Southern Hospitality at South Carolina’s Bed-and-Breakfasts
The gardens that surround the Clevedale Inn in Spartanburg offer guests a quiet sense of peace, even though they are only a few minutes away from the bustle of the city. This quaint antebellum home, built in 1913, sits on nearly four acres of pristine grounds. From admiring the lush banana magnolias in bloom to simply enjoying happy hour on the porch, visitors find that the inn and its surrounding gardens make for the perfect getaway. And the owners, Paul and Pontheolla Abernathy, go out of their way to make their guests feel special during their stay.
The charm of South Carolina's bed-and-breakfasts is exactly what Southern hospitality is all about. There's something to be said about a place that can make you feel welcome as soon as you arrive. The intimate setting offers guests an authentic feeling of community. Whether it's spending time with the innkeepers themselves or the other guests staying at the inn, it's the perfect opportunity to spend time with new and interesting people.
The history and architecture behind many of South Carolina's bed-and-breakfasts draw visitors from all over the world and give them the opportunity to step back in time. At the Columns Inn in Dillon, you can relax and admire the exquisite antique decor in any of the sitting rooms, or spend the afternoon reading on the balcony while watching the cardinals frolic on the front lawn.
No matter what brings you to a bed-and-breakfast in South Carolina, the friendships made, beautiful surroundings and good old-fashioned Southern hospitality are what will make you want to come back again and again.