Nestled in the lush green environs of northern South Carolina, Greenville is where Southern hospitality meets the great outdoors. One of the fastest-growing cities in America, there’s something special about this mixture that draws visitors from far and wide. History buffs will enjoy exploring the charming downtown, which is home to several impressive history museums, while those in the mood for shopping and fine dining won’t be disappointed either, with Greenville’s Main Street is renowned for its boutique shopping and tasty eateries. Appropriately-named Greenville is surrounded by lots of lush verdure in the form of state parks and preserves like Paris Mountain, making it a popular destination for outdoors-loving travelers.
Guests on the lookout for a place to stay in Greenville have plenty of options, from huge hotel chains to more demure properties. If you’re looking for a luxury or boutique hotel in the city, this article was written just for you.
From $157/ night
Part of the upscale Westin Hotel chain, Westin Poinsett provides guests with luxurious accommodation in the heart of Greenville. A classic 1920s-style interior is complemented with modern conveniences, and guests will appreciate the attention to detail here. Rooms are spacious and include thoughtful extras like an espresso machine and an iPod dock for playing music. An on-site restaurant, Spoonbread, serves up tasty American cuisine and the Piano bar provides a relaxing, jazz lounge atmosphere. The Westin is conveniently located within walking distance of major attractions like the Performing Arts Center and the Greenville Art Museum, as well as a plethora of cycling paths. Bikes are also available for rent on the property and a 24-hour fitness centre is available for guests.
From $177/ night
Historic Pettigru Place Bed and Breakfast is hidden away in a lush garden setting, just a couple kilometres from downtown Greenville and attractions like the Greenville Zoo. The classic Carolina-style brick mansion has been converted into a stylish yet cozy bed and breakfast where you’ll find all the comforts of home. Guest rooms include a private sitting area and bathroom, complete with ornate, antique fixtures. Classic touches like four-poster beds, stone fireplaces and claw foot tubs add to the cozy allure. Many of the rooms also feature balconies and private terraces overlooking the tranquil gardens surrounding the Bed and Breakfast. And true to the name, a sumptuous gourmet breakfast is provided for guests each morning, which they can enjoy in the communal dining room.
From $109/ night
Just a quick hop from downtown Greenville, the charming B&B-style Swamp Rabbit Inn provides a welcome natural escape for guests in search of a little peace and quiet. Each unit is set up apartment-style, complete with a living room, fully-equipped kitchen and even your own private patio. Since each unit is completely separate, you can enjoy all the conveniences of a hotel, coupled with the comfort and privacy of home. On-site you’ll find a shared fire pit and BBQ facilities as well as a common lounge area where you can kick back after a day of exploring. WiFi is available throughout the property and a hearty breakfast is provided each morning.
From $88/ night
The Hyatt Place provides guests with comfortable, suite-style accommodations in Greenville’s city centre. Rooms feature spacious bedrooms with separate sitting areas, cable TV and expansive garden views. There’s no shortage of things to do on-site and amenities include a golf course, an indoor pool and a bar/lounge. Conveniently situated right in downtown Greenville, the hotel is just a short walk from the area’s varied entertainment options. Cycling and walking paths abound just next door for those who love to get out and about in nature, and for the more city-minded folks, Greenville boasts extensive boutique shopping and exciting dining options.