Get an overview of this hotelElegant, historic inn on Charleston's City Market
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Built in 1844, this beautifully restored inn is situated on the historic Charleston City Market's Great Hall; the King Street Antiques District is only a block away and picturesque Rainbow Row is a short stroll away.
Ranked among the top hotels in North America, Planters Inn houses the award-winning Peninsula Grill restaurant and an elegantly appointed parlor. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout.
Planters Inn guestrooms feature hand-carved, 4-poster mahogany beds with custom-made mattresses, and high-quality reproductions of period furnishings. Luxurious bathrooms have Italian marble counters.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window
Overlooking the Charleston City Market's Great Hall, one of the oldest public markets in America, the Planters Inn is situated in the heart of Charleston's historic district. The King Street Antiques District is only 1 block away.
The Peninsula Grill, with walls of rich velvet and antique cypress woodwork, serves breakfast and dinner in a sophisticated, club-like atmosphere. Classic cocktails are served each evening in the elegant bar.
Complimentary orange spice tea and fresh apples are served daily in the hotel's cozy parlor, and complimentary coffee service is available each morning and evening. Macaroons are delivered in the evenings during turndown service. A lush garden courtyard with reflecting pool offers a calm space for meditation, and a 24-hour business center provides laptop computers and a variety of office supplies.
Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout this non-smoking property.
- Free use of nearby fitness center
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- 24-hour front desk
- Business center
- Conference space
- Year Built 1844
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 2
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Concierge services
- Total number of rooms - 64
- Number of floors - 4
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Wedding services
- Fireplace in lobby
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Individually decorated
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free weekday newspaper
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room massage available
- Cable TV service
- Free WiFi
- Turndown service
- Room service (limited hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
Peninsula Grill - Haute cuisine. Sophisticated, club-like atmosphere—but not formal. Steaks and chops, fish and oysters, champagne and lobster. Extensive wine list. Bar serving classic cocktails. Indoor and garden-courtyard seating. Open for breakfast and dinner.
Room service - Available for breakfast and dinner.
Nearby Things to Do
Planters Inn offers complimentary access to Pivotal Fitness Club. Guests have easy access to the City's Holy Spokes share-a-bike program with pick-up a block from the hotel. Private in-suite fitness with a personal trainer can be arranged through the concierge. A plethora of popular yoga and cycling studios are located within walking distance of the hotel.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Boat tours nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-in time ends at 11 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Fee for full breakfast: USD 16 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: USD 32 per day (in/out privileges)
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- Planters Inn is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2014 Travel + Leisure 500.
- The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.