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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Planters Inn is in the middle of everything. Great restaurants, beautiful historic homes and the shops and galleries on King Street are only steps away. The Inn itself is lovely. The rooms are large and furnished with beautiful period reproductions while the bathrooms (which should never be 19th century) are fully modern. Finally, the service is top notch. The... More 

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear AmyTRS, It is an honor to have your loyalty. The entire Planters Inn staff is delighted to know you look forward to a return stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to the heart of Historic Charleston! Thank you for such kind words regarding the "charm, service and location" of Planters Inn. It is meaningful when a guest... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stay in the type of home you would want to own in historic Charleston, with excellent service. Centrally located, beautiful and comfortable. The Library offers nice refreshments as you wander in and out throughout the day.

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear cpnola, Wow! Thank you for this wonderful review. At Planters Inn, our goal is to provide a top notch experience that is as close as possible to staying in one of Charleston's exquisite historic mansions, and we are delighted to know you recent visit was similar to a "stay in the type of home you would want to own... More 

Mooresville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay in the heart of Charleston..Staff were all well trained and attentive. A feel of a first class boutique hotel. Rooms were spacious. Very convenient to anything you want to do in Charleston.

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear Paul S, Thank you for this great review. We are delighted to know you found the hotel to be "very convenient" to the best Charleston has to offer. It is a joy to welcome guests to the very heart of Historic Charleston and to share our tips for experiencing the city's top cultural attractions, shops, and restaurants—all within strolling... More 

Mount Plesant
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Planters Inn is Awesome! We are local & love to stay a night or two occasionally. Cannot beat the location. Obviously, downtown Charleston is a fabulous destination, even for locals like ourselves. We highly recommend Planters Inn!

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear 107lances, At Planters Inn, we consider earning a guest's return business to be the highest compliment imaginable; however, earning a LOCAL Charlestonian's return business is the ultimate compliment! Thank you for choosing Planters Inn as your "home away from home" during your staycation adventures in Charleston! We want to ensure you always have a perfect stay at Planters Inn.... More 

Wichita, Kansas
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my husband's and my first trip to Charleston, we picked Planter's Inn, not really knowing the city layout. We lucked out! The location for this hotel is wonderful! You are walking distance to everywhere! Great shopping, restaurants and bars! The room was wonderful! 4 poster bed, plenty of room. Nice bedding. The lighting in the bathroom could be... More 

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear Travelingirl1110, We are especially honored that you selected Planters Inn for your very first trip to Charleston. Thank you! As you now know, we are an intimate boutique hotel with a staff dedicated to offering the best guest experience imaginable. When guests celebrate a special occasion at Planters Inn, it truly does put smiles on our faces. We love... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at The Planter's Inn twice and both times our stay has been outstanding. We have high standards for hotels and this one doesn't disappoint. Love the southern feel of the rooms. The landscaping and design of the hotel reminds us of our visits to Vietnam and Paris and we just love that.

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear Natalie C, It's always a pleasure to read post-stay comments and see Planters Inn through the eyes of guests like you. To compare our landscaping to your visits to Paris and Vietnam is such a lovely sentiment. Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words with us. For your return visit to Planters Inn, please rest... More 

Mount Airy
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vacation for rest and relaxation or stay busy and on the go, but Planters Inn is conveniently located to restaurants, shopping, the trolley, and many historical places. With your handicapped parking placque, South Carolina allows free parking in garages and on the street, so that's a big plus for expenses in the historic district.

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ann W, We're glad you mentioned the trolley! While Planters Inn has a truly terrific location in the very heart of Historic Charleston, within strolling distance of the best cultural attractions and shops, there is also a free hop-on, hop-off trolley that stops near Planters Inn. This is a great option for visitors who wish to see other parts... More 

Bossier City
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay with you every time we are in Charleston and we always recommend to any of our friends or business associates, to stay at Planters Inn. The location and food are 5 stars. The accommodations are perfect.

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear charleshG9715QO, There is perhaps no greater compliment than earning a guest's repeat business and a guest's referral. We are delighted to welcome you back to Planters Inn time and time again, and we are grateful for your recommendation to friends and business associates. Thank you. For your return visit to Planters Inn, please rest assured you will always receive... More 

Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We debated where to stay in Charleston... and settled on the Planters Inn. We had no idea what a perfect location it would be. Literally next to City Market, and central walk to everything. The staff was helpful and friendly... and the room was large, clean and comfortable. The balcony is shared, but still a nice spot to have a... More 

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear OttoBayer, We are delighted to know you were pleasantly surprised with Planters Inn's "perfect location" within walking distance of everything. Thank you for taking the time to share such kind words regarding your recent stay. For your return visit to Planters Inn, please rest assured you will always receive the best rate & service if you book directly with... More 

Trenton, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Southern charm meets high end hotel at this lovely Charleston property. The bellman was so helpful upon checkin and led us to our beautiful rooms. Comfortable beds and chairs and tables in just the right spots. Peninsula Grill was a wonderful restaurant where I had an amazing appetizer, Lobster 3 ways, which was a delicate and memorable rendition, a perfect... More 

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear Julep111, It is a high honor to know that our cheddar cookies are just like the ones your mother made! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely description of your recent stay at Planters Inn. It is always a delight to read guest feedback, especially when the writing is as thoughtful and eloquent as yours.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $416 - $759 (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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“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
“Don't drive a car here. It is right in the middle of the action.”
 of 5 bubbles KlubMarcus, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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