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Mansfield
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My mom, sister, and I visited Charleston as a birthday gift for my mom. We LOVED our experience at Planters Inn!! The Deluxe Queen room was a perfect amount of space for us to relax in between shopping and eating. We have never encountered a hotel staff as helpful or friendly as the staff at the Planters Inn. They responded...

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Saint Marys
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Wonderful weekend in this beautiful town - Planters Inn delivers! Wonderful service, beautiful rooms, historic feel with modern amenities. Elegance with a small town feel. We hope we will be able to stay again soon.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're going to Charleston for a romantic getaway, you won't find a more ideal inn. It is the right location and convenient to see it all. NOTE: You do need to ensure that you are in the main building, as those rooms are incredible. In planning our 25th wedding anniversary, I spent a significant amount of time researching hotels...

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Huntersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Planters Inn is a fabulous place to stay. Historic, quaint, we'll kept with great staff! Located right in front of the Charleston market and an easy stroll to the shopping district. We will return in a heartbeat.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful hotel with an excellent location in an exciting and vibrant city. Have already recommended the hotel to our favorite travel agent and to friends planning an upcoming visit to Charleston. Will definitely stay here on our next Charleston trip.

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Oldwick
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place and it was a great weekend. Lots to see and do. It was great being in Charleston for Thanksgiving. We will have more sightseeing to do next time. We'll see you again in November 2017.

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear R3100MDdavidp, With weather that is almost always sunny and warm coupled with delicious cuisine from Peninsula Grill (and no kitchen to clean after the meal), the perks of spending Thanksgiving at Planters Inn in Charleston are incredible. Kudos to you for discovering our November secret! We look forward to welcoming you back to Planters Inn next November. To ensure...

Playa Vista
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well above average. Charleston is a lovely city. Restaurants are over rated but the city itself is a gem. Trees, old homes and shops, and warm friendly people. Sophisticated. I would consider living there at some point. The politics scare me of course.

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan D, Charleston is indeed a lovely city, and we are delighted to know you felt at home during your recent visit. While many guests remark on the exquisite historic mansions and unique boutiques surrounding Planters Inn, very few mention the beautiful trees found throughout our neighborhood. Thank you for sharing such a gentle and lovely observation with fellow...

Spotsylvania, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and accommodations. I would recommend the Planters Inn and when we go back to Charleston will stay there again. Great hotel for couples and romantic getaways. The staff was eager to please and was very courteous.

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear Douglass S, Thank you! Earning a guest's loyalty and referral is the highest compliment possible. We are absolutely thrilled to know you enjoyed Planters Inn and intend to stay with us again during future visits to Charleston. Your kind words regarding the romantic ambiance of our historic hotel make us very happy. When we opened Planters Inn more than...

baltimore md
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to Planters Inn and you could not ask for a Better Location , Great Hotel , and Staff , I know if i am back in Charleston it will be at Planters Inn , I had a room with a nice porch . Easy ride to Charleston and with the Peninsula Grill in house i would suggest that...

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear wmbrakeman, We are incredibly grateful to know you will stay at Planters Inn during future visits to Charleston. Our guests are the heartbeat of our boutique hotel, and it gives us a thrill to welcome back return guests. Our colleagues at Peninsula Grill will be pleased to know you recommend dinner there on the first night—a great way to...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 days in beautiful Charleston at the Planter’s inn and had a great time there. The hotel is very charming, the staff was very friendly and helpful and the location is ideal. You are within a 10-15 minute walk from pretty much anywhere you’d want to be in the ‘downtown’ part of Charleston, and even the bars and...

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Dear Phil A, On behalf of the entire Planters Inn staff, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and observations with us. We are delighted to know you enjoyed four great days exploring the best Charleston has to offer thanks in part to Planters Inn's location in the very heart of the Historic District. Your comments regarding...

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Holding court in the very heart of Charleston's famed Historic District, the 64-room Planters Inn Relais & Châteaux is the city's iconic grande dame hotel. Uniformed doormen welcome every arrival, ushering guests inside the gloriously restored circa 1844 building to a sanctuary of elegant style and genteel service. Voted #1 Best U.S. Boutique Hotel by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, Planters Inn is a world of civility, sumptuous cuisine, and cultural pursuits. Soaring ten-foot ceilings, dozens of working fireplaces, and a stunning collection of antiques and Baker Historic Charleston décor, including a sumptuous four poster bed in every guest room, create a luxurious ambiance described by Travel + Leisure as "akin to an overnight with well-to-do friends in their old Charleston mansion." Hushed tones of buttercream, Lowcountry greens, and pale powder blue paint the walls, while raw silk fabrics frame the windows. There's also more to Planters Inn than meets the eye: A hidden courtyard illuminated by flickering carriage lanterns provides a beguiling entry to Peninsula Grill, the city's foremost dining experience. Planters Inn and Peninsula Grill are longstanding members of Relais & Châteaux, the exclusive collection of luxury boutique hotels and gourmet restaurants located in the world's most romantic, most cultured, and most memorable destinations. Are you excited for your getaway to Charleston? We are excited to welcome you to Planters Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Planters Inn

Address: 112 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401-3157
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: $412 - $740 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Planters Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Planters Hotel Charleston
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#6 Business Hotel in Charleston
#6 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#7 Family Hotel in Charleston
#8 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
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“Request main bldg; ensure you're in a room with the carpet noted in website. Dont want rooms wi dark green carpet--haven't been updated.”
 of 5 bubbles K6538LEdavidt, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I found the Hotel to be quiet , i don't think there a bad room here”
 of 5 bubbles wmbrakeman, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 105, though on Meeting St, is very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Bill_Hunt_AZ, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“try to avoid rooms on ground floor beside street, you will have to keep curtains drawn, people can look right in.”
 of 5 bubbles 309iani, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are staying on a weekend, ask for a room that faces away from the hotel's hospitality rooms which host loud parties.”
 of 5 bubbles AmyTRS, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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