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Woodlands Inn, A Salamander Resort

Woodlands Resort and Inn in Summerville, South Carolina.

Photo: Courtesy of Woodlands Inn

125 Parsons Rd.
Summerville, SC, 29483, United States
TEL: (843) 875-2600
TEL: (800) 774-9999

If the walls at Woodlands weren’t so discreet, they’d tell a tale of antebellum grandeur, party-giving as civic duty, and romantic skullduggery. This 1906 neo-Georgian mansion with a whiff of Tara was commissioned by Pennsylvania railroad baron Robert Parsons as a winter getaway in Summerville, 24 miles outside Charleston. In Parsons’s time, Summerville was a destination for people who had a deep desire to be considered fashionable. One hundred years later, it remains a hot spot, thanks to Woodlands’ second act as a 19-room hotel in a setting of forests and formal gardens. At check-in, the tack-sharp concierge serves guests peach-infused iced tea, with orange slices and simple syrup on the side. And every time you turn around, someone is offering you a biscuit.

Room to Book:

The Honeymoon Suite is topped with a cupola, which provides the best views of the scenic property.

Insider Tip:

Woodlands hosts many on-site culinary events that spotlight local farmers, chefs, and artisans, such as painting demonstrations by local artists that culminate with a champagne brunch.


Open / Closes
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Historic
  • Inn
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking Available
  • Spa
  • Valet Parking
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 18

Number of Suites: 18

Number of Restaurants: 2

Year Opened: 1995



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