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Rest Peacefully After a Day's Adventures in Spartanburg

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After a day of sightseeing, shopping and sampling the local cuisine in Spartanburg, you’ll need a refreshing night’s sleep in comfortable lodgings—and this city is able to offer its guests just that. From upscale hotels to bed and breakfasts to family campsites, Spartanburg lodgings give guests the chance to rest from the day’s adventures in one of several peaceful accommodations.

 

Upscale Hotels

If you’re looking to spend the night in luxurious surroundings, Spartanburg has several options for your choosing.

The 114-room AC Hotel by Marriott is a contemporary hotel located in the heart of downtown Spartanburg. Described as “an oasis of sleek, modern design” by Marriott, this hotel is the perfect choice for a sophisticated stay. A rooftop lounge serving up dinner, cocktails and 360-degree views of the city, plus an exhibition boasting more than 40 works of art created by Black Mountain College artists, make the AC Hotel a Spartanburg experience not to be missed.

The Spartanburg Marriott is the destination for weary travelers seeking an upscale hotel experience that is tranquil, yet still close to the action. Visitors won’t need to look far for food or entertainment. The hotel provides complimentary breakfast and onsite restaurants for other meals. It's located adjacent to the Chapman Cultural Center, which offers history and science exhibitions, an art museum and live performances. The hotel is also just a five-minute walk from downtown, so guests don’t have to choose between restful lodgings and city happenings.

 

Charming Bed and Breakfasts

Visitors who truly want to get away from the humdrum of everyday life can escape to one of Spartanburg’s charming bed and breakfasts.

A Spartanburg classic, the Clevedale Historic Inn and Gardens offers all the elegance of a 1913 estate with crackling fireplaces and freshly-pressed linens, but also provides guests with modern amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi and a variety of coffees, teas and chocolates A full Southern breakfast is served every morning, making the Clevedale an experience of luxury.

The Inn on Main is another spot for old-world opulence. This bed and breakfast is housed in a turn-of-the-century Greek Revival-style home and is a short walk from downtown Spartanburg. Guests receive a complimentary full breakfast here as well, and after dining have the option of relaxing in the old-fashioned sitting rooms or enjoying a leisurely walk around the grounds.

 

Camping

Looking to get some fresh air, snack on s’mores and wake up to bird calls? You might want to consider a campsite at one of Spartanburg’s cozy campgrounds.

The Pine Ridge Campground is a year-round space for camping, fishing and swimming. Conveniently located a few miles from I-85, the campground is close to all of Spartanburg’s attractions, but still offers a secluded feel with a variety of tent and RV campsites and rustic cabins with electricity.

Croft State Park is another popular destination for those looking to sleep under the stars (or in a tent or camper). The park offers standard campsites with electrical and water hookups, as well as a group camping area for larger crowds. After a restful night spent in nature, campers can hike along the park's 45-plus miles of walking trails, bike some of the 20 miles of biking trails, fish in Lake Tom Craig or visit the Advance America Bridge, a 65-foot-long expansion bridge.

Rachel Pittman
Discover writers share all of the places, activities and adventure that South Carolina has to offer. Read more from some of South Carolina’s locals and discover what’s happening in the Palmetto State.