Hotel's Location Is near Charleston Southern University
Discover stately mansions built before the Revolutionary War, beautiful Low Country wildlife and magnificent plantation gardens during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites in Summerville. Get a taste of Southern charm in downtown Summerville, known for its gracious hospitality, beautiful azaleas and abundant pine trees. You’re only a short 30-minute drive away from downtown Charleston, with its picturesque historic homes and attractions including the South Carolina Aquarium. If you’re in the area visiting a student or exploring college options, the hotel’s location places you near Charleston Southern University as well as the College of Charleston and The Citadel. Nearby attractions include:
- Historic Summerville (2 miles)
Visit the boutiques, bakeries and Saturday farmers’ market in this charming Southern town known for its beautiful flowers and pine trees.
- Charleston Southern University (8 miles)
Visit the beautiful 300-acre campus of this independent, accredited Christian university that enrolls 3,000.
Phone: +1 (843) 863-7000
- Carolina Ice Palace (11 miles)
Looking for a way to cool off? Come chill on the ice during this rink’s public skating hours, and treat yourself to hot chocolate or pizza.
Phone: +1 (843) 572-2717
- Middleton Place (13 miles)
Explore the 65 acres of these breathtaking gardens—the oldest landscaped gardens in America—where roses, magnolias and azaleas bloom beside serene reflecting pools.
Phone: +1 (843) 556-6020
- Cypress Gardens (15.4 miles)
Paddle through the blackwater swamps or watch for wildlife in a glass-bottomed boat. Be sure to make time to visit the butterfly house and to walk along the garden trails.
Phone: +1 (843) 553-0515
- Drayton Hall (18 miles)
Take a tour of one of the oldest preserved plantation homes in the U.S., which dates back before the Revolutionary War.
Phone: +1 (843) 769-2600
- The Citadel (23 miles)
This four-year military college, founded in 1842, boasts a proud history, quality academics and distinguished alumni.
Phone: +1 (843) 225-3294
- Charleston Museum (23.5 miles)
America’s oldest museum preserves the history of the Low Country as well as fossils and even an ancient Egyptian mummy.
Phone: +1 (843) 722-2996
- College of Charleston (24 miles)
Founded in 1770, the College of Charleston is one of the oldest colleges in America and enrolls 11,000 students. You can tour the historic campus or catch one of the many art and music performances throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (843) 805-5507
- South Carolina Aquarium (24 miles)
This beautiful aquarium also houses birds and mammals such as lemurs, river otters and herons, as well as a sea turtle hospital. You can’t miss the three-story Great Ocean Tank, home to more than 700 creatures including sharks.
Phone: +1 (843) 577-3474
- Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest (25 miles)
Stroll the boardwalk over this ancient blackwater swamp, where you can see magnificent cypress trees and perhaps even a Blue Heron or a Great Egret.
Phone: +1 (843) 462-2150
- First Citizens Bank (0.7 miles)
Includes an ATM
Phone: +1 (843) 871-9200
- Circle K (0.8 miles)
Gas station and convenience store
Phone: +1 (843) 875-2464
- Sandalwoods Day Spa & Salon (2.7 miles)
An Aveda-concept spa offering beauty services and massage treatments
Phone: +1 (843) 875-4588
- Summerville Medical Center (7.1 miles)
24-hour emergency room and ER express with comprehensive medical services
Phone: +1 (843) 832-5000