South Carolina Hotels Motels and Tourism Guide

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Check rates for South Carolina hotels and motels. Quality hotels you can trust to deliver a pleasant and comfortable place to stay: Best Western, Marriott, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn.

Most accommodations in South Carolina have swimming pools, business  centers, microwaves and refrigerators. Some have in-room whirlpools, Jacuzzis, hot tubs and more amenities.

Find luxury suites, golf resorts, villa rentals, condos, vacation studios, apartments, beachfront property, ocean view rooms, lodges, cheap motels, pet friendly lodging, budget accommodations and more.

Economy travelers will be happy to find hotels under $100.00. There are 4 and 5 star accommodations available too.


Popular destinations & Major Population Areas:

  • The capital of S.Carolina is Columbia.
  • Charleston - historic district, near old plantation homes, USS Yorktown Carrier (World War II), beaches nearby
  • Myrtle Beach - popular Beach, Golf resorts, Boardwalk, Family Fun Amusement park, Pavilion Amusement Park
  • Spartanburg -  - near Cowpens National Military Park, Converse College, Wofford College, USC Upstate


  • Charleston International Airport (CHS) is in North Charleston.
  • Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)
  • Florence Regional Airport (FLO)
  • Greenville Downtown Airport (GMlU)
  • Greenville Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is in Greer.
  • Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR)

Amusement Parks

  • Family Kingdom Amusement Park is in Myrtle Beach.
  • Myrtle Beach Pavilion Amusement Park is in Myrtle Beach.
  • South of the Border is in Dillon.


  • Ripley's Aquarium is in Myrtle Beach.
  • South Carolina Aquarium is in Charleston.

Beaches & Beach Resorts

  • Beaufort is near a beach.
  • Charleston is near a beach.
  • Daniel Island is near a beach close to North Charleston, Charleston and Mt. Pleasant.
  • Daufuskie Island is near Hilton Head Island.
  • Edisto Beach is close to Kiawah Island.
  • Folly Beach
  • Georgetown is near a beach.
  • Hilton Head Island
  • Isle of Palms
  • James Island is near a beach close to Charleston and Folly Beach.
  • Johns Island is near a beach close to Kiawah Island and Charleston.
  • Kiawah Island
  • Litchfield Beach is near Georgetown and Pawleys Island.
  • Little River is near the NC state line.
  • Mount Pleasant is near a beach.
  • Murrells Inlet
  • Myrtle Beach
  • North Myrtle Beach
  • Pawleys Island
  • Port Royal is near a beach.
  • Sullivan's Island
  • Surfside Beach
  • Wild Dunes is on the Isle of Palms.

University of South Carolina Campus

  • USC Columbia is the main campus.
  • Aiken
  • Beaufort
  • Lancaster
  • USC Salkehatchie Campus is in Allendale, SC by Hampton, Barnwell and Walterboro.
  • Sumter
  • Union
  • USC - Upstate Campus is in Spartanburg.

Concerts and Sports Arenas

  • Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center
  • BI-LO Center is in Greenville.
  • Brooks Center for the Performing Arts is on the campus of Clemson University in Clemson and near by Seneca.
  • Carolina Coliseum is on the campus of the University of South Carolina in Columbia.
  • Colonial Center is on the campus of the University of South Carolina in Columbia.
  • Florence Civic Center
  • Gaillard Municipal Auditorium is in Charleston.
  • House of Blues Myrtle Beach is in North Myrtle Beach.
  • Koger Center for the Arts is in University of South Carolina is in Columbia.
  • Littlejohn Coliseum is in Clemson University
  • Newberry Opera House is in Newberry.
  • North Charleston Coliseum
  • North Charleston Performing Arts Center
  • Palace Theatre on Broadway at the Beach is in Myrtle Beach
  • Peace Center is in Greenville.
  • The Plex is in North Charleston.
  • Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
  • Township Auditorium is in Columbia.
  • Timmons Arena is in Greenville.

Convention Centers

  • Charleston Area Convention Center is in North Charleston.
  • Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
  • Greenwood Civic Center
  • Myrtle Beach Convention Center
  • Palmetto Expo Center is in Greenville.
  • Sumter Exhibition Center

Cruise Ship Port

  • Charleston Cruise Ship Port


  • Brookgreen Gardens is in Murrells Inlet.
  • Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is in Charleston.
  • Middleton Place is in Charleston.
  • Edisto Memorial Gardens is in Orangeburg.

Military Bases

  • Charleston Air Force Base
  • Shaw Air Force Base is north of Cherryvale.
  • Fort Jackson is near Columbia.
  • Beaufort Air Station
  • Parris Island Recruit Depot is near Beaufort.
  • Charleston Naval Weapons Station is near North Charleston.
  • Short Stay Navy Outdoor Recreation Area is near Moncks Corner.


  • Darlington Raceway near Florence.

National Parks

VA Hospitals

  • Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is in Charleston.
  • William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center is in Columbia.


  • Greenville Zoo
  • Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is in Columbia.