Best Western Sea Island Inn

1015 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29902-5514
Phone: +1 843-522-2090   |   Fax: 843/521-4858   |   43 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to Best Western Sea Island Inn!

Hotels near Parris Island offer the ultimate romantic escape for couples, and our beautiful hotel is conveniently located next to the best local attractions.

Beaufort Marina hotels combine elegance with a great value. Our Beaufort hotel, ideally located within the historic district, is convenient to touring Beaufort and nearby Hunting Island State Park. Whether you want to explore the great outdoors or simply get away from it all, historic Beaufort hotels have what you're looking for. From special events like weddings, festivals and family reunions to boating, carriage and walking tours, count on Beaufort Bay hotels for an unbeatable experience.

The Marine Corps Boot Camp graduations on Parris Island bring many guests to our Beaufort hotel. The Shrimp Festival, Water Festival and Taste of Beaufort can't be missed. Enjoy the spring and fall tour of homes, Night on the Town Holiday Festival or Gullah Festival, which all take place nearby. The historic homes in Beaufort attract architects and admirers from around the world.

Situated within the historic district, our Beaufort hotel is the perfect choice for guests looking for both luxury and competitive prices. Restaurants, shopping and the waterfront park are minutes away. We're also a popular choice for business travelers from the Naval Hospital, Marine Corps Air Stations, Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Parris Island.

Our friendly staff will make you feel right at home when staying at our Beaufort hotel. Luxury bedding is the ideal complement to clean, spacious rooms. When you can walk to the best attractions, you can truly enjoy your trip. Whether you want to take a look at the stunning homes or enjoy a day on the water, it's all possible and just steps away.

Book a room at Best Western Sea Island Inn for a wonderfully relaxing trip!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% non-smoking, smoke-free guest rooms as well as all interior sections of property. Smoking is permitted on exterior areas of property
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items. Deluxe, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday-6:30 9:30 a.m., Thursday and Friday-5:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., Saturday and Sunday, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Exercise facilities open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe deposit box
  • Express check out
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Parking for the physically challenged available
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business center services include mail drop
  • Exhibit services
  • Outdoor pool
  • Treadmill
  • Exterior corridor
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Conference facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • 24-hour complimentary warm beverage and cookie service
  • Across the street from beautiful Beaufort Bay
  • Quaint European-style lobby
  • Courtyard facilities, pool
  • Pool towels available at front desk
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Motorcoach parking
  • Stationary bike
  • Express check in
  • Late check out, if available
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
  • Storage space complimentary

Best Western Sea Island Inn

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Best Western Sea Island Inn

Conveniently located, the best western sea island inn in Beaufort, 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: 32.431765  /  Latitude: -80.673915


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The south on I-95. Take Exit 8. Make a right on Highway 278, five miles, left on Argent Road eight miles, left onto Highway 170; follow into Beaufort. Merge right Highway 21 South 2.2 miles down Highway 21. Keep straight onto business Route 21. Next traffic light turn right on to Bladen Street. Follow Bladen Street for seven blocks, make a left onto Bay Street. Follow Bay Street five blocks, the Best Western Sea Island Inn is on the left side across from the marina.

From: The north on I-95. Take Exit 38 from Interstate 95. Turn right off the exit ramp onto Highway 68. Highway 68 will turn into Highway 17/US 21 South. Follow US Highway 21 South all the way into Beaufort. When you reach town keep straight onto Business Route 21. Next traffic light turn right on to Bladen Street. Follow Bladen Street for seven blocks, make a left onto Bay Street. Follow Bay Street five blocks, the Best Western Sea Island Inn is on the left side across from the marina.

From: The west on US 278/SC363. US Highway 278/SC 363 turns into Highway 68 and then turns into Highway 17/US Highway 21. Follow US Highway 21 South all the way into Beaufort. When you reach town keep straight onto Business Route 21. Next traffic light turn right on to Bladen Street. Follow Bladen Street for seven blocks, make a left onto Bay Street. Follow Bay Street five blocks, the Best Western Sea Island Inn is on the left side across from the marina.

