• Hang Ten

    Share the stoke and learn how to surf during your stay at The Ryder.


  • Experiences

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


  • A Coastal Experience

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


  • 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.


  • Getaway Essentials

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


  • 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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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


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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Raising a glass to the heroes of our lives this Father`s Day at The Ryder. Let`s celebrate Dad with a day of relaxation, adventure, and Southern charm as we show our fathers how much they mean to us. ✨️⁠
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You’re not sad, you just need to spend this weekend at The Ryder. 😎🌴🍹☀️ ...

Mark your calendars for Speedos & Mo-Titos in The Backyard on June 22nd! 🌈👙☀️⁠

Suit up in your boldest speedo and get the chance to win an overnight stay at The Ryder! Sip on special cocktails, listen to a live DJ, and toast to an afternoon spent in the sun starting at 1pm! This event is open to all and free to attend, with a portion of every Mo-Tito sold benefitting @projectpurple.⁠

P.S. Extend your experience at The Ryder by purchasing a sunlounger before or after the event for pool access. 💧

Show your support by voting for The Ryder in Condé Nast Traveler`s 2024 Readers` Choice Awards. Every vote counts, so visit the 🔗 in our bio to vote now! 📣 ...

Come for the fitness, stay for the fun, and enjoy the community vibes. 🧘🏽‍♀️✨️⁠

Join us at The Ryder’s newest outdoor venue, The Backyard, for a rejuvenating 45-minute FLO class with @hylofitness expert instructors on June 18th at 6pm. No mat? No problem! Ryder`s Gear Garage has you covered. Post-flow, unwind by the fire with a complimentary low-cal LALO Tequila cocktail. Plus, chat wellness with Emily Werner Nutrition and snack on goodies from LMNT, Aloha Bars, and more.⁠

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Embrace the thrill of surfing with our Hang Ten package and enjoy surf lessons for two led by the local surfing legend herself, Monica Becerra from @stssurfcompany! Visit the 🔗 in our bio to book. 🏄🏽‍♂️✨️⁠

The Coffee Counter sure knows how to whip up some treats! ☕️🍰⁠

Stop in and grab some to-go items or sit and sip a while while playing games or reading a book in the mezzanine. Don’t forget Charleston locals, we are open to the public. 😉

No Father`s Day plans? Head over to The Backyard because it`s time to brunch! 🧇🌴✨️⁠

Leave the cooking to our chefs this Father`s Day and celebrate with Sunday All-Day Brunch at The Backyard. Sip on $10 "Man-mosas" paired with Natalie`s lineup of quality craft juices while indulging in delicious brunch favorites. Visit the 🔗 in our bio to make a reservation.

Pride month celebrations at Little Palm and The Backyard are in full swing! 🌈✨️⁠

Indulge in refreshing specialty cocktails, tantalize your taste buds with delicious bites, and groove to the beat as you`re transported to a free-spirited Palm Springs paradise. A portion of the proceeds from every Pride Month Cocktail sold, will benefit Charleston Pride. So grab an Errol, Zsa Zsa or Marilyn to show your support!⁠

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Cool off with a frozen treat while you relax in the southern sun. Catch our Banana Bus daily, serving up frozen bananas with toppings from 11am-3pm around the Little Palm pool all summer long. 🍌🌴 ...

We invite you to The Backyard for a weekly party that brings the beats, vibes & delights all in one place in downtown Charleston. 🌴✨️⁠

Join us for Sunset Sessions in The Backyard every Saturday from 4-7pm with fresh grill delights, tropical-inspired cocktails, DJs, and much more! Visit the 🔗 in our bio to secure your spot! ⁠

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It’s always a good day to be who you want to be at The Ryder, but especially during #PrideMonth! 🏳️‍🌈

Thank you to our friends who came to ring in our Little Palm Springs Pride Party. Come shine bright with pride as you celebrate Pride at Little Palm Springs all month long with curated decor, delicious bites, the best beats in Charleston, and a portion of proceeds from our themed cocktails benefitting @charlestonpride! ✨