Why You Should Stay at Charleston’s Planters Inn

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In the heart of historic Charleston, Planters Inn is a boutique hotel that blends elegant Southern style and South Carolina history. At Planters Inn, guests are greeted in an intimate parlor that mimics the exquisite aesthetic of the sitting rooms of Charleston’s most prominent mansions. Indeed, with a title like “The Grande Dame of Hotels,”  it should come as no surprise that this South Carolina inn offers an enthralling experience. 

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Rooms & Furnishings: 

A locally-owned affiliate of Relais & Châteaux, an upscale collection of affluent hotels, boutiques, villas, and restaurants, The Planters Inn is a Charleston gem that reigns supreme. Furnished with beautiful antiques, each room in Planters Inn is a reflection of the inn’s deep-rooted heritage. The inn opened in 1844 and transformed in 1994. Sixty-four rooms comprise its contemporary interior, along with custom décor, modern furnishings, and awe-inspiring pieces of art. The hand-carved mahogany beds provide the perfect view of the estate’s courtyard.

Food & Drink:

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Every day spent at Planters Inn is the ultimate embodiment of Southern hospitality. That hospitality begins with complimentary coffee service each morning and ends with complimentary macarons each night. In the evenings, guests can relish in an intimate, welcoming gourmet meal at the estate’s Peninsula Grill. In recognition of their service, Peninsula Grill has received Forbes Four Stars and AAA Four Diamonds for over twenty years. Marking “no visit complete” without a slice of their ultimate coconut cake, Planter’s Inn presses each guest to delight in this glorious taste of delectability that will forever change your idea of a delicious dessert. Diners leave satisfied and ready to sip on a cool beverage, served at the Champagne Bar. 


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Nestled in the ideal location for fun, relaxing, and memorable activities, The Planters Inn features several one-of-kind experiences for guests with a wide array of interests. For a calm, relaxing day devoted to sight-seeing and leisure, take a carriage ride. During your ride, enjoy views of Charleston’s Antebellum mansions. Following your ride, marvel at the breath-taking scenery. Highlights include spotting historical landmarks of the American Civil War from a luxurious cruise to Fort Sumter. Once you return to land, stop by the South Carolina Aquarium. Get hands-on with a few exotic sea-creatures at the Touch Tank. Calm or adventurous, onsite or beyond the grounds, there is an activity for every guest who stays at this multifaceted property.

The Planters Inn provides each guest with an opulent, upscale, and memorable stay. A weekend at this property supplies only a superficial start to an experience that will have you desiring to extend your visit. With rich Charleston history and a touch of Southern charm, Planters Inn makes each weekend getaway an exceptional affair. 


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