The south is a go-to destination right now for anyone in search of a heaping dose of history and charm. Cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriage tours, energetic nightlife, and even brilliant mountain views are just a few of the things you’ll have exposure to during your visit, and boutique hotels are the best way to take in this part of the country. The accommodations are cozy and always complement their location, and the amenities are amazing. Trust us, with living like this, y’all will never want to leave!
This Charleston darling is practically a small compound. Made up of three homes and two carriage houses, the hotel is comprised of 18 rooms total and that unmistakable southern charm is present everywhere, from the verandas that beckon “porch living” to the hospitality that you can feel in almost every southern town. Charleston is already a top getaway, so why not make your trip even better with a stay here?
Super intimate and absolutely charming, this Nashville hotspot found in the heart of the Gulch is a key example of a situation where “looks can be deceiving.” It only has five rooms, but that means that the service is exceptionally top-notch. If you’re in need of some quiet, one-on-one time, head to Tennessee and see what The 404 is all about.
It’s hard to believe that this Tuscan-style hotel is nestled in the midst of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just a short drive away from Greenville, South Carolina. There are brilliant views and world-class outdoor activities like cycling and hiking for any adventure junkies looking for an action-packed vacation. Stay for the top notch dining and just the overall gorgeousness of everything.
We all know the name Marfa, Texas by now, thanks to the Prada-inspired sculpture, but another fixture in this desert town is this new minimalist boutique hotel. Along with its upbeat decor, Hotel Saint George is complete with a restaurant, a bar, a performance venue, a bookstore, and a gift shop all in one. If you’re looking for quirky spots to visit, this one takes the cake.
This uber-contemporary boutique hotel is right smack dab in the center of downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Its 90-bed facility offers a complete boutique experience, including a full spa that could serve as the perfect place to relax after your wedding. With a contemporary art museum and a fine dining restaurant within the hotel itself, we highly recommend art lovers and foodies make a reservation here.
New Orleans has it all: upbeat nightlife, top local cuisine, fantastic architecture—and it’s all infused with the colorful history of Louisiana. Experience it all when you head to the Henry Howard Hotel. The converted 19th century mansion has a glorious porch—the perfect place rehash the night before with your bridesmaids during your bachelorette weekend or relax post-wedding with your new spouse.
Written By: Jehnel Oboza-Davison