Best Western Inn

1808 W Lucas Street, Florence, SC 29501-1230
Phone: +1 843-678-9292   |   Fax: 843/678-9990   |   74 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to Best Western Inn!

Our Florence hotel is close to the best South Carolina golf course, and our southern hospitality is only exceeded by our great location.

Hotels near Darlington Raceway® feature competitive prices and an unbeatable convenience to the area’s top destinations. Francis Marion University hotels are clean, comfortable and welcoming to families and business travelers alike. We’re pet-friendly and close to a local antique market for easy shopping and sightseeing opportunities.

Are you looking for a great value? Hotels near Sexton Dental Clinic are budget-friendly, but still offer top-rated amenities like luxury bedding. Our Florence hotel is near the Flower Show at South Carolina State Farmer’s Market and just a short drive from the Harley Davidson® Bike Fest in Myrtle Beach. There are always exciting events at Darlington Raceway®, and any time is a great time to visit our town.

The Freedom Florence Softball Complex offers exciting games and tournaments, while the nearby South Carolina Golf Course is a favorite hot spot for those wanting to work on their swing. Our Florence hotel is convenient to the Pecan Festival in November, and we’re also near Florence Darlington Technical College. Guests enjoy having easy access to Ruby Tuesday®, and the National Cemetery attracts history buffs from around the country.

Many business travelers choose to stay at our Florence hotel because of the friendly staff and convenience. Some of our regular guests are employees of Heinz®, Carolina Hospital, and McLeod Regional Medical Center. For vacationers, business travelers and families, we offer the best service in town along with clean, comfortable accommodations.

Book your cool, quiet room at Best Western Inn and get ready for a wonderful trip! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Exterior corridor
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

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Conveniently located, the best western inn in Florence, South Carolina is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 34.225795  /  Latitude: -79.796015


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. The Best Western Inn is located at the junction of Interstate 95 and Highway 52 at Exit 164, on the frontage road adjacent to Ruby Tuesday Restaurant.

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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Darlington Raceway

Enjoy auto racing in South Carolina. The Darlington Raceway attracted over 25,000 fans at the opening race, the Southern 500, in 1950. The track, nicknamed "Too Tough to Tame," has had numerous NASCAR racers including Petty and Earnhardt cross the finish line over the years. It's considered the "original superspeedway."

In 2009, the track celebrated 60 years of racing by hosting the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Fans love the fast intense action on the track. After a day at the racetrack, travel to nearby Florence for comfortable accommodations. Enjoy your time in the beautiful upcountry region of South Carolina.

Florence Regional Airport

Owned by Pee Dee Regional Airport Authority, Florence Regional Airport (FLO) serves the city of Florence and other communities in the South Carolina Upcountry.

A public use airpark, FLO is served by US Airways – departing daily to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.

Covering 1,436 acres, FLO features two runways, and was formerly the Florence Army Airfield during World War II and home to the Florence Air & Missile Museum till 1997.

Francis Marion University

A public university in central South Carolina, Francis Marion University is a liberal arts school set in Florence. Established in 1970, FMU was initially Francis Marion College, and started as the University of South Carolina-Florence campus.

Over 4,000 undergraduate students choose from five degrees: Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Business Administration, a Bachelor of General Studies, Bachelor of Science, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in over 40 areas of study.

Francis Marion University’s 400-acre rural campus is also home to the Francis Marion Patriots of the NCAA Division II Peach Belt Conference, and historic sites like the Slave Houses and Gregg Plantation.

H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial & Recreation Area

On your next stay in Cheraw, the charming and quaint South Carolina town northwest of Latta, be sure to explore the H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial & Recreation Area. More commonly known to locals as the H. Cooper Black Recreation Area, the park opened in 1994 and is a top destination for travelers heading through central South Carolina.

H. Cooper Black Recreation Area is known to be the only state park in SC available for retriever competitions. The park is named in memory of Dr. H. Coopper Black, Jr., a local of Columbia, SC. It's also one of the biggest state parks in SC, stretching across more than 7,000 acres of pristine central SC parkland.

Lee State Park

Plan your next visit to South Carolina, and enjoy a day at Lee State Park. A riverside recreational area, Lee State Park is located just west of Florence in central South Carolina. Travelers enjoy the seemingly endless amounts of fishing and boating on the shores of Lynches River and nearby Artesian Lake.

Outdoor devotees will want to take advantage of the almost 3,000 acres of natural, wooded scenery set up for year round activities. Traverse the two, half-mile walking trails, mountain biking, designated swimming area, and full equestrian services and facilities. Don't forget to pack a lunch – Lee State Park has multiple picnic shelters located throughout the property.

Little Pee Dee State Park

Conveniently located in the coastal/sandhills region, Little Pee Dee State Park is an ideal getaway for outdoor aficionados. Adjacent to the park you'll find Lake Norton – 54 acres of impeccable waters perfect for fishing and boating – with canoe/kayak rentals available and a 54-foot pier extending over the lake as well.

The park is great stop for vacationers and families near Florence and Latta. The park houses a wide selection of picnic shelters, a full playground, hiking trails, and a gift shop so you can take a piece of Little Pee Dee home with you.

Woods Bay State Park

Spread across 1,590 acres of central Carolina scenery, Woods Bay State Park is a prime destination for travelers looking to experience the great outdoors in the southern United States and mid-Atlantic coastal region. Explore the wide range of habitats including marshes, sandhills, oak-hickory forest, and shrub bogs, and of course be on the look-out for native wildlife as well.

You'll find the park in the town Olanta, which is just south of Florence. Things to do while traversing the grounds include picnicking, fishing, and boating – Woods Bay State Park featuers a canoe trail that is perfect for canoe and kayak exploration – both are available for rent.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Western Union
  • 3.00 mile(s) from McMillen Federal Building
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Florence Civic Center
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Freedom Florence
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Darlington Raceway
  • 1.00 mile(s) from South Carolina State Farmer's Market
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Florence Mall
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Magnolia Mall
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Antique Market and etc.

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Cracker Barrel Restaurant
  • Adjacent to Ruby Tuesday
  • Adjacent to many fast food restaurants

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