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 Charleston's open-air City Market; the King Street Antiques District is only a block away and Fort Sumter tours are within a half-mile.
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.
- Comfortable rooms
- Good location
- Onsite restaurant
- Helpful staff
Sharing a common wall with the first building of the City Market, 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. 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.
- 24-hour front desk
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1844
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Concierge services
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 2
- Number of floors - 4
- Total number of rooms - 64
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Smoke-free property
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Wedding services
- Free WiFi
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
The hotel offers discount passes to nearby Eco Fitness, a modern fitness facility two blocks away. Blue Turtle Yoga offers multiple yoga classes at Eco Fitness daily.
The 18-hole, William Byrd designed Patriots Point Links golf course is surrounded by the waters of Charleston Harbor, on a secluded peninsula 5 miles away.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Bicycle rentals 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-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.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Fee for full breakfast: USD 16 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: USD 30 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
- The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.