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The Inn at Houndslake
Ranked #2 of 7 Aiken B&B and Inns
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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187 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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“Not bad (if a little outdated)”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Always trying new places we found this place at a good rate just outside of Aiken. It is in resort/community. Nice pool, access to club dining and bar (great drink specials by the way). 10 minutes to downtown. The facility itself was very clean and neat but you felt like you were back in 1960 (which for me is not bad). For 100.00 a night it was good!

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a good view of the 18th hole!
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Summerville
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

We were playing in the State playoff with our tennis team and were lucky enough
to stay at The Guest House at Houndslake. We were very comfortable, clean and the staff was outstanding. We were entertained each morning with golfers putting on the 18th green. We hope to return in the future.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

What a great little hotel in Aiken! I was staying here on a concert tour and therefore didn't pay for the room...but I never would've guessed how nice this place would be from the outside.

It is in the Houndslake Country Club, and you'll probably need a local to guide you back there just to find it, but once you get there, you will love it! The staff was incredibly friendly, remembered who I was, frequently asked how I was enjoying my stay and Aiken. The king room is gigantic! The TV - while probably a typical size for a hotel - almost seems dwarfed by the room. That said, I don't usually use the TV in hotels, so I didn't care.

I had a ground-floor room, and had a great view of the golf course. Apparently, anyone who stays has access to the entire country club, and I think a discount on the course (or maybe only pay the greens fee). I was only here one night and don't golf, so it didn't matter to me, but next time I'll at least bring a swimsuit, as the country club pool is right next to the Guest House.

They had the typical options for a continental breakfast, but they were very good. And in a very nice room with huge tables and cozy chairs. I love that there was ALWAYS a pot of coffee on in the lobby.

It's about 10 minutes south of "downtown" Aiken, but it's a relatively small town anyway, and downtown has some great little restaurants and shops.

Since I don't know how much the room cost, I don't know about the value or if I would stay here again, but I'd definitely look into it as I imagine it's worth it.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Myrtle Beach, SC
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Reviewed 29 May 2013

This is a sweet 24 room inn inside Houselake Country Club. The Inn is older, but not shabby. The rooms are large and king rooms have a fridge. the closets are roomy and the bathrooms are older, but clean and functional. We went with a large group for a tennis tournament and the place seemed exclusively tennis players and golf groups. Friendly staff and comfortable common areas. Even a grill on the patio. The restaurant and bar are in the Country Club building and are nice, but not special. The breakfast in the morning is simple, but did the job. Coffee and cookies available at night is a nice touch.

Room Tip: The bottom rooms were almost soundproof, but lonely, if you want to socialize. Folks on the main flo...
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

My tennis team made it to the State Championships in Aiken Memorial Day weekend.
This place could not have been any more perfect. We had rooms 200 and 201 which had a back stair case with a sitting area and led to the breakfast room complete with patio and grill.
We enjoyed grilling on the patio, watching TV, and of course breakfast in this space.
The rooms were lovely, staff was extremely accommodating.
I would stay here again in a minute!!
The Pub food is outstanding. Best lunch all of us ever had. Great citrus salad, burgers and club sandwiches..homemade chips are amazing!

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Portugal/Florida
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Reviewed 18 January 2013

I stayed here as I was in town for a surprise birthday party..The wonderful staff made this a wonderful experience. My room was spacious with all the amenities you would need. I would highly recomend it.

Room Tip: My room was 211 spacious with nice view of Golf course
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled with friends
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Richmond, Va
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

We have had the pleasure of staying at the Guest House at Houndslake for the past two years for a golf tournament. It has been a great experience in every respect. The hospitality of the owner and Greta at the front desk, made our stay even more delightful!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: The Inn at Houndslake
Address: 897 Houndslake Drive, Aiken, SC 29803-5921 (Formerly The Guest House at Houndslake)
Region: United States > South Carolina > Aiken
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Aiken
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Inn at Houndslake 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Inn at Houndslake is a 34 room hotel beautifully situated on a golf course in the heart of a residential resort in the city limits of Aiken, South Carolina. Most all our rooms have lovely golf views and our friendly staff will make your stay a memorable one. As a guest you receive privileges to use all of the amenities of Houndslake Country Club, dining, golf, and tennis plus swimming in the Olympic sized pool during the summer months. We currently offer an individual golf package at $99 per person based on double occupancy. This will give you the opportunity to stay and play without the need for transportation. Customized golf packages are available to include play at other courses in the surrounding areas. Susan Lott, a licensed massage therapist and personal trainer has her studio located on site and is available by appointment. Our guests have rated us the number #1 Inn on TripAdvisor! Whether you are planning a weekend golf outing, a family visit or a company meeting, you and your friends will appreciate the comfort and convenience of the unique Inn at Houndslake! We offer corporate, government, and group rates and look forward to helping you plan your special event. If you need lodging for an extended stay, we provide special long term rates. If you are looking for a romantic getaway, golf retreat, cultural weekend or just a place to enjoy the peace and quiet of nature, The Inn at Houndslake is the place for you! ... more   less 
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