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    Valet, Stay & Play

    Hand over the keys! Enjoy complimentary valet parking during your stay.

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    Experiences

    Make the most of your Charleston adventure with The Ryder’s curated list of local attractions, guest amenities, events and more.

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    A Coastal Experience

    A breezy cafe and cocktail bar, Little Palm gives way to a lively, spirited environment.

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    The Backyard

    Filled with feel-good vibes and bright flavors, The Backyard is a southern coastal experience serving savory dishes off the grill, larger offerings from the kitchen, and tropical inspired cocktails.

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    Getaway Essentials

    Find the perfect getaway – welcome cocktails, 24-hour coffee service, and more!

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    Gear Garage

    Explore our gear garage and consider renting items to enhance your vacation experience!

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Discover a Good Time State of Mind

Welcome to our boutique escape-meets-experience hotel in the heart of Charleston. The Ryder Hotel is a place to embrace your fun-loving, free-spirited side. A place where you can nurture genuine connections. A place where neighbors and explorers gather to celebrate what brings us all together.

We are thrilled to share that we have been named in Condé Nast Traveler’s “Hot List 2022: The Best New Hotels & Industry Openings in the World,” and voted “Top 5 Hotels in Charleston” on the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. Book your stay today to see what all the fuss is about.

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Stay

For us, fun is by design—and our spaces really show it. Our aesthetic is inspired by Charleston’s coastal beauty and features a style that’s sophisticated, but still relaxed. Earthy reds, organic hues, and hand-crafted furniture create a modern, laid-back bohemian experience that looks awesome from every angle.

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Dine & Drink

An earthy, sleek café to grab your morning fuel. A flavor-forward restaurant and a bar that reimagines the fine art of craft cocktails. A lush pool area to meet and chill. Discover our cool casual atmosphere and food that’s sure to end up on your feed.

Dine at the Ryder

Discover

For those in search of new moments of discovery, The Ryder Hotel is the best basecamp to explore everything for tastemakers and trendsetters to enjoy in Charleston.

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Dock Street Theatre

Offering popular Broadway musicals, award winning dramas and world premier original works.

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Rainbow Row

A series of colorful historic houses in Charleston. It represents the longest cluster of Georgia row houses in the United States.

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South Carolina Aquarium

Home to more than ten thousand plants and animal including North American river otters, loggerhead sea turtles and sharks.

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Saddle up for an unforgettable Kentucky Derby experience at The Ryder. 🏇🏻👒⁠
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Join us on May 4 starting at 4pm for a Kentucky Derby viewing party you won't want to miss. Catch every thrilling moment on our TVs while sipping on drink specials and bites from @littlepalmbar. Don't forget to flaunt your finest Derby hat for a chance to win an overnight stay! ⁠
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📷️ @madelineoldweiler_

Saddle up for an unforgettable Kentucky Derby experience at The Ryder. 🏇🏻👒⁠

Join us on May 4 starting at 4pm for a Kentucky Derby viewing party you won`t want to miss. Catch every thrilling moment on our TVs while sipping on drink specials and bites from @littlepalmbar. Don`t forget to flaunt your finest Derby hat for a chance to win an overnight stay! ⁠

📷️ @madelineoldweiler_
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College of Charleston alumni, it's your weekend! 📚️✨️⁠
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The Ryder is just half a mile from the College of Charleston campus, making it the perfect destination for families and returning College of Charleston alums. Celebrate your school spirit with 17% off our best available rate! ⁠
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Visit the 🔗 in our bio to book your stay May 3-4.

College of Charleston alumni, it`s your weekend! 📚️✨️⁠

The Ryder is just half a mile from the College of Charleston campus, making it the perfect destination for families and returning College of Charleston alums. Celebrate your school spirit with 17% off our best available rate! ⁠

Visit the 🔗 in our bio to book your stay May 3-4.
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What's a Charleston trip without indulging in delicious food & cocktails? 🍹🥗⁠
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Unwind and savor the moments at The Ryder with a $30 dining credit per stay to elevate your experience across our diverse venues. Relish shareable plates and sip on tropical-inspired cocktails, turning your stay into a culinary journey right in the heart of Charleston. ⁠
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📷 @marissa.baum

