Planning a quiet weekend getaway along the ocean lined coasts of South Carolina, but want to avoid the crowds? Look no further than the Old Town Bluffton Inn located in Bluffton, SC, a quaint village nestled on the May River. The inn sits in the heart of the town’s historic district; a desirable and romantic spot for the wayworn city dweller.
Tucked away in South Carolina’s iconic Lowcountry, the Old Town Bluffton Inn is the epitome of southern charm and splendor. The locals of Bluffton urge guests to acquire what they like to call their “Bluffton State of Mind.” While you’re in Bluffton, relax, take things slow, and luxuriate in the calm culture of the South.
The Old Town Bluffton Inn, which opened in 2019, evokes a much earlier era. Equipped with provincial Parisian designs, ornate French furnishings, and luxurious bedding, the upscale boutique inn is all about aesthetic and comfort. Choose from one of 14 rooms, each with its own unique personality and design features, including walk-in marble showers, complimentary Gilchrist soaps, and scenic balconies that overlook the historic town.
Speaking of history, the Old Bluffton Inn invites you to immerse yourself in the complexities of yesteryear. During the antebellum era, the town was utilized as a vacation destination for wealthy plantation owners. It also served as an important port during the Civil War. Walk through Bluffton and visit important historic sites such as The Church of the Cross, a southern gothic chapel built in 1854 by architect E. B. White. The impressive building is perfect for a photo opportunity. The church sits on beautiful grounds, adorned with palm trees and live oak.
As far as dining goes, the Old Town Bluffton Inn is located just a short walk from local eateries. Excite your taste buds with coastal cuisine at the Pearl Kitchen and Bar or stop by May River Grill for delectable seafood fare. Finish dinner with a craft cocktail and local music at the Roasting Room Lounge and Listening Room. On your way back to the inn, smell the salty sea breeze as you walk by the majestic, moss covered live oaks that line the streets.
Despite its small-town vibes, Bluffton has a thriving art scene. Over the years, the charming town has become a cultural hub for creatives. Enrich your senses at the fine art galleries which feature photography, paintings, and pottery. Or stop by one of the many theaters/music venues located in close proximity to the inn.
Bluffton is home to the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge as well as the Victoria Bluff Heritage Preserve. Get in tune with nature by kayaking along the May River. Or take a hike through one of the many breathtaking trails. After a long day out in the sun, take comfort in your cozy room at the Old Town Bluffton Inn.
For an unforgettable weekend experience, get lost in all that Bluffton has to offer at the Old Town Bluffton Inn.