Shem Creek Inn

1401 Shrimp Boat Lane, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 United States (USA) near Exit 32 on I-526 (~2.8mi)
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3.0 Star Property
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Based on 387 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor pool
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • 50 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Check in: 3 pm
  • Check out: 11 am
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 2 meeting rooms in property

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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed
Check Rates1 King Bed Marsh Side
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Check RatesGds 2 Queen Beds Private Balcony Free WiFi Free Free WiFi and Breakfast,Free Parking
Check RatesGds King Bed - Free WiFi Private Balcony Free Parking, Free WiFi and Breakfast,Free Parking
Check RatesGds Mil Gov 2 Queen Beds Private Balcony Free WiFi Free
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Local Attractions

*4 miles to public beaches *4 miles to downtown Charleston *6 miles to Boone Hall Plantation *1 1/2 miles to Patriots Point Naval museum, golf course and Boat launch to Fort Sumter.

Verified Reviews of Shem Creek Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great Locataion"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Great location. Great restaurants. Front desk very friendly.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-Mar-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Mar 13 to Thu Mar 16 2023 at a $199.00 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 387 guest reviews

Property Description

Shem Creek Inn is the most photographed creek in the Charleston area. We are proud to provide splendid creek or salt marsh views, ideal for the nature lover in all of us. Watch the shrimp boats return with the day's catch or admire the dolphins as they play. 5 divine seafood restaurants within walking distance. (2 are just next door) All rooms have private balconies, Micro-Fridge, in-room coffee, iron & ironing board and FREE wireless internet. We also include a free continental breakfast. Meeting space available for small business meetings to larger corporate gatherings from 2 to 45 people.

What you need to know

Hotel Features – Feel a great sense of warmth and welcome as you enter into the doors of the Shem Creek Inn, situated at the Mount Pleasant waterfront, about five miles from downtown Charleston. Take pleasure in all the recreation and amenities the hotel has to offer, or simply step outside to take on a city of adventure. After a day of non-stop activity, you will undoubtedly enjoy a night of tranquil rest in one of the beautiful rooms.

Amenities – Take advantage of complimentary continental breakfast served daily, free parking, coffee and tea, weekday laundry service, and an oversize pool with a sundeck overlooking the waterfront. The hotel also offers meeting and conference rooms sufficient for any type of event from conventions to small parties. The staff is capable of arranging any ticket assistance, as well as wedding or concierge services.

Guest rooms – After a long day of business, or a fun-filled day with family and friends, the Shem Creek Inn rooms present an atmosphere of relaxation and pure bliss. Rest in one of the 50 standard guest rooms, which include balconies with waterfront views. Each room features televisions with premium channels, complimentary wireless Internet, direct-dial phones, microwaves, refrigerators, and spacious work desks. Bathrooms offer complimentary toiletries.

Nearby Attractions – There are countless attractions waiting outside the door, or right inside the hotel. Home of the Charleston shrimp boat fleet, the area is encompassed by top-of-the-line shopping centers, restaurants, and great attractions such as a world-class golf course, antique malls, and beaches. It is also near other tourist attractions such as Fort Sumter, Patriots Point, and the largest naval museum in the nation.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3 pm
Check Out: 11 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 2
Rooms: 50
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 50
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 900 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 45 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.5 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11:30 Am-11Pm
Pool Info:
8am to 10pmDeepest end 5 1/2 Ft or 1.7MOutdoor
Policies / Expenses
Individual reservations will be under our 48 hour cancellation policyThis policy may differ during holiday and special event dates. May also differ dependant on the type of group booking and what the group contract requires.
Nightly Parking: FREE
Total Taxes: 12.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.50 Per Night
Occupancy Tax: 5.00 Per Night
City Tax: 1.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.00 Per Day
Audio Visual Tax: 8.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00% (Gratuity Charge)

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Boat Launch
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted

Airport & Shuttle Information

Charleston International Airport 12 miles from Shem Creek Inn.Local Cab Service approximately $30.00 one way.

Local Shuttle Info: Airport Shuttle transportation (12 miles) approximately $30.00 one way.24 hours/day based on which service

Breakfast Information

Free continental breakfast. Bagels, English muffins, assorted muffins, yogurt with granola, boiled eggs, cold cereal, hot cereals (oatmeal & grits), Nutri-grain bars, bananas, apples, assorted juices, milk, tea and coffee

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Shem Creek Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Shem Creek Inn.

Feel free to use the Shem Creek Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Mt. Pleasant event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Admiral's Quarters 45 x 20 x 9 900--/----40303025--/--50502
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Admiral's Quarters

Our Admiral's Quarters is on the water side of the building with a door leading out to the back courtyard. This area can be used for picnics, receptions and catered cookouts. There is a seperate food service area (back of meeting room) as well as its own restroom facility.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
900 Sq. Mi
45 x 20 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Photo of Admiral's Quarters

FAQs about Shem Creek Inn

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3 pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11 am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Shem Creek Inn have?

There are 50 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Shem Creek Inn?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Shem Creek Inn?

Free continental breakfast. Bagels, English muffins, assorted muffins, yogurt with granola, boiled eggs, cold cereal, hot cereals (oatmeal & grits), Nutri-grain bars, bananas, apples, assorted juices, milk, tea and coffee

Can I get a AAA rate at Shem Creek Inn?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA 2 Queen Beds Private Balcony Free WiFi Free Complimentary Breakfast and WiFi Free Parking

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Shem Creek Inn?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a pool at Shem Creek Inn?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. 8am to 10pmDeepest end 5 1/2 Ft or 1.7MOutdoor.


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