If you’re lucky enough to stay here... Read More

This is the grandest house in the neighborhood, and if you’re lucky enough to go, ask to see the rooftop cupola for a rare view of the city in all... Read More

The resort occupies 1,600 acres of private oceanfront property, with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Intracoastal Waterway on the other. Read More

Families who stay at this sprawling Isle of Palms resort can take part in an almost mind-boggling array of activities, from eco-boat trips through salt... Read More

When I was a teenager, everyone came here for tennis, and they still do, along with golf, paddleboarding, bicycling (fat-tire beach cruisers), and... Read More

If the walls at Woodlands weren’t so discreet, they’d tell a tale of antebellum grandeur, party-giving as civic duty, and romantic... Read More

I love this place, and it looks like New Yorkers, Euro travelers, and locals (who frequent the café) are making it a darling of Charleston. There’s... Read More

I love this place, and it looks like New Yorkers, Euro travelers, and locals (at the café), are making it a darling of Charleston. Nothing frumpy here,... Read More

A gorgeously reappointed cluster of historic buildings interlaced with meticulously landscaped courtyards, Zero George is an oasis of luxury. Just to... Read More

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