• Charleston, South Carolina, USA at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

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The Best of Charleston. At Your Doorstep.

A timeless city made for the modern explorer. The Ryder Hotel puts you at the heart of the best things to do in Charleston. Located downtown on Museum Mile, you can roam to your heart’s content and never feel too far from home. We believe it’s best to wander on your own terms, but if you need a little inspiration, we’ve got you covered.

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Pool

Cool off during those warm Charleston days. Lounge on comfy cabana beds with a drink in hand and soak in some chill poolside vibes. Enjoy service from Bar Paradise and ease of entry with an ADA pool lift.

Pool Hours: 7AM to 10PM

Around Charleston

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Local Attractions

As one of the most historic and culturally diverse cities in America, there’s so much to discover in Charleston. Check out the iconic City Market, take a scenic carriage ride through the Historic District, explore the legendary Fort Sumter and more.

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Dining in Charleston

Southern cuisine is celebrated here. Pack your appetite when you visit us and dig into everything from elevated fine dining to home-style comfort food that brings the bounty of the Lowcountry to your plate.

Drinks

Nightlife

Rooftop drinks or honkytonk hangout? A few flights at a brewery or dancing until the sun comes up? Whatever you’re up for, Charleston delivers on everything from low-key to epic nights out.

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Shopping

From boutiques to brands you love, downtown Charleston is South Carolina’s top shopping destination. You might think we’re bragging when we say King Street is the best shopping experience in the country, but when you visit, you’ll think so too.

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Beaches

At The Ryder, you’re less than 30 minutes from South Carolina’s beautiful coastal beaches—each with their own unique personality. Folly Beach has the best waves in the state, Isle of Palms is full of adventure, and Sullivan’s Island is home to some of the best seafood around.

Rainbow Row in Charleston South Carolina SC.

Itineraries

First time visiting? Coming back to your fave city? Planning a getaway with your crew? Our itineraries have the perfect blend of trip inspo and time to explore on your own time.

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The Dock Street Theater In Charleston, South Carolina, USA Lit Up At Night.
The pier at Folly Beach
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Gibbes Museum of Art
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Steak Dinner
Horse-drawn carriage ride
Rainbow Row colorful and well-preserved historic Georgian row houses in Charleston, South Carolina, USA
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The beach at sunset at Sullivan's Island
Alligator skulls
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Ryder Hotel Room
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