Best Western Sea Island Inn

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

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park

An ideal summer destination in South Carolina, the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park is found along the Beaufort River. Travel to Beaufort on the South Carolina Coast and enjoy a day under the sun. The park features picnic spots, fishing and boating on the river, and views of Lady's Island, Port Royal Island, and Parris Island.

Each year, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park plays host to Beaufort events like Gullah Festival, Waterfestival, the Shrimp Festival, and the Taste of Beaufort. Make the most of your next visit to coastal South Carolina with a day spent exploring Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park – outdoor recreation doesn't get much better in the Palmetto State.

Hunting Island State Park

Hunting Island State Park

See the Marshes at Hunting Island State Park

Covering over 5,000 acres, Hunting Island State Park is set on Hunting Island near Beaufort on the South Carolina Coast. Established in 1935, the park is operated by the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism.

Hunting Island State Park features the Hunting Island Visitors Center, the Paradise Pier fishing pier, and the Hunting Island Lighthouse.

Visitors may also look forward to four miles of beach, six miles of hiking and biking trail, and plenty of scenic coastline.

MCRD Parris Island

Spanning over 8,000 acres, the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island is set in Port Royal on the South Carolina Coast near Beaufort. Dubbed MCRD Parris Island, or even MCRD PI, the site offers initial training for female recruits, and male recruits east of the Mississippi River.

Constructed in 1861, MCRD Parris Island is also home to the two-acre Parris Island Drydock and Commanding Generals House – found on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The post was also the filming site for the film Full Metal Jacket. Enjoy MCRD Parris Island.

Ocean Point Golf Links

Try for the course record during your next visit to South Carolina. Enjoy a stay along the coast with a stay in the charming and gorgeous city of Beaufort – it yields quick and easy access to the nearby Ocean Point Golf Links. You can find this impressive course just south of Hunting Island along the Sea Island Parkway.

One of SC's most well-regarded courses, Ocean Point Golf Links is an 18-hole stunner, playing to a max of 6,556 yards from the back tees. It features a par of 72, has a slope rating of 129, and a course rating of 72.2. Ocean Point Golf Links opened in 2005, and it offers unmatched views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Penn Center

Set on St. Helena Island, the Penn Center is a National Historic Land District set on the South Carolina Coast's Sea Islands. Established in in 1862, the Penn School was one of the first learning institutions for freed slaves in the country.

Covering 50 acres, the Penn Center campus features the Penn Center Conference Center, the Frissell Community House, and the Darrah Hall. Visitors are encouraged to explore the York W. Bailey MuseumBeaufort County’s first African-American focused museum – for exhibits like “Education for Freedom.”

Secession House

Constructed in 1810, the Milton Maxcy House – or “Secession House” – is located in Beaufort on the South Carolina Coast. This historic structure was the site of many meetings, hosted by Edmund Rhett, held to discuss southern secession from the United States decades before the Civil War.

You'll for sure want to see the basement inscription – “In this house the first meeting of Secession was held in South Carolina.” Don't forget to pose for a picture with the Maxcy Rhett House Marker. There are many ways to experience history in South Carolina – the Secession House is one of the best.

The Big Chill House

Set on Broomfield Creek, the Big Chill House is located along Highway 21 in Beaufort on the South Carolina Coast. An iconic antebellum home, the structure was the film set for the 1983 movie of the same name.

Former stomping grounds of Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Jeff Goldblum, and the rest of the Big cast, Big Chill House is privately owned, but makes for a great photo. The house, also the film site of The Great Santini, was utilized during the U.S. Civil War as a hospital.

More Area Attractions & Services

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Southern Rose Buggy Tours, Horse drawn carriage ride through the Historic District
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Sea Island Carriage, Horse drawn carriage ride through the Historic District
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Spirit of Old Beaufort, Walking tour throught the Historic District
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Capt Dicks Dolphin Watch, See Beaufort by water and dolphins where they live and play
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Beaufort Kayak Tours, Explore Beauforts water ways in a kayak built for two
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Seas So Shallow, In shore fishing redfish, trout, flounder & cobia
  • 0.01 mile(s) from Cast Away, Fishing charters
  • 0.01 mile(s) from River Tours, Great for the entire family, tour Beaufort and St. Helena's Sound
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Camelot Farms, Horseback riding
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Hunting Island State Park, Swimming, hiking, biking and running

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