Local Hotels

Hotels

For postcard-perfect long weekends, or full week stays that have exceptional access to indoor and outdoor pools, restaurants, and amenities, there's nothing quite like the convenience of a stay at a local hotel or motel. A number of area hotels have been welcoming guests for decades, and as a result, vacationers have come back year after year for the fantastic service and the million-dollar views.

Vacation Rental Homes

Vacation Rentals

Visitors are often surprised at the number and variety of weekly vacation rentals throughout the area.. Vacation rentals are, in fact, an increasingly popular accommodation available to vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of rentals available allows them to find an ideal retreat to fit their crew, from quiet condo complexes to brightly colored oceanfront sand castles.

Beaufort, SC History

Beaufort, SC History

The native Indians were living here seasonally as early as 4000 BC. Evidence of early settlement remains today in the form of a 3400 year old "Indian shell ring" in Hilton Head Island's Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

Port Royal

Port Royal

The town of Port Royal, located due south of Beaufort and just north of Parris Island, is a delightful and large Lowcountry community that combines genuine southern hospitality and living with a trickle of local attractions that will appeal to coastal and outdoor lovers of all varieties.

Fripp Island, SC

Fripp Island, SC

Great golfing, beautiful beaches, and genuine southern hospitality easily combine on Fripp Island, the most seaward of South Carolina's Sea Islands, and a gorgeous barrier island destination that is a relaxing oceanfront haven for its loyal vacationers.

Hunting Island State Park

Hunting Island State Park

The Hunting Island State Park comprises the entirety of the famed Hunting Island, and is a family-friendly beach destination with a big reputation. As the most visited state park in all of South Carolina, the 5,000 acre undeveloped barrier island feels surprisingly isolated, and even on a busy summer day, visitors will find a stretch of sand or a quiet nature trail to call all their own.

St. Helena Island

St. Helena Island

The expansive St. Helena Island borders the popular tourist communities of Fripp Island to the east and Beaufort to the west, but is a unique and authentic Lowcountry vacation destination or day trip in its own right. Packed with shrimping docks, working farms, fascinating historical sites, and a jamming downtown with a world of shops and restaurants to explore, this lightly populated coastal region is a pleasant surprise with a big personality, and has a lot to offer besides the cool waterfront landscapes.

Beaufort National Cemetery

Beaufort National Cemetery

The Beaufort National Cemetery is a somber but historically important site located in the heart of Beaufort County. Quietly beautiful, with the region's renowned live oaks towering over the lines of small, white headstones, the cemetery holds a world of historical significance, and is an important stop for history and Civil War buffs touring the coastal South Carolina region.

Parris Island

Parris Island

The Parris Island Marine Corps Base is easily one of the most recognizable marine corps bases in the country, if not the world, even though it is located on a small and undeveloped island on the outskirts of coastal South Carolina.

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Beaufort West

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Beaufort West

The Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Beaufort West is a fantastically located hotel for all types of Beaufort visitors, from guests who want to be close to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot on Paris Island, to guests who want to explore the beauty of the nearby Hunting Island State Park. Located just off of Route 21, and therefore close to all the sites such as downtown Beaufort and the National Beaufort Cemetery, this hotel is the perfect respite for veritably all travelers.

Howard Johnson Inn Beaufort / Parris Island

Howard Johnson Inn Beaufort / Parris Island

Featuring a beautiful setting that’s steps away from the Harbor River, as well as a nice price that will appeal to vacationers of all budgets, the Howard Johnson Inn Beaufort / Parris Island is a traditional yet relaxed option for stays in the heart of the Beaufort region. This nicely appointed hotel is just a few miles away from both the historic Beaufort downtown region as well as the Marine Corps station on Parris Island, and therefore all types of travelers – from working types to regional explorers – can enjoy a good night’s rest before setting out on an area-wide exploration.

