The Grande Dame of Hotels in Charleston
When Planters Inn was built in 1844, it secured the best location of all Charleston hotels. Today, the iconic hotel famously presides over the corner of Market & Meeting Street — the very heart of Historic Charleston, South Carolina.
Planters Inn is South Carolina’s only Relais & Châteaux Hotel. Our historic hotel is an oasis of beauty and gentility for guests who appreciate luxury, personal space, and added privacy.
TRAVEL + LEISURE MAGAZINE'S #1 BEST U.S. BOUTIQUE HOTEL AWARD-WINNER
"Staying at Planters Inn is akin
to an overnight with well-to-do friends
in their old Charleston mansion."
—Travel + Leisure magazine
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Our luxury boutique hotel is beautiful to behold with four-poster beds from Baker's Historic Charleston Collection, silk drapery, fireplaces, piazzas, and a hidden garden courtyard.
Your safety and comfort are our first priorities.
In addition to our rigorous COVID-19 safety procedures, we are delighted to offer the following spacious accommodations for guests who prefer a private entrance via an open-air terrace.
The St. Philip Suite
One Charleston's best-kept secrets, the new St. Philip Suite is situated on the top floor of the hotel and designed to feel like a private 1,460-square-foot pied-a-terre in the heart of the Historic District.
Reading Room - Living Room - Bedroom - Dining Area and Kitchen - Spacious Bathroom - Three flat screen televisions - Dining Table with Seating for 10 People - Full-Sized Refrigerator - Dishwasher - Microwave - Coffee Machine - Plush Sofa - Four Poster King Bed
The City Market Suite
A majestic suite with a distinguished Southern style that perfectly blends the present with the past and offers views of America's oldest public market.
Reading Room - Living Area - Bedroom - Dressing Room with Dual Closets - Spacious Bathroom - Two Flat Screen Televisions - Plush Seating - Four Poster King Bed - Coffee Machine
STAY IN STYLE
New Hotel Suites
The Planters Inn is more glamorous than ever. We recently ushered in a new era of style and sophistication with some of the largest suites offered by any hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. Be among the first to discover these new luxury Charleston hotel accommodations.
"Stepping into Planters Inn is like stumbling
upon your own secret oasis. The elegant
lobby is a precursor to the tranquility
of the garden courtyard."
— Atlanta Magazine
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
There’s also more to Planters Inn than meets the eye: A garden path illuminated by flickering lanterns provides the resplendent, one-of-a-kind arrival to the renowned Peninsula Grill, the most romantic restaurant in Charleston.
"Peninsula Grill epitomizes fine dining.
The velvet-lined walls and antebellum
portraits set a cultivated mood
and the food is sublime."
— Conde Nast Traveler
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
DISCOVER WHAT AWAITS
See & Be Seen
Want to see photos of our hotel in Charleston? Our image gallery highlights the Lowcountry traditions that permeate our historic hotel, including sweetgrass baskets, four poster beds, Audubon prints, carriage lanterns, and more!
"When you walk around Planters Inn,
you will find old Southern elegance,
including a leafy interior courtyard
and parlor with gold chandeliers."
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
THINGS TO DO & SEE
You will soon discover Planters Inn is the best place to stay in Charleston thanks to our premier Charleston Historic District location. Planters Inn overlooks the Charleston City Market and King Street is one block away.
Ask the concierge for a map of Charleston. You will see that the most scenic neighborhoods, the most popular attractions, and the best things to do are within walking distance of the hotel.
"Sitting smack-dab in
the heart of
downtown, this beautiful hotel
is the heart and soul of
— U.S. News
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
ART DE VIVRE
Southern Charm & Gourmet Cuisine
Planters Inn is the only Charleston SC hotel member of Relais and Châteaux, the exclusive collection of privately-owned landmark hotels and restaurants located in the world’s most romantic destinations. Members include Blackberry Farm, The Surrey Hotel, Daniel, Eleven Madison Park, The Wauwinet, Ocean House, Auberge du Soleil, The French Laundry, The Inn at Little Washington, and The Little Nell, among others.
"Part of the Relais & Châteaux group,
this boutique property with well-appointed
and beautifully maintained rooms is
a stately sanctuary amid the bustle of
Charleston's City Market."
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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Safety and Well-Being Promise
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