Best Hotels for Business Travelers in Greenville, SC

Next time business brings you to Greenville, SC, throw a little pleasure into the mix. Greenville's vibrant downtown offers plenty to enjoy after hours, with restaurants, shops, and nightlife galore. It's also walkable and the perfect way to see the best of what Greenville has to offer in a short period of time. Stroll down to Falls Park to see the Liberty Bridge, or get your exercise in by taking a jog down to the Swamp Rabbit Trail.

Aloft Hotel
After a long day of traveling, you don't even have to leave the hotel to experience the dynamic Greenville scene. Find a spot on the rooftop wxyz bar, sip a cold beverage, and watch the people below in One Plaza. When you're ready to venture out, grab breakfast, lunch or dinner at Caviar and Bananas, which also has a small market with snacks, drinks, or gourmet nibbles. Or, enjoy Methodical Coffee's delicious pour over coffees for a pick-me-up before your client meeting. The Aloft also features an outdoor pool, uniquely decorated rooms, and the perfect central location.

Swamp Rabbit Inn
For a true local feel, book a room at the Swamp Rabbit Inn. Or, if your whole office is coming along, book the entire inn. Just two blocks from Main Street in downtown Greenville and two blocks from the Swamp Rabbit Trail (hence the name), this hotel is accessible to it all, but also away from the hustle and bustle. They host Truck Inn Tuesdays, complete with food trucks, music, and cool local products for purchase, to get a taste of the Greenville vibe. And, you can rent bikes right at the property to take a jaunt to the Swamp Rabbit Cafe.

Hampton Inn & Suites - Downtown
Another great location downtown, Hampton Inn & Suites is situated right behind the well-known Peace Center, close to Main Street, and a few strides away from Falls Park and the West End. This hotel is perfect for the business traveler, with extra large desks in every room and a 24-hour business center. Once you're caught up on all your emails, head to the nearby Lazy Goat for some housemade pasta or fancy cheeses. If there's nothing playing at the Peace Center, catch a live show at the Blues Boulevard Jazz, just steps from the hotel. Then, rest your head before another busy and productive day in Greenville.

Jannan Poppen is a freelance writer in Greenville, SC. She's an explorer at heart and will try just about anything once.