Super 8 Port Royal / Beaufort

Super 8 Port Royal / Beaufort

Visitors will be close to the coastline, the centers of Beaufort and Port Royal, and the Parris Island Marine Corps base with a stay at the centrally located and budget-friendly Super 8 Port Royal / Beaufort. Located in the heart of the coastal Low Country, and just a few minutes’ drive away from Sand Beach and Historic Downtown Beaufort, this modest but accommodating motel is a solid option for visitors who want to relax in between coastal explorations without breaking the bank.

Hilton Garden Inn Beaufort

Hilton Garden Inn Beaufort

Whether in town for business or pleasure, the Hilton Garden Inn Beaufort is a familiar and fully accommodating option for all types of Beaufort stays. Located just off of Route 21, and nicely close to a wide range of famed destinations including the historic Downtown area, the Beaufort National Cemetery, and the Marine Corps station, this hotel is a sprawling site that can accommodate any type of area traveler.

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park

Spend an early morning outdoors with a hot cup of coffee and a gorgeous waterfront sunrise, or enjoy a romantic stroll around sunset watching Beaufort's ships come in, with a visit to the exceptionally beautiful Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. This scenic public park which serves as both a local marina and a picturesque spot to simply relax and watch the on-the-eater world go by is a must-see for any Beaufort visitor with a love of wide open water views.

Sleep Inn Beaufort

Sleep Inn Beaufort

Situated on the edge of Route 21, and close to a number of regional destinations and attractions, the Sleep Inn Beaufort is a comfortable for all types of area stays. From working travelers with business at the Marine station on Parris Island, to visitors who want to explore the cool historic sites of the downtown area, (which is less than three miles away), every guest will find everything they need to relax and unwind after a busy day in this unique coastal area.

America's Best Inn Beaufort

America's Best Inn Beaufort

Streamlined and straightforward, the America's Best Inn Beaufort is an affordable accommodations option that is nicely close to an array of Beaufort attractions and popular destinations. Located just off of Route 21 and close to the Robert Small Parkway, this budget-friendly motel is an easy drive away from the downtown area, the Marine Corps Air Station, and the Parris Island recruiting base.

Quality Inn at Town Center

Quality Inn at Town Center

The traditional but nicely accommodating Quality Inn at Town Center hotel has everything a potential traveler could require to feel at ease and perfectly comfortable while staying in the Beaufort area. Located less than two miles away from the Historic Beaufort Downtown, which is full of pristine waterfront attractions and ancient homes, and close to the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort and the Beaufort National Cemetery, this lodging option that’s found just off of Route 21 is close to veritably all of the region’s top sites.

The Rhett House Inn

The Rhett House Inn

Enjoy a luxurious stay that’s fit for southern royalty with a visit to the distinctive Rhett House Inn. Located in the heart of the historic downtown, and surrounded by a world of area attractions, this elite bed and breakfast is outfitted with a beautiful array of amenities that are designed to make guests relaxed, delighted, and truly at home.

Econo Lodge Beaufort

Econo Lodge Beaufort

Traditional and nicely priced, the Econo Lodge Beaufort is an enticing option for visitors who want to be in the heart of the greater Beaufort area, but who don’t want to spend excess funds on accommodations alone. This classic hotel has all the basics that frequent travelers require, as well as a nice locale that’s easy to reach, and which is close to all the sites and destinations that draw visitors to this corner of the Low Country.

Pigeon Point Park

Pigeon Point Park

The small Pigeon Point Park, located appropriately along Pigeon Point Road on the Beaufort Riverbanks, is a small but beautifully relaxing public park located in a quiet residential area on the western borders of historic Beaufort. A perfect stop for families with young ones in tow, this semi-circular park with ample playground equipment and plenty of shade is a great spot for kids to burn off a little energy, and for parents to take a breather along comfy park benches and views of massive live oaks in virtually every direction.

