At the intersection of I-95 and US 52, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Florence, SC makes your trip down the interstate more relaxing. In town to see a NASCAR race? The hotel is close to Darlington Raceway as well as attractions like the Florence Civic Center, Magnolia Mall and Francis Marion University. If you’ve been cooped up in the car all day, burn some energy in the outdoor pool or the fitness center.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
You can turn your stopover into a mini getaway by using our free Internet to find a nearby park or museum for the kids. Get in a morning jog at the fitness center, and then read a free weekday USA TODAY® newspaper before hitting the road. Amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
After a hot day at the race track, enjoy the comfort of one of our guest rooms or suites. Sink into a Serta Elite® pillowtop mattress for a restful night’s sleep, and then wake refreshed and enjoy a cup of coffee. Standard room amenities include:
Want to add a little romance to your road trip? Reserve a Whirlpool Suite, featuring all standard amenities along with a whirlpool tub.
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Grab a muffin and an apple for a quick bite, or sit down to a golden waffle at the hotel’s complimentary Be Our Guest Breakfast. When you’re ready for lunch and dinner, try a nearby restaurant like the Phoenix Bar and Grill, within walking distance. Be sure to order a ribeye steak with a side of cheesy Phoenix Stix while you listen to live music.
Things to Do in Florence, SC
Whether you’re visiting a college in the area or just looking for a place to stretch your legs, you’ll find several local attractions to explore during your stay:
Darlington Raceway – Dubbed “the track too tough to tame,” Darlington Raceway gives racing fans one of the greatest spectacles in NASCAR because of its unique track design. The racetrack, 15 minutes from the hotel, is home to the Southern 500 along with year-round events like car shows, marathons and barbecue cook-offs. While there, visit the Darlington Raceway Stock Car Museum for a look at the colorful heritage of motorsports in South Carolina.
Florence Civic Center – From concerts and conferences to sports tournaments and trade shows, the Florence Civic Center hosts the area’s biggest events less than six miles away. This multipurpose facility boasts more than 50,000 square feet of space, including a large ballroom and three meeting rooms for private weddings and corporate events.
Magnolia Mall – Can’t find your flip flops? Purchase a pair at Magnolia Mall, just a 15-minute drive away on I-95. You can browse through your favorite brands before taking the kids to Chuck E. Cheese’s for food and fun.
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Groups & Meetings
Celebrate a graduation or plan a business meeting at the Country Inn & Suites, which offers meeting space for up to 50 people. We can create a personalized Web page for your event so that your guests stay informed of every detail. The meeting space includes audiovisual equipment and complimentary coffee, and the hotel staff can assist you with planning and setup to make your event a success.
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