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Luxury hotels in South Carolina

A curated list of 5-star luxury hotels and resorts

Tomas Mazowski A list by Tomas Mazowski. This guide was last updated in December 2022.

Hey! When I travel I love to stay at luxurious hotels - especially the kind of places that offer over the top extras and really spoil their guests with great service, nice spas, awesome restaurants and beautiful views. What more can you want? To save some time, I've put together this list of my favourite 5-star hotels and resorts in South Carolina. I hope you will like it!

  • 1 Hotel Bennett Charleston Charleston, United States

    Hotel Bennett Charleston

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Charleston. Situated in Charleston, 300 metres from Charleston Museum, Hotel Bennett Charleston features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, private parking, a fitness centre and a terrace. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. Show full description Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around $386.

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  • 2 Montage Palmetto Bluff Bluffton, United States

    Montage Palmetto Bluff

    ***** Hotel. Montage Palmetto Bluff is located on the May River less than 34 minutes' drive from Savannah and Hilton Head Island. All rooms feature a 55-inch flat-screen cable TV and there is a full spa on the property. Free WiFi is included and each TV features cable channels and a DVD player. Show full description Guest review score 9.5, rooms from around $515.

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  • 3 The Spectator Hotel Charleston, United States

    The Spectator Hotel

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Charleston. This 1920s-inspired boutique Spectator Hotel in Charleston is less than 4 minutes’ walk from the historic Charleston City Market and Port of Charleston. Features include a bar, personalised butler service, and free WiFi in public areas. Show full description Guest review score 9.4, rooms from around $289.

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  • 4 Inn and Club at Harbour Town Hilton Head Island, United States

    Inn and Club at Harbour Town

    ***** Resort. This sophisticated boutique hotel combines Scottish heritage with unique English-style service in a beautiful location on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, enjoy luxury and fun recreational activities conveniently located on-site. Within steps of the beach, the Inn is just a few minutes walk from Harbour Town. Enjoy close proximity to numerous golf courses, access to 2 swimming pools and a full-service spa. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around $236.

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  • 5 The Charleston Place Charleston, United States

    The Charleston Place

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Charleston. This historic hotel is located in Charleston city centre 482 metres from College of Charleston and 1.6 km from South Carolina Aquarium. Show full description Guest review score 9.1, rooms from around $369.

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  • 6 The Dewberry Charleston Charleston, United States

    The Dewberry Charleston

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Charleston. The historic Dewberry Charleston is a mid-20th century boutique hotel is located in the in the Mendell Rivers Federal building and features an American Southern brasserie-style restaurant and a craft cocktail bar. Spa at the Dewberry, a fitness centre, and library are available as well as the Fieldshop from Garden & Gun on-site shop. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $420.

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  • 7 The Iris Charleston, United States

    The Iris

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Charleston. Boasting a terrace, The Iris is set in the centre of Charleston, 1.2 km from Harmon Field. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around $298.

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  • 8 The Mantissa Hotel Hartsville, United States

    The Mantissa Hotel

    ***** Hotel. The Mantissa Hotel is a boutique hotel set in the heart of Hartsville. Guests can receive relaxing treatments at the spa or enjoy a handmade cocktail on the rooftop bar. A full-service upscale restaurant is available onsite. Show full description Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around $159.

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  • 9 Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes Myrtle Beach, United States

    Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

    ***** Resort. Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes is located on the white sands of Myrtle Beach. Guests can take a refreshing plunge in the beachfront outdoor pool or relax and unwind in the sauna. Private beach access is available directly from the property. Show full description Guest review score 8.7, rooms from around $259.

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  • 10 The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina Charleston, United States

    The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina

    ***** Resort. The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina is located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Features include free WiFi, an outdoor pool with a hot tub and sun terrace, and direct harbor access. Each room at this resort is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Show full description Guest review score 8.5, rooms from around $179.

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  • 11 Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa Hilton Head Island, United States

    Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa

    ***** Resort. Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa is located on the white sand shores of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Guests can start their day with a hot breakfast, and then take a refreshing plunge in one of the property's 3 pools. The resort features 4 on-site restaurants and an outside bar. Show full description Guest review score 7.5, rooms from around $169.

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  • 12 The Beaufort Inn Beaufort, United States

    The Beaufort Inn

    ***** Inn. Set in Beaufort town centre, this 5-star boutique hotel is just a short walk from fine restaurants, art galleries and boutiques. Features include free WiFi and on-site spa services. Henry C. Show full description Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around $200.

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Tomas Mazowski

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