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    About The Ryder Hotel


Our Story

Our passion for great food and drinks, culture, and authentic connection is what drives us to create a hotel experience you’ve never had—but always wanted.

At the Ryder, we’re channeling Kerouac’s sense of boundless adventure and Thoreau’s commitment to inward exploration to make something special. The buzz of creativity, the hum of conversation, the breeze through the bougainvillea—it’s all music to our ears and inspiration for all we do.

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Safety Measures

The health and wellbeing of our guests and team are incredibly important to us. With that top of mind, we’ve implemented thorough, thoughtful cleaning and safety measures around The Ryder Hotel.

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Charleston, South Carolina, USA at the Waterfront Park Pineapple Fountain.

Getting Here. Getting Around.

We’re 20 minutes from Charleston International Airport, and a stroll away from the very best of the city. Get directions and tips for getting here and navigating the city, plus inspiration for what to see and do when you arrive.

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Check-in time at the The Ryder Hotel is at 4 p.m. and check out time is at 11 a.m. We try to accommodate late check outs whenever possible, however, there may be an additional fee. Early check-in time will be extended with no extra fee when available.

Cancellations at our hotel in Charleston, SC must be made 72 hours prior to the day of arrival. Guests who do not cancel within this time will be charged for a one-night stay. Early departures without notice will result in a charge of a one-night stay.

The Ryder Hotel accepts all major credit cards.

The Ryder Hotel has a daily resort fee of $12. This includes: 

  • a welcome beverage offered at the front desk upon arrival 
  • drip coffee offered each morning 
  • Pivotal Fitness access 
  • Public bicycle rental (first come, first serve) 
  • Wi-Fi

Generally, we cannot guarantee any room number or location, although we make every effort to grant special requests.

Four-legged friends are welcome! The Ryder Hotel is pet friendly. A pet cleaning fee of $150 per stay applies with a pet weight limit up to 50 lbs. Limit two pets per guest room, additional pet is $50 per stay.

Valet parking is offered at $40 per day with in and out privileges. Self parking is not offered and off street parking in the area is limited.

For your comfort and safety, our hotel is a 100% smoke-free and vape-free establishment. Smoking in a designated non-smoking area is subject to fine. A $250 cleaning fee will be applied to guest rooms showing signs of smoking.

No. We do not offer transportation services, but when arriving at the airport, you will find a multitude of transportation options including taxis, vans and Ubers.

The Charleston International Airport is 12 miles away, about a 25-minute drive.

Both Sullivan’s Island and Folly Beach are located just 10 miles from the hotel.

There are select ADA compliant rooms which can be viewed here. Plus, most spaces around the hotel are accessible for guests with disabilities.

Yes, we are one of the few Charleston hotels with a pool in the area!

Included in Every Stay


  • 55-inch flat-panel TV
  • Coffee Maker
  • Electric Charging (valet parking)
  • Hypo-allergenic pillows
  • In-room safe
  • In-Room Wellness Equipment
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Luxe bed and bath linens
  • Peloton Bike Rental
  • Wifi Internet