Bluffton SC Places To Stay
A Boutique Beauty

Towering over the historic heart of Bluffton, the timeless elegance of the South informs every brick, beam and board of the Old Town Bluffton Inn. From the earliest planning stages, our goal was to create something timeless, something that demanded attention while feeling like it had always been a part of the streetscape.

As a work of architectural art, Old Town Bluffton Inn reflects its environment beautifully. Our stately parlor captures the atmosphere of community that defines this small town. The balcony overlooks a vibrant dining and entertainment district that has infused Bluffton with energy and life, while richly appointed guest rooms reflect the hospitality that lies at the heart and soul of the Lowcountry. Among places to stay in Bluffton, SC, the hotel is unrivaled.

For the experiential traveler, it’s an opportunity to be immersed in the culture of one of the South’s hidden gems. For groups, it’s a chance to truly connect with one another amid the fine cuisine and festive atmosphere of Old Town. And for a romantic getaway, there’s simply no other place with the intimate atmosphere, gentle salt breezes, and sultry Southern charm of our one-of-a-kind inn.

Inn Amenities

  • 14 modern guest rooms with spacious marble bathrooms
  • Custom furnishings by French Heritage Bluffton Inn Furniture
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Private event spaces
  • Option to rent the entire Inn for a special event
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What Grounds Us
Our Family Story

Welcoming each and every guest with gracious Southern charm are husband and wife proprietors Vince and Danielle Harrison. They have called Bluffton home since 2011, drawn by the same small-town allure that serves as the heart of the Old Town Bluffton Inn experience. Just as they fell in love with the gentle rhythms and rich hospitality of Bluffton, they get to share that love with all of their guests. 

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What Grounds Us
Our Family Story

Their story is told in every room at the inn, a tale of Southern upbringing and the treasured bonds of family. For Danielle, the inn represents a chance to tell her mother’s story through selected artwork scattered throughout the property. Terry was a true trailblazer for women in business and politics, and her spirit is felt in the welcoming atmosphere at Old Town Bluffton Inn.

For Vince, you’ll find the influence of a family long associated with the furniture industry. A self-described “shop kid” growing up, his family’s business allowed him to connect with French Heritage, whose Old Town Bluffton Inn line of furnishings carries the property’s unique style around the world. Together, the couple are raising their son, McLean, as the latest in a line of “shop kids.”

Theirs is a story of family. And when you stay at Old Town Bluffton Inn, unwinding among guests and locals in the rich front parlor, you will add your own chapter to that story.

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What Inspires Us
Bluffton History

Bluffton has been many things in its long history. A secluded retreat for wealthy planters. A haven for those freed from the bonds of slavery. An eclectic commune for intriguing artists. A bedroom community for the bustling resort island just over the bridge. A thriving melting pot of transplants from around the world that never seems to lose its small-town charm.

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What Inspires Us
Bluffton History

But for all the things Bluffton has been, one thing has been constant. It’s a rhythm, dictated by the gentle tug of the tide as it ebbs and flows along the banks of the May River. This relaxed pace serves as nature’s greatest cure for the hectic tempo of the modern world. Set a spell on the banks of the May and you’ll soon find yourself in that rhythm. And when you’re in it, you’ll never want to leave.

At Old Town Bluffton Inn, it’s our privilege to give you a chance to spend a few days or more discovering the simple pleasures of this breathtaking slice of the South. And when you find the rhythm of the tide pulling you back to our shores, we’ll have a room waiting for you.

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What Makes Us Smile
Love Letters From Guests

Who doesn’t love a hand-written letter? We’re lucky to receive more than our fair share of them. We call each one a love letter; a small gesture that speaks volumes about our inn’s heartfelt hospitality. Here’s one from a future guest that we couldn’t resist sharing.

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What Makes Us Smile
Love Letters From Guests

Dear Danielle,

Thank you so much for welcoming me into your inn on Sunday afternoon. You allowed me to store my luggage in your office for a few hours and even helped arrange transportation to the Savannah airport.

Your Inn is spectacular but your act of kindness to a complete stranger is even more special.

It was an absolute pleasure to meet you, spend a few minutes chatting about your business and life in general, and I know our paths will cross again. I hope to be a guest in your inn on my next visit to the area.

Thank you again,

Roxanne Bensason Windheim

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Give the Gift of Bluffton

A thoughtful “thank you” to a helpful colleague, a generous wedding present for the bride and groom, a surprise gift for a cherished friend. Whatever the occasion - and even if there’s no occasion at all - a Bluffton Inn gift certificate will delight your recipient as few gifts can.