Downtown Beaufort, SC

Downtown Beaufort, SC

Beaufort's downtown, which earned its own place on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969, is easily one of the most visited and all-encompassing "attractions" that this coastal community has to offer. The expansive series of standard city blocks feature a wide variety of historical residences, gardens, houses of worship, and ancient graveyards, and the fantastic history and antebellum legacy can be admired in person around virtually every street corner.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaufort

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaufort

The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaufort is centrally located for all varieties of Beaufort visitors. From folks who want to explore the charming downtown area, to business travelers who have affairs to attend to at the local marine base, all travelers can be nicely accommodated at this familiar and centrally located hotel. Found just off of Route 21, and less than two miles away from the downtown area, this hotel is surrounded by a variety of shops, restaurants, and instrumental services, and also features a nice array of amenities on-site.

Hunting Island

Hunting Island

Beautiful Hunting Island is a bit of a contradiction. Located 15 miles east of Beaufort, the island is completely isolated, with just a handful of campsites and a main Visitor's Center. Despite this fact, the island is also the most visited state park in South Carolina, and one of the most acclaimed beaches in the southeast. Regularly landing on "Top Beaches" lists around the country, (including Trip Advisor's own ranking of "America's Top Ten Beaches"), Hunting Island is an oasis for coastal visitors who crave nothing more than gorgeous shorelines, endless water views, and an abundance of natural surroundings.

Comfort Suites Beaufort

Comfort Suites Beaufort

Guests who are in town for business or for area explorations will feel comfortably at home at the Comfort Suites Beaufort. Located roughly 3 miles from historic Downtown Beaufort, this motel is close to an array of attractions and key area sites, including the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, the Naval Hospital Beaufort, and the picturesque Hunting Island State Park.

St. Helena's Episcopal Church

St. Helena's Episcopal Church

Visitors to historic Beaufort typically can't help but notice the distinguished St. Helena's Episcopal Church, a beautiful site with a sky-high steeple that towers over the lush, evergreen scene. In addition to its exterior beauty, the church has its own distinction as being one of the oldest churches in North America, and carries on the tradition of being a beacon for the local community today, with regular Sunday services and special events that everyone in the community is welcome to attend.

Hampton Inn Beaufort

Hampton Inn Beaufort

Distinguished for its modern exterior that’s flanked with live oaks and Spanish moss, as well as a locale along the Harbor River that’s nicely central but fits right into the Low Country atmosphere, the Hampton Inn Beaufort is a cool blend of contemporary amenities and southern style. Easy to reach via Route 21, and less than three miles away from historic Downtown Beaufort, this hotel is a nice respite for all kinds of area travelers.

Best Western Sea Island Inn

Best Western Sea Island Inn

With a striking brick façade and a beautiful setting that’s just steps away from the Beaufort waterfront, the Best Western Sea Island Inn is a surprising gem of a find for visitors who want to be in the heart of the historic and charming downtown region. Outfitted with all the modern amenities that frequent Best Western guests expect, but boasting a surprisingly locale and southern appeal, this hotel combines the best of both the old and new southern styles to create a perfectly accommodating experience.

John Mark Verdier House

John Mark Verdier House

The John Mark Verdier House Museum is a wonderfully engaging Downtown Beaufort attraction for a wide variety of reasons. As the only historic planter's house in the city open to the public, the 1804 estate presents an accurate portrait of how Beaufort's wealthiest citizens lived during the height of the pre-Civil War Antebellum period.

UNiversity of South Caolina at Beaufort

UNiversity of South Caolina at Beaufort

The USCB, (University of South Carolina at Beaufort), Center for the Arts is the local go-to for outstanding regional performances that include dramatic and comedy shows, concerts, independent movies, and virtually every kind of spell-binding entertainment under the sun. With regular performances that span the theatrical spectrum from dramatic plays to ensemble music salutes, virtually every theater-goer will find something to love at the critically acclaimed center.

The Cuthbert House Inn

The Cuthbert House Inn

Located just steps away from the waterfront and overlooking the Harbor River, the grand Cuthbert House Inn is an indulgent destination for visitors who want to enjoy the inherent grace and beauty of the Historic Downtown Beaufort region from the inside out. This circa-1790 bed and breakfast features a beautiful exterior with white pillared-porches and native landscaping, and as a result, sets the stage for romantic and utterly relaxed getaways that are brimming with southern charm.