What`s a Charleston trip without indulging in delicious food & cocktails? 🍹🥗⁠

Unwind and savor the moments at The Ryder with a $30 dining credit per stay to elevate your experience across our diverse venues. Relish shareable plates and sip on tropical-inspired cocktails, turning your stay into a culinary journey right in the heart of Charleston. ⁠

📷 @marissa.baum
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The sun has come out to play Charleston! ☀️🌴⁠
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Take advantage of our sun lounger reservations at @littlepalmbar available in two-hour increments. Enjoy poolside service while you lounge on comfy sun loungers with a drink in hand and soak in some chill vibes.⁠
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P.S. We are open 8 am daily for Vitamin D therapy 😎

The sun has come out to play Charleston! ☀️🌴⁠

Take advantage of our sun lounger reservations at @littlepalmbar available in two-hour increments. Enjoy poolside service while you lounge on comfy sun loungers with a drink in hand and soak in some chill vibes.⁠

P.S. We are open 8 am daily for Vitamin D therapy 😎
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Four-legged friends are always welcome at The Ryder, especially on #NationalPetDay. 🐶🌴

Four-legged friends are always welcome at The Ryder, especially on #NationalPetDay. 🐶🌴 ...

Grab your bride tribe, we're headed to The Ryder. #WeddingWednesday 🌴✨️⁠
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Grab your bride tribe, we`re headed to The Ryder. #WeddingWednesday 🌴✨️⁠

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Let's celebrate #EarthDay all month long at The Ryder. From eco-friendly amenities to energy-saving initiatives, discover how The Ryder is making a difference one green step at a time via the 🔗 in our bio. 🌎️🌴

Let`s celebrate #EarthDay all month long at The Ryder. From eco-friendly amenities to energy-saving initiatives, discover how The Ryder is making a difference one green step at a time via the 🔗 in our bio. 🌎️🌴 ...

Weddings are more fun at The Ryder. #WeddingWednesday 😉💍⁠
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Filled with feel-good vibes and bright flavors, The Backyard is a Southern coastal experience right in the heart of Charleston. Book 10 guest rooms plus $10,000 in food and beverage now through August 31 and choose three of the below perks! Visit the 🔗 in our bio for more information. ⁠
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+ Complimentary Champagne Toast⁠
+ Complimentary Suite the night of event⁠
+ Complimentary parking the night of the event⁠
+ 20% Discount on Audio Visual⁠
+ Complimentary bartender fees⁠
+ Complimentary breakfast in bed following wedding night

Weddings are more fun at The Ryder. #WeddingWednesday 😉💍⁠

Filled with feel-good vibes and bright flavors, The Backyard is a Southern coastal experience right in the heart of Charleston. Book 10 guest rooms plus $10,000 in food and beverage now through August 31 and choose three of the below perks! Visit the 🔗 in our bio for more information. ⁠

+ Complimentary Champagne Toast⁠
+ Complimentary Suite the night of event⁠
+ Complimentary parking the night of the event⁠
+ 20% Discount on Audio Visual⁠
+ Complimentary bartender fees⁠
+ Complimentary breakfast in bed following wedding night
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Looking to unwind? We know a place. 🌴🍹⁠
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Dive into the sleepy girl mocktail trend at The Ryder with our exclusive in-room turn down service available starting April 8. Take it from us, our mocktail is best paired with our sleep kit, available at the Gear Garage. Who's ready for a night of relaxation at The Ryder?

Looking to unwind? We know a place. 🌴🍹⁠

Dive into the sleepy girl mocktail trend at The Ryder with our exclusive in-room turn down service available starting April 8. Take it from us, our mocktail is best paired with our sleep kit, available at the Gear Garage. Who`s ready for a night of relaxation at The Ryder?
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📆 Things to do this month in Charleston, ranked #1 City in The South in Southern Living’s Awards:⁠
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+ Trivia Night at @clerkscoffeeco | Saturdays⁠
+ Sunset Sessions in The Backyard at @littlepalmbar I April 6, 13, & 20⁠
+ After Bridge Rum Party at @littlepalmbar I April 6⁠
+ Cooper River Bridge Run I April 6⁠
+ Spring in The Den at @frannieandthefox | April 11-June 30⁠
+ Lowcountry Cajun Festival I April 13⁠
+ The Charleston Festival | until April 14⁠
+ Hank's Spring Market at Hank's Social Hall | April 14⁠
+ Yoga Tuesdays in The Backyard at @littlepalmbar I April 16⁠
+ Charleston Jazz Fest I April 18-21⁠
+ Open Mic Night at @clerkscoffeeco I April 19⁠
+ Highwater Music Fest I April 20-21⁠
+ Spring Cocktail Class at @frannieandthefox | April 24⁠
+ Spring College of Charleston Alumni Weekend | May 3-4

