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Planters Inn

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Summerville
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Planters Inn was 5 star excellence! I am so happy we chose to stay here. The service can't be beat. The staff was top notch. The suite was gorgeous, and our view magnificent. We honestly felt like royalty. Just amazing. Words cannot describe how impressive this place is.

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PlantersInnMedia, Manager at Planters Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ronda S, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “Excellence in every way” review with fellow travelers. Thank you for describing your recent Planters Inn stay as a “5 star” experience! We are humbled by your exceedingly kind words, and we are delighted to know that you “honestly felt like royalty.”...

Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We have stayed at the Planters Inn many times and it never disappoints. Our Plantation King room was very pleasing to the eye and very comfortable. The bathroom was recently updated with a walk in frameless glass shower instead of a tub. It was very nice. The staff and service were outstanding as always. Planters Inn is a first class...

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Dear poursh993, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “Planters Inn – Always a Pleasure” review with fellow travelers. The highest compliment we may earn is guest loyalty. Your description of Planters Inn as “a first class home away from home” is a real honor. Thank you. Our entire team is passionate...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We selected Planters Inn for 1.) its location in the heart of the market 2.) its room amenities (soaking tub, piazza, bed/linens.) The service and professionalism of the staff did not disappoint. The Inn has beautiful gardens & a comfortable parlor. The hotel was clean, and well appointed. I would definitely recommend this hotel for a short get away.

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Dear charlestonfan2016, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “Mother/Daughter excursion in world class Charleston” review with fellow travelers. We are delighted for the opportunity to help you and your daughter make memories together. Your comments regarding our location “in the heart” of the historic market neighborhood, “professionalism” of the service, “beautiful”...

Keyport
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Choosing a hotel in a city can be daunting. Planters Inn stood out based on its perfect location, boutique hotel feel, and being connected to a well rated restaurant. We were impressed by the small touches.... coffee and tea in the "Parlor" lobby, bottled water in our room, exceptionally friendly and accommodating staff and a historical feel.

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Dear L2231NEscottp, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “great hotel, great location, great service” review with fellow travelers. We agree that choosing a hotel in a new city can be a daunting task. No one wants to have an unpleasant hotel stay, particularly given the time, effort, and cost of taking...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Great location. You can walk to so many interesting paces, including the market and the Battery. Old world ambience Pleasant, helpful staff. Cozy room made us feel as if we had stepped back in time. Would stay here again. We have loved every Relais & Chateau hotel we have ever stayed in.

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Dear LovesRestaurants2014, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “Pleasant Stay” review with fellow travelers. It sounds like you took full advantage of our fabulous location and explore Charleston’s Historic District on foot, which is truly the best way to soak up the beauty of our city. Between the architectural details of...

St. Helena, California
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Good service, food and nice gardens. Meeting room was well set up for large group. Rooms lack modern conveniences and lack power outlets. Bar drinks were good and the staff all round were pleasant and helpful.

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Dear davidbI4382PM, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “Planters Inn” review with fellow travelers. Our entire team appreciates your kind words regarding the service, gardens, meeting room, cuisine, and cocktails enjoyed during your recent visit to Planters Inn. Our goal is to always exceed guest expectations; therefore, I would enjoy the...

New York
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This was a beautiful southern charm hotel. It was right in the heartrt of the historic district. Excellent staff and definitely a step above the usual types of hotel. The tub in the bathroom was awesome! It even had a handrail which was very useful. Beautiful and quaint grounds. I loved walking into to front and the gate that lead...

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Dear eileen m, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “Perfect Charleston vacation spot” review with fellow travelers. Your kind comments brought smiles during this morning’s team meeting. We are delighted to know you enjoyed our fabulous location, charming ambiance, beautiful courtyard, and soaking tub in your guest room. Again, thank you...

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is our second time staying at the Planters Inn in Charleston. This quaint, historical Inn is centrally located in the heart of the historical district. You overlook the historical market on Market Street and Meeting Street. They have valet parking right in front of the Inn. My husband gets tired easily and we were able to go back to...

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Dear travelhappy2006, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “Springtime in Charleston” review with fellow travelers. Earning repeat business is the highest compliment a guest may bestow upon us, and we are thrilled to know you returned to Planters Inn for your second visit. We are also grateful to know that you...

Bluffton
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Just enjoyed the entire stay People, Service and ambiance. Located in the heart of the historic area made points of interest,dining,and shopping pleasant experienced. Grace Church and King Street nearby allowed more than one visit.

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Dear michaeleleanorg, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “Satisfaction” review with fellow travelers. We are delighted to know you enjoyed your “entire” stay at Planters Inn! Your kind words regarding staff, service, location, and ambiance are appreciated by every member of our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to...

Bel Air, Maryland
Reviewed 31 March 2016

My wife and I stayed at Planters over the Easter holiday and could not have been happier with our experience. From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel most welcome. The staff could not have been more friendly and efficient.. The concierge, Collins, made our dinner reservation for all three nights and got us into places that had...

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Dear John S, Thank you for staying at Planters Inn and for taking the time to share your “Elegant and Sophisticated yet Charming and Comfortable” review with fellow travelers. Please allow me to express how delighted we are with the title of your review, which expertly summarizes our precise goal at Planters Inn! The best travel experiences are relaxed and...

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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: ₹ 19,198 - ₹ 35,682 (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
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Charleston
#6 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#7 Family Hotel in Charleston
#10 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
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“Spend the money on a new Garden Courtyard Suite”
geoffr969, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Verify when making reservations that you would like a room facing the garden.”
  • King size bed & beautiful furnishings.
poolgirl3, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room looking out of the courtyard, as the main road bin collections and buses can be disturbing.”
PaulandKim_10, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 402! Corner windows, a fireplace and an outdoor balcony.”
pfpedersen, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They are remodeling the annex on the east side, and when that is complete it is probably a good choice.”
VirtuallyAnywhere, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
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