Discover the charm of Aiken.


The Carriage House Inn invites you to enjoy comfortably elegant accommodations amidst the charm and abundance of the many fine dining, cultural and shopping opportunities in historic downtown Aiken, SC. This luxuriously restored historic Inn caters to all - Equine enthusiasts, couples in search of romance, corporate travelers and tourists exploring our charming town.

  • Relax in one of our 37 uniquely decorated accommodations. From deluxe queen guest rooms with private baths to premium king rooms with double whirlpools and king suites with kitchens, you are sure to find the perfect room to suit your needs.
  • Explore dining, shopping and cultural activities and the rich history Aiken has to offer. They’re just outside your door.
  • Hike Hitchcock Woods, watch World Class Polo, tour Hopelands Gardens and the Thoroughbred Hall of Fame, or just take time to relax in our quiet town.
  • Enjoy some of the simple, yet luxurious pleasures in life – Snug beds, a wonderful breakfast and a warm, generous staff awaiting your arrival.



More than horses...


Just minutes from beautiful golf courses, equestrian tracks and the breathtaking colors of Hopelands Gardens and steps away from the area's finest dining and shopping, the Carriage House Inn's location is an ideal start to your Aiken adventure. 

 Of course, all guest rooms offer cable television, telephones, irons, ironing boards, private bathrooms, soap, shampoo, lotion, hair dryers and more.




Shopping & Restaurants

Whether you are looking for an eclectic local coffee shop, a fine dining establishment or even a local brewery, you will find it in downtown Aiken. From shopping to dining, our staff is available to assist you in finding exactly what you need.  

The Arts

Art Galleries, The Symphony, & More

Aiken is home to the Juilliard in Aiken Festival, which brings together Juilliard music and dance students and alumni for remarkable performances. Historic downtown Aiken also offers a wide selection art galleries, as well as the alluring Hopelands Gardens, just a few blocks away. 


Be Active

Sports & Activities

Though thoughts of Aiken bring Polo and the Steeplechase to mind, our town is also home to many beautiful golf courses and recreational parks. The downtown community is a runner's dream with beautiful scenery and safe spaces for jogging, biking or a casual stroll around town. Scenic trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding are located just a short drive from the Carriage House Inn. 

Aiken Convocation Center


The Aiken Convocation Center is a state of the art facility with capacity ranging from 3,500-to 4,100 patrons. It is located on the illustrious University of South Carolina Aiken Campus. It is home to college basketball games and spectacular concerts. It also features multiple electronic scoreboards, rentable meeting space for any function and two additional practice courts.

Come say hello!


We are located in beautiful downtown Aiken, thirty minutes from Augusta, GA and forty-five minutes from Columbia, SC. We love visitors, so stop by and say hello!