📆 Things to do this month in Charleston, ranked #1 City in The South in Southern Living’s Awards:⁠

+ Trivia Night at @clerkscoffeeco | Saturdays⁠
+ Sunset Sessions in The Backyard at @littlepalmbar I April 6, 13, & 20⁠
+ After Bridge Rum Party at @littlepalmbar I April 6⁠
+ Cooper River Bridge Run I April 6⁠
+ Spring in The Den at @frannieandthefox | April 11-June 30⁠
+ Lowcountry Cajun Festival I April 13⁠
+ The Charleston Festival | until April 14⁠
+ Hank`s Spring Market at Hank`s Social Hall | April 14⁠
+ Yoga Tuesdays in The Backyard at @littlepalmbar I April 16⁠
+ Charleston Jazz Fest I April 18-21⁠
+ Open Mic Night at @clerkscoffeeco I April 19⁠
+ Highwater Music Fest I April 20-21⁠
+ Spring Cocktail Class at @frannieandthefox | April 24⁠
+ Spring College of Charleston Alumni Weekend | May 3-4
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Unveil timeless moments at The Ryder. 💍✨️⁠
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Let our Charleston oasis host your weddings, rehearsal dinners, bachelorette parties, and welcome cocktail receptions, complete with energy & vibes you can't quite get anywhere else. ⁠
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Planner + Designer: @lm.eventcoordination ⁠
Florist + Designer: @graceandthornsav ⁠
Photographer: @justinleonbrown ⁠
Videography: @ardsleyparkproductions⁠
Venue: @theryderhotel⁠
Hair + Makeup: @madd_style⁠
Rentals: @eventworksrentals ⁠
Dresses: @tiffiniebleubridal⁠
Tux: @friartux⁠
Jewelry: @kristenbairdjewelry⁠
Tattoo Artist: @sv3ink⁠
Live Painter: @emmalangart⁠
Baker: @chrislynnsconfections⁠
Stationary: @kaseynperks ⁠
Models: @nanneurr

Unveil timeless moments at The Ryder. 💍✨️⁠

Let our Charleston oasis host your weddings, rehearsal dinners, bachelorette parties, and welcome cocktail receptions, complete with energy & vibes you can`t quite get anywhere else. ⁠

___⁠

Planner + Designer: @lm.eventcoordination ⁠
Florist + Designer: @graceandthornsav ⁠
Photographer: @justinleonbrown ⁠
Videography: @ardsleyparkproductions⁠
Venue: @theryderhotel⁠
Hair + Makeup: @madd_style⁠
Rentals: @eventworksrentals ⁠
Dresses: @tiffiniebleubridal⁠
Tux: @friartux⁠
Jewelry: @kristenbairdjewelry⁠
Tattoo Artist: @sv3ink⁠
Live Painter: @emmalangart⁠
Baker: @chrislynnsconfections⁠
Stationary: @kaseynperks ⁠
Models: @nanneurr
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Experience Charleston like a true local with our Gear Garage, which provides an array of playful equipment to use during your stay. Pedal your way to local restaurants on bustling King St. or leisurely cruise around the historic Downtown of Charleston; the options are limitless. 🚲️😎⁠
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Simply reserve your desired gear and let the exploration of this vibrant city begin!

Experience Charleston like a true local with our Gear Garage, which provides an array of playful equipment to use during your stay. Pedal your way to local restaurants on bustling King St. or leisurely cruise around the historic Downtown of Charleston; the options are limitless. 🚲️😎⁠

Simply reserve your desired gear and let the exploration of this vibrant city begin!
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